A goal in each half gave Stamford the three points they required to secure a spot in the end of season play off’s.
Stamford’s Jonathan Margetts opened the scoring when he charged down a clearance as Town played out from the back and the ball rebounded fortuitously off the delighted striker into the back of the net. Town keeper James Martin made several stops in the first half to prevent the visitors extending their lead.
Town improved in the second half and Jack Finch had an effort blocked on the line by Dan Haystead as the home side looked to draw level. Jack Duffy made the points safe for the Daniels, 12 minutes from the end when the ball broke kindly to him in the box. The same player had a further chance with a one on one however the Town stopper came out on top that time.
Daventry Town: 1 James Martin, 2 Dan Childs, 3 Bleu McNeil, 4 Jeff Woodward, 5 Lewis Burgess, 6 Joel Nketia (Joe Coleman 83′), 7 George Ball, 8 Jack Finch, 9 Jack Bowen, 10 Tom Lorraine (Taylor Orosz 61′), 11 Nat Gosnal-Tyler (Adam Confue 70′)
Subs: 12 Adam Confue, 14 Taylor Orosz, 15 Joe Coleman, 16 Ross Harris, 17 Jamie Andrews
Stamford: 1 Dan Haystead, 2 Joe Burgess, 3 Connor Bartle, 4 Harry Vince, 5 Ed Cook, 6 Marshall Willock, 7 Tendai Chitiza, 8 Jake Duffy, 9 Jack Duffy, 10 Jonathan Margetts (Michael Frew 85′), 11 Cosmos Matwasa
Subs: 12 Jon Challinor, 14 Mike Armstrong, 15 Rodrigo Goncalves, 16 James Hicks, 17 Michael Frew
Saturday 2nd April 2022, 3pm
Northern Premier League – Midlands Division
Referee: Alan Cox