Witney & District Football Reports - Week 25

1 year ago By john smyth


Witney and District Supplementary Cup

Tim Senior hit four as Aston Reserves thrashed Brize Norton Reserves 7-2 in the last 16 of the Supplementary Cup. Nick Angus, Ryan Lewis and Andy Caton were also on target for Aston. Jason Hirshfield scored both of Brize’s goals.

Charlbury Town Reserves scraped past local rivals Chadlington Reserves to see them through to the quarter finals, winning 3-2. Steve Hardiman bagged a brace but it was in vain as goals from Jack Mahoney, Tom Williams and Brennan Marles saw Charlbury through.

FC Ascott Reserves booked their spot in the quarters with a 4-2 win over Bourton Rovers Reserves. Will Coles struck twice for the home team, Shane Peedell and Christopher Blayney made it four for Ascott. Ben Hughes scored both goals for Bourton.

Witney and District Junior Cup

Gavin Walton’s solo effort was in vain as his side Chadlington crashed out of the cup at the hands of Aston, losing 2-1. Jamie Kennedy and Ryan Hewer with the Aston goals.

FC Ascott needed all four goals to get past Hailey Reserves in the last 16 of the Junior Cup, as they came out 4-3 winners. Mo Semlali and Dan Hill’s double weren’t enough for the home side, goals from Jak Gibson, Matt Mills, Steve Harries and Phil Gair saw Ascott prevail into the quarters.

Craig Mays scored a hattrick in Tower Hill Stars’ feisty affair with Kingham All Blacks, which saw three red cards. Adam Townsend grabbed a goal in Stars’ 4-1 victory. Ryan Barrass with the consolation for the home side.

Liam Barnes’ 12th of the season was nothing but a consolation as Middle Barton lost 3-1 to Division One outfit Stonesfield. Nick Clarke, Rafa Rice, Liam Hatton with the Stonesfield goals.

Tower Hill progressed into the quarter finals thanks to a bye against no-show Moreton Rangers. The sixth game they’ve forfeited this season.

Fred Ford Cup

Kaylum Patterson’s extra-time winner saw Kirtlington through to the final of the Fred Ford Cup in their 2-1 win over FC Hollybush. Dan Bishop put Hollybush ahead before he had a penalty saved later on. Kaylum Patterson scored early in the second half to take it to extra time. Kirtlington will face Hanborough in the final.

Witney and District Senior Cup

Henry Trass and Gary Mitchell helped Minster Lovell through to the second round of the Senior Cup in their 2-1 win over Spartan Rangers. Kieren Watts with Spartan’s goal.

Premier Division

Charlbury Town remain top of the table after annihilating sixth place Carterton Town A, 6-1. Martin Watroba scored Carterton’s one and only goal. Craig McCallum hit a hattrick for the away side, Steve Hunt bagged two and Sean Gilbert also joined in on the scoring.

Hanborough kept the pressure on at the top of the table with a comfortable 3-0 win away at Chipping Norton Town, a game which saw another two red cards. Jack Morton, Joey Burgress and Rob Keylock with the goals.

Leke Shodunke struck twice as Combe beat bottom of the table Witney Royals 2-0.

Division One

Milton and Bampton United couldn’t be separated as their game finished 1-1. James Beaney with Miltons goal. Joe Paintin with Bamptons.

Division Two

Hanborough Reserves remain third after their 3-1 victory over bottom of the table Chipping Norton Reserves. Matt Smith scored for the visiting side, Matt Carter, Eoin Burns and Mark Stinchcombe with the goals for the home side.

Brize Norton Reserves picked up their first win in five games with a comfortable 3-1 win away at Spartan Rangers Reserves. Matt Townsend scored for Spartan before Rob Hook and two goals from Haydn Parker gave Brize a much needed three points.

Division Three

Two goals from George Townsend saw Ducklington Reserves move up to sixth in their 2-0 win over fourth place, Corinthians.

Wootton climbed into fifth place with a 4-1 win over struggling Witney Royals Reserves. Rob DeBanks scored for Royals, Mark Grisbrooke, Jamie Hutton and Lee Spencer (2) with the goals for Wootton.

Division Four

Dan Hooton and George Ford (2) were on target in Milton Reserves’ 3-1 away win at Eynsham Reserves. Daniel Barnes with Eynsham’s goal.

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