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FOOTBALL: Abingdon enjoy a welcome booster
10:00am Monday 23rd September 2013 in Non League
FA Carlsberg Vase
Abingdon Town, still seeking their first win in the Uhlsport Hellenic League, marched on with a 3-1 home win over Hook Norton in the second qualifying round.
All the goals came in the second half, with Gavin Jones firing Premier Division Town ahead after 56 minutes.
Henry Rose equalised for the Division 1 West visitors after 70 minutes, but Jack Rowe restored Town’s lead seven minutes from time and Drewn Fowler sealed victory at the death.
Lewis Coyle’s first-half brace set Premier Division side Kidlington on the way to a 4-0 win at Fairford Town, of Division 1 West.
Tom Woodbridge added a third after 73 minutes and Julius Muraga wrapped up the win in the last minute.
Roy Joyce’s strike on the half-hour gave Milton United a 1-0 home win over Bedfont Sports, of the Combined Counties League.
Thame United crashed out 3-0 at Westfield.
The Combined Counties League side took the lead after 24 minutes when Shane Cheeseman’s left-footed strike deceived Lee Farrow.
Max Blackmore increased Westfield’s advantage after the break, and substitute Adam Beale smashed home his first goal for the hosts at the death. Chinnor bowed out 3-2 at home to Bedfont & Feltham.
Seb Philogene fired the Combined Counties League visitors ahead after 17 minutes, but Jamie Essex smashed home the equailser eight minutes later.
Chinnor fell behind again in the 75th minute to a Javonne Molloy penalty awarded for handball by a home player, who was sent off.
Philogene increased Bedfont’s lead five minutes later. Tom Folley pulled one back for Chinnor, but it was all in vain.
Shrivenham slumped to a 3-0 defeat at Hellenic Premier Division rivals Brimscombe & Thrupp.
Adam Price, Ben Prictor and Ashley Caldwell did the damage.
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