In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Clifton All Whites got the three points they needed to secure the Premier Division title with 1-0 win at FC Cavaliers. The home side were resilient but just lacked a cutting edge up front. The only goal of the game was scored just after the break when Niall O’Rafferty was first to react to a shot that rebounded off the crossbar and he slotted home.
Awsworth Villa made sure of a second place finish as they won 3-0 at Ruddington Village thanks to Matt Goodwin, Matthew Murphy and Ryan Wheatley.
AFC Dunkirk are up to third after they edged out Newark Flowserve 3-2 with all the goals coming in the first half. Jordan Crossmann put Dunkirk ahead inside five minutes but Jamie Charlton equalised immediately. Sam Harbottle restored the home side’s advantage on 17 minutes with William Skillington doubling the lead a quarter of an hour later. Joe Hurst reduced the arrears just before the interval but neither side could find the net again.
Wollaton came from behind to defeat Bilborough Town 4-2 and leapfrog their opponents in the table is so doing. Jack Nicholson gave Town an early lead but, having set the league record for goals in a season with a hat-trick in his last outing, Wollaton’s Jake Fisher added a further three to take his tally to 57 in all competitions this term. Ryan Krause was also on target for the visitors; Tommy Street had earlier made it 2-2.
Akim Akimbinu and Oisin O’Malley helped Nottingham Trent University pick up their fifth win in six games, 2-1 at Basford United Community. Ewan Sweeting was on target for Basford.
Bingham Town finished their season with a 1-0 loss at home to Attenborough, Aiden Blewitt the scorer.
Underwood Villa and Magdala Amateurs played out a 1-1 draw. Ashley Foster netted for Villa, Gareth Bentley for The Budgies.
In Division One, Bilborough United picked up three points in their last ever game as they overcame AFC Bridgford 4-2. John Greaves (2), Roland Tomlinson and Robert Muncaster struck for United, Callum Lawson with a brace for Bridgford.
Ryan Keeley scored twice for Kirton Brickworks in their 4-1 win at Awsworth Villa Reserves. Mitchell Hall and Scott Ricketts also notched, George Cooper replied for Villa.
Trophy presentation by NSL Referees' Secretary Darrell Parkes
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Clifton All Whites travel to The Forest Recreation Ground to face FC Cavaliers knowing that a win, or favourable results elsewhere, will see them crowned champions.
Awsworth Villa kept alive their slim hopes of the title with a midweek win over Aston United. They travel to Elms Park to play last season’s champions, Ruddington Village, where they need another three points and for Clifton to slip up.
After having led the league for a large proportion of the season Bilborough Town are now hoping to cement third place. They host Wollaton, one of the teams who could possibly pip them for the bronze medal position, at the Harvey Hadden Stadium.
AFC Dunkirk are also vying for third. They suffered a setback in midweek with a loss to bottom club Unity but will attempt to make amends when Newark Flowserve visit the Ron Steel Sports Ground.
Basford United Community host NSL Senior Cup finalists Nottingham Trent University at Greenwich Avenue.
Aston United play their fourth game in eight days as they head to Roko to take on Unity.
Underwood Villa are trying to ensure they stay out of the basement position, they are five points ahead of Unity, with Magdala Amateurs are the visitors to Bracken Park.
Attenborough are another club looking over their shoulder, but should have done enough to be safe. They travel to Butt Field to play Bingham Town.
There are just two matches in Division One. Awsworth Villa Reserves warm up for the NSL Junior Cup final next weekend by welcoming Kirton Brickworks to The Shilo while Bilborough United complete their season by hosting AFC Bridgford at Coronation Park.
The final game of the season in Division Two sees Selston Reserves entertain Mansfield Hosiery Mills at the Parish Hall Ground.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Clifton All Whites weren’t in action but Awsworth Villa and Bilborough Town, in second and third respectively, faced each other as they attempted to make up ground. Ricky Cross put Town ahead but a Matt Hayes own goal and Ryan Whitehurst saw Awsworth go in at the break 2-1 up. Hayes made amends in the second half, however, as he netted at the correct end to ensure the spoils were shared.
It looked like Valentino Chibbaro’s goal had sealed all three points for Basford United Community at AFC Dunkirk however Kamran Frost struck in the 90th minute for the home side to make it a point apiece.
Jourdan Blair hit a hat-trick for Real United in their 5-1 win over bottom club Unity. Jawanza Grant and Ben Douglas were also on target. Rickey Jouhal got Unity’s consolation.
