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Clayton moves to Knaresborough

30th May, 2017

Paul Clayton has been revealed as the new assistant manager at Toolstation NCEL Division One side Knaresborough Town.

He joins from Premier Division outfit Thackley where he had a similar role.

Knaresborough boss Paul Stansfield says he's "delighted" to have Clayton on board, explaining: "This is great news for the club that Paul has decided to join us.

"He is a UEFA A qualified coach and has done a super job at Thackley last year and Tadcaster Albion before that.

"I cant wait to start working with him and push the team on this year."

The club's football chairman Peter Plews added: "I am very pleased that Paul Clayton has decided to join us at Knaresborough Town as assistant manager - it's all the pauls!

"The committee and I look forward to working with him next season and welcome him to Knaresborough Town."

(Story Source: Knaresborough Town)

Popular assistant boss leaves Knaresborough

11th May, 2017

Knaresborough Town say they are sad to announce that assistant manager Mark Smitheringale has decided to relinquish his role at the club and move onto pastures new.

Chairman of the Toolstation NCEL Division One side, Peter Plews, commented: "Mark (Smudge) has been an excellent servant to our club. His commitment and dedication has been above and beyond the call of duty.

"He is well liked by and respected by everyone here at the club and Knaresborough Town would like to publicly place on record our thanks to Mark for his efforts and hard work for the club over the past seasons and, on behalf of all the committee, players and supporters, we wish him well for the future."

Boss Paul Stansfield added: "Since taking the job as first team manager, Mark has been amazing to work with.

"He was the first and best phone call that I made when attempting to assemble a back room team.

"He has worked very hard on behalf of the club and has helped the lads tremendously. His attention to detail is on another level.

"He will be missed here at the club and we wish him well for the future."

(Story Source: Knaresborough Town)

Knaresborough start search for new physio

26th June, 2016

Knaresborough Town are looking for a new physio or sports therapist to be a part of their first team for the upcoming season in the Toolstation Northern Counties East Football League.

It's after Peter Monks had to step down from the role that he has held for several years, saying work commitments meant he was unable to fulfil his duties.

The Division One club are looking for an individual who will be expected to attend all first team fixtures - home and away - and training, offering pitch and pitchside treatment, support and rehabilitation to the club's players as well as having good communication skills.

Anyone interested is asked to contact Knaresborough by email at knaresboroughtownafc@gmail.com or by phone on 07702 678320.

(Story Source: Knaresborough Town)

Outstanding physio steps down

23rd June, 2016

Knaresborough Town are sad to announce that, after several years with the club, Peter Monks is having to stand down as club physio due to his work commitments.

A statement from the Toolstation NCEL Division One side said: "As a club, Knaresborough Town would like to place on record their thanks and appreciation of the work that Peter has done behind the scenes for the club and on a matchday.

"His professionalism on and of the pitch has seen him become a very important member of both manager Paul Stansfield and assistant Mark Smitheringale's backroom staff.

"Peter is well liked and respected by us all at Knaresborough Town and he has been a credit to the club.

"We would like to wish Peter every success in the future and hope that both he and his family will be back to visit us in the future when he has the time."

Stansfield added: "Peter has been an integral part of the team for many years. I will miss him personally, but I know it is the right decision for him and his family. He is a top man and we wish him and his family well."

(Story Source: Knaresborough Town)


NCEL Premier Division P Pts +/-
P Cleethorpes Town 42 108 99
2 Pickering Town 42 97 72
3 Bridlington Town 42 88 53
4 Handsworth Parramore 42 83 75
5 Thackley 42 78 35
6 Staveley Miners Welfare 42 69 36
7 AFC Mansfield 42 66 24
8 Albion Sports 42 66 1
9 Hemsworth Miners Welfare 42 65 12
10 Athersley Recreation 42 62 -8
11 Liversedge 42 59 26
12 Bottesford Town 42 56 -1
13 Worksop Town 42 55 -6
14 Maltby Main 42 54 -16
15 Garforth Town 42 53 -19
16 Clipstone 42 49 -22
17 Parkgate 42 41 -30
18 Rainworth Miners Welfare 42 38 -36
19 Harrogate Railway Athletic 42 38 -70
20 Barton Town Old Boys 42 34 -75
R Armthorpe Welfare 42 24 -68
R Retford United (-3) 42 24 -82
NCEL Division One P Pts +/-
P Hall Road Rangers 42 96 62
P Pontefract Collieries 42 95 75
3 AFC Emley 42 95 72
4 Grimsby Borough 42 89 46
5 Hallam 42 82 59
P Penistone Church 42 82 38
7 Knaresborough Town 42 70 19
8 Campion 42 68 28
9 Eccleshill United 42 66 15
10 Selby Town 42 61 -2
11 Glasshoughton Welfare 42 59 9
12 Winterton Rangers 42 59 8
13 Yorkshire Amateur 42 53 -4
14 Brigg Town 42 49 -42
15 Rossington Main 42 45 -17
16 Teversal 42 45 -27
17 Ollerton Town 42 43 -29
18 Shirebrook Town 42 39 -47
19 Dronfield Town 42 35 -44
20 Worsbrough Bridge Athletic 42 35 -75
R Westella & Willerby 42 27 -59
22 Nostell Miners Welfare 42 15 -85

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