Trophy tonic for Athletic
Fleckney Athletic Sunday scored an eye-catching 6-5 win over Addies to reach the last eight of the County FA Sunday Shield.
The Alliance League Division Three side beat Addies, who are top of Leicester Sunday League Division One, 6-5 thanks to George Parker (2), Simon Langley, Liam Hind, Liam Read and an own goal.
Alliance side Sparta Moshdock booked a last-eight against Sunday Premier Cup holders Appleby Magna after a fine 2-1 win against Loughborough Saints.
Goals from Aaron Preston and a first of the season for Dan Sharman was enough.
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Sparta are the third Alliance side to make the quarter-finals along with Star & Garter and Advance Couriers.
Global Athletic crashed out of the Sunday Vase, losing 3-0 to Ashby Rovers Reserves.
The Alliance Premiership is going to be a hard-fought division between now and May.
Just to highlight how tight things are, Premier Sports Travel jumped from eighth to second after a 7-0 win against a depleted Glenfield Town Sunday outfit at Gynsill Lane.
Joeul Potter (2), Chris Hollist, Curtis McCabe, Aaron Harris, Kirk Masters and Ian D'Costa got their goals.
In Division One, FC Azzurri put NRI to the sword with a fine 8-2 win, which moves them six points clear at the summit.
Rikki Bates hit a hat-trick, which included a strike from the halfway line. Leon Thraves notched two and Ryan Allen, Jack Hollobone and Louis Finney-Neckles claimed the others.
Fosse City beat Enderby Town 3-2 with goals from Jamie Barnett, Joe Dunmore and Richard Parr.