Joel Isaac scored both for Aston United as they beat Attenborough 2-1. Jed Mrvik replied for Boro before he was sent off for two yellow cards.
Toby Stevenson and Phil Leggit gave Bingham Town a 2-0 win at Sandiacre Town while it was stalemate between FC Cavaliers and Magdala Amateurs.
Ruddington Village won 3-0 at Nottingham Trent University.
In Division One, champions Calverton Miners Welfare edged out Wollaton Reserves 2-1 thanks to a long range Sam Buckle effort and a Brinsley Kirkham penalty. Substitute Matthew Sumpner netted for Wollaton.
Kimberley Miners Welfare secured a second place finish with a 3-2 win at Netherfield Albion. Matt Clowes and Josh Lewis did the damage for Kimberley. Oz Kosar and Martin McDonagh were on target for Albion, who missed a chance to snatch a point late on.
Ashland Rovers are up to third following a 2-2 draw with Kirton Brickworks. Andrew Glossop and Ryan Martin scored for Rovers, Kyle Clarkson and Mitchell Hall for The Brickies.
Ruddington Village Reserves and Southwell City Reserves also drew 2-2. Sam Dunstan and Darren Turner notched for Rudd, Calum Law and Jamie Sims for Southwell.
A Kurt Savage penalty was enough for Awsworth Villa Reserves to pick up the win against AFC Bridgford.
Birchover Park and Bilborough United drew 1-1. Korrey McLaren was on target for Birchover, John Greaves for United.
In Division Two, champions Team DNF suffered only their second defeat of the season as they went down 3-2 to Underwood Villa Reserves. Ravenshead came from two down to secure a 2-2 draw at home to Aslockton Cranmers.
Photos from Team DNF 8-1 Selston Reserves and the title celebrations.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Clifton All Whites have extended the gap at the top of the table to 11 points following their 4-0 win over Real United. Niall O’Rafferty scored within the first five minutes but it was a very even affair for the remainder of the half, including Real United getting the ball in the net just before the break but it was ruled out for offside. The league leaders started the second half like they had the first, this time it was Corbi Brown who got the goal. The win was cemented by a Ben Clark double in the last 15 minutes.
Awsworth Villa are up to second, still with four games in hand over Clifton, after they won 4-0 at Newark Flowserve. Villa’s top scorer, Ryan Whitehurst, bagged a brace alongside efforts from Liam Smith and Matthew Murphy.
Also winning 4-0 were AFC Dunkirk, against Bilborough Town. Sam Harbottle got the first two goals with George Harrison adding the third before half time. Joe Ellis put the icing on the cake in the 87th minute. The win lifts Dunkirk up to fourth, Bilborough slip to third.
FC Cavaliers came from behind to defeat Wollaton 2-1. Jake Fisher added one more to his tally for Wollaton as he continues his pursuit of the league’s record number of goals for a season. He needs five more to beat the record of 51 set by Alex Ford in 2013/14. Zibusiso Sabanda and Aboybacar Sylla ensured Cavs took the points however.
Basford United Community overcame Ruddington Village 4-1 with goals from Richemone Sylla, Jamie Walker, Zaire Jackson-Birchall and Tyrell Shannon-Lewis.
Cotgrave took the bragging rights in the derby with Bingham Town as they ran out 6-0 winners. Shane Brumpton and Lee Potts both netted twice, as well as Adam Gray and substitute Lewis Hopkinson.
Aston United edged past Magdala Amateurs 1-0 thanks to Shay Wiggins.
Nottingham Trent University saw off Attenborough 5-1. Robert Fowlfe (2), Jonathan Coates, Oisin O’Malley and Rackeem Reid were all on target for NTU, Joe Nice got Boro’s consolation.
In Division One, midweek results meant Calverton Miners Welfare were confirmed as champions and they celebrated in style with a 5-0 win over Birchover Park. Sam Buckle grabbed a hat-trick with David Corder and James Davis also notching.
Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves kept hold of second place with a 2-1 win at Awsworth Villa Reserves. Josh Lewis and Tom Slade were the Kimberley scorers, Luke Grinham replied for Villa.
Ashland Rovers kept pace in third with a 5-1 victory over AFC Clifton. Paul Revuelta and Alex England both struck twice, Mark Summers added the fifth. Perry Foster got Clifton’s consolation.
Martin McDonagh scored five as Netherfield Albion defeated Bilborough United 6-4.
In Division Two, Team DNF sealed the title with an 8-1 win over third placed Selston Reserves, including four goals from second half substitute Sheldon Tuitt.
