Goal rush in the Sunday Trophy

Damian Dinsmore (aged 40) takes a shot for Fylde Coast Veterans against Wesham Town in Division 4
Damian Dinsmore (aged 40) takes a shot for Fylde Coast Veterans against Wesham Town in Division 4
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AN incredible 209 goals were scored in the Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance last weekend, most of them in the Lancashire Sunday Trophy.

Gregson Lane took the lead within 15 minutes against Blackpool Catholic Club, who scored twice before half-time thanks to Kenny Cram and Danny McGovern.

Gregson Lane levelled ten minutes into the second half, but further goals from Peter Floyd, Danny Betmead and Craig Salmon enabled Blackpool Catholic Club to beat a very spirited young side 5-2.

Reform Health were 5-0 derby winners over Warton Typhoons as Jordan Spedding scored four.

Blackhurst Budd ran out 8-1 winners at Orwell FC, while Marton Institute needed a penalty shoot-out to beat New Swan 5-4 after a 2-2 draw.

Bathroom Solutions took the lead against FC Waggon, who levelled to force another shoot-out.

Bathroom Solutions, who had a goal disallowed, won 5-4 on penalties.

Boars Head, Molloys, Xceptional Kitchens and Sports World Media all won too to ensure a good contingent of local sides in the next round.

Sunday League action also took place, though the only premier division game was between Poulton SFC and Bloomfield Vets. Stuart Holloway, Nick Pugh and Ben Shaw ensuring a 3-2 win for Poulton and the prestigious top spot in the table.

Mythop Leisure went three points clear of the first division after a thrilling 4-3 win against Golden Eagle.

21st Century Windows are only three points behind Mythop with a game in hand after a 3-2 win over CTK in which Rory Davies and Andrew Scott scored.

The biggest scorers in the league were Northern Care Colts, beating Saddle 7-1 with a hat-trick from Ben Waddington.

The top of division two is getting interesting, with only three points between the top five. Fylde Coast Gates went top after beating Mereside 2-1 with goals from Joel Chappell and Zack McGuirk.

AFC Wilo ran out 7-1 winners against Uncle Tom’s Cabin and Blue Room beat FC Rangers 1-0.

Exceptional Kitchens felt hard done by against Highfield Social when they went 2-0 down. However, they equalised through Kyle Pieri and Danny Wallbank’s curling left-footer. However, Bradley Beasley helped Highfield win an exciting encounter 4-3.

Division Three saw Bispham Hotel beat Marshall Court 5-2 with the help of a Daniel Duffy hat-trick to remain top of the table.

Clifton Rangers beat Metrostars 9-1, with Darren Heaney and Daniel Rapley both scoring three. Kingsfield beat Athletico Excelsior 4-2 as Conner Langford and Shane Hull were on target.

Wesham Town made it six consecutive wins in division four as they beat Fylde Coast Vets 8-1, with Anthony Turnbull netting four.

Two players were taken to hospital in the DH Gas v H&A Social match after a clash of heads. H&A would eventually win 4-1, leaving DH Gas to continue their search for their elusive first win.

Fire and Ice were heading for a 2-2 draw against Layton FC but Harry Fryer grabbed all three points for Layton in the dying moments.

Pump and Truncheon maintained their top-three spot with a 3-1 win against JJ Property Services, with Richard Jebb and Martyn Finnigan to the fore.

Score’s winning streak was ended by Victoria, who emerged victorious 4-1.

GLYNN SHORROCK