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Netherfield Albion from the beginning of the season Greymare had their lead at the top of the premier (2) and Willie Allen scoring for Kirton with Jeff Wood, division cut to just one point as they were held to a 3-3 Aidan Hobster and Fran Chapman replying. With the top draw at Trident, Jay Kirk scored twice for the league game of the day Kashmir v Coppers Arms being cancelled leaders along with a John Humber effort Scott and due to passionate consideration being given to Kashmir Luke Pickard scoring for the home team along with a Clifton United managed to close the gap at the top of the strike from Adam Thomas. Netherfield Albion moved to table with a narrow 2-1 win over neighbours Three within a point of the leaders with a fine 5-2 win away at Crowns Stewart Lee scoring both the goals with Craig Santos , the goals coming from Draper, Ellis, Hedricks, Foyle hitting the reply. Burton Joyce's good run continued Bhoughasal and Naylor with Beirnat and Ashwell replying. with a 5-1 win at Netherfield Albion Reserves Troy Smith Ashland Rovers made light work of basement team and Daniel Harris both scoring twice along with a Sam Gedling Southbank A running in six unanswered goals Buckle effort. Nottingham Sikh Lions also managed to hit Mark Hammond (2), Fleet, Priestly, Tansley and Alsop all the net five times as they saw off Arnold Town A 5-3 the helping themselves to the goals. Gareth Clarkson ran in a goals coming from Imran Shareef (2), Steve Barret, hat trick for Arnold Longbow as they took all the points at Wasim and Ansar Khan with Tom Grady scoring all three home against Headstocks running out 5-3 victors Etchells of the Arnold goals. Ali Islam and Basford played out a 2-2 and Saunders adding the others with Richard Wallace (2) draw as did the Basford United A and Nott's Metropolis. and Brown replying. Troy Dunston and Jamie Pitt scored Durham Ox Wellow go back to the top of the third division the goals that secured all the points at Beacon for Vernon after seeing off previous incumbents Pegasus 3-0 Villa to move them away from danger at the foot of the Michael Ingram, Liam Black and Nick Staff hitting the al table. With the Ashland Rovers Ruddington Village game important goals. Real United had a day to remember as falling fowl of the weather Nuthall closed the gap at the top they ran in no less than ten goals at home against Nott's of the first division to five points with a 3-1 win over Metropolis Reserves Marcel Baz being the pick of the Greygoose Tom Knowles (2) and Daniel Bramley hitting scorers netting five times, Coulman, Fazil, Payne, Sprigs the goals Carl Wilson did pull one back. Calverton Miners and Young adding the rest. A last minute goal from Brent Welfare kept in touch at the top as they took the points at Wilkinson saw Bingham Town take the points at to Clifton Boots thanks to goals from Kirk Stevens and Jamie Davey United Reserves Wilkinson scoring both the goals with Paul Williams pulling one back. Ashley Evans scored Ian Gibbons hitting the response. A goal from Matt Ely was twice for East Valley United as they proved to be too strong enough to ensure Gedling Town took all the points at for Premium Josh Matthews and Kane Matthews home to Nottinghamshire fourths. Perry Atherton scored extending the lead as East Valley ran out 5-1 winners. Tom twice for Sherwood Casuals as they went down 4-2 at Kemp scored twice for Vernon Villa Reserves at A.F.C. home to Premium Reserves Henson, Robinson, Coates Bridgford but it was in vain as they narrowly lost out 4-3 and Shelton al scoring. Harvey Hadden picked up a much Belcher, Burton, Smith and Blake ensuring the points for needed point at home to Netherfield Boys Dickenson, the home team Bailey added a third for Villa. Kirton Ndema and Lanes all scoring for the home team with Brickworks and Kimberley M.W.O.B. had to be content Harber, McCorty and Ramsey cancelling them out. with a point each after playing out a 3-3 draw Martin Elliott Reports continued on page 5

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Notts County came within a matter of minutes of making it two wins from two in 2009 this afternoon, but had to settle for a 1-1 draw at second-placed Brentford. The game burst into life as early as the eight minute when Brentford striker Nathan Elder was sent off for the use on an elbow on Mike Edwards, and the Bees' misery was doubled moments later when Delroy Facey crashed Notts ahead at Griffin Park. Jamie Forrester and Myles Weston both came close to extending the lead before the break - while Myles Weston and Sean Canham came close in the second half. It looked as if Facey's goal was enough to hand Notts back-to-back wins for the second time this season - but in the first minute of injury time Brentford equalised through Phillips's header. Ian McParland opted to make just one change from the side that defeated Exeter 2-1 last Saturday - and that was enforced due to the hamstring injury Gavin Strachan sustained in that game. His spot went to John Thompson who was available again after suspension. There was also a welcome return to first-team action for Adam Tann, who was on the bench after three months out with a knee ligament injury sustained back in October. Donning their change strip of claret and blue Notts got the game underway attacking from left to right and began encouragingly by quickly taking the game to the secondplaced Bees and winning an early corner. The Bees were reduced to ten men after just eight minutes of the game when striker Nathan Elder saw red for deliberately using his elbow when jumping for a header. He caught Captain Mike Edwards in the face, and Referee Mr Attwell was quick to show the red card to the disgust of the home crowd. Edwards was booed every time he touched the ball afterwards, with the home contingent fuming at the decision. Their mood wasn't helped when, after a Matt Hamshaw volley whistled just wide on ten minutes, Notts took the lead after just twelve minutes. A fine ball by Johnson picked out Hamshaw on the right and his mazy run resulted in Bennett blocking his effort, but the ball fell kindly to Facey eight yards out and he smashed the ball superbly across Hamer and into the far corner. The home fans responded by raising their voices and backing their side, as their Bees players were rocking from those two early setbacks. Every decision was being contested venomously by the Griffin Park crowd, and a Marvin Williams volley from all of thirty yards flew just wide as Brentford looked to draw themselves back on level terms.

afternoon and the City Ground was dotted with faces deeply muzzled by scarves. Nonetheless, nothing could conceal the roar of approval greeting news of Derby's two goal deficit at half time. Without doubt the most important moment in the game came shortly after the break. Anderson's wildly deflected strike doubled the advantage, and effectively sealed the points. Striking so soon after half-time left Plymouth winded and out of ideas. They played some reasonably effective football, but at 2-0 Forest never once looked rattled enough to throw the game entirely. Plymouth's flustered attempts to find a way back into the game opened the door to a flood of Forest chances – there is even a case for saying it should have been even more convincing. But who's complaining? Match ratings: Smith – 6 – as ever, struggled more when not under any real pressure. A hesitant performance. Chambers – 5.5 – a solid enough first half, but a fairly poor second. Morgan – 8 – solid as a buffalo throughout. Breckin – 7 – didn't appear to have too many problems this afternoon; his lack of pace is a problem, but he looks more settled this season than he did in the division below. Wilson – 6.5 – fairly solid, I barely remember his contribution – which I see as a very good thing. Anderson – 7 – his pace was vital on the break in the second half, but again his 'end product' let him down. McGugan – 7 – a reasonably quiet game until the final 15 minutes when he set about savaging our visitors for the space they were leaving in the middle. Perch – 7 – had a reasonable game; breaking up play and covering ground ahead of the defence. Cohen – 7 – the usual Cohen characteristics of endless hard work and consistency. Tyson – 7.5 – caused a lot of trouble, probably should have finished the game with a goal. Earnshaw – 7.5 – work rate has doubled since Davies arrived, and it is paying off. Our form and his goals are no coincidence. Report by Alex Campbell

Two Myles Weston runs, clearly with his confidence sky high, produced two shots from long range which were off target as Notts continued to enjoy their football. A John Thompson strike inside the box was blocked as Notts sought to extend their lead just after the half-hour, but by that stage Brentford had enjoyed a spell of pressure but had been unable to severely test the Magpies backline. Jamie Forrester almost made it 2-0 soon afterwards, but after rounding Hamer he took some time to get a shot away, but with two players back on the goal-line he dragged the ball into the side netting. Every decision continued to rile the home fans, and Wood was lucky not to follow Elder into the changing room for an early shower before the break after raising his arm at Picken - but he instead only saw yellow. It would be fair to say the game was a tasty one with plenty of commitment and endeavour from both sides, making it a really eye-catching game from start to finish. At the break goalscorer Facey was replaced seemingly with an injury - by Sean Canham who slotted in alongside Forrester in attack. The start to the second half was also delayed due to a change of Linesman, with kickoff for the second period timed at 16:12. Brentford adopted a direct style of play at the beginning of the second half by looking to get the ball forward as quickly as possible, meaning plenty of work from the Notts backline although again nothing to test Kevin Pilkington. Myles Weston dragged an effort wide after the hour, with the second half lacking in incident compared to the first-half. Weston was at the heart of Notts' best moves and his cross soon afterwards was glanced goalwards by Canham but turned over by Hamer for a corner. Notts were passing the ball superbly well at times and frustrating Brentford, who at times seemed to be frustrating themselves by wasting key opportunites to work Notts harder at set-pieces. The best example of this was when Dickson curled a free-kick over from bang on the edge of the box. Sub David Hunt had a volley deflected into Pilkington's arms ten minutes from time for his first real save of the game. Notts made their second change six minutes from time in the engine room with Nowland being replaced by Nat Wedderburn. Nowland again put in a superb shift in midfield, running the game for long spells with neat and effective passes. Canham wasted a chance in the final minute to wrap up the game after taking a heavy touch when clear on goal which allowed Hamer to scamper off his line and dive on the ball at the striker's feet. Notts were made to rue that miss when defender Phillips flicked home a cross with his head from the right in injury-time after coming forward from the back. Pilkington came for the ball and couldn't claim it, meaning Phillips faint touch was enough to guide the ball home. It sparked wild celebrations at Griffin Park, while Notts players lay on the floor wondering how the game had slipped away from them.


FootballGames played Sat 17th Jan unless stated www.ballsmania.net NSL - LEADERS BOUNCE BACK WITH AN UNISPIRING WIN! Wollaton returned to winning ways this week after a few unexpected slip ups in the past weeks. They were less than impressive however in beating Linby CW, and needed an own goal to win them the match. Defeats to Awsworth Villa and Hucknall Rolls had put Wollaton's top spot under threat but this victory has stretched their lead to three points again. Nearest rivals 1-1 Keyworth Utd Res Boots and Bilborough Pelican met in a crucial clash at the top end of the 1-1 Boots Athletic Res table. They left with each a share of the spoils in a 1-1 stalemate, 3-3 Clifton Res. Blanchard the scorer for Pelican whilst Watnall equalised for Boots. Clifton 1-0 Wollaton Res were worthy winners in the only other senior division game, thrashing Notts Police 5-0. Karl Mitchell scored two of the goals and Bee, Carver and 2-3 Awsworth Villa Res Lonsdale netted one each to see Clifton secure their mid-table position. 2-2 Attenborough Res In Division One, Sandhurst did their promotion chances the world of good 0-3 Magdala Ama Res with a hard fought 1-0 win over Wollaton res. A solitary strike from Matt 2-4 Bottesford Allen gave Sandhurst a 1-0 victory which sees them close the gap at the 1-1 Sandhurst Res top to two just two points. At the other end pf the table Kimberley res and Clifton res played out a thrilling encounter at Digby Street. The match ended with the scores at three a piece, Kill, Wolf and Orchard for Clifton but 1-2 Keyworth United Doherty, Shepard and Austin rescued a point for the home side. It was also 2-0 Bulwell honours even as Gedling Southbank res faced Boots res, a 1-1 draw with 0-1 Hucknall Rolls L Rhodes and Peach the scorers and Cotgrave res and Keyworth res played 0-6 Cotgrave out the same score-line. 5-2 Kimberley In Division Two, leaders Calverton Academy lost the last unbeaten record 2-1 Underwood in the NSL, going down 3-2 to second place Awsworth Villa res, Horton, MAA Premier Stocks and Flinders with the goals which cut the gap to just two points. County NALGO 0 3 Woodborough Utd Magdala res and Linby res are also chasing hard, Magdala were Pinxton North End 1 3 FC 05 comfortable 3-0 winners against Hucknall Rolls res, Hyman, Brown and Beeston OBA 3 2 Monty Hind OB Nazeer the scorers, but Linby were held to a 1-1 draw by Sandhurst res. At Steelers 2 5 Southwell Ams the bottom, Bottesford put space between them and the bottom two, a Old Elizabethans 5 4 TV FC Mann brace in addition to Cossins and Preston strikes giving them a 4-2 Brunts Old Boys 2 4 Wollaton III win whilst Attenborough and Cavaliers res left with a point with the scores level 2-2 at the final whistle. MAA Division 1 Report by Joe Fish Wollaton IV 3 4 Bassingfield MAA - IT’S TIGHT AT THE TOP AS WOODBOROUGH & SOUTHWELL Calverton MW’A’ 2 5 Beeston AFC II STAY ON FORM! Crown Inn Selston 4 1 Radcliffe Oly III Southwell Amateurs continue to top the Premier Division on goal W Bridgford Utd 0 5 Eaton Hall College difference at the expense of Woodborough United after both sides Old Elizabethans II 9 1 EMTEC completed victories. Danny Garrett struck home two penalties whilst Will Nottinghamshire II 3 2 Acorn Athletic Wheat, Stuart Gill and Andy Moss completed their team's five goal tally Derbyshire Ams II 1 3 Lady Bay which brought a two goal response from opponents Steelers. Meanwhile MAA Division 2 two goals from Paul Linford and a solitary strike from Sean Bodkin for Coronation 3 1 Broadmeadows Woodborough went unanswered by County NALGO. FC05 remain two points adrift of the leaders in third place after coming back from a first half Southwell Ams II 4 2 Chilwell Vipers Ashley Swain goal for Pinxton North End to eventually triumph 3-1. Wes Hickling 3 1 Old Bemrosians O'Rourke equalised with a diving header after half-time and goals from Nuthall Athletic 5 0 Town Mill James Tuckwood and Nick Westerman sealed the victory. Having Cambridge Knights 1 9 Nottinghamshire III thrashed opponents TVFC 8-0 in the opening game of the season Old Sherwood Colliery 1 1 Ravenshead R'gers Elizabethans opened the return confidently but were soon under no NAA Premier illusion as to the size of the task of completing the double against determined opponents who lead twice before eventually going down 5-4. Arnold Longbow 5 3 Headstocks Tony Shaw struck for O.E.s before Tim Caldwell from a fine freekick Ashland Rovers 6 0 Gedling S'bank A equalised. Lee Jones then brought the scores level with a rare goal for Santos 2 5 Netherfield Albion O.E.s after Tom Scarth had made it 2-1 for TV. Steve Illsley restored TV's Trident 3 3 Greymare lead in the second half before Adam McLean's double returned the advantage to O.E.s only for Dave Bird to equalise from the penalty spot. It Beacon 0 2 Vernon Villa was finally left to substitute Liam Goward to put paid to TV's hopes of a NAA Division 1 shock victory. Beeston OBA had to come back from 2-0 down against A.F.C. Bridgford 4 3 Vernon Villa Res Monty Hind Old Boys before winning 3–2 thanks to two goals from Andy Boots Ath A 1 2 Calverton MW B Bonser and one from Gavin Carr whilst Wollaton III claimed their first victory of the season at the expense of Brunts Old Boys who were Kirton Brickworks 3 3 Kimberley MW OB defeated 4-2. Nuthall 3 1 Greygoose Beeston AFC II lead Division 1 by two points after a four goal spree from Premium 1 5 East Valley United Richard Varney and one from Luke Haigh saw them through to a 5 – 2 Ruddington Village P P Ashland Rovers victory over Calverton Miners Welfare 'A' who replied through Steven Brett and Tom Waters. Crown Inn Selston now lead the chasing pack after their NAA Division 2 decision to eschew home advantage, after their own pitch was declared Ali Islam 2 2 Basford unfit, was vindicated with a 4 - 1 defeat of hosts Radcliffe Olympic III when Arnold Town A 3 5 Nottm Sikh Lions two goals from Gareth Mayhew and solitary strikes from Steve Froggett Clifton United 2 1 Three Crowns and Garen Haslam earned victory. Acorn Athletic drop to third in the table after their 2 – 0 half-time lead against Nottinghamshire was overturned by Kashmir P P Coopers Arms goals from Paul Holt, Andy Johnson and Daryl Rose in a 3-2 result. Lady Netherfield Alb' Res 1 5 Burton Joyce A Bay now trail Acorn on goal difference after Eddie McMillan's goal for Notts Metroplis 2 2 Basford United A Derbyshire Amateurs II was answered by three from Bay. Rory McCardle's NAA Division 3 hat-trick for Bassingfield proved decisive in his side's 4-3 defeat of Wollaton IV. Meanwhile West Bridgford United sunk deeper into relegation Bingham Town 2 1 Clifton United Res trouble when failing to reply to five goals from Eaton Hall College whilst Durham Ox 3 0 Pegasus EMTEC are still struggling after crashing 9-1 to Old Elizabethans II. Gary Gedling Town 1 0 Nottinghamshire Iv Booth with a hat-trick and doubles from Marc Evans and Steve Gibbons Harvey Hadden 3 3 Netherfield Boys together with single strikes from Lee Beaver and Andy Ceney completed Real United 10 0 Notts Metropolis Res the tally. Nottinghamshire III are now level on points with Division 2 leaders Sherwood Casuals 2 4 Premium Reserves Broadmeadows following Notts 9-1 thrashing of Cambridge Knights coupled with the leaders' 3-1 defeat by Coronation. Antony Shannon, Terry Watson, Sean Glynn and Liam Wood all recorded doubles and Ben Swinbourne completed the tally for Notts whilst James Whitmore with two goals and Joe Parker earned the victory for Coronation. Third placed Southwell Amateurs II kept up the pressure on the top two after recording a 4-2 victory over a spirited Chilwell Vipers with Ollie Burman, Liam Wilkinson, Steve Lester and Simon Ratcliffe netting for Southwell. Nuthall Athletic are level on points with Southwell after their 5-0 defeat of Town Mill aided by no fewer than three own goals with Ashley Hill and Darren Lees the other scorers. Hickling lifter themselves out of the bottom two by defeating Old Bemrosians 3-1 whilst Ravenshead Rangers two NSL Senior Boots Athletic Clifton Wollaton NSL Division 1 Cotgrave Welfare Res Gedling S'bank Res Kimberley MW Res. Sandhurst NSL Division 2 Calverton MW Ac'dmy Caribbean Cavs Res Hucknall Rolls L Res Keyworth Utd Ac'dmy Linby CW Res. Cup Awsworth Villa Basford Magdala Bilborough Town Attenborough Matrixgrade

