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Latest Results

Boroughbridge AFC
20 Aug - Lost 2-0
@ Bardsey

16 Aug - Lost 5-0
@ Field

'Bridge Reserves
18 Aug - Lost 7-1
@ Wetherby A'tic Res

16 Aug - Lost 4-1
vs. Field Res

'Bridge Sunday
17 Aug - Lost 4-3
@ Atlanta
Upcoming Fixtures

Boroughbridge AFC
23 Aug - 14.30
vs. Beeston St. Anthony's

27 Aug - 18.15
vs. Leeds City

'Bridge Reserves
23 Aug - 14.30
@ Ilkley Town Res

30 Aug - 14.30
vs. East End Park Res

'Bridge 'A'
26 Aug - 18.00
vs. Thirsk Falcons Res

30 Aug - 14.30
vs. Harlow Hill Res

'Bridge Sunday
17 Aug - 11.00
@ Atlanta

24 Aug - 11.00
@ Markington

'Bridge Veterans
7 Sept - 14.00
@ Thirsk Vets

14 Sept - 14.00
@ York Vets
Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorks Premier
Table a/o 18 Aug

Team Pts
1 Field 3
2 Beeston St. Anthony's 3
3 Oxenhope Recreation 3
4 Brighouse Old Boys 3
5 Otley Town 3
6 Robin Hood Athletic 3
7 Hunslet Club 1
8 Shelley 1
9 Knaresborough Town 0
10 Leeds City 0
11 Horbury Town 0
12 Bardsey 0
13 East End Park 0
14 Wetherby Athletic 0
15 Ripon City 0
16 Boroughbridge AFC 0
Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorks Alliance One
Table a/o 18 Aug

Team Pts
1 Whitkirk W'erers Res 6
2 Leeds City Res 6
3 Wetherby A'tic Res 6
4 Beeston S.A. Res 6
5 Oxenhope Rec. Res 3
6 Brighouse O.B. Res 3
7 Hunslet Club Res 3
8 Field Res 3
9 Ilkley Town Res 1
10 Headingley AFC Res 1
11 Aberford Albion Res 0
12 East End Park Res 0
13 Robin Hood A'tic Res 0
14 B'bridge AFC Res 0
23 Sept - Fantasy Football: Gaps Open

With the first transfer window now behind all the managers, gaps are beginning to open up between the teams in this season's Fantasy Football competition. Still up top, however, is Hand of Cod who now leads by 38 points over Benstivca who are up to second. Steady in third is It's Up 2 U with pstiv9 and Marching on Together tied in fourth, 48 point back of the lead. The top ten are now separated by 69 points whilst 137 points separates the entire field. The full table can be viewed by clicking here.
22 Sept - Around The Leagues: Field Lead Eight

Boroughbridge AFCField stretched their lead atop the West Yorkshire Premier Division to eight points at the weekend with many of the chasing teams on District Cup duty. The league leaders' four one win at Otley Town coupled with a result of the same scoreline against Oxenhope Recreation in mid-week to deliver the eight point margin, now over Brighouse Old Boys who moved up to second with a three one win against Knaresborough Town. The chasing group is tightly packed, however, with six teams seaparated by just two points. Defending title holders Bardsey are now amongst that group after a one nil win over Shelley, whilst there were also wins for Horbury Town and Wetherby Athletic on Saturday. In the Alliance Divison One, meanwhile, just two games took place with Oxenhope Recreation Reserves installing themselves atop the table with a four one win over Brighouse Old Boys Reserves. Beeston St. Anthony's Reserves were also on the move on Saturday, climbing to third following a seven nil demolition of East End Park Reserves who remain thirteenth. There was also just two games in the Harrogate & District Division One, but these yielded 21 goals between them with Burley Trojans and AFC Hillside victorious at Dalton Athletic and Harlow Hill Reserves respectively by six five and six four scorelines respectively. Trojans climb to seventh in the table whilst Hillside are up to fifth. No action, finally, took place in the Claro Sunday League Division One with all sides engaged in cup action.
21 Sept - Result: Vets Lose Out In Thriller

'Bridge Veterans lost out in an eight goal thriller against Ilkley Veterans earlier this afternoon to suffer their first defeat of the 14/15 campaign. The visitors ran out to a five goal to three victory with Rob Timmins, Andy Layton and Paul Stephenson on the scoresheet for the hosts and Layton the star performer.

York Corinthians League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Veterans 3-5 Ilkley Veterans
BAFC Scorer: Rob Timmins, Andy Layton, Paul Stephenson
BAFC Man of Match: Andy Layton
20 Sept - Results: 'Bridge Climb Despite Loss
[Updated 21 Sept - 'A' result added]

Boroughbridge AFC climbed off the base of the West Yorkshire Premier Division earlier today, but it was only on goal difference after an eighth defeat of the season. Mike Mullenger was on target for 'Bridge with a 68th minute effort, but it couldn't halt visiting Oxenhope Recreation who ran out to a two goal to one victory which boosts them to fifth in the table. 'Bridge, meanwhile, climb to fifteenth after East End Park lost three one to drop behind on goal difference.

'Bridge 'A', meanwhile, progressed in the Hulme Cup but only after being pushed all the way by visiting Pannal Sports Reserves. Stuart Johnstone was on the scoresheet for Neil Greer's side in a one all draw after 120 minutes, with Johnstone also scoring the decisive penalty in sudden death to hand 'Bridge a seven six shootout victory.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Boroughbridge AFC 1-2 Oxenhope Recreation
BAFC Scorer: Mike Mullenger
BAFC Man of Match: Mike Mullenger

Harrogate FA Hulme Cup First Round
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 1-1 Pannal Sports Reserves (a.e.t.)
'Bridge win 7-6 in penalty shootout
BAFC Scorer: Stuart Johnstone
BAFC Man of Match: Barry Pryce
19 Sept - Matchday: 'A' Open Hulme Campaign

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's set of three fixtures. After narrowly losing out in the Final last season, 'Bridge 'A' will headline proceedings at Aldborough Road as they open their 14/15 Hulme Cup campaign by welcoming Pannal Sports Reserves in a 2.30 p.m. kick-off. Boroughbridge AFC, meanwhile, will look to climb off the base of the West Yorkshire Premier Division as they host Oxenhope Recreation, before 'Bridge Veterans make it a full house of home matches this weekend on Sunday as they welcome Ilkley Veterans in a 2 p.m. kick-off.
18 Sept - Lucky Seven: Local Selections

Boroughbridge AFCAfter the fourth straight week with joint winners, this week's Lucky Seven has a distinct local feel to it. The headline fixture is Sunday's Manchester City versus Chelsea match, but the remaining six include the likes of Leeds United, Harrogate Town, Boroughbridge AFC and 'Bridge 'A'. In the table itself, tockwith17 still leads, now by eight points over Riverside with sandfracker in third. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of the seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
Boroughbridge AFC17 Sept - Match Reports

Match reports are now online for the block of fixtures held over the weekend of 6th and 7th September. Man of Match awards in the weekend's two West Yorkshire League matches went to the goalkeepers as Paul Diamond and Mark Burniston picked up the awards in the first team's East to East End Park and Reserve side's loss at Brighouse Old Boys Reserves respectively. Stuart Johnstone was once more star man for the 'A' team as they fell to a four two defeat against Hampsthwaite United, whilst Craig Peacock impressed in the Sunday side's loss to Markington.

