NDSFL WEEKLY REPORTS

  

Weekly Reports 2018-2019

Andrew Baggott

Weekly Report - Sunday May 19th 2019

The 53rd season of the NDSFL came to a close with Poplar Athletic FC winning one of the trophies that have been running since the league started. The Nuneaton Telegraph Cup took centre stage on the last day of the season and Poplar came out on top, winning the trophy for the third time, beating Grendon FC, in their first final, 4-1. Danny Taylor opened the scoring and further goals from Danny Harris, Joe Miles and Scott McLintock secured the win. Jamie King replied for Grendon.

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The Willy Muir Memorial Cup

"Man of the Match"

Sam Mclintock - Poplar Athletic FC

Bedworth Liberals FC won the EJ Group Ltd Division One Supplementary League, without kicking a ball. Closest rivals Haunchwood could have taken the title if they had beaten Ambleside but they ended the day with a 3-3 draw. FC Atack finished level on point with Haunchwood after they beat Bentley Sports 5-4. Bentley raced into a 3-0 lead but helped by two goals each from Connor Page and Jack Colley and a single from Craig Betteridge, the took the points. Daniel Garratley scored twice for Bentley, Nigel Sandon and Ben Phillips the others.

 

Third and fourth faced each other in Mark Blair Mortgage and Finance Division Two but although fourth placed Bull & Anchor beat third placed Bedworth Conservatives, it didn’t have any effect on the final places. Carl Hislop, Kieron Ramsey and David Buckley scored for Bull & Anchor as they won 3-2. John Herbert and Wayne Hester replied for Bedworth Conservatives.

 

Coniston’s last two games, both against Parade and both ending in wins for Coniston, ensured they finishes third in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three.  


Weekly Report - Sunday May 12th 2019

Drayton FC Res won the Pete Smith Memorial Trophy for the sixth time in a repeat of the 2016 final. Drayton overcame Bedworth Liberals FC Res 5-0 having beaten the same opponents 4-2 three years ago.  Skipper Alex Rowe opened the Drayton account which, man of the match, Rich Horsfall doubled on the half hour. Liberals had chances to reduce the arrears but two goals in five minutes from Lewis Collins and Brad Steptoe secured the win which was rounded off by Dave Widdows, who came off the bench to score the fifth.  

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Drayton FC Reserves celebrate their win.

The remaining two League Championships were decided in winner takes all encounters. Darkside lifted the Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two title, a point being enough from their 1-1 draw with Bulkington Poppy’s. Steve Pywell scored the Darkside goal, Jevon Mallabone replied for Poppy’s. Gavin Harding bagged a hat trick for third placed Bedworth Conservatives FC as they went on to beat Weddington Thistle Res 5-0. Paul Brown and Michael Hutchinson added the others. 

 

Fir Tree secured the Nuneaton Trophies and Giftware Division Three title thanks to a 4-2 win over Arches and finish four points ahead of their closer rivals.  Shane Hunter scored twice for Coniston as they beat Parade 6-1. Lewis Stewart, Connor Eaves, Torron Sippits and Jo Fenlon scored their singles.

 

Kevin Turvey followed up his ‘worldie’ for Bedworth Liberals FC with the winner this week as they beat Ambleside 2-1 in the Division One Supplementary Cup. However Haunchwood will win that if they beat Ambleside next week. They beat Bentley Sports 4-1 to set themselves up for the title.

 

Grendon lost their final league game in Cannon Sports Premier one, 3-1 to Bedworth Travellers, but will still finish in fourth spot.   


Weekly Report - Sunday May 5th 2019

Bedworth Conservative Club FC won the John ‘Knocker’ West Cup Final collecting only their second ever trophy having won the Bran Dowsett Memorial Cup back in 2011. In a see saw battle with local rivals Bedworth Sports FC, Gavin Harding gave Conservatives the lead before Harry Dyall scored the equaliser for Sports. Sports went ahead after the break through Andy Sinclair and looked to have won it but a late, late equaliser, scored in added time by Ben Kidd, took the game into penalties in which Bedworth Conservative Club FC came out on top.

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Bedworth Conservative Club FC - Enjoy their success.

The top two in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two both won. Leaders Darkside beat Weddington Thistle Res 4-2 with Ashley Mantack scoring twice, Steve Pywell and Jason Ward adding the singles. Corey Chaplin-Bishop and Luke Watkin replied for Weddington. Second placed Bulkington Poppy’s boosted their goal difference thanks to a 9-2 win over FC Miners. Liam Elliott and Ashley Parris both scored twice, Jevon Mallabone, Jack Shilcock, Luke Chadwick, Jordan Hindhaugh and Jordan Ashby with the singles.

 

Fir Tree took over top spot in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three thanks to their 5-3 win over Griff & Coton Manor. They are now a point ahead of The Arches with both meeting next Sunday to decide the destination of the title. Coniston came from behind, in the last few minutes, to beat Sunnyside Inn 4-3.

 

In the Division One Supplementary League Kevin Turvey scored a goal of the season for Bedworth Liberals as they went on to beat Bentley Sports 7-1. Scott Jerkovic led the way with four of their goals, Calvin Etherington scored the other. Mark Williams bagged a hat trick for Haunchwood Sports as they beat FC Atack 5-2. Danny Taylor and Josh Randle scored the other Haunchwood goals, Jack Colley and Kieran Jephcote replied for FC Atack.

 

In EJ Group Ltd Division One Ambleside finished their season with a 3-1 win over Drayton Res while in Cannon Sports Premier One, TNT completed their league fixtures with a 4-0 win over Bedworth Travellers.


Weekly Report - Sunday April 28th 2019

Frank Parker FC added their name to the roll call of past winners of the Nuneaton Cottage Hospital Cup after they beat Poplar Athletic FC 2-0 in this week’s final. With both teams riding high at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One and the honours in both league games being shared with one win apiece, the game was always going to be a tight affair. The first half was all square but after the break Parker’s gained an advantage and with goals from Jonathan Biddle and Ross Gandy took the trophy. The Richard Dunn sponsored "Man of the Match Award" went to Liam Stringer of winners Frank Parker FC.

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Frank Parker FC - Winners of the Nuneaton Cottage Hospital Charity Cup

With two of the four divisional titles decided, attention turned to Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two where the top two faced each other and it was second placed Bulkington Poppy’s who triumphed over leaders Darkside to cut their lead to a single point. Luke Chadwick and Connor Baker scored the Poppy’s goals in a 10 minute spell that secured victory. Alec Gilbey and Jake Harding both found the net for third placed Bedworth Conservatives as they beat Chetwynd while Acorn moved into fifth thanks to their 1-0 win over Weddington Thistle Res.

 

In Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three, Fir Tree came from 2-1 down against Coniston to finish at 2-2. While FC Miners Res and Sunnyside also shared the points as they drew 1-1.

 

EJ Group Ltd Division winners Hartshill Sports enjoyed a 7-1 win over Bedworth Liberals with Mitchell Piggon bagging four of their goals. George Brindley 2 and Wayne Hadley scored the others.

 

FC Atack have a two point advantage at the top of the Division One Supplementary League but were held to a 1-1 draw by Haunchwood Sports. Danny Turner scored the Haunchwood goals, Jonathan Sayer replied for FC Atack. Ambleside moved into third thanks to their 1-0 win over Bentley Sports.

 

In Cannon Sports Premier One, TNT and Bedworth Travellers shared the points as they drew 3-3.

Weekly Report - Sunday April 21st 2019

Hartshill Sports FC clinched the EJ Group Ltd Division One title and a return to Premier One after they beat Drayton Res 2-1. Darren Hutchinson and Matt Stanley scored the Hartshill goals taking them beyond the reach of second placed Bedworth Travellers Res who can clinch runners up spot if they win their final game.

 

Darkside took a step closer to the Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two title thanks to their 4-1 win over Collycroft Royal Oak. Steve Pywell, Martin Pratt, Ashley Mantack and Jack Slater all found the net for Darkside, Dale Cole replied for Collycroft.

 

In Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three, Arches drew level on points with leaders Fir Tree after they beat FC Miners Res 8-1 however Arches have played a game more than their title rivals.

 

Grendon’s 2-0 win over Frank Parker FC keeps them in third spot in Cannon Sports Premier One while Bedworth Liberals enjoyed a 4-0 win over Ambleside to move into second spot in the Division One Supplementary League. Haunchwood moved up to third courtesy of their 2-0 win over Bentley Sports.


Weekly Report - Sunday April 14th 2019

Division One side Drayton FC Res almost pulled off a shock win over Poplar Athletic FC in the final of the Graham Beal Memorial Observer Shield, but eventually lost out on penalties to the Premier One outfit. Drayton took the lead after 22 minutes through Lee Wallace but Poplar came close to levelling the scores when Danny Taylor saw his header hit the bar. Poplar were then awarded a penalty that Man of the Match Joe Salisbury saved in the Drayton goal. After the break Poplar were awarded another penalty but despite changing the penalty taker, Salisbury produced a great save to keep the ball out. Almost immediately Drayton went down the other end with Lewis Collins finishing of a flowing move to make it 2-0 and the game looked won. However Poplar then found their rhythm and Joe Miles and Danny Taylor right on the stroke of full time, drew the scores level. Both keepers made fine saves in the shoot-out, but three saves from Poplar keeper Danny Hollywood ensured they won 3-2.


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Poplar Athletic Fc snatth the Graham Beal Observer Shield on Penalty Kicks.

Drayton suffered a 2-1 defeat at Grendon to dent their title hopes in Cannon Sports Premier One making their match with closest rivals Poplar a winners takes all games next week.  Frank Parker stay second after they beat Weddington Thistle 2-0 while Stockingford White Lion lie in fourth after goals from Jamie Parrott, Ashley Gilder and Simon Short gave them a 3-2 win over Bedworth Travellers.

 

Mitchell Piggon bagged a hat trick for Hartshill Sports to take them to the top of EJ Group Ltd Division One thanks to a 30-1 win over Witherley Utd. They are now two points clear of second placed Bedworth Travellers Res with 3 games in hand.

 

FC Atack are out in front in the Division One Supplementary League after they beat Bentley Sports 3-1. Corey Venus scored the only goal of the game for Haunchwood Sports as they beat Bedworth Liberals and record their first win in the competition.

 

Darkside have a 1 point advantage and a game in hand as they lead Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two. Owen Webb bagged a hat trick for them as they saw off Chetwynd Arms 6-0. Lewis Davis 2 and Steve Edwards scored the other Darkside goals. Bulkington Poppy’s are hot on Darkside’s heels thanks to their 4-2 win over Weddington Thistle Res. Ashley Parriss scored twice for Poppy’s, Liam Elliot and Joe Joe Wilson added the singles. Ethan Richards and Josh Kingsley-Cross replied or Weddington. Gavin Harding’s goal for third placed Bedworth Conservatives earned them a 1-0 over local rivals Bedworth Liberals Res, while Liam Holmes scored twice for Bull & Anchor as they beat FC Miners 3-1. Jordy Jackson scored their single.

