Corinthians set for a big knockout date

Rothwell Corinthians are gearing up for their biggest game of the season tomorrow (Saturday).

Friday, 7th February 2020, 7:15 am

Corinthians have made it into the semi-finals of the United Counties League's Kitmanuk Knockout Competition for the first time.

And Mitch Austin's team will be hoping to take the next step into the final when they take on fellow Premier Division side Deeping Rangers at Sergeants Lawn (3pm kick-off).

Corinthians look to be in good shape for the big game after they moved into the top 10 in the Premier Division thanks to two home wins in the space of three days.

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Goals from Nathan Bobowicz (2), Ben Johnson, Nat Liburd and Psaul Henry secured a 5-0 victory over bottom side Sleaford Town at the weekend.

And they followed that up with a 3-0 success over Peterborough Northern Star in midweek with Andy White scoring twice and Tom Mills adding the other.

Wellingborough Town bounced back from their 2-0 loss to Boston Town with a 1-1 draw against Leicester Nirvana on Tuesday night, Taylor Orosz on target for the Doughboys.

Jim Le Masurier secured his first win as Desborough Town manager on Saturday with Guiseppe Freitas’ early goal being enough to give them a

1-0 success at Lutterworth Town.

Rushden & Higham United defied the odds to pick up a fine win in Division One on Tuesday night.

Having lost 4-1 at Holwell Sports on Saturday, the Lankies bounced back by beating Sileby Rangers 3-2 at Hayden Road.

They went 2-0 down before pulling one back through Lewis McMahon.

Their task was made harder when Charlie Dolden was sent-off but second-half goals from Tommy Orumwense and Dan Owen completed an excellent fightback.

Saturday’s derby clash went the way of Whitworth as goals from Jack Daldy and Cavell Jarvis sealed a 2-1 win over Irchester United, who had Nathan Heycock on target.

Burton Park Wanderers’ good run of form, which has sent them into the top eight of the table, continued as Jordan Middleton’s penalty and a Matt Chapman goal earned them a 2-1 victory at Saffron Dynamo.

And Raunds Town are pulling themselves away from trouble at the wrong end of the table after a 2-0 success at Huntingdon Town, courtesy of goals from Korey Morgan and Ethan Goodman.