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17th Dec Chadderton have confirmed the departures of Will Shawcross and Ryan Shenton to Prestwich Heys and Curzon Ashton respectively. The announcement was made before the club’s 6-0 defeat to FC United in a friendly fundraiser at the Ark Fleetech Stadium last weekend. Shenton, a midfielder, returns to the Tameside Stadium having been left out of Curzon’s […]
17th Dec EFL League Two Oldham Athletic 4-2 Bury   Oldham Athletic maintained their playoff push with a convincing 4-2 victory over local rivals Bury at Boundary Park. In appalling conditions, Frankie Bunn’s got off to a dream start and were 3-0 up by the half hour mark. Hat-trick hero Chris O’Grady put the hosts ahead  in […]
17th Dec Evo-Stik Premier Division Hyde United 1-2 Nantwich Town   On one of the coldest and windiest games seen at Ewen Fields in a number of years, leaders Nantwich Town came out narrow 2-1 winners over Hyde United. The visitors set up in a 4-4-2 to counter Hyde’s 4-2-3-1 but in truth, that didn’t really matter […]
13th Dec Evo-Stik Premier Division Scarborough Athletic 0-2 Hyde United   Hyde made the long journey to Scarborough Athletic and returned with a valuable three points after a hard-fought yet relatively comfortable 2-0 victory at the Flamingo Land Stadium. It was always going to be a tough ask for Darren Kelly’s side, with Scarborough flying high and […]
13th Dec Evo-Stik West Prescot Cables 4-2 Droylsden   Droylsden were unable to claim back-to-back league victories and instead fell to a 4-2 defeat at playoff hopefuls Prescot Cables. It was always going to be a tough ask for Dave Pace’s outfit, who entered the game having won five, drawn three and lost six of their league […]
13th Dec Saturday Football EFL League Two: Cambridge United v Yeovil Town, Carlisle United v Colchester United, Exeter City v Crewe Alexandra, Forest Green Rovers v Mansfield Town, Grimsby Town v Swindon Town, Lincoln City v Morecambe, Macclesfield Town v Crawley Town, Newport County v MK Dons, Northampton Town v Stevenage, Notts County v Tranmere Rovers, Oldham […]
13th Dec Stalybridge Celtic chairman Rob Gorski has outlined a number of changes as the club looks to avoid the threat of closure. At an open meeting on Monday night, which was held in the Bower Fold sponsors’ lounge, Gorski issued a cold warning to those in attendance: “We have to change or the club will die.” […]
10th Dec EFL League Two Crewe Alexandra 0-2 Oldham Athletic   Oldham Athletic revived their playoff hopes with a comfortable 2-0 victory at Crewe Alexandra. Two goals in the first half from captain Peter Clarke and Chris O’Grady gave the Latics a much-deserved win at Gresty Road. Following the game, manager Frankie Bunn praised his side’s performance […]
10th Dec National League North Blyth Spartans 2-0 Ashton United   Ashton slipped to their third successive league defeat against their in-form hosts who duly won for the fifth successive match. With the Robins having picked up 3 injuries on Tuesday James Jones was making his full debut at centre back with Matt Regan switching to left […]
6th Dec EFL LEAGUE TWO: Mansfield Town v Notts County, Bury v Exeter City, Cheltenham Town v Grimsby Town, Colchester United v Macclesfield Town, Crawley Town v Northampton Town, Crewe Alexandra v Oldham Athletic, MK Dons v Carlisle United, Morecambe v Port Vale, Stevenage v Lincoln City, Swindon Town v Newport County, Tranmere Rovers v Cambridge United, […]