In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division Real United made ground on the top two with a 5-0 victory over Underwood Villa. Aaron Large (2), Ryan Bowen, Ryan Tittensor and Jimmy Spiers were all on target.
The win lifts them to within two points of second-placed Ruddington Village with a game in hand.
Bingham Town also scored five as they came away from Bilborough Town with a 5-2 win. Jay Archer and Michael Carpenter put the visitors two up before the break. Bilborough had a goal disallowed for offside before Matt Snelgrove added to Bingham’s lead.
Jake Kane eventually pulled one back for the hosts but the revival was short-lived as Dean Tyrell sliced a clearance into his own net to make it 1-4. Kane got his second to narrow the deficit once more but then Ricky Law was sent off for the home side and Matt Gamble rounded off the scoring for Bingham.
Sandhurst put a bit of breathing space between themselves and bottom club Newark Flowserve as they ran out 5-2 winners when the two sides met at Hawton Lane. Ryan Chapman and William Cox bagged a brace each and Eric Pearson got the fifth for Sandhurst. Billy Hurst and Jack Smith netted for Newark.
In Division One, Ruddington Village Reserves’ five game winning run was ended when they lost by the odd goal in 11 against Calverton Miners Welfare. Dane Bennett scored five of Calvo’s goals with Callum Moss adding the sixth. Calverton even scored two goals for their hosts, Samuel Dunstan (2) and Jordan Richardson with the other three.
Magdala Amateurs leapt up to third with a 2-1 win at Radcliffe Olympic Reserves. Neil Morgan and Richard Whyman were on target for The Budgies.
Scott Litchfield got both of Clifton All Whites Reserves’ goals in their 2-0 away win at Wollaton Reserves.
Linby Colliery Welfare Reserves defeated Aspley Park, who finished the game with nine men, 2-1. Nathan Brough and Daz Dickens scored for Welfare; Sean Green for Aspley.
In Division Two, Bingham Town Reserves saw off Bilborough United 3-1 with all the goals coming in the first half. Andy Hallam put Bingham ahead with a spectacular strike but then he conceded a penalty which Macauley Spencer dispatched for the equaliser.
Scott Buckleberry put the hosts back in front with 25 yard effort and Nick Gammon quickly doubled the advantage from close range.