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Pre-Season 2019

'Bridge Reserves
vs. Harlow Hill
Thurs 18 July - 18.45
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Boroughbridge AFC
vs. Thirsk Falcons
Sat 20 July - 14.00
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Annual General Meeting
Weds 24 July - 20.00
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Boroughbridge AFC
vs. Bedale AFC
Sat 27 July - 14.00
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21 Jul - Pre-Season 2019: Pair Of Victories

The opening action of Pre-Season 2019 has brought a pair of victories for the 'Bridge sides in action. On Thursday evening a combined Reserves and 'A' XI were one nil winners over Harlow Hill thanks to a first half strike, before a Boroughbridge AFC XI ran out three one winners over Thirsk Falcons yesterday afternoon. An early Dom Creamer strike set Daz Ekin's men on their way before the lead was consolidated by Chris Simpson who finished off a good move with a sharp turn and finish from the edge of the box. Matty Coles set up brother Steve before half time for the third before an improved second half performance from Falcons saw them respond with a well taken consolation 15 minutes from time.

Pre-Season 2019
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves/'A' 1-0 Harlow Hill

Pre-Season 2019
Boroughbridge AFC 3-1 Thirsk Falcons
BAFC Scorers: Dom Creamer, Chris Simpson, Steve Coles
16 Jul - Annual General Meeting Rescheduled

The Club's Annual General Meeting, which was due to take place tomorrow evening, has been postponed by a week and will now take place on the evening of Wednesday 24th July. The start time and venue - 8pm in our Aldborough Road clubhouse - remain the same and all Club members, players and supporters are encouraged to attend.

An intra-club match replaced Saturday's scheduled pre-season friendly against Easingwold Town, meanwhile, giving the Managers the chance to see players old and new. Chances were there for both sides but generally defences held sway leaving the game scoreless.
13 Jul - First Friendly This Saturday

The first action of Pre-Season 2019 kicks off this weekend as Easingwold Town make the journey to Aldborough Road. The York League Premier Division side are the first visitors of the pre-season fixture campaign as Daz Ekin prepares his side for life back in the West Yorkshire Premier Division. Kick-off on Saturday afternoon is 2pm.

Pre-Season 2019
Sat 13 Jul - Boroughbridge AFC vs. Easingwold Town - 14.00
10 Jul - Annual General Meeting

Boroughbridge AFC will hold its Annual General Meeting next Wednesday, 17th July, in our Aldborough Road clubhouse. The meeting will follow the conclusion of the evening's pre-season training session around 8pm and all Club members, players and supporters are encouraged to attend.
4 Jul - Dennis Pearson

Boroughbridge AFC wish to send their sincere condolences to the family of Dennis Pearson who recently passed away in hospital after a long illness. Denis started his football life as a teenager with the Club in the late fifties and was a pivotal member of the 'Bridge team that won the prestigious Whitworth Cup for the first time in the Club's history. He was a keen sportsman and also excelled at cricket and golf - a great all round guy.

A cremation will take place at Stonefall Cemetery on Monday 15th July at 1pm followed by a reception at the Pavilion in Harrogate.
24 Jun - Pre-Season Training Underway

Pre-season training got underway at Aldborough Road this evening with a bumper turnout of over 40 players enjoying the opening session on a fine summer's evening. Training continues throughout pre-season on Monday and Wednesday evenings, running from 6.30pm to 8pm with all welcome to attend. If you'd like more information on joining the Club please email team@boroughbridgeafc.com or contact Daz Ekin on 07894 672188 or Neil Greer on 07485 081610.

Boroughbridge AFC
10 Jun - Season-Ending Celebrations

Boroughbridge AFCThe Club's recent season-ending Presentation Evening saw what has been a highly successful season throughout the Club toasted and awards handed out to those individuals who have shone over the course of the campaigns. Whilst the evening focussed on those individuals, time was also given over to celebrate the achievements of the Club's three sides, with Boroughbridge AFC having lifted the West Yorkshire League Division One title and reached the Whitworth Cup Final, 'Bridge Reserves having gained promotion from the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two and the Club's women having reached the League Shield Semi-Final. With a large crowd in attendance, thanks were given to all those who have contributed to those successes, including Daz Ekin, Neil Greer and Paul Stephenson as respective team managers. Following the awards of the individual honours, detailed below, Club President Andrew Willey gave a rousing speech before presenting the West Yorkshire League Division One trophy to Ekin and his jubilant squad. Thank you to all those who once again made the evening a success this year.

