Hunter delighted to have Parkes on board

New Knaresborough Town manager Rob Hunter is delighted to have former midfielder Simon Parkes as his assistant. Parkes, the well-known ex-Harrogate Railway and Knaresborough star, is taking his first steps in the coaching world alongside Hunter and first team coach Colin Heath. “Simon is a young lad who is keen to get involved in Non  read more→

Hunter outlines vision for Knaresborough

Community, local and opportunities are the three buzzwords as Rob Hunter takes on his biggest challenge yet after becoming the new manager of Knaresborough Town. Former Garforth Town and Glasshoughton Welfare manager Hunter has won the race to succeed the long-serving Paul Stansfield at the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division club after presenting an exciting vision  read more→

Vardy’s career gives hope to all – Penistone chief Richards

Jamie Vardy’s “fairytale” football journey reaches its latest landmark tomorrow when Leicester City take on Chelsea in the FA Cup Final at Wembley. Win or lose, the greatest Non League export of the 21st century will continue to act as a beacon of hope for thousands of young Non League footballers who want to progress  read more→

Bridlington’s promotion is an outstanding achievement – Agnew

Promotion-winning manager Brett Agnew believes Bridlington Town’s ascension back to the Northern Premier League for the first time since 2008 is an outstanding achievement.  Bridlington have claimed the third and final ‘upwardly movement’ spot behind Liversedge and Yorkshire Amateur as part of the FA’s restructuring and the Seasiders have applied to go up.  Brid’s combined  read more→

Thompson hails title-winning Beverley players

Triumphant boss Mike Thompson has hailed his title-winning Beverley Town players after the Humber Premier League crown was clinched on Saturday. Beverley were able to get the champagne out after winning 4-0 at third-placed Westella & Willerby, completing a fairytale first season in management for Thompson who left his player/coach role at Northern Premier League  read more→

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→