Selby edge goal-fest with Glasshoughton

Ryan Gothard celebrates scoring in Selby Town’s win over Glasshoughton. Picture: Dave Haddock

Selby Town climbed above Glasshoughton Welfare in the race for promotion after the edging the Toolstation NCEL Division One goal-fest 5-3.

Chances were wasted by both sides throughout the 90 minutes, but Selby’s incredible 4-0 half-time lead proved vital. 

Ryan Gothard, Liam Flanagan (2) and Casey Stewart got the goals in the opening stanza. Sam Nelson proved two goals back for Welfare before Josh Walker put the game beyond them.

Andy Horbury reduced the arrears even further in the last minute. 

Mohammad Qasim scored early for Campion, but Lee Ashforth and James Bicknell’s troops were held to a 1-1 draw at Brigg Town.

Shaun Mundy got two goals on his Nostell Miners Welfare debut as Jason Dodsworth and Simon Houghton’s men romped to a 5-2 victory over winless East Hull. Rhys Meynell and Calum Ward (2) also scored.

Ash Emmett’s unbelievable goal from his own half was the highlight of Worsbrough Bridge’s end-to-end 3-3 draw at Hallam.

Double-scorer Emmett and Kai Hancock had given Bridge a 3-1 half-time lead. Sam Smith, who had scored in the first half and Jordan Turner levelled it up for Hallam.

Matty Thornton’s debatable red card reduced Worsbrough to ten men, but they held on in the last 15 minutes.

Charlie Birley scored the late winner as Hall Road Rangers took a giant leap up the Division One table a narrow 1-0 victory in the must-win clash with Ollerton Town.

Ollerton are one point ahead of Harrogate Railway who went down 3-2 to promotion-chasing Winterton Rangers – Paddy Sykes and Kieran Greenaway.

Tom Corner’s double and Joe Dale’s late strike secured North Ferriby a 3-0 victory at Parkgate.

Adam Watson and Masassa Kianga handed Rossington Main a 2-0 win against title favourites Skegness Town.

Daniel Barnsley (2) and Aaron Statham were the heroes for Swallownest following their 3-2 win at Armthorpe Welfare. Adam Baskerville got both Armthorpe goals.

One thought on “Selby edge goal-fest with Glasshoughton

  1. Where does James grayson get his info from?? ‘Debatable’ red card for Worsborough!! The lad nearly snapped his leg in 2. Get info right before u post it next time. Either that or u know nothing about football.

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