From the Sports Archives
24th Apr Stalybridge Celtic have been crowned as the Evo-Stik Premier Division Club of the Month for March. Celtic preserved their status as a step seven side for another season after winning four out of five fixtures during the month. Burr’s side claimed a trio of victories at Workington, leaders Altrincham, and Nantwich Town, before picking up […]
24th Apr Dynamic Dan Bewley delighted the Belle Vue crowd with a dazzling display as he stormed to his first Premier League maximum score during the Aces’ 59-31 Premiership crushing of Rye House at the National Speedway Stadium on Monday night. The 18-year-old rising star opened with a win in the fastest time of the night in […]
24th Apr Two weeks ago there were real fears that the planned start of the GMCL campaign would fall foul of the weather.  After weeks of heavy rain, and indeed snow as well, ground preparation time had been at a minimum. So the sun beating down last Saturday was a bonus and led to some competitive cricket. […]
23rd Apr Darren Kelly has described Saturday’s promotion as the biggest moment of his managerial career. The Hyde boss watched on in delight as captain Paddy Miller headed home a dramatic 95th minute winner to secure a 2-1 victory at Mossley, thus confirming promotion to the Evo-Stik Premier Division. Kelly, who initially joined the club towards the […]
23rd Apr A Tameside powerlifter is hoping to make her mark on Canadian soil in six weeks’ time. Jo Whiteley, 47, will be competing in the Raw Powerlifting World Championships in Calgary from 5-17 June. Jo, who lives in Hadfield but trains at Olympic Gym in Ashton, qualified for the event after impressing at the British Women’s […]
23rd Apr Evo-Stik First Division North Kendal Town 1-0 Glossop North End Kendal is renowned for its sweet tasting mint cake, but Glossop returned to Derbyshire with a sour taste in their mouth following a 1-0 defeat in the Lake District. Brad Carroll’s goal in the 16th minute proved to be the difference in a rather uneventful […]
23rd Apr Micklehurst Cricket Club have embarked on a new season in the Greater Manchester League. The Richmond Hill side is one of 17 new clubs to have joined the GMCL following the sad demise of the Pennine Cricket League after just two seasons. Micklehurst have been allocated a spot in Division Two A alongside Droylsden’s first […]
23rd Apr Manchester Premier League: Dukinfield Town continued their fine end of season form this week with another couple of wins. Midweek saw a 2-0 win over Walshaw with skipper Danny Parkinson netting both, whilst Saturday saw a 2-1 home win over Hindsford with first half goals from Danny Lockwood and Parkinson. The reserves lost 2-1 at […]
23rd Apr Evo-Stik Premier Division Stalybridge Celtic 0-3 Coalville Town   Celtic slumped to their second defeat in 48 hours after a 3-0 loss to Coalville Town at Bower Fold. Stephen Towers put the visitors ahead in the 20th minute, before Cleveland Taylor doubled the lead in the 59th minute, and Jake Wooley wrapped things up with […]
23rd Apr Evo-Stik First Division North Ramsbottom United 3-1 Droylsden Two penalties and a stunning free kick condemned the Bloods to a defeat at the Riverside stadium. Lee Gaskell’s free kick in the 20th minute from the edge of the area flew into the top corner giving keeper Will Jones no chance on his league debut for […]