• Richard Lane

CML Round-up - October 17: Clay Cross stay top

Richard Lane rounds up the action involving Derbyshire's sides in the Premier Divisions of the Central Midlands League.


Clay Cross Town remain at the top of the Premier North Division, taking their goal tally to 29 in six games, their latest victims being Staveley Reserves, who finished the match on the wrong end of a 5-0 scoreline.


Jordan Hendley got the ball rolling in the second minute, Callam Lytham increasing the lead with 25 played. A second half hat-trick from Josh Parfitt ensured the win, his goals coming on 56, 78 and 85 minutes.


Blidworth Welfare are three points clear at the top of the Premier South Division following a 3-0 win at South Normanton Athletic. All three goals came in the second half, Tristan Burrell, Kai Wilson and Lee Townsend all finding the net.


Rowsley 86 tasted defeat for the first time this season following a 4-1 loss at a rejuvenated Sherwood Colliery Reserves whose scorers were Liam Carver with two, Joe Lumley and Keenan Leeds from the penalty spot.


Pinxton kept in touch with a 7-2 defeat of Arnold Town, four of Pinxton’s goals coming in the last 18 minutes. Daniel Minto’s double for the home side was added to by Jay Cooper, Ash Dhindsa, Rob Fretwell, Tom Lewis and Luke Thomas, with Arnold’s reply coming from Charlie Hines and Chris Neilson.


Mickleover Reserves beat Nottingham 3-1 at Station Road, Jude Ayetine scoring twice, Adam Prusa getting the other, Nottingham’s goal coming from Elie Muendakani Tshilumba.


Teversal Reserves remain at the foot of the table after losing narrowly at Hilton Harriers. The final score was 2-1 Chris Smith and Jack Gill's goals for Hilton being answered by one for Tevie’s Kyle Pottage-Coleman.