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Bristol Manor Farm
Highworth Town
A Kington (22' Pen)
Full time
C Ferguson (43'), D Jefferies (54')
Sat 17 Nov 15:00 - The Evo-Stik South - Division One South Attendance 165

Worthians back to winning ways


Bristol Manor Farm 1-2 Highworth Town

Despite falling behind to a penalty midway through the first half, a battling display saw Highworth take all 3 points at The Creek on Saturday.

Highworth had claims for a second minute penalty rejected by the officials when Ash Edenborough appeared to be bundled over by home keeper Ben John. Almost immediately the home side felt equally disappointed when a Highworth tackle in their penalty box was not seen as foul play either.

Bristol Manor Farm then had a decent spell with several corners and free kicks from just outside the box but it was a penalty that gave them the lead on 23 minutes. Highworth keeper Connor Johns did well to push clear a free kick low to his right but in the immediate aftermath, Highworth debutant Sam Morris, was deemed to have committed a foul and Ashley Kington put the home side ahead from the spot.

Highworth then got a foothold in the game and two minutes before half time the ball was played to Sean Wood out on the wide right and his pass inside picked out Callum Ferguson who fired home across the keeper from 16 yards.

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Highworth took the lead on 53 minutes when Darren Jefferies drove into the penalty box from the right and held off a couple of challenges before slotting the ball into the corner of the net.

Headers from Leon Morrison and Callum Parsons went close to adding to the score and ensuring a comfortable finish to the game for Highworth but without a third goal arriving, the last 15 minutes saw the home side push forward but without really causing Connor Johns too many concerns.

Overall this first league win since September was well deserved with a hard working display from the whole team although Manager Jeff Roberts will hope the injury that forced Callum Parsons off is not too serious.

Next Saturday we welcome Melksham Town to the Save On Tyres Stadium, 3.00 KO.

Key moments

Scored Penalty Ashley Kington scores a penalty for Bristol Manor Farm
Goal Calum Ferguson scores for Highworth Town
Goal Darren Jefferies scores for Highworth Town


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74:00 Sub Off
Callum McGhee-Parsons is substituted off for Highworth Town
74:00 Sub On
Ashan Holgate is substituted on for Highworth Town
54:00 Goal 1 - 2
Darren Jefferies scores for Highworth Town
End of period 1
43:00 Goal 1 - 1
Calum Ferguson scores for Highworth Town
22:00 Scored Penalty 1 - 0
Ashley Kington scores a penalty for Bristol Manor Farm
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As it happened

  • Bristol Manor Farm
  • Highworth Town
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  • Ashley Kington Scored Penalty 22:00'
  • Calum Ferguson Goal 43:00'
  • Darren Jefferies Goal 54:00'
  • Ashan Holgate Sub On 74:00'
  • Callum McGhee-Parsons Sub Off 74:00'

Team selection

Johns, Connor Johns, Connor
Wood, Sean Wood, Sean
Stanners, Ryan Stanners, Ryan
McGhee-Parsons, Callum McGhee-Parsons, Callum
Turk, Wayne Turk, Wayne
Morrison, Leon Morrison, Leon
Morris, Sam Morris, Sam
Taylor, Chris Taylor, Chris
Jefferies, Darren Jefferies, Darren
Ferguson, Calum Ferguson, Calum
Edenborough, Ashley Edenborough, Ashley
Bristol Manor Farm
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League round up

Other Division One South results

Barnstaple Town
Evesham United
Blackfield & Langley
Fleet Town
Cirencester Town
AFC Totton
Winchester City


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League table

# Team Pl Pts
12. Melksham Town 38 56
13. Larkhall Athletic 38 55
14. Highworth Town 38 48
15. Bristol Manor Farm 38 46
16. Mangotsfield United 38 37
17. Paulton Rovers 38 33
18. Slimbridge 38 30

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