Bentham makes shock return

Former Bradford City midfielder Craig Bentham made a surprise appearance for Thackley in the 2-1 win at Tadcaster

Former Bradford City midfielder Craig Bentham made a surprise return to semi-professional football earlier this week. Bentham played for his local side Thackley in the shock 2-1 victory at Toolstation NCEL Premier Division leaders Tadcaster in midweek. Bentham, does captain successful Sunday League side Ilkley Dynamo, but had not played on the pyramid since his days  read more→

Davey: Young players to get chance

Brian Davey wants to give Knaresborough's young players a chance in the first team

Brian Davey has promised Knaresborough Town’s young players a chance to play in the first team before the end of the season. Knaresborough have fallen short of their promotion aspirations in the Toolstation NCEL Division One, but are sitting comfortable in mid-table. This has allowed Davey to start planning for the summer and he wants  read more→

Big improvement needed for Vase

Tadcaster boss Paul Marshall says his team will get beat in the FA Vase quarter-finals if they play like they have been doing

Play like you have been doing and you’ll get beat.  That’s the message from Paul Marshall as Tadcaster Albion prepare for the biggest game in their history. Over 1000 fans are expected to descend on the i2i Stadium for the FA Vase quarter-finals replay with Highworth Town tomorrow – a few days after the 2-1  read more→

West Riding Cup semi-final to be replayed

Tadcaster's Josh Barrett takes on Bradford (Park Avenue) captain Jamie Price in the West Riding County Cup semi-final last month. Picture: Ian Parker

The West Riding County Cup semi-final between Bradford (Park Avenue) and Tadcaster Albion is set to be replayed.  Tadcaster claimed late last night that the game will be played again at the i2i Sports Stadium, but the West Riding County FA or Avenue are yet to confirm that. It is understood that Avenue’s Alex Pursehouse was ineligible  read more→

Floodlights will be up for new season

Hall Road Rangers chairman Darren Sunley

Hall Road Rangers chairman Darren Sunley said he is “fully confident” that floodlights will be in place for next season at their new home. Hall Road are leaving Dene Park next month and are moving to Haworth Park, the home of Haworth Park Rugby League club. However, the ground currently does not currently have floodlights  read more→

Hull United sign Samba stars

Hull United's new signings with Curtis Woodhouse

Hull United have added some Brazilian flair with the signings of strikers Marcos Miranda and Feliple Odaguiri. It is another boost for the club’s quest for promotion to the Toolstation Northern Counties East League. The pair, who are studying at Hull University, have joined after the recommendation of chairman Jamie Waltham, who is involved in  read more→

Maltby knock holders out in thriller

Brian Cusworth hit the winner for Maltby Main late-on

Maltby Main knocked & Hallamshire Senior Cup holders Athersley Recreation out of the Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior Cup after a five goal thriller at Muglet Lane. Brian Cusworth was once again the hero with a late goal to secure a 3-2 victory and a semi-final tie with Nostell Miners Welfare. Maltby led 2-0 at one  read more→

Young Ponte side bow out of cup

Aaron Joseph was one of only a few first team players who featured for Pontefract Collieries last night

Pontefract Collieries’ youngsters gave a good account of themselves in the Toolstation NCEL League Cup fourth round defeat to Clipstone. A Ponte team, made up of a lot of the club’s under 19s side, lost 2-0 with both goals coming late in the game. Even Josh Whiteley, who is starring for Ossett Town in the  read more→

Thackley stun leaders Tadcaster

Tom Dugdale scored past his former Farsley team-mate Tom Morgan to help Thackley stun leaders Tadcaster

Thackley staged a stunning 2-1 victory at Toolstation NCEL Premier Division leaders Tadcaster Albion last night. Ryan Farrell’s second half winner secured the shock result which dents Tadcaster’s title ambitions after Worksop moved one point behind Paul Marshall’s men on the same number of games. Shaw Lane Aquaforce can now go seven points clear at  read more→

East Riding Senior Cup semi-finals draw

Gary Allanson's Bridlington Town will play Westella in the East Riding Senior Cup semi-finals

Bridlington Town and Hull United learnt their fate for the semi-final of the East Riding Senior Cup yesterday. The Seasiders will play Central Midlands League side Westella VIP, and will be looking to add to their 15 wins in the competition already. Meanwhile, the other semi-final draw sees the first City/United derby in Hull as  read more→