Athersley set to miss out

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Is it all over bar the shouting? Swallownest Miners Welfare have one match to play in the Premier Division, but are virtual champions, ahead of multiple winners Athersley Rec. who have bossed the top division for over a decade.

Both won their latest matches, Swallownest with a 3-0 win over Ecclesfield Red Rose, Athersley with a 4-0 win at the Millmoor Juniors ground.

Handsworth are Division One champions, the second division promotion issue still being contended by Houghton Main, Swinton Station, Clowne Villa and Sheffield Parramore.

Swinton were high scorers, slamming Clowne Wanderers 11-1, Ryan Oakley rattling in four, while Houghton were almost as prolific against New Bohemians, winning 10-0, and Clowne Villa beating hosts Boynton Sports 4-0.

n With season’s end approaching, Saturday’s line-up is : Premier Division: Davy FC v South Kirkby, High Green Villa v Dinnington Town,Millmoor Juniors v Caribbean,Stocksbridge Park v Ecclesfield Red Rose, Swallownest v Penistone Church. Division 1: Bramley Sunnyside v Frecheville, Frickley Colliery v Sheffield Athletic,Thorpe Hesley v Worsbrough Common, Wickersley v Silkstone United.

Division 1: Clowne Villa v Clowne Wanderers, Millmoor Juniors Res.v De La Salle,New Bohemians v Houghton Main, Sheffield Parramore v Boynton Sports, Thorncliffe v Athersley Rec Res.