Mixed Month For Cumbrian Football Sides

In the Northern Premier North/West Workington AFC fans will be enjoying the view from the top of the table after recording an unbeaten month with a 4-1 FA Trophy second qualifying round victory away to Pontefract Collieries.

Kendal Town have had a mixed bag of results with a last minute equaliser away at Ramsbottom United and a close 3-2 defeat at home to Runcorn Linnets leaving them sitting ninth in the table.

In the Northern football league, Division One club Penrith recorded a FA Vase Second qualifying victory over Brandon United to advance to the first round.

A 5-2 dismantling of Billingham Town moved the East Cumbrian side up to seventeenth in the league.

Carlisle City fans will have enjoyed October as four wins from four places them top of the table after a close 3-2 win over Willington and a 4-3 victory away to Easington Colliery.

For Windscale in the Wearside First Division life has been difficult after a 2-1 victory over second placed Darlington Town, table topping Boldon C.A. then handed the West Cumbrian’s their heaviest defeat of the season with a 7-2 victory before a 4-0 win over Wolviston lifted them to fourteenth.

On the plus for Windscale they have played only five games compared to those around them.

In the North West Counties First Division North Cleator Moor Celtic and Holker Old Boys have got their campaigns under way.

Cleator Moor Celtic have got off to a great start winning two and drawing two of their opening five fixtures to sit in third after losing the opening game of the season to Golcar United and going out of the FA Vase away to Harrogate Railway Athletic.

While Holker Old Boys have played two games so far losing a tight game with Pilkington 4-3 and winning 3-2 at home to Prestwich Heys.

In the West Lancashire Premier Division Vickerstown welcomed Whitehaven AFC with away side taking their first three points of the season with a 2-1 victory.

Vickerstown sit thirteenth after playing four games while Whitehaven have drawn level with CMB on three points but occupy sixteenth on goal difference.

Division One is providing plenty of happy Cumbrian fans as unbeaten Askham United and Millom sit first and second while Ulverston Rangers sit sixth.

Milnthorpe Corinthians have advanced up the table to ninth ahead of Crooklands Casuals in tenth while Kendal County and Hawcoat Park are in the bottom two.

In Division Two Walney Island are third on goal difference and have closed the gap and are a point behind leaders Galgate.

Cartmel & District AFC and Kendal United have maintained there position in the league and stay eleventh and twelfth while Dalton United have dropped one place to fourteenth.