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Report 04/12/2017

Having scored just four goals in their five league games to date, Deans Youth & Ladies ran riot in their Divisional Cup match against fellow Division Four strugglers P.F.Bury and won 6-2 away from home. Neil Dugdale and Joe Vela scored for the home side, but Steve Lockett (2), Mark Brady, Andy Horrocks, Martin Smedley and Mark Latimer hit the back of the net to give Deans a confidence-boosting win.

In league Division One, Salford Victoria went second following their 2-1 home win over Bamford Arms who slipped to fourth. A Tony Weall double secured the points for Salford despite Paul Sykes scoring for the visitors.

Irlam Steel and Manor Vets shared the points for their rearranged game as Lee Payne scored for Manor and Michael Coates for Irlam who are third on goal difference, but have played fewer games than the teams around the

Radcliffe Vets chose to play their Division Two match with Bolton Lads & Girls Club on their opponentís 3G pitch and moved six points clear of BLGC thanks to goals by Ryan Burrows and Dean Fist while Stu Vassasya kept BLGC hopes alive. Radcliffe Old Boys A strengthened their position at the top of the Division with a 4-2 away win at Heaton Vets for whom Hughie Benson was on target.

Home Guard Failsworth lead the way in Division Three, but are the only side to have played seven matches. Rob Black and Peter Lennon scored one apiece while Carl Gavin and Ben Johnson each scored a brace to give them a 6-1 victory at Wigan Town.

Third placed Radcliffe Town Vets produced the highest score of the day as they beat Vulcan Walkden 8-2. Mark Morris and Ian Teasdale scored for Walkden, but John Tennant, Andy Neill, Sean Scully, Ian Judd and Paul Fitzpatrick scored one each and Matthew Sharples a hat-trick for the home side.

Radcliffe Old Boys B beat Ainsworth B to become one of three teams on 15 points at the top of Division Four thanks to a brace of goals by Nathan Comley and are level with Bolton Wyresdale who won 4-2 away at Atherton Town. A McCarthy hat-trick and one by Newby gave them the win despite Neil Challner and Martin Jordan scoring for Atherton. Heaton Casuals, who didnít have a game, stay top on goal difference, but have played a game more.

Results for 03 December 2017

Division 1
Salford Victoria Vets 2 Bamford Arms 1          Manor Vets 1 Irlam Steel 1

Division 2
Radcliffe Vets 2 Bolton Lads & Girls Club 1           Heaton Vets 2 Radcliffe Old Boys A 4

Division 3
Wigan Town Vets 1 Home Guard Failsworth  6           Radcliffe Town Vets 8 Vulcan Walkden Vets FC 2
Division
4
Radcliffe Old Boys B 2 Ainsworth B 0, Atherton Town Vets 2 Bolton Wyresdale AFC 4
Division 4 Cup Round Robin:
P.F. Bury 2 Deans Youth & Ladies FC 6.