Bob Kitching Trophy for Player of the Season
Phil Milsom

Boroughbridge AFC Player of the Season
Lauren Holmes

John Newboult Trophy for Young Player of the Season
Phil Milsom

Jock Richmond Trophy for Most Improved Player
Luke Fletcher

Dale Binns Golden Boot Award
Chris Simpson (41 goals)

Willie Horner Trophy for Clubman of the Year
Rob Young

'Bridge Reserves Player of the Season
Ben Johnstone

'Bridge Ladies Coach's Player of the Season
Lorraine Stephenson

Alan Smith Award for West Yorkshire League Division One Top Scorer
Chris Simpson (41 goals)
28 May - Pre-Season 2019

Boroughbridge AFC will welcome a pair of North Riding League Premier Division sides to Aldborough Road as part of preparations for life back in the West Yorkshire Premier Division this summer. Daz Ekin's squad will welcome fellow Division One title winners Thirsk Falcons on Saturday 20th July before Bedale AFC, who finished seventh in the Premier Division last season visit on Saturday 27th July, both games kicking-off at 2pm. Further information regarding pre-season training times as well as additional friendlies will follow in due course.
16 May - Presentation Evening This Weekend

Boroughbridge AFCDon't forget that the Club's Presentation Evening will be taking place this Saturday, 18th May. The traditional curtain call on the season will take place in our Aldborough Road clubhouse with a 7pm opening for 7.30pm start and a buffet supper being served. As well as reflecting on a highly successful season for the Club, the evening will give chance to recognise those who have excelled on the pitch and off it over the last twelve months with awards including Player of the Season for each of the Club's teams, Young Player of the Season, Most Improved Player of the Season and Clubman of the Year.
13 May - Event Traffic Control Backing 'Bridge

Earlier this season Boroughbridge AFC welcomed Event Traffic Control on board as our new club training top sponsors as part of a major multi-year deal. ETC owner Scott Dow was guest at Aldborough Road recently to present the tops to Club Captain Dave Millea, pictured, and watch 'Bridge en route to their West Yorkshire League Division One title. As well as providing tops for all three of the Club's sides ETC have taken out a pitch-side board which will be on display at Aldborough Road year-round.

Speaking about the partnership 'Bridge Manager, Daz Ekin, said: "We're thrilled to have ETC on board as our new training top sponsors. This is an exciting time for the Club with two promotions to celebrate, but we couldn't do any of it without the support of our fantastic sponsors. Scott has been part of the Boroughbridge family for many years now so we were delighted to be able to make this new partnership and we're extremely grateful for the support he and his team are giving us."

Event Traffic Control are a leading provider of services to the UK event industry with over 20 years experience. Their team have planned and implemented the traffic management and parking on hundreds of prestigious events since 1996. For more information visit www.eventtc.com.

Boroughbridge AFC
9 May - Lucky Seven: Week Forty

Boroughbridge AFCIt may be the final week of the Premier League season but it's all about the Play-Offs for the conclusion of Lucky Seven with games from across England and Scotland. A win last time out wrapped up the league title for defending champion sandfracker and the leader's picks for the final week include the National League Play-Off Final, West Brom's trip to Villa Park and Derby County against Leeds United. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
8 May - Presentation Evening 2019

Boroughbridge AFCWith the campaign now at a close on the pitch immediate thoughts turn to the season ending Presentation Evening, which will take place on the evening of Saturday 18th May. The traditional curtain call on the season will take place in our Aldborough Road clubhouse with a 7pm opening for 7.30pm start and a buffet supper being served. As well as reflecting on a highly successful season for the Club, the evening will give chance to recognise those who have excelled on the pitch and off it over the last twelve months with awards including Player of the Season for each of the Club's teams, Young Player of the Season, Most Improved Player of the Season and Clubman of the Year.
7 May - Result: 'Bridge Fall Short In Finale

Boroughbridge AFC fell short of making it a League-District Cup double this evening at Station View, falling to defeat in the Harrogate FA Whitworth Cup Final. Daz Ekin's men trailed at the interval against Premier Division outfit Knaresborough Town Reserves but restored parity two minutes in the second half, only for Town to hit straight back and then secure the trophy on 77 minutes. The match concludes was has been, despite the Final result, a highly successful season for the Club with Boroughbridge AFC sealing the West Yorkshire League Division One title and 'Bridge Reserves securing Alliance Division Two promotion.

Harrogate FA Whitworth Cup Final
Boroughbridge AFC 1-3 Knaresborough Town Reserves
5 May - Results: 'Bridge Lift Division One Trophy

Boroughbridge AFC fell to defeat in their final league game of the season yesterday afternoon but after the final whistle hoisted the West Yorkshire League Division One trophy with a final margin of victory of seven points. Having secured the title last weekend Daz Ekin's men needed nothing from their final game and dropped to a three nil defeat at East End Park. With second- and third-placed Hall Green United and Aberford Albion splitting the points in a two all draw however 'Bridge's final lead atop the table was confirmed as seven points - 72 to United's 65 tally. 'Bridge Veterans, meanwhile, ran out three one winners at Aldborough Road in their season-ending friendly against West Yorkshire Police Veterans. James Henderson handed 'Bridge a one nil half time lead with an own goal and Jimmy Binks 50-yard free kick seeing the hosts to a three one win.

