Weekly round-up for Sunday 12 November 2023. A two minutes silence marked Remembrance Sunday at every game today. The photo is from the Stockton v Kenilworth Royal Oak match.
We start with the Cup Competitions.
We start with the Cancer Research UK Charity Invitation Cup 2023-24 - Round 1
Bowling Green 1 Bourton and Frankton FC 4
A late consolation from Julian Emery here with less than ten minutes to go but it was already in the bag for Bourton & Frankton who had scored four of their own, and progress into the next round.
We move on to The Tracey Thomas Challenge Cup 2023-24 - Round 2
H R I Harbury 0 Bishops Itchington 2
A goal in each half here for Bishops who have Craig Watkin and Elliott Powell to thank for the strikes. Bishops progress.
Khalsa 7(seven) Dynamo Leamington 3
Dynamo were quick off the blocks here. Ryan Woodward with the second fastest goal of the day on two minutes and he’d got his second fifteen minutes later. Khalsa stepped up and were level before half time through Sundeep Kalsi and Josh Mann from the penalty spot. The second half then became a rout. Kalsi added two more for his hat-trick. Cameron Hundle bagged a brace in an eight minute spell. Ash Rowley pulled one back for Dynamo but Andrei Alboteanu added another for Khalsa to round it off.
Long Itchington 3 Leamington Hib’s 0
A Sam Crawford brace and a strike from Andy McGuire with ten minutes to go were enough here as The Long Men saw off Hib’s to progress into the next round.
We move on to the Division 4 Cup 2023-24, sponsored by Spa Trophies - Semi-Final
Kineton Sport & Social 0 Massey Ferguson Sports & Soc FC 8 (eight)
A one sided affair here as Massey’s march into the Division 4 Cup Final. Ross Davis finishing from the penalty spot after eleven minutes to get them on their way. Goals from Adam Buzzard and Jack Morgan saw the tractor boys three up before half time. Buzzard, Davis and Blake Arthur all completed a brace each in the second half and Danny McCann rounded it all off with the last five minutes from time.
We move on to League ction now and we start as usual with Division 1(A)
Kenilworth Wardens 0 Chadwick End 0
The rarity that is the Sunday League nil nil draw.
We move on to Division 1(B)
Ettington Rovers 3 Khalsa Reserves 4
Luke Warby has a smile on his face after this one! He scores the fastest goal of the day in the first minute, and then scores the last goal of the match with two minutes to go to take the points home for Khalsa. Matthew Moroney added to Warby’s early strike to give Khalsa a two nil lead. Ashley Preece pulled one back for Ettington a minute later. Stuart Wheatcroft then restored the two goal advantage on the half hour mark. Ettington battled on in the second half and struck twice through Jordan Robinson and Ross Waterhouse and it looked like a share of the points until Warby grabbed his last gasp winner.
Tysoe United 0 Heathcote Athletic 3
Musa Sabo and Jamie Halleron-Kay had given Heathcote a two goal advantage by the half hour mark. Darren Palmer then wrapped it all up with twenty minutes to go.
We move on to Division 3
Bishops Itchington Reserves 1 Cubbington FC 2
A close game here and it was the odd goal in three that took the points for Cubbington. Jack Gibson and Luke Swinnerton the target men.
H C Raiders FC 5 Napton FC 5
A ten goal thriller here and it went to the wire! Tit for tat early on, and after twenty five minutes it was two goals apiece. Mohamed Ahmed struck twice for Raiders and Will Bradbury grabbed a brace for Napton. Another goal apiece from Joshua Fitzgeralad and Joe Merry had the teams going into the break at three all! Fitzgeralad then added another shortly after the break to give Raiders the advantage. In a rapid fire minute Ahmed scored his third and James Pelter pulled another back for Napton to make it advantage raiders with fifteen minutes to go. With the points heading for Raiders and only two minutes left on the clock, up popped Suroush Lisle-Pourzyaie to grab the last gasp leveller and a share of the points for Napton.
Newbold FC 5 Long Itchington Reserves FC 2
A brace each for Daniel Masters and Alex White with Jordan Bedford adding the fifth for the Newbold, Elliot Hemming with one of the replies from the Long Men.
Stockton FC 2 Kenilworth Royal Oak 3
A fighting come back from Stockton , but heartbreak at the end. William Harte had given Royal Oak a two goal advantage at the break. Stockton were level by the hour mark through strikes from George Edward Ayley and Daniel Brown. With seven minutes to go Jack Cooper popped up to score and take the points back to the Oak.
Wellesbourne Wanderers 4 Whitnash Town 3
Alexander Rea grabbed a brace. James Pomeroy and Joshua Kilbride also added for Wellesbourne in this seven goal thriller. Matthew Hughes struck twice in the first half to keep Whitnash in the hunt and Connor Hickey had also added before the break but it wasn’t enough.
We finish as usual with Division 4
Stockton Reserves 6 Wellesbourne Wanderers Reserves 1
Sam Rose set Stockton on their way in the ninth minute. Trystan Bending joined in and grabbed a hat-trick. Luc Sengupta and Sam Church also on the sheet for Stockton. Dylan Cook with the Wellesbourne consolation with fifteen minutes to go.