CHESHAM United romped to their biggest win of the season with a 4-1 stuffing of visitors Hendon.

And the in-form Generals, who have now won their last three league matches, could even afford to miss a Martin Fox penalty.

Bob Dowie's men have now risen to sixth in the table leapfrogging Boxing Day rivals St Albans City who are manged by John Kendall who walked out on Chesham to join the Hertforshire outfit.

United laid the foundations for their latest victory with two goals in a minute from strikers Dudley Campbell and Mark Watson.

Campbell, playing in place of the injured Victor Renner, started things off in the 15th minute before Watson doubled their money 60 seconds later.

United were then helped to a comfortable victory by two own goals as Kelly put through his own net on 30 minutes before a red-faced Towler repeated the trick on 78 minutes.

In between, Picket scored in the right net for Hendon.

Division One leaders Thame United extended their lead at the top to 11 points, but it would have been 13 had they not conceded a late equaliser, seven minutes into injury time, to draw 2-2 at Yeading.

Yeading went in front in the 22nd minute when Warren Bayliss broke clear of the Thame rearguard and found Matt Edwards, who netted from six yards.

Thame were level within a minute with a superb piece of opportunism from John Mitchell. With the Yeading back line anticipating a pass Mitchell broke clear on his own to slip the ball under the advancing Bannatyne.

Chris Fontaine put Thame ahead in the 53rd minute and they looked set for the points until Edwards grabbed his late, late second.

In Division Two Marlow moved away from the wrong end of the table with a 2-1 win over Tilbury.

Jason Bowler and James Pritchard got the goals for the Blues before Bowler was dismissed in stoppage time.

Tonight, Marlow travel to Epsom in the third round of the FA Vase.

In the third division, Chalfont St Peter lost 3-0 against a Lewes side who had thrashed them 13-0 earlier in the campaign.

The improving Saints kept it at 0-0 until the second half thanks to some fine saves from keeper Shaka Mughal who was returning after two months out with a broken ankle.

Saints also had their chances and Lewes' former German Bundesliga keeper Florian Ludewig had to show the form that once earned him a place with Werder Bremen when he kept out Ian Parkin's 25-yard free kick.

Warren Bagnall opened the scoring for the visitors on 50 minutes and Saints had chances to equalise before the seasiders wrapped it up with two late goals from Matt Varndell and Tommy Pattenden.

On Saturday, Saints travel to high-flying Flackwell Heath.

The Heathens improved their position near the top when they came from behind to beat Wingate and Finchley 2-1 to give new skipper Neil Catlin a win on his debut.

Mark Hall brought Flackwell back on level terms with his first goal for the club and Lee Watson headed the winner.

Flackwell are away to Horsham in the Associate Members Trophy tonight.