WESTWOOD United Reserves missed the chance to strengthen third position in Division One following their 2-0 defeat at eighth-in-the-table Finchampstead, writes Rob Stevens.

Alex Woodhead and Liam Yelland were on target for Finch at The Memorial Park.

Champions Newbury carried on with their tittle celebrations after an 8-0 victory at Reading YMCA Rapids on Saturday.

Both Bradley Pagliaroli and Russell Benham scored twice in the success, with further goals from Dan Donegan, Danny Langford and substitute Luke Gray.

There was nothing between Rotherfield United and Cookham Dean Reserves in a 0-0 draw at the Bishopswood Sports Ground.

Marlow United have taken full control in the race for the Premier Division title after a late and dramatic twist in the top flight.

United beat Burghfield 2-0 thanks to second-half goals from Liam Bushay and substitute Felix Prudden at Oak Tree Road on Saturday.

Meanwhile, current leaders Cookham Dean were beaten 4-1 at 10-man Woodcote Stoke Row in their final game.

James Griffiths bagged a brace before he was dismissed for a second bookable offence, with Ryan Corbett and Edward Gadd also on target at the Woodcote Recreation Ground.

The results mean Marlow are now just three points behind Cookham with two matches remaining, whilst the Dean are guaranteed at least second position in the table.

Marlow can secure the title with a win at Burghfield this Saturday (3pm).

Their final game of the season is at home to bottom side Woodley United Royals next Tuesday (7.30pm).

Berks County strengthened their spot in fifth place in the table following an impressive 7-1 victory over Richings Park.

Wraysbury Village moved up two places to sixth position after a 5-3 home win against third-bottom Wokingham & Emmbrook Reserves on Saturday.

The goals for the losing visitors to the Village came from Craig Slattery, Jack Narraway and substitute Sam Cooley.

Woodley United Royals beat lower-league Eldon Celtic 4-3 on penalties to make further progress in the Reading Invitation Junior Cup.

The tie finished 2-2 after normal time with Luke Wilson and substitute James Elderton on target for the Royals.

Goal difference continues to separate both Wargrave and Mortimer Reserves in the race to be crowned champions in Division Two with two matches remaining this season.

Table-toppers Wargrave won 5-3 at sixth-placed Richings Park Reserves, while Mortimer beat fifth-in-the-table Hurst Reserves 4-1 at home.

Craig Haylett bagged a brace for Mortimer at the Alfred Palmer Memorial Playing Fields, with the others goals coming from James Croft and substitute Lee Vincent.

Wargrave head to fourth-in-the-table Maidenhead Town Reserves, while Mortimer host Phoenix Old Boys this Saturday.

Bottom side Goring United held Phoenix Old Boys to a 0-0 draw at Upper Red Cross Road.

There was just a single match in Division Three last weekend and Hambleden beat Berks County Reserves 4-1 thanks to a Nicholas Ellis brace, plus further goals from Jimi Middleton and Tom Ellis.

Twyford & Ruscombe have won the Reading Invitation Jubilee Cup following a 2-1 win against Chalvey Sports A at Rivermoor Stadium on Friday.

Both goals for the cup winners came in the first half from Ryan Jansen and Mikey Jones.

Datchet Village have won the Division Four title in their first-ever season after a 9-2 victory at second-bottom Taplow United Reserves on Saturday.

Jamie Boot and Nawar Yacoub bagged the consolation goals.