Witney & District Football Reports - Week 28

5 months ago By Ant Barlow

Saturday 30th March 2018

Premier Division
FC Hollybush regain top spot from Hanborough at the weekend after their 5-2 defeat of Carterton Town A. The hosts; in seventh place, put up a good fight but were no match for the visitors firepower. Al Rogers banged in a hat trick with Craig Mays (from the spot) and Rory Linford-Pil getting the others. Jack Gibson and Tom Cairns hit back in vain for Town.

Chipping Norton Town moved into fourth place courtesy of a 2-1 win over Charlbury Town. The hosts scored via a Steve Fitzgerald goal but strikes from Rhys Warner-Carter and Kieran Watts settled the tie in favour of the visitors.

Division One
Bampton United did their survival hopes the world of good after handing out a 3-0 beating to Eynsham SSC. Steve Newman bagged a brace and Frazer Cooper the other in the win which despite keeping them bottom now sees them only three points from safety.

Bampton would have moved off the bottom spot were it not for relegation threatened FC Nomads also getting maximum points. Nomads saw off mid-table Chadlington with a 2-0 score line which sees them remain a point above Bampton on the drop zone.

Division Two
The only game in Division Two saw Bletchington beat Aston 3-1. Todd Parker-Hunt, Danny Evans and Richard Wells all got on the score sheet with Reece Wain replying for the visitors.

Division Three
Jon Room scored a superb hat trick in the result of the day as relegation fodder FC Mills beat promotion hopefuls FC Hollybush Reserves 3-2. Mills bucked the form guide to inflict only the fourth defeat of Bush’s season and bring themselves to within four points of safety. Danny Brearley and Luke Turner scored the goals for the hosts.

Ducklington handed out a 6-1 thrashing to Bourton Rovers Reserves with Tom Townsend scoring three. Rory Dunseath, Ady Kew and Sam Duthie got the others with Dan Bourton netting for his namesake side.

Wootton and Corinthians played out a 4-4 draw with both sides spurning chances to take all three points. Fraser Scott and Lee Spencer each scored a double for the hosts with Harry Purfitt and Frank Webb also getting two a-piece for Corinthians.

Division Four
Carterton Town B maintained their single point lead at the top of Division Four and look on course to lift the title thanks to a 9-1 demolition of Spartan Rangers A. Mark Williams banged in a hat trick with Peter Okerke (2), Ryan Clement (2), Shay Lowthian and Jules Herd all joining the goal scoring party. Scott Mason scored the lone reply for Spartan.

Kingham AB Reserves beat FC Ascott Rangers 4-0 with Adrian Williams (2), Tom Matthews and Shane Cooper all finding the back of the net and keeping Kingham Favourites for the second promotion spot.

Bletchington Reserves beat Wootton Reserves 5-1 with Dan Willoughby scoring a hat trick. Aaron Johnson and Sam Cleaver also scored with Elliot Higgins getting the goal for Wootton.

Richard Ghagan scored four in Bampton United Reserves 9-0 win over Eynsham SSC Reserves. Lewis Townsend and Kieron Colley both scored twice with Eynsham contributing an own goal to the tally.

Nigel Jones and Andy Makepeace both scored in Siege FC Reserves 2-1 win over Brize Norton Reserves for whom Danny Claridge scored.

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