 

Fir Tree and The Arches will fight it out for the top two spots in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three after both secured wins this week. Leaders Fir Tre beat Ambleside Res 201 while Ashley Clarke’s hat trick for The Arches earned them a 3-1 win over Parade. Chetwynd Phoenix completed their league season with a goalless draw against Coniston


Weekly Report - Sunday April 7th 2019

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Fir Tree FC secure the Brian Dowsett Memorial Cup at the Pingles Arena

Fir Tree secure one half of a possible league and cup double when they lifted the Brian Dowsett Memorial Trophy thanks to a 5-0 win over Parade. Fir Tree took an early lead, after three minutes, with a goal from Kane Frankum which was double by a goal from Chris Morwood after twenty minutes. Kane Frankum grabbed his second on the half hour and Lee Wilkins added a further just before the break to give Fir Tree control of the game. Parade had chances of their own in the second half and their keeper pulled off some great saves to keep his team in the game, but, fifteen minutes from time Carl Ashton scored from 25 yards to complete the score.

 

Poplar Athletic reached their third final of the season when they beat Hartshill Sports 5-0 in the semi-final of the Nuneaton Cottage Hospital Cup. Polar with meet Frank Parker in the final.

 

IN the league games played in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three, Arches moved closer to Fir Tree at the top thanks to their 4-1 win over Ridge Lane Res while Lewis Stewart and Ashley Morgan both found the net for Coniston as they beat Griff & Coton Manor 2-1.  FC Miners Res moved above Sunnyside Inn thanks to their 5-1 win over Ambleside Res.

 

Goals from Lewis Davis, Jake Saville, Owen Webb, Scott Williamson and Brandon Line helped Darkside to a 5-0 win over Acorn and top spot in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two. John Russell hit the target for Bulkington Poppy’s but they drew 1-1 with fellow promotion and title chases Bedworth Conservatives. Bedworth Liberals Res moved up a place after they beat Chetwynd Arms 3-2.

 

Frank Parker secured a 4-1 win over Ridge Lane to move to within nine points of leaders Drayton at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One.

 

Witherley Utd’s 2-0 win over Bentley Sports lifted them up a couple of places and out of the bottom two in EJ Group Ltd Division One.

 

In the Supplementary League, Gavin Milligen fired a hat trick for Bedworth Liberals as they went on to beat Haunchwood Sports 4-1. Andy Calvert scored their other goal. FC Atack stay top of the pile though after they also won 4-1, beating Ambleside.


Weekly Report - Sunday March 31st 2019

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Hartshill Sports FC lift the Vernon Baggott Memorial Cup

The final of Vernon Baggott Memorial Cup went the way of Hartshill Sports but they had to come from behind early on to do it. Haunchwood took an early lead through Conner McCallum before Lee Watters equalised from a mazy run with Ashley Wilkes putting Hartshill in front before half time.  Wilkes added his second and Hartshill’s third soon after half time but Haunchwood hit back from the penalty spot from Mark Williams to reduce the arrears. Wilkes however completed his hat trick with the Hartshill fourth to complete the win.

 

Bedworth Conservatives closed the gap on Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two leaders, Bulkington Poppy’s, to three points after they beat Collycroft Royal Oak 4-2. Poppy’s meanwhile were held to a 2-2 draw by Attleboro Fox and had to come from behind to earn the point. Vince Leons and Jack Shilcock scored the Poppy’s goals. David Buckley scored four times for Bull & Anchor as they beat Acorn 7-0. Kieron Ramsey 2 and Shane Broome scored the others.

 

Witherley United’s 2-1 edged Drayton FC Res in EJ Group Ltd. Division One, while Ambleside moved to the top of the supplementary league courtesy of their 2-2 draw with Bentley Sports. Wendell Moyo scored all three goals for Bedworth Liberals as the beta FC Atack 3-0.

 

No change at the top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three where the top of the table clash between first and second went the way of leader Fir Tree who beat Chetwynd Phoenix 6-1. The Arches consolidate their third spot with a 9-4 win over Sunnyside Inn while Griff & Coton moved up a place after they beat Windmill 7-0. Ambleside Res and FC Miners Res shared the points as they drew 2-2.

 

Poplar Athletic are in another cup final but needed penalties, winning 6-5, to beat Drayton and reach the final of the Nuneaton Telegraph Cup. Tyson Knight and Joe Miles scored in normal time as they teams were level at 2-2.

 

Frank Parker edged passed Grendon 2-1 to reach the final of the Nuneaton Cottage Hospital Cup. 


Weekly Report - Sunday Match 24th 2019

Ridge Lane FC retained the ID Kitchen Designs Cup after beating Frank Parker FC 2-1 in this season’s final. Conor McEwan gave Ridge Lane the led netting after 17 minutes before Alex Naughton doubled the advantage five minutes before the break from the penalty spot. Parkers came back in the second half but couldn’t breach the Ridge Lane defence until Liam Stringer headed in Connor Bates’ free kick. 

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Ridge Lane FC celebrate their defence of the ID Kitchen Designs Cup

Drayton took another step closer to the Cannon Sports Premier One title after they beat TNT 4-2. Poplar stay in third after they were held to a 3-3 draw by Weddington Thistle. Sam McLintock converted two penalties for Poplar, Danny Taylor scored their other goal while Brady Middleton scored twice in reply for Weddington with Dan Hall scoring their single.  Stockingford White Lion moved into fifth spot after they beat Bedworth Travellers 4-1.

 

Only one game in EJ Group Division One was played this week with FC Atack and Witherley sharing the points in a 2-2 draw. Craig Betteridge and Matthew Pegg scored the FC Atack goals, Sean Clark scored both replies for Witherley.

 

Bedworth Conservatives moved back into third spot in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two after they beat Bedworth Liberals Res 4-1 to be within two points of second placed Darkside. Steve Pywell scored the only goal of the game for Darkside as they beat Attleboro Fox 1-0 while Kyle Heslop, David Buckley, Adam Louth and Chris Bedder all found the net for Bull & Anchor as they beat Collycroft Royal Oak 4-1.

 

Fir Tree stay top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three and have a five point led at the top after they beat Windmill 8-1. Chetwynd Phoenix stay second but they lost 3-1 to third placed Arches FC while Ridge Lane Res moved up to fifth after they beat Ambleside Res 2-1 and Griff & Coton Manor saw of Sunnyside 3-0. 


Weekly Report - Sunday March 17th 2019

Darkside FC won the first cup final of the season when they came from behind to beat Weddington Thistle Reserves 3-1 in the WH Pearson Memorial Bowl. Luke Edwards gave Weddington a deserved lead when, following a partly cleared corner, he scored on the half volley. After the break Darkside equalised when Owen Webb’s shot crept under the keeper’s foot. Steve Pywell then put Darkside in front three minutes later before he added his second from 20 yards.


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                                    Darkside FC Celebrate their win at the Pingles Arena

Joe Miles, Danny Taylor and Joe McLintock all found the net for Poplar Athletic as they booked a place in the final of the Observer (Graham Beal Memorial) Shield after beating Frank Parker 3-1.

 

Steve Jakovlevs scored twice for Grendon as they went on to beat Fir Tree 2-1 in the first round of the Nuneaton Cottage Hospital Cup.

 

The only game to take place in Cannon Sports Premier One involved two teams at the bottom of the table and it ended all square, between Weddington Thistle and Bedworth Travellers. Ross Proudlock and Alex Moore both scored twice for Weddington Thistle with the point enough to move them out of the bottom two. Connor Kendall and Connor Falconbridge scored the Travellers goals in a 2-2 draw.

 

In EJ Group Ltd Division One the top two faced each other and Hartshill Sports, in second, ran out 6-0 winners against leaders Bedworth Travellers Res. George Brindley led the way with a hat trick, Brendon Ford added two more, Ashley Wilkes the single. Third placed Haunchwood secured that spot thanks to their 5-3 win over Drayton Res. Coming back from 2-0 down, two goals each from Ryan Pratt and Mark Williams plus a goal from Josh Randle secured the win.

 

In Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two, Bedworth Conservatives missed the chance to close the gap on leaders Bulkington Poppy’s when they were beaten 3-0 by Attleboro Fox, who leap frog over Conservatives into third spot. Acorn moved into fifth spot thanks to their 4-3 win over Collycroft Royal Oak.

 

Chetwynd Phoenix consolidated further their promotion place in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three after they beat Windmill 7-0. Ethan Meadows bagged a hat trick with Jack Norman 2 and sub James Rooke adding the others. Third placed The Arches beat Griff & Coton Manor 3-2 with Parade staying in fourth courtesy of their 2-0 win over Ambleside Res.

 

In the Supplementary Cup. FC Atack came from a goal down to share the points with Ambleside in a 1-1 draw. Mason Hallam scored the Ambleside goal, Jack Colley the FC Atack equaliser.


Weekly Report - Sunday March 10th 2019

The race for the Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two title looks like developing into a three horse race with all three having games in hand on the chasing pack and ahead on points. Bulkington Poppy’s stay top but their unbeaten run came to an end when they were beaten 4-2 by third placed Bedworth Conservatives. Gavin Harding bagged a hat trick for Conservatives, Chris Bertram added the other from the penalty spot. Luke Chadwick replied with a penalty for Poppy’s, Jordan Hindhaugh with the other. Acorn returned to winning ways thanks to a 3-1 win over Bull & Anchor while Chetwynd collected maximum points as they also won 3-1 in beating Collycroft Royal Oak. Bedworth Liberals Res and Attleboro Fox shred the points in a rare 0-0 draw.

 

In Nuneaton Trophies & Awards Division Three, Chetwynd Phoenix overcame the handicap of playing with 10 men for 70 minutes by beating Parade FC 7-1. Elliot Chamberlain top scored with a hat trick, Ethan Meadows, Josh Till, Dan Young and Danny Easterlow scored the others.

 

Drayton increased their lead at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One to nine points thanks to their 5-3 win over Bedworth Travellers FC.

 

Bedworth Travellers Res increased their lead at the top of EJ Group Ltd Division One to four points after they beat Witherley Utd 2-1.

 

Fir Tree are on course for a league and cup double after they beat The Arches 4-2 in their Brian Dowsett Memorial Cup semi-final. After both sides finished level at 2-2, Fir Tree won the shoot-out 4-2.

 

Hartshill Sports came from 2-0 down against Darkside to win 3-2 in the first round of the Nuneaton Cottage Hospital Charity Cup. Owen Webb and Steve Pywell gave Darkside their early lead but Harry Bartram, Ashley Wilkes and Jason Verdugo secured victory for Hartshill. Poplar overcame Haunchwood Sports 4-0 while Frank Parkers beat Stockingford White Lion 5-1.   


