Battling win for the boys in Blue

Rovers entertained Thame United in this latest league fixture at Sharpenhoe Road with both sides on the fringes of the play-off spots so all to play for. Early on, Rovers striker Goldy Capela had a shot that drifted wide before captain Victor Osobu narrowly failed to get on the end of a Ty Ward cross. The visitors showed their attacking intentions on 10 minutes when dangerman Dan West got his head on an inviting cross but failed to find the target. However West was to make his mark on this game and, with United growing into this match, he opened the scoring on 12 minutes capitalising on a piece of hesitant Rovers defending to score low to Rovers keeper Niall Cooper’s left hand. United were p

10 goal thriller sees Rovers with the points

With a howling wind blowing end to end, the coin toss to decide ends proved crucial when Rovers made the trip up the A1 for this latest league fixture. Rovers captain Victor Osobu called correctly and opted to play with the wind first half. Rovers midfielder Nathan Tshikuna was first to try his luck but his shot from outside the box ballooned way over after 6 minutes. However, Rovers taking the lead was only delayed two minutes when striker Goldy Capela capitalised on a slack piece of Yaxley defending to fire Rovers ahead. Tshikuna ought to have doubled Rovers lead on 10 minutes but his shot was well blocked by home keeper Aaaron Butcher. Rovers keeper Niall Cooper kept out a goal-bound Dan

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