Owen sends Dodworth top at Xmas, Ecclesfield climb to fourth

Jack Owen’s hat-trick in the barnstorming 5-0 smashing of Oughtilbridge sent Dodworth Miners Welfare back to the top of the Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League Premier Division for Christmas. Dazzling Dodworth had the three points sown-up by half-time to move above unbeaten Swinton Athletic and no further goals were scored in the second stanza.  read more→

Priestley double helps Ammers win at Rec

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Athersley Rec 2-4 Yorkshire Amateur  Gibraltar International Adam Priestley scored two first half goals as leaders Yorkshire Amateur comfortably maintained their superb start to the campaign with victory at Athersley Rec. Priestley, Casey Stewart and an unbelievable scissor kick from Roy Fogarty secured the three points by the hour mark for  read more→

Liversedge march on in the FA Vase

Liversedge’s FA Vase journey goes on after a penalty shootout victory at Sunderland Ryhope CW put them into the last 32. ‘Sedge won 4-3 on penalties after a goal-less draw in Sunderland.  The victory creates new history for ‘Sedge who have never gone beyond the third round in the Vase. The shootout rounded off a  read more→

FA Vase disappointment for Church and Hallam

Penistone Church and Hallam both suffered disappointment in the FA Vase after defeats in the FA Vase second round on Saturday. Hallam lost 2-0 at home to Northern League giants Shildon while Penistone Church took Longridge Town all the way to penalties. The ‘away’ game was switched to Penistone and Ian Richards’ men fell behind  read more→

Fieldsend gets hat-trick as flawless leaders Swinton hit five

Owen Fieldsend’s hat-trick helped flawless Swinton Athletic put five past Houghton Main without a reply in the Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League Premier Division. Former Parkgate defender Fieldsend netted late in the first half before completing his treble by the midway mark of the second half.  Justin Greenwood opened the scoring on the half-hour  read more→

Reeves and Ibrahimi score as Ponte beat Nostell

Second half goals from Damian Reeves and Albert Ibrahimi secured Pontefract Collieries a 2-0 friendly victory over neighbours Nostell Miners Welfare at Beechnut Lane. The parallels between the two sides are stark. Both adopted a model of fielding young players in their respective leagues and both have a philosophy of playing out from the back.  read more→

Ferriby, Hallam and ‘Sedge progress in FA Vase

North Ferriby, Liversedge and Hallam made it through in their behind closed doors FA Vase fixtures. Ben Leyland was the hero for Chris Bolder’s Ferriby as his late second half peach of a strike helped them defeat North West Counties outfit Lower Breck 2-1 in the second half. Breck had taken a first half lead  read more→

Armthorpe and Nostell go into break on major highs

Toolstation NCEL Round-Up Nostell Miners Welfare and manager-less Armthorpe Welfare have gone into the enforced break on major highs. Nostell took in-form Parkgate apart in a 4-0 Division One victory to end a run of four straight league losses. Two quick-fire first half provided a firm platform for Ian Walker’s men. Amir Berchill was the  read more→

Medcalf completes Hall Road’s remarkable fight-back

Toolstation NCEL Division One Round-Up In-form Richard Medcalf completed a remarkable fight-back for Hall Road Rangers, who won 3-2 at Dronfield Town despite being 2-0 down after 85 minutes. The chances of Hall Road going into the enforced break on a high were looking doomed when Mark Fereday scored early on and in the 54th  read more→

‘Goalkeeper’ Greenwood the hero for Eccleshill

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Round-Up Ten man Eccleshill United pulled off an incredible 3-2 victory at local rivals Silsden which saw defender Allan Greenwood having to play in goal for almost the entire second half. There was parity at half-time as Silsden centre-half Shaun Airey had headed home a corner to cancel out Luke Aldrich’s  read more→