Marshall targeting Garforth’s best league finish for years

Season Preview  Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Garforth Town  Garforth Town surprised many by winning seven of their nine league games during the aborted 2020/21 season and with most of the side staying, hopes are high of a positive campaign. With Paul Marshall at the helm, his record proves they have a good chance of challenging.  read more→

Bury AFC clash is a dream Non League debut for Ilkley

Season Preview  North West Counties Division One North  Ilkley Town  Ilkley Town have made it to the Non League stage after several years of hard work. Their Ben Rhydding Sports Club home has a 3G pitch and facilities fit for Step 6. The 2021/22 campaign is a historic year and a journey of discovery for  read more→

Steeton looking forward to positive future – Mason

Season Preview  North West Counties Division One North Steeton AFC Steeton are settled. Marley Stadium is up and running and now it is down to Roy Mason’s side to establish themselves in the North West Counties. The Manager  Roy Mason  Mason arguably deserves an MBE for his work at Steeton which has seen rise from  read more→

Ashforth believes Campion are capable of challenging for title

Season Preview  North West Counties Division One North  Campion The late move to the North West Counties threw a slight spanner in the works for Campion as several players left. But the Bradford-based side are back on their feet having made some quality additions in the past few weeks. Joint Managers  Lee Ashforth and James  read more→

No pressure on Hemsworth – Danville

Season Preview  Toolstation NCEL Premier Division  Hemsworth Miners Welfare  Hemsworth Miners Welfare are beginning an exciting new era as the 3G pitch is laid. With the off-field work flourishing, can the first team continue their constant year-on-year-on progression? Joint Managers  Luke Danville & Luke Potter  Danville replaced the legendary Wayne Benn as player/manager in November  read more→

Patterson hoping to add more glory to glittering career

Toolstation NCEL Division One  Danny Patterson is aiming to add more titles to his glittering Non League career by achieving success with Hallam this season. The midfielder is a multi-promotion winner with glory with Shaw Lane Aquaforce, Handsworth and Worksop Town being on his CV.  Sandygate manager Craig Denton has recruited impressively again this summer  read more→

Eagle backs awarding wins if teams cannot field sides

Russ Eagle supports the idea to award victories to the opposition of sides who cannot field sides for Toolstation NCEL matches this season. The Handsworth manager backs such a rule – first suggested by Athersley Rec boss Shane Kelsey and North Ferriby chief Chris Bolder – as he feels it is too easy to postpone  read more→

Lovell wants to help Penistone reach the Northern Premier League

Brett Lovell is determined to help bring unprecedented Northern Premier League football to Penistone Church before bringing the curtain down on a great playing career. Although you have to watch what you say about him as his dad will have you, Lovell is an elder statesman in the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division and has defied  read more→

Hunslet return is a dream come true for Thornton

Glenn Thornton admits it is a dream come true after returning to Hunslet Club to become their new manager. Thornton’s coaching journey began several years at the highly-regarded West Yorkshire League Premier Division community club. Thornton – also a former Hunslet player – now runs his own coaching business GT Sports and coaches Rotherham United’s  read more→