Tadcaster 2-0 Droylsden

A mistake by Chris Thompson and a superb strike by Dos Santos on the stroke of full time saw Droylsden fall to a 2-0 defeat at Tadcaster.

Despite the home side having much of the ball in the first forty five minutes, The Bloods defence had held firm until Thompson collecting a back pass was dispossessed by Jason Day who set up Donald Chimalilo to score just before the half hour mark.
Tadcaster had started strong, Day letting rip a shot after just two minutes which clipped the cross bar but until the goal chances had been few and far between
A Domaine Rouse free kick, well saved by Burn in the Taddy goal just before half time was the Bloods best chance of the half after Danny Wilkins was felled as he broke from the half way line.
The game opened up after the break, Day having a great opportunity for a Taddy second only to head straight at Thompson while Chimalilo should have done better when he skied his attempt high over the bar.
At the other end Kane Hickman’s effort also cleared the bar after Danny Wilkins cross was only half dealt with by the Tadcaster defence.
With fifteen minutes left, Droylsden should have equalised, Rouse stretching at the far post putting his effort over the bar but after that it was all one way traffic.
Thompson saving at his near post from Dos Santos and clearing from out of his area after a ball over the top found day.Mbeke headed over unmarked from a corner before a strike from Dos Santos on the stroke of full time put the result beyond doubt.

Ossett United 3-3 Droylsden

It finished all square in this six goal rollercoaster tie at Ossett that saw the game swing backwards and forwards between the two sides.

The home team dominated the first twenty five minutes.
Guest could easily have given them the lead after just minutes, Thompson saving with his feet with the midfielder thru on goal.
The Bloods keeper was called into action minutes later, saving at full stretch from Tom Greaves and the striker had another opportunity minutes later at the back post from Porritt’s cross
Ossett took the lead in twenty minutes, The Bloods failing to clear a corner and Greaves firing into the net from twelve yards through a crowd of players
The Bloods though fought back, Webb Foster with two good opportunities firing over and levelled on thirty seven minutes, Jamie Frost quickly responding to a throw and crossing for Rhys Clooney to score at the back post.
Into first half injury time, the home side won a penalty, Phil Clarke hand balling on the edge of the area but Guest fired wide.
Ossett started the second half the stronger and regained the lead on fifty nine minutes, Greaves getting on the end of a cross.
The Bloods made a triple change straight after, Dom Smith, Domaine Rouse and Brandon Lockett all coming on.
But a minute later Greaves got his hat trick and seemed to have sealed the game for the home team
But Droylsden fought back, Webb Foster converting from a cross two minutes later before Rouse found himself with time to pick his spot as the home side played him on from an offside trap attempt to make it three all

Droylsden 1-4 Dunston

A hat trick from Scott Heslop saw Dunston to a comprehensive win at the Butchers Arms.
Both sides had chances early on, keeper Niall Harrison saving brilliantly from Andy Langford while Daniel Halliday and Luke Page both went close for the visitors
Daniel Wilkins had a great chance to score soon after, Webb Foster breaking down the right only for the attempt to clear the bar.
The Bloods took the lead on twenty six minutes through centre half Adam Rooney but Heslop equalised three minutes later, latching onto Mark Fitzpatrick’s through ball to find the bottom corner of the Droylsden net to level up 
Minutes later Heslop made it two putting the ball into the net after Chris Thompson had saved from Fitzpatrick.
Dunston took control after half time, Fitzpatrick pulling his attempt wide just two minutes after the break while Thompson was forced into saving twice in quick succession from Liam Marrs free kicks from the edge of the area.
The Bloods created little but a mistake by the visitors saw Langford put through only to see his attempt blocked.
At the other end Pearson saw his attempt blocked the Bloods defence but on fifty eight minutes the inevitable goal came,  Heslop returned the favour for Fitzpatrick, the striker scoring the visitors third

game was over as a contest six minutes later Heslop completing his hat trick as the Droylsden defence crumbled.
Webb Foster went close with a free kick for the Bloods who brought on Bianga, West and Clooney but it finished as another disappointing outing for Dave Pace’s men who have now conceded eight goals in their last two games.

Clitheroe 4-0 Droylsden

The Bloods record of never having won at Clitheroe was extended on a dull and damp afternoon at Shawbridge as the home team’s push for promotion continued with a fifth consecutive win

It was a disappointing performance from Dave Pace’s team who could only muster one shot on goal in the ninety minutes,

After an even first twenty minutes they fell behind to a penalty after keeper Chris Thompson brought down Owen Watkinson and Connor Gaul scored from the spot 

Almost from the kick off the home side could have doubled their lead, Cummings put through only for Thompson to save from close range and Cummings was denied again but Thompson who tipped his long range shot around the post just before half time.

The home side took control of the game in the second half, Watkinson pushing his attempt inches wide of the post three minutes in.

Clitheroe doubled their lead on 62 minutes,Carney  clinically finishing Watkinson’s after the Bloods defence opened up.

Twelve minutes later as Droylsden pushed to get back into the game, Clitheroe broke the left and Le e Neville deflected the ball into his own net.

With five minutes to go Watkinson made it four for the home team finishing a miserable day for the Bloods.