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Hunslet Club
Boroughbridge AFC
@ K'boro Town Res
Sat 21st Jan
HG5 8LF

Team Pts
9 Old Centralians 21
10 Boroughbridge AFC 19
11 East End Park 18

'Bridge Reserves
vs. Oxenhope Rec. Res
Sat 21st Jan
YO51 9EA

'Bridge 'A'
vs. Helperby United
Sat 21st Jan
YO51 9EA

Skipton Town Ladies
'Bridge Ladies
vs. Skipton Town
Sun 22nd Jan
HG5 8LF
Recent Results

Boroughbridge AFC
7 Jan - Won 3-1
vs. Hunslet Club

17 Dec - Drew 2-2
@ Swillington Saints

'Bridge Ladies
11 Dec - Lost 5-2
@ Silsden Devt.

4 Dec - Lost 4-1
vs. Silsden Devt.

'Bridge Reserves
7 Jan - Won 4-0
@ Leeds City Res

17 Dec - Won 2-1
vs. Robin Hood A'tic Res

'Bridge 'A'
7 Jan - Drew 1-1
@ Addingham

10 Dec - Lost 4-0
vs. Hampsthwaite FC
Upcoming Fixtures

Boroughbridge AFC
14 Jan - 14.00
vs. Howden Clough

21 Jan - 14.30 - Cup
@ Knaresborough Town

'Bridge Ladies
22 Jan - 14.00
vs. Skipton Town

29 Jan - 14.00
vs. Clifton Rangers

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

21 Jan - 14.00
vs. Oxenhope Rec. Res

'Bridge 'A'
14 Jan - 14.00
vs. Bramhope

21 Jan - 14.00
vs. Helperby United
18 Jan - Lucky Seven: Two In A Row

Boroughbridge AFCFor the second week in a row it's mythos in the hot seat for this weekend's Lucky Seven fixtures, and for the second straight week it's a mixed bag from England and Europe. The big games in the Premier League and Championship feature, as do fixtures from the Bundesliga and La Liga. It's as you were between the top two in the table, meanwhile, but YNWA is the new name in third pushing defending champion mish mash into fourth by one and a half points. It's far from too late to get involved - 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 AFC17 Jan - Match Report

The match report is now online from Saturday afternoon's defeat to Howden Clough. Daz Ekin's men fell to a three two loss at Aldborough Road despite a Man of the Match performance from Mick O'Connell and goals from Russ Robshaw and Joel Fireman.

Boroughbridge AFC 2-3 Howden Clough
16 Jan - Around The Leagues: Hartshead Clear

Boroughbridge AFCA packed programme of action across the leagues at the weekend saw Hartshead move four points clear atop the West Yorkshire League Division One. A four nil win at Old Centralians, their seventh win in a row, stretched the advantage atop the table with second-placed Hall Green United in League Cup action, albeit with five league games in hand over their rivals. Third-placed Kippax were also victorious, by the odd goal in seven against Otley Town who remain bottom of the pack, but fourth-placed Leeds Modernians suffered a three nil home defeat to Aberford Albion. Towards the bottom of the table Whitkirk Wanderers put clear daylight between themselves and the drop zone with a two one win over second-from-bottom Swillington Saints who have now picked up just one point in their last six.

Beeston St. Anthony's Reserves remain top of the Alliance Division One but there's a new name in second place after Leeds City Reserves moved Robin Hood Athletic Reserves down into third place with a five two win at Wakefield Road. None of the bottom three were in action, allowing fourth-from-bottom East End Park Reserves to pull level with Horbury Town Reserves on 14 points as they defeated Town four two. Just three games went ahead in the Harrogate & District League Division One as Thirsk Falcons moved ten points clear atop the table following a seven two win at Dalton Athletic, whilst there were also wins for Bardsey and Beckwithshaw Saints Reserves in the bottom three. Only one game went ahead in the West Riding County Womens League Second Division, finally, as bottom of the table Amaranth Ladies lost ten nil to Farsley Celtic Ladies Development.
14 Jan - Result: Clough Claim Victory

Boroughbridge AFC fell to defeat at Aldborough Road this afternoon as a spirited second half display saw visitors Howden Clough to all three points. A 19th minute Joel Fireman goal set Daz Ekin's men on their way and it was all square at the interval. Russ Robshaw added 'Bridge's second in the 75th minute but a further double from Clough sent them to victory. 'Bridge Reserves' trip to Brighouse Old Boys Reserves and the 'Bridge 'A' game against Bramhope, meanwhile, were both postponed due to frozen pitches.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 2-3 Howden Clough
BAFC Scorers: Joel Fireman, Russ Robshaw

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

Harrogate & District League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' P-P Bramhope
13 Jan - Matchday: Aldborough Road Brace

