Nostell making great strides on-and-off field – Dodsworth

Nostell Miners Welfare have made strides in two years and are punching above their weight. That is the view of joint manager Jason Dodsworth, who points to the resources available and highlights the development of the under 21 players in the first team as to why he feels Nostell have a successful future ahead of  read more→

Macorison backs Harrogate to move up table

Des Macorison remains confident Harrogate Railway will move up the Toolstation NCEL Division One table during the second half of the season. Despite the early positive signs, Macorison has been unable to halt the slide that Railway have been on since the departure of Billy Miller in 2015 and they lie second bottom, two points  read more→

Bad weather has allowed Nostell to regroup – Houghton

The bad weather problems have been a fantastic opportunity for Nostell Miners Welfare, according to Simon Houghton as he and Jason Dodsworth prepare to relaunch their promotion bid. Having only played twice during December, Nostell used the ‘break’ to spend hours on the training ground to iron out the reasons behind their slump in form  read more→

Hilton reflects on a decade in management

“Challenging, interesting, rewarding, frustrating, testing, I’ve had some great times managing, but I’ve had some bad times, such as stress last season when we were second bottom at Christmas,” Stocksbridge Park Steels boss Chris Hilton says as he reflects on a decade in management. An accidental Messiah for Worsbrough Bridge having ended up in the  read more→

Fox frustrated as Selby’s referee woes deepen in Ferriby defeat

Christian Fox claimed a combination of contentious refereeing and a lethargic performance were the main reasons behind Selby Town’s 5-0 home defeat to promotion contenders North Ferriby. Selby went behind early doors to Tom Corner’s 15th minute opener in the controversial Toolstation NCEL Division One clash. Given it was only their second game in six  read more→

Garforth’s potential lured Marshall off golf course

The potential of Garforth Town persuaded Paul Marshall to leave the golf course and move back into the dugout. The former Harrogate Railway and Tadcaster Albion manager replaced Rob Hunter last month and has enjoyed a stunning start to his reign with four wins and a draw in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division. He was  read more→

Garforth were hanging on at end, admits Marshall

Paul Marshall admitted that Garforth Town were fortunate to beat Bottesford Town in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division clash. Garforth held in a very nervy final ten minutes to win 2-1 after spending almost the entire second half in their own half. Marshall, in his first home game in charge, had led 2-0 at the  read more→

Ashforth admits Campion are in fantastic position

Lee Ashforth says Campion have given themselves a fantastic chance of winning promotion after the nine-match winning run. The Bradford-based side had a tricky start to the Toolstation NCEL Division One campaign after losing several key players to injury. However, nine consecutive wins – a stretch that ended with the midweek defeat to Glasshoughton Welfare  read more→

Welfare looking up the table – Holmes

Darren Holmes says Glasshoughton Welfare are looking up the table after overcoming their poor start to the Toolstation NCEL Division One season. Holmes and Lee Vigars had anticipated a tough opening few weeks after a car crash pre-season results-wise, caused by having to totally rebuild their squad.  Welfare lost all five of their first five  read more→

Campion looked “shattered” during defeat – Ashforth

Lee Ashforth praised Glasshoughton Welfare for their performance, but said his Campion players clearly looked “shattered” in the 3-0 defeat at Leeds Road. Campion’s run of nine consecutive Toolstation NCEL Division One victories came to a shuddering halt and joint manager Ashforth said Saturday’s victory at Selby Town and ten players taking part in a  read more→