|You may have noticed that the Gazette has an interesting new business model. It fails to replace its local football reporter on retirement and instead asks the respective clubs and leagues to produce their own reports for no payment whatsoever. Meanwhile it continues to sell the papers including said content whilst retaining all the profits – Nice work if you can get it. Anyway, here is the BFSFA's charitable contribution to the failing organ thanks to committee man Frank Kennedy. Please remember that this article is dependant on input from the clubs which last week was rather disappointing with only four clubs bothering to contribute – Talk to Frank !|
Mortgage Shop Sunday Alliance Report 25 August 2009
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Last Sunday`s Mortgage Shop Blackpool & Fylde Alliance provided a feast of goals with Division 1 accumulating 44 in the five games. The Old Town Hall and bottom team Paris Casino shared the points in a 16 goal thriller with Ryan Dunn scoring 5 goals for the home team whilst Jason Nuttall led the visitor`s tally with 3. Northern Care Reserves and North West Kitchens finished level at 4-4 with Mark Robinson Paul Simpson and Mark Cardwell all netting twice.
In the Premier Division Blackpool Rangers and Quilligans drew 1-1 and lost ground on leaders Northern Care who maintained their 100% record by beating Hydronics 3-1 with goals from Brad Dugdale and Steve Gibson.
The 3 top teams in Division 2A FC Brun Grove FC Talbot and Great Eccleston all had good away wins. West Coast Tackle and Blackpool Owls kept in touch with the leaders by drawing 2-2. Ben Halliwell scored a 25 yard screamer for the home side. The teams thank referee`s secretary Dave Connor for leaving his sick bed to officiate the game.
Leaders Progress Sports and Social were top scorers in Division 2B with a 9-1 victory against Marshall Court with Curt Smith scoring a hat trick and Rick Fisher and Scott Buchanan getting 2 goals each. Old England collected their first points with a fine 7-1 win against Metrostars. Kyle Drabble with 3 and veteran striker Jamie Fullalove with 2 goals leading the rout. Old England keeper Michael Openshaw saved his blushes by saving the penalty which he had conceded. Metrostars Phil Palfrey scored the goal of the game.
Division3A leaders Falcon were surprisingly beaten 5-3 by Trades and Social for whom Tony Chapman netted 3 times. Ansdell go top keeping their 100% record with a 5-3 away win against St Annes Ex-Service. Lane Ends won their first game of the season 9-1 against bottom side Gennars with David Bamber scoring 3 times and Dean Smithen and Steven McCabe twice.
Score Football lived up to their name in Division 3B by defeating a spirited Uncle Toms Cabin 9-0 with hat trick man Adam Fletcher the only player to score more than once bringing his total to 10 goals in 3 games. FC Kingsfield enjoyed a 4th consecutive win 7-1 against bottom side Newton Castilla with Martin Bowland netting 4. Frenchmans Cove have won their 3 games with the latest being a 5-3 win against FC Edge.
Next Sunday sees the first round of the Lancashire Trophy with Premier sides Poulton SFC and Devonshire Arms facing each other whilst Northern Care v The Dunes and Wrea Green v Rossall Tavern are other all local games.