Bingham Town and Southwell City are level on points at the top of the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, Supported by Euro Soccer Company, Premier Division after they both won and previous leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers lost. Bingham’s goal difference is two better than Southwell’s, helped by a 3-0 win over Awsworth Villa, with goals from Michael Lucas, Jake Hardy and Euan Sweeting. A Calum Law hat-trick and one from Bradley Peace-McDonald put City four to the good at Bilborough Town but late strikes from Cardel Lubban and Poly Orjiewulu meant it finished 4-2.
Woodthorpe went down 3-1 at Keyworth United with Scott Litchfield, Lee Potts and Carey Knight scoring for the hosts. Markell Bailey replied for Rangers.
AFC Dunkirk are now level with Woodthorpe after coming from behind to beat Stapleford Town 5-3, which turned out to be Adam Campbell’s last match in charge of the Saxons. Nathaniel Appiah put Dunkirk ahead but Michael Robb and Junior Rodriguez turned the tables to give Stapleford a 2-1 half time lead. Appiah’s second levelled matters midway through the second half but Sam Harbottle restored Town’s advantage from the penalty spot. Danny Blanchard got Dunkirk’s second equaliser with fifteen minutes remaining before Luis Parkes and Jack Harrison sealed the win in the closing stages.
Joshua Stevenson and Scott Carlile gave Wollaton a 2-0 win at FC Cavaliers while Cotgrave made it eight games unbeaten with a stalemate at Sandiacre Town.
Attenborough’s new management team made it two wins from two as they saw off Calverton Miners Welfare 4-2. Adam Martin bagged a brace alongside Sam Poole and Adam Gillott efforts for Boro. Mark Draycott and Jason Hodson netted for Calvo, who had Dane Bennett sent off.
A solitary Pierce Hallam goal saw Aslockton & Orston to a 1-0 win at Magdala Amateurs.
The NSL will have two representatives in the semi-finals of the Nottinghamshire FA Senior Trophy after West Bridgford AFC won 3-2 at Blidworth Welfare Red, including a brace for Marcus Browne, and a Thomas Siswick double helped Keyworth United Reserves to a 4-1 win over Fernwood Foxes.
Robin Hood Colts and Ruddington Village’s involvement in the competition came to an end, however, after they went out 4-1 to Nottingham and 5-4 on penalties to FC Sez, following a 2-2 draw, respectively.
Asha have made it to the final of the Derbyshire FA Junior Cup South with a 4-0 triumph in their semi-final against Stenson with goals from Sam Taylor (2), Lee Dixon and Jay Cooper.
In Division One, leaders AFC Top Valley came from 2-1 behind at half time to win 4-2 at Southwell City Reserves. Beeston equalised twice but ultimately fell just short as Gedling Southbank ran out 3-2 winners.
Roderik Valko and Tony Willson both scored twice for Bridgford United in their 5-2 win over Hucknall Town Development.
Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves lifted themselves off the foot of the table by beating Ravenshead 4-1 and Wollaton Reserves edged out Kirton Brickworks 2-1.
In Division Two, leaders United Grays consolidated top spot with an 8-1 win at Bilborough Town Community. Stapleford Town Reserves are six points behind but with three games in hand following their 4-0 win over Elston United that included a brace for James Aspinall.
Ruddington Village Reserves are two points further back but with two more games in hand. They were 4-3 winners at Clifton All Whites Development; Daniel Turner and Samuel Dunstan scored two apiece for Rudd, Ryan Mills netted twice for Clifton.
Jack Storrie bagged a brace for Pythian in their 3-1 win over Bingham Town Reserves and Shaun Smith netted a hat-trick for Beeston Old Boys Association as they overcame Barrowby 4-0.
Burton Joyce Reserves recorded their first win of the season as an Oliver Yeatman strike saw them beat Ravenshead Reds 1-0 and AFC Dunkirk Reserves leapfrogged Cotgrave Reserves in the table wih a 4-0 win over them on Friday night.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Premier Division leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers will attempt to keep their noses in front as they travel to Platt Lane to take on Keyworth United.
Bingham Town and Southwell City are a point behind Rangers, they host Awsworth Villa at Butt Field and head to the Harvey Hadden Stadium to face Bilborough Town respectively.
AFC Dunkirk also have an outside chance of taking top spot if they can win convincingly when they entertain Stapleford Town at the Ron Steel Sports Ground and results elsewhere go their way.
Eastwood CFC Development will be looking to arrest a nine game losing streak that stretches back to the end of October as they welcome Burton Joyce to the Pro:Direct Stadium while Sandiacre Town and Cotgrave meet at St Giles Park.
After scoring twice in the space of a minute to salvage a draw against Southwell City last time out, FC Cavaliers will hope to go one better as they host Wollaton at the Forest Sports Zone.
