Dobbsy is heading back to Nostell

New Nostell goalkeeper Sam Dobbs in action for Pickering in pre-season

Popular player Sam Dobbs will be signing for his old club Nostell Miners Welfare this week. The goalkeeper will replace Ben Saynor, who broke his hand in the win at Bridlington, between the sticks. He won’t be available for the visit of Pickering Town on Tuesday night as he is still registered with the North  read more→

Shaw Lane suffer FA Cup exit

Lee Morris scored for Shaw Lane Aquaforce

Shaw Lane Aquaforce were surprisingly bundled out of the Emirates FA Cup after losing 2-1 at lower league Alsager Town in the Preliminary Round tie. Two goals in the opening ten minutes gave Aquaforce a mountain to climb and Craig Elliott’s men were unable to rescue themselves from the situation. Jake Chadwick set Alsager on  read more→

Ossett derby is top fixture today

Ossett Town's Sanchez Payne holds off Ossett Albion's Adam Jones in the last meeting. Picture: Mark Gledhill

Fixtures in Yorkshire are at a premium today as the Emirates FA Cup replays have wiped a good number of matches out. The Ossett derby between Town and Albion at Dimple Wells in the Evo Stik Division One North is arguably the top fixture. Harrogate Town’s Vanarama National League North home clash with Bradford (Park  read more→

Stirrup leaves parting gift for Steels

Richard Stirrup scored the equaliser for Stocksbridge against Farsley in the FA Cup. Picture: Gillian Handisides

Departing midfielder Richard Stirrup’s parting gift to Stocksbridge Park Steels was the equaliser in the 1-1 draw with Farsley Celtic, giving them a second bite of cherry in the Emirates FA Cup Preliminary Round. Evo Stik Division One South leaders Stocksbridge were heading out until Stirrup intervened to book a replay at Throstle Nest on Tuesday  read more→

Maltby book prized FA Cup tie

Nicky Darker fired Maltby Main ahead in their memorable Emirates FA Cup win at 1874 Northwich

League heroes Maltby Main set up a money-spinning Emirates FA Cup first qualifying round tie with Frickley Athletic after a shock 2-1 victory at 1874 Northwich. Spencer Fearn and Mark Askwith’s men raced into a 2-0 lead at their stunned North West Counties hosts and held on. The Toolstation NCEL Premier Division side had been piling  read more→

Harrogate Town march up to third

Paul Clayton scored the winner for Harrogate Town at Chorley. Picture: Craig Hurle

Harrogate Town are up to third in the Vanarama National League North after an impressive 1-0 victory at Chorley. Paul Clayton’s first half close range finish also ensured that their unbeaten run was extended to five games. Harrogate had plenty of chances in the opening half and the pressure had been mounting when Clayton’s half-volley  read more→

Harrogate Railway earn replay

Ryan Sharrocks in battle for Harrogate Railway. Picture: Caught Light Photography

Harrogate Railway and Spennymoor Town will battle it out again on Tuesday night after a goal-less draw in the Emirates FA Cup Preliminary Round tie at Station View, Jack Stockdill came closest to scoring for the hosts before Tom Goodwin was called into action multiple times in the second half, impressively denying Joseph Tait and  read more→

Rossington held by struggling Lincoln

Rossington Main player-manager Lee Holmes holds the ball up. Photo: White Rose Photos

Rossington Main became the first team to have a point taken off them by struggling Lincoln Moorlands Railway following the 1-1 draw at Oxford Street. Perennial crisis club Lincoln were looking to arrest a slide of six consecutive Toolstation NCEL Division One defeats and a second half equaliser earned them a point. Rossington were aiming  read more→

Nostell pull off extraordinary victory

Nostell Miners Welfare goalkeeper Ben Saynor had a nightmare weekend

Nostell Miners Welfare pulled off another shock victory – this time in extraordinary circumstances. Nostell had to play with left-back Wayne Ball in goal for over 80 minutes, but still managed to win 3-1 at top five chasers Bridlington Town. Goalkeeper Ben Saynor’s nightmare weekend began with his car breaking down on Friday night. To  read more→

South sends Ossett Albion through

Danny South (left) got two goals for Ossett Albion

Ossett Albion are currently the only Yorkshire Evo Stik Division One North side guaranteed a place in the next round of the Emirates FA Cup. Albion eased to a comfortable 3-0 victory over North West Counties outfit Maine Road in their Preliminary Round tie. Albion started positively and took the lead in the 22nd minute.  read more→