A superb double from the lively Steve Knight, taking his tally to six for the season from midfield, gave Chipping Norton a 3-2 victory against Milton United. After a scrappy opening period where Chippy struggled to find their rhythm, possibly feeling the effects of the efforts put in to defeat Slimbridge in midweek, Milton took the lead in the 24th minute when a long ball from the back eluded the Town defence and Vinnie Rusher coolly fired home past the despairing dive of Chippy keeper Mark Harris.

On the stroke of half-time the visitors had a glorious opportunity to double their advantage, Paddy Malone, who was a constant menace in the opening period, sent Darren Howell clear and as he attempted to round keeper Harris, was clumsily brought down and the referee pointed to the spot. Harris redeemed himself with a Brilliant one-handed save from Rusher's spot-kick to keep his side in the game.

On five occasions already this season Chippy have gone into the half time break losing, and finished the game with at least a point, so the players came out with that instilled belief that they could turn it around despite a low key showing in the opening period. From the first whistle after the break, it was a completely different game. After Dave Skipp's shot was saved well by stand in keeper Paul Belcher, they eventually drew level just after the hour, a deep cross from Craig Holman found Knight and he slammed the ball home from 12 yards.

Chippy continued to press forward, sensing another come from behind victory, Andy Varnam headed just wide before with fifteen minutes to go Knight struck again. Varnam was wrestled to the ground 25-yards out and Knight struck a beautiful curling free-kick into the top corner. Town extended the lead further eight minutes later, new signing Adam Griffin, looking very lively when introduced into the game on the hour, beating three defenders before setting up Dave Skipp to slot home coolly, Skippy's fifth goal in seven games, a real hot streak from the Welsh wizard.  The game was not over though, and virtually straight from the kick-off, Rusher smashed home a volley from 25 yards to ensure an interesting last five minutes, but Chippy had done enough to take victory.

TEAM: Mark Harris 8, Gary Morrison 6, Wes Proverbs 7, Stuart Lamont 7, Steve Olczak 7, Nathan Haisley 7, Craig Holman 9*, Cameron Busby 7 (Adam Griifin 59/8) Steve Knight 8, Dave Skipp 7, Andy Varnam 6