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Sports Look For More Success In Cheshire: Nantwich Town (A)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover will be looking for their second successive win on the road this Saturday, when they visit Nantwich Town. At present the Dabbers are one point behind Mickleover in 20th place, following only their second home win of the season on Tuesday evening against Gainsborough. Our hosts have still have three games […]

Reserves Hit Seven… Again!!

by Peter Scherer For the fourth time this season Mickleover Reserves hit seven goals against Rowsley, as they returned to Central Midlands League Premier Division South action last night. Starting line-up: 1-Fin Bowen 2-Jacob Edge-Lucas 3-Will Robinson 4-John McGrath 5-Ethan Mann 6-Cameron Anthony 7-Ben Horleston 8-Geore Atwal 9-Devon Smith 10-Bobby Battisson 17-Fin Barker, Subs: Ash […]

South Shields Game Postponed

Our match on Saturday against South Shields has been postponed due to a Covid outbreak in their squad.

Matchday Saturday: South Shields (H)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC squad will need all the confidence gained in last weekends win at Hyde, when they face title contenders South Shields at the Don Amott Arena in the Keith Loring Memorial League Match. Sports will have George Milner and James Butler available again, while Jahvan Davidson-Miller is also possible. Our visitors are currently […]

Mickleover Local Derby Called Off!

by Peter Scherer The Mickleover FC Reserves side should have played local rivals Mickleover RBL twice over the last five weeks, as both teams strive for supremacy in the Central Midlands League Premier Division South. The first game was off with the Poppyfields pitch waterlogged, and the home game due to be played this Tuesday […]

Sports Start New Year With A Bang!! Hyde United (A)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC started 2022 with probably their best performance of the season so far, doing the double over Hyde Utd with a dominant 4-1 victory. Having beaten our hosts at home back in August, hopes of completing the double were top of the agenda. Injuries and Covid forced more changes to the […]

Sports Seek Away Points On Return Visit To Hyde

by Peter Scherer After last weekend’s disappointing home defeat to Basford Utd, it’s back on the road for Mickleover FC, visiting Hyde Utd on New Year’s Day. Having beaten our hosts at the Don Amott Arena earlier this year, hopes of a double are top of the agenda. Hyde are currently six points ahead of […]

Mickleover Go Down To Local Rivals: Basford United (H)

by Peter Scherer Having been knocked out of the FA Cup by Nottinghamshire rivals Basford Utd, hopes of a revenge win and points to escape the NPL relegation area were high. But sadly a second half goal in a fairly even game, resulted in all three points going back across the border. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Basford United

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Revenge Time for Sports: Basford United (H)

by Peter Scherer For the second time this season Mickleover will be hosting Basford Utd on Christmas Monday, having been knocked out of the FA Cup by the Nottingham team 1-3 back in September. Although 10th in the NPL, Basford haven’t been in the best of form of late, having only taken their first win […]

Penalties Sink Mickleover Hopes: Ashton (A)

by Peter Scherer It was another disappointing day for the Mickleover FC team, going down to fellow relegation threatened Ashton Utd by three second half goals. Starting line-up: 1-Tom Smith 2-Ben Radcliffe 3-James Butler 4-Phil Watt 5-Pablo Mills 6-Kemy Agustien 7-George Milner 8-Rhys Dolan 9-Jahvan Davidson-Miller 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Dexter Walters. Subs: Ethan Mann, Bobby Battisson, […]

Sports Look To Do The Double Over Ashton (A)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover are back on the road again for the second successive week, as they head to Ashton Utd on Saturday. Our hosts are also struggling this season and are currently level on points with Sports, but lie 18th due to superior goal difference and also have four games in hand. When Ashton […]

Two Goals And A Penalty Save, But Sports Still Lose Out: Whitby Town (A)

by Peter Scherer There were hopes of maybe a point from the visit to Whitby Town, but second half goals from James Butler and Rhys Dolan, plus a penalty save from Arlo Doherty , weren’t enough to outdo the home sides four goals. Starting line-up 1-Arlo Doherty 2-Ben Radcliffe 3-Rhys Dolan 4-James Butler 5-Phil Watt […]

