NCEL round-up: Badgers held, Maltby mauled

RETFORD United were held by Arnold Town at Cannon Park today, in the NCEL Premier.

Brett Marshall’s title hopefuls drew 1-1 and sit second in the league table, level on points with third-placed Tadcaster and leaders Bridlington, who have a superior goal difference.

Further down the table, Steve Adams’ Maltby were thrashed 7-1 at home by midtable side Armthorpe Welfare.

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The result leaves Maltby Main one place off the bottom on six points, with just Selby beneath them.

In an NCEL Division One local derby, Dinnington Town were pipped 1-0 by Hallam at Phoenix Park.

Steve Toyne’s strugglers are 18th in the table.

For reports see next week’s Retford Trader Guardian and Dinnington Guardian.