England's Hope involved in six goal thriller
Reigning champions England’s Hope opened their Division One account with a 3-3 home draw against an ever-improving CSKA Reserves, writes Will Jones.
True to form, Hope’s early pressure created several opportunities and after 30 minutes they were 2-0 ahead.
A CSKA fightback followed with goals from Scott Drewery, Toby Killingsworth and an own goal, which gave them a one goal advantage.
Hope equalised but missed a penalty prior to the final whistle. Hope’s goals were scored by Anthony Melton, Ben Norman and Cory Collins.
Chilvers warmed up for their County Cup game next week with a 2-2 home draw against CSKA Emneth at Kingsway.
In a competitive game and an exciting one for the neutral observer, goals from Ryan Juby and Danny Jezeph, pictured right, were cancelled out by CSKA, with efforts from Luke Plumb and Keiron Hamilton.
In Division Two, West Lynn Athletic recorded their second win of the season.
A 2-1 scoreline at Shouldham ensured Athletic top the table with six points.
Despite a Dan Murphy goal for Shouldham, it was a goal from Adam Wickson and an own goal that secured the three points for Athletic.
Ingoldisthorpe travelled to West Winch William Burt, but couldn't get in their stride as West Winch went into a 2-0 lead before half-time.
Goals from Jack Walker and Jamie Wilson completed the scoring for a much-improved West Winch team who deservedly took the three points as the game ended 2-0.
Southery ASA hosted March Sunday in what was another closely-fought match.
A goal scored by Dan Coates for Southery was enough for the three points and the final score remained 1-0 to the home team.
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