Great Non League managers of the last 25 years

We have picked our personal top 13 Yorkshire-based Non League managers of the last 25 years (in alphabetical order). Like previous lists, these are personal choices, it is not a definitive list. You may have different views. Neil Aspin  When Neil Aspin was appointed manager of Port Vale in 2017, the Football League calling was  read more→

Step 3 to 6 Seasons to be voided

The FA have made the decision to expunge all results from Step 3 to 6 leagues and start again when the green light. The decision, which will have a demoralising effect on many, on players who have broken records and members of clubs who have invested so much emotionally on trying to win promotion, was  read more→

NPL want season to finish

The Northern Premier League have joined forces with the Isthmian and Southern Leagues in calling for the 2019/20 to be finished. Although the FA are insisting no final decision has been made, the statement from the NPL gives a massive indication on what will happen. It also highlights the overall current projected financial shortfall NPL  read more→

NCEL to be voided or promotions to be decided by PPG

The Toolstation Northern Counties East League is to end immediately, with promotion and relegation potentially decided by points-per-game ratios. That is the decision made by the FA after the Step 5/6 leagues meeting and whether to apply PPG or void the season will be decided by the leagues committees later. It is unclear which way  read more→

Great Non League Football Matches

Through reminiscing I have picked my favourite Non League football matches that I have attended in the last 20 years. Again, it is a personal list (in no particular order), not a definitive list. Torquay United 0-1 Farsley Celtic (5th April 2008) This was to prove Farsley’s final win in the Conference National, but arguably  read more→

Kelsey named Athersley boss

Shane Kelsey will take charge of Athersley Rec when the season resumes after being appointed as their new manager. Kelsey is the permanent replacement for Graham Nicholas who left after the first game of the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division season. Pete Goodlad will be concentrating on his role as general manager. Kelsey, the former Garforth  read more→

My Greatest Non League Eleven

This is not a definitive Greatest Non League X1. This is my own personal greatest team from watching Non League football through Bradford (Park Avenue), Farsley Celtic and then as a neutral spectator through Non League Yorkshire from 2013. Goalkeeper: Tom Morgan (Farsley Celtic, Tadcaster Albion, plus a few more) Having forgiven Morgs for his  read more→