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Lets Get Back To Wining Ways

by Peter Scherer Despite having recently lost our unbeaten run, seventh in the Southern Premier League Central table still leaves Mickleover vying for a play-off position. Our visitors this weekend are 20th placed Kings Langley, who have had a very up and down season so far. Five wins and 12 defeats and they have secured […]

Cup Defeat To Local Neighbours

by Peter Scherer It was a short trip down the road to visit Long Eaton Utd last night for Mickleover, as they contested the third round of the Derbyshire Senior Cup. Starting line-up: 1-Oliver Bosworth 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ethan Mann 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Fin Barker 8-Mitchell Rose 9-Kai Moore 10-Lekan Osideko 11-Oli Greaves. […]

Keepers Pay Their Respects

By Peter Scherer There were more donations to the auction for the Fin Bowen tribute, prior to Sports home draw against Leiston last Saturday. Mickleover goalkeeping coach Jonah Jones and family and led the presentation of goalkeeping gloves, joined by Leiston keeper Sam Donkin and coach Nigel Ling. Former Mickleover keeper Lewis King also called […]

Up For The Cup

By Peter Scherer In a break from their Southern Premier League Central campaign, Mickleover visit Long Eaton United’s Grange Park on Tuesday evening, for a Derbyshire Senior Cup tie. It could be a changed side for Sports following a few knocks in the match against Leiston last Saturday and an opportunity for some fringe players […]

Reserves Go Down At Melbourne

By Peter Scherer It was another disappointing afternoon for Mickleover Reserves as they visited Melbourne Dynamo in the CML Derbyshire County Cup. With a squad of only 12 players, there was little room for manoeuvre tactically. After a scrappy start with niggly fouls, Mickleover began to work well in the box, but couldn’t get a […]

Three Goals In First Four Minutes, As Sports Take Hard Fought Point

by Peter Scherer Following two consecutive 1-4 defeats, Mickleover were keen to add to their points tally to stay in contention for a play-off place. But no one could have anticipated how the game against title challengers Leiston would start. Line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Jake Scott 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Mitchell Rose 5-Ethan Mann 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales […]

Today’s Match Programme: Leiston FC

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Tough Weekend Ahead For Sports

By Peter Scherer Looking to get back to winning ways after two defeats on the road, Mickleover host title contenders Leiston on Saturday afternoon. Currently second in the table, one point from top and with two games in hand, Darren Eadie and Chris Wigger’s side beat Sports 1-3 back in August. They lost at home […]

Fin Tributes

By Peter Scherer Two more signed goalkeeper shirts were donated to the Fin Bowen tribute auction over the last week. Coalville skipper handed the first to Mickleover’s Phil Watt on Saturday. Hitchin’s Charlie Horlock not only handed the signed shirt to Mickleover’s Jonathan Hedge, but a framed signed shirt from former England keeper Joe Hart.

Reserves Go Down At Pinxton

By Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves were in action over the weekend, visiting Pinxton for their first game in two weeks. Sloppy defending from the kick off gave the hosts an early lead, 0-1, before Mickleover started to fight back and put a ball across the goal face, but no one was there to collect. As […]

Bad Day At The Office

By Peter Scherer Mickleover hadn’t played Hitchin Town in a league match before last Saturday’s encounter, but on our last visit to Top Field we went down 0-3 in the FA Trophy. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8-Mitchell Rose 9-Elliott Reeves 10 Stuart Beavon […]

Heading South… Sports Take On Hitchin

By Peter Scherer It’s back down the M1 again on Saturday as Mickleover take on Hitchin Town in the Southern Premier League Central Division. Our last visit to Hitchin ended with an FA Trophy defeat a couple of years ago, but despite being in 11th place in the table, Mark Burke’s side have only been […]

Early Promise Ends In Heavy Defeat

by Peter Scherer We always knew it would be a tough night at promotion seeking Coalville Town, but for almost an hour a point was certainly a possibility. Stating line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales 8-Mitchell Rose 9-Elliott Reeves 10-Lekan Osideko 11-Oli Greaves. Subs: Ben Horleston, […]

