Monday, 21 April 2014

Round-up 20/4

Premier Division
The door opened slightly in the title race, as league leaders Rawson Spring lost their first league game of the season., They were beaten 1-0 by Crookes, who lie third from the bottom in the standings.
Hackenthorpe A took advantage of Rawson’s slip, to move within six points of top spot, with two games spare. Hackenthorpe were 3-2 winners in an hard-fought game against Royal Earl at Swallownest Miners Ground. Hackenthorpe host Rawson Spring next Sunday.

Third placed Brunsmeer Abbey AJW have had a productive week. On Thursday night, they beat the aforementioned Crookes 3-1 at Warminster Road. They followed that up on Sunday with a comfortable 3-0 home win over Wadsley Bridge WMC.

Hat-tricks from Nick Owen and Sam Read gave The Devonshire a 6-0 home win over Arundel. The two sides only met last week in the reverse fixture, where Arundel took the spoils with a 3-1 win. Arundel were also in action on Thursday night, when they beat fourth placed Handsworth Turf Tavern 1-0 at Davy’s Sports Club

Division One
Packhorse Inn were impressive 4-0 winners against Penistone Church at Thorncliffe Playing Fields on Sunday. Packhorse remain in second place, but are now seven points off the leaders High Noon, with three games remaining.

City Taxis were held to a 2-2 draw at home by Jack-in-a-Box in a entertaining 2-2 draw.

Division Two
Second placed Mosborough hosted third placed SWD on Sunday, with both teams looking to put pressure on the leaders Woodhouse JFC. However, the game was a stalemate, ending 0-0. It leaves Mosborough two points off the pace, and SWD are four points behind with a game in hand. Woodhouse had climbed back to the summit on Thursday night, with a 4-0 win over Cricketers 2012 at Handsworth Grange School.

U21 Division
Brampton Dynamos U21 moved into second place in the table on Thursday night, with a 3-2 win over Hackenthorpe Warriors U21 at Wales High School. Brampton have won nine of their last 10 league games.

It has been an up-and-down week for Brunsmeer U21. They started the week on Tuesday, with an emphatic 10-0 win over Swallownest U21. Jack Lambert scored four of those goals, with Rowley Bland also contributing three to the cause. Next up was Sharrow United U21 on Thursday night. This time Brunsmeer lost narrowly 2-1. But the week was not over for Brunsmeer, as they travelled to Waterthorpe Playing Fields to take on Hackenthorpe Warriors U21. Despite Lambert featuring heavily again for Brunsmeer (scoring three times), they lost the game 4-3. Hackenthorpe did not win in the 2-13 part of this season, but have won five of the eight games they have played this calendar year.

Mohammed Abdi scored a brace as Sharrow United U21 beat Mosborough U21 3-2 in a mid-table clash on Sunday at Sheffield United’s Redtooth Academy. That loss came on the back of a 4-4 draw home against Double Top U21 on Thursday night. That draw ended a run of three straight defeats for the Double Top.

Sunday, 13 April 2014

Round-up 13/4

Premier Division
Arundel took another step closer to the Premier Division title with a hard-fought win over Crookes at the Civil Service Ground. Rawson Spring are now nine points clear of second placed Hackenthorpe A, who have two games spare.

Second placed Hackenthorpe A were in action on Thursday night. They beat Wadsley Bridge WMC 4-0 at Chaucer Sports Centre on Thursday night. Ashley Longstaff starred, scoring twice as they stretched their unbeaten league run to six games.

Handsworth Turf Tavern beat Brunsmeer Abbey AJW 3-2 at Davy’s Sports Club on Thursday night. The two teams will meet again in a months time in the League Cup final.

Arundel climbed into fourth place, with a 3-1 home win over The Devonshire. It is the first time Arundel have scored for three games in the league.

Division One
There was just one game in Division One, with HSBC hosting Penistone Church at HSBC Sports Club. The spoils were shared, as they drew 2-2. The point ends a run of four consecutive defeats for HSBC.

