NSL Roundup: Leaders Beaten At The Butt

In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Premier Division leaders Bingham Town lost for the first time since the opening day of the season as they went down 2-1 at home to Woodthorpe Park Rangers.  Jake Hardy gave Bingham the lead but a double from Markell Bailey, the first from the penalty spot, handed the points to Rangers, who move up to third.

Burton Joyce suffered their first league defeat of the season.  Despite taking the lead away at Wollaton, thanks to Ryan Marsh, they ultimately lost 2-1.  Joshua Stevenson equalised from the penalty spot before Luke Davis sealed the win.

Attenborough and FC Cavaliers shared the spoils with a 1-1 draw.  Trevor Seaton netted for Boro, Abdou Cole for Cavs.

There were two all-NSL ties in the Notts FA Senior Trophy, Ruddington Village knocked out Ravenshead 2-1 while Robin Hood Colts edged past Beeston 3-2.  Joe Brown and Fraser Cannon-Brownlie scored for Ruddington with Mark Yates replying for the Ravens.  Eric Pearson and Jordan Smith put Robin Hood two to the good before a brace from Adam Kemp levelled matters but Joshua Taylor saw the north Notts team through to the next round.

In Division One, AFC Top Valley consolidated top spot with a 4-1 win at Radcliffe Olympic with goals from Joe Gunn (2), Ben Cummins and Nathan Atkins.  Brett Soiza got Olympic’s consolation.

Despite going behind at Radford Reserves, West Bridgford AFC struck back to win 6-1.  Their goals were shared between Luke Dabell, Lewis Heron, Marcus Browne, Ethan Hunter and James Musk after Abdul-Raheem Summonu had opened the scoring for Radford.

Lukas Balaz grabbed a hat-trick and Liam Honeyman two goals for Bridgford United in the 7-2 win over Southwell City Reserves.  Kyle Pemberton and Jourdan Blair were also on target for United, Ben Napier and Louis Annable for City.

Gedling Southbank and Kirton Brickworks drew 2-2.  Stephen Cox and Daniel Hogg netted for Southbank, Ryan Keeley and Jamie Charlton for the Brickies.

In Division Two, a Robert England hat-trick set leaders United Grays on their way to a 5-0 win at Pythian.  Keyworth United Reserves are keeping pace in second, however, after they beat Burton Joyce Reserves 10-0, including four goals for Conor Pauley and two apiece for Samuel Lund and Matt Webster.

Dave Cyrek scored a last minute penalty to give Cotgrave Reserves all three points in a seven goal thriller against Bingham Town Reserves.

Clifton All Whites Development beat Bilborough Town Community 3-2 and Elston United and Asha drew 1-1.

*Article provided by Robin Griffiths (Nottinghamshire Senior League Press Officer).

*Main image @The17Mowdog a foggy day at Butt Field as Bingham lose to Woodthorpe.

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