Taunton and District Football League report

Taunton and District Football League report

Taunton and District Football League report

First published in Sport

THIRD placed Predators lost ground on the Division One leaders after their 4-2 defeat at the hands of SRL Allsaints.

Saints went two goals up thanks to Darren Hill and John Richardson the scorers but Chris Taylor scored a cracking 30 yard goal to get Predators back in the game before the interval.

Mark Pope restored Saints two goal lead but they conceded a penalty taken and converted by Jack Taylor but goal of the game was scored by new signing Les Pope who lobbed the Predators keeper from 35 yards to give Saints revenge on the earlier season defeat by the same 4-2 scoreline.

There were goals galore at Sampford Blues as they beat North Petherton 5-4 with Lewis Irish converting two penalties and Brady Hart and Ben Howell scoring the other two.

Bridgwater Sports move up the table after a 3-1 away win at Bishops Lydeard thanks to two goals from Matt Fursland and one from Andrew Skidmore.

In Division Two, leaders Middlezoy Rovers Reserves stay top despite only picking up a point at Watchet in their 2-2 draw as Ryan Brewer and Dan Russell helped twice pulled the scores level.

Wembdon Saints lost 2-1 to Porlock and Nether Stowey fell to a 4-1 defeat at Bishops Lydeard Colts despite Ben Enever's strike.

Division Three saw Stogursey go second above Merry Monk after their easy afternoon at Williton where they won 9-0, both Ryan Chidgey and Josh Fowler scored hat tricks, Murray Lister added two and Andy Symes one.

Sydenham Rangers beat Bridgwater Sports Reserves 3-2 thanks to two goals from Liam Price and one from Jason Stephenson, Gaza Howes got both Sports goals.

But things go from bad to worse for Highbridge Town as they lost 10-1 to Bishops Hull with James Gibbons getting the consolation.

Redgate also lost with a 3-0 defeat at Minehead.

In Division Four, it took a 25-yard free kick from James Baker to break the deadlock for North Petherton Reserves against a dogged Norton Fitzwarren side.

While in Division Five, Nether Stowey Reserves lost 2-1 to Sampford Blues Reserves despite Tom Andrew's goal.

Woolavington stay in touch with the leaders after their 5v0 away win at Creech Coogars, John Higgins hit a hat trick with Josh Corkett and Simon Coombes both adding one each.

Middlezoy Athletic had a convincing 9v0 home win over Bridgwater Grasshoppers again sharing out the goals between eight outfield players, Ruben Lee scored twice once from the penalty spot, Martin Innals converted a penalty, and Graham Gaddy, Joe Andrews, Craig Lazenby, Darren Crook, Alex Troman and Lee Horsey all got one each.

George Wilkinson, Mike Watts and Ash Roberts all netted for East Bower but they still lost 7-3 to Staplegrove Colts.

And it was a tough day at the office for Wembdon Saints Reserves as they lost 12-2 to leaders Tone Youth with Brad Walford and Nathan Fouracres getting the consolation goals.

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