Division Two
SWD climbed into third place in the Second Division, with a 5-0 win away against Bystrany Sheffield. Brandon Wilde scored a hat-trick to add to the two he scored last week. SWD are now only two points off leaders Woodhouse JFC with a game in hand.

U21 Division
Abbey Lane U21 climbed into second place in the U21 Division with a 2-0 away win over Mosborough U21 on Tuesday night. Mosborough did not let the loss get the down though, as they won 4-0 away against Hackenthorpe Warriors U21 just 48 hours later.

League winners Sheffield United Junior Blades U21 finished their league season with a 2-0 home win over fourth placed Brunsmeer U21. The Blades have dropped just four points in the 20 games they have played, and still have the U21 Cup Final to look forward to.

Thomas Oakes scored all three goals for Crosspool U21, as they beat Wisewood Hounds U21 3-0 at Parson Cross Park. 

Sunday, 6 April 2014

Round-up 6/4

It was Semi-Final Sunday in the Meadowhall League, with no less than three Semi-Finals scheduled, all in different competitions.

League Cup Semi-Final
Handsworth Turf Tavern made it to the League Cup Final, with a 2-0 win over Crookes at Sandygate. Nicholas Hague and Nathan Reid scored the vital goals. Handsworth will face Brunsmeer Abbey AJW in the final.

Tinsley Trophy Semi-Final
Jack-in-a-Box pushed the league table to one side, as they comfortably beat Packhorse Inn 4-0 at Thorncliffe Playing Fields to reach the Tinsley Trophy Final. Florent Fadiga starred for Jack-in-a-Box scoring twice. Jack-in-a-Box will face Penistone Church in the Final.

U21 Cup Semi-Final
Brandan Lawrence scored all three goals for Mosborough U21, as they defeated Abbey Lane U21 3-1 in the U21 Cup Semi-Final. Mosoborough will take on U21 Division leaders Sheffield United Juniors Blades U21 in the final.

Premier Division
Rawson Spring opened a nine point lead at the top of the Premier Division, after an hard-fought 3-2 win over mid-table The Devonshire at the Civil Service Ground. Rawson Spring are still unbeaten in the league this season.

Hackenthorpe A have had a busy week. Firstly, they were action on Thursday against Crookes at Warminster Road. That tie proved to be a real thriller, with the points shared at 3-3. Hackenthorpe scored three goals again on Sunday, as they Arundel 3-0 at Frecheville Sports & Social Club. Hackenthorpe are in second, nine points off the pace with two games spare.

Division One
Adam Dickinson scored a four goal haul to help Division One leaders High Noon to an impressive 5-1 away win over mid-table City Taxis. High Noon are now six points clear at the top of the table, with a game in hand.

Division Two
Woodhouse JFC reclaimed top spot in Division Two, as they beat Ridgeway Athletic 8-2 at Ridgeway Sports & Social Club. Luke Rollinson was a stand-out performer for Woodhouse, with an hat-trick. Woodhouse lead the table on goal difference. Woodhouse play second placed Mosborough in their final game of the season.

Cricketers 2012 won their first league game since August, with a big 6-1 over fellow strugglers Wadsley at Niagra Sports Club.

Brandan Wilde grabbed a brace for SWD in their 3-0 home win over Bystrany Sheffield. SWD are five points off the pace in Division Two, with two games in hand.

U21 Division
Sheffield United Junior Blades U21 march on at the top of the Premier Division. They were 5-0 winners over Crosspool U21 on Sunday. They can no longer be caught, and have won the championship in fine style, scoring 93 goals thus far.

Hackenthorpe Warriors U21 were 10-1 winners over Swallownest U21 at Waterthorpe Playing Fields. 16 year old Brandon Wazirali scored a hat-trick, a feat repeated by 17 year old Curtis Webster.

Brampton Dynamos U21 continued their good form, with a 4-3 win over Wisewood Hounds U21 at Parsons Cross Park. Brampton sit in second place, and have won eight of their last nine league games.

