Reserves go top

NEW MILLS Reserves moved to the top of the North West Counties League Reserve Division following an emphatic six-goal thumping of AFC Darwen at Church Lane on Saturday. Goalscorers were Nick Wood, Harry Noon (2), Alex Adrio, Liam Millen and Ross Needham.

The side look to extend their advantage when they entertain third-placed Nelson at Church Lane on Saturday (kick-off 3pm).