With 22 new
teams, and a whole new division the 2021-2022 season kicked off with renewed
hope, that a full season would be possible.
Street Trophies Premier One, Danny Moreton hit the ground running by scoring
five of the Lamb & Flaggoals in a 6-1 win over Haunchwood Sports. Ashley Gilder
scored the single. Charlie Cook’s hat trick helped Fuzzy Duck to a 4-2 win over
Witherley Utd as they played their first Premier Division game. Todd Howley scored
their other goal. Last seasons runners up, Ridge Lane, suffered defeat when
they were beaten 3-2 by Grendon.
In EJ Group
Ltd Division One, saw Bedworth Liberal take the spoils as they played local rivals
Saunders and came out 3-2 winners. Hansom Cabs, playing for the first time in
the NDSFL shared the points with Drayton Res in a 2-2 draw. Jes Adcock and Sam
Norman scored the Hansom Cabs goals.
Head, also new to the NDSFL, opened their league account with an 8-1 win over
Bedworth Liberals Res. In Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two. 3-0
up at half time through goals from Kyle Olner, Ian McKay’s solo run and Lewis
Alleston. Alleston added two more after
the break to complete his hat trick, skipper Kyle Wilson chipped in with a
brace before Dave Leeson came off the bench to round things off with the final
goal. Harry Woodley, Connor McCallum,
Liam Kai, and a Ross Thacker penalty saw Royal Athletic kick off with a win,
beating Atletico Duke, 4-0. Jack Norman, Dean Reidy, and Sam Jones all found
the net for Chetwynd Phoenix, but they had to settle for a share of the points
in a 3-3 draw with Crows Nest Sports.
was the hat trick hero for Sunnyside as they opened their Nuneaton Trophies
& Giftware Division Three campaign with an 8-2 win over Haunchwood Res.
Steve Pywell scored two of the others, Deane Cooke, Kevin Tuff and Phill
Edwards added the singles. Liam Potters brace for Attleboro FC helped them to a
3-2 win over CJ’s Athletic. Tom Holland scored the other Attleboro goals, Chris
Mould and Phillip Carey replied for CJ’s. Braydon York scored twice for Red
Lion Sapcote, in their first NDSFL game, as they also won 3-2. Joe Randle
scored the other Red Lion goal in a 3-2 win.
games in Division Four (Sponsored by Raihan's Indian Takeaway) involved new sides with Grendon Res, Phoenix Utd, Griff
& Coton Manor Res, Lamb & Flag Res and Bedworth Bank all securing
victories. Grendon Res edged passed Tarro Lounge 4-3, while Phoenix Utd beat
Coniston Tavern Res 1-0. Josh Coates-Jarman scored twice for Griff & Coton
Manor Res as they beat New Baron Lions 7-0. Daz Hodge, Jack Price, Dez
Millbourn, Ryan Chilton and Matty Skragga added the singles. Josh Barnett
scored four times for Lamb & Flag Res as they went on to beat Red Lion
Barwell 5-2. James Marriott scored their other goal. Alec Cullen’s brace for
Bedworth Bank set them on their way to a 5-3 win over White Hart. Reece
Rawlings, Joe Joe Wilson, and sub-Lee Oddy added the others.