Results Round-up – Sunday 29th April 2018
Braintree Iron continued their impressive run of form to keep the pressure on the League leaders with a 6 – 1 home win against Flitch Utd. The Amber and Blacks squad really made all the difference on the day allowing the management to make several tactical changes during the game to wear the opposition down. Once again the Iron keeper and defence were outstanding. Nick Stackhouse was a constant threat scoring 2 goals. Kieron Dodge also netted a brace having come on as a second half substitute. Sam Jones capped a typically all action display with a header late on. Jordan Miller fired in our goal of the season with an unstoppable strike from distance. Other notable performances were from the skipper Billy Capper and an impressive display of power and strength from Lewis Soraf both covering every blade of the pitch at King George’s. Braintree Iron’s goal scorers were Nick Stackhouse 2, Kieron Dodge 2, Sam Jones 1 & Jordan Miller. Flitch United’s goal scorer was Theo Manley.
Bocking Social 5th hosted Witham United Witham United 6th with the home side winning 1-0. Bocking Social’s goal scorer was Harry Groves.
Broomfield FC 9th hosted Western Arms 7th with the away side winning 5-1. Broomfield FC’s goal scorer was Ben Thompson. Western Arms goal scorers were Sam Hollocks 3, Craig Butcher & Ross Debrick.
Great Bradford 4th hosted Notley FC 7th and won 5-1 to move 3rd and remain the only team that can go top. Great Bradfords goal scorers were Jack Gilgrist, Harry Mills, Brady Catterwell, Charlie Partridge & an OG. Notley FC’s goal scorer was Joe Frisby.
Dunmow Rhodes put in a strong performance in there first match of there Double Header at High Easter against Witham Phoenix on Sunday winning 4-0, Rhodes took the lead early when Charlie Gooch sent in a good pass to Sam Duberry to fire home. Rhodes then hit a second goal,from a good passing move between George Alexander and George Hamill, which found Jake Sutton in space to score with a decent finish to make it 2-0 at Half Time. Rhodes continued to dominate the game in the second half and took a 3-0 lead when Sam Duberry set up Charlie Gooch to score.Man of the Match in the first game Sam Duberry hit his second goal after good work from a Kennie Irving`s pass. Full credit to Referee Amy Purser who also had a good game. Final Score 4-0.
Dunmow Rhodes 3 Witham Phoenix 0
An excellent performance by Witham Phoenix goal keeper Kieran Mustoe in the second game kept the score down to just 3-0 pulling off some brilliant saves against a lively Dunmow Rhodes team, but Charlie Gooch scored for Rhodes,after good team play from Kennie Irving and George Hamill to make it 1-0.Adam Griggs then hit two excellent goals,to make it 3-0 at Half Time.The second half belonged to Phoenix keeper Kieran Mustoe, he kept a clean sheet in the second half ,but Dunmow
Rhodes completed a very important double win over Witham Phoenix with this 3-0 win, and keeps them in touch with Braintree Legends FC ,both teams have one game each to play in the league.Man of the Match for Dunmow Rhodes was Reece Cottrell.The match was controlled well by Referee M.Burchan.Dunmow Rhodes goal scorers were Charlie Gooch & Adam Griggs 2 and Sam Duberry 2, Charlie Gooch & Jake Sutton.
Witham Swan 8th hosted T K Eagles 5th and drew 1-1. Witham Swan’s goal scorer was Joe Jackson. T K Eagles goal scorer was Bill Snook.
Neil Horrocks Memorial Invitation Plate
Manor Works hosted Panfield Bell and the home side won 1-0. Manor Works goal scorer was Garry Hart.
Invitation Trophy Final
Bocking Social Reserves took on Sporting 77 with sporting 77 pressing early and took a 1-0 lead. Bocking Social Reserves responded by equalizing and then took a 2-1 lead at half time. In the second half Bocking went 3-1 up and Sporting fought back to 3-2 and continued to press and got back to 3-3 with both sides looking for the winner. Sporting 77 then scored the winning goal and won 4-3. Bocking Social Reserves goal scorers were Aaron Mangan, Nathan Clarke and Isaac Falk. Sporting 77’s goal scorers were Danny Raven 2, Thom Scotting & Chris Cook.
Claire Hughes – Press Officer