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Player Insight: Mason Warren

by Peter Scherer Mason Warren came to Mickleover at the beginning of the 2018/19 season and was named captain for this year.  Doncaster born but it was with neighbouring Rotherham United that his story really begins. It was my aim to become a professional footballer, like pretty much every young lad around my area, we […]

Our Chairman Speaks On The FA’s Decision

by Peter Scherer Yesterdays announcement that the Northern Premier League Premier Division would be null and void for the second successive season, was a bitter pill to swallow for table toppers Mickleover FC. Having overcome cup runs and waterlogged pitches causing postponements, Mickleover’s perseverance to continue had seen them play 10 of their 42 matches, […]

Player Insight: Paddy Webb

by Peter Scherer Paddy Webb came to Mickleover FC in late 2019, a well proven goalscorer in lower leagues, making the step up to NPL action. I had always hoped to be a footballer as it’s always been and always will be a huge part of my life. I like to think realistically and knew […]

FA Statement: An update on Steps 3-6 of the NLS 

The FA’s Alliance and Leagues Committees have now considered the large amount of data and information submitted by clubs across the National League System (NLS) Steps 3-6 as part of a survey to gather views on the continuation or conclusion of the 2020-21 league season, in addition to the information set out in the Government’s […]

Lottery Winner Martin Receives Winning Prize

One of our Supporter’s Lottery winners, Martin De Saeger, was presented with his winning prize this week – a Calvin Klein watch! For just £2 per week you can help Mickleover FC by signing up for this great cause with great prizes! You can now sign up online Download and fill in the online PDF form […]

Player Insight: James Butler

by Peter Scherer James Butler was one of the new pre-season signings for Mickleover FC, a reliable and hardworking central defender, with a good pedigree. James’ father Tony  was also a defender, with over 500 senior games under his belt in a 15 year career, spanning Gillingham, Blackpool, Port Vale, West Bromwich Albion and Bristol […]

Player Insight: Kemy Agustien

by Peter Scherer Kemy Agustien joined Mickleover FC towards the end of last season. A skilful and strong central midfielder and free kick specialist, having represented Curacao as a full international and played Premiership football in the UK, Netherlands and Denmark. My only option was being a footballer. I never liked school and football was […]

Player Insight: George Milner

by Peter Scherer George Milner was another close season signing for Mickleover FC, an attacking midfielder with a never say die attitude. I have always wanted to be a professional footballer and luckily enough I achieved that dream in 2017 when I moved to Norway. Even though it was only for one year I ultimately […]

Player Insight: Andrew Wright

by Peter Scherer Andrew Wright came to Mickleover FC in late 2019, a hardworking midfielder, who always has an eye for the goal. Ever since I remember I was always involved in football. My Dad and Grandad really put it all into perspective for me and became something I always dreamed of doing. He comes […]

Player Insight: Alex Morris

by Peter Scherer Alex Morris was another close season signing at Mickleover FC, a solid defending left back, with a flair for the overlap. As a kid it was always my dream to become a professional footballer. I have no regrets over it not happening, as I love playing non-league football, and really enjoy my […]

Player Insight: Phil Watt

by Peter Scherer Phil Watt was one of the summer signings for Mickleover FC and quickly established himself as a solid and reliable defender, goalscorer and proud Yorkshireman. We got married three years ago in Las Vegas, I absolutely love travelling. We have a six year old daughter and a baby on the way in […]

Happy Lottery Winner Receives Birds Prize

One of our Supporter’s Lottery winners, Malcolm Salt, was presented with his winning prize this week – £60 Birds Bakery vouchers and some Mickleover chocolates! For just £2 per week you can help Mickleover FC by signing up for this great cause with great prizes! You can now sign up online Download and fill in the […]

John Cawey R.I.P.

by Peter Scherer Last week Mickleover FC lost one of their loyalist supports, when John Cawey (JC) passed away at the age of 81. A former Mickleover resident too, John was a regular on the touchline at first team games, as well as supporting his Great Grandson Jack Griffiths in the Academy, Youth Cup games […]

Mickleover Matchday Memories: Bamber Bridge

This is our first memorable match story from Dave Kelsey, and we look forward to hearing from more of you. The Great Escape Bamber Bridge v Mickleover Sports – 27th April 2019 By Dave Kelsey I am a volunteer at Mickleover FC and have been involved with the Club since 2014.My duties as a volunteer […]

Gaffer’s Gossip

by Peter Scherer Top of the League is what all football managers dream of, but only some experience it. Mickleover gaffer John McGrath takes a look at the present situation. When we came back to play the Radcliffe game before Christmas, I was optimistic that the season would be able to carry on and finish. […]

