From the Football Archives
10th Dec EFL League Two Crewe Alexandra 0-2 Oldham Athletic   Oldham Athletic revived their playoff hopes with a comfortable 2-0 victory at Crewe Alexandra. Two goals in the first half from captain Peter Clarke and Chris O’Grady gave the Latics a much-deserved win at Gresty Road. Following the game, manager Frankie Bunn praised his side’s performance […]
10th Dec National League North Blyth Spartans 2-0 Ashton United   Ashton slipped to their third successive league defeat against their in-form hosts who duly won for the fifth successive match. With the Robins having picked up 3 injuries on Tuesday James Jones was making his full debut at centre back with Matt Regan switching to left […]
6th Dec EFL LEAGUE TWO: Mansfield Town v Notts County, Bury v Exeter City, Cheltenham Town v Grimsby Town, Colchester United v Macclesfield Town, Crawley Town v Northampton Town, Crewe Alexandra v Oldham Athletic, MK Dons v Carlisle United, Morecambe v Port Vale, Stevenage v Lincoln City, Swindon Town v Newport County, Tranmere Rovers v Cambridge United, […]
5th Dec National League North Ashton United 0-2 Alfreton Town   Two second half goals saw the visitors take the points at Hurst Cross after Ashton had made most of the running in the first period. The hosts gave a full debut at right back to Tom Stead and welcomed back centre half Liam Goulding on loan […]
4th Dec Ashton referee Chris Kavanagh took charge of his biggest game of the season last weekend. The 33-year-old refereed the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on Sunday. Liverpool scored a dramatic 96th minute winner to claim a 1-0 victory over their Merseyside rivals. Kavanagh awarded five yellow cards in total; three to […]
4th Dec Oldham Athletic have been handed a lucrative FA Cup third round tie at Premier League outfit Fulham. Frankie Bunn’s side secured their place in this stage of the competition after overcoming National League Maidstone United 2-0 on Saturday. The third round clash is scheduled to take place at Craven Cottage on Saturday, January 5. It […]
3rd Dec Evo-Stik Premier Division Bamber Bridge 3-0 Stalybridge Celtic Celtic fell to a perhaps slightly unfair scoreline on Saturday afternoon. With injuries in defence Celtic gave a debut to Elliott Cooke the grandson of Celtic legend Don Cooke. The youngster gave a good account of himself in his first senior game. The first half was a […]
3rd Dec Evo-Stik Premier Division Hyde United 3-0 Grantham Town   The Tigers comfortably picked up three points against a struggling Grantham side to continue their impressive home form. After a lively opening to the game, Hyde opened the scoring in the third minute when Dom Smalley, who has joined the club on-loan from Chester, was fouled by […]
3rd Dec Evo-Stik West Trafford 3-4 Droylsden Droylsden came out on the right end of a seven goal thriller at Trafford on Saturday. Two headers from Sefton Gonzales, a Liam Caddick strike and a Michael Brewster penalty gave Dave Pace’s team three valuable points against a team that had not lost in ten games. Droylsden fell behind after […]
3rd Dec Not for the first time this season the outcome of a Mossley match has been decided by terrible refereeing decisions more than by the players themselves. Mossley put in a terrific shift in Saturday’s visit to Newcastle Town but were heartbreakingly beaten by Michael Conlon’s goal scored almost two minutes over the five minute stoppage […]