Littletown secure terrific away win and return to top of Premier

Crackendge look to mount an attack against Prince of Wales during last Saturday's Wakefield League Premier Division clash.
Crackendge look to mount an attack against Prince of Wales during last Saturday's Wakefield League Premier Division clash.

Littletown returned to the top of the West Riding County Amateur League Premier Division thanks to a 2-0 win over Huddersfield YMCA last Saturday.

Littletown had beaten YMCA in the league cup the previous week and completed a quickfire double over their title rivals with a goal in each half from Joe Jagger and George Porter.

Lower Hopton produced one of their best displays of the season as they defeated high flying Salts 5-0.

Hopton led 2-0 at half-time and added a further three without reply after the break, while a miserable afternoon for Salts was completed as they had Nathan Hartley sent off.

Nathan James bagged a hat-trick and Matthew Bugg a brace as Hopton claimed only their second win of the season.

Nicky Croisdale netted for Overthorpe Sports but they slipped to a 4-1 defeat at home to Newsome and are bottom of the Premier Division table.

Hunsworth suffered a ninth defeat of the season and are four points adrift at the foot of Division One as they went down 10-2 away to West Horton, with Jamie Jude scoring one of their consolation goals.

Littletown Reserves secured a 3-0 win over Tingley Athletic in Division Two as Admilo De Castro (two) and Andy Brewitt scored.

Lower Hopton Reserves saw their game against TVR United abandoned with less than 20 minutes remaining.

Dale Hanson struck a brace for the home side but TVR led 9-2 as Acran Abbas (three), Abdi Khan (two), Danayal Hussain, Asif Iqbal, Faisal Shabbir and Jinaid Taj all scored.

Wyke Wanderers moved up to second place in the West Yorkshire League Division One after Matt Conway and Karl Fawcett scored in a 2-1 win at Leeds Modernians, who replied through Danny Claxton.

Hartshead are three points behind in third after a 3-2 win over Old Centralians but Howden Clough have slipped to fourth place after a 4-0 defeat away to unbeaten leaders Hall Green United.

Jordan Hobson (two), Gary Lupton and Michael Stowell netted as Wyke Wanderers Reserves earned a 4-0 win at home to Brighouse Old Boys Reserves in Alliance Division One.

Savile United picked up only their second win of the season as they defeated Girlington 4-2 in the only Spen Valley League Premier Division game to be played last Saturday.

Marsh moved above George Healey on goal difference to top Division One after a 7-0 victory over Howden Clough.

Norfolk are third, four points behind the top two, after a 4-0 win at Inter Batley, while Savile Town earned a 4-2 win at Dewsbury West Side Reserves.

Local rivals Crackenedge and Crown Gawthorpe are set to be embroiled in the Wakefield League Premier Division title race.

Crackenedge continue to lead the way and picked up a seventh win of the season last Saturday, as they recorded a 5-1 victory away to Prince of Wales.

Crown are four points behind with three games in hand following an 11-1 win away to Fieldhead Hospital.

Fox and Hounds sealed an 8-2 win over Overthorpe Sports in Division Two.