KIRK Layton fired Worcester Raiders ahead after three minutes but they fell 3-1 at Bewdley Town in the West Midlands League Premier Division.

Pershore Town suffered a similar fate as Sam Clark scored first for the hosts on five minutes before visitors Shifnal Town claimed the points with a 2-1 success.


Littleton thrashed visitors Smethwick Rangers 5-1 with Adam Garmson (2), Ben Billingham and Will Skelton among the scorers.

James Lemon levelled as Droitwich Spa drew 1-1 at Wrens Nest in Division One.

Worcester City's Jamie Smith scored on his debut on dual-registration with Malvern Town who won 4-1 at Tytherington Rocks in Hellenic League Division One West.

Matt Turner, Harry Clark and Bryan Craven also netted.

Hereford Pegasus thrashed Cheltenham Saracens 6-2 and Wellington drew 1-1 at home to Cirencester Town Development.

Substitute Daniel Stoneman scored the winner in leaders Westfields' 3-2 success at Binfield in the Premier Division.

Keanu Cooper and Billy Murphy were also on target as Fields led 2-0 at half-time before facing a comeback.

Jack Downing scored the winner on 72 minutes in Stourport Swifts' 1-0 home win over Racing Club Warwick in the Midland League Premier Division.

Alvechurch lost 3-2 at Nuneaton Town in the Southern League Premier Division Central with goals from Javia Roberts and Courtney Richards keeping them in touch.

Hereford FC progressed through the FA Cup second qualifying round, winning 5-2 against Truro City who led 2-1 at half-time.

Reece Styche's penalty, Jordan Nicholson, Rowan Liburd, former Worcester City forward Mike Symons and debutant Peter Vincenti with another spot-kick fired Bulls to victory at Edgar Street.


But Kidderminster Harriers were held 0-0 at home by lower-ranked Stafford Rangers in the FA Cup and must replay on Tuesday night.