Pontefract celebrate stunning Cup win

West Riding County Cup Unstoppable Pontefract Collieries are one win away from their first West Riding County Cup final appearance since 1991 after a stunning 5-1 victory away at Harrogate Town. Although Harrogate fielded a youthful side, there were still some quality players in their ranks. But that did not frighten the Colls, who appear  read more→

Four for Dale in Selby’s obliteration win

Toolstation NCEL Division One Rossington Main 0-5 Selby Town Magic man Joe Dale hit four as promotion-chasing Selby Town obliterated Rossington Main. The sensational victory is the latest under ‘The Messiah’ Christian Fox, who continues to guarantee value for money for his and the club’s growing followers. What is even more amazing about the latest  read more→

Collins gifts dream start to Nostell chiefs

Toolstation NCEL Division One Nostell Miners Welfare 2-1 Retford United In the beginning defender Dan Collins headed a late winner to give Nostell a priceless first home win of the season and hand their new joint managers a dream start. If Jason Dodsworth and Simon Houghton get their way, that is how the first paragraph  read more→

Joe and Brodie score in Senior Cup win

Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior Cup Joe Lumsden and Brodie Litchfield got doubles as Stocksbridge Park Steels cruised into the Senior Cup quarter-finals with a 5-1 win at South Kirkby. The Steels never looked in trouble against the Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior League outfit. Star man Lumsden struck the only goal of the first half. Litchfield,  read more→

Flanagan hits three on Selby’s glory night

West Riding County Cup Selby Town 4-2 FC Halifax Town Liam Flanagan got a hat-trick as Christian Fox’s Selby Town pulled off another scalp to reach the County Cup semi-finals. Selby players, volunteers, officials and supporters were partying well into the night as the clubhouse was still rammed after 11pm. Fox has clearly inspired the  read more→

Joe strikes twice, but Steels don’t win

Evo Stik South Joe Lumsden struck twice, but Stocksbridge Park Steels were only able to manage a 2-2 draw at Newcastle Town. The Steels led both times in the clash. Todd Jordan set up the opener with a fine cross which key man Lumsden headed home. Newcastle equalised before the break with their first shot  read more→

Unbelievable start for Ducks boss Quinn

Evo Stik Premier Division Paul Quinn’s reign as manager of Shaw Lane AFC began in unbelievable fashion as his side put five past title rivals Warrington Town without reply. The Ducks had the points effectively sown-up by half-time having demolished Warrington. An early goal eased any nerves and they never looked back. Nicky Walker set  read more→

Mbeke the hero for Ossett Albion

Evo Stik North Lebrun Mbeke was the hero for Ossett Albion as his deft header guided them to an important 1-0 win over Mossley at Dimple Wells. After a poor run of results, Albion needed a victory and Mbeke’s header from a corner in the 17th minute was all they needed. Goole AFC also gained  read more→

Wembley edges closer for electric Ponte

Pontefract Collieries 3-0 Worksop Town History-makers Pontefract Collieries beat up Worksop Town and cruised into the last 32 of the Vase and move a step closer to Wembley. Craig Parry and Craig Rouse, who clearly now hold the crown of being the best young managers in the NCEL, have overseen the greatest period in the  read more→

Team effort helps Welfare defeat leaders

Toolstation NCEL Division One Glasshoughton Welfare 2-0 Eccleshill United Outstanding Glasshoughton Welfare dug deep to strengthen their bid for the play-offs by out-smarting fallen leaders Eccleshill United, whose ten-match winning run came to an end. Welfare still have a lot to do to get near the top six, but a fourth straight league win steers them  read more→