Boroughbridge AFC 1-4 East End Park
Brighouse Old Boys Reserves 3-1 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 2-4 Hampsthwaite United
Boroughbridge AFC Sunday 1-3 Markington
15 Sept - Around The Leagues: Leaders Hit Five

Boroughbridge AFCField strengthened their position atop the West Yorkshire Premier Division at the weekend after a five goal to one victory at Knaresborough Town took them four points clear of Leeds City and Beeston St. Anthony's, both of whom dropped points, the former with a two all draw at Hunslet Club and the latter with a three one home defeat to Horbury Town. Knaresborough, meanwhile drop to twelfth in the table to leave 'Bridge and their three closet geographical rivals of Ripon City, Wetherby Athletic and Town occupying four of the bottom five positions in the table. Closer to the top, Bardsey suffered an uncharacteristic third defeat in eight matches as they lost three nil at Oxenhope Recreation to drop to sixth in the table. Into the Alliance Division One where early leaders Whitkirk Wanderers Reserves dropped to third as Hunslet Club Reserves climbed atop the table. The former, promoted from the Alliance Division Two last season, fell two places after a three two defeat at Field Reserves, who climb to fourth, whilst the latter were three one winners at Ilkley Town Reserves. At the bottom of the table, Aberford Albion Reserves stay bottom but picked up their first point of the season with their nil nil with 'Bridge, whilst East End Park Reserves picked up their second point of the season after a two all draw with Oxenhope Recreation Reserves.

The leading trip kept up their winning ways in the Harrogate & District Division One, meanwhile, with four one, six nil and four nil victories for Hampsthwaite United, Kirkstall Crusaders and Bramham respectively to keep them first, second and third in the table with one defeat a piece so far this season. Dalton Athletic remain second bottom of the table after a one all draw at Beckwithshaw Saints Reserves. Finally in the Claro Sunday League Division One where early leaders Harrogate CSC suffered their first defeat of the campaign. CSC lost two one at home to Kirk Deighton Rangers, who climb to second in the table but maintain a three point lead over Markington, in third, who were four one victors. Wetherby Athletic, meanwhile, climbed to fifth with a four one win over Atlanta.
14 Sept - Results: 'Bridge Edge Thriller

'Bridge Sunday recorded their first points of the season earlier today at Aldborough Road after an enthralling and oscillating affair ended in a six goals to five victory for Ben Clayton and Chris Wood's side. 'Bridge were first on the scoresheet and never behind in the match, but newly-promoted visitors Harrogate Cosmos kept the hosts honest to make then work hard for the victory. Paul Scaife bagged a brace for 'Bridge whilst Richard Donohoe, Jake Fletcher, Danny Smith and Lewis Barlow all contributed to the tally with an industrious Stephen Coles the Man of Match. 'Bridge Veterans, meanwhile, drew nil nil at York Veterans this afternoon with Rob Timmins the star performer.

Claro Sunday League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Sunday 6-5 Harrogate Cosmos
BAFC Scorers: Paul Scaife 2, Richard Donohoe, Jake Fletcher, Danny Smith, Lewis Barlow
BAFC Man of Match: Stephen Coles

York Corinthians League Division One
York Veterans 0-0 Boroughbridge AFC Veterans
BAFC Man of Match: Ryan Priestman
13 Sept - Results: Hood Arrow 'Bridge To Base

Boroughbridge AFC fell to the base of the West Yorkshire Premier Divsion earlier today after defeat to Robin Hood Athletic at Aldborough Road. Hood ran out one nil winners to pin Daz Ekin's men to the base of the table after a seventh defeat in eight matches. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, picked up their seventh point of the season following a nil nil draw with Aberford Albion Reserves. Steve Warburton enjoyed the best chance of the match for 'Bridge but couldn't convert to leave Richard Donohoe's men with a point which sees them in eighth in the Alliance Division One table. 'Bridge 'A', finally, lost out by the odd goal in seven in their first away match of the season at AFC Hillside. The result sees Neil Greer's side remain on four points and seventh in the table.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Boroughbridge AFC 0-1 Robin Hood Athletic

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One, played at Aldborough Road
Aberford Albion Reserves 0-0 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Man of Match: Scott Barnes

Harrogate & District Division One
AFC Hillside 4-3 Boroughbridge AFC 'A'
12 Sept - Matchday: West Yorkshire Double

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's full slate of five fixtures. Aldborough Road will host a West Yorkshire League double tomorrow afternoon as Boroughbridge AFC welcome Robin Hood Athletic whilst the Reserves host Aberford Albion Reserves in an away match switched from Albion's ground, both 2.30 p.m. kick-offs. 'Bridge 'A', meanwhile, face their first away trip of the season as they visit AFC Hillside, whilst on Sunday morning Harrogate Cosmos visit ahead of the Veterans team's trip to York Vets.
11 Sept - 'Bridge Quartet Head Down Under

Boroughbridge AFC would like to send their best wishes to a quartet of club members who today boarded a plane to Melbourne to begin a year down under. Ollie Bone, Sam Everard, Ryan Haswell and Alex Coombes have spent many years in 'Bridge blue between them and begin twelve months working in Austrlia. Good luck and safe trip Ollie, Sam, Ryan and Alex.
11 Sept - Fantasy Football: Window Closing

A reminder that the first Dream Team transfer window of the season will be closing ahead of this weekend's fixtures. Managers have the chance to make up to three transfers to their team whilst sticking within the available budget and formations before the window closes at 11.59 a.m. this coming Saturday, 13th September. Perhaps you've seen a new arrival in the recent window that will boost your squad, or maybe you think a player will perform better at their new club and want them as part of your line-up? Transfers should be submitted to David Ekin either by email to david@boroughbridgeafc.com or by text to 07904 788264.
10 Sept - Lucky Seven: Third Joint Winners

Boroughbridge AFCFor the third week in a row, the victory was split between two in last weekend's Lucky Seven competition, with both silky and Widnes Rhino winning for the first time to climb up to joint fourth in the table. For Week Five's competition the duo have selected six fixtures from across the top English divisions, including Saturday lunchtime's encounter between Arsenal and Manchester City, as well as the Madrid derby as Atletico visit Real. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of the seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
9 Sept - WRCFA: 'Bridge Handed County Bye

Boroughbridge AFCBoroughbridge AFC have been handed a First Round bye in the draw for this season's County Challenge Cup, with a potential derby away day in the Second Round in store. Daz Ekin's men join thirteen other sides given a bye direct into the Second Round, including fellow West Yorkshire Premier Division clubs Otley Town and Knaresborough Town. With the draw already made through to the Final, 'Bridge know that their Second Round opponents will be either Huddersfield & District League Division One side Newsome FC or close rivals Ripon City depending on the outcome of the First Round tie to be played on 4th October, with the Second Round set for 1st November.

'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, will open their County Challenge Trophy campaign in the First Round on 4th October with an away trip to Old Modernians Reserves. Modernians' Reserve side ply their trade in the Yorkshire Amateur League Premier Division, with the winners of the tie facing an away match at Springhead Reserves in the Second Road. 'Bridge Sunday, finally, join their first team counterparts in receiving a bye into the Second Round of their competition, the County Sunday Cup. Ben Clayton and Chris Wood's side will open their campaign on 2nd November with a home tie against either Grassgreener United or Mount Tabor.