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recent signings helped them to a surprise share of the spoils at Sherwood Colliery in a 1-1 draw with Ross Hardwick for Rangers and Grant Thorpe for Colliery the scorers. Report by Norman Frith NAA - NETHERFIELD HOT ON THE HEALS OF GREYMARE! Greymare had their lead at the top of the premier division cut to just one point as they were held to a 3-3 draw at Trident, Jay Kirk scored twice for the league leaders along with a John Humber effort Scott and Luke Pickard scoring for the home team along with a strike from Adam Thomas. Netherfield Albion moved to within a point of the leaders with a fine 5-2 win away at Santos, the goals coming from Draper, Ellis, Hedricks, Bhoughasal and Naylor with Beirnat and Ashwell replying. Ashland Rovers made light work of basement team Gedling Southbank A running in six unanswered goals Mark Hammond (2), Fleet, Priestly, Tansley and Alsopp all helping them selves to the goals. Gareth Clarkson ran in a hat trick for Arnold Longbow as they took all the points at home against Headstocks running out 5-3 victors Etchils and Saunders adding the others with Richard Wallace (2) and Brown replying. Troy Dunston and Jamie Pitt scored the goals that secured all the points at Beacon for Vernon Villa to move them away from danger at the foot of the table. With the Ashland Rovers Ruddington Village game falling fowl of the weather Nuthall closed the gap at the top of the first division to five points with a 3-1 win over Greygoose Tom Knowles (2) and Daniel Bramley hitting the goals Carl Wilson did pull one back. Calverton Miners Welfare kept in touch at the top as they took the points at Boots thanks to goals from Kirk Stevens and Jamie Davey Paul Williams pulling one back. Ashley Evans scored twice for East Valley United as they proved to be too strong for Premium Josh Matthews and Kane Matthews extending the lead as East Valley ran out 5-1 winners. Tom Kemp scored twice for Vernon Villa Reserves at A.F.C. Bridgford but it was in vain as they narrowly lost out 4-3 Belcher, Burton, Smith and Blake ensuring the points for the home team Bailey added a third for Villa. Kirton Brickworks and Kimberley M.W.O.B. had to be content with a point each after playing out a 3-3 draw Martin Elliott (2) and Willie Allen scoring for Kirton with Jeff Wood, Aidan Hobster and Fran Chapman replying. With the top game of the day Kashmir v Coppers Arms being cancelled due to passionate consideration being given to Kashmir Clifton United managed to close the gap at the top of the table with a narrow 2-1 win over neighbours Three Crowns Stewart Lee scoring both the goals with Craig Foyle hitting the reply. Burton Joyce's good run continued with a 5-1 win at Netherfield Albion Reserves Troy Smith and Daniel Harris both scoring twice along with a Sam Buckle effort. Nottingham Sikh Lions also managed to hit the net five times as they saw off Arnold Town A 5-3 the goals coming from Imran Shareef (2), Steve Barret, Wasim and Ansar Khan with Tom Grady scoring all three of the Arnold goals. Ali Islam and Basford played out a 2-2 draw as did the Basford United A and Nott's Metropolis. Durham Ox Wellow go back to the top of the third division after seeing off previous incumbents Pegasus 3-0 Michael Ingram, Liam Black and Nick Staff hitting the al important goals. Real United had a day to remember as they ran in no less than ten goals at home against Nott's Metropolis Reserves Marcel Baz being the pick of the scorers netting five times, Coulman, Fazil, Payne, Spriggs and Young adding the rest. A last minute goal from Brent Wilkinson saw Bingham Town take the points at to Clifton United Reserves Wilkinson scoring both the goals with Ian Gibbons hitting the response. A goal from Matt Ely was enough to ensure Gedling Town took all the points at home to Nottinghamshire fourths. Perry Atherton scored twice for Sherwood Casuals as they went down 4-2 at home to Premium Reserves Henson, Robinson, Coates and Shelton al scoring. Harvey Hadden picked up a much needed point at home to Netherfield Boys Dickenson, Ndema and Lanes all scoring for the home team with Harber, McCorty and Ramsey cancelling them out. Report by Lance Hawkridge

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COMBINATION - GOALS GALORE FOR TOP CLUBS The Premier division was the place to be on Sunday for goals as the top 4 sides all won convincingly except for Second Placed Calverton Miners Welfare who won at struggling Bingham Town by 2 goals to one courtesy of Ryan Enright and Dominic Clarke. Scott Buckbury replied for Bingham whilst leaders Gedling United and Calverton's hosts next week had little trouble in claiming all three points after Kev Walker 3, Lorran Young 2, Mark Nixon, Jason Rimmell and Ryan Johnson all found the target in an 8-0 win at Sporting Wheelbarrow. James Needham helped himself to 6 goals as Greyfriars also scored 8 but they could not keep a clean sheet as Luke Stephenson popped up to score for their visitors Bear FC. Pat Walsh and Barry Keane also scored for Greyfriars whilst Kimberley Miners Welfare kept their hopes for honours alive with a 9-2 win at Gremio. Chris Fisher top score with hat trick for the visitors with Matthew Walker 2, Paul Morrell, Karl Beecham, Ryan Doughty and Jake Fisher also finding the target. Scott Clarke replied with both goals for Gremio. With A1 Glazing's game being cancelled due to an unfit pitch AFC Bridgford used it to their full advantage and used their game in hand to go top of Division One by inflicting an emphatic 8 goal salvo at Oakdale. Scott Kirk led the scoring with 3 goals and he was ably assisted in the rout by Dan Casey 2, Adam New, Ben Weston and Jonathon Martin. FC Bedstead put a dent in Beechdale Villa's title aspirations by inflicting a 3-1 defeat on their hosts. Rob Lindsay, Jamie Applegate and Philip Gouldby did the damage for Bedstead with Martin Cassidy replying. D.T.D employed a new manager this week and it paid dividends right from the off as they won for the first time since mid November but they had to twice come from behind to achieve their victory. Connor Brown opened the scoring for visitors Springfield before Dave Cotterill pegged them back before the break. After the restart Springfield re-took the lead through Clifford Knowles only to see it slip for a second time by Will Hickling. DTD then bagged the winner as David Hallam scored direct from a corner. Beeston United won 3-2 at Bestwood MW Reserves thanks to Jamie Loughton 2 and Adam Morris. Whilst CNC kept the pressure up on the top 2 with a 4 nil win against AFC Hucknall through A Murphy, M Murphy, M Jones and A Robinson. Hamburg 80 took a 5th minute lead through Darryl Clayton but they could not reproduce last weeks form and as a result they slipped to a 3-1 defeat at the hands of Basford Rangers. Rangers replied to their early set back on the half hour mark through Nathan Robinson but then had to wait until the 78th to dent Hamburg's spirit when Adam Henson was on hand to make it 2-1. Ian Leebetter then sealed the win for the visitors by converting a last minute penalty. Rise Park beat Munich 79 by the same score line thanks to a Thomas Rudd double either side of a Michael Bannister strike with Ryan Bingham bagging Munich's consolation. Wagon & Horses fell behind to a Ray eddyshaw strike in the tenth minute but bounced back through Andrew Flint and Bernard Langton to claim all three points at home to N.C.H. Whilst Medz Reds went to the top of div 2 after winning by the odd goal in 9 at Fc St George thanks to Lee Eley 2, Gareth Thompson, Sean Brown and Michael Grinion. Terry Redfern hit back with all 4 goals St George. Sporting Inkfish can count them selves unlucky as the division three table was for a short while at least, almost turned on its head by scoring 4 times at second placed The Close. Although Peter Lester and Anthony Morton both struck a brace apiece for the visitors their defence could not hold out and the strugglers eventually slipped to a 6-4 defeat as Michael Rankin 3, Andrew Barrett 2 and David Cousins ensured the points went to the home side. The Mill kept up the pressure on The close by winning 4-0 at home to close rivals FC Samba thanks to Aaron Husyin 2, Aeron Porter and Joe Luciw. K Wheat converted a 55th minute left wing cross to put his side 0-1 up at the Taverners only to see it slip some 5 minutes later when Dale Gilliott started a move on the left, played a one two with Wez Gilliott before going on to beat 2 players and lash home as the mid table clash between Taverners and P.M.R ended in a 1 all draw. M.I.S United's march up the table continued as they pipped Arnold Victory to a 3-2 win despite falling behind to a 20 yard screamer in the 15th minute by Richard Simpson. Luke Teece drew the side's level some 10 minutes later when he was on hand to finish off a good move by Luke Chamberlain. Ray Oldham restored the visitors lead after the restart only to see it slip a second time as Luke Leece again finished off yet another slick passing move before Aled Biggs powered in a header from a corner kick to complete the come back. Everyone connected with the Combination league would like to wish Dale Flintoff the Manager of Division Two side Fc St George a speedy recovery following his heart attack after last Sundays game. Dale is still in Hospital but is well on his way to recovery. Report by Jeff Johnson EMPAL - COUNTY CUP SUCCESSES FOR EMPAL CLUBS IN JUNIOR & COUNTY CUPS Junior Cup Fc Grey Mare had a fine 4-2 win over Countryman to go through to the quarter finals. Luke Smith and Stuart Pack put Olympico into a 2-1 half time lead which was soon wiped out by Countryman early in the second half. Despite dominating play Olympico had to wait for two late goals by Chris McLaughlin and Reece Beard to win the tie in normal time. Radcliffe Olympic Sunday pulled off a hard fought win over the unbeaten Combination outfit Bestwood Reunited. Having already notched over a hundred league goals in Combination Division Three Reunited were not out of their comfort zone and Radcliffe just managed to squeeze home in a seven goal thriller. In form Fanzines United enjoyed a comfortable 4-1 win over Newcastle Arms with Heithus, Brown, Bradley and Connor the scorers. Arnold Cross Keys “enjoyed” all the classic County cup experiences against a Mansfield side Empal clubs have known to love and savior over the years. Namely multiple bookings, disallowed goals, ignored penalty claims and yes a late penalty for the home side which clinches a 5-4 defeat after extra time to Paragon Sports Cars! Keys should have sewn the match up in ninety minutes but hiting the bar three times generally says it's not your day! Three –Three after ninety minutes enabled Paragon to regroup and clinch the tie with the late aforementioned “soft” penalty. Wollaton Pirates sneaked through with

a 1-0 win over Gunthorpe. Minor Cup GMB cruised home against Sutton on Trent 4-1 with Shannon -2, Dawkins and Ollie Gee putting their side into the quarters. All Empal tie saw Beeston Athletic beat Caythorpe 3-2.Warren Sawford and Nathan Hodges gave Athletic a two goal lead but as they are prone to throwing leads away it was no surprise as Caythorpe clawed their way back into the tie despite skipper Jamie Austins third and deciding goal. Divison One Brinsthorpe Rangers return to the summit of the Empal Leagues after a close 1-0 win over Linford Nelson. With only five minutes left Danile Brooks popped up to snatch all three points for his side. Total Reclaims Demolition keep on climbing even after 2-2 with West Bridgford Albion, Brazilian favourite Danni two for the Albion as Demolition snatched a point with literally the last kick of the match five minuted into overtime! It's congratulations to Freeman & Mitchell who were the last Empal side to record a win this season as they beat Nottingham Medics 5-1 at a wind swept Grove Farm! Top score of the division saw Nottingham Law School sweep Notts Athletc aside 6-1 with a brace for Dace and Chance supported by O'Donaghue and Opaye-Tetleh. Divison Two Top of the table clash saw leaders Wheelhouse slump to 7-2 defeat by rivals Fox & Crown. Sub Daniel Goldsmith came on to claim a brace to put his side critcally ahead of Wheelhouse. Crown move up to third on goal difference from Arnold Cross Keys. Trent Allstars stay in contention with the leaders at the top of Division Two after 6-2 win over a struggling Burton Joyce B side. Chris Lines, Alex Bates with two and Luke Shaw with a classy hat trick. In form Butler Benfica blew Inn The Bank away with a fine all round team performance to win 4-1 at a marshy Carlton le Willows. Rich Butterworth scrambled home the first from a corner which was never cleared after twenty minutes. More Butler and less Benfica then enjoyed a fine twenty five minute period of controlled passing and moving football which clearly surprised Bank. The goal of the game was converted by Errol Gibbs at the end of a lengthy passing movement from one end of the pitch to the other to make it 2-0 at half time. Despite a rallying team talk Bank contrived to concede a third barely ninety seconds into the second half as Gary Smith converted from close range as a free kick was only partially cleared. To add insult to injury Smith claimed his second as his left foot corner obligingly curled into the far corner unopposed by the Bank defenders! To their credit after several substitutions Bank created good chances with Ben Brown converting just the one to make it a final score of 4-1 to Butler. Division Three Boots Wednesday climb a place in Division Three after 3-1 win over Brooks Villa. Villa took one goal half time lead through Remze but surrendered in the second half to goals from Taylor, Sweetman and Scothern. Plumtree beat Trent Vale 2-1 with Paul Austin and Austin Carruthers. Division Four St Anns maintain their seven point lead at the top after 8-1 win over bottom side Attsu. Wollaton Pirates Reserves came out ahead in the five goal thriller against Real Bulwell winning 3-2.Luke Burton slotted home from six yards as Ben Greenhalgh's impressive drive was only parried to his feet. A defensive horror resembling one of Paul Smiths less impressive days for Forest enabled Burton to claim his second. A mark Jordan own goal and Dave Robinson's strike made it 2-2. Hero for Pirates was keeper Alex Wooley who saved a twice taken penalty to prevent Bulwell taking the lead. With minutes to go Jordan redeemed his own goal by clinching the points.At the bottom Clifton Dynamo Reserves beat Toton Athletic 4-1. Report by Adrian Ford NOTTS SUNDAY FOOTBALL LEAGUE - ARNOLD DEFEAT NOTTS ALUMNI TO MOVE INTO THE QUARTERS! The last Notts FA Sunday Senior Trophy ended with perennial finalists; Scots Grey taking the remaining semi-final place and a tie at close rivals Clifton Villa. Rolls Royce Leisure put up a fine resistance and turned round at 0-0. However, Scots' superior approach work eventually told and second half substitute Will Heath struck twice along with efforts from Alan Jefferies and Jamie Moore, with Nick Davis grabbing a well earned consolation. It was also the last quarter final tie in the domestic competition, where two goals from Kieron Coates saw Arnold through to the semi final with a 2-0 victory over Nottingham Alumni. In the Premier Division, Redhill moved into third place with a 4-2 success at Plough Barfly's, whilst youth had its day at Radford, where, with the game seemingly drifting into a goalless draw against Nuthall, Park Rangers introduced 17 year old James Starbuck for his debut and he repaid in style with two goals in the final twenty minutes without response. Two goals from Eddie Draper and one from Carl Wilson took Chesterfield Arms to the head of Division One and Carlton Catholic had Rick Sheavills to thank, as his two goals lifted them off the bottom with a 2-1 win over BTSC, for whom Curtis Jackson was on target. With the games involving the top two in Division Two, former leaders; Bulwell Rangers failed to take advantage, as Chris Galloway scored twice supported by efforts from Ben Smedley, Danny Murphy and Darren Smith in Cotgrave PFC's 5-2 victory. Darren Spencer and Scott Litchfield reduced the arrears for the visitors as their opponents displaced them in third place. Lenton Villa remained in the hunt as they returned from Crusader with an odd goal in five win, as Pat Neale hit two and Chris Whittaker one, whilst Chris Kemp and Steve Langdale responded. It was a similar scoreline at Vernon Villa as they also gave notice of their intent, with Adam Thomas, Chris Bailey and Mark Hudson scoring for the hosts and Pt Hulme and Chris Baker-Beale for Portland Arms HH. Danny Douglas netted twice and Simon Taylor and Glen Morley once for Nottm Rangers as they changed places at the bottom of the table with New Fairham, who had Mark Thornloe responding. Report by John Wheat


