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→

Fox lauds Selby heroes Clamp and co

Toolstation NCEL Division One Christian Fox lauded Selby Town’s hero Charlie Clamp and his team-mates after their persistence paid off in the dramatic stoppage time victory at fellow high-flyers Winterton Rangers. Fox described Clamp’s 30-yard volley – the 95th minute winner in the 2-1 victory – as “outrageous”, but whilst delighted with three points, the  read more→

Ex-Garforth boss Costello living the dream

Non League Yorkshire has interviewed countless managers in the past five years and developed many excellent face-to-face relationships. Now we hear from a blast from the past. Former Garforth Town chief Adrian Costello is living the dream.  He is the manager of Ytterhogdal IK, a full-time fourth tier Swedish side and he’s already defying the  read more→

“Magical” Superheroes project gets Lottery funding

The South Yorkshire Superheroes have received major backing from the National Lottery Awards for All grants scheme for a project described as “magical”. NLY Community Sport, the organisation that runs the Superheroes, has received £8,130 from the National Lottery to grow Disability Football in Barnsley for children with disabilities and learning difficulties.  The not-for-profit organisation  read more→

Morris hails Bridge’s remarkable progress

Toolstation NCEL Division One Lee Morris admits it is remarkable how well Worsbrough Bridge have started the season considering where the club was 12 months ago. Morris, appointed last October, has overseen an incredible opening eight games which have seen Bridge win six of them and occupy third in the table – form not since  read more→

Race loving life as Maltby chairman

Maltby Main are attempting to break a world record for the number of dogs at a Non League match next week when title-chasing Pontefract Collieries visit. One hundred dogs is the target, on a day that could see Maltby clinch their highest placed league position since the 1980s. Achieving both aims would round off an  read more→

Houghton wants promotion with Nostell

Simon Houghton is rated as one of the best NCEL managers of the past decade. Current and ex-players talk about him in such high-regard. No-one has a bad word. It is also telling how many have played for him at his numerous clubs. But family circumstances and controversial sackings at Pontefract Collieries and Shaw Lane  read more→

Morris vows to lead Bridge over troubled water

Toolstation NCEL Division One Lee Morris does not do easy jobs. Since leaving his comfortable position as assistant manager of Shaw Lane AFC in February 2016, the current Worsbrough Bridge chief has taken on some of the most difficult tasks imaginable. Goole AFC, without a win in nine games was his first point of call,  read more→

‘Showman’ Poskitt enjoying life at Nostell

The curtain is not yet down on Ryan Poskitt’s playing career, despite his transition from the pitch to the technical area, but the stage-hands are waiting in the wings ready to lower it. Considering that he was told at the age of four he would “never play competitive sport”, it is not surprising that ‘The  read more→

Rollinson family prepare for their Cup Final

Lucille Rollinson, the mother of Glasshoughton Welfare winger Connor and Worsbrough Bridge youngster Calan, was diagnosed with acute myeloid leukaemia (AML) in October. She has had three intense rounds of chemotherapy and is now waiting to have her bone marrow transplant as a match has been found. Fittingly published on World Cancer Day, this is  read more→