From the Sports Archives
16th Aug Evo-Stik Premier Division: At the the town that inspired Bram Stoker’s Dracula, Celtic were given a bite of reality on Tuesday night. Whitby Town simply blew Celtic out of the water. Celtic just didn’t get going all night. After only ten minutes Weledji bagged the opener. Against the run of play Aaron Burns levelled up […]
15th Aug Overnight rain put paid to Stayley’s home fixture with Austerlands but a mopping up operation enable Ashton’s encounter with Friarmere to go ahead, albeit in a game reduced to 40 overs a side.  The Reyner Lane side have had a miserable campaign, certainly not helped by the loss of a number of players just prior […]
15th Aug Following Curzon Ashton’s 1-0 victory over Telford United on Monday evening, courtesy of Niall Cummins strike in the second-half, our local sides return to action tonight. In the Evo-Stik Premier Division, Stalybridge Celtic make the long trip to Whitby Town, having opened their account with a 1-0 victory over Nantwich Town on Saturday. Alex Honeyball’s […]
15th Aug Audenshaw School’s 1st XI Captain, Matthew Sonczak was in international cricket action over the weekend after his selection for Derbyshire CCC to face the West Indies. Sonczak, 18, received his call up to the county’s first team to face the Caribbean aces after a string of impressive displays for both the Academy and 2nd XI. […]
14th Aug Glossop Golf Club’s Professional, Jamie Goodhall, held his annual WBG Memorial Charity Golf Day at the club, in memory of his late father, Bruce, and the recipient of this year’s charity fund raising occasion was the Benjamin Maley Cardiac Fund. Ben, who is pictured with his mum, Carrie, was born with a life threatening heart […]
14th Aug Glossop’s form went from bad to worse with defeat in a rain affected game against Denton St Lawrence. Having elected to bowl first, Glossop had restricted DSL to 69/7 at one stage with Mark Usher (3/28) and Will Hargreaves (2/18) featuring. As always seems to be the case, though, Ben Tighe (31*) added runs late […]
14th Aug It was a winning start for Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team to their new league campaign in Division Two of the Manchester Football League last weekend. The team ran out 6-3 winners away to fellow league newcomers Hindley Juniors at Harrison Playing Fields last Saturday. Inspired by a man-of-the-match display from Ant Rodrigues, Athletic found themselves […]
14th Aug Glossop North End began the season in style with a crushing 3-0 win at Goole in their opening Evo-Stik First Division North match of 2017-18 on Saturday. Ben Deegan opened the scoring on his debut in the first half before Dale Johnson doubled the lead after the break and the impressive Jude Oyibo slotted home […]
14th Aug Hyde began their second season in the Evo-Stik Division One North with a goalless stalemate at Scarborough Athletic on Saturday. Over 100 supporters made the long trip to the east coast for what was Scarborough’s first encounter in their new stadium,  and the game was a tough battle, fought out between two very strong sides, […]
14th Aug Mossley set their own benchmark in Saturday’s season opener when coming from behind to record a stunning 5-2 victory at Kendal Town. The Lilywhites were off to a flying start within two minutes. Liam Ellis had already gone close in the opening minute before Adam Latham and Caldon Henson combined on the right to feed […]