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In pictures: Stonehouse grab the derby day bragging rights over Shortwood

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Hellenic League Division One West

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New Stonehouse boss Craig Robinson gained the derby day bragging rights over former Magpies’ boss Ian Soule, as his side bagged a comprehensive 3-1 victory, to end Shortwood’s unbeaten start to the season.

Shortwood v Stonehouse 51 | In pictures: Stonehouse grab the derby day bragging rights over Shortwood
The Stonehouse management team – from left: Jason Radford (assistant manager), Craig Robinson (manager) and Arron Jenkins (physiotherapist). Not pictured, assistant manager Nick Rieger.

Robinson, who replaced Chris Burns at the helm, saw his side dominate from start to finish as an under-strength Shortwood side failed to hit recent heights.

Stonehouse got off to a flying start – former Wood player Nick Humphreys fizzing beyond Jacob Muir on five minutes from a Fowler cross.

Ex-Shortwood midfielder Alex Kibble rattled the bar twice before hitting a sumptuous second for the Magpies from 20 yards.

Shortwood pulled one back with 19 minutes to go as striker Jack Rhodes struck from a Nathan Payne corner.

However, Stonehouse made it 3-1 in stoppage time through Jackson Dean.

See our gallery of pictures by Matt Bigwood

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