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Michael Clegg has recruited his first player as manager of Ashton United.
There's plenty of football to look forward to this weekend - including the small matter of the Manchester derby!
Glossop North End's Derbyshire Senior Cup quarter-final match against South Normanton Athletic has been scheduled.
Ashton United manager Michael Clegg has vowed to rebuild the club after a poor start to the season.
Ashton United women's football team are looking to recruit more players to join their squad.
Legendary marathon runner Dr Ron Hill MBE has become an honorary freeman of the borough of Tameside.
Droylsden will travel to Trafford in the Manchester Premier Cup semi-final on Tuesday, February 4.
Cheshire Senior Cup first round: Stalybridge Celtic 2-0 Altrincham
England will never get a better chance to win a major international tournament for the first time since 1966.
Glossop Rugby Club are celebrating after receiving some worthy recognition from one of rugby's most renowned publications.
Stalybridge Celtic host Altrincham this evening in the Cheshire Senior Cup first round.
Lancashire Trophy semi-final: Oldham 25-20 Southport
Denton Golf Club’s Lady Captain Edith Rooney and Francesca Bougen made history for their club by reaching the Daily. Mail Foursomes finals at Slayley Hall.
Hyde United have made two signings.
The coldest night of the season to date saw a few games postponed, but the majority of the county cup and league games played produced a real goal fest.
Bolton Wanderers 3-2 Mossley Women
National League North: Curzon Ashton 0-0 Kettering Town
WATCH: We spoke to local professional golfer Luke Kelly about his journey into the sport, the reality of being pro, the help received from Ashton Under Lyne Golf Club and his ambitions
In this week's segment with BetFred's Peter Spencer, we take a look at Man City and Man United's next games, next summers Euro 2020 and four punters who won £161,000 from £8!
It’s officially fight week for one of the most anticipated fights of the year as we see Anthony Joshua and Andy Ruiz Jr square off for the rematch on Saturday in Saudi Arabia.
Avro were on the end of a pummelling over the weekend as they lost 7-2 away at Bootle FC.
Manchester City conceded further points this weekend as they drew 2-2 away at Newcastle United meaning they are now 11 points behind league leaders Liverpool.
Here's what's been happening in the Stalybridge Snooker League recently.
Despite the sub zero temperatures, Curzon Ashton's fixture against Kettering Town at the Tameside Stadium will go ahead this evening.
Seven members of Xarifa Underwater Hockey Club made a splash at the World Championships at Ponds Forge, Sheffield in August.
A grandma from Denton has been honoured after making massive changes to transform her lifestyle.
It was another poor weekend for Manchester United as they drew 2-2 at home to newly-promoted Aston Villa in a game they rarely looked like winning.
A 15-year-old footballer has moved one step closer to making his dream of joining the professional ranks a reality.
Here are the latest results from East Cheshire Harriers Running Club.
We went to Active Medlock swimming pool earlier to catch up with Xarifa UWH.
BetVictor Premier Division: Ashton United 0-3 Radcliffe
BetVictor North West: Mossley 1-1 Trafford
FA Cup second round: Oldham Athletic 0-1 Burton Albion
BetVictor Premier Division: Hyde United 0-0 Witton Albion
As usual, George Clayton and Mark Philip review last weekend's results, preview the forthcoming batch of fixtures, and discuss the hot topics of the week.
Jake Pollard has returned to New Mills AFC for a fourth spell.
It was a great moment for Denton Community College’s sports department as the under 13’s girl's football team won the Tameside football tournament.
Four cricket players from Oldham have earned awards at county level in what is an unprecedented achievement for cricket in the town.
Here are this weekend's rugby fixtures, weather permitting.
The latest Manchester and District Golf Alliance fixture suffered a late postponement at Styal Golf Club due to a waterlogged course.
Glossop Table Tennis Club is growing all the time thanks to leader Dennis Bradshaw and his team of coaches.
Tintwistle Athletic Football Club have scored a valuable donation from a property development company to go towards new kits for their teams.
Here are this weekend's football fixtures, weather permitting.
BetFred owner Fred Done provides his latest thoughts and the odds on a number of topics, including BBC Sports Personality of the Year, Premier League top scorer, Premier League title odds and more.
Ashton United have appointed former Atherton Collieries boss Michael Clegg as their new manager.
Quest Media Network is delighted to announce a new partnership with Oldham RLFC ahead of the 2020 season in the BetFred Championship.
Audenshaw School pupil Harrison Wood has signed a two-year scholarship with Blackburn Rovers.
The Aces have swooped to sign Danish former Grand Prix star Peter Kildemand for the 2020 Premiership season.
The Belle Vue Aces have kicked off their 2020 signing season by swooping for Australian hotshot Brady Kurtz as their first confirmed signing for the upcoming Premiership campaign.
Taran Dhamrait spoke to Stalybridge Celtic manager Simon Haworth following the club's 2-0 victory over Buxton at the weekend, which kept them in fifth spot in the BetVictor Premier Division.
North West Counties First Division South: New Mills 6-1 Abbey Hulton United
Glossop Amazones 15-80 Wirral Warriors
League Cup Round One: West Park (St Helens) 22-19 Oldham
New Mills AFC's Derbyshire Senior Cup quarter-final clash with Derby County's Under-23s has been scheduled.
BetVictor North West: Brighouse Town 4-0 Mossley
Former Hyde United boss Darren Kelly has been appointed as the new Scarborough Athletic manager.
