Woodcote retained their position in third place in Division 2 (East) of the Hellenic League with a relatively comfortable win over fourth-placed Procision. The biting cold and gale-force wind proved more to the liking of the home side than to the youthful visitors and it came to Woodcote’s assistance in the 20th minute when Frank Dillon’s nicely-flighted corner from the right eluded everyone and entered the net for 1-0.

Five minutes later Toby Nowell made it 2-0 with and unstoppable strike from 20 yards, the assist coming from Joe Webber. In the 35th minute it was 3-0 as Frank Dillon cut-in from the left and his shot from a narrow angle left the keeper helpless, entering the goal just inside the far post.

In the second-half, although Procision had more possession than in the first-half, they were unable to create any clear-cut chances as centre-backs Alec Curtis and Sam Green, ably assisted by Frank Dillon and Ryan Corbett remained rock-solid. Further forward Mike Mattimore was a constant threat to the Procision defence and Tommy Chapman showed his usual captain’s leadership and work-rate.

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