Richards targets promotion with Stocksbridge

NPL Division One East  Ian Richards hopes to take Stocksbridge Park Steels back to NPL Premier Division at some stage over the next three years. That’s the level where Richards and his assistant Andy Ring helped Stocksbridge, then managed by Gary Marrow, reach as players in 2009. Richards was part of that season’s squad which  read more→

Hemsworth players capable of getting Wells out of trouble – Kelsey

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Shane Kelsey believes the current Hemsworth Miners Welfare players are capable of pulling the team out of its current predicament. The new Wells manager – whose first official match in charge is tonight against Goole AFC in Fitzwilliam – inherits a side bottom of the table and winless after seven matches.  read more→

Pickering boss confident tide will turn

NPL Division One East  Steve Roberts is confident the tide is beginning to turn for Pickering Town. The Pikes lost all three of their opening NPL Division One East fixtures – to Shildon, Pontefract Collieries and promotion contenders Marske United But since they have drawn with Hebburn Town, Brighouse Town and Yorkshire Amateur – and  read more→

Ammers in no rush to bolster attack

NPL Division One East  Yorkshire Amateur are in no rush to bolster their attack despite the exit of Roy Fogarty, joint manager Neil Sibson has said. Fogarty left for Division rivals Worksop Town last week while fellow striker Ross Duggan faces a three-match ban following his red card in the 0-0 draw with Pickering Town  read more→

Dan Wilkinson five years on

Today marks the fifth anniversary of Dan Wilkinson’s passing and the traumatic events of Monday 12th September 2016. Dan collapsed whilst playing for Barnsley-based Shaw Lane AFC in the Integro League Cup tie at Brighouse Town. The tragedy sent shockwaves throughout the football community. His passing from an underlying heart condition called Arrhythmogenic Right Ventricular  read more→

Waide showers young Tadcaster star Burton in praise

NPL Division One East  Tadcaster Albion interim manager Steve Waide cites the rise of young defender Kieran Burton as a example of the opportunities his club are willing to give young players. Waide, the Tadcaster head honcho for the foreseeable future following Paul Quinn’s recent departure, has been really impressed with his performances despite being  read more→