From Wembley to West Ham United, the name Emley is synonymous with super soccer stories - and Ashley Flynn has fired another into the back of the Welfare Ground net.

Those who have played within the shadow of the towering TV mast have produced some real highs since the original club went all the way from the Huddersfield and District League to the brink of the Conference, via stirring cup-ties at the national stadium and Upton Park among other venues.

AFC Emley striker Ashley Flynn, left

There have been some great goalscorers at the Welfare Ground - Mick Pamment, Dave Cook, John Francis, Glynn Hurst and Simeon Bambrook to name just a few.

But none quite so prolific as Flynn, who has fired in a phenomenal 74 goals this season - with at least five games left.

Ashley Flynn's Panenka flop

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I say at least five because AFC Emley, formed in 2005 after the original club’s controversial relocation to Wakefield, are in the thick of a Northern Counties East League First Division promotion battle.

If Darren Hepworth’s side, who are fourth ahead of Saturday’s trip to Selby Town, don’t finish in the top two, they will surely be involved in their league’s first-ever play-offs.

Ashley Flynn's successful Panenka penalty

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The Huddersfield club have been striving for a Premier League place ever since 2006, when they first entered the Northern Counties East, which in the eighties was dominated by the original Emley.

Flynn’s achievements this season have been superb by any measure, and it’s great to see a Huddersfield player produce the goods like he has.

But if his goals were to help AFC Emley to promotion, they would be sweeter still.

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Playing top-flight football, which would put the Welfare Grounders within one promotion of the Northern Premier League, would also boost their chances of keeping hold of Flynn.

Ashley's 70th goal of the season

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People have talked about Jamie Vardy’s journey from Stocksbridge Park Steels to Premier League title chasers Leicester City.

At 26, one-time Sheffield Wednesday junior Flynn’s chances of playing in the Football, if not Premier, League may have been kicked into touch.

But there will be no shortage of higher-level non-league clubs who are interested!