Simms one of many referees promoted

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Popular West Riding County FA referee Jane Simms is one of many officials who have been promoted. FIFA referee Simms will take charge of National North games next season as well as acting as an assistant referee in National League matches. She recently took charge of the Toolstation NCEL League Cup final which saw Handsworth  read more→

Colley moves to Stockport

Former Harrogate Railway striker Lamin Colley has signed for Stockport County

Young striker Lamin Colley has signed for Stockport County. Colley joins Stockport from Bradford (Park Avenue), where he spent most of last season. Prior to that, he had impressed for Harrogate Railway in the Evo Stik Division One North as Nathan Cartman’s strike partner. Colley has also played for Farsley AFC and Liversedge.

Another eye-catching signing for Lane

Shaw Lane boss Craig Elliott is delighted to have added Alex Davidson to his squad

Craig Elliott has captured one of his main targets by adding exciting winger Alex Davidson to his Shaw Lane Aquaforce squad. The former North Ferriby United player joins from Bradford (Park Avenue) and is another eye-catching signing for the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division champions. Elliott told Non League Yorkshire: “I am a massive fan of  read more→

Scarborough retain six and sign one

Bryan Hughes (right) and Paul Foot (left) have started planning for next season at Scarborough Athletic

Scarborough Athletic have revealed that a raft of players have committed themselves to the Evo Stik Division One North club for next season. Tom Corner and Dan Clayton are staying with the Seadogs, as are Gary Bradshaw, Ben Middleton, Matty Plummer and Alex Metcalfe. Scarborough have also confirmed the signing of Dominic Rowe from Harrogate  read more→

2015-16 NCEL constitution released

Pontefract joint manager Nick Handley looks on shocked after Lincoln Moorlands lose their only match-ball after just five minutes which led to a long delay in Collieries' eventual 7-0 win in April

Lincoln Moorlands Railway’s survival is the main surprise of the proposed Toolstation Northern Counties East League constitution for the 2015-16 season. Perennial crisis club Lincoln failed to fulfil four Division One fixtures last season, but have remarkably received a reprieve, despite finishing second bottom in Division One. Lincoln also notably ran out of actual footballs after just  read more→

Miller and Milne staying at Brewers

Paddy Miller (pictured) and Andy Milne will play for Tadcaster under Billy Miller

Paddy Miller and Andy Milne have committed themselves to a further season at Tadcaster Albion. Both players are popular faces at the i2i Sports Stadium and Milne won the supporters’ player of the season award last season. Milne and Miller are the first players to commit their futures to Tadcaster since the appointment of Billy  read more→

Ashforth announces coaching staff

Harrogate Railway boss Lee Ashforth with new assistant Simon Wood (right) and head of development Steve Grime (left). Photo: Caught Light Photography

New Harrogate Railway manager Lee Ashforth has announced his coaching staff. Simon Wood, who was already player/coach, has been appointed as assistant manager. Steve Grime has taken up the role of head of development. Wood has been a player at Station View for the past few seasons and will be still used on the field  read more→

Hull United and Westella promoted

Hull United and Westella have been promoted to the NCEL

Hull United and Westella & Willerby are set to take their places in the Toolstation NCEL Division One next season. Both clubs have confirmed that the FA have sent email confirmation of their promotion from the Humber Premier League and Central Midlands League. The FA have yet to publish the full line-ups for the Premier  read more→

Hackworth steps down at Pickering

Tony Hackworth has resigned as Pickering manager

Pickering Town need a new manager after Tony Hackworth stepped down last night. The former Leeds United player had been set to lead Pickering next season in what would have been his first full campaign at the helm. He had replaced Mitch Cook back in November at the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division club. Hackworth said: “Standing  read more→

Big changes at Worsbrough Bridge

Worsbrough Bridge have a new chairman and first team management team

Worsbrough Bridge have appointed a new chairman and first team management team. Wayne Radford has replaced Jonathan Cotterill-Bolsover as chairman, while reserve team bosses Mark Joyce and Nick Haywood have taken charge of the Toolstation NCEL Division One side. Radford said of his own appointment: “I am thrilled and very excited to be joining the  read more→