In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Premier Division leaders Southwell City, who won for the first time in four matches last weekend, play host to Aslockton & Orston at the War Memorial Grounds.
Stapleford Town continue to prowl in second, ready to pounce on any further slips by Southwell. They head to The Strand to play Attenborough, who come into the match on the back of a dramatic 4-4 draw with Magdala Amateurs.
Cotgrave have their sights set firmly on a podium place with Sandiacre Town the visitors to Woodview this weekend. Awsworth Villa are on a run f four straight defeats. They will attempt to arrest this slide as they travel to the WSA to take on Wollaton.
By contrast, Bingham Town are unbeaten in 13 league matches and will look to continue their rich vein of form as they welcome Bilborough Town to Butt Field.
FC Cavaliers will follow up their come from behind victory over Awsworth with a trip to the Ron Steel Sports Ground to play AFC Dunkirk, who are one place and one point below them in mid-table.
Eastwood CFC Development entertain Magdala Amateurs at the Play Soccer USA 3G Arena and Radcliffe Olympic go in search of their first victory under Chris Bennett at Eagle Valley against Gedling Southbank.
In Division One, unbeaten leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers will try and consolidate or extend their 19 point lead as Mansfield Hosiery Mills visit Eagle Valley.
Second placed Bridgford United entertain Ruddington Village, while at The Poplars, Burton Joyce, in third, host Southwell City Reserves.
Ravenshead travel to Kirton Brickworks with Mark Smallwood out injured and Dan Phillips missing. Liam Walton should return to the squad while Perris Thomas is pushing for a start after impressing from the bench last time out.
It’s first versus second in Division Two as leaders AFC Top Valley take their 11 game unbeaten league run to Elms Park to play Ruddington Village Reserves.
Ravenshead Reserves travel to AFC Clifton. Tom Lockey is back for the Reds after missing the last week’s win, which also saw Taylor Bagshaw impress from the bench therefore possibly earning him a recall to the starting line-up.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Southwell City maintained their two point lead in the Premier Division with a 2-0 win over AFC Dunkirk. Jonathan Nussey opened the scoring from the penalty spot in the first half following a foul on George Caudwell. Debutant Bradley McDonald sealed the points after 66 minutes.
Stapleford Town continue to display their title credentials, sitting in second with four games in hand over Southwell. Adam Hassall guided them to their eighth consecutive league victory, 5-1 at Radcliffe Olympic, with his second hat-trick in as many weeks. Stapleford led 1-0 at half-time thanks to a deflected goal from Hassall in the 40th minute. The away side extended their lead moments into the second half, Hassall scoring yet again. Radcliffe reduced the deficit moments later but Jordan Wright’s effort proved only to be a consolation as Stapleford marched to victory with goals from Jeremy Millensted, Luke Guadagni and finally Hassall for his hat-trick.
Cotgrave consolidated third place with a 2-0 win at Aslockton & Orston. Lee Potts put the visitors ahead in the first half with Jack Sykes-Wood doubling the advantage after the break.
Awsworth Villa’s poor form continued as they threw away a two goal lead to go down 4-2 at home to FC Cavaliers. Jay Knight and Ben Watson had put Villa ahead but a Liam Taylor hat-trick and one from Reece Campbell turned the match around.
Bingham Town made it 12 league games unbeaten as a Mike Jepps double helped them on their way to a 3-1 win over Eastwood CFC Development. Ed Hodgson was also on target for Town, Kallum O’Dowd for Eastwood.
Magdala Amateurs followed up beating the league leaders last weekend with a topsy-turvy 4-4 draw at Attenborough. Boro took the lead initially but a hat-trick from Tom Haw and a Mathew Daley strike put the Budgies ahead, only to be pegged back by an equaliser with the last kick of the game. The host’s goals were shared between Paul Ireson, George Wilkinson, Adam Martin and Leyton Nethercot.
Sandiacre Town edged past Calverton Miners Welfare 3-2. Jordan Smith lobbed Town into the lead then doubled the advantage soon after. Calvo struck back through Mathew Newton and Ryan Easom but Jordan Leonardi settled matters in Sandiacre’s favour late on.
The top two in Division One both won. There were two goals apiece for Dean Bussey and Markell Bailey for leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers in their 5-2 win at Wollaton Reserves while Bridgford United overcame Kimberley Miners Welfare 4-0.
