Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Round-Up
Goole AFC secured a huge second successive victory to give their survival hopes a major shot in the arm.
First half goals from James Arnold and Sam Deacon earned Goole a 2-0 victory over Handsworth at the Victoria Pleasure Grounds.
Simon Houghton wanted two wins during January and although the month began in disastrous fashion with the 9-0 defeat to Golcar United, his side have responded and hit his target in no time at all.
Although second bottom Bottesford Town have two games-in-hand, Goole are five points ahead of them and have successfully dragged other teams into the relegation zone.
North Ferriby maintained their stronghold on top spot by defeating Garforth Town in a 2-0 victory.
Josh Whiteley’s first minute strike was backed up by Niall Tilsley’s second half goal.
Phil Milson netted the only goal of Knaresborough Town’s 1-0 beating of Silsden.
Hemsworth Miners Welfare lost 2-1 at Winterton Rangers.
Young starlet Ben Gelder got Hemsworth’s goal.