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Nantwich Town squad finalised ahead of 2018-19 season opener

Nantwich Town squad finalised ahead of 2018-19 season opener

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town have unveiled their full squad ahead of the start of the 2018/19 Evo-Stik Northern Premier League season this weekend.

Manager Dave Cooke has added a number of new faces to the squad over pre-season in addition to summer signings Danny Glover, James Lawrie and Joe Malkin who arrived in June.

August 15, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith secures third podium finish

Nantwich MINI Challenge racer Rob Smith secures third podium finish

Multiple MINI Challenge race winner Rob Smith secured his third podium visit in as many race meetings during the sixth event of the season.

Smith, from Nantwich, was racing at Brands Hatch Grand Prix Circuit as the intriguing battle over second place in the championship further intensified.

August 14, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Nantwich Town boss Dave Cooke eyes top half finish ahead of season opener

Nantwich Town boss Dave Cooke eyes top half finish ahead of season opener

Nantwich Town boss Dave Cooke shrugged off their pre-season defeat at Leek Town as the Dabbers now focus on their opening league game of the new campaign.

Nantwich lost 1-0 to their lower league opponents through a Tim Grice goal in the 13th minute, which Cooke said was “disappointing”.

August 13, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich CC reach T20 National finals day with victory over Ormskirk

Nantwich CC reach T20 National finals day with victory over Ormskirk

Nantwich CC produced a brilliant performance to reach their first T20 National finals day next month.

The Whitehouse Lane team took advantage of home soil to ease past tricky quarter-final opponents in Ormskirk yesterday (August 12).

August 13, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Crewe & Nantwich rugby players support team-mate with life-threatening illness

Crewe & Nantwich rugby players support team-mate with life-threatening illness

Young Crewe and Nantwich rugby players helped raise thousands of pounds to show support for a team-mate battling with a life-threatening condition.

Jacob Wilson, from Nantwich and a member of Crewe & Nantwich RUFC’s U16s, fell ill last season with kidney failure and was rushed to hospital.

August 9, 2018 0 comments Rugby, Sport
Nantwich Town lose 5-1 in home friendly with Crewe Alexandra XI

Nantwich Town lose 5-1 in home friendly with Crewe Alexandra XI

Nantwich Town lost 5-1 to a Crewe Alexandra XI in a hastily arranged pre-season friendly at the Weaver Stadium.

League Two Crewe were keen to give some of their squad players a run out, and the Dabbers duly obliged as they continue final preparations for the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League kick-off on August 18.

August 8, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich CC reach quarter-finals of national T20 competition

Nantwich CC reach quarter-finals of national T20 competition

Nantwich Cricket Club have reached the quarter-finals of the ECB National T20 Competition after two more excellent victories to win the regional round.

The Whitehouse Lane outfit now face a last eight clash with Ormskirk this Sunday for a place at national Finals Day in Derby.

August 6, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Woore CC 1sts and 2nds well beaten, but under 14s celebrate title win

Woore CC 1sts and 2nds well beaten, but under 14s celebrate title win

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts remain in second place in their bid for promotion, despite a heavy home defeat to Bignall End.

The visitors won the toss and took full advantage by batting first and hammering a massive 273-5 in 55 overs.

August 5, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Tom Oliphant hails “awesome” effort after best British Touring Car Championship results

Tom Oliphant hails “awesome” effort after best British Touring Car Championship results

Tom Oliphant hailed an “awesome” team performance after he secured his highest finishes in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship at Snetterton.

The Tarporley-born racer finished with a pair of eighth place finishes in Norfolk, and now looks to build on that when the championship moves to Rockingham Motor Speedway on August 11-12.

August 4, 2018 0 comments Other sports, Sport
Lyndon Wain appointed as Nantwich Town community development manager

Lyndon Wain appointed as Nantwich Town community development manager

Nantwich Town have appointed Lyndon Wain as their new community development manager with immediate effect.

Lyndon is well known at the Weaver Stadium having worked as a volunteer coach for more than 12 years.

August 4, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Nantwich Town ease to 4-0 pre-season win at Winsford United

Nantwich Town ease to 4-0 pre-season win at Winsford United

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town continued their preparation for the new 2018/19 campaign with a convincing 4-0 win over Winsford United.

Striker Joe Malkin continued his fine scoring form in pre-season with a goal in each half, with Jamie Morgan and trialist Harry Cain also finding the net at the Barton Stadium.

August 1, 2018 0 comments Football, Nantwich Town, Sport
Woore CC skipper guides 1st team to win over Meir Heath

Woore CC skipper guides 1st team to win over Meir Heath

By Roger Horwood
Woore CC 1sts skipper Tas Hussain used his experience in his side’s thrilling win over Meir Heath to maintain their run in a rain interrupted match.

With five straight wins under their belt, and maximum points in each, the surge towards promotion shows no sign of abating.

July 30, 2018 0 comments Cricket, Sport
Former Crewe Alex star AJ Leitch Smith turns out for Nantwich Town

Former Crewe Alex star AJ Leitch Smith turns out for Nantwich Town

Former Crewe Alexandra star AJ Leitch-Smith played and scored for Nantwich Town in their latest pre-season match away at Colwyn Bay.

AJ, who also played for Crewe’s rivals Port Vale, is seeking a new club and approached the Dabbers for much-needed game time.

July 29, 2018 1 comment Football, Nantwich Town, Sport