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's trio of fixtures. There's a brace of fixtures at Aldborough Road tomorrow as Boroughbridge AFC return to league action against Howden Clough following last weekend's win in County Challenge Cup action, whilst 'Bridge 'A' entertain Bramhope. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, are on the road at Brighouse Old Boys Reserves looking to make it a hat-trick of victories in their last three.
11 Jan - Lucky Seven: Mixed Bag

Boroughbridge AFCIt's four domestic and three foreign in Lucky Seven this week with a mixed bag of fixtures from last week's winner mythos. Watford, Wolves and Worcester all feature, as do Real Madrid, Monaco and Burkina Faso. In the table it's still Christmas number one druids leading the way with a 4.25 lead over bluethru in second with defending champion mish mash in third. It's far from too late to get involved - 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 Jan - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from Saturday afternoon's pair of victories. Shane Butlin picked up the Man of the Match award as Boroughbridge AFC progressed into the Quarter-Finals of the West Riding County Challenge Cup with victory over Hunslet Club at Aldborough Road. 'Bridge 'Reserves, meanwhile, were four nil winners at high-flying Leeds City Reserves with Ben Ryder star man in nets.

Boroughbridge AFC 3-1 Hunslet Club
Leeds City Reserves 0-4 'Bridge Reserves
9 Jan - County Cup Update

Boroughbridge AFCThe new year kicked off with a bang in the West Riding County cups as the fourth rounds of the Challenge Cup and Challenge Trophy took place on Saturday afternoon. Three of the Challenge Cup's eight matches were settled on penalties whilst five of the eight victors came from the West Yorkshire League's ranks. Beeston St. Anthony's and Carlton Athletic, third and first in the Premier Division, both joined 'Bridge in the Quarter-Finals without having to resort to spot kicks by despatching Ealandians and Campion Reserves respectively. They were joined by Sherburn White Rose, fifth in the Premier Division, who overcame a trip to Lower Hopton six five on penalties and Robin Hood Athletic, ninth in the Premier Division, who were four three shootout winners over Alwoodley. Of the three remaining sides to book their places in the Quarter-Finals draw, two ply their trade in the West Riding County Amateur Premier Division. Salts overcame Horbury Town two one whilst Steeton were four one winners at Littletown. Completing the draw is the lowest ranked side left in the competition - Halifax & District Premier Division outfit Ryburn United who knocked out Leeds City Rovers three two on penalties. The ties will be drawn and played on dates to be announced.

Sixteen teams, meanwhile, remain in the Challenge Trophy but unlike the Cup there are only two West Yorkshire League representatives entering the fifth round of the competition. Division Two Baildon Trinity Athletic were three two winners over Rolls Reserves whilst Field Reserves won one nil against Old Centralians Second. Oxenhope Recreation Reserves, Ilkley Town Reserves and Whitkirk Wanderers Reserves were all knocked out of the competition at the weekend.
7 Jan - Results: 'Bridge Book County Quarter

The new year was welcomed in some style by the Club's teams this afternoon as both Boroughbridge AFC and 'Bridge Reserves surged to remarkable victories whilst 'Bridge 'A' hit a late equaliser to ensure an unbeaten start to 2017. Boroughbridge AFC booked their place in the last eight of the West Riding County Challenge Cup at Aldborough Road, despatching West Yorkshire Premier Division outfit Hunslet Club by three goals to one. Ben Clayton, Shane Butlin and Dan Clayton were on target for Daz Ekin's men who were two nil up at the interval and move one step closer to a trip to County Headquarters.

Not to be outdone by their first team counterparts, 'Bridge Reserves produced the shock result of the day in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division One by notching four against form side Leeds City Reserves for no reply. Jake Fletcher led proceedings with a brace and Jack Campbell and Phil Wix also added their names to the scoresheet to inflict a first home league defeat of the season on City. Neil Greer's side remain fourteenth in the table but open up a four point gap between themselves and the bottom two. 'Bridge 'A', finally, ensured an unbeaten start to the year as Niki Westbury hit home a last minute equaliser at Addingham. Liam Corbett's side pick up their second point of the season with the result.

