It is sad to have to report that Premier Division team, Horse & Jockey have folded.
Ronnie Griffiths, who has been actively involved with the Altofts outfit said;
"It's disappointing when we are scratching around for players on a Sunday morning because some of the lads haven't turned up. There's half a dozen saying they will [be there] on the Saturday night and then their phones are switched off in the morning."
A lot of hard work goes on behind the scenes to get the game played on a Sunday morning - a fact that is often overlooked when the beer is flowing on a Saturday night.
Ronnie won't be put off though, he assures me that we will still see him at games - after thirty years in football it's a hard habit to break.
NOTE: Horse & Jockey (Altofts) record has been expunged from the League meaning that any team which has played them already will have the result of that fixture removed from their totals.
Ronnie was talking to Jon Scargill.
(c) J. Scargill (W&DSFL)