Son of club great Glavin joins Emley

Conor Glavin, the son of one of Emley’s greatest ever managers, is going to be playing for the club this season. Glavin’s father Ronnie, the ex-Celtic and Barnsley star who guided Emley to their famous FA Cup third round tie with West Ham at Upton Park in 1998. Emley gave their Premier League opponents a  read more→

Stress nearly made Hilton quit Stocksbridge job

“It is a very good question,” laughs Chris Hilton as he begins to answer why he’s agreed to a sixth campaign in the Stocksbridge Park Steels hot-seat considering he’s having to rebuilt his squad yet again. Just a few months ago health nearly made him to quit a role he loves doing. Flirtations with the  read more→

Stocksbridge beaten by Spennymoor

Chris Hilton was not “disheartened” as Stocksbridge Park Steels went down 5-0 to National North giants Spennymoor Town at Bracken Moor. The Steels actually flew out of the traps brilliantly and probably should have taken the lead in the opening gambits against a team two league higher. But a bizarre own goal (see tweet below)  read more→

Maltby sign NCEL’s most wanted – Gavin King

Maltby Main have managed to sign one of the Toolstation NCEL’s most wanted players in Gavin King. The striker scored 63 goals in 90 appearances for Ollerton Town and understandably received a lot of offers over the past couple of years.  Now after a successful pre-season with Maltby, King has decided to try his hand  read more→

Macorison confident of ending Railway’s decline

New Harrogate Railway manager Des Macorison is desperate to reward the club’s volunteers with success on-the-field at Station View this season. Railway, a club that enjoyed the riches of two runs to the FA Cup second round proper inside the past two decades, find themselves in Toolstation NCEL Division One for the first time since  read more→

Railway spoil Priestley’s Garforth homecoming

New-look Harrogate Railway fought back twice from two goals down to earn a 4-4 at Garforth Town and spoil Adam Priestley’s homecoming. Gibraltar International Priestley, in his first home game since his much-heralded return, had seemingly set Garforth on the road to a straight-forward victory with two early first half goals. However, Railway fought back  read more→

Collier rejoins Carmody’s Armthorpe

Gary Collier and Mike Carmody are back together again after the striker’s return to Armthorpe Welfare was confirmed. The former Selby Town forward was previously Carmody’s assistant during the early part of the Armthorpe manager’s reign. Collier has a decent goals record in the NCEL, plus a penchant for the spectacular strike. He spent last  read more→

Nicholas reunited with defender Alali

Former Garforth Town captain Jassim Alali has been reunited with Graham Nicholas at Athersley Rec. The defender is close to Nicholas and has been a key player for him at Garforth and Parkgate. Last season Alali played for Eccleshill United. Nicholas said: “Jassim is a player who I have been very fortunate to work with  read more→

Yorkshire Amateur want to win historic promotion

Joint manager Neil Sibson reckons Yorkshire Amateur have never had a squad as strong in their 100-year history as they aim to win promotion to the BetVictor League for the first ever time. The Ammers have recruited wisely this summer, adding higher league experience in the likes of former Farsley Celtic favourites Ross Daly and  read more→