West Yorkshire League Division One
East End Park 3-0 Boroughbridge AFC

Friendly
Boroughbridge AFC Veterans 3-1 West Yorkshire Police Veterans
BAFC Scorers: James Henderson, own goal, Jimmy Binks
BAFC Man of the Match: Andy Layton
3 May - Matchday: Champions Set For Finale

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's final game of the season. West Yorkshire League Division One title winning Boroughbridge AFC make the trip to East End Park tomorrow afternoon looking for their 24th win of the league campaign and twelfth on the road. There's action at Aldborough Road as well, meanwhile, as a 'Bridge Veterans side welcome West Yorkshire Police Veterans for a friendly match from 2.30pm. The tea bar will be open at half time and the bar after the game.
2 May - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty Nine

Boroughbridge AFCWith just two weeks to go in this season's Lucky Seven, this weekend's fixtures could see the direction of the title decided with four still in the running. Up top sandfracker holds a 6.5 point lead over Long Legs, whilst AFC Bridge 1900 and Mish mash are still in a chance as well. For the penultimate week's selection mythos has picked an all English seven including five games from the final days of the EFL season. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
Boroughbridge AFC30 Apr - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from the two fixtures which secured Boroughbridge AFC the West Yorkshire League Division One title. Chris Simpson picked up the Man of the Match award as 'Bridge were five two winners over Hartshead and Michael Snowden took the accolades in a three nil victory at Rothwell.

Boroughbridge AFC 5-2 Hartshead
Rothwell 0-3 Boroughbridge AFC
29 Apr - Reserves' Promotion Confirmed

Boroughbridge AFCAs well as seeing Boroughbridge AFC secure the West Yorkshire League Division One title, Saturday afternoon also saw success confirmed for 'Bridge's Reserves whose promotion to the West Yorkshire Alliance Division One was assured. Neil Greer's men finished their campaign a fortnight ago but had to keep the champagne on ice with three teams below them still able to catch-up and claim the three promotion spots. Salts Reserves' victory over Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves on Saturday afternoon, however, meant Rangers conclude their season in fourth and Neil Greer's men will finish either second or third. The belated celebrations come at the end of a stellar season for 'Bridge's Reserves who have won 19 of their 26 league games en route to a 59 point tally and promotion back to the Alliance Division One.
28 Apr - Results: 'Bridge Seal Title

Boroughbridge AFC sealed the West Yorkshire League Division One title with a game to spare yesterday afternoon following a three nil victory at Rothwell. Needing three points to secure the title regardless of other results, a brace from Jake Fletcher complemented by a Dom Creamer effort saw Daz Ekin's charges add the silverware to the promotion back to the top flight they ensured earlier this month. 'Bridge Ladies' trip to Ripon City Ladies this afternoon was postponed due to unforeseen circumstances, meanwhile.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Rothwell 0-3 Boroughbridge AFC
BAFC Scorers: Jake Fletcher 2, Dom Creamer

West Riding County Women's League First Division
Ripon City Ladies P-P Boroughbridge AFC
26 Apr - Matchday: Penultimate Away Day

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's pair of fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC make their penultimate away trip of the season tomorrow afternoon as Daz Ekin takes his men to Rothwell for a 2.30pm kick-off knowing three points will secure them the West Yorkshire League Division One title. Sunday brings a derby trip as Paul Stephenson leads his women to Ripon City Ladies from 2pm.
Boroughbridge AFC25 Apr - Match Report

The match report is now online from last Wednesday evening's West Yorkshire League Division One win over Aberford Albion. First half headed goals from Callum Rodgers and Chris Simpson handed Daz Ekin's men a two one win against another of their title rivals. John Rimmer picked up the Man of the Match award in 'Bridge's 21st league win of the campaign.

Boroughbridge AFC 2-1 Aberford Albion
24 Apr - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty Eight

Boroughbridge AFCIt's all about the Premier League this weekend as Lucky Seven inches closer to a conclusion. Last weekend's winner, Mish mash, has made all seven selections games from England's top division including Wolves' trip to Vicarage Road and Chelsea's match at Old Trafford. With just three weeks to go it's all to play for with any of the top six still able to take the title. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
23 Apr - Result: Narrow Derby Defeat

Boroughbridge AFC fell to a narrow defeat in their derby encounter at Aldborough Road this evening. Paul Stephenson's women were on the wrong end of a one nil scoreline against Ripon City Ladies and will travel to Mallorie Park Drive for the reverse fixture on Sunday.

West Riding County Women's League First Division
Boroughbridge AFC 0-1 Ripon City Ladies
22 Apr - Ladies Set For Derby Tie

With the end of the season fast approaching, the last mid-week action of the campaign is set to take place at Aldborough Road tomorrow as 'Bridge's Ladies look to finish their season on a high in the first of two derby encounters. Title-chasing Ripon City Ladies will be the visitors from 6.15pm ahead of the reverse fixture at Mallorie Park Drive on Sunday. The bar will be open after tomorrow evening's game.
20 Apr - Results: Five Clear, Two To Play