West Riding County Challenge Cup Fourth Round
Boroughbridge AFC 3-1 Hunslet Club
BAFC Scorers: Ben Clayton, Shane Butlin, Dan Clayton
BAFC Man of Match: Shane Butlin

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Leeds City Reserves 0-4 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Scorers: Jake Fletcher 2, Jack Campbell, Phil Wix
BAFC Man of Match: Ben Ryder

Harrogate & District League Division One
Addingham 1-1 Boroughbridge AFC 'A'
BAFC Scorer: Niki Westbury
BAFC Man of Match: Richard Donohoe
6 Jan - Matchday: County Cup Action

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's quartet of fixtures. There's West Riding County Challenge Cup to open 2017 as Hunslet Club visit to take on Daz Ekin's Boroughbridge AFC with a place in the Quarter-Finals at stake. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, lead a trio of the Club's side on the road as Neil Greer's team travel to Leeds City Reserves. Liam Corbett's 'Bridge 'A' make the trip to Addingham and Paul Stephenson's 'Bridge Ladies visit Amaranth Ladies on Sunday afternoon.
5 Jan - Lucky Seven: Up For The Cup

Boroughbridge AFCLucky Seven's up for the cup as it enters 2017 with this weekend's selection, courtesy of YNWA, taking in the best of the Emirates FA Cup action. Barrow, Barnsley, Sutton and Swansea are amongst the teams to feature in Week Twenty Two of the season. It's far from too late to get involved - 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 AFC1 Jan - Happy New Year

A very Happy New Year from all at Boroughbridge AFC to all followers and supporters of the Club and very best wishes for 2017. After a couple of weeks off the competitive action returns next weekend as Boroughbridge AFC welcome Hunslet Club to Aldborough Road in West Riding County Challenge Trophy action whilst 'Bridge Reserves travel to Leeds City Reserves, 'Bridge 'A' visit Addingham and 'Bridge Ladies make the trip to Amaranth Ladies.
30 Dec - Festive Fixture Tomorrow

The annual 'Bridge festive fixture will take place tomorrow afternoon at Aldborough Road between Greer's Gifts and Corbett's Carolers. The intra-club game featuring players from the Club's four men's sides will see a team managed by Neil Greer take on a side managed by Liam Corbett with Boroughbridge AFC gaffer Daz Ekin the man in the middle. The bar will be open after the game with all welcome to come down for the final action of 2016.

Sat 31 Dec - 'Bridge Christmas Cobweb Blower - 14.30
Greer's Gifts vs. Corbett's Carolers
29 Dec - Lucky Seven: Easy As A-B-C?

Boroughbridge AFCAs this season's Lucky Seven heads towards 2017 it's druids who adds New Year Number One to Christmas Number One, albiet with less than ten points separating the top four meaning it's still wide open. Week Twenty One's fixtures come from SkyBet League One and League Two and as easy as A-B-C, in theory. It's far from too late to get involved - 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 AFC25 Dec - Merry Christmas

Boroughbridge AFC would like to wish all of our players, supporters and followers a very merry Christmas and we hope that you have a great day of festive celebrations. There's no action for the Club's teams this weekend or next with a return to action in the New Year.
Boroughbridge AFC24 Dec - A 'Bridge Christmas Carol

Some of the names may have changed in the years since it was first penned, but the message remains the same. A timeless classic, this is the story of a 'Bridge Christmas Carol:

It was Christmas Eve and Daz Scrooge was warming his hands over a small fire made from old teamsheets. Suddenly there was a knock on the dressing room door. Daz didn't move from the fire but stood and watched as his assistant Tony Cratchet stopped sweeping the floor before opening the outside door to the cold dark night ...more
22 Dec - Lucky Seven: Christmas Number One

Boroughbridge AFCThere's a new name at the top as Christmas Number One in the Lucky Seven table after druids jumped above mish mash with victory last weekend. For week twenty it's all about the Boxing Day fixtures with the new leader selection seven ranging from the Barclays Premier League down to the Vanarama National League. It's far from too late to get involved - 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 Dec - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from Saturday's pair of West Yorkshire League fixtures. Ben Clayton headed the equaliser and picked up the Man of the Match award as Boroughbridge AFC took a point away from Swillington Saints in a two all draw. Sam Jones, meanwhile, scored both 'Bridge goals and was star man in the Reserves' two one win over Robin Hood Athletic Reserves at Aldborough Road.

Swillington Saints 2-2 Boroughbridge AFC
'Bridge Reserves 2-1 Robin Hood Athletic Reserves
19 Dec - Around The Leagues: Leads Cut

Boroughbridge AFCHall Green United will be Christmas number one in the West Yorkshire League Division One, but having been in cup action at the weekend their lead atop the table was slashed to just one point by Hartshead who despatched fellow chasers Howden Clough four one. The day's other games in the division also went with form as Leeds Modernians climbed to fourth with a five two result over East End Park and in the battle at the bottom a five nil win for Whitkirk Wanderers over base side Otley Town saw the former rise a place.