Ravenshead secured second place as they won 4-1 at Mansfield Hosiery Mills.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Clifton All Whites, having won their last eight league matches, will attempt to strengthen their title credentials as they welcome Real United to the Norman Archer Memorial Ground.
Second placed Bilborough Town, nine points behind Clifton, travel to the Ron Steel Sports Ground to face AFC Dunkirk, whose four game winning run was brought to an end by Aston United in midweek.
Awsworth Villa are a further two points behind but have four games in hand over the league leaders and five over Bilborough, who they beat in midweek. Their push for the championship continues with a trip to Hawton Lane to play Newark Flowserve.
Wollaton picked up their first win in five last time out, they welcome FC Cavaliers to the WSA.
Basford United Community, who’ve lost only once in their last nine matches, entertain Ruddington Village, who are unbeaten in three, at Greenwich Avenue.
Cotgrave, one of the division’s most consistently inconsistent sides results-wise, host local rivals Bingham Town at Woodview.
Magdala Amateurs welcome Aston United to Roko while Attenborough entertain Nottingham Trent University at The Strand.
In Division One, Calverton Miners Welfare sealed the title in midweek as Awsworth Villa Reserves’ loss to Gedling Southbank meant their points tally couldn’t be beaten. They will be celebrating their triumph away at Birchover Park but will do so without suspended duo Darren Williamson and Lewis Wheelhouse.
In Division Two, Team DNF can claim the title with a win over Selston Reserves at Clifton Campus. Even if they don’t pick up all three points the title will still be theirs if Ravenshead fail to win on their travels at Mansfield Hosiery Mills. Ravenshead will be without two of the three Martin brothers, Adam and Brad, as well as the injured Chris Bovey.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Clifton All Whites maintained a nine point gap at the top as they eventually managed to win 4-2 against a resilient Sandiacre Town. Ben Clark gave Clifton a first half lead before Charlie Goodwin equalised midway through the second period. Things weren’t level for long, however, as Connor Hardy soon restored the home side’s advantage. There was then late drama as, first, Bradley Mellors restored parity before Clark got his second and Lavell White sealed the victory for Clifton.
Bilborough Town kept pace in second as half time substitute Ricky Law helped them to a 3-0 win at FC Cavaliers. Lyam Webster was the other scorer.
Jake Fisher scored a hat-trick for Wollaton in their 3-2 win over Cotgrave that lifts them to level on points with third place Awsworth Villa. Shaun Jackson netted for Cotgrave.
AFC Dunkirk made it four wins on the trot as they overcame Real United 4-2. Pierce Bird bagged a brace alongside Joe Ellis and Sam Harbottle efforts for Dunkirk; Daniel Dixon and Alex Bowles for Real.
Newark Flowserve’s run of four league victories was halted by Bingham Town, however, with the visitors running out 2-0 winners thanks to a double from 18 year old Toby Stevenson.
Aston United were also 2-0 away winners, at Attenborough. Mark Green and Shay Wiggins the scorers.
It was a goal and a point apiece for Underwood Villa and Nottingham Trent University. Adam Murphy was on target for Villa, Enricque McCorkle for NTU.
Basford United Community won 4-1 at Unity.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare took a step closer to securing the title with a 3-0 win at Awsworth Villa Reserves. Jason Hodson (2) and David Corder were the scorers.
Second placed Kimberley Miners Welfare went down 3-1 at home to Ashland Rovers. Paul Revuelta, Alex England and Thomas Barnes notched for Rovers, Keanu Stevenson with Kimberley’s reply.
Gedling Southbank are up to third following their 2-1 win over Birchover Park. Nick Edgar and Luke Pickard scored for GSB, Gary Harris replied for Birchover.
An early strike from Steven Cullis gave Keyworth United Reserves a 1-0 win over Kirton Brickworks and a late Marius Mihai effort secured the points for Netherfield Albion at Ruddington Village Reserves.
Bilborough United won by the odd goal in seven at AFC Clifton.
In Division Two, Ravenshead ensured the will finish in the top three with a 3-0 win at Bilsthorpe Reserves. Selston Reserves bounced back from their midweek NSL Junior Cup semi-final defeat in fine style, seeing off Bingham Town Reserves 6-1 and a last minute equaliser for Aslockton Cranmers gave them a 1-1 draw with Mansfield Hosiery Mills.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, nine point leaders Clifton All Whites will attempt to extend their run of seven league wins as they welcome Sandiacre Town to the Norman Archer Memorial Ground. Sandiacre come into the game on the back of an impressive midweek win over Wollaton.
