In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, free scoring table toppers Newark Flowserve didn’t have things all their own way against Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC and had to rely on a solitary Elliot King goal in order to extend their record to 13 wins from 13.
Cotgrave made it four wins out of five with a hard fought 3-1 win at Attenborough. Gethyn Tustin (2) and Sam Adams netted for Cotgrave, Jason Jude for Boro, who also saw three players sent to the sin bin.
Wollaton are unbeaten in five following a 2-0 victory over Underwood Villa. Jake Fisher set the ball rolling and Daniel Chadwick sealed the three points.
Awsworth Villa inflicted FC Cavaliers’ first league defeat since mid-September and did so in fine stye, running out 7-0 winners despite playing the last 30 minutes with only ten men following Liam Smith’s sending off. Ryan Wheatley (2), Matthew Murphy (2), Matt Goodwin, Ben Watson and John Whitehurst were the scorers.
Basford United Community saw off Bilborough Town 5-1 with a brace for both Ian Green and Gideon Boateng. Louis Tomlinson was also on target for Basford, Ellis Williamson with Town’s consolation.
Bingham Town were 4-0 winners at Magdala Amateurs with goals from Tom Spencer (2), Mike Jepps and Callum Leach.
Lorcan Hickey put AFC Dunkirk ahead against Gedling Southbank only for a Caine Wood double to put the visitors in the ascendency. Hickey got his and Dunkirk’s second from the penalty spot late on to ensure the spoils were shared.
Oliver Clarke and Barry Payne heled Calverton Miners Welfare to a 2-1 win over Ruddington Village while Sandiacre Town and Southwell City played out a stalemate.
In Division One, Tyler Lambert scored a hat-trick and Adam Martin two for Ravenshead in their 7-4 victory against Real Community. Benjamin Aspinall netted twice for Mansfield Hosiery Mills as they overcame Keyworth United Reserves 4-1.
Stapleford Town won 2-0 at AFC Bridgford while Kirton Brickworks edged past Selston Reserves 3-2.
Awsworth Villa Reserves defeated Ruddington Village Reserves 2-0 and it was honours even between Southwell City Reserves and Wollaton Reserves in a 2-2 draw.
In Division Two, it’s not often you score a hat-trick yet are overshadowed by two of your teammates however that is what happened to Bridgford United’s Sheldon Tuitt in his side’s 13-1 demolition of Greyhounders as Nathan Francis grabbed five goals and Jarrod Westcarr four.
Burton Joyce won 4-1 against Newark Flowserve Reserves 4-1 and Southwell City Development saw off Welbeck Lions Reserves 5-0.
AFC Clifton drew with Sneinton Town 2-2
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, after having scored at least five goals in each of their last three league outings, leaders Newark Flowserve were restricted to just three but that was scant consolation to Attenborough who only netted one of their own. Boro actually held out until the second half but Michel Attard set the ball rolling before Elliot King doubled the advantage. King then turned provider for substitute Ashley Dixon to add the third before Jack Upton’s consolation made it 3-1.
Hat-tricks for Jake Johnson-Foster for Ruddington Village and Lee Potts for Cotgrave meant it was honours even at Elms Park. Cotgrave have extended their unbeaten run to four matches an retain second place in the table.
Bingham Town came back from 3-1 down to claim a share of the spoils at Wollaton. The home side took the lead through the prolific Jake Fisher but Tom Spencer equalised before the break. Fisher went on to complete his hat-trick early in the second half before Bingham fought back through Michael Carpenter and Mike Lucas.
FC Cavaliers held on to win 2-1 at home to Calverton Miners Welfare. A Blessing Adeleye double put Cavs in the ascendency before they then missed a penalty on 75 minutes. Five minutes later Calverton got on the board via Alexander Clarson. Barry Payne nearly completed the comeback in stoppage time but his effort flashed wide.