Sports Visit FA Cup Heroes: Coalville Town (A)

by Peter Scherer Back into fourth in the table after Saturday’s win over Stratford, Mickleover will be seeking revenge over Coalville Town, following their 2-4 win at the Don Amott Arena. Manager Adam Stevens has managed to keep a fairly stable sign over the last couple of months, which has seen their league position suffer, […]

Three More Points… But It Was Tough

by Peter Scherer Mickleover returned to fourth in the Southern Premier League Central table after a 4-3 win against Stratford Town at the Don Amott Arena. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Ethan Mann 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy dales 8-Mitchell Rose 9-Elliott Reeves 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Oli Greaves. Subs: Brandon Ferron, Lekan Osideko, […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Stratford Town

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To Be Or Not To Be… As Mickleover Face The Bards Of Stratford Town FC

By Peter Scherer Following the disappointment of last Saturday’s late defeat at Redditch and Tuesday’s postponement at Alvechurch for the second time, Mickleover will be looking to get back to winning ways this Saturday. Stratford Town are the visitors, who are currently 17th, drew 1-1 at Coalville in their last league match, but haven’t had […]

Time To Visit The Giantkillers

by Peter Scherer Having already suffered an FA Cup defeat at Alvechurch’s hands earlier this season, it’s time for revenge as we face them in the League for the first time this year. After their FA Cup first round victory at Cheltenham last week, it’s time for them to focus on the League again. Last […]

Third Time Unlucky For Sports Reserves

by Peter Scherer (Notes provided by Mickleover Reserves Twitter) It was back to league action for Mickleover Reserves, after last week’s Derbyshire Cup win. For the third time this season Clay Cross were the opponents, but this time it was on home soil, as the team sought to make amends for the previous two defeats. It […]

Two Goals In Last 12 Minutes End Sports Run

By Peter Scherer Unbeaten in the last six league games, but having led for over 70 minutes, Mickleover finally went down 1-2 at Redditch in their Southern Premier League Central visit to the Trico Stadium. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-Ethan Mann 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dals 8-Mason Warren 9-Elliottt Reeves […]

Sports Are Back On The Road: Redditch Utd (A)

by Peter Scherer After five successive home games, Mickleover are back on the road again this weekend, when they visit Redditch Utd. Our hosts are one place behind Mickleover in fifth, two points apart, and drew 0-0 at league leaders Tamworth last Saturday. Redditch have lost four games so far this season and all have […]

Solid Home Point On A Night Of Reflection

By Peter Scherer Mickleover went into last nights home game against Stourbridge off the back of five straight wins in the Southern Premier League Central, but thoughts weren’t entirely on the game in hand as the whole of the Mickleover FC family paid tribute to the passing of goalkeeper Finn Bowen. Captain for the night […]

Tonight’s Matchday Programme: Stourbridge

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Can We Hit The Glassboys For Six!

By Peter Scherer Five successive wins and now fourth in the table, so are you coming to the Don Amott Arena for your Tuesday night feast of football as we take on Stourbridge? Stourbridge are currently 14th in the Southern Premier League Central table, but didn’t have a game last Saturday. They beat Ilkeston away […]

High Five For Mickleover!

By Peter Scherer Mickleover made it five successive wins after their 2-0 success at home to Bedford Town, moving them into fourth place in the Southern Premier League Central Division. Gaffer John McGrath was able to name the same starting line-up that beat Basford Utd last Tuesday, 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4- Ryan […]

Sports Reserves Hit Belper For Eight!

