In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Clifton All Whites played their game in hand over second-placed Bilborough Town. The 2-0 win over Magdala Amateurs, thanks to a first half brace from Ben Clark, opened up a six point gap at the top.
Awsworth Villa are 11 points behind the top two but with four games in hand. They dispatched bottom club Unity 4-0 with goals from Matthew Walker (2), Shaw Hutchinson and Josh Niblett.
Wollaton’s title challenge has faltered as they have suffered back-to-back losses, this time 4-3 at home to Real United. Jourdan Blair and an Alex Cook hat-trick put Real on course for the three points. Jake Fisher struck a hat-trick of his own in reply for Wollaton but it wasn’t enough for the hosts.
AFC Dunkirk followed up their win over Wollaton last week by making it two from two with a 3-0 victory at Sandiacre Town. Sam Harbottle, Joseph Ellis and George Harrison were the scorers.
Cotgrave’s Lee Potts struck his 41st goal of the season in their 2-1 win at Underwood Villa. Adam Sinnott also netted for the visitors, who had Gethyn Tustin sent off. Samuel Tring scored for Villa.
Newark Flowserve edged past Attenborough 1-0, a Jamie Charlton strike separating the sides.
Bingham Town made it three wins from four as they overcame Nottingham Trent University 4-1. Matt Snelgrove (2), Jonathan Morley and Tom Spencer were on target for Bingham, Alex Hall for NTU.
There were 12 goals scored in the match between FC Cavaliers and Ruddington Village with Cavs running out 9-3 winners. Chad Richards scored a hat-trick and there were two goals apiece for David Kolapo and Zibusiso Sibanda and one for Jouhans Beraki and Mustapha John for Cavs; Ricky Benwell, Sam Winch and Michael Leslie for Ruddington.
Basford United Community came from behind to beat Aston United 5-1.
In Division One, the match between the top two, Calverton Miners Welfare and Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves ended in controversial circumstances. Kimberley took a two goal lead through Adam Thomas and Kyle Wrenn before a George Scrivener double, including one from the penalty spot, levelled matters. With 15 minutes remaining Matt Clowes put Kimberley ahead once again, from a twice retaken free-kick. Darren Williamson was then sent off for Calverton and with time running out they were reduced to nine men with Lewis Wheelhouse getting his marching orders. There was still time for two more goals, however, as Alex Faulconbridge added Kimberley’s fourth before Jack Harris reduced the arrears to make the final score 4-3.
Netherfield Albion goalkeeper Steve Jones scored a calamitous own goal which turned out to be Southwell City Reserves’ winner in a 3-2 victory.
Wollaton Reserves and Kirton Brickworks drew 1-1 while Gedling Southbank won by the odd goal in five at Birchover Park.
Ashland Rovers edged past AFC Bridgford 1-0 thanks to an own goal and Ruddington Village Reserves saw off Bilborough United 4-0.
Keyworth United Reserves overcame bottom team AFC Clifton 3-0.
In Division Two, a Cameron Gray hat-trick helped leaders Team DNF beat second-placed Ravenshead 6-3. Jordan Stinson scored all three of Greyhounders’ goals in their 3-2 win over Mansfield Hosiery Mills.
West Bridgford AFC versus Basford United Community Reserves and Bingham Town Reserves versus Underwood Villa Reserves both finished 2-2.
The dates have been set for the final stages of both the Senior and Junior Cups:
Senior Cup Semi-Finals
Tuesday 28 March
Newark Flowserve v Nottingham Trent University
Norman Archer Memorial Ground, Clifton, 7.30pm
Wednesday 29 March
Cotgrave v Clifton All Whites
Platt Lane, Keyworth, 7.30pm
Junior Cup Semi-Finals
Tuesday 4 April
Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves v Selston Reserves
The Fieldings, Mansfield Hosiery Mills, 7.30pm
Wednesday 5 April
Awsworth Villa Reserves v West Bridgford AFC
Hollinwood Lane, Calverton, 7.30pm
Junior Cup Final – Saturday 6 May, St Giles, Sandiacre, 3pm
Senior Cup Final – Saturday 13 May, Ron Steel Sports Ground, Dunkirk, KO TBC
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, new leaders Clifton All Whites will be trying to maintain or extend their three point lead as they welcome Magdala Amateurs to the Norman Archer Memorial Ground. They will do so without the suspended Craig Meakin after he picked up his tenth yellow card of the season.
Second placed Bilborough Town aren’t in action so Wollaton, in third, will look to capitalise as they entertain Real United at the WSA.
Awsworth Villa return to action, following a blank weekend and a midweek postponement, as they host bottom club Unity at The Shilo.
