The Latest News and Reviews from Sandygate
On Saturday Hallam- seventeenth in Toolstation NCEL Division One- welcome tenth-placed Harrogate Railway Athletic to Sandygate.
The Countrymen are showing real signs of a return to form after a solid point at much-fancied Parkgate last Saturday ; and Manager Stephen Whitehead affirmed the upbeat mood in the camp when he spoke with Ian Jones and Glenn Poulton from the Hallam FC Website.
Hallam have confirmed the signing of former Gainsborough Trinity, Boston United, North Ferriby, Matlock Town and Ilkeston Town winger and midfielder Jason Stokes from Rossington Main.
Countrymen Manager Stephen Whitehead is delighted to get the experienced 28 year old on board at Sandygate, write Ian Jones and Glenn Poulton for the Hallam FC Website.
The NCEL fixtures for 2019-20 season have now been released and we begin the season with a trip to North Ferriby on Saturday 3rd August.
The game is closely followed with a friendly at Sandygate v Sheffield United where Chris Wilder will bring a strong team to play The Countrymen.
First off at Sandygate brings the FA Cup Extra Preliminary Round with a visit from Staveley Miners Welfare and another cup competition sees us visit Liversedge in the FA Vase First Round Qualifying.
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With the season less than a month away we can now announce our player sponsor for 2019-20.
For only £30 you can sponsor any one of the Hallam FC first team squad.
If the player you sponsor wins man of the match, you'll be able to present him with his prize!
We're delighted to announce that our annual charity game will be in aid of our charity of the year The Children's Hospital Charity Sheffield.
The game will take place on Sunday 9th June at Sandygate with a 2pm kick off.
A team of staff and special guests will kick off against a Hallam FC XI at Sandygate.
“The squad is coming together nicely –but we may not be finished with additions.”
After a third-placed finish in Toolstation NCEL Division One last season, Hallam Pic: Non-League Yorkshire took time out to update the supporters Website on the progress he’s been making in assembling another competitive squad, writes Colin Muncie for the Hallam FC Website..
Whitehead delighted with the squad despite the narrow loss to the Spireites.
Two goals in the last fifteen minutes saw Hallam beaten 2-1 by a strong National League Chesterfield side in front of a splendid crowd of 402; but after the game, and in conversation with the Hallam FC website, Manager Stephen Whitehead told Glenn Poulton that he was more than happy with the performance of his squad on the night.
The Community Scheme have been a key supporter of Hallam FC
for many years and when times were tough the monthly donation from the scheme helped the club to maintain some of it own youth initiatives which today has resulted in our own junior teams and a reputation for developing good young players.
Whitehead looks forward to Muglet test
Hallam continue their intensive preparations for the new season with a visit to one of the Premier Division favourites Maltby Main tomorrow afternoon. The Hallam FC website caught up with Countrymen Manager Stephen Whitehead who gave us an update on how he feels his squad is developing as we head towards the big kick-off.
Stephen, after that fine display at home to Chesterfield pre-season continues with a short-ish trip to Muglet Lane on Saturday to face Premier Division Maltby Main. Are you getting any closer to a full-strength squad?