Sunday Morning Football League round-up

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Severus gained another valuable point in their fight against relegation from division one of the Ian’s Cars of Barlby York Sunday Morning Football League after battling back from behind.

Their game against Hounds ended 4-4, with Severus’ last equalising goal coming two minutes from time while they were down to ten men.

Sev had trailed 3-1 at the break, their lone reply having come from Lee Powell, but they hit back with goals from Nick Hutchinson and Powell to tie the scores.

Severus then had their goalkeeper sent off after giving away a penalty which Hounds converted to take the lead again.

Lee Jacob struck the late leveller, though, to give Sev their deserved point.

Hounds’ goals had come from Gary Chapman, Danny Rodwell and Chris Jackson (2).

In division two, second-placed Bubwith White Swan’s promotion hopes took a knock when they lost 3-0 at home to York Nomads, the visitors’ goals coming from Michael Hattee, Chris Bilton and James Haigh.

Dark horses Huntington Rovers moved to within eight points of table-toppers Leeman United with three games in hand after braces from Chris Johnson and Danny Franks, plus a Gareth Hirst strike, gave them a 5-3 win over Hemingbrough.

Luke Zacharenko (2) and Jamie Wheeler replied for the losers.

A hat-trick from Matthew Whitaker, plus strikes by Sam Westerman, Will Sparks and Rob Tate saw Snaith go three points clear at the top of division four after thumping previous leaders NUR 6-0.

Promotion candidates Eggborough Rangers’ slump in form continued as they lost 2-1 at Selby Olympia.

Chris Thompson, with a 25-yard strike, gave the home side a 1-0 half-time lead and Craig Walton doubled the lead on the hour before Phil Newstead hit a late consolation.

Britannia Tadcaster made it through to the quarter-finals of the West Riding Sunday Cup after beating Carnegie 1-0, the winning goal coming from Adam Field with a second-half penalty.

Tadcaster Magnets will join their local rivals in the last eight after a brace from Matthew Howgate plus strikes by Sam Farthing and James Brown gave them a 4-2 win over Waggon Athletic.

Marcia Bishopthorpe’s North Riding Cup ambitions came to an end when they lost 2-1 to Thornaby Jolly Farmers, Stuart King scoring Marcia’s consolation.

 

The Hunt is on for Church goers

DIVISION one side Church Fenton White Horse have been handed a trip to premier division outfit Huntington Rovers in the York FA Saturday Senior Cup semi-finals.

Church Fenton are the only side from outside the York Minster Engineering Football League top flight to reach the last four, with Wigginton Grasshoppers hosting high-fliers Riccall United in the other tie on Saturday, March 15.

The York FA Saturday Junior Cup semi-finals will be held on the same day, with Cliffe entertaining Bishop Wilton and Fulford United travelling to Thorpe United.

The top of Ian’s Cars of Barlby York Sunday Morning League division one meets the top of division two in the semi-finals of the York FA Sunday Morning Senior Cup.

Leeman United, leaders of the second tier, will host top-flight pacesetters King William on Sunday, March 16.

Dunnington host Hounds in the other last-four fixture.

In the York FA Sunday Morning Junior Cup, Britannia Tadcaster will host Eggborough Rangers, while Tadcaster Magnets travel to Haxby Lions.

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