West Lancs League: Ambleside four points from title

First published in Football The Westmorland Gazette: Photograph of the Author by , Senior News/Sport Reporter

AMBLESIDE United need just four points from their last three games to lift the Division Two title in the West Lancashire League after a double victory during the Easter period.

On Saturday Steve Edmondson’s men travelled to Todmorden and won 5-1 before a 3-1 home victory against Furness Cavaliers put them three points clear of Burscough.

Richmond have just one game left and could draw level with United but the dangermen are Kendal County who still have a game in hand on United.

Against Todmorden Borough Rob Wilson opened the scoring on 10 minutes but Borough equalised with a free kick.

Mike Rushton restored the lead and Maison McGeechan made it 3-1. McGeechan hit his second before Aaron Helliwell completed the scoring at 5-1.

On Monday McGeechan bagged his third in two games before an own goal and a Robert Wilson penalty earned a 3-1 win.

Kendal County also took six points from six with wins against Whinney Hill and Todmorden Borough. Joe Baker headed County in front and Jason Jones added a second against Whinney Hill, with Kev Pickering sealing the win.

On the road at Todmorden on Monday, County’s goals came from Steve Robinson, Sam Cooper and Pickering.

Milnthorpe Corithians have edged clear of the relegation zone despite losing 3-0 at home to Askam United on Saturday.

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