Unlucky 13 for Hatfield Town against Stony Stratford

IT was unlucky 13 for Hatfield Town on Saturday as they lost 7-6 to Stony Stratford after being four goals ahead. Trevor Lloyd s men were 4-0 up after 20 minutes but somehow contrived to lose a 13-goal thriller after having two men sent off. Striker Jason

IT was unlucky 13 for Hatfield Town on Saturday as they lost 7-6 to Stony Stratford after being four goals ahead.

Trevor Lloyd's men were 4-0 up after 20 minutes but somehow contrived to lose a 13-goal thriller after having two men sent off.

Striker Jason Caswell continued his hot streak in front of goal for Town on Saturday.

After netting a hat-trick against Winslow United on Wednesday night, he went one better with a fab four to his name against Stony Stratford.


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He grabbed three in the opening 20 minutes as Hatfield seemed on course to net the Spartan South Midlands League Division One points.

However, Caswell's quartet and singles from Gary Coley and Martin Standen weren't enough in the end as Stony Stratford battled back to win an astonishing and bizarre match.

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From being 4-0 up, Hatfield found themselves pegged back at 4-4 by half-time.

Stony stormed into a 7-4 lead in the second half after Hatfield had both Rhys Lawrence and John McGrandles dismissed following a fracas.

Caswell and Standen struck consolation goals for the Blueboys' nine men in injury time as the game finished 7-6 to Stony.

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