Third placed Burton Joyce went two down at home to Radford Reserves, surged back to take the lead but ultimately drew 3-3. Ravenshead moved to within three points of BJ with their third win on the trot, 3-2 at Selston Reserves.
Southwell City Reserves found themselves a goal down at the break away at Ruddington Village but a six minute hat-trick from substitute Adam Allsopp in the last quarter of an hour of the match gave them a 3-1 victory.
A Joshua Dixon brace gave AFC Bridgford a 2-1 win at home to Basford United Community and there were four goals for Henry Sainsbury for Beeston in their 6-1 defeat of Kirton Brickworks.
Bestwood Miners Welfare beat Awsworth Villa Reserves 2-0.
In Division Two, AFC Top Valley opened up a three point gap at the top after they beat Barrowby 4-0 while Ruddington Village Reserves lost 5-2 at Robin Hood Colts. Top Valley have kept a clean sheet in each of their last three home matches, this time with Daniel Clamp, usually an outfielder, between the sticks. Jake Smith and Daniel Tyson both notched twice for Robin Hood.
Newark Flowserve Reserves’ eight game winning streak came to an end as they went down 2-1 to Clifton All Whites Development.
Dennis Simms and Emmet Edwards both bagged a brace for Stapleford Town Reserves as their side beat AFC Clifton 5-0 while Kyle Waddell and Kieron Burrows both went one better by scoring hat-tricks for Cotgrave Reserves in a 6-2 win over Nottingham Community.
William Cox was on target twice for Ravenshead Reserves in their 4-1 defeat of Sneinton Town.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, leaders Southwell City welcome and AFC Dunkirk to the War Memorial Ground. Dunkirk had an impressive victory over top four side Awsworth Villa last time out. If Southwell fail to win it would open the door for Stapleford Town to possibly move into top spot if they get a positive result from their trip to Wharf Lane to face Radcliffe Olympic.
Awsworth failed to get back on track in midweek as they lost at Eastwood CFC Development. They will try to return to winning ways as FC Cavaliers visit The Shilo while Eastwood will look to take their form into their encounter with Bingham Town at Butt Field. Bingham are on a 12 game unbeaten run in the league, the first match in that sequence being a 2-1 win over Eastwood at the end of September.
Also on an unbeaten run are Aslockton & Orston, they will be trying to make it five matches since they last tasted defeat as they welcome Cotgrave to Spa Lane.
Calverton Miners Welfare add Sam Buckle, Corey Ashley and Brinsley Kirkham to the squad from their incident packed match against Stapleford Town last weekend as Sandiacre Town are the visitors to Hollinwood Lane.
Attenborough let a two goal lead slip against Aslockton last time out, they entertain Magdala Amateurs at The Strand while Gedling Southbank head to Platt Lane to face Keyworth United.
In Division One, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers continue their quest to stay unbeaten for the season as they face a trip to the WSA to take on 16th place Wollaton Reserves.
Burton Joyce and Bridgford United are battling it out for second place, they host Radford Reserves and Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves respectively.
Ravenshead travel to the Parish Hall Ground to play Selston Reserves. They hope to be able to include Brent Horton for the first time in six weeks following an injury, also back are Perris Thomas, Mark Yates and Mark Smallwood but Liam Walton misses out. Youngster Adam Lewis has returned to the club he recently left to join the Reds.
In Division Two, Ruddington Village Reserves and AFC Top Valley both have 44 points with the former taking first place on goal difference by only one. Ruddington travel to Sherwood Fields to face Robin Hood Colts while Top Valley host Barrowby at Hollinwood Lane.
Ravenshead Reserves entertain Sneinton Town at Cornwater in a foot of the table battle, hoping to build on last weekend’s gritty performance at Stapleford Town Reserves. The Reds hope to unveil a new signing before the game.
Southwell City’s lead in the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Premier Division is down to two points after they lost 1-0 at Magdala Amateurs while Stapleford Town triumphed 4-2 in a tempestuous encounter at Calverton Miners Welfare. Calverton had twice led in the match with James Davis putting them ahead after an Adam Hassell penalty had cancelled out Ethan Hunter’s opener. The hosts were down to nine men at this point as Alex Clarson had received his marching orders for a late tackle in the first half and Ethan Hunter went following an altercation with James McKeever that also saw the Stapleford player sent for an early bath. Hassall levelled from the spot once more after George Scrivener had brought him down in the box. A late Mitchell Robinson header and Hassall tapping in for his hat-trick completed the turnaround.
