Local football: Leon Thraves stars for FC Azzurri
FC Azzurri, inspired by Leon Thraves, beat FC Poplar 7-2 to book their place in the County Sunday Intermediate Cup quarter-finals.
The Alliance League side made light work of their Charnwood League opponents, the returning Thraves netting a hat-trick.
Rikki Bates waded in with a couple while Ryan Allen and Luke Bryan were also on the scoresheet.
A very strong Cross Keys outfit got the better of NRI. Dave Ilnicki gave Alliance side NRI the lead but their Hinckley League rivals hit back to claim a place in the last eight.
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They levelled through Daz Taylor and the same player struck the winner 15 minutes from time.
Birstall Stamford beat Leicester Foxes Old Boys 2-1 after extra-time.
The frosty weather played havoc with the programme and there was only one tie completed in the County Sunday Premier Cup.
That featured Hinckley League side Ellis Park, who lost 7-2 at Leicester Sunday rivals East Goscote Roofing.
Harborough Hotshots made comfortable progress in the County Sunday Trophy by trouncing The Green Towers Bar 9-0 in a second-round replay clash.
Cameron Star-Moore was their hero with four goals while Ben Underwood (2), Will Arnold, Jack Corry and Steven Powell also got in on the act.
In the third round, Trinderbox were beaten 8-4 by FC Charnwood.
Ash Hill, Jamie Howard, Paul Goodrum and an own goal made up the Trinderbox quartet.
MDH Knights recorded a 3-0 win over Barkestone le Vale in the County Sunday Shield.
The first half was goalless, but Knights got their noses in front with the prolific Dave Brennan scoring twice, and Lee Stevens netting the other.
Brennan has netted 23 for the season and leads the Alliance League's Division Two goalscorers chart.
Thornton St Peters also went out, losing 5-1 at home to Loughborough Saints Reserves.
In the all-Alliance clash in the County Sunday Vase, Rob Barnett put Royalist ahead in the first half against FC Royal Oak.
However, despite their weakened line-up, hosts Oak continued their remarkable sequence of wins.
They moved into the last eight thanks to goals from Michael Haggerty, Chris Love and Shaun Doyle.
Barnett moved on to 27 goals for the campaign, while Love is the Oak's top scorer with 12.
Weavers Reserves beat Markfield Rangers Reserves 2-0 at home.
Tom Macey and Jake Dyer were their marksmen with strikes in the first half
There was no joy for Leicester Klub Sportowy, who were beaten 2-0 at Thringstone Miners Welfare.