IT went right down to the wire for Queens Park FC to lift the Blue Riband trophy and be crowned the Premier Division Champions for the 21st time, needing just a draw to secure the title.

Queens Park had a comfortable 6-3 win over Saughall FC with Liam Driscoll and Adam Smith notching a brace each supported by singles from Craig Griffiths and Tom Morgan, replying for Saughall were David Ollerhead, Joe Unsworth and an own goal.

In midweek, despite going a goal down Rock Ferry Social lifted a piece of silverware in the Houlihan’s Birkenhead Sunday Football League Invitation cup beating Saughall 2-1 thanks a fine double from Adam Hughes.

More silverware was given out when Beechwood defeated local derby rivals Corsair FC. Beechwood took the lead early in the second half only for Corsair to equalise in 58th minute of the second half, the game after the statutory time ended 1-1 in darkness.

Extra-time saw no more goal action with the floodlights on. The match went down to a penalty shootout with Beechwood scoring all five penalties and Corsair missing their last penalty,

Lancelyn Glenavon won the First Division Title in midweek after securing the required points beating AFC Shaftes 2-0with Ben Glover and Gino King on the mark.

They will receive their Trophy on Sunday, May 5 after their final game at Shaftesbury Youth.

Shaftesbury Youth will need to win their final to claim the runners spot and a place in the Premier Division next season after they took maximum points against Neston Nomads and killed off Neston's chances of that elusive premier division slot.

Finding the net for Shaftesbury Youth were Paul Greenwood with two and Alan Cross in a 3-1 win.

Corsair made amends for their cup final defeat in midweek to lift The David Keith Tacy Memorial Trophy beating Telegraph FC 1-0.

Other league action saw an eight goal thriller at the Shaftesbury Memorial Ground with hosts Lions FC (Ameel Al Gamri (2), Samir Al Gamri, Steve Dutton, Sam Langdan) inflict a 5-3 defeat on AFC Shaftes (L Trodden, D Smith, M Young) in division one to firm up a mid table finish.

Franklyn FC with a double from Jay Harvey finished in third place in Division Two and rounded off promotion to Division One with a 2-0 away win at Wirral FC, while Upton Town (Tom Bladon, Dan Phillips) accounted for South Rangers Athletic (Stuart Payne) 2-1.

Two games to conclude the third Division saw a high scoring game between FC Tranmere (Steve Williams, Nathan Mewis, Mario Balatichiev, Anthony Grant) and Woodchurch Rovers (Harry Firkins (2), Adam Smith, Kelvin Phoenix, Marc Houston, Tom Briggs) with Woodchurch who finished runners up running out 6-4 victors.

Victoria Colts (Adam Chwalko) took all three points against promoted Barcode FC 1-0.

Wirral District Football Association Sunday Premier cup final:

Dock AFC V Queens Park at Cammell Laird FC on Wednesday, May 8 (kick-off 7pm).

The Tony Houlihan League Memorial cup final:

Heygarth FC V Queens Park at Ashville FC on Sunday, May 12 (kick-off 11am).

The Houlihan's Birkenhead Sunday Football League is now accepting new applications to join for the 2019/2020 season. Check the league's website for contact details.