Pool 1 Baildon Trinity Athletic 1 (aet)

(1-2 on pens)

UNDERDOGS Baildon Trinity Athletic upset the formbook to win the Wharfedale & District FA Cup final at Guiseley on Monday.

The West Yorkshire League Division Two side lifted the trophy for the first time since 2009 when they won a penalty-shoot out 2-1 against their Premier Division rivals.

Their hero was keeper David Naylor. he made a string of outstanding saves and was deservedly named man of the match.

Pool had much of the play in the first half but found it tough trying to break open the resolute and hard-working Trinity defence.

They were frustrated in their efforts to turn their superiority into goals until Richard Bull produced a clever piece of skill on the half hour to break the deadlock.

He created space to power home a shot off the inside of a post.

Pool continued to dominate with Scott Cater giving the Baildon defence plenty to think about, along with the tireless Grant Bligh who deserved better results from his numerous crosses.

Dave Thompson was another who stood out for Pool, but, midway through the second half, and almost inevitably, Baildon equalised via a powerful header by hard-working Graham Carney from a well-struck corner.

The match remained in deadlock as the 90 minutes came to an end. Extra time saw Pool again the most likely to score, but the final touch in front of goal was missing.

The nearest they came was when the outstanding Naylor saw the ball slip through his hands, but a defender had him covered to clear off the line.

Several goalmouth scrambles followed, but this was Trinity's day.

Penalties followed with both teams firing one wide, and both keepers making a couple of excellent saves before, with the score 2-1, Pool's last penalty was saved and Baildon started their celebrations.