Anglian Combination round-up: Saunders and Bartram help Acle United complete another title defence

Football action from Spixworth (Red) v Acle (Black and White) in the Anglian Combination Premier Div

Football action from Spixworth (Red) v Acle (Black and White) in the Anglian Combination Premier Division. Picture: MARK BULLIMORE

Acle United are celebrating their fourth successive Sterry Cup triumph after their 2-0 win over Spixworth.

Aaron Saunders and Charlie Bartram struck to see off Spixworth, who remain second in the Premier Division but can no longer catch United. However, Harleston Town could catch them if they win their games in hand. They closed the gap with a 1-0 win at Reepham Town. Scott Woodgate netted.

Norwich CEYMS finished their season wih a 2-0 win at Mulbarton Wanderers. Their scorers were Ross McGregor and Joe Woodcock. Blofield United beat Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves 5-1, with goals from Thomas Cullumbine (two), Ashley Mitchell, Ben Morgan, an own goal and George Yusuff for the visitors.

Louis Gaughran and Scott English scored for Dersingham Rovers to earn a 2-0 win at Long Stratton and lift them off the bottom. Scole United slipped down, losing 1-0 to Mattishall thanks to an Orren Oliver goal. Matt Doyle, Gavin Lemmon, Jordan Atree and Bradley Spooner scored for Wroxham Reserves to beat Caister 4-1. Garret Ward bagged a consolation.

Tomorrow Spixworth play Caister, in the Mummery Cup final at the FDC (7.15pm kick-off).

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Waveney were also confirmed as Division One champions on Saturday. Braces from Bradley Hough and Sam Shepherd, plus goals from Luke Salmon and George Barber secured a 6-1 win over North Walsham Town, who registered through Liam Jackson.

Liam Harvey-Cooper (two) and John Remblance scored for Beccles Town to spoil runners-up Stalham Town's last match with a 3-2 win – Antonio Fawkes and Pat Gainsford scored for Stalham.

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