CHESTER & Wirral Football League kicked of the 2019-2020 season with defending Queensferry Sports Premier Division champions Sutton Athletic getting off to a winning start.

They hit Christleton for six with goals from Callum Doyle, Daniel Woodcock, Peter Barnett, Lee Ludgate and a Jack Hanigan brace.

Charlie Cottis hit a consolation for Christleton.

Ian McGraa (3) and Steve Large were on the scoresheet for Shaftesbury Youth in their 4-1 win over Cestrian Alex who had Mike Taylor to thank for their goal.

Carl McLeod and Ian Forster both scored for St Saviours in their 2-2 draw with Premier Division new boys Groves Athletic.

Joe Fitz and Ryan Bailey were the Groves marksmen.

Blacon Youth Reserves got their campaign off to a winning start beating Ellesmere Port FC by the odd goal in seven.

Joe Thompson lead the scoring with a brace with the other goals coming courtesy of Adam Langley and Lewis Coppack.

Joe Walley and Tom Perrin (2) replied for the Port.

In the CWFL Olympic Trophies Championship new comers Unitor AFC were the days top scorers hitting seven past AFC Park North without reply.

Paul Walker hit two for the winning side with the other goals coming from Derek Taylor, Vinnie O'Toole, Billy Duggan, John Mearns and Chris Hill. Niall Evans scored a penalty for Rossmore Rangers, but it was not enough as they went down 2-1 to Chester Nomads III who had Jared Bieber and Jordan Jones to thank for the goals.

Hoole Rangers came from from goals down to snatch a point in their game with FC Duddon Utd.

The game ended 4-4 with Tom Walsh (3) and Dave Hughes the Hoole scorers and Will Furmedge, Alex Ball and two own goals adding to the Duddon tally. James Holroyd scored two for Princes Villa in their 2-2 draw with Crossway, Dean Ratcliffe and Paul Seddon their scorers.

The day's final game brought about a rare 0-0 draw between to new sides to the CWFL in the form of Upton JFC Youth and Shaftesbury Youth Reserves.