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Round up: Bracknell Town thump Staines Town, huge win for Hungerford Town

Nathan Minhas fires a hat trick for Bracknell while Crusaders win basement battle - all the scores and scorers from the National and Isthmian Leagues

Round up: Bracknell Town thump Staines Town, huge win for Hungerford Town

Bracknell Town moved to within two points of a play off place in the BetVictor Isthmian League South Central Division One with a thumping 7-1 win over Staines Town.

Nathan Minhas made his presence known with a 35 minute hat trick for the Robins while Dan Bayliss hit a double and their were goals for Seb Bowerman and Max Herbert at the struggling Swans who did get one back on 74 minutes. Read the full Nick Calvert report here.

In the Vanarama National League South, Hungerford Town picked up a much needed three points as they won the battle of the bottom two following a 2-0 win over Braintree Town.

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Ian Herring’s side still have plenty of work to do to avoid the drop this season but that win courtesy of Joe Tomlinson and Matt Jones strikes will do confidence at Bulpit Lane no harm.

At the other end of the table, it was a point each for Slough Town at Chelmsford City. Ryan Bird scored the equaliser for Slough on 65 minutes after the home side had gone ahead six minutes earlier.

In the National League, Maidenhead United were beaten 2-1 at home by Aldershot Town, Remy Clerima pulled one back for Maidenhead and had a chance in the final moments for a leveller.

All the weekend results are in full here, including Combined Counties League and Hellenic League.

What’s next? A full list of midweek fixtures now up on the Fixtures section here.

Vanarama National League

Maidenhead United 1-2 Aldershot Town (FT)

Vanarama National League South

Chelmsford City 1-1 Slough Town (FT)
Hungerford Town 2-0 Braintree Town (FT)

BetVictor Isthmian League Division One South Central

Bracknell Town 7-1 Staines Town (FT)

BetVictor Southern League Division One South

Barnstaple Town P-P Thatcham Town

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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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