Non League Journeys Extra Time

There’s been some very memorable Non League Journeys published on Non League Yorkshire since March and now you can read about some memorable stories that didn’t make the final cut. There’s more Non League Journeys to come, but here’s our first compilation ‘disc’. You’ll read stories from Duncan Bray, Pete Goodlad, Chris Hilton and Luke  read more→

Huge challenges ahead before season can start – Steels boss Hilton

Stocksbridge Park Steels manager Chris Hilton is pleased Non League Football is returning, but has warned that there are huge challenges ahead for clubs and leagues. The FA have confirmed plans for a September start for Non League Football, with competitive matches in the case of the Northern Premier League beginning on the 19th of  read more→

Selby chairman slams FA over National League PPG ratification

Selby Town chairman Ralph Pearse has slammed the FA over their ratification of the decision to decide the National League seasons by points-per-game (PPG) ratios. The National League voted to finish their Premier, North, South Divisions by PPG, despite their place as Steps 1 and 2 on the FA’s football pyramid and their supposed equal  read more→

Simon Clifford’s Non League Journey

As journeys go, Simon Clifford’s ownership of Garforth Town was a thrilling adventure and one that will never be forgotten. Pioneer Clifford, the founder of the Brazilian Soccer Schools and whose coaching methods have proven to have been ahead of their time, threw his heart and soul into delivering success for the East Leeds club.  read more→

O’Connell hits out at the prospect of long away trips

Harrogate Railway manager Mick O’Connell wants localised leagues for the 2020/21 season and he says he is shocked that Non League clubs appear to be facing the prospect of long away trips. O’Connell cites the risk of either spreading Covid-19 to other areas or bringing it back as one reason.  He also expects players to  read more→

Rollinson backs call for multiple localised NCEL leagues

Worsbrough Bridge player Connor Rollinson has backed the call for multiple leagues of ten clubs each to be created in the NCEL. Rollinson supports Nostell Miners Welfare chairman Kevin Allsop’s view that because of the Covid-19 pandemic, the NCEL should be localised. The idea, which first appeared in the FA’s June update to Step 5  read more→

Connor Rollinson’s Non League Journey

Connor Rollinson, one half of Barnsley’s most popular Non League footballing brothers, can certainly say his journey has been memorable. Since a combination of Nick Handley, Darren Smith and Simon Houghton unleashed a then-16-year-old Rollinson on an unsuspecting Non League world back in 2009, he has worn the colours of Pontefract Collieries, Kinsley Boys, Glasshoughton  read more→