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Ethon Varian puts South Shields keeper Myles Boney under pressure

Legal challenge to FA’s decision to null and void NPL season fails

A legal challenge to a decision to end the Northern Premier League season early, which meant Nantwich Town missing out on possible promotion, has failed.

The challenge was put together by South Shields FC, who were top of the NPL by 12 points when the FA ratified a decision to null and void the 2019-20 season below the National League (step 3 to 7).

June 10, 2020
Nantwich Town fans urged to become 200 Club members

Nantwich Town fans urged to become 200 Club members

Nantwich Town supporters are being urged to become members of the 200 Club to help the club through the current economic crisis.

The 200 Club is a way of providing regular financial support for the Weaver Stadium outfit while having a chance to win up to £400 every month.

May 27, 2020
Football Operations director Jon Gold

Most Nantwich Town players “loyally committed” to club, says chairman

Most of Nantwich Town’s players are “loyally committed” to remaining at the club, the chairman Jon Gold said today.

The club management is working behind the scenes to prepare a team for any eventual start to a new season.

May 21, 2020
Nantwich Town historian compiles The Ultimate History Book

Nantwich Town historian compiles The Ultimate History Book

By Jonathan White
Nantwich Town FC historian Michael Chatwin is compiling a new book on the football club in aid of NHS Charities.

The book will include all the club’s results back to its formation in 1884.

May 16, 2020
Northern Premier League dealt sponsorship blow as BetVictor quits

Northern Premier League dealt sponsorship blow as BetVictor quits

Bosses of the Northern Premier League in which Nantwich Town play have been dealt a blow after its main sponsor BetVictor served notice to end its contract.

April 12, 2020
Full-time - Nantwich Town FC Manager Dave Cooke thanks the fans

Nantwich Town season ended as FA confirm controversial decision

Nantwich Town’s 2019-20 season has officially ended after the FA Council confirmed a decision to bring all football between Steps 3 and 7 to an end.

It means the Dabbers will not be able to play for a possible promotion play-off place.

April 9, 2020
Aerial view of Nantwich Town v Stafford Rangers

“Devastating blow” as Nantwich Town season ended by FA

Nantwich Town’s season has been ended by the FA today after it confirmed all clubs in league system steps 3 to 6 would not complete their fixtures in 2019-20.

The club had warned of the likely outcome, but chairman Jon Gold hit out today, calling the news “a devastating blow” and said clubs were “not consulted”.

March 26, 2020
Nantwich Town season set to be scrapped in COVID-19 crisis

Nantwich Town season set to be scrapped in COVID-19 crisis

Nantwich Town’s season looks to be over after all Northern Premier Division clubs were today told the current 2019-20 season will probably not be completed.

With the Dabbers in a strong position to challenge for promotion, the news will come as a blow to the Weaver Stadium oufit.

March 25, 2020
Football Operations director Jon Gold

Nantwich Town will find it “difficult to survive” warns chairman

The chairman of Nantwich Town has warned the non league club may find it “difficult to survive” through the current COVID-19 crisis.

But Jon Gold is hopeful that support from government and football authorities will help to keep clubs afloat.

March 19, 2020
Nantwich Town games OFF as NPL reacts to Coronavirus

Nantwich Town games OFF as NPL reacts to Coronavirus

Nantwich Town’s promotion bid has been put on hold after the Northern Premier League today suspended all fixtures amid the Coronavirus outbreak.

The NPL said it made the decision after reports of a number of players and officials having to self-isolate with symptoms.

March 16, 2020
Crewe Athletic move clear at top of Sunday Premier Division

Crewe Athletic move clear at top of Sunday Premier Division

Crewe Athletic moved five points clear at the top of Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division with a 7-0 win over Faddiley.

March 15, 2020
Nantwich Town lose 1-0 to league leaders South Shields

Nantwich Town lose 1-0 to league leaders South Shields

Nantwich Town’s hopes of automatic promotion were all but ended in a 1-0 home defeat to league leaders South Shields last night.

A victory for the Dabbers would have kept them in with an outside chance of catching the leaders for the one automatic promotion spot.

March 11, 2020
Crewe Regional Sunday cup semi-finalists decided

Crewe Regional Sunday cup semi-finalists decided

The semi-finalists were decided in the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division Cup the with NHB FC, Crewe Ath, White Lion FL and George & Dragon all winning.

March 8, 2020