Nantwich Town’s big FA Cup day out at League One MK Dons ended in a disappointing 6-0 defeat. But the result was a little harsh on the Dabbers who performed heroically for the best part of half an hour before conceding the first goal.
A Cheshire Aquathlon takes place in Nantwich tomorrow (November 13). Contestants will be taking part in a swim and run organised by UK Triathlon Events.
By Steve Sanders: The Nantwich Town squad has set off for Milton Keynes with a cup shock on their minds. Fans, officials and members of the media crammed in to the Weaver Stadium for a final press conference ahead of their epic clash with the MK Dons tomorrow in the FA Cup First Round proper.
One of Nantwich Town’s players will be the focus for ITV cameras in the build up to their FA Cup clash at MK Dons. The cameras have filmed defender Mat Bailey to see how he balances playing with working for shirt sponsor County Insurance Consultants.
By Rik Packer & Chris Edwards: Nantwich Town striker Ben Mills believes his team has nothing to fear ahead of their FA Cup giant-killing bid at League One MK Dons. The 22-year-old, joint top scorer in the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League, is relishing the chance to play at this stage in the competition.
Fernando Torres trumped his football rivals Wayne Rooney and Christiano Ronaldo at a Nantwich boxing event! A Chelsea shirt signed by Torres was sold for £180 at the auction during the annual ABA night organised by Nantwich Cricket Club.
Nantwich Town will be boosted by an international call-up for MK Dons defender Gary MacKenzie, who misses their FA Cup 1st round encounter. MacKenzie will win his first cap for Scotland in a friendly against Cyprus on Friday night. It rules him out of the cup clash with the Dabbers the following day.
By Ashley Houghton A poor refereeing decision cost Nantwich Town all three points in a 1-1 draw at Ashton United. Mat Bailey headed in Sean Cooke’s corner to salvage a point after Aaron Burns’ penalty gave United the lead.
By Ashley Houghton Nantwich Town showed no signs of a FA Cup hangover with a scintillating first half display which led them to victory over local rivals Northwich Victoria. The Dabbers secured their sixth consecutive win at the Weaver Stadium thanks to three first-half goals by Fraser McLachlan, Mat Bailey and Ben Mills (pictured).
Two of Nantwich’s top sporting talents have teamed up off the pitch – after being recruited by the same employer. Nantwich CC batsman Jonny Kettle and Nantwich Town defender Mat Bailey are now working together at County Insurance Consultants.
Nantwich Town boss Jimmy Quinn has emerged as the latest contender for the vacant Northern Ireland manager’s position. Quinn and Faroe Islands boss Brian Kerr were the latest to be linked to the position after the resignation of Nigel Worthington following Northern Ireland’s failure to qualify for the 2012 Euro Championships.
Nantwich Town battled out a 1-0 victory at home to Stocksbridge Park Steels in a game dominated by the officials. A goal by in-form Ben Mills was enough to give the Dabbers all three points at the Weaver Stadium in front of 316 supporters.
Nantwich Town scored two late goals to snatch a dramatic victory in the FA Cup first qualifying round at Ramsbottom United.
The Dabbers fell behind in the first half to an early 10th minute strike by Mark Drew.