Spedding speeds Quilligans towards title

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Quilligans look set to retain the premier division title in the G Casino Blackpool & Fylde Sunday Alliance after beating FC Eden 4-0.

A pair from Darren Spedding and goals by Lee Broadbent and Paul Dickinson left Quilligans six points clear and needing four points at most from their final three games.

There was a shock at the top of division one as leaders Fleetwood Gym crashed to an 8-3 defeat at West Coast Tackle, with Ric Seear grabbing four goals and Adam Reid two.

Second-placed Bloomfield got back to winning ways after beating Spindles 5-2 with a double from Benjamin McKay.

Stuart Holloway struck four for Highbury Vets in the 5-3 victory over Shovels. Fraser Cook scored the only goal to clinch bottom side Highfield Social’s win against Mythop Leisure.

Division two leaders Northern Care Colts hammered Layton Institute 11-0 as Ben Waddington (right) struck four.

Tangerine Tavern have games in hand and remain in contention after their 5-1 win over Travel Village.

Grand Designs moved above Real Burlington after beating them 5-4, with pairs from Tim Kinley and Tony Whittle. Tower Lounge’s good run continued with the 2-1 defeat of Squirrel thanks to goals from Adam Casson and Scott McCabe.

At the top of division three, Boars Head were made to fight for the points by bottom side Blue Room, who finally succumbed 2-0 as Craig Harding and Lee O’Neill scored.

Leaders Blackpool Lane Ends needed a late winner from Michael Reece-Birch to to overcome Teamsport 90.

Near namesakes Lane Ends extended their unbeaten run to seven games by coming back from 2-0 down against Number Four Celtic with three goals in the final 15 minutes. Nathan Shelliker (2) and Paul Rossall were the scorers.

Marshall Court Sandpiper enjoyed a 6-2 victory over Wilo which featured a hat-trick from Jack Broadbent and a pair from Mark Frankel.

Old England won their second game of the season courtesy of a Daniel Pocock strike against Kingsfield. No1 Club’s poor run continued at the top of division four as they were held to a goalless draw by Lane Ends Res.

With two games in hand, Stable Bar are in title contention after their 6-2 victory over Fylde Coast Vets featured doubles from Lloyd Patton and Mark Sinnett. Xceptional Kitchens beat Metrostars 5-4, Darren Worrall and Steve Feeney both scoring twice for their teams.

FRANK KENNEDY