In the Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division, with leaders Newark Flowserve’s match postponed, second-placed Awsworth Villa narrowed the gap by three points with a 3-1 win against Underwood Villa, however they still trail by 18 points. The Whitehursts did the damage for Awsworth with John on target twice and Ryan once; Ashley Foster with Underwood’s reply.
Awsworth move two points ahead of FC Cavaliers following the latter’s 2-2 draw with Cotgrave. Benjamin Castell got both for Cotgrave, as they picked up their first point since the start of December, Ako Abdullah and Ochi Fraser were the Cavs scorers.
Calverton Miners Welfare moved level on points with their hosts, Basford United Community, after they won by the odd goal in seven. Barry Payne (2), David Corder and Mathew Newton sealed the points for Calvo, Anthony Bedward, John Beraki and Ian Green replying for Basford.
After a 9-0 drubbing the previous week, Gedling Southbank bounced back by edging out Wollaton 3-2. Gedling scored through Ben Soar, Mason Coy and an own goal, Jake Fisher and Ashley Kelly netted for Wollaton.
Bingham Town moved to within a point of Wollaton after they saw off Ruddington Village 4-0 with a Tom Spencer hat-trick and one from Ed Hodgson.
Attenborough’s fourth league win on the trot saw them move up to 14th, leapfrogging their opponents, Magdala Amateurs, who they beat 4-3. Jason Jude scored the late winner for Boro with his second of the match, adding to Daniel Clark and Jack Upton’s efforts. Gareth Bentley, Fionn Coffey and Tom Haw for Magdala.
In Division One, leaders Netherfield Albion kept their noses ahead of Keyworth United Reserves with a 5-1 win against Southwell City Reserves while Keyworth saw off Real Community 4-0. J Needham bagged a brace for Albion, in addition to B Horton, J Leivers and J Maguire’s goals. Scott Litchfield, the habitual multiple goal scorer, having found the net at least twice in each of his last seven games, grabbed a hat-trick for Keyworth with Joseph Hegarty rounding out the win.
Ashland Rovers came away from Kirton Brickworks with a 3-0 win, thanks to Daniel Bircumshaw, Adam Mellors and substitute Alex England, moving above their opponents into third in the process.
Thomas Hunt was on target twice for Mansfield Hosiery Mills in their 4-1 win over AFC Bridgford. Kieran Grant and Thomas Eves also notched, Thomas Teer replied for Bridgford.
Ruddington Village Reserves edged out Wollaton Reserves 4-3, including three goals scored direct from crosses in the blustery conditions.
In Division Two, Bridgford United opened the gap to second-placed Woodthorpe Park Rangers to four points, having played three more matches, with a 4-1 win over Magdala Amateurs Reserves, including a hat-trick for Nathan Francis.
Newark Flowserve Reserves won by a similar scoreline against AFC Clifton as they hang onto third on goal difference from Southwell City Development, who won 4-3 against Gedling Southbank Reserves.
Burton Joyce came away from Barrowby with a 4-2 win and Kirton Brickworks Reserves overcame Bingham Town Reserves 2-1.