Match Reports

April 2017

Banbury United 1 Kettering Town 2 Banbury Utd 1 - 2 Kettering Town By David Shadbolt,

Despite Manny Duku scoring from the penalty spot midway through the second half to draw level, United's season ended with a narrow defeat.

SEASON ENDS WITH A WIN OVER RELEGATED FORESTERS Dunstable Town 2 - 0 Cinderford Town By Paul Harris,

Player/manager Fontenelle makes final playing appearance.

Chippenham Town 2 0 St Ives Town Chippenham Town 2 - 0 St. Ives Town By CTFC Website,

The Bluebirds duly set a new Southern League Premier division record of 103 points courtesy of two first half goals from Dave Pratt and Matt Smith.

Mangotsfield United...2 Didcot Town....3 Mangotsfield Utd 2 - 3 Didcot Town By Peter Coddington,

Railwaymen take the points

Aylesbury FC 5 Fleet Town 0 Aylesbury 5 - 0 Fleet Town By Admin,

FC drew the curtain down on the season with an emphatic win against Fleet Town at a warm and sunny SRD Stadium

Local Derby Ends with Honours Even Didcot Town 1 - 1 North Leigh By Mick Hooper,

Last minute goal gives North Leigh a point at Didcot Town

NOT THE BEST POSSIBLE START! Hitchin Town 1 - 1 Biggleswade Town By David Simpson,

HITCHIN TOWN 1 v BIGGLESWADE TOWN 1 Report by Mike Draxler

Barton Rovers 3-2 Kempston Rovers Barton Rovers 3 - 2 Kempston Rovers By Matthew Vine,

Easter Monday did not bring much joy to Kempston Rovers as they succumbed to defeat as local rivals Barton Rovers earned all three points and secured their play off place, needing just a further point to wrap up third place in the table and home advantage

Bishops Cleeve AFC 2-2 Mangotsfield United Bishops Cleeve 2 - 2 Mangotsfield Utd By Bob Smale,

All square at Kayte Lane

Derby Win Slimbridge 1 - 2 Shortwood Utd By Jim Cunneen,

Slimbridge 1 Wood 2

TAUNTON TOWN 0 BIDEFORD 0 Taunton Town 0 - 0 Bideford By Adam Barker,

Bideford's final away game of the season ended all square at promotion chasing Taunton Town yesterday afternoon.

Derby Draw Didcot Town 1 - 1 North Leigh By Joffy Chinnock,

Didcot Town 1-1 North Leigh - Report by Ian East

LEAMINGTON SPA DAY FOR THE WADERS. Biggleswade Town 2 - 0 Leamington By David Simpson,

BIGGLESWADE TOWN 2 v LEAMINGTON 0 Report by Mike Draxler

Hanwell Town 2 Northwood 0 Hanwell Town 2 - 0 Northwood By Clive Cooke,

Last home game sees win

FROME TOWN 0 1 CHIPPENHAM TOWN – Monday 17th April 2017 Frome Town 0 - 1 Chippenham Town By CTFC Website,

At times this Eater Monday derby had an end of season feel to it but the match perked up after the break as the Bluebirds hit the hundred points mark and now need to win against St Ives next Saturday to set a Southern Premier division points record.

10 MAN MARLOW CONFIRM PLACE IN DIVISIONAL PLAY-OFFS Marlow 1 - 0 Chalfont St. Peter By Terry Staines,

Stoppage time goal from Nathan Poulton ses Blues through.

SAINTS ENSURE SURVIVAL St. Neots Town 2 - 0 Dunstable Town By Paul Harris,

Another penalty conceded

Red Army’ steals an Easter march Potters Bar Town 2 - 3 Uxbridge By Jeff Barnes,

Frustrating end to the home season

Midfielder Captain Kirk dons gloves in 4 goal thriller Bishops Cleeve 2 - 2 Mangotsfield Utd By Matthew Jones,

After an enthralling 3-3 in Bristol in January the two sides played out another entertaining draw in Bishop’s Cleeve’s final home match of the season.

Leamington 1 Banbury United 0 Leamington 1 - 0 Banbury Utd By David Shadbolt,

United's play-off hopes disappear as Leamington gain a deserved win

AFC Dunstable 2 Aylesbury FC 0 AFC Dunstable 2 - 0 Aylesbury By Admin,

FC returned home from AFC Dunstable's Creasey Park pointless in this somewhat disappointing display.

Wimborne Town 0-3 Yate Town Wimborne Town 0 - 3 Yate Town By Sebastian Parker,

Yate's fine form continues..

PAULTON ROVERS 1 v 0 BRIDGWATER TOWN Paulton Rovers 1 - 0 Bridgwater Town By Tony Walsh,

Radford seals the points for Paulton - Report from Thomas Smith

CHIPPENHAM TOWN 1 2 ST NEOTS – Sat 15th April 2017 Chippenham Town 1 - 2 St. Neots Town By CTFC Website,

All good things must come to an end but it was still something of a shock as the Bluebirds twenty three match unbeaten run was ended by lowly St Neots Town.

