Marshall to close in on 900 games

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Serial promotion-winner Paul Marshall is likely to reach his 900th game in management next season as he has agreed to lead Pickering Town into the Evo Stik. Marshall, one of Yorkshire’s finest Non League bosses of the past two decades, has taken charge of 885 games since his first managerial appointment  read more→

Railway receive reprieve from relegation

Toolstation NCEL Harrogate Railway have received a reprieve from relegation to Division One. This was confirmed in the league’s draft constitution for next season. Railway fans will be painting Starbeck red tonight as the news averts a second relegation in three seasons and gives new manager Brian Davey a much brighter platform to build from.  read more→

Shaw Lane break brave Church hearts

Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior Cup Penistone Church 3-4 Shaw Lane AFC Shaw Lane AFC retained the Senior Cup, but were given a massive scare by underdogs Penistone Church in the epic final which was eventually decided in extra-time. Brett Lovell’s own goal was the difference as Chris Willcock claimed his first piece of silverware as  read more→

Black is back…at Belper Town

Evo Stik South Grant Black, rated as one of the best young bosses in the Evo Stik during his stint in charge of Ossett Town, is back in football after taking the manager’s helm at Belper Town. Black is joined in the Belper hot-seat by his old Ossett assistants Steve Ridley and Mick Norbury, who  read more→

Eight commit to Ossett United

Evo Stik North Eight players have committed themselves to play for new Ossett United next season, including Gibraltar International Adam Priestley. Six of those announced in the last few days played for Ossett Albion in the season just gone. Midfield generals Jason Yates and Corey Gregory, the former Stocksbridge Park Steels star, are the only  read more→

Garrod stands down as joint manager

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Joint manager and top goal-scorer Mike Garrod has stood down at Thackley, leaving Paddy McGuire in sole charge as it stands. Garrod and McGuire took charge early this year after the exit of Chris Reape and the pair guided the Dennyboys to safety. A statement from Thackley said: “Because of work  read more→

Stansfield is NLY manager of the year

Knaresborough Town chief Paul Stansfield is Non League Yorkshire’s 2017/18 manager of the year. Stansfield won the annual vote, sponsored by NLY Community Sport, following in the footsteps of Paul Quinn, Wayne Benn (2) and Grant Black. Stansfield’s Knaresborough cantered to the Toolstation NCEL Division One title with an impressive record, in terms of wins  read more→

Prodigal son leaves Stocksbridge

Evo Stik South The Stocksbridge Park Steels forward tipped to be the next Jamie Vardy has joined FC United of Manchester. Brodie Litchfield, who lives 200 yards away from Bracken Moor, leaves Steels supporters even more disappointed on the week talisman Joe Lumsden also quit for Tadcaster Albion. Litchfield burst onto the scene at 16  read more→

Lumsden leaves Steels for Tadcaster

Evo Stik North Stocksbridge Park Steels fans have been left devastated by the news that star striker Joe Lumsden has joined Tadcaster Albion. Talisman Lumsden leaves Bracken Moor after a highly-successful two-and-half-years at the club. He exits after creating lots of fantastic memories for the club’s supporters to cherish – including some memorable goals. Michael  read more→

Rowe makes move to Frickley

Evo Stik South Former Football League utility player Danny Rowe has joined Spencer Fearn’s Frickley Athletic. Rowe, who made over 70 appearances for Wycombe Wanderers in the Football League, played for York City last season. Rowe can play at right-back and in midfield is another signing Frickley have made with National League experience. Fearn said:  read more→