In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, three fixtures survived the weather. Awsworth Villa moved into second place outright with a 1-1 draw at Bingham Town. Ryan Whitehurst put Villa ahead in the second half but Mike Jepps ensured the hosts shared the spoils.
Southwell City were unable to capitalise on Awsworth dropping points as they suffered a 2-1 home defeat at the hands of Calverton Miners Welfare. Dane Bennett and Ryan Easom netted for Calvo with Dalton Stephens replying for City. Ady Osborne saved a second half Southwell penalty to ensure his side held onto the three points.
In a mid-table encounter Magdala Amateurs ran out 4-2 winners at Gedling Southbank. Ben Soar put the hosts ahead from the penalty spot after a quarter of an hour but Neil Morgan equalised as the match headed to half-time. Stephen Ahern then put Magdala ahead for the first time 10 minutes into the second period before Reiss Coy levelled matters with the goal of the game from 30 yards. Parity wasn’t restored for long however, as Chris Hayes put the Budgies ahead once again then Gareth Bentley put the icing on the cake in the 80th minute.
In Division One, Keyworth United Reserves moved within a point of top spot, albeit having played three more matches than leaders Netherfield Albion, with a 4-2 win over Wollaton Reserves. Scott Litchfield bagged a brace for Keyworth, alongside Ian Marley and Conor Pauley efforts. Roy Killeavy and Alex Reeves replied for Wollaton.
In Division Two, a Markell Bailey hat-trick helped Woodthorpe Park Rangers maintain their two point lead in the table as they won 5-1 at Barrowby. Adam Forry and Daniel Walker were also on target for Woodthorpe; Darren Wilkes with Barrowby’s consolation.
A solitary Nathan Francis strike was sufficient to see Bridgford United past Underwood Villa Reserves 1-0.
Newark Flowserve Reserves saw off Keyworth United Development 2-0 with goals from Callum Barnes and Joe Bilton.
In a see-saw encounter between Gedling Southbank Reserves and AFC Clifton it was the side from south of the Trent that eventually prevailed 5-4. Jordan Sharpe (3), Jake Bell and Ryan Pearson scored for Clifton; there was a brace for both Karl Clowery-Atherley and Kian Leavesley for Gedling.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, with 51 points from 17 matches, runaway leaders Newark Flowserve will attempt to take their 100% record into the new year as they host AFC Dunkirk at Hawton Lane.
There are a group of four teams 19 points behind. Awsworth Villa have the best goal difference of the four and have played the fewest games, they travel to Butt Field to face Bingham Town. Southwell City host Calverton Miners Welfare at the War Memorial Ground and Wollaton welcome Ruddington Village to the WSA. Cotgrave aren’t in action.
Having had a five-game unbeaten run ended by Bingham last time out, Basford United Community will look to get back to winning ways as they travel to St Giles to play Sandiacre Town. Gedling Southbank entertain Magdala Amateurs at Hollinwood Lane.
Bottom club Attenborough have had some success in cup matches of late but haven’t won in the league since mid-September. That win was against Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC, with whom they are level on points. The two teams meet at the Stag Ground.
In Division One, second placed Keyworth United Reserves will attempt to narrow the gap to leaders Netherfield Albion to one point as they welcome Wollaton Reserves to Platt Lane. Stapleford Town have their own designs on second place though, and will look to capitalise on any dropped points by Keyworth as they travel to Kingsway Park to take on Ashland Rovers.
Ravenshead host Real Community in a mid-table encounter at Cornwater and Awsworth Villa Reserves entertain Beeston Rylands at The Shilo.
In Division Two, the top two teams are on the road. Leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers make the trip to Lowfield to face Barrowby and Bridgford United head to Bracken Park to take on Underwood Villa Reserves.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League, Newark Flowserve are looking to claim their 17th scalp on the trot as they welcome Calverton Miners Welfare to Hawton Lane. Calvo are missing a number of players from the squad that beat Bilborough Town last time out but bring in Dane Bennett and Mason Bramwell as cover as they attempt to halt the runaway league leaders.
Wollaton will try to bounce back from a home defeat to Gedling Southbank last weekend as they entertain FC Cavaliers at the WSA.
Basford United Community have an opportunity to move up to second if they can overcome Bingham Town at Greenwich Avenue.
