There was the whiff of Ambre Solaire in the air this week as the County Senior League begins to slow down for the summer.
There were five games midweek. In the Premier Division, Houghton Main tied down third place, as a Ashley Vickers strike gave them a 1-0 win over Stocksbridge Park Steels Reserves. Fourth place Penistone Church ended their season with a 2-1 loss to Athersley Recreation Reserves at Sheerien Park.
Division One’s bottom side Davy FC ended a run of seven straight league losses with a 5-3 home win over South Kirkby Colliery. Adam McCarthy, Nicky Mulgrew (2) and Nicky Christian composed Davy’s score-sheet.
The top two met again in Division Two for the second time seven days, with league leaders North Gawber Colliery hosting second placed Kingstone United. North Gawber won last weeks encounter 1-0 and went onto the claim the Division Two title. This time the two teams shared the points with a 2-2 draw.
Maltby Main Reserves ended their season positively, as they registered their fourth win in five league games, with a 2-1 victory over Sheffield FC Reserves at Muglet Lane. Matthew Bradley and Jordan Thomas were both on target for Maltby.
Last Saturday played host to the final weekend fixtures of the season. Both games came at Davy’s Sports Ground. Davy FC ended their disappointing season, with a 3-1 home loss to second bottom Sheffield Bankers. At the same venue Davy FC ‘s U21 team finished their season with a 2-0 loss to Houghton Main U21 thanks to goals from Aaron Tate and Jordan Beardsley.
Only five games remain to be played in the 2013/14. They are:
Monday 28th April
Sheffield Lane Top v Bramley Sunnyside
Wednesday 30th April
Wombwell Main v Handsworth
North Gawber Colliery v Sheffield FC Reserves
Treeton Terriers U21 v Valley Knights U21
Monday 12th May
Bramley Sunnyside v Caribbean Sports