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Nantwich Town and Man Utd players recall famous Youth Cup clash

Nantwich Town and Man Utd players recall famous Youth Cup clash

By Ashley Houghton Ex Manchester United and Nantwich players have been reminiscing over the record-breaking 23-0 victory the Red Devils inflicted on the Dabbers in the FA Youth Cup 60 years ago. The match is being commemorated on Tuesday when United’s current young guns take on Jimmy Quinn’s side at the Weaver Stadium.

September 21, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town
Evo-Stik Premier League: Nantwich Town 0 AFC Fylde 3

Evo-Stik Premier League: Nantwich Town 0 AFC Fylde 3

By Ashley Houghton Nantwich Town failed to build on victory over FC United when they lost 3-0 against AFC Fylde at the Weaver Stadium. Second-half goals by Jack Dorney, Michael Barnes and Richie Allen sunk the Dabbers.

September 19, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town
Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Michael Owen opens Cheshire racehorse base in aid of St Luke’s Hospice

Nantwich racing fans could get a glimpse into footballer Michael Owen’s stables and training  site as part of a special charity event. The Malpas-based Manor House Stables, co-owned by Owen and Andrew Black, is to stage an open morning in aid of St Luke’s (Cheshire) Hospice.

Evo-Stik Premier League: FC United 1 Nantwich Town 2

Evo-Stik Premier League: FC United 1 Nantwich Town 2

By Ashley Houghton A superb fight back from Nantwich Town saw them take all three points from FC United of Manchester at Gigg Lane. The Dabbers scored twice in the last 15 minutes to return to winning ways after last week’s FA Cup defeat to Chorley.

September 16, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town
Nantwich CC 1sts celebrate stunning hat-trick of Premier League titles

Nantwich CC 1sts celebrate stunning hat-trick of Premier League titles

Nantwich Cricket Club celebrations went on into the night after the 1st team secured an incredible third league title in a row. The Whitehouse Lane team secured a hat-trick of crowns on a tense final day in the Cheshire County Premier Division.

September 16, 2012 0 comments Cricket, Latest, Sport
Preview: Nantwich Town travel to face FC United of Manchester

Preview: Nantwich Town travel to face FC United of Manchester

By Ashley Houghton Nantwich Town look to get their season back on track when they visit Gigg Lane to take on FC United of Manchester. Dabbers boss Jimmy Quinn (pictured) was disappointed with their early elimination from the FA Cup at Chorley last Saturday.

September 14, 2012 0 comments Nantwich Town
Nantwich Tennis Club ladies scoop cup for 20th consecutive year

Nantwich Tennis Club ladies scoop cup for 20th consecutive year

By Jonathan White A Nantwich ladies tennis team is celebrating after winning the league title – for the 20th year in a row! Nantwich Tennis Club Ladies ‘A’ team have landed the South and Mid Cheshire Division 1 cup for the 29th time in all.

September 14, 2012 0 comments Human Interest, Latest, Other sports, Sport
Manchester United to play Nantwich Town in anniversary match

Manchester United to play Nantwich Town in anniversary match

By Ashley Houghton The mighty Manchester United are to play Nantwich Town to commemorate a special anniversary. Sir Alex Ferguson will send a team to the Weaver Stadium to mark 60 years since their record-breaking 23-0 victory over the Dabbers in the FA Youth Cup.

September 10, 2012 1 comment Community Events, Latest, Nantwich Town, News, Sport
Nantwich CC 1sts on course for third title after beating Urmston

Nantwich CC 1sts on course for third title after beating Urmston

Nantwich CC 1sts are just one win away from a third successive league title after victory over Urmston. The Dabbers’ remarkable winning streak continued which keeps them top of the tree with one match to go.

September 9, 2012 0 comments Cricket, Latest
FA Cup report: Chorley FC 2 Nantwich Town 0

FA Cup report: Chorley FC 2 Nantwich Town 0

There will be no repeat of Nantwich Town’s epic FA Cup run this year after they were beaten 2-0 at Chorley in the first qualifying round. The Dabbers were no match for their Evo-Stik Premier League rivals and lost out on the £3,000 prize money.

September 9, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town
Evo-Stik Premier match report: Kendal Town 0 Nantwich Town 1

Evo-Stik Premier match report: Kendal Town 0 Nantwich Town 1

By Ashley Houghton Sean Cooke’s 88th minute cracker secured Nantwich Town’s return to winning ways in the Evo-Stik Premier League. Jimmy Quinn’s men beat Kendal Town 1-0 at Parkside Lane last night.

September 5, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town, Sport
Wistaston Village CC stages birthday cricket festival

Wistaston Village CC stages birthday cricket festival

By Jonathan White A cricket festival took place in Wistaston to celebrate a former player’s 40th birthday. Matches took place at Wistaston Village Cricket Club, Eric Swan Recreation Ground, in honour of ex WVCC player Julian West.

Evo-Stik match report: Nantwich Town 0 Grantham Town 2

Evo-Stik match report: Nantwich Town 0 Grantham Town 2

By Ashley Houghton Nantwich Town fell to their first home defeat of the campaign as Grantham Town took all three points back to Lincolnshire. The visitors continued their impressive start to the Evo-Stik Premier League campaign with a 2-0 win at the Weaver Stadium.

September 3, 2012 0 comments Latest, Nantwich Town, Sport