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Rothwell
Boroughbridge AFC
@ Rothwell
Sat 23rd Sep - 14.30
Fleet Lane

Team Pts
4 Featherstone Colliery 15
5 Boroughbridge AFC 15
6 Wetherby Athletic 12

'Bridge Reserves
vs. Howden Clough Res
Sat 23rd Sep - 14.30
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'Bridge 'A'
vs. Bedale Res
Sat 23rd Sep - 14.30
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Middleton Athletic
Boroughbridge AFC
vs. Middleton Athletic LFC
Sun 24th Sep - 14.00
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Recent Results

Boroughbridge AFC
2 Sep - Lost 4-2
@ Altofts

30 Aug - Lost 7-1
@ East End Park

'Bridge Reserves
2 Sep - Lost 2-0
vs. Aberford Albion Res

26 Aug - Won 4-1
vs. Ilkley Town Res

'Bridge 'A'
Season starts 9 Sep

'Bridge Ladies
Season starts 1 Oct
Upcoming Fixtures

Boroughbridge AFC
9 Sep - 14.30
vs. Leeds Modernians

16 Sep - 14.30
vs. Brighouse Old Boys

'Bridge Reserves
9 Sep - 14.30
@ Altofts Res

16 Sep - 14.30
@ Wyke Wanderers Res

'Bridge 'A'
9 Sep - 14.30
vs. Pool AFC 'A'

16 Sep - 14.30
vs. Bardsey Res

'Bridge Ladies
1 Oct - 14.00
@ Kirkstall Crusaders
24 Sep - Results: Ladies Fall To First Loss

Boroughbridge AFC fell to a first defeat of the new West Riding County Womens League season this afternoon at Aldborough Road. Visiting Middleton Athletic LFC were seven one winners to replace Paul Stephenson's women at the top of the Second Division table. Rachel Dorkings was on target for a second game in a row for 'Bridge whilst Lauren Rawdling scooped the Player of the Match award.

West Riding County Womens League Second Division
Boroughbridge AFC 1-7 Middleton Athletic LFC
BAFC Scorer: Rachel Dorkings
BAFC Player of the Match: Lauren Rawding
23 Sep - Results: Reserves Smash Eight

It was one of each today for the club's sides in action with a win, a draw and a defeat from the day's three games. Leading the action at Aldborough Road were 'Bridge Reserves who were the side to notch all three points with a eight one rout of Howden Clough Reserves. The magnitude of the result sees Neil Greer's side jump four places from twelfth to eighth in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two table. Boroughbridge AFC, meanwhile, returned from their trip to Rothwell with a point after a two all draw at Fleet Lane. The first split of the campaign is enough to keep Daz Ekin's men fifth in the Division One table but having played more games than the sides immediately around them. 'Bridge 'A' exited the Harrogate & District League Challenge Cup in the First Round, finally, with a three one defeat to Division One leaders Bedale Reserves.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Rothwell 2-2 Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 8-1 Howden Clough Reserves

Harrogate & District League Challenge Cup First Round
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 1-3 Bedale Reserves
22 Sep - Matchday: 'Bridge Looking Up

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's full complement of four fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC will look to continue their strong start to the new season and make it another three wins in a row tomorrow afternoon as Daz Ekin leads his troops to Rothwell, whilst 'Bridge Reserves lead the action at Aldborough Road welcoming Howden Clough Reserves. 'Bridge 'A' are in League Challenge Cup action against high-flying Bedale Reserves before Sunday afternoon sees Boroughbridge AFC welcome Middleton Athletic LFC looking to build on last week's near perfect start to the campaign.
21 Sep - Lucky Seven: Two In A Row For 1900

Boroughbridge AFCA second win in as many weeks for AFC Bridge 1900 has tightened things up atop this season's Lucky Seven table, with SLONKA's lead trimmed to just over three points, whilst it remains tight immediately behind with just ten points separating third through eleventh. The Old Firm Derby and the Derby della Mole bookend this week's fixtures which alsi include the likes of Crystal Palace, Burnley and Rotherham 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.
Boroughbridge AFC20 Sep - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from the weekend's quartet of fixtures. John Rimmer picked up the Man of the Match award on Saturday afternoon as Boroughbridge AFC were three two winners over Brighouse Old Boys. Steve Kirby and Jacob Sharp took the accolades, meanwhile, in defeats for 'Bridge Reserves and 'Bridge 'A' whilst Sunday afternoon saw Siobhan Peplow bag a five goal haul and the Player of the Match award in an eleven one win for 'Bridge Ladies.

Boroughbridge AFC 3-2 Brighouse Old Boys
Wyke Wanderers Reserves 4-2 'Bridge Reserves
'Bridge 'A' 2-6 Bardsey Reserves
Boroughbridge AFC 11-1 Ossett Town Women Devt
19 Sep - Around The Leagues

Boroughbridge AFCTwo teams now sit atop the West Yorkshire League Divsion One after a reduced fixture programme at the weekend saw Rawdon Old Boys redeem their game in hand over Wyke Wanderers and close the three point gap to the top. Rawdon were six three winners at Oxenhope Recreation to move top of the pack on goal difference, whilst keeping pace were Whitkirk Wanderers who move three off the leaders thanks to a one nil win over fellow high fliers Featherstone Colliery. Towards the bottom Howden Clough remain propping up the table but picked up a fifth point of the campaign with a two all draw at mid-table Rothwell.

