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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 National League North FC United 2-0 Curzon Ashton   Mark Bradshaw began his reign in charge of Curzon Ashton with a disappointing 2-0 defeat at struggling FC United of Manchester. The Nash entered the game having not played since November 24, but despite the fresh legs and new sense of optimism, the club fell to […]
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 Kendal Colts 15-17 Ashton Colts Callum Taylor (pictured with ball) got the match winning try with three minutes to go, the visitors were trailing 15-12 after tries from Jake Callaghan and Krystian Wieteska and a Louis Worthington conversion. A thrilling top-of-the-table clash sees Ashton five points clear of League D. Eagle 1sts 17-5 Ashton 1sts […]
10th Dec Pupils across Tameside have been treated to a flippin’ good talk from retired Olympic gymnast, Craig Heap. The talks, which have been arranged by Tameside School Sports Partnership, have given Craig a chance to reflect on a memorable career and also inspire the next generation. The 45-year-old, from Burnley, won 14 British championship titles; competed […]
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 Evo-Stik Premier Division Stalybridge Celtic 2-2 Stafford Rangers   It took Celtic seventy minutes to get into the game, by which time they were two goals down. In intermittent driving rain, Stafford started with intent. Though Liam Tongue’s free kick went close, it was Stafford that were getting closer. A good cross in from the […]
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 […]
7th Dec WATCH: This week’s sports show with Tom Greggan and Lee Wild featuring Curzon Ashton, Ashton United, Droylsden FC, Hyde United, Glossop North End, Mossley AFC & Stalybridge Celtic FC