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Mt Pelier DC set to take lead in Hanover Major League football

BY PAUL A REID
Observer West Writer

Thursday, July 19, 2018

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LUCEA, Hanover —

Former champions Mt Pelier DC can assume the leadership of the Hanover Football Association Island Lux Beach Park/Negril and MP Ian Hayles Western Hanover/CDF Hanover FA Major League when they take on Esher FC in a cross-zone game at Watson Taylor Park today.

Mt Pelier DC are tied for the lead with mid-season champions Super - Star YC, both on 14 points each — one more than Lucea FC — after playing seven games each. three more teams are on 11 points.

Mt Pelier DC are coming off a 1-0 win over Lucea FC with a goal from Mark Smith in the 62nd minute of the game played at Watson Taylor Park on Sunday.

On Saturday, St Simon FC and Claremont FC, both in the lower half in the points standing, meet at Watson Taylor Park as they seek to avoid the drop.

Super-Star YC lost in the Major League for the first time this year when they went down 1-2 to Claremont FC on Monday at Watson Taylor Park, with all three goals coming in the first half of the game.

Kevon Grey shot Claremont United into the lead in the 12th minute and Sewayne Stewart added a second for his team in the 24th minute, before Roydel Moncrieffe pulled one back for the leaders in the 45th minute. but the goal could not prevent Claremont getting their second win of the year.

Promoted St Simon got their third win to move into mid-table after outscoring Hopewell Chargers 3-1 at Watson Taylor Park on Sunday, with Shanderpaul Williams scoring two goals, in the 10th and 13th minutes.

David Cunningham pulled one back for Hopewell Chargers, but Jerome Locke restored his team's two-goal lead in the 35th minute.

Sandy Bay are in fourth place in the competition after they blanked Logwood United 3-0.

Dujon Hazle in the 26th minute, Christopher James in the 56th minute, and Robert Clarke in the 65th minute scored for Sandy Bay.

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