North Middlesex batsman Evan Flowers is thrilled that the club's policy of developing and promoting homegrown players has been rewarded as the fight for the Middlesex County League title goes down to the final day.
Captain Tom Nicoll hopes Joel Hughes can become a consistent all-rounder for North Middlesex after his starring role in Saturday's emphatic victory over Southgate, which ended a three-match losing streak in the Premier Division of the Middlesex County League.
A weakened North Middlesex side appeared to be staring defeat in the face as they hosted reigning champions Hampstead in their Middlesex County League Premier Division opener - but they fought back in the final hour to gain a dramatic victory.
Skipper Tom Nicoll has challenged North Middlesex's top-order batsmen to give last season's talisman Evan Flowers more support as the Crouch End club bid to maintain their progress in the Premier Division.
Mathieu Flamini was Arsenal's unlikely matchwinner, scoring both of Arsenal's goals in his first game of the season as the Gunners triumphed 2-1 at White Hart Lane to knock arch-rivals Tottenham out of the Capital One Cup.
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