Connor Anderson’s 41st-minute winner for Barnton at Cheadle Heath Nomads was the clubs 400th league goal. Joel Douglas’s 89th-minute winner for Burscough at Charnock Richard was the home side’s 50th defeat in 148 games. Eccleshall notched up their 600th league game as they went down 4-0 at West Didsbury and Chorlton. Sandbach United’s defeat, 0-1 at home to Abbey Hey, was their 150th league game.
Emley AFC hit the 50 goal mark with their 4th goal, scored by Rob Bordman, in the 5-1 win at home to Steeton.
Goal scoring heroes this week:
Luke Sephton of Pilkington is our only hat-trick hero this week. He found the back of the net three times in the final 20 minutes to see his side beat Bacup Borough 4-1.
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Skelmersdale United’s 3rd goal, an own goal, in their 4-2 win at Padiham was the 500th second-half goal of the season in the Premier Division. James Hooper’s 80th-minute strike for West Didsbury and Chorlton In their 4-0 win at home to Eccleshall was the 900th goal in Division One South.
Ashton Athletic's 4-0 win at Bootle was their 6th on the trot (and 8th unbeaten), but 1874 Northwich still have the best unbeaten run, the draw with Runcorn Town being their 12th game without defeat.
In Division One North, three teams, Golcar United, Holker Old Boys and Lower Breck all have four successive wins, Emley AFC though are on a seven-game unbeaten run.
FC Oswestry has the current best run, three wins on the trot, in Division One South and also the best unbeaten sequence; Five games.