Striker Brown and midfielder Thompson join Silsden

Striker Antony Brown and midfielder Jake Thompson have joined Silsden. Brown is best known for his spells with Emley and Eccleshill United. With Eccleshill, he was a key part of Sean Regan’s 2018 promotion-winning side. He even scored in the play-off final victory over Grimsby Borough. Young Thompson is also a former Eccleshill player, but  read more→

Edwards and Wood on latest Nostell signing list

Young striker Danny Edwards and speed king Joe Wood are on the latest Nostell Miners Welfare signing list. Rising star Edwards burst on to the Non League scene at the beginning of last season with a string of goals before injury curtailed his campaign. Ex-Beeston St Anthony’s left winger Wood played for Nostell during the  read more→

Fearn and Vickers join Pontefract backroom team

Ashley Vickers is the new Pontefract Collieries assistant manager, while former Frickley Athletic manager Spencer Fearn has joined as head of recruitment and scouting. The pair will work under new Collieries manager Andy Monkhouse who succeeded the club’s greatest boss Craig Parry a few months ago. Vickers was previously the manager of Huddersfield Town Women,  read more→

NCEL chairman Morrall to retire

Long-serving Toolstation NCEL chairman David Morrall is retiring after neatly 20 years in the role. Mr Morrall has told the league in writing that he is not seeking re-election when the next AGM is held. The former Premier League assistant referee joined the league’s management board in 2001 and oversaw sweeping changes to how the  read more→

Liam Ormsby’s Non League Journey

Liam Ormsby was one of the best midfielders in the lower reaches of Non League Football until his career was untimely cut short because of injury in August 2016. Ormsby, the son of Leeds United legend Brendan, won title medals with Tadcaster Albion and Albion Sports. He was a hugely important member of the Tadcaster  read more→

Goalkeeper Budtz leaves Rossington

Veteran goalkeeper Jan Budtz has left Rossington Main and joined Grantham Town. Budtz was Rossington’s captain during Ben Hunter’s solid first campaign at the helm of the Toolstation NCEL Division One. Former Scarborough Athletic and North Ferriby player Ben Middleton has also signed for Grantham. Budtz is best known for his spell with Doncaster Rovers  read more→

Striker Austin commits to Nostell

Beeston St Anthony’s striker Ashley Austin has committed to Nostell Miners Welfare. The striker is one of the top forwards in the West Yorkshire League and Nostell chief Ian Walker is giving him a chance in the Toolstation Northern Counties East League. Austin played for runaway leaders Beeston last season and prior to joining them,  read more→

Nostell continue to unveil squad

Nostell Miners Welfare manager Ian Walker has continued to unveil the club’s new-look first team squad. The latest set of names are all from Walker’s youth teams and all have experience of men’s football. Alex Haigh, who captained Walker’s U19s, U21s and U23s over the last few years is one of them. The midfielder has  read more→

Dixon joins Ammers, while Naidole rejoins

Former Ossett Town goalkeeper Brad Dixon and Danny Naidole are the latest players to commit to Yorkshire Amateur. Dixon is back on the Non League circuit after several years away in America. He came through the Leeds United academy alongside current Whites star Kalvin Phillips until leaving in 2014. He then joined Ossett Town and  read more→

Kelsey loses three, but adds two to Athersley squad

Athersley Rec chief Shane Kelsey has managed to retain all but three of last season’s squad and has gained two brand new committals. Although Athersley were bottom of the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division table when the season was abruptly stopped, Kelsey has previously said that his young squad will be much stronger because of a  read more→