Wilkinson steps down from Welfare

Craig Wilkinson has decided against taking sole control of Glasshoughton

Toolstation NCEL Division One Glasshoughton Welfare are searching for a new manager after Craig Wilkinson reluctantly decided against taking sole control. Wilkinson resigned on Thursday night after a meeting with the club’s hierarchy. He was hoping to appoint an assistant to replace joint manager Simon Houghton, who stepped down last week. However, the former Hemsworth  read more→

Yorkshire NCEL Div One team of the year

Toolstation Northern Counties East

The exciting Toolstation NCEL Division One season after a brilliant promotion race which also included the bonus of the inaugural play-offs system. Hemsworth Miners Welfare were the only Yorkshire-based promotion winner, but the likes of AFC Emley, Penistone Church, Hallam and Knaresborough Town made good fists of it. Every year we bring you our NCEL  read more→

Yorkshire NCEL Prem team of the year

Toolstation Northern Counties East

The long and exhausting Toolstation NCEL Premier Division season is finally over after a brilliant race for top spot between Tadcaster Albion and Handsworth Parramore. The pair were head and shoulders above the rest, shown in their points tallies of 98 and 94. Every year we bring you our NCEL Premier Division team of the  read more→

Worsbrough advertise for new manager

Worsbrough Bridge are advertising for a new manager

Toolstation NCEL Division One Worsbrough Bridge have officially begun their search for a permanent manager. Bridge want someone who has experience of playing, coaching or managing at NCEL level. Applicants have until May 13th to submit their CVs to contactwbafc@gmail.com. Candidates are also required to demonstrate the following attributes: Develop and coach a team initially  read more→

Duo given reins permanently at Selby

Reuben Pearse (left) and Nigel Emery (right) have been handed the permanent manager's position at Selby Town. Picture: Malcolm Bryce

Toolstation NCEL Division One Selby Town have confirmed that interim chiefs Nigel Emery and Reuben Pearse have been handed the reins on a permanent basis. The duo had been holding the fort since Dave Ricardo was sacked in early February. The pair did more than enough to warrant their appointment after guiding Selby to a  read more→

Tadcaster have chance of the double

Josh Greening scores the winner for Tadcaster. Picture: Ian Parker

Toolstation NCEL League Cup Tadcaster Albion 2-1 Albion Sports Tadcaster Albion have a chance of emulating some of the NCEL’s greatest teams after reaching the League Cup. Premier Division champions can become the first team to win the double since Farsley AFC in 2011. Alfreton Town, then managed by Chris Wilder, did it in 2002  read more→

Pontefract down after Parramore defeat

Jon Froggatt and Kieran Wells are likely to finish as joint top goal-scorers in the Premier Division with 40 goals each

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Pontefract Collieries 1-6 Handsworth Parramore Pontefract Collieries are heading back to Division One after just one season back in the NCEL top flight. Armthorpe Welfare breathed a sigh of relief as Handsworth Parramore recovered from going a goal down to end their spectacular season in style. Kieran Wells (2) and Jon  read more→

Steels are April’s club of the month

Stocksbridge striker Scott Ruthven pounces to score after a mix-up in Sheffield's defence during April. Picture: Ian Revitt

Stocksbridge Park Steels have won the Evo Stik Division One South club of the month award for April. The Steels ended the season really strongly and during April, they collected 19 points out of a possible 21. The unbeaten run hauled the Steels up to sixth, just missing out on the play-offs in the process.

Vote for your NLY manager of the year


The season is not quite over, but Non League Yorkshire’s manager of the year vote is open.  The managers are chosen from Non League Yorkshire’s covered leagues – the Evo Stik and the NCEL. Nearly 1000 votes were cast last year so it is likely that the 2016 vote will be a close-run contest. Voting will close on  read more→

Managerial duo commit to Town

Paul Stansfield (left) and Mark Smitheringale (right) are remaining in charge of Knaresborough

Toolstation NCEL Division One Paul Stansfield and Mark Smitheringale have committed themselves to another season in charge of Knaresborough Town. The announcement is hardly a shock as the pair have enjoyed a brilliant first campaign at the helm at Manse Lane. Stansfield was thrown in at the deep end in early July after Brian Davey’s  read more→