Clifton kids get double sponsorship boost after parents pitch in to help

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Clifton Rangers U10s have received a double sponsorship boost totaling £800 thanks to two parents.

Warburtons kindly donated £300, thanks to Jason Uttle,y whose son Will plays for the team. This money has helped to buy full training tracksuits for all the squad.

Nicola Cairns, whose son Gabriel plays for the team, works for HSBC.

Through their employee pound for pound scheme, Nicola could claim upto £500 provided she raised funds for the club.

Along with other parents, Nicola helped raise money during the Clifton Rangers Football Tournament and raised more than £500 and HSBC matched £500.

This money has purchased new match day kits for the whole squad.

The teams have chosen to support Overgate Hospice, Elland, this season and decided to display their logo on the shirts to raise awareness.

Brighouse Juniors Terriers U10s started their home game with Thornhill Utd A brightly by playing free flowing football.

With Jack Taylor in goal on top form and with Josh Harrison and Samuel Brearley providing great cover in defence, Thornhill found it hard to break Brighouse down.

Brighouse boast lots of pace going forward with Joshua Heavyside, Joshua Wood and Kye Lewis leading the charge.

The Terriers scored when a corner was played out to the edge of the box which Heavyside met with a great strike, making it 1-0.

Brighouse squandered numerous chances before Thornhill equalised with a great attack. Brighouse continued to play with great spirit and were rewarded for their never-say-die attitude when man of the match Lewis spectacularly headed a in swinging corner into the Thornhill net to make it 2-1.

Brighouse Juniors Tigers U10s kept up their unbeaten start to the season with a high scoring draw against Thornhill Utd B team.

The Tigers started the game well and after early pressure they took the lead with Thornhill putting the ball into their own net under pressure from Ashlee Beck.

Brighouse soon found themselves two goals up when Jacob Peyton turned in a through ball into the corner and then quickly got a third with a nice finish from Beck.

At this point Brighouse were well in the ascendancy with Joe Delahunty,Liam Glackin and Zach Smith all marshalling the defence well and Bradley Atkinson having little to do in goal.

Thornhill snatched a goal just before half time and then started the second half well and quickly got two goals to equalise.

The Tigers kept playing football and Joe Whitworth and man of the match Ethan Wroot had chances,but then against the run of play Thornhill took the lead.

The Tigers kept plugging away with some great darting runs from league debutant Liam Lyne. They were rewarded for their hard work when Beck got their fourth late on for a deserved draw.

Brighouse Sports U14s in their second season in Division One of the RCD Huddersfield League produced a stunning first half performance against Westend to keep up their 100 record.

Brighouse started off quickly with William Peterkin racing on to a through ball to score in the opening minutes and he soon completed his hat trick before Westend pulled one back to make it 3-1 after 15 minutes.

Owen Murphy scored again for Brighouse to restore their three goal advantage, which then opened the floodgates. Up stepped Peterkin scoring another four goals to make the first half score 8-1.

Westend added a goal to make the final score 8-2.

Brighouse Under 11s B drew 4-4 with Dewsbury C.

Brighouse led when Jamie McCrink scored and it was 2-0 when Brook Potter broke the offside trapped and rifled past the keeper. Brighouse made it 3-0 when Potter crashed the ball home from 20 yards.

Sam Oates played an excellent ball through to Sam Lock who flicked it on to Adam Swallow who made it 4-0 at half time.

In the second half the wind picked up and Brighouse found themselves playing into a gale and were unable to get the ball out of their own half. Dewsbury grew in confidence and Joey Clough and Cole Robinson grew in stature and imposed their control on the game.

First Clough pulled it back to 4 1 and two minutes later they had a second when Robinson scored straight from a corner. Joseph Moore in the Brighouse goal was outstanding, pulling off save after save . He could do nothing about the third when Robinson latched onto poor defending and had a simple tap in.

Then with the last kick of the game Clough was first to react to a poorly defended corner and smashed in the equaliser.