One point continues to separate the top three in the Alliance Division Two, meanwhile, after Aberford Albion Reserves, Huddersfield YM Reserves and Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves all won with Albion's six one margin the biggest of the day in the division. Bedale Reserves padded their lead atop the Harrogate & District League Division One with a fifth win in six taking them six points clear of Thirsk Falcons Reserves and Ventus Yeadon Celtic albeit having played two games more. Celtic were the weekend's other winners in the division along with Dalton Athletic and Bardsey Reserves. It was a weekend of big scores in the West Riding County Womens League Second Division, finally, with 26 goals across three games. 'Bridge top the table with a goal different of plus ten following their eleven one win and are followed by Middleton Athletic Ladies, who won seven one, and Lower Hopton Ladies, six nil winners at Skipton Town Ladies.
18 Sep - Result: Dream Start For Ladies

Boroughbridge AFC got their new West Riding County Womens League campaign off to the perfect start yesterday afternoon at Aldborough Road, firing their way to double figures and the top of the Second Division table. Siobhan Peplow led the scoring for Paul Stephenson's women with five goals to go with her Player of the Match award, whilst Rachel Dorkings hit a hat-trick. A Beth Bancroft brace and goal from Lauren Rawding took 'Bridge to eleven for reply of just one from visiting Ossett Town Women Development.

West Riding County Womens League Second Division
Boroughbridge AFC 11-1 Ossett Town Women Development
BAFC Scorers: Siobhan Peplow 5, Rachel Dorkings 3, Beth Bancroft 2, Lauren Rawding
BAFC Player of the Match: Siobhan Peplow
16 Sep - Results: Rimmer At The Double

John Rimmer fired Boroughbridge AFC to fifth in the West Yorkshire League Division One this afternoon with a second half brace at Aldborough Road. Joel Fireman had opened the scoring for Daz Ekin's men in the first period with visiting Brighouse responding at the end of each half. 'Bridge Reserves fell to a third straight defeat on the road at Wyke Wanderers Reserves, meanwhile, with Jack Holdsworth and Sean Dunbabbin on target as Neil Greer's side stay eleventh in the Alliance Division Two. 'Bridge 'A' were also on the wrong side of their scoreline, finally, with a Niki Westbury brace not enough to save Stephen Coles' side from a second defeat of the campaign.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 3-2 Brighouse Old Boys
BAFC Scorers: John Rimmer 2, Joel Fireman
BAFC Player of the Match: John Rimmer

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Wyke Wanderers Reserves 4-2 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Scorer: Jack Holdsworth, Sean Dunbabbin
BAFC Player of the Match: Steve Kirby

Harrogate & District League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 2-6 Bardsey Reserves
BAFC Scorer: Niki Westbury 2
BAFC Player of the Match: Jacob Sharp
15 Sep - Matchday: Ladies Open Campaign

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of this weekend's full complement of four fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC lead the action tomorrow afternoon welcoming Brighouse Old Boys from 2.30pm in West Yorkshire League Division One action. Also in action at Aldborough Road tomorrow are 'Bridge 'A' who host Bardsey Reserves whilst 'Bridge Reserves are on the road at Wyke Wanderers Reserves. Sunday afternoon then sees Boroughbridge AFC get their new West Riding County Women's League campaign underway with Ossett Town Women Development the first visitors of the season.
Boroughbridge AFC14 Sep - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from Saturday afternoon's trio of fixtures. Paul Eagling notched a brace and picked up the Player of the Match award en route to a three nil win for Boroughbridge AFC whilst Mark Burniston was star man in a two one defeat for 'Bridge Reserves on the road at Altofts Reserves. Chris Wood and Niki Westbury, meanwhile, shared the honours in an eight five defeat for 'Bridge 'A'.

Boroughbridge AFC 3-0 Leeds Modernians
Altofts Reserves 2-1 'Bridge Reserves
'Bridge 'A' 5-8 Pool AFC 'A'
13 Sep - Lucky Seven: North vs. South

Boroughbridge AFCThere's plenty of geographic rivalry in this week's Lucky Seven with a set of north versus south fixture. Last week's winner AFC Bridge 1900 has gone down the leagues and across Europe to find seven northern teams heading south to find their opponents. In the table itself it's SLONKA still out front but things are tight directly behind the clear leader with six competitors within 2.5 points of each other. 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.
11 Sep - Around The Leagues

Boroughbridge AFCWyke Wanderers maintained their three point lead atop the West Yorkshire League Division One on Saturday afternoon with a seventh win in eight and fifth in a row against Whitkirk Wanderers. Their gap at the top is over just one side now, however, with Rawdon Old Boys keeping pace through a four nil win over Altofts but Whitkirk and Featherstone Colliery dropping back, the latter without a game. Towards the bottom Howden Clough remain bottom of the pack but picked up their first three points of the season courtesy of a two one win over Oxenhope Recreation. Brighouse Old Boys join Oxenhope in the bottom three with Leeds Modernians just a point above the drop zone.

