Result: Ilkeston 3 Sporting Khalsa 0

Jay Holdcroft – bit of trickery almost unlocked the home defence in a rare moment of danger.

Khalsa were given a bit of a lesson by soon-to-be Midland Football League champions Ilkeston, blown away in 19 first half minutes with a three goal blitz which effectively puts one hand on the trophy for the home side.

If truth be told, Khalsa failed to really make the home goalkeeper work and were kept at bay by a well organised and solid defence.

Only in the second half were Khalsa able to get any joy in the final third of the field, Jay Holdcroft weaving a rare bit of magic and rolling a cross tantalisingly across the six yard box while Dan Westwood had a couple of headers comfortably wide of goal and Dave Meese planted one over in stoppage time.

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