Palestino too strong for George in Spen Trophy

Palestino eased into the Spen Valley Memorial Trophy semi-finals with a 6-1 win over George Healey last Saturday.

Friday, 31st March 2017, 6:02 am
Updated Saturday, 8th April 2017, 10:19 pm

George are unbeaten and wrapped up the Division One title some weeks ago but found the going much tougher against Premier leaders Palestino.

Titch Chibit hit a brace, while Zain Mushtaq, Theo Bujra, Junade Iftikar and Zubair Khan were also on target for Palestino, with Ash Parkinson grabbing George’s consolation.

Athletico overcame first division opponents Marsh 3-1 with goals from Abdul Ghanu, Mohammed Ikrae and Shamraz Hussain.

An own goal accounted for the Marsh consolation.

Adeeb Jawab hit a hat-trick to steer Girlington into the semi-finals with a 3-1 win over Savile Youth, whose reply was an own goal.

Dewsbury West Side make up the last four after beating Savile United 2-1.

Faisal Adam struck for Savile but it was West Side who progressed thanks to a Jamir Sair brace.

Norfolk boosted their hopes of a top two finish in Division One with a 4-1 win over Dewsbury West Side Reserves.

Ismail Loonat, Ilyas Loonat, Haroon Lunat and Saad Daj struck for Norfolk, while Arfan Ali replied with a consolation for second-bottom West Side Reserves.

The sides meet again this Saturday when victory for Nolrfolk will see them overtake second placed Inter Batley, who have finished their season.