Bolsover side lead the NAPIT Sunday League

Birdholme Club  v  FC Badger
Birdholme Club v FC Badger

FC Utd of Bolsover made it three wins from three with their 3-0 victory over West End Killamarsh to lead NAPIT ONE.

Ash Grayson, Josh Scully and Gary Hulland were on target.

Tibshelf Town also won their third game on the bounce, beating Wingerworth BMB 3-2, Dean Bramley scoring twice, Dean Puttock once.

FC Britannia beat Clowne Wanderers 3-1, Michael Harcourt, Jason Foster and Brett Turner with the goals.

Hepthorne Lane won 2-1 at Doe Lea.

In TWO, three teams are on six points, Britannia Rose, who didn’t play, Hoolingwood Athletic, who beat Renishaw Rangers 3-2 and Shoulder of Mutton who beat Renishaw MW 4-0, Steve McMahon and Jamie Robinson with braces.

Clowne Wanderers Reserves cut loose against Creswell Black Diamond Reserves, winning 7-3.

Brampton Rovers JMA beat Pilsley Community 3-1.

FC Badger sit top of THREE following their thrilling 5-4 win at Birdholme Club.

On a tight pitch this game had it all, penalties, a sending off, controversial goals and two teams fully committed to their cause.

Ben Goodwin saw his long range deflected effort beat Matt Bradwell to give Badger the lead before Birdholme equalised through Simon Wainwright.

Next followed two bizarre goals but good sportsmanship too.

When Gary Morton played back a drop ball to the Badger keeper it looped over his head and embarrassingly into the goal but from the kick off Birdholme allowed Jamie Saxton a clear run at goal to level proceedings at 2-2.

On the half hour mark the referee awarded a penalty to Badger that resulted in Club losing defender Mark Hazelhurst to a red card, Jack Wilson dispatched the penalty and at half-time it was 3-2 to the visitors.

Ten men Club stormed back and equalised with the second penalty of the game with Scott Marshall converting.

After 72 minutes Saxton got his second and Badgers third with a neat finish before the visitors extended their lead to 5-3 with 14 minutes remaining, Luke Mathewman swung in a corner from the left and Birdholme defender Luke Hollis sliced the ball over the line while trying to clear from a tight angle.

With nine minutes to go Matt Shaw headed home to pull a goal back for Club.

Steven Rodgers was on target twice for Grassmoor Sports who eased to a 6-1 win over Matlock Town Wanderers, Luke Addlington, Steve Chambers, Ben Copestake and Andy Woolvern once.

Red Lion Whittington Moor were big winners, thumping Brimington Utd 7-0, Nathan Linacre scoring four for Lion.

Brampton Oaks Sports beat Black Swan 5-3, David Brent scoring three, Lee Bingham two, whilst Butchers Arms drew 2-2 with New Inn Tupton.

Some close games in FOUR where three of the five games ended all square at three goals each.

Bolsover Town versus Gate Inn was one of them as was the game between Bridge Inn and Whitecotes Wanderers.

Liam Codling, Demetrious Loitou and Harry Oakley were on target for the former, Dan Brown twice and Liam Scott for the latter.

Spartans and Club FC were the other two sides to draw 3-3.

Brimington Arms also scored three times but unfortunately, for them at least, Chesterfield Rangers scored six ! Liam Parker two of them, Luke Jackson, Jamie Rigby.

Ross Talbot and Chris McClaren.

Chris Collins twice and Adam Smith scored in a 3-1 victory for AFC North Wingfield over Brimington Utd Shoes, Wingfield’s second win in three starts.

In FIVE Glapwell Gladiators are top with nine points from three games following a 5-2 win over Newbold Community Football Training.

Dave Canning, Jake Leivers and Ben Rainsford-Clarke both twice were Gladiators match winners.

A ten goal game went the way of Brimington Club at Hasland Community thanks to Reece Nuttall’s magnificent double hat-trick.

Woodthorpe Wanderers just lost out to Old Whittington MW by the odd goal in five with Damon Bannister, Tom Eyre and Luke Nunn scoring for Old Whitt.

Spireites Pub and Barlow Kingston Rovers drew 3-3.

Finally Hasland WMC beat Dronfield Wanderers 2-0.

In a Bolsover derby in SIX Blue Bell were comprehensively beaten by eight goals to one by Black Bull Rangers who have scored eighteen goals in their opening three games.

Palterton Sporting were also in top goal scoring form, beating Hasland Community A 6-1.

Spartans 2nd beat Ye Olde Nags ahead 5-0, Anchor Inn Clowne won 3-0 at Dronfield Town and Markham Arms beat Renishaw Rangers TFC 4-1.