Into the Alliance Division Two where all sixteen teams found the net at the weekend, just some more so than others. Highest scoring encounter of the day went to Hall Green United Reserves in a best of seven win over bottom of the table Old Centralians Reserves, whilst also hitting four where Huddersfield YM Reserves who occupy top spot on 13 points alongside Aberford Albion Reserves. Goals galore and then some in the Harrogate & District League Division One, finally, with no fewer than four teams hitting seven goals or more and an average of just over eight goals per game. Perhaps the biggest result, however, was a first defeat of the season for early pace-setters Bedale AFC Reserves by the odd goal in seven at Dalton Athletic. Beckwithshaw Saints Reserves, Harlow Hill Reserves and Thirsk Falcons Reserves all smashed in seven for collective reply of just two.
9 Sep - Result: Unlucky Thirteen For 'A'

'Bridge 'A' started their season in emphatic fashion at Aldborough Road this afternoon, smashing home five goals with four different names on the scoresheet. It was a chase of unlucky thirteen, however, for Steve Coles' men as an eight goal haul from the visiting Pool striker send 'Bridge to defeat in their opening match. Boroughbridge AFC, meanwhile, were also amongst the goals as they hosted Leeds Modernians with a clean sheet ensuring the three points. Paul Eagling fired in a brace across the two halves with John Rimmer adding a 57th minute effort. 'Bridge's fourth win of the season sends Daz Ekin's men back up to sixth in the West Yorkshire League Division One table and to within three points of third. It wasn't to be a case of two out of three, however, as 'Bridge Reserves conceded a late winner at Altofts Reserves. Wayne Fisher had brought Neil Greer's side back on terms after 'Bridge had trailed by a goal at the interval only for the hosts to snatch the tie late on. 'Bridge drop a place to eleventh in the Alliance Division Two with the loss.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 3-0 Leeds Modernians
BAFC Scorers: Paul Eagling 2, John Rimmer

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Altofts Reserves 2-1 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Scorer: Wayne Fisher
BAFC Player of the Match: Mark Burniston

Harrogate & District League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 5-8 Pool AFC 'A'
BAFC Scorers: Ben Voakes 2, Paul Scaife, Niki Westbury, Chris Wood
8 Sep - Matchday: 'A' Set For Kick-Off

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of tomorrow afternoon's trio of fixtures. 'Bridge 'A' get their new campaign underway at Aldborough Road welcoming Pool AFC 'A' from 2.30pm in the restructed Harrogate & District League, whilst Boroughbridge AFC are also in action at home hosting Leeds Modernians. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, make their second away trip of the season to Altofts.
6 Sep - Lucky Seven: Down The Leagues

Boroughbridge AFCTop of the table, back in the hot seat, it's another trip down the leagues from SLONKA for this week's Lucky Seven with a twist in the tail. Liverpool's trip to Manchester City leads the selection which includes one from each of the top five English divisions before trips to Germany and Spain. 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.
5 Sep - Around The Leagues

Boroughbridge AFCTwo fixture sets within the last seven days mean there continues to be plenty of movement as the West Yorkshire League Division One table takes shape. Early leaders Rawdon Old Boys lost their perfect start to the season at Whitkirk Wanderers last Wednesday evening meaning its a new name atop the table as Wyke Wanderers took control with a two nil win over Rothwell at the weekend. After both picking up wins on Saturday Whitkirk, who were seven nil victors at Brighouse Old Boys, and Rawdon are joined by Featherstone Colliery three points off the pace. Colliery themselves were five two winners over Leeds Modernians. Towards the bottom Howden Clough were unlucky not to add a second point to their tally with defeat by the odd goal in nine at Colliery last Wednesday but after another loss at Wetherby Athletic on Saturday remain bottom of the pack with just a single point.

It's a three-way tie atop the Alliance Division Two, meanwhile, as Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves, Otley Town Reserves and Aberford Albion Reserves all picked up their fourth wins in five at the weekend. The biggest scoreline, however, went to Whitkirk Wanderers Reserves who were fourteen (14) one winners against Wyke Wanderers Reserves, with the latter Wanderers remaining bottom of the table and yet to notch their first point.
4 Sep - Result: Goals Galore In Friendly

'Bridge Ladies once again came from four goals down yesterday afternoon to notch a third victory of Pre-Season 2017 at Aldborough Road. Trailing in their derby friendly against Wetherby Athletic Ladies, Paul Stephenson's women fired home seven goals for the visitors' additional one to seal the win. Rachel Dorkings hit four and scooped the Player of the Match award whilst Beth Bancroft, Jodie Bullock and Natalie Irving were all also on the scoresheet.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC 7-5 Wetherby Athletic Ladies
BAFC Scorers: Rachel Dorkings 4, Beth Bancroft, Jodie Bullock, Natalie Irving
BAFC Player of the Match: Rachel Dorkings
2 Sep - Result: Double Defeat For 'Bridge

