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16th Jan Ashton Albion Amateur Boxing Club has gotten up off the canvas following the knockout blow that they were to lose their Albion Mill home.
14th Jan Curzon Ashton continued their glittering start to 2019 with a third successive victory at league strugglers Nuneaton Borough. Mark Bradshaw’s side fell a goal behind in the early stages but staged a brilliant comeback to claim what was, in truth, a comfortable victory. Yusifu Ceesay put the hosts ahead after picking up a loose ball […]
14th Jan Interim manager Pete Wild  extended his unbeaten run to four matches with a goalless stalemate against play-off favourites Forest Green Rovers. Oldham entered the game on the back of a shock 2-1 victory at Fulham in the FA Cup six days earlier, but they were unable to break down the Forest Green defence in a […]
14th Jan Market Drayton Town will wish to quickly forget their first ever visit to Seel Park as the rampant Lilywhites recorded a season’s best home victory with a resounding 5-1 demolition of the Shropshire club.
14th Jan Avro extended their fine form and maintained the pressure on leaders Longridge Town with a 5-1 victory at Ashton Town. The visitors took a two-goal lead by the 15th minute thanks to Joe Bevan and Mike Norton but were pegged back on the half-hour mark. Avro reasserted their two-goal cushion on the stroke of half-time […]
7th Jan Stalybridge Celtic have confirmed the departure of six players. James Caton, George Hughes and Michael Jones have left the club, along with goalkeeper Jake Turner, who returns to parent club Bolton Wanderers, and winger Jamal Crawford, who returns to FC United of Manchester. During his time with the club, Turner became a fans’ favourite and […]
7th Jan Curzon Ashton have eased their relegation concerns with a 1-0 victory over York City. Ryan Shenton’s effort in the early stages of the second-half was enough to separate the sides in the National League North. Following the game, we spoke to manager Mark Bradshaw about the hard-fought victory:  
7th Jan North Manchester 1s 13-32 Ashton 1s Ashton did the double over North Manchester with Tries from Travis Powell (2), Josh Pattison and Richard Taylor. Tom Costello had a great day kicking two penalties and three conversions, which takes Ashton to seventh place in the ADM Lancashire first division. Ashton 2s 68-17 Hope Valley 1s The […]
7th Jan In a game where you had to be there to believe it, Hyde ruthlessly tore apart a shell-shocked Basford in an eleven goal, 8-3 thriller. Basford play with many men forward so Hyde’s chances were to hit them on the break and they did that and some. The first came from a bursting run by […]
7th Jan Evo-Stik Premier Division Mickleover Sports 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic New year new me is the moto at Stalybridge Celtic for 2019. Six players left the club last week, with several new faces expected through the Bower Fold doors this week. The departures left Celtic a little light on numbers however and Mickleover did enough to clinch […]