Attenborough's new management team are attempting to make it two wins from two as they entertain Calverton Miners Welfare at The Strand. The visitors add Sam Buckle to the squad that narrowly lost to Burton Joyce last weekend.
After recording back-to-back wins for the first time this season a week ago Magdala Amateurs will try and make it three on the trot as Aslockton & Orston visit Roko.
Four NSL clubs are in Nottinghamshire FA Senior Trophy action as Robin Hood Colts host Nottingham at Sherwood Fields, Ruddington Village welcome FC Sez to Elms Park, West Bridgford AFC travel to Blidworth Welfare Red and Keyworth United Reserves entertain Fernwood Foxes.
Meanwhile Asha are hoping to progress in the Derbyshire FA Junior Cup as Stenson make the trip to the MJ Robinson Structures Arena.
In Division One, with the second and third placed teams in cup action top club AFC Top Valley will attempt to extend their lead as they travel to the Memorial Ground to play Southwell City Reserves while Beeston will try and take the silver medal position as they head to Eagle Valley to take on Gedling Southbank.
Ravenshead travel to The Stag Ground to take on Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves without Brent Horton and Jamie Bennett due to injury. Tim Rowson, a striker signed from Cromford and Wirksworth Town, is set to make his debut while Tom Spicer is fit again to feature against his former club.
In Division Two, leaders United Grays head to Harvey Hadden to play Bilborough Town Community and second placed Stapleford Town Reserves welcome Elston United to Hickings Lane.
Woodthorpe Park Rangers moved back to the top of the Premier Division of the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, as a Markell Bailey effort saw them past Wollaton 1-0 while previous incumbents Southwell City could only draw 3-3 at FC Cavaliers. City went ahead through Ben Selby but they were pegged back before the break by Zibusiso Sibanda. A Bradley Peace-McDonald brace put Southwell back in the ascendency by the hour mark but then two goals within the 82nd minute from Blessing Adeleye and Abdou Cole restored parity and that’s how it stayed.
AFC Dunkirk were unable to make up any ground on the top two as they went down 2-1 at Cotgrave. Second half goals from Ben Gathercole and Kyle Waddell did the damage for the home side with Kieran Diver’s late strike for Dunkirk proving a mere consolation.
Josh Gardner scored his second goal in as many games to hand Burton Joyce a 1-0 win at Calverton Miners Welfare while Keyworth United saw off Bilborough Town 3-0 thanks to Scott Litchfield (2) and Lee Potts.
Attenborough’s new management team picked up three points at the first time of asking as they came away from Stapleford Town with a 3-2 win. Sam Poole opened the scoring for Boro before Adam Hassell levelled matters with his head. A hectic seven minute spell midway through the second half saw Bailey Walker put the visitors back in front then Danny Beardsley double the lead before Michael Robb halved the arrears but that was the last of the scoring.
Magdala Amateurs recorded back-to-back wins for the first time this season as they overcame Eastwood CFC Development 4-1 with goals from Tom Haw (2), Matt Daley and Ellis Carter. Mitchell Williams pulled one back for Eastwood with the last kick of the game.
In Division One, AFC Top Valley remain 13 points clear at the top after they won 2-1 at Radford Reserves while second placed West Bridgford AFC came away from Robin Hood Colts as 4-2 victors, including a brace for Marcus Browne.
Beeston saw off Hucknall Town Development 3-0 and there were two goals apiece for Joe Hegarty and Jack Millward for Radcliffe Olympic in their 6-2 win over Bridgford United.
Kirton Brickworks won 2-0 at Southwell City Reserves.
United Grays extended their lead in Division Two to six points following their 2-1 win over Keyworth United Reserves and Stapleford Town Reserves drawing 2-2 with AFC Dunkirk Reserves.
Ruddington Village are a further two points behind after their 1-0 victory against Cotgrave Reserves but they have five games in hand over the division leaders.
John Revell grabbed a hat-trick for Barrowby as they came away from Bilborough Town Community with a 7-1 win.
Pythian edged past Elston United 2-1 while Brad Martin notched twice for Ravenshead Reds in their 6-1 win over Clifton All Whites Development.
Shaun Smith also bagged a brace for Beeston Old Boys Association as they beat bottom club Burton Joyce Reserves 3-1.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Southwell City will be looking to consolidate their position at the top of the Premier Division that they earned last weekend when they travel to the Forest Sports Zone to take on FC Cavaliers. The previous incumbents, Woodthorpe Park Rangers, have designs on reclaiming the position for themselves as they host Wollaton at Greenwich Avenue.
AFC Dunkirk and Bingham Town will also try to capitalise on any slip ups by the top two to take first place for themselves when they travel to Woodview to take on Cotgrave and Spa Lane to play Aslockton & Orston respectively.
