Tamworth ease into play-off positions, Lichfield triumphant in cup tie

The Lambs are on a good run on form

Lichfield Tamworth

Photo credit: Lichfield City FC

Tamworth moved into the play-offs in the Southern League Central Premier Division following a competent 4-0 win over Stourbridge on Tuesday evening.

Jordan Clement opened the scoring on 28 minutes before star striker Dan Creaney netted his fourth goal in three games six minutes later.

Tyrell Waite made it 3-0 to Tamworth five minutes before the break before sealing a brace on 72 minutes.

Henri Wilder cleared an effort off the line in the dying embers of the game to keep the Lambs‘ fifth clean sheet of the season.

It’s now four straight wins for Tamworth, who go fifth in the table, having scored 14 in those fixtures.


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Cup success for Lichfield

Lichfield City breezed into the second round of the John Williams Hunt Cup.

Reg Smith found the net twice with Max Dixon and Chandler Pegg also getting on the scoresheet in a 4-1 victory over AFC Bridgnorth.

Staffordshire rivals Brocton face Wolverhampton Sporting Community on Wednesday night.

In the Northern Premier League, Stafford Rangers remained deadlocked away at Mickleover in a goalless Premier Division draw.

Boro have now won only one of their last six matches and sit tenth in the table.

In the West Division, Kidsgrove Athletic lost 3-0 away to Marine, who famously made it to the Third Round of the FA Cup last season where they lost 5-0 at home to Tottenham.

The Grove’s loss was their first away from home since September 7, albeit had only played on the road once since.

They now sit ninth in the division after 11 games.

Meanwhile, Newcastle Town were defeated 2-0 away at Runcorn Linnets to slip to 16th.

It’s their first loss since September 18, six matches ago.

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