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Press Report 26/11/2016

  • 27/11/16
  • By James Gill
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Egerton and Lostock play out a nine goal thriller!

Premier Division

Whaley Bridge remain comfortably top of the Premier Division following their 2-1 victory over local Styal. The home side are now six points clear of Wythenshawe Town in second, whilst maintaining a fine run of form that has seen then pick up 33 points from a possible 36.

Wythenshawe also picked up a win this week as they beat Crewe 1-0 at home. Brocken Cyril picked up the only goal of the game, which from a number of accounts of the game was a superb finish, to move Town onto 30 points, three points ahead of Knutsford in third.

Wythenshawe’s next opponents, Garswood United, lost their game this weekend as they took on Rylands at home. The visitors came away with all three points in a tremendous display that saw them win 1-4 thanks to goals from Mark Keddie and Jordan Rigby (3).

League One

One game in League One stands out from the results list this weekend, as Egerton took on Lostock Gralam in what can only be described as a thrilling game. The game saw 9 (yes, NINE) goals, with the visitors coming out on top by just one goal. The Grey Lambs’ five goals came via Wady, Reid (2) and Wilson (2).

Cheadle Town put on another dismal display this week as they lost to Mersey Valley at home. Despite the heavy fog, Valley were able to find the net three times; Shackeel Depeiza, Kyle Denton and Martin Solomon with the goals for the visitors.

Pilkington and local rivals Daten played out an entertaining game that finished 3-1 to the home side. AFC Macclesfield also won 3-1 at home as they played Tarporley Victoria at Stockport Sports Village. Warrington Reserves won their game away at Golborne Sports 1-3 to keep their lead at the top healthy.

Billinge beat West Didsbury and Chorlton Reserves 2-1 at home to move level on points with the Manchester locals, thanks to goals from Liam Platt and Liam Roughley.

League Two

There were no games played in League Two this weekend.

Reserves Divisions

In Reserves Division One, Eagle Sports beat Poynton 2-7 at home to move up to fifth place in the league on 16 points. League leaders Cheadle Heath Nomas won their game at home to Daten by a margin of three goals, it finished 4-1.

In Division Two, FC St Helens beat Moore United 2-1 at home to move to joint top of the league. The two bottoms sides, Malpas and Golborne Sports played out a 2-2 draw which saw Malpas pick up their first points of the season.