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    More like Archer was through on goal and the defender took him out..."
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FOOTBALL: Archer's broken leg blow

FOOTBALL: Archer's broken leg blow

FOOTBALL: Archer's broken leg blow

First published in Sun Local

Carl Archer scored for White Horse Abingdon before suffering a broken leg in their home game with Checkendon in the Critchleys Upper Thame Valley League.

It happened 73 minutes into the Division 2 clash when he went in for a challenge, with his injury leading to the game being abandoned.

Goals from Archer, Ashley Jones and Michael Bloomfield had put White Horse 3-1 up before the game was brought to a premature end.

Lewis Charlesworth and John Webb hit hat-tricks as Woodstock Wanderers hammered Standlake Garage 7-0.

Sean Dyer also on target for the hosts.

Northway’s five-game winning run ended in a 3-3 draw at Forest Hill.

Sean Herman, Lewis Colwell and Joe Cooke scored for Northway, with Dave Kay (2) and Eddie Holdsworth netting for the visitors.

Luke Cuff scored a double as Barton United beat Sporting Headington Academicals 4-1 at home in Group A of the Hedley Toms/Michael Brown Cup.

Benji Cuff and Jamie McCuaig completed their tally, with Tim Wright replying for the visitors.

Sam Curtis hit a hat-trick to help AFC Jericho to a 4-1 home victory over AFC Valley.

James Carruthers was their other scorer.

OTHER SCORERS

Div 2: Village Inn 7 (M Smith 2, C Royall 2, D Murphy, A Stockford, M Palmer), Black Swan 3 (C Brown, L Dewar, D Hosier).

Div 3: Dilly Utd 5 (K Cochrane 2, M Kent 2, D-L Markset), Long Wittenham 4 (D Osborne 2, A Circland, P Lynch); Milton Midgets 2 (J Carlini, P Arbuthnot), AFC Brightwell 1 (C Silkstone); Wallingford Cross Keys 4 (B Cordery 2, D Norris, E Middleton), Watlington Town 2 (M Hood, S Gair).

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