Kirkby hits four, King five...
In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, last season’s Senior Cup winners, Cotgrave, continued their strong start to this campaign with a 5-1 win at newly promoted Gedling Southbank. A Lee Potts free-kick got Cotgrave off the mark after eight minutes then Jay Kirkby doubled the advantage soon after. Gedling managed to pull one back before the break but Kirkby restored the two goal cushion from the penalty spot before adding two more to take his tally for the day, and indeed season, to four.
After dramatically overturning a three goal deficit in midweek to win 4-3 against Southwell City there was less doubt about the outcome of Newark Flowserve’s encounter with Attenborough as they ran out 8-0 victors, preserving their 100% record. Elliott King opened the scoring then the next three goals were shared between Daryl Price, Sol Miller and Jack Beckett. King added his second to make the half time score 5-0 then struck three more after the interval.
FC Cavaliers stayed third thanks to a 3-0 win over Kimberley Miners Welfare AFC. Mustapha John, David Kolapo and Steven Beejer were the scorers. Matt Hind departed the manager’s role at Kimberley after the defeat.
Southwell City leapfrogged Sandiacre Town into fourth on goals scored after they were 5-0 winners at Underwood Villa. Romello Nangle won and converted a penalty after five minutes then went on to complete his hat-trick with strikes in the 43rd and 72nd minute. Jonathan Nussey drove home soon after and a Dalton Stephens header rounded out the victory.
Sandiacre saw off Ruddington Village 4-1. Blaise Duruaku was the main man for Town, scoring two and setting up one for Charlie Goodwin.
After opening with two defeats Bilborough Town have now won the next three, the latest being 2-1 against Calverton Miners Welfare. Luke McKeag put Town ahead before Kamar Davis doubled the lead on his debut. Lewis Wheelhouse pulled one back for Calvo.
Jake Fisher netted a hat-trick for Wollaton, including two in two minutes midway through the first half, as his side saw off AFC Dunkirk 4-1. Callum Barratt was the other Wollo scorer, Ross McCaughey with the Boatmen’s consolation.
A Ryan Whitehurst brace saw Awsworth Villa to their first win of the season, 2-0 against Bingham Town.
Basford United Community also registered their first three point haul as they overcame Magdala Amateurs 4-1. The Basford goals were shared between Riece Bertram, Harry Wakefield, Ian Green and Anthony Graham; James Beavon got Magdala’s reply.
Division One leaders Netherfield Albion weren’t in action but newly promoted Selston Reserves moved into second with a 2-0 win at Southwell City Reserves. New team Stapleford Town continued their encouraging start to life in the NSL by defeating Bilborough United 4-2, taking third spot in the process.
Kirton Brickworks are up to fourth following their 6-3 win against Real Community while Mansfield Hosiery Mills saw off Ruddington Village Reserves 5-1.
Wollaton Reserves were 3-1 winners against AFC Bridgford.
In Division Two Burton Joyce were the day’s big winners, 10-0 against Barrowby. Cameron Marsh and Harry Woodward both recorded hat-tricks in the rout.
Kirton Brickworks Reserves overcame Gedling Southbank Reserves 3-2 while Sneinton Town won by a similar scoreline at home to Greyhounders.
Bingham Town Reserves defeated Southwell City Development 2-0 while Newark Flowserve Reserves won 3-1 at AFC Clifton