• Rob Stevens

Kai James the ace in the pack for Harts Of Bracknell in win against Chalvey Sports A




PICTURE: Harts Of Bracknell celebrate one of their four goals in the 4-2 win against Chalvey Sports A in the latest Showcase Match on Friday night. PHOTO: Gary House Photography


HARTS Of Bracknell remain unbeaten in the League this season after a 4-2 win in the latest Showcase Match at Burnham Football Club on Friday night.

The team is new to the East Berkshire League having made the progression from youth football (East Berkshire Alliance) in the summer and they out-gunned the more senior Chalvey Sports A under the lights.

Kai James was the star on show with a hat-trick, and Tommy Rymell-Board was also on target in a success that moves their side three points clear at the top of the Division One table.


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The League Cup continued last weekend with eight teams battling for a place in the quarter finals and neutrals were treated to four cracking second round ties.

Frontline Reserves recovered from falling two-goals behind against Stoke Poges thanks to strikes from Lorent Baleci and Kacper Kloc, but ultimately lost to their hosts 8-7 in sudden death penalties.

Baylis United did cause the shock of the round when dumping out Premier Division leaders Britwell, 4-3.


VIDEO: Braywood Beavers manager, Jack (right), and captain, Gary (left) react to a win on penalties in the League Cup.


There was nothing to separate Eton Wick and Braywood Beavers after 120 minutes of football, Robbie Baisden on target for The Wick and Fin Palethorpe equalising for Braywood in a 1-1 draw. The Beavers held their nerve to win through 4-2 on penalties.

Iver Heath won the all-Premier Division tie with Hype Train 3-1 with goals from Adam Durrant, Jack Poole and Mark Walker. Phil Newport was on target for the home team.

Elsewhere, both Old Windsor and Singh Sabha made it safely through in the 100th anniversary of the Ascot & Fielden Charity Cup and will now meet in the quarter finals later this season. Old Windsor thrashed Sandhurst Town 9-1 as Singh Sabha beat Cressex 2-1.


VIDEO: Eton Wick manager, Colin, gives his views on a defeat in the League Cup


The focus turns to the Presidents Cup this Saturday (2pm ko’s) with six second round ties and five of those pit Division One teams against opposition from the Premier.

The pick of these see Baylis United and Southcote, both of whom have already eliminated higher-league opposition in Cup football this season, host Pundit and Frontline respectively.

To enter the East Berkshire Football League ahead of the 2022/23 season, or for further information about the league, or an entry form for the upcoming season, please email the team at contactebfl@gmail.com




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