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Friendlies: Bracknell Town beaten by Southern League opposition and Binfield lose on the road

Defeats for the Robins and the Moles

Friendlies: Bracknell Town beaten by Southern League opposition and Binfield lose on the road

It was a busy Saturday of pre season friendlies with under two weeks to go until the start of the Uhlsport Hellenic Premier Division season.

Bracknell Town hosted Evo Stik Southern League Premier Division side Basingstoke Town at Larges Lane and were beaten 5-3.

The Robins were 2-1 down at half time despite a Liam Ferdinand equaliser and a very unfortunate own goal from George Short hat he knew little about. There was also a first half injury to winger Joe Grant to worry fans.

Bracknell forced a double save early in the second half before ‘stoke made it 3-1 and then 4-1.

Adam Cornell got himself on the scoresheet to make it 4-2, before the visitors made it 5-2 and Callum Whitty made it 5-3 meeting Jamie McClurg’s header.

Binfield made the short trip across to Combined Counties Premier Division side Camberley Town and were beaten 2-1 while Ascot United’s trip to AC London was reportedly postponed with the hosts unable to raise a side.

Here’s all the pre season results in full:

  • AC London P-P Ascot United
  • Bracknell Town 3-5 Basingstoke Town
  • Braybrooke 0-5 Berks County
  • Camberley Town 2-1 Binfield (3pm)
  • Chalvey Sports 0-1 Wokingham & Emmbrook
  • Eversley & California vs Godalming Town (3pm)
  • Sandhurst Town 3-2 Fire United (2pm)
  • Kingsbury Rangers 2-2 AFC Aldermaston (3pm)
  • Sheerwater 1-3 Woodley United

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of Football in Berkshire. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Reach PLC. Former manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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