Match Report: Avenue 1-2 Southport

Recently-relegated Southport came from behind to defeat 10-man Bradford Park Avenue in the second game of the season. Avenue opened the scoring after just 10 minutes, Adam Boyes netting his second in two games on the end of a flowing move down the Bradford right. However Southport were gifted an equaliser as some poor defending […]

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Match Report: Tamworth 0-1 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue won on the opening day for the first time since 2010 with a late victory at Tamworth. Adam Boyes netted in the 97th minute after good work from Wayne Brooksby to create the chance, as Mark Bower’s men continued last season’s habit of scoring late winners. Boyes had come close in the […]

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Match Report: Avenue 2-4 Altrincham

Bradford Park Avenue fell to defeat in their final pre-season match, losing 4-2 to Northern Premier League favourites Altricnham. It was Avenue’s first defeat of the summer after four wins and five losses, and they looked set to hold their unbeaten record as Wayne Brooksby and Adam Boyes twice put the hosts into the lead, […]

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Match Report: Farsley 0-0 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue failed to win for the first time in pre-season, as they were held to a competitive 0-0 draw at Farsley Celtic. In an uneventful opening half-hour, Avenue had the best chance as a trialist, who scored the winner at Ossett Town on Tuesday, just couldn’t prod home as a loose ball fell […]

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Match Report: Ossett 0-1 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue made it four pre-season wins from four with a one-sided but narrow victory at Ossett Town. A trialist scored the only goal of the game in the first half with an impressive turn and finish just outside the box in the first half. Avenue came into the game with nine trialists in […]

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Match Report: Albion 1-3 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue made it three pre-season wins from three with victory over Albion Sports. Wayne Brooksby opened the scoring in the first half before Adam Boyes’ header and a Nicky Boshell penalty sealed the deal against Albion, who pulled one back through Alex Cusack. Avenue took the leads after only 10 minutes. A busy […]

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Match Report: Avenue 3-0 Bradford City

Bradford Park Avenue ran out comfortable winners in the Tom Banks Memorial Trophy, with a 3-0 victory over near-neighbours Bradford City at a sun-drenched Horsfall Stadium. Stuart McCall brought his first-team for their first pre-season friendly of the season, but were unable to cope with Mark Bower’s men who took their chances in the opening […]

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Match Report: Campion 1-6 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue made an assured start to pre-season with an emphatic victory over local neighbours Campion. Oli Johnson was the star of the show at Manningham Mills, netting a fine hat-trick in the space of five first half minutes. Adam Boyes and Wayne Brooksby also netted for Bradford before trialist Nicky Boshell firing in […]

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Match Report: Kidderminster 3-1 Avenue

Bradford Park Avenue fell to defeat in their final league match of the season, but it would not dampen supporters’ moods on a day of celebration. Avenue had secured an unthinkable escape from relegation 12 days prior, and their final away trip of the season had a party atmosphere as supporters sung, danced and even conga’d […]

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Match Report: Avenue 0-2 Stockport

Bradford Park Avenue fell to a first defeat in five games at the hands of play-off chasing Stockport County. Avenue held their own in a well-contested match in front of the largest crowd of the season at the Horsfall Stadium, but late goals from Josh Amis and Danny Lloyd kept the visitors’ promotion hopes alive. […]

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