NCEL AGM passes without hitches

The Toolstation NCEL AGM went without a hitch and lasted all of 37 minutes in Harrogate. The constitution was confirmed, with Goole AFC, Harworth Colliery and Skegness Town welcomed back to the league. Promoted Pontefract Collieries and Pickering Town were waved off. Although the mid-afternoon festivities went without a hitch, the evening bash was embroiled  read more→

Hancock raises hopes at Nostell

Toolstation NCEL Division One Nostell Miners Welfare have sensationally captured young Athersley Rec starlet Kai Hancock. The signing, arguably the most profile one so far this summer in Division One, is sure to send shockwaves around the Division and underlines the view held by many that Nostell look capable of walking down the street paved  read more→

Williams to be Pontefract captain

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Popular defender Jimmy Williams is to captain Pontefract Collieries during the club’s historic first campaign in the Evo Stik League. His close friend and colleague Andy Seed is also staying with the Colls and will be the club’s vice-captain. The pair were key players at the Colls romped to the Toolstation  read more→

Six more retained by Glasshoughton

Toolstation NCEL Division One Glasshoughton Welfare appear to be on course to be retaining nearly, if not all, of their squad which finished in the play-offs last season. Six more stars have committed themselves for a further campaign, including stalwart defender Adam Walsh. His centre-back partner Sam Pashley and right-back Alex Marsh have also signed,  read more→

Jeff and Robson in charge at Goole

Evo Stik North Steven Jeff and Derry Robson are set to lead Goole AFC on their return to the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division after being appointed as the club’s new joint managers. Loyal servant Robson previously held the same role with current Worsbrough Bridge assistant boss David Taylor for the second half of the 2016/17  read more→

Ex Rail man Metcalfe joins Tadcaster

Evo Stik North Former Harrogate Railway midfielder Alex Metcalfe is back in Yorkshire after signing for Tadcaster Albion. Metcalfe, who has also played for Harrogate Town, Scarborough Athletic and Ossett Albion, finished last season with Kettering Town. Albion boss Michael Morton said: “This is a big coup for the club. He’s exactly the calibre of  read more→

Sewell takes helm of Carnegie

Toolstation NCEL Division One Former Selby Town and Westella boss Leon Sewell is the new manager of East Yorkshire Carnegie. Sewell will lead Carnegie into their second season in the NCEL with his assistants Chris Burke and Jonny Ricardo. Sewell briefly held the top job at Selby in 2011 before going to enjoy unprecedented success  read more→

Old Emley hero joins Garforth as coach

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Michael Reynolds, a key member of the famous Emley side that gave West Ham the fright of their lives in 1998, has joined Rob Hunter’s Garforth Town coaching staff. Reynolds, a winger in Ronnie Glavin’s Emley team, replaces Simon Swales who wants to resume his playing career. Swales leaves with the  read more→

Nostell have had brilliant month – Houghton

Toolstation NCEL Division One Simon Houghton and Jason Dodsworth can sit in their gardens sipping Sangria Cocktails knowing that Nostell Miners Welfare have had a very successful summer so far. The pair, who along with popular assistant boss Ryan Poskitt drove the club to safety at the speed of an express train, have established Nostell  read more→

Leader Garner and ‘keeper Stevens commit

Toolstation NCEL Division One Captain Steve Garner and goalkeeper Adam Stevens have pledged to stay with Armthorpe Welfare. The pair follow in the footsteps of Luke Williams and Josh Bucknall in committing to play for Mike Carmody and Armthorpe. Stevens missed a large part of last season through injury, making 15 appearances, but returned to  read more→