Chalfont St Peter 0 Rovers 2

Barton celebrated the sunny bank holiday weekend with a perfect double – six points with six goals from two games with two clean sheets. Uxbridge were first to be put to the sword at a summery Sharpenhoe Road on Saturday afternoon where Rovers enjoyed an emphatic 4-0 win. A goal apiece from new boy Connor Calcutt and Elliott Bailey saw the Bedfordshire side go in 2-0 up at half time before notching up two more through ex Luton Town youngster Charlie Smith and Alex O’Brien in the second half. On Bank Holiday Monday, Rovers’ derby was at Chalfont St Peter, local not, but a derby nonetheless. Chalfont were top of the league and had won all five of their opening league games so this was a stern

Rovers 4 Uxbridge 0

Rovers line up Todd Hutchins Corran Close Gentle Locke Adcock O'Brien Bailey Calcutt Orlando-Young Subs Smith, Andrews, Blackett Barton Rovers 4 Uxbridge 0 Connor Calcutt 23 Eliot Bailey 36 Charlie Smith 76 Alex O'Brien 79 Attendance 104

Edgware Town 1 Rovers 3

Barton Rovers progressed to the first qualifying round of the FA Cup on Saturday after two late strikes from debutant Connor Calcutt eased them through against Edgware Town. The visitors found themselves on unfamiliar territory on Edgware’s new 3G pitch, but they soon settled down. Rovers’ breakthrough came in the 21st minute when a Dan Hutchins strike from 20 yards out eluded all and sailed past home keeper Sam Styles. The lead was short-lived though as Edgware equalised immediately when a spurious bounce caught out Rovers keeper Dom Roggero and allowed Mikkel James to slot home from close range. Barton pushed on as they looked to get their noses back in front but the lower league side more

Rovers 1 AFC Dunstable 1

Barton Rovers boss Jimmy Gray felt his side were denied victory over local rivals AFC Dunstable on Tuesday night after a ‘gaping’ mistake by the officials led to the visitor’s equaliser. In a fiercely contested match played, both sides had early breaks but failed to hit the target as Jermaine Hall and BJ Christie dominated the front line for AFC but were equally matched buy Rovers’ back-line. The best chance of the half fell to Hall who put his shot wide of a open goal as the two sides went in to the break on level terms. In the second period, Rovers took the lead on 54 minutes when Rod Orlando-Young’s solo run down the right saw him cut inside and neatly slot past Ricky Perks. However, AFC’

Arlesey Town 1 Rovers 2

Barton Rovers snatched their first Southern League Division One Central victory of the season with a late goal at local rivals Arlesey Town on Saturday. Lewis Wilson levels the score for Arlesey against Barton The visitors boss Jimmy Gray once again shuffled the pack, as Barton were ahead within four minutes when Dan Hutchins’ corner was met with a stylish header from Jason Blackett to make it 1-0. Gray’s changes looked to have paid off as Barton took the game by the scruff of the neck and forced Arlesey back into their own half for much of the first period, but couldn’t find the second goal. With both sides cancelling each other out after the break, Arlesey looked to have snatched a draw in

Potters Bar 2 Rovers 0

Potters Bar 2 Rovers 0 Harts 26 Bennett 71 Rovers Line up Fulton Hutchins Corran Close Andrews Locke Wynter Simpson Bailey Orlando-Young Adcock Subs Hartley O'Brien Nolan Attendance 122

Rovers 1 Fleet Town 2

Barton Rovers 1 Fleet Town 2 Bailey 51p Williamson 16 Scott 49 Barton Rovers slipped to a narrow opening day defeat in Saturday’s opening league game of the season they went down at home to Fleet Town. After a close season of rebuilding, new manager Jimmy Gray started just two of last year’s squad in what has been a complete transformation of the playing staff. Rovers made a nervous start though and found themselves 1-0 down after only 16 minutes as Fleets Daniel Williamson waltzed through a sleeping defence to fire home past Aaron Fulton. The game was then controlled by the visitors as Rovers failed to find any rhythm going forward, until Elliot Bailey’s shot on the

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