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Northern Counties East - Games played 17th January The KoolSport NCEL's interest in the FA Vase has ended after Scarborough Athletic were edged out by Bideford. Over 200 fans made the six-and-a-half hour trip to North Devon to watch their side narrowly miss out at their Western Football League hosts. But, they can be proud of their team's performance and by getting to the Fourth Round of the competition in their debut season. Nick Barker's first-half injury-time strike was all that separated the sides, leaving the Seadogs to now concentrate on their Division One promotion push. Mickleover Sports remain the Premier Division leaders after a 1-0 victory at home to Arnold Town. The visitors, who fall to fourth following that defeat, would have gone top had they been victorious. Selby Town move up to second, three points behind Sports, following their narrow win over Liversedge at the Selby Times Stadium. Chris Kamara scored the only goal of the game on 32 minutes to move above Arnold and Pickering Town who drew 1-1 at home to Nostell Miners Welfare. The Pikes had to come from behind when Dave Watts opened the scoring on the hour mark, Luke Ibbetson getting the equaliser soon after. Bridlington Town cemented their promotion charge by coming from 2-0 down to win at Lincoln Moorlands Railway. Nick Robinson and Ben Garrick had given strugglers Moorlands a perfect start in the opening 24 minutes. But, Jamie Heard and Craig Palmer had the Seasiders level by the break and Phil Harrison added a third on 58 minutes

before Frank Belt's 63rd-minute penalty made sure of the win. Bridlington are now undefeated in eight matches and have only been beaten once on their travels in the Premier Division. Gaols from Liam Cartledge and Michael Blythen helped Dinnington Town to a 2-0 win at home to Winterton Rangers, a victory that moves Steve Toyne's side up to sixth. And, Thackley climb to eighth as they were victorious by the same scoreline at Hall Road Rangers. Chris Coy scored just after the hour mark before Joel Birks sealed the points nine minutes from time. Maltby Main move up into the top half of the table after a they beat their visitors, Brodsworth Welfare, 3-1. Andy Sanderson had put Welfare, who stay seventeenth, ahead on 29 minutes before Main took control in the second period. Richard Tracey levelled on 56 minutes and was then fouled in the penalty area ten minutes later. Gary Hibbert tucked away the spot kick and Tracey got his second and Maltby's third on 75. And, a Liam Hardy brace gave Armthorpe Welfare the best start possible in a 3-1 win at Shirebrook Town. He struck twice in the opening sixteen minutes before Lee Naughton gave the home side some hope late on. But, that was snuffed out by Bruno Holden who got Welfare's third with two minutes remaining. With runaway Division One leaders Scarborough Athletic in FA Vase action, it was a perfect day for those chasing them to gain some ground. But, only one of the six sides immediately below the Seadogs won, Askern Villa

who were 1-0 winners at fellow promotion chasers, Barton Town Old Boys. Daniel Ferguson struck the vital goal on 75 minutes to move Villa within six points of Scarborough but they have played three games more. Third-placed Pontefract Collieries are a further six points behind after a 31 loss at home by Tadcaster Albion. Michael Long had put the Colls ahead on 36 minutes but Paul James, Andy Sunley and Chris Harkin turned the game on its head in the second half. Fourth-placed AFC Emley fell victim to a Wayne Crossley hat-trick in a 4-2 home defeat at the hands of Brighouse Town, who move up to twelfth. Tony Nicholson scored in the opening seconds for Brighouse before Steven Kenworthy levelled on 22 minutes. Crossley opened his account and regained the lead for Brighouse in the fourth minute of first-half injury time. Paul Quinn had seemingly rescued a point for the hosts as he made it 2-2 on 75 minutes but Crossley struck twice more in the last ten minutes to earn the win. Rainworth Miners Welfare move up to fifth with a 1-1 draw at Appleby Frodingham as Phil Bignall's 39th-minute goal cancelled out Caine Mawer's early opener. They go above Hemsworth Miners Welfare who took the lead in the third minute at Teversal through Damion Liddle but went down 2-1. Bottesford Town won 3-2 at Worsbrough Bridge Athletic whilst Yorkshire Amateur beat bottom side Glasshoughton Welfare, 2-1, at Bracken Edge.

Central Midlands - 17th January Quartet Catering League Challenge Cup Kimberley Town 0 3 Welbeck Welfare Louth Town 2 1 Ollerton Town Forest Town 1 1 Radcliffe Olympic Clipstone Welfare 1 2 Westella & Willerby Phoenix Sports 3 1 Calverton M W Phoenix Trophies Reserve League Cup Bulwell Town Res 0 12 Yorkshire Main Res

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What a day in the Quartet Catering League Challenge Cup Second Round, Welbeck Welfare may be bottom of the Premier Division but they proved, again, what doughty fighters they are in the cup, by knocking out Supreme Division club, Kimberley Town 3-0 at the Stag Ground. Lee Warriner (2) and Nathan Griffiths scoring the goals. Phoenix may be in the lower reaches of the Premier Division, but that meant nothing, they despatched high riding Calverton Miners Welfare, the Supreme Division club going down 3-1, after taking the lead, after a goalless first half. Ebrima Mendy scored a brace for the home team, Liam O'Brian adding the third direct from a corner. Chris Hall was the Calverton scorer. Louth Town kept their remarkable season going at the expense of another Supreme Division club, Ollerton Town. The Premier Division club, who have a 100% record, found themselves behind in the 30th minute, Lee Wilson putting Ollerton in front, Paul Watts levelled in the 41st minute and the same

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player notched the winner from the penalty spot in the second half. The Premier Division leaders Westella and Willerby, completed four out of four for the Premier Division clubs, they went to Clipstone Welfare and it was another penalty that decided this tie, the Supreme Division club giving away a penalty for only three minutes remaining, gleefully stuck home by Westella's Andy Coverdale. Prior to this, Mathew Fyvie had put the visitors in front, Craig Buchanan equalising for the home team, prior to half time. In an all Supreme Division tie, predictably it goes to a replay on Tuesday, Radcliffe Olympic securing a draw with a last minute goal at Forest Town, Wesley Spence the goal scorer. The home team led at half time, with a goal converted by Ryan Gregory. Shocks in the cup and a shock in the Buckingham Insurance Supreme Division, Newark Town had a eight match unbeaten run, going into their home game against Pinxton, but the visitors took a shock first minute lead through Mark Downing and kept this score intact, thus ending Newark's unbeaten run. League Leaders, Harworth Colliery Institute, duly opened up a five point lead at the top of the table, goals by Ryan Paczkowski (2), Tom Cook and Lee Danysz gave the North Nottinghamshire club a 4-2 victory over their Lincolnshire visitors, Nettleham, who replied through Steven Mason and Lee Beesley. Third placed Sutton Town AFC, moved to within a point of second placed Calverton Miners Welfare, visitors Rolls Royce Leisure had no answer to the home team's attacking display. Goals by Kyle Ludlow, Martin Newman, Ben Greenhalgh and a brace from James Senior, gave the home team a 5-0 score line. Southwell City and Blidworth Welfare shared two goals at the Recreation Ground. Jamie Senior gave the visitors an half time lead but Player Manager, Mark Nangle, rescued a point for Southwell. Two goals by Liam Radford secured the points for Kinsley Boys at Harrowby United. The Kinsley striker scored in each half, to give his team a 2-0 victory. In the Black Dragon Premier Division, Parramore Sports again impressed at Thoresby Colliery Welfare, after a goalless first half the visitors turned it on after the interval to run out 3-0 winners. Paul Billard scored twice with Gavin Davies also on target. This result takes Parramore into second place in the table, five points behind leaders Westella; like third placed Louth Town, Parramore remain undefeated. In a local derby encounter, a first half goal by Scott Pratt, gave Kirkby Town victory over local rivals, Church Warsop Miners Welfare. The Bentley Colliery versus Bulwell Town match was abandoned at half time, with the home team leading 1-0. No problems for Yorkshire Main Reserves, in their Phoenix Trophies Reserves League Cup Second Round tie, they crushed a young Bulwell Town Reserves team 12-0. Abacus Lighting Reserves Supreme Division leaders, Carlton Town Reserves, where held at home, by Holbrook Miners Welfare Reserves, the teams sharing four goals. A good result for Holbrook, which followed the same result, in their midweek match, against second placed, Heanor Town Reserves. A disappointing result for third placed Blidworth

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Leaders Borrowash Victoria had to settle for a share of the spoils as they were held to a 2-2 draw by in-form Greenwood Meadows. The home side may be struggling at the wrong end of the table but a change in management has seen them turn the corner. Eugene Francis and Liam Hutchinson twice gave Greenwood the lead only

for the visitors to hit back through Karl Payne and Jamie Pawley, the latter netting the equaliser with just two minutes to go. That slip by the leaders allowed second-placed Dunkirk to close to within a point following their 3-0 defeat of Hinckley Downes, Jerrod Westcarr, Dwayne Soar and Neil Thompson netting the goals. Holwell Sports were the day's biggest winners as they romped to a 5-1 victory at home to Ellistown, the goals coming from Russ Pitman, Scot Mooney, Jamie Simpson, Graham Keast and Jamie Kirby. Barrow Town were 4-1 winners at Blackwell MW, Danny Wilson and Stuart Wilson sharing the goals, while Bradley Wells struck twice for Radford as they beat Bardon Hill 3-1. Elsewhere, Holbrook MW beat Gedling MW 2-1 and it was the same scoreline at Heanor Town where visitors St Andrews ran out winners.

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Central Midlands report continued Welfare Reserves; they lost to a last minute goal, at home, against Teversal Reserves. Fourth placed Rainworth Miners Welfare Reserves, with goals by, Graham Louden, David Middleton and Sam Goodson defeated visitors, Graham St Prims Reserves 3-1. Aiden Murfin the Prims marksman. The fifth and sixth placed teams, Staveley Miners Welfare Reserves and Dunkirk Reserves shared six goals. Jack Mlynek, Lee Johnsone and Daniel Eborall scored for Staveley. Phil Hopkinson and Rob McCoy, who netted twice, the Dunkirk sharp shooters. The Arnold Town Reserves versus Mickleover Sports Reserves match was cancelled. In the Abacus Lighting Reserves Premier Division, the leaders Southwell City Reserves, are now ten points clear of second placed Kiveton Park Reserves, but they where grateful for the own goal that gave them victory at Newark Town Reserves. A depleted Calverton Miners Welfare Reserves, accounted for Nettleham Reserves, goals by Dominic and Glen Fisher gave the Gary Ricketts who saw Clarke red again home team a 2-0 win. Church Warsop Miners Welfare Reserves secured their second win of the season at the expense of Pinxton Reserves winning 3-1. Liam Dennett (2) and Adam Turner scoring the goals. Daniel Ryan scored a consolation goal for Pinxton. Report by Frank Harwood Mansfield Town 1 Crawley 0 A 1-0 victory gave David Holdsworth the perfect start to his tenure at Field Mill who looked to have instilled discipline at the back and a desire to get forward. In his first game in charge; Holdsworth gave starts to four of his new signings and they were key factors in ending Crawley's nine game unbeaten run. A superb volley from Robert Duffy in the 29th minute gave the Stags the lead and managed to hold on with some fine saves from Man of the match Alan Marriott. Before the match got under way players and fans took part in a one minute round of applause to mark the passing of former Stags' boss Ian Greaves. After a quiet opening couple of minutes it was Mansfield who created the first chance. Some neat footwork from Aaron O'Connor in the middle of Crawley's half he then laid off a neat ball to Nathan Arnold, who crossed the ball over from the left flank. Crawley's defence failed to deal with it and the ball fell for O'Connor who on the turn fired over the bar. After a scrappy period a neat one two between the lively O'Connor and Jonathan D'Laryea opened up Crawley and was only stopped by a last ditch tackle from Adam Quinn. Crawley's first chance came from some good work by Dannie Bullman. His cross found Steve Fletcher who chested it down into the path of Lewis Chalmers who fired wide. The visitors then started to take control. Glenn Wilson's long throw causing a scramble in the Mansfield penalty area which was eventually cleared away. Crawley's front man Jon-Paul Pittman created an opportunity with a neat turn but his shot was denied by Alan Marriot who managed to get down and palm it wide for a corner. Despite this Crawley pressure it was Mansfield who broke the dead lock in the 28th minute. On the counter attack Nathan Arnold, who had drifted over to the right found Duffy in the box with a measured cross. The new boy had time to bring it down with his chest and volley it past Simon Rayner into the bottom left corner of the net. A great strike and perfect start for debutant. After the goal Crawley pushed forward, Marriott, playing his first game for the Stags, kept them in front with a fine save from Simon Weatherstone's header at the back post. The final few minutes of the half were end to end with both teams playing positive passing football but only managing to create half chances. The Stags started the second half slowly. Failing to deal with a ball in their own box the ball finally fell to Pittman who fired across the Mansfield goal. Holdsworth made an early change, bringing on James Kay in place of Alex Jeannin in the 53rd minute. Two minutes later Mansfield were awarded a free kick for a foul on O'Connor outside the Crawley penalty box. From 25 yards Nathan Arnold blasted his free kick straight at goal forcing Simon Rayner to beat it away. Soon after Arnold was brought off making way Tomi Ameobi to make his fisrt appearance. The next ten minutes was all Crawley. Crosses being delivered from both flanks put pressure on the Mansfield's defence but the back line looked solid and managed to keep getting the ball clear. The best Crawley chance falling for Simon Rents who, from the edge of the box fired over. After soaking up the pressure Mansfield played their way back into the game through good passing and hard