Ryan Clements struck for Magdala in the 87th minute to secure the points against Southwell, after it looked like his side’s chance had gone following an earlier missed penalty.
Cotgrave consolidated third place with a 2-0 win at Gedling Southbank but had to ride their luck at 0-0 when the hosts missed a penalty. Gethyn Tustin and Harvey Grice were the scorers.
Kieran Driver set AFC Dunkirk on their way to a 5-0 win against Awsworth Villa. There was also two apiece for Danny Blanchard and Lorcan Hickey.
Bingham Town made it 12 league games unbeaten with a hard-fought 2-1 win at Sandiacre Town. An Ed Hodgson lob put Bingham in the ascendency before they were pegged back by Jordan Smith. Mike Jepps put the visitors ahead for good in the second half.
New Radcliffe Olympic manager Chris Bennett was close to seeing his new side pick up their first points under his guidance but two late Keyworth United goals from Cameron Gray and Scott Litchfield dashed his hopes.
Aslockton & Orston came from to down to Attenborough to win 4-2. Adam Martin and Liam McCormack put Boro ahead but doubles from Julian Joachim and Rob Lakin saw the visitors take the spoils.
Wollaton ran out 5-0 winners at Bilborough Town with goals from Reece Strode (2), Joshua Stevenson, Adam Whitemore and Fady Benattayallam while, on Friday night, FC Cavaliers edged past Eastwood CFC Development 1-0 thanks to David Kolapo.
Woodthorpe Park Rangers’ lead in Division One is up to 19 points following their 4-0 win at Bestwood Miners Welfare, with the goals shared between Markell Bailey, Dean Bussey, Adam Forry and Connor Carter.
Second placed Burton Joyce slipped to only their third defeat of the season, 2-0 at Mansfield Hosiery Mills. Blake Vincent scored his first goal for the Millers alongside an own goal.
Alex Goodall and substitute Zudane Rico Richardson gave Basford United Community a 2-0 win at Wollaton Reserves.
Kirton Brickworks equalised in the 88th minute at AFC Bridgford to take a share of the points in a 3-3 draw and Awsworth Villa Reserves similarly levelled late on in their 2-2 draw with Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves.
Southwell City Reserves beat Radford Reserves while Beeston went one better with a 5-1 win over Selston Reserves.
The top two in Division Two at the start of the day, AFC Top Valley and Ruddington Village Reserves, swapped places despite both sides winning. Ruddington’s goal difference is one better than Top Valley’s after they won 4-0 at home to Barrowby while Alex MacPhee’s side beat AFC Clifton 5-2, including a hat-trick for Ben Cummings.
Stapleford Town Reserves edged out Ravenshead Reserves 1-0 but there were goals aplenty in all the other games: Daniel Tyson grabbed a hat-trick for Robin Hood Colts in their 11-0 win at Nottingham Community, Callum Barnes scored four for Newark Flowserve Reserves as they overcame Kirton Brickworks Reserves 8-1 and there were three apiece for Jack Palmer and Thomas Siswick for Keyworth United Development as they saw off Magdala Amateurs Reserves 9-0.
Elston United beat Sneinton Town 6-0 and Bingham Town Reserves won 5-0 against Cotgrave Reserves.
After playing in the first fixture of 2019 in the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, on Wednesday night, Eastwood CFC Development are swiftly back in action on Friday when they entertain FC Cavaliers at the Play Soccer USA 3G Arena.
On Saturday in the Premier Division, leaders Southwell City travel to Roko to face Magdala Amateurs while second placed Stapleford Town will hope they can further close the gap at the top as they head to Hollinwood Lane to play Calverton Miners Welfare. Calvo draft Scott Miles and Harry Simpson back into the squad that narrowly lost to Magdala last time out.
Gedling Southbank were Eastwood’s opponents in midweek, losing 4-1. They hope to improve on that outcome as they welcome third placed Cotgrave to Eagle Valley.
Despite twice being in the lead, Awsworth Villa lost at home to Stapleford last weekend. They will look to make amends as they travel to the Ron Steel Sports Ground to take on AFC Dunkirk.
Bingham Town take their 11 game unbeaten league run to St Giles to face Sandiacre Town, who cancelled out the league leaders on their last outing.
New Radcliffe Olympic manager Chris Bennett is hoping to see a first win for his side since taking over, as they welcome Keyworth United to Wharf Lane.
Attenborough host Aslockton & Orston, who are unbeaten in their last three matches, to The Strand, and Bilborough Town entertain Wollaton at Harvey Hadden Stadium.
