In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, the current Premier Division leaders, Burton Joyce, met the reigning champions, Stapleford Town. It ended all square despite Burton Joyce taking a two goal lead in the first half. The Saxons struck back through Ryan Stark and Junior Rodriguez before the break and, following a quieter second period, it finished 2-2.
Bingham Town are up to second after their sixth win on the trot, this time 6-0 at Attenborough thanks to a Euan Sweeting hat-trick, a Tom Spencer brace and one from Ed Hodgson.
AFC Dunkirk are third following a 3-2 win at Sandiacre Town on Friday night that included two goals for George Harrison, one of which was a 40 yard strike into the top corner that rather satisfyingly clipped post and bar on the way in. Luis Parkes was also on target for the Boatmen.
Woodthorpe Park Rangers have slipped from second to fourth after their 100% record was broken in fine style by Southwell City who ran out 3-1 winners. Bradley Peace-McDonald put Southwell on course to victory in the first half with a brace. Rangers pulled one back before the interval but Ben Selby sealed the win late on.
There were two goals apiece for Sam Buckle and Matt Corbett for Calverton Miners Welfare in their 5-2 win over Eastwood CFC Development while FC Cavaliers and Keyworth United played out a stalemate.
Wollaton slipped to their fourth defeat in a row, 3-1 at Aslockton & Orston. Jack Robb on debut and Kieran Wall put The Cranmers two to the good before Joshua Stevenson pulled one back for Wollo. Sam Winch added the third for the home side.
Two goals from Danny Morgan earned Awsworth Villa a point in a 2-2 draw at Magdala Amateurs.
With the Nottinghamshire FA cups kicking off there were only two games in Division One. The new look Radcliffe Olympic picked up back-to-back wins as a Brett Soiza hat-trick helped them overcome Ravenshead 6-0 while Wollaton Reserves edged past Gedling Southbank 2-1.
In the Notts FA Trophy Joe Gunn fired a hat-trick in AFC Top Valley’s 10-2 win over Ashland Rovers Development but it took penalties to separate the sides in the all-Division One encounter between West Bridgford AFC and Kirton Brickworks. Bridgford prevailed 4-2 after a goalless 120 minutes.
In other all-NSL ties, Bright Agana struck a 14 minute hat-trick for Beeston in their 7-1 win over Pythian. Ruddington Village knocked out Elston United but their reserve side couldn’t replicate the feat, going down 3-1 to Kimberley Miners Welfare.
Elsewhere Robin Hood Colts won 4-2 against Netherfield, United Grays came away from Quarrydale United with a 2-1 win, Keyworth United Reserves beat Trent Vineyard 5-2 and Ravenshead Reds knocked out Wollaton Thirds 4-2.
Unfortunately Bridgford United went out to FC Sez, losing 5-0, and Selston Reserves saw off Bingham Town Reserves 4-1.
In Division Two, Cotgrave Reserves consolidated first place with a 6-2 win at Burton Joyce Reserves, including a Kieron Burrows brace.
Lee Dixon and Samuel Taylor were both on target twice for Asha in their 6-1 win at Bilborough Town Community.
Beeston Old Boys Association got off the mark at the fifth time of asking with a 2-1 win over Stapleford Town Reserves and AFC Dunkirk Reserves won by a similar scoreline at Barrowby.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Burton Joyce continue to set the pace following their 3-0 win over FC Cavaliers. All the goals came in the second half, from Joe Harrod, Ricky Gardner and Brad Woodcock. Woodthorpe Park Rangers are just one point behind having played one game fewer. They maintained their 100% record with a 5-1 win at Cotgrave, this despite being reduced to ten men with the score at 2-1.
AFC Dunkirk and Southwell City remain third and fourth respectively after they drew 1-1. Calum Law put City ahead only for Jay Knight to ensure the points were shared.
Jake Hardy was on target four times for Bingham Town as they overcame Bilborough Town 7-0. Harley Cox, Tom Giles and Will Haycox were also on target.
