Emley’s trip to Bacup postponed at 3pm

Emley AFC had a wasted trip to Bacup Borough as the match was postponed just after 3pm because of a ‘waterlogged pitch’. The match official deemed that a small muddy patch was too dangerous to play on and postponed the fixture. Emley will now have to wait again until Saturday to play again in the  read more→

Penistone’s Scrivens joins Guiseley

Penistone Church attacker Sam Scrivens has joined National North outfit Guiseley. Scrivens scored over 30 times as Penistone finished up as runners-up in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division last season. He had already trialled for Partick Thistle and Chesterfield in pre-season. He now has his big chance in the National North, following in the footsteps  read more→

Snodin leaves Selby for Armthorpe

Jordan Snodin has joined Mike Carmody’s Armthorpe Welfare after leaving Selby Town. The midfielder, the son of former Leeds United and Everton’s Ian, was a popular figures on the terraces at Selby, but after two years under Christian Fox, new pastures await. Snodin has played a key role in the Fox-led resurgence of Selby. His  read more→

Steels sign Man United ‘keeper on loan

Manchester United under 23s goalkeeper Jacob Carney will be playing for Stocksbridge Park Steels on loan until the end of September. It is quite a coup for Stocksbridge to sign Carney, who will cover for Ed Hall as the stopper continues to recover from the serious injury he picked up last season. Carney is the  read more→

Title-winner Trench joins Stocksbridge

Chris Hilton has finally secured a new left-back as Michael Trench has joined Stocksbridge Park Steels. Trench signs on the eve of Stocksbridge’s last pre-season friendly before the BetVictor campaign begins on the 17th August. The Steels head to Basford. Trench won the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division title with Worksop Town last season. Prior to  read more→

Avenue appoint Law as interim boss

Bradford (Park Avenue) have named former Kettering Town, Tamworth and Barwell boss Marcus Law as their interim manager. Law will hold the fort as Avenue contemplate who will be the long-term replacement for the sacked Garry Thompson. Thompson was shown the door following successive 5-0 defeats in the opening two National North matches. Law, who  read more→

Worsbrough boss Morris makes triple signing

Worsbrough Bridge manager Lee Morris has made a triple signing this season. Morris looking to address the 6-1 Toolstation NCEL Division One defeat at Dronfield Town and he has brought in Robbie Miller and Dan Palmer. He has also brought back Sam Corner from last season. Corner scored six goals in eight games at the  read more→

Brighouse sign Rotherham striker on loan

Brighouse Town have secured young striker Jacques Etia on a season-long loan from Sky Bet League One side Rotherham United. Jacques has been in clinical form during pre-season and has scored three goals. The youngster is in the second year of his scholarship at AESSEAL New York Stadium. Brighouse manager Vill Powell, who recently signed  read more→

Avenue sack manager after two 5-0 defeats

Bradford (Park Avenue) have sacked player/manager Garry Thompson following the club’s disastrous opening two games in the National North. Avenue began the new campaign with a 5-0 thrashing at Curzon Ashton, followed by the defeat by the same score-line at home to local neighbours Guiseley on Tuesday night. His assistant Shaun Gardner has also left.  read more→

Nicholas parts company with Athersley

Graham Nicholas has left Athersley Rec after just one competitive game in charge. The former Garforth Town manager leaves the Rec following the disastrous Toolstation NCEL Premier Division opening day 6-0 defeat at Goole AFC. Prior to the Goole match, Athersley had endured a torrid pre-season because of the poor weather during July. The Rec  read more→