In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League, Bilborough Town maintained their three point lead in the Premier Division with a 2-1 win over reigning champions Ruddington Village. Ricky Law volleyed Town ahead just before the break; Village equalised in the second half through Daniel Starbuck but they were on level terms for less than 10 minutes as substitute Liam Stewart sealed the points for Bilborough.
Awsworth Villa kept pace in second with a 5-1 defeat of FC Cavaliers. Matthew Murphy (2), Kurt Savage, Matt Goodwin and Matthew Walker scored for Villa, David Kolapo got Cavs’ consolation.
Clifton All Whites couldn’t extend their winning run to 14 games as they went down 3-1 at home to AFC Dunkirk. Joe Ellis struck after five minutes for Dunkirk but Corbi Brown levelled things soon after. Sam Harbottle restored the Boatmen’s lead just before half time then Ellis doubled the advantage from the penalty spot on 54 minutes. Clifton missed a penalty of their own in the closing stages.
Wollaton came from behind to defeat Attenborough 6-1. Liam McCormack had put Boro ahead early but two from Jake Fisher, including one from the penalty spot, and one each from Daniel Chadwick, Sean Craven, Ash Kelly and Liam Towle gave Wollaton the win.
Goals from Gethyn Tustin and Lee Potts helped Cotgrave edge past Nottingham Trent University 2-1. Daniel Mearon replied for NTU.
Alex Ford, Will Oldham and Tris Whitman were all on target in Real United’s 3-1 win over Underwood Villa. Joshua Hunt netted for Villa.
Newark Flowserve are a team in transition at the moment following their recent change in management. They lost 6-3 to a Sandiacre Town side that have won three of their last four matches. The Sandiacre goals were shared between Tristan Comery (2), Joe McKay, Daniel Harries, Sam Tarrant and Bradley Mellors. Craig Roche, Joe Brumpton and Leighton Nicholson scored for Newark.
Bingham Town got back to winning ways for the first time since mid-December with a 6-1 triumph at Unity. Tom Spencer (2), Jay Archer, Scott Buckberry, Mike Jepps and Grant Hutchison did the damage for Bingham.
In Division One, Calverton Miners Welfare’s promotion push continued with a 4-2 win at Ashland Rovers. Sam Buckle kept himself in the race for the division’s golden boot with a brace, alongside strikes from Ryan Easom and Dane Bennett for Calvo. Jack Coupe and Alex England notched for Rovers.
It was honours even between the next two teams at the start of the day as Kirton Brickworks and Southwell City Reserves drew 2-2. Kieran Chamberlain and Ryan Keeley were on target for The Brickies, Reece Campbell and Calum Law for Southwell.
That draw allowed Wollaton Reserves to move up to third after they came from two down to beat AFC Bridgford 3-2. Callum Lawson and Scott Kirk had put Bridgford ahead but efforts from Andrew Gill, Matthew Eastwood and a Rob Carmichael own goal gave Wollaton the points.
Alex Shipley struck an injury time equaliser for Kimberley Miners Welfare as they drew 1-1 at Ruddington Village Reserves. Sam Dunstan had put Ruddington ahead in the first half.
Netherfield Albion fought back from a goal down against Gedling Southbank to win 3-2 with strikes from Dale Hatton and Martin McDonagh (2).
Awsworth Villa Reserves won 5-0 at bottom club AFC Clifton with goals from George Cooper (2), Sam McElroy, Jake Brooks and Matthew Federici.
Jamie Garton scored on his first start for Bilborough United and debutant Channon Small grabbed an injury time winner as they overcame Birchover Park 2-1, for whom Rhys Edwards had equalised.
In Division Two, Ravenshead closed to within three points of Team DNF with a 4-0 win over Bilsthorpe Reserves. Selston Reserves won 2-1 at Basford United Community Reserves.
Aslockton Cranmers edged out Mansfield Hosiery Mills 3-2 and West Bridgford AFC overcame Radcliffe Olympic Reserves 2-0.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Bilborough Town will attempt to retain top spot as they welcome Ruddington Village to the Harvey Hadden Stadium.
