GOALS from Bradford Town’s Dan Cottle and Dan Demkiv, of Melksham Town, earned a Western League XI a 2-2 draw against the FA XI at Melksham Town’s Oakfields Stadium on Wednesday night.

More than 500 spectators watched the contest, held to celebrate the league’s 125th anniversary as the Western League team, managed by Melksham Town chairman and former manager Darren Perrin took a 2-0 lead before the FA team struck back with two goals in the final 10 minutes.

Demkiv was joined by Melksham clubmates Warren Maidment and Mike Perrott, while the Bradford Town trio of Cottle, Jamie Bartlett and Rickie Scott also took part.