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Boroughbridge AFC
@ Stanley United
Sat 13th Feb - 14.30
WF3 4EF

Team Pts
4 Sherburn White Rose 28
5 Boroughbridge AFC 27
6 Headingley AFC 25

Reserves
@ Horbury Town Res
Sat 13th Feb - 14.30
WF4 5BH

'A'
@ Burley Trojans
Sat 13th Feb - 14.00
Recent Results

Boroughbridge AFC
9 Jan - Lost 3-1
@ Aberford Albion

2 Jan - Drew 4-4
vs. Leeds Modernians

'Bridge Reserves
16 Jan - Drew 0-0
@ Kirkby Malzeard Res
'Bridge win 5-4 on pens

19 Dec - Lost 5-3
@ Pannal Sports

'Bridge 'A'
19 Dec - Lost on pens
vs. K'borough Academy

28 Nov - Drew 1-1
@ Dalton Athletic

'Bridge Veterans
22 Nov - Won 7-1
vs. York Vets

18 Oct - Lost 5-2
vs. Harrogate Vets
Upcoming Fixtures

Boroughbridge AFC
23 Jan - 14.00
vs. Kippax

30 Jan - 14.00
vs. Featherstone Colliery

'Bridge Reserves
23 Jan - 14.00
@ Brighouse O.B. Res

30 Jan - 14.00
@ Oxenhope Rec Res

'Bridge 'A'
23 Jan - 14.00
@ Pateley Bridge

'Bridge Veterans
24 Jan - 14.00
@ Harrogate Vets

31 Jan - 14.00
@ Pool AFC Vets
Boroughbridge Ladies

Recent Results
10 Jan - Lost 7-1
vs. Dewsbury Rangers

22 Nov - Lost 27-0
vs. Guiseley Vixens 1st

Upcoming Fixtures
24 Jan - 14.00
vs. Ossett Town LFC Res

31 Jan - 14.00
vs. Silsden LFC Devt
Boroughbridge AFC

Lucky Seven 15/16
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Table a/o 18 Jan

Competitor Pts
1 mish mash 73
2 sandfracker 57.75
3 SLONKA 48.25
4 druids 45.75
5 blue is the colour 45
6 All Leeds aren't we 40.75
7 bluethru 40.25
8 mythos 37.75
9 Widnes Rhino 36.5
10 Riverside 31
11 Feb - 'Bridge Reserves Managerial Vacancy

Boroughbridge AFCBoroughbridge AFC are looking to recruit a new management team for the Club's Reserve side following the announcement last week that Richard Donohoe and Dave Snelling will be stepping down from their roles at the end of this season. 'Bridge Reserves ply their trade in the West Yorkshire League sitting in between a senior side also operating in the West Yorkshire League within step seven requirements and an 'A' side in the Harrogate & District League. Prospective candidates would, preferably, have a minimum level two coaching badge and would work closely with the Club Manager, Daz Ekin. Boroughbridge AFC is a vibrant community club boasting excellent facilities and is always striving to maintain the highest standards. For more information on the position or to submit an application please contact Daz Ekin on 07894 672188 or Club Secretary Dale Binns on 01423 322491, or email your application in the form of a CV to dale@boroughbridgeafc.com.
10 Feb - Lucky Seven: Home & Away

Boroughbridge AFCAfter those at the top were chasing perfection in Week Twenty Seven of this season's Lucky Seven it was back down to earth in Week Twenty Eight with just four correctly predicted outcomes enough to take the win. That winner, YNWA, has gone home and away with this week's selections, with four from the English leagues and three overseas, including two trips to Serie A and one down under for the Melbourne derby. 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.
9 Feb - Presentation Evening: Book Now

Boroughbridge AFCAs previously announced, the Club's 15/16 season presentation evening will take place on Saturday 21st May at The Crown Hotel in Boroughbridge, and you can make sure you'll be there with tickets now on sale. The evening will see the best of the season honoured as well as offer a chance to look back on the events of the past twelve months. Tickets cost just £25 per person, with a £10 deposit required before the ticket is issued, and can be purchased by speaking to any of Dale Binns, Angela Tovey or Rob Young, or emailing dale@boroughbridgeafc.com. Tickets are sold on a first come first served basis with numbers limited so make sure you book today to avoid disappointment.
Boroughbridge AFC8 Feb - Race Night Next Month

The Club will hold its annual spring event next month as Aldborough Road plays host to a race night to raise funds towards the new path outside the pavilion. The event will take on the evening of Saturday 19th March with a 7.30 p.m. start and 8 p.m. the first race. If you are interested in sponsoring a race or buying a horse then please speak to Daz Ekin, with all funds raised going towards the path improvements.
6 Feb - Postponement: Reserve Clash Off

'Bridge Reserves' West Yorkshire Alliance Division One clash against Otley Town Reserves was postponed this afternoon due to a waterlogged Aldborough Road pitch.

