DIVISION One reigning champions Bretforton Old Boys began the Birdseye Sports Evesham Sunday Football League's 50th season with a 4-0 win over Broadway United.

Dan Tustin (2) and Sam Beddoes were among the scorers.

Evesham WMC recorded a 4-0 win too at New Inn Pershore thanks to Elliot Grady (2), Ryan Scott and James Bearcroft.

In the clash of the Division One new boys Alderton beat TDMS Harvington 2-0.

Inkberrow defeated Mickleton Rangers 3-0 while Will Gayton (2) was among those on target for Bretforton Sports Club in a 4-2 win at Offenham Rovers.

In Division Two, league newcomers Drakes Broughton Rangers overcame Stratford HGC 7-3.

Relegated Stour Excelsior edged out Strawberry Field Utd 5-4.

Luke Williams and Tom Barton scored for Cropthorne as they overcame Pebworth 2-1 with Tom Benfield replying.

Fladbury got off to a good start at TDMS Evesham by winning 3-1.

In Division Three, Bengeworth came back from behind to defeat Vale United 5-4.

Ashton 88 Reserves won 3-0 at Titans and Dragons drew 4-4 with new boys Harvington Harriers.

Newcomers Alderman United won at Bredon 3-1 and Fortis overcame Stour Excelsior Reserves 5-3.

Meanwhile, Bretforton Old Boys stormed to a 9-0 win at Shipston Excelsior Colts in Saturday's Stratford Alliance Division Two clash.

Shaye Eden scored as Shipston Excelsior lost 5-1 at home to Continental Star in Midland Football League Division Three.

Inkberrow saw off Castle Vale Town 4-1 with goals from Daniel Blake, Callum Davies, Ben Thomas and George Thomas.

Evesham Referees’ Association members prepared for the start of the new season with a get-together.

They were given a presentation by Worcestershire FA's Ollie Williams on the new amendments to the game's laws and by Jerry Curtis on the new sin bin protocols.

The next course for budding referees is in Evesham on October 19.