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Sale Sharks kick off their European Cup campaign this weekend as they make the trip to Scotland to take on the Glasgow Warriors.
The FA-endorsed MAN v FAT Football scheme that has helped over 15,000 men lose more than 230,000lbs is for the very first time available in Stalybridge from the start of 2020.
England secured their place at Euro 2020 last night with a 7-0 win over Montenegro at Wembley, but the result was soured by the England fans who booed Liverpool player Joe Gomez who came off the bench.
Curzon Ashton Under 18’s seal their place in the FA Youth Cup 3rd Round proper after recording a 3-2 victory over Oldham Athletic at the Tameside Stadium.
It’s a big game for two of our amateur teams this weekend as Waterloo AFC host Denton Town in the FOOTY.COM Saturday Challenge Trophy semi-final.
Ahead of the fixture against AFC Telford Utd on Saturday, Curzon Ashton held a minute's silence as part of the Remembrance Day commemorations.
Curzon Ashton have signed Stockport County midfielder Connor Dimaio and Wigan Athletic forward Charlie Jolley on loan.
Glossop Cricket Club held their End of Season Awards Night recently.
Despite the poor midweek weather, there was a good fixture list in the L and C this week.
BetFred boss Fred Done gives his latest tips on a number of topics.
Mossley have announced Ray Moreland as the club's new chairman.
Oldham Athletic were knocked out of the Leasing.Com Trophy on Wednesday night, as Fleetwood Town cruised to a 5-2 victory to seal their place in the next stage of the competition.
A squad that includes new boys James Worthington, Lewis Charnock, John Hutchings and Jode Sheriffe, not to mention players who were on loan last season but are now fully contracted to Oldham, like Declan Kay, Harry Aaronson and Adam Brook, will be back in pre-season training next week.
Oldham Athletic travel to Fleetwood Town this evening for a tie in the Leasing.Com Trophy.
Here are this weekend's rugby union fixtures, weather permitting.
Here are this weekend's football fixtures, weather permitting.
The Tameside Stadium observed a minute’s silence on Saturday to mark Remembrance Day.
ADM Premier Division: Aldwinians 26-43 Liverpool Collegiate
Half-back Adam Brook, who was on loan from Halifax last season, has signed a one-year Oldham contract to take to 18 the number of players so far committed to newly-promoted Roughyeds for the 2020 Betfred Championship campaign.
Integro League Cup first round: Ashton United 1-2 Stalybridge Celtic
A number of our teams were in cup action on Tuesday night.
Following a 5pm pitch inspection, Ashton United's fixture against Stalybridge Celtic in the Integro League Cup first round will go ahead as planned.
Two Glossop players have taken the next step to potential professional rugby.
Ashton United have been deduced a point following an administrative error.
Due to the amount of rainfall over the past 24 hours, there will be a pitch inspection at Hurst Cross ahead of tonight's Integro League Cup first round tie between Ashton United and Stalybridge Celtic.
North Two West: Salford De La Salle 20-12 Glossop
The Greater Manchester Sports Awards are taking place on 15th November at The Point Emirates Old Trafford.
The Greater Manchester Sports Awards is taking place on 15th November at The Point Emirates Old Trafford.
ADM Premier Division: Heaton Moor 16-22 Oldham
A diver who was born and raised in Ashton-Under-Lyne has capped off a great year by being named the Diving Emerging Athlete Of The Year at the British Swimming Awards 2019.
OLDHAM’S squad building has continued with the capture on a one-year deal of utility forward Ed Smith, the former York City Knights captain, who had played 130 games for his home-town club before suffering a serious knee injury in 2017.
The draw for the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy has been made today which sees National League North clubs including Curzon Ashton enter the frame.
Stevenage vs Oldham on Saturday 16th November 2019 has been postponed due to International Call-Ups. It is a big game for both sides as they are both positioned towards the bottom of the table and are battling it out for safety.
It was a fantastic game on Saturday at The Giant Axe as Hyde produced a stunning equaliser with the last kick of the game to rescue a point away at promotion-chasing Lancaster City.
