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FOOTBALL: Abingdon United still looking for first point
8:16pm Wednesday 25th September 2013 in Local Football
Basement club Abingdon United’s woes continued with a 4-1 defeat at home to Ardley United in the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division on Saturday. Ryan Brooks was the star with a hat-trick for the visitors, as the home side suffered their 1th successive defeat.
Brooks opened the scoring after 24 minutes, only for Graham Edney to level just before-half-time.
However, Abingdon’s hopes of recording their first point of the season were shattered after the break as two further strikes by Brooks were sandwiched around a Troy Bryan goal.
Adam Cornell’s last-minute equaliser denied Wantage Town victory in a 1-1 draw at home to Binfield. Richard Guy had given Wantage a 42nd-minute lead.
Didcot Town Res went down 3-2 at Henley Town in Division 1 East.
Tom Ingram and Sam Borland scored for Didcot, but Henley took the points through Louis Howell, Brett Rann and Ben Clarke.
Letcombe, whose captain Luke Stone has quit the club lost 1-0 at home to Easington Sports to stay bottom of Division 1 West.
Luke Gardner’s 79th-minute strike settled the desitnation of the points.