By Peter Scherer (Information provided by Mickleover Reserves Twitter) It wasn’t only the Mickleover first team winning last Saturday, as the Reserve side were Derbyshire Cup action at Belper Utd Reserves, coming away 8-1 winners. Sports had control from the start with two early shots and corners. The Belper keeper managed to save from both […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Bedford Town

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Sports Seek Fifth Successive Win: Bedford Town (H)

By Peter Scherer Following their tough win over Basford on Tuesday night, Mickleover will be hoping to make it five wins in a row, as newly promoted Bedford Town visit the Don Amott Arena. Currently 10th in the table, it’s been a mixed season so far for Gary Setchell’s team, but they have won two […]

Mickleover Battle To Another Three Points

By Peter Scherer Mickleover haven’t had the best of records against Basford Utd in recent years, but they were able to claim all three points last night in tough uncompromising slog at the Don Amott Arena. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8-Mitchell Rose 9-Elliott […]

Tonight’s Matchday Programme: Basford United

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Another Local Derby: Basford United (H)

By Peter Scherer With local rivals Basford Utd the visitors, Mickleover host the second of a run of four home games with more Tuesday night action at the Don Amott Arena. With no game last Saturday, Sports have slipped one place to seventh, with Basford currently two points behind in ninth. Our visitors went out […]

Home Win For Sports Reserves

By Peter Scherer (Information provided by Mickleover Reserves Twitter) Although Mickleover Reserves were always on top in their Central Midlands League Premier South match at home to Mansfield Hosiery, the 2-1 final score didn’t really reflect their dominance. Starting line-up: Bill, Leighton, Ferron, Bonser, Rock, Mills, Parr, Horleston, Brown, Ryder, Elliott. Three early shots managed […]

One Happy Mickleover Fan!

by Peter Scherer There was one particularly happy Sports fan at the Don Amott Arena last night and not just because it was a 4-1 victory. Adam Powell was the lucky winner of a record £535 on the clubs fund raising “Last Man Standing.” Basically you pick a Premier League team after paying your £10 […]

Dominant Win For Sports

by Peter Scherer Mickleover continued their climb up the table with a comfortable 4-1 over the visiting Bromsgrove Sporting, with two goals in each half. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4/15-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8-Mitchell Rose 9-Elliott Reeves 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Oliver Greaves. Subs: Laken Osideko, George Nunn, Joe […]

Tonight’s Matchday Programme: Bromsgrove Sporting

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Battle Of The McGrath’s: Bromsgrove Sporting (H)

by Peter Scherer It’s another Tuesday evening matchday with Bromsgrove Sporting visiting the Don Amott Arena. With gaffer John McGrath getting the Mickleover squad up to ninth in the Southern Premier League Central, he is unlikely to make many changes, while his namesake Michael McGrath is trying to stop a run of four straight defeats, […]

Three More Points As Sports Climb The Table

by Peter Scherer Mickleover are up to ninth in the Southern Premier League Central Division, following their home win against Rushden & Diamonds. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-Ethan Mann 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales 8-Mason Warren 9-Stuart Beavon 10-Elliott Reeves 11-Oliver Greaves. Subs: Lekan Osideko, Pablo Mills, George Nunn, Mitchell […]

Brown Goal Earns Reserves Away Point

by Peter Scherer (Information provided from Mickleover Reserves Twitter) A second half goal from Declan Brown secured a point for Mickleover Reserves, as they made the short trip to face Central Midlands League Premier Division South newcomers Derby Singh Brothers. After the first minutes had been end to end, both sides had half chances after […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: AFC Rushden & Diamonds

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Rose Signs For Sports

by Peter Scherer Mickleover have added another new player to their squad with the signing of experienced midfielder Mitchell Rose from South Shields. Rose played his junior football with Sheffield Wednesday and Rotherham, before playing over 180 games in League Two, with the likes of Mansfield, Newport, Grimsby and Notts County. He moved onto Boston […]

Busy Week In The Transfer Market

by Peter Scherer Mickleover manager John McGrath had a busy spell in the transfer market last week, making four signings. Talented young striker George Nunn has come on loan for a month from Derby County, having only arrived at Pride Park during the summer from Chelsea. George couldn’t have got off to a better for […]

