ROUTE One Rovers kicked off their 2020-21 Yorkshire Amateur League season in style with a 5-0 win over Ryburn United.

A brace each for Danyal Yasin and Zak Khan, followed by a Mohammed Alam strike, concluded a five star performance for the Supreme Division side.

Toller also began their campaign with a bang, beating local rivals Steeton 5-1. Two goals from Tion Richards and Brendan Maltby helped the Bradford team secure a comfortable three points on the road.

Athletico battled their way to a 2-2 draw away at Farsley Celtic Juniors. Zain Mushtaq and Gareth Naylor helped secured the point for the travelling side.

Drighlington had the worst possible start by failing to claim any points in a 2-0 away defeat to Lower Hopton. Hopton's Curtis Roberts and Ashley Shaw’s did the damage.

St Bedes found themselves on the wrong end of the result against Stanningley Old Boys in the Premier Division. Jermaine Moyce's finish turned out to be only a consolation for the visitors.

New to the Yorkshire Amateur League, TVR United, claimed their first three points in the Championship. Abid Khan’s instinctive hat-trick eased TVR to a 4-1 victory away at Beeston Juniors.

Ten-man Horsforth St. Margarets reserves hung on to a 2-1 victory away to Colton Athletic. The win puts them third.

Idle threw away a first half lead to draw 1-1 at home to Leeds Medics and Dentists reserves. Adam Medley struck for the hosts.

Gomersal & Cleckheaton were unable to capture opening day glory as they slipped to a 5-2 defeat to Ealandians reserves.

In the First Division, Ryan Pogson and Wayne Wright were on the scoresheet for Tyersal in their 2-2 draw with Fairbank United, while Farsley Celtic Juniors reserves smashed Athletico reserves 4-0.

In their Yorkshire Amateur League debut, Bradford Olympic played out an action-packed 3-3 draw away to Norristhorpe in the Second Division.

Division Three team Prospect threw away their two goal lead at the break to lose 4-3 against Norristhorpe reserves.

In Division 4, St Bedes reserves swept four past a resilient Toller reserves in a six-goal thriller. A Daanyaal Nazir brace either side of strikes from Chris Hodgson and Arsalan Mahmood, settled an impressive 4-2 scalping.

Phoenix’s home fixture against Calvary United reserves was postponed.

Harry Williams