4 Oct - West Riding County Challenge Cup First Round
Boroughbridge AFC - Bye, will play winner of:
Newsome FC vs. Ripon City

4 Oct - West Riding County Challenge Trophy First Round
Old Modernians Reserves vs. Boroughbridge AFC Reserves

5 Oct - West Riding County Sunday Cup First Round
Boroughbridge AFC Sunday - Bye, will play winner of:
Grassgreener United vs. Mount Tabor
8 Sept - Around The Leagues: Tight At The Top

Boroughbridge AFCEarly West Yorkshire Premier Division leaders Field suffered their first defeat of the campaign last Wednesday evening, losing three one to Beeston St. Anthony's to see a tightening atop the table. The top three sides are separated by just two points following mid-week and Saturday's action, with Field still top of the pack following an eight nil win over Ripon City at the weekend. Beeston are just one point behind, however, and missed out on a chance to go top after losing two one to Brighouse Old Boys on Saturday, whilst Leeds City are two points off the pace following a four two win on Saturday and their twelve one overturning of Ripon City last Wednesday. Further down the table, other results of note at the weekend included a five one win for Bardsey at Otley Town and wins for Shelley and Robin Hood Athletic as all three keep up their strong starts to the season. In the Alliance Division One, meanwhile, newly promoted Whitkirk Wanderers Reserves kept their perfect start to the season alive with a narrow one nil win over Leeds City Reserves. They are joined atop the table on twelve points by Oxenhope Recreation Reserves and Hunslet Club Reserves, seven four and nine one winners respectively at the weekend. Down at the bottom of the table, Aberford Albion Reserves lost four one to Field Reserves but East End Park Reserves picked up their first point of the season with a three all draw against Ilkley Town Reserves

Into the Harrogate & District Division One where 34 goals hit the nets across six games on Saturday afternoon. Amongst the biggest winners were Hampsthwaite FC who beat Thirsk Falcons Reserves six one and Kirkstall Crusaders FC who beat Beckwithshaw Saints Reserves six two. Hampsthwaite United sit atop the table, whilst Thirsk are bottom with 'Bridge's fellow promoted side of last season, Bramham, up to fourth after a five one win. Finally in the Claro Sunday League Division One where goals were also in abundance, no more so than at Sherwood where the hosts hit nine past Showbiz Whites for reply of just one to move up to second in the table. League leaders Harrogate CSC were six nil winners against Atlanta, whilst Harrogate Cosmos joined fellow promoted side Markington as winners at the weekend with a four three win at Wetherby Athletic.
7 Sept - Results: Vets Open With Victory

'Bridge Veterans opened their 14/15 campaign with victory earlier today, in the process ensuring the Club would not suffer a whitewash of five defeats from five over over the course of the weekend. Paul Stephenson's men ran out two nil winners at Thirsk Veterans with Daz Ekin and Marcus Philpott both on target for the visitors and Steve Coghlin picking up the Man of Match award. 'Bridge Sunday, meanwhile, didn't fare as well earlier in the day in falling to a three one defeat at the hands of Markington at Aldborough Road. Matt White was on target for Ben Clayton and Chris Wood's men, but Dave Burniston was shown a red card as the visitors completed a league double over 'Bridge with a result which sees the latter remain bottom of the table without a point through four games.

Claro Sunday League Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Sunday 1-3 Markington
BAFC Scorer: Matt White

York Corinthians League Division One
Thirsk Veterans 0-2 Boroughbridge AFC Veterans
BAFC Scorers: Daz Ekin, Marcus Philpott
BAFC Man of Match: Steve Coghlin
6 Sept - Results: 'Bridge Endure Trio Of Losses

Boroughbridge AFC as a Club endured a disastrous day at the office today as all three sides fell to defeat. In the bottom of the table clash in the West Yorkshire Premier Division it was bottom of the pack East End Park who picked up their first points of the season with a four one victory at Aldborough Road. The visitors were two up early despite an excellent first half performance from Paul Diamond in the 'Bridge nets but after Ross Mardon pulled one back just before half time added two further goals in the second half to record a four one win at the final whistle and pull level on points with Daz Ekin's men, only trailing on goal difference. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, fared little better as they made the long trip to Brighouse Old Boys Reserves, leaving empty handed after a three one defeat. After an even first half the hosts opened the scoring just before the break and accelerated into a three nil lead in the second half. Paul Scaife added a consolation on 80 minutes for Richard Donohoe's men who slip to ninth in the table. 'Bridge 'A', finally, kept Hampsthwaite United honest for 45 minutes with Sean Corbett and Niki Westbury ensuring the teams were tied at two all at half time. The visitors enjoyed much the better second half, however, and move top of the table with the four two final result.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Boroughbridge AFC 1-4 East End Park
BAFC Scorer: Ross Mardon

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Brighouse Old Boys Reserves 3-1 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Scorer: Paul Scaife
BAFC Man of Match: Mark Burniston

Harrogate & District Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 2-4 Hampsthwaite United
BAFC Scorers: Sean Corbett, Niki Westbury
5 Sept - Matchday: 'Bridge Set For Full Slate

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's full slate of five fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC will lead the billing at Aldborough Road as they welcome East End Park in the bottom of the table clash, whilst 'Bridge 'A' simultaneously host Hampsthwaite United. 'Bridge Reserves are on the road at Brighouse Old Boys Reserves looking for their third win in a row and the Veterans side are also away as they open their season against Thirsk Veterans. 'Bridge Sunday, finally, play their home opener against Markington looking to reverse the result of a fortnight ago when the then hosts won four three.
4 Sept - Lucky Seven: International Duo

Boroughbridge AFCAfter a four-way tie for first atop the Lucky Seven table last week, tockwith17 emerged as a lone leader at the weekend following a second straight joint-win. Sharing the victory was mythos who climbed to fifth in the table with the eight points. For this weekend the pair have selection a range of fixtures from an international due of games to a number of league encounters, including the likes of Brazil versus Colombia right through to Gateshead against Kidderminster. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of the seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
3 Sept - Result: Mullenger Seals El Clasico Win

Boroughbridge AFC got themselves off the mark in the West Yorkshire Premier Division earlier this evening at Aldborough Road with a one nil victory over local rivals Knaresborough Town. An 83rd minute Mike Mullenger strike was the only goal of the game in a tight and hard fought encounter, with Tom Boyle picking up the Man of Match award for the hosts. The three points see 'Bridge remain second from bottom of the table but off the mark with their first points of the campaign following five straight defeats in the opening five fixtures.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Boroughbridge AFC 1-0 Knaresborough Town
BAFC Scorer: Mike Mullenger
BAFC Man of Match: Tom Boyle
Boroughbridge AFC3 Sept - Match Reports

Match reports are now online for the weekend's Reserve and 'A' team matches, as well as last Tuesday evening's opening 'A' team fixture. 'Bridge Reserves were four nil winners on Saturday against East End Park at Aldborough Road with Liam Corbett the Man of Match, whilst after having won their opening fixture six nil against Thirsk Falcons Reserves, James Hollingworth the star man, 'Bridge 'A' were held to a three all draw by Harlow Hill Reserves on Saturday afternoon, with Stuart Johnstone the stand-out performer.

Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 4-0 East End Park Reserves
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 6-0 Thirsk Falcons Reserves
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 3-3 Harlow Hill Reserves
2 Sept - Fantasy Football: Window Open

As one transfer window closes another opens, with the start of the first Fantasy Football transfer window of the season. Manager have the chance to make up to three transfers to their team whilst sticking within the available budget and formations before the window closes on Friday 12th September, a little over a week away. Transfers should be submitted to David Ekin either by email to david@boroughbridgeafc.com or by text to 07904 788264. As the competition itself continues Hand of Cod remains top of the table, however into second goes Beyond Belief, some 31 points behind first, whilst It's Up 2 U in third heads a raft of changes across the standings. The full table can be viewed by clicking here.
1 Sept - Around The Leagues: Leaders Held

Boroughbridge AFCAfter a dominant start to their campaign, West Yorkshire Premier Division leaders Field dropped their first points of the campaign on Saturday as they were held to a one all draw by visiting Bardsey. The result allowed chasing Beeston St. Anthony's to pull to within one point of the top of the table following a one nil win at Otley Town, whilst Hunslet Club's win over 'Bridge saw them stay in third. Down at the bottom of the table, East End Park lost their fifth game of the season with a two one loss to Horbury Town, whilst the biggest losers at the weekend were Brighouse Old Boys who were hit for six by Leeds City. Also recording wins on Saturday were Oxenhope Recreation and Knaresborough Town. In the Alliance Division One, Whitkirk Wanderers Reserves kept up their winning ways with a six nil victory over Robin Hood Athletic Reserves. Also with a perfect record through three games are Wetherby Athletic Reserves after their three one win over Leeds City Reserves, whilst joining Whitkirk and Wetherby tied on nine points atop the table are Oxenhope Recreation Reserves, Beeston St. Anthony's Reserves and Hunslet Club Reserves, all of whom added three points on Saturday but have one defeat and three wins through four games. Down at the bottom of the table, Aberford Albion Reserves and East End Park Reserves are yet to get off the mark and Ilkley Town Reserves are yet to record their first win after a three one defeat to Field Reserves.

Into the Harrogate & District Division One where just three games took place beside 'Bridge's three all draw with top of the table Harlow Hill Reserves. Kirk Deighton Rangers Reserves moved up to second in the table with a five one win over Hampsthwaite United, whilst both Bramham and Kirkstall Crusaders recorded their first victories of the season, the latter with an emphatic nine one triumph over Hampsthwaite FC. Finally, in the Claro Sunday League Division One where two teams retained their 100% starts to the season; Harrogate CSC with their seven nil win over 'Bridge and Kirk Deighton Rangers with a three two win over Atlanta. Sherwood moved up to third with a two one win at Markington and Showbiz Whites and Wetherby Athletic played out the day's only draw with two all the final score.
31 Aug - Result: 'Bridge Hit By Leaders

'Bridge Sunday were put to the sword by league leaders Harrogate CSC earlier today at Killinghall Moor in the Claro Sunday League. CSC strengthened their position atop the table with a seven goal to nil victory which sees 'Bridge remain bottom of the Claro Sunday League Division One and now with the worst goal difference in the division.

Claro Sunday League Division One
Harrogate CSC 7-0 Boroughbridge AFC Sunday
30 Aug - Results: Hunslet Keep 'Bridge Waiting

Boroughbridge AFC were kept waiting for their first points of the 14/15 campaign earlier today on the road at Hunslet Club with a five consecutive defeat. 'Bridge remain second from bottom of the West Yorkshire Premier Division after the two nil defeat having only scored one goal all season. 'Bridge Reserves, on the other hand, continued their successful swift adjustment to life in the Alliance Division One with a four nil win over East End Park Reserves at Aldborough Road. Both Ollie Bone and Tom Ekin were on target with braces in the victory, Richard Donohoe's side's second in as many games, which lifts 'Bridge up to eighth in the table. 'Bridge 'A', finally, were held to a three all draw at early Harrogate & District Division One high fliers, Harlow Hill Reserves, in an entertaining encounter. Niki Westbury was once more on target for Neil Greer's men, with Jimmy Hollingworth also on the scoresheet and Wayne Fisher scoring a last minute equaliser.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Hunslet Club 2-0 Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 4-0 East End Park Reserves
BAFC Scorers: Ollie Bone 2, Tom Ekin 2

Harrogate & District Division One
Harlow Hill Reserves 3-3 Boroughbridge AFC 'A'
BAFC Scorers: Niki Westbury, Jimmy Hollingworth, Wayne Fisher
29 Aug - Matchday: 'Bridge Visit Early Fliers

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's block of four fixtures. After playing all four of last season's top four finisher in their first four fixtures, Boroughbridge AFC will look to get their first points of the season on the board tomorrow afternoon as they travel to early season high-fliers Hunslet Club. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, lead an Aldborough Road double as they host East End Park Reserves whilst 'Bridge 'A' simultaneously welcome Harlow Hill Reserves, both 2.30 p.m. kick-off. The following morning the Sunday side make their third away trip in as many matches as they visit early Claro Sunday League Division One leaders Harrogate CSC in search of their first points of the campaign.
28 Aug - Lucky Seven: Four Tied At Top

Boroughbridge AFCAn early leader is yet to emerge in this season's Lucky Seven competition with a four-way tie atop the table after two weeks' competition. Riverside and tockwith17 shared the victory at the weekend and are joined by Bridge Rhino's and sandfracker all tied on ten points atop the table, with blackbird the closest challenger on three points in fifth. Fixture selection for Week Three was divided between Riverside and tockwith17 based as always on league positions, with Riverside selecting four of the seven based on countback to last season's final standings. Among the matches are three FA Cup Preliminary Round matches, one from each of the top two English divisions along with two from the continent. If you think you've got what it takes to predict the scores of the seven matches, head over to the Lucky Seven page and get your entry in for free now.
27 Aug - Result: City Edge To Victory

Boroughbridge AFC narrowly missed out on scoring their first points of the 14/15 campaign earlier this evening at Aldborough Road as they lost out one nil to visiting Leeds City. City, who finished third in last season's final table, picked up their first three points of the season with the win, whilst Daz Ekin's men are still in search of their first point but have climbed off the base of the West Yorkshire Premier Division table on goal difference after a six one hammering at Bardsey for East End Park.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Boroughbridge AFC 0-1 Leeds City
Boroughbridge AFC27 Aug - Match Reports

Match reports are now online for the weekend's block of three fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC scored their first goal of the campaign through a Martin Hutchinson free kick at Aldborough Road, but failed to open their league account after a tight three one defeat to Beeston St. Anthony's. 'Bridge Reserves, on the other hand, did manage to score their first points of the season thanks to a two one win at Ilkley Town Reserves, with Mike Davies the Man of Match. 'Bridge Sunday, finally, fell to a second straight four three defeat at Markington despite star man performances from Stephen Coles and Ollie Bone.