Weekly Report - Sunday March 3rd 2019

Grendon reached the final of the Nuneaton Telegraph Cup for the first time when they beat Frank Parker 2-1 in their semi-final. Luke Tyler scored both Grendon goals and they will face either Drayton or Poplar Athletic in the end of season finale.

 

Drayton Res reached their second cup final in as many weeks as they beat Coniston Tavern on penalties in the Observer Shield. Shane Hunter and Denzil Richards had earlier given Coniston a 2-0 lead before Drayton pegged them back. IN the same competition Poplar Athletic completed the other semi-final line up when they won their delayed round 2 match against The Arches 4-0. Danny Taylor, Chris Sockett, Joe Miles and Sam McLintock scored the Poplar goals.

 

The final of the John ‘Knocker’ West Cup will be an all Bedworth encounter with both Bedworth sports and Bedworth Conservatives winning their semi finals 2-0. Sports saw off Saunders Hall, while Conservatives beat Collycroft Royal Oak.

 

Drayton extended their lead at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One to six points after they beat Bedworth Travellers 3-1. Ryan Millerchip’s brace and a single from Ryan Aston secured Drayton the three points. Connor Falconbridge replied for Travellers. Ridge Lane moved up a place thanks to their 1-1 draw with TNT while Brady Middleton scored the winning goal for Weddington Thistle as they beat Stockingford White Lion 4-3. Dale Badge, Ross Proudlock and Tom Keating had earlier found the net for Weddington.

 

In EJ Group Division One, leaders Bedworth Travellers Res have had their lead trimmed to a single point after they went down 5-2 to Haunchwood Sports and second placed Hartshill beat Witherley Utd 4-2. Connor McCallum did the damage for Haunchwood as he bagged a hat trick in that win, Mark Williams and Josh Randle scored the others. Jason Plackford and Luke Spencer replied for Travellers. Ashley Wilkes grabbed another brace for Hartshill with Darren Hutchinson and George Brindley adding the others in their win. 

 

Connor Baker’s brace and singles from Jo Jo Wilson and Matty Good helped Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two leaders Bulkington Poppy’s to another win, this time 4-0 against Bull & Anchor. Attleboro Fox moved into fourth spot thanks to their 7-0 win over FC Miners while Craig Walton scored twice and Gavin Steel scored the other goal as Bedworth Liberals Res beat Acorn 3-0. Eric Allen bagged a hat trick for Weddington Thistle Res as they beat Chetwynd Arms 4-2. Oliver Craig scored the other Weddington goal.

 

A 4-0 win for second placed Chetwynd Phoenix against Griff & Coton Manor, in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three, helped them to consolidate that place. Ambleside Res were the day’s only movers as they move up one place after beating Windmill 7-0. Parade and Ridge Lane Res also won their games 3-0 against FC Miners Res and Sunnyside Inn.


Weekly Report - Sunday February 24th 2019

Bulkington Poppy’s and Darkside continue to set the pace at the top of Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two with both recording their twelfth league victories. Poppy’s, who were drawing 1-1 at half time against their opponents Bedworth Liberals Res, ran away with the second half to win 12-2. Connor Baker scored five of the Poppy’s goals, Liam Elliot four more. Luke Chadwick, Jordan Ashby and Dominic Bonner added the singles. Darkside meanwhile, through goals from Ashley Mantack, Lee Davis and Owen Webb, went on to beat FC Miners 3-1. Kyle Aubrey scored twice, Jordan Vallis the other goals, as Collycroft Royal Oak also won 3-1 against TNT Res.

 

Hartshill Sports moved into second spot in The EJ Group Division One after they beat promotion rivals FC Atack 3-2. Ashley Wilkes scored twice for Hartshill, Luke Ginnelli the other goal. Leaders Bedworth Travellers Res picked up three points thanks to their 3-1 win over Bentley Sports. Michael Sadler scored twice for Travellers, Lewis Day added the single.  Ambleside also collected maximum points with a 3-2 against Bedworth Liberals.

 

Chetwynd Phoenix moved into second place in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three after they beat Sunnyside Inn 5-2. Elliot Chamberlain led the way with a hat trick, Daniel Law and Danny Young scored the others. Saunders Hall moved up a place courtesy of their 5-0 win over Ridge Lane Res while Griff & Coton Manor enjoyed a good day in front of goal beating Windmill 12-0.

 

Kyle Wisniewski scored twice for Bedworth Travellers as they registered their first league victory in Cannon Sports Premier One. Those goals helped them to a 2-1 win over Weddington Thistle. Ridge Lane took all three points from their game when they beat Bedworth Sports 5-0.

 

In the Pete Smith Memorial Cup Semi Final Drayton Res book a place in the final against Bedworth Liberals Res when they beat their counterparts from Weddington Thistle 4-3 after leading 2-0 and then 3-2 down before winning with the last kick of the game.


Weekly Report - Sunday February 17th 2019

Fir Tree increased their lead at the top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three to 12 points this week thanks to an overwhelming 20-0 win over Windmill. Konnor Frankum led the way with a double hat trick, Kane Frankum, Adam Bourne and John Dixon each scored three each, Chris Morewood scored a brace, Terry Milbourne, Sean Tweed and Carl Aston the singles. Fourth placed Parade beat Ambleside Res 1-0 while Griff & Coton Manor collected three points from a 7-3 win over Sunnyside.

 

The top four teams in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two all won this week with four points separating them from the rest. Bulkington Poppy’s stay top on goal difference after they beat TNT Res 6-09. Jordan Hindhaugh scored twice for Poppy’s with Luke Chadwick, John Russell, Joe Joe Wilson and a debut goals from Connor Baker making up the rest. Darkside stay second after they beat Bedworth Liberals Res 7-1 thanks to a hat trick from Ashley Mantack. Jack Webb, Landon Mitchell, Lewis Davis and Jason Messenger added the singles.  Gavin Harding scored four times for third placed Bedworth Conservatives as they went on to beat Acorn 7-0. Ryan Alsop, Paul Brown and Ian Court added their singles. David Bradley scored both goals for Bull & Anchor, as they took over fourth spot from Attleboro Fox, to collect three points from a 2-0 win over Weddington Thistle Res. Fox slip to fifth after losing 3-1 to Chetwynd Arms.

 

EJ Group Ltd Division One leaders Bedworth Travellers tasted a rare defeat when they were beaten 4-2 by Bedworth Liberals Res. Michael Sadler scored both Travellers goals. Scott Jerkovic was among the Liberals scorers. Hartshill Sports took advantage to close the gap after they beat Haunchwood Sports 2-1. Ashley Wilkes and Harry Bartram scoring the Hartshill goals, Mark Williams replying for Haunchwood. FC Atack drop to second after they lost 2-0 at Ambleside.

 

Drayton are back on top of Cannon Sports Premier One thanks to their 2-1 win over Weddington Thistle. Frank Parker drop to second after losing 4-2 at Stockingford White Lion. Ashley Gilder bagged a hat trick for White Lion, Carl Ashby their other goal. Poplar moved quietly into third thanks to their 2-1 win over Ridge Lane. Chris Socket and Danny Taylor with the Poplar goals. At the other end TNT moved up a place after they beat Bedworth Sports 4-3.

 

In the John ‘Knocker’ West Cup, Division three side Coniston overcame Witherley from Division one 3-2 with Shane Hunter scoring twice and Lewis Stewart adding the other. Collycroft Royal Oak booked their place in the next round thanks to a 2-1 win over FC Miners.

 

The Observer Shield match played saw Bentley Sports and Drayton Res share eight goals before penalties eventually sorted out a winner. Drayton Res took the shoot-out 4-3 after both sides were locked together at 4-4 in normal time.

 

The Arches took another step closer to a possible league and cup double when they beat Ridge Lane Res in the Brian Dowsett Memorial Cup 5-0.


Weekly Report - Sunday February 10th 2019

Either Bedworth Liberals Res or Bedworth Travellers Res have been involved in the final of the Pete Smith Memorial Trophy for the last four consecutive seasons and with both drawn against each other in the semi-final that sequence would continue. It was Liberals Res, winners in 2014-15 and runners up the following season, that reached the final this year beating last season’s winners, 2-0 in a close fought match, Gavin Milligan and Scott Jerkovic scored the Liberals goals where they will meet either Drayton Res or Weddington Thistle Res who themselves have been involved in the last 3 finals.

 

Ridge Lane booked their place in the final of the ID Kitchen Designs Cup where they will hope to retain the trophy they won last season. They will meet Frank Parker who last won the trophy, in their previous guise, in 2005.

 

Frank Parker FC meanwhile beat Griff & Coton Manor 8-0 to progress in next round of the Observer Shield - Graham Beal Memorial).

 

Rob Airdrie’s hat trick helped Acorn to a 5-2 win over Bull & Anchor and a place in the later rounds of the Nuneaton Telegraph Cup. Steve Merry and an own goal completed the Acorn scoring, Gary Devine and Liam Holmes replied for Bull & Anchor.

 

In the John ‘Knocker’ West Memorial Cup, Bedworth Conservatives overcame Premier Division opposition when they beat Grendon 3-1 while Bedworth Sports fared better when they beat Windmill 7-0.

 

Only four league games managed to beat the weather with two matches in Divisions Two and Three.

 

Darkside moved level on points with leaders Bulkington Poppy’s in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two when they beat Chetwynd 6-2. Owen Webb scored four of the Darkside goals, Lewis Davis and Ashley Mantack added the singles. Scott Randle scored one of the Chetwynd replies. TNT Res moved up a place to eighth after they beat Weddington Thistle Res 4-0.

 

In Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three, Chetwynd Phoenix consolidated their third place thanks to a 2-2 draw with Saunders Hall. Elliot Chamberlain and Daniel Young scored the Chetwynd goals. Coniston Tavern, in fourth spot, slipped to a 3-2 defeat to Ridge Lane Res who stay in eighth.


Weekly Report - Sunday February 3rd 2019

The weather was the only winner today, when with the exception of one game, the quarter final of the John (Knocker) West Memorial Cup, saw Saunders Hall FC defeat Bull & Anchor FC 3-2, all other games were postponed.

Weekly Report - Sunday January 27th 2019

Bulkington Poppy’s extended their unbeaten run in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two to eleven games and a 3-0 win over Collycroft Royal Oak took them two points clear at the top of the table.  Luke Chadwick, Jordan Hindhaugh and Jack Shilcock found the net for Poppy’s. Attleboro Fox enjoyed a 5-0 win over Bedworth Liberals Res to climb into third place ahead of Darkside who beat Bull & Anchor 2-1. Owen Webb scored both Darkside goals. TNT Res moved four points clear of the bottom three thanks to a 4-3 win over Chetwynd Arms Res while FC Miners stay bottom after losing 6-3 to Weddington Thistle Res who sit one place above them. 

