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Bracknell Town and Marlow draw keeps it tight in Bostik League

Robins complete brilliant second half fightback to take point plus all the Bostik League results

Bracknell Town and Marlow draw keeps it tight in Bostik League
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The Bostik League South Central Division 1’s top two met at Larges Lane on Saturday and a 3-3 draw meant was as you were.

Bracknell Town and Marlow clashed, the latter topping the table on 33 points and the former second with 30, but it was a second six goal draw in two league games for the Robins.

There was a start for the Robins new centre back Liam Eagle and Bracknell lead after just 13 minutes through Joe Grant but a Kameron English penalty on the half hour sent the sides in level at the break.

James Clark and Isaac Osei-Tutu then struck for Marlow on 50 and 70 minutes before a dramatic fightback, first thanks to a goal that was described by regular Robins watchers as coming off Adam Cornell’s back side after he charged down a clearance on 71 minutes.

Then Liam Ferdinand levelled on 80 minutes with what Bracknell’s twitter account called ‘a thunderous effort’ after a perfectly weighted ball from Joel Jacobs.

Liam Ferdinand. Photo: Neil Graham.
Liam Ferdinand. Photo: Neil Graham.

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The point apiece allowed third placed Hayes & Yeading United to close the gap on Bracknell to a point after a 5-1 win at home to FC Romania while fourth placed Waltham Abbey won 3-0 at home to Molesey and completing the top five Cheshunt drew 2-2 with Bedfont Sports.

At the other end of the table, bottom side South Park suffered a 5-2 home defeat by Ashford Town (Middx) after going in 1-1 at half time and Egham Town were beaten 3-1 at home by Northwood.

All Saturday’s Bostik League South Central Divison 1 results

  • Bracknell Town 3 – 3 Marlow
  • Chalfont St Peter 0 – 1 Ware
  • Cheshunt 2 – 2 Bedfont Sports
  • Egham Town 1 – 3 Northwood
  • Hanwell Town 1 – 4 Westfield
  • Hayes & Yeading United 5 – 1 FC Romania
  • Hertford Town 5 – 2 Chipstead
  • South Park 2 – 5 Ashford Town (Middx)
  • Tooting & Mitcham United 4 – 2 Uxbridge
  • Waltham Abbey 3 – 0 Molesey

See the latest Bostik League South Central table, results and all the fixtures here.

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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