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  • Writer's pictureRob Stevens

Joseph Zemaitis scores a hat-trick as Britwell go back to the top of the Premier Division

PICTURE: Britwell return to the top of the East Berkshire League Premier Division table after a 6-0 win at Iver Heath on Saturday.

Britwell produced a dominant performance to win at Iver Heath and return to the top of the East Berkshire League Premier Division table on Saturday.

The Steamteam was humbled after an early exit from the Slough Town Senior Cup last weekend but, put those demons behind them quickly with a thumping 6-0 win at the Iver Heath Recreation Ground.

Joseph Zemaitis was the star on show for the visitors with a hat-trick, with further goals from Harry Farnan, Charlie Graves and substitute Daniel Malloy.

Britwell were able to return to the top after rivals and former leaders Old Windsor dropped points following a 1-1 home draw with Southcote.

Both the goals came in the first half and from the penalty spot, Harvey Seeman hitting the back of the net for the Os. Both teams were also reduced to 10 men during the match as Os’ Chris Tierney and Southcote substitute Myles Bedwell-Parsons saw red.

Surrey Rangers secured their first win in the East Berkshire League with a 4-2 success at Chalvey Sports Reserves. Substitute Daryl Healey bagged a brace with further goals from Darren Cann and Josh Lysaght.

PHOTO: The current Premier Division table with defending champions Britwell the new leaders after a 6-0 win at Iver Heath on Saturday.

Frontline Reserves are the new leaders in Division One after a thumping 5-0 win at Braywood Beavers on Saturday, one week after the same two teams shared the spoils in a six-goals draw. Kacper Kloc was the main main for Frontline with a hat-trick, with Adam Qurban and substitute Tyson Dyer also on the scoresheet.

Berks Elite moved temporarily to the top of the table following their goalless draw at home to FC Baylis, who stand in sixth position in the table.

Stoke Poges maintained their 100 per-cent winning record in the league thanks to a 7-0 thrashing of bottom side Eton Wick at Haywards Mead. The Poges goals scorers included Harley Dyer, Ryan Manton, Sam Manton, Ross McGarvie and substitute Tom Baker

Former league leaders Sandhurst Town lost their perfect winning record after a narrow 3-2 defeat at home to Old Windsor Reserves - The Os climbing to fifth place in the table. Both Rashid Christian-Fares and Lucas Benge were on target in the first half for the visitors, with substitute John Cook securing the points in the second period.

PHOTO: The current Division One table with Frontline Reserves replacing Sandhurst Town as leaders after a 5-0 win at Braywood Beavers on Saturday.

The Charles Twelftrees Trophy (County Cup) continued with four First Round ties involving EBFL teams. All four ties looked tough on paper and so it proved with all four sides suffering defeat and exiting the competition.

Cressex came closest to winning in a 2-0 defeat at home to Elmhurst. KS Gryf went down 4-0 at home to Maidenhead Town, with Reading Tigers losing by the same scoreline at Taplow United. AFC Reading lost 10-1 at home to Burghfield.

The Maidenhead Norfolkian Senior Cup returns with five First Round ties this Saturday (2pm KOs) after a two years absence because of the Coronavirus. There are two all-East Berkshire League ties as Old Windsor host Iver Heath and Hype Train begin their season at Southcote. Britwell make the trip to Maidenhead Town Reserves, Chalvey Sports Reserves go to Taplow United and Holyport Reserves host Singh Sabha.

The Slough Town Cup is celebrating its 100th anniversary this season and the Junior Cup First Round gets under way on Saturday (2pm KOs). Frontline Reserves won the competition last season and begin their defence of the trophy with a home tie against Slough Heating Laurencians Reserves. Eton Wick head to Reading City Development, Reading YMCA Vets are at home Wraysbury Development and AFC Reading head to SB Phoenix Reserves.

There will be new leaders in Division One next weekend as third-placed Stoke Poges host second in the table Berks Elie, whilst former leaders Sandhurst Town are at home to Reading Tigers. Braywood Beavers welcome FC Baylis.

Surrey Rangers are competing in the Surrey FA Saturday Junior Lower Cup this season and travel to Bookham FC in the First Round on Saturday.

To enter the East Berkshire Football League ahead of the 2023/24 season, or for further information about the league, or an entry form for the upcoming season, please email the team at


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