BIDEFORD 1 EVESHAM UNITED 1 Bideford 1 - 1 Evesham Utd By Adam Barker,

Ben Watson was on target as Bideford drew 1-1 with promotion hopefuls Evesham United yesterday afternoon.

MARLOW TAKE VITAL POINTS IN QUEST FOR PLAY-OFFS Northwood 0 - 2 Marlow By Terry Staines,

Comfortable victory aids play-off push but continues worries for Northwood.

Diddy Defeat Larks Larkhall Athletic 0 - 1 Didcot Town By Joffy Chinnock,

Larkhall Athletic 0-1 Didcot Town - Report by Stewart Unsworth

Kempston 3-1 Fleet Town Kempston Rovers 3 - 1 Fleet Town By Matthew Vine,

Kempston Rovers moved back into the play off places this afternoon as they dispatched a spirited Fleet Town by three goals to one in the Spring Sunshine.

Banbury United 1 Hitchin Town 1 Banbury Utd 1 - 1 Hitchin Town By David Shadbolt,

United keep their play-off hopes alive but have to settle for a point against Hitchin

Egham Town 2 Hanwell Town 0 Egham Town 2 - 0 Hanwell Town By Clive Cooke,

Second best

North Leigh Dominate but Only Manage a Single Goal North Leigh 1 - 0 Paulton Rovers By Mick Hooper,

North Leigh move up to sixth place in the league following victory at Eynsham Park

Wood impress Shortwood Utd 1 - 0 Swindon Supermarine By Jim Cunneen,

Wood 1 Mariners 0

Aylesbury FC 2 Ashford Town (Mx) 2 Aylesbury 2 - 2 Ashford Town (Middx) By Admin,

Another good performance from The Moles ensured that next season there will be Southern League Football at Haywood Way

‘Muzza’ shackles the ‘Rams’ Petersfield Town 1 - 2 Potters Bar Town By Jeff Barnes,

Record broken as ‘Scholars’ reaches 59 points

HAYES DAZE DUNSTABLE Dunstable Town 0 - 2 Hayes & Yeading Utd By Paul Harris,

Hosts undone in second half

Mangotsfield Utd 1 -3 Salisbury FC Mangotsfield Utd 1 - 3 Salisbury By Peter Coddington,

Whites brush Mangos aside

NORTH LEIGH 1 v 0 PAULTON ROVERS North Leigh 1 - 0 Paulton Rovers By Tony Walsh,

Miss-hit goal downs Rovers

Depleted North Leigh Fight Back but Leave Yate with Nothing Yate Town 3 - 2 North Leigh By Mick Hooper,

North Leigh unable to claw back a three goal deficit

North Leigh Victorious at Eynsham Park North Leigh 2 - 1 Yate Town By Mick Hooper,

North Leigh avenge the recent defeat at Yate Town

Chalfont St Peter 0-3 Kempston Rovers Chalfont St. Peter 0 - 3 Kempston Rovers By Matthew Vine,

Kempston Rovers got themselves back to winning ways on Tuesday night in their re-arranged game at Chalfont St Peter with a comfortable 3-0 win, despite having seven players injured or unavailable, leaving them firmly in the play off picture.

AFC TOTTON 3 BIDEFORD 3 AFC Totton 3 - 3 Bideford By Adam Barker,

Two injury time goals rescued a point for Bideford in a thrilling 3-3 draw at AFC Totton last night.

Didcot 1-2 Hereford FC Didcot Town 1 - 2 Hereford By Joffy Chinnock,

Report by Ian East

HITCHIN TOWN 1 3 CHIPPENHAM TOWN - Saturday 8th April 2017 Hitchin Town 1 - 3 Chippenham Town By CTFC Website,

The Bluebirds took a giant step towards securing National League football when they recorded the double over the Canaries, their first victory at Top Field since 2004.

SLIMBRIDGE 2 BIDEFORD 0 Slimbridge 2 - 0 Bideford By Adam Barker,

Slimbridge extended Bideford's run of defeats to four with a 2-0 win at Thornhill Park on Saturday.

Yate Town 3-2 North Leigh Yate Town 3 - 2 North Leigh By Sebastian Parker,

Yate continue to improve

Hanwell Town 4 Petersfield Town 1 Hanwell Town 4 - 1 Petersfield Town By Clive Cooke,

Hanwell hit 4

Diddy Double Downs Wimborne Didcot Town 2 - 0 Wimborne Town By Joffy Chinnock,

Didcot 2-0 Wimborne

Mitres' first half display seals win Bishops Cleeve 3 - 0 Bridgwater Town By Matthew Jones,

A 15 minute spell saw the hosts score all 3 goals that decided the match.

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