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Bishop Sutton
Corsham Town
Sat 4 Nov 15:00 - The Toolstation Western Football League - Division 1 Full time

Sutton defeated by Corsham

Disappointing result

Heavy overnight rain left a soft pitch, a foretaste of the ground conditions to come.
Sutton were hopeful of getting back to winning ways against a team sitting six places lower and with five fewer points.

Fraser Thomas continued in goal with a back four of Tom Clark, Kai Long, Adam Crooks and Jack Dicker, a midfield of captain Jack Keen, Sam Downes, Zach Francis and Corey Rawlings and a front two of Josh Keen and Mason Daggar.
From the outset it was apparent that Corsham are a better side than their league position suggests and a god open game ensued.
On 10 minutes Thomas brought off a good save from a goalbound drive and 5 minutes later Snoddy in the Corsham goal did well to stop a Long header from a Downes free kick.
On 20 minutes Thomas again saved well, diving to his left.
Corsham broke the deadlock in the 31st minute, an attach down the right and a low hard cross to the far post eluding the defence was smartly converted.
Sutton made the first sub a minute later, Francis being replaced by Ben Alexander.

Half Time Bishop Sutton 0 Corsham Town 1

Sutton levelled in the 57th minute, an Alexander shot from the right was parried by the Corsham keeper, the ball falling to Downes who made no mistake.
Corsham re took the lead on 75 minutes, the ball played from left to right was met first time with an unstoppable volley that flew into the top left corner giving Thomas no chance.
Sutton played the second sub on 80 minutes, Jack Keen giving way to Sam Roberts.
On 81 minutes Daggar produced a powerful shot well save by the Corsham keeper.

Full Time Bishop Sutton 1 Corsham Town 2

Sutton’s Man of the Match, central defender Kai Long for a near faultless display.
We now have two away games, at Portishead on Saturday the 11th and at Radstock on Tuesday the 14th November.

5 sports clubs amongst winners in the Jewson Building Better Communities competition.

Team selection

Team selection has not been published for this fixture yet.

League round up

Other Division 1 results

Malmesbury Victoria
Wincanton Town
Keynsham Town
Chippenham Park
Sherborne Town
Devizes Town
Roman Glass St George
Westbury United
Calne Town


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League table

# Team Pl Pts
12. Bishops Lydeard 40 50
13. Almondsbury 40 47
14. Bishop Sutton 37 45
15. Malmesbury Victoria 36 45
16. Bristol Telephones 38 44
17. Ashton & Backwell United 41 43
18. Calne Town 39 43