From the Football Archives
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6th Dec Football has become a massive part of the Tameside community in recent years and the borough currently boasts a number of reputable clubs. Ranging from the Vanarama Conference North down to grass root clubs, the scope for progression is certainly there. The broad age spectrum reiterates the growing appetite both men and women have to […]
1st Dec St Thomas Moor Roman Catholic College were celebrating recently thanks to one devoted member of staff. Matt Broadhead, who is the curriculum leader of PE at the Denton based school, found his tireless efforts rewarded last month when he received the English FA tie to mark ten years’ service to schools football. The responsibilities Matt […]
16th Nov Credit: James Finn – Droylsden FC correspondent. Droylsden made it five consecutive victories with a 6:0 drubbing of Trafford in the Doodson Sports Cup last Tuesday. As temperatures around the country drop there’s only one place to be at the minute, and that’s Droylsden. They are on fire and Trafford were the latest side to […]
15th Nov Mossley Football Club will never be short of support thanks to one devoted family. The Evo-Stik outfit, which compete in the first division North, were blessed with a fresh face last month prior to their eagerly awaited derby day clash against Droylsden. And it’s all because Harper Norgate, who is the great granddaughter of 82 […]
31st Oct With a series of Man of the Match awards attached to his name and some recent glittering performances, it appears the only way is up for Aaron Chalmers. The 15 year old, who undertook a week of work experience with Tameside Radio, is a familiar face in the undiscovered world of wheelchair football. Aaron spared […]
25th Oct Stalybridge Celtic Juniors were gifted a piece of life changing news last Saturday – literally – as the youth set up were honoured with a defibrillator. The complex piece of machinery came to prominence two years ago, when Fabrice Muamba suffered a heart attack during Bolton Wanderers FA Cup tie with Tottenham. The lifesaving piece […]
25th Oct This time last year, Droylsden were rooted to the foot of the table without a point to their name. Little did they know that the opening 12 games were a sign of things to come, with the Butcher’s Arms outfit only managing a solitary win throughout their entire campaign. The hellish nightmare, which resulted in […]
16th Oct As the winter months begin to close in and elements take a turn for the worse, many football pitches across the country will be rendered unplayable. And it’s this major issue, along with a number of other concerns, that MP for Bolton North East, David Crausby, has created a government e-petition to find a solution […]
10th Oct A squad of budding footballers are set to cross the channel next week in a bid to cement their place on European soil. That’s because Denton Girls FC will grace Germany in an effort to promote international links with Denton’s Twin town, Kierspe. The journey to North-West Germany is being heavily supported by the Denton […]
3rd Oct Eleven local primary schools took to Curzon Ashton last Thursday in a bid to bring home the gold. And it was with great delight that Pinfold Primary school triumphed for the second consecutive year, ensuring they returned home with the Tameside primary school football shield. The event followed a precursor which took place the previous […]