WORCESTER Raiders managed to get over the line against Cradley Town 5-3 after throwing away a three-goal lead on their return to Claines Lane.

Raiders went 3-0 up after 10 minutes in a stunning start to the West Midlands League Premier Division clash and also managed to miss a penalty.

Cradley hit back to make it 3-3 only for the hosts to score two in the last 10 minutes to crown the first game back at the Worcester ground since redevelopment work started in the close-season.

Kyle Belmonte and Zaqib Hussain hit doubles for 11th-placed Raiders with ex-Kidderminster Harriers forward Ryan Rowe also netting and seeing his penalty saved by the away keeper.

But Cradley put up a strong fight considering their lowly position in the table.

Raiders had a short stay at Nunnery Wood Sports Complex while work was done on Claines Lane.

Pershore Town won 3-2 at Wem Town, Littleton triumphed 2-0 at Wolverhampton Sporting Community and high-flying Bewdley Town beat Darlaston Town 2-0.

Droitwich Spa drew 3-3 at Wellington Amateurs in top-of-the-table Division One encounter with Connor Collins, Alex Dugmore and Cory Rudd on target.

Bromyard Town enjoyed a 4-0 success at Bustleholme through Ryan Derrick (2), Lewis Page and Ryan Thomas Stringer.

Stourport Swifts were denied by an injury-time equaliser as Matt Fulloway netted in a 1-1 home draw with South Normanton Athletic in the Midland League Premier Division.

Inkberrow beat Upton Town 3-0 in a Division Three county derby thanks to George Robbins (2) and Ben Thomas while Welland saw off Castle Vale Town 5-2.

Evesham United ended a run of four Southern League Division One South defeats with a useful 1-1 draw at high-flying Winchester City.

Paul Sullivan had the Robins in front from the 35th minute but the Citizens grabbed a vital point five minutes from time through Rob Carr leaving Evesham 10th in the table.

Premier Division Central leaders Bromsgrove Rovers were shocked 3-0 at home by fourth-placed Coalville Town.

The visitors took a 10th-minute lead in front of 1,075 at the Victoria Ground through Luke Shaw.

Tom McGlinchey doubled the advantage on the hour mark before Kairo Mitchell made it 3-0 with eight minutes remaining.

Bottom-markers Redditch United are looking doomed after losing 3-0 at home to mid-table Needham Market.

Two goals in two minutes midway through the first half from Craig Parker and Will Hunt put the Marketmen in control.

Callum Page added a third just two minutes after that.

Third-from-bottom Alvechurch lost 3-1 at Hitchin Town thanks to Jacob Hutchinson after 13 minutes, Alex Marsh on the half-hour mark and Diogo Gouveia six minutes into the second half.

Taylor Morrison had equalised for Church in the 23rd minute.