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Articles w/e 9th October 2011
Boroughbridge AFC6 Oct - Match Reports

Match reports are now online for three of last weekend's fixtures. Dan Clayton was star of the show with six goals and two Man of Match awards across two fixtures at the weekend, scoring twice to see the first team through to the Second Round of the County Challenge Cup on Saturday and then scoring four times to see off Bradford Phoenix in the County Sunday Cup the day after. The 'A' team, meanwhile, lost one nil following an early penalty with Liam Corbett picking up the Man of Match award.

Brighouse Old Boys 2-4 Boroughbridge AFC
Beckwithshaw Saints Res 1-0 Boroughbridge AFC 'A'
Bradford Phoenix 2-6 Boroughbridge AFC Sunday
6 Oct - Happy Birthday Kitch

Happy birthday to 'Bridge stalwart Dave Kitching who, in the words of the Club Secretary, "joined 'Bridge's golden oldie band" yesterday. Dave has been a member of the Club since the early sixties and was the first 'Bridge player to lift the Whitworth Cup. He has filled many roles during his time at the Club and his long standing service was recently recognised by the West Riding County FA. All the best Dave and we hope you enjoyed your special day.
8 Oct - Results: Carlton Dampen The Mood

Daz Ekin may have wanted a slick performance from his players today, but in the end the only thing slick at Aldborough Road was the pitch as Boroughbridge AFC crashed to a two goal to one loss at the hands of Carlton Athletic. 'Bridge were lucky to go in level at half time after Carlton missed an open net after about half an hour, and it would take 27 minutes of second half action before the deadlock was finally broken, with the visiting side taking a one nil lead. Ben Jones quickly brought his side level, but Carlton were soon back on the offensive and won a penalty in the 82nd minute following a foul by Ben Mudd. Paul Diamond, however, guessed correct to keep his side in it but his efforts were in vain when the visiting side were gifted a free header three minute from time which they converted to claim all three points, despite a late home push. 'Bridge Reserves, meanwhile, returned from Brighouse with a point following a one all draw with Brighouse Old Boys Reserves. Stevie Coles got the goal for 'Bridge who remain tenth in the table. Richard Donohoe's 'A' side had the most eventful match of the day, hanging on to take all three points in a best of nine goal thriller, despite once holding a four goal advantage. Luke Fletcher opened the scoring for 'Bridge in the fifth minute and Steve Warburton doubled the advantage ten minutes later. Pateley Bridge clawed one back soon afterwards but Sean Corbett restored the two goal lead on 29 minutes and that would be how the teams went in. Corbett added his second on 55 minutes and the lead became four courtesy of Chris Wood in the 63rd minute. The visitors mounted a fightback, however, following Lewis Barlow's sending off and threw everything at the home side, coming within a goal of snatching a point. Goalkeeper Liam Corbett picked up the Man of Match award for his performance inbetween the sticks.

West Yorkshire Premier Division
Boroughbridge AFC 1-2 Carlton Athletic
BAFC Scorer: Ben Jones
Paul Diamond saved penalty

West Yorkshire Alliance Division One
Brighouse Old Boys Reserves 1-1 Boroughbridge AFC Reserves
BAFC Scorer: Stevie Coles

Harrogate & District AFL Division Two
Boroughbridge AFC 'A' 5-4 Pateley Bridge Reserves
BAFC Scorers: Sean Corbett 2, Luke Fletcher, Steve Warburton, Chris Wood
BAFC Man of Match: Liam Corbett
8 Oct - Dream Team Transfer Deadline

Boroughbridge AFCThe deadline for making transfers in the second Dream Team transfer window is fast approaching, with all transfers having to be in by early evening on Monday. Managers can make up to three changes to their squad free of charge, so long as they stay within both budget and the permitted formations. All transfers should be directed to Paul Stephenson, who can be reached by e-mailing or phoning or texting 07900807673. Don't miss out on your change to shake up your team and go for the top spot in the Dream Team table.
Boroughbridge AFC9 Oct - Paris Calling For Binks

Congratulations are once again in order for Club member Jimmy Binks who continues to drive rings round the opposition in the European Digger Driving Championships. Jimmy made it through the latest round of heats earlier this week and will travel to Paris this coming week to fight it out with Europe's best. The winners of that round will fly out to Las Vegas to take on the best digger drivers from across the United States. All the best to Jimmy from all at the Club as he progresses in the competition.
9 Oct - Result: Comeback Win Sees Off Holders

Boroughbridge AFC Sunday pulled off a magnificent comeback earlier today at Aldborough Road to progress to the second round of the League Challenge Cup at the expense of holders Sherwood. 'Bridge found themselves in a hole at four one down but rallied to win by the odd goal in nine. Dan Clayton and Chris Chapman both picked up braces and it was Jake Fletcher who added the all important fifth which leaves Wayne Fisher's men three for three in cup action so far this season.

Claro Sunday League Challenge Cup
Boroughbridge AFC Sunday 5-4 Sherwood
BAFC Scorers: Dan Clayton 2, Chris Chapman 2, Jake Fletcher
Boroughbridge AFC9 Oct - Match Report

The match report for yesterday's West Yorkshire Premier Division encounter with Carlton Athletic at Aldborough Road is now online. 'Bridge fell to defeat by two goals to one in the match and now sit sixth in the table with 18 points from their 11 matches, seven behind leaders Beeston St. Anthony's who have racked up 25 points. Dan Clayton picked up the Man of Match award in yesterday's fixture.

Boroughbridge AFC 1-2 Carlton Athletic
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