Mickleover Off To The Seaside: Whitby Town (A)

by Peter Scherer This weekend Mickleover are off to the seaside to try and seek their second away win of the season at Whitby Town. The hosts were without a game last Saturday, as their trip to FC United was postponed. Currently sixth in the NPL with three games in hand over Mickleover, they have […]

Reserves Take A Point At Long Eaton

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves headed for Long Eaton last Saturday for their Central Midlands League Premier Division South fixture, seeking revenge for the rare home defeat suffered at their hosts hands in August. In a tough game they came away with a point from a 1-1 draw, with leading scorer George Atwal on the […]

Dolan Joins Sports

by Peter Scherer Mickleover have signed former Barnsley full back Rhys Dolan. Playing either attacking midfield or left back, Dolan made his name as part of the successful Ilkeston Town Under 18 squad, that had a run in the FA Youth Cup. He was picked up by Barnsley in 2015, but since his release he […]

Late Goals Secure Critical Point: Grantham Town (H)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover went into their home game against Grantham Town in a must win situation, but after dominating the play, it was only two late goals that salvaged a draw after Grantham led 0-2. Starting line-up: 1-Arlo Doherty 2-Ben Radcliffe 3-Jordie Gough 4-James Butler 5-Phil Watt 6-Kemy Agustien 7-Andy Dales 8-George Milner 9-Josh […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Grantham Town

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Double Pointer As Sports Face Grantham Return

by Peter Scherer Over the last two aborted seasons Grantham Town have been under the threat of relegation and are currently bottom of the NPL. They have only taken two points at home, ironically one was from our visit earlier this season, but have had three away victories. With turmoil both on and off the […]

Mills Hat-Trick As Reserves Hit Seven …Again!

by Peter Scherer Another convincing win for Mickleover Reserves, took them back to the top of the Central Midlands League Premier Division South table, beating South Normanton Athletic 7-1. Starting line-up: 1-Fin Bowen 11-Zach Robertson 3-Rhys Dolan 4-John McGrath 5-Pablo Mills 6-Ethan Mann 7-George Milner 8-Roger Lee 9-Jahvan Davidson-Miller 10-Ash Elliott. Subs: Lopes Massampo, Emilio […]

Young Stag Joins Sports Line-Up

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC have  made their third  loan signing in the last week, after Arlo Doherty and Ben Radcliffe with Mansfield striker Josh Scott arriving at the Don Amott Arena on a one month loan. Scott came to Mansfield from Hartlepool last summer and also had a loan spell with Kettering Town. After […]

New Work Experience Loanee at Sports

by Peter Scherer 18 year old midfielder Ben Radcliffe has joined on a 28 day work experience loan from Burton Albion, where he is a regular member of the Brewers under 18 team. He was on the Mickleover bench for the time in the away defeat at FC United.

Winter Blues For Sports Away: FC United of Manchester (A)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover’s hopes of escaping the danger zone in the NPL were dashed with a 2-0 defeat at FC United. Sports made three changes from the winning side against Atherton, with Arlo Doherty debuting in goal, Pablo Mills in for Phil Watt and Andy Dales back in for Joe Bateman. Starting line-up: 1-Arlo […]

Sports Sign On Loan Keeper From Leicester City

by Peter Scherer With Callum Hawkins having returned to Burton Albion, Mickleover have signed Leicester City’s Under 19’s goalkeeper Arlo Doherty, on loan. 18 year old Doherty has been at Leicester for two years, having previously been at Manchester City and Norwich City and is also capped at Under 19 level by the Republic of […]

Sports’ Youngsters Selected For English School’s FA Trial

Two of our young players have both been selected to trial for the U18’s ESFA (English Schools Football Association). George Atwal who is a centre midfielder and Finn Bowen who is a GK. They will represent our football club at trials on Sunday 28th November at Lilleshall National Sports Centre. It’s a big achievement for […]

Match Day Saturday: FC United Of Manchester (A)

by Peter Scherer After collecting a hard fought point from Warrington last weekend, Mickleover are off to a struggling FC United of Manchester on Saturday. United have had a run of three defeats, away at Atherton and Whitby in the NPL and at Marske in the FA Trophy. There last win was on November 6th […]

