WINSHAM UNITED FOOTBALL CLUB

Fixtures, Results and team information

 LOCKDOWN- MATCHES restart 5th December


Date
Type versus Location Result Score
5th September- 4.30pm  KO Friendly Perry Street Reserves Away L 4-2
12th September-2.30pm KO Friendly Millwey Rise Reserves Away D 1-1
19th September-2.30pm KO League Crewkerne Rangers Reserves Away W 6-2
26th September-2.30 pm KO League Forton Rangers Reserves Home L 0-3
3rd October-2.30pm KO League Chard United Reserves Away Postponed Bad Weather
10th October-2.30pm KO League Shepton Beauchamp Away L 2-1
17th October-2.30 KO League Netherbury Away Postponed  
24th October-2.30 KO League Chard Rangers Home W 5-1
31st October-2.30
KO
League Uplyme Home L 2-0
7th November-2.30KO League Chard United Away Postponed  
14th November-2.30KO League Donyatt Away Postponed  
21st November-2.30KO League Netherbury Home Postponed  
5th December-2.00pm League Ilminster Town  'A' Home    
12th December-2.00pm League Chard United Away    
19th December-2.00pm League Donyatt United Home    

Winsham United FC in their new strip

Match Report-Winsham United v Uplyme  (0-2) 31st October

With storm Zeta affecting most games in the PSDL, Winsham’s game vs Uplyme had the go ahead! Donning a new kit Winsham were missing key personnel against an inform Uplyme team. Winsham started well, creating multiple chances in the first quarter that lacked a finishing touch. Uplyme took the lead at the half hour mark, a well taken strike from around twenty yards and were unlucky not to be awarded a penalty late into the first half. Chances fell to Dan Harvey and Karl Fletcher to grab the equaliser, but the Uplyme goalkeeper stood strong.

Into the second half and Winsham searched for an early equaliser with two valid penalty appeals waved on by the referee. Winsham continued to push men forward, allowing Uplyme to secure a second as they broke away with a quick counter. A final result of 2-0 to Uplyme, a fair result against the best team Winsham have come up against this season. All the Winsham team gave their all in a physical and enjoyable encounter. Man of the match Richard White in the sticks upset a couple Uplyme players with his performance. Not just his unbelievable saves in goal, but reminding players not to cross the line!

Match Report-Winsham United v Chard Rangers First (5-1) 24th October

Winsham return to Bakersfield with a 5-1 win against rivals Chard Rangers First. A sloppy start to the game as the wet weather settled in for the afternoon. Neither side really settled for the first 20. A tactical change from the Winsham manager Jay Stewart introduced better attacking play from the Winsham side. The introduction of Tom Stead saw him break the deadlock with a fine strike that couldn't be kept out by the Rangers keeper. 1-0 Winsham at half time.

Into the second half and Winsham start well. Matt Gaylard controlled a deflected corner to produce a tidy volley into the corner of the net. 2-0 Chard Rangers react well and produce a well taken goal to get them back into the game. Winsham then started to run riot, Steady taking his second of the game. Quickly followed by Ross Goodland finishing off a well worked play across the box and passed the ball into an empty net. Goal machine Tom Stead was keen to complete his hat-trick, and so he did. Taking the ball inside the box at a tight angle and blasting the ball into net. Another memorable hat-trick for the big man. Full Time 5-1 Winsham. Well done lads!

Match Report- Winsham United v Shepton Beauchamp Reserves (1-2) 10th October

This week’s fixture saw a young Shepton side come out on top of a well battled game. Shepton started the game with consistent attacking threat against the Winsham defence. Standing strong for the first 10, but Shepton found themselves 1-0 ahead after Winsham failed to clear the ball. Not long after the Shepton side gained the confidence to outplay the Winsham midfield, slotting the ball through the middle as the Shepton striker only had the keeper to beat 2-0. Midway through the first half Winsham switched it up, with Joe Simmons filling in at CB as Tony Harwood pushed into the midfield. Winsham started to win the battle in the middle, and gained a degree of control as the first half came to an end.

