Yorkshire Amateur League: How Toller’s triumph closed the gap on top-three-rivals

Fourth-placed Toller cut the gap to Yorkshire Amateur League Supreme top-three rivals Leeds Medics and Dentists to just one point on Saturday.

By Steve Heptinstall
Wednesday, 19th January 2022, 8:27 am
James Law, of Middleton, takes on Ben Binns of Calverley United. Law scored a hat-trick in the 5-0 win over their Yorkshire Amateur Supreme rivals. Picture: Steve Riding.
James Law, of Middleton, takes on Ben Binns of Calverley United. Law scored a hat-trick in the 5-0 win over their Yorkshire Amateur Supreme rivals. Picture: Steve Riding.

Toller eventually triumphed 5-3. Route One Rovers stand second after overrunning mid-table visitors Littletown, 7-0.

Table-topping Athletico, meanwhile, made no mistake at 12th-placed Alwoodley, winning 4-1 after just shading the first half, 1-0. James Chadwick, Aralee Mohammed (2) and substitute Sami Gill netted for the leaders with Stephen Dyer getting one back for the hosts.

Pointless bottom club Drighlington were beaten 4-0 at home by Lower Hopton while mid-table Middleton saw off fourth-bottom Calverley United 5-0 with goals from Scott Burns, Richard Collier and James Law (3). A goal each for Andrew Crossland and Leighton Stanger was enough to give Golcar United a 2-1 win at higher-placed Ryburn United.

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Middleton's Richard Collier shoots in the 5-0 Yorkshire Amateur Supreme win over Calverley United. Picture: Steve Riding.

In the Premier, second-placed Morley Town turned a 4-0 half-time advantage into a 6-0 home win over third-bottom Wibsey courtsey of goals by Ryan Hartley, Jovan Kioseff (2), Gregory Robinson, Nathan Hallas and sub’ Kyle Walker.

Fifth-placed Ealandians hit bottom club St Bedes for six, winning 6-0 with goals coming from Harrison Keegan, Chris Parker, Greg Porter and Jack Smith (2).

Collegians triumphed 4-1 in their mid-table tussle with visiting Golcar United while third and fourth in the standings - Phoenix and Beeston Juniors OB - are still separated by two points after drawining 4-4. Daniel Bryant, Declan Campbell and Chris Pitsikas (2) were the scorers for visitors, Beeston.

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Middleton hat-trick hero James Law unleashes another shot on the Calverley United goal. Picture: Steve Riding.
Sam McDonnell, of Middleto,n comes away with the ball during Saturay's 5-0 Yorkshire Amateur Supreme win over visitors Calverley United. Picture: Steve Riding.