Chairman’s Christmas Message

We have reached that time of year when on behalf of Worsbrough Bridge AFC I want to wish all supporters, sponsors, players and management teams across the club a happy and healthy festive period. I know how hard every single person associated with the club works, it is not always easy, but we are brought together by the love of this fantastic club. 100 years ago we were formed and it is a huge privilege to be the current custodian of the club. To celebrate this milestone in Germany this summer and hold our Centenary event at the club before our recent game against Parkgate have been real highlights, especially to meet and see so many former players, managers and

Chairman’s Message – 100 Years of thanks!

This weekend marks a historic moment for Worsbrough Bridge Athletic Football Club, as we officially celebrate 100 years of providing football to the community.  I am delighted that former Barnsley Manager and Legendary Manager Danny Wilson, along with Barnsley Mayor (and Briggers supporter), Sarah Jane Tattersall will be unveiling our Centenary plaque. It will be great to see former players and managers down at the ground celebrating with us and I hope everyone enjoys the day.  We have a rich history and one we should be proud of; we have had tough times but also many good times and shared memories with some fantastic games, players, and managers.  Football is about players, but I want to start by paying tribute to every single

Interview with Oli

Our summer recruitment saw Briggers boss Luke Forgione sign another exciting young prospect in Oliver McQuillan. Oli impressed during pre-season as was part of the squad that travelled to Germany, and we were pleased to get him signed up for the 2022/22 season. We caught up with Oli to ask him a few questions as he re-joined the club for it’s Centenary Season. Q1. Welcome to the club Oli, what made you decide to sign for the Briggers? OM. The ambition of the gaffer made me want to sign, he kept emphasising during pre-season that we are a good enough team to build and improve on where we finished last season. I've enjoyed every moment from Germany in pre-season to my 1st start

Interview with Chris

Our summer recruitment saw Briggers boss sign the experienced Chris Simpkins. Chris has had previous spells at Armthorpe Welfare before signing for Goole AFC. After an impressive pre-season we were pleased to get Chris signed up for the 2022/22 season. We caught up with Chris to ask him a few questions as he re-joined the club for it’s Centenary Season. Q1. You have played for a few NCEL teams, including last weeks opponents Armthorpe Welfare. What made you decide to sign for the Briggers? CS. I like the style of play Fudge (gaffer Luke Forgione) wants to play and feel it suits my strengths. I have also heard good things about the gaffer and the players that were already at the club and

Interview with Oscar

Our summer recruitment saw the return of Oscar Seth. Oscar had a brief spell with the Briggers in a previous lifeand finished last season playing at Ollerton Town. After an impressive pre-season we were pleased to get Oscar signed up for the 2022/22 season. We caught up with Oscar to ask him a few questions as he re-joined the club for it’s Centenary Season. Q1. You briefly played for the Briggers a few years ago, what made you return and what differences have you found second time round? OS. The quality of the coaching has improved so much since the last time I was here and the attitude of the players is fantastic now. I've been around a few teams in the past

Interview with Juninho

We recently announced that Juninho Blake had agreed to sign for the Briggers from Swallownest FC. It was a signing we were delighted to get over the line. We caught up with Juninho to ask him a few questions as he joined the club for it's Centenary Season. Q1. You had an excellent season at Swallownest last year, what made you decide to join the Briggers? JB. It was a tricky decision for me to leave Swallownest, but I think Fudge (Boss Luke Forgione) was a big part in getting me down. He spoke about his aims for the season and how he likes his team to play which really suited me. Q2. You have trained and played a few games with the lads

Club Announcement

Forgione commits to Briggers We are delighted to confirm that Luke Forgione has committed himself to the club for our Centenary Season in 2022/23. The club held talks with Luke after the season to discuss ambitions, the club vision and plans in an open and honest discussion. Club Chairman Mark Booth commented on the talks, "It was important for both Luke and the club to sit and review the season and talk about the plans and vision for the future. Luke, his management team and players had an excellent season and we are keen to look to build on this as we move into our Centenary Year. We have some exciting plans for 2022/23 and 2023/24 and very much wanted Luke to

Behind the Team

Interview with Craig Horner We always focus on the players that make our teams, but behind the scenes are a group of hardworking individuals that make the club tick. Today we caught up with the 1st Team Physio Craig Horner about his first season with the club. Q. Thanks for joining us for a chat Craig, you joined the club last summer during pre-season, what made you get involved? CH. I was recommended to Luke (Forgione) and the team after I had completed my level 4 Sports Therapy Course. I love to challenge myself and progress in as many areas in my profession as possible, and football was an opportunity I couldn't pass. Q. What have you enjoyed about working with Luke and the

Rallying cry from the Chairman

With the season coming to it's final few games I am calling on our supporters to come down and back the team in their final 4 home games of the season. We are sitting in 9th place in the NCEL Division 1 and have back to back home games against Retford FC (Tues 15th), Shirebrook Town (Saturday 19th), Swallownest (Tuesday 22nd) and Rossington Main (Saturday 2nd April) to play at The Pinto Property Stadium, where we have seen plenty of goals, some memorable wins and some fantastic comebacks. Remember our admission prices are just £5 for adults, £3 concessions and U16's are FREE. It has been a tough time for all Non League clubs due to the global pandemic, and this looks like

New Signing – Catch up with Fudge

Following today's signing off Jack Bennett we caught up with the Briggers boss Luke Forgione. "We are really pleased to get this signing over the line. Having lost two attacking threats recently in Luke Francis and Jordan Kershaw Dearne & District FC) and the suspensions of Alex Hutchinson and Harley Holt, we felt we needed to add some firepower to our squad and take the burden away from Mike Jepps who has been our main goal threat all season. Jack is another one with huge potential and an eye for a goal and has loads of pace. We feel that we have now built a team that has some of the most exciting young talent in the area. As a club we