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Burnham United unable to unbeaten Broad Plain
11:37am Wednesday 30th October 2013 in Sport
Errea First Division
Burnham United 1, Broad Plain House 5
BURNHAM United slumped to a heavy 5-1 home defeat at the hands of high-flying Broad Plain House on Saturday.
Warren Whitfield scored Burnham’s consolation but, overall, it was a day to forget.
Luke Picton and Aaron Selby both bagged braces, while Oliver Gostling scored a fifth.
The win keeps unbeaten Broad Plain in second place, level on points with Frome Collegians and with a game in hand.
The defeat leaves Burnham in 12th place in Somerset County First Division – with ten points from nine games.
They travel to Nailsea Town on Saturday in the last 16 of the cup.
l Burnham United Reserves were without a game in Division 2W on Saturday following their 5-0 defeat at Glastonbury Town the previous Wednesday.
On Saturday, they travel to mid-table Combe St Nicholas looking for a victory which would pull them further clear of the relegation battle.