Rampant Matlock Sports made a dream start to life in the Matlock & District Football League at the weekend.
Newell, McGuinesss and Talbot netted to dent the early hopes of Chesterfield Town Reserves’, whose noisy fans were even stunned into silence for a spell after 20 minutes.
Chesterfield pulled one back on the half-hour mark, only for Matlock to pin them back with two more goals before half-time to put the score at 5-1 at the break.
Chesterfield came back in the second half the stronger side adding two more goals but this wasn’t enough as the score finished 5-3.
Jamie Morgan’s rocket shot fired Shirland MW to victory as he scored two with against a fantastic Darley Dale side, winning the game 2-1, New boys All Inn FC shared the spoils with another new team Alfreton Athletic involved in an exciting 3-3 draw while Hilcote United could only manage a draw against Chesterfield Town’s first team.
The results from Saturday were:
Hellison Trophies League One – Darley Dale 1 Shirland Miners’ Welfare 2, Woodthorpe Rovers 5 Laburnum 2, Alfreton Athletic 3 All Inn FC 3, Chesterfield Town 1 Hilcote United 1, Hopflower 1 Shirebrook Rangers 3.
Solar Press League Two – Tansley 4 Black Hippo 2, AFC South Wingfield 1 Cromford Reserves 0, Matlock Sports 5 v Chesterfield Town Res erves3, Lea Holloway 2 Riddings Rovers 2, Codnor Miners 4 Hurst Farm United 0.
The fixtures for this Saturday (September 10) are:
Hellison Trophies League One – All Inn FC V Shirland Miners’ Welfare, Chesterfield Town FC v Alfreton Athletic, Darley Dale Lions v Laburnum Saints, Hilcote United FC v Hopflower FC, Kings Arms FC v Woodthorpe Rovers,
Solar Press League Two – AFC Lea Holloway v Cromford Reserves, Hurst Farm United FC v Tansley FC, Matlock Sports v Black Hippo, Riddings Rovers v Codnor Miners FC, Wirksworth Albion v Chesterfield Town Reserves.