Potton and Gamlingay compete in memory of Steve Loney

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Potton United take on neighbours Gamlingay United on Friday night in a memorial match for Steve Loney.

Steve passed away last year and as his son, Aaron, has played for both clubs he was also a loyal supporter.

The match will raise funds for St John’s Hospice and there will be a bucket collection.

The bar and refreshment areas will be open throughout the match.

The two clubs will play for a trophy that has been donated and this match will become an annual event.

Kick off at The Hutchinson Hollow, Potton is at 7.45pm.

Potton bounced back from two pre-season defeats to record a morale boosting 7-2 victory over Foxton on Saturday.

New signing Matt Chapman scored a hat-trick, Gary Ansell-Carter scored two goals with Chris Reeves and George Kiely scoring one apiece.

This was followed by a 3-2 win over Biggleswade FC on Tuesday night. Potton goals came from Jack Weeden (two) and George Kiely.

On Tuesday, August 2 Potton will entertain Eynesbury Rovers, kick off 7.45pm, in their final friendly.

Admission is free for the match against Eynesbury but there is a chance to have a go on a football card and win some cash!

Potton’s UCL Division One campaigns starts on Saturday, August 6 with a visit to Melton Town.

They then have their first home fixture against Irchester United on Tuesday, August 9 before going to Daventry on August 13 and then hosting Lutterworth on August 20.

Potton United Reserves lost 3-2 at home to Arlesey Reserves on Saturday with Potton’s goals from James Wills.

The reformed reserve side begin their UCL Reserve Division campaign with a home fixture with Irchester United on Saturday, August 6 before travelling to Bourne Town on August 13 and welcoming Eynesbury Rovers on Wednesday, August 24.