From the Football Archives
7th Jan Stalybridge Celtic have confirmed the departure of six players. James Caton, George Hughes and Michael Jones have left the club, along with goalkeeper Jake Turner, who returns to parent club Bolton Wanderers, and winger Jamal Crawford, who returns to FC United of Manchester. During his time with the club, Turner became a fans’ favourite and […]
7th Jan Curzon Ashton have eased their relegation concerns with a 1-0 victory over York City. Ryan Shenton’s effort in the early stages of the second-half was enough to separate the sides in the National League North. Following the game, we spoke to manager Mark Bradshaw about the hard-fought victory:  
7th Jan In a game where you had to be there to believe it, Hyde ruthlessly tore apart a shell-shocked Basford in an eleven goal, 8-3 thriller. Basford play with many men forward so Hyde’s chances were to hit them on the break and they did that and some. The first came from a bursting run by […]
7th Jan Evo-Stik Premier Division Mickleover Sports 2-1 Stalybridge Celtic New year new me is the moto at Stalybridge Celtic for 2019. Six players left the club last week, with several new faces expected through the Bower Fold doors this week. The departures left Celtic a little light on numbers however and Mickleover did enough to clinch […]
7th Jan Evo-Stik West Chasetown 1-0 Droylsden   A first half strike from Will Whieldon decided this game in what was a poor performance from Droylsden and gave Chasetown their first home league win of the season. On the quarter hour mark Flint’s cross from the left found Hill who laid the ball off to Whieldon whose […]
7th Jan Evo-Stik West Kendal Town 0-1 Mossley Mossley crept under the radar into the play-off positions with a hard earned 1-0 win at Kendal Town on Saturday. Kendal, a much better side than their current position suggests made Mossley battle all the way for the victory but the Lilywhites proved too strong in the end to […]
7th Jan National League North Brackley Town 3-1 Ashton United   Brackley were untroubled to complete a convincing league double over the Robins even affording the luxury of a missed second half penalty. With Luke Pilling recalled by Tranmere, Josh Ollerenshaw was restored between the sticks and Jerome Slew was making his debut on the bench. On […]
4th Jan Mossley’s Ben Richardson has scooped the Player of the Month award for December. Richardson, who joined the Lilywhites over summer, having previously played for Glossop North End and Ramsbottom United, set up the winning goal in the 1-0 victory over Droylsden on New Year’s Day. He has also chipped in with a goal himself, scoring […]
3rd Jan Ashton United Football Club is on the lookout for new Directors/Owners to help the club consolidate its status as a Vanarama National League North club. A statement on the club’s website said: “One of the smaller ‘fish’ in a big ‘pond’, this term competing with the likes of Stockport County, Chester, Hereford and York City, Ashton […]
2nd Jan Our football teams started the new year with a round of fixtures which had massive implications at both ends of the table. In the National League North, Curzon Ashton fought from a goal behind to secure a 2-1 victory over local rivals Ashton United. Paul Ennis, who signed for the Robins over Christmas, put the […]