20 years of watching Non League Football

This week marks 20 years since I went to my first Non League Football match. Duly, it seems a good moment to take a trip down memory lane and remember some memorable moments and name my favourite NL X1. From helping to keep several goldfish alive on a six hour trip home from Torquay, lifting  read more→

Bridge have had reality check – Morris

Toolstation NCEL Division One Lee Morris admits Worsbrough Bridge’s recent slump in form has been a wake-up call for his players. Surprise package Worsbrough flew out of the blocks like a Crash Bandicoot and were joint top at one point.  However, his side have only won one out of their last four league games. Morris  read more→

Brown is Welfare hero on debut

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Dronfield Town 0-1 Glasshoughton Welfare Debutant and super-sub Scott Brown was the hero as Glasshoughton Welfare impressively ended Dronfield Town’s nine-match unbeaten run. A headed second half goal from Brown was all that separated the two sides. Welfare had their top goalkeeper Mat Zaniewski to thank as he made a string of  read more→

Selby regain multiple goals mojo

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Selby Town 4-2 Ollerton Town Liam Flanagan scored twice as Selby Town got their opponent’s net bulging multiple times again. Christian Fox’s swash-bucklers have a reputation for scoring lots of goals, but they haven’t struck more than twice since beating Ollerton in mid-August. The first goal came against the run of  read more→

Worsbrough well-beaten by Grimsby

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Worsbrough Bridge 1-5 Grimsby Borough Worsbrough Bridge were well-beaten by one of the league’s favourites Grimsby Borough at Park Road. It was always going to take an effort worthy of superheroes to overcome the visitors, but Lee Morris’ men did not help themselves by conceding at critical times. Just three minutes  read more→

Morris thrilled to have Oldham back ‘home’

Toolstation NCEL Division One Quality left-sided player Rob Oldham is back ‘home’ at Worsbrough Bridge after leaving Glasshoughton Welfare. Oldham returns to Park Road a year after departing for Castleford. Oldham, a former Pontefract Collieries player, has been a target for Worsbrough for some weeks, but Lee Morris was unable to make a move for  read more→

Title winning captain Yates back at Wells

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Title-winning captain Jason Yates has returned to Hemsworth Miners Welfare after two years away. Yates was the skipper of the Hemsworth side that cantered to the Division One championship in 2016. The midfielder was influential in a side that is rated as one of the club’s greatest ever. After leaving in  read more→

Duka wins it Albion in Ammers clash

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Yorkshire Amateur 4-5 Albion Sports Former Bridlington Town striker Duka’s 93rd minute winner propelled Albion Sports out of the relegation zone and denied high-flying Yorkshire Amateur the chance to go top. Duka had the final say during a gripping final ten minutes which saw four goals scored as the frantic topsy-turvy  read more→

Agnew named as Bridlington boss

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Brett Agnew has been named as the new manager of Bridlington Town after a successful period as their interim boss. Agnew won three and drew one of his matches following the departure of Curtis Woodhouse. His first game as the permanent boss is at Penistone Church tonight. Chairman Peter Smurthwaite said”  read more→

Habeeb denies Carmody’s Armthorpe

Toolstation NCEL Division One Campion 2-2 Armthorpe Welfare Omar Habeeb rescued a point for fifth-placed Campion in the draw with Armthorpe Welfare in Bradford. Habeeb struck with ten minutes to go to deny Mike Carmody’s Armthorpe who were seeking a third consecutive victory. Captain marvel Graham Hall had given Campion a 15th minute lead with  read more→