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Division Two team will contest Knockout Cup final

Evesham Editorial 18th Feb, 2015 Updated: 20th Oct, 2016

DEFFORD/Besford United defeated Ecosamba to reach the semi-finals of the Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday League Evesham Mechanical Services Knockout Cup in which they will face Jacksons Fairfield, thus guaranteeing a Division Two team in the final.

Lee Miller (3), Ballard (2) and Rogers scored for the Pershore-based visitors in their 6-4 win, with Ecosamba netting through Watts (2), Bodiero and Hussain.

Bredon reached the last four of the Express-Funding Mick Godwin Cup with a 3-1 home victory over Division Three high-flyers Cider Mill as Diamond, Pettit and Jordan netted for Bredon and Reading scored for the visitors.

Bredon’s opponents in the semi-final will be Bear, who needed four second half goals from Staley (3) and Goss to overcome spirited hosts Ambi Allsports 4-0.

Evesham WMC moved back to the top of Division One with a convincing 7-1 home win over Eckington thanks to goals from Elliot Grady (3), Ford, Meredith, Spencer and Huckvale for the Workies. Ridings scored for Eckington.

Pinvin United are second following an excellent 3-1 win at Fladbury Athletic in which Izod (2) and Bellamy scored for Pinvin and Haines netted for Fladbury.

Bretforton Old Boys maintained their title hopes with a 3-1 home victory over Stour Excelsior.

Jacksons Fairfield moved within a point of promotion from Division Two with a hard earned 3-2 home win over Alderton in which Liam Scrivens (2) and Warren scored for Jacksons and Baker and Stocks were on the mark for Alderton.

Beech and Beasley were on target for Mickleton Rangers in their 2-1 home win over Tesco United, who scored through Colston.

The top three all won in Division Four as leaders Tewkesbury Town edged out hosts Bengeworth 3-2 thanks to goals from Sutherland, Dyson and Robinson. Mason and Iorns netted for Bengeworth.

Second placed Harvington eased to an 11-1 home success over Ruby Jacks thanks to four-goal hauls from Woodfield and Philpott, whilst third placed Charlton Old Boys won 4-2 at Dragons as Chris Clements (2), Andy Clements and Ainsworth scored for Old Boys and Rossiter and Wicks were on the mark for Dragons.

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