Worle Rangers defeat the league leaders

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Worle Rangers defeated league leaders Shipham in the Weston & District League Division 3 match.

Worle Rangers 5

Shipham 2

RANGERS took to the field knowing they had games in hand against strong opposition who stood at the top of the league.

Worle broke the deadlock following good work from Imrie, who set Tom Williams through to score. However, the opposition soon equalised through Kyle Hobden and could have extended the lead, but Jakeman was alert to the danger.


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Wilson extended the lead for Worle following a Liddiard free kick to leave the score-line 2-1 at half-time.

After the break, Shipham equalised again through Adam Basher. Worle again took advantage of a set piece as Imrie smashed home to make it 3-2.

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Worle extended their lead with goals from Stephens and a penalty from Owen.

Brinson was superb in the middle of the park and Owen kept possession well with Wilson strong at the back. However, it was left back Imrie who was awarded the Curry Garden man of the match award.

Man of the match for Shipham went to Ben Hollow, with notable mentions to Adam Basher and Kyle Hobden.

RESULTS

Knockout Cup round 2: Congresbury Res 5, Berrow Res 4 (aet); Hutton 3, Uphill Castle 0; Locking Park 3, Clevedon Utd Res 2; Tickenham Utd 3, Dolphin Ath 2.

Davis Shield round 1: Nailsea Utd B 1, Clevedon Utd A 1 (4-5 on pens).

Division 1: Churchill Club 70 Res 0, Nailsea Utd A 5; Portishead Town A 0, Winscombe Res 0.

Division 2: Draycott 8, Langford Rovers Res 0.

Division 3: AFC Nailsea 2, Portishead Town B 1; Wedmore 2, Banwell Res 6; Winscombe A 2, Axbridge Town 3; Worle Rangers 5, Shipham 2.

Division 4: KVFC 5, Cleeve West Town A 2; King Alfred SC 2, Wrington Redhill Res 1; Pill Utd 2, St George (E-i-G) A 1.

Division 5: Clapton-in-Gordano 3, Selkirk Utd 1; Shipham Res 2, Priory Rangers 6; South Park Rangers 2, Congresbury A 1.

Division 6: Axbridge Town Res 5, AFC Nailsea Res 3; Banwell A 2, Clevedon Utd B 5; Worle Rangers Res 2, Wedmore Res 4.

FIXTURES

Atwell Shield round 1: Wrington Redhill Res v St George (E-i-G) Res (A Raggett).

Knockout Cup round 1: Kewstoke Lions Res v Portishead Caledonian Thistle (J Cooper).

Knockout Cup round 2: Draycott v Shipham (A Gibbons); Nailsea Utd A v Cheddar A (D Pinnock).

Davis Shield round 1: Burnham Utd B v Westend Res (C Ham); Congresbury A v Worle Rangers Res (M Collins); Hutton Res v Berrow A (F Ferrari); Wedmore Res v AFC Nailsea Res (R Perkins); Winscombe A v Cleeve West Town A (J Locker).

Division 1: Churchill Club 70 Res v Clevedon Utd Res (D Poole); Cleeve West Town Res v Portishead Town A (T Billinghurst); Tickenham Utd v Winscombe Res (P Fisher); Yatton Ath Res v Hutton (J Billinghurst).

Division 2: Clevedon Utd A v Burnham Utd A (S Acton); Langford Rovers Res v Clevedon Dons (J Collard); Locking Park v Congresbury Res (J Liddiard); Weston Super Seagulls v Nailsea Utd B (S Quinton).

Division 3: Axbridge Town v Wedmore (A Fry); Banwell Res v Worle Rangers (D Carstensen); Portishead Town B v Westend (T Boylan); Uphill Castle Res v AFC Nailsea (M Sprague).

Division 4: King Alfred SC v Pill Utd (J Harding); St George (E-i-G) A v Nailsea Utd Colts (I Madge).

Division 5: Priory Rangers v Worle Res (K Fox); Portishead Town Colts v Clapton-in-Gordano (I Smith); Selkirk Utd v Dolphin Ath (B Dancer).

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