Costello wants to build on clean sheet

Garforth Town manager Adrian Costello (centre) with chairman Brian Close (left) and director Craig Bannister (right). Picture: Chris Mather

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Adrian Costello is urging his Garforth Town players to show the defensive resilience from the draw at Nostell in their home game with Cleethorpes Town tomorrow. Garforth are yet to win in 2016, but the goal-less draw at Nostell one week ago was a huge step in the right direction after  read more→

Big two games coming up for Steels

Stocksbridge Park Steels manager Chris Hilton

Evo Stik Division One South Chris Hilton admits that the next two fixtures for Stocksbridge Park Steels could have a big say in whether his side can gatecrash the play-offs. A trip to seventh-placed Lincoln United awaits tomorrow before the humdinger with promotion-chasing local rivals Shaw Lane Aquaforce in Barnsley on Tuesday night. The Steels  read more→

Elliott responds quickly to bad news

Shaw Lane Aquaforce goalkeeper Ian Deakin may miss the rest of the season with an achilles injury

Evo Stik Division One South Shaw Lane Aquaforce have been rocked by the news that star goalkeeper Ian Deakin may miss the rest of the season with an achilles injury. Craig Elliott has responded by recruiting his old stopper Ben Gathercole and former Farsley Celtic goalkeeper Tom Morgan. Gathercole was Shaw Lane’s number one from  read more→

Reed is new Aquaforce assistant boss

John Reed is the new assistant of Shaw Lane Aquaforce

Evo Stik Division One South Craig Elliott has reacted quickly to the departure of Lee Morris to Goole by appointing legendary Non League manager John Reed as his new assistant. Reed is arguably the greatest Yorkshire-based Non League boss after years of success at clubs such as Hatfield Main, Goole, Harrogate Town, Buxton and Stalybridge.  read more→

‘Sedge’s wait goes on, but Tad are back


SATURDAY WE RETURN TO THE i2i STADIUM v @Liversedge_FC FOR THE FIRST TIME IN OVER 70 DAYS FOLLOWING THE FLOODS — Tadcaster Albion (@TadcasterAlbion) February 11, 2016 Tadcaster Albion are set to host their first home game in over 70 days, but the wait goes on for their opponents Liversedge. ‘Sedge are in relegation  read more→

Worsbrough ready for survival bid

Worsbrough are calling out for support. Picture:

Toolstation NCEL Division One Player/coach Luke Forgione says that Worsbrough Bridge are ready for the biggest on-pitch fight in the club’s history as they prepare for an emotional day. Worsbrough are finally returning to Park Road after ground problems at the start of the season forced short-term moves to Grimethorpe and then Maltby Main. Relegation-threatened  read more→

Ossett Town sack manager Nicholas

Ossett Town have relieved  Graham Nicholas of his duties. Picture: Mark Gledhill

Evo Stik Division One North Ossett Town have relieved Graham Nicholas of his duties after eight straight league defeats. Nicholas was only appointed in November, but results have rapidly deteriorated and the club now lie in serious relegation danger after their worst losing streak in recent memory. He leaves without a single league victory, although he did win both  read more→

Morris confident of securing survival

New Goole AFC manager Lee Morris

Evo Stik Division One South Lee Morris was named as Goole’s new manager on Wednesday afternoon. He leaves his position as the assistant manager of Shaw Lane Aquaforce to take up the role. Kev Graham will still charge of Saturday’s trip to Chasetown, but Morris will be there watching. Goole AFC have “17 cup finals”  read more→

Nightmare night for Ossett Town

Ben Hunter had a difficult debut for Ossett Town

Evo Stik Division One North Northwich Victoria 5-0 Ossett Town Ossett Town lost for the eighth consecutive time in Division One North after a nightmare evening at promotion-chasing Northwich Victoria. The losing run is their worst in recent memory and they remain two points above second-bottom Harrogate Railway ahead of a must-win game with fellow  read more→

Akeroyd sets Blues on way to big win

Sam Akeroyd scored after just 19 seconds for Frickley

Evo Stik Premier Division  Frickley Athletic 5-1 Buxton A goal after just 19 seconds by Sam Akeroyd set the Blues on their way to an emphatic victory over ten-man Buxton at the SW Jackson Utilities Stadium. Buxton captain Greg Young was sent off after kicking out at Jacob Hazel in the 8th minute but Buxton equalised  read more→