Hallam boss Denton frustrated with spectator ban

Hallam manager Craig Denton believes lower Non League clubs have missed out on an opportunity to raise much-needed income because of the ban on spectators. Clubs across Steps 3 to 7 were hoping spectators would be allowed to attend matches in covid-secure grounds at similar capacity levels to the autumn from April 12th.  However, the  read more→

Denaby boss hails off-field progress

Denaby Main manager Dean Cooper has hailed the club’s officials and volunteers who are transforming their Tickhill Square home. The ground is where former NCEL side Denaby United played their football and older followers of Non League will remember floodlights and two stands. Those old features have gone, but out of the ashes a new  read more→

Memory of Beddy drives North Gawber on

North Gawber manager Dave Simms says the memory of founder and first team manager Nicholas Bedford is the driving force for his players when they step out onto the field. Mr Bedford built up North Gawber into a strong Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League club and had developed the junior section as well. He  read more→

Seeing happy faces is ultimate prize for Wombwell boss Simon

Seeing happy faces again is the ultimate prize for Wombwell Main supremo Terry Simon during the Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League’s League Cup campaign. Simon has won plenty of titles during his long managerial career, but the definition of success for him in the next month is different to normal. The fact he wasn’t  read more→

Mental health of spectators ignored – Dodworth chief

The mental health of grassroots football spectators has been ignored in the latest guidance for Step 7 football, according to Dodworth Miners Welfare chief Darren Young. The FA have confirmed the DCMS rules for crowds and it states that only matches on public parks can have spectators until at least the 17th May or unless  read more→

Stephen Ball’s Non League Journey

Stephen Ball must be the only player in history who has gone from playing in the European Cup to the Northern Premier League inside two weeks and can say he provided an assist for Eric Cantona at Anfield. Ball is best known in Non League circles for playing for Bradford (Park Avenue), Harrogate Town and  read more→

Kiveton will give it their best shot – Nelson

Kiveton Park manager Chris Nelson admits it will be a massive “upset” if his side reach the quarter-finals of the Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League Cup, but his men are going to give it their best shot. Rotherham-based village club Kiveton have been paired with fellow Division One side South Kirkby and Premier Division  read more→