Binfield FC's Sanchez Commock. Photo: Neil Graham.
Binfield FC's Sanchez Commock. Photo: Neil Graham.

Weekend: Binfield host FA Vase finalists and Virginia Water can seal promotion

Thatcham Town are the visitors to Binfield's Hill Farm Lane in the Hellenic League Premier Division while Virginia Water will win promotion from Division 1 East with a win over Didcot Town at Stag Meadow
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Binfield FC's Sanchez Commock. Photo: Neil Graham.
Binfield FC's Sanchez Commock. Photo: Neil Graham.

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The standout match this weekend sees Binfield host title chasing Thatcham Town in the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division at Hill Farm Lane on Saturday whilst three of our sides face trips to Gloucestershire.

Both Thatcham and Bracknell Town look set to earn promotion and can both still finish on 98 points but a victory or even a draw for the Moles will help their local rivals at Bracknell and make them favourites for the title.

Due to the Kingfishers superior goal difference, the Robins will probably need to finish with more points than Thatcham to secure the title.

Victory for Roger Herridge’s side will also greatly help their own ambitions of securing a top six finish.

Binfield manager Roger Herridge. Photo: Neil Graham.
Binfield manager Roger Herridge. Photo: Neil Graham.

Gloucestershire sides Longlevens, Lydney United and Tuffley Rovers entertain Windsor, Ascot United and Bracknell respectively with the latter knowing they must win to profit from any Thatcham slip-up.

Before that though, Woodley United host Royal Wootton Bassett Town tonight (Friday) whilst Rivermoor sees plenty of action this weekend as Highmoor Ibis welcome Binfield on Monday evening.

Hellenic League promotion

In Division One East, Virginia Water can secure promotion with victory over Didcot Town Reserves. As well as earning promotion, Water will return to top spot and they know that a win in one of their remaining two matches would see them crowned champions.

Adam McNamara. Photo supplied by Virginia Water FC.
Adam McNamara. Photo supplied by Virginia Water FC.

In ladies’ football on Sunday there’s a great chance for Southern Region Women’s Football League First Division Northern leaders Woodley United to win the title as they host second place Wargrave.

Three points for Woodley would crown them champions but a draw would see the title race go to the last day. With United having then completed their league campaign Wargrave would have to beat Wycombe Wanderers by seven goals to deny Woodley the title.

As ever, please check with the host club before you travel. Links on the home teams indicate we have an away day guide available to help plan your trip.


Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division

  • Woodley United v Royal Wootton Bassett Town


Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division

  • Binfield v Thatcham Town
  • Longlevens v Windsor
  • Lydney Town v Ascot United
  • Tuffley Rovers v Bracknell Town


Uhlsport Hellenic League Division 1 East

  • Sandhurst Town v Milton United
  • Virginia Water v Didcot Town Reserves
  • Wokingham & Emmbrook v Holyport


Thames Valley Premier League

  • Berks County v Reading YMCA (2pm)
  • Taplow United v Woodley United Royals (2pm)
  • Wokingham & Emmbrook Reserves v Highmoor Ibis United (2pm)

Suburban Football League Premier Division

  • Royston Town v Binfield

Suburban Football League Central Division

  • Ascot United v Frimley Green


Southern Region Women’s Football League First Division Northern

  • Wargrave v Woodley United

Thames Valley Counties Women’s Football League Division 2 East

  • Ascot United Reserves v Guildford Saints


Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division

  • Highmoor Ibis v Binfield

All Saturday matches kick-off at 3pm, all Sunday matches kick-off at 2pm and all midweek matches kick-off at 7.45pm unless detailed next to the above fixtures.

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Main image: Sanchez Commock by Neil Graham.


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