High Lane keep up the chase at top
PREMIER league action brought success for the leading teams with top of the table Moorside Rangers notching their ninth win of the season with an emphatic 5-0 win over lowly Signol Athletic.
Rangers had a first-half hat-trick from Kay to set them on the victory trail and Goodman and Dorrian completed the scoring with both keepers pulling off some great saves.
The game was marred by a nasty injury to Williams from Signol with a snapped Achilles tendon and all at Rangers wish him a speedy recovery.
High Lane kept in touch as they too were in good form with a 4-0 win over Abacus Media seeing them seven points behind Rangers with a game in hand.
Reigning champions Mellor are also in touch as a big 6-0 win at Newton Heath keeps them firmly in the hunt for the title.
Waterloo retained their 100 per cent record in division one but they were given a good contest by Chorltonians who had Pat Davin and Orin Moor on target after a stunning strike from Danny Hugo had set Waterloo on the way to a 4-2 win.
Moston Brook put on their top display of the season as they made second placed Old Stretfordians sweat until the final whistle after Strets had scored the only goal of the game.
Trafford United are several points adrift of the top two but have vital games in hand but they lost ground as they went down 2-1 in a close and engaging encounter with Milton.
It was also close at Didsbury as they lost out by the odd goal in five to Bury Ams with Eddie Adby and Ben Heron netting for Didsbury.
It was closer at Oldham Vics as they shared six goals with Parrs Wood Celtic.
It’s tight at the top of division two with three teams locked on 15 points.
Chorltonians seconds took advantage of Moston United having no game and lead on goal difference adter winning a 4-3 thriller at Hooley Bridge Celtic.
Netting for Chorlts were Aaron Rodger, Max Steele, Hafiz Hudson and Jonny Trodden.
Mellor seconds dropped to third spot after losing 3-2 to in-form Swinton who have now beaten the two top teams in successive weeks.
Division three leaders Dom Doyle suffered their first defeat of the season by 4-1 hosting Santos despite taking the lead on 35 minutes with a sublime free kick.
Athletic beat Signol Athletic 2-0 in a closely fought contest with an early goal from Liam Batty setting them on the victory trail sealed with a late, late strike from Michael Russell.
Goals galore at Hollingworth as they emerged with a 6-5 special against Newton Heath seconds and Hooley Bridge Celtic seconds were also on fire with a 5-2 win at Heaton Mersey.
Signol Athletic seconds retained their 100 per cent record to stay on top of division A with an efficient 3-0 victory over Abacus Media seconds.
Aldermere are hot on their heels, two points off the pace and still unbeaten after accounting for Chadderton Park by 2-1.
Third-placed Mellor thirds lost ground on the top two as they were held to a 3-3 draw by Moorside Rangers seconds who made a great second-half comeback to earn a point with strikes from Hope and Collins.
Hargreaves Bury are enjoying their season and kept up their momentum winning a thriller by the odd goal in nine at Moston Brook thirds.
Stoconians seconds moved into fourth slot with a 2-1 win over AFC Oldham seconds.
The top two teams in division B both recorded victories with leaders High Lane taken all the way in a local derby at Hillgate before posting a 3-2 win and Milton seconds stay two points adrift but with two vital games in hand as they beat Spurley Hey seconds 6-3.
Staly Lions stay on top of division D but were pressed had by Bury Ams thirds before winning 2-1 and Stoconians fourths are hot on their heels, a point adrift but with a game in hand after a 3-2 derby win over AFC Stockport.