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LOCAL FOOTBALL: Carnegie bidding for home win
East Yorkshire Carnegie FC remain joint fourth in the Northern Counties East League ahead of their home game against AFC Emley tomorrow (Saturday, Sept 9th) at Dunswell Park (3pm Kick-off).
In their last match on Wednesday night Carnegie left it late to come from two goals behind to rescue a draw and claim their first point away from home against Ollerton Town. First to strike, in the 90th minute, was skipper Michael O’Connell and then, three minutes later, super sub Tom Whiting popped in the equaliser for Carnegie to end the game 2-2. Tom’s late strike meant he has now scored three goals in his last two appearances from off the bench.
East Yorkshire Carnegie were formed in 2016 by owner Jamie Waltham and were promoted in their first season from the Humber Premier League to the Northern Counties East League (NCEL) Division One for the current campaign. Based on the outskirts of Beverley their ground at Dunswell Park, which has a capacity of 2,000 of which 400 is seated within the South Stand Stadium part of the ground.
They have a full set up of teams throughout the club ranging from the Men’s First team to the Ladies First team down to a broad range of youth teams including boys and girls.