Matchday two of the North West Counties Football League was packed with entertainment and storylines, as the 2021/22 campaign begins to take shape.
Matchday Two Roundup from NWCFL First Division South
New Mills Stride Past Nomads
Dominating from the first whistle, New Mills kept their 100% record for the season alive with a comfortable 4-0 victory over Cheadle Heath Nomads.
New signing Joe Bevan was on the scoresheet for the second consecutive match, with other goals coming from Darren McKnight, Teddy Osipitan and Benito Lowe.
For Nomads, defeat means they sit bottom of the fledgling league table and will head into their fixture with Abbey Hey desperate for three points.
Sensational Sandbach See Off St Martins
Four second-half goals helped ease Sandbach United to a stunning 6-0 victory over St Martins, taking the East Cheshire side top of the table.
Robbie Hatton opened the scoring for United early on in the match, whilst Sean Moscrop added a second just before half-time.
Scott Evans and Amadou Doumbouya were on target in the second period, with Bobbie McDonnell helping himself to a brace, rounding up an impressive victory for the home side.
Amateurs Battle Back to Take Victory
Three goals from Edward Brown helped Wythenshawe Amateurs come from 2-0 down to take victory against an unfortunate Maine Road FC side.
Reece Lyndon had given the home side the lead on Monday evening, before Sajjad Elhassan doubled their advantage from the spot.
Scoring his first just before the break, Brown added a further two in the second period to cap off a memorable comeback for the Ammies.
Eccleshall Come From Behind to Earn Victory
Eccleshall came from behind twice to take three points against Brocton and ensure a first victory for the Staffordshire club
Strikes from Brad Rolston and Daniel Evans were twice cancelled out by Eccleshall, firstly through Jack Dundas and then Peter Murphy.
Eccleshall finally took the lead themselves in the 38th minute through Liam Tomlin, which turned out to be the game’s decisive goal.
West Didsbury & Chorlton Keep Up 100% Record
Benjamin Elliot was on target for West Didsbury & Chorlton as they continued their impressive start to the season with a 1-0 victory over Stockport Town.
Netting the only goal of the game in the 63rd minute, Elliot’s strike ensured West saw off a spirited Town side.
Stockport are still awaiting their first victory of the new campaign and will be looking to pick up three points against Eccleshall this weekend.
Elsewhere From Matchday Two
Alsager Town won their first match of the season, seeing off Stafford Town 2-0, whilst Abbey Hulton United and Ellesmere Rangers also picked up victories on Tuesday night.
On Wednesday night, Cheadle Town bounced back from an opening day defeat against New Mills to take all three points against Abbey Hey, with second-half goals from Patrick Davin and Ryan Usher giving them the win.