Awsworth Villa were resounding 6-0 winners over Bilborough Town. Josh Niblett opened the scoring before Matt Murphy struck a hat-trick. Ben Watson wrapped things up with a second half brace.
Basford United Community saw off Underwood Villa 5-0. Gideon Boateng got Basford off the mark from the penalty spot after a quarter of an hour before debutant Kyle Pemberton extended the lead two minutes later. An Ian Green brace and Joe Harrison strike rounded out the scoring.
AFC Dunkirk beat Magdala Amateurs 3-1 with goals from Adrian Lang, Richard Whyman and Ethan Hunter. Mathew Daley with Magdala’s late reply.
Sandiacre Town were 2-1 winners at Gedling Southbank. Rory Green put Sandiacre ahead midway through the first half before Charlie Goodwin doubled the advantage from the penalty spot on 55 minutes. James Needham pulled one back for Gedling but it was too little too late.
In Division One, leaders Netherfield Albion were two down against Wollaton Reserves with 20 minutes remaining but turned the match on its head to win 3-2. Klarke Greenham scored twice in Selston Reserves’ 3-0 win against Ruddington Village Reserves.
Ashland Rovers won 2-0 at Beeston Rylands while Scott Ricketts and George Simpson both netted twice as Kirton Brickworks overcame Awsworth Villa Reserves 5-1.
An Aaron Turner brace helped Mansfield Hosiery Mills on their way to a 4-1 win at AFC Bridgford and James Cullingworth scored two of Southwell City Reserves’ goals in their 5-0 defeat of Bilborough United.
Woodthorpe Park Rangers regained top spot in Division Two with a 2-1 win at Bridgford United, leapfrogging their hosts. Nathan Francis put Bridgford ahead after half an hour but Markell Bailey levelled matters as the game headed towards half time. Bailey added his second after the break to seal the points.
Connor Tansley struck a hat-trick for Newark Flowserve Reserves in their 6-4 win over Magdala Amateurs Reserves while Cameron Marsh was also on target thrice as Burton Joyce saw off Welbeck Lions Reserves 4-0.
Underwood Villa Reserves picked up their first win of the campaign, 3-1 against Bingham Town Reserves, and Sneinton Town won by a similar scoreline at Southwell City Development.
Keyworth United Development saw off Kirton Brickworks Reserves 5-3 and AFC Clifton beat Gedling Southbank Reserves 2-1.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Attenborough will hope to upset the form book as the bottom club take on the league leaders, Newark Flowserve, at The Strand. Newark are looking to preserve their 100% record, having also scored at least five in each of their last three league games.
Second placed Cotgrave have kept two clean sheets on the trot and will attempt to extend that run as they make the trip to Elms Park to face Ruddington Village.
Wollaton have won each of their last three matches by a solitary goal so will be hoping for a more comfortable afternoon as they welcome Bingham Town to the WSA.
Bilborough Town will be without prized goalkeeper Nick Ivanov, who has moved to Ashby Ivanhoe, as they travel to The Shilo to play Awsworth Villa.
Adam Limb and George Scrivener come back into the Calverton Miners Welfare for their game at the Forest Sports Zone against FC Cavaliers.
Basford United Community will look to build on their midweek win against Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC as Underwood Villa visit Greenwich Avenue.
Magdala Amateurs host AFC Dunkirk at Roko and Gedling Southbank entertain Sandiacre Town at Hollinwood Lane.
In Division One, Ravenshead are without six players through injury, including Mark White, but welcome Matt New and Jamie Simons back to the squad for the visit of Stapleford Town to Cornwater, meanwhile leaders Netherfield Albion host Wollaton Reserves at Hollinwood Lane.
In Division Two, it’s first versus second as Bridgford United, who head the table by one point, welcome Woodthorpe Park Rangers to Lenton Lane.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, with leaders Newark Flowserve not in action Cotgrave consolidated second place with a 1-0 win over Basford United Community. It was their second clean sheet in as many matches so Ben Castell’s strike was sufficient to see them to the three points.
