Palestino maintain lead over rivals Athletico

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.

Friday, 24th March 2017, 6:00 am
Updated Friday, 24th March 2017, 11:01 am

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.