Parkgate 2 v Garforth Town 1
An invaluable 3 points gives a 3 place leap in league
TOOLSTATION -NORTHERN COUNTIES EAST FOOTBALL LEAGUE -PREMIER DIVISION
SATURDAY 09TH APRIL 2016 - KICK OFF 3PM
PARKGATE FC 2 HT 2-1 GARFORTH TOWN 1
05 mins Craig Laight 29 mins Mark Simpson
36 mins Alex Lill
After slipping into the bottom three due to midweek results, this was a game in which only a win would do. From the start Parkgate were strong and resolute in their efforts. A long throw into the penalty area after only 4 minutes saw Craig Laight head home to give the Steelmen the lead. The first 20 minutes was totally dominated by Parkgate and a second goal looked inevitable.
However when the second goal came it was a equaliser for Garforth. On 29 minutes Richard Spink in the Parkgate goal could only parry a shot away and Mark Simpson netted from close range. Parkgate spurred on by the home crowd upped their game and were rewarded on 36 minutes when a low shot wrong footed Garforth keeper from Alex Lill deservedly restored Parkgates lead at the break.
The second half saw plenty of determination from both sides but with no further scoring the points were Parkgates. The home side did also have Patrick Lindley sent of for a second yellow card offence towards the end.