Gargrave AFC

Bingley Town FC 4 – 6 Gargrave AFC

April 30, 2012

A high scoring game saw Gargrave progress to the next round of the League cup competition. The semi final stage will be a tough one for Gargrave for they meet the league leaders Trawden at their windswept ground on Saturday 5th May.

League Cup Final…

April 26, 2012

Tuesday 8th May. Kick Off 6.30.p.m.

Skipton LMS Ground

Gargrave Reserves  Vs  Hellifield Sports FC

* League title trophies will be presented after the match.

Volunteers needed……

April 25, 2012

Gargrave AFC are hosting the final of the Division Three Cup on Wednesday evening 2nd May at 6.15.p.m. Please we need volunteers to mark out the pitch ( this could be done on Tuesday evening or anytime during Wednesday ),add some sand where neccassary, put up the nets and take them down after the game. The jobs can be split between the volunteers.

Not too sure who will be in the final, the semi final rounds take place on Saturday.

Gargrave Reserves 2 – 1 Hellifield Sports FC

April 22, 2012

Gargrave Reserves won the league title on Saturday with a close fought game against their nearest rivals Hellifield Sports.

Hellifield were the quicker off the mark in the opening exchanges with Dale Denham having a couple of decent chances, one going just wide and the other saved by the feet of keeper, Stewart Wilson. The game continued with opportunities for both teams but neither could convert their chances. The deadlock was broken when a strong run from Denham saw him one on one with the keeper and he made no mistake. John Beckwith levelled from a close range scamble. Player Manager Jonathan Chapman cleared from the line to keep the score level at the half time break.

Matthew Simpson had a shot just over in the opening minutes of the second half and Tom Varey came close after some good work from Liam Cartman. The latter then saw his free kick parried away from goal by the Hellifield keeper. A great header from Matthew Simpson gave Gargrave the lead they were looking for and Hellifield did not help their cause when they lost a player who was shown a red card.

Three points to the hosts in their last game of the season and celebrations knowing that the Division Two league title was officially won. One remaining game on the 8th May, the final of the Division Two league title, opponents yet to be decided.

Next fixture:

April 18, 2012

Saturday 28th April. Kick Off 2.p.m.

Bingley Town  Vs  Gargrave AFC

Division One League Cup – Second Round.

* Please note the League may well give the team a fixture before the 28th April, we still have two away league games to play. There is nothing listed on their night fixtures at present but these remaining games will need to be slotted in somewhere in the not too distant future.Please keep checking both our site and the Craven League site.

( league game on Monday 30th April )

Gargrave AFC 1 – 2 Silsden Whitestar

April 18, 2012

Gargrave were desperately unlucky to come away without any points from this game. Silsden went 2-0 up in the first half, their first a soft goal and the second down to a defensive mix up. Heavy rain gave both the pitch and the players a real soaking and conditions were heavy to say the least with a lot of standing water gathering toward the end of the first half .

The home side buckled down in the second half of play and played some of their best football of the season. Despite the heavy conditions they passed the ball well and created some good chances on goal. A power shot from Matthew Brennand was saved well. John Beckwith evaded the Silsden keeper with his shot to put Gargrave back in with a chance. Every player gave one hundred per cent, Josh Town worked incredibly hard and Al Tudhope was awarded the man of the match for his endeavours.

Pendle Renegades 2 – 3 Gargrave Reserves

April 17, 2012

Gargrave Reserves continue to put pressure on their nearest rivals when they had another win vs Pendle Renegades to keep them at the top of the table. Hot on their heels are Hellifield who though points behind do have games in hand so it should be an interesting contest when the two meet on Saturday which will be the last league game of the season for Gargrave Reserves.

Scoring over at Pendle were Tom Varey and John Beckwith with two, veteran defender and assistant manager Adrian Eyles again showed his younger counterparts how it was done when he was awarded his third man of the match on the trot.

Division Two Cup final.

April 16, 2012

Gargrave Reserves have reached the final of the Division Two League Cup. The final will take place on Tuesday 8th May. The venue yet to be chosen and the opponents as yet unknown as other clubs are still playing in the earlier rounds of the competition.

A small number of players have subs outstanding, please can you pay these as soon as possible so that Dennis our treasurer can finalise the accounts at the end of the season. There are also a couple of £10 fines outstanding ( these only arrived from the West Riding FA on Saturday ) again please can these be paid.

Gargrave AFC 0 – 4 Cononley Sports FC

April 15, 2012

Cononley doubled their goal tally in the return match vs Gargrave AFC. The last clash a couple of weeks ago saw Cononley claim their three points with a 2 -0 win, Saturdays winning margin was by four goals and again Gargrave had no reply.

Cononleys opening goal came on the twenty five minute mark with a diving header,  Craig Harris saved well after another attempt from the visitors. Scoring opportunites for Gargrave came from Joe Westhead and man of the match Richard Orme but luck was against them and the first half ended with Cononley having a slender 1-0 lead.

A close range shot gave Cononley a two goal cushion, a strong run through midfield from Dan Thompson looked promising but the resulting shot was wide. The referee awarded a goal to Cononley when he deemed a lob had crossed the goal line but this was debatable. Cononleys fourth came via a defensive error.

Pendle Renegades 2 – 3 Gargrave Reserves

April 15, 2012

No details available at present.

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