 

All change at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One where Frank Parker are back on top of the table thanks to a 4-2 win over previous leaders Drayton, who drop to second. Corey Sweet, Paul Tyler and Gary Madden all found the net for Grendon Ridge Lane moved up to fifth spot thanks to their 4-2 win over Weddington Thistle.

 

No change in EJ Group Ltd Division One with only one game taking place. Third placed Haunchwood missed the chance to move into second when they drew 2-2 with Bedworth Liberals.

 

Fir Tree extended their lead at the top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three to nine points after they beat FC Miners Res 12-1. Third placed Chetwynd Phoenix now have a three point gap over fourth placed Coniston after they beat Ridge Lane Res 2-1 with Arron Wickett and James Rooke scoring the goals. Chris Shearly grabbed a hat trick for Sunnyside as they went on to beat Windmill 5-1, Jake Wilson and Codie Carpenter scored the others.  Ambleside Res moved into sixth spot thanks to their 4-3 win over Griff & Coton Manor.

 

Ashley Wilkes grabbed four goals for Hartshill Sports as they booked a place in the final of the Vernon Baggott Memorial Cup with an 8-1 win over Bentley Sports. Lee Walker scored three of the others, Brendan Ford the single and will play Haunchwood in the final.

 

Parade FC produced an excellent performance as they won their semi-final in the Brian Dowsett Memorial Cup winning an exciting game against Coniston 3-2.


Weekly Report - Sunday January 20th 2019

Coniston Tavern gave their promotion hopes a boost when they beat fellow promotion chasers The Arches in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three. After a goal less first half goals from Ryan Hill and Torran Sippitts in the second half, secured the win for Coniston. Saunders Hall moved into sixth spot thanks to their 2-1 win over Ridge Lane Res.

 

John Miles scored twice for Poplar, as they step up their challenge at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One, as they went on to beat Weddington Thistle 5-0. Sam McLintock, Danny Taylor and Danny Harris also found the net for Poplar to move within four points of second placed Frank Parker with three games in hand.

 

The top two in the EJ Group Ltd Division One met this week and leaders Bedworth Travellers Res came out on top in a 4-2 win over Haunchwood Sports. Josh Tate scored twice for Travellers, Kyle Wisniewski and Michael Sadler their other goals. FC Atack take over in second thanks to their 4-1 win over Drayton Res. Connor Page weighed in with a brace for FC Atack, Jonathan Sayer and Jack Colley scored the others. At the other end of the table. Ambleside collected their second league win of the season as they beat Bentley Sports 1-0.

 

Four points still separates the top six teams in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two and it’s Bedworth Conservatives who still occupy top spot thanks to their 3-2 win over Acorn, who drop to fifth. Dean Merry and Dave Robinson scored the Acorn goals. Bulkington Poppy’s, one of only two teams still unbeaten in any division this season maintained that record with a 3-1 win over Chetwynd Arms. Jordan Hindhaugh grabbed a hat trick for Poppy’s. Kieran Ramsey and Gary Devine both scored twice for Bull & Anchor, Harry Woodley added the single as they went on to beat TNT Res 5-3 to move up to third. Attleboro Fox complete he top six after they beat FC Miners 5-1.

 

In the cup matches played, Frank Parker booked their place in the final of the ID Kitchen Designs Cup as they beat Drayton 4-1 on penalties after both sides drew 2-2. Parkers will play either Stockingford White Lion or Ridge Lane.

 

Weddington Thistle Res and Darkside will meet each other in the final of the WH Pearson Memorial Bowl. Lewis Davis, Scott Williamson, Steve Pywell and Cameron Green off all found the net for Darkside in their 4-0 win over Bedworth Liberals Res. Weddington Thistle came from 2-0 down against Collycroft Royal Oak to win 3-2 with goals from Adam Richardson 2, and Mark Gadsby.

 

Hartshill Sports’ involvement in the BCFA Sunday Vase came to an end when they lost 2-1 to Farmhouse Beacon.


Weekly Report - Sunday January 13th 2019

Haunchwood Sports are the first team to book themselves a spot in one of the end of season finals when they beat Attleboro Royal Oak 5-1 to reach the final of the Vernon Baggott Memorial Bowl. Mark Williams led the way for Haunchwood by scoring a hat trick, Christian Randle and Connor McCallum added the singles. Jake Warmington scored the Royal Oak reply.

 

Drayton maintained their three point advantage at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One thanks to a goal from Ben Sadler giving them a 1-0 win over Weddington Thistle. Frank Park stay second after they beat Bedworth Sports 2-1 while Poplar moved into third, Danny Taylor bagging four goals in their 5-0 win over Stockingford White Lion. Danny Harris scored the other Poplar goal. Rob Smith, Gregg Webb and Ashley Albrighton all found the net for Grendon as they beat Ridge Lane 3-2 to move into fourth spot.

 

Bedworth Travellers Res extended their lead at the top of EJ Group Ltd Division One to five points although they were held to a 3-3 draw by FC Atack.  Michael Sadler scored twice for Travellers, Nite Thomas their other goal with replies coming from Connor Page 2 and Jim Terry for Atack. Atack slip to fourth replaced in third by Hartshill Sports. Matt Stanley grabbed a hat trick and Ashley Wilkes a brace as they beat Bentley Sports 5-4. Connor Beech, Josh Cooper and two from Steve Hall made up the Bentley replies.

 

Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two leaders Bedworth Conservatives have had their lead at the top trimmed to a single point after they were beaten 3-2 by Darkside, who move up to third. Gavin Harding scored both goals for the league leaders, Steven Pywell scored twice in reply for Darkside with Scott Williamson adding the other.  Acorn drop to fourth after they were beaten 6-3 by Weddington Thistle and thanks to a hat trick from Kieran Ramsey and Gary Devine’s penalty, Bull & Anchor are up to fifth after beating Attleboro Fox 4-2. Chetwynd Arms drop a place despite drawing 2-2 with Collycroft Royal Oak while FC Miners won their first league game of the season as they beat Bedworth Liberals Res 3-2.

 

The top two in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three have a bit a daylight between themselves and the chasing pack after both won this week. Leaders Fir Tree had Konnor Kendall to thank as it was his hat trick that helped them to a 3-0 win over third placed Parade, who drop to fifth. The Arches, six points behind in second, beat Windmill 14-0 with Danny Gaunt coming off the bench to bag a hat trick. Ashley Clark scored two of the other goals. Connor Mc Cully, Arron Wickett, Josh Mallard, Danny Easterlow and James Rooke all found the net for an injury ravaged Chetwynd Phoenix as they beat Ambleside Res 5-0 and move into third. Coniston Tavern are up to fourth thanks to their 8-1 win over FC Miners Res. Shane Hunter scored four of their goals, Ryan Hill 2, Chris Twyneham and John Wright the singles. Ridge Lane Res and Griff & Coton Manor shared the points in a 4-4 draw while Sunnyside went down 3-2 to Saunders Hall.


Weekly Report - Sunday January 6th 2019

Two teams with similar promotion ambitions, but in different divisions met in the first round of the Observer Shield (Graham Beal Memorial) this week with Coniston from Division 3 squeezing into round 2 thanks to a 4-2 win on penalties against Hartshill Sports from Division 1. Coniston went a goal down before Shane Hunter and Lewis Stewart put them in front but in the last 5 minutes Hartshill drew level before Coniston triumphed in the shoot-out. Ashley Wilkes was again among the Hartshill scorers. Drayton Res also progressed beating Chetwynd Phoenix 4-2, Daniel Law and James Rooke scored the Chetwynd goals. Steve Hall grabbed a hat trick for Bentley Sports as they went on to beat Ridge Lane Res 3-1, while Sam McLintock, Joe McLintock and Danny Taylor all found the net for Poplar as they beat Fir Tree 3-0. Griff & Coton’s winning run continued with a 2-0 win over Parade and Frank Parker collected the same score as they beat Bedworth Travellers. Witherley and The Arches both scored eight goals in their round 1 victories. Witherley saw off Bedworth Travellers Res 8-2 while Arches beat Sunnyside 8-1.

 

Bull & Anchor started 2019 as they finished 2018 with a hat full of goals as they beat TNT 7-2 in the John ‘Knocker’ West Memorial Cup. Liam Holmes scored twice, Junior Donnelly, Gary Devine, Steve Roberts and Harry Woodley added the singles. Daniel Morris hit the target for Attleboro Royal Oak but they went down 3-1 to FC Miners while Jamie Matthews scored four times for Collycroft Royal Oak as they beat Chetwynd Arms 5-2. Kyle Aubrey scored their other goal. Grendon and Windmill progressed into round 2 with 3-1 wins. Grendon beat Bedworth Liberals while Windmill saw of FC Miners Res. Bedworth Sports enjoyed a 4-0 win over TNT Res while Bedworth Conservatives needed penalties to get passed Ambleside Res after they finished level at 3-3. Bedworth Liberals Res were beaten 2-1 by Saunders Hall

 

In the BCFA Sunday Amateur Cup, Darkside lost their round 4 games against Shire Oak Bears losing 4-2.

 

Drayton regained top spot from Frank Parker in Cannon Sports Division Premier One thanks to their 3-2 win over third placed Stockingford White Lion. Martin Sadler, Ben Sadler and Steph Beale all found the net for Drayton, Mark Southwell and Brad Matheson replied for White Lion. Weddington Thistle moved out of the bottom two after they beat Ridge Lane 4-2.

 

Haunchwood leap frogged over FC Atack into second spot in EJ Group Ltd Division One after they beat them 5-1. Mark Williams scored four times for Haunchwood Dale Morris the other goal. Jack Colley replied with the FC Atack consolation.

 

Five points now separate the top seven teams in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two. Acorn missed the chance to take back top spot when they were beaten 5-2 by Bulkington Poppy’s. Liam Elliot bagged a hat trick for Poppy’s, Luke Chadwick and Jordan Hindhaugh scoring the others. Attleboro Fox had to settle for a share of the points as they drew 3-3 with Weddington, the only two teams in the division, who before the game, had not had a drawn game all season.


Weekly Report - Sunday December 30th 2018

Bull & Anchor finished the year in fine form as they consolidated their mid table spot in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two, with a 10-3 win over Collycroft Royal Oak. Liam Holmes, Kieron Ramsey and Harry Woodley all scoring two apiece, Matty Broom, Shane Broom, Gary Devin and man of the match Jordy Jefferson the singles. Bedworth Conservatives stormed back to the top of the table thanks to their 8-0 win over FC Miners, to sit a point clear of Acorn and with two games in hand. Attleboro Fox collected three points from a 4-1 win over Weddington Thistle Res, Brady Middleton scored the Weddington goal, while Bedworth Liberals Res overcame close rivals TNT Res 2-0.

