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Turfrey named as Sedge chairman

13th June, 2018

Liversedge have announced that Simon Turfrey is joining as chairman as they look to continue strengthening the overall structure of the Toolstation NCEL Premier Division club.

A statement released on Tuesday evening said: "Simon brings a wealth of experience to the role and he will co-ordinate the various footballing activities as the club strives to become an Evo-Stik League club.

"In his role, Simon will report to the main committee which itself is restructuring to further their ambition.

"To this end, further announcements will made over the coming weeks."

Committee chairman Bryan Oakes commented: "I am delighted that, after months of negotiations, we welcome Simon on board as he has countless energy and his commitment to the game is there for all to see."

Turfrey added: "I am happy to be joining Liversedge FC and look forward to working with its committee, football people and volunteers whom have worked tirelessly to keep the club in the position itís in."

Sedge have also announced the creation of U19 and U23 teams that they will use to form the backbone of the club in coming years.

Manager Jonathan Rimmington is understandably upbeat about the club's announcement, saying: "We have known of Simon [Turfrey]'s interest for some time and, when we all sat round the table, it was obvious that we would all work tirelessly to make the club a success on and off the field.

"We, for sometime, have been looking for the right people to join our fantastic club and after the meeting I think we have."

(Story Source: Liversedge FC)

Sedge thank clubs for support after abandoned match

24th April, 2018

Liversedge have contacted the Toolstation NCEL thanking those who have sent them best wishes after their league match on Monday was abandoned due to concern over the wellbeing of one of their players.

Their home fixture with Hall Road Rangers was brought to a halt deep into the second half when Craig Billington took ill in the dugout after he had been substituted.

A statement from the club said: "Liversedge would like to thank all clubs for their messages of support for the wellbeing of the player that suffered a seizure in Monday night's match.

"The player spent a night in hospital and is now fit and well!

"Also, thanks to Hall Road Rangers for their concern and understanding, allowing a game to finish on 78 minutes when the game was crucial in their league placings."

Craig also took to Twitter on Tuesday morning to explain the situation.

All at the NCEL wish Craig a speedy recovery and we look forward to see him back playing football soon.

(Story Source: Liversedge)

Sedge helped by Leeds United

15th December, 2017

Liversedge have been given a big boost by EFL side Leeds United as they continue to rebuild after their clubhouse was broken into last month.

The Toolstation NCEL Premier Division team have revealed that their Championship neighbours have donated training kit, tracksuits and bench coats to the Cleckheaton outfit.

That will replace some of the items that were stolen on Tuesday 21st November, 2017, when three doors were damaged and all of the club's bar stock was also taken.

Sedge took to Twitter to thank Leeds owner and chairman Andrea Radrizzani as well as James Mooney who is head of media and communications at Elland Road.

A JustGiving page remains open for anyone wanting to donate cash with almost £1,200 already raised. Click here to go there.

(Picture courtesy of @Liversedge_FC)

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Sedge reeling after clubhouse break-in

25th November, 2017

Liversedge have revealed that their clubhouse was broken into earlier this week, causing major damage and a massive loss of stock and equipment.

The Toolstation NCEL Premier Division side took to social media on Friday night, tweeting: "Terrible news.

"Tuesday, the clubhouse was broken into causing damage to three doors, and the theft of all our bar stock, training equipment including balls and the players' new tracksuits that had not been given out plus our new warm up tops.

"If anyone sees or hears anything, let us know."

The club added in a later message: "The theft of our equipment and stock is really going to cause us trouble going forward."

Sedge are the third NCEL club to have suffered vandalism in recent weeks with Clipstone and East Yorkshire Carnegie also left to pick up the pieces left by mindless vandals and they have set up a JustGiving page and are asking for help in raising £1,500.

(Story Source: Liversedge)


NCEL Premier Division P Pts +/-
P Pontefract Collieries 42 102 96
P Pickering Town 42 96 75
P AFC Mansfield 42 96 67
4 Handsworth Parramore 42 85 43
5 Maltby Main 42 75 31
6 Hemsworth Miners Welfare 42 72 27
7 Penistone Church 42 72 27
8 Bottesford Town 42 69 9
9 Bridlington Town 42 64 21
R Rainworth Miners Welfare 42 63 -5
11 Liversedge 42 57 3
12 Hall Road Rangers 42 55 -1
13 Barton Town (-1) 42 55 -12
14 Garforth Town 42 52 -29
15 Albion Sports 42 48 -8
16 Thackley 42 47 -9
17 Staveley Miners Welfare 42 47 -31
18 Athersley Recreation 42 46 -23
19 Worksop Town 42 46 -26
20 Harrogate Railway Athletic 42 31 -62
R Parkgate 42 26 -58
R Clipstone 42 2 -135
NCEL Division One P Pts +/-
P Knaresborough Town 42 100 61
P Yorkshire Amateur 42 88 77
3 Grimsby Borough 42 85 57
P Eccleshill United 42 85 48
5 Shirebrook Town 42 81 31
6 Glasshoughton Welfare 42 77 31
7 Selby Town 42 75 34
8 Hallam 42 73 42
9 Campion 42 73 30
10 Winterton Rangers 42 61 2
11 Swallownest 42 58 -11
12 AFC Emley 42 57 -5
13 Rossington Main 42 53 -14
14 Dronfield Town 42 52 -13
15 Ollerton Town 42 47 -24
16 Armthorpe Welfare 42 46 -25
17 Nostell Miners Welfare 42 40 -36
18 East Yorkshire Carnegie 42 34 -34
19 Worsbrough Bridge Athletic 42 33 -48
20 FC Bolsover (-6) 42 30 -76
R Brigg Town 42 29 -54
R Retford United 42 24 -73

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