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Surprises all round – Bostik League South Central Division 1 round up

The Robins play off rivals either lost or didn't play

Surprises all round – Bostik League South Central Division 1 round up

It wasn’t a great afternoon on Saturday for Bracknell Town as they went down 7-2 to Ware in the Bostik League South Central Division 1.

Certainly, it’s been awhile since the Robins shipped that many, the last time Bracknell conceded seven or more was a 9-1 defeat to Ardley United at Larges Lane in November 2011.

As someone who was at that Ardley game, the recent result will almost certainly be a blip on what has been a steep upward curve for the club on and off the pitch since the start of the 2016/17 season.

In the grand scheme of things, the defeat made little difference to the top of the table. The Robins remain in the top five – manager Geoff Warner’s target for the season – particularly as leaders Marlow lost to 3-1 at home to Waltham Abbey while Hayes & Yeading United were in FA Trophy action.

Head of Coaching at Bracknell Town, Geoff Warner. Photo: Neil Graham.
Head of Coaching at Bracknell Town, Geoff Warner. Photo: Neil Graham.

Ashford Town (Middx) are the nearest challengers outside the play off spots and they beat Chalfont St Peter 2-0 while seventh placed Northwood were held to a 2-2 draw by Hanwell Town – though they still have a game in hand.

Down at the bottom it’s ‘as you were’. South Park remain 20th despite a decent 1-1 draw with Westfield while Egham Town, now managerless in 19th, were beaten 4-1 by Bedfont Sports.

Bostik League South Central Division 1

  • Ashford Town (Middx) 2-0 Chalfont St Peter
  • Bedfont Sports 4-1 Egham Town
  • FC Romania 2-0 Hertford Town
  • Marlow 1-3 Waltham Abbey
  • Molesey A-A Tooting & Mitcham United
  • Northwood 2-2 Hanwell Town
  • Uxbridge 0-2 Cheshunt
  • Ware 7-2 Bracknell Town
  • Westfield 1-1 South Park

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

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Tom Canning

Tom is the co-editor of FootballinBracknell. He has played at the lowest possible level of football. In real life Tom works for Trinity Mirror. Manager of Binfield Ladies in the Thames Valley Women's League.

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