Sports Face League Strugglers at Home

by Peter Scherer This Saturday at the Don Amott Arena Mickleover face Rushden & Diamonds, currently 21st in the table. Joe Bateman should be back from suspension and it will be a first chance for home supports to see our four new signings. A change of manager to Richard Maxwell in the last week may […]

Disappointing Show From Sports Reserves

by Peter Scherer (Information provided by Mickleover Reserves Twitter) Mickleover Reserves were probably expecting to come home with three points from their visit to Wirksworth Ivanhoe, being in the lower half of the Central Midlands League Premier Division South. It started well enough earning an early corner after some confusion in the home defence.  Dean […]

Sports Hit Five At Barwell!

by Peter Scherer Mickleover made it three successive wins last Saturday, in a seven goal thriller at Barwell, with two goals for Ryan Wilson. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Lucas Yeomans 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-Ethan Mann 6-Phil Watt 7-Andy Dales 8-Mason Warren 9-Elliott Reeves 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Oliver Greaves. Subs: George Nunn, Pablo Mills, Olaleka Osideko, […]

Sports Return To League Action: Barwell (A)

by Peter Scherer It’s back on the road for Mickleover this Saturday, with a short trip to Barwell as they resume their Southern League Premier Division Central campaign. With Joe Bateman still suspended and George Milner having left the club this week, Sports will be hoping that Andy Dales, Marcus Marshall and Jake Bennett are […]

Ryder Goals Secures A Point For Reserves

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves earned a well-deserved point last Saturday, when they faced Central Midlands League Premier Division rivals Teversal. Sports started the stronger of the two sides, as Charlie Rock, Jack Leighton and Declan Brown combined after a corner, with the final effort just wide. Fin Ryder then charged through to cross, but […]

Penalty Disaster After Injury Time Equaliser

by Peter Scherer After the disappointment of the early exit from the FA Cup, hopes were high of success as Mickleover visited Isthmian League North side Stowmarket Town, for the FA Trophy tie. Stating line-up: 1- Jonathan Hedge 2- Ethan Mann 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Jordan Fankwe 8-George Milner 9-Elliott Reeves […]

Sports Head East For More Cup Action

by Peter Scherer This weekend Mickleover head over to East Anglia again to face Stowmarket Town in the Third Qualifying round of the FA Trophy. Paul Musgrave’s side are currently seventh in the Isthmian League North and have already knocked out Bury Town and Chatham Town in the FA Trophy. He has been in charge […]

Sports’ Youth Go Down To Late Winner

by Peter Scherer Having already come through two qualifying rounds of the FA Youth Cup, Mickleover Youth Team faced Lutterworth at the Don Amott Arena last Friday. It was end to end attacking from the start, with Jack Leighton firing in a telling cross from the right, but there was no one to collect. Ronnie […]

Defence Errors Cost Sports Dearly: Tamworth FC (H)

by Peter Scherer First half mistakes in defence proved decisive as Southern Premier League Central Division leaders Tamworth came to the Don Amott Arena. Starting line-up. 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Jake Bennett 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-George Milner 8-Mason Warren 9-Elliott Reeves 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Andy Dales. Subs: Jahvan Davidson-Miller, Ethan Mann, Marcus Marshall, […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Tamworth

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Mickleover Host Top Of The Table Tamworth

by Peter Scherer After the disappointing defeat at Needham Market last Saturday, Mickleover will be hoping to bounce straight back for the visit of top of the table Tamworth on Tuesday evening. Our visitors have won five of their eight games, including an 8-1 victory at Bedford. Their only defeat was 1-4 at home to […]

Sports Draw a Blank at Needham Market

by Peter Scherer (Images: Needham Market FC) Mickleover’s hopes of a fourth successive Southern Premier League Central win came to end over the weekend, going down 0-2 on their visit to Needham Market. Sports were unchanged from their win at Rushall last time out, 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Jake Bennett 3-RhysDolan 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt […]

