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FA Vase results as Binfield and Ascot United advance

Round up of the weekends FA Vase Second Qualifying Round action

FA Vase results as Binfield and Ascot United advance

Six Berkshire sides went in to the weekends FA Vase Second Qualifying Round fixtures and two emerged to go in to the hat for the First Round Proper draw on Monday.

Binfield and Ascot United were the two that advanced, but the Moles were given a bit of a scare early on when AFC Aldermaston took the lead on 23 minutes after Monay Mills-Chandler scored on the rebound from a penalty.

Watch Monay Mills-Chandler score at the second attempt:

The sides were level on 34 minutes when Josh Helmore levelled for Binfield and captain Sean Moore sent Binfield through with two second half strikes.

Ascot made the relatively short trip to Combined Counties League Premier DiIvision rivals Frimley Green and led 2-0 inside the first 26 minutes through debutant Max Austin and fellow new signing James Knight.

Youngster James Richardson made it 3-0 early in the second half with a curling strike from the edge of the box. Read the report on the Ascot United site here.

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Reading City suffered a bit of an upset at Abingdon United, the Citizens beaten 3-1 by the Uhlsport Hellenic League Division One East side after Mo Davies had equalised on 24 minutes.

United’s fellow Division One East side Holyport exited the competition, beaten 1-0 at United Counties League Premier Division Wellingborough Town while there was no repeat of super Sunday for Wokingham & Emmbrook who were beaten 1-0 by Thornbury Town.

FA Vase Second Qualifying Round

Abingdon United 3-1 Reading City
AFC Aldermaston 1-3 Binfield
Frimley Green 0-3 Ascot United
Wellingborough Town 1-0 Holyport
Wokingham & Emmbrook 1-0 Thornbury Town (Sunday)

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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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