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FC Halifax Town fans could be put in detention after matches if violence continues

FC Halifax Town’s chairman has threatened to keep home fans in detention at The Shay following matches while away supporters leave the ground after another game was marred by violence.

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Actions from Midgley United v Calder 76, at Midgley Rec.

Ten goals for Booth in rout

A difficult season for Copley United reached a new low on Saturday when their relegated side was thrashed 23-1 away to rampant Halifax AFL champions elect Illingworth St Mary’s.

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Late goal pegs back Brighouse

Late goal pegs back Brighouse

Brighouse Town registered their ninth draw in 17 Evo-Stik NPL Division One North home games this season with a 1-1 scoreline against Kendal yesterday.

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Brighouse Town v Ossett

town v ossett albion hi ian pic 2 no 10 mike fish scores town opener in there 4 - 0 win and no 8 thomas haigh scores the 4th

Brighouse impress on travels

Brighouse Town boosted their NPL Division One North play-off hopes with a comprehensive 4-0 win at Ossett Albion last night.

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town v ramsbottom mike fish far right turns after scoring town second with tom haigh no 8 looking on

Fish chips in with equaliser

Brighouse Town slipped a place in ninth in the Evo-Stik NPL’s First Division North yesterday after being held 2-2 at home by Ramsbottom United.

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No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

No more Champions League on terrestrial TV following £1.2bn BT deal

The Champions League is set to vanish from terrestrial TV following BT Sport’s £1.2bn deal for the rights to show Europe’s top football competition.

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Actions from Copley Utd v Shelf United, at Shroggs Park. Pictured is Billy Grogan and Jonny Jones

Copley bow out of Premier

Copley United’s relegation was confirmed when they were beaten 5-0 away to Shelf United in one of only two Premier Division games to go ahead in the Halifax AFL on Saturday.

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Football - Brighouse Town v FC Halifax Town. Ben Atkinson for Brighouse.

Brighouse sink leaders

Brighouse Town recovered from a shocking end to the first half to register probably their best win of the season in the Evo-Stik NPL yesterday.

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Football - Shelf Utd v Midgley Utd at West Vale. Callum Lewis for Shelf and Greg Spink for Midgley.

Shelf FC clinch final place

Shelf FC are celebrating reaching their first major final after beating Midgley United 3-1 in the Jack Haymer Challenge Cup at West Vale on Saturday.

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Storming finish gives Rams victory

Storming finish gives Rams victory

Northowram scored four goals in the final 18 minutes to run out 6-5 home winners over Warley Rangers in a remarkable Haslem-Sheppard Halifax AFL match on Saturday.

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Brighouse game off

Brighouse game off

Brighouse Town’s home game with Ossett Town in the Evo Stik NPL’s First Division North tonight is off due to a waterlogged pitch.

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Brighouse need maximum points from home games

It is a make or break weekend for Brighouse Town in their bid for a place in the Evo-Stik NPL Division One North play-offs.

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Ovenden WR on comeback trail

Ovenden WR on comeback trail

Ovenden West Riding are bidding to buck the trend and reform their senior team after folding last August.

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Actions from Illingworth v Calder 76, at Trinity Academy. Pictured is Damian Randall

Saints show title credentials

Illingworth St Mary’s took a giant step towards winning their first Haifax AFL Premier Division title with a 3-1 win over main rivals Ryburn United on Saturday.

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Football - Brighouse Sports v Warley Rangers. Warley's Jonny Lamb clears with his head.

Stand-in keeper is semi-final hero

Martin Boon was the unlikely hero as Warley Rangers produced a stunning shoot-out victory over a shell shocked Brighouse Sports to reach the final of the Halifax FA Saturday Cup.

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town v burscough fc  pic 2 adam baxter scores town goal

Brighouse held by strugglers

Brighouse Town dropped another two points when they were held 1-1 at home by the Evo Stik NPL’s bottom club Burscough yesterday.

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The Halifax Town Champions dinner raised �1,200 for the  Forget-Me-Not Children's Hospice. Jack Haymer, Stepen Oleksewycz and Jason Costello.

Funeral to take place for Halifax Town stalwart Jack Haymer

The funeral of Jack Haymer, a former Halifax Town director and well known figure in amateur football circles, will take place today (Friday).

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Brighouse Town v Tadcaster Albion
 Greg Pearson no 3 with Ben Wharton arms up celebrating town goal

Late goal sinks Brighouse in semi

Brighouse Town’s hopes of a West Riding County Cup final appearance were dashed by a goal five minutes from time at the Dual Seal Stadium last night.

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Ivy House v Junction. Ryan Murphy.

Saints shoot 10 points clear

Illingworth St Mary’s have opened up a 10-point lead at the top of the Halifax AFL after brushing aside Greetland 8-0 in one of only two Premier Division games to go ahead.

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town v ramsbottom united (away) hi ian pic 1 Ben Atkinson on right

Cup focus for Brighouse

Brighouse Town’s West Riding Cup semi-final at home to Tadcaster Albion tomorrow (Monday) has taken on extra significance after yesterday’s 2-0 defeat at Ramsbottom United.

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