Introducing Larell King

by Peter Scherer For those of you who haven’t got along to any of the Central Midlands League South matches with Mickleover Reserves, the name Larrel King might not be familiar? The Derby born defender is one of the success stories of manager John McGrath’s summer trials and is now a regular member of the […]

Trial And Trial Again

by Peter Scherer With Covid restrictions and Lockdown’s having forced an early cessation last season, Mickleover boss John McGrath had to consider future recruitment in a different way to his normal plans. It was my idea to run trials, based on my own experience 10 years ago. I was playing at Burton and was invited […]

Just For Interest

by Peter Scherer Back in March the 2019/20 was abandoned with South Shields 12 points clear at the top and Mickleover down in 15th. With not even a quarter of this season’s games played, it is already beginning to look as if for the second successive year, the season will be abandoned unless there is a […]

Reserves Take Victory After Early Red Card + Mack’s Mutterings

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves fought back from an early red card, to take a hard earned three points away from their Central Midlands League South Division visit to Hilton Harriers. Starting line-up: 1-Tom Smith 2-Larrel King 3-Tom Eccleshall 4-Marcus Calderone 5-Gus Williamson 6-Lopes Massampo 7-Louis Pennington 8-Surf Tefera 9-Jude Ayetine 10-Will Monteiro 11-Bobby Battisson. It […]

Reserves Post-Christmas Visit To Hilton

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC Reserves will hopefully be back in Central Midlands League South Division action on Bank Holiday Monday 28th, with the return match at Hilton Harriers. Sports team haven’t had a match since beating Hilton 2-0 on the 12th at the Don Amott Arena, with goals from Surf Tefera and Will Monteiro, […]

Three More Points, But Not Classic Football Match!

by Peter Scherer Table toppers Mickleover FC were finally back in NPL action after a six weeks gap, but despite the 4-1 win against Radcliffe, it was the referee that became the main talking point. There were two changes from the team that went down to Hitchin in the FA Trophy, as Paddy Webb was […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Radcliffe FC

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Academy First Years Go Down To League Leaders

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC Academy first year students travelled to league leaders Stafford Rangers for their final ESPFA Midlands Division game of the year. Stafford had only dropped one point so far and had previously been 3-1 winners at the Don Amott Arena. Once again it was Stafford with the upperhand throughout, taking a […]

We’re Back In Action!!

by Peter Scherer Just when we thought there was to be no football until after Christmas, further changes in the Covid regulations now mean we are hosting Radcliffe FC at the Don Amott Arena on Saturday. This will be Sports first league match since the thrilling 4-0 away win at Nantwich that took them to […]

Radcliffe Game To Go Ahead!

This Saturday’s game against Radcliffe is going ahead! Due to COVID restrictions there will be a maximum of 300 home fans only, with no Away fans. Please get down early if you want to cheer on The Sports as it will be a first come, first serve basis. #GetBehindTheSports

ESPFA Team Of The Week

by Peter Scherer It’s a round of applause for Mickleover Reds Academy centre back Patrick Pugh, after he has made the latest ESPFA team of the week. His strong performance to keep the nil goals against record against Belper Town going, when the Reds took their fourth successive win 4-0, earned his nomination. Not making […]

Reserves Back To Winning Ways

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves came out on top of a local Derby with a home victory against  Hilton Harriers, after two first half goals gave them three more points in their Central Midlands League South Division campaign. Mickleover’s starting line was 1-Tom Smith 2-Larrel King 3-Ben Lewin 4-Marcus Calderone 5-Gus Williamson 6-Tom Eccleshall 7-Lopes […]

First Years Go Down 1-0

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC Academy first years suffered their third successive defeat, after going down 1-0 at Carlton in the ESPFA Midlands Division. The Black squad have struggled since their win against Belper in the first game of the season, but had held Carlton to 0-0 at half time. The starting line-up was 1-Fin […]

Academy Reds Continue To Dominate

by Peter Scherer The Mickleover FC Academy Red squad continued their dominant start to the season with another 4-0 win against Belper Town in the ESPFA Midlands Division. Coach Pablo Mills’ starting line-up was 1-Tom Smith 2-Ben Lewin 3-Wiliam Robinson 4-Louis Pennington 5-Cameron Anthony 6-Pat Pugh 7-George Atwal 8-Jacob Edge-Lucas 9-Kai Moore 10-Bobby Battisson 11-Josh […]

Sports Reserves Take On Hilton Harriers

by Peter Scherer Hopefully if the weather is kind to us over the next couple of days, Mickleover Reserves will be action again at home to Hilton Harriers this Saturday in the Central Midlands League South Division. At present Hilton are level on points with Mickleover, but lie ninth in the table, having played one […]

