Northside Athletic u12’s lost at home 5-4 to table toppers Pewsey Vale. Northside took the lead when a corner was cleared to the edge of the area, Nathan Goodenough struck it first time into the corner of the net. Pewsey replied with 2 quick goals before Jack Lampard netted just before half time. Northside took the lead again when Thomas Lynch was on hand to tap home after a great save by the keeper. Pewsey then added another 3 before a Ellie Wallace goal for Northside set up an exciting last couple of minutes. Pewsey held on for the win in an exciting game that could’ve gone either way.
Swindon Rangers came away from South Cerney with a 1-8 win with goals from Harri Crook (3), Ryan Dunn (3), Rhys Farrow (1) and Harry Farrow (1).
Two goals each from Thomas Harris and Max Thorley secured a 4-2 home win for Highworth Town Juniors T against Wanborough Juniors at the Rec.
FC Abbey Meads Colts kept up their unbeaten league record with a 4-1 victory over FC Abbey Meads. James Ejsmont gave them the lead from the penalty spot after Jack Cremin was brought down in the area. Andrew Smith extended the lead soon after with a superb lob when put through on goal by Jack Cremin. Smith added a third just before half time finishing well after a superb passing move involving Ben Wollen and Cremin. Smith completed his hatrick early in the second half with a long shot from outside the area. Abbey Meads got a late constellation goal but it finished 4-1 to the Colts.
Northside Athletic overcome Swindon Youth by 3-1 in a very entertaining game of Football by both teams. Youth started of the better and deserved to go 1-0 up. Athletic then started to get a grip of the game and a goal from Tom Pugh and a fine strike by Kain Chivers gave Athletic the lead. Tom Pugh wrapped the game up with his 2nd and was unlucky not to get his hat trick when he hit the bar. Owen Donnan, Ben Dodd & Tyler Hammick all had good games for Athletic
Northside Athletic Colts kept their nice little run going beating Stratton Youth by 6-3. Cory Adams making his debut opened scored 2 early goals. Ethan Ollier added 2 before half time before Stratton pulled one back. Second half Stratton pulled it back to 4-3 before Adams completed his hat trick from the penalty spot and scored his 4th after good work from Cameron Gallagher. David Pike, Calum Venn & Jack Lane all had good games for colts
An excellent team effort from Ferndale Rodbourne YCFC enabled them to come from behind and secure a 2-1 win against a strong FC Abbeymeads team and climb to joint top of the league table. Both teams battled hard on a heavy, difficult pitch but two excellent goals from Dawid Osinski and a Player of the Match performance from Goalkeeper Kyle Meader-Harris helped Ferndale claim the win.
Ferndale put in a strong performance to leapfrog Stratton at the top of Division 3. There were 2 goals for Maciej Demidowicz, and goals for Danny Dulea, Keiran Dodson, Lucas Peachey along with a superb long range shot from man of the match Jay Lalli.
In what was a closely contested clash between 1st and 2nd, Ashton Keynes came out on top. The first half saw both teams create chances but Ashton breaking the deadlock first when Ferndale failed to clear a corner ball as Will Malcom Headed the ball down to Charlie Cook’s feet who kept his composure and tucked away from close range. The game started to open up and became quite end to end and with a direct ball of the top of the Ashton defence saw the Ferndale striker go through and slot home to bring things level. After the break Ferndale clearly looked to tip the balance and go for the win, however they were met by a even more determined Ashton side. With the pressure slowly building in Ashton’s favour, Ferndale continued to find themselves pinned back and when a through ball over the top was latched onto by Ewan Palmer he had no choice but to drive towards goal and smashed it home giving the Ferndale goalkeeper very little chance of saving. Ferndale then had to pull something special out of the bag and mounted an all out attack on Ashton backline and came close on a few occasions but without success. Ashton held on for a well deserved 2-1 win which see’s them increase their grasp opening the gap to 5 points at Christmas. MOM: Ed Fish for an outstanding defensive display both aerially and physically.
Swindon Supermarine got through to the Semi- finals of the Wilts County FA Youth Cup with a 4-1 win over Croft Juniors (Red). A closely fought first half saw a few chances but it remained 0-0 at the break. The second half, however, saw Dan Harry open the scoring for Supermarine after latching onto a Sam Long through ball and a few minutes later Dan Harry returned the favour for Sam Long to put Supermaine 2-0 up. Croft kept working hard and got themselves back into the game from the spot, however, another Sam Long through ball found Kyle Bowyer for him to make it 3-1 and Joe Miller made it 4-1, thanks to Dan Harry’s second assist of the game.
A Hard fought game between two sides who really went out to win the game to process through to the next round of the county cup, With only a few chances from either side it was Supermarine who took the lead 5 minutes before half time when Daziel Hylton stole the ball on the edge of the box to create a chance to shoot which the keeper saved but Tommy Lawrence followed in on the spilled ball and slotted the ball home. In the Second half it was still a tightly fought contest but with some good pressure from FC Chippenham see them twice in close succession to turn the tie around in their favour, With both teams still cancelling each other out. it was with only 4 minutes remaining that Swindon Supermarine equalised with a great run down the wing From Tommy Lawrence who then Drilled the ball across the Box for George Herbert to volley home from 6 yards. So both teams went into extra time and were fully committed to winning the tie but in the second half of extra time a Solo run from Tommy Lawrence beat the last two defenders to the slide the ball past the keeper to win the game and put Swindon Supermarine into the next round