Season 2017-18 Latest News


June 2017

Matt Derbyshire finished as top goalscorer in the Cyprus League with 20 goals, four ahead of his nearest rival.

Ilkeston have been wound up in the High Court, the second time in two years that the club has folded although, they’re hoping that they can survive this latest crisis.

A £200,000 sell-on fee for former player Che Adams appears to have gone ‘AWOL’, and that amount of money would have seen the club safe for several years.

The debt which closed the club was just under £14,500.

A new club, Ilkeston United Community FC has alreay been formed but won’t be playing at the New Manor Ground.

Boston United’s matchday programme has been voted best in the Conference North for the 6 th year in a row.

By the end of the month the Pigrims had made nofewer than nine new signings.

Nelson are looking for a first team coach and a kit man.

NWCFL Vice-Chairman Geoff Wilkinson has been presented with an F.A. Long Service Award after 50 years service to the game and well deserved it is too! Whenever I met him, he always had time for a chat and was always very diplomatic.

Phil O’Dell’s FC United have arranged attractive pre-season friendlies against Fleetwood Town and Bolton Wanderers. Amongst the new signings is Richie Baker from Fylde.

Salford City have made their intentions known by signing no fewer than 12 signings before the middle of June! Amongst them is Carl Piergianni which is a blow to us Boston United supporters who hoped that he’d return to York Street after his break in Australia.

The Reds have also gone full-time, hoping to emulate Fylde.

Don Fitzgerald’s Wimbledon have lost player of the year Tom Elliot who has signed for newly promoted Millwall.

Paul Salt’s Altrincham won their oppening pre-season friendly game, 3-2 against 1874 Northwich.


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