There’s an outside chance it could be Southwell City who occupy second place on Saturday evening, however, if they can secure a convincing victory over Ruddington Village when they visit the War Memorial Ground and other results go their way.
Bilborough Town’s team had an average age of just 19 years old for their last game. They will turn to youth again as they attempt to arrest a run of four straight defeats with bottom club Attenborough making the trip to the Harvey Hadden Stadium.
AFC Dunkirk and Sandiacre Town have the same number of points in mid-table, will that still be the case after the two sides meet at the Ron Steel Sports Ground?
Gedling Southbank will look to build on their win over Wollaton as they host Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC at Hollinwood Lane.
In Division One, Stapleford Town can move into second place with a favourable result against Selston Reserves at the Parish Hall Ground. Stapleford were 4-1 winners in the reverse fixture last weekend.
Paul Smith is available again for Ravenshead, following suspension, with Ruddington Village Reserves the visitors to Cornwater.
In Division Two, Woodthorpe Park Rangers will attempt to consolidate their position at the head of the table as they make the trip to the Charnwood Sports Centre to play AFC Clifton.
Bridgford United will try and keep pace in second as they head to Dark Lane to take on Greyhounders.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Newark Flowserve’s 16th win in 16 matches took them 16 points clear at the top of the table. There were hat-tricks for each of Elliot King, Tyler Martin and Jamie Lloyd as Magdala Amateurs were brushed aside 10-0. Substitute Liam Moran was the other scorer.
Gedling Southbank overturned a 1-0 half-time deficit to come away from Wollaton with a smash-and-grab 2-1 win. Jake Fisher had put the hosts ahead but Nick Edgar and Caine Wood claimed the points for GSB.
Awsworth Villa also came from behind to win 2-1 at Cotgrave. Sam Adams had put the home side ahead from the penalty spot after 50 minutes, before John Whitehurst levelled on the hour mark. Awsworth had the best of the final half an hour, and their pressure finally told with Matt Murphy heading the winner in the closing stages.
Calverton Miners Welfare nearly let a three goal lead slip at home to Bilborough Town but after the visitors had pulled it back to 3-2 they managed to find a fourth to seal the game. Sam Buckle netted a hat-trick for Calvo, alongside a Barry Payne effort; Alex Lee and Liam Taylor were on target for Town.
FC Cavaliers and Basford United Community drew 0-0.
In Division One, after losing their unbeaten record last week Netherfield Albion returned to winning ways, seeing off bottom club Ruddington Village Reserves 2-0. Louis Tambini and Brent Horton were the scorers.
Scott Litchfield scored all four of second-placed Keyworth United Reserves’ goals as they defeated Ravenshead 4-2. Tyler Lambert and Adam Martin netted for The Ravens.
Stapleford Town kept pace in third with 4-1 win over Selston Reserves. The Stapleford goals were shared between Benjamin Smedley, Rikki Turner, Michael Robb and Mitchell Robinson. Callum McGarry replied for Selston.
Kirton Brickworks remain unbeaten in the league since mid-September after they won 3-2 at Mansfield Hosiery Mills. Kieron Johnson (2) and Scott Ricketts notched for the Brickies; Aaron Turner got both for Mansfield.
Daniel Bircumshaw, Kurtis Dudley and Lee Townsend helped Ashland Rovers to a 3-2 win against Southwell City Reserves. Robert Brown and Thomas Tyler were on target for City.
Real Community overcame AFC Bridgford 3-0 with goals from Aswaan Allen (2) and Danni Jones.
In Division Two, Markell Bailey scored a hat-trick for leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers in their 7-0 victory over Mike Jepps netted four for Bingham Town Reserves in their 5-0 win over Magdala Amateurs Reserves.
Patrick Brudzinski grabbed a hat-trick for Kirton Brickworks Reserves as they saw off Nottingham City 7-2 and Sneinton Town won 4-1 at Welbeck Lions Reserves.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Newark Flowserve go in pursuit of their 16th win from 16 at Roko as they face Magdala Amateurs.
Wollaton, in second and third respectively, are separated only by goal difference. Wollaton will attempt to extend their unbeaten run to six matches as they welcome Gedling Southbank to the WSA. Cotgrave are looking to bounce back from defeat to the league leaders last weekend as they entertain Awsworth Villa at Woodview.
