Gloucestershire Echo

Two wins take Albion to top


» BROCKWORTH Albion have taken top spot in Northern Senior League Division One with wins over Bredon and Smiths Barometric­s.

Matt Cairns (two) and Dan Martin scored in Saturday’s 3-1 win over Bredon, and on Tuesday Martin (two), Gareth Jones and Scott Banner saw off Baros 4-1.

They lead by two points from Tredworth Tigers with Longlevens Reserves a further point back after beating Tewkesbury Town 5-2, Matt Emmett (two), Fin Clift, Alex Knight and Shiyak Sutherland scoring, Alex Roder and Matt Tarling replying.

Dursley Town are another point back after Haydn Evans and Fintan Small saw them past Bibury 2-1, Alfie Cook scoring for Bibury, who are five points off the top.

Chalford are level with them after beating Woolaston 8-1, Nathan Buckland, Ryan Harry and Ben Minnican all scoring twice, with Fred Wilson and Ryan Outram getting the others, Woolaston’s consolatio­n from Jonathan Guest.

Edward Hawkins and an own goal scored as Charfield beat Lydney Town Reserves 2-0.

In Division Two, Whaddon United and Rodborough Old Boys continue their promotion bids with victories.

Jordan Mitchell’s hat-trick set Whaddon up for their 6-0 win over Mushet & Coalway, Zack Hodges, Connor Barrowclif­fe and Lawrence Gorry with the others.

They are four points clear at the top with games in hand, while third-placed Rodborough have a seven-point cushion after a 5-3 win at Falcons. Jamie Walker (two), Lance Rennolds, Travis Cooke and Jed Ainsley-bridger scored, Falcons replying through Ryan Godwin, Christophe­r Lee and Ciprian Brinca.

Cheltenham Civil Service Reserves scored through Daniel Wills (two), Riley Greenwood and Patryk Imfeld to beat Leonard Stanley 4-0, while King’s Stanley and Viney St Swithins drew 3-3. Daniel Carman scored twice for Stanley, Tyler Gingell with the other, Viney’s goals coming from Kieran Fabiani, Matt Fishburne and Luke Roberts.

On Tuesday, Gala Wilton Reserves beat Falcons 3-2, Ryan Dobbins with a hat-trick.

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