Boroughbridge AFC moved five points clear atop the West Yorkshire League Division One this afternoon with just two games to play after an emphatic victory. Chris Simpson hit a hat-trick and Phil Milsom bagged a brace as Daz Ekin's men ran out to a five two win over Hartshead. The result means 'Bridge finish their home fixtures with twelve wins out of fifteen having only dropped five points all season at Aldborough Road. The three points also means 'Bridge have the title destiny firmly in their hands and can seal the trophy with victory either at relegation-threatened Rothwell next weekend or at East End Park the following weekend, regardless of other results.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 5-2 Hartshead
BAFC Scorers: Chris Simpson 3, Phil Milson 2
19 Apr - Matchday: Three Games To Go

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of tomorrow's fixture at Aldborough Road. With just three games remaining and no other West Yorkshire League Division One action this weekend Boroughbridge AFC will look to stretch their lead atop the table to five points as Hartshead are the visitors from 2.30pm. These sides last met on the opening day of the season when Hartshead ran out to a three two win, one of just three league defeats for 'Bridge this season.
18 Apr - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty Seven

Boroughbridge AFCThere's four weeks to go in this season's Lucky Seven and a new name atop the table as sandfracker snatched the lead by four points courtesy of a win last time out. For this weekend's fixtures there's a trio from the Premier League, including Spurs' return to the Etihad, a pair from the Scottish Premiership and the two UEFA Women's Champions League Semi-Final First Leg ties including Chelsea's trip to Lyon. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
17 Apr - Results: 'Bridge Take Top

Boroughbridge AFC surged back to the top of the West Yorkshire League Division One this evening with a massive three points in the context of the title race. Daz Ekin's men edged out third-placed Aberford Albion by the odd goal in three at Aldborough Road to take a two point lead at the summit with one game in hand over Hall Green United and three left to play.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 2-1 Aberford Albion
Boroughbridge AFC17 Apr - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's West Yorkshire League Division One tie against Hall Green United at Aldborough Road. Phil Milsom hit a brace and picked up the Man of the Match award with Chris Simpson and Dom Creamer also on the scoresheet in a four two win for Daz Ekin's men.

Boroughbridge AFC 4-2 Hall Green United
15 Mar - Newcastle United Soccer Schools

Boroughbridge AFCThis summer Newcastle United Foundation will bring their soccer schools to Aldborough Road offering an opportunity to "train and play the Newcastle United way". The schools cost £20 per day to attend and are open to all aged 5 to 14, running from Tuesday 13th to Thursday 15th August and 9.30am to 3.30pm each day. For more information download the flier and to register your interest please email jill.stacey@nufc.co.uk.
14 Apr - Result: Town Overcome 'Bridge

Boroughbridge AFC fell to defeat at Aldborough Road this afternoon against visiting Skipton Town Ladies. Paul Stephenson's women were on the wrong end of a three nil scoreline to remain eighth in the West Riding County Women's League First Division.

West Riding County Women's League First Division
Boroughbridge AFC 0-3 Skipton Town Ladies
13 Apr - Results: Double Delight

Boroughbridge AFC took the West Yorkshire League Division One title race firmly into their own hands this afternoon with an emphatic win over top of the table Hall Green United. Daz Ekin's men took a slender one nil advantage into the interval at Aldborough Road and accelerated into a three nil position after the break, with four two the final score. Phil Milsom bagged a brace with Chris Simpson and Dom Creamer also on the scoresheet. Having sealed promotion last weekend, this result moves 'Bridge to within a point of United at the top of the table with two games in hand, and stretches the lead to six points over Aberford Albion, who visit Aldborough Road on Wednesday evening, with one game in hand. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, concluded their season with a victory to move back atop the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two table. Neil Greer's men were two one victors at former leaders Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves to finish their campaign on 59 points and take a two point advantage at the summit. 'Bridge were denied sealing promotion, however, by Otley Town Reserves' four one win over Howden Clough Reserves and now face a waiting game with one of Rangers Reserves, Town Reserves and Salts Reserves needing to drop points in their final games to secure 'Bridge's return to Alliance Division One.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 4-2 Hall Green United
BAFC Scorers: Phil Milsom 2, Chris Simpson, Dom Creamer

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves 1-2 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
12 Apr - Matchday: Top Two Tests

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of a trio of massive games this weekend. It's a pair of top two clashes tomorrow afternoon as Boroughbridge AFC welcome fellow newly-promoted side Hall Green United to Aldborough Road with both in search of points towards their title bids. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, conclude their season with a trip to Alliance Division Two leaders Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves whilst Sunday brings a seventh versus eighth clash as Skipton Town Ladies visit.
11 Apr - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty Six

Boroughbridge AFCWith just five weeks left to run it's still all to play for in this season's Lucky Seven. Long Legs leads the way by six points from sandfracker and anybody in the top ten could still take the title. This weekend's selection from Mish mash includes six from across the top four divisions in England plus Saturday's big clash at Aldborough Road. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
Boroughbridge AFC10 Apr - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's West Yorkshire League Division One tie against Otley Town at Aldborough Road. Chris Simpson struck twice whilst Liam Glennon picked up the Man of the Match award as 'Bridge secured the point needed to assure of promotion.