tackling in the midfield. With 20 minutes to go Holdsworth made his final change, bringing off goalscorer Duffy for Mark Stallard. With time ticking away Crawley threw men forward looking for an equaliser, Rents cross from the left byline found Pittman whose first time volley hit the wood work. It was backs to the walls defending for a while with Kay making some vital last ditch clearances and Man of the match Alan Marriott diving at the feet of Pittman to stop a shot on goal. In the final minutes Mansfield kept their composure and hung on with strong defending and some decent hold up play from Stallard. When the final whistle finally arrived it was greeted with huge cheers from the Mansfield faithful. The win is a perfect start for David Holdsworth and his men who were disciplined at the back and showed a desire in getting forward. Tamworth FC 1 Hucknall Town 1 Hucknall Town picked up a deserved point this afternoon after drawing 1-1 at league leaders Tamworth. It was a well earned point for Bryan Chambers` men who can feel well pleased with the display. There was just one change to the team that began against Alfreton Town last Tuesday and that was up front where Dave Kettle began the game in place of Joe Ward who took his place on the bench. The two teams lined up as follows. Tremiane Walters had recovered from his groin strain picked up in the Alfreton game and he took his place in a formation which was once again 3-5-2. In Tamworth`s last league game they suffered a 5-1 defeat at Gateshead last Sunday but they opened up in a confident manner stroking and passing the ball around well. They carved out the first opening when Alex Rodman shot across the face of the goal and Walters cleared for a corner and from the resultant kick Michael Wylde headed over the bar. The visitors hit back and Gary Ricketts headed on a long clearance from `keeper` James Lindley but as Dave Kettle tried to round Danny Alcock in the home goal the keeper got a touch to the ball before it was cleared to safety. Another long clearance caused problems for the home defence when the ball bounced over Craig McAughtrie but this time Ricketts blazed hurriedly across goal and the chance was gone. Rodman who was having a fine game for the home side, beat Walters and sent over a super cross into the six yard box but Deon Meikle saved the day with a superb clearance. Lindley then made a good save from Jake Sheridan but in thirty four minutes the home side made the breakthrough they had been threatening when following a goalmouth scramble the ball fell nicely for Gareth Sheldon to smash the ball high into the roof of the net. The visitors made a storming start to the second half and just four minutes in they were back on level terms with a superb individual goal from Dave Kettle. He picked the ball up and from the edge of the area curled a superb left foot shot over the head of Alcock into the roof of the net. It was no more than Hucknall deserved and things could have got even better when a through ball from Laurie Wilson found Ricketts who shot wide and then moments later the big striker did the same from twelve yards out. At the other end the home side were denied a penalty when Bradley Pritchard went down under a challenge from Walters but the referee waved play on much to the disgust of the home fans. On seventy minutes the league leaders were reduced to ten men when Sheldon was sent off for a second booking after he had fouled Richard Liburd from behind. Danny Bacon then conceded a free kick in a dangerous spot but thankfully for him Tom Shaw`s shot was off target and then ten minutes from the end the Hucknall goal had an amazing escape. Following a goalmouth scramble Lindley pushed the ball somehow against the bar and when it came back he pushed the ball away but was pushed by McAughtrie who was booked for his troubles. The initial effort looked a goal all the way but luck, for once, was on our side. Tamworth had another chance moments later but Pritchard`s shot hit Lindley in the chest before being cleared but Hucknall Town hung on to claim a deserved point and silence the majority of the excellent crowd of 1132. Tamworth: Alcock, Lyttle, Reid, McAughtrie, Wylde, Foster, Sheridan Shaw, Sheldon, Rodman, Pritchard Subs Lee, Nurse, Birley, Law, Smith Hucknall: Lindley, Smith, Walters, Meikle, Timons, Sucharewycz, Wilson, Kettle, Ricketts, Bacon, Liburd, Subs Ward, Chapman, Baxter, O`Brien, Mitchell Leigh Genesis 0 Eastwood Town 4 Eastwood finally overcame a spirited Leigh Genesis team but it

took the sending off of defender Paul Robinson to step the Badgers up a gear after they had totally dominated this UniBond Premier Clash. With the game having been switched to North Lancashire side Clitheroe's ground, after permission to take charge of their brand new Sports Village Stadium was denied, Paul Cox found a very heavy pitch, after the nights rain and elected to go with a 4-4-2 formation. Anton Foster reclaimed his familiar No 8 shirt, and big striker Matt Rhead replaced Lindon Meikle. Mark Hume was starting a two game ban so defender Paul Robinson moved into the back four. The badgers could have gone ahead in the first minute as Ian Holmes burst clear but shot wide and seconds later Ben McHugh's late tackle stopped Holmes at the expense of a corner. Robinson's header was cleared off the line by Kris King and Andy Todd's follow up shot went wide. Leigh's first foray into the Eastwood half saw Nick Lindford feed Steve Settle but he dragged his shot wide. When Rhead flicked the ball on, Holmes and Todd went for the same ball, causing Todd to over hit a through ball which would have put Gardner in on goal. Danny Morton the Leigh goalkeeper was out quickly to collect the ball as Gardner played Anton Foster through. Ben McHugh again produced a fine last ditch tackle as Holmes bore down on goal. With all this constant Eastwood pressure it came as a surprise that it was Leigh that could and probably should have taken the lead. A Simon Sturdy slip presented Phil Marsh with a clear run on goal, but Shane Redmond was out quickly and stood his ground well to push the ball out for Leigh's first corner. McHugh thwarted Holmes for a third time as the striker waited to head home Gardner's pin-point cross at the expense of another corner. A Cookie header from a Dunning corner was tipped over by Morton, and Matt Rhead hit the post with a good header from a corner. Ian Holmes did have the ball in the back of the net after Rhead had played him through, however the linesman's flag was raised. Alistair Asher should have done better when Gardner's shot was charged down. Bursting into the box, he blazed over from 15 yards with only the keeper to beat. Phil Marsh, the Leigh striker, was the only player look who looked likely to cause problems for the Eastwood defence forcing Robinson to concede a corner, from which nothing came. Having failed to convert any of their numerous chances in the first half, anxiety was starting to creep into the fans and player alike. Paul Cox made a brave decision to replace Alistair Asher with Lindon Meikle at the start on the second half, but the Badgers started where they left off. Ian Holmes pulled his shot wide as he cut in from the wing. McHugh conceded another corner to prevent Foster going through on goal and Kris King headed Simon Sturdy's header off the line from Dunning's corner. Lindon Meikle fired over the bar after Andy Todd's cross from the by-line had found him in space. Had this been a fight the referee would have stopped it long ago, however at 0-0 Leigh were always still in the game, and so it proved. Shane Redmond went to launch a back-pass down the field, the ball bobbled and he gifted it straight at the feet of Marsh. Robinson impeded him as he ran on goal leaving the referee little choice but to send him off. Leigh enjoyed their best spell of the game as the Eastwood team re-grouped, and although they saw a lot of the ball they failed to trouble Shane Redmond in the Eastwood goal. There were loud appeals as Anton Foster was bundled over in the box however the referee waved play-on. Steve Settle got free down the wing finding the unmarked David Hill inside the box but he couldn't keep his shot down. Eastwood finally went ahead with a well worked move. Meikle fed Dunning on the over lap and his cross was headed across goal by Rhead leaving Holmes with a simple tap in with his head. The Badgers doubled the score within a minute as Holmes burst down the line and his precise cross was tapped in by Meikle arriving late into the box. Leigh could have halved the score after the ball skimmed off the head of Simon Sturdy and fell at the feet of Steve Settle. With only Redmond to beat, the ball bounced off his shins straight to the grateful Keeper. Marsh's shot against the post after a Mark Radcliffe cross had found him unmarked. In the 77th minute it was three, as Rhead's accurate cross was met superbly by Holmes who finished in style. The final goal came nine minutes later as Dunning's chip into the box was chested down and volleyed home by Knox to give the score line a more respectable look. Ilkeston Town 3 Nantwich Town 2 Ilkeston Town were hoping to field the same line up that played so well but lost to Kidderminster Harriers in midweek. Unfortunately David Haggerty was injured in the warm up and was replaced by Liam Wild who made his league debut. Nantwich Town started very brightly and Ilkeston were pinned back into their own half in the early stages. The visitors were unfortunate not to take the lead when Michael Lennon was adjudged to be offside when he latched on to a ball played by Ben Pringle. Nantwich eventually got the breakthrough they deserved


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when Ashley Carter played in Dave Walker who crossed for Dave McPherson to score with a close range diving header. Five minutes later Ilkeston replied with a goal of their own against the run of play. Pringle's cross was latched on to by Tom Cahill whose shot cannoned off keeper Lee Jones foot but Cahill followed up and bravely headed the rebound into the net. The Robinswere somewhat fortunate to go in at half time on equal terms . After the interval though they stepped up a gear and started to put the visiting under real pressure and on 66 minutes Ilkeston took a 2-1 lead when Steven Istead was bought down in the box by Grigorz Kiss who was shown the red card. Cahill took the penalty and confidently despatched the ball to the keepers left. Although down to ten men Nantwich still looked capable of getting back into the game. They were however leaving gaps at the back and Ilkeston should have extended their lead when Sam Duncum fed Pringle whose effort was blocked by the advancing keeper. The Robins nearly paid a heavy price for the missed chance when substitute Danny Griggs danced around several defenders but ballooned his shot over the bar. On 76 minutes Ilkeston eventually extend their lead when Istead played in Mark Newsham who beat two defenders before coolly placing the ball past Jones. Nantwich again came back strongly and the impressive Lennon got them back in the game after 83 minutes. The Robins were left to navigate a nervous final ten minutes but they held out for a hard fought victory which takes them back into the play off zone. Ilkeston Town: Adamson, Church, Hurst, Hooks, Wild, Murphy, Istead, Pringle, Cahill, (Douglas 77), Newsham, Duncum (Howell 81). Suns not used Morgan-Smith, Campbell and Haystead. Mickleover Sport 1 Arnold Town 0 Arnold Town lost on their second league game of the season in this top of the table encounter away to Mickleover. The defeat the first since October leaves the Eagles in fourth place and is a serious dent to their promotion hopes. Mickleover started much the better of the two sides and it was no surprise when they went ahead on 17 minutes. An Arnold attack broke down and O'connell linked well with Karl Ashton who cut in to slide past Lee Broster in the Arnold goal. Mickleover continued to dominate the opening spell with Arnold slowly coming to terms with the heavy conditions and Martin Carruthers saw his header well saved after good work by 'Our Dave' Jephson. The second half saw Arnold change their formation - opting for 4-4-2 and they began to press hard against their hosts. Chances remained at a premium and Arnold left themselves liable to a breakaway. Only 5 minutes after the restart Mickleover were awarded a penalty when Mark Clarke was adjudged to have brought down Ashton. Lee Broster saved brilliantly from the forwards resulting penalty and this seemed to galvanise Arnold in to action. Chris Freestone should have equalised with 70 minutes gone when through on goal but Kennerson in the Mickleover goal got down well to save. Crosses rained in to the Mickleover box but the Derbyshire outfits

well marshalled defence stood firm. Arnold had an amazing escape with 5 minutes remaining after Coulson rounded the Arnold keeper and lost his footing with the goal at his mercy. In stoppage time Lee Soar saw his volley tipped over by Kennerson as Arnold looked to snatch a late leveller. Arnold: Broster, Thornton, Jephson, Clarke,Soar, Dyce (Walton 46) Clifford (Brookes 62) Hall, Freestone (Mitchell 74), Carruthers, Adams Southwell City 1 Blidworth Welfare 1 Honours were shared with a goal in each half as City came from behind to ensure that they stayed ahead of visitors Blidworth in the CML Supreme Division. A new look and resurgent Blidworth were out for revenge in the third meeting of the two teams this season. City had already recorded a league win and a League Cup win at Blidworth but the visitors were in no mood to make it three out of three for City. Blidworth started the brightest as City tried out a new formation due to injuries and absentees. The Blidworth front pairing of Murray Campbell and Jamie Senior supported by wide men Lee Easom and Shaun Roberts caused anxiety in the City three man defence and the services of the midfield were called upon to assist on several occasions. This forced City onto the back foot and the City attacks were restricted to penetrating runs from Ben Porter, whose silky skills caused problems to the Blidworth back four. The first real chance fell to City on 17 minutes when Ben Porter cut inside and his left foot shot was well saved by James Davies from close range. Further chances also fell to City when Danny Prance headed just over the bar from a Ben Porter cross. Moments later an Adam Meakin free kick was also headed over the bar this time from Michael Love. At the other end Campbell and Senior continued to make runs deep into the City half and Senior came close on 23 minutes to open the scoring. Two minutes later and Senior looked certain to score but his fierce close range shot was brilliantly saved by stand in keeper Paddy Ryan to keep the City goal intact. City's best chance by far came ten minutes before the break when Ben Porter continued to torment the Blidworth defence and having beaten two men took the ball into the penalty area and drew the ball back to the feet of Alex Turpin whose shot went over the bar with Davies beaten in the Blidworth goal. With the half time whistle approaching Blidworth's Stuart Grozier fouled City's Michael Love which resulted in a yellow card for Grozier and a visit to the hospital for Love to have several stitches applied to the injury on his thigh. The resultant City free kick was a disaster as after a mix up the ball fell loose to Jamie Senior who gratefully accepted the gift and gave City keeper Paddy Ryan no chance to put Blidworth one up at half time. Having already replaced Michael Love with Tom McDonald City boss made an early second half substitution replacing debutant Jonny Nussey with Ally Haynes wide on the left. City went in search of the equaliser and on 50 minutes a Danny Prance free kick was headed off the line by Blidworth's Alex Marsh. City

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were now in the ascendancy and City boss Mark Nangle brought himself on for Alex Turpin to bolster the City attack. The supporters did not have to wait long as on 61 minutes City were awarded a corner and Nangle headed home despite the close attention of two Blidworth defenders. By now it was all City and Blidworth made three substitutions in a short space of time to stem the flow of chances created by City but to no avail. Ben Porter hit the cross bar on 65 minutes and Davies was called upon several times to make saves from Tom McDonald, Ben Porter and Danny Prance. The final whistle came with both sides satisfied with a draw. Southwell City: Ryan, Paling, Morgan, Prance, Hudson, Harding, Porter, Meakin, Love (McDonald), Turpin (Nangle), Nussey (Haynes). Blidworth Welfare: Davies, Whitworth, Grozier (Morley), Roper, Tagg, Marsh (Buckland), Easom, Williams, Campbell (Hole), Senior, Roberts Newark Town 0 Pinxton 1 A below par Newark display saw them lose their 8 match winning run to a hard working Pinxton at a windy Station Road. Newark were forced into two changes, with the unavailable Gareth Dobb and injured Jack Beckett, being replaced by Ian Wade and James Trentini respectively. Newark were caught cold at the start, with only 40 seconds on the clock Downing forcing the ball home at the third attempt, after Riley had blocked two close range strikes. After this early setback Newark quickly regrouped, but both sides struggled to play football in the windy conditions. It took a good 15 minutes for Newark to get into their stride, a couple of deep crosses from Mark Ellison being the extent of Town's threat to the Pinxton keeper. Town had to wait until the 23rd minute for their first real opportunity to come along, when Sam Wilford went on an inspired run into the Pinxton half. He laid the ball off to FP McGregor who hit his shot over the bar. Pinxton should have doubled their lead two minutes later, when Marriott's shot was finger tipped across the area by Chris Riley, before Mark Blant cleared off the toes of Debruwer. A corner, by Craig Roche on 31 minutes created another opportunity for an equaliser, but McGregor's diving header was misdirected and the keeper gathered comfortably. Town were rarely given the opportunity to settle on the ball, and could have few complaints with the half time score. After an early free kick by Debruwer was narrowly hit over the bar, it became apparent that Newark would be at an advantage in the second half, with the wind blowing in their favour. Although Newark created a lot of chances, they failed to really test the visitor's keeper. Mark Ellison and Sam Wilford both had shots from promising situations saved by McCormack. The introduction of Chris Self, who replaced Craig Roche on the hour mark, seemed to give Newark some added impetus as they pushed for an equaliser; Cree having two volleys which both went narrowly wide of the post. Pinxton threatened again on 68 minutes when Riley saved smartly at the feet of Marriot after he had broken clear. As the half wore on, Newark continued to create pressure, but only seemed to conjure half chances, McCormack being well able to deal with most of what was thrown at him. On 86 minutes, Newark were denied when Mc Cormack booted the ball away as Simon Ellison lined up the shot. They then had perhaps the best chance in the dying seconds, as a Chris Self shot was deflected goalwards, and had to be cleared off the line by Newman, as the keeper could only get a hand on it. Credit must be given to Pinxton however, as they denied Newark space to manoeuvre the ball, and were definitely one of the most hardworking teams the Blues have faced in a while. After the match, Rupert Thomas said, “The first ten minutes we didn't wake up, we could see that when we were warming up. We changed to a 4-4-2 in the second half which suited us better, and we had the chances but didn't take them”. Town will be looking to bounce back when they host Clipstone next Saturday.

