Step 3 to 6 Seasons to be voided

The FA have made the decision to expunge all results from Step 3 to 6 leagues and start again when the green light. The decision, which will have a demoralising effect on many, on players who have broken records and members of clubs who have invested so much emotionally on trying to win promotion, was  read more→

NPL want season to finish

The Northern Premier League have joined forces with the Isthmian and Southern Leagues in calling for the 2019/20 to be finished. Although the FA are insisting no final decision has been made, the statement from the NPL gives a massive indication on what will happen. It also highlights the overall current projected financial shortfall NPL  read more→

NCEL to be voided or promotions to be decided by PPG

The Toolstation Northern Counties East League is to end immediately, with promotion and relegation potentially decided by points-per-game ratios. That is the decision made by the FA after the Step 5/6 leagues meeting and whether to apply PPG or void the season will be decided by the leagues committees later. It is unclear which way  read more→

Kelsey named Athersley boss

Shane Kelsey will take charge of Athersley Rec when the season resumes after being appointed as their new manager. Kelsey is the permanent replacement for Graham Nicholas who left after the first game of the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division season. Pete Goodlad will be concentrating on his role as general manager. Kelsey, the former Garforth  read more→

Popular Bromley returns to aid Railway’s fight

Popular striker Steve Bromley has returned to Harrogate Railway to boost their survival bid. Bromley heads back to Station View after nearly three years at Knaresborough Town who he helped win the Toolstation NCEL Division One title in 2018. He spent three years with Railway during his first spell and was a key member of  read more→

James and Nelson take Goole helm

Former top Non League striker Lutel James and Les Nelson have taken charge of Goole AFC. It is the pair’s first appointment on the NCEL stage. They are best known in the dugout for guiding Whitkirk Wanderers to promotion out of Division One of the West Yorkshire League and into the WYL Premier Division. James  read more→

Owen swaps Nostell for Armthorpe

Jack Owen has swapped Nostell Miners Welfare for Toolstation NCEL Division One rivals Armthorpe Welfare. The move links Owen back up with old comrade the Showman Ryan Poskitt who he played with for Nostell and Glasshoughton Welfare. Owen leaves Crofton Community Centre after two years there during the great revival of the club under Jason  read more→

Goole joint bosses resign

Terry Barwick and Matty Bloor have resigned from their roles as joint managers of Goole AFC. The pair had been in charge for just over a year after replacing Nigel Emery and Phil Sharpe. They will be remembered for steering the club to Toolstation NCEL Premier Division safety by winning the winner takes all final  read more→

Ammers sign title-winning captain Patterson

Last season’s title-winning Worksop Town captain Danny Patterson has joined promotion-chasing Yorkshire Amateur. Patterson drops down a Division to sign for the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division side. He has a solid pedigree for playing for successful teams, having also been in the Shaw Lane Aquaforce which won promotion out of Division One in 2014. He  read more→