ST Martins remain firmly rooted to the foot of the North West Counties South League following a 7-0 defeat at home to West Didsbury.

Liam Delaney netted twice to give the visitors the lead before two goals from Dontai Gabidon either side of the interval settled the outcome.

Joel Swift added a fourth with 20 minutes remaining before an own goal and Benjamin Elliott strike late on completed a miserable weekend for the Saints.

Meanwhile Ellesmere Rangers also stumbled to a 2-1 defeat at home to Abbey Hey.

Rhys Clooney gave the visitors the lead before Mere levelled through David Howarth's 25th minute penalty but Jordan Lazenbury's second-half penalty earned the Manchester club the spoils.

Elsewhere honours ended even as Gobowen Celtic returned from Dawley Town with a point following a 1-1 draw in the Salop Leisure Shropshire Premier League.

Danny Barton maintained his goal-laden form with a hat-trick as Morda United beat Shawbury United U23s at Weston Pools Park.

Andy Webb completed the scoring with the Yellows ending with 10 men following the dismissal of Louie Millington.

Meanwhile St Martins Reserves slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Bridgnorth Development in the first division.

On the other side of the border second-half goals from Cenwyn Jones-Bloor and Tai Jones proved enough for Kerry in a 2-0 win at bottom of the table Four Crosses in the Ardal North East League.

Meanwhile Chirk Town returned to North East Wales Premier League action with a 3-1 win at Coedpoeth United.

Nicky Williams starred with a hat-trick to cancel a reply from David Hughes.

Elsewhere Rhydian Williams scored four goals but his TNS Reserves side had to be content with a 4-4 draw at Brickfield Rangers Reserves in the FAW North East Reserve League with Aiden Fox's hat-trick and Tom Merrill on target for the hosts.