Boroughbridge AFC 1-3 Beeston St. Anthony's
Ilkley Town Reserves 1-2 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
Markington 4-3 Boroughbridge AFC Sunday
26 Aug - Result: 'Bridge Prey On Falcons

'Bridge 'A' began life in the Harrogate & District Division One in emphatic fashion earlier this evening at Aldborough Road, firing six goals for no reply against visiting Thirsk Falcons Reserves. Niki Westbury put 'Bridge in the driving seat with a perfect first half hat-trick, opening his account with a right-footed effort before heading home and then volleying in with his left foot. Wayne Fisher padded the advantage early in the second half before Sean Stanton and Sean Corbett added gloss to the scoreline. The result places Neil Greer's team second in the early table, trailing only Hampsthwaite United, who have enjoyed a perfect start to their season with two wins from two and seven goals scored in total for no reply.

Harrogate & District Division One
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 6-0 Thirsk Falcons Reserves
BAFC Scorers: Niki Westbury 3, Wayne Fisher, Sean Stanton, Sean Corbett
BAFC Man of Match: Niki Westbury & Jimmy Hollingworth
25 Aug - Around The Leagues: Field Beat Park

Boroughbridge AFCField fired five goals for no reply for the second time in the opening three games at the weekend to maintain their 100% start to the season and sink their latest victims, East End Park, to second from bottom in the table. A nil nil draw with Otley Town saw Brighouse Old Boys's perfect start to the season come to an end, meanwhile, as did a three one loss for Robin Hood Athletic at Ripon City. As the place-switching continues early in the season, up into second in the table go Hunslet Club thanks to a three two win at Bardsey, and a one nil win for Knaresborough Town at Horbury Town saw the former up into seventh. Oxenhope Recreation and Leeds City, finally, played out a three all draw. Into the Alliance Division One, where Leeds City Reserves and Beeston St. Anthony's Reserves lost their perfect records leading to a six-way tie at the top of the table. Among the teams tied on six points, Oxenhope Recreation Reserves were one nil winners at Beeston whilst Hunslet Club Reserves moved onto the figure thanks to a three nil win at Field Reserves. Also victorious at the weekend were Robin Hood Athletic Reserves, who pick up their first points of the campaign, and Headingley AFC Reserves.

Finally in the Claro Sunday League Division One the early season goal rush continued with sixteen goals over three games. Over than 'Bridge's defeat at Markington, Harrogate CSC moved top of the table with victory by the odd goal in five against Showbiz Whites, whilst Harrogate Cosmos and Wetherby Athletic played out a two all draw.
24 Aug - Result: 'Bridge Fall Short Again

'Bridge Sunday fell just short of victory for the second straight week on the road at Claro Sunday League Division One newcomers Markington earlier today, going down by the odd goal in seven once again. Luke Fletcher, Paul Scaife and Ollie Bone were all on the scoresheet for Ben Clayton and Chris Wood's side, who also had a last minute goal appeal turned down. Despite having scored six goals in two games, 'Bridge still await their first points of the campaign and will face their third away trip of the season next Sunday as they visit Harrogate CSC.

Claro Sunday League Division One
Markington 4-3 Boroughbridge AFC Sunday
BAFC Scorers: Luke Fletcher, Paul Scaife, Ollie Bone
23 Aug - Results: Beeston Pushed, Not Beaten

Boroughbridge AFC came close to opening their West Yorkshire Premier Division account at Aldborough Road earlier today with a close fought three one defeat to Beeston St. Anthony's. After five nil and two nil defeats in their opening two league games, Daz Ekin's men quickly fell behind against visiting Beeston, conceding after just ten minutes. Parity was restored within five minutes, however, as Martin Hutchinson fired home 'Bridge's first goal of the season direct from a free kick just outside the area. From here the hosts enjoyed the better of the first half, but fell behind once again on the stroke of half time to a good strike, low into the right-hand corner from the edge of the area. This handed Beeston the momentum and they enjoyed the better of the second half, adding a third to seal the win deep into stoppage time with 'Bridge pushing for the equaliser. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, opened their Alliance Division One tally with a two one win at Ilkley Town Reserves under the guidance of Dave Snelling. The result moves Richard Donohoe's side off the bottom of the table and onto three points from their opening three games.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Boroughbridge AFC 1-3 Beeston St. Anthony's
BAFC Scorer: Martin Hutchinson

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Ilkley Town Reserves 1-2 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
22 Aug - Matchday: 'Bridge Look To Open Tally

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's block of three fixtures. Boroughbridge AFC will be looking to open their West Yorkshire Premier Division account as Beeston St. Anthony's visit in the home opener, whilst Beeston will be looking to bounce back from a defeat on Wednesday evening. In the Alliance Division One, 'Bridge Reserves will be led to fellow promoted side Ilkley Town Reserves by Dave Snelling and in the Claro Sunday League Ben Clayton and Chris Wood's side will make the trip to Markington on Sunday morning.
Boroughbridge AFC22 Aug - Match Reports

Match reports are now online from the opening two Reserve team matches of the season. Liam Bannard scooped the Man of Match award as 'Bridge fell to a four one opening day defeat to Field Reserves, whilst Paul Scaife was star man and on the scoresheet as Richard Donohoe's side lost seven one at Wetherby Athletic Reserves.

Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 1-4 Field Reserves
Wetherby Athletic Reserves 7-1 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
21 Aug - Lucky Seven Season Up & Running

Boroughbridge AFCThis season's Lucky Seven score prediction competition is up and running with thirteen entrants taking part in the first week's action. Six points from the seven games was enough to hand sandfracker victory in Week One, and for the coming weekend he has selected a mix of fixtures from both England and Scotland, including the likes of Leeds United, Chesterfield, York City and Rangers. Lucky Seven is free to enter and all you have to do is predict the scores of the seven matches. To get your entry in, head over to the Lucky Seven page now.
20 Aug - Result: Bardsey Edge To Victory

Defending West Yorkshire Premier Division champions Bardsey edged to a two nil win earlier this evening in a close encounter at Keswick Lane to kick-start their title defence. The result means 'Bridge are yet to get off the mark after two games of the 14/15 season, with a negative seven goal difference leaving Daz Ekin's men bottom of the table, whilst after an opening day loss Bardsey are now up to seventh following their first points of the campaign.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Bardsey 2-0 Boroughbridge AFC
20 Aug - Fantasy Football: Champion Top

Defending champion Hand of Cod is out to an early lead in this season's Fantasy Football competition, holding a 20 point advantage after just the first weekend of matches. Matters are much tighter behind the leader with the rest of the top ten separated by just eleven points. Galactico's holds second position in the opening table with Mrs Stiv rounding out the top three just one point further back. Further down the table there are five ties of position, whilst the entire field is already separated by 64 points from top to bottom at this early stage. The full table can be viewed by clicking here.
19 Aug - WYAFL: Reserves Given Home Tie

'Bridge Reserves will open their 14/15 West Yorkshire League Trophy campaign at Aldborough Road after being given a home tie in the first round draw. Richard Donohe's men missed out on one of the four opening round byes and will instead welcome Alliance Division Two side Rothwell Town Reserves on a date to be announced. Town finished ninth in the table last season with 'Bridge recording a six one home win in February on their way to promotion from the Alliance Division Two, despite a two one defeat in the reverse fixture in March.

