Leeds Combination - Old Crooked Clock tick off 19-1 win over Swarcliffe

Division 3 leaders Old Crooked Clock kept the scoreboard ticking over at a regular rate to swat aside Swarcliffe FC First 19-1.

Wednesday, 12th May 2021, 6:04 am
James Davies tucks away one of seven goals in Old Crooked Clock's 19-1 Leeds Combination League Division 3 win over visitors Swarcliffe FC First. Picture: Steve Riding.

James Davies struck with seven goals, Jack Duncan delivered a hat-trick of goals and Abubacary Camara chipped in with four.

Daniel Thorp and Danny Waite added one apiece to the tally while substitutes Gary Driscoll and Warren Moore (2) also got in on the goalscoring action.

Fraser Branton bagged the consolation goal for 10th-placed Swarcliffe.

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Four-goal Abubacary Camara scores for Old Crooked Clock against Swarcliffe. Picture: Steve Riding.

Clock hold a one-point advantage at the top over second-placed Little London who have a game in hand on the leaders.

Little London kept on Clock’s coattails with a 3-0 win on Sunday at fourth-placed Leeds Hyde Park. Scott James bagged a brace and Macca Mcburney was also on target for Little London.

Third-placed Headingley Rovers Firsts turned a 2-0 half-time lead into a three-goal advantage but mid-table hosts Leeds Alpha turned the tide to draw 3-3 after sub’ James Barber found the back of the net in the last minute of normal time.

Jamal Stewart pegged one back for Alpha in the 55th minute and added a second 15 minutes from time as the hosts sensed a dramatic turnaround.

Two-goal Warren Moore miscues on this occasion for Old Crooked Clock in the 19-1 win over Swarcliffe FC First. Picture: Steve Riding.

Mark Webster netted for hosts Crown & Anchor but it wasn’t enough to deny lower-placed visitors Farnley Rangers a 3-1 victory.

Bottom club Northern Star First played the last eight minutes of their encounter at Bramley Lions with 10 men after one of their players saw red.

The result – 4-1 – was probably beyond doubt by that stage as Lions, currently sixth on the ladder, showcased their superiority in the standings.

Armando Andrade, Birama Diallo and two-goal Kynan Wrigglesworth were the Bramley goal scorers, while Gary Marshall was on target for Northern Star.

Fourth-placed AFC Daisy, meanwhile, made light work of hosts Athletico Bramley, the game concluding 4-1.

Only two games were played in the Jubilee Premier but it gave second-placed Main Line Social the chance to close in on leaders HT Sports.

And they did just that, closing the gap to one point with still a game in hand thanks to a 6-2 success at sixth-placed Leeds Met. Ryan Sharrocks finished the game with the hat-trick and other goals were added by Mark Ferguson (2) and Andrew Gallagher.

Second-bottom Kippax Sundays were no match for fifth-placed hosts Colton FC who scored two unanswered goals through Andrew Halfhead and sub’ William Roberts.

In Division 1, bottom club Original Oak gave a good account of themselves before eventally going down 6-2 at home to Hunslet Club Sundays First. Patrick Lawson-Statham, Joseph Leah and sub’ Gavin Connor were on target for Oak with Jordan Duncan, Stephen Hancock-Khan, Mark Temple-Baker and Richard Wheelhouse (2) netting for the victors.

Oulton Athletic First were awarded an away walkover against Wykebeck Arms FC.

In Division 2, Beck & Call FC outgunned visitors Pudsey Bojangles FC 3-1, FC Scholes overcame Western Juniors OB 4-2 and Harehill WMC went one better to beat East Leeds Celtic 5-2.

Bottom two Republica Internationale and West Yorkshire Falcons shared the spoils from a 2-2 draw.

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