Boroughbridge AFC slipped to a third successive defeat this afternoon on the road at Altofts. Daz Ekin's men were looking to rebound from mid-week loss at East End Park but fell by a four two scoreline to slip a pair of places to ninth in the West Yorkshire League Division One. 'Bridge Reserves also went down by a two goal margin at Aldborough Road, meanwhile, losing to Aberford Albion Reserves. Neil Greer's side suffered a two nil defeat, a third of the season which drops them a place to tenth in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Altofts 4-2 Boroughbridge AFC
BAFC Scorers: Jack Herron, Niki Westbury (pen)
BAFC Man of the Match: Dave Millea

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 0-2 Aberford Albion Reserves
BAFC Man of the Match: Adam O'Neill
1 Sep - Matchday: Altofts Trip For 'Bridge

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of tomorrow afternoon's pair of West Yorkshire League fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC look to bounce back from a pair of defeats tomorrow afternoon with a trip to Altofts, whilst 'Bridge Reserves will attempt to make it three wins in four at Aldborough Road to start the campaign as they welcome Aberford Albion Reserves, both from 2.30pm.
31 Aug - Lucky Seven: International Six

Boroughbridge AFCIt's an international feel to this week's Lucky Seven with six of the weekend's World Cup qualifiers to ponder over. Last week's joint-winner mythos includes Italy's trip to Spain as well as the likes of Portugal, Belgium and Wales with Bristol Rovers' trip to Valley Parade completing the seven. 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.
30 Aug - Result: 'Bridge Go South At East End

Boroughbridge AFC saw their record this season slip back to even with a heavy defeat on the road this evening. On the long mid-week trip to Leeds, hosts East End Park ran out to a seven one win to climb above 'Bridge to fifth in the table. Daz Ekin's men suffer a third defeat of the campaign which, alongside their three victories, sees them slip to seventh in the table.

West Yorkshire League Division One
East End Park 7-1 Boroughbridge AFC
28 Aug - Around The Leagues

Boroughbridge AFCWhilst the Harrogate & District League and West Riding County Womens League have yet to get fully underway, it's been a busy opening few weeks for the West Yorkshire League with a pair of games each week for most sides. Rawdon Old Boys are one of just a handful of clubs to have made perfect starts to their campaign, and the only side in Division One with their 100% record still intact - four wins from their opening four. Wyke Wanderers join them at the top of the table with a single defeat, to Old Boys, in their opening five. Down at the bottom of the table Howden Clough are the early strugglers with just one point in their first four and suffered the biggest margin of defeat of the season thus far at the weekend in a ten two home loss to Aberford Albion who lay claim to being the division's lowest ranked side with a positive goal difference following the win.

It's a three way tie atop the Alliance Division Two with Otley Town Reserves, Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves and Aberford Albion Reserves each having lost one of their opening four encounters. In the case of the latter two that single defeat, however, was by a large six two margin at Whitkirk Wanderers Reserves and Wetherby Athletic Reserves respectively. Yet to get off the mark are Sherburn White Rose Reserves and Wyke Wanderers Reserves each with four defeats in their opening four games.
26 Aug - Results: Four Goal Reverse For 'Bridge

Chasing a fourth win in a row on the road at Whitkirk Wanderers, Boroughbridge AFC instead suffered a four goal reverse as they fell to defeat this afternoon. After three straight victories the defeat is 'Bridge's second of the season and drops Daz Ekin's men to fifth in the West Yorkshire League Division One table, three points from the summit. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, saw the four goals hit the net at the opposite end as they ran out to a four one win at Aldborough Road. The victory over Ilkley Town Reserves lifts Neil Greer's side to ninth in the Alliance Division Two table with a second win of the season.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Whitkirk Wanderers 4-0 Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
'Bridge Reserves 4-1 Ilkley Town Reserves
25 Aug - Matchday: 'Bridge Go For Four

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of tomorrow afternoon's pair of West Yorkshire League fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC look to take their fine form on the road and notch win number four of the season in their 2.30pm kick-off trip to Whitkirk Wanderers. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, welcome Ilkley Town Reserves to Aldborough Road looking for what would be a second win in four this season.
24 Aug - Lucky Seven: Down The Leagues

Boroughbridge AFCAfter two weeks dominated by the Premier League to open this year's Lucky Seven, week three tests knowledge throughout the top English leagues. The selection from last week's winner SLONKA includes a game from each of the Championship through to the National League North as well as a pair from the top flight. 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 Aug - Result: 'Bridge Win From Behind

Boroughbridge AFC notched a third win of the season this evening as they came from behind to snatch all three points on the road at Wetherby Athletic. After the hosts had taken the lead Zak Okey levelled matters before Jake Fletcher hit home to hand Daz Ekin's men a third win in a row which lifts them to third in the West Yorkshire League Division One table on goal difference.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Wetherby Athletic 1-2 Boroughbridge AFC
BAFC Scorers: Zak Okey, Jake Fletcher
21 Aug - Result: Reserves Slip To Defeat

'Bridge Reserves slipped to a second defeat of the season this evening against West Yorkshire League newcomers Hampsthwaite United Reserves. Neil Greer's side had held their visitors goalless at the interval but conceded two second half goals to slip to tenth in the Alliance Division Two table.

