Liversedge lose out to leaders Tadcaster

Liversedge v Tadcaster
Liversedge v Tadcaster

Liversedge slipped to a 2-0 defeat at Northern Counties East League Premier Division leaders Tadcaster Albion last Saturday.

Sedge were forced into a surprise change as Dom Riordan played in goal in place of the regular custodian, while they handed debuts to Eli Hay, a new signing from Brighouse Town, and Sam Talbot.

Tadcaster had the better of the first half and should have been ahead inside two minutes when Josh Barrett somehow hit the ball over the crossbar from two yards out following a lovely cross.

Albion had three more good chances but again poor finishing let the league leaders down down.

Tadcaster did manage to take a 37th minute lead when Danny Critchlow came inside and fired over Dom Riordan and into the net

Liversedge came into the game after the break as substitute Ben Johnson had a couple of chances to equalise.

Johnson shot just wide and, following good play on the left by Gibril Bojang, Johnson again fired wide of the post.

New forward Hay also had a good chance but he too shot wide as another opportunity to level went begging for the visitors.

As the conditions worsened, Liversedge were dealt a huge blow when defender Talbot was sent off for a second yellow card.

Albion were then awarded a penalty on 82 minutes and captian Nick Thompson made no mistake to convert and give his side another three points.

Liversedge: Dom Riordan, Haigh (capt), White, James Riordan, Talbot, Whitaker, Bojang, Thompson, Grogan (Johnson 21, (Goodwin 71), Hay (Murdam 83), Newton. Sub not used: Wilkinson.

n Hunsworth eased into the West Riding County FA Trophy second round thanks to a 4-0 victory over Westbrook YMCA.

Dale Wright (two), Ryan Templeton and Andrew Wood scored the goals that saw Hunsworth progress.

Jordan Brunt’s second half goal was enough to send Lower Hopton Reserves into round three with a 1-0 win over Wetherby Athletic Reserves.

Overthorpe SC bowed out of the WR County Cup second round, losing 4-2 at home to Crosshills despite goals from Sam Terrell and Ashley Hill.

Littletown Reserves progressed to the second round of the WR County Amateur League Division Two Cup with a 5-2 win at Tyersal Reserves.

Joe Jagger hit a brace, while Joe Broadhead, Jordan Fox and Joe Walker also struck.

A Kyle Douglas second half brace earned Littletown a 2-0 victory over Salts in the WR County Amateur League Premier Division.

Ssedge earned a battling 2-2 draw away to Athersley Recreation on Wednesday.

Brook Newton flicked home a free-kick after just seven minutes to put Sedge ahead and it remained 1-0 at half-time.

Gibril Bojang had chance to double the lead but placed his shot wide from Eli Hay’s cross.

Athersley equalised with a Jerome White own goal and the home side took a 75th minute lead through substitute Lee Barrett.

Sedge rescued a point four minutes from full-time when Newton hit a post but Bojang tapped home the rebound for his 12th goal of the season.

Sedge entertain Basford United in the NCE Premier Division tomorrow (3pm).