AFC Shaftes, after having volunteered to take relegation last season, have sealed a place in The Wirral District Football Association Sunday Amateur Cup Final.

AFC Shaftes beat Wirral FC (Aaron Griffiths) 3-0 on penalties after the clubs were locked on 1-1.

Ryan Griffiths was on the scoresheet for AFC Shaftes who had Tariq Noaman to thank for two penalty saves in the penalty shootout.

It is not very often when all three match officials get praised in a well-officiated game.

Dock AFC secured their third cup final appearance and will play Queens Park in the Wirral District Football Association Sunday Premier Cup.

That is three finals for both Dock AFC and Queens Park who will feature against each other.

On the mark for Dock AFC were Dean Nunn and Ryan Smith and for Neston Nomads was Paul Ellison in a 2-1 scoreline,

A hat-trick for Leon Bower and an effort from Jon Bland was enough for Paolos FC to deliver a place in The Jimmy Core Cup Final at the expense of Rangers Breaks 4-0.

Upton Town (Tom Murphy, Callum Mernock, Alex Pitt, Sam Parker and Chris Turk) recorded a comfortable 5-0 win over MSC Eastham in the Joey Griffiths Invitation Cup Group 'A' tie to go joint top of the group

Action from Division One in The Houlihan's Birkenhead Sunday Association Football League saw a fine brace from Jerry Canady, with a further strike from Tila Davies earned maximum points for New Ferry Rangers over Ellesmere Port Athletic, while Bushell Athletic made a final assault for promotion with a resounding 5-0 win at Telegraph FC.

Beechwood FC go eight points clear at the top of Division Two with Adam Ledgerton notching a double, supplemented by Scott Billington, Sam Donaldson and Jamie Manifold strikes with a 5-0 rout oval FC.

Corsair FC, who have four games in hand are in third place and nine points behind, will have a major say in the closing weeks of the season when the silverware is handed out as Corsair FC (Jason Bull, Jedda Bayle) accounted for CAD Athletic with a 2-0 success.

FC Tranmere had to thank Adam Walker with a brace to take all the point in Division Three in a narrow 2-1 win at Victoria Colts (Dan Fletcher).

It is sad news to report of the passing of a current player Ryan Atherton from FC Bidston who had a heart attack during the game last week at the very young age of 30 against Queens Park and sadly died during the week.

The league would like to send their condolences to the families of former referee Mr Gerry Jones and ex committee man Mr Billy Hayes,

The Houlihan's Birkenhead Sunday Football League are now accepting new applications to join for the 2019/2020 season.

Check the league's website for contact details