Steeton’s first game at Marley will be worth the wait – Mason

The bunting and the scissors for the ribbon cutting for Steeton’s historic first game at Marley Stadium remain in their boxes for the time being.  The ‘opening ceremony’ was meant to be tomorrow when Garstang were scheduled to visit Marley for the North West Counties League clash. That was until the new lockdown measures were  read more→

Higher league midfielder joins Ossett

Midfielder Jack Dyche has joined Wayne Benn’s Ossett United. Dyche, who can also play upfront, has left higher league Hyde United to sign for Ossett. He has also previously played for Ashton United, Guiseley and Bradford (Park Avenue). Wayne Benn told Ossett’s official website: “We are really pleased to confirm Jack’s signing, he is a  read more→

Player Profile – Liversedge’s Ollie Fearon

We’ve brought back the Player Profile series which were a popular feature during the 2016/17 season and next up is star Liversedge striker Ollie Fearon from the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division. Name Ollie Fearon Age 25  Current Club  Liversedge  Previous Clubs  Handsworth, AFC Mansfield, Penistone Church, Worsbrough Bridge, Maltby Main, Frickley Athletic. Day Job  Primary  read more→

Inspirational Cunliffe hailed by Glassy joint boss Holmes

Glasshoughton Welfare joint manager Darren Holmes has heaped praise on stand-in captain Matt Cunliffe.  The experienced left-back has been wearing the armband recently because of stalwart Adam Walsh’s injury problems. Although Cunliffe has been with the Leeds Road club for a few years – bar a very brief stint with Armthorpe Welfare – he has  read more→

Football should restart in January – Frickley boss Frecklington

Frickley Athletic manager Dave Frecklington backs a January restart so Non League players can enjoy Christmas with their families if restrictions allow. If Steps 3 to 6 football is granted permission to return following the lockdown, Frickley have four fixtures scheduled in December – with the Boxing Day battle at Stocksbridge Park Steels being the  read more→

Pitts wants to create family atmosphere at Goole

Creating a “family atmosphere” is a priority for Goole AFC joint managers Mark Pitts and Simon Portrey.  The pair are three weeks into their reign after succeeding Lutel James in dugout and have managed Goole four times in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division.  A thriving social environment was one of the keys to success during  read more→

Worsbrough boss Forgione expects hectic schedule

Worsbrough Bridge manager Luke Forgione is relishing the anticipated busy schedule when the Toolstation NCEL Division One season resumes. If the lockdown ends on December 2nd, Worsbrough have five postponed fixtures to fit in and that’s before bad weather and the danger of further lockdowns. The rest of the Non League family is in the same  read more→

Tadcaster making great progress

Tadcaster Albion might well be dealing with yet another flooding of The Global Stadium, but while the weather has been dire, the recent performances on the field have been much more promising. The North Yorkshire outfit released a statement regarding the situation at their ground after the River Wharfe again burst its banks following the prolonged rainfall  read more→

Silsden under 23s boss Jacob Mistry’s coaching journey

Not many people involved in the Non League game can say they have been an assistant to an old assistant of Mauricio Pochettino and Ronald Koeman’s. Silsden under 23s manager Jacob Mistry can and he’s only 21. Mistry is in first year in charge of the under 23s at Silsden, but in a ‘previous life’  read more→

Medcalf wins October player of the month vote

Hall Road Rangers attacker Richard Medcalf has won the Non League Yorkshire October player of the month vote. All legal votes have been counted and triple checked and we can officially declare him the winner. Over 800 votes were cast. Medcalf finished ahead of second placed Maltby Main striker or goalkeeper Jonathan Hill and Liversedge’s  read more→