Halfway House Harriers FC top the Salisbury & District table for second year running

HALFWAY House Harriers FC have defended their league title – with a game in hand.

The side topped the Salisbury & District Football League for the second year running.

And, having secured the league title with a game in hand, Halfway finished the season in style in their final fixture – an emphatic 4-0 win against league new entrants, Gazz FC 1st.

Halfway manager, Ryan Bennett, said: “This season has been has been really competitive, with some great teams all hopeful of the winning the league.

“We only dropped five points all season, which is a great effort and I am delighted for my lads that we have been able to defend our title.”

But he said the team could not yet relax – with two cup ties fast approaching.

“Our season is not over yet,” Ryan added. “We have two cup semi finals coming up and our aim is to go all the way.”

The league title was secured with a game in hand

The league title was secured with a game in hand

The Salisbury and District Football League culminates in the Chalke Valley Cup, Charity B cup and the Oliver Pidgley invitational cup finals, which are all to be hosted by Laverstock and Ford FC on April 21 and 28.

Chair of the league, Tony Welsh, said: “I would like to congratulate Halfway House Harriers on their league success.

“Competition was fierce this year and it was great to see so many teams still being in with a chance of a league title so late into the season.

“This year has been very successful thanks to the teams competing in our competitions, our matchday officials and our league committee members.

“We have big plans to grow the league next year and have already been approached by two additional teams looking to join.”

Anyone interested in forming a new team, or bringing an existing team to the league, can get in touch with the Salisbury & District League by email to

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