Sunday, 30 March 2014

Round-up 30/3

League Cup
Brunsemeer Abbey AJW reached the League Cup final, with a 3-0 win over The Devonshire at Sandygate. Brunsmeer will face the winners of the other Semi-Final between Handsworth Turf Tavern and Crookes next week.

Crookes reached the aforementioned Semi-Final this Sunday, following a 8-1 win over Brunsmeer FC U21 in the Quarter-Final.

Premier Division
League leaders Rawson Spring maintained their unbeaten league record, as they recorded a rare goalless draw against Arundel at the Civil Service Ground. The two teams also drew in the reverse fixture back November.

Royal Earl were 5-2 winners against Brunsmeer Abbey AJW in the first midweek game of the year At Sandy Lane on Thursday. The win takes the Earl into third place, and ends their run of three league games without a win.

Division One
League leaders High Noon made it seven consecutive league wins, with a 3-1 win over Jack-in-a-Box at Davy Sport’s Club.

A Gavin Butler brace inspired Packhorse Inn to a 3-0 win over Hurlfield at Thorncliffe Playing Fields. Packhorse are in second place, three points off the pace, but they played two games more.

Hackenthorpe B heaped more woe on struggling Penistone Church, by beating them 5-0 at the Memorial Ground. The win takes Hackenthorpe up to third place.

City Taxis extended their unbeaten run to six games, with a hard-fought 3-2 win over HSBC at HSBC Sports Club.

Division Two
There were just two games in Division Two and both were high-scoring draws. Ridgeway Athletic were held to a 4-4 draw at home to Cricketers 2012. But the highlight goes to Wadsley who claimed their first point of the season, with a 3-3 draw at home to mid-table SWD.

U21 Division
Second placed Abbey Lane U21 registered their third consecutive league win, with a 6-3 away win over Double Top U21.

Mosborough U21 scored eight goals at home for the second time this season, with a 8-0 win over mid-table Wisewood Hounds U21.

Wednesday, 26 March 2014

League Cup Semi-Final

This Sunday (30th March) the first League Cup Semi-Final between the The Devonshire and Brunsmeer Abbey AJW will take place at Sandygate (Hallam FC). Kick-off is 11am, admission is £3 (£2 concessions). Admission includes a complimentary programme.

Sunday, 23 March 2014

Round-up 23/3

League Cup 3rd Round
Crookes secured their place in the League Cup Quarter-Finals with a 2-1 win over Royal Earl at Warminster Road. They will face Brunsmeer U21 in the Quarter-Finals next weekend.

U21 Division Cup
U21 Division leaders Sheffield United Juniors Blades U21 claimed their place in the final of the U21 Division Cup, with a 5-2 home win over Sharrow United U21.

Mosborough U21 will face Abbey Lane U21 in the Semi-Finals, following their 2-1 home win over Brampton Dynamos U21. Mosborough’s win comes as a little surprise, as they currently trail Brampton by 15 points in the league.

Premier Division
Rawson Spring’s run unbeaten continued on Sunday, with a hard-fought 2-1 away win over Brunsmeer Abbey AJW. Rawson are now seven points clear at the top of the Premier Division, and have still not lost this season in the league.

Second place Handsworth Turf Tavern were 4-0 winners against a struggling Wadsley Bridge WMC side at Davy Sports Club.

Hackenthorpe A claimed their third consecutive win, with a 1-0 victory over Arundel at Swallownest Miners Welfare Ground. Hackenthorpe are now in third place in the league, nine points off the pace with two games in hand.

The Devonshire were remarkable 21-0 winners over Sharrow United at Warminster Road. The Devonshire sit in fith position, three points off second, with a now far superior goal difference.

Division One
The top two met at the SWD Ground, with league leaders Hurlfield and second placed High Noon. After 90 minutes the two switched league positions, with High Noon coming out comprehensive 7-2 winners. High Noon now lead the table by two points.

