Uhlsport Hellenic League
Published 25th April 2011
....Wantage Town already crowned champions, Binfield secured the runners-up spot after beating Reading Town, courtesy of first half strikes from James Suarez and Carl Davies, which also meant that long-time leaders Ardley United were pushed into third place.
Highworth Town’s victory at Shrivenham, thanks to second half goals from Dan Hilder and TJ Bohane puts them into fourth and Slimbridge’s 2-0 victory, thanks to a Ross Langworthy brace, secures their fifth position.
All five of the top sides were separated by only four points in one of the closest finishes for a long time.
Ascot United and Bracknell Town drew one each after Harry Swabey had given the Robins a second half lead from the spot only to see Jon Bennett quickly reply for the Yellamen.
Fairford Town lost out to a late Shortwood United flurry in a game which saw Ben Pugh and John Cant put the visitors in front, but replies from Jake Lloyd and Darren Moss evened up the scores. However, late strikes from Alton Axton and Matt Green ensured the victory for the Wood.
Flackwell Heath finished off their season in fine style hitting three without reply against Wokingham & Emmbrook, thanks to strikes from Riccardo Cannon, Adam Harman and Adam Paget.
A goal in each half from Jimmy Deabill and Danny Mason was enough for Kidlington to take the points against Thame United.
Witney United were three-up against Old Woodstock Town, thanks to a Sean McKeon hat-trick, but a fight back from the Satsumas with goals from Alex Feaver, John Dunmall and John Mills added to an own goal, was enough for the Blanketmen to lose by the odd goal in seven.
Strikes from Tom Dingle and Chris Topping for Wootton Bassett Town were enough to see off basement outfit Pegasus Juniors, despite a reply from Mark Smith.
In Division One West, Bicester Town’s victory at Purton by the odd goal in three secures their runners-up spot behind champions, Headington Amateurs.
Adam Lovegrove and Charles Kimbanji had given the Foxhunters a two goal cushion before Jonny Coole was able to reply for the hosts.
Cheltenham Saracens were victors at Letcombe, thanks to second half strikes from Mike Rhodes and Jamie Hammond but finish in third place, despite winning eight out of their last nine league games.
Easington Sports had Matty Keenan to thank for their narrow 1-0 victory over Hook Norton.
Lydney Town went into the lead through Mark Lee against Cricklade Town, Ben Carter then equalized with 3 minutes left on the clock, but Matty Timmins settled it for the home side with a last minute penalty.
Trowbridge Town were 2-0 down to Winterbourne United after Dave Smith and Ashley Knight strikes, but a comeback saw them score three times through Paul Gittens, Nick Mead and Calvin Lockwood to earn the victory.
Tytherington Rocks lost to the much-improved Malmesbury Victoria by the odd goal in three which saw Steve Griffiths open for the Vics after 65 minutes, Mark Hughes equalise and then Mark Field hit the winner with 5 minutes to spare.
In Division One East, Henley Town needed to win to secure second spot behind champions, Holyport and they did this in style by putting eight past a lacklustre Hungerford Town Reserves.
Lining up for the turkey shoot were Martin Abery, Matt Jacobs, Alex Allen, Tom Archibald and Steve Maybury with a four-timer.
Newbury finished third after beating Chalfont Wasps at Crossleys. On target for Newbury were Jamie Green, Shaun Thorp and Darren Jones with a pair and replying for the Wasps were the inevitable Fred Tripp and Ryan Sweales.
Penn & Tylers Green played out a goalless draw with Milton United and finally South Kilburn were turned over after Dean Gardner hit a brace for visitors, Rayners Lane.
And in the 'Bluefin' - Insurance Brokers Challenge Cup, Ardley United had to wait until extra-time for Adam Richmond to score the only goal of the game against Wantage Town to ensure their place in the final.