Wakefield boss expects Dodworth to provide “big test”

Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League  Wakefield AFC manager Adam Lockwood expects his youngsters to face a “big test” against second-placed Dodworth Miners Welfare tomorrow. Wakefield are due to host Dodworth at The Millennium Stadium in the unmissable Premier Division encounter and Lockwood knows his young guns have a battle on their hands. “It will  read more→

Dodsworth hails Handsworth young guns

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Jason Dodsworth has hailed Handsworth’s young guns who have stepped up to the first team in the last few weeks. Dodsworth and Aiden Spowage have been forced to deploy some of the club’s under 21s due to injuries to the likes of Ben Teasdale, Leon Howarth and several others. Apart from  read more→

Ex-Scarborough boss Funk returns to game

Toolstation NCEL Division One Former Scarborough Athletic title-winning manager Rudy Funk has been appointed as the manager of Clipstone. Funk, who has won promotions with Scarborough, Rainworth Miners Welfare and AFC Mansfield, has been out of the game since leaving Long Eaton United a couple of years ago. Funk told Clipstone’s website: “There are some  read more→

Forward returns to Handsworth

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Forward Jamie Austin has returned to Handsworth from Maltby Main. Austin is the second attacking signing at Handsworth this week behind former Worksop Town title winner Matty Sykes who has arrived from Emley AFC. Austin previously played for Handsworth during the 2019/20 campaign before leaving in October 2020. He has scored  read more→

Liversedge still the underdogs as Trophy heroes chase third upset

FA Trophy  Jonathan Rimmington insists Liversedge remain the underdogs for the unmissable FA Trophy second round tie with Lancaster City at Clayborn tomorrow. The magical Trophy run has seen ‘Sedge slay NPL Premier Division giants Scarborough Athletic and Basford United in the previous two rounds so some would probably suggest that ‘Sedge are the favourites.  read more→

Denton hopes Hallam crowds will hit 1000 mark

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Craig Denton is hoping Hallam will have one thousand spectators packing into Sandygate at some stage this season. Hallam’s attendances are at unprecedented levels and their last home game – the 3-1 win over Armthorpe Welfare – was watched by 656 people. That’s the highest crowd for a Division One fixture  read more→

Togetherness driving Selby forward – Fox

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Christian Fox says a new-found “togetherness” has driven Selby Town to four consecutive wins and back into the play-offs picture. Selby’s season was floundering prior to the win at Clipstone at the beginning of the month as they had been on a run of seven games without a victory. Now with  read more→

Two arrivals at Frickley

NPL Division One East Dave Frecklington has added two players to his Frickley Athletic squad ahead of the trip to Sheffield FC on Saturday. Attacking midfielder Ben Morris has arrived from Gainsborough Trinity to bolster the attack. He started his career with Derby County and then Barnsley before moving into Non League with the likes  read more→

Handsworth sign title winner

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Handsworth have lured former Worksop Town title winner Matthew Sykes to Olivers Mount. Sykes leaves Division rivals Emley AFC to link up with Jason Dodsworth and Aiden Spowage’s side. The attacker won the NCEL Premier Division title with Worksop back in 2019. “He’s an experienced player and he has played for  read more→

Player Profile – Josh Grant

This week we have a player who scored one of the greatest goals ever in the Yorkshire region – so good that footage of goal should have broke the Internet. You’ve probably seen it so you’ll know we’re talking about Brighouse Town midfielder Josh Grant. Name  Josh Grant  Age  30  Current Club  Brighouse Town  Previous  read more→