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Football Tables COMBINATION Premier 1 Gedling United 2 Calverton MW 3 Greyfriars Celtic 4 Kimberley MW 5 Wellington Inn O.B 6 Bear Fc 7 Bestwood MW 8 AC Broxtowe 9 Man In Space 10 Sporting W'barrow 11 Bingham Town 12 Gremio

P 10 9 11 9 10 14 7 5 6 13 12 12

W 10 9 8 7 5 4 4 3 3 1 1 0

D 0 0 0 1 1 2 1 1 0 1 0 1

L 0 0 3 1 4 8 2 1 3 11 11 11

F 77 42 50 42 38 29 26 22 24 17 21 8

A 12 13 15 18 26 40 13 2 16 91 51 99

GD 65 29 35 24 12 -11 13 20 8 -74 -30 -91

Pts 30 27 24 22 16 14 13 10 9 4 3 1

COMBINATION Div 3 1 Bestwood Re-United 2 The Close 3 The Mill 4 M.I.S. United 5 P.M.R 6 FC Samba 7 Arnold Victory 8 Taverners United 9 Bingham Town Res 10 La Toque 11 Southbank 12 Sporting Inkfish

P 11 11 14 7 10 10 11 13 12 14 10 9

W 11 9 8 5 5 5 5 4 4 2 1 1

D 0 0 2 2 1 1 0 2 2 2 0 0

L 0 2 4 0 4 4 6 7 6 10 9 8

F 87 47 48 26 28 32 36 36 33 36 19 15

A 10 31 33 15 29 34 46 46 48 53 48 50

GD 77 16 15 11 -1 -2 -10 -10 -15 -17 -29 -35

EMPAL Division 1 Pts 1 Brinsthorpe Rangers 33 2 Radcliffe Oly Sun 27 3 Total Reclaims Dem 26 4 Burton Joyce A 17 5 Nottm Law School 16 6 Fanzines United 16 7 West End 15 8 Linford Nelson 14 9 Notts Athletic 14 10 West Bridgford Albion 8 11 Freeeman & Mitchell 3 12 Nottingham Medics A 3

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EMPAL Division 3 Punjab Colts Chequers United W ollaton Pirates Kinoulton Villa Radcliffe Oly Sun Boots W ednesday Clifton Dynamo Plumtree Nottm Medics B Trent Vale Brooks Villa Beeston Athletic

P W D L GD Pts 11 9 1 1 27 28 12 9 0 3 29 27 8 8 0 0 37 24 11 7 2 2 8 23 11 7 0 4 24 21 13 6 0 7 -8 18 11 5 1 5 2 15 10 5 0 5 -3 15 9 2 0 7 -21 6 10 2 0 8 -27 6 12 1 0 11 -29 3 9 2 0 7 -28 3

NSFL Premier Division 1 1 Chesterfield Arms 2 Trowsers 3 Rolls Royce L Sun 4 George Street 5 Stratford Haven 6 Old Colonial 7 Clifton Centrals 8 FC Clobber 9 Carlton Catholic 10 BTSC 11 C.V.R. Meadows

P 14 12 10 10 12 8 10 12 14 11 7

W 9 8 7 6 5 4 4 3 2 2 2

D 0 1 1 1 2 2 1 3 3 2 0

L 5 3 2 3 5 2 5 6 9 7 5

F 37 37 24 29 30 16 16 21 20 24 10

A 22 26 12 24 37 14 16 25 36 32 20

PTS 27 25 22 19 17 14 13 12 9 8 6

NSFL Senior Div 2 1 R.R.L. Villa Res 2 Sherwin Arms 3 Boat And Horses 4 Empire 5 Forum 90 6 A.B.P. FC 7 Park Tavern Basford 8 Edwalton 9 West Barnstone United 10 Nags Head Carlton 11 Arndale

P 12 11 13 11 9 9 8 11 11 10 11

W 9 7 7 5 5 4 4 3 3 2 2

D 1 1 0 2 1 3 1 3 0 2 0

L 2 3 6 4 3 2 3 5 8 6 9

F 44 41 37 25 41 28 31 25 32 31 21

A 24 30 37 30 25 19 27 30 48 43 43

PTS 28 22 21 17 16 15 13 12 9 8 6

1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 1 2 3 4 5 6

VETS Section A Div 1 Ashby Ivanhoe Caribbean Cavaliers Nottingham Alumni Clifton FC Shirebrook Gedling Southbank Bilborough Pelican Bottesford VETS Section B Div 2 Old Elizabethans Hucknall Rolls Barrowby Chaffoteaux Keyworth United Lord Harrowby

P W D L F A GD Pts 5 5 0 0 17 6 11 15 4 4 0 0 14 5 9 12 6 4 0 2 15 10 5 12 8 4 0 4 15 17 -2 12 6 2 0 4 20 18 2 6 6 2 0 4 10 13 -3 6 7 2 0 5 15 29 -14 6 6 1 0 5 7 15 -8 3 P W D L F A GD Pts 6 4 0 2 15 12 3 12 6 3 2 1 16 4 12 11 6 2 3 1 16 7 9 9 4 1 2 1 6 8 -2 5 5 1 1 3 7 14 -7 4 5 1 0 4 13 28 -15 3

COMBINATION Div 1 1 Afc Bridgford 2 A1 Glazing 3 C.N.C 4 FC Bedstead 5 New Venture 6 Volo 7 Beechdale Villa 8 AFC Hucknall 9 Bestwood MW 10 Beeston United 11 Oakdale 12 D.T.D 13 Springfield United

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EMPAL Division 4 St Anns W ollaton Pirate Res GMB Caythorpe Clifton Dynam Res Real Bulwell Fc Corinthians Toton Athletic Attsu

NSFL Premier Division 2 1 Sims Metal 2 R.R.L.Villa 3 Cotgrave P FC 4 Bulwell Rangers 5 Lenton Villa 6 Vernon Villa Sunday 7 Crusader 8 Rempstone 9 Portland Arms HH 10 Nottm Rangers 11 New Fairham 12 Fat Cat NSFL Intermediate Div 1 1 Doree Bonner 2 Premium Res 3 The Empire Hucknall 4 Hucknall Chequers 5 Longbow Sunday 6 J.M.S. Electrcal 7 Carlton Catholics Res 8 Beercalona 9 L.A. FC 10 Real Nottingham 11 Westdale Wanderers 12 Grosvenor VETS Section A Div 2 1 Poets Corner 2 Calverton MW 3 Nottinghamshire 4 Forest Town Welfare 5 Argosy 6 Nevabeen Athletic 7 Lowdham 8 Castle Donington VETS Section B Div 3 1 Awsworth Villa 2 Wollaton Wanderers 3 Trentside 4 Sherwood Colliery 5 Duffield Old Boys 6 Park Tavern

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W 9 8 8 8 7 7 7 4 3 3 2 2 0

D 2 2 1 0 2 2 0 0 1 1 1 0 0

L 1 2 2 3 3 4 2 7 5 8 11 8 12

F 56 55 37 40 57 46 37 31 16 23 16 15 8

A 23 25 24 24 28 28 13 31 22 39 62 49 69

GD 33 30 13 16 29 18 24 0 -6 -16 -46 -34 -61

Pts 29 26 25 24 23 23 21 12 10 10 7 6 0

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P 13 12 12 11 14 13 14 13 8 9 11 10 P 11 9 9 11 13 14 12 9 9 13 12 8 W 7 5 3 3 3 3 1 0 W 4 4 3 3 2 0

W 8 7 7 7 7 6 5 4 4 4 3 0 W 10 7 7 7 5 4 4 5 3 2 2 1 D 0 1 2 1 0 0 3 1 D 1 0 0 0 2 1

D 1 3 2 1 0 3 0 2 1 1 2 0 D 0 1 1 0 2 1 1 0 1 4 2 3 L 0 1 4 3 4 5 3 5 L 1 2 3 3 2 5

L 4 2 3 3 7 4 9 7 3 4 6 10 L 1 1 1 4 6 9 7 4 5 7 8 4 F 24 22 17 17 19 15 15 5 F 23 13 21 10 17 3

F 40 34 34 39 36 39 34 26 23 23 20 15 F 43 38 33 41 38 28 22 30 16 23 13 11 A 9 12 19 14 15 29 17 19 A 8 10 8 10 18 33

A 30 19 23 28 27 33 37 39 18 28 28 53 A 18 11 12 23 28 54 49 20 20 44 28 29 GD 15 10 -2 3 4 -14 -2 -14 GD 15 3 13 0 -1 -30

PTS 25 24 23 22 21 21 15 14 13 13 11 0 PTS 30 22 22 21 17 13 13 12 10 10 8 6 Pts 21 16 11 10 9 9 6 1 Pts 13 12 9 9 8 1

COMBINATION Div 2 1 Medz Reds 2 Blacks Head 3 Newcastle Arms 4 FC St George 5 Notts United 6 Basford Rangers 7 Wagon & Horses 8 Rise Park 9 Pride of Erin 10 Munich 79 11 Hamburg 80 12 Pure 13 New Inn 14 N.C.H

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P 13 13 12 13 12 15 12 14 14 12 10 13 10 15

EMPAL Division 2 Wheelhouse Arnold Cross Keys Fox & Crown Trent Allstars Ardley Athletic Clifton Bridge Inn FC Grey Mare Oly Highfield Park R'gers Butler Benfica Inn The Bank Riverside Moores Burton Joyce B

W 12 12 10 8 8 6 5 4 4 4 3 3 2 0

D 1 1 0 0 0 1 4 2 1 0 2 1 2 1

P 12 8 10 11 13 11 8 9 9 11 11 9

L 0 0 2 5 4 8 3 8 9 8 5 9 6 14

W 8 7 7 6 6 5 5 3 2 2 2 1

F 84 71 75 59 56 49 29 35 38 30 29 27 27 26

D 2 1 1 2 0 2 0 0 3 1 0 2

A 12 11 32 33 32 54 48 48 67 47 44 77 31 99

L 2 0 2 3 7 4 3 6 4 8 9 6

GD 72 60 43 26 24 -5 -19 -13 -29 -17 -15 -50 -4 -73

Pts 37 37 30 24 24 19 19 14 13 12 11 10 8 1

GD Pts 9 26 18 22 11 22 15 20 2 18 5 17 11 15 -8 9 -11 9 -23 6 -25 6 -17 5

NSFL Premier Prem 1 Scots Grey 2 Trentside 3 Redhill 4 Arnold FC 5 Clifton Villa 6 Radford Park Rangers 7 Plough Barflys 8 Clumber 9 Nuthall 10 Nottm WI Cavaliers 11 Nottingham Alumni

P 7 8 7 7 4 10 9 5 10 5 6

W 7 5 5 4 4 4 3 3 2 0 0

D 0 1 0 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 1

L 0 2 2 2 0 6 5 2 8 5 5

F 33 39 22 22 22 21 21 16 24 7 15

A 8 27 14 14 11 33 27 12 44 23 29

PTS 21 16 15 13 12 12 10 9 6 0 -2

NSFL Senior Division 1 1 Station Hotel 2 Westdale Tavern 3 Tricolore 4 Calverton Cherry Tree 5 Pheasant Inn Sunday 6 FC Digica 7 Dovecrest 8 Bayliss 9 Robin Hood 10 Premium 11 Hudson Roofing 12 Back-up United NSFL Intermediate Div 2 1 Bridgford Taverners 2 Eagle 3 The Masons 4 West B'ford Badgers 5 Aldercar 6 Beeston.Biz 7 Stratford Haven Res 8 Lion Revived 9 FC of Nottingham 10 FC Crawford 11 Notts Cobras 12 Teesdale FC VETS Section B Div 1 1 Notts Police 2 Gedling MW 3 Holwell 4 Radford 5 Matlock Town 6 Cromford Meadows

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W 9 8 7 6 6 5 3 3 2 2 2 1 W 11 10 9 8 7 7 6 6 2 2 1 0 D 1 0 0 1 0 2

D 1 3 1 2 2 1 2 0 2 1 0 3 D 1 0 1 1 0 0 2 1 2 0 0 0 L 0 0 3 4 3 2

L 3 1 3 1 1 2 8 4 7 7 8 9 L 0 2 0 3 4 6 4 8 9 8 11 14 F 11 14 7 6 4 3

F 49 49 33 37 38 24 25 26 21 14 15 21 F 59 69 56 55 52 42 47 47 20 27 11 27 A 3 3 7 16 11 5

A 27 22 27 9 21 15 41 33 31 37 37 52 A 17 22 22 27 17 29 21 58 68 50 93 88 GD 8 11 0 -10 -7 -2

PTS 28 27 22 20 20 16 11 9 8 7 6 6 PTS 34 30 28 25 21 21 20 19 8 6 3 0 Pts 13 12 6 4 3 2

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VETS Section B Div 4 Hucknall Sports Siemens East Leake Athletic OB Pelican Hardly Athletic BGS

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W D L F A GD Pts 1 3 6 3 4 3 25 18 45 1 3 5 6 4 8 27 21 44 1 3 4 3 3 8 17 21 43 1 2 6 4 3 4 17 17 42 1 1 4 8 3 5 26 9 37 1 0 6 4 3 9 24 15 36 8 11 4 4 1 33 8 35 8 9 8 4 0 38 2 33 9 4 8 3 5 23 12 31 9 4 7 3 2 23 9 31 5 13 6 3 3 35 -2 28 8 4 9 2 7 35 -8 28 7 7 9 1 7 25 -8 28 6 8 4 2 4 22 2 26 5 9 7 2 8 28 0 24 6 6 12 2 3 44 -21 24 5 8 9 2 7 36 -9 23 6 4 10 2 9 40 -11 22 4 7 11 3 3 48 -15 19 5 4 12 1 9 37 -18 19 5 1 13 2 1 32 -11 16 3 6 14 2 0 51 -31 15

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N CEL Prem ier Mickleover Sports Selby To wn P ickering Town Arnold Town B ridlington Town Dinn in gton Town L ong Eaton U nited Th ackley Hallam Maltby Main (-3 ) L iversedge (-3) W in terton Rangers Hall Road Rangers P arkgate Armthorpe Welfare N ostell Miners W elfare B ro dsworth W elfare Shirebrook Town L incoln Moorlands Railway Eccleshill Un ited

