Pashley cuts teeth in Sunday League

Sportsworld Media, for whom Craig Worrall scored a hat-trick, defend their lines against Fylde Coast Vets in the Gledhill Cup
Sportsworld Media, for whom Craig Worrall scored a hat-trick, defend their lines against Fylde Coast Vets in the Gledhill Cup
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FORMER Blackpool defender Terry Pashley made a superb start as caretaker boss of Burnley, but not everyone in his family is quite so happy.

Around the same time Pashley senior took charge of the Clarets, his son Darren took the reins at Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance club Marton Athletic.

And while Terry has won both games in the Turf Moor hotseat, Darren’s division four club went down 6-1 at Layton.

Those seven, which included a hat-trick by Layton’s Harry Fryer, were among 156 goals scored in the Alliance on Sunday.

Northern Rags had comprehensive 5-0 Gledhill Cup win over Marton Institute, with Paul Bailey (2), Mike Hale (2) and Richard Macsymons on the scoresheet.

Sportsworld Media also progressed to the next round after beating Fylde Coast Vets 7-2, with man mountain Craig Worral l(3), Ryan Green (2), Adam Kennerley and Paul Smith sharing the goals

Molloys FC held top spot in the premier division after a 3-3 draw with second-placed Additions, though the latter have two games in hand.

Reform Health beat arch-rivals Poulton SFC 2-1 in a hard-fought contest, with Jordan Spedding and Phil Smith securing the victory.

Bloomfield Vets left a frustrated Christ The King still looking for their first league win after beating them 3-0, with Ross Gouck, James Myers and Nick Ogden all on target.

Blackhurst Budd finally got their first division one win of the season with a 5-1 success against second-placed Mythop Leisure. Rick Sear(2), Ben Sear, Dean Howarth and David Tufft all assisted in the victory.

Northern Care Colts crushed Boars Head 7-1, Ben Waddington helping himself to a hat-trick.

Golden Eagle and Chris Allen Garages played out a 2-2 draw, while Wrea Green FC beat 21st Century Windows 4-2 thanks to Ben Barrow, Michael Stones and two from Michael Evans.

Devonshire Arms kicked off proceedings in division two with a 6-0 win over AFC Wilo, in which Scott Grimes’ hat-trick accompanied goals from Craig Hull, Andrew Slater and Nick Tosh.

That makes it three wins on the bounce for Devonshire, who have scored 19 goals in the process without conceding.

Station Tavern beat Blue Room 2-1 courtesy of Alan Cooper and Phillip Csesznyak. No4 Celtic also got their first win, 2-1 against Exceptional Kitchens as Luigi Farina sscored.

Teamsport beat Uncle Toms Cabin 4-2, with goals from Adam Smith (2), James Rawcliffe and Richard Blampied.

Bispham Hotel retained the top spot in division three with a 5-3 win over Wesham FC. Kingsfield remain second after a convincing 4-1 victory over Kirkham Con Club, in which Shane Hull and Lee Watts grabbed the goals. Normoss. Graeme Hutchinson and Micheal Clay were prominent in Newton Arms’ 9-1 win over Squirrel, while Metrostars and Hampton Social FC played to a 4-4 draw and Frenchmans Cove defeated Marshall Court 5-0.

Pump and Truncheon went top of division four with a 4-3 victory over Dutton Arms. H&A beat JJ Property Services in a very one-sided match 7-1, Gary Phillips helping himself to four goals.

DH Gas continued their improved run by beating Highlands FC 4-3. Finally, Victoria FC managed to end Wesham Town’s unbeaten run with a 2-0 win which knocked Wesham off top spot position.

All clubs should send at least one member to tonight’s league meeting at Marton Institute (7.45pm).

GLYNN SHARROCK