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Fairfield continuing to defy odds after 7-0 win
8:30am Saturday 12th October 2013 in Sport
FAIRFIELD, who struggled against relegation last season, maintained their excellent start to the season in Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League.
They climbed to third in Division Three with a 7-0 thrashing of Dragons with Carr (2), Scrivens and Haycock among the scorers.
Ashton moved second with a 4-3 victory at Inkberrow, Curtis (2), Evans and Duncan scoring for the visitors and Singh getting two of Inkberrow’s goals.
Badsey Recreation earned their first league win of the campaign with a convincing 7-0 triumph over Broadway United Reserves, with Bishop (2) and Frescano (2) the chief marksmen.
Stratford United moved up to third in Division Four with goals from Ainsley, Rapson and Banaje giving them a 3-0 success over Vale Wanderers.
Bengeworth were 7-1 home winners over Stour Excelsior Reserves with goals from Lane (3), Williams, Burford, Mason and Mather.
In Division Two, Evesham United Harriers put six past Cidermill through McKenna (3), Huckvale, Jelfs and Malin, while Ballard netted a consolation for Cidermill.
Pershore High Old Boys produced an excellent display in Division One to defeat in-form Evesham WMC 5-1 with goals from Ridings (2), Worthington (2) and Warren.
In the Pershore Hospital Junior Cup, a Jake Nightingale treble helped Fladbury Athletic win 5-0 at holders Bretforton Old Boys, while Division Two Tewkesbury Town overcame Broadway United 6-3 after extra-time having been locked at 2-2 after 90 minutes.
Bear and Pinvin United progressed at the expense of Honeybourne Gate Inn and Eckington respectively but Defford/Besford United lost out to Hallow 8-4.
In the Minor Cup, Harris and Featherstone both scored four goals for Stour Excelsior in the 10-1 thrashing of Ambi Allsports and Dean Cox hit a hat-trick as Offenham Rovers won 4-2 at his former club Ambassador.
Bredon overcame rivals WMK 2-1, while Alcester Town thumped Anchor Harriers 9-0.
Alderton and Fortis both progressed, defeating Elmley Castle and Pebworth respectively.
In the Gloucestershire FA Sunday Minor Cup, all three sides won with Ecosamba, Sun Inn and Tewkesbury Town Reserves recording comfortable wins over Gloucester League opposition.
Mickleton Rangers lost in the Premier Cup 4-2 at Holmleigh and AC Olympia went down 4-1 at Renegades Reformed in the Intermediate Cup.
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