Shirt gets permanent Worsbrough job

Ian Shirt has been appointed as the manager of Worsbrough Bridge on a permanent basis. Picture: Craig Dinsdale

Toolstation NCEL Division One Ian Shirt has been appointed as the permanent first team manager of Worsbrough Bridge. Shirt stood in on an interim basis after the March departure of Mark Joyce and successfully ensured that Bridge finished the season. Shirt goes back a long way with Worsbrough and has previously assisted former bosses Chris Hilton and  read more→

Dawson signs long-term Albion contract

Declan Dawson has signed a two-year deal with Ossett Albion

Evo Stik Division One North Highly-rated defender Declan Dawson has signed a long-term contract with Ossett Albion. The youngster has committed himself to Dimple Wells for two years, with an option of a third season. Dawson broke into the first team in the past 12 months and has put in some very impressive performances, attracting  read more→

Heath leaves North Ferriby for Halifax

Billy Heath is the new FC Halifax Town manager

National League Premier Billy Heath has left North Ferriby United to take charge of FA Trophy winners FC Halifax Town. The expected appointment was confirmed on Tuesday afternoon, as was Jim Harvey’s departure. Heath and his assistant Bobby Carroll leave Ferriby after guiding them to promotion from the National League North – the latest chapter  read more→

Trio commit futures to Stocksbridge

David Reay and Harrison Biggins sign their Stocksbridge contracts with Chris Hilton (centre) watching over. Joe Lumsden (not pictured) has also signed on the dotted line.

Evo Stik Division One South Three of Stocksbridge Park Steels’ key players have committed themselves to another season at Bracken Moor by signing contracts. Joe Lumsden, Harrison Biggins and goalkeeper David Reay are the first cogs of Chris Hilton’s side that will aim to claim a play-offs place. Striker Lumsden was a hit straightaway after  read more→

Maltby players complete Tough Mudder

The eleven Maltby Main players and joint manager Spencer Fearn after completing the Tough Mudder

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Maltby Main raised over £2000 for the Bluebell Wood Children’s Hospice after completing a Tough Mudder run. The charity is based in Sheffield and offers care and support to children with a shortened life expectancy, both in their own homes and at Bluebell Wood. Eleven players and joint manager Spencer Fearn  read more→

Penistone lose Fearon to Mansfield

Ollie Fearon has joined AFC Mansfield. Picture: Ian Revitt

Toolstation NCEL Division One Penistone Church have lost star striker Ollie Fearon to Premier Division new-boys AFC Mansfield. Mansfield were rebuffed by Fearon a few months ago, but their second attempt to sign him has been successful. Fearon joined Penistone in September from local rivals Worsbrough Bridge and immediately endeared himself to their supporters. He  read more→

Ferriby boss Billy Heath set for Halifax?

Billy Heath is the new FC Halifax Town manager

National League Premier North Ferriby United manager Billy Heath is set to take charge of FA Trophy winner FC Halifax Town this week, according to reports. An announcement about Jim Harvey’s future at The Shay is expected today, 24 hours after Halifax beat Grimsby Town in the FA Trophy final at Wembley. Harvey was their  read more→

Halifax win the FA Trophy at Wembley

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FA Trophy FC Halifax Town 1-0 Grimsby Town .@FCHTOnline lift the #FATrophy on their first ever appearance at Wembley. 🏆 #NonLeagueFinalsDay https://t.co/sXJicmPqyE — BT Sport Football (@btsportfootball) May 22, 2016 Scott McManus won the FA Trophy for FC Halifax Town on their first ever appearance at Wembley. McManus struck in the second half against Grimsby,  read more→

Hindley’s backroom team gets bigger

Hallam manager Ryan Hindley (centre) with Stuart Lowe (left) and Stephen Whitehead (right)

Toolstation NCEL Division One Hallam manager Ryan Hindley has strengthened his backroom team as he aims to mount another promotion bid next season. Stephen Whitehead, the former number two to Chris Millington at Clipstone during the 2014-15 season, joins as joint assistant manager along with Stuart Lowe. Whitehead is also known for his association with  read more→

Ryan named as the new Emley captain

AFC Emley striker Kieran Ryan is the club's new captain

Toolstation NCEL Division One Managers and supporters player of the year Kieran Ryan has been made captain of AFC Emley by Darren Hepworth. The striker replaces Michael Tunnacliffe, who left the Welfare Ground following the play-off final defeat at Bottesford Town. Goalkeeper Adam Lawlor has also departed. Both exits were expected. Speaking to Radio Yorkshire’s  read more→