 

Bentley Sports picked up a valuable three points from their 3-2 win over Drayton Res in EJ Group Ltd Division One. Bentley twice equalised through Josh Cooper and Liam Hill before Steve Hall’s goal in the final minutes secured the win. Ashley Wilkes was among the Hartshill scorers as his team went on to beat Ambleside 4-2 and move into fourth spot and with games in hand on the top three.

 

Both Cannon Sports Premier One games ended in draws, Stockingford White Lion and Grendon ended 0-0, Bedworth Travellers secured their first league point of the season in a 1-1 draw with Ridge Lane.

 

The Arches trimmed Fir Tree’s lead at the top of Nuneaton Trophies & Awards Division Three to nine points after they beat Coniston 4-0. Ashley Clark among their scorers. Griff & Coton Manor continued their recent run of good form with a 10-0 win over FC Miners Res while third placed Parade go into the new year still in promotion contention thanks to a their 2-0 win over Saunders Hall.


Weekly Report - Sunday December 16th 2018

Hartshill Sports had a successful trip to Kidderminster in the BCFA Sunday Vase as they returned with a 2-1 win over Royal Exchange. Ashley Wilkes and Andre Gardner both found the net for Hartshill who also saved a last minute Royal Exchange penalty to secure victory.

 

Frank Parker and Drayton now have a six point lead over the chasing pack, at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One, after both secured victories this week. Frank Parker continued their scoring spree with a 6-0 win over Bedworth Sports while, Drayton picked up a 2-0 win over third placed Stockingford White Lion. Ridge Lane’s 8-0 win over Bedworth Travellers lifted them into fifth spot.

 

Bedworth Travellers Res maintained the six points clear at the top of EJ Group Ltd Division One thanks to their 3-1 win over Drayton Res. Aiden Moore, Jack Colley, Connor Page, Johnathan Sayer and Craig Betteridge all found the net for second placed FC Atack as they went on to beat Bedworth Liberals 5-3. Scott Jerkovic scored twice in reply for Liberals, Grant Milligan their other goal. Haunchwood Sports moved up to third thanks to their 3-2 win over Bentley Sports.

 

Acorn’s lead at the top of Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two has been trimmed to two points after they tasted defeat, 2-1 at TNT Res. Bedworth Conservatives are back into second spot courtesy of their 2-2 draw with Bull & Anchor, while goals from Scott Williamson and Kevin Greenhough helped Darkside to a 2-1 win over Collycroft Royal Oak. Chetwynd Arms consolidated their fifth spot with a 4-3 win over FC Miners.

 

Only Fir Tree of the top four were in action in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three and they extended their lead at the top to nine points with a 6-0 win over Sunnyside. Fifth placed Coniston were also in action and they closed the gap on fourth placed Chetwynd Phoenix to a single points after they beat Griff & Coton Manor 4-1. Jamie Greenway scored twice for Coniston, Rudie Golds and Josh Harding scored the others. Ridge Lane Res moved up to sixth after they beat Windmill 4-2


Weekly Report - Sunday December 9th 2018

Fir Tree extended their lead at the top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware to six points after they beat FC Miners Res 6-1 and closest rivals The Arches, lost their first league game. Adan Bourne scored twice, Shane Clark and Danny Tweed were among the other scorers for Fir Tree, while Ashley Clark’s hat trick was in vain for The Arches as they went down 7-5 to Ambleside Res. Third placed Parade beat Saunders Hall 5-0 while a hat trick from Sam Jones helped fourth placed Chetwynd Phoenix to a 9-1 win over Windmill. Josh Till, Joe Nightingale, Tyler Rowe, Stuart Bawden, Andy Lee, Daniel Law and James Rooke scored the other goals. Shane Hunter was again among the scorers for Coniston as they enjoyed a 6-3 win over Sunnyside Inn. Three goals in the last five minutes won it for Coniston after the scores were level at 3-3. Hunter’s brace was joined by two from Jamie Greenway and singles from Rudi Golds and Toran Sippitts. Catalin Clenciu scored all three in reply for Sunnyside. Griff & Coton Manor secured another win with a 3-2 success against Ridge Lane Res.

 

Bedworth Travellers Res also have a six point lead at the top of their division, The EJ Group Ltd Division One and helped by goals from Josh Tate and Adam Newell, they went on to beat Bedworth Liberals 3-1. At the other end of the table, Attleboro Royal Oak and Bentley Sports shared the points in a 3-3 draw. Steve Kent, Lineker Lashley and Jake Warmington all finding the net for Royal Oak.

 

With Acorn’s game lost to the weather, Bulkington Poppy’s had the chance to close the gap on Acorn at the top of Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two to three points and did so with a 4-1 win over Bull & Anchor. Jordan Hindhaugh scored twice for Poppy’s, Jo Jo Wilson and Matty Good added the singles. Lewis Davis bagged four goals for Darkside as they went on to beat Attleboro Fox 5-3 and move into fourth spot. Martin Pratt scored the other Darkside goal. Chetwynd Arms are not in fifth thanks to their 7-0 win over FC Miners. John Arshad led the way with a hat trick, Wayne Gallagher, Sam Burcher, Sean McCulloch and Sam Forsyth scored the others. TNT Res moved up a couple of places thanks to their 4-1 win over Bedworth Liberals Res.

 

Frank Parker reclaimed top spot in Cannon Sports Premier One after they beat Bedworth Travellers 8-1. Luke Wilson scored the Travellers consolation. Drayton’s game fell to the weather but Poplar did manage to play and they leap frogged over Bedworth Sports after beating them 6-0. Jo Miles scored three of their goals, Sam Reader, Sam McClintock and Danny Harris adding the singles. Ben Wright and Brady Middleton both found the net for Weddington Thistle as they won their first league game of the season, 2-1 at Grendon.


Weekly Report - Sunday December 2nd 2018

With 7 league titles and numerous 2nd and 3rd place finished between them, Drayton and Ridge Lane have been battling it out in Cannon Sports Premier One for many years. Ridge Lane are now the longest serving members of the league, Drayton can’t be far behind them. This week both came head to head with Drayton looking for 3 points to take them back to the top of the table and thanks to goals from Scott Friswell, Ben Sadler and Damian Ward, they did that with a 3-2 win. Alex Naughton scored both Ridge Lane replies. Frank Parker drop to second after they were beaten 3-1 by Poplar Athletic, Scott McClintock, Joe Miller and Danny Taylor scoring the Poplar goals. Nathan Thompson replied for Parkers. Stockingford White Lion also slip a place to third after they were also beaten 3-1, by Bedworth Sports. Grendon moved up to sixth thanks to a 5-3 win over TNT.

 

FC Atack’s 2-0 win over Witherley moves them into second spot in EJ Group Ltd Division One. Drayton Res drop t further after they were beaten 5-1 by Haunchwood Sports, Mark Williams leading the way with a hat trick, Scott Malpass and Andy McFarlane scored the others. Bentley Sports picked up their second win of the season after they beat Bedworth Liberals 4-3.

 

In Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two, Bedworth Conservatives lost their 100% record when they were held to a 1-1 draw by Chetwynd Arms. Leaders Acorn continued their winning run beating Bedworth Liberals Res 5-1 with goals from Steve Merry 2, Aiden Meehan, Ronan Villiers and Damian Pierce. Attleboro Fox are up to fourth after they beat Collycroft Royal Oak 5-1 while TNT Res picked up their first win of the season beating FC Miners 8-2.

 

The top two teams in Nuneaton Trophies and Giftware Division Three are beginning to break away and both enjoyed 7-0 victories this week. Leaders Fir Tree beat Sunnyside Inn while Lee Smith bagged a hat trick for The Arches as they went on to beat FC Miners Res. Ashley Clark 2, Adnane Mhabdi and Ashley Tandy scored the others. Parade’s 6-0 win over Ridge Lane Res takes them into third spot while Saunders Hal climb a couple of places after they beat Windmill 4-0. Ambleside Res were the day’s biggest winners when they beat Griff & Coton Manor 12-0.

 

In the BCFA Sunday Amateur Cup games played it was mix fortunes again for the Nuneaton Sides. Aaron Webb scored twice for Darkside as they drew 2-2 with Crown Warriors but won the tie, for the second round running, on penalties to progress. Attleboro Royal Oak were beaten 3-0 by Solihull Moors while Bulkington Poppy’s lost 4-2 to Shire Oak Bears.


Weekly Report - Sunday November 25th 2018

Bulkington Poppy’s maintained their unbeaten run in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two and are now only three points from top spot. This week they came back from 3-0 down with 20 minutes left against Collycroft Royal Oak to win 4-3 with the last kick of the game.  John Russell, Jevon Mallabone and Jordan Ashby all found the net to bring Poppy’s level and it was Sam Brown, on his debut, who scored the winner in the last minute. Acorn stay top after they beat Chetwynd Arms 4-1 while Bedworth Conservatives stay second thanks to a 2-1 win over Attleboro Fox. Bull & Anchor are up to fourth after two goals from Liam Holmes and singles from Matt Broom and sub Tommy Chipper gave them a 4-2 win over Bedworth Liberals Res. Weddington Thistle Res moved off the bottom after goals from Eric Allen, Aaron Formaston and Lewis Edwards gave them a 3-1 win over FC Miners. Chay Tirbaso scored the Miners goal.

 

Bedworth Travellers Res enjoyed a 4-0 win over Ambleside to stay top of the EJ Group Ltd Division One, Tom Browett scored two of their goals, Adam Newel and Louis Day the others. Drayton Res are up to second after they shared the points with Witherley Utd in a 1-1 draw, who move into third. Hartshill Sports slip to fourth after they were beaten 2-1 at Bedworth Liberals. Jack Colley’s goal for FC Atack gave them a 1-0 win over Bentley Sports, while Haunchwood and Attleboro Royal Oak shared the points and eight goals in a 4-4 draw. Honest Ndlovu, Scott Hall, Luke Ginnelly and Liam Finlayson scored the Royal Oak goals.

 

Martin Sadler and Ben Sadler both found the net for Drayton as they beat Grendon 2-1 and join Frank Parker and Stockingford White Lion on sixteen points at the top. of the Cannon Sports Premier Division Ridge Lane moved into sixth thanks to their 5-1 win over Bedworth Sports.

 

Fir Tree maintained their three point lead at the top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three with a 2-1 in over Coniston. The Arches stay second after beating Ridge Lane Res 4-0 while third placed Chetwynd Phoenix slipped to a 2-1 defeat to Griff & Coton Manor for their first win of the season. Andy Lee scored the Chetwynd goal. Parade completed a trio of 2-1 wins as they beat FC Moners while Sunnyside came from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 with Windmill to deny them their first league win. Alan Madowski and Glen Starke scored the Windmill goals, Danny Humphries and Phill Edwards replied for Sunnyside.

