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Athersley Recreation

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Founded: 1979

Years in NCEL: 2012-

Nickname: Penguins

Status: Sheffield & Hallamshire FA

Home Colours: White & Black/Black/Black

Alternate Colours: All Orange

Sponsors: Curve Learning

Midweek Matchday: Wednesday

Club Personnel

Sean Margison
Assistant Manager:
Wayne Thompson
Kevin Locke
First Aider:
Bob Smith, Jackie Davies

Dennis Hirst
Vice President:
Alan Richardson
Michael Shepherd
Vice Chairman:
Paul Rosser
Keith Moore
Peter Goodlad
General Manager:
Peter Goodlad
Commercial Manager:
Dorothy Crowther
Press Officer:
Gayna Catterall
Programme Editor:
Jamie Wallman
Website Editor:
Darren Bell

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If you spot any errors or missing details, please email us.

Ground Details

Sheerien Park
Ollerton Road, Athersley North, Barnsley, S71 3DP. Tel: 07910 121070

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General Ground Directions:
From North: M1 J38. Go down slip road, round roundabout and back under motorway. Take first left onto Haigh Lane, go to top of the hill and, at T-junction, turn right. At next T-junction, turn left onto Shaw Lane and go to bottom of hill. At T-junction of A61, turn right to Barnsley, go through first set of traffic lights and take first left onto Newstead Road. Follow to second roundabout and turn right onto Ollerton Road. Follow to second turn on left - do not take it but go past and entrance is between houses 123-125 Ollerton Road. Follow drive into ground.

Public Transport:
Station: Barnsley Interchange 3.1m. Bus no. 11, Athersley North, every 10 minutes from the Interchange. Bus stop outside of the ground.
Public transport directions courtesy of Andy Edwards. Click here to go to his website.

Admission Price: 5, Concessions: 3
Capacity: 2000, Cover: 420, Seats: 150
Clubhouse: No, but there is a small lounge. Hot and cold food available.
Club Shop: Yes.

Club History

League History:
Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League 1997-2012; NCEL 2012-.
Sheffield & Hallamshire Senior Cup 2013/14; Sheffield & Hallamshire County Senior League: Prem Div - 1999/2000 2003/04 2004/05 2006/07 2008/09 2011/12; Div 2 - 1997/98; League Cup - 3 times; Sheffield & Hallamshire Junior Cup - 5 times.
Players Progressing:
Geoff Horsefield, Dean Trott, Johnathan Brown.

NCEL History

League PositionPldWDLFAPts+/-Pos
2012/13NCEL Division One4225107101528549(2/22)
2013/14NCEL Premier Division4423714103737630(10/23)
2014/15NCEL Premier Division4013819526847-16(13/21)
2015/16NCEL Premier Division4212624529342-41(18/22)

Page Last Updated: 24th August, 2016