A DAN Smith double helped five-star Tividale to victory over Wednesfield.

Tivi continue to set the pace at the top of the West Midlands Premier League and maintained their 13-point advantage thanks to a 5-0 success last Saturday.

Demetri Brown, Brad Welding and an own goal handed Dale all three points against a Wednesfield side that was also reduced to nine men.

Tivi are due to face Dudley Town in the Premier Division League Cup on Wednesday night before going to AFC Bridgnorth this Saturday.

Second-placed Black Country Rangers made sure the gap at the top didn't grow any further with a 3-1 home win over Smethwick Rangers.

They now welcome Wellington to Garden Walk, Gornal, this Saturday.

Dudley Sports secured their first league win in eight games by beating AFC Bridgnorth last Saturday.

Rich Hanson hit the only goal of the game to hand Tony Gore's men a big three points.

They don't have a game this Saturday but will return to action when they take on FC Stratford in the Birmingham FA Mid-Week Cup next Tuesday night.

Sports will return to league action against Smethwick Rangers at Hillcrest Avenue on December 1.

Neighbours Dudley Town remain two points ahead of 17th-placed Sports despite a 5-2 loss at Wolverhampton Casuals.

Their league cup clash at Tividale on Wednesday will be followed by Saturday's home league game against Shawbury United.

Cradley Town extended their unbeaten run to five games with a 3-1 success over ten-man Shifnal Town.

Cameron Milne, Nigel Penney and Jason Hewitt found the net.

The Hammers don't have a game this weekend but will look to maintain their fine form under new boss Chris Butts when they take on Dudley Town in the Birmingham FA Mid-Week Cup next Wednesday.