Adam Hassell also scored four as his Stapleford Town defeated Magdala Amateurs 6-1. Jack Upton also bagged a brace alongside an own goal with Dan Barton getting the consolation for The Budgies.
After going unbeaten in their first four matches, Wollaton have now lost three on the spin, the latest a 3-2 reverse against Calverton Miners Welfare. Calvo’s goals were shared between Jason Hodson, Adam Limb and Dalton Stephens with Gareth Bentley and Kyle Crofts replying for Wollo.
Jake Fisher took his goal tally to eight for the season with a hat-trick for Keyworth United in their 5-1 win at Eastwood CFC Development. Daniel Chadwick and Casey Fisher also netted for United; Zeb Kasujja for Eastwood.
Awsworth Villa picked up their first points of the season and lifted themselves off the foot of the table with a 4-2 win at Attenborough. Daniel Morgan (2), Danny Carter and Ashley Kelly were on target for Villa; Morgan Bell and Travahn Seaton for Boro.
In Division One, West Bridgford AFC are top on goals scored, a Marcus Browne hat-trick in their 6-0 win at Basford United Community helping his side keep just ahead of AFC Top Valley who beat Bridgford United 4-1 to keep their 100% record alive.
Radford Reserves, in third, were also 4-1 winners – at home against Hucknall Town Development, as were a new look Radcliffe Olympic against Robin Hood Colts including a brace for Jawanza Grant. It was Radcliffe’s first win since mid-February.
Ruddington Village stay fourth following a 2-0 win against Kirton Brickworks while Gedling Southbank made it back-to-back wins by seeing off Kimberley Miners Welfare 4-2.
Bright Agana came off the bench to score twice for Beeston to help them to a 7-1 win over Southwell City Reserves.
In Division Two, Jack Sykes-Wood bagged a brace for Cotgrave Reserves in their 3-2 win over Elston United that sees them stay in top spot ahead of Keyworth United Reserves, who were 3-1 winners against Clifton All Whites Development.
United Grays maintained their 100% record with a 5-0 win at AFC Dunkirk Reserves while Sam Dunstan scored twice for Ruddington Village Reserves in their 3-0 victory at Bingham Town Reserves.
Michael Lindsay scored four and Matt Lockley two for Pythian in their 9-4 win against Burton Joyce Reserves and Asha beat Beeston Old Boys Association 2-0.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Burton Joyce held onto top spot in the Premier Division, despite losing their 100% record, as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Aslockton & Orston. Chris Aldred gave Aslockton a half time lead but Ricky Gardner struck in the second period to ensure the spoils were shared.
That means the sole remaining perfect record in the top flight belongs to Woodthorpe Park Rangers as a 4-2 scoreline against Magdala Amateurs gave them their fifth win of the season. Ellis Carter actually put Magdala ahead early in the encounter but Connor Scott-Parkin levelled matters before the break. The Budgies’ task got decidedly more difficult just after the restart though as Adam Kelvey was sent off. The introduction of Markell Bailey for Woodthorpe made all the difference, however, as he set up both Conor Carter and Jason Rimmel then, after Ben Johnson had pulled one back, added the fourth himself.
AFC Dunkirk came from two down away at Stapleford Town on Friday night to draw 2-2 and preserve their unbeaten start. Luke Guadagni and Adam Hassell gave the Saxons the advantage but they were pegged back by McKenna Paton, who was later sent off, and Luis Parkes.
Southwell City handed Wollaton their first defeat of the season, 3-0, with goals from Bradley Peace-McDonald and Oliver Clarke (2). A bad day for Wollaton was made worse by an injury to Roberto Labbate.
Bingham Town left Awsworth Villa still pointless after they won 4-2. Town’s goals were shared between Jake Hardy, Will Haycox, Tom Spencer and Euan Sweeting with Joshua Broad and Liam Towle replying for Villa.
Getting off the mark, however, were Bilborough Town, who came away from Eastwood CFC Development with a 3-2 win. James Bacon, Danny Fyffe and substitute Harry Deardan netted for Bilborough; Jaquarn Campbell-Ghislanzoni with a brace for the Red Badgers.
