It hasn’t taken long for Blackburn Elite to make a mark in the top division.

After their impressive 2-1 win over Euro Garages last month they were hoping to repeat the feat against Blackburn United.

On this occasion they found themselves lucky to get away with a point. United led until the dying seconds when a persistent Elite salvaged a valuable point. Elite looked like a well organised and well drilled unit and will go on to cause more team’s problems in the coming weeks.

It has been a rude awakening for some of their opposition sides who seemed to write this young side off.

United, though are somehow without a win despite playing some good football. They have managed two draws so far.

Euro Garages still look set to be the most likely to get anyway near the title this year. They have picked up 14 points from their first 7 matches and sit joint top. They will need to kill teams off earlier though. A 4-4 draw against Lord Raglon should have ended in victory. A fantastic opener was seen in this game from young Mohammed Feroze who does look like a very good prospect.

They managed to overcome Rishton 4-2 a week later.

Division 2: Bank View Solicitors certainly know how to make things tough for themselves. Despite having the better play and more possession they still manage to come away from games with nothing (0-3) and (2-4).

Division 3: Both Blackburn Elite Academy, ASC FACE and Blackburn United Reserves are looking pretty comfortable here. Elite are fourth with 15 points from their first nine matches.

United though could well overtake them if they continue scoring like they are. They have smashed in 34 goals in seven matches.

ASC FACE are placed in between these two with 13 points from their first seven games. The third division is the place to go for goals and drama it seems.

Mid Lancashire League Premier Division: Three more wins in a row for Bolton United puts them joint top. And they have been comfortable victories too (4-0) and (4-1).

This is turning out to be another good start for United who make up one of three teams on 21 points.

Southport & Ainsdale Amateurs though are now breathing down their necks.

First Division: The news here is that players from Bolton Nomads have now joined forces with FC Bolton.

FC Bolton sit mid-table and that despite losing their last three matches in the league. It could have been so different for the side if they had managed to pick up a few more points in October.

Lancashire Sunday League Division 2: AFC Preston are ten games into their campaign and have 22 points to show for their efforts. It puts them third and four wins on the bounce is something positive after a lacklustre start to the season.

Division 3: Another tough month for the young boys from Fishwick Rangers. They are rooted to the bottom with only one win all season.

Pendle Charity League Premier Division: Paak United it seems may be turning things around here. They are mid-table after having played six games. Are we seeing that old Paak spirit returning?

Rochdale Sunday League Premier Division: Coppice United meanwhile have played only four matches in this league and have amassed five points.