In the Samba Nottinghamshire Senior League, supported by Euro Soccer Company, Stapleford Town now need just five points from their remaining five games in order to be crowned Premier Division champions following a 2-0 win at Aslockton & Orston. Goals either side of half time from Benjamin Smedley and Joshua Watts earned the three points.
A Tom Spencer brace helped second placed Bingham Town on their way to a 4-1 win at Calverton Miners Welfare. Jay Archer and Jake Hardy were also on target for Town, Ethan Hunter for Calvo.
It was Jonny Upton’s 50th game in charge of Southwell City and he saw his side come away from FC Cavaliers with a 6-0 win. City had an effort ruled out for offside and hit the woodwork twice before Bradley Peace-McDonald opened the scoring from a free kick. Jonathan Nussey doubled the advantage from the penalty spot just after the break then the floodgates opened in the closing stages. Calum Law notched with a deflected strike, Peace-McDonald completed his hat-trick and Liam Moran put the icing on the cake.
Awsworth Villa completed their season with a disappointing 4-0 defeat at Sandiacre Town. Joshua Mundell set the ball rolling and a Jordan Leonardi brace made it 3-0 at the interval. Leonardi was replaced by Howard Waby for the second 45 and the substitute added the fourth with half an hour remaining.
Scott Carlile and Greg Wedge gave Wollaton a 2-1 win at Magdala Amateurs. Thomas Groves replied for the hosts.
There were two goals apiece for David Jones and Kieran Knight as Eastwood CFC Development saw off Attenborough 5-0. Deniz Aris added the fifth.
In Division One, having secured the title in midweek, Woodthorpe Park Rangers edged out their old rivals Bridgford United 1-0 thanks to Darren Oldham.
Ravenshead rounded out their season with a 5-2 loss at Basford United Community. Alex Goodall (2), Ewan Hill, Blake Cooke and Dominik Walkus netted for Basford, Bradley Martin and Perris Thomas for the Reds.
Burton Joyce did their chances of taking Ravenshead’s second spot no harm at all with a 5-0 win at Radford Reserves inspired by a Mark Faflik hat-trick. Jack Caulton and Charlie Fraser were also on target.
Awsworth Villa Reserves edged out Southwell City Reserves 3-2 while AFC Bridgford recorded their biggest win of the season, 7-1 over Mansfield Hosiery Mills including two goals for both Mark Ballard and Thomas Teer.
Fraser Cannon-Brownlie was also on target twice, for Ruddington Village, as they overcame Beeston 3-1. Kirton Brickworks won by a similar scoreline against Bestwood Miners Welfare and Selston Reserves came away from Wollaton Reserves with a 2-0 win.
In Division Two, AFC Top Valley continued their push for the title with a resounding 13-0 win against Sneinton Town. There were hat-tricks for Ben Cummings, Jacob Gunn and Kane Pearson but Joseph Gunn went one better to grab four.
Newark Flowserve Reserves will still fancy their chances of hitting top spot, however, as hat-tricks for Tyler Martin and Ed Munton helped them to 7-2 victory over Clifton All Whites Development.
Ruddington Village Reserves are the other team hoping to take the title, they won 3-0 at Keyworth United Development. George Camps bagged a brace for Robin Hood Colts as they made it 13 league matches unbeaten with a 4-0 win at Bingham Town Reserves.
Rory Green scored a hat-trick for Stapleford Town Reserves as they saw off Nottingham Community 4-0 and AFC Clifton won 3-0 at Ravenshead Reserves.
Updated 10:14 - 15 Apr 2019 by Brendan Richardson