From the Sports Archives
28th Apr Chris Willcock has resigned as manager of Glossop North End after four years in charge, the club announced on Friday evening. It came almost a week after the Hillmen failed to reach the play-offs in the Evo-Stik First Division North on the final day of the season, following a 5-2 home defeat by eventual champions […]
26th Apr Vandals have damaged the site where a new football centre is being built in Tintwistle. Tintwistle Athletic say someone has taken a spade and dug deep holes randomly all over the main pitch and completely removed the turf and soil from the corner flag area of their new £430,000 centre on West Drive, which is […]
25th Apr It was another fine weekend of football for Glossop Juniors as many teams near the end of their league campaigns. The Under 8s Reds played their penultimate league game of the season against Tintwistle. The Reds played some great football and scored some fantastic goals, which came from John (3), Arlie (2), Joseph B, Toby and one […]
24th Apr On Saturday, Tintwistle Cricket Club welcomed Broadbottom to the Speedwell Cricket Ground. This was not only the first game of the season but also the first with our new Senior Sponsor – Syndicate Original. Syndicate Original is the official clothing and merch line of YouTube Legend Tom Cassell, aka ‘Syndicate’. Alice Cassell (Brand Manager) commented: “We are delighted to be sponsoring Tintwistle […]
23rd Apr Report by Adam Higgins Pictures by Steve Dyson Glossop North End missed out on a play-off place on the final day of the season after a crushing home defeat by Lancaster City, who were crowned Evo-Stik First Division North champions. The Hillmen needed a win and other results to go there way to stand any chance of […]
20th Apr Glossop North End go into their most important game of the season on Saturday hoping for a win. But at the same time knowing that even victory over Lancaster City won’t ensure a place in the play-offs. Only a few weeks ago, the Hillmen seemed certain of a top-five finish in the Evo-Stik First Division […]
18th Apr Report by Adam Higgins Pictures by Steve Dyson Glossop North End’s play-off hopes were dealt a potentially fatal blow in their penultimate game of the regular league season, as Mossley came from behind to deservedly claim a late derby win which secured their Evo-Stik First Division North status. Top scorer Max Leonard gave the Hillmen […]
18th Apr Alex Graver of New Mills Tennis Club won the Mel Harrop Memorial Open Tennis Tournament at Glossop Pyegrove for the seventh year in a row on Saturday, April 8. In near perfect conditions with wall to wall sunshine (and reputedly hotter than Calcutta), sixteen players from Glossop and local clubs New Mills and Rosehill competed […]
18th Apr After 20 years of loyal service as Secretary of Glossop Pyegrove Tennis Club, Sylvia Garratt has decided that the time has come to hand over the reins to other younger members on the committee. As a token of thanks for her hard work and dedication, the club presented her with a picture that she particularly […]
17th Apr The High Peak Junior Football League is looking to recruit more referees for next season. Any players, coaches or parents who would like to take up the whistle for 2017-18 can take up the basic referees’ course, which can be arranged by Derbyshire County FA in the High Peak in either July or August. You […]