Season 2017 / 18  

Weekend Roundup
7th January 2018

Congratulations to Marquis who are through to the quarter finals of the Essex Sunday Junior Cup folloowing their 5-2 win over Fordham Athletic this morning. On target for Marquis were Jamie Guy with two, Robin Miller, Liam Bailey & Craig Minter, while Owen Bernhardt & Josh Kenmore replied in vain for Fordham.

Also through to a quarter final - this time in the Junior Trophy are Thorpmund and Vikings. Thorpmund beat Royal Albert 4-2 afdetr extra time thanks to a Jimmy Webb hat-trick and one from Billy Whittaker, while Vikings also won on their travels, beating Goresbrook 5-4 with Steve Eaton bagging a hat-trick and Bailey Barnard the other two. CO4 Ultras went out, losing 3-0 at Bradshaw Roofing.

Two matches this morning in the Terry Martin Trophy first round saw wins for Dynamo Darcy & Cusa. Darcy beat Pitchubry in a close match, going through thanks to a solitary Sam Rollo goal while Cusa had things a bit easier, beating Ramsey Mill Res 8-0 Paul Roberts getting a ht-trick and the other goals coming courtesy of Guningham-Hale, Reynolds, Dees & Elliott.

In the league AFC Pegasus took advantage of Duckpond not having a game by retaking top spot in the Premier Division after their 4-1 win at home to St Johns, Owen Bryan got a brace there. Sunday Shrimpers are up to thrid as they saw off the challenge of Brightmingsea Regent, winning 5-1 with Chris Johnson getting three. FC Byair put fifteen past Ramsey Mill without reply, pick of the scorers were Eri Mucaj and Ryan Lewis who both got four.

In Division One Wormingford Wanderers move up to second with a 1-0 win over City Saints - no prozes for guessing Josh Hodghson and the Wormingford scorer. Byair Res failed to raise a side to face Vagabonds and forfeit the match.

In Division Two Blacksmiths Arms beat ten-man Highwaymen 8-2, Sam Thompson got four, and that puts Blacksmiths two points ahead at the top of the table although Flag, who won 2-1 at Feering Utd Res and are in second have games in hand. Newtown Rovers & Madrid Wanderers played out a 1-1 draw.

Sokretez stay top of Division Three as they beat Fifteen Degrees 6-2, Kevin Coyle adding four to his tally while Great Clacton Utd are up to third as they beat Kelvedon Victoria 6-1. Queens Arms are fourth afetr beating Great Oakley 12-2 with Jarrod Palmer going nap (getting five apparently). A Sam Poole hat-trick helped Dovercourt Rovers to a 5-0 win at home to Bullers.

Just one game in Division Four saw Tavern beat Vagabonds Res 2-1.

Steve Catley

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