West Side miss chance to move joint top of table

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Dewsbury West Side missed the chance to move level at the top of the Spen Valley League Premier Division when they drew 2-2 with Girlington last Saturday.

Victory would have seen West Side draw level on 13 points with leaders Palestino but although Saif Akbar and Atif Bashir struck, they were unable to claim maximum points as Adeeb Jawad and Muhammed Qasim earned Girlington a point.

Savile United and Savile Youth fought out a 1-1 draw in their derby clash.

Abdurrazaq Etorki struck for United but Abdullah Aswat replied to earn Youth a share of the spoils.

George Healey moved three points clear at the top of Division One following a 4-0 victory over Norfolk, while Marsh lost 2-1 at Savile Town.

Olly Mitchell bagged a brace for George, who also had Luke Newsome and Lewis Boddy on target.

Marsh suffered their first defeat of the season and lost ground after Zubair Hussain and Sajeel Qadir secured Savile Town a 2-1 win, with the visitors consolation coming via and own goal.

Howden Clough and Dewsbury West Side Reserves battled out a thrilling 7-7 draw.

Jay Stainburn, Shane Thornton and Tim Whitehead hit a brace apiece for Clough, with Ashton Thomas also on target, while Irfan Ali fired a hat-trick for West Side, with Zaaid Ajawal, Owais Zahoor, Arsalan Shahid and Habib Shahid also netting to secure them a draw.