Fylde amateur football review
Jordan Spedding completed a remarkable return with his first goal for his new club The Saddle in the Bathroom Solutions Blackpool and Fylde Sunday Alliance.
They defeated second-placed A&P Autos 6-2 to go three points clear at the top of the Premier Division.
Robbie Hulme also netted a hat-trick, with Samuel Christensen on target too for the league leaders. Lee Barker and Stephen Hughes replied.
Goals from Oliver Johnson and Simon Williams were enough for Exceptional Kitchens to edge out Eurotech, for whom Ryan Scheepers was on target.
Lewis Phillips scored a brace and Connor Williams also hit the back of the net as Appletree Finance beat Kingsfield 3-0.
In Division One, FC Shovels went top after a stunning 4-1 win at Belle Vue courtesy of goals from Ross Jones (2), Paul Gaskell and Kurtis Trinder. Shaun Frankle scored for the home side.
Anchorsholme beat AFC Jewsons 2-0 thanks to goals from Gino Farina and Scott Thompson.
Craig Harding scored a hat-trick in Bloomfield Brewhouse’s 6-2 win over AFC Lane Ends. Barry Davenport, John Gee and Chris Glynn also scored, with Connor Burns and Reece Russell pulling a couple back for Lane Ends.
Tyler Austin scored a brace as The New Albert beat Highfield Social 5-2. Josh Evans, Damian Hancock and Stephen Whitehead also scored for the winners, while Peter Clarkson, Andrew Willacy, Calvin Ross and Ryan Adderley replied.
There were hat-tricks for Dwayne Greenwood and Josh Kirkman as Wesham beat Chris Allen Garages 9-4. Jordan Patron scored a brace and Lloyd Paton scored the other, while Mark Brennan (2), Sean Roberts and Andy Threlfall scored for Chris Allen Garages.
The top three all won in Division Two and all only separated by goal difference.
FC Albion lead the way thanks to their 11-1 win against Metrostars. Callum Musgrove and Nitisat Sirisom both bagged hat-tricks, with further goals coming from Joe Cornball, Michael Crossland, Robert Gargett, Jordan King and Michael Rose. Lee Scammell got Metrostars’ goal.
A brace apiece for Simon Annetts and David Morris handed second-placed The Bridge a 5-1 win against Highlands, with Arron Nixon grabbing the other. Lee Coker replied.
Alex Cameron was the highest scorer of the day as his double ha- tricks set The Links up for a 12-2 win at King Edward.
Jamie Manley also scored a treble, with Josh Halsted adding two and Josh Lamb also on target. Jordan Cartwright and Rob Heritage replied.
BES Utilities are only two points adrift after a hat-trick from Christopher Evans and further goals from Jack Porter (2), Lee Grundy, Dom Ritchie and Daniel Sumner saw them beat Marshall Court 9-1. Gareth Leadbetter bagged Marshall Court’s goal.
Up-Rite Scaffolding continued their good form with a 4-0 win against Kirkham Town thanks to a brace from Otis Chambers and further goals from Adam Fishwick and Terence Chinn.
Jordan Bardsley, Jonathan Gough and Clayton Jones gave Westview a 3-1 win at The George.
Struggling Eagley came from behind to defeat Thornton Cleveleys 3-1 win in the West Lancashire Football League Premier Division.
Scott Thompson had given visitors TC the lead in the 10th minute only for Eagley to equalise just five minutes later through Jon Stevenson.
The hosts then took the lead five minutes later as Jack Horan’s strike hit the back of the net.
Eagley’s win was confirmed when Stevenson bagged his second of the game at the start of the second half.
Blackpool Wren Rovers slipped 10 points behind league leaders Longridge Town as their game at home to Crookland Casuals was postponed.
They have two games in hand on Longridge, who extended their lead with a 4-3 win against Southport Hesketh.
Garstang were in cup action and a 2-1 win away at AFC Monton saw them progress through to the semi-finals of the Lancashire Amateur Shield.
Alan Coar and Rick Coar both scored in the space of nine second-half minutes to settle this fourth round tie for Garstang.
In Division One, leaders Poulton were handed a shock derby defeat as they went down 4-1 at home to Wyre Villa.
Poulton’s Adam Sharrock had equalised after Wyre’s Jarred Bain had given his side an early lead.
But the visitors bagged three goals in the second half, with Ollie Verity and Zac Crosbie adding their names to the scoresheet.
Bain also bagged his second of the match with a minute remaining .
Poulton remain top of the league but second-placed Hawcoat Park sit just two points behind them with a game in hand.
Lytham Town’s visit to Stoneclough was among the two postponed matches in that division, whereas four were frozen off in the top flight.