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4 ISLE OF WIGHT TEAMS BATTLE THROUGH TO QUARTER-FINALS OF HAMPSHIRE CUPS

Panburton3A total of 4 Isle of Wight teams – Brading Town, Shanklin, Pan Community and AFC Wootton – will be in the draw for the last 8 of their respective Hampshire Cup competitions.

Pan Community progressed to the last 8 of the Hampshire Vase after beating AFC Burton from the Bournemouth Saturday League 3-1 at Downend.

Josh Gwilliam opened the scoring with just 28 seconds on the clock after beating a defender and hitting an unstoppable shot from 20 yards. However, Burton equalised after 20 minutes through a quick break that caught Pan unprepared.

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HT: Pan Community 1-1 AFC Burton

Pan took the game to Burton in the second half, winning a penalty in the 70th minute after Mark Taylor was brought down. Sean Gwilliam scored the resulting spot kick. With 5 mins to go before the final whistle, Sean Gwilliam was played through and finished calmly to wrap up a memorable victory for the Newport side.

FT: Pan Community 3-1 AFC Burton

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Pan Community: Joe Williams, Sam Shepherd, Alex Hatton, Sam Williams, Josh Piper, Lenny Dunkling Kaylum Case, Josh Gwilliam, Mark Taylor, Ashley Gulliver, Jack Davies, Glenn Harris, Sean Gwilliam, Josh Tombleson.

After the game, Pan manager John Sivier said:

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“The boys did us proud today with the way they played and worked hard for each other against a tough and well-organised side. What made the win more special is we have not played for over 5 weeks and only managed 2 indoor sessions due to the hall not being available, so to put in the performance and work-rate was really good to see. Also, we have a good squad as a couple of regulars were out and the players we brought in slotted in well.

“Hopefully, we can get to the final this year. We have played 3 games in this cup scoring 33 goals and conceded just 2, and every team we have played so far were sitting comfortably at the top of their leagues.”

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In the only other game to be played in the Hampshire Vase competition on the Isle of Wight this Saturday, Shanklin Reserves were beaten 2-5 at the County Ground by St Francis of the Southampton Saturday League. St Francis are a formidable side as they had already knocked out W&B Reserves 0-1 in the previous round of the competition. The scorer of both goals for Shanklin Reserves was the former Newport player and dead-ball specialist Iain Seabrook, through a free kick and a penalty.

Pan Community will join AFC Wootton in the last 8 of the competition, after Wootton won 5-6 against Winsor United Green the previous Saturday.

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Hampshire Trophy: Warsash Wasps 2-2 Shanklin

Last season’s Trophy finalists Shanklin have scraped through to the last 8 of the competition after beating Southampton Saturday League side Warsash Wasps.

Warsash opened the scoring after 20 minutes against the run of play. However, Nick Vyse equalised 10 minutes later when he dispossessed the Wasps’ keeper close to the corner flag before scoring from a tight angle.

HT: Warsash Wasps 1-1 Shanklin

Shanklin appeared to have been beaten when Warash again took the lead a minute before the final whistle with a tap-in goal after the Shanklin goalkeeper had saved the initial shot. However, in the 5th minute of extra time, Cory Sanderson scored with the final kick of the game to keep Shanklin in the competition.

FT: Warsash Wasps 2-2 Shanklin

Makeshift keeper Pete Wilson was the hero for Shanklin in the penalty shootout stopping 3 Warsash Wasps strikes. The Shanklin penalty scorers were: Pete Wilson, Brad Young and Jordy Cook.


In other Hampshire Trophy games …

BembridgefcBembridge 2-4 Meon Milton

The visitors scored first in the 20th minute. Bembridge equalised with a header from Charlie Dyer 10 minutes later to leave the score 1-1 at half time. Meon Milton then took a 2 – 1 lead in the 55th minute, followed with a 3rd and 4th on 60 and 65 minutes. Bembridge scored a consolation penalty from Micheal Brown late in the game.

After the game, Bembridge manager Justin Malin said:

“They are a very good side and overall deserved to go through. We put them under pressure at times, and they defended well. At the same time, their front line was very lively throughout. Proud of the boys who gave us everything and battled till the end.”

W&B 0-0 Hook (Hook won 3-1 on penalties)

The Isle of Wight champions were unable to break down a stubborn Hook side despite having a goal from Aiden Sainsbury disallowed for offside in the last minute and ended up losing the game on penalties. After the game, Dean Rayner, on behalf of Whitecroft & Barton, said:

“It was a very scrappy game, and W&B looked rusty. Whitecroft & Barton had most of possession, but no clear-cut chances. Hook defended brilliantly the whole game.”

Shanklin will be joined in the quarter finals of the Hampshire Trophy by current holders Brading Town who had a walkover victory against opponents Bishop Waltham Dynamos, who were unable to raise a team.

Results – Saturday 17th January 2022

Hampshire FA Saturday Trophy 4th Round:

• Bembridge 2-4 Meon Milton
• Warsash Wasps 2-2 Shanklin (Shanklin won 3-0 on penalties)
• Whitecroft & Barton Sports 0-0 Hook (Hook won 3-1 on penalties)

Hampshire FA Saturday Vase 4th Round:

• Pan Community 3-1 AFC Burton
• Shanklin Reserves 2-5 St Francis

Isle of Wight Senior Cup 2nd Round:

• Sandown & Lake 1-2 West Wight

Isle of Wight Memorial Cup 2nd Round:

• Adgestone 0-1 East Cowes Sports
• High Park 4-3 Osborne Coburg
• Newchurch 2-3 Carisbrooke United

Harwoods Renault IOW Saturday League

Division 1:
• Northwood St Johns 3-1 Vectis

Division 2:
• AFC Wootton H-W Newport Reserves
• Wroxall 0-3 Seaview

Combination Division 1:
• Binstead & COB 9-1 Brading Town
• Oakfield H-W Bembridge
• Osborne Coburg 1-8 Whitecroft & Barton Sports
• Ryde Saints 1-2 Northwood St Johns

Combination Division 2:
• Vectis 6-3 AFC Wootton
• Ventnor 13-0 Newchurch

Results courtesy of the Isle of Wight DFA

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