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WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Marine go top with Milhench double
SUPERMARINE Sports boss Peter Milhench was pleased with the way his son Jason turned things around in the second-half to earn his side a 4-0 away victory at Vale of Pewsey.
The three points take Sports into a share of the lead in the Wiltshire League Premier Division, but it didn’t look likely at half-time when the two sides went in locked at 0-0.
Having not performed in the first period Jason, who is also the side’s captain, came out and scored two in the final 45 minutes, and his manager and father was pleased with his contribution.
“We had a little row with the linesman and the referee over the way they were treating our players in the first half, but we had a talk with the players at half-time and then five minutes into the second half Jason gave us the lead,” he said.
“We scored again and then Jason managed to score a header from about an inch off the ground. He lobbed the keeper and we still don’t really know how he did it really but it was amazing to watch.
“Jason wasn’t performing really in the first-half, and although he is the captain he doesn’t always act like a captain should and sometimes acts the villain.
“But in the second-half he turned it around and played like a captain should and that helped us play our football.”
Sports only formed in the summer having played as Madames up until this season, and Milhench believes the rest of the teams in their league were not expecting much from them.
“Teams don’t take us seriously because we’re not a big name like Trowbridge, but when we play at our best we are one of the best teams in our league,” he said.
“The players want it, and this is my seventh season and it’s not the best team I’ve had, but on performance and attitude and how we try and play they are the best.”
The Swindon side share the lead in the division with Trowbridge after the west Wiltshire outfit beat Wilts Calne Town 2-0.
Southbrook are the only undefeated side in the division after beating FC Chippenham Youth 4-0 on their travels.
Marcus Welch and Clint Walker gave Southbrook a two-goal cushion at the break before Craig Kent added a third 10 minutes after the restart.
Craig Lewis grabbed a late winner for Shrewton against Corsham Town Reserves in their 3-2 success.
At the bottom of the table, Purton Reserves claimed their first win of the season - a 3-2 win against Blyscawica.
Wootton Bassett Development maintained their 100 per cent record in Division One after thrashing Sarum Youth 5-0 while joint leaders Melksham beat Malmesbury Vics Reserves 2-0.
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