From the Sports Archives
23rd Feb FRIDAY: MANCHESTER COUNTY CUP FINAL: East Manchester v Avro (At Hyde United, 7.30pm kick-off)     EFL LEAGUE ONE: Bristol Rovers v Scunthorpe United, Bury v Gillingham, Charlton Athletic v Shrewsbury Town, Fleetwood Town v MK Dons, Northampton Town v Oxford United, Oldham Athletic v Southend United, Peterborough United v AFC Wimbledon, Plymouth Argyle v […]
23rd Feb We were at the reopening of the iconic Runnorthwest store in Hyde on Thursday. Following its closure in September 2017, the shop has reopened and will now be offering a wide range of nutritional supplements, running trainers, clothes and much more. We spoke to store manager Dave Norman, who won the Manchester Marathon in 2012 […]
23rd Feb All but two of the 17 players who won at Whitehaven will be in contention for Oldham’s third-round Ladbrokes Challenge Cup tie against the amateurs of Featherstone Lions at the Vestacare Stadium (3pm) on Sunday. Jack Spencer is out with an elbow injury and dual-reg Ryan Lannon won’t be involved, but the other 15 will […]
22nd Feb Jack Spencer, injured in Oldham’s 14-0 win at Whitehaven, won’t be fit for Sunday’s clash with Yorkshire amateurs Featherstone Lions in the third round of the Ladbrokes Challenge Cup at the Vestacare Stadium (3pm kick-off). The former Barrow and Halifax forward left the field at the Recreation Ground early in the second half, clutching an […]
22nd Feb Walkden based international sports travel group Sports Tours International has signed professional Team GB and England boxer Stacey Copeland as its first Community Sports Ambassador. Three-time national champion Stacey, from Hyde, Tameside, joins Olympic Gold medallist Joanna Rowsell-Shand and running legend Ron Hill MBE as an ambassador for the international sports tour operator. Commenting on […]
22nd Feb iTRAIN Gym in Dukinfield is having an Open Weekend from 23rd-25th February, for which it will be offering a free 3-day pass. The following free events will be taking place over the weekend: · BOOTCAMP: LIVE – an exercise class taking place on the gym floor, with DJ (6pm-7pm on 23rd). · CRECHE SESSIONS – […]
21st Feb Oldham Roughyeds have completed a third signing from NCL premier division side Siddal with the capture on a one-year deal of 22-year-old utility back Joe Martin. His decision to sign a Roughyeds contract for 2018 follows similar moves by his ex-Siddal team mates Zack McComb and Ben West, with whom Martin played in that memorable […]
21st Feb Avro have the chance to claim their first piece of silverware this season when they lock horns with East Manchester in the Manchester Challenge Trophy final on Friday. Taking place at Hyde United’s Ewen Fields Stadium, the game will see two of the best sides in the Manchester Premier League battle it out for the […]
21st Feb Droylsden Cricket Club first team captain Aaqib Uppal has set his sights on promotion this season. The former Ashton Sixth Form student will lead his side to battle with an opening day home clash against Werneth on Saturday, April 21, in the Greater Manchester Division Two A. Aaqib, who has a longstanding allegiance to Droylsden, […]