From the Sports Archives
26th Jun The most eagerly-awaited tennis tournament of the year, Wimbledon, is almost upon us but you don’t just have to sit down in front of the TV to take in the action. That’s because Glossop Pyegrove Tennis Club are encouraging people to come down and get pick up a racket themselves. The club, based off Sheffield Road, […]
22nd Jun Judo is more than just a hobby for one teenage star from Glossop. Jaime-Leigh Whitaker, who goes to St Philip Howard Voluntary Academy, is already harbouring an ambition to earn herself a place at the Olympic Games one day. Despite being just 16 years old, Jaime-Leigh has already proven herself on the national and international […]
16th Jun Glossop Bowling Club has been chosen to host a prestigious bowling competition. The North Road club was selected to stage this year’s Individual Merit Finals Day on behalf of the Longdendale Saturday Bowling League, whose turn it is to organise it this season. The event, co-ordinated by the Derbyshire County Crown Green Bowling Association, will […]
14th Jun A Glossop Juniors coach has received the ultimate recognition from one of football’s most iconic legends. After his recent success in being awarded Derbyshire County FA Coach of the Year, Ben Mills, who coaches the Under 9s Girls and Under 12s, has also been named the winner of the East Midlands and East Regions Coach of […]
13th Jun Glossop North End have continued their summer recruitment ahead of the 2017-18 season with the arrival of a fifth player. Striker Kyle Riley is the latest name to commit himself to the Hillmen, arriving at Surrey Street for a second spell after being part of Chris Willcock’s squad in the 2013-14 campaign. The 23-year-old then […]
12th Jun Glossop North End have announced the signing of centre-back Alex Honeyball. Having been released by Bolton Wanderers this summer, Honeyball has decided to re-join coaches Paul Phillips and Steve Halford, who he played under during a loan spell at Stalybridge Celtic last season. The defender joins a growing list of players to have signed for […]
9th Jun Paul Phillips and Steve Halford have begun preparations ahead of their first season in charge of Glossop North End. Following the signings of defenders Jay Gorton and Liam Brownhill, the managerial duo have swooped to sign midfielder Chris Baguley. The 29-year-old joins the club having played under Phillips and Halford at Ashton United and Stalybridge […]
5th Jun Tintwistle Athletic Football Club are celebrating after being awarded a £3,000 Grow the Game grant, something that has attracted praise from England manager Gareth Southgate. The grant, which will provide a boost to grassroots football in Tintwistle and the surrounding area, has paved the way for a brand new Under 8s Girls team and a […]
31st May On Saturday, Tintwistle travelled to Hawk Green in Round 6 of the DCCL. Tintwistle won the toss and elected to bat first on a decent looking track. Tintwistle got off to a solid start thanks to excellent batting from Karl Handforth and Pete Higginbottom. Handforth scored an excellent 49 maintaining his solid start to the […]
31st May Tintwistle Cricket Club held the first installment of their All Stars sessions at the Speedwell Ground last Thursday. The programme is aimed at children aged between five and eight years old and is designed to introduce them to the key skills of the game in a fun and engaging way. This is an eight-week course and the […]