Boroughbridge AFC, meanwhile, have joined their fellow fifteen Premier Division sides in being handed a bye through the first round of the West Yorkshire League Cup. Selected ties from both competitions can be seen below, whilst the full draw is available here.

West Yorkshire League Cup First Round - Selected Ties
Boroughbridge AFC - Bye
Knaresborough Town, Ripon City, Wetherby Athletic - Byes
Pool AFC vs. Howden Clough
Great Preston vs. Whitkirk Wanderers
Headingley AFC vs. Aberford Albion

West Yorkshire League Trophy First Round - Selected Ties
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves vs. Rothwell Town Reserves
Hunslet Club Reserves - Bye
Ripon City Reserves vs. Field Reserves
Leeds City Reserves vs. Horbury Town Reserves
Beeston St. Anthony's Reserves vs. Barwick Reserves
18 Aug - Result: Athletic Race Round Reserves
[Updated 19 Aug - Scorer added]

'Bridge Reserves hit the bottom of the West Yorkshire Alliance Division One table this evening after a seven goal to one defeat at local rivals Wetherby Athletic Reserves. A Paul Scaife goal was the solitary consolation and coupled with Saturday's four one loss against Field Reserves the result means Richard Donohoe's men are now propping up the division after two games, joining their first team counterparts who will aim to climb off the bottom of the West Yorkshire Premier Division with Wednesday evening's trip to Bardsey.

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Wetherby Athletic Reserves 7-1 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Scorer: Paul Scaife
18 Aug - Around The Leagues: Home Advantage

Boroughbridge AFCHome advantage was key on Opening Day in the West Yorkshire Premier Division, with home sides triumphant in five of the seven fixtures. It was a day of tight scorelines of the most part, however, with just two teams winning by multiple goals. Field installed themselves top of the table with their five nil win over 'Bridge, whilst Beeston St. Anthony's also made an early statement of their intentions for the season with a seven three win over Ripon City. Just one other match saw more than three goals on Saturday, but Oxenhope Recreation's win over Horbury Town was much closer being only by the single goal with four three the final result. Elsewhere, defending champions Bardsey got their title defence off to a faltering start with a two one defeat at Brighouse Old Boys and there were one nil wins for Otley Town and Premier Division newcomers Robin Hood Athletic. Shelley and Hunslet Club played out a one all draw with Leeds City and Knaresborough Town not in action.

If home advantage were the key in the Premier Division, away advantage ruled in the Alliance Division One, meanwhile, with five of seven games ending in an away win. Last season's Alliance Division Two champions Whitkirk Wanderers Reserves bucked the trend and were the day's biggest winners with a nine one home win over Headingley AFC Reserves. Fellow Alliance Division One newcomers Ilkley Town Reserves didn't fare as well, losing four nil to Beeston St. Anthony's Reserves, whilst goals also flowed freely as Leeds City Reserves won four two and Hunslet Club Reserves won three two. The day's games with the least goals still saw three a piece, as Brighouse Old Boys Reserves won three nil at Aberford Albion Reserves to sit fourth in the table, and Wetherby Athletic Reserves won two one.

Four games took place in the Claro Sunday League Division One, finally, with goals a plenty again. The seven goals scored in 'Bridge's trip to Atlanta were added to by six in each of the other three games, with Kirk Deighton Rangers five one winners over Markington to sit top of the table, Harrogate CSC four two winners at Harrogate Cosmos, and the points split in a three all draw between Wetherby Athletic and Sherwood. Goals were at a premium in Division One compared to the league's lower divisions, however, with an average of just over twelve a game in Division Two and 90 scored in total in ten games across the league.
17 Aug - Result: Atlanta Sink 'Bridge In Opener

'Bridge Sunday came close to recording the Club's first league win of the season earlier today but fell just short in the end with a four goal to three defeat. Luke Fletcher bagged a brace in blustery conditions on The Stray, whilst Paul Scaife was also on the scoresheet. The result leaves Ben Clayton and Chris Wood's side seventh in the opening Claro Sunday League Division One table.

Claro Sunday League Division One
Atlanta 4-3 Boroughbridge AFC Sunday
BAFC Scorers: Luke Fletcher 2, Paul Scaife
16 Aug - Results: Field Fire Five For First
[Updated 17 Aug - Scorers added]

Boroughbridge AFC conceded five goals for no reply on the road at Field earlier today to sink to the base of the West Yorkshire Premier Division on goal difference whilst Field sit top of the table. At Aldborough Road, meanwhile, 'Bridge Reserves fared little better with a four goal to one defeat to Field's Reserve side to place tenth in the opening Alliance Division One table of the season, with Matt White on the scoresheet for the home side.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Field 5-0 Boroughbridge AFC

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 1-4 Field Reserves
BAFC Scorer: Matt White
BAFC Man of Match: Liam Bannard
15 Aug - Matchday: Field Opening Day Double

Boroughbridge AFCTeam sheets are now online and in Matchday for this weekend's block of three fixtures. 'Bridge face a brace of fixtures against Field tomorrow afternoon as Daz Ekin's men make the trip to Hollingwood Lane whilst Richard Donohoe's side welcome Field's Reserve side to Aldborough Road on the opening day of the West Yorkshire League. The Claro Sunday League also gets underway this weekend, with Ben Clayton and Chris Wood's team making the trip to last season's Division One runners-up Atlanta.
14 Aug - Fantasy Football Deadline Tomorrow

Don't forget that Fantasy Football is back and with just days until kick-off in the Barclays Premier League entries for this season's competition close at 5 p.m. tomorrow evening. This season's competition will be based on The Sun's Dream Team format, with points scoring based upon their guidelines. As always, teams are made up of eleven players with a maximum budget of £50 million, selected from the official list published on The Sun's website, and following either a 4-4-2 or 4-3-3 formation. There will be four transfer windows throughout the season, the first of which opening on September 2nd and closing on September 13th, during each of which three transfers can be made.

A full list of eligible players and their positions and values can be found by clicking here. Entries cost £5 per team with a maximum of two teams per person, and should be submitted to David Ekin either by email to david@boroughbridgeafc.com or by text to 07904 788264.
13 Aug - Lucky Seven Returns For New Season

Boroughbridge AFCHot off the heals of this summer's highly successful World Cup special, Lucky Seven returns once again for the new season this weekend. Defending champion mish mash is in the hot seat picking the first week's fixtures, and has opted for a mix of games containing action from the opening weekends of both the Barclays Premier League and West Yorkshire Premier Division. If you haven't played Lucky Seven before then it is both free and easy, simply predict the scores of the seven fixtures. Three points are awarded for a correct scoreline with one point given for a correct result. Return each week to compete for the championship. To get your entry in for the first week's action, head over to the Lucky Seven page.
12 Aug - CSAFL: 'Bridge Handed Road Trio

Boroughbridge AFC Sunday will start their season with three away games, not playing their home opener until September, it has been revealed following the release of the opening Claro Sunday League fixtures. 'Bridge will open their Division One campaign led by Ben Clayton and Chris Wood this coming Sunday as they visit Atlanta, before making trips to Markington and Harrogate CSC before August is out. The opening home game of the sixteen game season comes on September 7th as Markington visit Aldborough Road, meaning 'Bridge will have completed both of their games against the outfit promoted after finishing second in Division Two last season in the opening four fixtures..

