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Weekend Round-Up - 11/12 March 2023

Weekend Round-Up - 11/12 March 2023

Burghfield FC14 Mar 2023 - 22:30
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Despite the weather there were plenty of matches played across the age groups, including cup defeat for both our Men's and Ladies First Teams.

The Men’s First Team were in BTC Senior Cup action on Saturday afternoon, taking on Yateley United in the Quarter Final at Sean Devereux Park. We went behind early on, but responded well, with a Teo Atik header levelling the scores mid-way through the first-half. Our hosts replied instantly to regain the lead though, before Ollie Brown drew us level again right on half-time. With no goals in the second-half the match finished 2-2 and went to penalties, with Yateley coming out on top to bring our cup run to an end.

The Men’s Reserves hosted Reading YMCA Rapids at CSA on Saturday in a top-of-the-table clash in TVPL Division Two. Unfortunately it wasn’t our day as the visitors came out on top as we suffered a 3-0 defeat.

On Sunday afternoon the Ladies First Team travelled to Milton Keynes to face MK City Women in the TVCWFL Plate semi-final. Despite goals from Naomi Paxford and Nicole Anderson our cup run came to an end as we suffered a 10-2 defeat.

The Ladies Reserves were in TVCWFL Development Division action away at Marlow Town Women on Sunday afternoon. Lucy Bald was on the scoresheet for us, but we were unable to take any points as we were beaten 2-1.

The Men's Sunday A's were at CSA on Sunday morning, hosting RDG Athletic in RDSL Division Two. Jake McKerron put us ahead mid-way through the first-half, before Elijah Sofidiya-Taylor doubled our lead shortly afterwards. We remained in control of the game throughout the second-half, with Jake McKerron adding his second and our third late on to secure a deserved 3-0 victory.

The Men's Sunday B's were at Clayfield Copse on Sunday morning, facing Caversham AFC in RDSL Division Three. Despite a Vinny Kennedy goal it was a tough morning as we suffered a 7-1 defeat.

Our U18’s hosted Wokingham & Emmbrook Warriors at CSA in EBFA Division Two on Saturday morning, unfortunately finishing on the wrong end of a 5-2 scoreline.

The U17 Bears were also at CSA on Saturday, securing a good 2-0 victory over Winnersh Rangers Dragons in EBFA Division Two.

The U17 Buffalos were away at Wokingham & Emmbrook Wolverines on Saturday morning in EBFA Division Four, unfortunately suffering a 3-1 defeat.

Our U16's were in EBFA Division Five action on Saturday morning, travelling away to league leaders Berks County Raptors. It was a tough morning as we suffered a 5-0 away defeat.

The U15 Bisons hosted Eldon Celtic Lions at Willink on Saturday morning. The visitors led by a single goal at the break, but despite putting in an excellent performance we were unable to take anything from the game, as another two late goals saw us suffer a harsh 3-0 defeat.

Our U15 Buffalos were also at Willink on Saturday, facing Winnersh Rangers Arrows in EBFA Division Eight. We found ourselves two goals behind early on, but pulled a goal back with a fantastic long-range strike from Theo Paterson-Neild before the break. Despite a good display we conceded another two second-half goals as it finished in a 4-1 defeat.

Also at Willink on Saturday morning our U14 Tridents faced Pinewood Predators in EBFA Division Six. In an entertaining game our visitors came out on top as we suffered a 3-2 defeat.

Our U13 Lions were away at Eversley & California Eagles in EBFA Division One on Saturday, coming away with an excellent 4-0 victory.

The U13 Blues made the trip to Old Windsor Tigers Blacks on Saturday, unfortunately suffering a 2-1 defeat in a close game in EBFA Division Two.

In EBFA Division Seven our U13 Tigers kept up our excellent form, taking all three points with a 7-2 victory away at Arborfield Aces.

The U13 Vipers were in EBFA Division Eight action on Saturday morning, hosting Wargrave Wolves Grays at Mortimer West End. A Samuel Bedford hat-trick, alongside goals from Ben Stockwell and Harry Adey were enough to secure the points as we came out on top with a good 5-3 win.

In BYDL on Saturday morning our U13 Pythons faced FC Woodley Zebras Whites for a second consecutive weekend. Goals from Matthew Souden and William Folkard put us ahead, before Woodley pulled a goal back shortly before half-time. Woodley levelled the game mid-way through the second-half, and with neither side able to find a winner the points were shared with a 2-2 draw.

The U12's hosted Twyford Comets Blacks in EBFA Division Six on Saturday morning, coming out on top with an excellent 3-1 victory.

Also in action on Saturday were our U11 Bears, U11 Vipers, U11 Raiders, U10 Titans, U10 Panthers, U10 Jets, U10 Falcons, U9 Lions, U9 Bluebirds, U9 Ice, U8 Tigers, U8 Pumas, U8 Lions, U8 Leopards, U8 Jaguars, U8 Panthers, U7 Tigers, U7 Lions and U7 Pumas.

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