Keyworth United picked up their first win of the campaign as they saw off Cotgrave 3-1. Jake Fisher bagged a brace alongside a Daniel Chadwick effort for United; Lee Potts replied for Cotgrave, who had Kyle Waddell sent off.
A solitary goal from Paul Ireson was enough to see Attenborough past FC Cavliers 1-0 while there was a 4-4 draw between Calverton Miners Welfare and Sandiacre Town with eight different scorers: Brinsley Kirkham, Barry Payne, George Scrivener and Dalton Stephens for Calvo, George Vear, Jordan Leonardi, Daniel Harries and Zachary Beer for Town.
AFC Top Valley made it five wins from five to claim back first place in Division One, the latest a 3-2 victory over Radford Reserves with two goals from Ben Cummings, who ended the day in hospital receiving stitches to a head wound, and one from Joe Gunn. Tituntamba Harrung and Chris Newman replied for Radford.
Ruddington Village continued their ascent of the table with a 3-1 win at Beeston, including a brace for Joseph Brown while Wollaton Reserves saw off Hucknall Town Development 2-1.
Ollie McCourt was on target twice for Southwell City Reserves I their 3-2 win at Basford United Community and Kirton Brickworks edged out Ravenshead 2-1.
Kyle Pemberton got both of Bridgford United’s goals but unfortunately it was in a losing cause as they went down 5-2 at Gedling Southbank.
In Division Two, Stapleford Town Reserves maintained their 100% record with a 3-2 win at Bingham Town Reserves that included a brace for Junior Rodriguez.
Ahead of them on goal difference having played a game more, however, are Cotgrave Reserves who won 4-2 at Barrowby.
Jack Palmer netted twice for Keyworth United Reserves in their 6-1 win over Beeston Old Boys Association while Josh Wilson grabbed a hat-trick for United Grays in their 7-0 demolition of Ravenshead Reds.
Ruddington Village Reserves beat AFC Dunkirk Reserves 3-2 while Bilborough Town Community and Burton Joyce Reserves both picked up their first point of the season in a 4-4 draw.
Asha and Pythian drew 3-3 on Friday evening.
Action in the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, gets underway on Friday night with the Premier Division encounters between Stapleford Town and AFC Dunkirk at the Ron Steel Sports Ground and Keyworth United versus Cotgrave at Platt Lane. It’s also floodlight Friday at the MJ Robinson Structures Arena as Asha entertain Pythian in Division Two.
On Saturday in the Premier Division, leaders Burton Joyce will be shooting for six wins from six as Aslockton & Orston visit the Poplars. Also looking to maintain their 100% record are Woodthorpe Park Rangers, who welcome Magdala Amateurs to Greenwich Avenue.
Wollaton are also yet to be beaten, a run they will wish to continue as they head to the Memorial Ground to take on Southwell City while Awsworth Villa go in pursuit of their first point of the season as they host Bingham Town at the Shilo.
Also looking to get off the mark are Bilborough Town as they travel to the Pro:Direct Arena to face Eastwood CFC Development. James Davis and Andrew Smith are amongst the additions to the Calverton Miners Welfare squad from their draw with Magdala last time out as they entertain Sandiacre Town at Hollinwood Lane.
New signings Morgan Bell and Cameron Smith go straight into the Attenborough squad for their trip to the Forest Sports Zone to play FC Cavaliers.
In Division One, Ravenshead travel north to face Kirton Brickworks with Jacob Woods back and in contention to start. Jamie Vaughan pushes for a first appearance of the season, the Reds could also give two debuts if they can complete a planned second new signing.
Midweek results saw Radford Reserves move into top spot, they head to Eagle Valley to play the division’s only team with a 100% record, AFC Top Valley. Ruddington Village make the trip to Leyton Crescent to take on Beeston.
Gedling Southbank were unfortunate not to take anything from their clash with Southwell City Reserves in midweek. They will be hoping for better fortune as they welcome Bridgford United to Eagle Valley.
Basford United Community host the aforementioned Southwell at Greenwich Avenue and Wollaton Reserves entertain Hucknall Town Development at the WSA.
