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Pre-Season 2017

Training
Mens - Mon & Weds
Ladies - Thurs
6.30pm onwards
Aldborough Road


Boroughbridge AFC
vs. Pontefract Collieries
Sat 8 Jul - Lost 6-1

Boroughbridge AFC
vs. Masham FC
Sat 22 Jul - 1.30pm

Boroughbridge AFC
vs. Littletown FC
Sat 29 Jul - 3pm
Season 16/17

Boroughbridge AFC
12th - 31 pts
W9 D4 L15 F46 A63

'Bridge Ladies
8th - 18 pts
W5 D0 L13 F27 A52

'Bridge Reserves
14th - 21 pts
W6 D3 L21 F45 A81

'Bridge 'A'
11th - 10 pts
W2 D4 L14 F26 A69
Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorks Div One
Final Table

Team Pts
1 Hall Green United 69
2 Hartshead 58
3 Huddersfield Amateur 57
4 Aberford Albion 48
5 Kippax 48
6 Leeds Modernians 48
7 Wyke Wanderers 41
8 Howden Clough 38
9 Whitkirk Wanderers 37
10 Featherstone Colliery 36
11 East End Park 35
12 Boroughbridge AFC 31
13 Old Centralians 26
14 Swillington Saints 13
15 Otley Town 13
Boroughbridge AFC

West Riding Womens
Div Two

Final Table

Team Pts
1 Clifton Rangers 46*
4 Dewsbury Rangers 38*
3 Farsley Celtic Devt 37*
2 Leeds City 37*
8 Silsden Devt 27*
5 Skipton Town 25*
7 Crossley 21*
6 Boroughbridge AFC 15*
9 Ossett Town Res 3*
10 Amaranth -8*
*adjustment made
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
Final Table

Player Goals
1 Mark Burniston 16
2 Joel Fireman 10
3 Dan Clayton 9
4 Ben Clayton 7
5 Toby Hardaker 5
6= Shane Butlin 4
6= Mike Snowdon 4
8= Jake Fletcher 3
8= Jack Young 3
10= Jack Herron 2
10= Michael O'Connell 2
10= Grant MacPherson 2
10= Ross Mardon 2
14= Eight players on 1
Own Goals 1
Total 78

Player Goals
1 Rachel Dorkings 11
2 Cheryl Atkinson 3
3= Sarah Cross 2
3= Billie Erskine 2
3= Kate Taylor 2
3= Chloe Whitehead 2
7= Seven players on 1
Total 29
 
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