Solihull Moors v Harrogate Town match report

Credit to Craig Hurle (Harrogate Town AFC 2015)

A goal on the stroke of half time was enough to give Town a welcome victory at fifth place Solihull Moors. Town,who were playing in the white shirts of three seasons ago because of a colour clash, were unchanged from the side that defeated Boston. An even first quarter saw Paul Clayton firing over the top for Town and Moors ...

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Harrogate Town v Boston United match report

Photo credit to Peter Arnett (Harrogate Town AFC 2015)

Harrogate Town gained their first win of 2015 with a gutsy performance against Boston United at a snow covered, CNG Stadium. Simon Weaver, once again rang the changes,recalling Jack Emmett and handing new signing from Goole FC, Cecil Nyoni, a place in the starting line up. The Pilgrims were the first to threaten when Mark Jones picked up a weak ...

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Bradford Park v Harrogate Railway Ladies match report

Harrogate Railway Ladies

Harrogate Railway Ladies started 2015 with a 1-2 win away at Bradford Park today in what can only be described as one of the worst weather conditions to play in, Gale force winds, stinging rain and a pitch that looked like a mud bath after 10 minutes! The first 7 minutes went well for Railway getting forward and having 3 ...

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Brackley Town v Harrogate Town match report


Harrogate Town’s wretched start to 2015 continued with a disappointing 1-0 defeat at St James Park,Brackley. New signing,Andy Gascoigne,made the starting line up,while last weeks skipper,Jamie Milligan,found himself on the subs bench due to the return of Dave McGurk. Harrogate made the brighter start and Louis Swain’s early shot ricocheted to Gascoinge,but he scuffed his shot on the edge of ...

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Ripley Castle Cyclocross


The second running of the Ripley Castle Cyclocross saw over 450 competitors descend on Ripley, a small, picturesque village and attendant stately home, set in rolling countryside on the southern fringes of the Yorkshire Dales. Opening proceedings, the Youth under-16 race was dominated by Ben Turner (Paul Milnes), who gapped the eventual runner up, Euan Cameron (East Bradford CC), on ...

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Harrogate Town v Hednesford Town

Harrogate Town Hednesford

Harrogate Town’s poor start to the new year continued with a disappointing 2-0 defeat to Hednesford. There were a few anxious moments as the pitch had a pre match inspection,but referee Glen Hart deemed it fit for play. Simon Weaver made wholesale changes to the team with Rhys Meynell,Leigh Franks,Jake Speight and Jordan Thewis making the starting eleven and Jamie ...

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Guiseley v Harrogate Town

Harrogate Town AFC

A late fight back coundn’t prevent Harrogate Town going down to a 4-2 defeat at windswept Nethermoor, Guiseley. Peter Crook made his first league start in goal replacing the injured Phil Barnes and new signing from Stockport County, Jamie Milligan started on the subs bench. Playing into the strong wind Town were immediately forced onto the back foot. Crook was ...

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Barrow v Harrogate Town


A battling performance from Harrogate Town saw them come within four minutes of victory at a cold,but frost free Holker Street,Barrow. Town arrived twenty minutes late, delayed by a couple of accidents and unexpected roadworks on the M6. Simon Weaver kept faith with the same team that drew with Guiseley on Boxing Day. Harrogate survived an early scare when a ...

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Ripley Castle Cyclocross feeds the love of cycling


Many Yorkshire residents have discovered a new passion for cycling and they came out in our thousands see the spectacle that was the Tour de France. For those of us that need a quick new year cycling fix, what better way to greet 2015 then a visit to Ripley Castle near Harrogate to see the first event of the year, ‘Ripley Castle Cyclocross’ ...

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Harrogate Town v Guiseley


Town included new signings Paul Clayton and Ryan Fallowfield in their starting line up, while another new signing, Jordan Thewlis was on the subs bench. Both Clayton and Fallowfield were prominent in early Town attacks,while at the other end, Guiseley’s Ben Parker cleared the new stand with a wild shot. A foul by Andy Holdsworth on James Walshaw presented Town with ...

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