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 0-2 Hampsthwaite United Reserves
19 Aug - Results: Two In Two For 'Bridge

Boroughbridge AFC notched a second victory of the season this afternoon at Aldborough Road to remain fifth in the West Yorkshire League Division One table. It was a second straight clean sheet for Daz Ekin's men as goals from John Rimmer and Joel Fireman either side of half time sent 'Bridge to the points. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, fell to a late goal at Huddersfield YM Reserves. Eddie Hemingway hit home the only goal of the game for the hosts as Neil Greer's side suffered their first defeat of the campaign.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 2-0 Oxenhope Recreation
BAFC Scorers: John Rimmer, Joel Fireman
BAFC Man of the Match: John Rimmer

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Huddersfield YM Reserves 1-0 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
18 Aug - Matchday: 'Bridge Close Home Trio

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of tomorrow afternoon's pair of West Yorkshire League fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC end their run of three home games which opens the campaign tomorrow as they welcome Oxenhope Recreation to Aldborough Road looking to make it two wins in a row. Also looking for two in a row are 'Bridge Reserves who make the trip into the unknown with a visit to West Yorkshire League newcomers Huddersfield YM Reserves.
17 Aug - Lucky Seven: Chances A-Plenty

Boroughbridge AFCMish mash came close to getting his title defence off to the perfect start in the opening week of this season's Lucky Seven, but after being pipped at the post it's Norfolk-n-chance who sits atop the table and had the selections for Week Two. This week's seven include six from the top flight as well as Leeds United's trip to the Stadium of Light. 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.
16 Aug - Result: 'Bridge Off The Mark

Jake Fletcher plundered an injury time brace as Boroughbridge AFC got off the mark in the West Yorkshire League Division One this evening at Aldborough Road. Mike Snowden, who opened the club's account in Saturday's defeat to Wyke Wanderers, got the scoring underway after just eight minutes in front of the home crowd and the lead was two by the interval with Phil Wix converting in the 24th minute. Late substitute Fletcher then hit two in four injury time minutes to seal the points and boost Daz Ekin's men to fifth in the table.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 4-0 Aberford Albion
BAFC Scorers: Jake Fletcher 2, Mike Snowden, Phil Wix
BAFC Man of the Match: Mark Burniston
14 Aug - Results: Winning Start For Reserves

'Bridge Reserves got their new West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two campaign off to a winning start this evening with victory over Wetherby Athletic Reserves at Aldborough Road. Jack Holdsworth set Neil Greer's men on their way after just nine minutes before Joe Knowlson doubled the advantage to secure the points with a little over quarter of an hour to play. The result debuts 'Bridge fifth in the opening table. Boroughbridge AFC, meanwhile, were victorious in their pre-season friendly at Skipton Town Ladies, coming back from a nightmare start to notch a creditable win. Paul Stephenson's women trailed by four goals after just 20 minutes on the road at Town but a Beth Bancroft hat-trick was added to by a brace from Siobhan Peplow and a further goal from Rachel Dorkings to hand 'Bridge a six four win.

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
'Bridge Reserves 2-0 Wetherby Athletic Reserves
BAFC Scorers: Jack Holdsworth, Joe Knowlson
BAFC Man of the Match: Chris Woods

Pre-Season 2017
Skipton Town Ladies 4-6 Boroughbridge AFC
BAFC Scorers: Beth Bancroft 3, Siobhan Peplow 2, Rachel Dorkings
BAFC Player of the Match: Siobhan Peplow
12 Aug - Result: 'Bridge Drop Opener

Boroughbridge AFC fell to an opening day defeat at Aldborough Road this afternoon despite a late opportunity to snatch a point from the penalty spot. Visiting Wyke Wanderers took the lead on 32 minutes through Joe Entwhistle but Mike Snowden restored parity for the hosts, heading home four minutes before the interval. Wanderers retook the advantage in the second half as Martin Hall's cross found the back of the net and the visiting 'keeper ensured the points for his side by saving a John Rimmer penalty. Daz Ekin's men debut twelfth in the opening West Yorkshire League Division One table.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 1-2 Wyke Wanderers
BAFC Scorer: Mike Snowden
11 Aug - Matchday: Opening Day

Boroughbridge AFCBuild-up is now online and in Matchday ahead of tomorrow afternoon's big kick-off in the West Yorkshire League. Daz Ekin's Boroughbridge AFC welcome familiar foes in the form of Wyke Wanderers for the first of three consecutive games at Aldborough Road to opening the season. The two sides clashed four time last term with Wanderers enjoying the better of the league results but 'Bridge victorious on their road to the County Challenge Cup Final. Pre-Season 2017, meanwhile concludes on Sunday afternoon as 'Bridge visit Skipton Town Ladies in a 2.30pm kick-off.
10 Aug - Lucky Seven Back For New Season

Boroughbridge AFCLucky Seven is back for another season with an all Premier League line-up to get things under way. Back to defend his title is mish mash who has included Huddersfield Town, Newcastle United and Brighton & Hove Albion in his selection from the top flight's opening weekend. 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 Aug - WYAFL: Season Set For The Off

