Take a bow CMFL Fixture Secretary Andy Harland, arranging a programme of games today certainly attracted good gates, with crowds of over 100 reported at five games and attendances in general up on the norm.
Proud of place goes to Newark Town, their home game with Southwell City attracted crowd of 143 and the game proved to be a hum-dinger, with the home team taking the points, courtesy of a goal in the 35th minute converted by Colin Fraser.
This win moves the Collingham club up to third place in the Black Dragon South Division, six points behind the leaders South Normanton. The Nottinghamshire club nicely placed, also having three games in hand.
Second in the table Sutton Town AFC had to come from behind, to share the points with twelfth placed AFC Hucknall.
The home team a goal down at half time, hit back after the interval, the final score at ‘The Fielding’s’ 2-2.
Craig Buchanan and Dale Gilliott scored the Sutton goals.
Scott Peach hit both the AFC Hucknall goals.
Sixth placed Bilborough Pelican lost a tight encounter with visitors Clifton 2-1.
A good crowd at this game saw an entertaining encounter with Iain Foss scoring for the home team.
Michael Evans and Dorian Miller on target for Clifton.
The same score line in the ‘Derby’ match between Calverton Miners Welfare and Nottinghamshire Police and it was the home team Calverton who took the points, with goals by Scott Wood and Adam Whitehead.
Thro Smith scored for the Police, who share the ground with their hosts.
Belper United’s disappointing home form continued, before a crowd of 120 they went down 3-2 against Nottingham United.
Belper where perhaps unlucky to find ex Kirkby Town player Kieron Watson, continuing his goal scoring with his new club, he scored all three United goals.
Belper’s goals were scored by Jamie Wild.
Goals by Alfra Gray and Dalton Stephens gave Real United a 2-0 away win at Blidworth Welfare.