Westella crash out of the FA Vase

Westella & Willerby crashed out of the FA Vase going down to a very impressive Manchester based Irlam FC 3-0 on Saturday. In a non event the game was lost in the opening 35 minutes for Westella as the visitors flew out of the traps running in to a 2-0 lead in the opening 10 minutes as Westella struggled to keep hold of the ball seeing them get punished by ex Manchester United youth player Matt Boland scoring both of their opening goals. Shortly after Westella gained advantage with a free kick in the edge of the Irlam 18 yard box, Lewis Andrew stepped up and fired the ball at White in the Irlam goal who tipped the ball over for a corner that came to nothing for the hosts. On the half hour mark Westella should of pulled one back, a ball over the top saw Zak Oakshott get…
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Plenty of positives for Westella

Westella & Willerby first team welcomed AFC Emley to the Euroncis Ground on Wednesday evening and fell to a 3-2 defeat despite been on top for periods of the game. In a frantic start to the game Garry Flounders hit a 30 yard shot in the opening 45 seconds that flew in past the visiting keeper Stevens for one nil and before Westella could get themselves sorted 30 seconds later the visitors equalised through Ash Flynn with an easy tap in for one all. The game slowly settled down with both sides having fair share of possession and on 10 minutes Alex Wood cut in from a wide area and hit a curling effort that flew inches wide of the top up right. Two minutes later Lewis Andrew curled in a corner of which Wood rose highest and headed just over. Westella had a good spell of play with Ben…
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Another point for travelling Westella

Westella & Willerby where back on the road making the long drive to Shirebrook Town looking to build on the previous one all draw with Rossington Main week previous. Manager Leon Sewell welcomed back Luke Salas and Garry Flounders to the selected squad and it was Salas who came close to open the scoring in the first minute only to fire into the keepers arms. Danny Moore fired Westella in to the lead on 12 minutes, Moore pinching the ball from a Shirebrook defender and rifled the ball into the bottom corner. Two minutes later and it was one apiece through some sloppy play from Westella, a Shirebrook cross was saved well at close range by Exall only for Shirebrook number 10 to score from close range. Just under Half an hour played and Westella where in control of the game playing up the sloping pitch when all of sudden…
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Local derby for Westella & Willerby AFC

This weekend sees Westella & Willerby welcome local rivals Hall Road Rangers to Tue Euronics Ground, Barton with a 3-00pm kick off. A game in which the visitors wouldn’t swap to be played this Friday evening will spur manager Leon Sewell and his side on as they look to pick up their first points of the NCEL division one season. Last Saturday, Westella fell narrowly to a 2-1 away defeat at Dronfield Town, Rob Dodson scoring with 20 minutes remaining but Westella just couldn’t find the equalising goal they needed. Tuesday evening saw Westella on the road again against a very impressive Pontefract Collieries who stormed into a 3-0 lead. Second half Westella managed to redeem themselves getting a consolation goal through the returning Alex Wood after Daniel Holiday drew a low save from the Pontefract goalkeeper. “We’ve had it tough the last few games, loosing narrowly against some very…
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Westella go on the road in search of their first points

This Saturday Westella & Willerby AFC travel to Dronfield Town as both sides look to get their NCEL Division one season up and running with 3 points. Westella buoyed with some confidence following their last minute 3-2 defeat to Brigg Town last weekend will be raring to go come 3-00pm this Saturday. Manager Leon Sewell saying “We spoke at length after the 3-2 defeat to Brigg on Saturday and the lads, including non players and management where all left bitterly disappointed to lose the game after being in the lead for a large period of time, the result was put to bed as it was a promising performance but it’s a taste we don’t want to experience again” “We trained mid week and it was a good session, we must take the positives from last weeks performance in to the game this Saturday and of course get our first points…
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Last minute pain for Westella & Willerby

Westella & Willerby AFC where hit a killer blow on Saturday as they searched for their first points of the NCEL division one season going down to a 3-2 defeat against local rivals Brigg Town. A tight opening 25 minutes saw both sides keep possession with little end product on show apart from a couple of half efforts that went wide of the goals. Paul Grimes put his side one up firing home from close range following a swift counter attack from the visitors. Both sides continued to halve a share of possession as the game went on. Westella eventually found a break through on 35 minutes with a flick on from striker Garry Flounders that put Joe McFadyen through on goal who superbly lobbed the visiting keeper for one all. Westella’s equaliser saw them grow in confidence with a note able effort that flew across the face of the…
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