BetVictor North West: Droylsden 1-4 Dunston
BetVictor Premier Division: Bamber Bridge 2-3 Stalybridge Celtic
National League North: Curzon Ashton 2-1 AFC Telford Utd
BetVictor North West: Mossley 1-0 Pickering Town
ADM First Division: Ashton 10-7 Dukinfield
Stalybridge Celtic are hosting an Autumn Race Night on Friday 22nd November.
FA Cup first round: Gateshead 1-2 Oldham Athletic
FA Trophy second qualifying round: Matlock Town 1-0 Ashton United
Adam Jones, who retired from playing football this week discusses his 15-year career and his new venture into management.
It’s an important weekend for the Tameside teams competing in the Northern Premier League North West division as both Droylsden and Mossley host teams at the bottom of the table.
Stalybridge Celtic travel to Bamber Bridge, looking to complete the double over the Lancashire based side.
Glossop North End will be hoping to continue their feel-good factor this week when making the relatively short trip to Sheffield FC on Saturday.
Curzon Ashton host AFC Telford United this weekend as they aim to end a horrid run and climb out of the relegation zone.
Two Oldham teams in footballing action this weekend as Chadderton are in Macron Cup action and Avro are in a league fixture.
Excitement is steadily building ahead of the Jingle Bee Jog on Sunday 24th November.
Oldham are in FA Cup action this weekend as they travel to Gateshead hoping to avoid a giant-killing in the first round.
Oldham RL prop Phil Joy has a personal mission ahead of the 2020 Betfred Championship campaign . . . to make up for lost time and unfinished business.
The ‘major’ competitions at Saddleworth Golf finished with a 36-hole medal for the coveted Mountain Ash Trophy.
Tameside and Oldham are back in Premier One action on Sunday.
Following last week's break due to the World Cup Final, our rugby teams are back in action this weekend.
Here are this weekend's football fixtures, weather permitting.
Stalybridge Celtic manager Simon Haworth speaks ahead of the BetVictor Northern Premier League fixture against Bamber Bridge.
Derbyshire Senior Cup: Glossop North End 2-0 Chesterfield.
Oldham Netball Club beat Tamside Netball Club 63-42 to remain top of the Premier League 1, continuing their six game winning streak.
New Mills beat Ilkeston Town to reach the Derbyshire Senior Cup Fourth Round.
Tackling-machine Liam Bent, newly-promoted Oldham's 22-year-old back-row forward, is the latest member of last season's Betfred League 1 squad to sign a new deal for the Roughyeds' 2020 Championship campaign.
National League North: Gateshead 3-0 Curzon Ashton
Experienced non-league defender Adam Jones has announced his retirement from playing football.
16-year-old Harrison Wood says he wants to trial again for Great Britain's Under 19s team after just missing out this year.
A Glossop rugby club are looking for girls and women who are interested in giving rugby a try.
There have been a number of new fixture dates announced for the first round of the Integro League Cup.
Pupils from Simmondley and Padfield primary schools were triumphant in a football tournament featuring schools all over the borough.
Glossop North End host National League side Chesterfield in the Derbyshire Senior Cup on Wednesday night.
Chadderton are looking to make it back to back wins as they take on Ashton Town at the ARK Fleetech Stadium.
Oldham Rugby League Club has confirmed that, as expected, home games next season on promotion to the Betfred Championship will be played at the Bower Fold home of soccer club Stalybridge Celtic.
A new date has been fixed for Glossop North End's Integro League Cup first-round tie against FC United of Manchester.
Glossop fought back to secure a 1-1 draw on Saturday afternoon as they hosted top-of-the-table Carlton Town.
Curzon Ashton will look to build on Saturday's draw against Gloucester City as they travel to the North-East to face Gateshead.
In just under five weeks' time, Daddies Escape Running Club will be taking on a 50-mile run from Denton to Blackpool in aid of the Running Bee Foundation.
A champion young kickboxer has took one step closer to his Olympic dream after securing sponsorship from leading rail infrastructure company.
Mossley Women avenged last weeks defeat by beating Ashton United 9-1 at Hurst Cross.
Glossop North End Juniors' Ability Counts football has gone from strength to strength since it started in March this year.