Southwell City rediscovered their shooting boots in a 5-2 win over Awsworth last time out. They will want to take that form into their encounter with Kimberley Miners Welfare at the War Memorial Ground.
Basford United Community will attempt to win their fifth match on the spin as they travel to The Forest to play FC Cavaliers.
Bilborough Town will want to arrest a four match losing run as they head to Hollinwood Lane to take on Calverton Miners Welfare. Jamie Humphries and Barry Payne come back into contention for a place in Calvo’s squad at the expense of Liam Deane and Daniel Mapplebeck.
Attenborough will be looking to move off the foot of the table as they host Bingham Town at The Strand.
Underwood Villa welcome AFC Dunkirk to Bracken Park and Ruddington Village entertain Sandiacre Town at Elms Park.
In Division One, it is top versus bottom as Netherfield Albion host Ruddington Village Reserves at Hollinwood Lane.
Ravenshead are having to shuffle their pack for their trip to Platt Lane to play Keyworth United Reserves. Veteran Paul Smith is suspended and Mark Smallwood is out with a hamstring strain. Dave Harkin, Ash Martin and Chris Bovey return to The Ravens’ squad.
In Division Two, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers entertain Keyworth United Development at Eagle Valley with second placed Bridgford United looking to capitalise if they slip up as they travel to Hawton Lane to take on Newark Flowserve Reserves.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, only three matches survived the freezing conditions. One of those games saw leaders Newark Flowserve make it 15 wins from 15 as they overcame Cotgrave 3-0. Elliot King opened the scoring, an own goal doubled the advantage before Jack Beckett rounded out the victory.
Also winning 3-0 were FC Cavaliers against Gedling Southbank. David Kolapo bagged a brace and Bayleigh Reid one for Cavs.
Southwell City undid Awsworth Villa with four goals during a 13 minute spell in the first half and eventually went on to win 5-2. Calum Law got the ball rolling in the 27th minute with a header followed by player/manager Tom McDonald doing likewise six minutes later. Romello Nangle then struck following a counter attack on 39 minutes before, a minute later, Dalton Stephens got in on the act on his first start after a long layoff following a car accident. Matthew Walker pulled one back for Villa but Nangle soon restored the four goal advantage before Ben Watson gave the scoreline slightly more respectability.
In Division One, leaders Netherfield Albion’s unbeaten record was brought to an end at Kirton Brickworks, with the hosts running out 2-1 winners. Kieron Johnson got both for The Brickies, Joshua Broad for Albion.
The other two matches in the division were close-run high scoring affairs. Keyworth United Reserves won 5-4 at Beeston Rylands. Scott Litchfield was on target twice for Keyworth, alongside efforts from Conor Pauley, Ian Marley and Daniel Hough. Jack Wilkinson (2), Paul Brooks and Henry Sainsbury netted for Beeston.
Tyler Lambert scored his second hat-trick in three games for Ravenshead as they came back from 3-2 down to defeat Wollaton Reserves 4-3. Paul Smith also struck for Ravenshead. Kasey Fisher (2) and Macauley Tinsley notched for Wollaton, who had Ryan Tinsley sent off.
In Division Two, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers were emphatic 10-1 victors against Nottingham City with goals from Markell Bailey (4), Darren Oldham (3), Connor Scott-Parkin, Daniel Walker and Jamal Mazlam. Glodi Bange with Nottingham’s consolation.
AFC Clifton came back from 3-1 down to beat Welbeck Lions Reserves 4-3. Morgan Bell (2), Josh Moore and Russell Stapleton were the Clifton scorers; Liam West, Aiden McTighe and Arron Darch for Welbeck.
Barrowby saw off Gedling Southbank Reserves 3-1 with goals from Ricky Mills (2) and Carl Jackson. Ross Pritchard replied for Gedling.
Keyworth United Development and Greyhounders drew 0-0.
On Friday night, two goals apiece from Nathan Francis and Jarele Ayden helped Bridgford United on their way to a 7-2 win against Kirton Brickworks Reserves.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Newark Flowserve will attempt to make it 15 wins from 15 as they head to Woodview to take on third placed Cotgrave.
