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AFC Aldermaston win local derby over Overton
AFC ALDERMASTON took their tally to 13 goals in three games in the Hampshire Premier League, as they beat local rivals Overton United 4-2 on Monday at Berrydown.
However, they did not have all their own way and fell behind to the home side after five minutes as Harry Rudge fired home.
Aldermaston equalised on the half-hour mark as Karl Hanks played through Barry Smith to score.
After the break, some neat play from Michael Porter and Liam Tackley played in Hanks and he raced up the wing, and his cross was met by Kai Parton-Edey which gave Aldermaston the lead.
The goal of the game arrived on the hour mark, as Matty Wilkins brushed off two Overton challenges and unleashed a 30-yard shot into the roof of the net.
Aldermaston added a fourth after Parton-Edey, Tackley and Jamie Porter combined to release Carmel Tonna and his cross was met by the head of Michael Porter.
Overton wrapped up the scoring with a late consolation from Ross Cook.
Aldermaston joint manager on the night, Matt Hoyte said: The game could have been seven or eight for us, but we will settle for four goals tonight, that’s 13 goals we have scored in three games on another day those other chances would have gone in as well.”
Overton boss Titch Bloomfield said: “It was very disappointing and a complete disaster for us.”
Just two days earlier, Aldermaston enjoyed a 5-0 win at QK Southampton.
The visitors opened the scoring after 18 minutes after Martin King was tripped in the box, Parton-Edey scored from the penalty spot.
Just before the break, Parton-Edey netted a second from a lovely squared ball from Tackley On 65 minutes, Wilkins made it 3-0 after a defence splitting ball from Tackley.
Aldermaston then scored twice more from Dan Alliston and Smith.
The previous Wednesday, Otterbourne were visitors to Aldermaston and after taking the lead were soundly beaten 4-1.
All the home side’s goals came in the second-half, as Parton-Edey helped himself to a hat-trick and Wilkins netted the other goal.
Meanwhile, Overton who lost to Aldermaston on Monday were beaten 5-1 at home by Locksheath on Saturday.
There cause was not helped by the harsh dismissal of goalkeeper Sean O’Brien with the score at 1-1, after Chris Lavisher converted a Dave Parry pass.
Tonight, Aldermaston are at home to Liss (kick-off 7.45pm) and Overton entertain Winchester Castle (6pm).
Then on Saturday, Clanfield are at Overton, while Aldermaston make the trip to Fleetlands.
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