Mullen ends goal drought in Borough away victory

Worksop Borough maintained their good form against long-time Worksop Sunday League rivals Greendale Oak with a 4-2 away win.


Durrant, Booth and Mullen caused the Oaks defence problems before Durrant beat two defenders and crossed for Booth to fire home to give Borough the lead.

The visitors remained on top until Slowey capitalised on a mistake by Kirk in the Borough goal to equalise.

Both sides battled to take control with the midfield contest between Thompson and Getliffe the highlight.

Mullen ended his goal drought with a neat finish to put the visitors in front at half-time.

Both sides had chances at the start of the second period.

After a controversial no-goal decision by the referee, Durrant unleashed a 25-yard volley to increase Borough’s advantage.

Greendale continued to battle and were rewarded when Getliffe was uprooted in the box and Rose converted from the spot.

Boro introduced new signing Fox, who immediately got his passing game going.

With the game in the balance, Mullen swung in a trademark free kick andVankiewicz rose to head home and secure victory.

Elsewhere in Division 1, St Joseph’s got the better of Lokomotiv Millhouse in a competitive match played in good spirits.

Josephs led 4-0 at half-time. Their goals included a clinical overhead finish from Phil Richardson.

Lokomotiv played good football in the second half and gained a consolation with a fine goal, finished with aplomb by Gabitas.

As chances came at both ends, Josephs substitute Dalton White put the game beyond Lokomotiv with a neat finish, sealing a 5-1 victory.

This week the two teams meet again in the cup with Lokomotiv at home.

In Division 2, Langold Lakeside slipped up at Todwick Villa, going down 2-1 to give hope to the chasing pack.

Three or four teams have a chance of winning the title.

Worksop Magpies defeated Rhodesia in an entertaining game, triumphing by the odd goal in nine.

Daniel Harper scored all five goals for Magpies.

Anstonians won 4-2 at Lion Hotel to boost their chances of promotion in their first season in the league.

Yates OB and Whitwell drew a friendly, played due to the unavailability of a referee for their league fixture.