In Division One, unbeaten leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers travel to Bestwood Miners Welfare Sports Club while Burton Joyce will be looking to create a bit of breathing space for themselves in second place as they head to The Fieldings to play Mansfield Hosiery Mills.
Ravenshead entertain Ruddington Village at Cornwater and must contend with injuries to Mark Smallwood and Brent Horton. Perris Thomas is also missing but Brad Martin returns to the squad.
In Division Two, new leaders AFC Top Valley face a tough test away at AFC Clifton while Ruddington Village Reserves will be trying to reclaim top spot as they welcome Barrowby to Elms Park.
Ravenshead Reserves travel to Stapleford Town Reserves and have Tyler Lambert and Jamie Vaughan available, but skipper Lee Pinner has picked up another injury.
Southwell City’s lead in the Premier Division of the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company is down to five points after they only managed a stalemate at Sandiacre Town, while Stapleford Town edged past Awsworth Villa 3-2. Jake Fisher gave Villa a half time lead, but Stapleford struck back through Joshua Watts not long after the restart. Fisher restored Awsworth’s advantage only for Adam Hassall to level matters once again on the hour mark. With five minutes remaining Owen Brown found the net with a long range free kick to seal the points for the visitors.
Cotgrave’s 2-2 draw at FC Cavaliers sees them move into third. Reece Campbell grabbed both for Cavs; Lee Potts and Sam Brakewell for Cotgrave.
Bingham Town came from behind to win 2-1 at neighbours Radcliffe Olympic. Jay Archer and Tom Spencer for Bingham cancelled out Jordan Wright’s effort for Olympic.
Aaron Russell rescued a point for Wollaton as he struck late on to give his side a 1-1 draw at home to Aslockton & Orston. Julian Joachim had put the visitors ahead in the first half.
A Danny Blanchard brace helped AFC Dunkirk on their way to a 4-1 win at Bilborough Town. Kierans Driver and Harrison were also on target; Ricky Law with Town’s consolation.
Magdala Amateurs won by the odd goal in seven at home to Calverton Miners Welfare with two goals apiece for Tom Groves and Ryan MacMillan. Corey Ashley, Alex Clarson and Ethan Hunter replied for Calvo.
In Division One, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers have made it to the new year unbeaten as they came away from Beeston with a 1-0 win, courtesy of Jamal Mazlam.
Bridgford United were briefly in second following a 2-1 win at Selston Reserves on Friday night, while at the same time Basford United Community saw off Awsworth Villa Reserves 6-1, including two goals for both Kamani Wilson and Alex Goodall.
Burton Joyce reclaimed the number two spot with a 3-1 win at Kirton Brickworks. Ravenshead beat Wollaton Reserves 2-0 and Ruddington Village and Bestwood Miners Welfare drew 2-2.
In Division Two, AFC Top Valley moved to the top of the pile for the first time this season with a 7-0 win over Ravenshead Reserves with hat-tricks for Kane Pearson and Ben Cummings and a brace for Joseph Gunn.
Ruddington Village Reserves are now second on goal difference after they went down 3-0 to Newark Flowserve Reserves.
Robin Hood Colts beat Stapleford Town Reserves 3-2, Clifton All Whites Development edged out Kirton Brickworks Reserves 1-0 and Bingham Town Reserves and Keyworth United Development drew 1-1.
The final set of fixtures of 2018 in the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, kick off on Friday night with two Division One clashes: Basford United Community host Awsworth Villa Reserves at Greenwich Avenue and Selston Reserves entertain Bridgford United at the Parish Hall Ground.
On Saturday in the Premier Division, Southwell City are already guaranteed to head into the new year in pole position and will attempt to cement that place as they travel to St Giles to play Sandiacre Town. Stapleford Town are coming up on the rails, having four games in hand over Southwell. They will continue their pursuit of top spot when they travel to The Shilo to play third placed Awsworth Villa.
Cotgrave, in fourth, are on the same number of points as the two teams above them and will stay in the mix if they can get something from their trip to The Forest to take on FC Cavaliers.
Aslockton & Orston left it late to snatch a point at local rivals Bingham Town last time out. They head to the WSA to play Wollaton while Bingham make the short trip to Wharf Lane to take on Radcliffe Olympic.
After a run of three victories, Bilborough Town were brought back to earth by Stapleford last weekend, they will look to get back to winning ways as they host AFC Dunkirk at the Harvey Hadden Stadium. Magdala Amateurs welcome Calverton Miners Welfare to Roko.