Reserves Bow Out of Cup

by Peter Scherer Having gone down 1-3 at Clay Cross in the league last month, Mickleover Reserves were hoping to gain revenge over their North Derbyshire rivals in the League Cup. The hosts went ahead early on through Max Dungworth, but the young Mickleover side fought back with avengeance. Owen Parr created space for his […]

All Roads Lead To Needham Market

by Peter Scherer It’s off to East Anglia again this weekend, when we visit Bloomfields, the home of Needham Market FC. Mickleover will be looking for their fourth consecutive win to continue the climb up the table. Elliott Reeves is still unavailable following his red card, but otherwise gaffer John McGrath should have a full […]

Mickleover FC Announcement

We can officially announce that we are finishing our agreement with the NPLFA for the Mickleover Football Academy at the end of this season. It has been a pleasure to work with the team from the NPLFA and we wish them well in their endeavours for the future. The club is currently hosting the MCG […]

Reserves Extend Winning Streak

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC Reserves are now fourth in the Central Midlands League Premier South Division table and only a point from top, following their third successive win last Saturday. With two early corners conceded by visitors Cromford & Wirksworth FC, Mickleover soon had the upperhand and following a foul on Fin Barker, Louis […]

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Sports Youngsters March On

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Youth Team now progress into the Second Qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup, after beating St Andrews last Friday. It got off to a great start when Zac Sandhu was fouled and the referee played on allowing Declan Brown to open the scoring. But after the strong start St Andrews […]

Reserves Up Into Top Three

by Peter Scherer A 3-1 victory at Arnold Town last night has moved Mickleover Reserves into third place in the Central Midlands League Premier South Division. It didn’t start too well for the young Mickleover side, when they conceded an early goal from striker Chambers. But the striking power of Declan Brown and the return […]

Sports Make It Three In A Row

by Peter Scherer Mickleover made it three successive Southern League Premier wins, after a 3-1 victory on their trip to Rushall Olympic last night. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Jake Bennett 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Ryan Wilson 8-Mason Warren 9-Jahvan Davidson Miller 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Andy Dales. Subs: George Milner, Elliott Walker, Marcus […]

Mickleover Look For Second Away Win

by Peter Scherer Following last Saturday’s postponements, tomorrow evening it’s a short trip down the A38 for Mickleover FC as we visit Rushall Olympic. Manager Liam McDonald has been in charge for five years, having previously managed Solihull Moors and Hednesford, after ending his playing career as a player coach with Redditch. The season started […]

Davidson-Miller Hat-trick As Reserves Hit Ashland For Six

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves secured their second win of the season last night, hitting six without reply at home to Ashland. Starting line-up: 1-Fin Bowen 2-Jake Bennett 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Charlie Rock 5-Pablo Mills 6-Zak Sandhu 7-Owen Parr 8-John McGrath 9-Jahvan Davidson-Miller 10-Jack Leighton 11-Ben Horleston. Subs: Harry Atwal, Louis Pennington, Fin Ryder, Declan Brown, […]

Sports Go Out To Second Half Fight Back

by Peter Scherer It was disappointing end after a promising start, as Mickleover went down 2-3 to Alvechurch in their FA Cup tie at the Don Amott Arena. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Ethan Mann 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Ryan Wilson 8-Mason Warren 9-Marcus Marshall 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Andy Dales. Subs: Elliott Walker, […]

Today’s FA Cup Programme: Alvechurch FC

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The FA Cup Comes To Mickleover

By Peter Scherer It’s FA Cup time again when Mickleover host Southern Premier League rivals Alvechurch at the Don Amott Arena on Saturday. Having beaten Leek Town away last season, Mickleover were knocked out in the following round 1-3 at home to Basford. Mickleover have to make a couple of changes to the squad with […]

Sports’ Youth Hit Birstall For Six!

