The Blues Club win but stay in third

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The Blues Club played their part in an almost-full Lincoln Saturday Football League programme last weekend.

All top four sides were looking to complete league doubles, and all four were celebrating at full-time, meaning no change in the placings.

At the top of the table RM Imp showed city rivals Monson’s no mercy as they completed their third league double with a comprehensive 6-0 win.

For Monson it was their sixth defeat in a row.

RM Imp have now netted 75 goals in all competitions, playing in 15 matches, and have kept six clean sheets.

With a game in hand they lead the table by three points from Birchwood United who also showed little mercy as they beat fellow Lincoln side Lincoln Moorland Railway Reserves 6-2.

For Birchwood it was their first double of the campaign and 15th game without defeat.

As for Moorlands it was their seventh successive defeat and leaves them second to bottom.

One point further back, having played a game more than Birchwood, are Gainsborough’s own The Blues Club.

They visited third to bottom side Cherry Willingham with a scratch side out but still managed a 3-1 victory and a second league double of the campaign.

The victory came thanks to goals from Lee Bognar, with his 21st of the season, Joey Owen netting his eigth and Ash Page.

Billy Ip netted for Cherry with his first for the club as they recorded their fifth successive home league defeat.

Fourth placed Horncastle Town Reserves, a further nine points back, were seeking their first win in three games when entertaining Ruston Sports Reserves who were also with a win in their last two games.

Horncastle had won the away meeting 1-0 and a 5-1 victory this time saw them register their first double of the season.

The only movers on the day were Fulbeck United who were looking to secure a fourth win in a row and first double of the season against Saxilby Athletic who they had beaten by the odd goal in nine back in September.

This time they won 3-0 to go sixth in the table, two points behind Rustons, with four games in hand and 10 behind Horncastle but with five games in hand.

In their present form they could be looking for a top four finish.

The Blues Club, meanwhile, will take a break from league action this Saturday, instead continuing their involvement in the David Cooper Cup.

The Gainsborough side’s quarter-final tie is at home to Saxilby Athletic.

They returnt to Lincoln Saturday League matters on Saturday 7th February when they welcome league leaders RM Imp for a crunch title clash.