Local football: Braders extend lead at top of Leicester District League
Braders have extended their lead at the top of the Premier Division to eight points with a 3-1 win over Magna 73.
Braders went ahead through Simon Richmond, but Magna levelled with a penalty.
Braders clinched the points with further goals from Darren Taylor and Ricky Taylor.
Second-placed Mountsorrel lost ground on the leaders when they slumped to a 2-0 defeat against Birstall RBL.
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Jonathan Gaydon and a 25-yarder from debutant Tam Mann-Kler did the damage.
County Hall, in third, also had a bad day, conceding six to North Kilworth and only scoring twice in reply.
Kilworth's marksmen were Liam Barrett (2), Alex Broadbent, Mitch Creighton, Martin Jones and Ross Weston.
Glen Villa inflicted more pain on rock-bottom Kingsway Celtic.
Marshall Keenan (3), Ellis Jeeves and Rhys Roberts were their marksmen in a 5-1 win.
Cosby United's Tim Glen had a day to remember, scoring five times in his side's 6-1 win over Kibworth Town. Nick Owen also scored for Cosby.
Huncote and Glenfield Town shared the spoils in a 1-1 draw.
Division One leaders Burbage Old Boys were beaten 2-1 by local rivals NKF Burbage.
Liam Storer, with a penalty, and Mitch Gaskin put them 2-0 ahead. Old Boys pulled one back but NKF held on to claim the points. Second-placed Beaumont Town beat the team directly below them, Northfield Emerald, 2-1.
Michael Holland and Simon Moore scored Beaumont's goals, with Craig Jordan netting for Emerald. Queniborough trounced Ashby Road 6-0 thanks to Ryan Whatley (3), Warren Smith (2) and Sean Warrilow.
Braunstone Trinity will be disappointed with their 1-0 defeat at home to Fleckney Athletic. Nick Ingram claimed the only goal.
Leicester Three Lions beat Saffron Lounge 3-2 courtesy of Leon Burke, Scott Johnson and Michael Lynch.
Thurlaston Magpies continued to rule the roost in Division Two.
They triumphed 3-0 at Cosby United Reserves, Mitch Abrahams, Mat Durham and Dean Matthews their scorers.
The New Joiners won 3-1 at Birstall RBL Reserves, Alan Stafford (2) and Chris Weston getting their goals.
In Division Three, top-of-the-league Glenfield Town Reserves continued their dominance by beating NKF Reserves 3-1.
Rocky Greenwood, Stewart Smith and Anthony Sparks were on target, with Tom Watson scoring for NKF.