The Bootle St. Edmunds juggernaut continued to roll on its way to the MSC Express West Cheshire League's Division Two title, after five goal John Howard took the plaudits in his side's 7-0 eclipse of Neston Nomads.

A Mark Madden double completed the scoreline, while nearest rivals, Heswall, also posted seven without reply against local rivals, West Kirby. Doubles from Paul Lindfeld and Jack Darlington were supplemented by further efforts from Scott Connolly and Tom Bradshaw, as the Gayton Park challengers stayed within touching distance of the leaders.

Third placed Poulton Vics, with Ben Kearney (2) and Liam Owen on target, accounted for Litherland Remyca Dev. and it was celebration time for Marine Res, Liam Van Gelder (2) and Anthony Beyga obliging in the 3-0 decision over Rainhill Town Res.

Goals from Jordan Martin and Paul Ellison were scant reward for Mallaby, who went down 3-2 to replies from South Sefton Borough's Tom Seddon, Amen Fakhir and Danny Burns.

South Liverpool Res. had Sharif Yusuf and an own goal to thank for their 2-2 draw with Ashville Res., Callum Hughes bagging both goals for the visitors. Saturday's Division One action saw Redgate Rovers forfeit their one hundred per cent record despite scoring through Robbie McDonald (2). Replies from Jamie Eaton, Andrew Rogers and Joseph Downey anchored Vauxhall Motors Res. to a 3-2 result.

Andy O'Toole struck twice for Rainhill Town but Newton emerged 4-2 victors, thanks to efforts from John Paul Kissock (2) Dom Coddington and Connor Carroll. Full round-up on

Jake McGettrick, Adam Moorcroft and Eddie Hawthorne were the marksmen, as Marshalls beat Chester side, Upton AA 3-0, but neighbours, Chester Nomads, put up a better show - Jack Delgado and Brendon Dickinson finding the net in a 2-1 verdict over Aintree Villa, who hit back through Frank Hargreaves.

Division Three leaders, Marshalls Res., hailed the efforts of three goal Owen Pollard following their 4-1 success at Ellesmere Port Town Res. which kept them three points clear at the top.

Second placed Heswall Res. savoured a 3-2 win over Chester Nomads Res. inspired by a smart double from Dan O'Halloran but fourth placed Runcorn Sports slipped up, following a 1-1 stalemate with Aintree Villa Res.

Max Herbert (2), Tommy Breslin and Gareth Myers netted for Poulton Vics Res. but failed to deny Mersey Harps from posting their first win of the season. Sean O'Connor (3), Eamonn Kelly, Jack Rowe, Kalan Jackson and James McDade calling the shots in a 7-4 triumph.

Doubles from Harry Edwards and Blagoy Rodov anchored Neston Nomads Res. to a 5-3 win over Poulton Royal Res. and in another goal-packed affair, third placed Willaston, with goals from Lewis Carter (2), Tommy Wilson, Jamie Woods, Sean Hayward and Harry Woods overcame Rainford Utd. 6-5.

In the Cheshire FA Amateur Cup 1st round, congratulations to Poulton Royal, who ousted Old Altrinchamians 1-0 with a goal from Lee Dermody.

Capenhurst Villa beat Newton Ath. by the same margin, with Danny Page on the mark, and Division Three flag bearers Sutton Ath. finished 3-3 with Malpas, before going through 5-3 on penalties.

Only one fixture took place in the Youth Division which saw honours shared after efforts from Litherland Remyca Ath.'s Will Lawson, Shaun Lewis, Jamie Madine and Lewis Johnson were negated by replies from Maghull's Jack Lemmens (3) and Joel Neary.