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Thames Valley football round-up: Finchampstead climb up the table with victory


Premier League

Berks County keep the heat on top of the table Westwood Wanderers after they made it seven wins this season with a 3-2 success over Wraysbury Village. 

Finchampstead moved up two places into sixth in the table after they beat Woodcote 3-1 at home, subsequently moving above their opponents in the table. 

Woodley United Royals moved closer to the drop zone after they were defeated 2-1 at home by Mortimer. 

Division One

A 2-0 away win against Eldon Celtic ensured that Wargrave maintained their top of the table status with their fifth win of the league campaign. 

Reading and District Sunday League

Premier Division: Maiden Place 5-1 Caversham AFC

Division One: Brimpton Rangers 0-8 Wokingham & Emmbrook
Division Two: AFC Pangbourne 3-0 Burghfield Sunday Reserves, Earley Elite 0-2 AFC Lowfield Green, Emmer Green 2-2 Caversham United, Rose & Thistle 1-0  GC United
Division Three: New England 3-3 116 Exiles, Sanctuary Strikers 4-0 Borussia Teeth,
Division Four: FC Whitley Wood 1-4 Calcot FC, Reading West 4-2 Thames Valley Railway, Tilehurst Titans 1-1 Royal Albion, Zone RG 1-9 Goring United

Bracknell and District Sunday League

Division One: Athletico Ascot 2-2 Woodley United Sunday
Division Three: Ashridge Park Sunday 4-1 Bracknell Spartan
Division Four: Finchampstead Athletic Sunday 8-2 Bracknell Athletic U21

Southern Region Women’s Premier Division

Woodley United Ladies were on the wrong end of a 7-2 scoreline against third placed Oxford City. Rosie Page-Smith netted in the first half after a strong showing meant the Kestrels went in level at 1-1 into the half-time break. 

But a clinical second half performance ensured the points would be Oxford’s as they smashed in six second half goals, despite Jessica Tripp’s consolation goal for the visitors. 

Woodley are 7th in the division, with six points from eight league matches.

Thames Valley Women’s Cup

Wokingham & Emmbrook progressed through to the next round of the cup with an emphatic 5-1 win at home to Taplow United Ladies. 

Meanwhile, Eversley & California Ladies exited the competition after they suffered a narrow home defeat to Caversham AFC Ladies by two goals to one. 

Wargrave Ladies cup run was also ended after they were on the end of a 5-0 thrashing away at Woking Ladies.

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