Witney & District Football Reports - Week 19

1 year ago By john smyth


Premier Division

Charlbury Town remained ten points clear at the top of table with a 4-1 win over Witney Royals, thanks to a Warwick Tompkins hattrick and Craig McCalum’s solo effect. Omar Semlali scored Royals’ consolation.

Ethan Penney’s double helped Combe to their first win in three in a 3-2 win over fourth place Carterton Town A. Simon Barker was also on target for Combe. Martin Watroba and Olly Bush found the net for Carterton.

Andy Stratford was on target for Eynsham SSC before putting the ball into his own net in their 3-3 draw with Spartan Rangers. Matty Walker and David Primhak were also on target for Eynsham, Frank Clarke and Dave Cross for Spartan.

Kirtlington moved up to fifth in their narrow 3-2 win away at Hailey thanks to Jake East’s brace and Shane Probitts’ effort. Henry Macke and Connor Beverage hit back for Hailey.

Hanborough kept up the pressure at the top of the table as they put 4 past Minster Lovell without reply. Craig Johnson, Arron Hobley and Jack Morton’s double secured all three points.

Division One

Carterton Rangers closed the gap at the top of Division One to just 6 points as they beat Aston 2-1, thanks to Mykel Ryan and Dan Hall. Jamie Kennedy was on target for Aston.

Moreton Rangers moved off the bottom of the table in their second win of the season, beating Milton 2-0. Dave Groom and James O’Hara with the goals.

Stonesfield and FC Hollybush shared the points in a very rare 0-0 draw. Hollybush dropping their first points of the season.

Division Two

Jamie Austin and Max Hazell helped Hailey to their second win in as many weeks, beating Chipping Norton Reserves 2-0.

Middle Barton and Brize Norton couldn’t be split in their 3-3 draw over the weekend. Nick Acock was on target and John Umneys hit two for Barton but goals from Haydn Parker, Bartek Lachwicz and Ryan Weston helped Brize to a well fought point.

Craig Mays’ four goals and Luke Simmon’s hattrick moved Tower Hill Stars to the top of the table in their 8-3 victory over Spartan Rangers Reserves. Sam Bowers got Tower’s eighth, Jack Simpson, Nick Brown and Matt Townsend were all on target for Spartan.

Kingham All Blacks fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with title challenging Tower Hill. Jamie Mariani and Jack Scott put Tower 2-0 up in the first 10 minutes before Ash Thornton and Ben Aitken earnt Kingham a point with their goals.

Callum Read and Bernie Crumlish helped Witney Wanderers to their first win in three with a 2-1 win over FC Ascott. Kai Merritt scored for Ascott.

Division Three

Bletchington made it 5 wins in 5 in a 5-1 win over Aston Reserves. Ryan Lewis scored for Aston, Jimmy Deabill and Jake Godfrey grabbed two each for Bletch, Daryl Potter added his name to the scoresheet also.

Courage Nyenya, Rory Dunseath and George Townsend were all on target as Ducklington Reserves put 3 past Minster Lovell Reserves without reply.

FC Hollybush Reserves were leading Bourton Rovers Reserves 3-2 before their game was abandoned due to Aiden McLean breaking his leg, after only being on the field for five minutes. Richard Williams (2) and Charlie Miller had scored for Hollybush, Lee Mosson and an OG for Bourton. We wish Aiden a speedy recovery.

Damian Corbin and Carl Siford were on target for Charlbury Town Reserves in their 2-0 win away at Witney Royals Reserves.

Wootton moved up to fourth in their 7-3 win over Bampton United Reserves. Lee Spenced bagged himself four goals, Michael Steers two and Luke Leggett one.

Division Four

Richard Duffy’s goal was just a consolation in Brize Norton Reserves’ 5-1 defeat to FC Mills. Ian Parks, Paul Read, Davy Cooper and Oliver Nolans doubled helped Mills to all three points.

Wootton Reserves won their first game in almost two months as they beat in-form Kingham Reserves, 4-2. Danny Case and Andy Shepard were on target for the All Blacks but Jacob Cooke, Mark Mumford and Frazer Scott’s double helped Wootton to all three points.

Leke Shodunke's hattrick helped Combe Reserves to all three points in their 4-1 win away at Milton Reserves. Dan Hooton scored for Milton, Matt Dale hit Combes fourth.

Siege FC surpassed 100 league goals this season in their 13-0 win against Eynsham Reserves. Nathan Howells scored five, Will Griffiths three, Tom Dix and Carl Austin two and Adam Maskery one.

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