Financial support needed now for Tier 3 affected clubs – Eagle

Handsworth manager Russ Eagle has called for urgent financial assistance for Tier 3 affected clubs who need help. South Yorkshire was plunged into the Government’s new Tier 3 lockdown rules last week and West Yorkshire is expected to follow them very soon.  Some clubs are increasingly concerned at the direction of travel given under Tier  read more→

Kelsey: Tier 3 rules financially cripple clubs

Athersley Rec manager Shane Kelsey believes the Tier 3 lockdown rules have created an unsustainable financial situation for many clubs. Toolstation NCEL Premier Division side Athersley are operating under the Tier 3 rules which affect the whole of South Yorkshire and are expected to hit West Yorkshire later this week. Clubs in Tier 3 cannot  read more→

Barton lure back Phillips

Scott Phillips has returned to Barton Town following his departure from North Ferriby. Phillips left Ferriby at the weekend after a short, but prolific spell with Chris Bolder’s men. He was the jewel in the crown for Barton during the unforgettable Dave Anderson era. Anderson took the club to unprecedented heights and ex-Scarborough Athletic striker  read more→

Taylor to face old club after Brighouse reinstated into Trophy

Buxton goalkeeper Tom Taylor is to face his old club Brighouse Town in the FA Trophy on Saturday after Kendal Town were removed from the competition. Kendal won 1-0 at Brighouse recently to progress into the third qualifying round. The reasons are unclear, but Kendal have been expelled from the Trophy. It is somewhat some  read more→

Wildblood joins Worsbrough

Versatile player Owen Wildblood has joined Worsbrough Bridge following his exit from Hemsworth Miners Welfare. Wildblood left Hemsworth to gain regular game-time and the move to Worsbrough reunites him with Luke Forgione who he previously played under at Barnsley College. He could have made his debut at Hallam tonight, but the Toolstation NCEL Division One  read more→

Ashforth salutes Campion squad

Lee Ashforth has saluted the entire Campion squad for getting through a tricky period with a series of wins. Prior to the Saturday’s 2-0 defeat to Toolstation NCEL Division One promotion rivals North Ferriby, Campion had made a perfect start to the campaign with seven straight league wins. There’s plenty to be positive about as  read more→

Eagle lauds Handsworth’s fighting spirit

“Fighting spirit” is the most pleasing part of Handsworth’s fantastic start to the campaign, according to Russ Eagle. The Ambers sit fifth having won four, drawn two and lost two of their opening eight Toolstation NCEL Premier Division matches.  The 1-1 draw at Grimsby Borough and the 3-2 victory at Thackley which both involved late  read more→

Campion recruit striker Jagger

Campion have pulled off a coup in recruiting Brighouse Town striker Joe Jagger. The prolific former Harrogate Railway forward made his Campion debut in the 2-0 defeat to North Ferriby on Saturday. Lee Ashforth and James Bicknell have long-sought the services of Jagger, who once scored 42 times in just one season for Littletown in  read more→

Two new faces join Athersley

Danny Blacker and Muhamet Gashi have joined Shane Kelsey’s Athersley Rec squad. The pair are further additions to the Rec following the recent captures of Jack Bennett and Marcel Chipamunga. Bennett, an Hemsworth under 23s player, and Chipamunga have been involved for several weeks. Bennett has impressed heavily and has scored three times in five  read more→

Sloppy goals condemn Nostell to defeat

*Please note: Because of the new Tiered lockdown system, picking and choosing the main match is now extremely difficult. Toolstation NCEL Division One  Nostell Miners Welfare 1-3 Skegness Town  Ian Walker’s Nostell Miners Welfare gave away three sloppy goals in the defeat to promotion-chasing Skegness Town at Crofton Community Centre. Skegness did not have to  read more→