Mangotsfield’s form on the up

Published on: 31 Oct 2013

MANGOTSFIELD United moved up to tenth in the league table after an impressive victory at Bridgwater Town.

The Calor League Division One South and West win on October 26 ended the home side’s unbeaten run and was MUFC’s third away success in a row.

Mangotsfield got off to a dream start with Matt Sysum’s opener inside two minutes Ben Hunt added a second with four minutes of the first half remaining. The third came late on in the second half, Ben Hunt adding his second when making the most of a mix-up between goalkeeper and defender.

Manager Richard Thompson had picked the same side that beat Shortwood United 2-0 in the FA Trophy thanks to two goals from Josh Egan. That success earned them an away draw against Tiverton Town on November 2 in a match worth £3,250 to the winners.

The team were due to visit Evesham United for a league match on October 29, just after the Voice went to press.

Goalkeeper Kevin Sawyer was named Supporters Club Player Of The Month for September.

Meanwhile, Mangotsfield United’s youth team are going great guns, notching up an amazing goals in five games, which puts them well clear at the top of their league.

Their victory sequence goes: September 30, won 6-1 at home to Taunton Town; October 9, won 7-0 at home to Brislington; October 13, won 8-0 away at Gotherington (cup); October 16, won 6-1 away at Ashton & Backwell and October 24, won 6-1 at home to Ashton & Backwell.

During October, Mangotsfield Sports recorded a league win against Old Georgians, a defeat at hjome to Fishponds OB and a draw at home to Avonmouth as well as winning away to Totterdown POB in the cup.  

Details courtesy of mufc-online

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