AFC Dunkirk ended a three game losing streak in fine style last weekend with a 7-2 win over Wollaton. They will try and emulate that performance as they head to St Giles to play Sandiacre Town.
Cotgrave will be playing Clifton in the NSL Senior Cup semi-final in midweek. The prelude to that encounter is a trip to Bracken Park to play Underwood Villa.
Newark Flowserve have also reached the cup semi-finals, where they will be playing Nottingham Trent University. Newark’s warm up for that fixture is a visit from Attenborough while NTU travel to Butt Field to face Bingham Town.
Basford United Community welcome Aston United to Greenwich Avenue and FC Cavaliers host Ruddington Village at the Forest Recreation Ground.
In Division One, the top two face each other as leaders Calverton Miners Welfare entertain Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves at Hollinwood Lane. Calverton add David Corder to the squad that beat Birchover Park 4-0 last time out.
The top two in Division Two also meet as Team DNF host Ravenshead. DNF have a 12 point lead over their opponents but they have played three more matches.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division Clifton All Whites went clear at the top with a 4-1 win at Cotgrave. Clifton scored all their goals, in this dress rehearsal for the upcoming NSL Senior Cup semi-final, in the first half through Craig Meakin, David Hawkes, Corbi Brown and a Niall O’Rafferty penalty. Lee Potts pulled one back for Cotgrave late on but it was nothing more than a consolation.
Lowly Underwood Villa had a 2-1 lead over former leaders Bilborough Town, thanks to goals from Callum Thompson and Alexander Mann, either side of a Jake Kane effort for Town. The game was halted with time running out following a serious injury to Bilborough’s Matt Hayes.
Jordan Alls struck a double hat-trick for AFC Dunkirk as they ended a three game losing streak by overcoming Wollaton 7-2. Alls completed his first hat-trick inside the first 23 minutes before Wollaton missed the opportunity to pull one back as they struck a penalty against the bar. They did manage to reduce the arrears before the break, however, with Ryan Tinsley on target. Alls restored the three goal advantage in the second half before Tinsley made amends for the earlier Wollaton penalty miss by converting from the spot. The double hat-trick for Alls was completed in the 76th minute then Tim Berridge added the icing on the cake for Dunkirk in injury time.
Newark Flowserve edged past Aston United 2-1. Liam Moran put Newark ahead midway through the second half but Jason Jude restored parity moments later. Substitute Jamie Charlton netted the winner for Flowserve in the closing stages.
Magdala Amateurs beat FC Cavaliers 4-2 with goals from Neil Morgan (2), Dan Barton and Tom Groves. Zibusiso Sibanda with Cavs’ replies.
Daniel Mearon bagged a brace for Nottingham Trent University in their 4-1 win over Unity. Fraser Prophet and Toju James also netted; Shaquille Golding got Unity’s consolation.
Attenborough recorded back-to-back wins as they overcame Ruddington Village 5-3. Paul Ireson (2), Adam Martin, Liam McCormack and Jordan Smith did the damage for Boro. Daniel Starbuck, Danny Johnson and Ashley Moorcroft notched for Village.
In Division One, Calverton Miners Welfare maintained their seven point lead with a 4-0 win over Birchover Park. Dane Bennett, Sam Buckle, James Davis and Brinsley Kirkham were the Calvo scorers.
Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves kept pace in second as they won 2-1 at Southwell City Reserves. Josh Lewis got both goals for Kimberley, who had Tom Slade sent off. Calum Law scored for Southwell.
Channon Small and Kristopher Drackett put Bilborough United two up at home to Kirton Brickworks but a Scott Ricketts double for the visitors ensured the points were shared.
Juan Vickers put Awsworth Villa Reserves ahead at Ruddington Village Reserves but the hosts took a 3-1 lead into the break thanks to Ross Cochrane-Smith (2) and Adam Price-Henson. Villa struck back in the second half, however, as four goals from George Cooper gave them the win 5-3.
Alex England and Paul Revuelta saw Ashland Rovers past Keyworth United Reserves 2-0.
AFC Bridgford notched their first victory since mid-December as they overcame Netherfield Albion 3-1. Tom Teer (2) and Liam Wilson were on target for Bridgford, Marius Mihai for Albion.
In Division Two, Aslockton Cranmers won 4-0 at home to Basford United Community Reserves while West Bridgford AFC saw off Underwood Villa Reserves 5-1.
In the NSL Junior Cup quarter-final it took extra-time to separate Selston Reserves and Bingham Town Reserves. It was stalemate after 90 minutes but Bingham opened the scoring in the first extra period. Selston immediately got back on level terms and eventually went on to win 3-1.
