Uphill Castle win on the road

PUBLISHED: 09:33 17 November 2017 | UPDATED: 09:33 17 November 2017

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Uphill Castle A enjoyed a emphatic 7-2 away victory at FC Milton to keep up the pressure on the league leaders.

FC Milton 2

Uphill Castle A 7

Uphill Castle A increased the pressure on the leaders in Division 4 of the Weston and District League with this impressive victory on the road at FC Milton.

Joshua Thorne sniffed out a hat-trick with intelligent play, while Matthew Bebber weighed in with a double. They were joined on the scoresheet by Willliam Foster and Jordan Potepa, who represented Sunflower at junior level in his homeland of South Africa.

The man of the match award, kindly sponsored by Hayers Convenience Store, Weston, went to Randolph Palmer.

Uphill Castle A manager James De-vanney presents Randolph Palmer with the man of the match award. Picture: James Curtis.

Congresbury A 3

Wrington A 1

It’s usually hard to find positives when you lose a local derby, but after a rocky start to the season, Wrington A showed signs of coming together.

James Marshall and Jonny Marsh have worked wonders to keep the side together and forge a real team spirit. It helps to have a good keeper and Billy Thomas again made several outstanding saves.

Dean Rix and Rob Buckland are forging a solid centre back partnership with Sam Fowkes and Tom Lucas providing pace and width from full-back. Sam Fowkes had a particularly good game, as did the reliable Paul Faulkner.

Jonny Marsh, Fin Taplin and Harry Quigley provided plenty of energy in midfield and James Marshall with Mike Fairs worked hard up front.

Congresbury took the lead in the first half and doubled this soon after the break. Wrington pulled a goal back through Harry Quigley. As the visitors looked for an equaliser, Congresbury scored from a free kick.

RESULTS

Division 1: Portishead CT 3, Nailsea Utd A 3; Wedmore 2, Westend 1.

Division 2: Clapton-in-Gordano 1, Churchill Club 70 2; St George (E-in-G) 2, South Park Rangers 0; Winscombe A 5, Locking Park Res 1; Worle Rangers 2, Axbridge Town 5; Yatton & Cleeve Utd A 4, Worle Res 1.

Division 3: Congresbury Res 3, Wrington Redhill A 1; Portishead Town B 9, Kewstoke Lions 1; Selkirk Utd 3, St George (E-in-G) Res 4; Worle Rangers Res 0, Shipham 11.

Division 4: Cheddar A 3, Burnham Utd A 5; FC Milton 2, Uphill Castle A 7; Hutton Res 6, Congresbury A 0.

Division 5: Burnham Utd B 1, Yatton & Cleeve Utd B 3; Lodway 11, Wedmore Res 0; West Wick 2, Clevedon Utd A 2.

FIXTURES

Atwell Shield round 2: Churchill Club 70 v FC Milton (D Bryant); St George (E-in-G) v Lodway (A Raggett); Wrington Redhill Res v Burnham Utd A (C Ham).

Knockout Cup round 2: AFC Nailsea v Axbridge Town (A Lambourne).

Keyes Cup Round 1: Clevedon Utd A v Burnham Utd B (M Sprague).

Division 1: KVFC v Sporting Weston (C Simmons); Uphill Castle Res v Nailsea Utd A (J Cox); Wedmore v Portishead Town A (S Luxon).

Division 2: Banwell Res v Worle Rangers (D Bugg); Winscombe A v South Park Rangers (S Venn).

Division 3: Kewstoke Lions v Shipham (R Salvage); Wrington Redhill A v Portishead Town B (D Pinnock).

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