 

It was a disappointing day in the BCFA Roger Wood Memorial Cup with all three Nuneaton sides ending up on the losing side. Bedworth Travellers came close to beating multi winners Austin Ex Apprentices but after being level at 3-3 they went out 5-4 on penalties. Blane Shepherd, Danny Hollywood and Scott Hadland scored the Travellers goals. Stockingford White Lion went down 5-1 to OJM while Frank Parker narrowly lost 2-1 to Sedgley White Lion.


Weekly Report - Sunday November 18th 2018

The second round of the W H Pearson Memorial Bowl produced a flurry of goals with nine being scored between Collycroft Royal Oak and Bedworth Conservatives but it was Royal Oak who won the game 5-4. Kyle Aubrey bagged a hat trick for Royal Oak, Lee Miller and Luke Henry the others. Steve Pywell and Scott Williamson both scored hat tricks for Darkside as they went on to beat Bull & Anchor 7-1. Cameron Greenhaugh scored the other Darkside goal, Kevin Ward replied for Bull & Anchor. Max Gadsby, Alex Evans and Sean Cairns were among the Weddington Thistle Res scorers as they beat FC Miners 4-2 while Bedworth Liberals Res completed the winning quartet, beating Attleboro Fox 3-1.

 

Shane Hunter, Tallon Smith, Rudi Golds and Kevin Lamb all found the net for Coniston as they beat Saunders Hall 4-1 in the Brian Dowsett Memorial Cup. Guy Blissett was on target for Sunnyside Inn but they went down 2-1 to Parade, while Division Three leaders Fir Tree, looking for a league and cup double, beat Griff & Coton Manor 5-1.

 

In the ID Kitchens Cup there were wins for the two teams jointly holding top spot in the Premier One table, Frank Parker and Stockingford White Lion, with Drayton and Ridge Lane joining them in the next round.

 

Haunchwood Sports beat Drayton Res 5-2 in the Vernon Baggott Memorial Cup to book a place in the next round and are joined by Bentley Sports who won 2-1 against Bedworth Liberals.

 

In the league games played it was all change at the top of Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two with Acorn taking over top spot with Steve Merry scoring four times as they beat Chetwynd Arms 6-0. Roman Knight and Damian Pearce scored the others. Bulkington Poppy’s are up to third thanks to their 2-0 win over TNT Res.

 

Bedworth Sports moved up to fourth spot in Cannon Sports Premier One after they beat Weddington Thistle 3-0.

 

Bedworth Travellers Res are back on top of EJ Group Ltd Division One courtesy of a 5-3 win over Attleboro Royal Oak. Dave Warmington scored twice for Royal Oak, Luke Ginnelli scored the other. Goals from Charlie Mahon, Lewis Clark, Lee Petch and Ben Woolerson helped Ambleside to their first league win of the season, beating FC Atack 4-3. Jack Colley scored twice in reply for Atack, Aden Moore the other.

 

The Arches maintained their 100% record in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three thanks to a 6-0 win over Windmill to move with 3 points of leaders Fir Tree. Ridge Lane Res moved into sixth spot thanks to a 5-0 win over Ambleside Res, while, FC Miners Res moved up a place thanks to a 2-1 win over promotion chasing Chetwynd Phoenix. James Rooke scored the Chetwynd goal.


Weekly Report - Sunday November 11th 2018

Chetwynd Phoenix are pushing for promotion and possible more as they move along nicely in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three. This week they beat one of their promotion rivals, Coniston Tavern, 6-3 after racing into a 5-0 half time lead thanks to a hat trick from Sam Jones and singles from Elliot Chamberlain and Danny Young.  Shane Hunter grabbed a hat trick of his own to bring Coniston back into the game but Jones grabbed his fourth to secure the points. Fir Tree stay out on top after they beat Ridge Lane Res 4-1 while Windmill lost 5-2 to Parade.

 

Stockingford White Lion are now level on points with Frank Parker at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One with only goal difference separating them. Johnathan Clark scored twice for White Lion as they went on to beat Ridge Lane 4-1. Ashley Gilder and keeper Taylor Davis who scored from his own half. Drayton’s 2-1 win over leaders Frank Parker consolidates their third spot while Bedworth Sports move up to fifth courtesy of their 2-1 win over Bedworth Travellers.

 

There is a three way tie at the top of EJ Group Ltd Division One as goal difference separates the teams. Drayton Res moved into second spot thanks to a 5-3 win over Bentley Sports. That win knocked Witherley Utd back down to third despite them beating Attleboro Royal Oak 2-1 with goals coming from Terry Moore and Shaun Clark. Bedworth Liberals came back from 2-0 and 3-2 down against Haunchwood to clinch a point thanks to a late equaliser from Kevin Turvey.

 

Darkside moved into second spot in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two after they beat Acorn 4-0 and swap places with their opponents. Scott Williamson, Brandon Lile, Craig Jee and Jake Slater. Clayton Moore, Joe Joe Wilson and a brace from Luke Chadwick helped Bulkington Poppy’s to a 4-1 win over Bedworth Liberals Res. Bull & Anchor also won 4-1 to keep their sixth spot and took the points with goals from Jake Govier, Matty Gross, Ricky Lee and Liam Holm. Attleboro Fox beat TNT Res 3-2 while Collycroft Royal Oak also scored three times in beating FC Miners 3-1.


Weekly Report Sunday November 4th 2018

Bulkington Poppy’s and Darkside were both flying the Nuneaton Sunday League flag in the BCFA Sunday Amateur Cup and both booked places in the 3rd round. Poppy’s beat Premier United 3-1 and fell behind early on before Clayton Moore’ volley brought the teams level. Jordan Hindhaugh converted a one on one for the second and also rounded the keeper for the third. Darkside and Old Oscott drew 0-0 after 90 minutes but Darkside triumphed 4-2 on penalties to despatch their higher league opposition.

 

In the Nuneaton Telegraph Cup, Drayton and Grendon both won 2-1 beating Stockingford White Lion and Bedworth Sports respectively. Sam McClintock scored twice for Poplar Athletic as they went on to beat Bedworth Travellers 3-0. Danny Taylor scored the other Poplar goal.

 

In the Pete Smith Memorial Cup Michael Sadler scored four times for Bedworth Travellers Res as they beat Ridge Lane Res 7-1. Bradley Everitt, Aden Playford and Tom Browett score the other goals. Weddington Thistle Res, Bedworth Liberals Res and Drayton Res also moved into round 2

 

In the league games played, Frank Parker extended their lead at the top of Cannon Sports Premier One to three points after they beat Weddington Thistle 3-1. Ryan Bell, George Parker and Kyle Crawford all found the net for Frank Parker, Brady Middleton replied for Weddington. Ridge Lane moved up a places thanks to their 7-2 win over TNT.

 

Ashley Wilkes bagged a brace for Hartshill Sports, Charlie Reardon, Darren Hutchinson and Mark Williams the singles to give Hartshill a 5-2 win over Bentley Sports and top spot in EJ Group Ltd Division One.  Haunchwood moved up a place thanks to a 4-3 win over Ambleside while Witherley and Bedworth Liberals moved up a place after they drew 0-0 with each other.

 

Acorn moved into second place in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two after they beat Attleboro Fox 5-4. Stephen Merry bagged a hat trick for acorn, Damian Kerr and Mark Mulholland the others. Bull & Anchor moved into sixth after they beat Chetwynd 2-1, Cian Home and Shane Broom scoring the goals, while Stephen Milbourne and Adam Brady-Carter both found the net for Collycroft Royal Oak as they beat FC Miners 2-1.

 

Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three leaders Fir Tree stay out in front thanks to their 4-1 win over Griff & Coton Manor. The Arches moved into second after beating Chetwynd Phoenix, who drop to third, 5-2. Eliot Chamberlain and Daniel Law scored the Chetwynd goals. Coniston have quietly moved into fourth and this week they beat Windmill 5-0 with Ryan Varden, Shane Hunter, William Canavan, Connor Eaves and a man of the match display from right back Chris Twyneham capped with a goal.  Celebrations all round at Sunnyside Inn who celebrated one of their players, Phill Edwards, welcoming e new son into the world with a 3-2 win over Parade. Guy Blissett scored the first Sunnyside goals, Rich Medlock scored the second with Blissett scoring his second and Sunnyside’s winner.

 

Weekly Report Sunday October 28th 2018

Hartshill Sports have trimmed Bedworth Travellers Res lead at the top of EJ Group Ltd Division One to just two points after Hartshill overcame Ambleside 2-1. Ashley Wilkes and Fred Pegg both found the net for Hartshill as they remain unbeaten in the league so far. Drayton Res moved up to third after they shared six goals with Attleboro Royal Oak. Jake Davis, Alex Rowe and Brad Steptoe finding the net for Drayton, Luke Ginnelli scored all three goals in reply for Royal Oak who are also unbeaten in the league. Witherley Utd jump to fourth thanks to their 3-2 win over Bentley Sports while Craig Betteridge, Jonathan Sayer and Jack Colley all found the net for FC Atack as they beat Haunchwood Sports 3-2. Danny Taylor and Mark Williams scored the Haunchwood goals.

 

Frank Parker went back to the top of Cannon Sports Premier One on goal difference despite only drawing 0-0 with Grendon. Leaders Stockingford White Lion lost their first league game of the season when, despite goals from Danny Moreton and Ashley Gilder, they were beaten 3-2 by Bedworth Sports. Poplar Athletic beat Bedworth Travellers 3-2 to move into fourth, Ben Cole and Luke Wilson cored the Travellers goals, while Ridge Lane shared the points and the goals as they drew 1-1. Ben Cox found the net for TNT as they won their second game on the bounce beating Weddington Thistle 1-0.

 

Bedworth Conservatives stay top of Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two thanks to 2-1 win over FC Miners. Chetwynd are up to second courtesy of their 4-2 win over Bull & Anchor. Ashley Downing and Kieron Ramsey scored the Bull & Anchor goals. Acorn drop to third after drawing 3-3 with Bulkington Poppy’s. Craig Munday, Mark Mulholland and Rob Airdrie all found the net for Acorn, John Russell scored twice in reply for Poppy’s, Luke Chadwick their other goal as they remain unbeaten. Darkside are up to fourth after a hat trick from Steve Pywell helped them to a 5-1 win over TNT Res. Ryan Cole and Lewis Davis scored the other Darkside goals. Lee Miller, Jordan Vallis and David Baynham all found the net for Collycroft Royal Oak as they beat Weddington Thistle Res 3-1.     

