As you were as Sunday League trio all win
PUBLISHED: 14:37 14 March 2017 | UPDATED: 14:37 14 March 2017
The race for the Sunday League Premier title continues to be intriguing, with the top three all winning.
DE now lead the way with on goal difference after a 6-1 (Fionn Goodwin Wright 3, Xavier Huckle, Paul Suggitt, George Diggens) away win against Poringland.
Riverside slip to second, despite coming from 2-0 down to win 3-2 at Schoolhouse. Dale Simpson and Brendan Burke had put the home side ahead before a second-half treble, including an injury-time strike, gave the visitors the win.
Acle scored 10 without reply at home to Bungay. Horsford moved up to fourth with a 4-2 win against Dilham, Michael Barker and Robert Highe scoring for Dilham.
All 12 teams played in 1A and Norman Wanderers took another step towards the title with a 5-1 victory at home to Constable Crusaders. Brooke are Norman’s closest rivals, albeit six points behind, after they scored seven (Matt Nichols 2, Dan King, James Daniels, Owen Page, Ben Ling, Mike Jones) against bottom-placed Newsman Celtic. The Middle Green lost ground as they drew 3-3 at Mischief whilst Bungay Reserves visited Longdale Rovers and came away empty-handed. going down 4-0 – Tom Dixon (3) and Louis Brown scored for Rovers.
Warwick Street Utd and New Buckenham shared an eight-goal thriller in a 4-4 draw, with Michael Adcock and Kuriakos Kuriakof both hitting a double for United. Windmill Wanderers scored their three goals in the first 20 minutes with Vale Longo not able to get on the scoresheet.
With leaders Sprowston Wanderers not in action in 1B, Trimingham kept their slim title hopes alive with a huge 20-0 win at Cellar House. After two defeats, Aslacton got back to winning ways, beating Salhouse 3-2, thanks to an Ed Lake double and a goal from Dave Bishop. Phoenix are only a point behind Aslacton after a 2-0 victory over Hethersett and fifth-placed Briston put eight past Binham – with goals from Richard Mallett (3), Damien Williams (3), Miak Hallgren and Chris Scase.
2A saw a top-of-the-table clash between Hewett Old Boys and Norman Wanderers Reserves and it saw Hewett stretch their lead to eight points with a 3-0 win. Jake Hagg (2) and Callum Wiley scored for Hewett, who need just a point from their remaining three games to take the title.