Ashton United manager Jody Banim has left the club by mutual consent.
North West Counties Premier Division: Litherland REMYCA 0-2 Avro
BetVictor Premier Division: Stafford Rangers 1-3 Hyde United
In this week's segment with BetFred's Peter Spencer, we take a look at the latest odds on the Premier League title race and top four finishers.
Two authors are holding a presentation at New Mills AFC on a new book about Manchester United in the 1960s.
Curzon Ashton will travel to AFC Fylde in the FA Trophy first round on Saturday, December 14.
Promoted Oldham will play derby rivals Swinton Lions on their return to the Betfred Championship’s Summer Bash next season.
Tributes have poured in following the death of former Belle Vue Speedway rider Peter Williams.
Nigel Hunter, tennis coach at Glossop Tennis Club, reveals his top tennis tips.
Denton Golf Club enjoyed an excellent presentation evening when the season’s major trophies were handed out by their officers with several of the knockout finals having been delayed by some inclement weather in recent weeks.
Oldham Aquatics’ four-man squad at the South Yorkshire Open Masters continued their fine form to end the season in style.
Hundreds of Santas assembled a Media City UK on Sunday morning for the Jingle Bee Jog.
SkyBet League Two: Newport County 0-1 Oldham Athletic
Mossley have signed striker Jamie Rainford from Runcorn Linnets.
North Two West: Manchester 32-35 Glossop
BetVictor South East Division: Glossop North End 0-1 Market Drayton Town
BetVictor North West: Tadcaster Albion 2-0 Droylsden
Mossley assistant manager John Flanagan has left his role with immediate effect.
BetVictor Premier Division: Stalybridge Celtic 2-0 Buxton
BetVictor Premier Division: Ashton United 0-4 Nantwich Town
FA Trophy third qualifying round: Curzon Ashton 3-0 Kidderminster Harriers
We caught up with Oldham Athletic's managing director Natalie Atkinson to discuss her path into sport, her previous clubs, how she has settled in at Oldham, women in sport and also her future ambitions.
As usual, George Clayton and Mark Philip reflect on last weekend's results and also look ahead to Saturday's fixtures,
The Tameside Stadium will be opening its doors on Wednesday 11th December for up to 80 older adults.
New-look Oldham, under the command of coach Matt Diskin for only the second time, will be bidding for their third Law Cup win in a row when they take on Rochdale Hornets at the Crown Oil Arena on Sunday, January 12 (3pm kick-off).
Tim Abeyie, a former British National Indoor sprint champion, has joined Oldham as strength and conditioning coach for the newly-promoted club's assault on the Championship in 2020.
Declan Kay, Harry Aaronson and Adam Brook won't feel like new boys, having played for Roughyeds last season while on loan from Rochdale, Swinton and Halifax respectively, but they are now fully-fledged Oldham players on contract and that's a significant difference both for the players and the club.
Sport clubs in Tameside are being given the chance to grow and source funding, thanks to a new concept supported by Active Tameside.
Here are Saturday's rugby union fixtures, weather permitting.
If you're stuck for something to do this weekend, why not take in some local football action?
Oldham have announced the capture of Dan Abram, formerly of St Helens, Barrow Raiders, Whitehaven and Rochdale Hornets on a one-year contract.
The Thunderdome, Oldham, is set to host two roller derby games on Saturday 114 December.
Two of our sides were in action on Tuesday.
In this week's segment with BetFred's Peter Spencer, we reflect on Cristiano Ronaldo's 99th international goal for Portugal, Sonny Bill Williams' move to Toronto Wolfpack, and we also look at the latest odds for I'm a Celebrity... Get Me Out of Here.
BetVictor Premier Division: Hyde United 4-1 Bamber Bridge
BetVictor North West: Mossley 0-1 Colne
Ben Davies is back at the Roughyeds for another season . . . and Matt Diskin's men will have a pre-season warm-up game at Barrow on Sunday, January 5, 2020, kick-off 2pm.
Here are the football fixtures taking place this evening, weather permitting.
Glossop showed a great response to last weeks defeat at De La Salle when Eccles visited Hargate Hill on Saturday, setting off at a pace and quickly bagging four tries to secure the bonus point.
Just how exciting is this current England squad that Gareth Southgate has assembled and how many tough calls is he going to have to make as we edge towards Euro 2020 in the coming summer.
Daddies Escape Running Club are preparing to take on a 50 mile run from Denton to Blackpool on December 7th in aid of The Running Bee Foundation.
MATT Diskin has known a challenge or two in his 20 years in Rugby League as player and coach, but nothing like the task he faces in taking charge of newly-promoted Oldham, who move up from Betfred League 1 to the Betfred Championship in 2020.
Shining a spotlight on the role sport and physical activity play in changing lives the 19th annual Greater Manchester Sports Awards returned to Emirates Old Trafford on 15th November.
NWCFL First Division North: Chadderton FC 0-3 Lower Breck FC
BetVictor South East: Glossop North End 4-3 Chasetown
BetVictor North West: Ossett United 3-3 Droylsden
BetVictor Premier: Matlock Town 0-1 Stalybridge Celtic
Nation League North: Curzon Ashton 1-0 York City
North West Counties League-Premier Division: Avro FC 1-2 Northwich Victoria
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.
Mossley Women avenged last weeks defeat by beating Ashton United 9-1 at Hurst Cross.
Here are this weekend's football fixtures.