First win for Sneekes
The Royals enjoyed an emphatic victory over fellow strugglers Corby, giving the new management team their first victory for the club.
The new management duo of manger Richard Sneekes and Assistant Steve Hinks
faced a crucial first home league game against Corby Town who are the only team
below them in the league. They had boosted the team with three overnight
signings one of whom was centre back or centre forward Aaron Brown who has
played professionally with Reading,Yeovil and Stocport as well as locally with
Tamworth and Worcester City.
Sutton began on the front foot and Luke Rodgers and George Washbourne combined
to see Rodgers fire just wide of the post.
It was not long before the same to players combined well with Rodgers hitting a
good diagonal ball and Washbourne cutting in from the left to give Aidan Grant
no chance in the Corby goal.
Sustained pressure gave the Corby defence no chance to ease up and three shots
whistled past the post and Rodgers missed when through by putting his shot just
past the post. It was the same player who picked up a clearance and raced past
the defence to lob the keeper and put Sutton two up on the half hour.
Eight minutes later a cross from Danny O’Callagan was turn in for his second
goal by Washbourne
The second half began with Corby showing more urgency and pushing Sutton back,
but it was Rodgers who relieved the pressure when he fastened on to a ball
through the middle and lobbed the advancing keeper.
Rodger’s completed his hat trick in the 75th minute when he took the spot which
resulted from Washbourne being buddle over by the keeper.
Ex Sutton player Steve Leslie scored a consolation for Corby with a speculative
shot that went into the right corner.
This was a good win for Sutton and Rodgers and Washbourne caused trouble all