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Blackburn Sunday League: Classic finish awaits
2:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014 in Sport
The Blackburn Sunday Football League go into the last round of games on Sunday and what a climax there is in prospect.
In Division One Clifton beat Oswaldtwistle St Mary’s 4-0 to go in to a winner takes all final game to take the title against Mill Hill on Sunday at the Griffin Ground where a big gate is assured.
In Division Two after a real dog fight for promotion between a number of teams; Whinney Hill barring a deluge of goals from Crown Paints in their final game against Black Bull will take the final spot and be promoted.
Crown Paints battled back from trailing 3-1 at half time to lead 5-3 going into the last 20 minutes, but two goals in five minutes was enough for a battling Great Harwood Rovers team to share the points in a real thriller.
Rishton Roebuck ended their season on a high as they had a convincing 4-0 win over Darwen Victoria, while Black Bull had a terrific 6-2 win over The Anchor.
The game of the week in division three was the top of the table clash between promotion rivals Whinney Hill Colts and Brown Cow.
The Altham side just needing a point to be crowned league champions but the Cowboys as they are affectionately known pulled off a thrilling 5-4 victory to send the promotion party right to the wire.
The final promotion spot depends on the final game of the season when Brown Cow Olympic take on Helmshore Harriers where a win will promote the Haslingden team on goal Difference.
Brown Cow Olympic who have played their part in a thrilling campaign had a 2-1 victory over Golden Cup, while King Edward brought the curtain down on another excellent season with a good 4-0 win over a Gastec Celtic team who have had a good first season in the league.
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