From the Football Archives
Page 147
4th Apr By Anthony Smith: In the Hyde & District Sunday League, Droylsden Sports reached the final of the Division 1 Jack Stone Cup with a narrow 1-0 victory over rivals Tintwistle. In Premier Division Reporter Cup action, Charlesworth climbed to the top of the group with a 2-1 victory over Home Guard, whilst Ridgehill Celtic defeated […]
4th Apr Ashton United joint manager Paul Phillips believes his side are still in the Evo-Stik Premier title race this season, despite trailing league leaders Blyth Spartans by 13 points. Paul spoke ahead of his sides 3-2 loss against play-off chasing Stourbridge last Saturday – a defeat which marked the Robins first league upset in eight consecutive […]
29th Mar How would you like to experience Curzon Ashton for free? This weekend the club are offering thousands of free tickets to their match against Hednesford Town to local schools and community groups, in a bid to raise awareness of the football club. They have been striving for years to bring more people through their gates […]
24th Mar Curzon Ashton Football Club’s Academy squad were crowned as league champions yesterday. Under the guidance of coach Mark Bradshaw, the squad returned from Wigan and Leigh College with a 4-2 victory. Goals on the afternoon came courtesy of Jordan Butterworth, Ryan Shenton, Ryan Dixon and Benito Lowe. The latter – son of Hyde United boss […]
23rd Mar Article by Adam Higgins: ASHTON United have boosted their squad by recruiting three players and said goodbye to two others on another busy day for the revolving door at Hurst Cross. The Robins have re-signed Lee Rick from Trafford and fellow midfielder Reece Gray has joined from local rivals Hyde United. The club’s joint-manager Paul […]
23rd Mar A Gee Cross high school is celebrating after their Year 7 girls were crowned ESFA u12 national champions at the Soccerdome in Derby this month. The youngsters, from Alder Community High School, held their nerve in a thrilling final, to win 2-1 after the game had gone to extra time. Despite losing their opening match, […]
23rd Mar Article: Mike Smith Stalybridge Celtic’s Community Development programme received a financial injection last weekend. The club received a cheque of £40,000 from Sue O’Brien of the Football Conference Trust. The money will go towards Celtic’s Community Development work in and around Stalybridge and Tameside. The Football Conference Trust is a charity created to support and […]
22nd Mar Hyde’s battle to drag themselves away from the relegation zone is being done the hard way – a point at a time. Two home fixtures over the last week produced two points, and still leaves them embroiled in a battle to avoid the dreaded relegation spots. After Monday’s draw with Rushall Olympic the Tigers sat […]
22nd Mar Stalybridge Celtic FC has announced a five year agreement with Tameside College to provide football education for school leavers in the borough. Stalybridge FC Football Academy will provide a progression route in football supported with sports qualification that leads to university, employment and apprenticeships. Stalybridge Celtic FC was one of the first non-league clubs in […]
18th Mar Article by Michael Heald and Sophie Barclay After a disappointing start to the league, Ashton Sixth Form College’s men’s 1st football team have fought and defended their way to the top with a victory last Wednesday against Xaverian Sixth Form College. For the final match Xaverian scored a screamer from 20 yards out in the […]