From the Sports Archives
13th Dec Curzon Ashton are getting into the Christmas spirit by collecting toys for the children spending the holiday period in Tameside Hospital. Speaking to the club’s website, CEO, Natalie Atkinson said “We are delighted to be giving back to the Tameside community again this Christmas, we know how much the children and their families appreciated your […]
13th Dec Highly rated Ashton referee Chris Kavanagh will take charge of back-to-back Premier League games for the first time this week. He will be at the helm for his sixth top-flight match when Southampton host Leicester City on Wednesday night (December 13) before being back in the middle on the south coast on Saturday for Brighton’s […]
11th Dec Stalybridge Celtic have signed young goalkeeper Jake Turner from Bolton Wanderers on a one-month loan deal. The 18 year old was thrust into the Bolton Wanderers first team as cover for Ben Alnwick when Mark Howard suffered an injury, but he still awaits his first appearance. Turner was handed his England under-18s debut around the […]
11th Dec REPORT: Colwyn Bay FC 5-1 Glossop North End AFC A number of debutants relieved the injury and illness crisis at Glossop North End as The Hillmen travelled to Colwyn Bay. Glossop wanted to put an end to their four game winless run in all competitions but were met by a strong Colwyn team who were […]
11th Dec REPORT: Oldershaw 7-17 Dukinfield Rugby Club A brace of tries by Robbie Wilcox hands Dukinfield Rugby Club the win over Oldershaw getting the Tameside team back to winning ways on what can only be described as a mud bath. Wilcox only took ten minutes before getting beyond the Oldershaw line and putting the first points […]
11th Dec REPORT: HYDE UNITED FC 6-1 TRAFFORD FC Hyde were as good as the score line suggests. From the opening flurries through to the final minute this was The Tigers in top form and purring. The game started with a minute’s applause, in remembrance of Sam Berkley who sadly lost his life earlier this week, which […]
11th Dec Atherton Collieries 0-5 Droylsden ‘It’s just like watching Brazil’ the Droylsden fans were singing at the end and while the weather was not quite matching the sentiment, the Bloods comprehensive display certainly did, demolishing an Atherton team with a passing display to match. Two goals from Jamie Frost and Ciaran Kilheeney and a strike from […]
8th Dec Promising boxer Mark Heffron, who is currently training under the guidance of boxing legend Ricky Hatton, has claimed he is gunning for a British title in 2018. Part of Hatton’s exciting stable of fighters at Hatton gym, the undefeated puncher has an outstanding record of 18 wins and 14 knockouts. Asked whether a British title […]
8th Dec Hyde United have confirmed the signing of defender Kyle Brownhill. Brownhill is a familiar face at Ewen Fields, having previously played for Darren Kelly’s side last season. He joined the club on a free from Telford Utd during the 2016 summer but left in January for Altrincham, before joining Ramsbottom United for a brief spell. […]
8th Dec Ashton United goalkeeper, Dave Carnell, has been voted as the Supporters’ Club Player of the Month for November. Carnell joined the club over summer, having previously played for a FC united and Hyde United. During his spell at Ewen Fields, Carnell was the key figure as they kept an incredible 20 clean sheets during the […]