Disability Football to start in Selby

NLY Community Sport will be working in partnership with Inspiring healthy lifestyles to run Disability Football sessions for adults at Selby Leisure Centre. The sessions, aimed at building confidence and improving social skills for those with disabilities and learning difficulties, run every Wednesday between 6pm and 7pm on the all-weather pitch and we are looking  read more→

“Winner” Stapleton joins Nostell

Toolstation NCEL Division One  “Winner” Calum Stapleton has become the latest player to join ambitious Nostell Miners Welfare. Stapleton was a member of the now legendary Pontefract Collieries squad which won back-to-back promotions against the odds. The move sees the versatile player be reunited with Welfare joint manager Simon Houghton, who previously managed him at  read more→

Ex-Pontefract man replaces Graham Potter

Former Pontefract Collieries development manager Ian Burchnall is in caretaker charge of Ostersunds, whilst the search for Graham Potter’s permanent successor continues. Potter, who left former NCEL club Leeds Carnegie to take the helm of the Swedish side a number of years ago, is the new manager of Swansea City. Burchnall will oversee at least two  read more→

Division One play-offs could return in 2021

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Play-offs can only be reintroduced once as the “perfect” model for the National League System has been created, the FA have confirmed. There has been shock and anger across the NCEL at the loss of the play-offs, which have been a massive success since their introduction in 2016. However, because the  read more→

NCEL AGM passes without hitches

The Toolstation NCEL AGM went without a hitch and lasted all of 37 minutes in Harrogate. The constitution was confirmed, with Goole AFC, Harworth Colliery and Skegness Town welcomed back to the league. Promoted Pontefract Collieries and Pickering Town were waved off. Although the mid-afternoon festivities went without a hitch, the evening bash was embroiled  read more→

Hancock raises hopes at Nostell

Toolstation NCEL Division One Nostell Miners Welfare have sensationally captured young Athersley Rec starlet Kai Hancock. The signing, arguably the most profile one so far this summer in Division One, is sure to send shockwaves around the Division and underlines the view held by many that Nostell look capable of walking down the street paved  read more→

Williams to be Pontefract captain

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Popular defender Jimmy Williams is to captain Pontefract Collieries during the club’s historic first campaign in the Evo Stik League. His close friend and colleague Andy Seed is also staying with the Colls and will be the club’s vice-captain. The pair were key players at the Colls romped to the Toolstation  read more→

Six more retained by Glasshoughton

Toolstation NCEL Division One Glasshoughton Welfare appear to be on course to be retaining nearly, if not all, of their squad which finished in the play-offs last season. Six more stars have committed themselves for a further campaign, including stalwart defender Adam Walsh. His centre-back partner Sam Pashley and right-back Alex Marsh have also signed,  read more→

Jeff and Robson in charge at Goole

Evo Stik North Steven Jeff and Derry Robson are set to lead Goole AFC on their return to the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division after being appointed as the club’s new joint managers. Loyal servant Robson previously held the same role with current Worsbrough Bridge assistant boss David Taylor for the second half of the 2016/17  read more→

Ex Rail man Metcalfe joins Tadcaster

Evo Stik North Former Harrogate Railway midfielder Alex Metcalfe is back in Yorkshire after signing for Tadcaster Albion. Metcalfe, who has also played for Harrogate Town, Scarborough Athletic and Ossett Albion, finished last season with Kettering Town. Albion boss Michael Morton said: “This is a big coup for the club. He’s exactly the calibre of  read more→