Eagle doubts the new season will start in September

Handsworth manager Russ Eagle believes Non League Football will not be in a position to start the 2020/21 season in September. Eagle is the first Toolstation NCEL manager since the 5th September date was released to express misgivings about the FA’s current plan to make teams play 38 league fixtures and face long journeys for  read more→

Powerful defender joins Garforth

Former Pickering Town centre-back Jamie Barkway has joined Garforth Town. The tall and powerful defender played 36 times for Pickering in the NPL during the 2018/19 season and will no doubt form a formidable partnership with Sam Denton. Prior to joining Pickering he had played for Dringhouses in the York League and enjoyed four years  read more→

Two Declan’s commit to Hemsworth

Declan Parker and Emley defender Declan Dawson are the latest players to commit to Hemsworth Miners Welfare. Midfielder Parker has been with the Wells for a few years and is another one of their many emerging talents to have come through their youth teams. Dawson, whose potential was underlined during his time at Ossett Albion  read more→

Goole make marquee signing in Keightley

Goole AFC have made a marquee signing as former Penistone Church striker Nathan Keightley has joined them. Keightley did sign for Ossett United in June, but has now gone back to the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division and gone to Goole. It is quite a coup for Lutel James and Les Nelson as Keightley, whose breakthrough  read more→

Plenty of goals as Non League Football returns

A number of Yorkshire clubs began playing matches again on Saturday after a series of pre-season friendlies were held. Nearly all were played behind closed doors – with Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior League side Wombwell Town’s 2-0 defeat to Belper Town one of the few exceptions due to different rules applying to some venues and  read more→

Wells returns as Garforth begin unveiling squad

Top goalkeeper Toby Wells is among the players who have re-signed for Paul Marshall’s Garforth Town. Former Pickering Town stopper Wells will enter his third season with Garforth, and the fans will be delighted as he has been one of their star players over the last two years. Also confirmed to return are Dan Coupland,  read more→

Owen back at Worsbrough

Midfield brain-box Liam Owen is back for a fourth stint with Worsbrough Bridge. Owen, the brother of well known striker Jack, joins from Nostell Miners Welfare where has mostly spent the last three years. He was a mainstay of Jason Dodsworth and Simon Houghton’s squad which turned Nostell from the league’s whipping boys into promotion  read more→

Full-back Naulls joins Selby

Young East Hull full-back Wesley Naulls has joined Christian Fox’s Selby Town. Naulls played for last season’s Toolstation NCEL Division One’s rock bottom outfit after the turn of the year. Selby have also confirmed the appointment of Tom Shepherd as goalkeeping coach and the return of Jon-Paul Vass. Wide man Vass, a former Tadcaster Albion  read more→

Ferriby sign midfielder McCaffrey

Midfielder Kieran McCaffrey is the latest player to join Toolstation NCEL Division One promotion hopefuls North Ferriby. McCaffrey played for Belper Town and Bottesford Town last season, but has played for a variety of Non League teams. He was a former youth player at Scunthorpe United before moving into Non League; initially playing for Brigg  read more→