Safeer hat-trick helps Savile United to convincing victory over Academics

Savile United recorded a fifth straight win and remain top of Yorkshire Amateur League Division Five.

Friday, 5th October 2018, 9:37 am
West End Park on attack against old Batelians in the recent Yorkshire Amateur League Division Five clash.
West End Park on attack against old Batelians in the recent Yorkshire Amateur League Division Five clash.

They were too strong for Shire Academics Fourth team last Saturday and ran out 9-0 winners.

Isan Safeer led the way with a hat-trick, there was a brace apiece for Adnan Khan and Mohammed Kadia with Mohammed Sacha and Omar Shaffique also on target.

Batelians also boast a 100 per cent record with three wins from three as they overcame Leeds City Fourths 9-0.

Craig White set up the opening two goals for Darren Inman before Rob Bordman crossed for White to put them 3-0 up.

Bordman controlled a long punt upfield from goalkeeper Jonathan Storey to slot home.

Martin Taffinder fired home after a scramble in the area, Rodger Teale added to the tally with a looping header, with substitute Tom Wigglesworth netting soon after.

White scored his second with a shot across the goalkeeper and Rob Hiscox completed the scoring.

West End Park slipped to an 8-2 defeat at home to Huddersfield Amateurs Reserves.

Daz Smith gave Norristhorpe a 1-0 half-time lead in their Division Three game with Huddersfield Amateurs, who hit back after the break to earn a share of the spoils in a 1-1 draw.

Norristhorpe Reserves suffered a 5-3 defeat at home to an impressive Middleton Park side in Division Four.

Middleton made an excellent start and led thanks to a free-kick and added two more goals to put them 3-0 up at half-time.

Two early second half goals extended the visitors lead to 5-0 before Norristhorpe changed things round and fought back.

Right back Liam Wright hit a 35-yard cross-shot which flew in before George Woodcock scored with 25-yard free-kick.

Kayne Whitehead’s powerful header made it 5-3 but Middleton held on for victory in a game which saw Mikey Payne named Norristhorpe’s MoM.

Dewsbury Rangers earned a 2-1 win over Thornesians and lie sixth in Division One.

Rob Smith put Rangers ahead with a 10th minute goal and Adam Smith added a second after the break to seal victory.