Boroughbridge AFC 2-2 Otley Town
7 Apr - Result: Narrow Defeat For Ladies

Boroughbridge AFC fell to a narrow defeat this afternoon to drop a place to eighth in the West Riding County Women's League First Division. Paul Stephenson's women were on the wrong end of a result by the odd goal in three against Republica Internationale Women at Aldborough Road.

West Riding County Women's League First Division
Boroughbridge AFC 1-2 Republica Internationale Women
6 Apr - Results: 'Bridge Seal Promotion

Boroughbridge AFC will play West Yorkshire Premier Division football next season after sealing promotion from Division One with a point at Aldborough Road this afternoon. A two all draw with Otley Town was enough to move Daz Ekin's men onto 60 points for the season and mean it is now impossible for them to finish outside of the division's top three places. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, gave their promotion push a shot in the arm with a one nil victory at Wyke Wanderers Reserves. Neil Greer's charges move onto 56 points, one from the summit of the Alliance Division Two table but having played more games than those around them.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 2-2 Otley Town

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Wyke Wanderers Reserves 0-1 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
5 Apr - Matchday: Key Fixtures

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's trio of fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC welcome Otley Town to Aldborough Road tomorrow as Daz Ekin's men seek a sixth win in a row to keep up the pressure atop the West Yorkshire League Division One. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, are on the road to Wyke Wanderers Reserves as they look for vital points in their own promotion push before Sunday sees 'Bridge Ladies host Republica Internationale Women.
3 Apr - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty Five

Boroughbridge AFCAs this season's Lucky Seven enters its final stages a leader has once again emerged from the pack. A second victory in three weeks sees Long Legs assume a lead of over ten points atop the table with sandfracker in second and AFC Bridge 1900 completing the top three. This week's selection includes some tricky ties from home and abroad including the FA Cup Semi-Final between Manchester City and Brighton & Hove Albion. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
Boroughbridge AFC2 Apr - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's West Yorkshire League Division One trip to Kirk Deighton Rangers. A decisive brace earned Phil Milsom the Man of the Match award whilst Dom Creamer and John Rimmer were also on target in an important victory for 'Bridge's promotion aspirations.

Kirk Deighton Rangers 2-4 Boroughbridge AFC
30 Mar - Result: 'Bridge Down Deighton
[Updated 1 Apr - Scorers added]

Boroughbridge AFC kept their title tilt on track his afternoon with an excellent victory at fellow challengers Kirk Deighton Rangers. Daz Ekin's men ran out to a four two victory to keep pace with their promotion rivals and remain two points from the summit of the West Yorkshire League Division One with two games in hand and six left to play.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Kirk Deighton Rangers 2-4 Boroughbridge AFC
BAFC Scorers: Phil Milsom 2, Dom Creamer, John Rimmer
29 Mar - Matchday: Second Plays Third

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's West Yorkshire League Division One fixture. Second visits third tomorrow as Boroughbridge AFC make the trip to Kirk Deighton Rangers with both sides in search of vital points in the promotion race. Daz Ekin's men ran out to a two nil victory in the reverse fixture at Aldborough Road back in August and could re-take top spot with a win and if other results go their way.
Boroughbridge AFC28 Mar - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's West Yorkshire League Division One trip to Featherstone Colliery. Chris Simpson took his scoring tally to six in three games with a hat-trick which also earned him the Man of the Match award in the three one win.

Featherstone Colliery 1-3 Boroughbridge AFC
27 Mar - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty Four

Boroughbridge AFCIt's a full English in Lucky Seven this week with seven games from across the top six divisions in England. Last week's winner sandfracker, who moves to within two and a half points of the top of the table with the victory, has selected crunch ties from across the Premier League and EFL was well as a Yorkshire derby as York City head to Guiseley. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
23 Mar - Results: 'Bridge Take Title Initiative

Boroughbridge AFC snatched the initiative in the West Yorkshire League Division One title race this afternoon with victory at Featherstone Colliery. Daz Ekin's men ran out to a three one win to move onto 56 points and stay second in the table. The big result came elsewhere, however, as table toppers Hall Green United defeated Aberford Albion three one at Bunkers Hill. United, who visit Aldborough Road on 13th April, remain two points ahead of 'Bridge but having played two games more, whilst Albion slip five points behind Ekin's charges with just one game in hand. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, took another blow to their promotion hopes with defeat at Aldborough Road. Rothwell Reserves earned the points with a two one win to see Neil Greer's men slip to second in the table having played more games than the sides around them.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Featherstone Colliery 1-3 Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 1-2 Rothwell Reserves
21 Mar - Matchday: Reserves' Promotion Push

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's pair of games. Boroughbridge AFC make the trip to Featherstone Colliery in West Yorkshire League Division One action looking for an eighteenth win of the season and a chance to go top of the table as first play third elsewhere. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, welcome Rothwell Reserves to Aldborough Road with just four games remaining in their promotion push.
20 Mar - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty Three

Boroughbridge AFCAs the time to the end of the season ticks down there's a new name atop the Lucky Seven after a fifth win of the season last week saw Long Legs ascend to the summit. This week's selection includes a trio of Euro 2020 qualifiers, a pair of EFL games and Arsenal Women's trip to Prenton Park. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
17 Mar - Derby Tie Off

Today's West Riding County Women's League First Division tie against Ripon City Ladies became the second match of the weekend to fall to the weather with the playing surface at Aldborough Road waterlogged.