Awsworth Villa, in second place, three points behind the leaders but with a game in hand and a superior goal difference, will attempt to move to the summit as they entertain FC Cavaliers at The Shilo.
Clifton All Whites are looking to extend their winning run to 12 games as AFC Dunkirk, victors over Bilborough last week, are the visitors to the Norman Archer Memorial Ground.
Attenborough lifted themselves out of the basement position with a win over Newark Flowserve last weekend. However, Aiden Blewitt and George Miles were both injured in Boro’s midweek loss to FC Cavaliers and are a doubt for the visit of Wollaton to The Strand. Goalkeeper Harry Daykin returns after a two match absence.
Basford United Community are on a four game unbeaten run as they travel to the New Manor Ground to face Aston United.
Cotgrave continued their topsy-turvy form, having won and lost alternate matches over a period stretching back to the end of November, as they were defeated by Magdala Amateurs last time out. They’re therefore due a win when they visit Clifton Campus to play Nottingham Trent University.
Two sides in search of their first win in 2017 meet at the Inspire Stadium as Real United host Underwood Villa.
Newark Flowserve welcome Sandiacre Town to Hawton Lane and Unity entertain Bingham Town at Roko.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare are on the road, playing Ashland Rovers at Kingsway Park. Calvo add David Corder, Callum Moss and Adam Limb to the squad that narrowly lost to Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves last time out.
It’s third versus second at Station Road as Kirton Brickworks, without the suspended Scott Ricketts, entertain Southwell City Reserves.
Wollaton Reserves welcome AFC Bridgford to the WSA.
In Division Two, Underwood Villa, who have won seven of their last nine matches in all competitions, host league leaders Team DNF at Bracken Park. Villa add Billy Johnson and Devon Lawson to the squad that beat Mansfield Hosiery Mills last weekend.
Ravenshead will be without Chris Bovey and youngster Tom Vaughan, due to work commitments. Tom Hubbard is rated as 50/50 as he recovers from injury but Sean Creer-Thornton is back from suspension as Bilsthorpe Reserves visit the Ravenshead Leisure Centre.
Action in the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division got underway on Friday evening with a 2-2 draw between Basford United Community and Wollaton. Jack Duffy put Basford ahead before Wollaton struck back via Jay Knight and Jake Fisher. A late Malcolm Podier strike ensured it was honours even.
On Saturday, leaders Bilborough Town suffered a 5-0 defeat at the hands of AFC Dunkirk. Matthew Hayes was sent off for Town very early in the match and Joel Howes netted for Dunkirk soon after, but that was the only goal of the half. George Harrison doubled the lead immediately after the restart then Bilborough went down to nine men as Ian Jackson had to come off. Dunkirk took full advantage of their numerical advantage as Harrison grabbed his second and Sam Harbottle and Jack Palmer rounded out the victory.
Clifton All Whites made it 11 wins on the trot, a run that has brought them firmly into the title race, as they saw off Real United 6-0. The goals came from Connor Hardy (2), Craig Anderson, Craig Meakin, Alex Haughton, and Ben Clark.
Attenborough belied their basement position at the start of the day as they defeated Newark Flowserve 7-2. Paul Ireson grabbed a hat-trick in the rout, Jordan Smith (2), Liam McCormack and Dan Clark also notched. Stefan Bilyk and Guy Ellerton netted for Newark.
Sandiacre Town came from behind to win 3-1 against Nottingham Trent University. Toju James gave NTU a half-time lead but strikes from Rory Green, Charlie Goodwin and Steven Bonel sealed the points for Sandiacre.
Robert Faulkner struck four for FC Cavaliers in their 5-0 win over Underwood Villa. Blessing Adeleye was also on target.
Fraser Cannon-Brownlie got both of Ruddington Village’s goals as they beat Bingham Town 2-1. Michael Jepps was the Bingham scorer.
Magdala Amateurs were 3-1 winners over Cotgrave thanks to Kayode Omojola, Dan Barton and Rowan Cooper.
