Toolstation NCEL New Season Message

As we approach the start of another NCEL season, one which will start with all teams feeling optimistic about what is ahead, it will be a long and challenging season with many ups and downs along the way but we are looking forward to the battle ahead, it promises to even more competitive than the last! As we look to a new season we are pleased with our recruitment and look forward to the new and retained players excelling in the red Briggers shirt, they certainly have the talent and during pre-season have worked incredibly hard during the hot weather (and more recently in the wet weather) and all have fitted in well and done what has been asked of them.

Exciting Sponsorship News

We are delighted to confirm that we have agreed an exciting new sponsorship deal from season 2023/24 with Tony McDonald from AA Construction Support Solutions. The new 3 year deal will see the Briggers ground at Park Road be called The Totally Training Stadium. It is a fantastic deal for the club, the biggest in our long 100 year history and will help to support the future development of the club and ensure we can continue the fantastic work that has taken place over the last 4 years. Chairman Mark Booth is naturally delighted, "Tony and his company have been fantastic sponsors in our Centenary Season with first team kit sponsorship plus much more with additional sponsorship for our U16's, Ladies and

Chairman’s End of Season Review

We have reached the end of another NCEL league season, our 40th consecutive year since joining as founder members in 1982.  I want to start by saying a big thank you to every single supporter that has encouraged the players during this season, the game is nothing without fans and we should never forget that, and it has been good to see our average attendance again finishing well over 100 again.  Secondly, our fantastic sponsors who contribute so much. We have been fortunate to have great support from AA Construction Support Solutions, both with our 1st team and U16’s as kit sponsors, but Tony McDonald has offered so much more, and we are massively grateful. I also want to thank the Monotones Band who sponsored our

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