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Crewe Regional Sunday League football round-up

Crewe Regional Sunday League football round-up

Betley (Paul Ashley) scored in the last minute to earn a 0-1 win at Wistaston Leopard in the Premier Division of the Crewe Regional League.

Champions Square One won 0-2 at Crewe Athletic thanks to goals from Danny Dodd and Dean Wheatley.

April 1, 2019
Nantwich Town earn vital promotion-chasing win on road at Workington

Nantwich Town earn vital promotion-chasing win on road at Workington

By Ryan Batty
A Sean Cooke brace from the penalty spot saw Nantwich Town claim their first win at Borough Park to topple relegation-threatened Workington.

Danny Glover gave Nantwich the lead after eight minutes, before Jason Walker lobbed Lloyd Allinson despite being in a dubious offside position.

March 31, 2019
Nantwich Town secure triple signing to boost promotion run in

Nantwich Town secure triple signing to boost promotion run in

By Ryan Batty
Nantwich Town have announced the triple signing of Joe Davis, Wealth da Silva and Nathan Brown.

Davis, the centre-back son of legendary former Nantwich and Crewe Alex manager Steve, came through the academy at Port Vale, where he spent 12 years, making 27 first-team appearances.

March 29, 2019
Schofield bags four as White Lion thump Talbot 4-1

Schofield bags four as White Lion thump Talbot 4-1

Russell Schofield scored all four goals for White Lion Ford Lane as they beat Talbot 4-1 in the Crewe Regional Sunday League Premier Division.

Anthony Broadhurst scored the consolation for Talbot.

March 24, 2019
Nantwich Town held to frustrating 1-1 draw by Grantham

Nantwich Town held to frustrating 1-1 draw by Grantham

By James Brown
Nantwich Town were held to a 1-1 draw by a battling Grantham Town side despite taking the lead on a frustrating afternoon at The Weaver Stadium.

Sean Cooke put an off-colour Dabbers in front from the penalty spot in first half stoppage time after Joe Malkin had been brought down in the box by Chris Dawson.

March 24, 2019
Nantwich Town sign ex Huddersfield goalkeeper Lloyd Allinson on loan

Nantwich Town sign ex Huddersfield goalkeeper Lloyd Allinson on loan

Nantwich Town have signed goalkeeper Lloyd Allinson from FC United of Manchester on a season-long loan.

Allinson joins the Dabbers after making 70 appearances over an almost two-year period with the Red Rebels.

March 22, 2019
Crewe Alexandra recall keeper Jaaskelainen from loan spell with Nantwich Town

Crewe Alexandra recall keeper Jaaskelainen from loan spell with Nantwich Town

Nantwich Town on-loan goalkeeper Will Jaaskelainen has returned to Crewe Alexandra after the League Two side recalled the youngster from his loan spell with the Dabbers.

Jaaskelainen has become a fan favourite at the Weaver Stadium having had three separate loan spells with the club, making 36 appearances and keeping 13 clean sheets.

March 20, 2019
Runcorn thrown out of Cheshire Senior Cup Final against Nantwich Town

Runcorn thrown out of Cheshire Senior Cup Final against Nantwich Town

Nantwich Town will face new opponents in the Cheshire Senior Cup Final after Runcorn Linnets were disqualified.

The Dabbers, current holders, were due to play Runcorn in the final later in the season at the Weaver Stadium.

March 18, 2019
White Lion win as one Crewe Regional game survives wet weather

White Lion win as one Crewe Regional game survives wet weather

Only one game in the Crewe Regional Sunday League survived as wet weather decimated the local league fixtures.

In Division One, White Lion showed initiative in switching their game from Sandbach to Barony Park in Nantwich.

March 18, 2019
Nantwich Town draw 4-4 in goal-fest at Hednesford

Nantwich Town draw 4-4 in goal-fest at Hednesford

Nantwich Town drew 4-4 in an extraordinary game away at Hednesford Town in the Evo-Stik Premier League.

The point keeps the Dabbers in fourth place, and eight points clear of those outside the play-off places.

March 17, 2019
Nantwich Town reach third consecutive Cheshire Cup Final

Nantwich Town reach third consecutive Cheshire Cup Final

Nantwich Town secured a spot in their third consecutive Cheshire Senior Cup Final after a fine 3-0 semi-final victory over Stockport County.

Inspired by man of the match and former Stoke City star Ricardo fuller, the Dabbers dominated their opponents in gusty conditions at the Weaver Stadium.

March 13, 2019
Crewe Ath reach Premier Division Cup semi-finals

Crewe Ath reach Premier Division Cup semi-finals

Crewe Ath booked their place in the semi-finals in the Premier Division Cup by beating Talbot 3-1.

Talbot led 1-0 at half-time thanks to a goal from Greg Gill but second half goals from Warren Hudson, Faith Arowsafe and Jordan Amson settled the tie.

March 10, 2019
Nantwich Town’s ground shortlisted for Pitch of the Season award

Nantwich Town’s ground shortlisted for Pitch of the Season award

By Steve Sharman
Nantwich Town’s Weaver Stadium ground has been selected in the final three for the Greenfields Pitch of the Season Award.

The Dabbers are up against South Shields and Bamber Bridge in the Premier Division with the chosen finalists selected by fellow clubs on an online vote.

March 8, 2019