Liversedge condemned to two defeats

Liversedge's Andy Wood in action against Bridlington Town
Liversedge's Andy Wood in action against Bridlington Town

Liversedge are anxiously looking over their shoulders at the Northern Counties East League Premier Division relegation zone following two defeats in four days.

Sedge lost 3-1 at Bridlington Town last Saturday and were then beaten 2-0 at home to Staveley on Tuesday night.

They are now just eight points clear of the bottom two with 14 matches remaining.

The Bridlington game was settled by half-time as the home side led 3-0 with goals from Tom Fleming, Jarrod Smalley and Danny Brunton.

Marco Lopez pulled a 90th minute consolation goal back for Sedge but it was too late.

Ellis Wall gave Staveley the lead on the stroke of half-time on Tuesday, with Kurtis Morley’s 69th minute goal securing the visitors three points.

n Liversedge Under-19s are six points clear of AFC Emley at the top of the Northern Youth Alliance League East Division following a 6-0 win over Ossett Town on Monday.

Robert Thomas gave Sedge a 1-0 half-time lead before Vaughan Radford grabbed a hat-trick, Thomas hit second and Bradley Patefield completed the rout.