It was a good day for the away sides in the Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division with all five travelling teams winning.
West Bridgford extended their lead to five points with a 5-0 win at FC Cavaliers. Jurgen Charlesworth took his goal tally to 30 for the season with a hat-trick alongside strikes from Wayne Jones and Shaun Jackson.
Awsworth Villa won their fifth match on the trot and are now unbeaten in nine after they defeated Real United 3-0. John Whitehurst, Shaw Hutchinson and Danny Walsh got the goals. Real and Villa stay in third and fifth respectively.
Scott Litchfield and Darryl Thomas got two each in Clifton All Whites’ 6-1 win over Sandhurst that lifts them to within a point of Real United. Alex Haughton and Brett Peel were also on target; William Cox with Sandhurst’s consolation.
Burton Joyce had the Buckles to thank for their 3-1 victory at Newark Flowserve that moved them up to eighth. Marc got two and Sam one; Kyle Nicholson replied for Newark.
AFC Dunkirk saw off Bingham Town 4-0 with goals from Adrian Lang (2), Thomas Roper and Reid Owen.
In Division One, Magdala Amateurs goalkeeper Paul Franks was cheered on by his Nottinghamshire County Cricket Club team-mates Steven Mullaney and Luke Fletcher and was beaten only once as his side defeated Southwell City Reserves 6-1.
Tom Haw grabbed a hat-trick, Neil Morgan, Richard Whyman and an own goal completed the Budgies’ scoring. Cy Holmes netted for Southwell.
Calverton Miners Welfare won by the odd goal in seven at Linby Colliery Welfare Reserves. The visitors’ goals were shared between James Davis, Jack Harris, Darren Williamson and Dane Bennett. Ross Cheeseman bagged a brace and Ant Wallis blazed home from 40 yards for Linby.
Nottinghamshire edged past Radcliffe Olympic Reserves 3-2. Keiran Brittan, Simon Betts and Sam Newbold were on target for Notts; Edward Davis and Jonathan Lord replied for Olympic.
Aspley Park got their first league victory since mid-October as they won 5-2 at Gedling Southbank. Sam Mannion (2), Sean Green, Sean Balfe and Ikell Catton all notched for the visitors; James Needham got both for Southbank.
In Division Two, Awsworth Villa Reserves continued their unbeaten run that stretches back to the end of September with a 2-1 win at Bingham Town Reserves. Matthew Federici and Ben Foster scored for Villa either side of a Josh Andrews strike for Bingham.