Locking Park hold out for away victory


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Locking Park survived a second half onslaught by KVFC to take all three points.


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Locking Park held on after a second half onslaught to run out 3-2 winners away at KVFC.

Park started brightly with Rory Atkins hammering a low shot into the net on five minutes after being put through by Ryan Harris. The scores were level not long after when the Locking defence were caught napping.

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But Park went into half time 2-1 up after a cross from right-back Russell Carter lobbed the keeper and found the top corner of the net.

In the second half, Harris got a goal on 60 minutes, a shot on the edge of the area bouncing over the home keeper. KVFC pushed forward for the remainder of the game and got a penalty on 84 to make it 3-2.

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The rest of the game was backs to the wall for Locking Park, but they held on for a deserved win.

Special mentions for Ian Allchorne for saves that kept Locking in it, Mitch Corrick, Ryan Harris and Rory Atkins. Man of the match went to debutant centre-back Ollie Boyd.

Locking Park Res 0

Churchill Club 70 Res 0

Locking Park Reserves continued their good form with a well-earned point against Churchill.

The visitors were the better team in the first-half, but were restricted to shots from range, with neither side creating any clear cut chances.

Locking came back into the game in the second half and created a number of half-chances that they were unable to take. A wonder save from Locking keeper Lyndon Cook with a couple of minutes to go stopped Churchill from nicking the points.

Man of the match went to stand-in Locking keeper Lyndon Cook.


Atwell Shield round 2: Berrow Res 0, Wedmore 6; Clapton-in-Gordano 0, Sporting Weston 5.

Knockout Cup round 1: Kewstoke Lions Res 1, Portishead Town A 4.

Knockout Cup round 2: Portishead CT 2, Worle Res 1; St George (E-in-G) 8, Wrington Redhill Res 2; South Park Rangers 2, Yatton Ath Res 2 (6-5 pens aet).

Division 1: KVFC 2, Locking Park 3; Nailsea Utd A 2, Uphill Castle Res 4.

Division 2: Clevedon Utd A 2, Worle Rangers 3; Winscombe A 1, Westend 1.

Division 3: Congresbury Res 6, Worle Rangers Res 1; Locking Park Res 0, Churchill Club 70 Res 0.

Division 4: AFC Nailsea Res 3, Cheddar A 1; Burnham Utd A 0, Nailsea Utd B 4; Portishead Town B 2, Selkirk Utd 3; Wrington Redhill A 2, St George (E-in-G) Res 3.

Division 5: Banwell A 2, St Paul Church FC 5; South P Rangers Res 1, Hutton Res 2; Sporting Weston Res 4, Axbridge Town Res 5; Uphill Castle A 3, Portishead Town Colts 2; Wedmore Res 2, Congresbury A 3.


Atwell Shield round 1: Uphill Castle Res v Portishead Caledonian Thistle (A Raggett).

Atwell Shield round 2: Clevedon Utd A v Wrington Redhill Res (I Campbell).

Knockout Cup round 2: Banwell Res v Worle Rangers (J Locker); Churchill Club 70 Res v Selkirk Utd (C Ham).

Division 1: Draycott v Sporting Weston (J Rout); KVFC v Hutton (A Pearson); Nailsea Utd A v Cleeve West Town Res (I Smith).

Division 2: Yatton Ath Res v Berrow Res (A Smith).

Division 3: AFC Nailsea v Worle Rangers Res (tba); Axbridge Town v Westend Res (tba); Congresbury Res v Cleeve West Town A (S Thornton).

Division 4: Portishead Town B v Burnham Utd A (S Acton); Shipham v AFC Nailsea Res (K Fox); Wrington Redhill A v Nailsea Utd B (W Jones).

Division 5: Banwell A v Sporting Weston Res (D Trevaskus); Hutton Res v Congresbury A (tba); Portishead Town Colts v St Paul Church (O Harrison); South Park Rangers Res v Axbridge Town Res (B Meakin); Uphill Castle A v Wedmore Res (M Sprague).

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