It's first versus fourth in Division One in a local fixture between West Bridgford AFC and Ruddington Village at Regatta Way. WBAFC are looking to maintain their 100% record whilst Ruddington are keen on extending early season momentum from their own great start. With the pick of a full squad, West Bridgford manager Barry Matthews has some tough decisions amongst fierce competition for places. Talismanic striker Marcus Browne will be keen to add to his already impressive goal haul under the floodlights.
Elsewhere, Kimberley Miners Welfare welcome Wollaton Reserves to the Stag Ground and Southwell City Reserves entertain Gedling Southbank at the Memorial Ground.
In Division Two, Keyworth United Reserves host Ruddington Village Reserves.
Newly promoted Burton Joyce continue to set the pace in the Premier Division of the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company after they made it five wins from five by seeing off Attenborough 4-1. Sam Smith got the ball rolling for BJ, followed by Nathan Francis. Mark Faflik’s brace came either side of a Kieran Whalin consolation for Boro.
Also winning 4-1 to maintain their 100% record, albeit from one game fewer, were the other promoted side, Woodthorpe Park Rangers. Conor Carter grabbed a hat-trick alongside a Kieran Wheat strike; Samuel Brindley replied for their opponents, Sandiacre Town.
Sandwiched between the two Premier Division new boys are AFC Dunkirk, who won 5-1 against Bilborough Town. Buba Ceesay’s consolation effort on debut was the one bright spot for the division’s bottom team.
Wollaton edged past the reigning champions, Stapleford Town, 3-2. Steve Ahern, Roberto Labbate and Matt Eastwood put Wollaton three to the good. Ryan Stark and Junior Rodriguez struck back for Stapleford but it was too little, too late.
Southwell City, featuring three pairs of brothers in their matchday squad, were 4-1 winners over Awsworth Villa thanks to Calum Law (2), Oliver Clarke and Ben Selby. Brent Horton netted for Villa.
Bingham Town picked up their second win of the campaign with 9-1 demolition of Eastwood CFC Development. There were hat-tricks for Euan Sweeting and Jake Hardy with Harley Cox, Callum Leach and Cole Maule also getting in on the act.
Magdala Amateurs came from behind twice to earn a point against Keyworth United in a 2-2 draw. It was the prolific Jake Fisher who had twice put United ahead only for Sam Livsey and Ellis Carter to score for The Budgies, who nearly nicked it at the end when, with only ten men thanks to the sin bin, Daniel Barton struck the post.
In Division One, West Bridgford AFC moved into top spot as a Marcus Browne hat-trick set them on their way to a 5-1 win over Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves. Radford Reserves are up to second as nine goals were shared amongst only four scorers in a 5-4 win at Bridgford United. Martin McDonagh (3) and Obinna Abuka (2) for Radford, two each for Liam Honeyman and and Kyle Pemberton for Bridgford.
A Fraser Cannon-Brownlie brace helped Ruddington Village claim a 3-0 win at Hucknall Town Development while an Adam Kemp double saw Beeston to their first win of the season, 3-2 against Kirton Brickworks.
Relegated Gedling Southbank added one to the win column for the first time since early April as they came away from Robin Hood Colts as 4-1 victors while Wollaton Reserves won 7-4 at Basford United Community.
Cotgrave Reserves took top spot in Division Two in emphatic fashion as they saw off Ravenshead Reds 11-1, including four for David Cyrek and two for both Lucus Cotterill and Jack Sykes-Wood.
Michael Lindsay scored a hat-trick for Pythian in their 4-1 win over Bilborough Town Community and Sam Dunstan was on target twice for Ruddington Village Reserves as they edged past Elston United 3-2.
Stapleford Town made it three from three with a 1-0 win at Barrowby while Keyworth United Reserves won 5-0 against Bingham Town Reserves and AFC Dunkirk came away from Clifton All Whites Development with a 4-0 win.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Senior Division leaders Burton Joyce will be attempting to make it a perfect five wins from five as they welcome Attenborough to The Poplars.
