Non-League Football

National League round-up: Mills denied victory on York return, defeats for Guiseley and North Ferriby

It was another day of disappointment for Yorkshire’s three teams struggling at the wrong end of the National League.

Gary Mills is back at the team he guided to promotion to the Football League in 2012.

Exclusive: Jackie McNamara has not put money into York City – Jason McGill

YORK CITY chairman Jason McGill last night vehemently denied that Jackie McNamara has any financial involvement with the club amid suggestions this had played a part in the Scot’s unusual job swap.

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Cup battle: 
Halifax's Jordan Sinnott flicks the ball past Harrogate's Andi Thanoj.  Picture: Tony Johnson.

FA Cup: Revenge win puts Halifax in hat with York and Guiseley

Halifax Town chief Billy Heath said his side merited their place in the first round after second-half goals from Jordan Sinnott and Jake Hibbs sealed a 2-0 win at Harrogate Town.

MOVING UPSTAIRS: Jackie McNamara has been appointed as York City's chief executive, after stepping aside to be replaced as manager by former Minstermen boss Gary Mills. 
Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

Gary Mills returns to York City as Jackie McNamara moves ‘upstairs’

YORK CITY have appointed former Celtic captain Jackie McNamara as their new chief executive just six days after his resignation as manager.

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FA Cup action

FA Cup round-up: FC Halifax Town knock Harrogate Town out as York and Guiseley require replays

FC Halifax Town advanced past National League North rivals Harrogate Town 2-0 to reach the FA Cup first round following a tense Yorkshire derby.

Adam Lockwood.

FA Cup: Guiseley’s Adam Lockwood keen to add new Cup chapter | North Ferriby look to make history

FOR someone who plied his trade for many years as a sturdy lower-division defender, it should come as no surprise that Adam Lockwood’s FA Cup story has had its choice memories.

Harrogate Town host FC Halifax Town for a place in the FA Cup first round.

Harrogate Town v FC Halifax Town: Prestige and prize-money up for grabs in FA Cup derby

FA CUP third round day may be the big one for football romantics everywhere but in non-League circles getting through this weekend’s final qualifying stage is very much the Holy Grail.


Football Today: Gossip, news and more - Goal award for Barnsley ace | Mills price slashed for York City return

Another day, another spate of football stories involving Yorkshire’s teams. Managerial appointments and youth loan signings in the lower leagues are the name of the day, while a top Barnsley goal has been rewarded in the Championship monthly awards.

Bridlington Town's Joel Sutton scored the winner against Liversedge

Non League round-up: Bridlington spike in-form NCEL leaders Liversedge as Albion Sports leapfrog Pickering

A BUMPER CROWD OF 606 failed to inspire Liversedge to yet another NCEL Premier victory as they went down 2-1 at home to Bridlington Town at a packed Clayborn.

Peter Taylor who took Bradford for one last game after resigning.

Jackie McNamara holding the fort until York City get their new man

The Minstermen’s decision to let Jackie McNamara take the team despite stepping down is unusual but there is a precedent. Richard Sutcliffe reports.

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Stepping down: Jackie McNamara.  Picture Tony Johnson

York City: Jackie McNamara to leave struggling Minstermen

YORK CITY manager Jackie McNamara has stepped down - but will continue to train the team for up to a fortnight as the search for a replacement gets under way.

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York's manager Jackie McNamara.

Braintree 1 York City 1: McNamara’s managerial future with Minstermen still in balance

YORK City supporters were still left deciphering their manager’s definition of a “positive result” as beleaguered Jackie McNamara remained undecided on whether he should resign following his team’s 1-1 draw at Braintree.

Guiseley boss Adam Lockwood

Top Rankine as Guiseley make 
it two home wins in succession

GUISELEY won the battle of the basement boys to make it two home wins in a week.

Guiseley player Jake Cassidy is challenged by Ryan Higgins. Picture by Simon Hulme

National League: McNamara future uncertain after York draw, plus Guiseley win, North Ferriby lose

York boss Jackie McNamara was left to decide on his future after watching his side concede a late penalty in their draw at Braintree.

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York manager Jackie McNamara

National League: Last-chance saloon beckoning for York City’s Jackie McNamara

MANY managers down the years will have woken up on the morning of a game suspecting that defeat later in the day will be followed by the axe.

Graphoc: Graeme Bandeira

Something for the Weekend: Who stands to gain and lose in Yorkshire ...

THERE’S a bit of a breather for Yorkshire’s Premier League and Championship sides this weekend, but still some key business in the in-tray nevertheless, for others.

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Debutant Guiseley goalscorer Jake Cassidy, right.

Non-League: Lockwood urges Lions to keep feet on ground

ADAM LOCKWOOD is anxious to avoid the perils of an ‘After the Lord Mayor’s Show’ type performance as Guiseley seek to double up in a crunch home game with fellow strugglers Southport tomorrow.

York manager Jackie McNamara.

Jackie McNamara has one more game to save his York City career

THE future of embattled York City manager Jackie McNamara has taken another bizarre twist after he agreed to tender his resignation if the Minstermen fail to ‘gain a positive result’ at Braintree on Saturday.

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Guiseley 6 York City 1: Lions shine bright to slam Minstermen for six

Guiseley 6 York City 1: Lions shine bright to slam Minstermen for six

GUISELEY ended their wait for their first win of the season in stunning style by thumping York City.

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North Ferriby United 0 Chester FC 1: Missed opportunitites cost Ferriby so dearly

North Ferriby United’s goal drought continues after another narrow defeat.

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