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves P-P Otley Town Reserves
5 Feb - Matchday: Reserve Solo Feature

Boroughbridge AFCThe team sheet is now online and in Matchday for this weekend's fixture. 'Bridge Reserves both headline the action at Aldborough Road and are the Club's only side to feature in action this weekend as they welcome Otley Town Reserves tomorrow afternoon. Richard Donohoe's team have already notched two wins over Town this season and could climb to tenth in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division One if they make it a hat-trick.
4 Feb - Lucky Seven: Flawed Perfection

Boroughbridge AFCSeven perfectly predicted outcomes weren't enough to take the victory on Lucky Seven for YNWA last week, with Paulstiv9 correctly predicting three scorelines to snatch victory. This week's selection includes five from England and two from Germany, including Burnley, Bolton and Borussia Dortmund. 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 - 'Bridge Reserves Management Team

Boroughbridge AFCBoroughbridge AFC can today announce that the 'Bridge Reserve management team of Richard Donohoe and Dave Snelling will be stepping down at the end of this campaign, with the Club looking to recruit successors in preparation for the 16/17 season. 'Bridge Reserves ply their trade in the West Yorkshire League sitting in between a senior side also operating in the West Yorkshire League within step seven requirements and an 'A' side in the Harrogate & District League. Prospective candidates would, preferably, have a minimum level two coaching badge and would work closely with the Club Manager, Daz Ekin. Boroughbridge AFC is a vibrant community club boasting excellent facilities and is always striving to maintain the highest standards. For more information on the position or to submit an application please contact Daz Ekin on 07894 672188 or Club Secretary Dale Binns on 01423 322491, or email your application in the form of a CV to dale@boroughbridgeafc.com.
Boroughbridge AFC2 Feb - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from Saturday afternoon's pair of West Yorkshire League fixtures. Stephen Coles picked up the Man of Match award as Boroughbridge AFC extended their unbeaten run at Aldborough Road to eleven games with a two nil win over Featherstone Colliery. Alastair Hogg, meanwhile, was star man as 'Bridge Reserves narrowly lost out at league leaders Oxenhope Recreation Reserves.

Boroughbridge AFC 2-0 Featherstone Colliery
Oxenhope Recreation Reserves 2-0 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
31 Jan - Result: Vets On Cloud Nine

'Bridge Veterans continued their high scoring start to 2016 this afternoon on the road at Pool AFC Veterans, firing home nine goals for reply of just two. Combined with last week's six two win the side have found the net fifteen times in just two games since the start of the year with four goals against.

York Corinthians League Division One
Pool AFC Veterans 2-9 Boroughbridge AFC Veterans
30 Jan - Results: 'Bridge Surge To Fourth
[Updated 31 Jan - Man of Match details added]

Boroughbridge AFC surged to the cusp of the West Yorkshire League Division One promotion places this afternoon with a second consecutive two nil win at Aldborough Road. 'Bridge picked up where they left off last weekend as Daz Simpson got the scoring underway in the tenth minute, before Jimmy Tucknott fired home three minutes from time to make sure of the points. Daz Ekin's men climb up to fourth in the Division One table, just one point off third and four off second but having played more games than those sides around them. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, held an Oxenhope Recreation Reserves side who have yet to drop a point this season goalless at half time before eventually succumbing to a two nil defeat at The Recreation Ground. Richard Donohoe's side stay eleventh in the table with the defeat.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 2-0 Featherstone Colliery
BAFC Scorers: Daz Simpson, Jimmy Tucknott
BAFC Man of Match: Stephen Coles

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Oxenhope Recreation Reserves 2-0 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Man of Match: Alastair Hogg
29 Jan - Matchday: 'Bridge Looking Upwards