In Division One, Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves beat Calverton Miners Welfare 3-2 thanks to a late winner from Callum Chapman. Matt Clowes and Keanu Stevenson were also on target for Kimberley, Jay Hodson and Brinsley Kirkham for Calverton.
Kirton Brickworks missed a penalty and Awsworth Villa Reserves had a late effort ruled out for offside as they drew 2-2. Jake Brooks and George Cooper twice gave Villa the lead, Kieran Chamberlain and Spencer Garratt replied for The Brickies, who also had Daniel Abbott sent off.
Ant Fragola and Luke Sharpe gave Wollaton Reserves a 2-0 win over Netherfield Albion.
Gedling Southbank saw off AFC Clifton 6-1. James Needham (2), Josh Cranny, Tom Jeffries, Joshua Price and Nicholas Edgar all netted for Gedling, Ashley Hickman-Court got Clifton’s consolation.
Southwell City Reserves and Ashland Rovers drew 1-1.
In Division Two, a late penalty gave leaders Team DNF a 2-1 win over Aslockton Cranmers. Selston Reserves won by a similar scoreline at Bilsthorpe Reserves.
A solitary goal saw Ravenshead past Bingham Town Reserves and Underwood Villa Reserves won 2-0 against Mansfield Hosiery Mills.
Basford United Community Reserves beat Radcliffe Olympic Reserves 7-2 and West Bridgford AFC won 5-3 at Greyhounders.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division the weekend’s action gets underway on Friday night as fourth placed Basford United Community host fifth placed Wollaton at Greenwich Avenue.
On Saturday, leaders Bilborough Town will be without Tommy Street and Ricky Cross due to work commitments as they welcome AFC Dunkirk to the Harvey Hadden Stadium. Dale Kane is set to return, however, and they hope to have a new signing in time for the game.
Awsworth Villa, unbeaten in six matches, entertain Aston United at The Shilo while Clifton All Whites go for 11 wins on the trot as they travel to the Inspire Stadium to face Real United.
Cotgrave, who have experienced alternating wins and losses since mid-November, visit Roko to play Magdala Amateurs. Their previous meeting finished 1-1.
Newark Flowserve, having brought in Craig Roche and Steven Venables as joint managers, following the departure of their predecessor to Greenwood Meadows of the East Midlands Counties League, managed a draw in their first game. This week they hope to go one better as they travel to The Strand to face Attenborough.
Ruddington Village and Bingham Town, both on 21 points but with the latter having played four more games, meet at Elms Park.
Sandiacre Town welcome Nottingham Trent University to St Giles and FC Cavaliers entertain Underwood Villa at the Forest Recreation Ground.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare bring George Scrivener into the squad that beat Kirton Brickworks last time out as they travel to the Stag Ground to face Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves.
In Division Two, Ravenshead welcome back Dan Phillips after a three game ban and also hope to have Tom Goodson, Jordan Grady and Chris Bovey available for the trip to play Bingham Town Reserves at Butt Field.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division Awsworth Villa closed the gap to Bilborough Town at the top to three points with a 2-2 draw against Nottingham Trent University. Daniel Busch gave NTU a half time lead before a brace from Ryan Whitehurst put Villa in the ascendancy. A stunning late effort from Jack Mordecai ensured it was honours even.
Clifton All Whites made it ten wins on the trot with a 3-1 victory at Attenborough. Sam Leggitt put Clifton in front with a header before Corbi Brown doubled the advantage. Jordan Smith pulled one back for Boro before the break but substitute Courtney Hastings made sure of the three points for the All Whites late on.
Cotgrave continued their recent topsy-turvy form with a 3-0 win over Basford United Community thanks to a first half Lee Potts brace and a 70th minute effort from Andrew McLean.
Wollaton edged past Bingham Town 3-2. Jake Fisher and Jay Knight put Wollaton two to the good before Mike Jepps halved the deficit. Ryan Bowen, on his return to the club, restored the two goal advantage for Wollaton and they held on for the win despite a late Jay Archer strike for Bingham.
