Cononley Sports 4 Wilsden Athletic 2
A rapid hat-trick from Craig Gregory wrapped up victory for Cononley in the Premier Division of the Craven League.
Wilsden took an early lead through a tremendous long-range strike, which flew into top corner.
Cononley began to start passing the ball well and created a couple of chances. This paid off when man of match Craig Gregory rattled in a hat-trick in five first-half minutes.
Grindleton 8 Wilsden Athletic 0
Four goals in each half condemned Wilsden to a heavy defeat in the Premier Division of the Craven League.
Rich Hodges did most of the damage with a hat-trick, with Anton Gawthorpe rattling in a brace and Sam Rayner and Scott Fielding completing the rout.
Ryan Gill was man of the match for the visitors, who conceded four goals in both halves.
Wilsden Athletic 1 Cononley Sports 4
Cononley stayed in the Craven League title hunt with a comfortable win over a Wilsden team looking nervously over their shoulders at the Premier Division relegation battle.
Both teams were promoted from Division One last season but have had opposing fortunes at the top level.
Craig Gregory scored twice with Mark Bradley and man of the match Lee Thompson also on target for the visitors.
Ben Molloy grabbed Wilsden’s consolation and Ryan Gill was their star player.
Trawden Celtic 5 Wilsden Athletic 1
An attacking policy from Wilsden failed to pay off at the Craven League leaders.
After conceding the opening goal after only 30 seconds, Wilsden hit back with a penalty from Joel Hardy.
Celtic regained the lead just before half-time with a own goal by Ryan Ingham.
Wilsden were caught napping again early in the second half and were then caught twice more on the break as they left themselves exposed at the back as they pushed forward to find some reward.
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Wilsden celebrate their 2012 Northern Plant Hire Trophy victory. They are three wins away from repeating that glory.
Wilsden’s love affair with the Craven League Northern Plant Hire Trophy continued with a seven-goal thriller at Marley.
But the 2012 cup winners, who reached the semi-finals last season, had to hit back from 3-1 down to secure a quarter-final spot.
Embsay took a 25th-minute lead but Tom Beetham levelled from the spot to make it 1-1 at half-time.
The second half started badly for Wilsden when Embsay were give two penalties in quick succession to go 3-1 ahead.
Alex Lancaster and man of the match Ryan Gill struck twice in a minute to level things and both teams pushed for the winner.
That came when a corner was half cleared to Ben Molloy and he stabbed the ball into the roof of the net to secure victory for the hosts.
Ben Lowry 2 and Alex Conroy were the Embsay scorers.
Wilsden Athletic 2 Grindleton 3
Wilsden’s winless run in the Premier Division of the Craven League was stretched to four matches as they went down by the odd goal in five.
Joel Hardy and Daniel Simpson scored for the hosts.
Premier Division: Skipton Town 5 Wilsden Ath 1
Skipton Town F.C. 3 Wilsden Athletic F.C. 4
Captain Ryan Gill secured the title.
Gargrave 0-1 Wilsden
Wilsden Athletic have secured the Craven League Division One title with a well fought win at Gargrave.
Wilsden had to battle to ensure that the score remained level at half time, after hauling off both left-back Thomas Caberry and midfield general Tom Beetham through injury. Gargrave edged the opening exchanges, however the sides went in at the break 0-0.
The second half started with a similar theme to the first. Striker Tom Dibb was forced off with injury after a challenge from behind. The change forced Wilsden on to the backfoot, however they kept the Gargrave pressure at bay.
Wilsden however finally began to play with purpose. The breakthrough came though with a sweeping counterattack.
Joel Hardy’s through ball was dummied impressively by Daniel Simpson, which fell into the path of an on rushing Wilsden captain Ryan Gill.
Gill calmly dispatched the only goal of the game to secure Wilsden the first division title. Manager Brad Domanski expressed his delight at the feat.
“It’s great to finally claim a league title after five years of being a team. The players have put in some excellent performances and shown great commitment throughout the season. We have finally got our reward.”
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Wilsden go ahead with a header from a corner at Earby
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Wilsden secured a semi-final place in the Craven League Northern Plant Hire Trophy with a fine win at Earby this afternoon.
After withstanding early pressure, Wilsden opened the scoring, only to concede an equaliser soon after.
But they stepped up the pace to earn a home meeting with Premier Division Grindleton on Wednesday thanks to goals from Jordan Woolsey, Ryan Gill (2) and David McCarten.
The other two quarter-finals are due to be played on Monday with Cononley Sports travelling to Skipton LMS and Chatburn welcoming Rolls.
Chatburn 1 Wilsden Athletic 4
Ryan Gill netted a 30-yard screamer to round-off a fine Craven League Division One win.
Thomas Dibb, Thomas Beetham (penalty) and Jonny Crease also scored for the visitors.
Earby Town 0 Wilsden Athletic 5
Wilsden stepped up their late charge for promotion from Division One of the Craven League with a stunning demolition of one of their rivals.
The hosts could not live with Wilsden as Ryan Gill rattled home a hat-trick and Tom Dibb and Alex Lancaster added a goal each.
Action from Wilsden Athletic’s 3-2 West Riding County FA Trophy defeat at Wakefield League side Thornes.