Match Reports - Week 24

By Ant Barlow

Saturday 12th March 2011

Junior Challenge Cup
Lloyd Lewis and Lee Moseley each bagged a brace in North Leigh A’s 6-2 win over Southrop in the Junior Challenge Cup. Luke Simmonds and Will Smaldon got the others with Simon Williams and Ryan Moore replying for the visitors.

Supplementary Cup
Freeland A brushed aside Tackley in the Supplementary Cup. Ian Lewis (2), Ady Williams (2), Darius Hodaei and Scott Greening all scored in the 6-0 win.

Premier Division
The league leaders title charge was dealt a Royal blow as Spartan Rangers went down 2-0 to Witney Royals in the Premier Division. Tom Kempster and Jamie Kennedy scored the goals in the second half.

Hanborough, in second are now only 2 points behind the leaders with games in hand after their 1-0 win over Combe. Liam Harris scored the games’ only goal.

Charlbury Town earned a valuable point in their 4-4 draw with Hailey. Matt Holloway, Andy Woodley, Tony Bott and Sean Gilbert scored for the hosts who still sit in the drop zone despite the win. Joel King (2), Joe Fullerton and Wayne Forest scored for Hailey.

Ducklington edged a narrow win over AC Finstock with Ian Peedell and Frank Clarke getting on the score sheet. Sam Bower replied for Finstock in the 2-1 defeat.

Despite a valiant effort, Minster Lovell lost out by the odd goal in seven as they went down 4-3 to Wychwood Forest in this relegation battle. Neil Crozier, Ian Wright and Ed Dunne scored for the hosts but a Mike Duerden hat trick and a Richard Proctor strike took all three points for Forest.

Division One
Simon Grove-White scored a hat-trick for bottom side FC Mills in their 7-0 thrashing of Witney Wanderers. With Both sides at the foot of the table this was every bit a ‘6-pointer’. Phil Tierney (2), Rob DeBanks and Tim Senior grabbed the others in the win that still leaves Mills a point behind Wanderers in last position.

At the top, Chad Park are now 5 points clear of second place after their 2-1 win over Hanborough Reserves. Tom Cleevely and Josh Vaughan scored the goals with Rob Keylock replying for Borough.

Dan Harwood and Marcus Townsend both scored to get FC Chequers back into winning ways in the league bringing about a 2-0 win over Ducklington.

Warwick Thompkins and Justin Morgan scored a goal each in Chipping Norton Town’s 2-1 win over Aston. Richard Alcraft netted for the visitors.

Mark Jewell hit a brace in Brize Norton’s 4-0 win over FC Nomads. Richard Taylor and Gerard Morgan scored the others.

Division Two
Adam Hicks scored twice in Stanton Harcourts 9-1 win over Middle Barton. The visitors, who’s poor run of form continues scored through Nick Pickup. For the hosts, Tom Bennington, Mark Godden, Matt Eagles, Tom Gerken, Dan Hackett, Martin Cripps and Mark Foster all got in on the act with a goal-a-piece.

Hailey Reserves saw off Two Rivers with a fine 5-2 victory. Kristian Collis bagged himself a four-timer in the win with Nick Buckingham getting the other. Pawel Kulczyk scored both Rivers’ goals.

Spartan Rangers Reserves went down 4-1 to Charlbury Town Reserves. Tom Merchant scored for the hosts to keep the score level at the break but Charlbury moved up a gear in the second half to take the points.

Milton narrowly defeated Brize Norton Reserves 3-2 with James Littlewood, David Jeynes and Pip Benfield getting the goals. Rob Hook and Ollie puddle scored for Brize.

Division Three
West Witney Reserves extended their lead at the top of Division Three to eight points courtesy of an emphatic 11-0 demolition of neighbours FC Mills Reserves. Both teams usually share a changing room, but that was where the courtesy ended as Jamie Goodwin lead the scoring with a hat trick. Alex Stubbs (2), Dave Broughtflower, Ryan Frost, Gary Smith, Ryan Field, Adam Bolley and even James Minion added their names to the score sheet. The defeat sees Mills adrift by 12 points at the foot of the table, yet to earn a single point.

FC Chequers Reserves promotion charge looks to be back on track after a 3-0 win over Witney Royals A. Tom Gonzales, Doug Mulvihill and Dean Jeffs netted for the visitors.

Aston Reserves beat Chipping Norton Town Reserves 4-2 with goals from Kristian Green (2), Tim Green and Dan Godden. Scott Warner and Reece Bayliss replied for Chippy.

Neil Linnington and Chris Barber scored for Kingham AB Reserves and Minster Lovell Reserves respectively in their 1-1 draw.

Division Four
Carterton Pumas announced their Division Three credentials with a resounding 11-0 thrashing of Eynsham SSC Reserves. The goals were shared amongst Dan Chillington (2), Dave Wanless (2), John Wood (2), Darren Davenport, Ryan Maddison, Ben Hayes, Simon Gordon and Carl Naughton.

FC Hollybush continued their push for promotion with a 2-1 win over Combe Reserves. James Newman scored for the hosts with Ally Laing and Steve Aldous netting for the visitors.

Ben Jones (2), Rob Belcher (2), Richard Stanley and James Blackmore all scored for Freeland in their 6-0 win over Ducklington B to end their poor run of form.

Lewis Charlett and John Clements bagged a brace each in AFC Marlborough’s 4-2 win over Eynsham A. Jamie Merry and Jon Room replied in vain for Eynsham .

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