Super Shannocks take the Sterry Cup
PUBLISHED: 13:00 04 May 2009 | UPDATED: 16:15 10 September 2010
ANGLIAN COMBINATION: Sheringham have won the Sterry Cup after a superb 4-0 victory at Brandon Town. The win, coupled with Blofield United's 2-1 defeat at AFC Norwich, means the Shannocks have taken the prize for the first time in 37 years.
Sheringham have won the Sterry Cup after a superb 4-0 victory at Brandon Town.
The win, coupled with Blofield United's 2-1 defeat at AFC Norwich, means the Shannocks have taken the prize for the first time in 37 years.
Blofield still have two games left to play but cannot catch the Shannocks, who sit on 64 points.
Sheringham were grateful to a brace from Olly King and further strikes from Roy Bevis and Andrius Dubickas to cement their victory in Suffolk.
Meanwhile, two goals from Lee Cosgrove were enough to see off Blofield, who could only muster a Paul Warman effort in response.
At the bottom, and Hindringham failed to complete a great escape and will make the drop down to Division One after a 4-2 home defeat to Loddon United.
Goals from Scott Gray and Darren West were not enough as Alex Brown, Matthew Sadler, Robin Andersen and an own goal found the net for Loddon who will finish fifth.
Elsewhere, Neil Hurren and Andy Woods scored for Beccles Town as they beat bottom club Holt United 2-0 and Wroxham Reserves and Dersingham drew 1-1.
In Division One, Mattishall only require a point from their last game against Horsford United on Wednesday to secure promotion after a 3-1 victory at Corton, which ended the Suffolk side's aspirations.
Luke Winter, Jason Knight and Gary Harbour netted for Mattishall who are third in the table, but on the same points tally as Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves.
K&P gave themselves a chance of going up with a 2-1 win at Wells Town with goals from Luke Catchpole and James Bemment in their final fixture as they must sit and wait to see what happens at Mattishall.
At the bottom, Long Stratton sealed their survival in style with a 4-0 victory at Manor Road against Attleborough Town. A brace from David Robinson and strikes from James Barnes and James Dale gave them a 4-0 victory.
It was enough to finish a point above second-bottom Gayton United who lost 4-1 at home to fourth-placed Horsford United, with Darren Nichols bagging a brace.
Scott McKinney and and an own goal also registered for Horsford, while Gayton found the target with a Nick Bunting goal.
Gayton will now drop into Division Two alongside Attleborough.
t In the Nicholsons of Stalham NEN League, Bodham and Runton remain neck and neck for the Wayford Nurseries Division Two title after both winning on Saturday.
Bodham beat Corpusty 7-1 in the midweek and Dilham 9-1 on Saturday to take their points total to 55 points with two to play while Runton who beat Buxton Reserves 6-2 have 49 points with three to play. The final showdown between the top two on May 16 could decide this cliffhanger.