Claro Sunday League Division One
Sun 17 Aug - Atlanta vs. Boroughbridge AFC Sunday - 11.00
Sun 24 Aug - Markington vs. Boroughbridge AFC Sunday - 11.00
Sun 31 Aug - Harrogate CSC vs. Boroughbridge AFC Sunday - 11.00
Sun 7 Sept - Boroughbridge AFC Sunday vs. Markington - 11.00
Boroughbridge AFC11 Aug - Match Action

Match action is now online from the headline match of Pre-Season 2014, the visit of Headingley AFC to Aldborough Road. 'Bridge Reserves ran out to a three one victory thanks to a Paul Scaife brace and Luke Fletcher solo effort in the day's opener against Headingley Reserves, before Boroughbridge AFC downed Headingley AFC six one in the afternoon's feature match thanks, in part, to a Mike Mullenger hat-trick.

Boroughbridge AFC 6-1 Headingley AFC
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 3-1 Headingley AFC Reserves
10 Aug - Weather Hits Pre-Season Schedule

The season has yet to start and already the first weather-related postponements of the term have been felt with the rain hitting the Pre-Season 2014 schedule. Tomorrow evening's planned 'A' team trip to Ripon Red Arrows has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch, whilst Tuesday evening's 'Bridge XI fixture against Ouseburn United has been cancelled.

Pre-Season 2014
Ripon Red Arrows P-P Boroughbridge AFC 'A'

Pre-Season 2014
Boroughbridge AFC XI C-C Ouseburn United
9 Aug - Pre-Season: Stanley Too Strong

Visiting Stanley United were too strong for 'Bridge's Reserve side as Pre-Season 2014 continued earlier today. A late and skilful volley from Paul Scaife on the edge of the area offered a consolation to Richard Donohoe's men, but did little to change the overall result with Stanley running out to a four one win. The visitors opened the scoring on the stroke of half time having enjoyed the better of the first half, and despite an improved passing performance from the hosts after the re-start three further goals from United put the game beyond 'Bridge. On the road at Pannal Sports XI, meanwhile, 'Bridge 'A' opened their pre-season campaign with a three goal to one defeat. Wayne Fisher contributed the 'Bridge goal with a cool finish from an Ash Richardson cross on 74 minutes, but with the score already two nil to the hosts it acted only as consolation with Pannal adding a third before the final whistle.

Pre-Season 2014
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 1-4 Stanley United
BAFC Scorer: Paul Scaife

Pre-Season 2014
Pannal Sports XI 3-1 Boroughbridge AFC 'A'
BAFC Scorer: Wayne Fisher
7 Aug - Fantasy Football Returns For 14/15

Fantasy Football is back for the 14/15 season and with a little over a week until kick off in the Barclays Premier League the time to get your entry in is now. This season's competition will be based on The Sun's Dream Team format, with points scoring based upon their guidelines. As always, teams are made up of eleven players with a maximum budget of £50 million, selected from the official list published on The Sun's website, and following either a 4-4-2 or 4-3-3 formation. There will be four transfer windows throughout the season, the first of which opening on September 2nd and closing on September 13th, during each of which three transfers can be made.

A full list of eligible players and their positions and values can be found by clicking here. Entries cost £5 per team with a maximum of two teams per person, and should be submitted to David Ekin either by email to david@boroughbridgeafc.com or by text to 07904 788264 by 5 p.m. next Friday, 15th August.
6 Aug - H&DAFL: 'A' Given Evening Start

Boroughbridge AFC 'A' will open their 14/15 Harrogate & District Division One campaign at Aldborough Road it was revealed after the opening set of fixtures were released. Neil Greer's squad will welcome Thirsk Falcons Reserves to Aldborough Road on the evening of Tuesday 26th August to open the season ahead of their first away trip the following Saturday with a journey to Harlow Hill Reserves. 'Bridge, meanwhile, have added two friendlies to the Pre-Season 2014 line-up as Greer looks to fine tune his side ahead of the start of the season. In their first action of pre-season, 'Bridge 'A' will make the trip to Plantation Road this Saturday to take on a Pannal Sports XI, ahead of a derby trip to face a Ripon Red Arrows XI just two days later. Full details of the upcoming fixtures can be found below.

Harrogate & District Division One
Tues 26 Aug - Boroughbridge AFC 'A' vs. Thirsk Falcons Res - 18.30
Sat 30 Aug - Harlow Hill Res vs. Boroughbridge AFC 'A' - 14.30

Pre-Season 2014
Sat 9 Aug - Pannal Sports XI vs. Boroughbridge AFC 'A' - 14.00
Mon 11 Aug - Ripon Red Arrows XI vs. Boroughbridge AFC 'A' - 18.30
5 Aug - WYAFL: 'Bridge Handed Tough Start

Boroughbridge AFC will face all four of last season's top four finishers in the opening four games of the 14/15 West Yorkshire Premier Division season after being handed a tough start to the campaign. Daz Ekin's men will open on the road at last season's fourth-placed side Field before making a Wednesday evening trip to defending champions Bardsey. Beeston St. Anthony's, who finished as runners-up to Bardsey last season, will provide the home opener, whilst last season's third-placed side Leeds City will visit for the first mid-week home match of the season. Hunslet Club provide the third away trip before an early season derby match as Knaresborough Town visit Aldborough Road to open September after their promotion from Division One last season.

In the Alliance Division One, meanwhile, 'Bridge Reserves will welcome Field Reserves to Aldborough Road on opening day. The short trip to Wetherby Athletic Reserves provides the first evening match of the season and the first away match of the term, followed by a trip to Ilkley Town Reserves and a home match against East End Park Reserves to close out August.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Sat 16 Aug - Field vs. Boroughbridge AFC - 14.30
Wed 20 Aug - Bardsey vs. Boroughbridge AFC - 18.15
Sat 23 Aug - Boroughbridge AFC vs. Beeston St. Anthony's - 14.30
Wed 27 Aug - Boroughbridge AFC vs. Leeds City - 18.15
Sat 30 Aug - Hunslet Club vs. Boroughbridge AFC - 14.30
Wed 3 Sept - Boroughbridge AFC vs. Knaresborough Town - 18.15

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Sat 16 Aug - Boroughbridge AFC Res vs. Field Res - 14.30
Mon 18 Aug - Wetherby Athletic Res vs. Boroughbridge AFC Res - 18.15
Sat 23 Aug - Ilkley Town Res vs. Boroughbridge AFC Res - 14.30
Sat 30 Aug - Boroughbridge AFC Res vs. East End Park Res - 14.30
4 Aug - MP Cuts Ribbon On New Facilities

Boroughbridge AFC were honoured to be able to welcome Andrew Jones, MP for Harrogate and Knaresborough, and other distinguished guests to Aldborough Road on Friday evening for the official opening ceremony of the Club's new changing room complex and associated facilities. Jones cut the ribbon in front of around 50 guest to open the new facilities which have been over a year in the works and almost four years in the planning. The evening opened with a speech by Chairman Andrew Willey and a presentation on the works carried out, and following the ribbon cutting guests were invited to take a tour of the facilities which as well as the new changing complex include new pitch side barriers, a new path from the clubhouse to the main stand and a refurbishment of the existing changing facilities.

