IN what was another fascinating weekend of Yorkshire Amateur League football, Athletico played out a thrilling 4-4 draw at home to Bradford rivals Drighlington, with the visitors holding their own against lofty opposition.

Wayne Sparks was at the double for Athletico, while David Dawud Bayoh and Omar Habeeb also netted for the hosts.

But Sandro Balde's brace, along with goals from Louis Swallow and Valdo Costa saw Drig come away with a point, just their ninth of the season. The result leaves Athletico in 6th and Drighlington in 15th.

Route One Rovers were in ruthless form, and they thrashed Ryburn United 7-2, with Zak Khan grabbing a hat-trick and Muhammed Khan netting twice.

This result leaves Route One in fifth, only two points behind fourth-placed Littletown.

Toller’s game against Leeds Medics & Dentists was sadly postponed. That leaves them stuck in 13th in the league but they do have four games in hand over nearest rivals Alwoodley.

Wibsey were due to face Golcar United in the Premier Division but they game was postponed. This result leaves them in ninth, level on points with Shire Academics, but their rivals have a game in hand.

Fifth-placed St Bede’s were not in action either.

In the Championship, Idle narrowly lost a superb match 4-3 to TVR United, after both sides showed off their attacking prowess.

Faisal Shabbir (brace), Hasnain Mohammed and Abid Khan scored for TVR United while Aaron Irving, Adam Medley and substitute Jack Strudwick were on the scoresheet for Idle.

TVR remain four points clear at the summit.

Gomersal & Cleckheaton were dispatched by second-placed Horsforth St. Margaret's Reserves after the latter won the game 6-1.

Substitute James Watson scored four to do the bulk of the damage, as Curtis Hall scored a consolation goal for Gomersal & Cleckheaton.

Tyersal comfortably beat Thornesians 3-1 in Division One, with goals from Aiden Craytorne and a brace from Kenneth Erhabor setting them up for victory. Tyersal are currently sitting seventh in the league table.

Fairbank United lost 3-2 to Horsforth St. Margaret's IIIs. The result leaves Fairbank 11th in the league with a four-point deficit to Morley Town Reserves, though they have three games in hand over their rivals.

Finally, Athletico Reserves had a nightmare game as they were thrashed 5-0 Leeds City Reserves, with Reuben Young (brace) and Josh Standley both netting braces.

Athletico Reserves are second-bottom, just a point above Thornesians.