Palestino maintain lead over rivals Athletico

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Palestino remain eight points clear at the top of the Spen Valley League Premier Division after the top two sides both recorded victories last Saturday.

Palestino overcame Dewsbury West Side 4-2 thanks to a brace by Ben McCardle and further goals from Zubair Khan and Theo Bujra, with Jamil Sair replying for the visitors.

Atheltico kept in touch and still have a game in hand after defeating Savile United 3-0 with a Mohammed Alkraaz brace and one from Mohammed Raaj.

Inter Batley signed off their Division One campaign with a 6-1 win at Marsh to consolidate second place.

Awwab Ahmed bagged a hat-trick, while Usma Dadhiwala, Osama Ahmed and Yusuf Dadhiwala also struck, with David Webster replying for Marsh.

Norfolk are six points behind Inter with three games remaining after they lost 4-1 to Savile Town.

Ismail Loonat struck for Norfolk but goals from Noman Hussain (two), Sajeel Qadir and Waqar Bashir secured Savile Town’s win.

Dewsbury West Side Reserves earned a 3-0 win away to Howden Clough as Hajeeb Shahid bagged a brace and Corey Joseph also struck.

Crackenedge returned to the top of the Wakefield League Premier Division with a 6-1 win over Crofton Sports as they leapfrogged Crown Gawthorpe, who were not in action.

Fox and Hounds edged out Waterloo 3-2 to reach the Division Two Cup semi-finals.