Non-League Football

Silverware can be launchpad for York City to bounce back, insists Gary Mills

GARY MILLS has challenged his York City players to make their FA Trophy success the launchpad for reversing the club’s fall from grace.

York City players celebrate winning the Buildbase FA Trophy Final at Wembley.

Macclesfield Town 2 York City 3: Jon Parkin lights up Wembley to inspire relegated Minstermen to FA Trophy triumph

ON A weekend when Wembley’s 10th anniversary was marked by the Arch being lit up in the colours of the 166 clubs to have played at the rebuilt cathedral of English football, York City’s presence on behalf of the county was entirely fitting.

York City's Vadaine Oliver (right) celebrates scoring his side's second goal. Picture: Simon Cooper/PA

York City 3 Macclesfield Town 2 - Minstermen ease relegation pain with FA Trophy triumph

YORK CITY earned some degree of consolation following relegation from the National League as they claimed the FA Trophy for the second time in their history.

Troubled times: York City chairman Jason McGill has overseen a season of struggle which culminated in a second successive relegation.

York City v Macclesfield: I made mistakes, admits Jason McGill as York target final consolation

THREE weeks have passed since York City fell into the sixth tier of English football and chairman Jason McGill is still hurting. Badly.

York manager Gary Mills applauds the fans at the final whistle.

York City v Macclesfield: Next season starts on Sunday for everyone at City – Gary Mills

GARY MILLS has likened tomorrow’s Wembley trip to the traditional curtain-raiser to a new season and challenged his players to start the fightback from relegation by lifting the FA Trophy.

Wembley joy: FC Halifax Town players celebrate winning the  FA Trophy 12 months ago.

York City v Macclesfield: Minstermen urged to follow Halifax example

FOR York City tomorrow, read FC Halifax Town a year ago.

Daniel Parslow playing for York City in 2012. (
Picture: Gerard Binks)

York City v Macclesfield: Daniel Parslow has plenty of Wembley experience

ANY of those players set to make their Wembley bow for York City tomorrow could do a lot worse than sit down for a chat with Daniel Parslow.

FC Halifax Town won the National League North play-off this season

York City, Harrogate Town and North Ferriby boosted as National League revamp play-off structure

A team finishing seventh in non league football could win promotion next season under a new play-off structure unveiled by the National League.

FC Halifax Town manager Billy Heath celebrates their weekend play-off final victory over Chorley.

Halifax already preparing for new challenges

FC HALIFAX TOWN chairman David Bosomworth says that the board remain fully committed to backing financially the club’s attempt to consolidate in the National League while acknowledging the challenges ahead.

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GALLERY - Watch how FC Halifax Town earned promotion back to the National League

SCOTT GARNER proved to be the hero for FC Halifax Town when his extra-time header earned the Yorkshire club a return to the National League with a 2-1 win over Chorley.

Midfielder John Rooney has joined Guiseley on a permanent deal.
 Picture: Jonathan Gawthorpe

John Rooney makes permanent switch to Guiseley

MIDFIELDER John Rooney has joined Guiseley AFC on a permanent deal following a successful loan spell at the National League club.


Video - FC Halifax Town dig deep to earn return at first time of asking

A GARDENER by trade, it was somewhat fitting that Scott Garner was the man who ensured that FC Halifax Town’s season ended up smelling of roses.


FC Halifax Town 2 Chorley 1 (AET) - Garner’s strike extra special as Shaymen earn return at first attempt

A HEADER in the 100th minute from defender Scott Garner secured FC Halifax Town’s passage back to the National League after a tense 2-1 National League North final win over Chorley.

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Promotion party - How social media reacted to FC Halifax Town’s National League return

FC HALIFAX TOWN sealed promotion back to National League after a 2-1 victory over Chorley at The Shay on Saturday afternoon.

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FC Halifax Town beat Salford City in the semi-finals of the play-offs, at the MBI Shay Stadium

FC Halifax Town v Chorley: Heath looks to repeat the trick with Halifax

ALMOST exactly a year to the day since leading North Ferriby United into the National League, Billy Heath will today look to repeat the trick with FC Halifax Town.

FC Halifax manager Billy Heath and assistent manager Mark Carroll celebrating their progression to the play-off final (Pitcure: Callum Ronan)

FC Halifax Town v Chorley: Halifax public urged to support Shaymen

FC HALIFAX TOWN chairman David Bosomworth is hoping the area’s football fans can turn out in big numbers today and help roar the club to promotion.

Danny Lowe heads home in the 90th minute against Solihull Moors to keep Guiseley in the National League

Guiseley captain Danny Lowe commits for third crack at National League

Guiseley have secured the services of influential captain Danny Lowe.


Football Today: Bradford City living Wembley dream | Reaction to Middlesbrough relegation | Player of season votes | Transfer latest, news and more

HELLO and welcome to our latest instalment of Football Today, bringing you all the football news from Barnsley, Bradford City, Doncaster Rovers, Huddersfield Town, Hull City, Leeds United, Middlesbrough, Rotherham United, Sheffield United and Sheffield Wednesday and beyond.

FC Halifax Town players celebrate beating Salford City in the semi-finals of the play-offs.

FC Halifax Town on the spot to reach play-off final

FC Halifax Town will host Chorley next Saturday for a place in the National League after they beat Salford on penalties in their play-off semi-final.

Halifax boss Billy Heath

FC Halifax Town v Salford City: ‘Roar us on to the final’ says Billy Heath, as Halifax eye return

WINNER takes all tomorrow as FC Halifax Town look to take a huge step towards an instant return to the National League.

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