By Peter Scherer Mickleover youngsters marched into the next round of the FA Youth Cup in fine style at Birstall Utd, with Zak Sandhu hitting a hattrick in a 6-1 victory. Starting line-up: 1-Tom Bill 2-Jack Leighton 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Harry Atwal 5-Ronnie Bonser 6-Charlie Rock 7-Owen Parr 8-Ben Horleston 9-Declan Brown 10-Jack Tucker 11-Zak Sandhu. […]

Second Successive Win for Sports

By Peter Scherer Having barely had chance to draw breath after last Saturday’s home win over St Ives, it was off to Ilkeston Town’s new Manor Ground for the Bank Holiday Derby match. There was just one change in the starting 11, with Ryan Wilson back in for Jordan Fankwe. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Ethan […]

Local Bank Holiday Derby! Ilkeston Town (A)

The local rivalry will peak tomorrow, when Mickleover travel to Ilkeston Town. We had been expecting to play newly promoted Ilkeston in the Northern Premier League, but both have been moved to the Southern Premier League Central. Whereas Mickleover succeeded in taking their first win last Saturday, Ilkeston are still seeking their first win and […]

Nine Men Sports Take Heroic Victory

by Peter Scherer Losing two players to red cars before half time would usually mean defeat in anyone’s eyes. But a tremendous effort from the Mickleover nine brought the most remarkable fight back, culminating in Rhys Dolan’s injury time winning strike. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Ethan Mann 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6=Phil Watt […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: St. Ives Town

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A Tough Game Ahead: St Ives Town (H)

By Peter Scherer Still seeking that first win of the season, Mickleover host second in the table St Ives Town at the Don Amott Arena on Saturday. Manager Ricky Marheineke has been in charge for nine years, and has had three wins and one defeat so, at the hands of Needham Market. Last Saturday they […]

10 Men Reserves Held At Home

by Peter Scherer It was virtually the Mickleover FC youth team facing Holbrook in last nights Central Midlands League Division One South match, but they had to settle for 2-2 draw. Starting line-up: 1-Tom Bill 2-Jack Leighton 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Harry Atwal 5-Pablo Mills 6-Charlie Rock 7-Owen Parr 6-Ben Horleston 9-Ronnie Bonser 10-Jahvan Davidson-Miller 11-Fin Ryder. […]

Sports Lose Out On The Road: Leiston (A)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC suffered their second successive defeat after travelling to Leiston in Suffolk last Saturday. One goal down at half-time, there were two more second half goals, with Rhys Dolan pulling one back. Starting line-up: 1 Fin Bowen 2-Elliott Walker 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Callum Chettle 8-Mason Warren […]

It’s A Long Way To Leiston This Weekend!

by Peter Scherer Following our home defeat against Coalville Town, Mickleover will hoping to bounce back on Saturday when they visit Leiston FC in Suffolk. Having rested both Mason Warren and Elliott Walker onto the bench last Tuesday, both will hopefully be fit for Saturday. Elliott Reeves also hopes that his slight strain will be […]

Penalty Shoot Out Win After Last Minute Equaliser

by Peter Scherer It was a trip down the M1 last night for Mickleover’s youngsters, as they faced Harborough Town in the FA Youth Cup. Starting line-up: 1-Tom Bill 2-Jack Leighton 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Harry Atwal 5-Ronnie Bonser 6-Charlie Rock 7-Owen Parr 8-Ben Horleston 9-Dean Ironmonger 10-Declan Brown 11-Fin Ryder. Subs: Josh Maher, Oliver Potts, Ryan […]

Sports Go Down To Table Toppers

by Peter Scherer Two second half goals finally put pay to Mickleover hopes of a first win of the season, as table topping Coalville Town returned home as 4-2 victors. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Joe Bateman 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Callum Chettle 8-Jordan Fankwe 9-Marcus Marshall 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Andy Dales. Subs: […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Coalville Town

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Top Of The Table Visitors: Coalville Town (H) Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Tomorrow night we host table toppers Coalville Town at the Don Amott Arena, whhave have made it two wins out of two after last Saturdya’s 4-1 win over Alvechurch. Manager Adam Stevens had some new signings making their league debuts against Rushall on the opening day of the season too. Keeper Paul […]

