Strugglers Clough thrashed in cup

MOST Spen Valley Football League sides were on duty in the Spen Valley Trophy, where Girlington thrashed Howden Clough 14-2.

Both clubs have found life difficult this season and as a result they prop up their respective Divisions, but there are no prizes for guessing that Girlington are the side in the Spen Valley Premier.

Adeeb Jawad scored six in his side’s comprehensive victory, Mohammed Qasim netted a hat-trick and Shoaib Javed completed his brace. Girlington’s other goals came from Saad Abbas, Umar Zahoor and Kamran Khan.

Joe Hampshaw’s brace for Clough was mere consolation.

Meanwhile Savile Youth edged into the second round thanks to  3-2 win over Dewsbury West Side Reserves.

With home advantage Youth struck through Abdullah Aswat, Umair Patel and Muhammad Amin Patel.

In reply Musa Latif and Irfan Ali scored for West Side.

Athletico cruised past Savile United 4-1 with goals from Zeeshan Haider (two), Mohammed Raaj and Mahine Malik.

United consolation came from Adam Munshi.

Division One’s second-placed side Marsh put up a good fight against Premier Division leaders Palestino losing 5-2.

Chris Blackburn’s double kept the visitors in the game for the majority of the match before braces from Adbul Qayum and Ryan Sanson, and a goal from Scott Morrison sealed the win for Palestino.

And in the final first round tie George Healey cruised to a 4-1 victory over Savile Town.

Simon Moore, Dom Carr, Oliver Mitchell and Ben Aparicio netted one each for the hosts. Mohammed Chotia scored in reply for Town.

In Division One Norfolk and Inter Batley, who both had byes into the second round, shared the points in an eight-goal thriller.

Ilyas Lunat claimed his hat-trick for Norfolk with Amir Raje completing their tally.

Inter’s Mohammed Navsarka (two), Osama Ahmed and Awaab Ahmed ensured their side earned a point to remain joint third with Norfolk in the league.

Share this post