Pendle Blues Athletic earn last 16 place

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Pendle Blues Athletic secured the final place in the last 16 of the Pendle Charity League Cup following a 2-1 win against Financial Affairs.

Daniel Allott’s long distance strike gave Blues the lead before Andy Bulman equalised. Daniel Ibbetson converted from a penalty to ensure a narrow victory.

Life FC moved back to the top of the Premier Division following a 3-2 win against pointless Pendle Blues. Osman Mahmood, Omar Lund and Ejaz Khan gave Life a 3-0 half-time lead, but Kieron Sethi and Michael Riley scored for Blues in a second half fight back.

Two goals from Shaun Garvey secured a point for Crown FC in a 2-2 draw against Graham Engineering Redskins. Andy Dibb and Nathan Edwards were on target for Redskins. A hat-trick from Scott Barlow and a Michael Uprichard effort proved enough for Timmy Ts to beat Trawden Venue 4-2, who replied with goals from Tom Swindells and Ben Mousley. A goal from Neill Kelly gave Sacred Heart the points in a 1-0 victory over Station Hotel. Paak United beat Sacred Heart United 4-2 thanks to an Ishrat Mehdi brace and goals from Qasim Khan and Amir Ashraf.

In the First Division, Colne Town moved to within a point of leaders Pendle Blues Athletic following a 5-0 win against previously unbeaten Crooked Billet. Ross Walker, Joe Murphy, Antonio Sarchet, Charlie Sitaras and James Holmes all found the net. George and Dragon Athletic’s 4-3 win against Lanway FC moved them into third place in the table. Two goals from Berat Mjekiqi and a strike from Matty Makin were not enough for Lanway.

SKK Blacko gained a comfortable 6-1 win against Sacred Heart Celtic Development squad. A hat-trick from Scott Turner and goals from Mark Gregory, Greg Winton and Dan Topping moved Blacko up to sixth place.

FC Intershape maintained their six-point lead at the top of the Second Division following a 10-1 win against Life Athletic. James Brookes (3), James Hall (3), Scott Moore, Joel Howard, Marcus Singleton and Ross Singleton scored for Intershape. Zohaib Zaman’s goal was Life’s only consolation. Boca Clarets also scored 10 against AFC Veterans. Andy Husband (4), Daniel Crew (2), James McCarthy, Matthew Hoggarth, Andrew Campy and Gulio Enea were all on target. A brace from Kyle Zahorodnyj along with goals from Shane Smith and Matthew Nutter helped Pendle Renegades to a 4-0 win against Barnoldswick Barons, and a Majid Ali strike was enough to give Pendle Athletic a 1-0 win against Colne Cougars. T& R Precision enjoyed a 3-1 win against Lord Nelson.