Steven Brett and Lewis Wheelhouse return to the Calverton Miners Welfare squad as they welcome Burton Joyce to Hollinwood Lane while Attenborough’s new management team of Aidan Gubbins and Ben Cheatle have made a host of new signings ahead of their trip to face Stapleford Town.
Keyworth United entertain Bilborough Town at Platt Lane and two teams locked together on 13 points, Awsworth Villa and Sandiacre Town, meet at The Shilo.
Having picked up their first win since mid-November last weekend, Magdala Amateurs will attempt to make it back-to-back victories as they welcome the team they beat two months ago, Eastwood CFC Development, to Roko.
In Division One, run away leaders AFC Top Valley travel to the CDW Arena to take on a Radford Reserves side that are finding their feet under new manager James Dobson.
Third from bottom play third from top as Robin Hood Colts entertain West Bridgford AFC at Sherwood Fields while Wollaton Reserves host Ravenshead at the WSA and Beeston welcome Hucknall Town Development to Leyton Crescent.
In Division Two, leaders United Grays entertain fourth placed Keyworth United Reserves at Eagle Valley. Stapleford Town Reserves are four points behind the Grays but with three games in hand. They host AFC Dunkirk Reserves.
A further four points back but with an additional two games in hand are Ruddington Village Reserves, who welcome fifth placed Cotgrave Reserves to Elms Park.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, the Premier Division leaders on Saturday morning, Bingham Town, were in Notts FA Senior Cup action against Ashland Rovers of the Central Midlands League. The NSL side were convincing 4-1 victors thanks to a brace from Tom Spencer and a goal each for Euan Sweeting and Jake Hardy thereby setting up an intriguing clash with Carlton Town in the next round.
Bingham’s cup exploits gave Woodthorpe Park Rangers an opportunity to steal top spot and they duly did so with a 3-1 win over reigning champions Stapleford Town. Darren Oldham scored for Rangers either side of Harry Oldershaw’s free kick for Town in the first half. Markell Bailey sealed the win late on.
Southwell City are level on points with Woodthorpe at the top following their 2-0 win at Burton Joyce thanks to second half goals from Ant Brown and Ben Selby. Danny Blanchard, Kieron Diver, George Harrison and Alex Beno were all on target for AFC Dunkirk in their 4-1 win at Bilborough Town; Wiktor Majewski with the home side’s reply.
Two goals apiece for Stephen Chaplin and Dan Chadwick gave Wollaton a 4-0 win at Calverton Miners Welfare while Lucus Cotterill scored a first half hat trick and Kyle Waddell a brace in the second period for Cotgrave in their 5-1 victory against Magdala Amateurs.
After being 3-1 down at Keyworth United, Awsworth Villa battled back to claim a 3-3 draw with goals from Ben Watson, Daniel Roberts and Danny Carter. Roberts had previously put through his own net to give Keyworth the lead with Lee Potts and Jake Fisher adding to their tally.
Sandiacre Town edged past Attenborough 4-3. Jack Warner both scored and got sent off for Sandiacre; Jordan Leonardi (2) and Thomas Mellors were also on target. Adam Martin, Thomas O’Regan and Kieran Whalin netted for Boro.
A James Hallam penalty put Aslockton & Orston ahead early in their encounter with Eastwood CFC Development but the visitors struck back soon after through Isaac Anderson-Raymond. A Chris Aldred header put Aslockton back in front after the break but Eastwood equalised again when Mitchell Williams converted a penalty. A James Langridge free kick with five minutes to go meant Aslockton picked up all three points in a 3-2 win.
AFC Top Valley maintained their 10 point lead in Division One as they edged past Hucknall Town Development 3-2 while second placed West Bridgford AFC won 4-1 at Kirton Brickworks.
Ruddington Village are two points behind West Bridgford with two games in hand following their 3-0 win at Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves.
Beeston continued the form that saw them crowned Euro Soccer Company Division One Team of the Month for December as they won 2-0 at Bridgford United.
Gedling Southbank beat Radcliffe Olympic 1-0 while Southwell City Reserves came from two down to draw 2-2 at Wollaton Reserves.
Ravenshead saw off Robin Hood Colts 3-0.
The results in Division Two were notable for the fact that in each of the six fixtures the home side scored two goals. For league leaders United Grays this was in the form of a 2-0 win at home to AFC Dunkirk Reserves.
Stapleford Town Reserves, in second, and Ruddington Village Reserves, in third, both won 2-1 against Keyworth United Reserves and Asha respectively.
Cotgrave Reserves’ 4-2 victory at Clifton All Whites Development included a goal for David Cyrek which meant he has netted for the Cotgrave club at least once in each of the last four decades.
Elston United came from behind to win 3-2 at Beeston Old Boys Association and Barrowby beat Bingham Town Reserves 2-0.