Boroughbridge AFCThe new West Yorkshire League season is set to get underway this Saturday afternoon with Boroughbridge AFC handed a trio of home fixtures to get the new Division One campaign started. Daz Ekin's men will welcome Wyke Wanderers to Aldborough Road this weekend before mid-week games against Aberford Albion and Oxenhope Recreation. Wednesday evening trips to Wetherby Athletic and East End Park as well as a Saturday afternoon at Whitkirk Wanderers follow before August is out. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, must wait until Monday evening to get their season started but are also handed a home opener with Wetherby Athletic Reserves the visitors. The full opening month's fixtures can be viewed below.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Sat 12 Aug - Boroughbridge AFC vs. Wyke Wanderers - 2.30pm
Weds 16 Aug - Boroughbridge AFC vs. Aberford Albion - 6.30pm
Sat 19 Aug - Boroughbridge AFC vs. Oxenhope Recreation - 2.30pm
Weds 23 Aug - Wetherby Athletic vs. Boroughbridge AFC - 6.30pm
Sat 26 Aug - Whitkirk Wanderers vs. Boroughbridge AFC - 2.30pm
Wed 30 Aug - East End Park vs. Boroughbridge AFC - 6.30pm

West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two
Mon 14 Aug - 'Bridge Reserves vs. Wetherby Athletic Reserves - 6.30pm
Sat 19 Aug - Huddersfield YM Reserves vs. 'Bridge Reserves - 2.30pm
Mon 21 Aug - 'Bridge Reserves vs. Hampsthwaite United Reserves - 6.30pm
Sat 26 Aug - 'Bridge Reserves vs. Ilkley Town Reserves - 2.30pm
8 Aug - Sadie Rose Cup Postponed

Tonight's Sadie Rose Challenge Cup against Knaresborough Town has unfortunately been postponed due to the inclement weather. Daz Ekin's men were due to conclude their Pre-Season 2017 with the annual charity fixture against the Manse Lane outfit in memory of Sadie Rose Clifford supporting the Solving Kids' Cancer and Candlelighters charities.

Pre-Season 2017 - Sadie Rose Challenge Cup
Knaresborough Town P-P Boroughbridge AFC
4 Aug - Pre-Season: 'Bridge On The Right Track

Boroughbridge AFC made it three wins in four from Pre-Season on Wednesday evening with a second five goal haul of the warm-ups schedule in a five one win over a Harrogate Railway XI at Aldborough Road. Ali Bowles led the scoring for Daz Ekin's men with a hat-trick whilst Jack Herron and Mark Burniston were also on target. 'Bridge Reserves were also victorious in pre-season action the prior evening, meanwhile, with a six four win over Kirkby Malzeard.

Pre-Season 2017 continues this weekend as Harlow Hill are the visitors to Aldborough Road, however, Sunday's visit of Leeds United Ladies is unfortunately cancelled.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC 5-1 Harrogate Railway XI
BAFC Scorers: Ali Bowles 3, Jack Herron, Mark Burniston

Pre-Season 2017
'Bridge Reserves 6-4 Kirkby Malzeard
2 Aug - El Clasico: Sadie Rose Cup

Boroughbridge AFC will once again conclude their pre-season campaign this year with the Sadie Rose Challenge Cup against local rivals Knaresborough Town. The fifth edition of this annual fixture, held in memory of Sadie Rose Clifford, will take place next Tuesday, 8th August, evening at Town's Manse Lane with 7.30pm kick-off. Admission will be £4 for adults and £1 for children with a pie and pea supper as well as a bumper raffle.

The previous four editions of this fixture have raised a total of £4,000 and this year's game will be raising money for Solving Kids' Cancer and Candlelighters, two charities working to fight children's cancer as well as conduct research and provide support for families.
31 Jul - Pre-Season Win Two For 'Bridge

A 25 yard effort from Phil Wix saw Boroughbridge AFC come from behind to notch a second win of Pre-Season 2017 at the weekend. Daz Ekin's men had trailed against a strong Littletown FC outfit but got back on terms through Toby Hardaker before Wix delivered the winner, his third in two games.

As the Pre-Season schedule continues to take shape, meanwhile, tomorrow evening will see 'Bridge Reserves welcome Kirkby Malzeard to Aldborough Road for a 6.30pm kick-off before Boroughbridge AFC host a Harrogate Railway XI on Wednesday evening, in a change to the originally advertised fixture for that evening. 'Bridge Ladies have also lined up a pair of warm-up fixtures before their new West Riding County Womens League campaign gets underway, with Leeds United Ladies the big name visitors to Aldborough Road on Sunday 6th August. The FA Women's Premier League outfit who have recently re-joined forces with United will provide a stern test for Paul Stephenson's side, who will then entertain Skipton Town Ladies the following weekend. The full Pre-Season 2017 schedule can be found to the left.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC 2-1 Littletown FC
BAFC Scorers: Toby Hardaker, Phil Wix
Boroughbridge AFC28 Jul - Additions To Schedule

As preparations for the new season continue, 'Bridge have added a further two friendlies to their Pre-Season 2017 line-up. After tomorrow's Littletown test Daz Ekin's men will then welcome Silsden FC's Under-21s side to Aldborough Road on Wednesday 2nd August. The action keeps coming next weekend with Harlow Hill then the visitors in a 2.30pm kick-off.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC vs. Silsden FC Under-21s
Wednesday 2nd August - 6.45pm