There’s a new leader of the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division as Clifton All Whites’ midweek win over Ruddington Village saw them ascend to the summit on goal difference over Bilborough Town. Clifton are away at Cotgrave this weekend in a dress rehearsal for their NSL Senior Cup semi-final at the end of the month.
Bilborough will look to include new signing from Wollaton, Ryan Bowen, as they travel to Bracken Park to take on Underwood Villa.
Wollaton, in third, will attempt to keep up pressure on the top two as they welcome AFC Dunkirk to the WSA. Dunkirk’s hopes of the title are fading as they are currently on a run of three straight defeats.
Newark Flowserve welcome Aston United to Hawton Lane. Newark are three points ahead of their opponents but have played five more games.
An improving Sandiacre Town entertain Bingham Town at St Giles while Magdala Amateurs will try and bounce back from a disappointing loss to Aston last time out as they host FC Cavaliers at Roko.
Ruddington Village have lost back-to-back matches. They visit The Strand to play an Attenborough side that won for the first time since mid-January last weekend.
Nottingham Trent University entertain bottom club Unity at Clifton Campus.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare will be without Jack Harris and David Corder as they welcome Birchover Park to Hollinwood Lane.
In Division Two, with top side Team DNF not in action, second-placed Ravenshead will try and take advantage as they travel to Bilsthorpe Sports Ground to take on Bilsthorpe Reserves.
Having lost out to the weather previously, Selston Reserves and Bingham Town Reserves will attempt once more to stage their NSL Junior Cup quarter final at the Parish Hall Ground.
The top two faced off in the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division. It was the second-placed side, Clifton All Whites, that were victorious as a first half Niall O’Rafferty penalty saw off leaders Bilborough Town 1-0. The defeat for Bilborough cut their lead to just three points, having played two more games than Clifton.
Wollaton moved up to third with an 8-3 win at Real United. Jake Fisher was on target five times for the visitors, alongside efforts from Sean Craven, Kyle Nutt and Ryan Tinsley. James Greenhalgh, Romeo Mugadza and Tris Whitman replied for Real.
Awsworth Villa slipped to fourth as they went down 5-2 at Basford United Community. Jamie Walker bagged a brace for Basford, Jack Duffy, Zaire Jackson-Burchall and Ewan Sweeting also netted. Matt Goodwin and Sam McElroy scored for Villa.
After having been unbeaten in fourteen matches, AFC Dunkirk suffered their third defeat in a row as they went down 1-0 at home to Cotgrave. Lee Potts struck from the penalty spot in the second half for the visitors.
Aston United defeated Magdala Amateurs 2-0 with goals from Chris Beighton and Shay Wiggins.
Bingham Town saw off Underwood Villa 3-1. Toby Stevenson and Mike Jepps put Bingham two up early on before Villa hit back through Samuel Tring. Jepps sealed the points for Bingham with his second after the break.
Nottingham Trent University leapfrogged FC Cavaliers in the table as they beat them 2-1. Luke Southby and Connor Bartle were on target for NTU, Chad Richards for Cavs.
Attenborough picked up a vital three points with a 4-3 win over Unity. Substitute Liam McCormack struck twice for Boro, in addition to Paul Ireson and Jordan Smith. Tony Law, Dean Msungama and Greg Halford notched for Unity.
Following a draw with the league leaders in midweek, Sandiacre Town defeated the reigning champions, Ruddington Village, 3-1.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare continued their title quest with a 4-1 win at Bilborough United. Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves kept pace in second as they saw off bottom side AFC Clifton 5-0.
Kirton Brickworks moved back up to third with a 2-1 win at home to Ruddington Village Reserves while Wollaton Reserves went down 4-1 at home to Ashland Rovers.
Keyworth United Reserves won by the odd goal in five against Birchover Park.
In Division Two, Team DNF strengthened their title credentials with a 5-1 win at Greyhounders while Bilsthorpe Reserves won by a similar scoreline at Underwood Villa Reserves.
Selston Reserves came from behind to win 2-1 at Mansfield Hosiery Mills and it was honours even between Aslockton Cranmers and Bingham Town Reserves as they drew 2-2.
It’s first versus second in the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League as Bilborough Town entertain Clifton All Whites at Platt Lane, Keyworth. Clifton moved up to second with a 1-0 midweek win over AFC Dunkirk. They are six points behind their hosts with two games in hand.
At the other end of the table Attenborough are able to pick from a full squad for the first time in some weeks as they face Unity at The Strand. All of their injured players are now fit and available for selection giving manager Dan King a welcome headache as he tries to build upon the encouraging draw last time out against Real United.
