WINSFORD Saxons suffered a first defeat of the season in the Crewe and District League when they hosted fellow fast-starters Madeley White Star on Saturday.

A 3-1 victory for the visitors to Knights Grange, where Macauley Baddeley and Kieran Brown - twice - were on target, is their fourth in succession.

Over 3 Grange prepared for a trip to higher-ranked opponents in the Cheshire FA Amateur Cup next weekend by collecting maximum points from their meeting with Mary Dendy.

Mason Farrell and Ben Palfreyman scored in a 2-0 win.

There were defeats elsewhere for Clock Tower, who lost 3-0 at Sandbach Curshaws, and Winnington Avenue who shipped seven goals at home to Sandbach Town.

Tom Butler hit five at Jubilee Field for the away side.


Crewe and District Football League

Saturday, October 6

Premier Division: Over 3 Grange 2-0 Mary Dendy; Sandbach Curshaws 3-0 Clock Tower; Winnington Ave 0-7 Sandbach Town; Winsford Saxons 1-3 Madeley White Star