Great Horwood keep up unbeaten record

Brackley Sports and Yardley Gobion players battle it out on Saturday in their Premier Division clash
Brackley Sports and Yardley Gobion players battle it out on Saturday in their Premier Division clash

Great Horwood maintained their unbeaten run in the Intermediate Division with a 2-0 win at MK Churches to stay top by one point from City Colts.

Colts saw off Hanslope 2-0 at home, Pacey and Bahjet their scoreres, while fourth-placed Brackley Sports Reserves were 3-1 winners at Celtic MK, scoring three times in the second half after MK led 1-0 at the break.

Third-placed Stoke Hammond Wanderers edged MK Titans Reserves 4-3.

Mid-table Syresham gained a 6-2 home win over basement side AFC Santander, but it wasn’t until the second period they got on top of their opponents who had held them to 2-2 at the interval. Steeple Claydon squandered a 2-0 half time lead as Bow Brickhill fought back to grab a 4-3 win, Fidorri(2) and Harrington were the Claydon scorers.

Wicken Sports hammered Denbigh Hall Sports & Social 8-1, Gentle notching a hat-trick, with French, Taylor, Oakes and Carrol the other scorers.

In the Premier Division, leaders MK Wanderers trounced Deanshanger Athletic 6-0 at home to stay a point clear of Potterspury, whose opponents Buckingham Town Reserves were unable to raise a side.

Brackley Sports were surprise losers 4-3 at hme to a battling Yardley Gobion side, Goddard, Cox and an own goal making up Sports’ tally.

Strugglers Silverstone lost 5-1 at Southcott Village, Peck grabbing a brace for the hosts.

In Division One, Grendon Rangers Reserves lead the table by three points after a gutsy 3-2 success at mid-table Charlton & District, Knight and Bancroft the Charlton hitmen.

Twyford United lost 2-1 at at fourth-placed Stewkley Reserves, where Sheath and Henley netted for the hosts.

Basement side Westbury went down 6-2 at home to Southcott Village Reserves. Westbury led 1-0 at half time but couldn’t contain the visitors after the break. Taylor and Wilson scored for Westbury. Potterspury Reserves won 5-1 at Woughton, while Marsh Gibbon were edged 2-1 at home by third-placed Stoke Hammond Wanderers Reserves, Ashworth the Gibbon scorer. Second-placed Bow Brickhill Reserves beat Syresham Reserves 4-2.

In Division Two, fourth-placed Buckingham University maintained their good run with a 3-2 victory at Hanslope Reserves, Dixon grabbing a brace for the University, with Whitecross also on target Real Padbury went down narrowly at home to league leaders MK Wanderers A. Padbury led 2-1 at the break but Wanderers hit back to take the three points.Wood grabbed a brace for Padbury and Chappell was the other scorer. Great Horwood Reserves were hammered 6-0 by second-placed City Colts Reserves. Silverstone Reserves drew 0-0 with Wolverton Town Reserves, while Steeple Claydon Reserves lost 7-3 at Wing Village.

Yardley Gobion Reserves were beaten 2-1 at home by Wicken Sports Reserves, Cromwell netting for Yardley.

In the Berks and Bucks FA Intermediate Cup, Thornborough Athletic lost 3-1 at Bedgrove United, while Grendon Rangers were hammered 4-0 at home by Newport Pagnell Reserves.

FIXTURES

Saturday September 24,league kick-offs 3pm: Premier Division: Buckingham Town Reserves v Southcott RA, MK Wanderers v Stewkley, Wolverton Town v Great Linford.

Intermediate Division: Brackley Sports Reserves v MK Titans Reserves, JM United v Hanslope, Steeple Claydon v Celtic MK, Wicken Sports v Syresham.

Division One: Bletchley Bridge v Stoke Hammond Wanderers Reserves, Bow Brickhill Reserves v Grendon Rangers Reserves, Potterspury Reserves v Deanshanger Athletic Reserves, Syresham Reserves v Marsh Gibbon.

Division Two: City Colts Reserves v MK Wanderers A, Great Linford Reserves v Yardley Gobion Reserves, Hanslope Reserves v Steeple Claydon Reserves, Marsh Gibbon Reserves v Wicken Sports Reserves, Silverstone Reserves v Great Horwood Reserves, Buckingham University v Wolverton Town Reserves.

Interdivisional Trophy, preliminary round: AFC Santander v Bow Brickhill, Olney Town v City Colts, Real Padbury v Denbigh Hall. Interdivisional Trophy, first round: Great Horwood v Westbury, Grendon Rangers v Woughton, MK Churches v Twyford United, MK Titans v Stoke Hammond Wanderers, Thornborough Athletic v Charlton, Wing Village v Loughton Manor.