Barton Royals were knocked out of the Thames Valley Counties League Cup following a 4-1 defeat to Thatcham Flames.

Phoebe Cole put Royals 1-0 up at the break thanks to Katy Cresswell’s assist, but an own goal and three further second-half strikes saw Thatcham progress.

  • TRACY Beales put Newbury in front in their Southern Region Women’s League Premier Division game at Ascot United, although they had to settle for a 1-1 draw.

An Alice Hill treble and goals from Alex Kovacsova, Nicole Beesley, Maria Rodrigues and Kendall Gilmour gave Newbury a 7-1 win at Woodstock Town Ladies Reserves in the League Cup.