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Nostell Miners Welfare

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Founded: 1928

Years in NCEL: 2006-

Nickname: The Welfare

Status: Sheff & Hallam FA

Home Colours: Yellow/Black/Black

Alternate Colours: White & Blue/Blue/Blue

Sponsors: Carroll and Lumsden Civil Engineers, The Children's Family Trust, Tudor Financial Group

Midweek Matchday: Tuesday

Club Personnel

Chris Ellerby
Assistant Manager:
Scott Atkinson

Kevin Allsop
Peter Owens
Granville Marshall
Match Secretary:
Julie Allsop
Programme Editor:
Adam Whiteside

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Ground Details

The Welfare Ground
The Welfare Ground, Crofton Community Centre, Middle Lane, New Crofton, Wakefield, WF4 1LB. Tel: (01924) 866010

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General Ground Directions:
M1: Go to junction 40 or 41 head towards Wakefield, leave Wakefield on the A638 Doncaster Road (past Wakefield Trinity Rugby League Ground) and after about two miles go past transport cafe/petrol station (Redbeck) on right, under bridge, then turn right opposite the Crofton Arms. Follow road through Crofton Village (1 miles) turn left 200 yards after Costcutter mini-market at the Bus Stop then turn right onto Middle Lane signposted Crofton Community Centre. Entry to the ground, refreshments & bar facilities are through the Community Centre accessed via the main double electric sliding doors & canopy.
A1: Leave at Junction 38 take the A638 towards Wakefield passing through villages North Elmsall, Ackworth and Wragby (Nostell Priory on the right hand side after Wragby). The turning for Crofton is two miles past the priory, at the Cock and Crown Public House turn left down the hill, turning left again at the mini roundabout then follow the road through Crofton village turn left after the Costcutter mini-market at the Bus Stop and entrance is as above.

Public Transport:
Station: Wakefield Westgate 4m. Arriva Yorkshire buses 195/196 from Wakefield (Bus Station) to New Crofton (Santingley Lane at Spring Lane); four times per hour, takes 22 mins. At crossroads turn east into Middle Lane and entrance to ground is on left (m).
Public transport directions courtesy of Andy Edwards. Click here to go to his website.

Admission Price: 5 adults, 2.50 concessions, Children free with paying adult.
Capacity: 1500, Cover: 200, Seats: 100
Clubhouse: Open 7pm daily and every matchday. Fully licensed bar with darts, snooker and Sky Sports; Function Room - available to hire; Gym - Please contact Granville Marshall to enquire about membership.
Club Shop: n/a

Club History

League History:
Wakefield League 1950-1966; West Yorkshire League 1966-1968; Wakefield League 1969-1982; West Yorkshire League 1982-2006; NCEL 2006-
NCEL: Presidents Cup - 2008/09; West Yorkshire League - Prem Div 2004/05; Wakefield & District FA Challenge Cup - 2001/02 2003/04 2004/05; Wakefield & District FA Open Invitation Cup - 2001/02 2003/04 2004/05
Players Progressing:
Oli Johnson, Stockport County, 2008.

NCEL History

Page Last Updated: 2nd October, 2016