Yorkshire Amateur: Gyte gets three as Farsley hit eleven

Action from East Ardsley Wanderers v Old Modernians. PIC: Steve Riding
Action from East Ardsley Wanderers v Old Modernians. PIC: Steve Riding
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FARSLEY Celtic Juniors romped to an emphatic 11-0 success at Saturday’s Premier Division hosts FC Headingley.

The visitors only led 2-0 at the interval but an injury left Headingley with 10 men.

Farsley subsequently filled their boots with Alex Gyte’s hat-trick backed up by braces from Craig Farrand and Danny Dalton plus a goal each from Andy Cooper, Paul Docherty, Luke Kitson and Luke Gordon.

Farsley sit fourth with Huddersfield Amateur top of the pile after making it four wins out of four with a 4-0 success at home to Trinity Old Boys. Sam Frankland bagged a brace for the hosts whose Joe Simmons and Chris Dennison added a goal apiece.

Second-placed Ealandians also maintained their perfect start by scraping a 2-1 victory at bottom club North East Leeds.

NEL led for much of the game thanks to a Paul Hurrell screamer but in the end Chris Marsh and Wayne Crossley scuppered the hosts.

Grangefield are third with a 100 per cent record after three games following Saturday’s 5-0 cruise at Alwoodley.

Kev Brown opened the scoring after 10 minutes after great work by Grant Jackson with Grant adding a second before the break.

The victory was embellished by Andy Kenyon in the 70th and 78th minutes and Ritchie Banks with two minutes to go.

Elsewhere, Wigton Moor gained their first three points of the season by defeating Medics 1-0. A 20th-minute curled shot into the top corner from Ben Walker separated the sides.

And Stanningley made it four points from four matches with a 1-0 triumph at home to Rothwell.

James Halliday bagged the winner for Stanningley whose James Allen was given his marching orders with 40 minutes to go.

Stanningley Old Boys Reserves also have four points from four games in the Championship after Saturday’s 1-0 loss at Leeds Medics & Dentists Reserves.

In the division’s only game played at the weekend, Stanningley lost to a headed goal from Jonni McGahan after 75 minutes.

In the only Division One game staged, Alwoodley FC Reserves moved top with a 2-0 win at second-bottom Grangefield Old Boys Reserves.

Geoff Clarkson and substitute Owen French were the Alwoodley hitmen.

Two game were played in Division Two with Huddersfield Amateur Reserves moving three points clear through an 8-1 massacre of second-bottom hosts St Bedes AC Reserves.

Dean Parker bagged four for Amateur to make him the division’s leading with nine goals whilst Jonny Walker, Sam Durkin, Dave Holbrook and Cary Crocker gave full support.

Old Batelians Reserves also enjoyed a 3-1 win at win at home to Leeds Medics & Dentists 4ths.

The hosts took the lead through Phil Bryant before Fergus Machin equalised before half time. But on the hour a Bryant cross was turned into his own net by a Medics defender with Paul Liley then capitalising on another Medics defensive error.

Churwell Lions made it four wins out of four at Division Three’s summit as visiting FC Headingley Reserves were blown away 5-0. A Steven Greenwood treble was supported by strikes from Michael Caroll and Ashley Oates.

New boys Farsley Celtic Juniors kept up the pressure with a 7-0 romp at Old Modernians Reserves. A Louis Edmonds treble was supported by goals from James Lowry, Ben Gekonge, Louis Surtees and Danny Cannan.

Ealandians Reserves conceded eight goals for the third week running in an 8-1 loss at home to Old Centralians Reserves. Dave Allanson and John Allanson hit hat-tricks with Ricky Smith getting a brace.

Almondburians Reserves obliged 6-2 at Middleton Park Reserves with Tim May, Tim Brook and Cameron Stuart hitting three, two and one respectively. Jordan Prince hit a double for the hosts.

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