Grassroots sport to return after lockdown

Grassroots sport is to return after the lockdown ends next week. Prime Minister Boris Johnson confirmed this in a statement to the House of Commons on Monday morning. The country will go back to the Tiered system so most of our Yorkshire clubs are likely to be affected by Tier 3. This means at the  read more→

Pickering boss wants to add more firepower

Pickering Town manager Steve Roberts wants to add more firepower to his ranks. The Pikes are yet to score more than twice in any of their opening seven NPL Division One North West matches and Roberts has identified his attack as an area for improvement. “I believe we are stronger as a group and more  read more→

Meynell named as Armthorpe assistant

Rhys Meynell has been reunited with Lee Morris after being announced as his assistant at Armthorpe Welfare. Morris initially played with Meynell at Shaw Lane Aquaforce during the 2015/16 season. Ex-Gusieley and Harrogate Town centre-back Meynell then played under Morris at Goole AFC, Frickley Athletic and Worsbrough Bridge. In the past three years Meynell has  read more→

Government commit £14 million to Step 3 to 6 clubs

Steps 3 to 6 clubs have received a boost as the Government have committed £14 million to help them get through the coming months. The Sport Winter Survival package is part of a £300 million funding deal for sports clubs across the country. It is unclear at this stage how the money will be distributed  read more→

NCEL hope for 8th December restart

The Toolstation NCEL are aiming to restart on December 8th, if Government restrictions allow. The current lockdown measures are due to end on December 2nd, but could be extended. A Saturday 5th December restart has been ruled out regardless of Government restrictions due to concerns over “player welfare and safety”. The NCEL said: “Club representatives  read more→

Morris takes over Armthorpe

Lee Morris has been confirmed as the new manager of Armthorpe Welfare. It marks a quick return to the Non League scene for the legendary striker who left Worsbrough Bridge after four games into the Toolstation NCEL Division One campaign to take a break from the game. He had been at the helm of Worsbrough  read more→

Hurles-Brook rejoins leaders Campion

Lively attacker Leon Hurles-Brook has rejoined Toolstation NCEL Division One leaders Campion – the club he left in pre-season. Hurles-Brook is the third recent signing at the promotion-chasing behind marksman Joe Jagger and Penistone Church defender Tom Brennan. The attack-minded player signed for Silsden in the summer after several years of service at Campion and  read more→

Steeton’s first game at Marley will be worth the wait – Mason

The bunting and the scissors for the ribbon cutting for Steeton’s historic first game at Marley Stadium remain in their boxes for the time being.  The ‘opening ceremony’ was meant to be tomorrow when Garstang were scheduled to visit Marley for the North West Counties League clash. That was until the new lockdown measures were  read more→

Higher league midfielder joins Ossett

Midfielder Jack Dyche has joined Wayne Benn’s Ossett United. Dyche, who can also play upfront, has left higher league Hyde United to sign for Ossett. He has also previously played for Ashton United, Guiseley and Bradford (Park Avenue). Wayne Benn told Ossett’s official website: “We are really pleased to confirm Jack’s signing, he is a  read more→

Player Profile – Liversedge’s Ollie Fearon

We’ve brought back the Player Profile series which were a popular feature during the 2016/17 season and next up is star Liversedge striker Ollie Fearon from the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division. Name Ollie Fearon Age 25  Current Club  Liversedge  Previous Clubs  Handsworth, AFC Mansfield, Penistone Church, Worsbrough Bridge, Maltby Main, Frickley Athletic. Day Job  Primary  read more→