Reserves Hit Seven Without Reply

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves made it a winning double over Mansfield Hosiery Mills. Have won 2-0 away earlier in the season, it was already 3-0 by half time, before it had raised to seven by full time. Starting line-up: Fin Bowen; Jake Edge-Lucas; Will Robinson; Cam Anthony; Ethan Mann; John McGrath; Roger Lee; George […]

Reserves Return To Action With A Win

by D.Mac, Mickleover F.C. Reserves Manager Having had the ‘International break’ off the Reserves made the short trip along Brian Clough Way to Aspley and Melbourne Park, Nottingham. I actually went down to the A50 and across but it doesn’t sound so good) A couple of forced changes saw us line up as follows – Bowen, Lucas-Edge, Anthony, Elliot […]

Reserves Keep Title Chase On Target

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves kept their Central Midlands League Premier Division South title hopes on track, with another winning result away at Nottingham. Starting line-up Fin Bowen – Jake Edge-Lucas – Cam Anthony – Ash Elliott – Will Robinson – Lewis Benjamin – Lopes Massampo – Ben Horleston – Jude Ayetine – Fin Barker […]

Walters Double Wins Hard Fought Home Point: Warrington (H)

by Peter Scherer It’s been said a number of times already this season, but Saturday’s home game against Warrington proved to be another game of two distinct halves. Starting line-up: 1 Callum Hawkins 2 Jake Bennett 3 Jordan Gough 4 James Butler 5 Phil Watt 6 Kemy Agustien 7 Joe Bateman 8 Mason Warren 9 […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Warrington Town

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Sports v Warrington This Weekend!

by Peter Scherer This Saturday Mickleover FC have a tough home game, with Warrington Town the visitors.  Currently sixth in the NPL, Warrington have won nine of their 17 games so far, including wins on the road at Ashton, Lancaster, Stafford and Grantham. Following last Saturday’s victory over Atherton, Mickleover are back up to 18th […]

Sports Sign New Striker

by Peter Scherer Mickleover gave a second half debut to new signing Jahvan Davidson-Miller in the home win against Atherton. The former Derby County Junior striker has spent time at Belper Town and Kettering before joining Barwell in late 2018.

Back To Winning Ways: Atherton Collieries (H)

by Peter Scherer Not only did Mickleover returning to winning ways with a 2-0 victory over Atherton Collieries, it was their first double of the season, having beaten the Greater Manchester team away a few weeks ago. Starting line-up 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Jordan Gough 4-James Butler 5-Phil Watt 6-Kemy Agustien 7-Joe Bateman 8-Mason Warren […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Atherton Collieries

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Mickleover Seek To Repeat Atherton Victory

by Peter Scherer This weekend Mickleover face Atherton Collieries at the Don Amott Arena, in a game brought forward from January 29th.  Atherton were the victims of Mickleover’s only away so far this season, so while we look to try and take three points to ease relegation fears, our visitors will be seeking revenge. They […]

Reserves On Target Again

by Peter Scherer While the Mickleover first team struggle to get points on the board in the NPK, the reserves continue to go from strength to strength after trashing Arnold 8-1 at the Don Amott Arena last Saturday. Josh Satchwell, Fin Barker and Ben Horleston hit two goals each, with Jude Ayetine and Will Robinson […]

Mickleover Lose Out In Second Half Goal Spree: Radcliffe (A)

by Peter Scherer Two second half substitutes got on the score sheet for Radcliffe to turn the tide and pick up all three points, after Sports led 1-0 at half time. Radcliffe made it five wins on the bounce in all competitions after a clinical second half display claimed victory against Mickleover.  Starting line-up: 1-Callum […]

Mickleover Head For Radcliffe

by Peter Scherer This time last season Mickleover were riding high at the top of the NPL, in a season, the second in succession, that was not to be. How circumstances can change in one year, as we now seek points to escape the danger of relegation. Our hosts this weekend at Radcliffe FC are […]

