In the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division West Bridgford maintained their 11 point lead with a 3-1 win over Bingham Town.
Bridgford’s top scorer, Jurgen Charlesworth, gave the visitors a half-time lead before the match was settled during three hectic minutes early in the second period. Matt Carpenter got Bingham back on level terms then Ryan Martt restored the table-toppers lead straight from the restart.
The win was sealed a minute later when Jay Kirkby scored his fifth goal in three starts for Bridgford since joining from Cotgrave.
Second placed Clifton All Whites ended Awsworth Villa’s ten game unbeaten run in fine style, winning 3-0. A Darryl Thomas double put Clifton ahead in the first half, Scott Litchfield rounded off the scoring after the break.
Real United remain two points behind the All Whites as they defeated bottom club Newark Flowserve 8-1. Nathan Kelly grabbed a hat-trick alongside efforts from Tim Hopkinson (2), Austin Wallace, Grant Walton and Lewis Chambers.
Unity saw off Cotgrave 8-0. Two goals from Reece Fyffe and one from Jourdan Blair took the hosts in at the break three ahead. Unity took their top scorer, Errol Campbell, off at half time. His replacement, Tyrell Shannon-Lewis, then scored with both his first and second touches of the game. Blair got his second and Connor Croft joined the party before Shannon-Lewis completed his hat-trick.
A first half Sean Green brace gave Wollaton a 2-0 win over AFC Dunkirk.
Bilborough Town were 4-0 winners over FC Cavaliers. Jack Cooper put Town ahead then Ian Jackson doubled the advantage from the penalty spot. Jake Kane and Chris Roome completed the scoring in the second period.
Sandhurst moved up two places to 15th, albeit having played up to seven games more than the teams below them, with a 2-1 victory against Underwood Villa. Ryan Chapman and Eric Pearson were on target for the hosts; Joe Wright replied for Villa.
In Division One, Calverton Miners Welfare defeated Radcliffe Olympic Reserves 3-1 with goals from Jason Hodson (2) and Darren Williamson. Ryan Smith netted for Olympic.
Linby Colliery Welfare Reserves overcame Wollaton Reserves 3-2. A Luke Price brace and Charlie Niblett did the job for Linby; Ant Fragola and Oliver Reeves struck for Wollaton.
Gedling Southbank and Clifton All Whites Reserves shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw. James Needham’s effort for Gedling was cancelled out by Christian Mantezolo for Clifton.
In Division Two, leaders AFC Clifton lost 3-0 at home to Watnall Athletic. This allowed Bilsthorpe Reserves to close the gap to seven points, with three games in hand, as they defeated Bulwell Reserves 4-2. Aspley Park Reserves beat Bilborough United Reserves 3-1.
In the Nottinghamshire FA Junior Cup Underwood Villa Reserves went 2-0 up against Basford United U21 but eventually lost 6-2. Awsworth Villa Reserves went down 6-0 to Arnold Saints.