From the Football Archives
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23rd Mar A sense of nostalgia hangs heavy over Surrey Street. Six years have passed since Glossop felt heartache at Wembley Stadium, but a lust to return is stronger than ever. One man who knows what it will take to reach the penultimate stage in the competition is Captain Dave Young. The club stalwart, who has made […]
17th Mar Keith Briggs resigned as the Stalybridge Celtic manager on Sunday evening following the clubs 1-0 defeat last Saturday. The downbeat side returned from Bradford Park Avenue empty handed thanks to Ryan Qualter’s headed effort in the 41st minute. Last weekend’s defeat ensured that Celtic had picked up just two out of a possible 27 points. […]
16th Mar Following the clubs 1-0 defeat against Bradford Park Avenue on Saturday, Keith Briggs has relinquished his role as first team manager. The 33 year old took over the club on 18th October 2013. During his first stint in charge, Keith managed to guide his side to safety. However, despite recruiting a number of players last […]
13th Mar Mossley are celebrating after scooping the Evo-Stik First Division North Club of the Month for February. The award was presented to the Lilywhites before the 1-0 defeat against Bamber Bridge on Tuesday night (3rd) Since the 26th December, a string of impressive results have transpired, which has seen the club go 12 games unbeaten. January […]
8th Mar According to Paul Ennis, the key to Celtic’s survival is consistency. The gloves are off and the fight is on. The 25 year old midfielder is in the midst of a battle, and he is more than prepared to lead his men to battle. Last year proved to be a nightmare for Celtic, and the […]
6th Mar Most people know him as a Soccer Saturday pundit, but Matt Le Tissier descended on Audenshaw’s Premier Suite last Friday night. The Southampton FC legend, who was nicknamed ‘Le God’, was appointed as the guest speaker for the Tameside Football Leagues Annual Dinner. The evening was regarded as a great success and treated attendees to […]
13th Feb For a man that has received an MBE off the Queen, Alan Bradbury couldn’t be any more modest. As one of the founding members of Droylsden Juniors FC, Allan has experienced more than 50 years with a club that pulls at his heart strings. Before we started the interview, I was given a tour of […]
13th Feb Stockport County is a club deep-rooted in Keith Briggs heart, but the Stalybridge Celtic boss cut a broken figure when the referee blew his final whistle on Saturday. Celtic travelled to Edgeley Park on the back of a 4-1 loss away to Tamworth, but given the Lambs rapid rise up the league under the guidance […]
3rd Feb Glossop North End’s exertions on the pitch were awarded with the club of the month award on Tuesday. January was a fantastic period for the Hillmen which saw them pick up three points at Congleton Town following a 3-1 victory. The Surrey Street faithful have seen their side cruise to numerous victories over the course […]
19th Jan The trials and tribulations that accompanied Pete’s official role were both intriguing and compelling, but the second part of his interview contains a fusion of humour and sorrow in equal measures. ‘The adrenaline buzz, the camaraderie, it’s a drug really’. This short, concise sentence is how Pete described the emotional surge he felt on match […]