Winning start for new Stocksbridge boss

NPL Division One East Round-Up 

Michael Trench celebrates during Stocksbridge’s 2-0 defeat of Bridlington Town. Picture: Peter Revitt

Ian Richards got off to a winning start as the new Stocksbridge Park Steels manager.

Lewis Whitham and Luke Mangham hit the goals as the Steels beat Bridlington Town 2-0 at Bracken Moor.

Whitham curled home Nat Crofts’ cut-back in the first half.

Mangham then sealed the victory in the second half, volleying in Michael Trench’s cross.

Liversedge striker Ollie Fearon

Flawless Liversedge recorded a seventh consecutive victory as first half goals steered them to the 2-0 defeat of Dunston at Clayborn.

Nicky Walker and Ollie Fearon scored.

Pontefract centre-back Jimmy Williams was sent off

Ten man Pontefract Collieries drew 1-1 at Brighouse Town.

The Colls had to fight-back as Tom Haigh’s header gave Brighouse a early second half lead.

Ponte created numerous chances and the equaliser eventually came via Vaughan Redford who nodded home Eli Hey’s cross.

The Colls finished with a man down as Jimmy Williams saw red following a kerfuffle.

A tackle on Jack Lazenby created a melee and Williams walked for his part after becoming involved with Danny Racchi.

Tadcaster Albion lost 2-1 at Shildon – Daniel Hartley scored for Tad.

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