Match Report: Darlington 1-0 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue slipped to a first defeat in three games with an unfortunate defeat at promotion chasing Darlington. The only goal of the evening came with 10 minutes to play, Harvey Saunders firing home although Matt Hill seemed to be clearly fouled in the build-up. The hosts struck the woodwork twice through Dave Syers […]

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Match Report: Avenue 2-1 Altrincham

Bradford Park Avenue made it two wins in a row with a 2-1 victory over 10-man Altrincham. Bradford went ahead just over a quarter of an hour in, Oli Johnson finishing after good work from Jake Hibbs, but Elliot Newby levelled with a well taken goal to send the sides into half time at 1-1. […]

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Match Report: Telford 1-3 Avenue

A Wayne Brooksby hat-trick gave Bradford Park Avenue a deserved three points as they defeated fellow strugglers AFC Telford United. Brooksby saw a show deflect past home goalkeeper Callum Burton to give Avenue a half-time lead but a Lee Hughes penalty drew Telford level in the second half. The Bucks looked to be in charge […]

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Match Report: Stalybridge 4-3 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue failed to make their game in hand count as they were defeated in a goal fest at bottom of the league Stalybridge Celtic. Goals from Danny Pilkington and James Roberts sandwiched Wayne Brooksby’s first for Bradford and a comedic goal for Shane Killock, both of which goalkeeper Grant Shenton won’t watch back […]

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Match Report: Avenue 1-3 Halifax

Bradford Park Avenue suffered back-to-back defeats as they went down 3-1 in the West Yorkshire derby against FC Halifax Town. There was no doubting that it was a derby as an all-action second half saw two red cards and four goals in front of a bumper crowd at the Horsfall Stadium. Oli Johnson was at the […]

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Match Report: Avenue 0-1 Gloucester

Bradford Park Avenue fell to a first league defeat in over a month with a 1-0 home reverse by Gloucester City. Zack Kotwica scored the only goal of a scrappy game, though Avenue’s Oli Johnson did have a chance brilliantly kept out by visiting goalkeeper Jasbir Singh. Adam Nowakowski, who had recently been filling in […]

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Match Report: Avenue 1-3 Farsley

Bradford Park Avenue lost in the County Cup for the first time in three years, with a 3-1 defeat to Farsley Celtic in the semi-final. Avenue, who have won the West Riding County Cup in each of the last two seasons, could only name 11 fit and eligible players for the tie, with no-one on […]

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Match Report: Nuneaton 1-2 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue moved out of the relegation zone with a 2-1 win at fellow strugglers Nuneaton Town. Avenue’s third consecutive victory was set in motion when an error from home goalkeeper Tyrell Belford allowed Shane Killock to net his first goal for the club. And in the second period, Oli Johnson smashed home on […]

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Match Report: Avenue 5-1 Gainsborough

Bradford Park Avenue won for the second game in a row with a comprehensive victory over fellow strugglers Gainsborough Trinity. The game heavily swung 20 minutes in however, when visiting goalkeeper George Willis was sent off for violent conduct, Trinity without a recognised goalkeeper amongst the substitutes. Nicky Wroe converted the resulting penalty to see […]

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Match Report: Curzon 1-2 Avenue

A fantastic team performance saw Bradford Park Avenue claim their second victory of 2017 away at Curzon Ashton. James Knowles headed the opener before Avenue were left scratching their heads going into the break, as Matty Warburton’s equaliser was somehow not greeted with an offside flag. However it was all academic as a dominant second […]

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