Struggling Sandhurst can’t halt table-topping Wollaton


Wollaton FC extended their lead at the top of the Precision Notts Senior Football League Senior Division to eight points after winning away at Walesby-based Sandhurst 3-0 with a brace from Bowen and Rawson adding a goal.

Selston FC moved up to second place with a 3-1 home victory over Awsworth Villa with goals coming from Smith, Airey and Marriott, with the visitors scoring through Henson.

Boots Athletic gained valuable points when beating Ollerton’s basement club Kirton Brickworks 7-0 with Blair leading the way with four goals, Palmer with two and Jackson adding to the tally.

The battle of the A52 saw Bingham Town take the bragging rights after a 2-0 home win against West Bridgford, with Hodgson scoring both the goals.

Fourth-placed Cotgrave gained a 4-2 win over PMG Cavaliers with goals from Mills, Gray, Jackson and Tustin with PMG replying though two goals from Samuels.

Attenborough made it eight straight league wins on the trot when disposing of Keyworth United 2-1 at the Strand, their goals coming from Blewitt and Mrvik with Perkins scoring the visitors’ goal.

Ruddington Village won on their travels 3-2 away at Beeston AFC, Rudd’s goals coming from Newbold with a double and Hudson, with Jude and McCormack replying.

On Friday evening, Burton Joyce fought back from 2-0 down to win away at Bilborough Town, Town’s Webster scoring both the goals while in return S. Buckle got a brace and his brother M. Buckle scored in reply.

In Division One, Newark Flowserve still the table with a four-point lead after a 2-2 home draw against Ashland Rovers, Boddy and Bosworth the Flowserve scorers, with Fisher and Smith scoring for Rovers.

Underwood Villa, who are four points behind in second place with three games in hand, failed to close the gap when drawing 1-1 at home to Linby CW Reserves with Smith scoring Villa’s goal with Price replying for Linby.

Third placed Ruddington Village Reserves had a good day with a 5-2 win over Gedling Southbank, the Villagers’ scorers were Richardson, with a hat-trick, Dunstan and Burke-Campbell, while Southbank’s scorers were Coy and Pickard.

Netherfield Albion FC hit five against Rolls Royce Leisure Reserves in a 5-1 victory with goals coming from Fowler and Douglas, both getting braces and Kemp, with Tring scoring for the Hucknall-based club.

Nottinghamshire bounced back from losing their last three games to beat South Normanton Reserves by the odd goal in five. Brannington, Hylton and Hope scoring for Nottinghamshire whilst their visitors goals came from Burton.

Radcliffe Olympic Reserves, who had lost their previous seven league matches, went to Awsworth Villa and returned home with a share of the points after a eight goal thriller. The home club’s scorers were Scott with two, Morledge and Hicklin, and Olympic’s scorers were Manlezolo, Soiza, Brown and Lemar.

Just three games took place in Division Two, but there were plenty of goals scored with AFC Clifton leading the way, scoring 11, without reply away at Underwood Villa Reserves.

AFC’s scorers saw both Richards and Foster helping themselves to hat-tricks, with Commander and Wilson getting braces and Kerry adding to the tally.

Watnall Athletic FC won 8-0 at home against struggling Sandhurst FC Reserves with goals coming from Brookes with four, Ward with two, Miles and Howart scoring one apiece.

Finally Bilborough Town Reserves drew at home with Newark Town Reserves with the home side’s goals coming from Wilcox and Peach, Newark’s brace coming from Hurst.