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Red-hot hitman Martin fires 12 in just two days
2:38pm Friday 27th September 2013 in Sport
GEORGE Martin netted 12 goals in the McDonald's Worcester and District League over two days.
In the Saturday Division, he scored seven times for Arrow 2000 who thrashed Malvern Hills 13-0.
The following day, he added another five as Heenans crushed Callow End 10-0 in the Sunday Premier Division.
Back to Saturday, the University of Worcester got their season off to a winning start with Macloud Mayo notching a double in their 5-0 victory over Malvern Vale.
Powick provided a winning note with a 6-2 sucess at Worcester Anchors, while Malvern Town Reserves drew 2-2 at Foregate.
Colwall St James join Callow End among the early Sunday Premier Division strugglers despite taking New Inn close in a 5-4 home defeat.
Sunday Division Two leaders Inter Express were held to a 4-4 draw by West Midland with Ian Farney and Luke Arnold both bagging braces for the Malvern side.
Dan Monk cracked a hat-trick as the University of Worcester won 4-1 at Malvern Rangers, while Malvern Victoria lost 2-0 at Claines.
James Lush found the net five times as Falcons defeated Colwall Village 10-1 in Division Three and Powick Reserves suffered an 8-0 home beating by Metro.
Foresters Arms lost 4-3 at Cutnall Green.
In Division Five, Shane Abel grabbed both goals for Sport Dysons who were 2-1 winners over Leigh and Bransford Badgers.
A missed penalty condemned Badgers to their third defeat in an even encounter.
Nick Medakovic saw his header tipped over but keeper Henry Davis was sent the wrong way from the penalty spot five minutes from half-time after Mark Stubbs was ruled to have handled.
In a scrappy second period, Chris King headed in the equaliser on the hour from Stubbs’ free-kick but they were caught out on the counter-attack soon after by what proved to be the winner.
After Zack Hunt was fouled in the box, Stubbs’ low penalty on 75 minutes was saved by the home keeper, giving Dysons their first win of the season.
The Worcestershire FA Sunday Premier Cup kicks off this weekend with Malvern Radar visiting Kidderminster League outfit Ocean Designs.
Colwall St James host league rivals Arrow 2000.
l Colwall Village are in urgent need of more players, especially centre-backs.
They visit Cutnall Green in Division Three on Sunday.
The team are based at Colwall Green, Walwyn Road, but have players from Malvern and Worcester.
Anyone interested can call chairman Roly Green on 07447-111738 or secretary Jon Bushell on 07896-017550.
* Upton Town suffered their second defeat of the Cheltenham Association League Division One season 3-0 at home to unbeaten Whaddon United.
It was a tough game but Town, now down to fifth in the table, looked good in possession and the Whaddon keeper deserved his clean sheet with some great saves.
Captain Kristian Richardson put in a man-of-the-match display in attack but Town’s performance off the ball let them down.
They were punished three times in a close game and host Badsey Ranger Reserves tomorrow in the Worcestershire FA Saturday Minor Cup first round (2pm).
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