Net-bulging bonanza in Sunday League

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TALK about goals galore! An incredible 155 were scored in league and cup games involving G Casino Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance sides.

In the only Gledhill Cup tie, holders Poulton SFC won though to the quarter-finals with a 5-2 win over Additions. Carl Eastwood netted four and Nick Pugh added a great solo strike.

Revival Tattoos beat Molloys 4-1 in the premier division as Ryan State and Joshua Walker scored two apiece, Chris Preece netting the consolation goal.

In the other top-flight match, Jordan Spedding’s hat-trick secured a 3-1 win for Reform Health Club at Blackpool Catholic Club, for whom David Cram was on target.

Six goals by Micael Evans ensured Wrea Green stay top of division one with a 9-0 win over Chris Allen Garages. SportsWorld Media were no the happier after holding Golden Eagle to a 2-2 draw thanks to goals by Michael Crossland and Ryan Hewitt. The mid-table battle between Saddle and Boars Head ended 3-3 as Barry Davenport and Ben Price scored twice.

Division two leaders Fylde Coast Gates had to work hard for a 3-2 win over spirited Station Tavern, with goals from Zack McGuirk (2) and Marvin Wood. FC Rangers kept up with the pace with a 4-2 victory over Wilo AFC, with goals from Robin Duncan, Nathen Lydon, Cory Sellers and Liam Webb.

Devonshire Arms moved up to fourth with a 3-1 victory over Exceptional Kitchens, who at least became the first team in five games to score against them when Tyrone Melling equalised. Scott Grimes had opened the scoring, then Alex Stubbs and Nick Tosh sealed the win.

No4 Celtic pick up their second win of the season, 5-2 aginst Highfield Social, while Mike Hale (6), Chris Matthews (4) and Dave Sorrell(4) filled their boots in in Northern Rags’ 16-1 thrashing of Marton Institute.

Kingsfield FC stay top of division three after after goals by Chris Casson, David Edge, Shane Hull and Conner Langford edged out Bispham Hotel 4-3. Jack Spencer scored three and Karl McLeod two as Frenchmans Cove brushed aside Kirkham Con 9-1. Normoss Newton were 3-0 winners at Old England, where Adam Gill, Jason Jewitt and Michael Redman scored, while Tom Bird (4) and Stephen Gaye (3) inspired Hampton Road Social’s 9-1 win over Squirrel.

Pump and Truncheon are still top of division four despite a 5-1 home defeat by Wesham Town, for whom Craig Gillies (2), Stephen Carter, Michael Booth and Leigh Gillies secured the points.

Score have moved level with the leaders and have a game in hand after beating Dutton Arms 11-2, Lee Heath bagging four and Matthew Parr three.

Fylde Coast Vets overcame JJ Property Services 9-0, with Philip Dilworth scoring four and another hat-trick for Damian Dinsmore. Ryan Green netted two in Victoria Hospital’s 6-1 win over Fire and Ice.


n A secretaries’ meeting takes place tonight at Marton Institute (7.45pm).