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W D L F A GD Pts 1 6 2 3 6 0 29 31 50 1 5 2 5 5 8 33 25 47 1 3 6 3 5 3 28 25 45 1 2 9 2 4 3 22 21 45 1 3 4 4 6 6 29 37 43 1 3 2 9 5 0 40 10 41 1 1 5 2 4 1 21 20 38 1 1 1 9 4 8 35 13 34 1 0 3 10 5 2 37 15 33 1 0 5 9 4 8 47 1 32 9 5 8 4 1 32 9 29 8 4 6 3 3 27 6 28 8 4 10 3 5 53 -18 28 8 3 11 3 7 49 -12 27 8 1 12 3 3 37 -4 25 6 6 7 2 3 23 0 24 3 4 15 2 3 53 -30 13 3 2 17 2 3 57 -34 11 2 2 19 2 4 68 -44 8 1 0 19 1 7 88 -71 3

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W D L F A GD Pts 13 10 2 3 3 15 18 4 9 11 10 3 3 2 18 14 4 3 11 8 5 4 2 24 18 4 1 11 8 6 4 1 28 13 4 1 11 7 8 3 6 27 9 40 11 6 7 4 7 25 22 3 9 10 9 6 3 9 21 18 3 9 10 9 5 4 0 30 10 3 9 10 7 7 3 2 28 4 37 10 7 7 3 3 33 0 37 10 5 8 3 4 36 -2 3 5 8 8 9 3 1 29 2 32 8 7 9 4 0 36 4 31 6 10 9 2 8 37 -9 2 8 8 4 12 3 0 48 -18 2 8 8 3 13 2 5 38 -13 2 7 5 10 9 2 5 35 -10 2 5 6 6 13 2 9 44 -15 2 4 11 7 6 3 2 24 8 23 6 5 13 2 7 38 -11 2 3 4 8 13 2 7 49 -22 2 0 3 8 13 2 0 42 -22 1 7 5 9 11 2 6 37 -11 7 7 9 9 3 3 40 -7 0

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U nibon d Prem ier Hed nesford Town Eastwood Town Gu iseley No rth Ferriby United Ilkesto n Town B radford Park Avenu e Marine Ashton Un ited FC Un ited of Manchester Nan twich Town K en dal Town C am mell Laird O ssett Town Frickley Athletic W hitby Town B uxton W orksop To wn B oston United W itton Albion L eigh Genes is Matlo ck To wn P resc ot C ables

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W D L F A GD Pts 15 5 4 5 2 23 29 5 0 13 6 2 4 3 18 25 4 5 11 8 5 5 5 40 15 4 1 13 2 10 5 0 37 13 4 1 11 7 4 2 9 20 9 40 11 6 7 4 1 31 10 3 9 11 6 7 4 0 32 8 39 11 6 7 3 8 33 5 39 11 5 8 4 9 37 12 3 8 11 5 7 3 9 27 12 3 8 10 7 4 4 1 32 9 37 7 7 11 3 6 47 -11 2 8 8 4 13 4 0 52 -12 2 8 6 9 9 2 5 31 -6 2 7 6 7 10 3 4 40 -6 2 5 7 4 14 2 8 41 -13 2 5 6 7 14 2 9 64 -35 2 5 6 5 12 2 3 34 -11 2 3 7 2 16 3 3 48 -15 2 3 6 4 8 2 1 26 -5 2 2 4 10 12 4 0 57 -17 2 2 4 8 11 3 7 53 -16 2 0

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N CEL Division 1 Scarborou gh Athletic Askern Villa P ontefract C ollieries AFC Emley R ainworth Min ers W elfare Hem sworth Miners Welfare B arton Town Old Bo ys L eeds Carnegie B ottesford Town Staveley Miners Welfare Tadcaster Albion B righou se To wn Teversal Yorkshire Am ateur W ors brough Bridge Athletic Appleby Frod in gh am R ossington Main Grims by Bo ro ugh Glassho ughton Welfare

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W D L F A GD Pts 17 3 1 7 8 14 64 5 4 14 6 4 4 5 25 20 4 8 13 3 7 4 7 34 13 4 2 13 3 6 3 8 29 9 42 11 7 3 4 4 25 19 4 0 11 7 7 4 1 30 11 4 0 12 4 5 4 0 30 10 4 0 11 3 7 5 6 29 27 3 6 9 2 10 4 4 39 5 29 7 5 7 3 0 28 2 26 8 2 13 3 3 52 -19 2 6 6 5 10 3 5 41 -6 2 3 7 1 13 3 6 49 -13 2 2 6 3 10 2 5 34 -9 2 1 6 3 11 3 1 41 -10 2 1 5 6 9 3 0 47 -17 2 1 6 2 12 2 4 50 -26 2 0 5 2 10 2 2 37 -15 1 7 0 3 22 2 0 85 -65 3

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Nottingham & District Pool League MASTERS GIVEN A BEATING BY MARQUIS! Games played Monday 12th January MONDAY - WR PREMIERSHIP DIVISION Test Match 3-6 Beechdale Basford Hall M.W 5-4 Colonel Burnaby Commics 4-5 March Hare Ponda 5-4 Carlton & Dist.C.C Marquis of Lorne 7-2 The Masters MONDAY - EPA DIVISION 1 Old Volunteer 5-4 Bruno Bank 6-3 Pheasant Inn Phoenix Reds 5-4 Queen Adelaide Hubble Bar 4-5 Hooters MONDAY - EPA DIVISION 2 Top Spot Club 4-5 L.M.R.C.A Club New Station Rd S.C 5-4 Oakdale Spot On 7-2 Jolly Farmers Riley's Rockets 6-3 Nags Head Gregory 6-3 Sycamore Inn MONDAY - EPA DIVISION 3 Market Side 6-3 Vernon Pitbulls Porchester Arms 4-5 Castle Nottm Indoor Bowls 8-1 Major J'Oakers Coopers Arms 5-4 Building Trades S.C MONDAY - EPA DIVISION 4 Carlton Charlie's 2-7 Robin Hood Spot On Misfits 7-2 Dunkirk S.C Park Tavern 5-4 Moot MONDAY - EPA DIVISION 5 Lamp 3-6 Lord Nelson Mad Rabbit 3-6 Pride of Erin Games played Tuesday 13th January SUPER 7's KO CUP SEMI-FINAL 1 Colonel Burnaby 5-4 Queen Adelaide SUPER 7's KO PLATE SEMI-FINAL 1 Mad Rabbit 5-2 Fairway Games played Wednesday 14th January SUPER 7's KO CUP SEMI-FINAL 2 Pheasant Inn 4-5 Hubble Bar SUPER 7's KO PLATE SEMI-FINAL 2 Vernon Bullets 3-5 March Hare Games played Thursday 15th January THURSDAY - EPA DIVISION 1 Hubble Bar 6-3 Fairway Nottm Irish Centre 5-4 Vernon Bullets Colonel Burnaby 6-3 Riley's Rockets Pheasant Inn 5-4 Mad Rabbit THURSDAY - EPA DIVISION 2 March Hare 5-4 Queen Adelaide Marquis of Lorne 5-4 Cricket Players Westdale Tavern 8-1 New Wolds Greyfriars Club 5-4 Tally Ho

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Monday Premiership Marquis of Lorne Ponda The Masters March Hare Colonel Burnaby Beechdale Test Match Basford Hall M.W Commics ** Carlton & Dist.C.C Monday Div.4 Robin Hood Grey Goose Spot On Misfits Carlton Charlie's Moot Park Tavern Cavendish United Dunkirk S.C

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MONDAY PREMIERSHIP DIVISION – League champions Marquis of Lorne produced the performance of the week to beat third place Masters 7-2 at home to remain two points clear at the points at the top of the Nottingham & District Pool League premiership division, the duo of Dale Mayes & Marcus Langford (Marquis) secured the points. Second place Ponda had a close 5-4 home win over bottom-makers Carlton & District Constitutional Club, Matt Tugby (Ponda) took the match-winning frame. Fourth place March Hare overcome the Commics 5-4 away from home through former pairs champion Malc “Patrick Swayze” Marriott (Hare) in the last leg decider. Fifth place Colonel Burnaby went down to a 5-4 defeat at the Basford Hall Miners Welfare, ex-pairs champion Mark Snowshall (Basford) done the damage. Sixth place Beechdale had a superb 6-3 away win over the Test Match, John Cummins (Beechdale) clinched the match. MONDAY DIVISION 1 – The Bank are the new leaders of division one after beating fifth place Pheasant Inn 6-3 at home, the pairing of Grant Boardman & David Harrison (Bank) sealed the victory. Former leaders Bruno lost 5-4 at local-rivals Old Volunteer through Jeff McKay (Volo) in the deciding frame. Mark Featherstone's Phoenix Reds had a tight 5-4 home win over third place Queen Adelaide, Anthony Wood (Reds) made sure of the points. Bottom-makers Hooters won their first match of the season at local-rivals Hubble Bar 5-4, thanks to Simon Checkley (Hooters) sealing the match in the final frame. MONDAY DIVISION 2 – Unbeaten New Station Road Social Club kept up 100% record at the top of division two with a close 5-4 home win over fifth place Oakdale, ex-singles finalist Gary “Boring Boring” Blackshaw (Station) took the match in last leg decider. Second place Spot On had a brilliant 7-2 home win over the Jolly Farmers, the duo of John Fountain & Craig Abbott (Spot) did the damage. Third place Gregory beat fourth place Sycamore inn 6-3 at home, the pairing of Hayden Riley & Michael Francis (Gregory) confirmed the points. Sixth place Top Spot Club went down to a 5-4 home defeat by the L.M.R.C.A Rockets through Gary Storey (Rockets) in the vital last leg. Bottom-makers Nags Head lost 6-3 at the Riley's Rockets, the duo of Nick Lansom & Jas Sammi (Rileys) secured the victory. MONDAY DIVISION 3 – Third division leaders Building Trades Social Club suffered 5-4 defeat at second place Coopers Arms, thanks to Alan Hutton (Coopers) sealing the match in final frame. The Nottingham Indoor Bowls Centre moved up to joint second place with a brilliant 8-1 home win over fifth place Major J'Oakers with Matt Bowles (Bowls) setting them on their way. Fourth place Vernon Pitbulls lost 6-3 at the Market Side through Ian Durgan (Market) in the fifth leg. The battle at the bottom saw the Castle overcoming the Porchester Arms 5-4 away from home, captain Mick Cockburn (Castle) doing the damage. MONDAY DIVISION 4 – High-flying fourth division leaders Robin Hood had a cracking 7-2 away win at fourth place Carlton Charlie's, Danny Parmar (Hood) clinched the match. Third place Spot On Misfits beat bottom-makers Dunkirk Social Club 7-2 at home, Ben Grant (Misfits) sealed the points. Fifth place Moot lost 5-4 at the Park Tavern through Dave Radford (Tavern) in the final leg decider. MONDAY DIVISION 5 – Fifth division leaders Mad Rabbit went down to a F 56 51 56 49 49 44 36 40 40 29 F 55 35 36 30 35 34 27 27

A 34 39 34 41 41 46 54 50 50 61 A 17 28 36 42 37 38 36 45

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Monday Div.1 Bank Bruno Queen Adelaide Hubble Bar Pheasant Inn White Lion Phoenix Reds* Old Volunteer Hooters

P W L 9 6 3 9 6 3 9 6 3 9 5 4 9 5 4 8 4 4 9 4 5 9 3 6 9 1 8

F 46 45 42 44 42 37 39 35 30

A 35 36 39 37 39 35 42 46 51

Pts 12 12 12 10 10 8 7 6 2

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Monday Div.5 Mad Rabbit Lord Nelson Pride of Erin Headstocks Headers Windsor Castle** Riverway Lamp

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F 44 33 32 24 29 22 23

A 19 30 31 30 25 32 40

Pts 12 10 8 6 4 4 0

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shock 6-3 home defeat by third place Pride of Erin, the pairing of Jamie Marchant & Joe Harkin (Erin) took the match-winning frame. Second place Lord Nelson overcome bottom-makers Lamp 6-3 away from home, Ron Green (Nelson) winning two out of two. THURSDAY SUPER 7's KO CUP – Super 7's first division leaders Hubble Bar came from 4-2 down to win 5-4 against fellow division-rivals Pheasant Inn through Orlando Anderson (Hubble) in the deciding frame to reach the KO cup final. The other semi-final saw double-clashing Colonel Burnaby beat second division Queen Adelaide 5-4, thanks to experienced Dave Watts (Burnaby) taking the tie in the vital last leg. THURSDAY SUPER 7's KO PLATE – Second division leaders March Hare stayed on course for league & plate double by beating first division Vernon Bullets 5-3 in the super 7's KO plate semi-final, Cory Whyler (Hare) took the deciding frame and will now face March Hare's other team Mad Rabbit in final after they overcome first division-rivals Fairway 5-2 in the other tie through the duo of Keith Simm & Shaun Farrar (Rabbit) in the seventh leg to seal their place in the final. THURSDAY DIVISION 1 – First division leaders Hubble Bar had a superb 63 home win over fourth place Fairway, the pairing of Clive Greensmith & Darren Millichip (Hubble) confirmed the points. Second place Colonel Burnaby overcome third place Riley's Rockets 6-3 at home, the duo of Trevor Giles & Darren Hudson (Burnaby) done the damage. Fifth place Mad Rabbit lost 5-4 at the Pheasant Inn through Gillie Jouhal (Pheasant) in the last leg decider. Bottom-makers Nottm Irish Centre had a fine 5-4 home win over the Vernon Bullets, the pairing of Tony Molloy & Richard Fitzmaurice (Irish) sealed their team first win of the season. THURSDAY DIVISION 2 – The March Hare remained at the top of division two on leg difference after beating local-rivals Queen Adelaide 5-4 at home, county player Jason Ward (Hare) took the match-winning frame. Second place Marquis of Lorne had a tight 5-4 home win over fifth place Cricket Players, thanks to Tim Chambers (Marquis) clinching match in the final frame. Fourth place Greyfriars Club overcome the Tally Ho 5-4 at home through Patrick Walsh (Greyfriars) in the sixth leg, while the Westdale Tavern cruised to a 8-1 home win over the New Wolds. Report by Cory Whyler

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Monday Div.2 New Station Rd S.C Spot On Gregory Sycamore Inn Oakdale* Top Spot Club* Riley's Rockets Jolly Farmers L.M.R.C.A Rockets Nags Head Thursday Div.1 Hubble Bar Colonel Burnaby Riley's Rockets Fairway Mad Rabbit Pheasant Inn Vernon Bullets Nottm Irish Centre**

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W 10 8 8 5 5 5 4 3 2 0 W 6 6 4 4 3 3 1 1

L 0 2 2 5 5 5 6 7 8 10 L 1 1 3 3 4 4 6 6

F 63 58 57 45 49 42 40 38 32 26 F 43 42 34 32 30 25 26 20

A 27 32 33 45 41 48 50 52 58 64 A 20 21 29 31 33 38 37 43

Pts 20 16 16 10 9 9 8 6 4 0 Pts 12 12 8 8 6 6 2 0

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Monday Div.3 Building Trades S.C Coopers Arms* Nottm Indoor Bowls* Vernon Pitbulls Major J'Oakers Market Side Porchester Arms Castle Gladstone Lib.Club*

P 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 8

W 6 6 6 5 5 5 3 3 1

L 3 3 3 4 4 4 6 6 7

F 48 46 46 43 41 40 40 36 20

A Pts 33 12 35 11 35 11 38 10 40 10 41 10 41 6 45 6 52 1

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Thursday Div.2 March Hare Marquis of Lorne Queen Adelaide Greyfriars Club Cricket Players*** Tally Ho Westdale Tavern New Wolds Lord Nelson

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W 7 7 5 5 5 3 3 1 0

L 1 1 3 3 3 5 5 7 8

F 49 47 40 38 45 34 34 18 19

A Pts 23 14 25 14 32 10 34 10 27 7 38 6 38 6 54 2 53 0

* 1 Pt deducted for non attendance at reps meeting

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Division A faces their last matches of the first half of the season with very little difference separating the majority of the table. Victory Club B are in good stead at the top having only lost one game but are closely followed by five more teams determined to

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shunt them back in the turnaround and take the precious throne. Meanwhile the relegation zone is dominated by the Robin Hoods and the Poachers, will they managed to turn their fate around? Anything can happen as each team becomes more seasoned against their opponents. This week sees division B and C move into the turnaround point

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D iv is io n C In h a m N o o k P e lic a n A R iv e rs id e B irc h o v e r S C B B o a t & H o rs e s M a n o f Iro n P rin c e o f W a le s Red Cow

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with the top of both divisions in a close battle to take the promotional slots the match between Riverside and Birchover should prove an interesting tournament as Birchover vie to make a comeback and are seeking a revenge match from the punishment Riverside dished out at the beginning of the season. Report by Paul G. Lacey


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Calverton & Arnold District Pool League - CARLTON TOP SPOT TAKE DIVISION 2 TITLE! Divison 1 Railway Volunteers Empire Dragons Cherry Tree B Victory Club Divison 2 Major Oak The Longbow

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Cherry Tree A The Eagles Empire B Ex Service Club

4-5 Carlton Top Spot 4-5 Calverton M. W.

