Southwell City are the new leaders of the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division after they made it six wins from six by seeing off Bilborough Town 4-0. Olly Clarke rounded the Bilborough keeper to put City ahead after a quarter of an hour. The lead was doubled on 24 minutes when Clarke was tripped for a penalty and Daniel Gleeson dispatched the resultant spot kick. Calum Law converted from a corner not long into the second half then 16 year old Ewan Hill rounded out the scoring with half an hour remaining. Town’s Ricky Law was sent off late on for two cautionable offences.
Stapleford Town also have a 100% record but from only four matches. They were 3-0 victors over Awsworth Villa, who have now suffered back-to-back defeats after winning their opening five matches. Junior Rodriguez, Ryan Bowen and Emmet Edwards were all on target for Town.
Lee Potts scored a hat-trick for Cotgrave as they recorded successive 5-1 victories, this one coming against Gedling Southbank. Adam Gray and Bassey Okon also netted for Cotgrave; Kai Partington got Gedling’s consolation.
George Bosworth bagged a brace for AFC Dunkirk as they won 4-2 at Bingham Town. Sam Harbottle and Luis Parkes also scored for Dunkirk.
It was 1-1 at half time but Keyworth United ran riot after the break to end up 5-1 winners over Magdala Amateurs. Keyworth were ahead after exactly 100 seconds when Dan Harris turned the ball into his own net but parity was restored by Tom Haw on 18 minutes. Cameron Gray put United back in front almost immediately after the restart before a Scott Litchfield brace and one from Ian Marley sealed the win.
After a heavy defeat in their opening match Radcliffe Olympic have won their subsequent three matches, the latest a 6-1 win at Attenborough. Kieran Wall grabbed a hat-trick alongside strikes from Idris Kabongo, Rhodri Meads and Mthabisi Mlauzi. Ryan Martin got Boro’s consolation.
43 year old former Premier League forward Julian Joachim scored for Aslockton & Orston in their 3-2 win over Wollaton. Pierce Hallam netted the other two for the home side; Matt Goodwin and Adam Whitemore were on target for Wollo.
Sandiacre Town went out of the FA Vase at the hands of Sleaford Town of the United Counties League.
In Division One, Bridgford United are the new leaders after they came from behind to win 2-1 at Kirton Brickworks. A Kyle Clarkson goal gave the hosts a half time lead but Bridgford struck back through Liam Honeyman and Dwain Miller. They were able to take top spot as AFC Bridgford ended Basford United Community’s 100% record by holding them to a 0-0 draw.
Jack Hopper, Nathan Francis and Mark Faflik helped Burton Joyce edge past Beeston 3-2. Jack Wilkinson and substitute Bright Agana were the Beeston scorers.
There were two goals apiece for Luke Greaves and George Simpson for Mansfield Hosiery Mills as they overcame Netherfield Albion 5-2 while Selston Reserves beat Ruddington Village 3-1 on Friday night.
The NSL Junior Cup got underway with one of the main upsets being Division Two AFC Top Valley knocking out Wollaton Reserves from Division One. Joe Gunn scored two on his return to the side and Kane Pearson also notched twice as Top Valley maintain their unbeaten start to the season. AFC Clifton also knocked out higher ranked opposition as it took until the latter stages of extra time for them to secure a 3-2 win against Southwell City Reserves.
Other matches went with the form book as Kimberley Miners Welfare won 2-0 at Newark Flowserve Reserves, Awsworth Villa prevailed 4-0 at Ravenshead Reserves and Radford Reserves knocked out Sneinton Town 8-1, including two goals each for Rachidou Akpo, Antony Edwards and Emmanuel Nduka.
In an all-Division Two encounter, a Sam Dunstan hat-trick helped Ruddington Village Reserves dispatch Kirton Brickworks Reserves 7-0.
In the league in Division Two, Barrowby won 3-1 at Gedling Southbank Reserves and Keyworth United Development won 2-1 against Bingham Town Reserves.
Elston United are still searching for their first points as they lost 4-2 to Nottingham Community while Robin Hood Colts saw off Cotgrave Reserves 6-0.