West Riding County Women's League First Division
Boroughbridge AFC P-P Ripon City Ladies
16 Mar - Hartshead Game Postponed

Today's West Yorkshire League Division One fixture against Hartshead was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch at Aldborough Road.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC P-P Hartshead
15 Mar - Matchday: Hartshead & City Visit

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's pair of games. Boroughbridge AFC welcome Hartshead to Aldborough Road in search of three points which could see Daz Ekin's men take control atop the West Yorkshire League Division One table. Sunday brings the first Ure Derby of the season, meanwhile, as top of the table Ripon City Ladies visit a 'Bridge Ladies side who have enjoyed fine form at home this campaign.
14 Mar - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty Two

Boroughbridge AFCA third win in as many weeks for mythos saw a new name in the top ten of the Lucky Seven table and with the weeks running down it's still tight at the top - just six points separate the top five. This week's selection includes a Sixth Round FA Cup tie, an FA Trophy Semi-Final, a trip to Turkey and action from across the EFL. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
13 Mar - Barbara Horner

Boroughbridge AFC wish to send our sincere condolences to former President and Club Life Member, Ray Horner, following the recent passing of Barbara Horner. Auntie Barbara was a regular at Aldborough Road on a match day, enjoying her half lager after a game, and was an integral part of the social side of the Club. She will be deeply missed by all in the 'Bridge community and our thoughts are with Ray and his extended family at this difficult time. There will be a Church service at Boroughbridge on the 19th March at 12.30pm followed by a private cremation.
9 Mar - Result: Twelve Goal Thriller

'Bridge Reserves retained top spot in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two as they reached the half century of points mark for the season with a twelve goal thriller at Ilkley Town Reserves. Neil Greer's men split the points with fourth-placed Town in a six all draw, just 'Bridge's second draw of the campaign.

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Ilkley Town Reserves 6-6 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
9 Mar - Rothwell Trip Postponed

Boroughbridge AFC's trip to Rothwell in the West Yorkshire League Division One has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Rothwell P-P Boroughbridge AFC
8 Mar - Matchday: Away Day Pair

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's pair of games. Boroughbridge AFC make the trip to Rothwell tomorrow afternoon from 2.30pm knowing that three points will see Daz Ekin's men snatch the lead in the West Yorkshire League Division One table. 'Bridge Reserves, menawhile, are also on the road as Neil Greer takes his charges to face in-form Ilkley Town Reserves in Alliance Division Two action.
Boroughbridge AFC7 Mar - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's West Yorkshire League Division One trip to Newsome. A Chris Simpson brace handed 'Bridge a two one win with Phil Wix picking up the Man of the Match award.

Newsome 1-2 Boroughbridge AFC
6 Mar - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty One

Boroughbridge AFCWith a quarter of the season remaining it's sandfracker who sits atop the Lucky Seven table by four points from Long Legs and Mish mash, with AFC Bridge 1900 just one point further back in fourth. Week Thirty's winner, mythos, has included trips to France and Italy alongside a quintet of domestic ties for this weekend's selection. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
3 Mar - Result: 'Bridge Exit League Shield

Boroughbridge AFC fell just short of booking into their second cup Final in as many seasons this afternoon with defeat in the West Riding County Women's League Shield Semi-Final. Paul Stephenson's women were on the wrong end of a five nil scoreline against Premier Division outfit Middleton Athletic Ladies.

West Riding County Women's League Shield Semi-Final
Boroughbridge AFC 0-5 Middleton Athletic Ladies
2 Mar - Results: 'Bridge Two From Top

Boroughbridge AFC cemented themselves as promotion contenders this afternoon with an excellent come-from-behind win at fellow challengers Newsome. Daz Ekin's men fell behind mid-way through the first half but Chris Simpson levelled the scores just before the interval before snatching the winner 20 minutes from time. 'Bridge move to within two points of the top of the table with two games in hand over Hall Green United with the win, and keep their gap of two points back to Aberford Albion who likewise have two games in hand. 'Bridge Reserves fared less well in their clash with fifth-placed Otley Town Reserves at Aldborough Road, meanwhile, failing to really trouble the Town goal and falling to a one nil defeat. Neil Greer's men remain top of the table by two points over Salts Reserves, who could only draw at Rothwell Reserves but retain their two games in hand.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Newsome 1-2 Boroughbridge AFC
BAFC Scorer: Chris Simpson 2

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 0-1 Otley Town Reserves
1 Mar - Matchday: Crunch Ties