With a new management team in place Newark Flowserve snatched a 2-2 draw with Magdala Amateurs thanks to a last-minute Joe Hurst strike. Leighton Nicholson had notched earlier for Flowserve; Ross Herridge and a Joe Parker own goal for The Budgies.
Underwood Villa and Ruddington Village claimed a point apiece with a 1-1 draw. Joe Wright netted for Villa, Fraser Cannon-Brownlie for Village.
Unity took an early lead thanks to Greg Halford at home to Sandiacre Town but the visitors hit back through Daniel Harries, Wilson Brito, Liam Woods and Bradley Mellors to claim a 4-1 win.
FC Cavaliers and Real United played out a stalemate.
In Division One it was second versus first. Leaders Calverton Miners Welfare brought Kirton Brickworks’ six game winning streak crashing to a halt as they ran out 4-0 victors with goals from Jason Hodson, Brinsley Kirkham and Sam Buckle (2). The Brickies had Scott Ricketts sent off midway through the first half.
Southwell City Reserves are now up to second after they overcame Bilborough United 5-1. There were two goals each for Oliver Clarke and Liam Wilkinson with the fifth added by Robert Brown. Alec Bamford grabbed United’s consolation.
Wollaton Reserves went down 3-1 at home to Awsworth Villa Reserves and Gedling Southbank lost by the odd goal in five at Ruddington Village Reserves.
Keyworth United Reserves edged out AFC Bridgford 1-0 and Birchover Park defeated Netherfield Albion 3-2.
In Division Two, Leaders Team DNF maintained a six point gap at the top with a 1-0 win over Bingham Town Reserves. Ravenshead moved into second outright as they won 3-1 at West Bridgford AFC while Selston Reserves went down 1-0 at home to Aslockton Cranmers.
Underwood Villa Reserves beat Basford United Community 5-3 and Mansfield Hosiery Mills won by a similar scoreline against Greyhounders.
There will be a minute's silence before all Nottinghamshire Senior League matches on 14 January 2017 as a mark of respect for Graham Taylor who sadly passed away earlier this week.
The former England manager was held in high regard throughout the footballing world and was an ambassador for the league sponsors, Precision Training.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, sitting at the bottom of the table for the first time in their NSL history and aiming to halt a worrying series of league defeats, Attenborough expect to include new signings Dean Webster, Aiden Blewitt, George Miles and Adam Martin in their squad to face high flying Clifton All Whites at The Strand. Experienced midfielder Danny Beldham is also hoping to be available for selection following a long lay-off due to a recurring injury.
Second-placed Awsworth Villa will attempt to close the gap to leaders Bilborough Town, who are without a game, to one point as they entertain Nottingham Trent University at The Shilo.
Basford United Community travel to Woodview to face a Cotgrave side that are on a run of winning and losing alternate games at the moment. If the run continues then they are due a win having been defeated by Ruddington Village last time out.
Wollaton have made a host of new signings ahead of their trip to Butt Field to play Bingham Town. Lee Day, Dane Rawson and Ryan Bowen will hope to be in the squad alongside Alex Doyle who joined in time for the defeat to Bilborough last weekend.
After a dramatic last gasp win in a seven goal thriller against Newark Flowserve in the Notts FA Intermediate Cup last time out, AFC Dunkirk face Aston United, who are on a four game unbeaten run, at the New Manor Ground.
Real United hope to return to winning ways, after they went crashing out of the Notts FA Senior Cup in midweek, as they visit FC Cavaliers at the Forest Recreation Ground.
Newark Flowserve go in pursuit of back-to-back league wins for the first time since the end of August as they entertain Magdala Amateurs at Hawton Lane.
Underwood Villa host Ruddington Village at Bracken Park and Unity welcome Sandiacre Town to Roko.
In Division One, it’s second versus first as Kirton Brickworks entertain Calverton Miners Welfare at Station Road. The Brickies are looking to make it seven wins on the bounce and draw level with the points tally of their opponents in the process.
