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Berks County, Binfield, Bracknell and Wokingham all in action tonight

Four of the local sides are in action tonight taking part in three different competitions writes Darrell Freeland.

Reading Senior Cup

Binfield FC manager Roger Herridge. Photo: Neil Graham.

Happy birthday Roger! Photo: Neil Graham.

Binfield welcome Wokingham & Emmbrook to Stubbs Lane in the Reading Senior Cup quarter final with the victors progressing to a semi-final with Highmoor Ibis.

It was current Moles manager Roger Herridge’s 49th birthday yesterday and he will be hoping his side can extend the celebration by seeing off his former charges.

The hosts defeated Longlevens 4-2 this past Saturday whilst the Sumas fell to a 2-1 loss at home to the big and physical Lydney Town.

Bluefin Sports Supplementary Cup

Bracknell Town's Seb Bowerman. Photo: Neil Graham.

Bracknell Town’s Seb Bowerman. Photo: Neil Graham.

There’s a cup semi-final tonight too for Bracknell Town as they travel to Didcot Town Reserves in the Bluefin Sports (UHL) Supplementary Challenge Cup.

Whoever prevails tonight can look forward to facing Fairford Town in the final on Saturday 30th April with Town seeing off Headington Amateurs 3-2 after extra time last Thursday.

Robins manager Mark Tallentire has been rotating his squad with this his sides fourth match in seven days and he will hope to welcome Seb Bowerman who advised us last week he was hopeful of returning this evening.

Thames Valley League

Berks County travel to Rotherfield United to play their penultimate match of the Thames Valley League Premier Division.

The Bracknell based side are currently in tenth whilst their hosts tonight are thirteenth (of fourteen teams) and are desperately in need of victory to aid their battle to avoid relegation.

County could finish as high as eighth by winning their last two matches.

Monday 18th April matches:

Bluefin Sports (UHL) Supplementary Challenge Cup Semi-Final

Didcot Town Reserves vs. Bracknell Town (7.45pm)

Reading Senior Cup Quarter Final

Binfield vs. Wokingham & Emmbrook (7.45pm)

Thames Valley League Premier Division

Rotherfield United vs. Berks County (6pm)

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Darrell Freeland

Darrell is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has an encyclopaedic knowledge of local football, it's teams and leagues and was previously club secretary at Bracknell Town FC.

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