FA Confirm League Allocations

The Football Association has confirmed the club allocations for Steps 1-4 of the National League system for the 2017-18 campaign. This includes Step 2, the level at which Avenue will compete for the sixth successive season. Mark Bower’s men will of course remain in the National League North, but there has been some changes to […]

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Payne to Represent League Against Army

Avenue midfielder Sanchez Payne has been selected to represent the National League in one of three matches against the British Army. Representative teams from the National League and the Army will face each other on Wednesday March 29, with a 7.45pm kick-off at Harrogate Town, Tamworth and Eastbourne Borough. Payne will feature alongside a selection […]

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Match Preview: Newcastle (H)

Bradford Park Avenue take on Newcastle United in the Donald Bell VC memorial match on Sunday. It is Avenue’s second warm up game of the summer, but the majority of the attention will be on the anniversary the day marks. Sunday July 10 2016 is the exact 100 year anniversary of the date Bell was […]

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Newcastle Game This Sunday

Bradford Park Avenue can now reveal arrangements for our special match to remember football’s greatest war hero on Sunday July 10. More than 30 members of the family of First World War hero Donald Simpson Bell will cheer on his old clubs, Bradford Park Avenue and Newcastle United, during their friendly tie on Sunday July 10 […]

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2016-17 Fixtures Released

The Bradford Park Avenue 2016-17 National League North fixtures have been released. Alex Meechan’s side will kick off the campaign with a trip to Gainsborough Trinity on Saturday August 6. Avenue’s first home match comes just four days later, as Curzon Ashton visit the Horsfall on Wednesday August 10. Nuneaton Town visit for the first […]

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Earlybird Season Ticket Deadline Extended

The deadline to purchase your 2016-17 Bradford Park Avenue season ticket at the discounted earlybird prices has been extended. Supporters now have until July 23 to get hold of a season ticket and take advantage of the earlybird offer. The deals created by the club make watching football at the Horsfall Stadium very affordable, with […]

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Vanarama Extend Title Sponsorship

The National League has announced that Vanarama have extended their existing title sponsorship deal. The new deal will be a 12 month rolling contract which in the first instance will see them continue at least for a fourth year up to June 2018. The National League announced the news at the formal meeting of Clubs […]

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Meechan Appointed Head Coach

Bradford Park Avenue have confirmed Alex Meechan as the club’s new head coach with immediate effect. Meechan, who has been caretaker assistant manager since March, will work alongside Terry Dolan, the club’s Director of Football, and their first priority is to sign up a number of players they have been in talks with over recent […]

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Avenue To Commemorate Donald Bell

Bradford Park Avenue will, throughout the course of the 2016-17 season, pay tribute to the great Donald Simpson Bell VC. Bell is the only professional footballer to ever receive the Victoria Cross, the highest military honour achievable in this country. He was awarded the Cross for his gallantry on July 5 1916, blowing up a […]

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All Change In The National League North

The last few days have been relatively hectic for the Vanarama National League North, with a whole host of changes for a number of clubs. Firstly, Harrogate Town announced that this summer they would be installing an artificial “3G” pitch at their ground, Wetherby Road. They join Tamworth in doing so, the Lambs announcing they […]

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