Shock as Davey leaves Knaresborough

Brian Davey with his Knaresborough captain Matt Duerden after his side won the NCEL League Cup last year

Brian Davey has resigned as manager Knaresborough Town, just a day before their first pre-season friendly and after eight years in charge. Knaresborough have expressed “shock and disappointment” at his decision, but accepted his reasons and wished him all the best for the future. Davey had overseen the most successful period in the club’s history  read more→

Recruitment going well for Selby boss

Selby Town manager Dave Ricardo has 12 players on the books so far

Dave Ricardo has made great inroads towards completing his Selby Town squad ahead of the new Toolstation NCEL Division One campaign. So far 12 players have committed themselves to playing for the Robins this season – six short of Ricardo’s aim of an 18-man squad. New faces to the Fairfax Plant Hire Stadium include Kingsley  read more→

Hall Road all set for historic night

The goalposts are now up Haworth Park - the new home of Hall Road Rangers

Hall Road Rangers are all set for their first match at their new home Haworth Park tomorrow night. FA Trophy winners North Ferriby United are the opponents for the historic evening – two months after the club said farewell to Dene Park. Volunteers have been working round the clock to get Haworth Park up to  read more→

Richards hoping to sign three players

Ian Richards wants to add three players to his Penistone Church team

Ian Richards is in talks with three un-named players as he plots Penistone Church’s promotion challenge. If he can persuade them to join his club then they have plenty to look forward to as Church are aiming to challenge at the top of the Toolstation NCEL Division One table. Church are also in the FA  read more→

‘Keeper Bailey’s back at Maltby Main

Experienced goalkeeper Jamie Bailey is back with Maltby Main after a year away

Popular goalkeeper Jamie Bailey is returning to Maltby Main for their centenary season. Bailey was Maltby’s long-serving stopper until last summer when he joined Shaw Lane Aquaforce before finishing the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division season at Parkgate. Bailey won various player of the year awards during his previous stint with the club. Veteran striker Brian  read more→

Parkgate boss goes back to the future

Parkgate manager Steve Adams has appointed his new assistant

Steve Adams has turned to one of his former assistants to replace Stuart Lowe at Parkgate. Adams was left without an assistant manager and coach on Friday night when Lowe was confirmed as Ryan Hindley’s number two at Hallam. However, the void has been filled within 48 hours as Adams now has his old pal  read more→

Ricardo’s Selby pull off memorable win

New Selby striker Kingsley Wetherald congratulates Jack Binns after the first goal

Pre-season friendlies may count for nothing, but Selby Town have started on a positive note after beating local giants Tadcaster Albion 2-1 at a busy Fairfax Plant Hire Stadium. Goals in either half from Jack Binns and Tom Chamberlain put Selby into a excellent position before Liam Ormsby’s penalty halved the deficit. Despite pressure, Selby  read more→

Hindley reveals his signings at Hallam

Former Pontefract striker Craig Rouse has signed for Hallam

Promotion-winner Craig Rouse will be lining up for Hallam over the next ten months. Striker Rouse, who helped steer Pontefract Collieries back into the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division after a 16-year exile in Division One, is one of six new signings at the Sheffield-based club. Hallam manager Ryan Hindley has also pulled several other impressive  read more→

Signings strengthen Athersley squad

Chris White is one of four new additions at Athersley Rec

Athersley Recreation have made an excellent start to their pre-season campaign by signing four proven Toolstation Northern Counties East League players. Arriving at the Barnsley-based club are attackers Adam Podmore and Chris White along with defender Andy McManus and versatile player Mick Jones. Podmore is best known for spell at Worsbrough, just like White, who finished  read more→

Players begin to sign for Worsbrough

Andrew Broadbent is remaining with ambitious Worsbrough Bridge

Worsbrough Bridge have started putting the foundations together for their new campaign by announcing several signings. Manager Mark Joyce is heading into his first campaign at the helm and he hoping to lead the club to heights that they have never experienced. Stalwart Andrew Broadbent is committed to play for the club again as is  read more→