WEEK 35 REVIEW: Round-up of all the Corinthian League action from the weekend

WEEK 35 REVIEW: Round-up of all the Corinthian League action from the weekend

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The race for the runners-up spot in the Senior Division will roll into the final week of the season as Flyhouse Athletic put their hat in the ring for the medals with a fine 2-1 away victory against fellow contenders, Brook Athletic, in their game at Parsloes Park. That result moved Flyhouse up three places in second with Brook now needing to beat the champions in their remaining game to leap above the rest.


The penultimate league match of the season for AC Milano saw them make it thirteen wins from thirteen on Sunday morning, completing a 3-0 away win against Cinoci in Loughton to move to within one result of a perfect season in the league. It was also a unique morning as the league champions fielded two sides simultaneously in different fixtures.


Double header action took centre stage in Division Two with East London Ballers maintaining their chances of a promotion finish this season, taking four points against Daglanta. The first game ended in a 0-0 draw while the hosts were emphatic 8-0 winners in the second fixture, leaving them two points off the promotion places with two games to go.


The remaining Division Four fixture of the season was completed in Rise Park on Sunday, a game which saw Byron Red Star pick up the result they would have wanted on the final day, beating Silencio in a 6-3 scoreline. That result saw Byron confirm fourth spot in the division with their opponents ending in seventh from their maiden campaign.


Over at Parsloes Park, the Division Six action also came to a conclusion with Barking Colts attempting to avoid a tenth placed finish with the visit of London Legacy. Legacy had the better of the exchanges on the day however with Ahmed Ali on fire with four goals for his side in a 5-2 victory. Tyrell De Oliveira also struck for the visitors while Emmanuel Fowowe scored the two consolation efforts for Colts.


In the quarter-final of the West Essex Sunday Charity Cup, it was AC Milano who headed through into the last four of the competition as they completed a win against Critics, a dress rehearsal game for their repeat fixture in the Corinthian Cup Final this weekend. AC were 4-2 winners at Fords to take their place in Wednesday night's semi-final against Brook Athletic.

Over in the West Essex Sunday Charity Trophy competition, it was semi-final day at Whitbread Sports Ground as Woodford Town were taking on May & Baker EC for the chance for a place in the final at Parsloes in a couple of weeks. And it was the higher ranked Woodford who secured their place in another final, winning 4-0 to book their date with Parsonage Leys at the end of the month.

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