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's trio of games. Second plays fourth in the West Yorkshire League Division One tomorrow afternoon as Boroughbridge AFC make the trip to Newsome for a 2.30pm kick-off, whilst it's first plays fifth in the Alliance Division Two with Otley Town Reserves the visitors to Aldborough Road. Sunday brings a League Shield Semi-Final for 'Bridge Ladies as they travel to East Ardsley to take on Middleton Athletic Ladies.
28 Feb - Lucky Seven: Week Thirty

Boroughbridge AFCNo shortage of big games as Lucky Seven reaches its three-quarter marker this weekend. Last week's co-winner, united, has included the north London derby at Wembley, Celtic's trip to Easter Road in the Scottish Cup Quarter-Finals, El Clasico at the Bernabeu and England's massive She Believes Cup match against the USA in the weekend's selection. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
Boroughbridge AFC27 Feb - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from Boroughbridge AFC's last two matches. Daz Ekin's men booked into the Whitworth Cup Final with victory on penalties at Kirkby Malzeard the Saturday before last, whilst Jake Fletcher bagged a brace and the Man of the Match award in a three one win over Pool AFC at the weekend.

Kirkby Malzeard 1-1 Boroughbridge AFC
Boroughbridge AFC 3-1 Pool AFC
24 Feb - Result: First Draw For Ladies

'Bridge Ladies returned from Adel with their first draw of the season this afternoon. Paul Stephenson's women shared the points in a two all draw at Leeds City Ladies to remain eighth in the West Riding County Women's League First Division.

West Riding County Women's League First Division
Leeds City Ladies 2-2 Boroughbridge AFC
23 Feb - Results: 'Bridge Double Win

Boroughbridge AFC kicked off the final third of their season with victory over Pool AFC at Aldborough Road this afternoon. The teams were level with one goal a piece at the interval but the hosts accelerated away to the three points in the second half with Jake Fletcher contributing a brace and Chris Simpson also on the scoresheet. Daz Ekin's men climb back to second in the West Yorkshire League Division One, five points from the summit with two games in hand and now two above Aberford Albion who have played two fewer themselves but lost for the first time this season today. 'Bridge Reserves made a swift return to winning ways, meanwhile, to retain top spot in the Alliance Division Two. Neil Greer's side went a goal behind at Pool AFC Reserves but were one to the good by the interval and eventually ran out five one winners. Josh Mulandi and Russ Robshaw bagged braces with Ben Johnstone also contributing to the scoring.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 3-1 Pool AFC
BAFC Scorers: Jake Fletcher 2, Chris Simpson

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Pool AFC Reserves 1-5 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Scorers: Josh Mulandi 2, Russ Robshaw 2, Ben Johnstone
21 Feb - Lucky Seven: Week Twenty Nine

Boroughbridge AFCThere's joint-leaders atop the Lucky Seven table for the first time this season with Long Legs joining Mish mash in co-control at the summit. Last week's winner, redfred, moved up to eighth with the ten points and has made a varied selection for Week Twenty Nine including the FA WSL Continental Cup Final, Spurs' trip to Turf Moor and visits to the Netherlands, France, Wales and Scotland. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
19 Feb - Result: Narrow Loss For Ladies

'Bridge Ladies fell to a narrow defeat on Sunday afternoon at Tyersal AFC Ladies. Paul Stephenson's women drop a place to eighth in the First Division table with two games in hand over Tyersal who climb to seventh.

West Riding County Women's League First Division
Tyersal AFC Ladies 1-0 Boroughbridge AFC
16 Feb - Results: 'Bridge Book Whitworth Final

Boroughbridge AFC will take their defence of the Harrogate FA Whitworth Cup all the way to the Final, but they needed a penalty shootout to break down a resilient Kirkby Malzeard this afternoon. The sides played out a one all draw in regular time before Daz Ekin's men won the shootout by the odd goal in seven to progress to the showpiece. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, remain top of the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two but saw their winning run halted at twelve by second place Salts Reserves. Having been the last side to inflict league defeat 'Bridge before that remarkable winning run began, the hosts ran out three one victors this afternoon to cut the gap atop the table to three points with two games in hand.

Harrogate FA Whitworth Cup Semi-Final
Kirkby Malzeard 1-1 Boroughbridge AFC
'Bridge win 4-3 on penalties

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Salts Reserves 3-1 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
15 Feb - Matchday: Away Day Trio

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's trio of games. Leading a schedule of big games for the Club is a Whitworth Cup Semi-Final trip to Kirkby Malzeard for Boroughbridge AFC, whilst first plays second in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two as Neil Greer takes his table-topping 'Bridge Reserves to Salts Reserves. Sunday sees seventh play eighth in the West Riding County Women's League First Division as 'Bridge Ladies make the trip to Tyersal AFC Ladies.
Boroughbridge AFC14 Feb - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two victory over Sherburn White Rose Reserves. Ben Johnstone led the scoring with a hat-trick en route to the Man of the Match award with Matty Coles, Eddie Mulindi, Russ Robshaw and Mark Burniston in a twelfth consecutive league win for 'Bridge Reserves.