In Division Two, Ravenshead are without three players through a combination of suspensions and holiday as they visit Regatta Way to play West Bridgford AFC.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division leaders Bilborough Town edged past Wollaton 2-1. Matt Hayes put Town ahead in the first half before Jake Fisher equalised from the spot just before the break. Tommy Street restored Bilborough’s lead midway through the second half and they held on for the win.
Real United took an early lead at home to second-placed Awsworth Villa but Ryan Whitehurst ensured a share of the spoils for the visitors.
Clifton All Whites mived up to third as they overpowered Underwood Villa 6-0. The goals were shared between Corbi Brown, Alex Haughton, Ben Richardson, Nicky Kennerdale, Niall O'Rafferty and Craig Meakin.
Aston United were three to the good by half time at home to Bingham Town thanks to Chris Beighton, Kyle Crofts and Shay Wiggins. Mike Jepps pulled one back for the visitors but it was too little too late.
Ruddington Village picked up their first win since the end of November as they saw off Cotgrave 3-0. David Rimington, Kieron Lane and Danny Johnson did the damage for Village.
Magdala Amateus had an Audie Miller own goal to thank for their 1-0 victory against Unity.
FC Cavaliers moved off the bottom of the table with a 2-1 win over Sandiacre Town.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare were toppled 3-0 at home by Wollaton Reserves. Ant Fragola, Francesco Labbate and Mark Middleton were the Wollo scorers.
Kirton Brickworks made it six wins in a row as they defeated AFC Bridgford 3-2. Mitchell Hall (2) and Kyle Clarkson were on target for The Brickies, Jake Henson with both for Bridgford.
Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves won by a similar scoreline at Ashland Rovers. Matt Clowes (2) and Alex Shipley netted for Kimberley, Jack Coupe and Paul Revuelta for Rovers.
In Division Two, Selston Reserves moved up to second with a 7-0 win at Radcliffe Olympic Reserves, including a hat-trick for Brad Clarke.
Aslockton Cranmers won 4-1 at Underwood Villa Reserves and Bilsthorpe Reserves edged past Bingham Town Reserves 3-2.
The winner of the Nottinghamshire FA Junior Cup will definitely come from the NSL after all four quarter-final ties were won by the league’s teams – Bilborough United, Awsworth Villa Reserves, Mansfield Hosiery Mills and Southwell City Reserves.
In the Nottinghamshire FA Intermediate Cup AFC Dunkirk and Nottingham Trent University saw off Newark Flowserve and Gedling Soutbank respectively. Attenborough were knocked out at the hands of Hucknall Town Reserves.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Wollaton welcome Joe Branston back from suspension for the visit of table toppers Bilborough Town to the WSA. Town suffered their third defeat of the season last time out whereas Wollaton are looking for their first win since mid-November.
Awsworth Villa will attempt to knock Bilborough off the top spot as they travel to the Inspire Stadium to face Real United.
Clifton All Whites entertain the recently resurgent Underwood Villa at the Norman Archer Memorial Ground.
Reigning champions Ruddington Village welcome Cotgrave to Elms Park.
Next to each other in mid-table, Aston United take on Bingham Town at the New Manor Ground.
Unity go in search of their first points since the start of November as they face Magdala Amateurs at Roko.
Bottom club FC Cavaliers can climb the table, leapfrogging their opponents, Sandiacre Town, when they meet at the Forest Recreation Ground.
There are two all-NSL ties in the Nottinghamshire FA Intermediate Cup as AFC Dunkirk entertain Newark Flowserve and Nottingham Trent University welcome Division One Gedling Southbank to Clifton Campus.
Meanwhile Attenborough travel to Hucknall Town Reserves.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare welcome Steven Brett and Adam Limb into the squad for the visit of fourth placed Wollaton Reserves to Hollinwood Lane.
Third placed Kirton Brickworks face a trip to Gresham Sports Park to play AFC Bridgford in fifth.
In Division Two, Underwood Villa Reserves, who have won their last two, and three from the last four face Aslockton Cranmers at Bracken Park.