Bishop’s double sees Barnt Green reach cup final again

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VICTORIA Barnt Green remain on course to retain the Premier Cup as they reached the final after beating Redditch United 4-1.

United went ahead through Jak Allbutt, but Barnt Green came roaring back to put the game out of sight by half-time.

Richard Bishop scored a brace, while further strikes from Shaun May and Scott Smith ensured Victoria will face Rubery Oak in the final on Sunday, March 2 at the Victoria Ground (kick-off 6.30pm).

Bromsgrove and District Football League results – Worcester Nursing Minor Cup – quarter-final: Washford Lions P-P Droitwich RBL.

Kidderminster Hospital Minor Cup – round three: Toby Jug Athletic 5, Marlpool Olympic 3.

Quarter Final: Victoria Barnt Green Reserves P-P Wilden Village.

Premier Cup – semi-final: Victoria Barnt Green 4, Redditch United 1.

Premier Division: Golden Lion Athletic 2, West Heath United 3; Meadow Park P-P Rubery Oak.

Division One: Hare and Hounds P-P Frankley; Sporting Grapevine 0, Belbroughton Athletic 2; Stoke Sporting P-P AFC Northfield; Santiago RV P-P Spa Athletic.

Division Two: FC Rednal 5, 3 Studley Road Social; Golden Lion Athletic Reserves P-P North Colts United; Bromsgrove United P-P Hewell Grangers; Callowbrook Swifts P-P Lickey End Social.

Division Three: Arrow Valley 1, Hizza United Seconds 3; Laburnum P-P Coldfield; Red Lions P-P AFC Millfields; Longbridge Athletic P-P Belbroughton Athletic Reserves.

  •  The flood defences surrounding the football pitches of Redditch were breached once again this week by yet more heavy rainfall, ruling out league action in the Redditch and South Warwickshire Combination League.

Bartley Green beat AFC Bentley 2-1 in the BCFA Sunday Cup with goals from Odane Barnes and Anthony Miller, to reach the semi-final, where they host to Hundred Acre.

Fairfield General La Coruna lost 2-0 at Kidderminster Premier Division Leaders Woodside.

Redditch and South Warwickshire Combination League results – BCFA Sunday Cup: AFC Bentley 1, Bartley Green Sunday 2 (Barnes, Miller).

Kidderminster Hospital Cup: Woodside 2 Fairfield General La Coruna 0.

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