Congratulations to both Bearwood Wanderers and Winnersh Town who both won tight 4th round ties in the Berks & Bucks Junior Trophy and join Woodley Saints in the hat for the quarter final draw.
Bearwood overcame Crendon House 1-0 whilst Winnersh Town needed a penalty shoot-out, that they won 2-1, after the game finished goal-less. The draw for the quarter final ties, to be played on Sunday 27th January, should be made during the coming week.
The day’s League action in numbers
Highest scorers in the Bracknell Town & District Sunday League with 9 goals were Wokingham & Emmbrook TMW (v. Panthers Reserves) and Woodley United (v. Winkfield), both in Division 1.
Highest aggregate score was 11 goals (Silver Birch 1st 6 Crownwood Dukes 5, Division 4) followed by 10 (FC Fernhill 7 WAB 3, Premier Division and Running Horse 4 Braybrooke Athletic 6, Division 3).
Total number of goals scored in the 21 league games played was 132, an average of just over 6 per game.
Bracknell Sunday League
FC Fernhill moved top following their win in the Premier Division and defeat for Crowthorne Inn (1-3 v. Morale Madrid). Raglan stay 3rd but Finchampstead Athletic moved level on points in 4th with their opponents following the 4-2 win to Finch. Elsewhere, there were wins for Panthers and FC Meta.
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Finchampstead Athletic Reserves move back to the top of Division 1 following their 5-1 win away to Crowthorne whilst Wokingham & Emmbrook TMW moved into 2nd after their win. Loveman United slipped into 3rd after being held 2-2 by Bracknell Athletic
The top three all won in Division 2. Sandhurst FFC won the big game of the day by 2-0 against Woodley Saints whilst Moore Close Manor beat Ashridge Park 6-1 and Golden Farmer Rangers Reserves also netted 6 (6-2 away to Silver Birch Dynamoes).
With leaders Division 3 Bearwood Wanderers in cup action, 2nd placed Bracknell Cavaliers capitalised by beating Silver Birch A by 2-1 and closed the gap on the leaders to just 3 points. Bearwood have a game in hand. Braybrooke Athletic strengthened their position in 3rd following their win.
Leaders of Division 4, Crownwood Dukes slipped up losing out to Silver Birch 1st in their 11 goal thriller but stay top 2 points clear of 2nd placed FC Harmanswater (who didn’t play) and have played 2 games less.
Bracknell Cavaliers Reserves missed the opportunity to reduce their 5 point arrears over the leaders going down 3-4 against AFC Crowthorne Old Boys.