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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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Westella collapse in league opener

Westella & Willerby fell foul to a second half collapse that saw new team Campion FC triumph to a opening 5-2 victory. Westella where quick out of the blocks dominating and dictating the open 15 minutes playing some good football and took the opening as Joe McFadyen slotted past the Campion keeper for 1-0. Westella continued to out muscle the visitors and failed to make the most of further opportunities. On 27 minutes some slack defending from Westella saw the lively Eli Hey pick up the ball on edge of the box firing home to bring his side level. Exall in the Westella goal produced two wonderful saves as the visitors pressed on. Just before half time Westella carved the Campion side open getting the ball to McFadyen who cut inside his marker and superbly guided the ball in to the far top corner to put Westella back in the…
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Return to Football

This Saturday sees Westella & Willerby AFC first team return to NCEL football with a home fixture as they welcome Bradford newcomers Campion FC to Marsh Lane, Barton with a 3-00pm kick off. In what was a successful first season for Westella it has being a demanding and testing summer that has seen them play numerous NCEL premier sides as they get back to the required fitness levels for the forthcoming season. In somewhat of a role reversal, Westella made their opening game last season with a victory and know fully well that this Saturday they will be knowing what the visitors will be going through in their pre match preparations. Manager Leon Sewell has a full compliment of players available for the opening game with an opening victory firmly in mind. “Pre season has being good, we’ve played some very good sides as we wanted to put the lads…
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Five out of five for Westella VIP

Westella VIP made it five back to back wins on Wednesday evening as they comfortably beat Selby Town at home 3-0 courtesy of a superb hat trick by striker Chris Spinks. It was the fourth time both sides had met this season with Selby Town winning the first three fixtures under previous manager Dave Ricardo. Westella VIP took their time settling in to the opening 20 minutes as Selby where quick out of the blocks with lots of energy and enthusiasm but failed to have any real quality in the final third. VIP failed to hit the target with both Sheppard and Andrews firing high and wide from the edge of the box. The visitors had a corner on 35 minutes, VIP keeper Otley came and collected the corner under pressure and launched a counter attack that saw the ball drop to Spinks who took one touch and fired the…
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