Sports Held By Pitmen: Hednesford Town (H)

by Peter Scherer (Photo: Sarah Middleton) Mickleover recorded their second score draw of the season on Saturday with a 1-1 draw at home to Hednesford Town. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Elliott Walker 3-Rhys Dolan; 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Joe Bateman 8-Mason Warren 9-Elliott Reeves 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Andy Dales. Subs: Callum Chettle, Jahvan Davidson-Miller, […]

Young Sports Go Down At Clay Cross

by Philip Gascoigne It was a learning curve for Mickleover’s young Reserves at top of the table Clay Cross Town on Saturday, losing 1-3 to physically stronger team.  Sports had Will Robinson sent off for clumsy tackle at 2-1. A harsh decision was the general opinion. Regan Eldridge and Finnlay Hunter scored for the dots, […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Hednesford Town

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New Signing for Sports!

by Peter Scherer Mickleover gaffer John McGrath has completed the signing of Cameroon born midfielder Jordan Mbakop Fankwe in time for him to be added to the squad for this weekends home game against Hednesford Town. Fankwe comes to the Don Amott Arena after a five-year spell at Nottingham Forest’s Academy and a successful trial […]

Sports’ Players Go Out On Loan

by Peter Scherer Three of Mickleover first-team squad have gone out on loan for the next month. George Milner will be playing at former Northern Premier League rivals Ashton Utd, while youngster’s George Atwal and Kai Moore will both be gaining experience at NPL Division One Midlands’ Gresley Rovers. 

Hednesford Head Our Way: Match Preview

by Peter Scherer This Saturday at the Don Amott Arena we are hosting our first Southern Premier League game of the season, with Hednesford Town the visitors. While Mickleover were unlucky not to come way with all three points at Kings Langley last week, our visitors went down 0-1 to Redditch after a second half […]

Away Point Starts The Season Off: Kings Langley (A)

by Peter Scherer It was a valuable away point but it could so easily have been three, as Mickleover left Kings Langley with a 2-2 draw. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Elliott Walker 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Joe Bateman 8-Mason Warren 9-Elliott Reeves 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Andy Dales. Subs: Kai Moore, Marcus Marshall, […]

Reserves Start With A Win!

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves started their Central Midlands League Premier Division South campaign with a 2-1 win at Mansfield Hosiery Mills last Friday evening. Only six minutes into the game Ben Horleston gave Mickleover the lead and it stayed 1-0 at half-time. The hosts were a greatly improved side to last season and after […]

And We’re Off!! Kings Langley (A) Match Preview

By Peter Scherer This weekend is the start of a new era for Mickleover FC, when they travel to Hertfordshire to face Kings Langley in their first game in the Southern Premier League Central Division. Chris Cummins side are also new to the league as they just escaped relegation in the South Division and have […]

The Reserves Kick Off: Mansfield Hosiery Mills (A)

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves Central Midlands Premier Division South campaign gets underway on Friday, with a visit to Mansfield Hosiery Mills, kick off 7.45pm. Dave Mackenzie’s team were the leagues top scorers last season and finished second in the table, just four points behind Champions Blidworth. Blidworth are one of five teams that have […]

Mickleover Play Their Part

by Peter Scherer Over the recent years a number of players have appeared at the Don Amott Arena in Mickleover’s red and black, as part of their growing careers. Most have been loanees and are now part of their league clubs first team squads. Here are some of them. Striker Max Watters, goalkeeper Louis Jones […]

Final Pre-Season Friendly Win At Gresley

by Peter Scherer A goal in each half was enough to see Mickleover FC’s pre-season end on a victory at Gresley Rovers. Only five minutes into the game Kai Moore gave Sports the lead. A long ball had caused some confusing in the home defence, which left the young striker with a free run on […]

