Yorkshire Amateur Supreme’s top two still untroubled as ref’ calls time early at Stanley
Officals are likley to launch an investigation after Stanley United’s Supreme encounter with visitors Drighlington was abandoned with fifth-placed Drig’ leading, 4-1.
Nathan Faint netted for United with Spencer Inskip, Anilsio Pereira (2) and Zidane Varela on target for Drighlington before the referee took action.
Elsewhere, second-placed Farsley Celtic Juniors maintained the four-point gap with a game in hand on the leaders thanks to a 3-0 win at Leeds Medics & Dentists.
Sam Bradley, Danny Lyons and Chad Morris were on the mark for Celtic.
Ryburn United defied their 12-place status by holding Leeds City FC, who sit sixth, to a goalless draw.
Leaders, Horsforth St Margarets, who have 12 wins from 14 outings this season, edged Route One Rovers 3-2 after leading 2-1 at half-time thanks to first-half goals from Damir Mulavdic and Declan Rose, and Sean Fitzpatrick’s strike a couple of minutes before the hour.
A goal for Ashley Shaw, meanwhile, was scant consolation for hosts Lower Hopton who went down 4-1 to Toller. Fifth-place Athletico were held to a 2-2 draw by visitors Alwoodley, currently 10th on the league ladder.
Littletown, in third, played out a seven-goal thriller with visiting Calverley United.
The result eventually went the way of the hosts thanks to goals from Reiss Brook, Joseph Hanson and Thomas Ramsden (2). Matthew Wilson and sub’ Simon McQuiston were among the scorers for United.
This Saturday, Calverley United entertain Horsforth St Margarets, Drighlington take on Lower Hopton, Farsley Celtic are at home to Littletown and Leeds Medics & Dentists are scheduled to play Route One Rovers, and Athletico travel to Wortley.
The Premier’s top two couldn’t be separated on Saturday.
Second-placed Golcar United remain a point off leaders Middleton after the 2-2 draw though the visitors do also retain two games in hand. Richard Collier netted both Middleton goals with Josimar Bradshaw and Adam Daffern scoring for United.
Third-placed Mount St Marys are themselves only two points off top spot after their 6-4 success at Gildersome Spurs OB.
Ryan Houghton, David Stead (2), Jordan Walker (2) and substitute Macauley Milburn were scorers for Saints.
Adam Taylor was among the goals as Collegians saw off bottom club Stanningley OB, 2-0.
Nostell MW hinted at better things to come with a 4-1 success over mid-table rivals Ealandians. Tafadzwa Mumbaya, Liam Ormsby (2) and Ethan Perry were on the mark for the four-star hosts.
Shire Academics defied the odds with a 3-2 victory over fourth-placed St Bedes AFC, courtesy of goals by Jonnie Brand (2) and Jack Wren.
Sukhjivan Aujla and Jermaine Moyce scored for St Bedes.
Second-bottom White Rose had no real answer to Wibsey who currently sit fifth on the Premier ladder.
Vaughan Clark Williams (2), Matthew Smith (2) and Josef Storer scored the goals in a 5-1 win.
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