Freezing and wet weather hits first games in March

By James Gordon

A number of games have fallen foul of the weather in today’s Northern Premier League programme.

Snow and heavy rain in the north east particularly has resulted in postponements, while there have been multiple inspections elsewhere.

In the Premier Division, the games between Guiseley and Worksop Town, and Matlock Town and Ashton United have been called off due to waterlogged pitches.

Despite the postponement at Matlock a group of Ashton United supporters are still completing a planned 40-mile charity walk from Hurst Cross to Matlock’s Proctor Cars Stadium to raise funds for Ashton United in the Community. You can donate to their cause here.



In the East Division, the games at Ashington, Consett, Liversedge and Pontefract Collieries are all off, but games at Grimsby Borough, North Ferriby and Stocksbridge Park Steels have all passed earlier pitch inspections.

There are further inspections planned at Carlton Town, Newton Aycliffe, Hinckley LR, Loughborough Dynamo and 1874 Northwich.

Full list of postponements (as of 11am)

Guiseley v Worksop Town
Matlock Town v Ashton United

Ashington v Winterton Rangers
Consett v Brighouse Town
Liversedge v Grantham Town
Pontefract Collieries v Sheffield

Anstey Nomads v Rugby Town
Coventry Sphinx v Shepshed Dynamo
Gresley Rovers v Sporting Khalsa
Lye Town v Harborough Town

Hednesford Town v Vauxhall Motors
Prescot Cables v Chasetown

Please keep an eye on the fixture page on the league website, league social media accounts and official club channels for any further updates.

Where next?

Liam Noble joins Hebburn Town on loan Hebburn Town have announced that Morpeth Town midfielder Liam Noble has joined on loan for the remainder of the season.
Blackpool youngster completes move to Hyde United Young Blackpool defender Will Squires has joined Hyde United on loan until the end of the season.

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