DROITWICH Spa played their part in an entertaining match as they were edged out 3-2 by Midland Combination Division One leaders Phoenix United.

Spa were shot down by a hat-trick from Kieron Clarke.

Stuart Price and substitute Nick Seasbourne bagged the goals for the home side.

They face a tough test at second-placed Chelmsley Town on Saturday (3pm ko).

n Fairfield Villa were held by Sutton United in a 1-1 draw.

Nathan Davies had put them ahead but Steve Radzynski levelled for the away side.

Mid-table Fairfield take on Phoenix away on Saturday (3pm ko).