Charity boost for Pendleside Hospice

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A CHARITY match between Padiham FC Veterans and Towneley High School Old Boys (later Towneley Athletic FC) led to £2,300 being raised for Pendleside Hospice.

The game ended all square at 2-2 at the Arbories, with the money being raised through a raffle, an auction, gate money and programme sales.

• Padiham Ladies’ hopes of completing a Lancashire FA County League double ended when they were knocked out of the League Cup Competition 4-3 by Lammack Ladies after extra time.

Padiham had full control of the game at half-time through an own goal after just five minutes and a goal from Becky Hayton on 40 minutes.

Lammack hit back after the interval to take a 3-2 lead, before a late equaliser by Hayton to complete her brace.

Lammack’s winner came midway through the first half of extra time.

Padiham A team had a disappointing end to their East Lancashire Football League season when they lost 2-1 at home to Peel Park at Fennyfold.

Trailing 1-0 at half-time, the Storks’ third team pulled level when Mark Lane scored with a well-struck effort.

But an undisciplined second half spoiled the game, which the visitors won through a second goal 10 minutes from the end.

Padiham under 11’s 4 v Readstone under 11’s 1

Padiham FC’s Under 11s beat Readstone United 4-1.

The youngsters led the game 2-0 at half-time due to two strikes from Lane O’Reilly.

Declan McLuskey added a third after the interval before Readstone pulled one back.

The Storks completed the scoring when Liam Simm found the back of the net direct from an edge of the box.

Josh Etherington was named man of the match.