Ashforth: Campion in better position now

North West Counties League First Division North  Lee Ashforth says changes in personnel have helped inspire Campion’s turnaround in form since the poor performance in the defeat to Steeton on Bank Holiday Monday in August. The loss at their local rivals was the peak manifestation of Campion’s grisly start to the season. Ashforth and James  read more→

Sheffield Senior Cup second round draw

The second round draw for the crisis-hit Sheffield FA Senior Cup has been made. Assuming the County FA have made no mistakes this time and the draw is correct, Ecclesfield Red Rose 1915’s tie against giants Worksop Town is one of the picks of the draw. The full draw Athersley Rec v Maltby Main Ecclesfield  read more→

FA Vase first round draw made

The FA Vase first round draw has been made and Emley are the only Yorkshire side who have been drawn at home. Emley will host North West Counties side Longridge Town on the weekend of Saturday 23rd October 2021. The rest of our teams are away. The draw (involving our Yorkshire sides) Abbey Hey v  read more→

Handsworth win see-saw battle with Hemsworth

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Round-Up  FA Cup heroes Handsworth eventually came out on top during the see-saw 5-3 battle with Hemsworth Miners Welfare at Olivers Mount. New Hemsworth manager Shane Kelsey must have seen some fight from side as they led for quite a bit of the game. The Wells raced into a 2-0 lead  read more→

Dacre double helps Goole storm through in the FA Vase

FA Vase Round-Up  In-form Goole AFC’s 4-0 beating of Maine Road was one of the standout results for the Yorkshire clubs in the second qualifying round ties. Captain Josh Dacre hit the net twice in the second half as Goole comfortably put their visitors to the sword. Chris Simpkins and Joel Spence laid the platform  read more→

Maspero resigns as Humber boss

Toolstation NCEL Division One Mark Maspero resigned as FC Humber United manager on the eve of the 2-2 draw with Armthorpe Welfare. Director of football Marc Brown has taken over as his replacement alongside Luke Herriott and assistant Paul Reed. Maspero can leave Humber with his head held high after performing miracles with the club.  read more→

Stephens is Glasshoughton’s hero

Toolstation NCEL Division One Round-Up Young gun Lewis Stephens scored the late winner as Glasshoughton Welfare ended a run of two consecutive defeats with the 3-2 win at Clipstone. Glasshoughton had been pegged back twice but Stephens’ goal secured maximum points. Recent signing Josh Whiteley and Jamie Simpson put Welfare ahead on separate occasions. Adam Baskerville’s  read more→

Wakefield stunned as Carty seals late win for Ecclesfield

Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League Round-Up  Premier Division  Carlton Carty was the late hero as in-form Ecclesfield Red Rose 1915 stunned ambitious Wakefield AFC. Jon Wragg’s men snatched a 2-1 victory at Hillsborough College, condemning Wakefield to their first defeat of the season. Ecclesfield had to come from behind as former Liversedge wide-man Red  read more→

Taylor holds nerve to secure Pickering their first win

NPL Division One East Round-Up  Super-sub Lewis Taylor held his nerve to score a late penalty in the 2-1 success at Frickley Athletic to secure Pickering Town their first win of the season. The victory was also Pickering’s first away from home in the league for over two years. Taylor came on in the 60th  read more→

Hurles-Brook and Keane net doubles as Campion reach seventh heaven

North West Counties League First Division North  Campion 7-1 St Helens Town  Leon Hurles-Brook and Danny Keane were double goal-scorers as ever-improving Campion wiped the floor with poor St Helens Town. The winless visitors only had themselves to blame after gifting Campion three first half goals – from Mark Ferguson, Keane and Hurles-Brook – because  read more→