Doran treble keeps Town run going


Dronfield Town Saturday Seniors continued their long unbeaten run, firstly with a well deserved 3-3 draw, over the Christmas period, at Parkhouse - John Doran was the Town hero grabbing all three goals.

Town then travelled to Nottingham to play Real Utd in the second round of the league cup and sailed through with a 5-2 victory.

Town goal scorers were John Doran, who hit another hat-trick, and Brett Gibbons and veteran Nick Tilly who both weighed in with wonder strikes to put the game to bed.

On Saturday, Town are again on their travels as they make the trip to Easington, just south of Withernsea, on the east coast.

The Saturday Seniors Reserves had an emphatic 8-1 win over South Normanton Reserves.

Chaz Bradwell with a hat-trick and one each from Jamie Durham, Karl Hobson, Scott Austin, Cal Mawbey and Billy Bennett. Jamie Willis scoring an own goal to deny Tom Stannard his deserved clean sheet.

The Saturday A side progressed to the semi-finals of the Derbyshire Cup thanks to a 5-1 win over Laburnum Saints Chris Sanders and Rob Ireland with doubles and one from the outstanding Dave Grey. Matt Collier and Gaz Dixon superbly pulling the midfield strings for Town.

The Over 35s beat Parklands 2-0. Russell Cawthorne and Paul Lowe for Town.

In the second round of the Brian Bradley Cup the U18s beat Hallam Rangers 3-2. George Talbot, Brad Leather and James Allen for the very much on song Town side.

Zuzu Tshuma notched twice and Elliot Allen-Facey once for the U16s in their fine 3-2 win away at Phoenix Youth.

The U15s (Red) continued their winning run with an outstanding fast flowing 4-0 win against Millhouses. Town completely dominated the game with excellent displays from all the team. Special mention for Michael Burrows who was exceptional in defence. Town goals coming from Conor Lindsey, Danny White,Tom Goddard and the superb Dale Jones.

The much improved U15s (Black) beat Thorncliffe 2-1. Jamie Schofield with a brace and Luke Benson in great form for a now transformed confident Town

The U10s beat Beighton Falcons 5-2. George Washbourne and the impressive James Eckhardt both with doubles and one from Corey Butcher-Simpson. Jake Haycock-Simpson catching the eye.

There was another tremendous performance at home for the U8s against Crosspool with Tyler Hague, Nathan Moss, Joshua Boyd, Eric Harwood, Joshua Hale and Tyrese Bailey Green all hitting the target for Town.