TOM King's two goals were not enough to prevent South Berkshire men seeing their winless run stretch to six MBBO Regional Two matches following a 5-2 home defeat to Phoenix & Ranelagh.

A Dan Howgego treble and a brace from Martin Newell proved decisive for the away side.

South Berkshire host Newbury & Thatcham this coming Saturday.

In Division Two, South Berkshire 2nds lost 2-0 at Wallingford 2nds, Ben White with a double.

Two goals from Duncan Clarke and an Andy Sonden strike earned South Berkshire 3rds a point from their 3-3 draw against Oxford Hawks 5ths in Division Three.

South Berkshire 4ths drew 1-1 at Bicester 3rds in Division Eight West, while South Berkshire Terriers edged out Henley 4ths 3-2.

South Berkshire ladies moved up to fifth in the Trysports Three Counties League Premier Division One with a 1-0 home win against Maidenhead 2nds.

They now enter the Christmas break before returning to action at home to basement side Sonning 2nds on Saturday, January 12.

South Berkshire 2nds moved back to the top of the Division One table with a 2-1 victory against Maidenhead 3rds, while Holly Bentley and Sandra Dodington were among the goalscorers for Division Three table-toppers South Berkshire 3rds in their 4-0 win against Henley 3rds.

South Berkshire 4ths dropped into the bottom two in Division Four after they lost 4-0 at Sonning 4ths.