Weakened Sports Held At Uttoxeter

by Peter Scherer With some minor injuries and a couple of players away, it was a considerably weakened team that made the trip to visit Uttoxeter Town. Starting line-up: 1-Fin Bowen 2-Elliott Walker 3-Rhys Wilson 4-George Atwal 5-James Butler 6-Ethan Mann 7-Ben Horleston 8-Mason Warren 9-Kai Moore 10-Elliott Reeves 11-Andy Dales. Subs: Joe Bateman, Stuart […]

Sports Hit Four Against Vics

by Peter Scherer Mickleover first team squad continued their unbeaten pre-season build up with a 4-0 win at local neighbours Borrowash Victoria. Sports kicked off with the same line-up as in last Tuesday’s home win against Derby County Under 21’s. 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Elliot Walker 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Ethan Mann 7-Joe Bateman 8-Mason […]

Junior Journo Archie Brown Looks Back At Sport’s v The Rams Youth

by Archie Brown Coming off the back of a sweltering couple of days in England, Mickleover hoped their football would match the fabulous weather conditions at the Don Amott Arena in their Pre-Season encounter with Derby County U21s in front of 407 fans. Before the 90 minutes of footballing action went ahead  ,a minutes applause […]

Wilson Joins Sports Line-Up

by Peter Scherer Full back Ryan Wilson is the latest addition to the Mickleover FC squad for the forthcoming season, the full back having spent the past few seasons with Sports rivals in the NPL Basford Utd, who are also making the move to the Southern Premier League Central this term. He has played for […]

Reeves Hat-Trick Sinks Young Rams

by Peter Scherer Mickleover’s pre-season run of success continued with a dominant 4-0 victory over Derby County’s Under 21 side. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Elliott Walker 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Ryan Wilson 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Joe Bateman 8-Mason Warren 9-Elliott Reeves 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Andy Dales. Subs: Fin Bowen, Ethan Mann, George Atwal, Jahvan Davidson-Miller, Ben Horleston, […]

Rams XI Visit Don Amott Arena: Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Tomorrow evening Mickleover FC host a Derby County XI in the latest pre-season friendly, kick off 7.45pm. With the Rams first team playing away at Stevenage, it is expected that our visitors will be a combination of the Under 18 and Under 23’s under Pat Lyons leadership. After the Derby game Sports […]

Sports XI Go Down To Long Eaton

by Peter Scherer It was mainly a reserve side for Mickleover as Long Eaton were the visitors to the Don Amott Arena. Mickleover keeper Fin Bowen was soon in action and had to make a double save after only three minutes to deny Jamie Walker and Alex Marshall, before Rod Orlando-Young smashed a shot against […]

Sports Teach Young Brewers A Thing Or Three: Burton XI (h)

By Peter Scherer Mickleover’s experience and guile proved too much for a very young Burton Albion XI, taking a comfortable 3-0 win to retain the KC Trust Trophy. Starting line-up: 1-Jonathan Hedge 2-Ethan Mann 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Joe Bateman 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-Callum Chettle 8-Mason Warren 9-Jahvan Davidson-Miller 10-Stuart Beavon 11-Andy Dales. Subs: Ben Horleston, […]

Mickleover Masters 2022

TEAM ENTRY 15th September 2022 Mickleover Golf Club £260 Per Team Of Four, Includes Hole Sponsorship, Bacon Sandwiches & Coffee, Buffet & Halfway House Refreshments. TOURNAMENT INFORMATION Tees – Play Will Be From the Yellow Tees for Men and Red Tees for Ladies Mens Handicap – Maximum Handicap for Men WHS 19.4 ( Playing HCP […]

The Brewers Pay Sports A Visit: Burton Albion (H) Preview

by Peter Scherer Friday evening Mickleover host a Burton Albion XI in the first home game of the current pre-season. With both gaffer John McGrath and Stuart Beavon ex Burton players, and having had Callum Hawkins, Ben Radcliffe and Callum Niven loan from the Pirelli Stadium last year, there has always been a close and […]