Bracknell Town Ladies romped to victory on Sunday afternoon at Mansfield Park to ease their relegation fears in Southern Regions Women’s Premier League.
January signing Leah Flisik bagging a hat-trick in a 7-1 demolition of their relegation rivals while Caroline Paterson (2), Becky Atkins and an own goal added to the weight of the score.
Writing on the Bracknell Town website, Sam Holloway said: “The games started positively for Bracknell with Mansfield hardly having a touch of the ball. The small pitch was made to feel big by Bracknell spreading the play wide on both sides of the pitch thanks to Leah Flisik and Sarah Davern getting white paint on their boots playing on the wings.”
Bracknell have home and away fixtures against Milton Keynes City either side of a visit of Marlow to finish the season.
The Robins could do with picking up a minimum of two more points from their last three games to keep out of the bottom two.
Woodley United will have to wait until 17th April to confirm survival but might need to rely on results from elsewhere given that they host second placed Oxford City – who themselves need a win to give themselves a shot at the league title.
Thames Valley League
It’s tight at the top of the Premier Division with any of Maidenhead United, Barton Rovers (Reading), Wargrave or Carterton in with a shout.
The ties that will likely decide the home of the 2015/16 trophy will be the Magpies trips to Wargrave (17th) and Barton (24th).
In Division 2 South, Bracknell Reserves dropped to to fifth after Yateley ended champions Tilehurst’s hopes of an unbeaten season while Laurel Park confirmed their runners-up spot with a 4-1 win at Holyport.