Askham Bryan becomes LUFC Sports Hub

Leeds United and Askham Bryan College in York have announced a partnership which will see the York-based campus as a Leeds United Sports Hub. The course manager is former Leeds defender Matt Heath, who was also Tadcaster Albion’s assistant manager during their title-winning campaign in 2016. From September, students studying Level 2 and Level 3 BTEC  read more→

Analysing Chris Dawson’s road from Leeds United to Grantham Town

Speak to any Leeds United fan during 2012 about the best prospects in the academy and almost everyone would have said Chris Dawson was the one they were most excited about. Still just a teenager, 17-year-old Dawson was receiving promising reviews from everyone around the u-21 setup. PHOTO: Under-21s captain Chris Dawson in action at Elland  read more→

The five highest-paid footballers in the world

The five highest-paid footballers in the world Fresh from signing an eye-watering £400k-per-week deal at Juventus, Aaron Ramsey’s new contract has catapulted him into the top 20-highest paid footballers on the planet. Ramsey’s 11 year tenure at Arsenal will come to an end this summer, with his prosperous move to Italy confirmed in early February.   read more→

Harrogate Town Still in Promotion Hunt despite Slump in Form

Source: DS Pugh (cc-by-sa/2.0) The race for promotion from the National League can pile pressure on any team, and Harrogate Town are no exception. The North Yorkshire club have never played in the football league and are enjoying the best spell in their 105-year history under the stewardship of former Lincoln City and Kidderminster Harriers defender Simon  read more→

Nostell are back on the map – Houghton

Toolstation NCEL Division One Simon Houghton admits that his Jason Dodsworth’s vision to transform the fortunes of Nostell Miners Welfare has gone almost exactly to plan. Houghton and fellow joint manager Dodsworth are celebrating their first anniversary of their much-heralded appointments to the Crofton Community Centre hot-seats. The pair arrived to huge fanfare, whilst outlining an  read more→

High-flying Worsbrough up to fourth

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Glasshoughton Welfare 1-3 Worsbrough Bridge Surprise-package Worsbrough Bridge are up to fourth after coming from behind to condemn Glasshoughton Welfare to another defeat. Lewis Pickering’s early strike was cancelled out by Jack Wilson, and young Bridge dynamos Jack Mawson and Liam went onto seal the victory for Lee Morris’ side. Glasshoughton  read more→

Cutting edge only piece missing from fine Nostell display

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Nostell Miners Welfare 0-0 Dronfield Town All that was missing from injury and suspension-hit Nostell Miners Welfare’s excellent display in the goal-less draw with Dronfield Town was a lack of cutting edge in front of goal. Nostell, without suspended regular goal-scorers Joe Wood and Jack Owen, controlled proceedings against Dronfield who  read more→

Robins to show Christmas goodwill to Selby Disability Footballers

Selby Town chairman Ralph Pearse has invited every Selby Disability Football Club player to his club’s Toolstation NCEL Division One clash with Harworth Colliery on Saturday December 8th.  The Fairfax Plant Hire Stadium doors are being flung open (free of charge) for the players, who will also get a complementary mince pie from Ralph. They  read more→

Selby blameless for late Skegness postponement – Fox

Toolstation NCEL Division One Christian Fox says Selby Town are completely blameless for the 7.15pm postponement of their third round tie with Skegness Town. Selby have been besieged by keyboard warriors on social media who have laid into them over Skegness’s wasted four-hour round trip. However, the heavy rain only started in Selby at 4.30pm, after  read more→