Borrowdale United go down to defeat

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Borrowdale United lost by the odd goal in five against Calder Vale on Saturday.

Chris Walker scored both United’s goals and also earned United’s man of the match award.

The longer the game went on, the stronger United got, and if it had not been for an outstanding performance from the Calder Vale keeper, who knows what might have been.

AFC Burnley earned a well-deserved 3-2 win over Sydney Street WMC with a brace from Damian Whitehead and a Danny Carter penalty.

AFC took the lead midway through the first half, Carter converting a spot kick given for a push in the box.

Shane Hudson pulled off a good save soon after to keep the lead, but Sydney Street got the equaliser soon after as shot from the right was parried and tapped in by the oncoming striker.

Then a quick free kick from Craig Lee found Bradley Green, whose pin-point cross was finished off neatly by Whitehead.

AFC extended their lead shortly after, as persistent pressure from Whitehead paid off as he beat the keeper to the ball.

AFC started the second half slowly and were put under sustained pressure.

Scott Bracken recieved his second yellow card for an off the ball incident, and the resulting free kick led to a goal after a defensive mix up.

AFC then had to battle hard for the points, and Alex Shaw had a goal chalked off for off-side, while Chris Nuttall made a goal line clearance late on to seal the win.

FULLEDGE Colts Under 15s had to work hard for their 1-0 win against Crown Paints.

In a very tight game, the Colts won the battles and Ennis scored the vital goal with a deft finish.

Kieron Gamble continued his excellent form with another man of the match performance.

Last week, a 10-man Colts beat Baxenden 5-1.

The Colts converted every chance they had, with two goals each from Beardsell and Blow, and one from Ennis - a 20-yard drive after running the length of the pitch.

Man of the match was again Gamble, who was excellent in the middle of the park.