 

The top of the table clash in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three went the way of Fir Tree who beat Chetwynd Phoenix 1-0 and so swap places at the top. Ash Clarke scored a hat trick, Jacob Brian and Samuel Greenway the singles as The Arches beat Griff & Coton Manor 5-0. Denzil Richards, Shane Hunter, Ryan Varden and Rudi Golds were all on target for Coniston as they beat Saunders Hall 4-2 while Parade moved up a place thanks to their 5-1 win over Ambleside Res. Steven Edden bagged a hat trick for Sunnyside Inn as they won their first league game of the season beating FC Miners Res 7-5. Catalin Clenciu scored two more, Ciaran Olner and Stuart Bawden the singles. 


Weekly Report - Sunday October 21st 2018

Bedworth Conservatives took over top spot in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two to maintain their 100% record to the start of the season. Last term they finished bottom with only 1 win and conceded over 100 goals, but this term they have turned their fortunes around with 5 wins from 5. Gavin Harding and Freddie Wakelin both scored twice for Conservatives as they went on to beat Collycroft Royal Oak 6-2. Kane Hyde and Ed Joshford added the singles. Below them Acorn drop to second after they were beaten 8-2 by Attleboro Fox, who stay in fourth, while Chetwynd Arms returned to winning ways after beating Bedworth Liberals Res 2-1. Steve Pywell, Aaron Eales and Cameron Greenhough all found the net for Darkside as they beat FC Miners 3-0. David Buckley, Tommy Tripus and Matty Broome all found the net for Bull & Anchor but they had to settle for a share of the points after they drew 3-3 with TNT Res. 

 

TNT are back to winning ways in Cannon Sports Premier One collecting their first win of the season to move out of the bottom two. Ryan Harkin bagged a hat trick as TNT went on to beat Bedworth Sports 5-1. Nick Walker and Owen Wassall completed the scoring. The top two both won to open up a three point gap on the rest of the table. Leaders Stockingford White Lion beat Weddington Thistle 2-0 while Frank Parker beat Ridge Lane 2-1.

 

Hartshill Sports moved into second spot in EJ Group Ltd Division One thanks to their 9-0 win over Phoenix Sports. Ashley Wilkes led the way with a hat trick, Fred Pegg added two more. Mickey McFarlane, Jack Betteridge, Andrew Gardiner and Charlie Reardon scored the others. Bedworth Liberals moved into third place thanks to their 3-1 win over Ambleside while Witherley Utd moved up to couple of places after they beat Haunchwood 1-0. FC Atack are also on the move, up a couple of places thanks to their 6-3 win over Bentley Sports.

 

Chetwynd Phoenix maintained their advantage at the top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three after they beat Parade 6-2. Fir Tree’s 4-0 win over Ridge Lane Res keeps them in second while Saunders Hall stay fourth, on goal difference, after they beat Windmill 5-1. Shane Hunter bagged a hat trick for Coniston as they beat FC Miners Res 5-3, Reagan Brindley and Rudi Golds scored the others, Ambleside Res also collected three points thanks to a 3-2 win over Sunnyside.

 

In the outstanding Nuneaton Telegraph Round 2 game, Scott Hall scored twice for Attleboro Royal Oak but they went down 3-2 to Grendon.  


Weekly Report - Sunday October 14th 2018

Stockingford White Lion took over top spot in Cannon Sports Premier One and remain unbeaten so far in their first season in Premier One. Ashley Gilder scored twice for White Lion as they went on to beat TNT 5-1. Yan Moreton, Adam Nelmes and Marcus Southall added the singles to complete the win. Grendon and Ridge Lane moved up a place to fourth and seventh, after they shared the points and the goals in a 2-2 draw.

 

Bedworth Travellers Res increased their lead to six points, at the top of the EJ Group Ltd Division One, thanks to a 3-1 win over Bentley Sports. Hartshill Sports move into third spot after they beat FC Atack 4-2. Ashley Wilkes, Charlie Reardon, Brendon Ford and Jack Betteridge all scored in the first half to give Hartshill a 4-0 lead. Aden Moore pulled two goals back after the break for FC Atack to give them some hope but Hartshill held on. Haunchwood Sports were the other movers in the table thanks to a 2-0 win over Ambleside.

 

Acorn and Bedworth Conservatives set the pace at the top of Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two after both maintained their 100% records. Acorn are in top spot courtesy of a 10-1 win over FC Miners. Bedworth Conservatives beat TNT Res 4-3 with Ryan Alsop scoring two of the Conservatives goals. Luke Chadwick, Jack Shilcock and Ross Thacker all found the net for Bulkington Poppy’s as they beat Chetwynd Arms 3-0 while Attleboro Fox enjoyed a 4-1 win over Bull & Anchor to move into fifth. Darkside also enjoyed a three point win after goals from Kev Bailey 2, Steve Pywell, Lee Davis, Martin Pratt and Lewis Davis.

 

Chetwynd Phoenix sit top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three after they beat Ridge Lane Res 8-1. Daniel Law led the way with a hat trick, Elliot Chamberlain scored two more. Sam Jones, Josh Till and Sam Robinson added the singles. Fir Tree’s 3-0 win over Saunders Hall saw them move up to third wile FC Miners Res moved up a place after they beat Windmill 4-2. Kieron Rowe and Arthur Croft scored the Windmill goals. Denzil Richards scored four times for Coniston as they went on to beat Ambleside Res 7-2. Eliot Boland, Jamie Greenway and Rudi Golds scored the others.


Weekly Report - Sunday October 7th 2018

Bulkington Poppy’s are the first NDSFL team to fly the flag in the Birmingham County Cup competitions this season and they won their opening round 1 match against UTC Collins 2-1 to progress to the next stage. John Russell scored both of the Poppy’s goals in a hard fought win.

 

Jake Warmington’s hat trick for Attleboro Royal Oak saw them safely into round 2 of the Nuneaton Telegraph Cup as they went on to beat their closest rivals Attleboro Fox 5-2. Jake Bennett and Luke Ginnelli scored the other Royal Oak goals.

 

In Round 2 of the Telegraph Cup, last season’s runners up Stockingford White Lion are moving along nicely after they beat Collycroft Royal Oak 8-2. Kieron Rawlins and Michael Sadler scored the Collycroft goals.  Ryan Nash and Martin Pratt found the net for Darkside as they nearly sprung a surprises against Frank Parker, but the game ended 2-2 with Parker’s winning the shoot-out 3-2. Drayton and Bedworth Sports both scored five as they booked round 3 places. Drayton beat Haunchwood 5-0 while Sports, having taken the lead against Bentley Sports, had to come from 2-1 down before winning 5-2. Jack Riggs and Matt Hall from the penalty spot, scored the Bentley goals. Kyle Grantham scored twice, Luke Wilson and Connor Falconbridge added singles as Bedworth Travellers went on beat Hartshill Sports 4-1. Terry Moore and Declan Lloyd both found the net for Witherley Utd as they edged passed Bull & Anchor 2-1. 

 

In Cannon Sports Premier One, TNT and Weddington Thistle both moved up a place after they shared the points in a 2-2 draw. Weddington are up to seventh, TNT are off the bottom.

 

Drayton Res moved into second spot in EJ Group Ltd Division One thanks to their 3-1 win over Bedworth Liberals. They sit three points behind leaders Bedworth Travellers Res who beat FC Atack 7-2. Tom Browett scored five of the Travellers goals, Kyle Warmington the other two. Craig Betteridge and Connor Page replied for FC Atack. Ambleside collected their first points of the season thanks to a 4-0 win over Phoenix Sports.

 

A goal in each half from David Robinson and Aden Meehan helped Acorn to a 2-0 win over TNT Res as they extended their 100% record in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two to three games. Chetwynd Arms are top on goals difference and third are Bedworth Conservatives, also by goal difference. This week they beat Weddington Thistle Res 3-0. Bedworth Libs Res are fifth thanks to a 3-1 win over FC Miners.

 

Fir Tree and Saunders Hall both moved up the Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three table after they both won. Fir Tree beat Ambleside Res 8-2 while Saunders Hall won 5-1 at Griff & Coton Manor. Matty Sgragga and David Stewart both scored twice for FC Miners Res as they beat Windmill 4-2 while Ashley Read scored from 40 yards, Phil Edwards and Richard Medlock scored the others for Sunnyside Inn but they eventually went down 5-3 to Parade.

 

Weekly Report - Sunday September 30th 2018

Attleboro Royal Oak, currently second in EJ Group Ltd Division One, booked a place in the last with of the Vernon Baggott Memorial Cup after they beat FC Atack 3-0 thanks to two goals from Jake Warmington and a single from Kane Leeson. Hartshill Sports are also in the last eight thanks to their 7-2 win over Witherley Utd. Ash Lovell scored two of the Hartshill goals, Ashley Wilkes, Jordan Gardiner, Andre Gardiner Luke Barlone and Charlie Reardon added the singles. Haunchwood Sports complete the quarter final line up thanks to their 2-1 win over Ambleside. Liam Slaney and Mark Williams were on target for Haunchwood.

 

Ridge Lane moved into round 2 of the ID Kitchen Designs Cup after they beat Weddington Thistle 3-1.

 

Martin Pratt scored twice for Darkside FC as they beat Chetwynd Arms FC 4-1 in the W H Pearson Bowl. Lee Davis and Ashey Mantack scored the other Darkside goals. Bedworth Conservatives beat Acorn FC 2-0, Attleboro Fox are also in the next round after beating Bulkington Poppy’s 2-1 while Weddington Thistle Res beat TNT Res 6-2 to complete the round 2 draw.

 

The Brain Dowsett Memorial Cup saw wins for Coniston Tavern who beat Ambleside Res 5-4, Fir Tree who edged past Chetwynd Phoenix 2-0 and Griff & Coton Manor and Parade who both had 2-1 victories. Griff beat Windmill and Parade beat FC Miners Res.

 

In the league games played, Frank Parker went back to the top of Cannon Sports Premier One after they beat TNT 5-0. Lewis Collins, Ryan Potter and Ryan Millerchip all found the net for Drayton as they went on to beat Poplar Athletic 3-1. Dany Harris scored the Poplar goal. Gavion Brown and Luke Evans were among the Grendon scorers as they beat Bedworth Travellers 4-3 to move into mid table.

 

The EJ Group Ltd Division One leaders Bedworth Travellers Res suffered their first league defeat when they lost 4-2 at Drayton Res. Bentley Sports however moved into third after they beat Phoenix Sports 6-1.i

 

Bull & Anchor moved into second spot in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two thanks to a 4-0 win over FC Miners. Liam Holmes scored two of the Bull & Anchor goals, Kieran Ramsey and Shne Broome scored the others. Bedworth Liberals Res and Collycroft Royal Oak shared the points in a 3-3 draw. Micahel Sadler scored twice for Collycroft, Travis Mow the single.

