Never-say-die attitude pleases Goole boss

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Goole AFC’s never-say-die attitude is pleasing manager Mike Carmody. Goole, who have won three on the spin, are up to the lofty heights of ninth after their best start to a season in years but it is their ability to rescue late draws or wins that is the hallmark of their  read more→

Wakefield boss expects Dodworth to provide “big test”

Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League  Wakefield AFC manager Adam Lockwood expects his youngsters to face a “big test” against second-placed Dodworth Miners Welfare tomorrow. Wakefield are due to host Dodworth at The Millennium Stadium in the unmissable Premier Division encounter and Lockwood knows his young guns have a battle on their hands. “It will  read more→

Dodsworth hails Handsworth young guns

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Jason Dodsworth has hailed Handsworth’s young guns who have stepped up to the first team in the last few weeks. Dodsworth and Aiden Spowage have been forced to deploy some of the club’s under 21s due to injuries to the likes of Ben Teasdale, Leon Howarth and several others. Apart from  read more→

Liversedge still the underdogs as Trophy heroes chase third upset

FA Trophy  Jonathan Rimmington insists Liversedge remain the underdogs for the unmissable FA Trophy second round tie with Lancaster City at Clayborn tomorrow. The magical Trophy run has seen ‘Sedge slay NPL Premier Division giants Scarborough Athletic and Basford United in the previous two rounds so some would probably suggest that ‘Sedge are the favourites.  read more→

Denton hopes Hallam crowds will hit 1000 mark

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Craig Denton is hoping Hallam will have one thousand spectators packing into Sandygate at some stage this season. Hallam’s attendances are at unprecedented levels and their last home game – the 3-1 win over Armthorpe Welfare – was watched by 656 people. That’s the highest crowd for a Division One fixture  read more→

Togetherness driving Selby forward – Fox

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Christian Fox says a new-found “togetherness” has driven Selby Town to four consecutive wins and back into the play-offs picture. Selby’s season was floundering prior to the win at Clipstone at the beginning of the month as they had been on a run of seven games without a victory. Now with  read more→

Albion Sports manager’s job is dream come true for Riz

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Riz Mohammed admits landing the Albion Sports manager’s job is a dream come true and a “real honour”. His connection to Albion goes way back as he played for their original junior team and even avidly watched their early days as a Saturday side under the legendary Kully Sandhu. The former  read more→

Handsworth are huge underdogs for Worksop tie – Spowage

Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior Cup  Aiden Spowage says Handsworth are huge underdogs for the quarter-final tie at NPL Division One East side Worksop Town tonight. Handsworth are heading back to Sandy Lane for the first time since vacating their former home over 18 months ago. The Ambers face a massive challenge against a powerful Worksop  read more→

Littlefair hails Knaresborough success story

Byron Littlefair says surprise West Yorkshire League Premier Division leaders Knaresborough Town Reserves are exceeding all expectations. Knaresborough lead the way ahead of the fancied sides while a number of Littlefair’s young guns have broken into Rob Hunter’s first team in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division. The worst injury crisis in Knaresborough’s 119-year history has  read more→

Benn hopes recent break will benefit Ossett

NPL Division One East  Wayne Benn hopes Ossett United will benefit from the recent enforced break. Ossett lost 5-0 at Ingfield in mid-October but because of the FA Trophy and the odd number of teams in the league, they didn’t play for another three weeks. Ossett – who host Bridlington Town this afternoon – returned  read more→