Get involved: send your pictures, video, news and views by texting TANEWS to 80360, or email
Third time lucky for Thackley against Barton
Thackley continued their defence of the Baris Northern Counties East League Cup with a 2-0 victory at Dennyfield last night.
Barton Town Old Boys were their third-round opponents and the Dennyboys edged into the quarter-finals at the expense of the Hull-based club – the first time they have beaten Barton this season, as both Premier Division clashes ended in 2-2 draws.
Chris Davey put Thackley in front on the half-hour mark but the tie was never safe until Jordan Missin netted eight minutes from time.
Top-tier rivals Liversedge earned a point from a 1-1 home draw against basement outfit Hall Road Rangers in the league.
The visitors took the lead when Jon Slater converted a 19th-minute penalty but Sedge snatched a point thanks to a Richard Watson own goal five minutes from time.
Eccleshill United also banked a point on the night following a goalless draw at Grimsby Borough in Division One.
Unlike the Eagles, Silsden did not manage a point on the road as they suffered a 2-0 defeat in their North West Counties Premier Division derby at Barnoldswick Town.
The home side went in front thanks to a fantastic volley from Sean Airey and Mark Threlfall added their second before half-time.
Tonight sees Eccleshill’s divisional rivals Albion Sports back in action. The title-chasers have not played for a week and half but they host promotion rivals Pontefract Collieries, before their short trip to face the Eagles at Plumpton Park this Saturday.