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Nantwich Town league season to be curtailed,  FA committees agree

Nantwich Town league season to be curtailed, FA committees agree

Nantwich Town’s 2020-21 season has been curtailed with immediate effect due to the impact of the Covid lockdown, the FA has agreed.

It means, subject to ratification by the FA Council, that all Nantwich’s Northern Premier League games at Step 3 in National league system will not take place this season.

February 24, 2021
Nantwich Town could benefit from £27,000 Government package

Nantwich Town could benefit from £27,000 Government package

Nantwich Town could be in line for a £27,000 support package from the Government to help it through the current pandemic lockdown.

The Government’s £10 million Sports Winter Survival Package has been announced to help non-league clubs in Steps 3-6 who have not been able to resume their season since Christmas.

January 28, 2021
Nantwich Town’s Connor Heath signs for Colywn Bay

Nantwich Town’s Connor Heath signs for Colywn Bay

Nantwich Town striker Connor Heath has signed for Colwyn Bay on a short-term basis, the club has confirmed.

Colwyn Bay director of football Neil Coverley and Dabbers manager Dave Cooke agreed the transfer.

January 16, 2021
Cancelled season “frustrating and disappointing” says Nantwich Town chairman

Cancelled season “frustrating and disappointing” says Nantwich Town chairman

Nantwich Town chairman Jon Gold has called the decision to null and void the current season as “frustrating and disappointing”.

The Northern Premier League’s proposal to scrap the season still has to be ratified by the FA Council, however it’s felt this will be a formality.

January 11, 2021
Nantwich Town and other clubs to discuss plan to end 2020-21 season

Nantwich Town and other clubs to discuss plan to end 2020-21 season

Nantwich Town and other Northern Premier League clubs are to be asked their views on whether the 202-21 season should be terminated.

It comes amid the latest national lockdown which has put a stop to matches being played in Steps 3 and 4 of the national football league system.

January 8, 2021
Former Nantwich Town star in blood cancer battle

Former Nantwich Town star in blood cancer battle

By Jack Beresford
Nantwich Town is supporting former player Dave Newton in his battle with blood cancer.

The search is on to find ex right winger Dave a suitable match for a bone marrow transplant after he was diagnosed with Acute Myeloid Leukaemia.

January 2, 2021
New league for South Cheshire backed by ex Premier League referee

New league for South Cheshire backed by ex Premier League referee

A new six-a-side football competition launching in Crewe and Nantwich has been backed by former Premier League, FA Cup Final and Champions League Final referee Mark Clattenburg.

Leisure Leagues organisers hope the Sunday league at Cumberland Arena is set to become a staple of sporting life in the town.

December 24, 2020
Nantwich Town Christmas fixtures postponed as games “not viable”

Nantwich Town Christmas fixtures postponed as games “not viable”

Nantwich Town say it has been forced to postpone its festive period fixtures with Stafford Rangers and Witton Albion due to the impact of the pandemic.

Dabbers chairman Jon Gold said the games were “not viable” with many teams in tier 3 areas not allowing supporters in.

December 22, 2020
Weather hits Crewe Regional Sunday fixtures as Crewe Ath move third

Weather hits Crewe Regional Sunday fixtures as Crewe Ath move third

Wet weather forced a number of Crewe Regional Sunday League games to be postponed.

Crewe Athletic took advantage by moving third in the Premier Division with a thumping 6-0 win at The Raven.

December 21, 2020
Nantwich Town knocked out of FA Trophy by higher league Hereford FC

Nantwich Town knocked out of FA Trophy by higher league Hereford FC

By Sam McGarrigle
Nantwich Town were unlucky today to be knocked out of the FA Trophy to higher league Hereford FC.

A second-half goal by the visitors’ striker Kyle Finn was the difference as the Dabbers more than matched their National League North opponents in front of 433 supporters.

December 19, 2020
FA Trophy preview: Nantwich Town v Hereford FC

FA Trophy preview: Nantwich Town v Hereford FC

By Jack Beresford
Nantwich Town will welcome Vanarama National League North side Hereford FC to the Optimum Pay Stadium tomorrow (Dec 19) as the sides face off in the Third Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy.

December 18, 2020
Nantwich Town ease in to next round of FA Trophy with 5-2 win at Witton

Nantwich Town ease in to next round of FA Trophy with 5-2 win at Witton

By Liam Price
Nantwich Town powered into the Third Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy with a 5-2 victory over local rivals Witton Albion.

Scott McGowan made it four goals in two games with an outstanding double after going behind early on.

December 16, 2020
Top four clash in Crewe Regional Sunday League

Top four clash in Crewe Regional Sunday League

The top four clashed in the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division today with leaders George & Dragon opening up a three-point lead with a 5-0 win at Crewe Athletic.

Joe Duckworth scored four times with Matt Walker also scoring.

December 13, 2020