WEMBDON Under-18s are just two points off the top of the Somerset U18 League's South Division after a thumping 5-1 win at Minehead AFC.

Brandon Date scored a hat-trick and Lucas Clark another, as Wembdon overwhelmed their hosts at Irnham Road.

It leaves them on 10 points from five league matches, behind Bridgwater Wolves, Westland Sports and Burnham United, who all have 12 points.

So this coming Sunday brings a crucial match, as Wembdon entertain Westland Sports at The Green, Homberg Way (ko 2pm).

As for Minehead, they are fifth, with six points; this Sunday sees them go to Tone Youth (ko 2pm).