Bowerman terrifies Ashford United as Bracknell Town make FA Cup advance

Seb Bowerman. Photo: Neil Graham /
Seb Bowerman. Photo: Neil Graham /

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Bracknell Town will join Slough Town and Hungerford Town in the draw for the Second Qualifying Round of the Emirates FA Cup after a 4-1 win away at Ashford United in Kent on Tuesday night.

It was two goals each for Robins Seb Bowerman and captain Max Herbert, the former ‘terrifying’ the United defence according to our man on the scene Tony Hardy.

United pulled it back to 2-1 after the break but a Bowerman penalty and another from Herbert settled the tie with Hardy saying: “Seb Bowerman terrified them. The midfield three of Herbert, Louis Soares and Scott Rees were superb. Quite impressed with Dan Baylis and Caden Genovesi at the back too.”

Elsewhere it was over and out for Binfield who were beaten 2-0 at Whyteleafe but left nothing on the field according to co-boss Carl Withers who tweeted that he could not be prouder of his side and the shift they put in. You can read the full report here.

In the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division, Reading City came from behind to beat Windsor 3-2 at Stag Meadow, Danny Horscroft opening the scoring for the Royalists before a quick-fire Nathan Jones and Tyler D’Cruz double on 37 and 40 minutes gave the Cityzens a 2-1 half-time lead.

Adam McNamara. Photo: Darren Woolley /

Adam McNamara briefly levelled for Windsor on 75 minutes but D’Cruz scored again for Reading on 77 minutes to ensure City’s winning start to the season continued.

Windsor’s Stag Meadow tenants Virginia Water suffered their first defeat of the league season, losing 2-1 to Flackwell Heath, the Waters goal coming from Adam Mills.

In Division One East there were plenty of goals as Chalvey Sports beat Woodley United 4-2 at The Rivermoor – read the full report from the night here.

Elsehere, fancied Holyport were beaten 4-0 at home by Wokingham & Emmbrook – read that report here – and Wallingford Town were beaten 2-0 at Kidlington Reserves.

Emirates FA Cup First Qualifying Round

Ashford United 1-4 Bracknell Town
Whyteleafe 2-0 Binfield

Details on the Second Qualifying Round draw here.

Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division

Flackwell Heath 2-1 Virginia Water
Windsor 2-3 Reading City

See the latest Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division table here.

Uhlsport Hellenic League Division One East

Holyport 0-4 Wokingham & Emmbrook
Kidlington Reserves 2-0 Wallingford Town
Woodley United 2-4 Chalvey Sports

See the latest Uhlsport Hellenic League Division One East table here.

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