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Tameside and its surrounding towns and boroughs are home to many local sports teams from community football and cricket to non-league, EFL League, & PL 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 which sets us apart from our competitors.
Tameside Radio, Tameside Reporter, Oldham Reporter and Glossop Chronicle also ensures that our big teams our international teams and athletes feature heavily on air, online and in print.
In this week's Sports Talk with Betfred's Peter Spencer, we look ahead to this weekend's Premier League fixtures between Manchester City and Fulham, and West Ham and Manchester United.
All Northern Premier League league matches scheduled for the 5th and 8th December have been postponed.
Glossop Amateur Swimming Club couldn’t wait to be back at Glossop Pool yesterday (Wednesday).
Batting through their first season in the Greater Manchester Cricket League, Mottram Cricket Club have impressed fans across the borough.
Sport returned to the borough on Wednesday as lockdown restrictions were lifted.
Following Oldham RL Club's acknowledgement of the part played by a fans' Club Strengthener scheme in the creation of a 27-man squad for 2021, Roughyeds have taken their appreciation a step further by placing the fans' group (ORSA) on a pedestal for their financial assistance during nine months of lockdown.
Rugby is no longer a ‘testosterone driven sport’ with women making a positive impact both on and off the pitch.
In “normal” circumstances I would have spent much of this week in Portugal watching Manchester City at Porto.
A couple of weeks ago, I said in this column, “A few back-to-back wins from United could quite quickly put us back in the mixer”.
Aldwinians Rugby Club is appealing to the community to help raise funds towards life saving treatment for one of their own members.
Oldham Rugby League Club has revealed that contributions from a fans' Squad Strengthener fund have helped head coach Matt Diskin to assemble what looks like the Roughyeds' biggest and best squad for years in preparation for the 2021 Betfred Championship season.
It was the most dramatic finale to the Betfred Super League season – and one that is unlikely to ever be surpassed.
In the latest of our gym videos ahead of their reopening on Wednesday, we visited Active Tameside's Wellness Centre and spoke to area manager, Aidan Gilmore.
One thing I’ve learnt about my beloved United over the years is that we never do things the easy way.
Greater Manchester Football Club is embarking on its inaugural season in the amateur leagues, making waves with a commitment to creating a legacy for equal opportunities in the game throughout the region.
We went to Astley Sports Village and spoke to director, Mark Storie about the plans to reopen the gym on Wednesday.
In this week's Sports Talk, Mark and Katie reflect on the recent government announcements surrounding Tier 3 lockdown and how it has affected sport in the local area.
Despite the best efforts of the Coronavirus pandemic, the Betfred Super League reaches it’s conclusion on Friday night as the Grand Final takes place at it’s temporary new home of the KCOM Stadium in Hull, and what a final it promises to be.
After a fantastic performance against Istanbul last night, we sit top of our group in the Champions League and merely need a draw to qualify.
Former Audenshaw School pupil Conrad Prendergast has made history with AFC Fylde.
A local archery club is searching for a new premises after their home was burnt to the ground in April.
We spoke to Mottram Cricket Club's Michael Scott about a number of topics, including the club's first season in the Greater Manchester Cricket League, the upcoming race night, and recruiting new players ahead of next season.
Sports Development Coach, Emma Toone has been working with and inspiring children in Tameside for 19 years.
The involvement of women in football at all levels is rapidly increasing, particularly at junior level, and the management committee of the Lancashire and Cheshire AFL, one of the oldest and biggest Saturday Amateur Open Age leagus in the region was delighted to join the growing trend by asking Gill Bowden to join their ranks in 2019.
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In last week's Sports Talk, Mark and Katie spoke to Emma Toone, Partnership Development Manager at the Tameside School Sports Partnership, about her route into sport and the challenges she now faces amid the ongoing lockdown.
Tackling-machine Liam Bent, Oldham RL Club's popular loose-forward, has forged a link with St Chads pharmacy in Lime Green Parade, Limeside, which is little more than a stone's throw from the Vestacare Stadium.
What a week to be a Manchester City fan. Pep Guardiola signed a contract extension, which has to be the best news imaginable for the Blues
In today's chat with BetFred's Matt Hulmes, we look ahead to the Premier League fixtures and touch up on who's in the running for the BBC Sports Personality of the Year.
Cycling UK are rolling out the Big Bike Revival Programme. Local bike mechanic Phil Bird, who owns Birdy's Bike Shed, is offering a free Dr Bike service as part of the initiative.
It’s been a while since I’ve enjoyed something that probably only football fans will fully appreciate. On Tuesday evening I stood on a street corner, feeling very chilled in the November weather eating chips and curry. I wasn’t near home and it was windy and freezing but I haven’t tasted food as good for months.
Kelvin Tatum, England’s last World Cup winning captain, has labelled Belle Vue his favourite track to commentate at.
There was an exciting day of golf held in Worsley recently.
Loughborough Lightning have secured the talents of England U21 mid-courter and Tameside player Hannah Williams for the upcoming 2021 Vitality Netball Superleague (VNSL) season.
A mental health establishment set up in 2019 is trying to improve the lives of many through a friendly game of football.
Katie Catherall is the newest member of the sports team and will be presenting a weekly column that focuses on the success of inspirational women in the borough.
In today's chat with BetFred's Matt Hulmes, we reflect on England's defeat to Belgium in the Nations League on Sunday, preview the Super League semi-finals later this week, look ahead to the return of the Premier League this weekend, and much more.
Oldham Rugby League Club has taken its squad numbers for 2021 to 25 --- its biggest for years -- by agreeing a new, 12 months deal with former Featherstone Rovers wing or full-back Kyran Johnson, who has scored 12 tries in his previous 35 games for the Roughyeds.
In this week's Sports Talk, Mark and Katie review the local sport stories in Tameside, which include the concerns personal trainers have amid the ongoing lockdown; how a local cheerleading coach has taken her sessions online; and how a triathlete from Droylsden has been selected to represent Team GB at the Olympics next year.
National League North: Kettering Town 1-2 Curzon Ashton
Mossley Women avenged last weeks defeat by beating Ashton United 9-1 at Hurst Cross.
Here are this weekend's football fixtures.