Precision Nottinghamshire Senior League Premier Division table toppers West Bridgford suffered their first league defeat of the season, losing at home to defending champions Wollaton 3-1 at Regatta Way. The result leaves Wollaton in seventh position whilst West Bridgford remain on top by goal difference, as they are joined by Ruddington Village who completed a league double when winning at Real United 2-1 with Village’s goals being scored by Phil Hopkinson and Daniel Cocks with Ryan Bowen replying for Real.
Real United drop to fourth place and are replaced in third by Unity who, on their travels, won 6-4 in a exciting match at Bingham Town. Connor Croft and Jevin Seaton both scoring twice and Reece Fyfe and a own goal making up the six for Unity, whilst Bingham’s goals came from Matt Gamble, Edward Hodgson, Tom Spencer and sub Tom Campbell.
Clifton All Whites remain in fifth place after a 4-2 home victory over Newark Flowserve, Scott Litchfield led the way with two goals and Neil Thompson and James Dalton adding the others for All Whites. Flowserve’s goals came from Callum Barnes and Kyle Nicholson.
Awsworth Villa were another side that won at home, defeating Attenborough. Burton Joyce also had success on the road when coming away from FC Cavaliers with a 2-0 win, Ryan Clements scoring one of the goals.
Cotgrave leaped above Bilborough Town by beating them 3-1; Jack Cooper scoring for the visitors. Beeston put some daylight between themselves and Sandhurst by winning 3-1. Nathan Matthews, a Sandhurst sub, scoring a consolation goal.
In Division One, Kimberley Miners Welfare Reserves closed the gap on South Normanton Town, whose match was postponed, by winning 3-1 away at basement club Nottinghamshire. Kimberley’s goals came from Luke Hodgeman (2) and Scott Bailey whilst the home side netted through Tyrone Cairns.
Ruddington Village Reserves moved up to fourth with a 3-1 win over local rivals Clifton All Whites Reserves, The Villagers' scorer was Sam Dunstan, with a hat-trick, with Kyle O'Brien scoring for All Whites.
Magdala Amateurs remain in sixth place despite a 4-2 victory over Calverton Miners Welfare. Amateurs goal scorers were Richard Whyman with two and one a piece for Greg Whatnall and David Gunn.
Bilborough United picked up a welcome three points at Wollaton Reserves after running out 4-0 winners through John Greaves, Thomas O’Regan, Roland Tomlinson and Martin Lester.
In a mid-table clash Southwell City Reserves and Aspley Park shared eight goals in a 4-4 draw, whilst at Church Lane, Linby Colliery Welfare Reserves edged out Netherfield Albion 2-1.
Finally in the Notts FA Junior Cup Second Round, it was Selston Reserves who progressed to Round Three after winning on penalties.