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Thames Valley football round-up: Berks County beat Finchampstead in Premier League


Premier League

Berks County moved up another place into third after beating Finchampstead by a single goal. The 1-0 defeat means Finch slip down to tenth position. 

BFFA Intermediate Cup

Wargrave cruised through to the next round with an emphatic 5-0 away win over Long Wittenham Athletic. 

Hurst were also successful in their quest for a place in the next round with a 3-1 triumph over Richings Park Reserves.

Woodley United Royals booked their place in the draw with a 4-2 away win against Westwood Wanderers Reserves. 

Twyford & Ruscombe edged Windlesham United Reserves 2-1 to see them safely through to the next stage of the cup.

Reading and District Sunday League: 

Premier Division: Caversham AFC 1-1 Englefield, Maiden Place 1-0 Henley Town, Southcote Colts 4-2 Barton Rovers.

Cup: AFC Phoenix 2-4 Shinfield Park United, Arborfield 6-0 Golden Farmer, GC United 1-2 Southcote Colts Reserves, Park Villa 7-0 AFC Pangbourne, Twyford Comets 11-2 Woodley Wanderers, Whiteley Athletic 4-1 Woodley United, Wokingham & Emmbrook 3-0 Winnersh Rangers, Woodley Saints Hobnob 0-2 Brimpton Rangers.

Bracknell and District Sunday League: 

Premier Division: Bracknell Rangers 0-2 Crowthorne Inn, FC Fernhill 3-1 Loveman United, Panthers FC 5-8 FC Bentons, Raglan 1-4 FC Meta

Division One: Winkfield 6-3 Bracknell Athletic, Wokingham & Emmbrook TMW 1-4 Athletico Ascot

Division Three: Ashridge Park Sunday 2-3 Bracknell Saint-Germain, Bracknell Spartan 1-3 Ashridge Park Royals, Hope & Anchor 3-5 Running Horse, Winnersh Town 1-2 FC Harmanswater

Division Four: AFC Dukes Reserves 1-3 Harts of Bracknell, Bracknell Athletic U21 4-3 Bracknell Titans, FC Showcase 3-3 Bracknell Royals, Finchampstead Athletic Sunday 0-3 Bracknell Cavaliers Reserves

Berks & Bucks FA first-round

Woodley United Ladies exited the first round of the cup after a 3-1 defeat against Maidenhead Town Ladies. Simone O’Brien, Alex Dover and Sarah Thompson netted for the victorious visitors, while Rosie Page-Smith scored Woodley’s goal.

Wokingham & Emmbrook Ladies stormed through to the next round with an impressive 6-1 win over Ascot United Ladies Reserves. 

Wargrave Ladies exited the competition cruelly after a 5-4 penalty shootout defeat which followed a thrilling 4-4 draw.

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