Cheadle Town are beaten by the new Premier Division leaders


CHEADLE Town’s undefeated start to the season ended when they went down 2-0 to visitors Alsager Town last night.

A victory would have taken Cheadle to the top of the Premier Division, but instead Alsager now occupy pole position after extending their unbeaten run to six games.

Alsager arrived at Thorley Drive as a serious threat, having held the then league leaders Wolstanton United to a 2-2 at home the previous week.

Last night’s defeat dropped Cheadle down from second to fourth place in the table.

Leek CSOB moved up to third spot after beating Knypersley Victoria 2-0 at Pointon Park, while Ball Haye Green put up a tremendous fight against visitors Eastwood Hanley, only to a lose a thriller at by the odd goal of seven.

Last night’s results:-

Premier Division: Cheadle Town 0, Alsager Town 2; Florence FC 5, Hanley Town 0; Foley Meir 4, Newcastle Town 2; Silverdale Athletic 4, Eccleshall FC 0; Ball Haye Green 3, Eastwood Hanley 4; Leek CSOB 2 Knypersley Victoria 0; Stone Dominoes 3 Ashbourne FC 1.

Division One: Abbey Hulton United 3, Foley Meir Res 0; Redgate Clayton Res 2 Market Drayton Tigers 1; Brereton Social 4, Shenstone Pathfinder 3; Ossma Blurton 4, Milton United 0.