A round-up of the action in the Youth Alliance League North-West Conference from Saturday 20th August

Despite having the week off Burnley are still at the top of the table but Bury have now joined them on two wins from two after winning 5-4 in an entertaining match at Accrington Stanley. Tranmere are now in third after their 3-1 success at home to Port Vale, while in fourth come Preston after they nicked a tight victory 1-0 away to Carlisle at Creighton Rugby Club, and completing the top five are Walsall after their 2-1 win at home to Shrewsbury.

Further down the table there was a cracking match at Wigan where Stockport just came out on top 6-5, while Morecambe and Rochdale picked up 2-1 and 4-1 home wins against Oldham and Blackpool respectively. The only draw in the division this week coming in North Wales where the game between Wrexham and Macclesfield finished 1-1. Next week for Carlisle sees yet another home game for the young Blues as this time they face Morecambe in an 11am kick-off at Creighton Rugby Club.

 

Results in the division on Saturday 20th August

Accrington Stanley 4-5 Bury
Carlisle United 0-1 Preston North End
Morecambe 2-1 Oldham Athletic
Rochdale 4-1 Blackpool
Tranmere Rovers 3-1 Port Vale
Walsall 2-1 Shrewsbury Town
Wigan Athletic 5-6 Stockport County
Wrexham 1-1 Macclesfield Town

 

Fixtures in the division on Saturday 27th August

Burnley v Blackpool
Bury v Rochdale
Carlisle United v Morecambe
Oldham Athletic v Preston North End

 

 

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