From the Sports Archives
15th Oct Great Britain triathlete David Bunyan has described the European Championships in Madrid as the hardest thing he’s ever done. The fitness enthusiast, from Hyde, was pushed to the limit as temperatures soared to 40 degrees in the Spanish capital. But the 55-year-old battled against the elements and overcame the odds to finish sixth in his […]
15th Oct Budding footballers are being given the chance to hone their skills in a quality environment thanks to Stalybridge Celtic. For four days, running from Monday, October 29 until Thursday, November 1, Celtic will be hosting a Holiday Camp from 9-3pm. The course is aged at boys and girls aged 7-11, with prices at £12 per […]
15th Oct It has a proud history of 96 years, but East Cheshire Harriers Running Club is fighting for its future after the club was hit with financial difficulty. The club was originally formed in 1922 and has since grown from strength-to-strength, with a number of members progressing to the international stage at youth, mature and paralympic […]
15th Oct Professional boxer Charlie Schofield says he’s absolutely thrilled to have extended his unbeaten run to 15 fights. The 25-year-old, from Droylsden, beat Cruiserweight Kent Kauppinen on a points decision at the Oldham Leisure Centre on Saturday, October 6. Charlie, who made his professional bow in December 2014, expressed his delight in bouncing back from the […]
15th Oct Hyde United manager Darren Kelly has strengthened his squad with the addition of striker Connor Simpson, who joins the Tigers from Preston North End. Simpson began his career at Hartlepool United but, after a number of impressive performances, caught the eye of Preston who signed him for an undisclosed fee at the start of 2018. […]
15th Oct The Manchester Premier Cup quarter-final fixtures have been announced. Following victory over Hyde United in the previous round, Curzon Ashton have been awarded with a trip to Salford City, while Droylsden, who beat West Didsbury & Chorlton 3-2, will make the journey to Chadderton, who beat Avro 1-0. Mossley, who won the competition in 2015 […]
15th Oct National League North Spennymoor Town 5-0 Ashton United   High-flying Spennymoor ran out convincing winners on a breezy day in the North East. The Robins were giving full debuts to goalkeeper Jan Budtz and right back Harrison Holgate and with Matty Chadwick absent ill Liam Tomsett filled in as centre forward. The hosts started with […]
15th Oct Evo-Stik Premier Division Basford United 5-2 Stalybridge Celtic Title chasing Basford United blew Celtic away at a wind swept Mill Street on Saturday. Mixed in with an afternoon loanee keeper James Aspinall will want to forget, it simply wasn’t to be for Celtic. Despite the scoreline Celtic were more than in the game for long […]
15th Oct After last seasons storming run to the semi’s, Duki had a tough encounter in their first game in the Cheshire Cup this season and were soon one down in the Wirral. However skipper Danny Parkinson equalised before half time. Town dominated the second-half and took the lead bizarely when Liam Greensmith netted straight from a […]
15th Oct Following the departure of Mark Canning and Andy Bishop, Glossop North End have acted swiftly and replaced the duo with new joint-managers Peter Band and Lloyd Morrison. The pair have previously managed at Mossley, where they guided the Lilywhites to two Manchester Premier Cup Final victories. Band and Morrison will meet the squad on Tuesday, […]