Congratulations to Carlton Top Spot on winning the Division 2 title, in their first season in the league, after beating closest rivals, Major Oak. In a see-saw game, Top Spot found themselves 3-0 up early on thanks to wins by Colin Hardstaff, who easily overcame County player, Countdown star and former male model, Matt Coates and also Ady Eames and Trevor Kirby. The match was then turned on it's head as Oak took the next four legs, thanks especially to excounty ladies player, Claire Moore, who won both her singles and doubles. However, Top Spot were not to be denied and a second win by their in-form captain, Ady Eames, playing with veteran, Keith Hodgkinson, in the doubles set up Nick Sharpe to take the glory last leg win. In the race for the Averages Final Play-Off, Top Spot now find themselves in the unusual position of having three players all tied with identical records of ten wins from thirteen games and so will need a 3-way play-off to decide the winner. In the other Division 2 match, Calverton Miners Welfare came from behind to overcome The Longbow, despite being a player short. From 2-0 down they won five of the next six legs to take the match and have Kev Howard and the evergreen pairing of Robin Rutt and Ken Widdowson to thank, after they took all five games between

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Division 1 Empire Dragons Empire B Cherry Tree A Railway Volunteers Ex Service Club Victory Club The Eagle Cherry Tree B

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them. Despite a win for Longbow stalwart, Mick Drury, Jamie Walker's first leg victory saw him finish just ahead in their team averages. In Division 1, The Eagles almost ended their long losing run against Empire Dragons, after a return to form for Andy Brace, who won his first game since September, saw them run the new champions close. In the end though, the Dragons' class shone through with wins for the likes of new county star, Martin Lovett and county reject, Chris Bailey and they took the match 7-5. After this result, Nobby Clarke for The Eagles and Ashley Radford for the Dragons, secured their places at the Averages Final Play-Offs. In the match of the night, Cherry Tree A took the honours against Railway Volunteers, after they travelled the short distance down the A614 to Lowdham and gained a lucky win. During the match, Martin Maltby secured his spot at the Averages Final after his win saw him finish well clear of second placed Tony Wyatt. The highlight of the night was the game between the Blackshaw brothers, which, despite Corey having just shot a quick-fire 8Baller, was won easily by his slightly less scruffy sibling. The already relegated Cherry Tree B did well at home to second

Division 2 Carlton Top Spot Balfour Club Major Oak The Longbow Calton Liberal Club Calverton M. W.

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A Pts 52 24 45 18 56 18 74 12 70 8 81 4

placed Empire B . . . to take a leg in their 11-1 drubbing, with Andy “Behind The Bar” Hayes comfortably securing his first ever Bottom of the Averages title after setting a new League record of fourteen consecutive defeats. Calverton & Arnold Interleague star, Simon Thompson secured top spot in the Empire's averages and moved up to second in the overall League standings, whilst even the skills of Paul Jones couldn't help Tony McDonald to his first win since 1998 in the final pairs leg. In the relegation 4-pointer at the Victory Club, which is widely regarded as the true home of pool in Arnold, Ex Service Club staged an amazing comeback to win the last four legs and virtually secure their First Division status. Ian Day and Ant Wilson were their star performers and remain neck and neck in the averages race after both winning two legs each. The glory leg was taken by veteran and everyone's' favourite plumber, Andy Simons who easily saw off the challenge of opposing craptain, Chris Winson, whose typical mistake was seized upon with equally typical gay abandon. Report by Trevor Chambers

City Leisure Pool League - THE DALE COME BACK IN STYLE! Games played Thurs 15th Jan Queen Adelaide 7-1 Moot-Ants Gladstone 3-5 TC Headstock Spot On 3-5 Col Burnaby Dale 8-0 Moulders

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Queen Adelaide Col Burnaby Spot On Moot Marketside V Headstock Dale Gladstone V Moulders

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W 10 10 7 5 4 4 2 2 1

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L 0 0 4 4 4 5 9 8 11

F 65 56 54 51 38 39 33 29 25

A 23 20 42 42 39 49 62 45 68

Pts 31 30 22 18 14 13 7 6 3

The Dale hit back this week after losing 8-0 last week by winning 8-0 this week at Home against the Moudlers. A Carter & M Tomlinson set the ball rolling winning the first & second legs to put Dale 2-0 up, duo P Swift & A Baker made it 3-0 to the Dale, A Tomlinson then went on to secure a point at 4 - 0, then A Baker secured the 3 points for the Dale making it 5 - 0, C Smith (Dale) and A Bell (Dale) took the 7th and 8th leg to complete the 8 - 0 win. Spot on went 5 - 3 down at home against Colonel Burnaby, D Hudson * = 1 pt deducted for non attendance of rep's meeting (CB) and T Giles (CB) made it 2 - 0 to the Burnaby and teamed up in the 3rd leg to make 3 - 0, Burnaby's M Gilligan won the 4th leg to Headstock. secure a point at 4 - 0, Spot on struck back in the 5th leg through P Queen Adelaide stay at the top this week after beating the MootGreen to make it 4 - 1, duo P Green and K Simm (Spot On) took the Ants 7 - 1, I Speak and D Belcher put Addy 2 - 0 up, duo J Morgan 6th leg to make it 4 - 2, on form K Simm then won the 7th leg to keep and I Speak made it 3 - 0, M Haywood and G Clarke won the 4th and his team in the game at 4 - 3, Burnaby showed their strength in the 5th leg to make it 5 - 0, Moot duo A Nunn and D Hooker took a leg in final game and captain B Hudson won the leg to secure the 3 points the 6th game to make it 5 - 1, then Adelaide complete the 7 - 1 win after a great tactical exchange with the Spot on Captain and closed through singles R McMath and Captain L Ford. At the meeting on Sunday 18th January all teams received the gap on the Adelaide finishing 5 - 3. T C Headstock won 5 - 3 away from home at the Gladstone, R registration form for the new season. All forms and fees must be Westby put Gladstone 1 - 0 up, D Harrison (TC) made it 1 - 1, duo D handed back in at the meeting on 22nd February to register for the Harrison and M Briggs put T C Headstock 2 - 1 up, J Armstrong new season, 11am at the Queen Adelaide. (Gladstone) levelled it up at 2 - 2 in the 4th leg, J Sanders put T C Any new teams wishing to join our League may contact the League Headstock 3 - 2 up but pairs duo P Green and S Hanson levelled Secretary Anthony Blagg on 07717212958 for more details. I look once again at 3 - 3, M Briggs (TC) secured a point on the 7th leg and forward to hearing from you. Captain S Larvin won the 8th to claim 3 points at a 5 - 3 victory to T C Report by Anthony Blagg

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DIVISION 1 Division 1 P W D L F A Pts Division 2 P W D L F A Pts Arnold Civil Defence “A” 5-3 The Peoples Hall 12 8 4 0 64 32 20 1 Sherwood Social Club 13 10 3 0 74 30 23 BCI Snooker Centre "A" 4-4 Pegasus Snooker Club 1 Arnold Civil Defence "A" Beeston Snooker Hall 7-1 Arnold Civil Defence "B" 2 BCI Snooker Centre "A" 12 7 4 1 65 31 18 2 Mapperley Community Centre 13 9 1 3 59 45 19 Stadium Leisure 5-3 Cotgrave Welfare 3 The Peoples Hall 12 8 1 3 64 32 17 3 BCI Snooker Centre "B" 13 6 5 2 57 47 17 Arnold Civil Defence “A” 5-3 The Peoples Hall 4 Pegasus Snooker Club 12 5 5 2 58 38 15 4 Lenton Liberal Club 13 6 3 4 56 48 15 DIVISION 2 5 Beeston Snooker Hall 12 6 2 4 53 43 14 5 Phoenix Cue Sports 13 5 3 5 53 51 13 BCI Snooker Centre "B" 6-2 Oakleigh Lodge SC 6 Stadium Leisure 12 3 2 7 37 59 8 6 Oakleigh Lodge Social Club 13 4 2 7 48 56 10 Sherwood Social Club 6-2 Mapperley Com Centre 7 Cotgrave Welfare 13 1 3 9 35 69 5 7 Wollaton Royal British Legion 13 2 3 8 44 60 7 Lenton Liberal Club 6-2 City Hospital LC 8 Arnold Civil Defence "B" 13 0 1 12 16 88 1 8 City Hospital Leisure Centre 13 0 0 13 25 79 0 Phoenix Cue Sports 4-4 Wollaton RBL DIVISION 1 Orange in the third frame. The final frame of the evening was full Arnold Civil Defence “A” made the most of their double header of drama as Pegasus's Brooks and Mathers came from behind to against The Peoples Hall this week, winning both matches 5-3 to pip the BCI pairing of Martin and Sam Haugh. The Pegasus pair go two points clear at the top of the table. Team captain Gary were left with a formidable task after Wayne Martin put BCI in the Spencer starred for Arnold as he made his second 70 break of the driving seat with a classy 51 break. Brooks pulled Pegasus back season. James Booth also played well, making a 32 break as he into contention with a 22 break but BCI should perhaps have won DOMESTIC & COMMERCIAL defeated Zed Zubair. Peoples Hall's Nav Hussain had a good win the frame with a brown into the middle pocket, which was missed against Chris Winter, which included a run of 35. Arnold's James by Haugh. Brooks punished the miss and ended the frame with a KITCHENS & BATHROOMS Notman was also on form, making an excellent 47 break. The superb black to give Pegasus an excellent 3-1 home leg win. FLOORS double defeat for Peoples Hall has really opened things up at the A fantastic 59 break by Barry Stark was the highlight of the match CONSERVATORIES top of the division as they slipped down to third. between Stadium Leisure and Cotgrave Welfare. Stadium won BCI Snooker Centre “A” were held to a 4-4 draw by Pegasus the match 5-3 to cement their place in the play-offs and leave SPECIALISTS IN Snooker Club. At BCI, Jason Bettridge made a good 37 break Cotgrave staring relegation in the face. MOSAIC TILES from an initial fluked red from which Pegasus's Chris Piech never DIVISION 2 really recovered. Other wins for BCI came from Neil Elliott against City Hospital Leisure Centre continue to suffer as they went down COMPETITIVE Steve Booth and Tony Collins against Mike Langdon. Chris Piech 2-6 to Lenton Liberal Club. City's only singles win came from PRICES pulled off an audacious long double on the blue in the pairs to pull Russ Kirk against Jim Wright. Adam Goodall was on form for a frame back for Pegasus. At Pegasus, Chris Brooks won a close Lenton as he made a good 42 break to defeat Lee Archer on the frame against Kwok Yip whilst Jamie Mathers put in an excellent black. performance as he got the better of BCI captain Wayne Martin to Report by Steve Butler put Pegasus two up. Jonathan Mason then defeated Andy

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SHERWOOD STAY TOP DESPITE LOSS TO TOP SPOT! Games Played Mon 12th Jan KNOCKOUT CUP Sherwood SC 'B' bt Masters SC BCI 'E' bt City Hospital LC Top Spot w/o BCI 'A' Carlton LC bt BCI 'C' KNOCKOUT PLATE Nottingham Forest SSC bt Sherwood SC 'D' Sherwood SC 'A' bt Spot On Sneinton Spot On Hucknall bt Ruddington CC BCI 'B' bt Oakleigh Lodge KNOCKOUT CUP Sherwood SC 'B' go through to the third round after a 21 point win away at Masters SC. They will now play Mapperley CC in the remaining match to be played in the third round. Mapperley CC have a 21 point start. Top spot had a walk-over in their match against BCI 'A'. Unfortunately BCI 'A's Wayne Martin was taken ill on the Monday afternoon and Steve Colemans's wife had a baby. This left BCI 'A' with only 3 players. Going to a cup match already 147-0 down and giving away a handicap wasn't a viable option for them. Carlton LC win through to the semi-finals with a convincing 280-179 win at home to BCI 'C'. Danny Di Folco winning the close first frame by 58-46 against

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Division 1 BCI Snooker Centre 'A' Sherwood Social Club 'A' City Hospital Leisure Centre Top Spot BCI Snooker Centre 'E' Spot On Hucknall Carlton Liberal Club Sherwood Social Club 'D' Masters Snooker Club

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W 7 5 6 5 4 3 3 1 1

L 1 3 2 3 3 5 4 7 7

F 18 20 18 19 17 14 13 12 9

A Pts 14 25 12 25 14 24 13 24 11 21 18 17 15 16 20 13 23 10

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Shaun Parkinson. It was Bob Walker who did all the damage to BCI'C's 35 start by beating L. McRay by 93-24. Andy Ball then made another 40 points by winning a hard fought match against Connor Kelliher 74-34. Bob Wright had only to keep the points score close in his match against Steve Capsey (Junior) for Carlton LC to win. Although a close frame Wright was always ahead and managed to win 55-40. BCI 'E' came through against City Hospital LC in a close match at BCI. KNOCKOUT PLATE A re-spotted black decided the outcome of the match at Spot On (Sneinton). Sherwood SC 'A' were victorious after Brendon Murtagh potted the final ball. Nottingham Forest SSC had their

Division 2 BCI Snooker Centre 'B' BCI Snooker Centre 'C' Sherwood Social Club 'B' Oakleigh Lodge Social Club Mapperley Community Centre Spot On Sneinton Ruddington Conservative Club Nottingham Forest SSC

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W 5 6 7 5 5 5 3 0

L 3 3 2 4 4 4 6 8

F 23 21 21 19 18 18 18 2

A Pts 9 28 15 27 15 27 17 24 18 23 18 22 18 21 30 2

first win of the season away at Sherwood SC 'D'. They had a 49 points start over their opponents and held on to it to go into the semi-finals. BCI 'B' won in devastating style over Oakleigh Lodge. Neil Elloitt started the win by beating Steve Roe by a massive 92-17, which included breaks of 30 & 32. Toby Irons did a lot more damage to Oakleigh Lodge with an even better 96-19 win over Ryan Cooper. Mick Salmon kept up the scoring by beating Paul (Spider) Wilkinson by 70-22, and Ian CampbellDawson finnished the rout with a 68-23 win against Adam Robinson. Spot On (Hucknall) also go through after a win against Ruddington CC. Report by Robert Wright (NNIA League Secretary)

Nottingham Central & Beeston Chilwell & District Darts Despite some close games and some high finishes from both sides in a ESTATES CLUB PERFORM GREAT ESCAPE!! fiercely but sportingly fought contest the Queens were determined to place

Beeston Chilwell & District Men's Division A Wollaton SC 3 6 Birchover SSC Boat (Lenton) 5 4 Pelican Charlton Arms 4 5 Jaguar Boat & Horses A 3 6 Queens Division B Nags Head 2 7 Chequers Festival 4 5 Boat & Horses B Inham Nook 5 4 Victory Club Beeston Chilwell & Dist. Ladies Ind' Hop Pole 7 0 Greyhound Birchover SC 5 2 Queens Chequers 4 3 Boat (Lenton) Boat & Horses 4 3 Pelican Inham Nook 4 3 Jaguar Nottm Central Mens Division A Pear Tree 5 4 Duke Of Camb Oakleigh Lodge 5 4 Arnold Lab. Club Park Tavern 5 4 Clifton Com Cen Clifton Welfare 4 5 Top Valley SC Queens Hotel 6 3 Bestwood Rd SC Division B Birchover S.C. 9 0 Nags Head Horse & Jockey 5 4 Clifton Bridge Poets Corner 7 2 King Billy Boat & Horses 9 0 Grey Goose

