16 defining NCEL League games of the decade involving Yorkshire sides

What a decade it has been for Toolstation NCEL football. Some big clubs have passed through, Farsley Celtic, Scarborough Athletic, Tadcaster Albion, Brighouse Town, Pontefract Collieries spring to mind. Four of those clubs are enjoying great success in the Northern Premier Division, while Farsley are riding high in the National North. We have delved into  read more→

Monkhouse and Greaves secure big win for Ossett

Two goals literally on the stroke of half-time secured a massive 2-1 victory for Ossett United over Dunston. Ossett’s second consecutive BetVictor North West lifts them above Dunston and further away from danger. Andy Monkhouse’s header from a free kick set Ossett on their way. Within a minute, Tom Greaves had tapped home after Corey  read more→

Selby edge goal-fest with Glasshoughton

Selby Town climbed above Glasshoughton Welfare in the race for promotion after the edging the Toolstation NCEL Division One goal-fest 5-3. Chances were wasted by both sides throughout the 90 minutes, but Selby’s incredible 4-0 half-time lead proved vital.  Ryan Gothard, Liam Flanagan (2) and Casey Stewart got the goals in the opening stanza. Sam  read more→

Hero Frost ends torrid seven months by rescuing Steels

As the Sheffield derby at Sheffield FC neared its journey’s end, Stocksbridge Park Steels striker Danny Frost was on his knees. ‘The Iceman’ was running on empty and out of energy towards the end of his first full 90 minutes in seven months after an injury-hit 2019. But with Stocksbridge threadbare due to several injuries  read more→

Non League Yorkshire Team of the Decade

It has taken some deliberation, but we have finally have a Non League Yorkshire Team of the Decade, as well as manager. The Team is made up of players who we believe have consistently excelled in the Northern Premier League and Northern Counties East League whilst playing for Yorkshire clubs between 2010 and 2019. Team  read more→

Flynn cruelly settles East Leeds El-Clasico at ten man Garforth

Garforth Town 0-1 Yorkshire Amateur  Super-sub Ash Flynn cruelly settled the East Leeds El-Clasico by scoring with the last kick of the game to devastate brave ten man Garforth Town and win it for promotion-chasing Yorkshire Amateur. Flynn had only enjoyed a few touches in his ten minute cameo in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  read more→

Ex Pickering boss Hackworth returns as coach

Former player and manager Tony Hackworth has rejoined Pickering Town as first team coach under new boss Steve Roberts. Hackworth replaced Mitch Cook in late 2014 and led Pickering for the rest of the season before stepping down in May 2015 for personal reasons, paving the way for the Paul Marshall era. Former Leeds United  read more→

Bad weather has allowed Nostell to regroup – Houghton

The bad weather problems have been a fantastic opportunity for Nostell Miners Welfare, according to Simon Houghton as he and Jason Dodsworth prepare to relaunch their promotion bid. Having only played twice during December, Nostell used the ‘break’ to spend hours on the training ground to iron out the reasons behind their slump in form  read more→

Nostell sign Mundy and bring Billy home

Billy Mole has returned ‘home’ to Nostell Miners Welfare, who have also signed Penistone Church striker Shaun Mundy. Left-sided danger man Mole ends his short stint with Liversedge to head back to Crofton Community Centre where he came through the youth ranks. Mundy plugs a gap in Nostell’s strike force. Mundy was a regular for  read more→

Hilton reflects on a decade in management

“Challenging, interesting, rewarding, frustrating, testing, I’ve had some great times managing, but I’ve had some bad times, such as stress last season when we were second bottom at Christmas,” Stocksbridge Park Steels boss Chris Hilton says as he reflects on a decade in management. An accidental Messiah for Worsbrough Bridge having ended up in the  read more→