Girlington drop points on the road

IN THE Spen Valley Football League Premier Division, league leaders Girlington dropped points away at Idle following a 3-3 draw.

Luke Chandler and a Aaron Irving double was enough to earn Idle a point as the away side scored through Adeeb Jawad Shoaib Javed and a Danyal Dar penalty.

But Savile Youth remain second after they slipped up against Hightown Jets 4-3.

Tahir Polli’s hat-trick made it a tight game but the Jets edged it thanks to Nathan Clarke (two), James Mortimor and an own goal.

Hartshead comfortably beat Vision 4-0 with strikes from Jordan Fox (two), Haydan Fox and Ryan Kirton.

Palestino also made ground on the league leaders. Ben McCardle’s hat-trick and a strike from Abdur Rahim rounded off a 4-2 win over Savile United, who replied through Faisal and Uzair Kola.

Athletico also edged out White Abbey Road 1-0.

In the First Division Jamil Sair’s four-goal-haul and an Atif strike helped Dewsbury West Side extend their lead at the top following a 5-2 win over West End Park, who replied through Matty Softley and Connor Lyons.

But Norfolk suffered a surprise 4-0 home defeat to Smoking Aces.

Abbas Arif (two), Bilal Salu and Gulam Habib scored for the visitors.

And in the Spen Valley Memorial Trophy Mount Pleasant beat Howden Clough 3-0 with goals from Saif Akbar, Adam Zaman and Abdullah Mayat.

Savile Town managed a goal from M Wadee but it wasn’t enough against Inter Batley, who went through thanks to goals from Osama Ahmed (two) and Moosa Hafej.

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