MATTERS are starting to hot up in the Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Football Alliance with no one team pulling away in any of the divisions.
So it’s looking like it could be going down to the wire, and with 134 goals scored in the latest round of matches, it was one of the highest goal counts of the season.
In the Premier Division, Poulton SFC overcame top side Additions AFC by 6-0.
A Carl Eastwood hat-trick, along with goals from Daniel Morris, Gary Pett and Daniel Whittaker, moved Poulton two points clear at the top.
Reform Health Club boosted their cause by beating Blackpool Catholic Club 2-0 with goals from Philip Smith and Phil Thompson.
Division One is still wide open with up to six teams still in with a shot at winning the title. Wrea Green moved to top spot on goal difference despite being held to a 3-3 draw at home to Boars Head,
Nathan Cook (2) and Paul Dickinson scored for Wrea Green and Christopher Glynn (2), Barry Davenport replied for Boars Head.
Golden Eagle FC were knocked off top spot after a defeat to Saddle FC to 3-2.
Michael Long, Mark Roxby and John Whittle netted for Golden Eagle – Jordan Beech and Stephen Gaye replied.
Blackhurst Budd maintained their fine run in style with a convincing 10-1 win over Sportworld Media FC.
Warwick Hargreaves, Tarren Moxon, Ben Seear (2) and Rick Seear (4) were the Blackhurst Budd scorers.
Northern Care were held to a 3-3 draw to bottom side CTK FC. Adam Butler and Liam Smith (2) scored for Northern Care, while Ryan Boothman and Craig Davies (2) netted for CTK FC.
Bathroom Solutions are still in with a shot after they beat Mythop Leisure 2-0 – Paul Gaskell and Jamie Nay bagged the goals.
There was a 3-2 win for 21st Century Windows over Chris Allen Garages Scott Mitchell and Philipson Peltier (2) on target.
Six teams are all in the hunt for the Division Two title.
Devonshire Arms twice recovered from a goal down to be level at the break with a strike from Andrew Slater and a Nick Tosh penalty after Mereside had scored with long range shots from Ashley Casey and Anthony Weszka.
Second half goals from Craig Hull and David McNicol earned Devonshire Arms a 4-2 victory.
Fylde Coast Gates have maintained their three-point lead at the top over Devonshire Arms with 2-1 victory against Highfield Social. Daniel Ayres and Steve Creelman made sure of the win.
Despite a hat-trick from Stuart Geddes for Marton Institute it was Uncle Toms Cabin, who came out on top 5-3. James Myers and Jason Nuttall(4) ensured the win with their goals.
Northern Rags FC beat Exceptional Kitchens 6-1 with goals from Paul Bailey (3), Chris Matthews and Bredy Skellington (2). Jamie Abbey got the the consultation goal for Exceptional Kitchens.
Wilo AFC beat a spirited Number Four Celtic 3-1. Michael De Andrade (2) and Neil Gore netted for Wilo AFC, while Aji Hakeem-Habeeb replied for Celtic.
A goal by Daniel Howarth saw FC Rangers beat Teamsport 90 FC.
In Division Three, second-placed Wesham were held 3-3 away to Athletico Excelsior.
Hopes of Frenchmans Cove winning the league are still going strong thanks to a 2-1 win at home to Marshell Court. Matthew Derby and Adam Holland made sure of the win.
Hampton Social beat Old England 4-2 with Tom Bird, Michael Crossland, Daniel Smythe, Andrew Willacy on target.
Bispham Hotel beat Normoss Newton Arms 6-2. Jordan Cartwright, Daniel Duffy (2), Jordan Howe and Jack Oldrid were all on the mark.
In Division Four, leaders Score FC beat bottom-club JJ Property 3-0 (Luke Fishwick, Matthew Parr and Tom Walker).
Pump and Truncheon overcame Fylde Coast Vets with a 10-3 win thanks to Ashley Bradshaw (4), Martyn Finnigan (3), David Wilkin, Damon Hancock and Jamie Taylor.
Damian Dinsmore scored a hat-trick for the Veterans.
Victoria FC beat Highlands 5-1 thanks to David Ireland, David Whyte and Kyle McAdams (3).
Marton Athletic beat DH Gas 5-2. Shane Cragg (3) and Daniel Smith (2) scored for Marton Athletic with Leigh Cheatle on the mark twice for DH Gas.
Walkabout Beat Fire and Ice 6-3. Niall Coulding, Richard Eaves (2), Shaun Miller (2) and Ross Thornley scored for Walkabout with Jamie Cathie (2) and Daniel Griffin scoring for Fire and Ice.