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's block of three fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC can climb as high as fourth in the West Yorkshire League Division One with three points tomorrow as Featherstone Colliery visit Aldborough Road in a 2 p.m. kick-off, whilst 'Bridge Reserves travel to an Oxenhope Recreation side yet to drop a single point so far this season. 'Bridge Veterans are on the road at Pool Veterans on Sunday afternoon and 'Bridge Ladies FC look to build on their win last weekend as they welcome Silsden Ladies Development.
28 Jan - Lucky Seven: Up For The Cup Six

Boroughbridge AFCIt's an up for the cup lucky six this week in Lucky Seven, with last week's winner blue is the colour selecting six ties from the greatest cup competition in the world as well as one from one of the greatest leagues in the world - La Liga. Barcelona and Atletico Madrid feature alongside Leeds, Watford, Liverpool and West Ham. 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.
27 Jan - 'Bridge Ladies FC Scoop First Win

Boroughbridge AFCThe development of the new Boroughbridge Ladies FC team, currently playing their inaugural season in the West Riding County Womens League, took a big step forward at Aldborough Road on Sunday afternoon with a first three point haul secured. 'Bridge welcomed an Ossett Town Ladies Reserve side three places above them in the league and were two goals to the good by the interval. The visitors would pull one back in the second half but couldn't find an equaliser handing the burgeoning 'Bridge side a first three points which sees them climb off the bottom of the Third Division table. Next up for the team are Silsden Ladies AFC Development who visit Aldborough Road this Sunday, and don't forget that you can keep right up to date with the team's progress by visiting their Facebook page.
Boroughbridge AFC26 Jan - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from Saturday afternoon's pair of league victories. Jake Fletcher hit a brace and scooped the Man of Match award at Aldborough Road as Boroughbridge AFC got back to winning ways against Kippax, whilst Toby Hardaker scored a late winner as 'Bridge 'A' came from behind to take all three points at Pateley Bridge.

Boroughbridge AFC 2-0 Kippax
Pateley Bridge 3-4 Boroughbridge AFC 'A'
25 Jan - Result: Vets Hit Sherburn Six

'Bridge Veterans opened their 2016 with victory yesterday afternoon in hitting home six for reply of just two at Sherburn. Nick Gill was the lead marksman, completing hat-trick with Paul Stephenson, Chris Parnell and Paul Harrison also on target to complete a victory margin which could have been higher had 'Bridge not spurned a number of chances throughout the match.

York Corinthians League Division One
Sherburn Veterans 2-6 Boroughbridge AFC Veterans
BAFC Scorer: Nick Gill 3, Paul Stephenson, Chris Parnell, Paul Harrison
23 Jan - Result: Fletcher Fires 'Bridge To Win

Jake Fletcher fired Boroughbridge AFC back to winning ways at Aldborough Road this afternoon with a goal in each half to boost Daz Ekin's side to sixth and keep them very much in the promotion hunt. Fletcher opened the scoring in the 18th minute and added his second 22 minutes after the restart to hand 'Bridge a first win of 2016, a first clean sheet since November and maintain an unbeaten run of ten league games at Aldborough Road. The three points boosts Ekin's troops to sixth in the West Yorkshore League Division One, just four points off second place. 'Bridge 'A', meanwhile, made it two victories from two on the day for the Club in coming from two nil and three two behind to record a four three win at Pateley Bridge. Toby Hardaker led the scoring with a brace, supported by goals from Chris Chapman and Russ Robshaw to help 'Bridge to a first away league victory of the campaign. Neil Greer's side climb to third in the Harrogate & District League Division One table with the win, level on points with second placed Pannal Sports but with a negative goal difference. 'Bridge Reserves' match at Brighouse Old Boys Reserves was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 2-0 Kippax
BAFC Scorer: Jake Fletcher 2

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Brighouse Old Boys Reserves P-P Boroughbridge AFC Reserves

Harrogate & District League Division One
Pateley Bridge 3-4 Boroughbridge AFC 'A'
BAFC Scorers: Toby Hardaker 2, Chris Chapman, Russ Robshaw
22 Jan - Matchday: Kippax Headline Action

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's full block of four fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC welcome Kippax tomorrow afternoon in a 2 p.m. kick-off West Yorkshire League Division One tie with 'Bridge Ladies FC also in action at Aldborough Road against Ossett Town Ladies Reserves the following afternoon. 'Bridge Reserves lead the action on the road at they make the trip to Brighouse Old Boys Reserves, whilst 'Bridge 'A' are at Pateley Bridge and 'Bridge Veterans travel to Harrogate.
Boroughbridge AFC21 Jan - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's penalty shootout victory for 'Bridge Reserves in the Quarter-Finals of the Hulme Cup. James Bottomley picked up the Man of the Match award in the goalless 90 minute draw for Richard Donohoe's side at Kirkby Malzeard Reserves.

