Sweet 16 for rampant Wrens

Thornton Cleveleys and Blackpool Wren Rovers plundered 16 goals between them while CMB snatched a late winner to go clear at the top, with pictures of Wyre Villa v Blackpool Wrens by DERICK THOMAS.

Robbie Deigham’s effort on 87 minutes sealed a 2-1 win for leaders CMB at Fulwood Amateurs after Ben Trafford had cancelled out Alex Leigh’s opener for Matt Taylor’s men. They remain top with five wins from five.

Thornton Cleveleys have now smashed 24 goals in five games after demolishing Slyne 8-1.

Daniel Stoney grabbed a hat-trick and Lewis Walmsley a double with an own goal and strikes by Archie Lang and Callum Dickinson earning the three points for the home side, Jakub Kowalik on target for Slyne for the second game running.

Wrens have hit 21 goals in five games and 16 in two matches after coasting to an 8-0 win at Wyre Villa.

Jacob Aspinall and Ric Seear made it 2-0 at the break and further goals by Aaron Smith, Luke Harris, Kian Makepeace, Alex McLoughlin and a late Ellis Wilson pair completed the rout.

Last year’s promoted sides Lostock St Gerards and Rossendale shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw at the Gasworks, Joe Howarth levelling after Theo Ball’s penalty for Gerards.

Nick Hepple scored against his former club as Hurst Green beat Poulton 4-1, scoring all four in a remarkable 11 minute spell.

Josh Few had put Poulton ahead but Jordan Rawcliffe, James Ormerod, Hepple and Danny Mort turned it around for the Ribble Valley side.

Whitehaven took the bragging rights in the local derby against Cleator Moor Celtic with two goals in injury time to win 3-1.

Callum Oswald put Whitehaven ahead only for Jay Weatherhill to level. Owen Woodburn then made it 2-1 on 91 minutes with Oswald adding a third minutes later.

Greg Brickell added to Burscough Richmond’s woes with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win for Coppull United.

Reece Carlisle kept Askam top of Division One with a 48th minute winner to edge out Kendal County.

Eagley are second with Finlay Stafford and Jack Goodall leading them to a 2-1 win over Haslingden St Mary’s, Lewis Grayson on target for the visitors.

A Ross Ainsworth penalty in injury time helped Lytham Town into third position. Dec Preyzner had put them ahead at Southport Hesketh but Muhammed Sameteh thought he’d earned the Merseysiders a point on 91 minutes, only for Ainsworth to slot home the winner from 12 yards shortly after.

Ulverston are fourth with a Sam Pinnegor double sending them to a 3-1 win over Crooklands Casuals. Zach Mooney got the other, with an own goal accounting for Crooklands’ tally.

Carnforth Rangers twice led at Chipping but had to settle for a 2-2 draw.

Lucas Pinnington put them ahead with Jack Hamilton replying.

Cole Holt gave Carnforth the advantage at the break but Declan Hardacre’s effort saw it finish all square.

Astley and Buckshaw kept up their perfect away record with a 6-1 win at Euxton Villa Reserves in Division Two.

Jamal John and Kurt Robinson both got a pair with Scott Hammill and Ollie Vualks also on target, Sam Burton with the host’s solitary goal.

Dalton United had a noticeable win over Walney Island, who were reduced to 10 men early on. The peninsula side even twice took the lead through Zach Walker and Hayden Skyme despite their numerical disadvantage, with Ryan Rocks on target for Dalton.

Jordan Chubb then scored twice for Ben Shirley’s men to win it 3-2.

Danny Craig and Matthew Kennedy both enjoyed doubles and a Jonny Voortman effort helped Kendal United to a 5-0 win over Galgate and Toby Mustafa scored twice for Pause United in their 3-0 win at Storeys, Ben Roberts with the other.

Frankie Ball also scored twice in AFC Blackpool’s 3-2 win over Charnock Richard Reserves. Danny Sumner had put Blackpool ahead with Ball doubling it before the break.

Mohammed Butt halved the deficit for Charnock with Ball sealing the win on 89 minutes. Butt got his second in injury time but it was not enough.

Fulwood Amateur Reserves lead the way in Division One Reserve thanks to a 3-2 win at Blackpool Wren Rovers on Monday night.

Ric Seear was on target again for Wrens but Alex Smithson and Spencer Lucas scored in quick succession to turn it around.

Cormac Murray levelled it at 2-2 with Dylan Chauhan netting the winner for Fulwood on 81 minutes.

Thornton Cleveleys' perfect record was busted by Poulton in a 2-1 defeat. Aidan Wintrip and Will Donegani made it 2-0 at the break and despite Tommy Dollin pulling one back, Poulton prevailed to go sixth.

Coppull United also came back from a deficit to win 2-1 at Tempest United. Mitchell Davenport put the Bolton side ahead with Alessio Degrassi and Jamie Gorge earning the three points for Coppull in the second half.

Rossendale were in seventh heaven with a 7-0 win over Turton – all the goals coming in the second half. Noah Chamberlain got a treble and Harry Buckley a pair with Joe Maycock and an own goal completing the scoring.

CMB saw off Hurst Green 4-2, storming into a two goal lead through Christian McGrory and Charlie Dixon. Joe Ward added a third but Hurst Green roared back through Will Kellington and Matthew Bagot.

Jax Hazeldine sealed the win deep into injury time.

And Eagley got their first points of the season in a 2-0 win at Lostock St Gerards, Akbar Khoshab and Zac Brown on the scoresheet.

Freckleton are top of Division Two Reserve courtesy of a 4-1 win over Croston.

Jack Williams got two and Jordan Cartwright and Byron Fletcher also netting for Freck. Niall Maloney scored from the spot for Croston.

Haslingden are fourth after hitting Rossendale A for six.

Charlie Lord scored a hat-trick and Forlan Jakovvlevs a double with Olly Thompson also netting. Rowan Grimshaw got a late consolation.

Thornton Cleveleys A saw off Lytham Town 2-1, Lewis Hargreaves and Josh Lambert for the home side and Dan Chesworth for the visitors.

Milnthorpe are fifth after a 5-3 win over Carnforth Rangers, who twice led through Eric Richmond and Sam Lancaster, either side of Tom Jackson’s goal for Corinthians.

Will Booth levelled matters and two own goals put Milnthorpe in the clear at 4-2. Reece Woods and Liam Cowley traded late goals to see the game finish 5-3.

Yasin Resaei was the difference in Fulwood Amateurs A’s 1-0 win over Chipping while Storeys and Hesketh Bank both had to settle for a point in a 0-0 stalemate.

Where next?

Turton off and running in derby delight Turton picked up their first points of the season with a morale-boosting win over neighbours Tempest United.
Old foe hits goal trail as CMB keep up perfect record Carl Grimshaw rolled back the years with a hat-trick as CMB shook off plucky Poulton for their fourth straight win, with pictures of Galgate v Pause United by JOHN SHIRRAS.

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