Millwey Rise celebrate championship
PUBLISHED: 10:37 28 April 2010 | UPDATED: 01:11 16 June 2010
MILLWEY Rise have won Division Two of the Perry Street League - their first league win in 52 years and only the second in the club s history, the other being in 1958 when the club was formed, writes Ian Hall.
MILLWEY Rise have won Division Two of the Perry Street League - their first league win in 52 years and only the second in the club's history, the other being in 1958 when the club was formed, writes Ian Hall..
They took the championship in style, having finished the season unbeaten, having won 15 games and drawn just one and now want to complete the season without losing a game.
On Saturday they beat Beaminster 2-1, levelling an early Bees goal after 37 minutes through Ashley Philips off a long throw in from Michael Knight.
Haydn Lewis scored the winner when when Knight launched a Rory Delapp throw into he box.
The last time Millwey were promoted was as runners-up to Norton in 1987.
On Bank Holiday Monday, the club play the Jack Venn Cup final at 6.15pm at Combe.
l Last Sunday Millwey Vets had their first competitive match in the Over 35s league when they beat Exeter Works at home 3-2.
Simon Palmer scored twice as did 'captain fantastic' Alan Real, one of his being a penalty.
Manager Nick Tregale named Phil Crabb and Matthew Smith Men of the Match.