Gary Stohrer signs for Ossett Town on busy transfer day

Gary Stohrer has left Garforth Town and joined Evo Stik Division One North side Ossett Town. Stohrer’s future has been up-in-the-air since last week when Ossett put their seven days’ notice in for the full-back. Stohrer joined Garforth at the beginning of the season and memorably scored the goal that beat Ossett in the Nostell…

Long Eaton – a journey too far for Glasshoughton

Garforth Town and Glasshoughton Welfare should have never been made to travel to Bridlington Town and Long Eaton United last night, writes James Grayson. It is as simple as that. In an age when resources are small for the NCEL clubs, the fixtures could have been held over for a couple of months – there…

Midweek Review: Ossett Town end winless run

Ossett Town ended their four-game losing run with 3-2 victory at Sheffield FC in the Doodson Sport Cup first round tie. The World’s Oldest Club took the lead through Zephaniah Thomas, but defender Nick Wood levelled for Ossett on 11 minutes. Calum Ward then scored his second goal in a week to put Craig Elliott’s…

Scarborough Athletic win ‘Team of the Weekend’

Rudy Funk’s Scarborough Athletic have won the inaugural Sports Performer online ‘team of the weekend’ vote. Scarborough fans held off the competition of Tadcaster Albion, who came a close second for their spectacular injury-time victory over Parkgate. Next week’s nominees will be announced on Monday.

Glasshoughton chief Rob Hunter criticises NCEL fixture list

Glasshoughton Welfare boss Rob Hunter has hit out at the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division fixture list, writes James Grayson. Glasshoughton make the 68-mile trip to Long Eaton United tomorrow night – the furthest south team in the league – with a threadbare squad. James Beaston begins his three-match ban for violent conduct, while Dave Ward…