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Nantwich Town held by Altrincham in egg-citing Weaver Stadium clash

Nantwich Town held by Altrincham in egg-citing Weaver Stadium clash

Nantwich Town drew 1-1 with Altrincham in a game delayed when youths outside the ground began lobbing eggs on to the pitch!

The bizarre incident occurred 15 minutes into the first half of a ‘cracking’ game at the Weaver Stadium.

August 16, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town beaten 1-0 at Stalybridge in season opener

Nantwich Town beaten 1-0 at Stalybridge in season opener

Nantwich Town suffered a disappointing 1-0 defeat away at Stalybridge Celtic despite a spirited performance in the opening 2017-18 league game.

Dave Cooke’s much changed side from the one which finished the previous campaign under Phil Parkinson, was forced to soak up lots of pressure in front of almost 500 fans at Bower Fold.

August 14, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Football youngsters enjoy Wembley experience at Community Shield game

Football youngsters enjoy Wembley experience at Community Shield game

Young Crewe and Nantwich footballers saw their dreams come true when they walked out at a packed Wembley Stadium.

The Crewe FC players enjoyed a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to take part as one of seven teams in the parade at The FA Community Shield 2017 game between Arsenal and Chelsea.

August 7, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town held by Newcastle in feisty pre-season encounter

Nantwich Town held by Newcastle in feisty pre-season encounter

By Dave Vickers
Nantwich Town were held 1-1 by lower league Newcastle Town in a feisty encounter which saw the Dabbers reduced to 10 men.

In-form Jordan Davies gave Nantwich the lead, but the visitors pulled level after Clayton McDonald saw red for the Dabbers.

August 2, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town pre-season stutters after Sandbach United defeat

Nantwich Town pre-season stutters after Sandbach United defeat

By Ryan Batty
Nantwich Town fans were left disappointed to see the Dabbers stutter to their first pre-season defeat away at Sandbach United.

Despite taking the lead from the penalty spot, Nantwich’s defensive frailties were exposed and allowed the hosts to fight back and win.

July 30, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town beat Rhyl Town 3-1 at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Town beat Rhyl Town 3-1 at Weaver Stadium

Nantwich Town defeated Welsh side Rhyl FC in a keenly fought pre-season encounter at the Weaver Stadium.

Huws Gray Alliance side Rhyl took the lead in the 34th minute thanks to a strike by Chris Durkin.

July 26, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town groundsman Peter Temmen nominated for award

Nantwich Town groundsman Peter Temmen nominated for award

Nantwich Town’s highly-rated groundsman Peter Temmen has been nominated for another award.

Peter was the groundsman of the year winner in 2015 for his category, and was nominated again in 2016.

July 25, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town defeat National League side Wrexham in friendly

Nantwich Town defeat National League side Wrexham in friendly

Nantwich Town notched a fine win over National League side Wrexham AFC at the Weaver Stadium.

The Reds had won their previous five pre-season matches but lost by a Jordan Davies goal to the Dabbers.

July 24, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town thump Leek Town 4-0 in pre-season stroll

Nantwich Town thump Leek Town 4-0 in pre-season stroll

By Dave Vickers
Nantwich Town cruised to a 4-0 win away at Leek Town in a pre-season stroll in the sun.

Goals from Kieran Evans,Jordan Davies and a brace by Harry Clayton sealed the victory.

July 19, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town face tricky away trip to Stalybridge in season opener

Nantwich Town face tricky away trip to Stalybridge in season opener

Nantwich Town face a tricky away match at Stalybridge Celtic in their Evo-Stik Premier League 2017-18 opener on August 12.

And just three days later the Dabbers will welcome back former management duo Phil Parkinson and Neil Sorvel who bring their new club Altrincham to Weaver Stadium.

July 13, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town players put through paces in new team strips

Nantwich Town players put through paces in new team strips

Nantwich Town boss Dave Cooke is putting his new-look squad through its paces.

Players donned the club’s new home and away strips in a pre-season practice match at the Weaver Stadium.

July 10, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Top football writer Oliver Kay revisits Nantwich for one-off book talk

Top football writer Oliver Kay revisits Nantwich for one-off book talk

By Jonathan White
Top football journalist Oliver Kay returned to his Nantwich roots for a special talk about his award-winning book.

Kay, The Times’ Chief Football Correspondent, who grew up in Nantwich, discussed his book “Forever Young: The Story of Adrian Doherty, Football’s Lost Genius” at the Nantwich Bookshop & Coffee Lounge.

July 5, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town players back for pre-season training under new boss Cooke

Nantwich Town players back for pre-season training under new boss Cooke

Nantwich Town players held their first pre-season training session under the watchful eye of new First Team Manager Dave Cooke.

The players were put through their paces as they prepare for their first pre-season game on July 6 away at Hanley Town.

July 1, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport