Pickering through in Trophy after late kick off

FA Trophy  Pickering Town 2-0 AFC Mansfield Paul Marshall celebrated his 100th victory as Pickering Town manager with a superb second qualifying round replay win over AFC Mansfield at a giddy Mill Lane. Euphoria greeted cult hero Billy Logan’s decisive second goal in the final minute of the tense clash – the strike ended Mansfield’s  read more→

Garforth beaten by goal from old boy St Juste

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Yorkshire Amateur 1-0 Garforth Town  A late Jason St Juste goal broke local rivals Garforth Town’ resolve as ambitious Yorkshire Amateur continued their six-point hold on top spot. Injury-hit Garforth, with a makeshift centre-half pairing, gave absolutely everything at Bracken Edge, but ultimately could not hold out in the Leeds derby  read more→

Hirst scores late winner for Bridge

Toolstation NCEL Division One Kieran Hirst’s dramatic late close range winner against his old club Parkgate handed Worsbrough Bridge straight league victories for the first time since September. The solitary goal win keeps Worsbrough Bridge in sixth-placed and three points behind swash-buckling Selby Town in fifth place. It was also only Andy Dawson’s second loss  read more→

Programme Fair at Avenue this Sunday

Programme collectors can snap up some bargains this coming Sunday at the latest Bradford (Park Avenue) programme & badge fair. The fair is being held in the Horsfall Stadium between 10am and 1pm. There will be six dealers present. It is £1 admission for everyone and refreshments are available.

Hilton adds Forgione to coaching staff

Evo Stik East Chris Hilton had added one of his former Worsbrough Bridge stars to his Stocksbridge Park Steels coaching staff. Luke Forgione has been made first team analyst and performance coach. He has been around Bracken Moor recently through the partnership between Stocksbridge and Barnsley College. Forgione played under Hilton during the Stocksbridge’s memorable  read more→

Guest now on Pontefract’s list of strikers

Evo Stik East Pontefract Collieries have snapped up striker Nick Guest following his recent departure from AFC Mansfield. Guest, once the prodigal son of Hemsworth Miners Welfare with whom he enjoyed three spells with, left Mansfield last week. The striker is best known for his prolific spell with the Wells. He scored some memorable goals  read more→

Knaresborough knock out holders Farsley

West Riding County Cup High-flying Knaresborough Town knocked the holders Farsley Celtic out in the second round after a 4-2 penalty shootout victory. After two years of domination from Farsley, there will be a new name on the trophy after Knaresborough held their nerve to beat the Evo Stik Premier Division side. Paul Stansfield’s men  read more→

The Race For The National League Is Wide Open

As we enter the month of November, it is fair to say that we have a real title race on our hands in the National League. At the time of writing, just three points separate the top half dozen teams and it will take a brave man to predict who will come out on top  read more→

Welfare defeated after kick off time debacle

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Glasshoughton Welfare 0-1 Harworth Colliery Glasshoughton Welfare fans trudged off home disappointed at the ridiculous time of 10.10pm after Joshua Davies’ first half goal earned Harworth their victory. Ryan Ferguson’s red card deep into injury-time compounded the defeat, against one of the league’s struggling sides. Ferguson will now miss the trip to Christian Fox’s  read more→

Hamilton and local hero Turner back at Garforth

Toolstation NCEL Premier Division Mitch Hamilton and local hero Lee Turner have returned to add bite to Garforth Town’s attack. The Miners now have most of their side that secured the club’s highest finish since the 2012/13 season six month ago. The pair were part of the surprise mass exodus that meant Rob Hunter add  read more→