From the Sports Archives
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24th Sep FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round Ashton United 3-0 Trafford   Ashton moved into the third Qualifying round of the FA Cup and with it took the £9,000 prize money with an ultimately comfortable victory over their local rivals. Bradley Jackson was given a start in midfield with former Ashton man Tom Baker in charge of […]
24th Sep FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round Radcliffe FC 1-2 Curzon Ashton   It was FA Cup delight for the Nash as they came back from a goal behind to defeat Radcliffe 2-1 at the Neuven Stadium. Curzon booked their place in Monday’s Third Round Qualifying draw after goals either side of half time from Joe Guest […]
24th Sep Evo-Stik West Glossop North End 1-1 Droylsden The points were shared in this hard fought local derby with both sides ending the game with ten men at Surrey Street. Droylsden had taken the lead from a free kick by new signing Febian Brandy before the interval but the lead was cancelled out with twenty minutes […]
24th Sep Evo-Stik Premier Division: Whitby Town 0-1 Hyde United   Hyde ended a five game winless league run with a hard fought 1-0 victory at Whitby Town on Saturday. John McCombe scored the only goal of the game in the 15th minute to secure the Tigers maximum points ahead of Saturday’s home clash against Mickleover Sports. […]
24th Sep FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round Mossley 1-2 Kidsgrove Athletic   Mossley bowed out of the Emirates FA Cup in heartbreaking fashion at Seel Park on Saturday as a season’s best gate of 439 witnessed Evo-stik League rivals Kidsgrove Athletic steal the show with a 2-1 win that denied Mossley £9,000 in sponsorship prize money and […]
19th Sep Thousands of pounds have been raised for a local motocross rider who suffered life-changing injuries at an event in Buxton earlier this month. 29-year-old Sean Vose, from Stalybridge, was taking part in the Longnor Grass Races on September 6th when he came off his bike at high speed and landed in a ditch at the […]
19th Sep Heavy Friday rain meant there were some interesting wickets for the final round of games in the Derbyshire & Cheshire Cricket League Division 1 Champions Hawk Green ensured an unbeaten season with victory over Mottram. Hawk Green won the toss and having elected to bat amassed 316-5, Josh Hampson with 78, Pete Richards 120 and […]
17th Sep The sun set on the GMCL season on Saturday with all championship, promotion and relegation issues sorted. Locally the Tameside and Glossop area Clubs have not picked up silverware, but for a number of them, coming into the GMCL after the demise of the Pennine League it has been a difficult campaign. Ashton were relegated; […]
7th Sep Phil Jones, managing director of Manchester-based Brother UK, will be the first rider to pass the finish line for this year’s OVO Energy Tour of Britain this weekend, as he completes his cycle to raise £50,000 for the future of the sport. Joined by world record holder, James Golding, Phil has cycled the entire 1,136km […]
6th Sep Micklehurst Cricket Club is rising from the ashes after the club was hit by the moorland fires. Due to the residual impact of the fires, which ravaged the surrounding areas for over a month, the club was forced to shut down for four weeks and subsequently lost revenue. In a bid to recoup those losses, […]