'Bridge Reserves 7-0 Sherburn White Rose Reserves
13 Feb - Lucky Seven: Week Twenty Eight

Boroughbridge AFCIt's FA Cup weekend and there's a quartet of knockout games featured in this week's Lucky Seven. Week Twenty Seven winner, Long Legs, moved up into second in the table and two points from the summit and for this weekend's selection has included Derby County's trip to the Amex in the men's FA Cup and WSL leaders Manchester City Women's trip to Championship table toppers Spurs Ladies in the Women's FA Cup. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
10 Feb - Result: Ladies Progress In Shield

'Bridge Ladies progressed into a League Shield Semi-Final this afternoon with victory on the road at Farsley Celtic Ladies Reserves. Paul Stephenson's side needed only one goal to move into the last four of the competition and will welcome Premier Division outfit Middleton Athletic Ladies to Aldborough Road on 3rd March for a place in the Final.

West Riding County Women's League Shield Quarter-Final
Farsley Celtic Ladies Reserves 0-1 Boroughbridge AFC
9 Feb - Result: Reserves Roll On

'Bridge Reserves retained their six point lead atop the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two with their twelfth win in a row this afternoon. Ben Johnstone led the scoring with a hat-trick whilst Matty Coles, Eddie Mulindi, Russ Robshaw and Mark Burniston also added their names to the scoresheet in a seven nil result against Sherburn White Rose Reserves at Aldborough Road. With just eight games left to play Neil Greer's men stay six points clear of Salts Reserves, who have two games in hand. Boroughbridge AFC's trip to Featherstone Colliery was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch, allowing Hall Green United to take over atop the Division One table by two points having played a game more.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Featherstone Colliery P-P Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 7-0 Sherburn White Rose Reserves
BAFC Scorers: Ben Johnstone 3, Matty Coles, Eddie Mulindi,
Russ Robshaw, Mark Burniston
7 Feb - Matchday: White Rose Visit

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's trio of games. Sherburn White Rose Reserves are the visitors to Aldborough Road on Saturday afternoon as 'Bridge Reserves look to stretch their winning run in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two to twelve games. Boroughbridge AFC make the trip to Featherstone Colliery looking to retain top spot in Division One whilst Sunday sees 'Bridge Ladies make the trip to Farsley Celtic Ladies Reserves in their re-arranged League Shield Quarter-Final.
6 Feb - Lucky Seven: Week Twenty Seven

Boroughbridge AFCTwelve points separate the top five in the Lucky Seven table as we enter February, with Mish mash opening up a three and a half point lead at the top during Week Twenty Six's competition. The coming weekend kicks-off with a clash at the top of the Championship and as well as a pair of London derbies the selection includes both meetings of Manchester City and Chelsea. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
3 Feb - Postponement: Shield Tie Off

Today's West Riding County Women's League Shield tie for 'Bridge Ladies at Farsley Celtic Ladies Reserves was postponed due to a frozen pitch. The second attempt at the fixture will take place next Sunday.

West Riding County Women's League Shield Quarter Final
Farsley Celtic Ladies Reserves P-P Boroughbridge AFC
2 Feb - Postponements: Both Games Fall

Both today's scheduled games have been postponed due to frozen pitches.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC P-P Otley Town

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Pool AFC Reserves P-P Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
1 Feb - Matchday: Reserves Aim For Dozen

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's trio of games. Otley Town are the visitors to Aldborough Road from 2.30pm tomorrow as Boroughbridge AFC look to retain top spot in the West Yorkshire League Division One and build on last weekend's eight nil result. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, are aiming for their twelfth win in a row as Neil Greer takes his charges to Pool AFC Reserves, whilst Sunday sees 'Bridge Ladies continue their West Riding County Women's League Shield campaign with a trip to Farsley Celtic Ladies Reserves.
31 Jan - Lucky Seven: Week Twenty Six

Boroughbridge AFCAfter last weekend's lead change there's now less than two points separating the top three in this season's Lucky Seven table. Mish mash is joined atop the table by sandfracker with long-term leader AFC Bridge 1900 completing the top three. Week Twenty Five winner, redcafe, climbs to eighth and has selected a domestic quintet as well as trips to France and Germany for this weekend's selection. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
Boroughbridge AFC30 Jan - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's West Yorkshire League Division One victory at Leeds Modernians. Phil Milsom hit a hat-trick and picked up the Man of the Match award as 'Bridge made a return to winning ways. Jake Fletcher also added a hat-trick with Chris Simpson and Dom Creamer completing the scoring.

Leeds Modernians 0-8 Boroughbridge AFC
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Team Pts
C Boroughbridge AFC 72
P Hall Green United 65
P Aberford Albion 58
4 Newsome 56
5 Kirk Deighton Rangers 53
6 Hartshead 45
7 Otley Town 41
8 Kippax 41
9 East End Park 41
10 Oxenhope Recreation 41
11 Featherstone Colliery 36
12 Wetherby Athletic 31
13 Pool AFC 31
14 Leeds Modernians 28
R Rothwell 25
R Howden Clough 11
 
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