Three more commit to Armthorpe

Toolstation NCEL Division One More of Armthorpe Welfare’s squad have given commitment to manager Mike Carmody that they will stay with the club for the forthcoming campaign. The players concerned are Craig Morley, Stuart Preston and Tom McLaughlin with all three extending already lengthy spells at the club. Morley is an experienced central defender who  read more→

Savory picks Tadcaster after u-turn

Evo Stik Division One North Striker Aiden Savory has changed his mind about signing for Scarborough Athletic and has instead decided to join up with Tadcaster Albion. Savory’s change of heart under-lines the perils of announcing signings of non-contracted players before July 1st. Savory, who can also act a centre-back, recently left Farsley Celtic after  read more→

Atkinson joins up with brother

Evo Stik Premier Division Young Brighouse Town midfielder Ben Atkinson has joined up with his brother Chris at Farsley Celtic. Atkinson was a star in the Brighouse team last season and he is reunited with Adam Lakeland as the pair worked together at Curzon Ashton nearly two years ago. “Ben is a player with the  read more→

Ponte hosts Disability Football event

Disability Football There was over 300 people inside Pontefract Collieries for the Special Olympics Yorkshire and Humberside Super Regional 7-a-side Football Competition on Sunday. The event was also used for grading purposes ahead of the Special Olympics GB National Games which is taking place in Sheffield in early August. Pontefract Pirates, the sister club of  read more→

Peterson commits to Ossett Town

Evo Stik Division One North Ossett Town manager Grant Black has spoken of his delight after getting his captain Alex Peterson to put pen-to-paper. Peterson was a major part of the side that surprised by reaching the play-off final. “I’m buzzing to have Alex signed up for another season, he has been targeted by other  read more→

Howarth swaps Celtic for Tadcaster

Evo Stik Division One North Experienced left-sided player Chris Howarth has swapped Farsley Celtic for local rivals Tadcaster Albion. Howarth leaves Farsley for the second time on a major high having being part of the team that won promotion to the Premier Division. He lots of experience from spells at Garforth Town and at Bradford  read more→

Woodhouse brings back Bennett

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Curtis Woodhouse has brought back former Bridlington Town player James Bennett back to the club as a player/coach. Bennett joins a management team that also includes former Hull City captain Ian Ashbee. “I spoke with Curtis a couple of months ago about coming in as first team coach as it was  read more→

Clayton heads back to Knaresborough

Toolstation NCEL Division One Dan Clayton is the latest player who has dropped a level to play for Knaresborough Town next season. However, it should not come as a surprise as his dad Paul is the new assistant manager of Knaresborough. Clayton leaves Thackley to join up with Knaresborough, who have already signed up Gregg  read more→

Night of celebration & emotion for NCEL

There was a mixture of celebration and emotional at the annual Northern Counties East League conference at the Royal Hotel in Scarborough. The AGM was a quick affair with nothing major said.  However, at the evening presentation night, Toolstation marketing director John Meaden announced that his company have extended their sponsorship of the NCEL for  read more→

Young stars join Frickley

Evo Stik Division One South  Two young Toolstation Northern Counties East League players have joined Frickley Athletic. Maltby Main goalkeeper Danny Rusling will provide “back-up and competition” for Seb Malkowski, while Liversedge winger Rhys Davies has also arrived. “In Seb we have one of the best keepers in the League and we are delighted he  read more→