The Midland Football Alliance
Published 2nd October 2011
....Heather St John’s on Saturday.
Craig Gregg headed home the winner 2 minutes from time after the visitors had ridden their luck in the second half.
Aaron Lloyd had scored Causeway’s opener 3 minutes before the break, but Heather substitute Roy Dunkley levelled at the start of the second period.
Westfields had led going into their match at Rocester, but a 3-1 defeat sent them down to third place. Phil Glover was on target for the Herefordshire side, but Chris Sterling’s eleventh goal of the season helped the home side to victory.
Skipper Craig Holland and substitute Sam Wain also netted.
Tividale manager Dean Whitehouse was sent from the dug-out during his side’s 2-2 draw with Loughborough University.
Assistant Stuart Scriven and player Adam Hill also saw red to cap a disappointing afternoon for Tividale who had led until a last-minute Dan Delderfield penalty.
Adam Simpkiss and Brett Clarke were Tividale’s scorers, cancelling out Derek Cole’s first-minute own goal.
There was also a red card at Atherstone Town where visitors Alvechurch ran out 2-1 winners.
Tom Weale gave the home side the lead with a 42nd-minute penalty, only for the visitors to hit back with goals from Rory Curtis and Tom Elder. Church had to play most of the second half with just ten-men after Danny Gall picked up a second booking.
Steffano Abonandi scored a goal in each half to give Highgate United a 2-1 win at Kirby Muxloe. Stuart Verrall replied for the hosts.
Goals from Craig Hancox, Ben Haseley and Chris Geldart steered Heath Hayes to a 3-1 win at Coleshill Town, with Coventry Sphinx suffering the same scoreline in losing at home to Dunkirk, whose Rob McCormick, Ryan Bowen and Levi Ramsey were on the mark.
Mark Swann scored twice as Tipton Town drew 2-2 at Boldmere St Michaels, Joe Smith and a Joszef Jakab penalty making up the home side’s tally.
Ellesmere Rangers were convincing 3-0 winners over Gresley FC with goals from Kevin Renshaw, Andy Ford and Tom Ward.