In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, leaders Clifton All Whites played their game in hand over second-placed Bilborough Town. The 2-0 win over Magdala Amateurs, thanks to a first half brace from Ben Clark, opened up a six point gap at the top.
Awsworth Villa are 11 points behind the top two but with four games in hand. They dispatched bottom club Unity 4-0 with goals from Matthew Walker (2), Shaw Hutchinson and Josh Niblett.
Wollaton’s title challenge has faltered as they have suffered back-to-back losses, this time 4-3 at home to Real United. Jourdan Blair and an Alex Cook hat-trick put Real on course for the three points. Jake Fisher struck a hat-trick of his own in reply for Wollaton but it wasn’t enough for the hosts.
AFC Dunkirk followed up their win over Wollaton last week by making it two from two with a 3-0 victory at Sandiacre Town. Sam Harbottle, Joseph Ellis and George Harrison were the scorers.
Cotgrave’s Lee Potts struck his 41st goal of the season in their 2-1 win at Underwood Villa. Adam Sinnott also netted for the visitors, who had Gethyn Tustin sent off. Samuel Tring scored for Villa.
Newark Flowserve edged past Attenborough 1-0, a Jamie Charlton strike separating the sides.
Bingham Town made it three wins from four as they overcame Nottingham Trent University 4-1. Matt Snelgrove (2), Jonathan Morley and Tom Spencer were on target for Bingham, Alex Hall for NTU.
There were 12 goals scored in the match between FC Cavaliers and Ruddington Village with Cavs running out 9-3 winners. Chad Richards scored a hat-trick and there were two goals apiece for David Kolapo and Zibusiso Sibanda and one for Jouhans Beraki and Mustapha John for Cavs; Ricky Benwell, Sam Winch and Michael Leslie for Ruddington.
Basford United Community came from behind to beat Aston United 5-1.
In Division One, the match between the top two, Calverton Miners Welfare and Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves ended in controversial circumstances. Kimberley took a two goal lead through Adam Thomas and Kyle Wrenn before a George Scrivener double, including one from the penalty spot, levelled matters. With 15 minutes remaining Matt Clowes put Kimberley ahead once again, from a twice retaken free-kick. Darren Williamson was then sent off for Calverton and with time running out they were reduced to nine men with Lewis Wheelhouse getting his marching orders. There was still time for two more goals, however, as Alex Faulconbridge added Kimberley’s fourth before Jack Harris reduced the arrears to make the final score 4-3.
Netherfield Albion goalkeeper Steve Jones scored a calamitous own goal which turned out to be Southwell City Reserves’ winner in a 3-2 victory.
Wollaton Reserves and Kirton Brickworks drew 1-1 while Gedling Southbank won by the odd goal in five at Birchover Park.
Ashland Rovers edged past AFC Bridgford 1-0 thanks to an own goal and Ruddington Village Reserves saw off Bilborough United 4-0.
Keyworth United Reserves overcame bottom team AFC Clifton 3-0.
In Division Two, a Cameron Gray hat-trick helped leaders Team DNF beat second-placed Ravenshead 6-3. Jordan Stinson scored all three of Greyhounders’ goals in their 3-2 win over Mansfield Hosiery Mills.
West Bridgford AFC versus Basford United Community Reserves and Bingham Town Reserves versus Underwood Villa Reserves both finished 2-2.