From the Sports Archives
15th Aug Mottram Cricket Club is celebrating after its 2nd XI won the Hawke Trophy last weekend. Captained by Stephen Scott, the Derbyshire and Cheshire Division Four leaders beat Birch Vale & Thornsett by five wickets in a tense finale at Woodley Cricket Club on Sunday. Stephen, 23, said he was overjoyed and incredibly proud to have […]
14th Aug Carabao Cup: Oldham Athletic v Derby County National League North: Alfreton Town v Curzon Ashton Ashton United v York City      
13th Aug Ashton Cricket Club is hosting a Women’s Soft Ball Festival on Monday, August 27, from 1-4pm. The event has been described as a fun, fast and social game for all abilities. All equipment will be provided, and no previous experience is required. Admission is £25 per team of six, which includes a free t-shirt and […]
13th Aug A Denton school teacher took charge of his first game in the Football League on Saturday. Matt Donohue, who works at Greswell Primary School, refereed the League Two fixture between Colchester United and Port Vale at the Jobserve Community Stadium, which ended 2-0 to the hosts. Although there were no red cards on the afternoon, […]
13th Aug North West Counties First Division North: Avro 3-2 Longridge Town   Avro claimed their second victory of the season thanks to a 94th minute winner from assistant boss Lee O’Brien. The hosts took the lead on two occasions through Mike Norton and Michael Stockdale, but were pegged back on each occasion by James Sloan and […]
13th Aug Manager David Fish failed to hide his disappointment after seeing his side throw away a 1-0 lead to lose 1-2 at the hands of Carlisle City on Saturday Afternoon, writes Ryan Booth. Leon Iluobe’s first-half penalty wasn’t enough for Chaddy to salvage anything as goals from Marc Shiel and Ryan Errington ensured the Cumbrians left […]
13th Aug North West Counties First Division North Chadderton 1-2 Carlisle City   Ten man Chadderton succumbed to defeat as goals from Marc Shiel and Ryan Errington clinched a 1-2 victory for Carlisle City, on a frustrating afternoon at the ARK Fleetech Stadium. David Fish’s side led 1-0 at the break thanks to a penalty from striker […]
13th Aug Friendly Droylsden 2-1 Witton Albion A final run out for the Bloods saw Dave Pace’s team come from behind to score two late goals to clinch victory against Evo-Stik Premier opposition. New signing Chris Thompson made his debut in goal for the Bloods and made several crucial saves early on. The visitors took the lead […]
13th Aug Manchester Premier League Dukinfield Town 1-2 Walshaw Sports   Town’s new management had a baptism of fire in the season opener as nine squad members were unavailable due to holidays, cricket and injuries. It was a close affair with few chances until Town skipper Danny Parkinson broke the deadlock, however within a minute the visitors […]
13th Aug Friendly Mossley 1-2 Workington   Mossley were unfortunate not to get a positive result in their final warm up game of the 2018/19 pre season when going down 2-1 to Evo-stik Premier Division side Workington at Seel park on Saturday. The visitors opened brightly but Mossley soon began to get a grip on the game […]