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Pontefract Collieries

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Founded: 1958

Years in NCEL: 1982-

Nickname: Colls

Status: West Riding FA

Home Colours: Blue & White/Blue & White/Blue

Away Colours: Claret & Sky Blue/Claret & Sky Blue/Claret

Sponsors: Urban Sports Yorkshire Ltd.

Midweek Matchday: Wednesday

Club Personnel

Manager:
Nicky Handley, Duncan Bray

Chairman:
Patrick Monaghan
Treasurer:
Steve Hunt
Secretary:
Trevor Waddington
Assistant Secretary:
Pat Monaghan
Programme Editor:
Patrick Monaghan
Historian:
Rod Naylor

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Ground Details

The Urban Sports Stadium
Skinner Lane, Pontefract, WF8 4QE. Tel: (01977) 600818.


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General Ground Directions:
M62 jct32 (Xscape) towards Pontefract. Left at lights after roundabout for park entrance and retail park. Traffic through town should follow racecourse signs through lights to roundabout and back to lights.

Public Transport:
Station: Pontefract Tanshelf m. Leave station on north side, up Station Approach, right into Beechnut Lane. Also, Pontefract Monkhill m, follow path across car park, down steps, turn right then right again after Railway pub. Follow path at side of railway line, under bridge at Skinner Lane and left along path at other side.
Public transport directions courtesy of Andy Edwards. Click here to go to his website.

Admission Price: 5, 3 concessions, free for under 16s
Capacity: 1200, Cover: 400, Seats: 300
Clubhouse: Fully licensed. Hot and cold snacks. Open before and after games.
Club Shop: Yes.

Club History

League History:
West Yorkshire League 1958-79; Yorkshire League 1979-82; NCEL 1982-
Honours:
NCEL: Div 1 - 1983/84, Wilkinson Sword Trophy - 1995/96; Floodlit Comp - 1987/88 1988/89; Yorkshire League: Div 3 - 1981/82; Embleton Cup - 1982/83 1986/87 1995/96 1999/2000; Castleford FA Cup - 1982/83 1987/88 1991/92 1994/95 2002/03.
Best Season:
FA Vase - 2nd Rd Proper, 2002/03; FA Cup - 1st Qual Rd 1995/96, 1997/98, 2000/01
Records:
Attendance: 1,000 v Hull City, floodlight opening, 1987
Players Progressing:
Dave Penney (Derby, Oxford, Swansea, Cardiff), Andy Hayward (Rotherham), Rory Prendergast (York), Dean Trott (Northampton), Darren Stamp (Scunthorpe). Also Paul Newlove (Great Britain Rugby League).

NCEL History

League PositionPldWDLFAPts+/-Pos
1982/83NCEL Division Two (North)26184463294034(2/14)
1983/84NCEL Division One (North)26175443243919(1/14)
1984/85NCEL Premier Division36111015455443-9(14/19)
1985/86NCEL Premier Division38157165554521(12/20)
1986/87NCEL Premier Division361661454445410(8/19)
1987/88NCEL Premier Division321110114242430(8/17)
1988/89NCEL Premier Division321011113734413(7/17)
1989/90NCEL Premier Division3410717436737-24(13/18)
1990/91NCEL Premier Division304422347416-40(16/16)
1991/92NCEL Premier Division369720367134-35(16/19)
1992/93NCEL Premier Division3811819628841-26(17/20)
1993/94NCEL Premier Division38101018527140-19(17/20)
1994/95NCEL Premier Division38310253010719-77(20/20)
1995/96NCEL Division One30196576336343(2/16)
1996/97NCEL Premier Division3881119447335-29(16/20)
1997/98NCEL Premier Division3813916607648-16(13/20)
1998/99NCEL Premier Division387724378628-49(19/20)
1999/00NCEL Division One308913345033-16(13/16)
2000/01NCEL Division One306915375627-19(14/16)
2001/02NCEL Division One304422237116-48(16/16)
2002/03NCEL Division One32167968565512(4/17)
2003/04NCEL Division One3451019306025-30(17/18)
2004/05NCEL Division One308616526730-15(12/16)
2005/06NCEL Division One306717436425-21(11/16)
2006/07NCEL Division One3210715356137-26(12/17)
2007/08NCEL Division One32162529859-56(17/17)
2008/09NCEL Division One36165156256536(9/19)
2009/10NCEL Division One34178959495910(6/18)
2010/11NCEL Division One381911885516834(5/20)
2011/12NCEL Division One382331286497237(5/20)
2012/13NCEL Division One422461288507838(5/22)
2013/14NCEL Division One422013996587338(9/22)

Page Last Updated: 18th August, 2014