Cheesemen finished the season on a winning note

Robbi Maggs.

Robbi Maggs. - Credit: Archant

Cheddar finished the season by beating Bishop Sutton and ended up in fifth position.

Cheddar 3

Bishop Sutton 0

Cheddar ended their season on a winning note, but for an hour they struggled to break down a stubborn Bishop Sutton side.

The Cheesemen finished in fifth position after falling away at the wrong time at the end of the season, with successive defeats against Keynsham Town and Wincanton.


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Robbie Maggs went close with a header early on, but Cheddar struggled to gain any momentum during the first-half. The best chance of the half fell to Bishop Sutton, when they hit the underside of the bar.

After the break, Callum Ham and Lewis Matthews went close and Maggs hit the bar, before Ham netted from a Craig Mawford cross.

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The goal lifted the confidence and the belief came flooding back and on 77 minutes a superb flick from Jones sent Maggs on a run, who beat his marker to score. Five minutes later, Cheddar made the game safe when Ham scored with a fine effort from an acute angle to give Cheddar a deserved victory.

Avery Estate Agents man of the match was Mark Armstrong.

Although Tuesday’s result took the Cheesemen up to fourth place, they were pipped at the post by Oldland Abbotonians on goal difference.

Meanwhile, Cheddar Reserves notched a good 3-0 win on Saturday against Churchill, with goals coming from Lewis Matthews (2) and Dom Underhill.

Elsewhere, Cheddar Under-16s defeated Westfield Youth 2-0 at Glastonbury, in the Somerset FA Shield final with goals scored by Daniel Parslow and Jamie Moss.

Cheddar are to hold their end-of-season presentation evening at their clubhouse on June 10 at 7.30pm, tickets for which are currently on sale at £10 each.

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