WOODLEY United remain third-bottom of Division One East after they were narrowly beaten 1-0 at home by Chalvey Sports on Saturday.

In a game spoilt by a wind blowing from touchline to touchline, the only differences between the two sides were a Woodley United mistake which led to an early own goal and Chalvey’s keeper Matieo Giaccobbe producing an outstanding one-handed save in the 71st minute to deny centre-back Max Swift his first goal for the club with a header from teenager debutant Josh Millo’s corner.

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Woodley started promisingly with Lamin Ceesay dangerous and applying pressure on the left flank, but a ninth-minute misunderstanding and a slip by Craig McCreeth saw Luke Axton-Hall pass back enter the home team’s net.

This did not deter the Kestrels, but while enjoying good possession in their visitors half, they were unable to test Giaccobbe until the 35th minute when he dived full length to palm Tommy Boyd’s shot away to safety.

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Full-back Bobby Mitchell had a good run two minutes after the restart, but his shot was straight at Giaccobbe.

Substitute Millo forced Giaccobbe into a save which led to the corner which the debutant took, which saw Giaccobbe’s one-handed save to push the goal bound header from Swift overt the bar.

Fourteen minutes from time McCreeth did well to block a shot when faced with a one-on-one situation which was followed by Connor Shingleton shooting wide.

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Ceesay had another good run which led to the winger shooting from distance, while Millo's low cross two minutes from time saw Chalvey’s Ben Wall attempted clearance narrowly miss his own goal for a corner.

Woodley United travel to unbeaten table-toppers Risborough Rangers on Saturday (3pm).

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AFC Aldermaston were edged out 3-2 at home by Wallingford Town on Tuesday evening.

Gary Smith gave the Atom Men a 1-0 half-time lead, but the visitors hit back with goals from Charlie Silkstone, Marvin Hinds and Luke Williams.

Smith added a second to set-up a grandstand finish, but Wallingford held firm to take all three points.

Aldermaston travel to Milton United on Saturday, before hosting Marlow United next Tuesday (7.45pm).

Reading City visit Ardley United in the Premier Division on Saturday, before hosting Flackwell Heath in the Bluefin Sports Challenge Cup next Monday (7.45pm).