Houlihan's Press Report 20th December 2020

By Russell Hardy

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Houlihan’s Birkenhead Sunday Football League Press Report for Sunday 20th December 2020,

The weather has once again decimated the fixtures in the Houlihan’s Birkenhead Sunday Association Football League with only seven games surviving, we did manage to get at least one game played in each of the four divisions,

Rock Ferry Social with a brace from Josh Griffiths supported by singles from Richie Owens and Charlie Macinnes in a tremendous 4-1 success at FC Bidston to take pole position in the Premier Division and keep their 100% start in the League, Liam Casey replied for FC Bidston, Queens Park (Harvey Sample, Ben Kerr) and Great Float Sports & Social shared the spoils 2-2, thus registering a third draw for both teams this season,

Division One action saw a local high scoring derby with Rivacre maintaining their unbeaten start to the season and still head the division after efforts from Joe Brandon with a double and supplemented by singles from Alex Wilson, Jamie Eaton and Jake Hulley with a 5-2 result, replying for the hosts Ellesmere Port Athletic were Paul King and Jack Sails,

Division Two leaders Neston United dropped their first points of the season after failing to notch any goals and have a share of the points with Bromborough Rake in a 0-0 draw while Higher Bebington JFC registered their first maximum of the campaign with a resounding 8-4 success over Vauxhall Motors FC, on the scoresheet for Higher Bebington were Will Morris with a hatrick, a couple from Matt Toner and one each for Dan Wynne, Dan Freedman and Joel Whalley,

Two games in division three and neither matches produced any winners with Rangers Breaks (Chris Caress, Mike Jones sharing the spoils in a 2-2 draw with Silva Athletic (Martin Whalley, Phillip Melling) and AFC Raeburn (Danny James) shared the honours 1-1 with Parkgate ST Germain,

There will be no games played on the 27th December, Wirral Council have also closed the grounds on Sunday 3rd January but we do have one Scheduled game with Beechwood in The Cheshire County Football Association Sunday Challenge Cup away to Dee Rangers,

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