Local Football Roundup - 11th December 2016

This weekend saw Stoke travel to the Emirates to face Arsenal in the Premier League.

footballThe Potters went ahead on the half hour mark when Charlie Adam converted a penalty but went in at the break level as Theo Walcott equalised.

Two second half goals for Arsenal saw Stoke slip to a three one defeat and tenth in the table.

There was defeat also for Port Vale in League One.

They met Northampton Town at Vale Park and despite goals from Ryan Taylor and Rigino Cicilia fell to a three two defeat.

After twenty one games, Vale are fifteenth.

There was no good fortune in League Two either for Crewe Alexandra who lost two nil at home to Crawley Town.

Defeat sees Crewe in fourteenth place after twenty games.

Things were a bit brighter for our local sides in the Evo Stik Division One South.

Leek Town were two nil winners against Rugby town.

Two first half goals from Anthony Danylyk and Sam grimshaw secured three points for ninth placed Leek.

Kidsgrove Athletic had a comfortable three nil home victory in their game with Stamford,

Ross Davidson, Chris Birchall and Leon Ashman were all on the scoresheet for Kidsgrove who are now thirteenth.

Second placed Newcastle Town earnt a point with a two all home draw against Bedworth United.

They went ahead after just ten minutes through a Jordan Cole penalty and their lead was doubled by Chris Baker before Bedworth came back into the game.

Midweek fixtures for our local sides see Kidsgrove Athletic host Loughborough Dynamo and Stafford Rangers travel to ilkeston on Tuesday night whilst Stoke face Southampton at the bet 365 stadium on Wednesday.

Written by Becks - The Hitmix News Team

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