Faringdon Town went to Carterton knowing it was going to be a tough game but we’re keen to put in a good performance. The pitch looked stunning and we wanted to get back to winning ways.
Faringdon Town v Brimscombe and Thrupp Res – 28th October 2017. First league game for a while and Town were keen to get back to winning ways.
After last weeks tough cup game Town faced another tough cup game against old rivals Saxton Rovers. Having played them a couple of months ago in the Thursday Cup and being beaten 6-0 we were looking to show progression.
As a first-team Town are entered into the Bluefin Sports (UHL) Challenge Cup and came up against Hellenic Premiership side Lydney Town. A long trip, but a chance for a break from the league.
With Town unbeaten leading into this match, we knew this would be a different proposition having been beaten 3 times by Moreton last season and knew it would be tough.
Faringdon Town entertained Didcot Town Res in the Berks and Bucks Senior Trophy, a different challenge from our previous weeks wins in the league. With the momentum we’d built-up we were keen to carry it on and felt a good result against higher league opposition was a possibility.