10 Men Cup Exit For Sports: Grantham Town (H)

by Peter Scherer Success in the FA Trophy would hopefully boost Mickleover’s form in the NPL, but alas it was not to be, as an early red card and first half goal for the visitors proved decisive. Starting line-up: 1-Callum Hawkins 2- Roger Lee 3-Will Robinson 4-Mason Warren; 5 Phil Watt 6-Andrew Wright 7-Dexter Walters […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Grantham Town

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Walters Joins Sports On Loan

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC boss John McGrath has made another loan signing to strengthen his squad, as Sports strive to escape the foot of the NPL table. Winger Dexter Walters has arrived on an initial months loan from Tamworth and goes straight into the squad for tomorrow’s FA Trophy game at home to Grantham. […]

Reserves Keep Title Chase Going

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves took another three points in their Central Midlands League Premier Division South match at Rowsley last Saturday. Goals from Josh Satchwell and Fin Barker secured the points for sports, which leaves then second in the table behind Blidworth Welfare, with two games in hand. Blidworth are at home again this […]

Sports Take On The Gingerbreads

by Peter Scherer It’s time to take a break from the NPL campaign to host Grantham Town in the FA Trophy this weekend. Like Mickleover, Grantham have struggled again this season, and sit at the bottom of the league table, three points adrift. They have only taken two points at home, one from our visit […]

Sports Go Down After Dubious Penalty: Stalybridge Celtic (H)

by Peter Scherer Following their first away win of the season at Atherton, hopes were high of returning to winning ways at home, but it was not to be. Starting line-up 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Jordan Gough 4-Mason Warren 5-Phil Watt 6-Joe Bateman 15-Pablo Mills 7-Andy Dales 8-Andrew Wright 9-Kemy Agustien 10 Stuart Beavon. Subs: […]

Today’s FREE Online Matchday Programme: Stalybridge Celtic

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Mickleover Looking For Home Win: Stalybridge Celtic (H)

by Peter Scherer Following last Saturday’s first away win at Atherton Collieries, Mickleover will be looking to return to winning form at home too, with the visit of Stalybridge Celtic to the Don Amott Arena. Like so many NPL teams, including ourselves, Stalybridge have had mixed fortunes this season. Having lost their first two matches […]

Reserves Go Back On Top

by Peter Scherer Following two successive league defeats, Mickleover Reserves, returned to the top of the Central Midlands League Premier Division South, with a resounding 7-2 victory against Teversal Colliery Reserves at the Don Amott Arena, Starting line up: 1-Fin Bowen 2-Larrel King 3-Ben Lewin 4-John McGrath 5-Cam Anthony 6-Ash Elliott 7-George Atwal 8-Jake Edge-Lucas […]

Teen Striker Joins Sports On Loan

by Peter Scherer Mickleover have been adding to the squad again with the signing of Guiseley’s highly rated teenaged striker Adam Haw. A graduate of Guiseley’s own youth programme, Haw has made 14 appearances for the first team, scoring two goals, but has also loaned out to Emley, where he scored twice in eight games. […]

Mickleover Celebrate First Away Win Of The Season: Atherton Collieries (A)

Report from Atherton Collieries FC media with additional words by Peter Scherer Goals from Andy Dales and the returning Stuart Beavon gave a Mickleover their first away win of the season and their first win since the end of August, returning home 2-1 victors at Atherton Collieries. Starting line-up 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Jordan Gough […]

Mickleover Go Points Hunting At Atherton: Atherton Collieries (A)

by Peter Scherer After the two games at home it’s back on the road for Mickleover this weekend, with a visit to Atherton Collieries. Our hosts are 11th in the NPL having won their last two games away at Bamber Bridge and at home to Championship leaders Matlock.  They have had six wins and a […]

Experienced Defender Joins Sports Line-Up

by Peter Scherer Mickleover have signed experienced full back Jordan Gough on a permanent move. The former Derby County Junior has spent the last few seasons with  Boston Utd, Tamworth and Nuneaton, and made his Mickleover debut in the 0-0 home draw against Stafford Rangers.

