Results Roundup – Sunday 11th February 2018
Black Notley 4th hosted Braintree Iron 2nd with the game ending in a 1-1 draw to see the side move into 1st and 2nd position in the league. Black Notley goal scorer was Jordan Geisha, Braintree Iron goal scorer was Tayla Hughes.
Nags Head Celtic 1st hosted Bocking Social 6th with the away side winning 3-0. Nags Head Celtic drop to 3rd place. Bocking Social’s goal scorers were Dan Vile, Tyler Kemp, & Luke Snowling.
Witham United 7th hosted Tiptree Elite 9th with the home side winning a tight game 2-1. Witham United’s goal scorers were M. Hearn & M. Callum. Tiptree Elite’s goal scorer was Mario Andrew.
After this round of games the Premier Division is left wide open with just 2 points separating the top sides.
Notley 7th hosted Great Notley 2nd, with the away side going top with a 4-2 win. Notley FC goal scorers were Ben Agar-Hutton & George Shorten. Great Notley’s goal scorers were Billy Kinkaid 3 & Charlie Griffiths.
Onley Arms 8th hosted Tiptree Jobserve 3rd and the home side getting a well earned 4-1 win. Onley Arms goal scorers were Dean Wiffin 3 & Ross Cook. Tiptree Jobserve’s goal scorer was James Scarlett.
Witham Nomads 4th hosted Panfield Bell 5th with the away side taking a good 5-3 win. Witham Nomads goal scorers were Dan Fairs 2 & James Riley. Panfield Bell’s goal scorers were Ben Parker 3, Joe Johnson, Joe Alliston.
Tolleshunt Knight Eagles 2nd hosted Braintree Legends 3rd and the away side moved top with a 3-1 win. T K Eagles goal scorer was Sean Corcoran. Braintree Legends goal scorers were Jon Archer, Hayden Swann & Wes Swann.
After this round of games there are just 4 points between the top 5 teams.
Gordon Snell Trophy 3rd Round
Flitch United of the Premier Division hosted Witham Swan of the Second Division with the home side winning 8-1. Flitch United goal scorers were Billy Skinner 3, Rowen Drann 2, Troy Featherstone, Troy Hawthorne & Nigel Ololade. Witham Swan’s goal scorer was Chris Kehoe.
Division One Cup Semi Final
Bocking Social Reserves hosted Great Bradford’s in this cup game and took a 3-0 lead before half time. The second half saw Great Bradfords come back in to the game and pull back two goals. The final result seeing Bocking Social Reserves go through 3-2 and through to the final where they will play Sporting 77. Bocking Social Reserves goal scorers were Isaac Falk 2 & Will Meekings. Great Bradford’s goal scorers was Bobby Pike 2.
Malcolm Foy Trophy 3rd Round
Great Bradford Reserves of Division Two hosted Great Bardfield of the First Division with the away side going through to the next round with a 3-2 win after extra time. Great Bradford Reserves goal scorers were Jack Morter & Matt Baker. Great Bardfield’s goal scorers were George Sheath, Matthew Potter & Freddie Robinson.
Witham Phoenix v Dunmow Rhodes
Another excellent performance by Dunmow Rhodes on Sunday against Witham Phoenix in the 3rd round of the Malcolm Foy Memorial Trophy winning 5-3 after Phoenix had taken a two goal lead. Phoenix got of to a good start taking control of the first twenty minutes and took the lead through Fab Williams with a good strike to make it 1-0.Phoenix soon made it 2-0 from a free kick taken by Neil Lewis. Rhodes then started to play there familiar good passing football,and the ever busy Sam Duberry had an excellent strike on goal which was well saved by the Phoenix keeper, Duberry then hit the back of the net for Rhodes after Jake Sutton made a great pass, Duberry`s control and finish was excellent to make it 2-1 Rhodes were awarded a penalty just before half time and Kennie Irving sent in a great shot to make it 2-2 at Half Time.Dunmow Rhodes kicking with the wind in the second half, took the lead for the first time, from an Adam Griggs corner, his pinpoint cross found Jake Sutton at the back post with a well judged header 2-3.Witham Phoenix made it 3-3 with a decent strike from Jamie McLachlan. Two quick goals from Rhodes midfield player Adam Griggs sent his team into the next round,Jake Sutton set up Griggs with a neat pass, Griggs then sent in a fine shot to make it 3-4,his second goal came from good work from Sam Hockley and Jake Sutton the latter
sending in a well timed pass for Griggs to send in a shot that flew past the Phoenix keeper to make the Final Score 3-5. Man of the Match for Dunmow Rhodes was Jake Sutton.
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