Yorkshire Amateur League round-up: Drighlington overrun by Farsley Celtic Juniors

Cellar dwellers Drighlington remain rooted to the foot of the Yorkshire Amateur Supreme table after crashing 9-0 to third-placed Farsley Celtic Juniors.

By Steve Heptinstall
Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 5:11 am
Updated Wednesday, 24th November 2021, 8:33 am
Louis Surtees scores for  Farsley Celtic Juniors in their 9-0 Yorkshire Amateur League Supreme win at Drighlington. Picture: Steve Riding.
Louis Surtees scores for Farsley Celtic Juniors in their 9-0 Yorkshire Amateur League Supreme win at Drighlington. Picture: Steve Riding.

Juniors were in full control by half-time, by which time they led 6-0.

Third-bottom Lower Hopton turned the tables on higher-placed visitors Leeds Medics & Dentists, winning 2-0 thanks to goals from Ryan Allen and substitute Bevan Walker.

Andy Hudson hit all the goals in Ealandians’ 4-0 Premier triumph over Collegians, while Matthew Inman also struck four times as leaders Leeds University saw off mid-table visitors Beeston Juniors OB, 7-2.

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Danny Lyons scores for Farsley Celtic Juniors in the 9-0 Yorkshire Amateur League Supreme win at Drighlington. Picture: Steve Riding.

Other Uni scorers were James Scott (2) and Archie Lowry with Kevin Napier and Matthew Napier netting for the visitors.

Fifth-placed Phoenix FC were given a scare by third-bottom Shire Academics, who led 2-1 at half-time, but rose to the challenge to salvage a point from a 3-3 draw.

Goals from Ryan Goulbourn, Paul Riggon and substitute Ryan Scorer gave Shire a shot at maximum points, cancelled out by reply goals from Mohammed Alam, Lamin Janneh and Mohammed Sadiq.

Ninth-placed Wibsey proved no match for visitors Thackley who are sitting pretty in sixth spot after Saturday’s 5-0 success.

Danny Kemp scores the opener for Farsley Celtic Juniors in the 9-0 Yorkshire Amateur League Supreme win at Drighlington. Picture: Steve Riding.

Ras Diamond chipped away to be rewarded with a hat-trick of goals while Calvin Clavecllas and Tobias Bates also got their names on the scoresheet for the visitors.

In the Terry Marflitt Trophy, Supreme leaders Ryburn United were beaten 5-2 by the side that sits just one place below them in the league standings, Route One Rovers.