Valuable Point In Tough Night For Mickleover: Stafford Rangers (H)

by Peter Scherer After their recent home defeats Mickleover came out fighting against Stafford Rangers, and earned a valuable point in a 0-0 draw. Starting line-up: 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Jordan Gough 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 20-Pablo Mills 7-Liam Ravenhill 8-Andrew Wright 9-Andy Dales 15-Kemy Agustien 11-Lee Holmes. Subs: Bobby Battisson, Dec Bacon, Josh Satchwell, […]

Today’s FREE Online Matchday Programme: Stafford Rangers

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Tuesday Night… Match Night: Stafford Rangers (H)

by Peter Scherer For the last two unfinished seasons, Stafford Rangers have spent most of their time fighting against relegation, but this year’s its all change. They started with a 3-1 home win over Morpeth and have had mixed form with five wins and four draws from their 14 games, plus they were knocked out […]

Highwaymen Stand & Deliver For 4-0 Victory: Morpeth Town (H)

by Peter Scherer (Photo: Sarah Middleton) Morpeth certainly lived up to their name of the Highwaymen, as they inflicted a crushing defeat on Mickleover last Saturday. Starting line-up: 1 Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ben Lewin 4-Mason Warren 5-James Butler 6-Joe Bateman 7-Andy Dales 8-Liam Ravenhill 20-Pablo Mills 10 Dec Bacon 11-Lee Holmes. Subs: Josh Satchwell, […]

Today’s FREE Online Matchday Programme: Morpeth Town

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Sports Lose Out In Youth Cup Tie

by Peter Scherer Mickleover travelled to Boston Utd on Wednesday night for their latest tie in the FA Youth Cup. After going behind to a sixth minute goal from Zane Millar, Sports were back level after 35 minutes when Fin Barker equalised. Owen Sheriff made sure the hosts went in at half time however, with […]

Sports Back Home And Seeking Three Points!! Morpeth Town (H)

by Peter Scherer Having come so close to holding the NPL table toppers Matlock Town away on Tuesday evening, its back to home advantage for the injury ravaged Mickleover FC. Saturday’s match is against 19th in the table Morpeth Town, with two wins under their belt, the second having come on Tuesday evening 3-1 away […]

Narrow Defeat At Table Topping Gladiators: Matlock Town (A)

by Peter Scherer A third 1-0 defeat for Mickleover out of the last four games, but it was so nearly a late point at table topping Matlock. Starting line-up: 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex Morris 4-Mason Warren 5-Joe Bateman 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales 8-Liam Ravenhill 9-Dec Bacon 10-Josh Satchwell 11-Lee Holmes. Subs: Kemy Agustien, Ben […]

Match Night Tuesday at Causeway Lane: Matlock Town (A)

by Peter Scherer Local rivalry, first in the table with 10 wins, just two of the reasons why Tuesday night’s visit to Matlock Town is going to be tough. With six wins out of six at home in the NPL after a 1-0 defeat on the opening day of the season, Matlock have been challenging […]

Sports Reserves Go Top!!

by Peter Scherer There was another strong performance from Mickleover Reserves last Saturday, as they visited Sherwood Colliery Reserves for their latest Central Midlands League Premier Division South game. Coming home as 3-1 winners with two goals from skipper Larrel King and one from Jacob Edge-Lucas, with Eden Horner replying for the hosts. Mickleover now […]

Three Minutes Away From First Away Win: Scarborough (A)

Words courtesy of the Scarborough News, with additional words by Peter Scherer Mickleover’s visit to Scarborough last Saturday came within in a whisker of a  first away win of the season. There were two changes from the side that lost at home to Witton Albion, with Alex Morris back in for Ben Lewin at left […]

Sports Head For The Seaside: Scarborough (A)

by Peter Scherer Following our own disappointment of the home defeat to Bamber Bridge, Scarborough Athletic our hosts this Saturday, were on the receiving end of a 6-0 thrashing at FC United.  They have four wins so far this year, but only one of them was at home, 2-0 against Warrington. This weeks defeat has […]

