In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division leaders Bilborough Town edged past Bingham Town 1-0 thanks to Ricky Law.
Second placed Awsworth Villa are seven points behind but with three games in hand after they overcame Underwood Villa 3-1. Ryan Whitehurst (2) and Josh Niblett were on target for Awsworth.
Basford United Community maintained third place with a 2-0 win over Cotgrave. Ezra Kitungano and Kelvin Uhunmwangho were the scorers.
Corbi Brown, Sam Leggitt and substitute Courtney Hastings all netted for Clifton All Whittes as they won 4-0 at Wollaton.
FC Cavaliers recorded their first league win of the season as first half goals from Mustapha John and David Kolapo helped them see off Newark Flowserve 2-1. Tom Potts replied for Newark after the break.
Attenborough doubled their number of wins this season as they came from behind twice to eventually triumph over Real United 4-2. James Greenhalgh put Real ahead but Jordan Smith equalised before the break. A close range effort from Jourdan Blair put Real ahead once again but Nick Knight levelled matters before substitute Will Oldham put Boro ahead and Smith added his second to secure the points.
James Fletcher scored a hat-trick for Nottingham Trent University in their 3-1 win at Magdala Amateurs.
Sandiacre Town left it late to seal a 1-0 victory away at Aston United after the hosts had been reduced to 10 men.
Wollaton Reserves kept their noses in front in Division One with a 2-1 win at Greenwood Meadows AFC. Paul Markowski and Andrew Gill notched for Wollaton.
Calverton Miners Welfare remain a point behind with three games in hand after a comprehensive 9-1 win against AFC Clifton. The division’s top scorer, Sam Buckle, grabbed a hat-trick alongside efforts from Corey Ashley, Dane Bennett, Adam Limb, George Scrivener, James Richards and Darren Williamson.
Ben Goss and Paul Revuelta were on target for Ashland Rovers moved up to third with a 2-1 win over Gedling Southbank.
First half goals from Robert Brown and Liam Gleeson helped Southwell City Reserves to overcome AFC Bridgford 2-1.
Kirton Brickworks and Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves shared six goals in a see-saw match at Station Road. Jamie Birch put the hosts ahead before Matt Clowes replied for Kimberley. Wes O’Rourke put Kirton in the ascendency again but a Lee Johnson header pegged them back before Clowes’s second put Welfare ahead for the first time. Jamie Charlton ensured the points were shared with 20 minutes to go.
Netherfield Albion go their first win of the season, beating Keyworth United Reserves 5-2 thanks to a brace from Dale Hatton and Marius Mihai and one from Martin McDonagh.
In the NSL Senior Cup, Premier Division side Ruddington Village edged out Bilborough United, from Division One, 4-3.
In Division Two, former Nottingham Forest forward Marlon Harewood got off the mark for Greyhounders but it wasn’t enough as his side went down 4-1 to leaders Selston Reserves. Steven Radzynski scored a hat-trick for Selston in addition to a Damien James strike.
Ravenshead extended their winning run to seven matches as they saw off West Bridgford AFC 3-2.
Team DNF maintained a 100% league record with a 3-1 win over Radcliffe Olympic Reserves while Basford United Community Reserves did likewise as they won by a similar scoreline at Bilsthorpe Reserves.
Mansfield Hosiery Mills got back to winning ways, following three draws and three defeats in their last six matches, as they overcame Bingham Town Reserves 5-1.
by Robin Griffiths