NWCFL First Division Challenge Cup
The semi-final line-up of the NWCFL First Division Challenge Cup was complete this week after the three remaining fixtures were played.
Atherton Collieries were already through after their 2-0 win over Barton last week, with Ashton Town joining them this Tuesday after a 1-0 win over Oldham Boro.
Both teams had a keen interest on Wednesday nights fixtures as Northwich Flixton Villa hosted Litherland REMYCA and AFC Darwen travelled to Hanley Town, with Ashton and Colls awaiting the winners of each tie.
AFC Darwen put in a terrific performance at Hanley running out 4-1 winners to set up a tie with Ashton Town, while Litherland edged out Flixton Villa 1-0 to make the semi-final’s in their first season in the NWCFL, and will now go on to play favourites Atherton Collieries.
Both ties will be played over one leg on a date to be arranged by the NWCFL in the near future.
Ties in full:
Atherton Collieries v Litherland REMYCA
AFC Darwen v Ashton Town