Warriors beat rivals in crucial showdown
GRIMSBY Warriors came out on top against AFC Bradley when the two Division One strugglers went head to head in the Sunday League.
Paul Leshone, Nathan Usher and Arron McKenzie (2) netted for Warriors.
Bradley's goals came from Liam Braid (2) and Luke Martin.
The result means Bradley are still rock bottom with nine defeats from nine top-flight matches.
Warriors are second from bottom with seven points – three behind Cromwell.
In Division Two, Jason Chisnall (2) and Nathan Gibbon scored for high-flying BBS Couriers in a 3-2 victory over Police. Phillip Fountain and Sean Mayall replied for Police.
The improving Tap & Spile (Craig Osbourne 3, James Parker 3, Daniel Warvill) won 7-0 against The Imperial Red Star.
East Trans Pelham missed the chance to go top of Division Three when they were beaten 4-3 by Deportivo Empire.
On target for East Trans were Tom Barber, Ben Drinkall and Chris Ward.
Buddies II FC (Paul Cole, Shane Jackson, Constantin Bere) won 3-0 against AFC Nitro.
In Division Four, Clee Community ESL continue to impress.
They beat SK Smugglers AFC 4-1 with goals from Joe Champion, Will Hanford, Jack Richardson and Thomas Stiff.
Tower Bucharest (Jake O'Callaghan 2, Daniel Green, Andy Ross) won 4-1 against Cromwell Rovers (Richard Sparrow).
Leaders of Division Five, East Marsh Empire (Paul Smith 3, Mark Hydes, Garry Spurr) won 5-0 away to Redstar Old Boys.
Abatis Fire & Security (Luke Sargent 3, Lloyd Munson, Jason Paget) won 5-1 away to AA Property New Waltham (Darryl Doherty) and continue to go well.
Clee Motors won 3-1 away to AFC Waltham. Healing 2nds drew 4-4 with Old Lloyds (Barry Ramsey, Ben Simpson, Josh Tye, Lee Williams). Sporting Saltire (Karl Brown, Stephen Huntley) won 2-1 against Immingham County.
Well placed Winns FC were beaten 5-1 by Grimsby Rovers (Dave Deane 3, Liam Callaghan, Liam Williamson) in Division Six.
Ace Homecare took the three points when they beat West Marsh OB (Kyle Thornton) 2-1. A great penalty save from Daz Todd in the second half deserves credit. James Deeping and Ryan Shawcroft scored the Ace goals.
EAG FC and Olivers Wine Bar drew 2-2. Honest Lawyer (Brad Wright 2, Sam Carr, Callum Lindop) won 4-2 against Buddies II Athletic (Lee Sadler 2). Kings Head Waltham won 4-0 away to The County with goals from Ben Cousins, Paul Hand, Liam Cadden and Luke Hanson.
The Oak Tree march on in Division Seven. They beat Advance Alarms 3-1 with goals from Brendon Smyth (2) and Anthony Mitchell. Scott Barber replied for Alarms.
Winns 2nds (Alex Otter 2) beat Clee Community ESL 2nds (Ross Beattie) 2-1.