Bridlington Spa hammer Pandas to claim County League title

Bridlington Spa secured the East Riding County Division Five title with a 9-2 derby win at Bridlington Rovers Pandas on Saturday.

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 2:00 pm
Spa player-boss Bailey Alves, right

Spa’s proud player-boss Bailey Alves said: “Everyone has worked hard and pushed over the last year, in and outside of football, it would be a discredit to leave any names out.

“We were excited upon hearing about the restart of football and being able to finish our season in a new format after the work we had put in prior to lockdown.

“Our final game couldn’t have been any better it was smiles all round and so many memories and moments as good friends and family we got to share together.

“The plans for next season is just to keep everyone playing and happy as a group, we all have the same drive and energy to push each other and win together.

“Hopefully we can keep improving and progressing our way up the leagues and have more moments like Saturday.”

First-half goals from Sean Duffin, Louie Miller, Ryan Petre and sub Taylor Barber put Spa in charge, Jamie Murray’s goal for Pandas leaving it at 4-1.

Then second-half goals from Reece Nestor, sub Rhys Sedgewick, Alves, Ben Coates and Barber wrapped up the 9-2 win and the title, for Spa.

Murray scored a second late consolation for Pandas.

Refs man of the match for the champions was Olly Dougherty, and Ben Wright was named the players’ man of the match.

The Pandas head to AAK S & S this Saturday.

In Division One, Telegraph ran out 8-0 winners at home against Roos.

Billy Simpson and star man Danny Anderson bagged two goals each, Ben Gregory, Jack Wilkinson, Rich Barnes and Danny Tighe also notched.

Telegraph will travel to Fiveways on Saturday.

Brid Rovers Lions earned a 4-2 win at Brandesburton Reserves in Division Three.

The Lions will entertain Leven Members Club Reserves this weekend.

Brid Rovers Millau secured a 4-1 home success against Northern Wanderers in Division Four.

Millau will head to AFC Skirlaugh this Saturday.

Brid Rovers Academy won 4-0 at Aldbrough United Colts in Division Six.

Toby Marriott banged in a first-half hat-trick for Academy, with Sam Green also notching for the away side.