Sports Fall Again To Late Goal: Bamber Bridge (H)

by Peter Scherer On a wet fairly miserable night, there was no shortage of action as Mickleover hosted Bamber Bridge in the NPL. But it was to end in disappointment, when the visitors scored the decisive goal with only three minutes to go. Starting line-up: 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ben Lewin 4-Mason Warren 5-James Butler […]

Today’s FREE Online Matchday Programme: Bamber Bridge

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Sports Back On Home Turf: Bamber Bridge (H)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC welcome fifth in the NPL table Bamber Bridge to the Don Amott Arena tomorrow night. Our visitors recovered from a 3-0 defeat at Buxton on the opening day of the season, taking four successive wins, before drawing with Warrington at the end of August. Since their fifth win at Scarborough […]

Reserves Take Down Championship Leaders

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves made it two wins in four days, as they beat table topping Blidworth Welfare on Friday evening, to end the visitors long unbeaten run. Starting line-up: 1-Fin Bowen 2-Larrel King 3-Jake Edge-Lucas 4-John McGrath  6-Pat Pugh 7-George Atwal 8-Andrew Wright 9-Josh Satchwell 10-Fin Barker  12-Ethan Mann 15-Clinton Morrison. Subs: Josh […]

Sports Still Seeking Elusive Away Win: Witton Albion (A)

by Peter Scherer (Photos: Karl Brooks Photography) Mickleover travelled to Witton Albion with high hopes of taking a first away of the season, having so far only secured one point from Grantham from their games on the road. Starting line-up 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Roger Lee 3-Alex Morris 4-Liam Ravenhill 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales 8-Mason […]

Match Day Saturday… Take A Look At Our Hosts Witton Albion

by Peter Scherer It’s back on the road again this Saturday for Mickleover FC, when they visit next to bottom Witton Albion. It’s been a disastrous start for Witton who have so far lost all three of their home games against Lancaster City, South Shields and Nantwich, leaving them next to bottom in the NPL. […]

Ravenhill Junior Loan Signing

by Peter Scherer 20 year old Doncaster Rovers midfielder Liam Ravenhill has joined Mickleover on a four week loan, and goes straight into the squad for this weekend’s visit to Witton Albion. Liam is the son of Sports’ Assistant Manager Ricky, and has spent 10 years with Doncaster’s Academy before signing professional. He made his first […]

Sports Reserves Hold On For All Three Points

by Peter Scherer To use an old cliché, a game of two halves, well Mickleover Reserves Central Midlands Premier Division South game at home to Nottingham certainly was. Starting line-up: 1 Fin Bowen 2-Larrel King 3-Jake Edge-Lucas 12-Ethan Mann 4-John McGrath 15-Pablo Mills 6-Pat Pugh 7-Fin Barker 8-Ricky Ravenhill 10-Andrew Wright 17-George Atwal. Mickleover had […]

Last Minute Goals End Sport FA Cup Run

by Peter Scherer Two goals in the last eight minutes for Basford ended Mickleover hopes of further progress in this season’s FA Cup. Starting line-up: 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ben Lewin 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Alex Morris 7-Andy Dales 15-Kemy Agustien 9-Dec Bacon 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Bobby Battisson. Subs: Josh Satchwell, Ethan Mann, Lee Holmes, Andrew […]

Today’s FREE Online FA Cup Programme: Basford United

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10 Goal Rout As Sports Youth Team March On

by Peter Scherer Mickleover’s budding stars march on into the second qualifying of the FA Youth Cup, with a massive 10-1 win over Quorn. Starting line-up: 1-Fin Bowen 2-Zach Robertson 3-Jake Edge-Lucas 4-George Atwal 5-Ethan Mann 6-Ben Horleston 7-Bobby Battisson 8-Freddie Murphy 9-Kai Moore 10-Fin Barker 11-Declan Brown. Subs: Jack Tucker, Tom Bell. In the […]

FA Cup Fever Comes To Mickleover

by Peter Scherer It’s time to take a break from NPL action as the FA Cup comes to the Don Amott Arena, with a second qualifying round tie against Steve Chettle’s Basford United. A growing injury list and a slump in recent form will hopefully be overcome as Sports look to forward to the challenge […]