Kirkby Malzeard Reserves 0-0 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
20 Jan - Lucky Seven: Footballing A-B-C

Boroughbridge AFCIt's a footballing A-B-C this in Lucky Seven, but will the fixtures be easy as 1-2-3 to predict the scores of? Starting with Arsenal there's trips to Birmingham, Carlisle, Dover, Eintracht Frankfurt, Fulham and concluding with Granada as the battle for the mid-table places in this season's standings hots up. 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 Jan - Postponement: Vets Clash Falls Victim

'Bridge Veterans today saw their match the third to fall victim to this weekend's cold snap with the fixture against Manstonians Veterans postponed due to a frozen Aldborough Road playing surface.

York Corinthians League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Veterans P-P Manstonians Veterans
16 Jan - Result: Reserves Suffer Hulme Scare

'Bridge Reserves scraped into the third round of the Harrogate FA Hulme Cup this afternoon after being pushed all the way to penalties by Harrogate & District League basement side Kirkby Malzeard Reserves. Richard Donohoe's team played out 90 minutes of goalless action in their only remaining hope of non-league silverware this season and with sudden death looming after nine perfect spot kicks Malzeard missed their final penalty to send 'Bridge into the Semi-Finals.

Boroughbridge AFC's match against Baildon Trinity Athletic was postponed due to a frozen Aldborough Road surface, meanwhile, with the 'Bridge 'A' tie against Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves also postponed with Rangers unable to raise a side.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC P-P Baildon Trinity Athletic

Harrogate FA Hulme Cup Second Round
Kirkby Malzeard Reserves 0-0 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
'Bridge win 5-4 on penalties

Harrogate & District League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' P-P Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves
15 Jan - Matchday: Full Slate Of Action

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheet are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's full block of four fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC lead the action at Aldborough Road tomorrow afternoon as they welcome Baildon Trinity Athletic in a 2 p.m. kick-off, whilst 'Bridge 'A' are also at home as they host Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves. 'Bridge Reserves make the trip to Kirkby Malzeard Reserves in the Hulme Cup meanwhile, before 'Bridge Veterans host Manstonians Veterans on Sunday afternoon.
14 Jan - Lucky Seven: The Full English

Boroughbridge AFCIt's a full English in the Lucky Seven this week with a visit to the top five divisions of English football. Last week's winner sandfracker, who moves up to second in the table and cuts the lead at the top down to 15.25 points, has led with Newcastle United versus West Ham for this week's fixtures before ending down in the Vanarama National League at Lincoln City. 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 AFC13 Jan - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's trip to Aberford Albion in West Yorkshire League Division One action. Ben Jones picked up the Man of the Match award and put his name on the scoresheet for Daz Ekin's men but it wasn't enough to prevent a third league defeat of the season for 'Bridge.

Aberford Albion 3-1 Boroughbridge AFC
12 Jan - Save The Date: Presentation Evening

Boroughbridge AFCDon't forget that our 15/16 season Presentation Evening will be taking place on the evening of Saturday 21st May 2016 following the conclusion of this season's campaigns. The evening will take place at The Crown Hotel in Boroughbridge and will see the best and brightest of the 15/16 season honoured as well as offer a chance to look back of the events of the season. More details on how to book your place will be released very soon, but in the mean time please mark Saturday 21st May in your diary for an evening not to be missed.
9 Jan - Result: Albion Hit Three For Third Loss
[Updated 10 Jan - Scorer added]

Boroughbridge AFC notched just a third defeat of the West Yorkshire Division One season this afternoon on the road at Aberford Albion. The Bunkers Hill outfit hit home three goals for reply of just a Ben Jones effort from Daz Ekin's men who remain sixth in the table having played more games than those around them.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Aberford Albion 3-1 Boroughbridge AFC
BAFC Scorer: Ben Jones
BAFC Man of Match: Ben Jones

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves P-P Horbury Town Reserves
8 Jan - Matchday: 'Bridge Look To Avoid Split