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC vs. Harlow Hill FC
Saturday 5th August - 2.30pm
22 Jul - 'Bridge Hit Five In Second Warm-Up

Boroughbridge AFC hit five at Alborough Road this afternoon as their preparations for the new West Yorkshire League Division One season continued with victory over Masham FC. After the visitors had opened the scoring a brace from Phil Wix led the 'Bridge response with Sam Jones and Joel Fireman also on the scoresheet and an own goal completing the five.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC 5-1 Masham FC
BAFC Scorers: Phil Wix 2, Sam Jones, Own Goal, Joel Fireman
Boroughbridge AFC21 Jul - Masham Kick-Off Change

Boroughbridge AFC continue their pre-season campaign with the visit of Masham FC to Aldborough Road tomorrow afternoon. In a change to the original time, the match will now kick-off at 1.30pm with the bar open after full time.

Don't forget, meanwhile, that pre-season training continues on Monday and Wednesday evenings for the Club's mens sides and on Thursday evenings for 'Bridge Ladies with all welcome to attend. Sessions begin from 6.30pm at Aldborough Road and please email team@boroughbridgeafc.com for more information.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC vs. Masham FC
Saturday 22nd July - 1.30pm
17 Jul - 'Bridge Draw With Beckwithshaw

A 'Bridge XI side consisting of members of the Club's Reserve and 'A' sides opened their pre-season campaign at the weekend with a four all draw against Harrogate & District League outfit Beckwithshaw Saints.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC XI 4-4 Beckwithshaw Saints
10 Jul - 'Bridge Drop Pre-Season Opener

Boroughbridge AFC fell to defeat in their opening match of Pre-Season 2017 on Saturday against a well organised Pontefract Collieries outfit. On a hot afternoon at Aldborough Road Daz Ekin's men were on the wrong side of a six one result with Ally Bowles on target for 'Bridge. Next up is the visit of Masham FC on Saturday 22nd July for a 2.30pm kick-off.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC 1-6 Pontefract Collieries
BAFC Scorer: Ally Bowles
3 Jul - 'Bridge Reserves Managerial Vacancy

Boroughbridge AFCBoroughbridge AFC are inviting applications for the position of Manager of the Club's Reserve side. 'Bridge Reserves will compete in West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two next season operating between the Club's first string in the West Yorkshire League Division One and 'A' team in the Harrogate & District League. 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 please contact Club Manager Daz Ekin on 07894 672188.
Boroughbridge AFC27 Jul - Pre-Season 2017 Schedule

Boroughbridge AFC will warm-up for the 17/18 campaign with a trio of friendly fixtures at Aldborough Road. Daz Ekin's men will begin their preparations for the new West Yorkshire League Division One season by welcoming Pontefract Collieries in just under a fortnight's time. Fixtures will then follow against Masham FC and Littletown FC before the end of July. Pre-season training, meanwhile, continues on Wednesday evenings from 6.30pm at Aldborough Road with all welcome to attend.

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC vs. Pontefract Collieries
Saturday 8th July - 3pm

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC vs. Masham FC
Saturday 22nd July - 2.30pm

Pre-Season 2017
Boroughbridge AFC vs. Littletown FC
Saturday 29th July - 3pm
25 Jun - Aldborough Road Work Party

As preparations for the new season continue the Club will be holding another work party down at Aldborough Road tomorrow evening with work focussing around erecting new goalposts. All are welcome to come down and lend a hand. Pre-season training continues this Wednesday from 6.30pm at Aldborough Road with new players welcome to take part. The first fixtures of the Pre-Season 2017 schedule will be revealed in the next couple of days.
Boroughbridge AFC18 Jun - Pre-Season Training

Ahead of the 17/18 campaign, pre-season training gets underway this coming Wednesday evening at Aldborough Road from 6.30pm onwards. All interested in challenging themselves with West Yorkshire League football and looking to join a vibrant community Club are welcome to attend. If you'd like more information from a member of our coaching team please email team@boroughbridgeafc.com or just come along to a pre-season session.
16 Jun - Happy Anniversary Dave Kitching

A very happy anniversary and best wishes from all at Boroughbridge AFC to Club life member Dave Kitching and wife Sue, who recently celebrated their 50 year milestone. An enjoyable evening and we trust you had time to enjoy the celebrations.
13 Jun - 'Bridge Reserves Managerial Vacancy

Boroughbridge AFCBoroughbridge AFC are inviting applications for the position of Manager of the Club's Reserve side. 'Bridge Reserves will compete in West Yorkshire Alliance Division Two next season operating between the Club's first string in the West Yorkshire League Division One and 'A' team in the Harrogate & District League. 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 please contact Club Manager Daz Ekin on 07894 672188.

