From the Football Archives
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5th Dec National League North Ashton United 0-2 Alfreton Town   Two second half goals saw the visitors take the points at Hurst Cross after Ashton had made most of the running in the first period. The hosts gave a full debut at right back to Tom Stead and welcomed back centre half Liam Goulding on loan […]
4th Dec Ashton referee Chris Kavanagh took charge of his biggest game of the season last weekend. The 33-year-old refereed the Premier League clash between Liverpool and Everton at Anfield on Sunday. Liverpool scored a dramatic 96th minute winner to claim a 1-0 victory over their Merseyside rivals. Kavanagh awarded five yellow cards in total; three to […]
4th Dec Oldham Athletic have been handed a lucrative FA Cup third round tie at Premier League outfit Fulham. Frankie Bunn’s side secured their place in this stage of the competition after overcoming National League Maidstone United 2-0 on Saturday. The third round clash is scheduled to take place at Craven Cottage on Saturday, January 5. It […]
3rd Dec Evo-Stik Premier Division Bamber Bridge 3-0 Stalybridge Celtic Celtic fell to a perhaps slightly unfair scoreline on Saturday afternoon. With injuries in defence Celtic gave a debut to Elliott Cooke the grandson of Celtic legend Don Cooke. The youngster gave a good account of himself in his first senior game. The first half was a […]
3rd Dec Evo-Stik Premier Division Hyde United 3-0 Grantham Town   The Tigers comfortably picked up three points against a struggling Grantham side to continue their impressive home form. After a lively opening to the game, Hyde opened the scoring in the third minute when Dom Smalley, who has joined the club on-loan from Chester, was fouled by […]
3rd Dec Evo-Stik West Trafford 3-4 Droylsden Droylsden came out on the right end of a seven goal thriller at Trafford on Saturday. Two headers from Sefton Gonzales, a Liam Caddick strike and a Michael Brewster penalty gave Dave Pace’s team three valuable points against a team that had not lost in ten games. Droylsden fell behind after […]
3rd Dec Not for the first time this season the outcome of a Mossley match has been decided by terrible refereeing decisions more than by the players themselves. Mossley put in a terrific shift in Saturday’s visit to Newcastle Town but were heartbreakingly beaten by Michael Conlon’s goal scored almost two minutes over the five minute stoppage […]
3rd Dec Manchester Premier League Manchester Central 3-2 Dukinfield Town   A last minute goal for the home side decided this game played on an artificial surface. Town twice came from behind to level through sub Jack Saw and centre back Carl Riley but were pipped at the death. The reserves had a walkover at Wilmslow while […]
30th Nov Curzon Ashton have appointed Mark Bradshaw as the new First-Team Manager. Bradshaw, who has been involved with the club for over a decade, takes over from departing manager John Flanagan. Flanagan, alongside assistant boss Ian Nevison, were relieved of their duties on Thursday night. The pair leave the club with Curzon sitting 14th in the […]
30th Nov Curzon Ashton have today confirmed the departure of manager John Flanagan. Flanagan’s last game in charge was a 2-1 defeat to Basford United in the FA Trophy last weekend. A statement uploaded to the club’s website read: The Club regret to announce that due to recent results a decision has been taken to replace John […]