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Glossop, Tameside and Oldham are home to many local sports teams - from community football and cricket to non-league, EFL and Premier League football, as well as local and county cricket. Our region also boasts a rich heritage in boxing, athletics, basketball, esports and golf. We have a passion for local sport. Tameside Radio, Tameside Reporter, Oldham Reporter and the Glossop Chronicle also ensures that our international teams and athletes feature heavily on air, online and in print.
Glossop-based social enterprise The Be Well Partnership has hailed Glossop North End Community Club's planned new facility at its Cemetery Road site as "potentially a fantastic engine of wellbeing".
As part of the easing to lockdown measures, school teachers will be given the flexibility to decide how physical education, sport and physical activity will be provided while following the measures in their system of controls.
The title may be out of reach, in my mind at least, but we can still paint Manchester red this weekend.
Denton St Lawrence Cricket Club’s Ben Tighe believes the first team is strong enough to deliver success to Sycamore Park.
Tributes have been paid to a "true legend" and Old Glossop Cricket Club stalwart Derek Slack, who has sadly passed away.
Belle Vue Speedway is delighted to confirm that the Belle Vue Colts will be participating in the 2021 National Development League.
We spoke to Denton St Lawrence Cricket Club player Ben Tighe about his new podcast, Catches Win Matches.
One of the games football fans like to play, and I’m as guilty of this as anyone, is to compare great players from different generations.
In her latest Women in Sport column, Quest Media Network's Katie Catherall speaks to Alison Thomas, an experienced netballer and PE teacher, who uses both roles to inspire the next generation of athletes!
Former Audenshaw School pupil Tom Revesz has signed a new deal with Blackburn Hawks.
Oldham Rugby League Club's loud and proud fans will be their 18th man this year - and they'll have a Roughyeds squad shirt to prove it!
Following the announcement of the Government’s ‘Roadmap’ relating to the exit from lockdown the GMCL Board have considered the impact on the 2021 season.
Hyde United juniors coach Culain Wood has penned an uplifting poem about the return of grassroots football on March 29.
Super swimmer Helen Tonge has splashed her way into the record books after escaping from Alcatraz - three times.
In what will come as no surprise to most football supporters in the borough and the country as a whole, the Football Association has confirmed that the season at steps three to six of the National League System has been curtailed.
Lovers of sport were given some welcome news this week as the government announced the return of outdoor sports on March 29.
The Tameside Sport & Physical Activity Network has continued to grow and help clubs, groups and organisations over the past 12 months despite the restrcitions in place caused by Covid-19.
Active Tameside chief executive Chris Rushton has shed light on the services that will be available as part of the government’s relaxation to lockdown measures.
The Greater Manchester Cricket League is hopeful of fulfilling a full summer of cricket following the government's announcement on Monday relating to the return of outdoor sports.
Following the government's announcement on Monday, School teachers will be given the flexibility to decide how physical education, sport and physical activity will be provided while following following the measures in their system of controls.
Barrow Raiders boss Paul Crarey has told his local paper that the League 1 side will be preparing for a 'brutal' Betfred Challenge Cup first-round tie against Matt Diskin's Roughyeds.
Former Stalybridge Celtic player Bert Whalley, who tragically died in the Munich air disaster while serving with Manchester United in 1958, is set to be commemorated with a plaque unveiling at Bower Fold on Saturday, August 7.
I was a very proud Red watching young Shola Shoretire make his Manchester United debut at the weekend.
As Manchester City’s unstoppable juggernaut continued to roll along at Arsenal on Sunday, I found my mind drifting to what the future holds for the best team in England for three of the last four years.
Almost a hundred people safely gathered on Surrey Street on Monday to pay their respects to much-loved Glossop North End volunteer, fan and friend Keith Thompson.
Oldham's Matty Wilkinson has suffered a broken leg in training and faces a disrupted start to the 2021 rugby league season.
Outdoor sports will return from 29 March as part of the government's plan to ease lockdown restrictions.
With more and more women abolishing the outdated mindset that they should all look and act a certain way, a new generation of powerful females are finding their strength and breaking the gender stereotype of weightlifting.
Belle Vue Speedway is thrilled to confirm that another of its principal partners Rentruck Rochdale will continue their backing of the club into the 2021 season.
Oldham Rugby League Club have made a dream come true for 23-year-old Oldham St Anne's wing or centre Joe Hartley.
Tameside Radio's Ian Cheeseman caught up with Curzon Ashton chairman Wayne Salkeld after the declaration of the null and void of the National League North season.
Tameside Radio presenter Ian Cheeseman is back with Steve Shanyaski to provide their take on the current situation of the Manchester Premier League clubs.
Glossop North End Community Club is fundraising to revamp the facilities at Cemetery Road, to create the Glossop Community Sports Hub.
Ashton footballer Otis Khan is heading to Wembley Stadium after helping Tranmere Rovers to the Papa John’s Trophy Final with a 2-0 win at Oxford United on Tuesday night.
Former West Hill School pupil Rob Holding has signed a new three-year contract with Premier League outfit Arsenal.
Denton West Cricket Club have put plans in place ahead of the 2021 season in the Greater Manchester Cricket League.
Ashton United vice-chairman Steve Hobson believes the club will have to be flexible and adapt to new conditions once football returns to Hurst Cross.
Tom Brennan will make his Premiership debut with the Belle Vue ‘BikeRight’ Aces after being selected as their ‘rising star’ for the 2021 season.
Curzon Ashton's Community Foundation will be relaunching its popular photography course at the Tameside Stadium once lockdown restrictions are eased.
In her latest Women in Sport column, Quest Media Network's Katie Catherall speaks to Ellie Stott, an experienced crossfitter, who completed her 1,000th class in December.
I was able, during the last week, to compare the experience of watching Manchester City close up, in a stadium, with the way we’re all getting used to consuming our favourite sport, on TV.
League places in both the Betfred Championship and Betfred League 1 will be determined in the coming season by points percentage because clubs and the RFL accept that games might be affected by Covid.
Oldham RLFC will leave no stone unturned in their attempts to reach the second round of the Betfred Challenge Cup in their home first-round clash with League 1 side Barrow Raiders, a fascinating tie to be played over the weekend of March 20 and 21.
Belle Vue Speedway is delighted to confirm that Oldham-based principal partner James Briggs LTD has renewed its partnership with the club in 2021.
Mossley Women avenged last weeks defeat by beating Ashton United 9-1 at Hurst Cross.
Here are this weekend's football fixtures.