Bilborough Town head the chasing pack but they have struggled for form of late. They look to get back to winning ways as they head to the Forest Rescreation Ground to take on FC Cavaliers.
With four games in hand on the two teams above them Awsworth Villa still harbour title ambitions. They welcome the reigning champions, Ruddington Village, to The Shilo.
Wollaton will try to bounce back from their midweek defeat as they welcome NSL Senior Cup finalists Cotgrave to the WSA.
After a run of three straight defeats AFC Dunkirk have now recorded three successive victories, their last being against Underwood Villa in the week. Their chance to make it four wins on the trot comes in the form of a trip to the Inspire Stadium to face Real United.
Basford United Community will be looking to bounce back from a midweek defeat to Attenborough as they head to bottom club Unity.
The only time Newark Flowserve have failed to win since the start of March was when they lost on penalties to Nottingham Trent University in the NSL Senior Cup semi-final at the end of last month. Bingham Town are the visitors to Hawton Lane.
Attenborough will attempt to follow up their win over Basford as they entertain Aston United at The Strand.
Underwood Villa and Nottingham Trent University meet at Bracken Park.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare will be without the suspended Darren Williamson for the trip to Digby Street to play Awsworth Villa Reserves. Awsworth won through to the final of the NSL Junior Cup in midweek in a marathon match against West Bridgford AFC that required penalties to determine the victor.
Holders Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves also made it into the final, in more convincing fashion. They welcome Ashland Rovers to the Stag Ground in the league.
In Division Two, Ravenshead will attempt to narrow the 11 point gap to leaders Team DNF as they play their game in hand away at Bilsthorpe Reserves.
In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Clifton All Whites kept up the pace at the top of the table with a 9-0 win at Nottingham Trent University. NTU’s depleted squad did well to hold out to half time at only 2-0, after Scott Litchfield and Connor Hardy had scored for the visitors. The floodgates opened after the break, however, as Clifton netted four in 11 minutes – Hardy and Litchfield doubled their tallies, David Hawkes and Lavell White also notched. White got his second before being replaced by Corbi Brown who promptly made it 8-0. Hardy rounded out his hat-trick to complete the scoring.
The win lifts Clifton nine points clear after Bilborough Town went down 4-2 to Newark Flowserve. A Tom Potts first half double put Newark in the ascendency. The two sides traded goals in the second period with Liam Moran and Joe Hurst netting for Flowserve, Lyam Webster and Tony Law for Bilborough.
Awsworth Villa are a further two points behind but have four games in hand over the league leaders. They were 5-1 winners at Underwood Villa. Matt Goodwin grabbed a hat-trick and Ryan Whitehurst a brace for Awsworth, Sean Haggerty with Underwood’s consolation.
Aston United and Wollaton shared six goals. Jason Jude, Mark Green and Chris Beighton were on target for Aston, Sam Rothwell (2) and Jake Fisher for Wollaton.
Bingham Town and Basford United Community drew 1-1. Basford took the lead when Zaire Jackson-Burchall slotted home the rebound from a Matt Lowe penalty save but Bingham levelled through Callum Bramwell.
FC Cavaliers were 4-0 winners in a tempestuous encounter that saw three players sent off. Blessing Adeleye (2), Chad Richards and David Kolapo were the scorers.
Neil Morgan struck a hat-trick for Magdala Amateurs as they saw off Sandiacre Town 4-2. Ethan Lespeare also notched for The Budgies; Rory Green and Sam Tarrant for Sandiacre.
Towards the foot of the table, Attenborough moved ahead of Underwood with a 1-1 draw at Ruddington Village. Paul Ireson netted for Boro, Tristan Rhodes for Rudd.
In Division One, leaders Calverton Miners Welfare got back to winning ways as they overcame Southwell City Reserves 3-0. Second-placed Kimberley Miners Welfare are now seven points behind as they suffered a 4-1 home reverse at the hands of Ruddington Village Reserves.
It was honours even in the meeting of the now third and fourth placed teams as Kirton Brickworks and Gedling Southbank drew 2-2. Wollaton Reserves are up to fifth after they defeated Bilborough United 2-0.
Ashland Rovers won 4-2 at Awsworth Villa Reserves to end their opponent’s 12 game unbeaten run and leapfrog them in the table in the process. AFC Clifton recorded only their third victory of the season as they won by a similar scoreline at AFC Bridgford.
In Division Two, Aslockton Cranmers held second-placed Ravenshead to a 2-2 draw while Selston Reserves beat Basford United Community Reserves 2-1 and Underwood Villa Reserves were 3-1 victors at Greyhounders.