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Sunday March 25, 2018
Southport & AA beat Bolton L&GC to lead Division 1
Kingsfold v Tarleton Corinthians - Division 3
Worden Rangers v AFC Longridge - Division 1
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The top two teams in both divisions 1 and 2 met this morning in clashes of immense significance to the destination of the title in these divisions.
Division 1 leaders Bolton Lads & Girls Club had lead the division for most of the season, they had played 12 games before today winning 10, one draw and one defeat. Their opponents Southport & AA had played 11 league games with nine wins and two draws. The spoils this morning went to the Southport lads who won 5-1 with goals from Daniel Boden (2), Kevin Edgar and Jordan Middleton with Keane Mills replying for Bolton L&GC. Southport & AA now lead the table, but these two excellent clubs have set division 1 alight this season. Third placed Tulketh United lost at home to Whittle Wanderers, Walton Athletic won 1-0 at Wyresdale Rangers and AFC Longridge won 4-0 at Worden Rangers.
Arkwrights and Walton met at Corpus Christi in the top of the table clash in division 2 and it ended all square 0-0, which means Arkwrights still lead the able with 28 points from 14 games whilst Walton have 24 points from 11 games. Gregson Lane Wanderers beat Fulwood Park Rangers 6-2 and Earnshaw Bridge won 3-1 at Leyland Orient. Leyland Athletic won 4-0 at Ribbleton Wanderers in division 3, Lostock Hall beat Bamber Bridge Town 4-3, BAE Warton won 6-2 at Waverley Park and Kingsfold and Tarleton Corinthians drew 2-2 in an entertaining game at Worden Park.
Only a disaster can prevent Hunters from retaining their league title and they emphasised their strength with an 8-0 win at Ashton on Ribble, second placed Ingol Rangers won 3-1 at Bamber Bridge United, AFC Ingol in third spot beat Springfields 2-1, Acregate Lane won 6-2 at Tanterton and Theatre Boys beat Ashton Villa 2-1.
In the quarter-final games in the Syndicate Trust Youth Trophy, Bolton County beat Penwortham St Teresas 3-2, Coppull United beat Wyre Villa 5-0 and Fleetwood Town Rangers won 3-0 at Leyland BTR. We are hoping to play the semi-finals at Fulwood Amateurs FC on Sunday 08 April, clubs will be notified shortly.
Lostock St Gerards beat Haslingden St Marys 2-0 in youth division red, BAE Warton beat Garstang 9-0 in youth division white whilst in youth division blue Tarleton Corinthians beat Euxton Villa 3-0 and Lancon and Penwortham Town played each other twice in back-to-back fixtures with Lancon winning one game 1-0 and Penwortham Town winning the other also 1-0.
Round up and photos by Eamonn McNamara.
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Next League Meeting
|Mon 8th Apr 19|
Will be held at Acregate Lane Labour Club, Preston PR1 5QL, commencing at 8.00pm.
All clubs MUST be represented.
20 Mar 2019 - 19:30 K.O. (Amended)
24 Mar 2019 - 11:00 K.O. (Amended)
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Kit washing/Laundry ServiceOne Stop Laundry Services Ltd
Your kit collected from your club (or an address) at your convenient time, wash, dry and folded and returned back to you in time for your next game, for a small cost off £12.50 per kit.
Contact: Jay on 07970 352721 or 07960 696666.
Charter Standard StatusClubs interested in applying for Charter Standard Status are asked to telephone or e-mail Eamonn McNamara for details.
Team Kits & EquipmentIan Senior of SKkits is offering your own designed kit @ £36 per player (including VAT), all badges/numbers/sponsor logo''s, etc. included in latest sublimated method of production.
Ian also offers 30% discount to all member clubs on prices shown in current PRECISION TRAINING catalogue, which can be seen on SKkits.
You can contact Ian anytime on 07960 137232 or email Ian Senior.
Ian attends all our League Meetings and he provides a quick and reliable service to member clubs.
Players & Club Officials
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Vernon Sports need a GoalkeeperDivision 1 side Vernon Sports, who play at Vernon Carus Sports Ground, Penwortham, are in urgent need of a goalkeeper. Can you help?
Contact: Steve Turton 07540 842706 or Chris Moon
Midgery Court FC looking for PlayersMidgery Court FC who are enjoying their first season in the league are looking for players to join their squad. They play their home games on Moor Park.
Contact: Stewart McMillan (Manager) on 07862 273306.
Astley & Buckshaw looking for PlayersAstley & Buckshaw FC (Youth Division Red), who play at the Astley Village Playing Fields are looking for players to add to their squad.
Contact: Ste Disley (Manager) on 07920 421594.
Kits for UgandaThe following clubs have donated kits and equipment to our Uganda Appeal where they will be gratefully received by the local footballers;
Wrea Green (4 Kits)
Warton Typhoons (7 kits)
Ashton Villa (3 kits)
Lostock St Gerards (6 kits)
Tanterton (8 kits)
Preston Muldoons (2 kits)
Mellor FC (5 kits)
Gregson Lane (3 kits)
Penwortham Hill Rovers (2 kits)
Springfields (8 kits)
Ashton on Ribble
Penwortham Town (16 kits)
Walton Athletic (3 kits)
Ribbleton Wanderers(2 kits)
Altrincham FC, SKkits (5 kits)
AFC Ashwood (2 kits)
Hunters (2 kits)
Mick Borwick (Various items)
George Nicholas (Various items)
Chorley Wanderers (8 kits)
Horwich St Marys
Brigg (4 Kits)
Acregate Lane LC
New Longton Rovers
Garstang (9 kits)
Fulwood Amateurs (3 kits)
Gregson Lane Wanderers (2 kits)
A total of 116 kits have been donated by our clubs to date.
If you have a spare kit you can donate to the Appeal, please contact Eamonn McNamara.
Need extra players? Looking for a Club? Post a notice here Contact us.
The Lancashire Sunday League encourages all referees to become members of the Referees Association and it is League policy to give priority of appointments to those referees who are an RA member.
Preston Referees Society is based at Preston North End Football Club, Sir Tom Finney Way, Preston, PR1 6RU, they meet on the first Monday of each month during the football season and everyone is welcome to attend their meetings. The meetings start at 7.30pm and usually finish around 9.00pm.
Anyone interested in joining Preston Referees Society or has any queries about refereeing should contact the Society Secretary Shaun Taylor here.
: The Society provides physical training for its members at UCLan Sports Arena Training every Monday evening between 6.30-7.30pm except on Society Monthly Meeting nights when it will be brought forward to 6.00-7.00pm.
For further details about the physical training sessions please contact Paul Marsden here.
Lancashire Sunday Football League is always happy to accept new referees to its list of officials. If you have any enquiries about refereeing on the League or would like to be added to the list of officials, please contact the League’s Referee Manager Mark Moore here.
Mid Lancashire Football League operates on Saturday afternoons for Open Age clubs and they are also happy to accept new referees to its list of officials. If you have any enquiries about refereeing on the League or would like to be added to the list of officials, please contact the League’s Referee Secretary Tony Hawkes here.