Garforth not good enough in Vase defeat – Smitheringale

Assistant manager Mark Smitheringale admitted that Garforth Town’s performance in the 2-0 FA Vase defeat to Sunderland Ryhope CW was not good enough. The Miners went out of the Vase on a whimper after creating next to nothing – despite having tons of possession, especially in the first half. Chris Trewick’s first half tap-in and  read more→

2020 could be making of Liversedge – Rimmington

Jonathan Rimmington reckons 2020 could be the making of Liversedge if they have a successful season. Rimmington is aiming to have a tilt at Toolstation NCEL Premier Division glory and he believes he has the players to do that. If his troops can make his dream a reality, the ‘Sedge boss expects success will create  read more→

Jagger signed for Railway after Cartman’s wise advice

Joe Jagger sought wise advice from his old Liversedge strike-partner Nathan Cartman before signing for Harrogate Railway. Having enjoyed a fantastic start to life with Railway, Jagger is seen as the heir to Cartman’s throne. Cartman is arguably Railway’s greatest ever striker. He was sold to Darlington in January 2015 after scoring an incredible 36  read more→

Continental shift pattens have hurt grassroots game

The move by many UK companies towards continental shifts have contributed heavily to the fall in numbers of players playing grassroots football. That is the view of Liversedge manager Jonathan Rimmington. With adult grassroots football, particularly the West Yorkshire League and the Yorkshire Amateur League facing armageddon day, Rimmington has joined Harrogate Railway boss Des  read more→

Access All Areas: Harrogate Railway

New Harrogate Railway manager Des Macorison opened the doors of Station View to Non League Yorkshire for the visit of Dronfield Town to give a great insight into Non League Football. Successful films are often remade, sometimes several times. Roles are recast. Football clubs follow the same cycle. The only difference is that the volunteers  read more→

Railway boss fears for future of grassroots football

Harrogate Railway manager Des Macorison says he fears for the future of adult grassroots football, particularly the West Yorkshire League and Yorkshire Amateur League. Premier Division side Leeds City resigned from the West Yorkshire League this week, following in the footsteps of five-time champions Bardsey who packed up in 2015. Knaresborough Celtic, who used to  read more→

Worsbrough boss has eyes on top ten

Lee Morris believes his Worsbrough Bridge squad is the best since the Chris Hilton era and has his sights set on the top ten. But he has warned that side’s defending has to improve if they move up from the lower reaches of the Toolstation NCEL Division One table to a loftier position. “I want  read more→

Morris hits out at keyboard warriors

Worsbrough Bridge manager Lee Morris has hit back at the keyboard warriors who criticised him on Twitter after the abandoned Toolstation NCEL Division One clash with Hallam at Park Road in August. Morris had been ejected from the dugout in the first half by the referee – half-an-hour before the floodlights went out with Hallam  read more→

Macorison: End product was Railway’s downfall

Des Macorison believed Harrogate Railway’s end product was their undoing in the FA Vase defeat to West Allotment Celtic. Macorison’s Railway controlled the possession count, but failed to take advantage and lost 4-0 – with two of Celtic’s goals coming in the final ten minutes. “I’ve said to the players that we’re having all this  read more→