Central Midlands Alliance Roundup for November 4th

By Richard Lane

Another week wrecked by the weather. Here's what remained

Central Midlands Alliance Roundup for November 4th


Perhaps the most unsurprising result of the season so far came at Goldthorpe on Tuesday night when Dearne & District as they faced Glapwell. With the home side having scored 68 goals and boasting a 100% record and the visitors having conceded 74 and still searching for their first point of the season the 7-1 scoreline came as no surprise. The opening goal came in the 7th minute from Tommy Needham. Glapwell then kept their opponents at bay until the 42nd minute when Needham got his second. Glapwell secretary Liam Wajs came on at the break, and made an immediate impact, scoring after just two minutes on the pitch. The next 15 minutes proved to be decisive as the hosts ran in five more. Alex Wilkinson opened the floodgates on 50 minutes, with further goals from Curtis Wilkinson (2) Lance Friedrich with Needham completing his hat trick, the last 25 proving goalless.
Yorkshire Main’s task was just as difficult, their Sheffield Senior Cup tie bringing them up against current holders Emley who currently stand in second place in the Northern Counties East Premier Division The match finished 8-1, Main’s goal coming in the 74th minute from Ash Cantrill.


The weather again played havoc with the fixture list with just a handful of matches played, the casualties including numerous County Cup ties, the majority rescheduled for next Saturday. In the Black Dragon Badges North Division a late comeback gave Elite AFC a share of the points at Hatfield Town. Hatfield led from the 40th minute when Callum Stockton scored, James Bytheway doubling the lead in the 55 minute. The home side let the lead slip in the final six minutes, as Alex Wolny pulled a goal back, Jacob Tupling equalising with the last kick of the game. In the Premier South a close match at Wharf Road Pinxton scraped a 1-0 win against Arnold Town, a result which took them to the top of the table, Aaron Northmore with the all important goal. Armthorpe Welfare stretched their lead in the Macron Store Nottingham Division One North with a 5-2 defeat of Harworth Colliery. Scorers for Armthorpe were Brad Sparrow with two, Clayton Cherowbrier, Jack Gregory and an own goal with Harvey Walker and Kian Docherty replying for Harworth. Three matches survived in Division One East, Kirton Brickworks consolidating their place in the top three as they won 2-0 at Linby Colliery, Jack Marsh and Levi Colley securing the points. Clipstone had a 5-2 win at home to Pilsley. The goals were shared between Ryan Hawley, Craig Buchanan, Kyle Saulter, Joe Daniels and Gary Seagrave, Jack Lewin and Leo Bowdler with one apiece for Pilsley. An own goal was sufficient to send Ollerton Town home with the points from their visit to Shirebrook Rangers.
The County Cup schedule was also decimated. Result of the day came in the Notts FA Senior Trophy where cup holders Stapleford Town, top of the Notts Senior League Premier Division and undefeated this season, were humbled by Blidworth, the Division One East side winning 2-1. Blidworth went in front just before half time courtesy of an own goal and after the hosts had equalised, finished the job with a goal from Tris Burrell. In the same competition Linby Colliery lost 2-1 at Cotgrave, Greg Conn with the goal. In an all CMAL tie Mansfield Hosiery Mills were 3-1 winners at Ashland Rovers. Two goals from Warwick Wood gave the Millers the half time lead. Wood completed his hat trick in the second half with Nathan Harrison scoring for Ashland. Two ties in the Derbyshire FA Divisional Cup survived. Melbourne Dynamo’s match against Bargate Rovers reached. The interval goalless but Dynamo went up a few gears in the second half, the final score 7-1. Jack Goodband hit a hat trick, Jake Peberdy added two with Oscar Supple and Isaac Nkrumah also on the scoresheet. Derby Singh Brothers won another all-Central Midlands tie 4-1 at Mickleover Reserves, Tyler Johal’s double added to by Lee Williamson and Khaleeq Shaffique with Jared Cholerton with one for Mickleover. Crowle Colts Development progressed in the Lincs FA Junior Cup with a 5-1 defeat of Skegness Town’s A team.. Ashley Johnson was the inspiration with a hat trick, Jon Prendergast and George Neal with one apiece. One match in the Leicestershire FA Saturday Trophy. resulted in a 3-2 defeat for Castle Donington Reserves at the hands of Melton Foxes, the goals from Scott Bucknall and an own goal

Richard Lane

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