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LGFC Senior Team to Relaunch
The following article was posted on leighgenesis.com on 29th May 2012
End of the line for Genesis senior side
With the withdrawal of the club’s application to join the North West Counties League for next season, it has now been confirmed that Leigh Genesis FC will no longer operate at semi-professional level.
Running out of time
Club likely to cease semi-pro operations.
Clitheroe 6 Leigh Genesis 0
Leigh Genesis' Evo-Stik League First Division North campaign ended in the same way as several games previous to it as Alan Kershaw's side suffered a resounding Bank Holiday defeat away to Clitheroe on the final day of the season.
Leigh Genesis 3 Warrington Town 3
A last minute equaliser from former Leigh striker Gavin Salmon earned a dramatic point for visitors Warrington in a thrilling local derby at Crilly Park.
Leigh Genesis 1 Mossley 3
Despite dominating much of the second half, Leigh Genesis' penultimate home game of the season ended with defeat to Mossley, thanks largely to two quickfire first half goals from the visitors.
Bamber Bridge 3 Leigh Genesis 0
Leigh Genesis' poor season continued to slump towards it's conclusion as Alan Kershaw's side suffered a comprehensive defeat away to seventh-placed Bamber Bridge.
Leigh Genesis 2 Radcliffe Borough 1
A second half blockbuster from Marvin McDonald and an outstanding goalkeeping performance from Andy Farrimond gave Leigh Genesis a deserved Evo-Stik League First Division North victory over Radcliffe Borough at Crilly Park.
Leigh Genesis 0 Durham City 4
Leigh Genesis' relegation from the Evo-Stik League First Division North was confirmed with a comprehensive home defeat to Durham City at Crilly Park.
Leigh Genesis 3 Ossett Albion 3
An injury time strike from Ossett Albion skipper Michael Senior secured a point for the visitors in an entertaining battle between the league's basement sides.