Champions AS Plant record 21st league win of season

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AS Plant, who are to be crowned Midland Amateur Alliance Premier Division champions, recorded their 21st league victory of the season.

Opponents Ravenshead fought hard but were unable to match the smooth flowing style of the champions who were 3-0 winners after leading 2-0 at half-time.

Bestwood MW kept up their chase for the runners-up position with an 8-1 win over Kirkby Athletic. Two first half goals from Ricky Hodgson and Lenny Jenkins placed the home side well on course. This was followed by a further goal from Ricky Hodgson, Adam Marle, James Duffy, David Frogatt Connor Scott and Victor Silas.

Old Elizabethans were held to a 1-1 draw by Beeston OB. OE’s opened the scoring with a well taken penalty midway through the second half by Dean Reddington.

However Beeston were not to be outgunned and scored their equaliser some 10 minutes later. Both sides continued to give their all but neither was able to find the winner.

Rainworth Rangers also drew 1-1 against AFC Farnsfield. Tom Limb put the home side in front and were leading 1-0 at half time while Farnsfield equalised in the 70th minute.

Mansfield Hosiery Mills opened the scoring after 10 minutes against FC Coopers through a penalty scored by Jack Squires.

A Further goal by Andy Widdowson for the home side together with two goals by Coopers left the scores level at half-time.

Coopers piled on the pressure in the second half adding four further goals for a resounding 6-2 away victory.

The youngsters of Southwell City made a remarkable come back against TVFC. Despite being 3-0 down by the 70th minute they ended up winning 5-4.

Goals from Adam Allsop, Ieuan Plune (2), Hugh Plune, and James Barnes gave the home side a well deserved victory.

Division One leaders South Wingfield slipped up again against Sutton Travellers despite opening the score after five minutes through Jason Miles.

Travellers levelled the score by half time hitting three more in the second half before Jason Miles pulled one back for winfield in the final minutes. Travellers fully deserved their 4-2 victory.

A thrilling top table clash between Wollaton 111 and Derbyshire Ams currently 2nd and 3rd in the table ended with the score line 1-1.

Derbyshire went ahead after 65 minutes through Brad Scard whose left foot drive from the edge of the penalty area gave the Wollaton keeper no chance.

Wollaton however kept pressing and equalised in the 80th minute with a well taken goal from Hayden Cronin.

A hugely competitive game therefore ended all square. Old Bemrosians were too strong for Bilborough Utd Res. Karl Smith was in top form scoring four times and with a brace from Gavin Etches gave the home side a comfortable home 6-1 win.