League leaders Yorkshire Amateur made it seven wins on the trot as they triumphed in their Leeds derby against Garforth Town 1-0 thanks to a Jason St Juste winner twelve minutes from time, writes Ian Robinson.
Ammers Manager Neil Sibson was happy to claim the bragging rights, telling TBG “I’m delighted to get the points to top off an excellent week for us. We knew it wouldn’t be easy today as the local bragging rights were up for grabs and form can go out of the window.”
“At the minute we have a few struggling with injuries, as do a lot of teams, and we picked up a couple more today, so it makes the win more satisfying after having to reshuffle players around.”
“We came in at half time at 0-0 but the message was no need to panic as we created plenty of opportunities with the Town keeper in fine form. Second half we kept turning the screw and we finally got our just reward with great work down the left from Tianni to set up St Juste to prod home. We kept on the front foot with Garforth putting their bodies on the line so credit to them, and I’m sure they will take great heart from their dogged performance and they will turn the corner soon. Last season we learnt valuable lessons and we seem to be using that to our advantage now so I’m very happy.”
Neil then turned his attention to the week ahead with a couple of tough games on the horizon.
“We have another tough match on Saturday when we travel to Knaresborough but first we have a tricky cup tie at home to Liversedge on Tuesday night where we will be hoping to rest a few bodies.”