Pickering begin with Dunnington loss

Paul Marshall's reign at Pickering began with a 1-0 defeat to Dunnington

Paul Marshall’s reign as Pickering Town manager began with a 1-0 defeat at York League Premier Division side Dunnington on Tuesday night. Jonny Andrew’s second half header was the only goal of a competitive pre-season encounter. Marshall, who replaced Tony Hackworth at the helm of Pickering in May just two weeks after his exit from  read more→

Stansfield takes charge at Manse Lane

Paul Stansfield (left) has replaced Brian Davey as Knaresborough Town manager

Paul Stansfield has succeeded Brian Davey at Knaresborough Town following Monday night’s shock events. Davey resigned after eight years in charge, citing personal reasons, two days before tonight’s (Wednesday) opening pre-season friendly at Riccall United. Stansfield was meant to be returning to his role as assistant manager, replacing the recently-departed Rob Hunter. He had previously served  read more→

Shock as Davey leaves Knaresborough

Brian Davey with his Knaresborough captain Matt Duerden after his side won the NCEL League Cup last year

Brian Davey has resigned as manager Knaresborough Town, just a day before their first pre-season friendly and after eight years in charge. Knaresborough have expressed “shock and disappointment” at his decision, but accepted his reasons and wished him all the best for the future. Davey had overseen the most successful period in the club’s history  read more→

Recruitment going well for Selby boss

Selby Town manager Dave Ricardo has 12 players on the books so far

Dave Ricardo has made great inroads towards completing his Selby Town squad ahead of the new Toolstation NCEL Division One campaign. So far 12 players have committed themselves to playing for the Robins this season – six short of Ricardo’s aim of an 18-man squad. New faces to the Fairfax Plant Hire Stadium include Kingsley  read more→

Hall Road all set for historic night

The goalposts are now up Haworth Park - the new home of Hall Road Rangers

Hall Road Rangers are all set for their first match at their new home Haworth Park tomorrow night. FA Trophy winners North Ferriby United are the opponents for the historic evening – two months after the club said farewell to Dene Park. Volunteers have been working round the clock to get Haworth Park up to  read more→

Richards hoping to sign three players

Ian Richards wants to add three players to his Penistone Church team

Ian Richards is in talks with three un-named players as he plots Penistone Church’s promotion challenge. If he can persuade them to join his club then they have plenty to look forward to as Church are aiming to challenge at the top of the Toolstation NCEL Division One table. Church are also in the FA  read more→

‘Keeper Bailey’s back at Maltby Main

Experienced goalkeeper Jamie Bailey is back with Maltby Main after a year away

Popular goalkeeper Jamie Bailey is returning to Maltby Main for their centenary season. Bailey was Maltby’s long-serving stopper until last summer when he joined Shaw Lane Aquaforce before finishing the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division season at Parkgate. Bailey won various player of the year awards during his previous stint with the club. Veteran striker Brian  read more→

Parkgate boss goes back to the future

Parkgate manager Steve Adams has appointed his new assistant

Steve Adams has turned to one of his former assistants to replace Stuart Lowe at Parkgate. Adams was left without an assistant manager and coach on Friday night when Lowe was confirmed as Ryan Hindley’s number two at Hallam. However, the void has been filled within 48 hours as Adams now has his old pal  read more→

Ricardo’s Selby pull off memorable win

New Selby striker Kingsley Wetherald congratulates Jack Binns after the first goal

Pre-season friendlies may count for nothing, but Selby Town have started on a positive note after beating local giants Tadcaster Albion 2-1 at a busy Fairfax Plant Hire Stadium. Goals in either half from Jack Binns and Tom Chamberlain put Selby into a excellent position before Liam Ormsby’s penalty halved the deficit. Despite pressure, Selby  read more→

Hindley reveals his signings at Hallam

Former Pontefract striker Craig Rouse has signed for Hallam

Promotion-winner Craig Rouse will be lining up for Hallam over the next ten months. Striker Rouse, who helped steer Pontefract Collieries back into the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division after a 16-year exile in Division One, is one of six new signings at the Sheffield-based club. Hallam manager Ryan Hindley has also pulled several other impressive  read more→