Player Profile – Harry Viggars

Harry Viggars has been one of the best Northern Counties East League Premier Division centre-halves for the past five years. Apart from a brief stint with Ossett United in 2020, he’s been with Hemsworth Miners Welfare for almost forever after coming through their under 19s and he’s played a key role in their rise from  read more→

Rouse returns to Pontefract as manager

Craig Rouse has returned to Pontefract Collieries as their new manager. Rouse, an ex-Colls striker during the Simon Houghton and Duncan Bray/Nick Handley eras, was the assistant to Craig Parry during the club’s incredible ascent from NCEL Division One to the Northern Premier League. He left last year to go with Parry to Worksop Town,  read more→

Brett Marshall’s Non League Journey

Armed with just a dog licence and a TV licence, Staveley Miners Welfare manager Brett Marshall has conquered the Northern Counties East League as a manager and chairman. Marshall led Retford United to the NCEL Premier Division title in 2012, losing just three times in the league despite the club going through one of the  read more→

Ferriby ordered to replay FA Vase win

North Ferriby have been ordered to replay their memorable FA Vase victory over Seaham Red Star when or if the season resumes. It is understood Iwan Heeley was suspended for the tie, but he played after the club received “misinformation” from the FA. That is the reason why the tie is scheduled to be replayed  read more→

Ex-Farsley chief hails Leeds under 23s head coach Mark Jackson

Former Farsley Celtic manager Neil Parsley has hailed his old assistant Mark Jackson who is now in charge of Leeds United’s under 23s.  The pair were at the helm of Farsley – along with joint assistant Simeon Bambrook – for seven years. They oversaw the final 18 months of the old club and the subsequent  read more→

Player Profile – Jack Lazenby

Pontefract Collieries midfield magician Jack Lazenby is the subject of our weekly Player Profile series. The young starlet has enjoyed a great start to his Non League career and he even succeeded captain marvel James Beaston as Garforth Town skipper before moving onto Ponte. Name Jack Lazenby Age 21 Position Midfielder Current Club Pontefract Collieries  read more→

Nelson wouldn’t rule out return to the dugout

Former Goole AFC joint manager Les Nelson wouldn’t rule out a return to the dugout, but he’s in no rush as he’s currently loving his job as technical director of Farsley Celtic’s under 23s and elite academy. West Yorkshire-based Nelson made the comments when questioned on the subject in an interview with Non League Yorkshire  read more→

Monkhouse leaves Pontefract

Andy Monkhouse and Pontefract Collieries have parted company by mutual consent. The decision ends Monkhouse’s first role in management after seven months in charge. The Rotherham United midfielder had been the successor to Craig Parry. Because of the disrupted campaign, Monkhouse was able to only take of seven NPL Division One North West league games.  read more→

Simon Rogers’s Non League Journey

Dodworth Miners Welfare centre-back Simon Rogers has only played just one season in Non League Football, but boy it was some campaign filled with unforgettable moments. Welshman Rogers was one of the seven players who infamously left Garforth Town for Ossett Town with manager Graham Nicholas in November 2015. That episode is one of the  read more→