Sunday League: Traf Reserves crowned champions as Pier fail to win

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Trafalgar Reserves were crowned division two champions after West Pier Reserves could only draw 4-4 with Commercial, while the club’s first team maintained their title charge with a 5-2 win against Itis Itis.


Itis Itis 2 (Marton, Laing) Trafalgar 5 (B Salt 2, Logan, N Thomas, Dove)

Trafalgar battled back from behind to beat Itis Itis 5-2 and maintain their assault on the division one title.

Carl Marton gave Itis Itis the lead and Ian Laing later added another to make it 2-2, but a double from man of the match Ben Salt and goals from Neil Thomas, Chris Dove and Billy Logan handed Traf the three points.


West Pier Reserves 4 (Midgley 2, Weetman 2) Commercial 4 (Birley 2, Foy 2)

West Pier Reserves’ 4-4 draw at home to Commercial handed the division two title to Trafalgar Reserves.

Commercial led 3-0 as the home side started with 9 men, but Pier battled back to take a 4-3 lead, only for the away side to equalise late on.

Commercial’s goals came through braces from Aaron Birley and Sam Foy, while Pier’s goals came from Luke Midgley and Chris Weetman doubles.