The works have taken place with the support of a sizable grant from the Football Stadia Improvement Fund as well as a long-running fundraising effort from the Club. The opening marks the end of a process that began back in October 2010 and ensures that Boroughbridge AFC can meet the FA Step Seven guidelines now required by the West Yorkshire League.

Whilst elements of the project have been in use for some time now, Boroughbridge AFC entered the new changing room complex for the first time on Saturday as they welcomed Headingley AFC to Aldborough Road in a Pre-Season 2014 clash, running out to a six one victory. A gallery of pictures from the opening ceremony can be viewed by clicking here.
2 Aug - Pre-Season: Soaked 'Bridge Smash Six

Boroughbridge AFC recorded a brace of wins against visiting Headingley AFC earlier today at Aldborough Road, with Daz Ekin's troops smashing home six to record victory in emphatic fashion. 'Bridge were quick out of the blocks against ex-Reserve gaffer Elliott Sheeran's new side, with Danny Smith opening the scoring on thirteen minutes after directing home a Martin Hutchinson free kick. Craig Peacock added the second 24 minutes in with a long range strike that was misjudged by the visiting 'keeper to sail through his arms and into the back of the net, before Hutchinson fired home from close range just two minutes later to send 'Bridge in three goals to the good at the break. The skies opened soon after the re-start, but the sodden pitch didn't slow the home side's progress with Mullenger grabbing his first from inside the area just seven minutes into the half. Mullenger added his second shortly after the hour mark after tapping home a Jake Fletcher cross, before completing his hat-trick and taking his side's tally to six on 77 minutes. Having rarely troubled Mike Davis in the 'Bridge nets all afternoon, Headingley gave him no chance in grabbing a 90th minute consolation goal, but it did little to alter the final result with 'Bridge putting in a good performance for their win.

Earlier in the day, meanwhile, the clubs' two Reserve sides opened proceedings, with the end outcome the same albeit with Richard Donohoe's men having to work harder for the win. It was the visitors who started the brightest, and opened the scoring by firing home with less than ten minutes on the clock. Three quick goals in a five minute spell before half time gave 'Bridge the lead, however, with Paul Scaife rounding the 'keeper and tapping home to restore parity in the 35th minute and Luke Fletcher hitting home from close range in the 39th minute before Scaife grabbed his second less than a minute later with a well hit long range effort from the left wing. The second half brought no further goals with a late downpour providing difficult conditions for the players.

Pre-Season 2014
Boroughbridge AFC 6-1 Headingley AFC
BAFC Scorers: Mike Mullenger 3, Danny Smith, Craig Peacock, Martin Hutchinson

Pre-Season 2014
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves 3-1 Headingley AFC Reserves
BAFC Scorers: Paul Scaife 2, Luke Fletcher
1 Aug - Pre-Season: Headingley Set To Headline

Headingley AFC will headline Pre-Season 2014 as they head to Aldborough Road tomorrow to take part in a double-header of matches. Ex-'Bridge Reserve gaffer Elliott Sheeran will lead his new team up the A1 to face-off against Daz Ekin and Richard Donohoe's troops, with the two Clubs' Reserve sides set to open proceedings in a 1 p.m. kick-off followed by a clash between the Clubs' first teams in a 3 p.m. kick-off. Headingley AFC will be plying their trade in the West Yorkshire Division One this coming season, one division below 'Bridge, whilst Headingley AFC Reserves will be a direct rival of 'Bridge Reserves in the West Yorkshire Alliance Division One.

Sat 2 Aug - Pre-Season 2014
Boroughbridge AFC vs. Headingley AFC - 15.00
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves vs. Headingley AFC Reserves - 13.00
28 Jul - Pre-Season Training

With the start of the season fast approaching, a reminder that pre-season training continues throughout late-July and early-August on Monday and Wednesday evenings, 6.30 p.m. for a 7 p.m. start at Aldborough Road. With Pre-Season 2014 is now well underway, meaning that it is essential for players to attend in order to cement their places in the starting line-ups. As always new players are welcome with the Club looking to strengthen all of its squads heading into the new term. If you would like to join the Club then please email team@boroughbridgeafc.com for more information and one of our management team will get back to you.
24 Jul - Pre-Season: Town Triumph By Two

Knaresborough Town retained the Sadie Rose Charity Cup earlier this evening at Manse Lane as Pre-Season 2014 officially kicked-off for 'Bridge. Daz Ekin's men lost by five goals to two in last season's inaugural encounter in aid of NCCA UK and memory of Sadie Rose Clifford, but things were much tighter this time out. Town notched both onto their tally with strikes from outside the box, whilst 'Bridge saw a shot from 30 yards ricochet off the cross bar and were denied in a one-on-one situation. The pre-season schedule continues next Saturday with a double-header against Headingley AFC at Aldborough Road.

Pre-Season 2014 - Sadie Rose Charity Cup
Knaresborough Town 2-0 Boroughbridge AFC
23 Jul - Pre-Season El Clasico Supports NCCA

Pre-Season 2014 will officially kick-off tomorrow evening, with perhaps one of the mostly hotly anticipated matches of the year as Daz Ekin's men travel to Manse Lane to take on local rivals Knaresborough Town in the El Clasico fixture. As previously reported, the now annual pre-season fixture will once again be contested for the Sadie Rose Charity Cup and in memory of Sadie Rose Clifford. All money raised on the evening will go to support NCCA UK, a charity committed to helping families affected by the childhood cancer neuroblastoma. You can find out more about the NCCA by visiting their website, or donate online by clicking here. Kick-off tomorrow will be 7.30 p.m. at Manse Lane.
21 Jul - Headingley Double-Header To Headline

A double-header of matches against Headingley AFC will form the headline fixtures of Pre-Season 2014 as 'Bridge get set to launch into their preparations for the 14/15 West Yorkshire League campaign. Daz Ekin and Richard Donohoe will lead their troops into battle against former Reserve team gaffer Elliott Sheeran's new club on Saturday 2nd August, with a match between the two clubs' first teams supplementing the previously announced Reserve clash. Headingley AFC, formerly Old Headingley, will line-up as one of sixteen teams in West Yorkshire Division One this season after a seventh place finish last term, whilst Headingley AFC Reserves will be a direct league rival of 'Bridge Reserves this season following Donohoe's men's promotion back to the West Yorkshire Alliance Division One, masterminded by Sheeran, last season.

Sat 2 Aug - Pre-Season 2014 - 13.00 & 15.00
Boroughbridge AFC vs. Headingley AFC
Boroughbridge AFC Reserves vs. Headingley AFC Reserves
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Table a/o 26 Aug

Player Goals
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Fantasy Football 14/15
Table a/o 2 Sept

Competitor Pts
1 Hand of Cod 151
2 Beyond Belief 120
3 It's Up 2 U 116
4 Chief Lords XI 115
5= Marching on Together 109
5= Galactico's 109
5= Sin City 109
8 Benstivca 103
9 Plan B 102
10 JK2 98

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Lucky Seven 14/15
Table a/o 18 Aug

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3= silky 2
3= SLONKA 2
3= tockwith17 2
3= Widnes Rhino 2
8= bluethru 0
8= mythos 0
8= paulstiv9 0
8= Tricky 0
8= mish mash 0
8= blackbird 0
 
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