Matty Wilkinson has turned down approaches from clubs in the upper reaches of the Betfred Championship to remain loyal to Oldham RLFC.
New Mills AFC recruited two new players ahead of Saturday's 4-4 draw at home to Cammell Laird.
Tameside Junior Kick Boxing Academy has grown from strength-to-strength since forming in January.
In this week's edition, BetFred's Peter Spencer talks the latest odds for Sports Personality of the Year. He also previews Liverpool v Man City at Anfield on Sunday.
North West Counties Premier Division: Avro 2-2 Runcorn Town
North West Counties First Division North: Chadderton 5-3 Steeton
Here's what happened at East Cheshire Harriers over the weekend.
BetVictor Premier Division: Warrington Town 4-1 Hyde United
BetVictor Premier Division: Radcliffe 1-0 Stalybridge Celtic
BetVictor North West: Clitheroe 4-0 Droylsden
BetVictor North West: Mossley 1-1 Prescot Cables
Stalybridge Celtic manager Simon Haworth called for his side to be more ruthless after Celtic lost 1-0 away against Radcliffe.
An empty chair at the Oldham Past Players' Association dinner on Friday night, November 1 provided a sad reminder of the the shock and sudden death of Hugh Waddell, aged 60.
Here's what's happened in the opening few weeks in the Stalybridge Snooker League.
National League North: Gloucester City 2-2 Curzon Ashton
Oldham Athletic produced a brilliant late comeback this weekend as they fought back from 2-0 down to draw 2-2 at home to Northampton Town.
Tameside Junior Kick Boxing Academy has grown from strength-to-strength since its formation in January.
BetVictor Premier Division: Buxton 1-2 Ashton United
North West Counties First Division South: New Mills 4-4 Cammell Laird
Mossley chairman Gary Dean has announced his decision to relinquish the role.
Hyde face a tough trip this weekend as they travel to promotion-chasing Warrington Town as they look for their first win in nine games.
Curzon Ashton are back in league action this weekend as they travel to face Gloucester City looking to get their first win in what will be thirteen games.
Gary Dean has resigned as Chairman and Director of Mossley AFC with immediate effect.
Ashton United travel to Buxton this weekend as they aim to kickstart a good run of form and put more distance between themselves and the relegation zone.
It’s home matches galore this Saturday at 3 pm as along with Oldham Athletics’ game there is the prospect of Avro and Chadderton playing as well.
Glossop North End will hope to return to action on Saturday afternoon at home to BetVictor South East Division table-toppers Carlton Town.
Oldham Athletic are in action this weekend as they host promotion-chasing Northampton Town at Boundary Park with head-coach Dino Maamria looking to make home advantage count.
The supporters organisation ORSA (Oldham Roughyeds' Supporters Association) will again sponsor the fans' player-of-the-year award at the Roughyeds Awards Night in the Vestacare Stadium social club on Friday, November 8.
Ashton United will travel to Matlock Town in the FA Trophy second qualifying round.
Our teams suffered mixed fortunes in cup competition on Tuesday night.
Once more monsoon conditions hit the busy programme of league and domestic cup action hard, causing more furrows on the brow of beleaguered fixture secretary Mal Kershaw.
Tameside and Oldham are set to lock horns in the Premier One Division on Sunday.
Tired of work already and can't wait for the weekend? If so, there are plenty of football fixtures to look forward to on Saturday.
I’m confidently expecting England will win by over ten points in Saturday’s World Cup final… and that will be great for the game.
The Oldham and District Rabbits League enjoyed an inaugural double-header with their Yorkshire counterparts from the Huddersfield and Halifax Rabbits League which featured pairs from their member clubs.
Stalybridge Celtic's trip to Bamber Bridge has been brought forward.
Newly-promoted Oldham RL Club's squad-building exercise for life in the Betfred Championship next season has continued with the capture of John Hutchings, a 20-year-old outside back who has played in the St Helens under-19s side for the past three seasons.
Quest Media Network’s executive chairman Chris Bird completed the Dublin Marathon on Sunday in aid of a fantastic cause.
