Lots of goals
this week across all 5 divisions in the sunny weather with Ashby Road Sports
from Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two well among them as they
opened their league account with an 8-2 win over Bedworth Liberals Res. Ashby
Road raced into a 7-0 half time lead before Liberals had a better second half.
Jake Hughes bagged four of the Ashby goals, Alex Ball 2, Jonno Fields and James
Heathcote added the others.
Whitestone, pipped for the Division Three title
last term by Barwell Cricketers, gained some early revenge after they beat them
6-0 in their season openers. Jake Edwards and Liam Baker both scored scored
twice for Whitestone, Jordan Baker and Luke Edwards the others. SS Bulls Head
stay out in front at the top thanks to their 4-3 win over Swan Dive. Swan Dive
took a 2-0 lead, but Bulls Head pulled a goal back from Andy Wainscott before
Josh Atkinson added another to draw level. Wainscott then turned provider for
Kaine Finch to tap home but Swan Dive equalised before Atkinson added a second
to secure the points. Scott Williamson, Idris Wassa, Luke Matthews, Ellis
Alleyne, Danny Hollywood, and Jordan Vallis all found the net for Collycroft
Royal Oak Warriors as they moved into fourth thanks to a 6-0 win over Chetwynd
Phoenix Res. Steve Merry, Jordan White, Josh Kelly and Josh Tooby all scored for
Acorn as they began their season with a 4-3 win over Athletico Duke. Lee
Lovett, Connor Pugh, and Jacob Townsend replied for Duke.
The top two,
Sunnyside Inn and Thurlaston Magpies, met in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware
Division Three with honours even in a 2-2 draw. Jack Tibbles and Matthew Pratt
scored the Thurlaston goals. Ryan Potter was on target for Attleborough FC, but it
proved to be a consolation as they went down 6-1 to Ambleside. Ben Harding
scored twice for Red Lion Sapcote, George Ilife and Kieran Charlesworth added singles,
but they went down to a last gasp penalty against Chase Inn in a 5-4 loss.
& Flag Res lost top spot in Raihan’s Indian Takeaway Division Four after
they were beaten 4-1 by Bermuda Park. Kaine Taylor scored the Lamb & Flag
goal. Bedworth Bank are up to third thanks to a 5-0 win over Red Lion Barwell.
David Orton, James Harris, Joe Joe Wilson, Kai Messenger, and David Lafall
scored their goals. Ash Clark bagged five goals for Coniston Tavern Res as they
beat Attleboro Sports Res 9-0 to move into mid table. Kieran Clayton helped
himself to a hat trick, Owen Davis added the single. Griff & Coton Manor
Res also sit in mid table despite a 2-1 defeat to Conny Panthers.
scored twice for Chetwynd Phoenix, but they went down 3-2 to Saunders who
registered their first win of the season in EJ Group Ltd Division One.
Joe Miles and
Lewis Noon both scored twice for Poplar Athletic as they kicked off their
league season with a 7-0 win over Lamb & Flag in Bond Street Trophies
Premier Division. Danny Taylor, Ross Proudlock and Kielan Thackeray scored the
singles in a win that takes them into second spot. Josh Thompson and Jack
Hilton found the net for defending Champions Frank Parker, but they had to
share the points in a 2-2 draw with Witherley Utd.
Drayton’s season kicked off
with a win and fourth place, as they beat Hartshill Sports 2-1.