Leeds Comination League: Ten-man Beeston in line for tilt at title

Match action from Leeds and District Sunday Senior Challenge Cup. Kaydan Fishley scores for Chapeltown Fforde Grene.
Match action from Leeds and District Sunday Senior Challenge Cup. Kaydan Fishley scores for Chapeltown Fforde Grene.
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TEN-MAN beeston ST Anthony’s upped their Premier Division promotion push with Sunday’s 5-3 success at home to leaders Main Line Social.

Beeston had Alex Houghton sent off after 40 minutes but recorded victory as braces from Graham Stockdale and Andrew Tate followed Stephen Crawford’s opener.

Two goals from Bradley Francis-White and one from Ryan Maquade failed to save Main Line who remain top but there to be shot at having played more games than the chasing pack.

Third-bottom Daisy shared a 2-2 draw with second-bottom visitors Waggon Athletic. Shane Collins and Lewis Hunter netted for Daisy but strikes from Shaun Stead and Karl Dixon bagged Waggon a point.

JB Celtic moved up to seventh by edging a 4-3 cracker at sixth-placed Manston Wanderers. Celtic’s Danny Firbank, Danny Dalton, Danny Kemp and Steve Wells all bagged a goal each.

Colton jumped above Manston into fifth as a Macauley Walker treble triggered a 3-1 win at home to fourth-bottom Pudsey Juniors Old Boys. Dave Thornton hit the Pudsey consolation.

In the Jubilee Premier, Halton Moor were awarded a home walkover from their clash with Pudsey Liberal Club. Belle Isle WMC’s hosting of Queenswood Crusaders was postponed, as was the Sanford Cup quarter-final between HT Sports and Seacroft AFC.

Leaders Chapeltown Fforde Grene were on Leeds and District FA Sunday Senior Cup duty with Fforde 6-1 winners at home to Station Whites in the quarter-finals. Dom Blair’s double was supported by a goal each from Colden Hasen, Dempsey Smith, Kaydon Fishley and Ryan Montley Henry.

Division One outfit Garforth Villa also progressed to the final of the Barkston Ash FA JB Plows Sunday Cup with a 4-3 triumph at home to Station. A Jamie Scott double plus a goal each from Ben Hopkins and Steve Phillips put Villa through.

New Parnaby were big winners in Division One as sixth-placed New Pudsey were blown away 6-0. Parnaby moved third with a four-goal haul from Richard Wheelhouse plus a goal each from Kyle Swithenbank and Kev Benson. Commercial went fourth as a Roberto Maciel double set up a 2-0 win at third-bottom Pendas Arms while leaders Whitkirk Wanders dropped points for only the second time this season in a 1-1 draw at fourth-bottom Swillington Welfare. Glen Hewitt’s strike was only enough for a point for the leaders.

In Division Two, Ollie Maude’s four-timer inspired a 6-2 win for third-placed East Leeds AFC at home to seventh-placed Acorn (Bramley). Anthony Swallow and Adam Kerrigan also struck for Leeds with James Murphy and James Waite on target for Acorn. Bottom club Horsforth Saints took a fine 4-4 draw from their clash at leaders Old Ball. Horsforth’s Rich Allen, Tom Watt, Scott Neilson and Kyle Clingo netted one each.

In Division Three, Dalesman Hotel bagged their second league win of the season as a 3-1 victory at home to Royal Park Leeds took them off the bottom. Loz Contreras struck for third-bottom Royal Park but two goals from Harrison McPhee plus one from Daniel Lock won the day for Hotel. Bedford Arms Wakefield are now bottom after being chinned 4-3 at fifth-placed Millshaw Park Rangers whose Chris Ward hit two with plus Isaac Denny and Adam Jarrett getting one each.

Second-placed New Unicorn eased to a 4-0 win at fourth-bottom FC West Leeds (Guiseley) while third-placed AFC Travellers were awarded a home walkover against Wortley Brick.

Amaranth Twenty 13 were on Leeds and District FA Sunday Jubilee Cup duty but they suffered a heart-breaking 4-1 loss on penalties at Seacroft Colts Stallions after a 1-1 draw.