Lack Lustre Show In Goaless Draw

by Peter Scherer The days rain finally came to an end as the teams lined up for kick off, but a fairly scrappy  90 minutes failed to provide any real positivity from either side. Starting line-up: 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ben Lewin 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Alex Morris 7-Andy Dales 15-Kemy Agustien 9-Dec Bacon 10-Stuart […]

Today’s FREE Online Matchday Programme: Nantwich Town

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Sports Suffer First Home Defeat

by Peter Scherer (Photos: Captured Moments Derby) Following their first away point at Grantham on Tuesday, there was disappointment at Mickleover FC, suffering their first home defeat of the season against Whitby Town. Starting line-up 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex Morris 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy dales 8-Kemy Agustien 9-Dec Bacon 10-Stuart Beavon […]

Today’s FREE Online Matchday Programme: Whitby Town

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Whitby And Nantwich Our Next Visitors

by Peter Scherer It’s  Mickleover’s turn to host their next two NPL matches, with Whitby Town on Saturday and Nantwich on Tuesday. Whitby are currently fifth in the table having beaten Nantwich and Morpeth at home and Lancaster and Ashton away, suffering the one defeat at Gainsborough, when they went down 1-0. They are currently […]

Reserves Back To Form

by Peter Scherer Following the 1-0 defeat at home to Long Eaton, Mickleover FC Reserves returned to winning and goal scoring ways last Saturday. Currently second in the table with a game in hand, they don’t have another game until Ashland Rovers visit the Don Amott Arena and Saturday September 18th. Report from Central Midland […]

First Away Point For Sports: Grantham Town (A)

It was back to NPL duty for Mickleover with a visit to Grantham Town. Starting line-up. 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex Morris 4-Roger Lee 5-James Butler 6-Joe Bateman 7-Andy Dales 15-Kemy Agustien 9-Dec Bacon 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Josh Satchwell. Subs: Ben Gowing, Ethan Mann, Ben Lewin, George Atwal, Phil Watt. In the opening minutes Bennett was […]

Rams Record Breaker Signs For Mickleover

by Peter Scherer Mickleover’s latest signing is ex Rams midfielder Lee Holmes.  Still only 34 years of age, Holmes was the Rams youngest player to debut in the first team when he was only 15 years and 268 days old, a record since beaten by Mason Bennett. Over his six seasons at Derby he made […]

Mickleover March On With Second Half Goals To Seal FA Cup Win

by Peter Scherer (photo: Leek Town) For the second successive year Mickleover were drawn away to Leek Town in the FA Cup, but on this occasion it was played Buxton’s Silverlands ground, with Leek’s new pitch not available yet. Starting line-up 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex Morris 4-Roger Lee 5-James Butler 6-Joe Bateman 7-Andy Dales […]

The Games Are Coming Thick And Fast

by Peter Scherer For the second successive season it’s Leek Town away in Mickleover’s first FA Cup foray of the season.  Last season goals from Stuart Beavon and Dec Bacon secured a 2-1 victory for Mickleover. This year’s match will be played at Buxton, due to Leek’s 3G pitch installation being delayed. They haven’t had […]

Sports Impress Against Strong Sky Blues XI

by Peter Scherer Coventry City brought a strong under 23 based line-up to the Don Amott Arena for last nights friendly match, with Sports going down 1-0 to a first half goal. Starting line-up: 1-Tom Smith 2-Larrel King 3-Alex Morris 4-Roger Lee 5-Pablo Mills 6-Ethan Mann 7-Bobby Battisson 8-Ben Gowing 9-Dec Bacon 10-Josh Satchwell 11-Andrew […]

Youngsters Win Through In Bruising Cup Tie

by Peter Scherer The opening round of the FA Youth Cup can always throw up an upset of two, but despite some aggressive tackling and dubious officialdom, Mickleover won through as 2-0 winners over Lincoln United. Starting line-up: 1-Fin Bowen 2-Jake Edge-Lucas 3-Will Robinson 4-George Atwal 5-Ethan Mann 6-Ronnie Bonser 7-Bobby Battisson 8-Ben Horleston 9- […]

