Top three seper­ated by a point as Yate lose

Western Daily Press - - Football -

YATE sur­ren­dered the lead at the top of Di­vi­sion One South of the South­ern League fol­low­ing a 3-1 de­feat at Bide­ford, while Black­field & Lan­g­ley came from be­hind to beat Fleet 4-1 to go top.

Ryan Turner’s hat-trick cost Yate their place at the sum­mit, scor­ing goals after four, 20 and 80 min­utes. Harry War­wick’s goal in the first minute of the sec­ond half had the vis­i­tors in con­tention, but it was not enough in the end.

Black­field & Lan­g­ley, mean­while, trailed to Daniel Framp’s opener for Fleet at half-time, but Con­nor Doe, Adam To­masso, Pa­trick Nolan and Fatah Makhloufi hit back in the sec­ond pe­riod.

How­ever, both sides only have a one-point ad­van­tage over third­placed Money­fields, who have two games in hand.

Money­fields main­tained their charge with a 2-0 home win over Tot­ton, Dan Wooden scor­ing twice in the open­ing 18 min­utes.

Fourth-placed Cirences­ter were grate­ful for Alan Grif­fin’s 89thminute equaliser as their al­lGlouces­ter­shire clash at Cin­der­ford ended 1-1. James Hard­ing had given the home side the lead after 81 min­utes.

And Eve­sham, in fifth, were held 0-0 at lowly Man­gots­field.

Else­where, Bris­tol Manor Farm, High­worth, Larkhall and Paulton all scored four times in im­pres­sive vic­to­ries.

Manor Farm beat Barn­sta­ple 4-1 with Lloyd Mills, Troy Simp­son (2) and Owen Howe on tar­get. Tor­nado Bello replied for the Devon side.

High­worth ran out 4-0 win­ners over Slim­bridge after Wayne Turk and Dar­ren Jef­feries both scored in­side seven min­utes. Turk and Callum McGhee-Par­sons added fur­ther goals after the break.

Larkhall did the hard work in the open­ing half-hour as they won 4-1 away to Street. Mitchell Page and Lewis Pow­ell had the Larks two goals clear by the 12th minute, and Pow­ell went on to com­plete his hat-trick with strikes on 29 min­utes and 54 min­utes. Ed Butcher replied for Street 20 min­utes from time.

Paulton thumped Melk­sham 4-0 away from home fol­low­ing a goal­less first half. Jack Ball scored the first two be­fore Ryan Gay and Sam Jor­dan com­pleted the scor­ing.

with Jamie Bar­ron and Conor Lynch scor­ing the re­spec­tive goals.

In the only Pre­mier Di­vi­sion South game in­volv­ing a West club, Swin­don Su­per­ma­rine tri­umphed 3-0 at home to Staines, although it took 72 min­utes to make the break­through. Jerel Ifil edged the home side in front, Matt Wil­liams made it two three min­utes later, and Stu­art Fleet­wood soon got the third.

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