Hallam cast aside the disappointment of that midweek Senior Cup defeat to Swinton Athletic with a come from behind 3-1 win at near-neighbours Dronfield Town on Saturday. The win sees the Countrymen up to tenth in Toolstation Division One, write Ian Jones and Glenn Poulton for www.hallamfc.uk
A crowd of 116 saw the visitors threaten early on, with Mark Wilson and Reece Treasure clattering the crossbar in the early stages, and Dronfield’s Callum Mawbey following suit shortly after ; but it was the home side, fresh from their excellent home win over high-flying Campion in midweek who hit the front after 43 minutes, as Mawbey fed Daniel Wood to strike the opener with half time beckoning.
Hallam’s interest in the 2019/20 Sheffield and Hallamshire Senior Cup ended at the third round stage on Tuesday evening when the Countrymen were beaten - fair and square- 2-0 by in-form County Senior League side Swinton Athletic on a cold Sandygate evening, write Ian Jones and Glenn Poulton for the Hallam FC Website.
This was Hallam’s first competitive game since defeat at Campion at the beginning of November; Swinton’s last outing had been a 7-0 win over Jubilee Sports on the 16th of last month, so both sides will have been glad to get back into action.
After a three-week layoff, Hallam suffered a disappointing return to competitive action when second-placed Campion inflicted a 5-2 defeat on the Countrymen at the Kay and Lane Insurance Stadium in Bradford on Saturday afternoon, write Ian Jones and Glenn Poulton for the Hallam FC Website.
Hallam drop to tenth in Toolstation NCEL Division One as a result but have games in hand on most of the sides around them and lie just five points adrift of the automatic promotion places.
On a cold afternoon on Scotchman Road and in front of a hardy crowd of 67, Hallam made the early running , and Tom Wilson and Micah Bishop threatened in the first quarter of an hour; but 18 minutes in, the visitors failed to clear their lines effectively, and Jason Carney opened the scoring for the hosts.
Hallam ‘s Under 19’s sit atop the Worksop Van Hire North Midlands Development Football League this morning ( 25th October) after coming from behind to clinch a thrilling 3-2 win at Sheffield Fc Under 19’s, writes Anne Holland for the Hallam FC website.
The young Countrymen enjoy a one-point advantage over Sheffield United Under-19’s-having played a game fewer- but had to battle to clinch the three points in Dronfield.
Charlie Cope levelled the score up at 1-1 just before the half time whistle, and Alex McIllvaney put the visitors in front just after the break. Cope scored again to increase Hallam’s advantage to 3-1, and despite a late penalty for the home side, the Countrymen saw time out to clinch the win and three points.
Hallam’s eight-match unbeaten run hit a bump in the road yesterday afternoon when, watched by another stunning crowd of 439, the Countrymen fell to single -goal defeat to near neighbours Swallownest in Toolstation NCEL Division One. It was game of few chances-and was a contest which won’t live long in the memory of Hallam Manager Stephen Whitehead, write Ian Jones and Glenn Poulton for the Hallam FC Website.
Watched by a huge attendance which included a group of visitors from the Norwegian Travel Service , a party from the University of Sheffield, and by youngsters from Soccer Sixes who acted as ball-boys for the afternoon, both teams fielded attacking line ups as the game kicked off on a surface softened by the recent heavy rainfall but expertly prepared by the ground staff.
Following our abanboned game earlier in the season v Worsbrough Bridge Athletic the NCEL have decided that the game, as per FA rules, should be replayed.
The game has been rescheduled for Saturday 1st February 2020 and Worsbrough have allocated the game as a 'pay what you want game' with all proceeds going to the Barnsley Hospital Charity.
A late header from substitute Reece Treasure clinched three points for Hallam after their 2-1 win over Harrogate Railway Athletic at Station View on Saturday afternoon. The victory extended the Countrymen's recent fine run to eight games without defeat in all competitions and elevated the Sandygate side to fifth in Toolstation NCEL Division One. However, Rail proved to be a much more difficult proposition than in the reverse fixture in Sheffield in mid September , and Hallam needed to come from behind to clinch a league double over the North Yorkshire side, write Ian Jones and Glenn Poulton for the Hallam FC Website.