Leeds Sunday League: East End Park’s point fails to reel in leaders

Bedford Arms goals scorers at West Leeds Guiseley, Ben Barstow and Sam Watson.
Bedford Arms goals scorers at West Leeds Guiseley, Ben Barstow and Sam Watson.
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despite League leaders Chapeltown Fforde Grene being in Cup action, East End Park WMC were unable to make inroads into the gap between as their 10 men were held to a 4-4 draw when visiting newcomers West Leeds Farnley.

The Clubmen had Lee Fowler (2), Terry Tomlinson and Paul Sykes scoring with the Farnley reply coming from Michael Doyle, Kearan Foster, Deacon James and Gareth Lee.

Richmond Hill had a welcome victory when entertaining Harehills WMC.

Two goals from Nathan Swires set them up for a 4-1 win.

Also netting for the winners were Ashley Hubbard and Eoin Callaghan. Andrius Kerys hit the consolation goal for the clubmen.

West Leeds Wortley are the new leaders of the Championship after their 2-0 home win over Bramley Villager, both goals coming from Mark Ferguson.

East Leeds Celtic dropped down from top spot after they were beaten by Kirkstall Crusaders, who maintained their 100 per cent record from the five games played. Crusaders can thank former Halton Moor striker Mark Whittam as he netted a hat-trick in their 4-0 victory. Ash Thompson netted the other goal.

In a nine-goal thriller at Stanningley park it was the visitors West Leeds Armley that went away 6-3 winners over Halfway House Bramley. Craig Mullanay was the star for the winners as he netted four times to go with efforts from Kayne Hauge and Shane Collins. Jordan Heyes (2) and Alex Waters were the Halfway marksmen.

The Hope Leeds United Members Cup is for teams from both Divisions and the top of the Premier Division.

Chapeltown Fforde Grene made a visit to the team at the foot of the Championship Division. Things went to form with Chapeltown running out 8-2 winners to stay on course for a treble. They had goals from Leon Ruddock (3), Keiron Goodison (2), Rhys Sharry, Dave Allanson and Kane Blair.

The consolation goals for Woodcock came from Luke Henderson and Chido Chaks.