On Saturday in Division One, Ravenshead entertain Wollaton Reserves at Cornwater, looking to build on last week’s win. Steve Shuttleworth is rated 50/50 for the Reds and a late decision will be made on his availability; Perris Thomas will look to return to the squad but Brent Horton is definitely out.
Leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers will be attempting to make it to the new year unbeaten as they travel to Leyton Crescent to play Beeston. It’s fourth versus second as Kirton Brickworks host Burton Joyce at Station Road.
Ruddington Village welcome Bestwood Miners Welfare to Elms Park.
In Division Two, Ravenshead Reserves travel to AFC Top Valley with captain Lee Pinner fit again. Dan Hurst is a big doubt after an injury picked up on first team duty while Callum Disley is pushing for a start.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Southwell City’s lead in the Premier Division is up to seven point after they came from behind to claim a 1-1 draw against Cotgrave. Harvey Grice had put the visitors ahead in the first half but on 77 minutes Ewan Hill slotted home a rebound from a Calum Law shot to salvage a point for Southwell.
Stapleford Town are up to second following a 3-0 win at Bilborough Town. Mitchell Robinson headed his side into the lead in the 21st minute with Ben Smedley doubling the advantage six minutes later. Bilborough keeper Liam Lee brought down Adam Hassall in the area with just over a quarter of an hour remaining. Hassall picked himself up to convert the resultant penalty and round out the scoring.
Scott Litchfield and Cameron Gray scored one in each half to give Keyworth United a 2-0 win at Eastwood CFC Development.
Aslockton & Orston came from two down to rescue a point in the local derby at Bingham Town. Mike Carpenter and Ed Hodgson put the home side in the ascendency but, despite being reduced to ten men following Freddie Daws’ second yellow card, Pierce Hallam and, deep into stoppage time, Julian Joachim meant the point were shared.
There were hat-tricks for both Kamar Davis and David Kolapo in FC Cavaliers’ 8-1 win over Radcliffe Olympic. Abdou Cole and Ochi Fraser were also on target for Cavs, Stuart Fielding with Olympic’s consolation.
Joshua Stevenson put Wollaton ahead at home to Attenborough but the visitors struck back through Jak Kenworthy, Ryan Martin and Liam McCormack to claim a 3-1 win, while Sandiacre Town saw off Gedling Southbank 7-1.
In Division One, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers will head into Christmas unbeaten after they won 6-0 against Selston Reserves, including a hat-trick for Markell Bailey and two for Conor Carter.
Nathan Francis netted four for Burton Joyce in their 5-1 win over ten man Bestwood Miners Welfare while Joshua Broad grabbed a hat-trick and Adam Martin two for Ravenshead as they overcame Ruddington Village 7-3.
Basford United Community swept Wollaton Reserves aside 14-0, including hat-tricks for Alex Goodall and Kole Lambert and braces for Dominic Baker and Shick Ndong.
Rachidou Akpo was on target twice for Radford Reserves in their 5-1 win over Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves and AFC Bridgford won 2-1 at Kirton Brickworks.
In Division Two, the top two, Ruddington Village Reserves and AFC Top Valley, were both 3-0 winners, against Bingham Town Reserves and Stapleford Town Reserves respectively.
AFC Clifton move into third, at Stapleford’s expense, after they won 3-1 at Elston United.
Robin Hood Colts had Daniel Tyson sent off after only eight minutes but went on to win 4-2 against Clifton All Whites Development.
Keyworth United Development beat Sneinton Town 5-1.
In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Southwell City maintained their six point lead in the Premier Division with a 6-2 win against Calverton Miners Welfare. The Southwell goals were shared between Blair Bryant, Oliver Clarke, Stewart Gill, Calum Law, Jonathan Nussey and Morgan Shevlin. Calvo’s replies came from a penalty by Alex Clarson and an Ethan Hunter effort.
Awsworth Villa remain second after a Ben Watson winner saw them edge past Keywoeth United 4-3. Jake Fisher (2) and Kasey Fisher were also on the scoresheet for Villa, Scott Litchfield (2) and Macauley Tinsley for Keyworth.
Cotgrave are hot on the heels of Awsworth and demolished Attenborough 7-0. Lucas Cotterill grabbed a hat-trick in a man of the match performance that also included setting up 17 year old Sean Yorke to score on his debut. Shaun Jackson, Lee Potts and Dougie Mills were also on target.
