Weekend Match Previews 11th/12th August 2023
Friday, August 11th, 2023:
NCEL Division One:
Athersley Recreation vs. Worsbrough Bridge Athletic
The Barnsley derby promises an electric atmosphere as these local rivals clash under the Friday night lights in agame that's sure to draw a spirited crowd.
Saturday, August 12th, 2023:
Northern Premier League - East Division:
Sheffield FC vs. Osset United
Sheffield FC aim to continue their momentum from the previous season, starting strong and looking to secure a victory.
Stockton Town vs. Stocksbridge Park Steels
Steels, fresh from a playoffs finish last season, are determined to build on that success, making this an exciting match to watch against another play-off contender.
NCEL Premier Division:
Goole AFC vs. Rossington Main
Rossington Main seek to maintain their positive momentum after advancing in the FA Cup. Talisman Ross Hannah will no doubt be amongst the goals in this one.
Penistone Church vs. Eccleshill United
Penistone Church's recent midweek win in the FA Cup sets the stage for an exciting encounter as they aim to continue their impressive form.
NCEL Division One:
Armthorpe Welfare P-P
Nostell Miners Welfare
Armthorpe Welfare enter this match after a managerial change, adding an element of uncertainty to this fixture.
Whilst writing this preview we have learned that Armthorpe's next three fixtures have been postponed. The league released the following statement:
Clay Cross Town vs. Parkgate
Parkgate's unbeaten start to the season and their successful battle against relegation last season makes this an interesting contest against new boys Clay Cross.
Dronfield Town vs. Beverley Town
Dronfield Town, searching for their first win this season, aim to turn things around at home against Beverley Town. Dronfield failed to make the most of their chances against Staveley last weeken and will be looking to be more clinical in front of goal in order to turn the tide.
GlassHoughton Welfare vs. Swallownest
Swallownest have faced challenges at the early stages of the season, but recent changes off the field could bring positive changes on the pitch.
Harrogate Railway Athletic vs. Staveley Miners Welfare
Staveley's recent win, fueled by their goalkeeper's heroics, sets up a compelling matchup against Harrogate Railway who have been in and around the playoff picture for a number of years.
Selby Town vs. Wombwell Town
Wombwell Town, new to the division, has impressed with their goal-scoring ability, making them confident as they seek another victory in the league against Selby Town.