The Regional Review - Sat, Apr 1

6 months ago By Craig Gibbons

Division One title race going down to the final day.

THE CHAMPIONS of Division One will be decided on the final day of the season as Castle Donington Cobras and Melbourne Dynamo sit level on points with only goal difference separating the two sides.

Dynamo dropped to second in the table as they suffered a 3-1 home defeat to Chesterfield Town who have guaranteed a third place finish in the table.

Cory Burton (2) and Sam Labrum netted the winning goals for Town while Danny Guild replied for Dynamo.

Cobras moved top but could not eke out a two-point advantage over their title rivals as they were held to a 3-3 draw by AFC Kilburn Reserves.

Will Pearson (2) and Josh Buchanan were on target for Cobras while Jack Brown's brace and strike from Chris Dring ensured the visitors walked away with a point.

The other game in the division saw Rowsley 86 Reserves win 2-0 at Moira United thanks to Angus Hodgson's penalty and effort from Tom Greenwood.

The bottom two sides in the Premier Division, Cromford and Allestree, battled it out at the weekend but the game ended in a 2-2 draw.

Bradley Foley and namesake Dan got the goals for the Trees and Ryan Marchington (2) for Cromford.

Meanwhile, Derby Singh Brothers' hopes of closing the gap on second placed Allenton United were set back as they suffered a 3-2 home defeat to Wirksworth Town.

Joe Sharkley and James Newton (2) bagged the goals for the visitors.

Division Two leaders Burton Town cemented their position at the top of the table with a 2-1 victory over second placed Melbourne Dynamo Reserves courtesy of Ousman Cehan's double.

Ellis Ratcliffe replied for the hosts.

The other game in the division saw Rolls-Royce Leisure enjoy a 3-1 victory over Wirksworth Ivanhoe Reserves.

Scott Webb bagged a brace for Leisure while Hiren Patel completed their scoring.

Elsewhere, Division One outfit Little Eaton got their Supplementary Cup Group B campaign off to a good start with a 3-2 victory over higher-ranked Wirksworth Ivanhoe.

Where next?

The Regional Review - Sat, Apr 8 Castle Donington crowned mathematical champions of Division One.
The Regional Review - Sat, Mar 25 Singh Brothers dent Allenton's runners-up hopes.

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