• Rob Stevens

EBFL 2020/21 Season - Results Round Up: Saturday 8th May 2021


Lewis Hewitt (pictured) scored twice for Old Windsor Reserves against Hype Train. Photography by Sam Austin

BRITWELL moved three points clear at the top of the East Berkshire League Premier Division after a 4-3 win against KS Gryf on Saturday. Writes Rob Stevens.


The league leaders had to recover from falling two goals behind at half-time against the divisions bottom side but, scoring goals has not been a problem for them this season, now with 22 in six matches.


The game, played in memory of the Grandmother of Britwell joint-manager James Richardson, featured a brace for Aydn Coomber and the late winning goal was an impressive right-foot free-kick from James Betts.


Britwell boosted their chances of winning a first-ever Premier Division title with the signing of former Chalvey Sports star Bryan Taylor this week. Taylor could make his debut when Britwell travel to Slough Heating Laurencians A this Saturday (2pm).


The defending champions, Old Windsor, are five points behind the pace setters, albeit with a game in hand, following a 2-2 draw at second-placed SB Phoenix. The visitors were admittedly off the pace against a solid Phoenix side but did well to battle back for a share of the points, even missing chances to grab the win. Old Windsor man-of-the-match Harry Farnan was on the scoresheet alongside Ben Wilson.


EBFL Division One:

With Division One leaders Iver Heath not in action last weekend, there was a chance for the chasing pack to cut their lead and second-placed Stoke Poges Saints are now just two points behind following a 5-2 home victory against Hambleden. Dan Seagrove pulled the strings on his debut and scored twice in a man-of-the-match performance, with Chris Tierney and Sam Manton also finding the back of the net.


Old Windsor Reserves leapfrogged Hype Train into third spot after a 3-0 success thanks to goals from Lewis Hewitt (2) and Lucas Bene, plus a star display by Jon Hill.


EBFL Division Two:

AFC Cressex extended their lead at the top of Division Two to seven points after a 4-0 win at home against second-bottom AFC Winkfield Reserves.


However, Cressex have played three more matches than Barton Rovers who moved into second place with a 3-2 victory over Stoke Poges Saints Reserves.


Pundit FC dropped one place to third after suffering a first defeat of the season, a 6-0 thumping at Eton Wick, the victors now fourth and can still have a say in the race for promotion. Pundit described the loss as an ‘embarrassing first defeat in the league and the attitude shown definitely does not define us. We apologies to the opposition and hopefully it will be a better, more competitive match when we play again’.


Phoenix Old Boys 4s continue to prop up the table despite a 2-2 draw at home with FC Baylis United.


EBFL Development Division:

Development Division runners-up Calcot Royals put five goals past Pinewood Under 23s Panthers without reply. Wokingham & Emmbrook moved up Sandhurst Town U23s into third with a narrow 3-2 win on the road.


To enter the East Berkshire Football League ahead of the 2021/22 season, or for further information about the league, or an entry form for the upcoming season, please email the team at secebfl@hotmail.com


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