From the Football Archives
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8th Aug The Manchester Premier League makes a much-awaited return this weekend – and Dukinfield Town boss Phill Cooper has targeted a top six finish. Having joined the club towards the end of last season, Cooper helped then manager Adam Ridings to a 10th place finish, but with his own squad now in place and new season approaching, Town […]
7th Aug Pre-season friendly Conwy Borough 2-0 Droylsden Two first goals from Corrig McGonigle were the difference between the two sides in the Bloods’ fourth pre-season outing. The first, an audacious shot from inside his own half that caught Droylsden’s trialist keeper off his line, the second a penalty after the keeper was adjudged to have brought […]
7th Aug Droylsden FC have launched a season ticket initiative to attract the next generation of supporters to the club. Every player registered with Droylsden Juniors FC can attend every senior league and cup game to encourage youngsters to come along and support the team as it begins the new season in the Evo-Stik West Division. Bloods’ […]
7th Aug Curzon Ashton began their home campaign with a 3-0 defeat to Chester on Monday night. We were at the game and captured the highlights and goals:  
7th Aug National League North Curzon Ashton 0-3 Chester   Curzon Ashton were comfortably beaten 3-0 at home by promotion favourites Chester in their first game back at the Tameside in the 2018-19 campaign. Chester proved why they are expected to be challenging at the top end of the table with a dominant display against the Nash. […]
6th Aug Pre-season friendly Mossley 0-5 Buxton Evo-stik Premier Division side Buxton proved too strong for an off-key Mossley in Saturday’s friendly at Seel Park running out comfortable 5-0 winners. Mossley, without a few important players, were generally out-played by a big and mobile Buxton side who look set for a good season on the evidence of […]
6th Aug National League North Ashton United 0-0 Nuneaton Borough    Ashton’s opening game back in the National League North turned out to be something of a disappointment with both sides cancelling each other out. From the start Mathias Bakare’s right wing cross was just missed by Matty Chadwick but shortly afterwards the home side were forced […]
3rd Aug EFL LEAGUE TWO: Oldham Athletic v MK Dons   NATIONAL LEAGUE NORTH: AFC Telford Utd v Southport, Alfreton town v Kidderminster Harriers, Altrincham v Leamington, Ashton United v Nuneaton Borough, Boston United v Guiseley, Bradford Park Avenue v Brackley Town, Chester v Spennymoor Town, Chorley v York City, Darlington v Curzon Ashton, Hereford v Blyth […]
30th Jul Oldham Athletic have signed two strikers ahead of the new season which begins on Saturday. Chris O’Grady joins on a one-year contract, while Sam Surridge arrives from Bournemouth on a season-long loan deal. 10 years since his first spell at Boundary Park, O’Grady has made the return to link up with Manager Frankie Bunn and […]
25th Jul Retired members of the armed forces are being given the chance to lace their boots and play competitive football thanks to Curzon Ashton’s Veterans Team. Having launched six months ago, the squad has grown in size and reputation and now boasts 13 players who train on Friday night at the Tameside Stadium. Success has come […]