Packhorse Inn leapfrogged Hackenthorpe B into third place, by beating them 2-1 at Thorncliffe Playing Fields. Packhorse are only three points  behind High Noon, but have played two games more.

Jack-in-a-Box registered their third win in four league games, with a comfortable 4-0 away win over HSBC.

Tim Council scored four times as Penistone Church beat Intake Ball Inn 11-1 at the Memorial Ground. The win puts three points between Penistone and bottom-of-the-table Intake.

Division Two
There was just one game in the Second Division, Woodhouse JFC reinforced their third placed position with a 4-0 win over winless Wadsley FC. Woodhouse are three points behind leaders Mosborough, but have played a game more.

U21 Division
Adam Hague and Evan Watson both scored twice to help Wisewood Hounds U21 to a 5-0 victory over Swallownest U21 at Parsons Cross Park. The win takes Wisewood into sixth place in the table.

Crosspool U21 won their first league game since Sunday 8th December, beating Hackenthorpe Warriors U21 4-0 at Whirlow Playing Fields. Thomas Oakes claimed the match ball scoring a hat-trick.

Sunday, 16 March 2014

Round-up 16/3

S&HCFA Sunday Senior Cup Semi-Final
Premier Division leaders Rawson Spring sealed their place in the Sunday Senior Cup final, with a 3-1 win over Crookes at the Civil Service Ground. Rawson Spring will play in the Final at Bramall Lane against Joker FC, who beat Wombwell Main 7-0 in their Semi-Final

S&HCFA Sunday Junior Cup Semi-Final
Meadowhall league interest in this years’ Junior Cup was ended, as Woodhouse Juniors succombed to a 4-2 defeat to Southey Social at Handsworth Grange School.

League Cup Quarter-Finals
Division One leaders Hurlfield put up a great effort against Premier Division high-flyers Brunsmeer Abbey AJW at the SWD Ground, as they were downed 4-2.

The Devonshire also beat First Division opposition in the form of Jack-in-a-Box, who they beat 5-2 at Warminster Road.

Tinsley Trophy Semi-Final
Penistone Church put their struggling league form behind them, as they overcame High Noon 3-1 at the Memorial Ground to reach the Tonsley Trophy Final. They will face either Packhorse Inn or Jack-in-a-Box in the final.

Premier Division
Arundel made it four straight wins, with a emphatic 5-1 home win over Wadsley Bridge WMC. The win takes them into fifth place, only two points shy of second placed Brunsmeer Abbey.

Ashley Longstaff scored both goals as Hackenthorpe A secured a 2-0 away win over third placed Handsworth Turf Tavern.

Division One
Lee Jenkinson scored three times, twice from the penalty spot to help Hackenthorpe B to a 4-2 win over Concord at Swallownest Miners Welfare Ground. Hackenthorpe retain third position with the win, only one point behind league leaders Hurlfield who have played a game less.

City Taxis extended their unbeaten run to five games with an impressive 2-2 away draw against Packhorse Inn.

Division Two
The top two met at Ridgeway Sports and Social Club, with second placed Ridgeway hosting leaders Mosborough. There was no winner in the end, with the spoils shared following a 1-1 draw.

Both Wesley Hewitt and Brandon Wilde scored hat-tricks for SWD in their 8-0 home win over struggling Wadsley.

U21 Division
Third placed Abbey Lane U21 closed the gap between them and second placed Brampton Dynamos U21 to one point, by beating their rivals 3-1 at Wales High School.

Hackenthorpe Warriors U21’s renaissance continued as they beat Wisewood Hounds U21 3-0 at Waterthorpe Playing Fields. Hackenthorpe were winless three games ago, but now have won three games consecutively.

Brunsmeer U21 made it three wins from four gmaes played, with a 6-1 away win over Swallownest U21. Brunsmeer remain in fourth place.

Mosborough U21 shared the points with Crosspool U21, as they drew 3-3 at Mosborough Miners Welfare. Crosspool are winless in eight games.