BURNHAM United Ladies went down 5-2 away to Bishops Lydeard Reserves in Somerset Women’s League Division 1 on Sunday.

Vanessa Brill and Daisy Goldsmith were on target for Burnham, but two-goal substitute Sophie Lewis helped Lydeard to the three points.

Next up for United is a Dawn Prior Memorial Trophy match at home to Wellington on Sunday (ko 1.30pm).


BURNHAM United's men's first team remain just a point outside the bottom two in Division 1 of the Somerset County League after a narrow 2-1 defeat at Winscombe.

Mike Stevens scored United’s goal but it wasn’t enough to earn a share of the spoils against a home side who moved into third as a result of the win.

Burnham make the short trip to ninth-placed Uphill Castle on Saturday and will be taking some consolation from the fact they have two games in hand on the two sides below them.

United’s Reserves lost 3-0 at home to Hutton in Division 3 but can move up the table with a win over fellow mid-table outfit Stockwood Green Reserves on Saturday.

United A drew 2-2 at St George Easton-in-Gordano Reserves in Division 3 of the Weston & District League, Declan Christie and David Keirle scoring, and travel to Cheddar A on Saturday.

The B team completed a winless weekend for United as they were trounced 5-0 at home by Division 4 leaders Weston Town.

They are back up the road on Saturday, taking on Weston Celtic.

Huntspill Crowns stayed in touch with the Division 4 leaders after overcoming Hutton A 3-1, Adam Lock (2) and Brynn Pearce on target.

Huntspill, four points off the top, host Clevedon United A on Saturday, while Wedmore Reserves entertain Wrington Redhill A.