Leeds Sunday round-up: Penalty shoot-out drama goes East End Park’s way

Action from East End Park v Chapeltown Fforde Grene. PIC: Steve Riding
Action from East End Park v Chapeltown Fforde Grene. PIC: Steve Riding
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EAST End Park sealed their place in the Leeds Sunday League Barrass Cup final with a remarkable victory at Chapeltown Fforde Grene, sealed with a 4-3 success on penalties.

Fforde looked in cruise control leading through a Tesfa Walton double and Leon Gentles strike but Park roared back to force extra time and penalties through a Paul Sykes brace and Gaz Mitchell strike. Come the shoot-out, a re-taken missed spot kick that was originally converted cost Fforde dear.

Badri booked their place in the President’s Trophy final with a 2-1 triumph at home to Western Juniors. Goals from Kyle Jeffery and Andy Brewitt outweighed Philip Chryssanthou’s strike for Western.

Seacroft AFC sealed a second-placed finish in Group B of the Trophy with a 3-2 verdict at home to pointless West Leeds Wortley. Renal Edwards, Kieran Goodison and Martin Shaw all notched for Seacroft with Liam Copland and John Friery on target for Wortley.

In the Hope Cup, Station Whites gained a maiden Group A success with a 5-2 win at New Farnley. Si Doughty’s double was supported by a goal each from Craig Cuthbertson, Paul Cuthbertson and Kieran Deller for Station as Mark Binns and Luke Henderson consoled New Farnley. Halfway House Stanningley moved off the foot of the Terry Pears Premier with a 3-2 win at Richmond Hill who are now bottom. A Daniel Ajibona double and John Allanson strike sealed victory despite Richmond goals from Ashley Hubbard and Luke Chadwick.

In the Championship, Bramley Villagers were 2-1 winners at East Leeds Celtic through strikes from Matty Christopher and Dean Wood in the face of a Dale Venables effort for Easts.

Leeds YMCA remain four points clear at the top of the Leeds Sunday Alliance Premier after a 5-1 win at Halfway House Bramley. Jordan Clarke and Mark Beattie both bagged braces, supported by a Daniel Walker strike. Second-placed Gascoigne bamboozled hosts Republica Internationale 8-1.

Third-placed Commercial HQ were left stunned after a 5-3 loss at third-bottom Seacroft Colts. Colts trailed 3-0 at half-time but roared back through doubles from Stephen Cooper and Brian Johnson plus a strike from club captain Craig Walker, all inside 30 minutes.

Luke Harrop’s double and a Luke Craven-Jones strike gave fifth-placed Torpedo Woodhall a 3-2 win against second-bottom visitors Elford AFC while Northern Star won 5-1 at home to bottom club Temple AFC through a Matty Brookes double plus goals from Craig Smith, Ryan Smith and Syzmon Manslak. Moortown Albion drew 3-3 at home to Seacroft Colts Stallions.