Holmer Green are hit for six by rampant Kings Langley

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Kings Langley thrashed Holmer Green 6-0 with a confident display at Gaywood Park in the SSML Premier Division.

Holmer Green had an early opportunity to make their mark, when a quick free-kick put Andy Shed in, but he shanked his chance and Kings responded by blitzing them with three goals in just four minutes.

First, Mitchell Weiss robbed Ryan Forbes, fed Alex Campana on the left wing and was perfectly positioned to turn in his low cross.

Soon afterwards, a cross-field ball by Campana left Daryl Atkins with work still to do, but he turned, beat his marker an fired beyond Henry Craven for 2-0.

Then the provider got his name on the scoresheet with an acute shot from the byeline into the roof of the net following a pass from Ollie Cox.

A shell-shocked Green mustered a Shed shot that hit the bar, but Kings emphasised their superiority when Danny Hutchins crossed from the left for defender Luke Ladyman to put a header just inside the far post.

With the result beyond doubt, the second half was damage limitation for the visitors and, although Ollie Cox hit the bar after a flowing five-man move, Kings had to wait until mid-half before a Campana corner was nodded home by Atkins.

The icing on the cake for Langley came when Adam Hallissey - eight months after the injury that ended his season - demonstrated speed and subtlety to lob the keeper from a Billy Stevens through-ball in time added on to complete the scoring.