Final settled by early goals
BREWMASTER LIFT CUP AFTER GETTING BETTER OF A FRANTIC START
BREWMASTER beat Hamstreet 2-1 in the final of the Sunday section of the Ashford Charity Cup.
In a frantic start to the game, Chris Gillman pounced on a parry from Hamstreet’s goalkeeper to put Brewmaster ahead after just three minutes. Hamstreet replied two minutes later with a free-kick from Tom Wilmshurst to make it 1-1.
Five minutes later, Brewmaster won a corner and Josh SquiresQuinn headed in to make it 2-1 and although both teams had several chances to score, it was Brewmaster who hung on to win. ahead, Hamstreet had to withstand a Mersham fightback which saw them level at 3-3 and then miss a penalty. With extra-time failing to separate the sides, it was Hamstreet who went through 4-3 on penalties. BETHERSDEN recovered from their shock 2-0 defeat to Bliby in midweek to beat Highfield 7-0, Paul Burt and Shane Simms both scoring a hat-trick.
Bromley Green stay second after beating relegated Troggs 8-0. After a goalless first half, it was substitute Gary Mickelborough who led the second-half onslaught with a hat-trick. this up with a 2-1 win at home to Churchill Royals.
Another side to win two games in a week were Aldington. They had 1-0 success at Lydd in midweek which they followed up with a 5-1 victory at home to Red Heathens – Chris Linkins and Alex Williams scoring two goals each.
Galacticos got back to winning ways, Matt Skipper scoring a brace in a 5-1 home victory over Lydd. CHARING won 6-3 at Wye Monarchs to ensure their survival, while Shadoxhurst stay rooted to the bottom after going down 3-1 at home to Appledore. up with a 4-1 victory at Newchurch,
Ashford Victoria virtually ensured runners-up spot with a 11-0 demolition of Park Farm Rangers, Wayne Cleave led the way with five goals.
Aldington Reserves won their second game in a week, following up a 2-1 win at home to Burton Grove with a 4-2 victory at Brabourne. KENNINGTON Reserves warmed up for today’s (Thursday) Sheber Cup final against Ashford Eagles by clinching promotion with six points from their double-header against Mersham Reserve (3-0 and 3-2).
Ashford Spartans and Highfield Reserves drew 3-3 draw, while Prince Albert rounded off their season with the same score against Man of Kent.
Givaudan won 7-0 at home to Troggs Reserves with Ricky Harding scoring five in the other game.