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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)

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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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