'Bridge Reserves' win over Robin Hood Athletic Reserves meant Beeston St. Anthony's Reserves remain top of the Alliance Division One at Christmas without having to kick a ball, whilst allowing the sides immediately below to catch up ground. Leeds City Reserves climbed to third with a two nil win and Oxenhope Recreation Reserves move up to fourth thanks to a five one result, all of which meaning the top five is now separated by just four points heading towards the New Year. There were also wins for Pool AFC Reserves and Horbury Town Reserves in the bottom half of the table. Just three games in the Harrogate & District League Division One, finally, but all of the top three were involved with Thirsk Falcons getting back to winning ways in style with a six nil thrashing of Hampsthwaite FC. Pateley Bridge failed to build on last weekend's win over Falcons as they could only draw one a piece with fourth-placed Helperby United but remain second on goal difference despite a win for Knaresborough Celtic Reserves in third, three nil at lowly Beckwithshaw Saints Reserves.
17 Dec - Results: Reserves Arrow Hood

'Bridge Reserves lifted themselves off the base of the West Yorkshire Alliance Division One this afternoon with a dramatic result at Aldborough Road. A brace of Sam Jones goals fired Neil Greer's side to just their second league win of the season over a Robin Hood Athletic Reserves side currently second in the table. 'Bridge climb two places with the victory to fourteenth. Boroughbridge AFC snatched a point at Swillington Saints, meanwhile, to remain ninth in the West Yorkshire League Division One. Ben Clayton and Toby Hardaker were on target for Daz Ekin's men who earned a two all draw on the road.

West Yorkshire League Division One
Swillington Saints 2-2 Boroughbridge AFC
BAFC Scorers: Ben Clayton, Toby Hardaker
BAFC Man of Match: Ben Clayton

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 2-1 Robin Hood Athletic Reserves
BAFC Scorer: Sam Jones 2
BAFC Man of Match: Sam Jones
16 Dec - Matchday: Saints Trip, Hood Visit

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's brace of West Yorkshire League fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC travel to Swillington Saints tomorrow afternoon in a 2 p.m. kick-off looking to get back to winning ways in Division One and secure their place in mid-table as the New Year approaches. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, welcome high-flying Robin Hood Athletic Reserves to Aldborough Road. Tomorrow's 'Bridge 'A' trip to Addingham has been postponed.

Harrogate & District League Division one
Addingham P-P Boroughbridge AFC 'A'
15 Oct - 'Bridge Strictly Sweepstake 2016

Boroughbridge AFCTwelve weeks ago fifteen names were drawn in the 2016 'Bridge Strictly Sweepstake and heading into this weekend just three remain. As the Strictly pairs prepare for this Saturday's Final, Alison Ekin will be supporting Kevin Clifton in his fourth straight Final and his celebrity partner Louise Redknapp, Barney Chubb will be cheering for last week's saved dance-off couple Danny Mac and Oti Mabuse whilst Lorraine Stephenson will be hoping Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton can make it two weeks in a row atop the leaderboard.

Strictly Come Dancing 2016 Sweepstake
Louisa Redknapp and Kevin Clifton - Alison Ekin
Danny Mac and Oti Mabuse - Barney Chubb
Ore Oduba and Joanne Clifton - Lorraine Stephenson
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Top Scorers
Table a/o 10 Jan

Player Goals
1 Mark Burniston 15
2 Dan Clayton 6
3 Joel Fireman 5
4= Ben Clayton 4
4= Toby Hardaker 4
6 Shane Butlin 3
7= Michael O'Connell 2
7= Grant MacPherson 2
7= Mike Snowdon 2
10= David Burniston 1
10= Oli Cacaigli 1
10= Jack Herron 1
10= Harry Maltby 1
10= Ross Mardon 1
10= Ben Ryder 1
10= Luke Scott 1
Total 50

Player Goals
1 Rachel Dorkings 6
2 Cheryl Atkinson 3
3= Kate Taylor 2
3= Chloe Whitehead 2
5= Caroline Beaumont 1
5= Billie Erskine 1
5= Melanie Evans 1
5= Emma Fisher 1
5= Sonia Morgan 1
5= Stephanie Rigby 1
Total 19
Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorks Div One
Table a/o 10 Jan

Team Pts
1 Hartshead 36
2 Hall Green United 35
3 Kippax 31
4 Leeds Modernians 29
5 Wyke Wanderers 24
6 Howden Clough 24
7 Huddersfield Amateur 21
8 Old Centralians 21
9 Aberford Albion 20
10 Boroughbridge AFC 19
11 East End Park 18
12 Whitkirk Wanderers 15
13 Featherstone Colliery 14
14 Swillington Saints 12
15 Otley Town 6
Boroughbridge AFC

West Riding Womens
Div Two

Table a/o 10 Jan

Team Pts
1 Leeds City 28
2 Clifton Rangers 25
3 Dewsbury Rangers 20
4 Skipton Town 20
5 Farsley Celtic Devt 14
6 Silsden Devt 9
7 Boroughbridge AFC 9
8 Ossett Town Res 5
9 Crossley 3*
10 Amaranth 0*
*adjustment made
 
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