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheet are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's block of three fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC will look to snap a run of three consecutive draws tomorrow afternoon as Daz Ekin leads his troops to Aberford Albion in a 2 p.m. kick-off, whilst Richard Donohoe's 'Bridge Reserves side will headline the action at Aldborough Road as they welcome Horbury Town Reserves who come into the game looking to extend a four game winning run. Sunday afternoon, meanwhile, sees 'Bridge Veterans travel to play Killinghall Veterans.
7 Jan - Lucky Seven: Up For The Cup

Boroughbridge AFCLucky Seven pays a visit to the greatest cup competition in the world this weekend with last week's winner blue is the colour having selected seven fixtures from Saturday's programme of Emirates FA Cup action. There's upset potential in the form of Bolton's visit to Eastleigh there's the Yorkshire derby between Leeds and Rotherham. It's the FA Cup and anything can happen - 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 AFC6 Jan - Match Reports

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's opening fixture of the New Year against Leeds Modernians at Aldborough Road. Daz Simpson netted a hat-trick and scooped the Man of the Match award in an undulating encounter which saw the visitors strike late to earn a split of the points.

Boroughbridge AFC 4-4 Leeds Modernians
3 Jan - Best Wishes Mick Gudgeon

Boroughbridge AFC would like to send our very best wishes to former Club Manager Mick Gudgeon who recently underwent invasive surgery at James Cook Hospital in Middlesbrough. Mick was the driving force behind the 'Bridge resurgence in the eighties which took the Club to two County Challenge Cup Finals and a raft of league and cup successes. All the best Mick from all the the Club, take it steady and remember to do as Doreen says!
2 Jan - Result: Mods Steal Late Point In Thriller

Boroughbridge AFC were once more undone by a last minute equaliser this afternoon at Aldborough Road to notch a West Yorkshire League leading ninth draw of the campaign. Daz Simpson got 'Bridge's new year underway eleven minutes in and James McDaid doubled his side's tally on 38 minutes but Daz Ekin's men went in trailing three two to visiting Leeds Modernians at the interval. A two minute Simpson brace to complete his hat-trick just after the hour mark set 'Bridge en route to a winning start to 2016 only to concede a 90th minute equaliser in a thrilling encounter. Ekin's troops remain sixth in the West Yorkshire League Division One, moving onto 21 points, but have played more games than all the sides around them.

Tomorrow afternoon's scheduled Veterans team clash with Thirsk Veterans, meanwhile, has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 4-4 Leeds Modernians
BAFC Scorers: Daz Simpson 3, James McDaid

York Corinthians League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Veterans P-P Thirsk Veterans
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Top Scorers
Table a/o 18 Jan

Player Goals
1= Ben Jones 6
1= Duncan Terry 6
3= Ross Mardon 4
3= James McDaid 4
5= Jake Fletcher 3
5= Daz Simpson 3
7 Joe Knowlson 2
8= Ollie Bone 1
8= Dave Burniston 1
8= Ben Clayton 1
8= Stephen Coles 1
8= Chris Hastings 1
8= Ben King 1
8= Danny Rimell 1
8= Mike Snowden 1
8= Jimmy Tucknott 1
- Own Goals 0
Total 36
Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorks Div One
Table a/o 18 Jan

Team Pts
1 Stanley United 37
2 Whitkirk Wanderers 28
3 East End Park 25
4 Ilkley Town 25
5 Headingley AFC 22
6 Sherburn White Rose 22
7 Boroughbridge AFC 21
8 Aberford Albion 21
9 Hartshead 19
10 Kippax 17
11 Old Centralians 15
12 Featherstone Colliery 15
13 Baildon Trinity Athletic 13
14 Leeds Modernians 11
15 Ripon City 9
16 Thornhill 6
Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorks Alliance One
Table a/o 18 Jan

Team Pts
1 Oxenhope Rec. Res 39
2 Beeston S.A. Res 30
3 Robin Hood A'tic Res 28
4 Leeds City Res 27
5 Horbury Town Res 23
6 Field Res 22
7 East End Park Res 19
8 Hunslet Club Res 17
9 Brighouse O.B. Res 14
10 B'bridge AFC Res 9
11 Pool AFC Res 9
12 Wyke Wanderers Res 8
13 Headingley AFC Res 7
14 Otley Town Res 7
 
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