Donovan joins Albion Sports

Young attacking midfielder Finn Donovan has been added to ranks at Albion Sports. Donovan, the son of former Huddersfield Town and West From midfielder, leaves Emley to move to Albion. Donovan started his Non League career with Brighouse Town before moving to Emley last year. He joins Albion ahead of the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  read more→

Silsden boss Forrest wants to build on last season

Silsden manager Danny Forrest wants to build on last season’s first campaign in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division. Former Bradford City and Halifax Town striker Forrest has started his fourth full season in the Silsden dugout since taking over in November 2016. His first saw him guide them to the North West Counties First Division  read more→

Tadcaster get winnable tie in FA Cup

Paul Quinn’s Tadcaster Albion have been handed a winnable tie in the FA Cup second qualifying round draw. Tadcaster will visit NPL Division One North rivals Mossley on October 3rd to bid for a place in the third qualifying round. It is a stage they have only reached once before. That was one of the  read more→

Extend end date if season is halted – Garforth boss Marshall

Garforth Town manager Paul Marshall wants an indefinite end date for the new Toolstation NCEL Premier Division season if it is halted in the coming weeks. Competitive team outdoor sports were allowed to continue following prime minister Boris Johnson’s unveiling of new restrictions in view of rising Covid-19 cases across the UK. However, fears remain  read more→

Deacey signs for Brighouse

Former Bradford (Park Avenue) and Farsley Celtic promotion winner Jordan Deacey has joined Brighouse Town. The midfielder, the son of former Avenue, Farsley, Harrogate Town and Scarborough Athletic boss John, was playing for Belper Town in pre-season. His two major career highs are Avenue’s promotion to the National North in 2012 and Farsley’s 2017 NPL  read more→

Goole mourn loss of president

Goole AFC are mourning the loss of their president and ex-chairman Eric Lawton. Mr Lawton was a synonymous person at Goole matches until the last few years and well-known across Non League Football. Goole said in a statement: “It is with great sadness that the club has learned of the passing of our Life President  read more→

Steeton sign midfielder Wolfenden

North West Counties League side Steeton have signed midfielder James Wolfenden. Steeton boss Roy Mason recently said he wanted to bring more experience into his squad and Wolfenden fits that bill. Wolfenden has played for Nelson and Prestwich Heys in the past. He actually signed for Steeton prior to the dramatic FA Vase tie with  read more→

Owen helps solid Dodworth win at Penistone

Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior League Premier Division  Penistone Church Reserves 0-2 Dodworth Miners Welfare  Starlet Liam Owen scored one and helped set another one up as Dodworth Miners Welfare deservedly won at Penistone Church reserves to continue their perfect start to the season. Owen’s curler broke the deadlock early in the second half and Jack  read more→

Handsworth return ‘home with bang, while Ammers show ruthless side

Handsworth’s return ‘home’ to Olivers’ Mount was a total success as Russ Eagle’s men romped to a 5-1 victory over Athersley Rec. Just under 250 attended the emotional night as Handsworth’s first team played their first competitive at Olivers’ in eight years. It was certainly a night to remember as Marley Grant, Sam Smith, Bailey  read more→

RIP Frank MacLachlan

I was saddened and shocked to learn of the passing of Frank yesterday. For those who don’t know, Frank was the secretary of Glasshoughton Welfare. I must have known Frank for about ten years as I started watching Glasshoughton during the Craig Elliott era. No-one ever had a bad word to say about him and  read more→