Anglian Combination: Acle United on verge of Premier Division title after hitting Mattishall for six
PUBLISHED: 06:30 21 April 2014
Acle United finished the season in pole position in the Premier Division thanks to a 6-1 win over Mattishall, with goals from Alan Gibson (2), Luke Thacker (2), John Miller and Adam Fawkes, with Joe Edwards replying.
Goals from Ben Welham and an own goal earned Spixworth the points against Loddon United, winning 2-1, Alex Brown getting the other goal.
The result leaves Spixworth in second place but needing to win their last three games by a large margin to catch Acle and stop them from retaining the Sterry Cup.
Dersingham Rovers slipped to fourth, losing 1-0 at home to St Andrews, scorer Scott Woodgate. Wayne Twomlow scored for Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves, but they drew 1-1 with Wymondham Town, their scorer was Calum Webb.
A Ben Graver goal earned Cromer Town a 1-0 win over Norwich CEYMS. Caister went on a 9-0 goal spree against Sheringham, scorers Jason Thompson (3), Adam Thompson (2), Garrett Ward (2), Adam Bartram and Jamie Long.
In Division One, the top-of-the-table clash between leaders Long Stratton and second-placed Harleston Town ended in a 1-1 draw, with goals from John Curtis and Jake Imrie for the visitors. This means both teams are promoted, but either could still win the title.
A Lawrence Cheese goal earned Stalham Town a 1-1 draw with Poringland Wanderers, with Will Harrowven replying. Hindringham lost 4-2 at home to North Walsham.