In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Southwell City maintained their four point lead in the Premier Division with their second 1-0 win in as many weeks, this time at Eastwood CFC Development. An 88th minute strike from Calum Law was all that separated the sides.
Second placed Cotgrave also won by a solitary goal, a 25 yard effort from left back Matt Gamble on the hour mark of their clash with Calverton Miners Welfare.
Ben Smedley pounced on the rebound from an Adam Hassell penalty for Stapleford Town to complete their turnaround against Aslockton & Orston. A Mitchell Robinson header five minutes after the break cancelled out a composed finish from Pierce Hallam on the stroke of half time. Stapleford’s 2-1 win ended the visitors’ seven game unbeaten run.
A Jake Fisher hat-trick helped Awsworth Villa on their way to a 6-0 win over Attenborough. Jay Knight, Kasey Fisher and Lamah Griggs were also on target.
A Tom Haw stoppage time header saw Magdala Amateurs edge past FC Cavaliers 2-1. Neil Morgan had put The Budgies ahead before Reece Campbell equalised in the second period.
There were two matches that finished 6-4 with AFC Dunkirk beating Bilborough Town and Keyworth United seeing off Sandiacre Town. After Dunkirk had gone 4-1 up a Tommy Street hat-trick for Bilborough brought them back to level terms, before Kieron Driver completed a hat-trick of his own to secure the points. Brett Soiza (2) and Luis Parkes also netted for the Boatmen, Cardell Lubban for Town.
The goals were shared around more in the Keyworth game: Joe Nice (2), Cameron Gray, Daniel Hough, Ian Marley and Goran Seymour securing the points for United, Jordan Smith (2), Blaise Duruaku and Jack Bull replying for Sandiacre.
Radcliffe Olympic’s 5-0 loss to Wollaton was Rory Downs’ last match at the helm as he tendered his resignation after the final whistle. Olympic chairman Scott Carlton is inviting applicants for the role after reluctantly accepting his now former manager’s decision. Scott Carlile (2), Josh Stevenson (2) and Kyle Crofts scored for Wollaton.
In Division One, after dropping their first points of the season last weekend, leaders Woodthorpe Park Rangers got back to winning ways as a Markell Bailey goal saw them defeat Basford United Community 1-0.
AFC Bridgford came back from two down to beat Radford Reserves 7-2, including a Lewis Heron hat-trick and acrobatics from Tom Teer for one of his two goals.
Fady Benattayallam scored four and Elliott Morledge three for Wollaton Reserves in their 8-1 win over Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves.
A goal from debutant Tyler Barksby saw Mansfield Hosiery Mills beat Ruddington Village 1-0 while Selston Reserves won 2-1 at Southwell City Reserves.
It was a good day for NSL clubs in the Notts FA Senior Trophy with Robin Hood Colts winning 6-1 at Trent Vineyard and Burton Joyce knocking out United Greys 5-1. There were 3-2 victories for Ruddington Village Reserves at Kirton Brickworks and for Bridgford United, after extra time, at Stapleford Town Reserves. Beeston saw off Bestwood Miners Welfare 4-2.
In Division Two, three of the four matches ended 4-1. AFC Clifton narrowed the gap at the top of the table to two points by beating Bingham Town Reserves, Clifton All Whites Development won at Barrowby and Cotgrave Reserves defeated Ravenshead Reserves.
Thomas Siswick grabbed a hat-trick for Keyworth United Development in their 6-4 win over Elston United.