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Nantwich Town heroes valiant in FA Cup defeat at League Two Stevenage

Nantwich Town heroes valiant in FA Cup defeat at League Two Stevenage

Nantwich Town were cheered to the rafters as they more than held their own for most of their FA Cup 1st Round defeat away at League Two Stevenage.

But they were ultimately undone by superior set-plays and clinical finishing, toppling out of the competition with a 5-0 defeat.

November 5, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Ex Stoke City star Higginbotham helps Nantwich prepare for FA Cup giant killing

Ex Stoke City star Higginbotham helps Nantwich prepare for FA Cup giant killing

Former Stoke City defender Danny Higginbotham has been helping Nantwich Town players prepare for their massive FA Cup 1st round tie at Stevenage.

Higginbotham joined in a recent 1st team training session at the Weaver Stadium.

October 30, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Teams win to keep pace with Crewe Ath in Regional Sunday League

Teams win to keep pace with Crewe Ath in Regional Sunday League

There were wins for Crewe FC, White Lion Ford Lane and Square One in the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division to keep in touch with leaders Crewe Athletic.

Crewe FC travelled to Bunbury, and beat NHB 6-1, thanks to goals from Wayne Beggs, Danny Lavelette, Greg Moore, Lee Mellor, Tom Finch and George Ferguson.

October 30, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town postpone Warrington clash to prepare for FA Cup

Nantwich Town postpone Warrington clash to prepare for FA Cup

Nantwich Town’s scheduled midweek game with Warrington Town has been postponed to allow the Dabbers to prepare for their FA Cup match at Stevenage.

Nantwich had been due to play local Cheshire rivals Warrington this coming Tuesday.

October 28, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Crewe FC beaten in Cheshire FA Sunday Cup + full round+up

Crewe FC beaten in Cheshire FA Sunday Cup + full round+up

Crewe FC were narrowly beaten in the Cheshire FA Sunday Cup by Union, from West Kirby.

Crewe dominated play, but were hit by a sucker punch and lost 1-0.

October 24, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town earn crucial league win beating Witton Albion 3-2

Nantwich Town earn crucial league win beating Witton Albion 3-2

By Steve Sharman
Two goals inside the opening ten minutes saw Nantwich Town end their losing run in the league with a 3-2 victory over Witton Albion at the Weaver Stadium.

An own goal from Rob Hopley and Sean Cooke saw the hosts take firm control of the game in the opening exchanges.

October 22, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town earn FA Cup 1st round place after dramatic replay win at Kettering

Nantwich Town earn FA Cup 1st round place after dramatic replay win at Kettering

A Harry Clayton winner and a last-gasp penalty save by Will Jaaskelainen saw Nantwich Town through to the FA Cup 1st round proper after a replay victory in Kettering.

On a night of high drama, the Dabbers overcame Southern Premier League high-flyers on their home turf in Northants.

October 18, 2017 2 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Premier Division leaders Crewe Ath beat Salvador 5-3

Premier Division leaders Crewe Ath beat Salvador 5-3

Crewe Regional Sunday Premier Division leaders Crewe Ath kept up their fine start with a 5-3 win against Salvador.

Josh Clarke bagged a brace with Shannon Sinnott Jnr, Jordan Amson and Luke Gillian also scoring for Crewe Ath.

October 16, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town could face trip to League Two Stevenage in FA Cup

Nantwich Town could face trip to League Two Stevenage in FA Cup

Nantwich Town will travel to face League Two Stevenage in the FA Cup 1st Round proper if they overcome Kettering in their replay.

The Dabbers were held to a 1-1 draw by Kettering on Saturday in their fourth qualifying round tie at the Weaver Stadium.

October 16, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town earn hard-fought FA Cup replay with Kettering

Nantwich Town earn hard-fought FA Cup replay with Kettering

By Ryan Batty
Sean Cooke’s second half free kick put Nantwich Town in the hat for the FA Cup 1st Round draw after a 1-1 draw with Kettering Town at the Weaver Stadium.

Michael Richens put the visitors in front on the verge of half-time as he was able to stab home following a deflection from a corner.

October 15, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town sign Crewe Alex keeper Will Jaaskelainen on month loan

Nantwich Town sign Crewe Alex keeper Will Jaaskelainen on month loan

Nantwich Town have signed Crewe Alexandra keeper Will Jaaskelainen on a month’s loan.

The deal, confirmed by both clubs today, sees the highly-rated stopper join the Weaver Stadium outfit in time for this weekend’s FA Cup tie.

October 10, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Crewe FC lose 100% record as White Lion move ahead

Crewe FC lose 100% record as White Lion move ahead

Crewe FC lost their 100% record in the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division.

The early pace-setters lost 3-2 to new leaders Crewe Ath, whose scorers were Josh Clarke (2) and Jordan Amson.

October 9, 2017 0 comments Football, Sport
Nantwich Town suffer fifth consecutive league defeat away at Farsley

Nantwich Town suffer fifth consecutive league defeat away at Farsley

By Ryan Batty
Two goals from league top scorer James Walshaw condemned Nantwich Town to their fifth consecutive league defeat.

Farsley Celtic took the lead after 69 minutes as Walshaw side-footed past Reece Quinn.

October 8, 2017 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport