‘Sedge and Ferriby set for Vase battles

Liversedge and North Ferriby are all set for their last 32 FA Vase battles on Saturday against Northern League giants. Both sides are playing behind closed doors in the respective ties. ‘Sedge visit last season’s finalists Hebburn Town who have yet to play in the 2020 final. Ferriby host perennial challengers West Auckland Town. Because  read more→

Watson exits Barton after year at helm

Rob Watson has left Barton Town after a year in charge due to increased work commitments. Watson joined Barton in September 2019 as Craig Denton’s assistant and when Denton departed in March 2020, he stepped up to the top job. The former Winterton Rangers chief was only able to take charge of 14 competitive games  read more→

Knaresborough advertise for new boss

The search for Paul Stansfield’s replacement has officially started as Knaresborough Town are officially accepting applications. Stansfield stood down as Knaresborough’s manager after six glorious years in charge earlier this week as he has accepted the position of head of academy at Harrogate Town. His loyal assistant Paul Clayton has also left Manse Lane. Knaresborough  read more→

Brid yet to decide if they will apply for promotion

Bridlington Town chairman Peter Smurthwaite is working out if promotion to the Northern Premier League is viable on a man-power and financial basis before making a decision on whether to apply to go up. Brid are in line for a return to the NPL for the first time since 2008 as part of the FA’s  read more→

Yorkshire Trophy tournament revamped

Five teams will compete for the revamped Yorkshire Trophy title at the end of May. Wakefield AFC have joined the party as a new entry and they will compete alongside Brighouse Town, Golcar United, Liversedge and Penistone Church. Originally it was due to be a 12-team tournament, but most of the clubs dropped out following  read more→

Rotherham legend Frecklington pledges to join Frickley

Former Rotherham United and Lincoln City midfielder Lee Frecklington has pledged to sign for Frickley Athletic next season. Frecklington’s last act in football was helping Lincoln win the 2018/19 League Two title – one of five promotions during a glittering career. In Yorkshire he is best known for scoring the goal which fired Rotherham into  read more→

Stansfield stands down at Knaresborough

It is the end of an era at Knaresborough Town as Paul Stansfield has resigned as manager after six hugely successful years in charge. The former Harrogate Railway player – who replaced Brian Davey in the summer of 2015 – leaves a massive legacy having turned Knaresborough from a top half NCEL Division One side  read more→

‘Sedge, Ammers, Brid and Emley in line for promotion

The Toolstation NCEL expect Liversedge, Yorkshire Amateur, Bridlington Town, Emley, Winterton Rangers and Skegness Town to be in line for promotion as part of the FA’s restructuring plan. ‘Sedge, the Ammers and Brid would reach the Northern Premier League, while Emley, Winterton and Skegness would land in the NCEL Premier Division. The FA have announced  read more→

Yorkshire Trophy start date moved

Brighouse Town still hope the Yorkshire Trophy tournament will go ahead and they have moved the start-date to May. But a substantial number of clubs – Ossett United, Eccleshill United, Silsden, Thackley, Steeton, Garforth Town and Emley – have dropped out due to the uncertainty over spectators. The original plan was to start the tournament  read more→

Tadcaster’s Milne retires from playing

Long-serving Tadcaster Albion defender Andy Milne has retired from playing due to work commitments and a recurrence of the ankle problem. Milne has been with Tadcaster throughout all their success in the past seven years. Originally signed by Paul Marshall in 2014, Milne was a key cog in the side that reached the FA Vase  read more→