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Glasshoughton Welfare

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Founded: 1964

Years in NCEL: 1985-

Nickname: Welfare/The Blues

Status: West Riding FA

Home Colours: Royal Blue & White/Blue/Blue

Alternate Colours: Green & White/White/White

Sponsors: Oliver Sharpe Catering, Ossett; GH Plastering, Glasshoughton

Midweek Matchday: Tuesday

Club Personnel

Darren Holmes
Lee Vigars
Lewis Bulmer

Eric Jones (Honorary)
Jon Miles
Frank MacLachlan
Commercial Manager:
Garry Willis
Tel: 07873 547633
Programme Editor:
Patrick Monaghan

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Ground Details

The Glasshoughton Centre
The Glasshoughton Centre, Leeds Rd, Glasshoughton, Castleford, WF10 4PF. Tel: (01977) 511234

(Nb. This will open a new window/tab at Google Maps)

General Ground Directions:
Leave the M62 J32, signposted Castleford/Pontefract (A639). At the bottom of the slip road take the A656, taking carer to pick up the middle lane for Castleford. After approx. mile, bear left at the first roundabout and, after a further mile, left at the next roundabout on to Leeds Road. Ground is then 200 yards on the right.

Public Transport:
Station: Castleford 1m. Leave station on south side and left into Cambridge Street, right into University Street, left into Lower Oxford Street, then right into Vickers Street which becomes Lisheen Avenue, left into Leeds Road and ground is on left.
Public transport directions courtesy of Andy Edwards. Click here to go to his website.

Admission Price: 5 adults, 3 concessions.
Capacity: 2000, Cover: 250, Seats: 170
Clubhouse: Bar and refreshment facilities in newly built clubhouse.
Club Shop: In portacabin, opened only on request. Badges from clubhouse soon.

Club History

League History:
West Yorkshire League; NCEL: 1985-.
West Riding County Cup: 1993/94, NCEL - Presidents Cup: 1997/98.
Attendance - 350 v Ossett Albion, NCEL Presidents Cup 1998.

NCEL History

League PositionPldWDLFAPts+/-Pos
1985/86NCEL Division Three2612774233439(4/14)
1986/87NCEL Division Two3411914505242-2(12/18)
1987/88NCEL Division Two2861210293530-6(12/15)
1988/89NCEL Division Two26143952364516(5/14)
1989/90NCEL Division Two2610794035375(6/14)
1990/91NCEL Division One244515185017-32(11/13)
1991/92NCEL Premier Division365823357423-39(19/19)
1992/93NCEL Premier Division389920467736-31(18/20)
1993/94NCEL Premier Division38131114515850-7(12/20)
1994/95NCEL Premier Division3810919606839-8(16/20)
1995/96NCEL Premier Division3810919476239-15(18/20)
1996/97NCEL Premier Division381312135858510(10/20)
1997/98NCEL Premier Division38179126664602(5/20)
1998/99NCEL Premier Division3813916587148-13(14/20)
1999/00NCEL Premier Division382061268576611(3/20)
2000/01NCEL Premier Division3891118576438-7(17/20)
2001/02NCEL Premier Division38101018496240-13(17/20)
2002/03NCEL Premier Division3813916667448-8(12/20)
2003/04NCEL Premier Division3810721588337-25(17/20)
2004/05NCEL Premier Division381313125755522(11/20)
2005/06NCEL Premier Division3811522527038-18(16/20)
2006/07NCEL Premier Division3812719586643-8(16/20)
2007/08NCEL Premier Division3846282610118-75(20/20)
2008/09NCEL Division One360630291186-89(19/19)
2009/10NCEL Division One3410519476635-19(13/18)
2010/11NCEL Division One381951465486217(7/20)
2011/12NCEL Division One382477102577945(2/20)
2012/13NCEL Premier Division42121020628445-22(16/22)
2013/14NCEL Premier Division4414624599848-39(16/23)
2014/15NCEL Premier Division4053323016018-130(21/21)
2015/16NCEL Division One40107236210137-39(16/21)

Page Last Updated: 3rd December, 2016