New Mills have signed up a teenage defender on a dual registration deal from Curzon Ashton.
Curzon Ashton's Under-18s will face Oldham Athletic in the FA Youth Cup second round proper, after an impressive 2-1 win over Blackpool Under-18s on Tuesday night.
New Mills will be on their travels again in the Derbyshire Senior Cup.
The 'Cool Running' Colts won the seconf leg of the National League KOC Final 47-43, but it's the Leicester Cubs who take the trophy winning 88-74 on aggregate.
Denton Town have announced Cole McGrath as the Player of the Month for October.
Curzon Ashton Women have been drawn at home to FC United Women in the Manchester Challenge Cup quarter-final.
In our latest chat with BetFred's Peter Spencer, we get the latest odds on a number of issues, including the Premier League title, top four finishers, and the Rugby World Cup Final.
Stalybridge Celtic have the opportunity to advance in the FA Trophy and collect £2,450 in prize money this evening - but standing in their way is a tough test against South Shields.
Denton Town FC have been handed an away tie at Waterloo in the Manchester Challenge Cup semi-final.
Mossley striker Adam Morgan has left Mossley to join Widnes.
ADM Premier Division: Ormskirk 12-15 Aldwinians
Oldham Netball Club’s Berri Neil has scooped a top accolade at the Bury Sports Awards.
Glossop Rugby Club hosted the High Peak Schools and Sports annual MegaFest Festival.
Jack Spencer, seven games short of 100 in the Oldham RL jersey, has signed a new deal to cover his fifth season at the club.
A Glossop fencer who represented Great Britain in the 1992 Barcelona Olympic Games has won another medal for Great Britain.
New Mills have signed Mossley midfielder Nicky Platt on a dual registration basis.
Former Audenshaw School pupil Jack Johnson has secured a one-year deal with BetFred Championship club, Widnes Vikings.
Hyde United manager Dave McGurk has strengthened his squad with the addition of four players.
A highly-rated referee who hails from Tameside will officiate his first Manchester United game this weekend - despite being affiliated to Manchester FA.
The draw for the Second Qualifying Round of the FA Trophy has been made with two of our teams being involved. The prize money has been ramped up for this round with the winners bagging £3000.
Denton West Cricket Club have enjoyed a great season and the club hosted their annual awards this month to recognise the individuals and teams that excelled.
Droylsden forward Rhys Clooney has been named as the Bloods' Player of the Month for September.
Lewis Charnock, former St Helens, Bradford Bulls (on loan) and Barrow Raiders half-back or loose-forward, has signed for Roughyeds on a two-year contract.
The Belle Vue Colts gave a valiant effort in the first leg of the National League Knock Out Cup Final after falling short 45-27 against a strong Leicester Cubs side on Wednesday night.
East Cheshire Harriers had a massive turnout for the first of the South East Lancs Cross Country League race at a very heavy Heaton Park.
Curzon Ashton Youth Team are preparing for an FA Cup first round tie against Blackpool.
Stalybridge Celtic have rearranged their FA Trophy tie against South Shields.
North West Counties First Division North: Cleator Moor Celtic 4-1 Chadderton
FA Trophy First Qualifying Round: Buxton 3-2 Hyde United
Oldham Netball Club and Tameside Netball Club returned to Premier One action on Sunday.
Emmerson Whittel, who played in 24 of Oldham RL Club's 26 cup and league games last season, has left the club to start a new adventure in West Australia.
EFL League Two: Port Vale 0-0 Oldham Athletic
Hooker Gareth Owen, club captain for the past three seasons, is the latest member of the promotion squad to cement his future with Oldham RL Club.
FA Trophy First Qualifying Round: Warrington Town 0-1 Ashton United
The Greater Manchester Cricket League celebrated the 2019 season at its Presentation evening last Friday which was held at The Point Old Trafford.
Ashton United's women's team ran out 5-0 winners in an entertaining Tameside derby against Mossley Women at Hurst Cross on Sunday afternoon.
Manager Dave Wild says Mossley AFC can help Jamie Hill reach another level after his arrival from Maine Road.
Here are this weekend's football fixtures.