Adam Warren scores twice in Clee Hill United's 4-0 win at Shawbury United Reserves in Mercian League Division One (From Ludlow Advertiser)
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Adam Warren scores twice in Clee Hill United's 4-0 win at Shawbury United Reserves in Mercian League Division One
CLEE Hill United’s 4-0 win at Shawbury United Reserves doesn’t tell the full story, admitted boss Wayne Whitbread.
Adam Warren bagged a brace, while Ollie Smith and James Clifford also scored in the Mercian League Division One match.
“The final scoreline doesn’t tell the story because it was a real battle,” said Whitbread.
“We had to stamp our authority on the game to earn the right to play.”
Clif ford headed in Hill’s first-half opener and Warren added the visitors’ second goal with 15 minutes left.
Mark Griffiths scored from the penalty spot in Bishops Castle Town’s 2-1 home defeat against leaders FC Oswestry Town.
“I thought we should have won a late penalty because Luke Mellor was fouled in the box,” said Castle jointmanager Andrew Green.
A depleted Church Stretton Town sailed into a 3-0 lead at Morda United but had to settle for a 3-3 draw in the Premier Division.
“We have an extreme injury crisis at the moment and we played very well for 60 minutes,”
said Stretton jointmanager Joe Leask.
A brace from Tom Southern and a goal from Ross Ramuite put Stretton 3-0 ahead before Morda replied with three goals in 10 second-half minutes.
Two-goal Josh Partridge scored a spectacular overhead volley in Ludlow Town Colts’ 7-0 home win against Shrewsbury United Reserves in Division Two.
Man-of-the-match Aaron Dovey hit a brace, while Martin Smith, Kieran Dovey and Nick Dahn netted for Colts.
In-form Danny Gower scored twice and missed a penalty-kick in Wooffer ton’s 2-0 win at Pencombe in the first round of the HFA Junior Cup.
Gower’s second goal was a 30-yard drive and Bryn Martin was the outstanding player for Steve Chadd’s men. Woofferton’s Dave ‘Magnum’ Thomas said: “We’ve won three cups in the last six months and the manager wants us to win this one.”
Orleton Colts eased to a 6-2 win at Hinton Reserves after goals from Alex King (2), Martyn Jones, Shane Jennings, Will Caswell and Ben Smith.
Chris Williams scored for Leintwardine Colts in a 14-1 home hammering against Orleton Colts Reserves, also in the first round.
“These things happen,”
admitted Colts’ manager Chris Shurmer, who started the match in midfield and played in attack before ending the tie in goal.
Tenbury Colts had a disappointing afternoon in Division Three, going down 8-1 at home to Dore Valley.
Carl Price bagged a hattrick as Newcastle climbed to the top of Mid Wales League (South) after a 4-0 home win over Llanidloes Town Reserves.
Tom Bright scored direct from a corner to wrap up the points for John Goodridge’s side.
Mark Grif fiths and Jake Cintra netted in Norbury’s 3-2 defeat at The Gates in Division One of the Shrewsbury Sunday League.
Wayne Grif fiths gave a man-of-the-match display for Norbury, who were denied a point when John Hudson’s tackle saw the ball loop into the net.
Elsewhere, there was better news for Roebuck who swept to a 7-0 win against Misfits in the Herefordshire Sunday League Premier Division.
Sara Bengtsson’s first-half double put Ludlow Women on the way to a 5-1 win over Drakes Broughton Rangers in the Hereford and Worcester League.
Lisa Preece, Kerrie Taylor and Emmy James also scored in Ludlow’s openingday success.
For more details about Ludlow’s women’s team, call Lorna James on 07792 001852 or manager Kevin Powell on 07811 441263.