Non-league football: Earl Shilton Albion stun Birstall United
Earl Shilton Albion caused something of an upset when they became the first side through to the Beacon Bitter League Cup semi-finals.
Division One outfit Albion cruised past Premier Division Birstall United.
Although Birstall have struggled this term, the 5-0 scoreline was still something of an eye-opener.
Simon Walker paved the way for Albion with a double, Ryan Williams, Adam Eames and Daniel Knight completing a memorable day for their side.
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The three other semi-final ties were all hit by the weather as was the league programme.
The only Everards Senior League Premier Division game to take place saw Dunton & Broughton Rangers pick up an excellent 2-1 win at Highfield Rangers.
Tom Payne and Greg Richards did the damage for Broughton.
The East Midlands Counties League was hit even harder with none of Saturday's programme surviving the rain.
The postponed games included the top-of-the-table clash between Barrow Town and leaders Basford United.
Town will be hoping for better conditions this evening as they are due to visit Anstey Nomads in a must-win game.
There is also a key fixture in the lower reaches of the table as relegation battlers Ibstock United and Ellistown collide at The Welfare.
A match between two sides who are deep in trouble might not appear the most attractive of propositions, but both sides have hit form of late.
Bardon Hill Sports set out their stall for a place in the League Cup final tomorrow evening when they face double-chasing Basford at Barrow.
Blaby & Whetstone Athletic's hopes of taking the EMCL title have vanished but they can still lift silverware this term in the shape of the Jelson Homes Senior Cup.
However, Ashby Ivanhoe will have plenty to say about that. The Senior Leaguers line up against Blaby in this evening's semi-final at Holmes Park (7.0)
On the face of it, Blaby, winners five years ago, will be favourites to go through to face Aylestone Park in next month's final.
Ashby, beaten in last year's final by Ibstock United, have the players to ask plenty of questions of their rivals, not least leading scorer Phil Gibson. Jermaine Gordon leads the Blaby scoring charts with 11 goals.