Racing San Miguel CF defeated Sporting Saladar 5-0 in the 1st Regional prior to which Don Juan Martinez Fresneda, 89, was presented with a badge of honour by the club for his continued support: “It was a pleasure for San Miguel Football Club to honour Don Juan Martinez Fresneda, having followed the team since its inception.
“Don Juan is nearly 90 years old, yet continues to show his loyal support every weekend. He deserved a great ovation, in the wake of following the club, which is a big part of his life,” said a spokesperson from the club.
CD Montesinos continued their renewed form under new coach Carlos Perez with a 4-0 away win against Sporting Orihuela in the Segunda Regional Grupo 16.
Striker Aure added to his tally of goals with a brace, with Fran and Carlos Lorente completing the route in an impressive victory against Sporting – deemed Montesinos’ ‘bogey’ side in recent years.
Central defender Manu was a rock in defence, along with notable saves from Montesinos’ goalkeeper Dani. Montesinos have climbed the table, after a disastrous start to the campaign, in which the club sacked coach Camacho.
Carlos and his assistant Ivan have brought new belief into the Alicante based outfit, underlined with 10 goals in their last two fixtures.
CD Montesinos host league leaders Callosa Deportivo ‘B’ on Thursday evening at The Municipal Stadium, Los Montesinos, with strikers Carlos and Vazquinho, available after serving a one match ban, available for selection. KO 8.45pm.
CD Murada climbed to second place after a 3-1 away win at Atl. Orihuela, with CFP Orihuela defeating Dep. Orihuela 1-0. On Sunday November 13, RP Orihuela host FB Redovan ‘B’, CD Murada host Sporting Orihuela, CD Benijofar host Todo Deporte, and Grupo Caliche host CFP Orihuela.
By ANDREW ATKINSON