Railway won’t sit back at Darlington

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Billy Miller is adamant that his Harrogate Railway side won’t sit back and defend for a draw at league giants Darlington 1883 tomorrow night. Railway will head to the North East for the Evo Stik Division One North clash four days on from their narrow 3-2 at Colwyn Bay in the FA Cup second qualifying  read more→

Striker Critchlow signs for Handsworth

Danny Critchlow has decided to join Handsworth  Parramore and is in the squad to play at Heanor Town tonight

Danny Critchlow goes straight into Handsworth Parramore’s squad for tonight’s humdinger at Heanor Town after moving to the Sandy Lane club. The prolific striker only recently returned to Nostell after being released from Tadcaster Albion. He scored on his second debut at Liversedge and then got another two at Garforth Town for the bottom-placed side.  read more→

Lethal striker Flynn returns to Emley

Ash Flynn celebrates scoring for Shaw Lane Aquaforce against AFC Emley. Flynn has returned to the Welfare Ground after signing this week

Promotion-chasing AFC Emley have received a huge boost ahead of tonight’s Toolstation NCEL Division One trip to Teversal. Predatory striker Ash Flynn has returned to the Welfare Ground – 18 months after leaving. Flynn is an immensely popular figure at Emley for his spree of 42 goals during the 2012-13 season. His exploits attracted attention  read more→

Nostell prepare to return ‘home’

Welcome home: Roy Winfield looks down as Nostell Miners Welfare chairman-secretary Granville Marshall inspects the new surface at the Crofton Community Centre

‘Sorry the game is off because of a waterlogged pitch’ is a statement neither Roy Winfield or Granville Marshall should have to say as often when Nostell Miners Welfare return ‘home’ next week. The main pitch at the Crofton Community Centre struggled to cope with the smallest amount of rain last season and a ridiculous  read more→

Reports from the weekend’s NCEL action

Action from Thackley's draw with Garforth Town. Picture: Ian Parker

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Barton Town Old Boys 3-2 Athersley Recreation Leading scorer Scott Phillips came off the bench to fire an 82nd minute winner for Barton Town Old Boys in a 3-2 win over Athersley Recreation. The opener came on 2 minutes when Gareth Owen was hauled down in the box and Ash Lattimore  read more→

Reports from the weekend’s FA Cup and Evo Stik games

Dave Merris strides forward for Ossett Town in their 2-0 defeat to Darlington 1883. Photo: Mark Gledhill

FA Cup second qualifying round  Gainsborough Trinity 4-1 Farsley AFC The score-line may look resounding, but Farsley gave an excellent account of themselves at Conference North outfit Gainsborough. Although Farsley were hit by a blitz of goals in the first half, Aiden Savory, Lewis Nightingale and captain Robbie O’Brien all had chances. But strikes from  read more→

Colley set to sign for Park Avenue


Lamin Colley appears to have played his last game for Harrogate Railway as the striker is set to sign for Bradford (Park Avenue) this week. Avenue chief John Deacey approached the young player earlier this week and Miller said: “They have spoken to him and made an initial offer to him. “The rest is up  read more→

Brave Railway bow out of FA Cup

Photo: Caught Light Photography

An “unbelievably proud” Billy Miller paid tribute to his brave players after Harrogate Railway pushed Colwyn Bay to the brink of a replay in the FA Cup second qualifying round defeat. The history books will read a 3-2 win for the North Wales-based outfit, but Railway produced a sterling performance to give the home side a  read more→

Duxbury’s exit from Thackley confirmed


Lee Duxbury’s exit from Thackley after less than a week in charge has been confirmed and the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division side have decided that Carl Priestley will be their permanent head coach. Priestley held the fort for two games after Andy Patterson stood and reverted to assistant head coach when former Eccleshill United chief Duxbury was  read more→

Injuries holding Brighouse back

Paul Quinn is happy with his Brighouse side's start, but feels they have hindered by injuries

Brighouse Town have made a good fist of life in the Evo Stik Division One North so far this season, according to Paul Quinn. After winning their opening two games, Brighouse have drawn two and lost three, but they have had to cope with a crippling injury and suspension list. Key players Danny Nadiole (knee),  read more→