Winsham went into the second half with great momentum. The lads fought for every 1st and 2nd ball and started to press the Shepton defence. All we needed was a goal, hard work from striker Dan Harvey paid off as his pinpoint strike from the edge of the box put Winsham back into the game 2-1. Space opened up in the Winsham defence as we pushed for the equaliser. Fantastic work from goalkeeper Richard White kept the Winsham side in the game, a couple of exceptional saves. Winsham continued to push the Shepton side back into their half, but couldn't find the equalising goal.

 

Match Report- Winsham United v Forton Rangers Reserves (0-3) 26th September,2020

Winsham hosted our first home league fixture against Forton Rangers Reserves. A well battled fixture that resulted in Forton coming out on top. The game was well balanced to start, with neither side creating much in the final third. Winsham grew into the game, playing better attacking football but without the goals. Forton reacted well and a quick counter attack was conceded by Winsham. 0-1 at the break.

A somewhat scruffy second half didn't get going well. An early injury into the first 20 saw goalkeeper Richard White replaced. At this stage legs were beginning to tire in the last twenty, giving Forton multiple opportunities to increase the 1-0 lead. Winsham tried to press for the equaliser, but allowed Forton to take 2 further goals in the last quarter. A couple chances for Winsham to get back into the game, but we just weren't clinical in front of goal. 0-3 Unlucky lads, on to the next one!

Thank you to all spectators who respected the Covid-19 guidance. A good amount of support for both sides.

Match Report-Crewkerne Rangers Reserves v Winsham United ( Tom Stead-4) 19th September

Winsham United kicked off the 2020/21 season away to Crewkerne Rangers Reserves.

With a delay to the start of the game Winsham were put under early pressure by the Crewkerne side. Conceding a penalty to give Crewkerne the lead. With the momentum behind Crewkerne, they went on to take a deserved 2-0 lead. Winsham kick started into action with a well worked goal taken by Karl Fletcher on his Winsham debut, an excellent finish looping over the keeper. Late into the first half Winsham pressed the Crewkerne side and found an equaliser through Winsham's Finest Tom Stead. A well taken goal to make it 2-2 at half time.

Into the second half and Winsham came out of the blocks to take the lead through Tony Harwood. Then the game turned into a Tom Stead master class. A fantastic 30 yard strike from Steady found itself tucked into the top right corner 2-4. A strike that Steady won't let us forget. With his competence in front of goal Steady proceeded to slot in another 2 to make it 6-2 to Winsham. Tom Stead netted a total of 4, which he made sure that everyone knew about! An excellent performance from the Winsham side to take 3 points in our first league fixture. Some noticeable performances today, Craig Parris returning to dominate the midfield, Gary Male with a good shift at LB, and of course that man Tom Stead. Well done lads!

Match Report-Millwey Rise Reserves v Winsham United (Dan Harvey-1), 12th September

Winsham put in a good performance in our last friendly game hosted by Millwey Rise AFC. Winsham started the game strong, playing the game in the Millwey half. The game developed into a well-defended first half by Winsham. Millwey were not able to secure any clear cut chances. However, a well-struck shot found itself nestled into the top right corner before the break. Millwey 1 Winsham 0. Winsham went on to handle the game dominantly in the second half, with little for the Winsham goalkeeper to handle.

Winsham continued to battle and press for the equaliser. As the game proceeded into the last quarter, Winsham were beginning to breakdown the Millwey defense. Presenting multiple opportunities in the final third, a goal was on its way. Into the final minutes of the game and Winsham continued to knock on the door for an equaliser. A string of attacks and well played football presented Dan Harvey with only the keeper to beat. Slotting the ball into the back of the net with almost the last kick of the game. Millwey 1 Winsham 1

 

Match Report-Winsham United v Perry Street Reserves-Saturday, 5th September
The game yesterday was fantastic. We had 17 players wanting to play and received great support also. Winsham played some great passing football and were winning 2-0 at half time with goals from Joe Simmons and Dan Collins. In the second half we began to fade with lack of match practice and fitness and a very young Perry Street team scored 4 goals in the final 25 minutes making the final score 4-2 to Perry Street. The game was very enjoyable for all and we look forward to the next game. (away to Millway Rise Reserves 12/09/2020). 

 

 

 

 

 

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