Also looking to maintain a 100% record, but having played one fewer game, are Woodthorpe Park Rangers. Sandiacre Town are the visitors to Greenwich Avenue.
Sandwiched between Burton Joyce and Woodthorpe are AFC Dunkirk. They will try an capitalise on any slip up by the teams around them with bottom club Bilborough Town making the trip to the Ron Steel Sports Ground.
Stapleford Town are yet to concede a goal but they have also failed to score in their last two outings. They entertain the team they have just been drawn against in the Nottinghamshire FA Senior Cup, Wollaton, at Hickings Lane.
Southwell City host the struggling Awsworth Villa at the Memorial Ground while FC Cavaliers welcome Aslockton & Orston to the Forest Sports Zone.
Bingham Town see Eastwood CFC Development visit Butt Field and Magdala Amateurs have worked hard to get their Roko ground back up to standard following some unwelcome visitors ready for Keyworth United.
In Division One, West Bridgford AFC will try to maintain their perfect start as they welcome Kimberley Miners Welfare to Gresham Sports Park.
Radford Reserves and Kirton Brickworks are also unbeaten, they head to Bridgford United and Beeston respectively.
In Division Two, leaders Bingham Town Reserves head to Platt Lane to play Keyworth United Reserves.
Cotgrave Reserves host Ravenshead Reds at Woodview while Stapleford Town Reserves make the journey to Barrowby.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, newly promoted Burton Joyce made it four wins from four as a Nathan Francis goal was sufficient to see off Bilborough Town 1-0.
AFC Dunkirk are up to second following a 7-2 win at Aslockton & Orston. Scores were level at 2-2 at the break but Dunkirk shifted up a gear in the second half to take the game away from their hosts. Kieran Diver (2), Luis Parkes (2), Jacob Consterdine, McKenna Parton and Ryan Duffy netted for the visitors; Pierce Hallam and Matthew James for Aslockton.
Stapleford Town drew 0-0 for the second match on the trot as they couldn’t find a way past FC Cavaliers.
Ryan Plummer and Adam Gray scored two apiece for Cotgrave in their 6-1 win over Sandiacre Town. Kyle Waddell and Lee Potts were also on target for Cotgrave; Jake Dickerson for Sandiacre.
Steven Brett grabbed a late equaliser as his Calverton Miners Welfare side drew 1-1 with Magdala Amateurs. A Tom Haw header had put The Budgies ahead.
There’s a promoted team at the top of Division One too as AFC Top Valley continued their impressive start with a 6-0 win against Hucknall Town Development. There was a hat-trick for Kane Pearson, two goals for Joe Gunn and one for Jake Gunn although on the downside Luke Gregory was stretchered off.
Sam McGrath scored a hat-trick for West Bridgford AFC who, like Top Valley, have a 100% record from four matches following a 7-3 win over Beeston. Lewis Heron (2), Marcus Browne and Luke McRedmond also netted for Bridgford; Elliot Pitt, Benjamin Knight and Jason Jude for Beeston.
Radford Reserves are only two points behind the top two after they won 7-2 at Radcliffe Olympic, including a hat-trick for Tiyumtaba Harrung and a brace for Antony Edwards.
Kirton Brickworks leapfrogged Kimberley Miners Welfare in the table thanks to beating them 2-1 while Basford United Community won by a similar scoreline at Ravenshead.
Kyle Pemberton bagged a brace for Bridgford United but it was bettered by Fraser Cannon-Brownlie whose hat-trick helped Ruddington Village to a 4-2 win. Macauley Diuk also netted.
Robin Hood Colts picked up their first win since promotion as they overcame Wollaton Reserves 5-1.
Bingham Town Reserves are top of Division Two after they came back from 2-0 down to edge out Cotgrave Reserves 4-3, helped by Cotgrave’s Lewis Hopkinson receiving his marching orders with the score at 2-1.
Substitute Josh Gardner scored twice for United Grays as they made it two wins from two with a 5-2 victory over Pythian.
Tyler Haynes was also on target twice for Barrowby as his side defeated Burton Joyce Reserves 4-0.