Wakefield Sunday League: Danny Young at the double in Athletic win over Fryston

Two goals from Danny Young and one for the returning Regan Barry saw Wakefield Athletic produce a shock but deserved victory over Premiership One outfit Fryston AFC in a Wakefield Sunday Group Two Inter-League game.

Wednesday, 21st April 2021, 8:00 am
Wakefield Athletic's Danny Young.

Athletic shrugged off the loss of Dominic Merrill to a knee injury to take the lead as Young combined with Levon Zserdicky to score.

Regan doubled the lead after the break with a perfectly weighted lob after collecting Jack Rothery’s pass.

Fryston pulled a goal back when a left-flank corner by John Adey was headed on target by Stephen Campbell.

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Both goalmouths then lived dangerously before the Young brothers linked up in the 79th minute to see Kieran Young find Danny Young, who produced a deft finish to seal a 3-1 success for the hard working Wakefield side.

Fryston pulled a goal, but Athletic sealed their win when Kieran Young found Danny Young who produced a deft finish.

Mikey Bell MOM was shared by Kane Whittaker, Joe Dack and Mamadou Touray.

Wakefield Athletic’s second string ran Whitwood Metrostars, a team two tiers above them, close but rued missed chances as they lost 2-1.

They trailed 2-0 before Atif Din headed home a superb teasing cross by Jonathan Hoddell.

In the second half the Wakefield side forced the hosts on the back foot, but squandered chances were to prove costly as Whitwood saw the game out at 2-1.

Mikey Bell MOM went to Mohammed Usman, Jonathan Hoddell and Hammad Ali.

A depleted Wakefield Athletic B team lost 5-1 to West End Terriers. Abdul Mohammedkair netted, but also saw a penalty saved.

Mikey Bell MOM was Gareth Sharpe, Gary Harwood and Jake Stevens.

Shepherds Arms were on the winning end of a 3-1 result as they hosted Kirklands with Bradley Kilner netting in the first half and the victory being sealed by second half efforts from Tom Brook and Brandon Kane.

Despite a hat-trick from Matty Williamson, Peacock had to settle for a draw against AFC Viaduct.

Regan Dixon also netted twice, but Peacock were held 5-5 with Frederick Stower bagging all five of Viaduct's goals.

Lee Carrington and Braiden Barry struck for Ryhill Seniors in their 2-1 success against AFC Ackworth.

Stanley United enjoyed a 2-0 home win over Pontefract Sports & Social with both goals coming from Joe Scargill.

Away day success came for Nostell MW as they beat Travellers Stanley 5-2 with goals by Ben McAdam (two), Thomas Booth, Daniel Bradley and Elliot Johnson.

A seven-goal thriller went the way of visitors Horse & Jockey as they beat Wrenthorpe Rangers 4-3 with Joe Lord (two), George Bartle and Rob Gibson on target.