From the Sports Archives
23rd Aug The IM DCCL Bissenden Cup is back at Simmondley Lane for the third time in four years. A fantastic team performance saw Dinting CC defeat Hawk Green CC at Mottram Cricket Club at the second time of asking, after the initial game was washed out two weeks prior with Hawk Green firmly in the driving […]
21st Aug A JustGiving crowdfunding page has been launched to allow a teenage karate kid to travel and compete in a tournament in Sardinia in October.  Jay Webster was selected again to represent England at the championships. His mum Kady Hakes set up the JustGiving page to raise £1,000 to allow them to attend. An avid karate […]
21st Aug Report by Jonathan Haggart Pictures by Steve Dyson  Glossop North End’s Emirates FA Cup adventure for 2017-18 began and ended at Surrey Street on Saturday as visitors Mossley took full advantage of a first half favourable wind and second half Glossop ill-discipline to progress. Kicking to towards the clubhouse, the gusts were behind Mossley in […]
21st Aug Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team continued their winning start to life in Division Two of the Manchester Football League with a 5-2 win over Breightmet United on Saturday afternoon.  In their first game at their West Drive home since its transformation, Athletic put in another high-scoring display after opening the campaign with a 6-3 victory away […]
17th Aug Glossop North End will be looking to make it three wins from three games at the start of the 2017-18 season when they host local rivals Mossley in the Emirates FA Cup Preliminary Round on Saturday afternoon (kick-off 15:00 BST). The Hillmen have made a superb start to the campaign under new joint-managers Paul Phillips […]
15th Aug Following Curzon Ashton’s 1-0 victory over Telford United on Monday evening, courtesy of Niall Cummins strike in the second-half, our local sides return to action tonight. In the Evo-Stik Premier Division, Stalybridge Celtic make the long trip to Whitby Town, having opened their account with a 1-0 victory over Nantwich Town on Saturday. Alex Honeyball’s […]
15th Aug Glossop Golf Club’s Professional, Jamie Goodhall, held his annual WBG Memorial Charity Golf Day at the club, in memory of his late father, Bruce, and the recipient of this year’s charity fund raising occasion was the Benjamin Maley Cardiac Fund. Ben, who is pictured with his mum, Carrie, was born with a life threatening heart […]
14th Aug It was a winning start for Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team to their new league campaign in Division Two of the Manchester Football League last weekend.  The team ran out 6-3 winners away to fellow league newcomers Hindley Juniors at Harrison Playing Fields last Saturday. Inspired by a man-of-the-match display from Ant Rodrigues, Athletic found themselves […]
14th Aug Glossop North End will be hoping to build on their winning start to the 2017-18 season when they welcome Clitheroe to Surrey Street on Tuesday night.  The Hillmen got off to a flyer on Saturday with a 3-0 win at Goole, courtesy of goals from Ben Deegan, Dale Johnson and Jude Oyibo, in their first […]
14th Aug Glossop North End began the season in style with a crushing 3-0 win at Goole in their opening Evo-Stik First Division North match of 2017-18 on Saturday. Ben Deegan opened the scoring on his debut in the first half before Dale Johnson doubled the lead after the break and the impressive Jude Oyibo slotted home […]