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Marlow Men’s teams
In their home match with local rivals Amersham & Chalfont the men’s first team came back well from their disappointing result at Newbury.
Marlow won by a single goal and are now only one point behind them in 3rd place in the MBBO Regional League 1.
(Photo by Helen Ritchie)
It was goalless at half time with both teams having done a fair share of attacking. but Marlow came more into the game and scored from a penalty corner put away well by Ben Hoggan (pictured above). Towards the close Amersham attacked more but the Marlow defence held firm. It was a notable win holding promise for the remaining part of the season.
Marlow 2s played at West Hampstead 2s, welcoming back David Hand after a hand injury which has kept him out for the last month. Elliot Kent returned in goal which saw last week’s goal keeping hero Will Hunter move into the back line. Marlow made a strong start, dominating possession and creating a series of chances. Leo Pennant opened the scoring with a poacher’s finish from a short corner. 1-0 Marlow at half time. West Hampstead sought to pressure the Marlow back four in the second half but the defence, in particular Mav Girn, was resolute. With ten minutes to play, Ollie Cadinouche struck a reverse stick shot to seal the points. Pennant then added a third with a tap in just before the final whistle.
Other Men’s results: –
- The 3s beat Oxford Hawks 4 4-3 at home
- The 4s lost 4-1 away to Reading 5
- The 5s beat Sonning 4 at home 6-1
- The 6s had a friendly at Staines and won 6-0
- The Stollers (Veterans) won at home against Maidenhead Merlins 5-0
Marlow Ladies’ teams
Marlow Ladies 1st team faced second place Witney on Saturday. Having drawn with the league leaders recently they felt confident and Witney, playing a mostly defensive game, soon realised they had a match on their hands and relied on catching Marlow on the break. At half time the score was one all with Marlow’s goal scored by Kerri Smith. Marlow did most of the attacking in the second half but both defences stood firm and the scoreline remained until the end.
Other Ladies’ results: –
- The 2s lost narrowly 0-1 to Slough 2s who are well away at the top of the Trysports Premier Division 1. Marlow stay in second place.
- The 3s beat S.Berkshire 2s at home 2-1
- The 4s beat Oxford Hawks 5s away 5-3
- The 5s beat Henley 3s away 5-0
- The 6s drew 1-1 with Wychwood 2s at home and now have a 12 point lead at the top of their league
Marlow FC were held to a 0-0 draw against Hertford FC in the BetVictor Isthmian League – South Central.
Marlow still sit in 11th in the league, but with a number of games in hand, they have chance to chase down the teams above them.
Marlow United overcame a determined Aston Clinton 2-1, to progress into the last eight of the supplementary cup.