Having won promotion to the MSC Express West Cheshire League's Division One, Heswall turned their sights on the Wirral FA Senior Cup.

They progressed to a semi-final showdown with Division One runners-up, Mersey Royal, after eclipsing Neston Nomads, 5-1, inspired by a Joe Ford hat trick Matty Morris and Paul Lindfield also found the net, with young Ollie Dutton on target for Nomads.

Congratulations and best wishes go to Martin Ryman's South Liverpool, who were crowned Division One champions for the fourth time, and have now secured promotion to the North West Counties Division One North.

Mossley Hill Ath. finished a creditable third in Division One on goal difference, but saw their season end with a silver lining, after Owen Cassidy bagged the game's only goal in a hard fought Pyke Cup final victory over Marshalls.

The fairytale ending continued at the weekend, when Mossley's reserve side - thanks to a fine double from Adil Mohammed - lifted the Haworth & Gallagher Bowl after beating Litherland Remyca Dev. 2-1.

Ltherland's Youth side fared better with Lucas Smith (2) and Ethan Highton scoring the goals in a 3-2 decision over South Liverpool in the Youth Plate final.

In Division One, Ellesmere Port Town enhanced their survival chances following respective 2-2 draws with Redgate Rovers and Mossley Hill Ath. , but only victory in their final game against Newton can see them avoid the drop.

A Ben Coward double was supplemented by further efforts from Rob Owen and Matty Petts as Chester Nomads triumphed 4-1 at Maghull and registered an eighth placed finish while tenth placed local rivals, Upton AA, scored through Tom Killilea, Joe Ormrod and Lee Guiardo but capitulated 4-3 to replies from Vauxhall Motors Res.' Andy Roberts (2) Jamie Eaton and Louis Gorman.

Adam Campbell netted for Newton, but it was visitors, Aintree Villa who profited, and eased their way out of the bottom spot, after Mark Kelly (2) and Ian Davidson replied to post a 3-1 win, and despite a goal from Liam Fitzpatrick, Capenhurst Villa went down by the same scoreline to Maghull on Saturday, John Holmes, Carl Peers and Charlie Taylor obliging for the visitors.

In Division Two, Mike McLean's opportunist double for Mallaby was negated by replies from Cheshire Lines' Chris Cruickshanks and a 91st minute equaliser from Danny Mulville.

Jack Darlington (2), Joe Ford and Louis O'Brien shared the goals, as runners-up Heswall completed their league campaign with a 4-2 success at South Sefton Borough, who hit back via Lewis King and Liam Van Gelder.

Runcorn Sports and Helsby are promoted from Division Three and victory for Helsby against West Kirby Res. in their final tussle will see them go up as champions.

Efforts from Brad O'Donnell, Liam Brennan, Tom Rouker and Paul Butler were enough, as Sutton Ath. won 4-1 at Poulton Royal Res. Greg Sandalls was on the mark for the hosts.

A 7-1 victory at Bootle confirmed Runcorn Linnets as Youth Division champions with Mossley Hill Ath. finishing second on goal difference, after efforts from Ishy Asgaard and Alfie Saunders anchored their side to a 2-1 result over Vauxhall Motors, who responded through Connor Kelly.

Maghull had Harry Forsyth on target but the points were shared after Marshalls Barkihill rallied through Ethan Owens.