CARTERTON moved two points clear at the top of the Witney & District FA Premier Division with a 1-0 win over Charlbury Town as their nearest rivals slipped up.

Craig Mays scored the only goal to secure Carterton’s victory.

Elsewhere a brace from Raffy Rice was not enough for Stonesfield.

They drew 2-2, as Milton hit back through Alex Ayres and Dan Hootton to snatch a share of the spoils.

Spartan Rangers made an excellent start to 2020 with a 3-0 win at home to Minster Lovell.

Charlie Waite, David Pryse and Mitch Constable scored Spartan’s goals.

In Division 1, Enstone went goal crazy as they hammered Middle Barton 7-1.

There were doubles for Nathan and Dan Bott, while Connor Bott, Kieran Watts and Andy McCabe also scored.

John Umney replied for Middle Barton, but it was little consolation.

Brize Norton closed the gap on leaders Hook Norton with a 4-2 win at Eynsham SSC in Division 2.

Adam Davis (2), Dan Laverton and Jake Farrugia scored Brize’s goals, with Andy Stratford netting twice for the hosts.

Lee Spencer smashed a four-timer for Wootton Sports in their 5-0 win at Siege, Michael Steers also on target.

Bletchingdon maintained their 100 per cent Division 3 record with a 5-0 win at Chadlington Res.

Richard Wells (2), Mason Connelly, Tom Knox and Mark White scored the goals.

In Division 4, East Oxford showed no Christmas hangover as they thrashed visitors Spartan Rangers A 11-1.

Josh Clarke led the way with four goals, while there was also a brace for Jason Blackman.

Lewis Smith, Shaun Rowbotham, Gareth James, Nathan Prestidge and Nick Edwards scored their others, with Ethan Barrett’s reply bringing little cheer for Rangers.


Div 1: Bourton Rovers 0, Hailey Res 1 (C Davies).

Div 2: Charlbury Tn Res 4 (M Faulkner 2, D Hemmings 2), Spartan Rgrs Res 2 (D Cross, D Henderson-Sowerby); Ducklington 2 (C Fisher, H Butler), Carterton Res 2 (J Langdon, J Andrews).

Div 3: FC Mills 4 (J Rogers, P Long, S Carvey, B Hoare), Bourton Rovers Res 1 (O Sammons); Kingham AB Res 2 (G Price, J Lay), Aston 5 (T Morgan, N Brown, A Robins, N Angus, L Keyes); Wootton Sports Res 3 (T Todd, C Stewart, J Cooke), Stonesfield Res 1 (E Burns).

Div 4: Bampton Utd Res 3 (C O’Shea, J Paintin, J Ford), FC Ascott Rgrs 2 (C Brooksbank, M Balmer); Hailey A 7 (J Aust 2, K Smith, A Mills, T Deaney, R Eastaff, H Macke), FC Ascott 0; Milton Res 2 (G Ford, P Benfield), Brize Norton Res 0.