Thrashings, points on the road and late drama: The Yorkshire Non-League Roundup
Halifax Town notched their first three points of the season in a dramatic game against Woking. Three goals between the 39th and 46th minute saw the game swing Town’s way as The Shaymen held on for three points in Surrey, the final score was 3-2.
York City’s poor start to the season only got worse on home soil today. Steve Watson criticised his side’s second half performance that saw Brackley Town score two in the final ten minutes to tie up a 2-1 victory, leaving York bottom of the division.
Guiseley also earned their first win of the season, turning over title favourites Gloucester City at Nethermoor Park. Lebrun Mbeka led the comeback netting an equaliser following an early Jordan Young goal, culminating in a Gloucester own goal to wrap up all three points for the lions.
Farsley Celtic continued their positive start to the national league north season. They left it late though, Luke Parkin netted an equaliser in the 87th minute to assure a point at home to Kettering Town.
Bradford Park Avenue’s fixture with Chorley had to be abandoned due to a serious injury. Our thoughts are with all those affected.
Scarborough Atheltic were forced to grind out a win away at Radcliffe. Ashley Jackson’s spectacular volley got them over the line in a close affair, Radcliffe had chances following the strike but were unable to convert.
Frickley ran out comfortable 2-0 winners against Tadcaster Albion. A Brad Wells’ double got Athletic over the line as they climbed up to fifth in the table. The problems have worsened for Taddy who have dropped to 17th, having earned just a point from their opening 4.
Thackley ran out 1-0 winners over Staveley, Lewis Waddington’s lob over the trailing keeper was seen out by the dennyboys.
Whitby Town fell to their first defeat of the season away at Gainsborough. Toby Gould’s goal on the break in the first half convicted Town to defeat in lincolnshire.
Sheffield FC secured their first 3 points in style. A Max Rhodes masterclass saw them pick up a 3-0 win at home to fellow Yorkshire side Bridlington Town.
North Ferriby United also saw victory away at Retford. Tom Corner’s goal was enough to get the villagers over the line.
Ilkley Town grabbed victory on the road at South Liverpool FC. Town ran out 3-2 winners to continue their promising first season in semi-professional football.
Written by Joe Priestley