There’s a 12 noon kick-off at Greenwich Avenue as Basford United Community entertain third-placed Awsworth Villa .
Wollaton will look to include new signing from Aston United, Danny Beardsley, in their squad for the trip to the Inspire Stadium to face Real United.
After a lengthy unbeaten run AFC Dunkirk have now lost their last two, they will attempt to get back on track as they welcome Cotgrave to the Ron Steel Sports Ground.
Aston United host Magdala Amateurs, who are a place below them in mid-table, at the New Manor Ground.
Sandiacre Town recorded a creditable draw with the league leaders last weekend, they travel to Elms Park to take on Ruddington Village.
Bingham Town have shown improved form in their last two outings and will attempt to carry that in to the meeting with Underwood Villa at Butt Field.
In the reverse of the Senior Cup quarter final last weekend FC Cavaliers entertain Nottingham Trent University at Forest Recreation Ground. NTU were 4-0 winners last time.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare will look to extend their three game winning run as they travel to Basil Russell Park to play Bilborough United. Top scorer Sam Buckle comes back into the Calvo squad at the expense of Liam Deane.
In Division Two, top club Team DNF travel to Dark Lane, Whatton to face Greyhounders.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, the race for the championship is hotting up. Current leaders Bilborough Town took the lead at home to Sandiacre Town, thanks to Jake Kane, but Tristan Comery pegged them back to make the result 1-1. Bilborough are now eight points in the lead but Awsworth Villa, in second, have four games in hand.
Clifton All Whites, in third, moved to nine points behind the leaders with three games in hand with a hard fought 2-1 win over Bingham Town. Jack Reid put Clifton ahead on 15 minutes from the penalty spot after Corbi Brown was brought down in the box. Ben Clark doubled the advantage when he struck into the top corner after half an hour. Bingham upped their game after the break, Tom Spencer pulled one back with his head but ultimately they couldn’t convert their pressure into an equaliser.
Magdala Amateurs had an off day at Wollaton as the hosts were convincing 5-0 winners. There was a brace for Ryan Tinsley and Liam Towle and one for Jake Fisher.
Newark Flowserve put in a strong second half performance to win 3-2 against Underwood Villa. Tom Potts (2) and Bob Walker sealed the points for Newark after Craig Dainty and Callum Thompson had netted for Underwood.
Nottingham Trent University claimed their place in the NSL Senior Cup semi-finals, completing the line-up alongside Newark Flowserve, Clifton All Whites and Cotgrave, with a 4-0 victory against FC Cavaliers. Daniel Mearon, Ishuigre Abhigre and Will Daly were the scorers.
In Division One, Calverton Miners Welfare strengthened their title credentials with an 8-0 win over bottom club AFC Clifton. Lewis Wheelehouse grabbed a hat-trick alongside efforts from Dane Bennett, Jamie Humphries, Brinsley Kirkham and David Corder and an own goal.
Southwell City Reserves moved up to third as they saw off Ruddington Village Reserves 3-1.
In Division Two, Toby Sewell and Cameron Gray each struck twice for leaders Team DNF in their 6-1 defeat of Mansfield Hosiery Mills. Tom Lawson also netted for DNF in addition to an own goal.
Davey Whitehurst notched a brace for Bilsthorpe Reserves in their 4-0 win over Underwood Villa Reserves. Luke Osbourne and Michael Biggs were also on target.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Bilborough Town, fresh from their midweek win over Cotgrave, welcome Sandiacre Town to the Harvey Hadden Stadium.
Second-placed Awsworth Villa, who have three games in hand on Bilborough, will attempt to make up ground with Aston United the visitors to The Shilo.
Clifton All Whites welcome Bingham Town to the Norman Archer Memorial Ground. Bingham recorded an impressive win over AFC Dunkirk last time out, ending their opponents 14 game unbeaten run.
Wollaton went out of the NSL Senior Cup at the hands of Clifton last week, they will attempt to make amends as they entertain Magdala Amateurs at the WSA.
AFC Dunkirk will try and get back to winning ways as they travel to Elms Park to face Ruddington Village.
Attenborough picked up a point for the first time since mid-January last week. They will look to build on that as they host Basford United Community at The Strand.
Newark Flowserve are continuing their rebuilding job and will likely include new signing Lewis Cawthorne for the visit of Underwood Villa to Hawton Lane.
In Division One, it’s top versus bottom as Calverton Miners Welfare travel to the Charnwood Sports Centre to take on AFC Clifton. Calvo add Andrew Smith and David Corder to the squad that beat Ashland Rovers a fortnight ago. Liam Deane, Daniel Mapplebeck and James Richards miss out.