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4th Jul Ashton United’s Hurst Cross Stadium is set to host the Willow Wood Family Day Out on Sunday, July 10. The theme of the day is ‘Back to the 60’s’ with the proceeds of Willowfest on the ground going directly to the hospice. Six groovy acts will be strutting their stuff – Steve Gleason, Jason D. […]
4th Jul Glossop Juniors held their annual awards ceremony in June. Josh Barnett received the Managers Player Award for the Under 13’s Blue team. Kieran Coggin picked up the Players’ Player Trophy, while Ben Gove received the Most Improved Player. The Mike Monks Memorial Trophy was handed to Johnny Gabriel. The Under 13’s white team were also […]
4th Jul Hyde United boss Darren Kelly is in the process of completing his squad. Kelly has recruited the services of centre half, Jack McCarthy. Jack has previously played for Garforth Town, Harrogate Railway Athletic and Rotherham United. The 6’3” defender completed pre-season with Salford City in 2015, before signing on a dual-register with Harrogate. Jack joins […]
4th Jul By Sarah Foulkes: A student from Audenshaw School has been awarded a two-year contract with Super League’s Warrington Wolves rugby team. Patrick Anglin from Droylsden won his place after impressing club bosses with his performance on the under 16s squad this season. The Year 11 pupil, who first signed to Wolves a year ago, will […]
1st Jul Droylsden Juniors Football Club held its annual presentation evening last month. The season proved to be extremely successful in many respects, with the Under 10 and Under 12 girls’ teams winning their respective divisions. The Under 21’s and Under 14’s ended the campaign as divisional runners up. A lot of silverware was claimed at the […]
30th Jun Stalybridge Celtic supporters have been invited to lend a helping hand on Saturday. The club are hoping to spruce up Bower Fold in preparation for the new season. Those wishing to help should assemble at the ground for 10am.
29th Jun Although the football season is over, Glossop Juniors have been excelling on and off the pitch. Far from putting their feet up, several teams have entered summer competitions – the most recent of which came last Saturday in Urmston. Open to girls only, Glossop entered two competitive sides: Under-eights and Under 10’s. Having formed little […]
28th Jun Ashton United Football Club have revealed an additional pre-season friendly. The Robins will travel to AFC Darwen on Saturday, July 16. The game is scheduled to begin at 3pm.
28th Jun Ashton United Football Club have announced the singing of Liam Brownhill. Liam joins the Robins on a permanent basis following a successful loan spell from FC United last season. The 29-year-old right-back has previously played for Stockport County, Droylsden and Chester amongst others. Scott Metcalfe has also joined the Robins from Warrington Town. The winger […]
27th Jun Droylsden Youth Centre has been acknowledged for its outstanding services to the community. The centre – which houses Droylsden Juniors Football Club and Droylsden Amateur Boxing Club – has received the Queen’s Award for Voluntary Services. Since forming in 1963, the centre has seen many stars walk through its doors, including football aces Nicky Butt, […]