Burnley Athletic take top spot in Greenbank Motor Company First Division (From Lancashire Telegraph)
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Burnley Athletic take top spot in Greenbank Motor Company First Division
4:10pm Tuesday 24th September 2013 in Sport
BURNLEY Athletic leap-frogged champions Rimington to take top spot in the Greenbank Motor Company East Lancashire League First Division.
Athletic claimed a 2-0 home win over Mill Hill to make it 20 points from nine games this season as they moved above Rimington, who were not in action.
It has been cat and and mouse at the top of the table with Ivy also among the early season pace setters.
Colne United moved off the bottom of the table after claiming their first victory of the campaign, winning 3-1 at Oswaldtwistle St Mary’s.
Prairie United moved nine points clear at the top of the Second Division with a 3-2 triumph at Waddington, although second-placed Burnley Belvedere do have three games in hand.
Whinney Hill extended their lead in the Reserve Division to five points following a 7-3 victory at Oswaldtwistle St Mary’s.
Barrowford Celtic remain bottom after losing 7-5 at home to Read United.
Eight teams were in action in the first round of the Reserve Division Cup, with Mill Hill thrashing Rock Rovers 8-3.
Stacksteads Saint Joseph’s triumphed 6-2 at Colne United, while Feniscowles and Pleasington hammered Burnley Belvedere 5-0 and Peel Park won 4-3 at Langho.
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