Langold FC have one hand on the Division Two title

Sunday league football, Bakestone Moor v Langold FC. '(NWGU-02-02-14 BC 1l)
Sunday league football, Bakestone Moor v Langold FC. '(NWGU-02-02-14 BC 1l)
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Langold FC have got a hand on the Division Two title after an 8-0 mauling of Harworth Pavilion, securing promotion to Division One for the first time in their 15 year history.

This leaves Shireoaks Sports needing maximum points against Breakers Wasps and Three Lions and also a winning margin of seven goals or more to secure the title.

In Division Three Shireoaks Inn put themselves in the title and promotion race with victory over promotion rivals Woodsetts Welfare.

Langold Lakeside still hold an eight point lead, leaving Shireoaks needing win their three games in hand.

The two major cup completions, the Challenge and Benevolent Cups, are at the semi-final stages.

Both cups will have new names on this year as holders Worksop Borough were beaten in the earlier rounds .

And debutant finalists will be named as neither Langold FC, FC United of Carlton, Shireoaks Sports nor Yates United have played in a Sunday League major cup final.

The Challenge Cup first semi-final this weekend has village teams FC United of Carlton of Division Three and Langold FC of Division Two meeting for a place in the final.

Carlton, who were giant killers in the last round beating Langold Old Boys, will fancy their chances, but Langold FC will be thinking otherwise.

The other semi-final to be played on the 15th March sees previous winners St Joseph’s facing Manton Club JFC in an all Division One tie.

JFC re looking to earn a place in their first ever Challenge Cup final, one of two competitions that have eluded them.

Treble chasing Manton Club JFC will also be seeking revenge for last year’s Challenge Cup quarter-final whenthey face Langold Old Boys later in March in the Benevolent Cup semi-final.

The other semi-final pits Shireoaks Sports against Yates United for a place in the final.

The pair played out a 3-3 draw last weekend in the Invitation Cup, two late Yates goals preventing a Shireoaks win.

Results

Challenge Cup: St Joseph’s 4-2 Three Lions.

Invitation Cup: Shireoaks Sports 3-3 Yates United, Langold Old Boys 2-1 Lokomotiv Millhouse.

Division Two: Harworth Pavilion 0-8 Langold FC

Division Three: Langold Lakeside 8-0 FC United of Carlton, Swan FC 4-1 Inter Kilton, Woodsetts Welare 3-4 Shireoaks Inn

Fixtures

Challenge Cup: FC United of Carlton v Langold FC

Division Three Invitation Trophy: Swan FC v Langold Lakeside.

Division One: St Josephs v Worksop Borough, Langold Old Boys v Stanley Street Galacticos, Greendale Oak v Manton Club JFC.

Division Two: Three Lions v Harworth Pavilion, Shireoaks Sports v Breakers Wasps.

Division Three: Inter Kilton v Shireoaks Inn, Lock Keeper v Woodhouse Inn.