Wollaton are up to third after they edged past Awsworth Villa 3-2. Jake Fisher opened the scoring for Wollaton against the run of play after a quarter of an hour but on the stroke of half time Villa got their just deserts with a John Whitehurst equaliser. Fisher put his side back ahead not long after the restart, when he was brought down in the area following a counter attack, and he stepped up to convert the resultant penalty himself. Whitehurst repeated his earlier feat with 20 minutes remaining to level matters but Liam Towle finally sealed the win for Wollaton with a deflected shot on 81 minutes.
Magdala Amateurs saw off Southwell City 2-0. The game was scoreless after an even first half but on 56 minutes Southwell weren’t awake to a Magdala short corner and Neil Morgan was allowed a free header to put his side ahead. With a quarter of an hour remaining Morgan created space in the box to fire home his and The Budgies’ second.
Rory Green and Zac Harrison put Sandiacre Town two up at home to Calverton Miners Welfare but the visitors hit back through Mason Bramwell, Brinsley Kirkham, debutant Oliver Clarke and an own goal to take the win 4-2.
On Friday evening George Bosworth struck a hat-trick and there were two goals apiece for Lorcan Hickey and Brett Soiza as AFC Dunkirk saw off Ruddington Village. Danny Blanchard and Lukas James with Rudd’s replies. Also on Friday, Gedling Southbank dispatched Bingham Town 4-2 with goals from Thomas Jeffries (2), Raheem Suban and Nick Edgar. Tom Spencer scored both of Bingham’s goals, one from the penalty spot and one in the dying seconds of the match.
Bilborough Town bowed out of the Nottinghamshire FA Senior Cup at the hands of last season’s NSL champions, now of the East Midlands Counties League, Clifton All Whites. Liam Taylor (2) and Ellis Williamson netted for Bilborough but they went down 6-3.
In the Notts FA Intermediate Cup it took extra-time and penalties to separate two NSL sides, Underwood Villa and FC Cavaliers. It was 1-1 at full time, 2-2 after extra time with Cavs eventually prevailing 4-2 from the spot. Elsewhere, in a replay of last season’s NSL Junior Cup final, Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC got their own back on Awsworth Villa Reserves, winning 3-2, and Attenborough came away from Welbeck Lions, of the Central Midlands League, with a 4-0 win.
In Division One, Keyworth United Reserves missed the opportunity to close the gap on leaders Netherfield Albion as they lost 2-1 at home to Beeston Rylands. Lee Fowler and Thomas Johnson were on target for Beeston.
Stapleford Town moved up to third with their third win on the trot, 4-1 against Wollaton Reserves. Junior Rodriguez (2), Rikki Turner and Mitchell Robinson scoring for Stapleford, Roy Killeavy for Wollaton.
AFC Bridgford have now only lost one in four as they drew 2-2 at Ashland Rovers. Alex England and Paul Revuelta netted for Ashland, Jon Spencer and Michael Randles for Bridgford.
Also drawing were Kirton Brickworks and Mansfield Hosiery Mills as Jamie Parrish for Kirton and Aaron Turner for Mansfield saw the meeting end 1-1.
Bilborough United leapfrogged their opponents, Ravenshead, with a 4-3 win. Joel Buxton bagged a brace for United, alongside Leigh Daykin and Samue Freeman efforts. Paul Smith scored two in reply for the Ravens in addition to a Mark Smallwood strike.
Ruddington Village Reserves lifted themselves off the foot of the table with a 2-1 win over Southwell City Reserves who replace them in last place.
In Division Two, there were two goals each for Nathan Francis, Kory Simms and Liam Moore in Bridgford United’s 7-0 win at Gedling Southbank Reserves that sees them move up to second in the table.
Tyler Martin scored a hat-trick as Newark Flowserve Reserves saw off Sneinton Town 4-0 and Charlie Fraser did likewise for Burton Joyce in their 5-0 victory over Welbeck Lions Reserves.