The position comes available following the decision of Neil Greer to step down from the role at the end of the recently concluded season. Having joined the Club in 2014 Neil spent two successful years in charge of 'Bridge 'A' before making the step up to Reserve level last season.
10 Jun - Aldborough Road Work Party

Boroughbridge AFCThe Club will be holding a work party at Aldborough Road this coming Monday evening as preparations for the new season continues. Starting from 6pm the evening will include tasks around the complex including erection of new goalposts, work on the pitch and painting in a number of areas to ensure Aldborough Road will be looking at its best as we head into Pre-Season 2017. All are welcome to come down and lend a hand for as long or little as you are able. Pictured left is the completed work on new hardstanding and picnic area to the front of the clubhouse.
4 Jun - Green-Tech Continue Support

Boroughbridge AFCThank you from Boroughbridge AFC to local supplier Green-tech who have continued their long-standing relationship with the Club by once again providing supplies to aid with the maintenance of the highly-rated Aldborough Road playing surface for the coming season. An award-winning landscaping supplier, Green-tech offer a huge range of quality landscaping materials and wholesale garden supplies with innovative products that enhance, protect and improve plants and their environment. To find out more about Green-tech's products and services, please visit their website, green-tech.co.uk.
24 May - Presentation Evening Closes Season

Members of Boroughbridge AFC's West Riding County Challenge Cup Final squad led the honours at Saturday evening's season ending Presentation Evening at The Crown Inn in Boroughbridge. Mike Snowdon, Jack Herron and Ben Clayton shared the Bob Kitching Trophy for Player of the Season whilst Dave Millea was named Most Improved Player and Joel Fireman Young Player of the Season. The evening afforded an opportunity to celebrate talent throughout the Club with Lauren Rawding the 'Bridge Ladies Player's Player of the Season and Sonia Porter Manager's Player after the team's breakthrough season. Luke Fletcher was named 'Bridge Reserves Player of the Season, Jim Johnstone 'Bridge 'A' Player of the Season whilst Steve Kirby scooped the 'Bridge Veterans award. Off the pitch, Kevin Hoare picked up the prestigious Willie Horner Trophy for Clubman of the Season for his tireless work on the Club's committee, most notably spearheading the continuing Aldborough Road improvement efforts.

Willie Horner Trophy for Clubman of the Season
Kevin Hoare

Bob Kitching Trophy for Player of the Season
Mike Snowdon, Jack Herron & Ben Clayton

Jock Richmond Trophy for Most Improved Player
Dave Millea

John Newboult Trophy for Young Player of the Season
Joel Fireman

'Bridge Ladies Players' Player of the Season
Lauren Rawding

'Bridge Ladies Manager's Player of the Season
Sonia Porter

'Bridge Reserves Player of the Season
Luke Fletcher

'Bridge 'A' Player of the Season
Jim Johnstone

'Bridge Veterans Player of the Season
Steve Kirby

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22 May - Happy Birthday Slonka

Boroughbridge AFCMany happy returns from all that the Club to stalwart David "Slonka" Ekin, who recently celebrated a major birthday. David has been involved with Boroughbridge AFC his entire footballing career, first as a player before transitioning into a player-manager role with 'Bridge Reseves. During his time at the helm of the Club's second side David masterminded a string of cup successes and oversaw the team's promotion from the Harrogate & District League into the West Yorkshire League's Alliance divisions. The silverware continued to flow after his move to full time management with the 07/08 Hulme Cup his last major honour before stepping down. David remains a dedicated supporter of the Club and receives best wishes from all at Boroughbridge AFC on your milstone birthday!
19 May - Presentation Evening Tomorrow

Boroughbridge AFCA reminder that the Club will celebrate the season just gone tomorrow evening with the annual Presentation Evening. This year's event is taking place at The Crown Inn in Boroughbridge and if you have booked your ticket then don't forget proceedings will get going from 7.30 p.m. for an 8 p.m. start and include Player of the Season awards and gongs for the Most Improved Player, Best Young Player and Clubman of the Year.
18 May - Lucky Seven: mish mash Champion

Boroughbridge AFCThis season's Lucky Seven title is decided with a week to spare as mish mash retains his crown. Closest chaser YNWA failed to make up enough ground on the long-term leader last week meaning mish mash has an unassailable lead heading into the final week. The selections for that final week by druids include the League One Play-Off Final and Arsenal's game in the race for fourth in the Premier League. 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 May - Result: Reserves Fall To City

'Bridge Reserves moved a step closer to the conclusion of their season this evening with defeat at Aldborough Road. Neil Greer's side were on the wrong end of a five one result against visiting Leeds City Reserves as they play out their final games in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division One.

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 1-5 Leeds City Reserves
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Top Scorers
Table a/o 6 Sep

Player Goals
1 Jake Fletcher 3
2 Mike Snowden 2
3= Joel Fireman 1
3= Jack Herron 1
3= John Rimmer 1
3= Zak Okey 1
3= Luke Phillips 1
3= Niki Westbury 1
3= Phil Wix 1
Own Goals 0
Total 12
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West Yorks Div One
Table a/o 6 Sep

Team Pts
1 Wyke Wanderers 18
2 Whitkirk Wanderers 15
3 Featherstone Colliery 15
4 Rawdon Old Boys 15
5 East End Park 10
6 Kippax 10
7 Wetherby Athletic 9
8 Altofts 9
9 Boroughbridge AFC 9
10 Leeds Modernians 7
11 Aberford Albion 6
12 Oxenhope Recreation 6
13 Rothwell 6
14 Brighouse Old Boys 6
15 Howden Clough 1
 
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