Wensleydale football team to compete in county cup final

Carperby Rovers celebrate their semi-final win.

Carperby Rovers FC will contest the final of the North Riding Saturday Challenge Cup tonight.

The Dales team will take on Edgehill FC of the Scarborough and District League, who are unbeaten in their league this season and have previously won the competition.

Carperby were last in the final in 2004 when they were beaten 2-1 by Dormans FC.

Carperby manager Paul Dinsdale said: “The club is incredibly proud of the lads for getting to the final, and look forward to the challenge of taking on previous winners Edgehill.

“We’ve had some great performances to get this far, with everyone contributing.”

The game will be played at the North Riding Fa’s headquarters in Broughton Road, Stokesley.

Kick off is 7.30pm. Admission is £3 for adults, £1 for concessions.