Spixworth edging closer to title, but Harleston refuse to give up the chase

Luke Tuttle, right, celebrates after scoring Spixworth's third goal against Stalham.Picture Nick But

Luke Tuttle, right, celebrates after scoring Spixworth's third goal against Stalham.Picture Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Spixworth are edging closer and closer to the Anglian Combination Premier Division title after a 4-1 win over Stalham.

Action from the Premier Division clash between leaders Spixworth (blue) and Stalham. Picture: Nick B

Action from the Premier Division clash between leaders Spixworth (blue) and Stalham. Picture: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

The leaders remain nine points clear of Harleston Town, goals from Luke Tuttle, James Page, Scott Woodgate and Joe Easton earning them win number 22 in 23 league outings. Lewis Crosby was on target for Stalham.

Harleston were 3-2 winners at Caister, Nathan Page scoring twice and Scott Roberts also on target. Caister's goals came from Lee Roof and George Barnden.

Waveney stay third after scoring four without reply at Reepham Town – Kevin Fletcher, Ritchie High, Bradley Hough and an own goal were on the scoresheet.

Bottom club Cromer Town scored twice at home to Blofield United but went down 5-2. Ben Cissell and Lewis Amos scored for the Crabs, with Robbie Fryers thumping in four for Blofield, who also had Steve Davis on the scoresheet.

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) . Scott Sell in the t

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) . Scott Sell in the thick of the action for Spixworth. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher


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Charlie Deacon scored for Long Stratton, but Mulbarton Wanderers scored five in reply through Ben Thompson, Mark Sutcliffe, Joel Potter, Jamie Smith and Damion Cooper.

St Andrews and Norwich Ceyms played out a 1-1 draw with Charlie Roe scoring for St Andrews and Noel Delany for Ceyms. Mattishall returned from Kirkley & Pakefield Reserves with all three points after beating their hosts 2-1. Ian Hunter was on target for the Royals with Orren Oliver and Xavier Huckle scoring for Mattishall.

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Division One leaders Bradenham Wanderers beat visiting Holt United 5-2. There were braces for Tom Spalding and George Watts-Sturrock with Scott Sutherland-Gray also on target. Marcus Holt and Olli West were the Holt scorers.

Second-placed Hellesdon lost ground when they were held to a 3-3 draw against North Walsham Town. Connor Charlesworth, Mac Gee and Ross Pantry scored for Hellesdon and Matt Dunning and a brace for Kieran Patel were North Walsham scorers.

Luke Tuttle scores the third Spixworth in their 4-1 defeat of Stalham Town on Saturday.
Photo: Ni

Luke Tuttle scores the third Spixworth in their 4-1 defeat of Stalham Town on Saturday. Photo: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

It was third against fourth at Youngs Park where Aylsham faced Beccles met – and the visitors went home 3-0 winners, with goals from Luke Bailey, Kieran Bale and Liam Harvey-Cooper. Attleborough lost 2-1 at home to Mundford with Steve Wright scoring for Attleborough and Alex Gathercole and Ben Coe replying.

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) . Scott Sell in the t

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) . Scott Sell in the thick of the action for Spixworth. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
Luke Tuttle scores t

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) Luke Tuttle scores the 3rd spixworth goal. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
Luke Tuttle scores t

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) Luke Tuttle scores the 3rd spixworth goal. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red). Luke Tuttle strikes

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red). Luke Tuttle strikes for goal from the penalty spot. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red). Luke Tuttle strikes

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red). Luke Tuttle strikes for goal from the penalty spot. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Top scorer Luke Tuttle is expected to miss Spixworths title decider against Harleston through injur

Top scorer Luke Tuttle is expected to miss Spixworths title decider against Harleston through injury. Picture: NICK BUTCHER - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red). Luke Tuttle strikes

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red). Luke Tuttle strikes for goal from the penalty spot. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
Stalham manager John

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) Stalham manager John Bell. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Stalham, pictured here in action against Spixworth recently, were beaten at Long Stratton on Saturda

Stalham, pictured here in action against Spixworth recently, were beaten at Long Stratton on Saturday. PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red)
PHOTO: Nick Butcher

Anglian Combination football action between Spixworth (blue) and Stalham (red) PHOTO: Nick Butcher - Credit: Nick Butcher

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