Central Midlands League Roundup for November 12th
Two more clubs booked places in Round Two of the Abacus Lighting Floodlit Cup on Wednesday night. At the Fieldings Mansfield Hosiery Mills put out Harworth Colliery, inflicting a 4-2 defeat. A brace from Daniel Keenan put the Millers two up by half time, Bayley Lowe pulling one back from the penalty spot before Elliott Nunn restored the two goal lead. Matty Gains gave Harworth hope late in the game but Keenan had the last word, completing his hat trick with the last kick of the game. Woodhouse Colts also progressed with a 3-0 defeat of Sheffield’s Development team, the goals coming from Charles Simpkins with two and Jayden Bull.
An impressive result for Graham Street Prims in the Derbyshire Cup as they won 2-1 at Step Six Shirebrook Town. Prims came from a goal behind, Taylor Greig equalising on 33 minutes before Sam Boyall grabbed the winner fifteen minutes from time. Pinxton, however, lost by the same score to Ashbourne FC, their goal
coming from Harvey Ford.
The top two in the Black Dragon Badges South division remain bracketed together, both having comfortable victories. On an emotional afternoon at Mickleover, Clay Cross took the , points with a 4-0 defeat of the club’s reserve team. Regan Edridge scored in the 4th minute to give the Millers a perfect start and made it two just before half time. Josh Scully made it three within a minute of the restart, Max Dungworth rounding off the scoring on the hour. In the light of the tragic news from Mickleover during the week however, the outcome becomes unimportant. Pinxton went one better with a 5-0 win against Mansfield Hosiery Mills. There were two goals each for Ben Jones and Tom Widdowson with one from Morgan Richards. With games in hand Mickleover RBL are well placed to challenge the leaders. Their latest victory came at the expense of Linby Colliery who were beaten 2-1. Dean Oliver and Jordan Lee won it for the Legion, Ethan Glaves with Linby’s goal. Graham Street Prims rounded off a successful week with a 2-0 win against Cromford & Wirksworth Town, Alex Seale and Max Bulmer the matchwinners. A feast of goals at Wirksworth Ivanhoe, the home side winning by the odd goal in nine against South Normanton Athletic. Wirksworth edged home thanks to a hat trick from Dan Watson and goals from Sam Smith and Lucas Brough. The Shiners also had a hat trick, this one from Henry Brooks, Connor Mogford also on the scoresheet. Arnold Town had just their second league win of the season, Jamie Royle and Jake Ogden bringing them a 2-0 win at Nottingham FC.
Four marches were played in the North division. A tight game at Hall Corner saw Glapwell and Club Thorne Colliery take a point apiece from a 2-2 draw. Josh Gelder’s goal on 33 minutes saw Thorne in front at half time, Glapwell equalising on 75 through Ryan Hadley and going ahead ten minutes later with a Tom McTighe strike. Just as the points seemed secure Callum Nicell grabbed a leveller deep into added time. The points were also shared at Dinnington where the hosts drew 1-1 with Harworth Colliery with Aaron Moxam giving the home side the lead in the 3rd minute, Bayley Lowe’s equaliser coming four minutes into the second half. There was an even quicker goal at Yorkshire Main where Enzo Guarini put visitors Dearne & District ahead in the second minute, Joe Austin getting a second with half an hour remaining. Nick Guest sealed a 3-0 win eight minutes from time. A goal on the stroke of half time from Charlie Bingham was enough to give Staveley the points at SJR Worksop.Three matches in the Macron Store Nottingham produced no less than19 goals. Ten of them were at Wombwell where Doncaster Elite defeated 780 JLC 7-3. Brody Burden and Bartlomiej Chrobak got two each and there was one apiece for Tom Yates, Sam Amissah and Ben Davies. For 780 Nathan Watson scored twice with Olly Bradbury also finding the net. NEFA drew 1-1 with Bottesford Town, Lasana Touray with their goal. In the other match Worksop Town were 6-1 winners against Crowle Colts.
More goals in Division One East, where leaders AFC Normanton went nine points clear with their seventh successive win, this 7-1 win over Ashland Rovers being a personal triumph for John Fones who scored five. He opened his account in the first minute and by half time had made the score 4-0. Jak Lightly got the fifth before Fones scored his fifth, Alex Shooter rounding off the scoring in the last minute. Ashland got on the scoresheet thanks to an own goal. RHP Newark moved into second, a Ryan Attwood hat trick, two from Harrison Holland and one each for Callum Chilvers and Andra Wilson making up a 7-0 defeat of Clipstone. Mansfield Hosiery Mills travelled to Ollerton Town, returning with a 4-1 win. Isaac Godinho (2), Archie Ward and Liam Jepson the scorers for the Millers, Javauno Boswell with Ollerton’s goal. Teversal Beat Long Bennington 5-0. Isaac Potter and Liam Bush gave Tevie a two goal half time lead, Danny Fletcher made it three four minutes after the break, Kamau Laverock increased the lead midway through the half before Bush got his second in the closing minutes.
There were big wins also in Division One West. Melbourne Dynamo thrashed Belper United 8-1 . There were hat tricks for Jack Goodband and Charlie Tovell with one each for Connor Poynton and Owen Morrell, an own goal putting Belper on the scoreboard. Another 8-1 scoreline at Holbrook St Michaels where Mayfield were on top. Seven players contributed to the total, Harry Breeze, Joe Handley, Will Harrison, Jake Smith, Harry Zona and Callum Rowland all got one, Sam Handley’s double completing the total. South Normanton still seek their first point, Kilburn the visitors leaving with a 6-0 win, the goals coming from Connor Barnes, Ryan Cumberland, Chris Saunders, Chris Ward, Jordan Mighty and Callum Rowland. The other two matches ended all square. Little Eaton shared six goals with Castle Donington, the home side’s scorers were Paul Quinonez, dan Millard and jack Hibbitt. Sam Collier was Mickleover RBL’s goalscorer in a 1-1 draw at Heanor Town.
Three delayed ties in the Derbyshire Divisional Cup South resulted in two wins for our teams. Derby Singh Brothers progressed with a 3-2 win against Mickleover Athletic, Daniel James, Darnell Smith and Tajinder Singh. Holbrook St Michaels needed penalties to dispose of Bargate Rovers. Alister Broughton and Aaron Leeman scored in a 2-2 draw, Holbrook winning the shootout 3-1. Holbrook Angels narrowly failed to make it three from three, losing 3-2 at Willington Jay Williams and Ewan Barnes with the goals.
A Big win for AFC Bentley a=in the Sheffield Association Cup as they put nine past Thurcroft without reply. A first half Josh Bowkett hat trick plus goals for Tom Speight and Zack King gave Bentley an unassailable half time lead, Bowkett’s fourth, Neil Johnstone, Brad Sykes and Theo Mowatt completing the rout. Not much joy in the other three ties. Harworth Colliery were on the end of a dekuge of goals, losing 11-2 to Denaby Main, Rowan Hill’s two goals offering a crumb of comfort. AFC Phoenix lost 2-1 at Caribbean Sports, Tom Sowden the scorer, while Sheffield FC were beateh 1-0 at Hepworth United.