Son of club great Glavin joins Emley

Conor Glavin, the son of one of Emley’s greatest ever managers, is going to be playing for the club this season. Glavin’s father Ronnie, the ex-Celtic and Barnsley star who guided Emley to their famous FA Cup third round tie with West Ham at Upton Park in 1998. Emley gave their Premier League opponents a  read more→

Maltby sign NCEL’s most wanted – Gavin King

Maltby Main have managed to sign one of the Toolstation NCEL’s most wanted players in Gavin King. The striker scored 63 goals in 90 appearances for Ollerton Town and understandably received a lot of offers over the past couple of years.  Now after a successful pre-season with Maltby, King has decided to try his hand  read more→

Collier rejoins Carmody’s Armthorpe

Gary Collier and Mike Carmody are back together again after the striker’s return to Armthorpe Welfare was confirmed. The former Selby Town forward was previously Carmody’s assistant during the early part of the Armthorpe manager’s reign. Collier has a decent goals record in the NCEL, plus a penchant for the spectacular strike. He spent last  read more→

Nicholas reunited with defender Alali

Former Garforth Town captain Jassim Alali has been reunited with Graham Nicholas at Athersley Rec. The defender is close to Nicholas and has been a key player for him at Garforth and Parkgate. Last season Alali played for Eccleshill United. Nicholas said: “Jassim is a player who I have been very fortunate to work with  read more→

New-look Emley recruit Price and Bordman

Former Farsley Celtic and Harrogate Town player Jamie Price has joined North West Counties side Emley AFC. The versatile Price, who can play as a defender or midfielder. is another excellent addition to Richard Tracey and Mark Wilson’s new-look Emley squad. Price, who learnt his trade with Doncaster Rovers in the Football League, has always  read more→

Ashforth to face Railway on opening day

Lee Ashforth will head back to his old club Harrogate Railway in his first competitive game as joint manager of Campion. The Division One clash at Station View is part of the Toolstation NCEL opening fixture list which has been released on Sunday morning. Ashforth spent many years as Railway’s goalkeeper before becoming the assistant  read more→

Elam makes first Eccleshill signings

New Eccleshill United manager Lee Elam has begun rebuilding the Eagles after making his first signings. Talent Ndlovu and Lewis Sugden are the most familiar names of the new faces at the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division club. Ndlovu has played for Ossett Albion and Campion, while Sugden is best known for playing for Farsley Celtic.  read more→

Oldham and Wilson sign Bridge forms

Rob Oldham and Jack Wilson are among the latest list of players to commit themselves to Worsbrough Bridge. The pair were key members of the side that surprised many by finishing seventh in the Toolstation NCEL Division One table last season. Midfielder Ash Emmett, who enjoyed rave reviews at Pontefract Collieries before a bad injury  read more→

Ex-Albion players join Emley

A host of ex-Ossett Albion players are going to be playing for Emley AFC in the North West Counties this season. Prolific striker James Eyles, who finished last season at his local club Nostell Miners Welfare, is the stand-out name on the list. Eyles has a fantastic track record of scoring goals from spells with  read more→

Tyas to be Welfare’s last line of defence

Aiden Tyas is to be Glasshoughton Welfare’s goalkeeper for the new season. Tyas, rated as one of the best goalkeepers in Toolstation NCEL Division One, made his first appearance on a team-sheet for Glasshoughton in the 2-1 friendly victory over Rothwell Town on Tuesday night. The young stopper is best known for his association with  read more→