Trawden Venue make history winning treble

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Trawden Venue are the first team to win the Pendle Charity League treble since Commercial in the early 1980s.

The final of the Peter Shaw Trophy saw the Premier Division champions meet the First Division winners at the XLCR stadium. A hat-trick from Tom Swindells and goals from Danny Steer and Spencer Jordan helped Venue record a 5-0 win against Graham Engineering Redskins Veterans to retain the trophy.

Earlier in the week Venue were crowned Premier Division champions for the second consecutive season following a 9-2 win against Timmy T’s Claret, thanks to a hat-trick from Tom Swindells, braces from Carl Ellerton and Ben Gorman and goals from Tom Farthing and player manager Rob Rolland.

Venue had been in the relegation zone before 19 consecutive league and cup wins secured the treble.

Trawden beat Fence 6-1, before a 4-1 victory against George and Dragon to move within a point of Fence at the top, but on the same night the leaders lost 2-0 against Sacred Heart. Trawden needed one more win to secure the title, and they obliged in style.

Sacred Heart Celtic will join Graham Engineering Redskins Veterans in the top flight next season as goals from Matty Lange and George Watson secured a 2-0 win against Pendle Blues.

In the Rotary Cup Final, Bar Boogie came from behind to beat Paak C 2-1 thanks to goals from Tommy Sharples and Steve Ingham.