Goal hungry Cheddar engaged on top spot

PUBLISHED: 09:21 02 November 2018 | UPDATED: 09:21 02 November 2018




Cheddar top the Toolstation Western League Division 1 after netting 17 goals in their last two matches.

Bristol Telephones 0

Cheddar 9

After a stunning 8-0 victory at Oldland Abbotonians took them to the top of Division 1 of the Toolstation Western League on Wednesday evening.

Cheddar maintained top spot and took their goal tally to 17 scored and none conceded, with an emphatic 9-0 demolition of Bristol Telephones.

The Cheesemen now sit in the best position in the club’s history, three points clear at the summit of the step six league, a plus 13 better goals difference than the next best side, and a game in hand on their nearest rivals.

Furthermore, goal machines Adam Jones and Adam Wright sit in first and second place respectively, in the race for the league’s golden boot.

Welsh wizard Jones netted four at the BTRA Sports Ground, Jones weighed in with a hat-trick and veteran Craig Mawford rolled back the years with a virtuoso performance illuminated by a goal.

On Saturday Cheddar entertain AFC St Austell (3pm) in the second round of the Buildbase FA Vase.

Cheddar Reserves remain top of Division 3 of the Uhlsport Somerset County League following a 1-1 draw with visiting Draycott. Centre-back Jake Buxton netted with an emphatic finish.

On Saturday, the Reserves travel to Worle (2pm) in the third round of the Melhuish and Saunders Somerset Senior Cup.

Cheddar A went down 2-0 to visiting Lodway in the first round of the Weston and District League’s Robert Keyes Cup.

On Saturday, the A team travel to Selkirk United (2.15pm) in the first round of the Weston and District League’s Doug Atwell Memorial Shield.

Cheddar Ladies slipped down to third in Division 2 of the Somerset County Women’s League following a 5-2 defeat at Porlock.

On Sunday, the ladies host Purnell Reserves (2pm) in more Division 2 action.

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