Denton moves to Sandygate
6th May, 2020
Hallam have announced the appointment of Craig Denton as manager, following his departure from Toolstation NCEL Premier Division side Barton Town.
He has been named as the successor to Stephen Whitehead who left Sandygate earlier in the week with a club statement saying: "Craig has a proven track record of success and shares our aspiration to build upon the great foundations that we have in place to push the club forward.
"He will have the support of assistant managers Rob Poulter and Wayne Thompson, first team coach Ryan Hopkinson and goalkeeping coach James Humphreys."
Denton, who led Worksop Town to the Premier Division title and promotion to the Northern Premier League, said in a statement: "I am delighted to join Hallam FC as their manager.
"This historic club has a vast history but also a firm foundation in the community and a family friendly ethos."
Explaining his decision to leave Barton to join the Division One club, he added: "My work and personal circumstances have changed.
"However, when the call came from Hallam FC, a club in my home city, it was too good an opportunity to turn down.
"Hallam has a fantastic set-up both on and off the pitch. It is an extremely well-run and well-managed set up behind the scenes with a very supportive chairman and committee and something that I really want to be part of.
"I am looking forward to improving on the great set up already in place at Hallam and I am excited to see where we can take the club."
(Story Source: Hallam FC)
Whitehead leaves Sandygate
3rd May, 2020
Toolstation NCEL Division One side Hallam have announced the departure of their manager Stephen Whitehead.
The Countrymen released a statement on Saturday, saying: "After a meeting this morning, it has been agreed that our manager Stephen Whitehead will be leaving the club, by mutual consent, now that our season has ended.
"We would like to thank him for his four years of diligent service at the club, two as our manager, and for all the hard work he has put in here at Sandygate.
"We wish him all the best in his future endeavours."
Hallam finished third under Whitehead in the 2018/19 season and were eighth in the table when the 2019/20 campaign came to a premature end in March.
(Story Source: Hallam FC)
New kit unveiled by Hallam
23rd September, 2019
Hallam unveiled their brand new official home and away kits for the 2019/20 season ahead of their 5-0 home win over Harrogate Railway Athletic in Toolstation NCEL Division One on Saturday.
The Hummel manufactured shirts are sponsored by the club's new shirt sponsor Lawson Property Services Ltd (LPS) and to reward all Hallam, and indeed football supporters everywhere, both home and away shirts are priced at just £20.
The home shirt returns to a solid blue body with white sleeves, whilst the away shirt follows recent seasons with a solid yellow design, and all shirts will be available to supporters without a sponsor's logo on the front.
Both shirts are on sale online at www.hallamfc.co.uk
and in the 1860 Suite at Sandygate on matchdays.
Hallam chairman Steve Basford said: "We really wanted to give something back to our loyal supporters and make our replica shirt affordable to everyone, so pricing them at £20 is our way of doing that."
A club spokesperson added: "Thanks must go to local companies TwentyTwo (www.twentytwoshop.com
) and DB Sports (www.db-sports.co.uk
) for helping us to achieve this.
"We're also delighted to welcome Ryan of LPS onboard as our brand new shirt sponsor following on from his sponsorship of our training kit in previous seasons. We look forward to working with Ryan."
Home and away goalkeeper shirts will also be available on a 'to order only' basis.
Big crowd watches Hallam's Premier League friendly
7th August, 2019
Hallam enjoyed their biggest crowd in recent years as 1,024 packed into Sandygate to watch the Toolstation NCEL Division One hosts take on a strong Sheffield United side on Tuesday night.
Although the attendance was not a record at the world's oldest football ground - that still stands at an estimated 2,000 for a game back in 1959 - it was still the highest in a long time, leaving chairman Steve Basford absolutely delighted.
He told the club's website: "What a brilliant evening for the club!
"There are so many people I'd like to thank, particularly Sheffield United for bringing such a strong side, everyone who turned up on the night and made it such a great atmosphere, all of our sponsors, and our army of volunteers, especially Jane and the bar staff and Ann in the tea cabin."
The Blades, who start their Premier League campaign on Saturday following promotion from the Championship, brought several first team regulars and a strong under-23 contingent to take part in the game that ended 3-0 in favour of the visitors although Hallam can be delighted with their performance.
Up next for the Countrymen is their Extra Preliminary Round tie in the Emirates FA Cup at home to NCEL rivals Staveley Miners Welfare with another big crowd expected for the match that takes place on Sunday, kick-off 3pm.
(Story Source: Ian Jones, Glenn Poulton - Hallam FC)