Calverton Miners Welfare beat Kimberley Miners Welfare 4-0 in the Notts FA Intermediate Cup last time out. This time the pair meet in the league with both sides making a number of changes to their squads. Charlie Wood, Mason Bramwell and Barry Payne are amongst the returning players for Calvo. Kimberley managers Andy Miller and Jamie Chaplin welcome back old faces Josh Stevenson, Scott Carlile and Reece Strode as they attempt to move away from the foot of the table.
Basford United Community are looking for their fifth win on the spin as they travel to Roko to take on Magdala Amateurs.
Awsworth Villa and Southwell City are fifth and sixth respectively, on equal points but with Southwell having played three more. They meet at The Shilo.
After a heavy defeat in their last league outing FC Cavaliers will try to get back to winning ways with the visit of Gedling Southbank to the Forest Sports Zone.
Both Bilborough Town and Ruddington Village have had tough times since the start of November, they will look to add a bit of Christmas cheer to their campaigns when they meet at Elms Park.
Bingham Town welcome Underwood Villa to Butt Field and Sandiacre Town entertain Attenborough at St Giles.
In Division One, leaders Netherfield Albion remain unbeaten but dropped two points for only the third time this season in midweek at Ashland Rovers. Albion travel to Station Road to play Kirton Brickworks. Rovers face Selston Reserves at the Parish Hall.
Ravenshead have Chris Bovey and Mark Smallwood back in the squad for their trip to the WSA to play Wollaton Reserves. Mark White and David Harkin are also back fit and they hope to have a new signing in time for the match.
In Division Two, it’s top versus bottom as Woodthorpe Park Rangers welcome Nottingham City to Eagle Valley. Second placed Bridgford United host Kirton Brickworks Reserves at Lenton Lane.
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, Newark Flowserve made it 14 wins from 14 with a 3-1 victory at Ruddington Village. Blaine Hancock netted on debut for Newark alongside strikes from Elliot King and Michael Attard. Daniel Johnson replied for Rudd.
Wollaton are up to second following their 6-2 win at Magdala Amateurs. Jake Fisher struck four, with Reece Campbell also on target for Wollaton who also benefitted from an own goal. Tom Haw grabbed both for the Budgies.
Cotgrave are in third, but only because they have scored 10 fewer goals from Wollaton. They were denied all three points as Sandiacre Town scored a 95th minute equaliser after Sam Adams had put Cotgrave ahead from the spot.
A solitary Ian Green strike was enough to see Basford United Community past AFC Dunkirk.
Southwell City returned to winning ways as they saw off Underwood Villa 3-0 with goals from Calum Law, Sam Saunders and William Stocks.
Gedling Southbank defeated an injury-ravaged Bilborough Town 4-2. Gedling’s goals were shared between Mason Coy, Thomas Lawson, James Needham and Caine Wood. Ryan Clements and Jack Hutchby replied for Town.
In the Nottinghamshire FA Intermediate Cup there were three all-NSL ties with Tom Spencer scoring four for Bingham Town in their 7-2 triumph over Real Community, Attenborough seeing off Ashland Rovers 2-1 and Calverton Miners Welfare knocking out Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC 4-0. FC Cavaliers went down 3-1 to Sherwood Colliery of the Central Midlands League.
In Division One, Stapleford Town closed the gap to leaders Netherfield Albion to four points, albeit having played one more game, as a Junior Rodriguez hat-trick helped them to a 7-3 win over Ruddington Village Reserves.
James Hall scored four for AFC Bridgford as they lifted themselves off the foot of the table with a 6-0 win over Bilborough United.
Keyworth United Reserves edged past Selston Reserves 2-1 and Southwell City Reserves came away from Ravenshead with a 2-0 win.
It was honours even between Wollaton Reserves and Kirton Brickkworks as it ended 1-1.
In the Nottinghamshire FA Junior Cup it took extra time for Beeston Rylands to see off Netherfield Albion, eventually running out 4-2 winners. Newark Flowserve Reserves won by the odd goal in seven at Bridgford United but Gedling Southbank Reserves crashed out at Old Elizabethans 8-3.
In Division Two, Cameron Marsh netted four for Burton Joyce in their 7-1 win at Southwell City Development. Daniel Barton scored all three for Magdala Amateurs Reserves as they edged out Nottingham City 3-2.
Greyhounders bounced back from a huge loss the previous week to beat Underwood Villa Reserves 5-2 and Barrowby moved up to sixth with a 2-1 win at Kirton Brickworks Reserves.