Two-goal hero Taylor made for victory

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JAMIE Taylor scored two vital goals to seal a Division Three Cup semi-final place for Pig and Whistle.

His side were losing 3-2 at Bolton 6th Form College when he scored his first with 20 seconds remaining.

He struck again in the first period of extra time to clinch a place in the last four.

Jason Eccles gave Pig a half-time lead before Steve Tinsley equalised and Nick Bellamacena put the home side ahead. Jimmy Quigley levelled for Pig and Franny Tobin restored 6th Form’s advantage before Taylor’s vital double.

Barry Massey scored five in the Waggon’s 8-1 victory over Lads Club in the clash of the two Salford sides.

Queen Lizzie stay top after a 3-0 victory over Walkden Cricket Club, Jason Russell scoring in the first half and Rob Smith and Lee Montgomery on target in a second period dominated by the high-fliers.

Mickey O’Neil hit all four in Atherton Town’s 4-1 win against struggling Victoria.

Bromley Cross went top of Division Two with a 5-2 win at bottom side Golborne Sports, Mick Hawkin and Ian Crompton scoring for the men who took over pole position from Pineapple who drew 1-1 with Turton Bay Mare.

Andy Burke put Turton ahead before Scott Hilton rescued a point for Pineapple.

Goals from Jason Richardson and Damian Wrigley gave Harwood Grey Mare victory over Ashton Town, while Radcliffe Old Boys closed the gap on Chorlton Sports with a 4-1 win in which Paul Benhey, Simon Dolan, Paul Grundy and Alan Holdsworth scored for Radcliffe.

Old Boltonians came from behind to win 2-1 at JLJ Golborne in Division Three, with Tim Stokes then Darren Maloney on target.

Paul Roscoe put Ainsworth B ahead at half time against Bolton Lads and Girls Club who replied through Karl Pickford and two-goal Jimmy Reynolds, while leaders Henighans beat bottom club Bolton Wyresdale 3-0 at home.

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