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TAFC Well Represented At League Awards

By Jay Taylor

Congratulations to Harry Coates and Joe Lumsden who were both named in the Team of the Season at the Evo-Stik Awards in Barnsley on Sunday evening.

With another campaign drawing to a close, Sunday night saw all clubs in the East, West & Premier Divisions come together to celebrate the outstanding performers in the 2018/19 season.

The first major award of the night saw top goalscorer Joe Lumsden just miss out on the Evo-Stik League NPL Show Supporters Award to Radcliffe FC’s Tunde Owolabi. Finishing runner-up is still a tremendous achievement for Albion’s marksman who is currently on 23 goals for the season.

Next on the agenda was the Evo-Stik East Team of the Season which is voted by the management of each club. Taddy saw two players named in the eleven; defender Harry Coates and striker Joe Lumsden were both named in their debut seasons at the club. Only two clubs had two players make the vote; Morpeth Town and Tadcaster Albion.

Evo-Stik East Team of the Season in full:

Harrison Foulkes (GK) – Pickering Town
Ben Algar (RB) – Frickley Athletic
Ashley Grayson (LB) – Sheffield FC
Harry Coates (CB) – Tadcaster Albion
Adam Wheatley (CB) – Marske United
Ben Sayer (LCM) – Morpeth Town
Joe Boachie (CM) – Stamford
David Carson (RCM) – Morpeth Town
Joe Lumsden (LF) – Tadcaster Albion
Eli Hey (RF) – Pontefract Collieries
Aaron Martin (CF) – Brighouse Town

The Brewers weren’t finished there though as it was later announced that Joe Lumsden was also named in the starting eleven of the NPL Show Media Team of the season in a front three with Tunde Owolabi and Colne’s rising young talent Alex Curran.

Media Team of the Season in full:

Theo Roberts (GK) – Buxton
Adam Jones (RB) – Mossley
Jack Higgins (LB) – Farsley Celtic
Dillon Morse (CB) – South Shields
Aaron Morris (CB) – Runcorn Linnets
Alistair Waddecar (CM) – Bamber Bridge
Ben Hardcastle (LCM) – Atherton Collieries
Ben Garrity (RCM) – Warrington Town
Tunde Olowabi (RF) – Radcliffe
Alex Curran (LF) – Colne
Joe Lumsden (CF) – Tadcaster Albion


Tom Taylor – Scarborough Athletic
Josh Lacey – Scarborough Athletic
Craig Baxter – South Shields
Andrew Keogh – Mossley
Dave Syers – Farsley Celtic
Nathan Watson – Basford United
Nathan Cartman – Farsley Celtic

Congratulations to both players on their awards, fully deserved after making huge impressions since joining the club.

Long may the success continue.


Updated 12:03 - 8 Apr 2019 by Jay Taylor

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