Sports To Face Sky Blue XI: Coventry City (H)

by Peter Scherer There’s a bonus match for Mickleover fans this week, when they face Coventry City in a friendly match at the Don Amott Arena on Thursday evening September 2nd. There has always been a link between Sports and the Sky Blues, which became enhanced when gaffer John McGrath’s son Jay joined Mark Robins […]

100 Per Cent Home Record Intact With Victory Over Hyde

by Peter Scherer Mickleover returned to winning ways at the Don Amott Arena with a 3-2 over Hyde United. Starting line-up 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex Morris 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales 15-Kemy Agustien 9-Dec Bacon 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Dempsey Arlott-John. Subs: Josh Satchwell, Roger Lee, Ben Gowing, Bobby Battisson, Ben Lewin. Mickleover […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Hyde United

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Sports Fall To Lancaster Barrage

by Peter Scherer It was disappointing trip to Lancaster City for the Mickleover boys, as they returned home still seeking their first away points of the season, after a devastating three goal surge in the first half from the hosts. Mickleover made one change from the starting line-up at Buxton last Tuesday, with Kemy Agustien […]

A Busy Bank Holiday Weekend for The Sports

by Peter Scherer With Lancaster City away and Hyde Utd at home, Mickleover have a busy Bank Holiday weekend ahead. Lancaster started the season with a defeat at Whitby, but since then have had wins away at Witton and Grantham and home win against Stalybridge. Striker Sam Fishburn and midfielder Paul Dawson both hit hattricks […]

The Sports: News Update

by Peter Scherer (Photo: Sarah Middleton) With Academy Graduates Ben Lewin and George Atwal making their first team debuts in the home game against Ashton Utd, team mates Jake Edge-Lucas followed suit at Buxton, as a stand in for right back Jake Bennett. Following his injury in the opening game of the season at South […]

Great Start… But Sports Lose Out: Buxton (A)

by Peter Scherer It all started so well at Silverlands, a goal up against second placed Buxton in the opening minutes, but it just wasn’t to be. Starting line-up: 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Edge-Lucas 3-Ben Lewin 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales 8-Ben Gowing 9-Dempsey Arlott-John 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Bobby Battisson. Subs: Dec Bacon, Josh […]

Taking A Look At Buxton FC

by Peter Scherer Our second NPL away match of the season sees us making a trip to second in the table Buxton tomorrow night, for a 7.45pm kick off. Buxton have started the season with wins at home to Bamber Bridge and away to Grantham both 3-0, before visiting FC United last Saturday for a […]

Bacon Double Secures Second Win: Ashton United (H)

by Peter Scherer (Photos: Sarah Middleton) Two goals from Dec Bacon made sure Mickleover FC kept their 100% home winning record intact, with 2-1 victory over Ashton Utd. Starting line-up: 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ben Lewin 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales 8-Ben Gowing 9-Dec Bacon 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Bobby Battisson. The opening five minutes […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Ashton United

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Rough Night For Reserves But Still Take Three Points!

by Peter Scherer Unbeaten in their first three Central Midlands League Premier Division South games, Mickleover Reserves visited Mansfield Hosiery Mills last night. The starting line-up was 1-Fin Bowen 2-Dan Williams 3-Kyle Sharp 4-George Atwal 5-Ethan Mann 6-Will Robinson 7-Lewis Benjamin 8-Jake Edge-Lucas 9-Devon Smith 10-Josh Satchwell 17-Fin Barker. Subs: Cameron Anthony, Ash Elliott, Ted […]

Taking A Look At Ashton United

by Peter Scherer The next visitors to the Don Amott Arena are Ashton Utd, who currently lie fifth in the NPL, after following up their 2-0 win against Matlock, with a 1-1 at Scarborough last Tuesday. Let’s take a look at their squad, which is headed by first choice keeper, the vastly experienced Greg Hartley.  […]

Three New Faces At Mickleover

by Peter Scherer There have been three new signings joining the Mickleover FC squad for this season, but one more than familiar to some fans. Derby born winger Andy Dales had spent 10 years coming through the ranks as a Derby County before joining Mickleover first time around in 2014/15. He then joined Scunthorpe Utd […]