 

Ridge Lane Res are up to third in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three thanks to a 2-0 win over Sunnyside Inn.

 

Weekly Report - Sunday September 23rd 2018

Danny Hollywood was the toast of his team mates as the stand in keeper pulled off a penalty save in normal time and saved three penalties in the later shoot out that saw his team, Bedworth Travellers, progress to the last eight of the ID Kitchen Designs Cup. Kyle Grantham and Liam Rickson both found the net for Travellers, also kept in it by Hollywood heroics, as they finished level at 2-2 against Bedworth Sports. Travellers won the shoot-out 3-0 with Hollywood again to the fore.

 

Stockingford White Lion are top of Cannon Sports Premier One, in their first season in the top division after last season’s promotion as this week they knocked last week’s leaders, Frank Parker off top spot after beating them 3-1. Poplar Athletic are up to third, Danny Harris bagged a hat trick in their 5-3 win over TNT. Joe McLintock and Luke Warwood scored the other Poplar goals, Ryan Harkin’s brace and a single from Owen Wassall made up the TNT reply. Grendon are up to fifth after they beat Weddington Thistle 4-2.

 

Bedworth Travellers Res have a two point lead at the top of EJ Group Ltd Division One thanks after they beat Witherley Utd 3-2. Witherley took a 2-0 lead but a hat trick from Tom Browett secured victory for Travellers. Attleboro Royal Oak stay second but had to share the points in a 1-1 draw with Hartshill Sports. Jake Warmington scored the Attleboro Royal Oak goal, Kieron Clayton replied for Hartshill. Bedworth Liberals enjoyed a 3-0 win over Phoenix Sports to take over third spot while Drayton Res and Ambleside served up a 9 goal feast with Drayton coming out 5-4 winners. Gaz Steptoe and Lewis Collins both scored twice for Drayton Res, Chris Kirby their other goals, while Ben Woolerson 2, Lee Wallace and Dave Yates replied for Ambleside. Haunchwood were the days other climbers after they beat Bentley Sports 4-3 to move up to ninth.

 

A hat trick from Jon Arshad helped Chetwynd Arms to another win as they stay top of Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two, three points ahead of the others. Allesandro Cillesse scored 2 of the other goals, Sam Bircher and Seam McCulloch the singles. Steve Merry scored twice, Aiden Meehan the other goal that saw Acorn beat FC Miners 3-0 and take them into second spot. Bedworth Conservatives continued their resurgence as they beat TNT Res 2-1 to move up to fourth. Ryan Nash and Steve Pywell both found the net for Darkside in their 2-0 win over Weddington Thistle Res while Collycroft Royal Oak picked up their first league win of the season courtesy of a 6-2 win over Bedworth Liberals Res.

 

One goal was all in required to keep The Arches top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three as they beat Sunnyside Inn 1-0 to preserve their 100% record. Chetwynd Phoenix are in second after winning 5-1 at Ambleside Res, while a 4-1 win for Saunders Hall against FC Miners Res takes them into fifth. Jordan Jacques found the net for Windmill but they were eventually beaten 6-1 by Coniston.  Fir Tree and Parade completed the winning teams as they beat Cricks and Griff & Coton Manor 2-1 and 3-0 respectively.


Weekly Report - Sunday September 16th 2018

Stockingford White Lion opened up their account in Cannon Sports Premier One with a 4-1 win over Grendon. Craig Ashby scored twice for White Lion, Jack Moreton and Danny Moreton the singles to lift White Lion into third spot. Frank Parker stay out in from after beating TNT 7-0 while Drayton are up to second, Scott Friswell and Matthew George both finding the net in a 2-0 win over Bedworth Sports. Poplar Athletic also opened their account with a win, two goals each from Danny Ainslie and Luke Ward and singles from Danny Taylor, Mark Blair and Lee Buggea secured a 7-0 win over Ridge Lane. 

 

Bedworth Travellers Res are two from two in EJ Group Ltd Division One and this week they Ambleside 4-2 with goals from Oliver Knight 2, Lewis Day and Luke Wilson. Attleboro Royal Oak are also 2 from 2 and with Jake Warmington and Tom Hollis among their scorers they beat Haunchwood 3-0. Connor Page, Jack Colley and Craig Betteridge were on target for FC Atack as they went on to beat Drayton Reserves 3-1. Lewis Collier scored the Drayton Res goal.  Witherley Utd moved up to third after they beat Bedworth Liberals 4-0.

 

Chetwynd Arms stay top of Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two after they beat TNT Res 2-1, while Bulkington Poppys are up to second after they beat FC Miners 4-0. Steve Thomas and Kieran Wilson both scored hat tricks for Attleboro Fox as they beat Collycroft Royal Oak 6-1 to move into third. Kieran Ramsey, Chris Bedder and Liam Holmes all found the net for Bull & Anchor Ash Green but they had to share with the points in a 33 draw with Darkside after Ashley Mantack scored twice and Jake Saville their other goal.

 

The Arches continue to set the pace in Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three after they beat Fir Tree 3-0 while Cricks occupy second spot courtesy of their 4-0 win over Coniston. Chetwynd Phoenix and Ridge Lane Res both won 4-2 to fill third and fourth spots. Chetwynd beat FC Miners while Ridge Lane Res beat Parade. Brad Starkey found the net for Windmill but they eventually went down 4-1 to Ambleside Res while Saunders Hall took maximum points from a 3-1 win over Griff & Coton Manor.   


Weekly Report - Sunday September 9th 2018


Chetwynd opened their league season in Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two with a 6-0 win over Weddington Thistle Res helped by a hat trick from Sam Bircher. Further goals from Sam Buggea, James Brindley and Joe Brown secured the points. Acorn occupy second spot after they beat Collycroft Royal Oak 5-0 while Bulkington Poppys beat Attleboro Fox 2-0 to move into third. Bedworth Liberals Res slip to fourth after they were beaten 1-0 by Bull & Anchor, Kieran Ramsey scored the only goal of the game, while Bedworth Conservatives also won 1-0 in beating Darkside. TNT Res and FC Miners shared the points as they drew 2-2.

 

A familiar name tops the Cannon Sports Premier One table in Frank Parker thanks to a 4-0 win over Bedworth Travellers. Last season’s runners up, Drayton, are in second spot thanks to a 2-0 win over TNT while Bedworth Sports beat Weddington 2-1 to sit in third spot. Stockingford White Lion took a point in their first game in Premier One when they drew 3-3 with Ridge Lane.

 

Brendon Ford scored twice for Hartshill Sports as they went on to beat Haunchwood 4-0 and occupy second spot in EJ Group Ltd Division One. Matt Stanley and Jordan Gardner completed the Hartshill scoring. Bentley and Ambleside served up an entertaining game which Bentley edged 4-3. Ben Wollerson gave Ambleside the lead but George Arnold equalised for Bentley before Arnold gave Bentley the lead only for Wollerson to then equalise or Ambleside. Liam Hill restored Bentley’s lead but Wollerson completed his hat trick with another equaliser. An unfortunate Ambleside own goal near the end meant Bentley took all three points. Bedworth Liberals also won their opening league game beating FC Atack 4-1. Honest Ndlovu scored twice for Attleboro Royal Oak as they won their opening game 3-2 against Witherley. Anthony Perry scored the other Royal Oak goal.

 

The Arches are two from two at the top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three after they beat Parade 8-0. Chetwynd Phoenix and Cricks are second and third with identical playing records after two games. Chetwynd beat Sunnyside Inn 4-1 while Cricks achieved the same scored against Griff & Coton Manor. Lewis Smithson, Mitchell Taylor and Daniel Bates all found the net for Ambleside Res as they beat Coniston Tavern 3-2 while Ridge Lane Res and Fir Tree are in fourth and fifth after they both won. Ridge Lane Res beat FC Miners Res 3-1 while Fir Tree beat Saunders Hall 6-2.


Weekly Report - Sunday September 2nd 2018

The new season kicked off with the opening rounds of the Nuneaton Telegraph Cup a trophy that is in its 53rd season. Ian Pywell celebrated his birthday with a hat trick for Darkside as they won their opening round 1 match 3-2 against Fir Tree.  Last season’s winners, Weddington Thistle went out in the first round beaten on penalties by Drayton after the game finished 1-1. Sam Gilks scored the Weddington goals, Scott Friswell for Drayton.


Haunchwood saw off last season’s semi-finalists Ambleside 3-0, while Witherley triumphed against Acorn 4-2. Corey Sweet scored twice for Grendon, including a 30 yard screamer as they beat FC Atack 4-1. Gav Brown and Luke Evans from the penalty spot secured the win.


Denzal Richards, Shane Hunter, Ian Boyes and Jamie Greenway were among the scorers as Coniston Tavern beat Griff & Coton Manor 5-1. Bentley Sports came from behind to beat Bulkington Poppy’s 2-1. David Hall scored the Bentley equaliser from outside the box and Jack Higgs scored what proved to be the winner with all of the goals coming in the first half. Rich Johnson, Harry Dyall, Sam Good, Matt Stanley and a first club goal from resident linesman Callum Clarke helped Bedworth Sports to a 5-0 win over Parade. There were also wins for Bull & Anchor, Frank Parker, Poplar Athletic and Collycroft Royal Oak.

 

In the Preliminary Round games played, TNT, beaten semi-finalists lasts season, saw off Attleboro Royal Oak 6-2 with Owen Wassall leading the way with a hat trick. Royal Oak took the lead through Honest Ndlovu but Andrew Oddy replied form the penalty spot before Ben Cox put TNT in front. Wassell then scored the first of his treble before Ndlovu reduced the arrears for Royal Oak. Wassell then added two more either side of a goal from Kyle Walker to seal the win. 


Richard Merlock and skipper Jason Daffern both found the net for Sunnyside but they eventually went down 5-2 to Bedworth Conservatives. Another Bedworth team that progressed were Bedworth Travellers who beat Ridge Lane on penalties after both teams finished level at 2-2. Hartshill Sports reached round 1 proper after they beat FC Miners 8-0.

 

In the league games played, Bedworth Travellers beat Phoenix Sports 6-0 in EJ Group Ltd Division One.

 

In Mark Blair Mortgage & Finance Division Two, Bedworth Liberals Res and Attleboro Fox both scored four times as they won their opening games. Liberals beat Weddington Thistle Res 4-2 while Fox beat TNT Res 4-3.

 

The Aches sit top of Nuneaton Trophies & Giftware Division Three thanks to their 5-0 win over Ambleside Res, while Ridge Lane Res and FC Miners Res shared the spoils in a 0-0 draw. Also sharing the points were Chetwynd Phoenix and Cricks who also shared 8 goals. Same Jones scored twice for Chetwynd, James Cook and Elliot Phillips the others. 


  

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