Aslockton & Orston got back to winning ways for the first time since mid-November as they saw off FC Cavaliers 3-1. Pierce Hallam opened the scoring for The Cranmers after seven minutes then Julian Joachim extended the advantage on 35. David Kolapo halved the arrears not long after the break but Freddie Daws sealed the points late on.
Joshua Stevenson scored a hat-trick for Wollaton in their 4-2 win at Gedling Southbank. Tom Slade was also on target for Wollo, Tyler Cook and Hayden Johnson netting for Gedling.
Radcliffe Olympic have a new man at the helm in the shape of Chris Bennett. He could take positives from their game against Bilborough Town despite going down 4-1. A Cardell Labban hat-trick helped Town record their third win on the trot with Shea Gough also notching. Olympic’s reply came from a spectacular effort from 16 year old Archie Remnant.
On Friday night there were two goals apiece for Mitchell Robinson and Junior Rodriguez for Stapleford Town in their 6-1 win at Eastwood CFC Development. Ben Smedley and Emmet Edwards also struck for Stapleford who are waiting in the wings to break into the top three of the Premier Division, having several games in hand on those above them. Thomas Eastwood scored for his namesakes, who finished with nine men following the sendings off of Jake Pearson and Danny Tring.
Also on Friday, AFC Dunkirk overcame Sandiacre Town 3-2. Kieran Harrison, George Harrison and Luis Parkes scored for Dunkirk, Jordan Smith and Blaise Duruaku for Town.
On Friday in Division One, a solitary James Hill effort was enough to see Mansfield Hosiery Mills past Basford United Community 1-0.
On Saturday, after dropping points at Ruddington Village the previous week, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers made sure it didn’t happen again in the return fixture as they ran out 9-0 winners, including four for Markell Bailey and a brace for Conor Carter.
Nathan Francis was also on target four times, for Burton Joyce in their 6-1 win at AFC Bridgford. BJ stay third after Bridgford United also won 6-1, at Ravenshead.
Kirton Brickworks won 2-1 at Wollaton Reserves and, despite being reduced to ten men after 15 minutes, Bestwood Miners Welfare saw off Beeston 3-1.
In Division Two, Ruddington Village Reserves retained top spot with a 5-1 win over Elston United.
AFC Top Valley bumped Stapleford Town Reserves into third on goal difference with an 11-3 victory at Barrowby while the former second placed side lost 3-2 to Clifton All Whites Development. Kane Pearson netted five for Top Valley and Kurtis Blake Wynter came off the bench to notch twice in the last 20 minutes.
AFC Clifton stay fourth following a 4-0 win over Kirton Brickworks Reserves, just one point ahead of Newark Flowserve Reserves, who were 2-0 winners at Robin Hood Colts.
A Ryan Thorpe strike was enough to see Cotgrave Reserves past their local rivals Keyworth United Development and Nottingham Community edged out Raveshead Reserves 3-2.
There are three games on Friday night in the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company. In the Premier Division, AFC Dunkirk welcome Sandiacre Town to the Ron Steel Sports Ground and Eastwood CFC Development host Stapleford Town at the PSUSA 3G Arena, while in Division One, Basford United Community entertain Mansfield Hosiery Mills at Greenwich Avenue.
On Saturday, Premier Division leaders Southwell City follow up their dramatic turnaround at Aslockton & Orston last week, where they won 4-3 with three goals in the last ten minutes, by hosting Calverton Miners Welfare at the War Memorial Ground. Aslockton will look to bounce back with FC Cavaliers the visitors to the Orston Recreation Ground.
Awsworth Villa and Cotgrave continue their pusrsuit of top spot as they host Keyworth United at The Shilo and travel to Attenborough’s The Strand respectively.
After recording their first league win of the season a fortnight ago, Bilborough Town made it two from two last time out. They will attempt to secure their third three point haul on the trot as they head to Wharf Lane to play Radcliffe Olympic.
Gedling Southbank also picked up their first win two weeks ago but were unable to emulate Bilborough and repeat the feat. They welcome Wollaton to Eagle Valley.
In Division One, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers failed to win for only the second time all season last weekend as they drew 2-2 at Ruddington Village. It’s the return fixture this weekend at Eagle Valley.
Second placed Bridgford United slipped up in the local derby with AFC Bridgford last time out. United travel to play Ravenshead at Cornwater while AFC will hope to put in a repeat performance as third placed Burton Joyce visit Gresham Sports Park.