Nottm Central Ladies Division A Poets

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Pride of Erin

4 3 Strelley SC

Cambridge

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Beacon

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Clifton Bridge

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Chase

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Sun Valley

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BEESTON, CHILWELL & DIST. DARTS LADIES: In what can only be described as a turnaround that reversed the fortunes of the top of the leader board this week as both the Pelican and the Boat take close defeats. When they last met the Boat all but annihilated the Chequers in a 6-1 victory that moved them from the bottom of the table to the halfway stage. This time round was sweet revenge for Chequers taking the Boat out with a close 4-3 win. A similar situation occurred at the Boat & Horses who lost 4-3 to Pelican last time but turned it round to a 4-3 victory on their home turf slipping the Boat & Horses into second slot on leg difference. Meanwhile the Chequers, Nook and the Pelican are still in the race and, despite Pelicans defeat this week, will prove good contestants to the title if they continue their winning form. MEN'S: Boat & Horses take their first tumble in the league losing their unbeaten status as league champions in a 6-3 thrashing from the Queens.

themselves closer to that championship title and are now level on legs but with the Boat & Horses still retaining top slot by a two point lead. Birchover also start their comeback trail despite being a man down they still managed a good 6-3 victory over Wollaton to move back to fourth place. Meanwhile division B's Chequers remain the only unbeaten side in the league with a tidy 7-2 victory. Newbie side the Nook still stay close at heel looking for that promotion zone and the division champions. Boat and Horses B are the dark horse side at the moment moving silently up the table with that misleading odd points score. They are determined to give the Nook team a good run for it when they face them next week. NOTTINGHAM CENTRAL DARTS LADIES: Division A's Strelley took a hard knockback by losing against Pride and ruining their chances of slipping into top slot. Meanwhile a good win form CBI sees the newly promoted gals slip into second place pushing Strelley into third, leaving a joint battle between Strelley and Cambridge as both push to move back up. Both Clifton Welfare and Poets are gearing for a competitive change of fortunes in the second half of the season as they struggle to avoid relegation. Division B's Park Tavern attempt to further cement their seat position with a brill 6-1 victory but are closely chased by Nuthall as the two jostle for first slot and a guarantee of promotion. MIXED: No Mixed leagues report this week as the first round of the pairs were played. More next week. MEN'S: As Beechdale take a bye this week the Queens use it to their advantage to square the points and move to first slot on leg difference. Meanwhile both the Clifton teams face relegation unless they can come back with a vengeance this half of the season. Division B's Birchover and Horses and Jockey both hot up the pace as solid wins put them back joint level with the Lion with just a few legs separating them. All change now as, gloves off, they all take each other on over the next few weeks and neither wanting to give any quarter in that promotions push. Report by Paul G Lacey.


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Darts Tables Beeston Chilwell & District Men's L F A Pts Division B 1 1 Chequers 1 43 29 14 2 2 Inham Nook 2 43 29 12 3 3 Boat & Horses B 3 34 38 10 4 4 Victory Club 4 36 36 8 5 5 Festival 5 35 37 6 6 6 Nags Head 5 35 37 6 7 7 Nottingham Uni 6 32 40 4 8 6 30 42 4 Nottingham Central Mens Division A P W L F A Pts Division B 1 Queens Hotel 1 White Lion 10 9 1 62 28 18 2 Beechdale 2 Birchover SC 10 9 1 54 36 18 3 Top Valley S.C. 'A' 3 Horse & Jockey 10 7 3 51 39 14 4 Park Tavern 4 Duke Of Devonshire 10 6 4 50 40 12 5 Pear Tree 5 Boat & Horses 10 5 5 47 43 10 6 Duke Of Cambridge 6 King Billy 10 5 5 44 46 10 7 Oakleigh Lodge 7 Clifton Bridge Inn 10 5 5 38 52 10 8 Arnold Labour Club 8 Poets Corner 10 4 6 43 47 8 9 Bestwood Rd S.C. 9 Nags Head 10 3 7 38 52 6 10 Clifton Comm. Centre 10 2 8 39 51 4 10 Grey Goose 11 Clifton Welfare S.C. 10 0 10 29 61 0 Nottingham Central Mixed Division A P W L F A Pts Division B 1 Cambridge 1 The Shed 8 8 0 37 19 16 2 Nuthall B 2 Plainsman 8 7 1 33 23 14 3 Madhouse 3 Catchems 8 5 3 31 25 10 4 Grey Goose 4 Sheriff SC 8 3 5 30 26 6 5 Headstocks 5 March Hare 7 3 4 21 28 6 6 Park Tavern 6 White Lion 7 2 5 24 25 4 7 Beacon 7 Old General 8 2 6 21 35 4 8 Hillside 8 Nuthall A 8 1 7 20 36 2 9 Vine 10 Vernon Hotel Nottingham Central Ladies Division A P W L F A Pts Division B 1 Pride of Erin 1 Park Tavern 11 10 1 51 26 20 2 Clifton Bridge 2 Nuthall Inn 11 9 2 46 31 18 3 Strelley SC 3 Sun Valley 11 8 3 50 27 16 4 Duke of Cambridge 4 Chase 11 8 3 44 33 16 5 Beacon 5 Oakdale 11 6 5 39 38 12 6 March Hare 6 Newcastle Arms 11 5 6 41 36 10 7 Building Trades 7 Vine 11 5 6 33 44 10 8 Madhouse 8 White Horse 11 4 7 39 38 8 9 Southchurch SC 9 Old General 11 4 7 33 44 8 10 Coopers Arms 10 Earl Howe 11 4 7 32 45 8 11 Clifton Welfare SC 11 Gladstone Liberal 11 2 9 29 48 4 12 Poets Corner 11 1 10 25 52 2 Beeston Chilwell & Dist. Ladies Ind' Division A P W L F A Pts 1 Birchover SC 11 10 1 48 29 20 2 Boat & Horses 11 8 3 46 31 16 3 Boat (Lenton) 11 8 3 44 33 16 4 Pelican 11 7 4 43 34 14 5 Chequers 11 6 5 37 40 12 6 Inham Nook 11 5 6 41 36 10 7 Queens 11 4 7 37 40 8 8 Jaguar 11 3 8 34 43 6 9 Hop Pole * * 11 3 8 35 32 4 10 Greyhound * 11 1 10 20 57 1 Division A Boat & Horses A Queens Boat (Lenton) Birchover SSC Jaguar Pelican Wollaton SC Charlton Arms

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W 7 6 5 4 3 3 2 2

P 7 7 7 7 7 7 6

W 7 6 4 3 2 1 0

L 0 1 2 4 4 6 6

F 42 38 38 35 33 17 12

A 21 25 24 28 29 46 42

Pts 14 12 9 6 5 2 0

P 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9 9

W 7 7 7 6 5 4 3 2 2 2

L 2 2 2 3 4 5 6 7 7 7

F 56 53 45 43 46 39 39 34 28 22

A 25 28 36 38 35 42 42 47 53 59

Pts 14 14 14 12 10 8 6 4 4 4

P 10 10 10 10 9 9 9 10 10 9

W 10 8 6 5 5 4 4 2 2 1

L 0 2 4 5 4 5 5 7 8 7

F 51 45 37 41 33 32 31 21 25 19

A 19 25 33 29 30 31 32 48 45 43

Pts 20 16 12 10 10 8 8 5 4 3

P 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10 10

W 9 8 6 5 5 5 5 4 4 3 1

L 1 2 4 5 5 5 5 6 6 7 9

F 48 42 36 36 35 34 32 36 33 33 20

A 22 28 34 34 35 36 38 34 37 37 50

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P 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 13 P 13 12 13 13 12 12 13 12 13 13 13 13 P 12 12 12 13 13 13 13 13 12 13 12 12 P 9 10 10 9 10 10 10 10 10 10 P 4 5 5 5 5 P 8 8 8 8 8 8 8 8

W 12 10 9 9 9 9 5 4 3 3 2 1 W 11 11 9 8 5 5 4 4 3 2 1 10 W 12 10 9 8 8 8 5 4 4 2 1 0 W 9 8 8 6 3 4 3 3 2 1 W 3 3 3 2 1 W 7 7 6 5 4 2 0 1

D 0 0 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0 1 0 D 1 0 1 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 D 0 0 0 1 1 0 2 2 0 1 0 1 D 0 0 0 0 2 0 1 0 1 0 D 0 0 0 0 0 D 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

L 1 3 3 3 4 4 8 9 9 10 10 12 L 1 1 3 4 6 7 8 8 10 11 12 2 L 0 2 3 4 4 5 6 7 8 10 11 11 L 0 2 2 3 5 6 6 7 7 9 L 1 2 2 3 4 L 1 1 2 3 4 6 8 7

PF 489 387 369 348 263 239 214 194 163 199 148 196 PF 509 426 351 210 277 237 286 149 222 185 105 469 PF 528 329 305 313 326 333 252 147 179 171 119 86 PF 190 234 247 246 128 100 130 97 87 66 PF 79 79 76 151 69 PF 275 251 317 212 125 94 66 54

PA 185 208 134 219 144 202 293 281 429 268 346 500 PA 166 101 176 213 203 296 380 433 382 452 417 207 PA 114 121 158 211 254 231 352 240 270 354 329 454 PA 81 70 109 128 143 174 138 154 213 315 PA 46 71 80 98 159 PA 82 58 59 127 155 209 297 407

Pts 24 20 19 19 18 18 10 8 7 6 5 2 Pts 23 22 19 17 11 10 9 8 6 4 2 -1* Pts 24 20 18 17 17 16 12 10 6* 5 2 -1* Pts 18 16 16 12 8 8 7 6 5 2 Pts 6 6 6 4 2 Pts 14 14 12 10 6* 4 0 0*

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before half-way Juri Golicic scored his first goal for the Panthers before Bison broke the shut-out 42 seconds later. Dan Tessier restored the cushion just before the second break and James Ferrara, Bruce Richardson and Brendan Cook (2nd) added further goals in the third. Juri Golicic played on defence in the final period.

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Nottingham Panthers 2 Hull Stingrays 3

Basingstoke Bison 1 Nottingham Panthers 7 GMB Panthers are half way towards their target of four points on the weekend after a 1-7 victory at the Bison on Saturday night. With leaders Sheffield beating Manchester on Friday and also winning at Hull on Saturday (0-4) its vital that second placed Panthers keep pace with the Steelers. Coventry beat Newcastle on Saturday (7-3). Hull expect to have import defenceman Stuart Kerr back in their line-up for Sunday's game. Saturday night opponents Basingstoke have proven to be a thorn in the Panthers side earlier in the season but not this time in Hampshire. Two goals, 38 seconds apart, either side of the seven minute mark from Brendan Cook and Kevin Bergin set us on our way. Just

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Nottingham 33 Blaydon 22 Another less than convincing performance almost saw Nottingham dumped out of the EDF Energy National Trophy. Division Two side Blaydon came within minutes of causing an upset, and few could have begrudged them had they held on for the win. With five minutes of normal time they led by three points, but despite fighting like demons they finally succumbed as Ashley Elphinston crashed over for his first try for Nottingham. A second for David Jackson put the result beyond doubt, but this was not a performance Nottingham players or supporters will wish to dwell on for too long. A fine start from Blaydon almost saw them take the lead when an interception on halfway saw winger Simon Barber weave through the home defence before being brought down. They kept play in the Nottingham half though and forced a penalty, but Charles Rayner's effort was just wide. But a minute later they deservedly took the lead as the ball was hacked through the middle. Barber just got there ahead of Rohaan Nirmalendran to touch down, with Rayner adding the conversion. Nottingham were back in it from the restart though as Jackson broke clear down the left, although Greig Tonks was just wide with his conversion attempt. Nic Rouse then put Nottingham in front with a try in the right hand corner as the ball was moved quickly down the line, stretching the Blaydon defence. Tonks made it 12-7 with the conversion midway through the first half. Nirmalendran then sent Andy Savage clear for the try that looked to have put Nottingham in control, with Tonks' conversion making at 19-7. But Blaydon rallied late in the half to win a penalty for Rayner to make it 19-

Visiting Hull Stingrays came from two goals down to take the bmibaby Elite League GP W WOT L LOT Pts points with a dramatic penalty-shot game winning goal in the 36 22 4 3 7 59 last two minutes on Sunday night. Depleted Stingrays were 1 Sheffield trailing to Matt Myers and Juri Golicic goals at the end of the 2 Nottingham 36 21 4 9 2 52 first period but it was the big former Panthers contingent now 3 Coventry 34 23 2 8 1 51 at Hull who ended the game with the big smiles and the 4 Belfast 34 21 4 8 1 51 points. Stingrays worked their socks off in the second and 36 16 3 15 2 40 third and got back on level terms in the middle period with 5 Manchester 35 11 6 13 5 39 goals from Kalmikov and Cooke. As overtime loomed a big 6 Cardiff blast from Corey Neilson came off the backboards and back 7 Newcastle 35 9 5 18 3 31 down the ice. Michel Robinson made a rare mistake in the 8 Edinburgh 36 9 1 21 5 25 corner and with the empty-net looming behind him threw his 9 Hull 37 7 2 23 5 23 stick along the goal line to try to intercept the puck. At any 37 5 3 27 2 18 time a thrown stick in the defensive zone results in a penalty 10 Basingstoke shot and the referee duly raised his crossed arms above his Next fixtures: head to signal a dramatic outcome. Kalmikov converted through the five-hole and despite pulling the keeper on a SAT JAN 24 V CARDIFF late, late powerplay for a six skaters against four last minute SUN JAN 25 V COVENTRY (Home) the GMB Panthers failed to equalise and the gap at the top of SAT JAN 31 V MANCHESTER (Home) the standings is back to seven points.In a brief statement the SUN FEB 01 V MANCHESTER club said simply that coach Corey Neilson will be given every resource possible, as ever, and that no-one is giving up on SAT FEB 07 V EDINBURGH (Home) anything. Elsewhere, Belfast won in Manchester (2-8), Edinburgh had their noses in front against Coventry but a big third period saw Blaze home (3-5) and the game between Cardiff and Newcastle was tied goalless until Devils won on penalties (1-0).

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10 at the break. And the visitors grew in confidence the longer the game went on, a yellow card for Dan Montagu effectively handing them the initiative. While Monty was in the bin the visitors ran in two tries to edge in front again. The first came when they took a scrum against the head in the home 22. As they drove on from there they forced a penalty, followed by a second scrum, from which replacement Scott Riddell crashed over. Minutes later a couple of missed tackles allowed impressive full back Andrew Fenby to spring clear from deep inside his own half to touch down, with Rayner making it 22-19 the visitors just before the hour. Far from sitting back on that lead Blaydon continued to have the upper hand. Until, that is, they too had a man yellow carded. Nottingham eventually forced their way back in front six minutes from the end of normal time with Elphinston's try, which Tonks converted. And on the stroke of eighty minutes Jacko again in down the left wing, Tonks completing the scoring with the conversion to make it 33-22. But it was difficult not to sympathise with the visitors. Their greater desire and commitment deserved better – and so nearly succeeded. Nottingham: Savage (Barnard); Nirmalendran, C o b d e n , To n k s , J a c k s o n ; Thompson (Hayter), Pilgrim (Davies); Fowkes (Duffey), Duffey (Parr), Harris (Cole), McDonald, Rouse (Morley), H a m m o n d (Wilmott), Montagu, Elphinston. Next match: Sat 24th Jan (3pm) vs Doncaster Knights (AWAY)

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