Southwell City Development drew 1-1 with Underwood Villa Reserves while Keyworth United Development beat AFC Clifton 2-0. Kirton Brickworks Reserves won 3-1 against Magdala Amateurs Reserves.
Action gets underway in the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division on Friday evening as AFC Dunkirk host Ruddington Village at the Ron Steel Sports Ground and Gedling Southbank entertain Bingham Town at Hollinwood Lane.
On Saturday, with leaders Newark Flowserve not in action second placed Cotgrave will attempt to narrow the gap as they welcome Basford United Community to Woodview.
After narrowly being edged out of the Notts FA Senior Cup in midweek Awsworth Villa will attempt to bounce back as they travel to the WSA to face Wollaton, who are vying to move up to second place.
Southwell City could also be in second place come the end of the day if they overcome Magdala Amateurs at Roko.
Calverton Miners Welfare will attempt to make it five games unbeaten as they head to St Giles to play Sandiacre Town. David Corder and Barry Payne are added to Calvo’s squad but George Scrivener and James Davis miss out.
A number of clubs are in Nottinghamshire FA Cup action. In the Senior Cup Bilborough Town welcome last season’s NSL champions, now of the East Midlands Counties League, Clifton All Whites to the Harvey Hadden Stadium.
In the Intermediate Cup, there are two all-NSL ties as Underwood Villa host FC Cavaliers at Bracken Park and Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC entertain Awsworth Villa Reserves, while Attenborough travel to Welbeck Lions Reserves.
In Division One, an injury hit Ravenshead welcome Bilborough United to Cornwater. With eight players missing they are hoping that Ash Martin will travel back from university to play and are also looking to add a new face before the weekend.
In Division Two, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers will try to record their tenth league win of the season with Greyhounders the visitors to Eagle Valley.
Cotgrave up to second...
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Cotgrave are up to second following a 2-0 win at Sandiacre Town. Robert Williams put the visitors ahead after only 50 seconds and Dougie Mills rounded out the scoring fifteen minutes later.
Wollaton moved up to fourth, at the expense of their hosts Southwell City, as a solitary Jake Fisher strike on 28 minutes separated the sides.
A brace from Ian Green, alongside Ezra Kitungano and Jack Wood efforts, gave Basford United Community a 4-2 win over Ruddington Village.
In an all-NSL Notts FA Intermediate Cup tie Calverton Miners Welfare saw off Gedling Southbank 3-1. Sam Buckle (2) and Mason Bramwell did the damage for Calvo while Luke Allwood scored five for Real Community in their 6-5 extra-time victory against Kirton Brickworks.
A late Mike Jepps goal saw Bingham Town knock out Radford Reserves and Paul Revuelta’s hat-trick helped Ashland Rovers past Hucknall Town Reserves 3-2.
In Division One, Scott Litchfield scored all four of Keyworth United Reserves goals in their 4-2 win at Ruddington Village Reserves that saw them take second place in the table, while Klarke Greenham (2), Jordan Black, George Layton and Luke Wigley saw Selston Reserves to a 5-0 win at AFC Bridgford. Mansfield Hosiery Mills edged past Wollaton Reserves 3-2.
In Division Two, Luke Abel scored four and Ben Lund two in Barrowby’s 9-1 demolition of Sneinton Town. Kirton Brickworks Reserves and Burton Joyce shared the spoils in a 2-2 draw.
There were five all-NSL ties in the Notts FA Junior Cup. Division Two leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers knocked out Ravenshead of Division One, 2-1. Greyhounders couldn’t emulate that feat, however, as they went down 7-2 to Beeston Rylands, with Lee Fowler on target six times for the Division One side.
Bridgford United knocked out Nottingham City 7-1, Gedling Southbank Reserves overcame Underwood Villa Reserves 3-2 and Newark Flowserve Reserves dispatched Magdala Amateurs Reserves 2-0.