Athium Midland Football Combination
Published 5th August 2012
....against Pilkington XXX, including a goal from his own half.
The striker, who plundered more than thirty goals last season, was again the star performer in a comfortable 4-1 victory.
Matt Skinner fired the hosts ahead with Fyfe doubling the lead just after the half-hour mark.
Adrian Neal pulled a goal back for the visitors who shortly after were also left to rue an equaliser ruled out for offside. However, Fyfe extended the lead with a far post finish on 64 minutes and applied the killer blow with a spectacular lob from 65 yards that sailed over keeper Ken Saunders.
Action between Bolehall Swifts and Coventry Copsewood was suspended for 35 minutes due to a torrential downpour.
Coventry led 1-0 through Lee Hunt’s 5th minute strike and secured the points with a Martin Palmer brace after the restart.
Walsall Wood erased memories of last year’s campaign when they lost eight straight matches with a 1-0 home win against Blackwood earned by a Jamie Hawkins strike.
Ten-man Bloxwich Town clung on to claim victory against Southam United, despite centre half Ryan McAllister being sent-off on 27 minutes.
Simeon Smith missed the resulting penalty which would have cancelled out Alan Wilkes’ opener.
John Charters doubled the lead for the hosts on 32 minutes with Smith pulling a goal back midway through the second half.
Earlswood Town made light of eight missing first-team players who have all jetted off on a lads’ holiday, to win 3-1 at Pershore Town.
Two strikes from Reece Hewitt sandwiched between a Brendan Hicks goal put them in charge.
Racing Club Warwick’s Aaron Cheshire put through his own goal to concede a winner to Pelsall Villa.
Villa were ahead through a Dan Battison goal with David Bailey netting an injury time goal for Warwick.
Joe Lolley’s first half goal earned victory for Littleton against Stafford Town, while Joe Boggild was the match winner for relegated Atherstone Town at home to Bromsgrove Sporting.