Cup Tie Disappointment For Sports

by Peter Scherer Sitting top of the NPL but a month without a game, Mickleover FC headed to Hitchin Town for last night’s FA Trophy, with high hopes of further progression in the competition. With Paddy Webb unavailable the line-up was 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex Morris 4-Kemy Agustien 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-George Milner […]

Reserves Falter Against League Leaders

by Dave Mackenzie, Reserves Manager An extremely youthful reserve team with an average age of 17 and three quarters took the trip up the A38 to face an established and well-seasoned Pinxton eleven.  The trip was a bit too far for one car with Larrel King’s deciding that the hill over Little Eaton was a […]

Sports Academy Players Make Team Of The Week

by Peter Scherer It’s congratulations to two of Mickleover FC Academy players, after they have named in the ESPFA team of the week. First year goalkeeper Fin Bowen is acknowledged after a sterling performance in the way defeat to Rushall Olympic, while Jacob Edge-Lucas is nominated after his two goal contribution for the Reds in […]

Hitchin Town (A): The FA Trophy Match Preview

by Peter Scherer It’s been a month since the last NPL match that took Mickleover to the top of the league, but on Tuesday the team are finally back in action with their away FA Trophy cup tie at Southern Premier Division Central Club Hitchin Town. The Canaries are currently 10th in the league, with […]

Second Successive Defeat For Mickleover Youngsters

by Peter Scherer Mickleover first year Academy suffered a 2-0 defeat on their visit to Rushall Olympic. The Black group had won their opening game at home over Belper Town, before losing to Stafford Rangers at home before the Lockdown. Rushall had also had one win against Carlton, having succumbed to Stafford too in their […]

Academy Hit Carlton For Six

by Peter Scherer It’s been a few weeks since the Mickleover FC Academy Reds had their one and only match this season, a 9-0 win at Belper Town. But with the home pitch unavailable, they were forced to switch this weeks game against Carlton Town to the Derby racecourse. Carlton had suffered defeat against Rushall […]

Birds Put The Icing On The Cake

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC are proud to announce a new partnership with local Bakery company Birds. Formed in 1919 by three brothers Frank, Thomas and Reginald Bird, the company has been well established on the Derbyshire High Streets over the last 100 years for their Bread, cakes and savouries. Birds and Mickleover will be […]

Reserves Back In Action!

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC Reserves resume their Central Midlands League South Division campaign on Thursday evening with a home game against Holbrook Sports. Mickleover’s last match was on October 17th when they beat Nottingham 3-1 at home. Thursday’s visitors have played under their current name since 2010, having been formerly Holbrook Miners Welfare. Holbrook […]

Mickleover Plan For Return

by Peter Scherer With the Lockdown suspension of Northern Premier League fixtures coming to an end, it’s time to take a look at how Mickleover manager John McGrath and Captain Mason Warren see their current situation. Everyone else seemed to be surprised by our success so far this season, but we knew we would do […]

Dave Mackenzie’s Son Scott Making A Name For Himself In The US

Mickleover FC reserves team manager Dave Mackenzie has obviously passed on his skills and enthusiasm to his son Scott, now making a name for himself in the US… Courtesy of Park City Red Wolves ___________ THE SCOTTISH-BORN COACH HOLDS A USSF A LICENSE AND A UEFA B LICENSE New Park City Red Wolves SC Head […]

Mickleover FC Student Of The Half Term: Emilio De Abreu

Courtesy of ESPFA Congratulations to Emilio De Abreu of Mickleover who was named as their student of the half-term. His tutor, Ben Cocker said: Emilio has made an excellent transition into further education. Since the start of this academic year, he has shown excellent understanding of the key topics we have studied. He is a […]

Stars Of The Future: Academy Players Make First Team Debuts

by Peter Scherer We may only be a short way into the 2020/21 season, but as well as being top of the Northern Premier League, Mickleover FC have been able to give first team debuts to two of the budding Academy Stars. Louis “Scholesy” Pennington got his call in the 85th minute of the victorious […]

MickALEover 2U – Beer Takeaway & Delivery Service

Not keen on going to the pub? Need quality beers for a home gathering? Need a Covid safe solution to drinking? MickAleOver 2U is Mickleover’s collection and home delivery service of fantastic quality real ales and ciders based from Mickleover Sports Club. We provide your favourite ales and ciders with an ever changing range together […]

Taking A Look At Our Next FA Trophy Tie

by Peter Scherer The date for the game may not be known yet, but let’s just take a look at some of Hitchin Town’s history, our next opponents in the FA Trophy. The Canaries got to this stage after beating Herne Bay at home 3-1 in the last round. Hitchin Town can trace its roots […]

Bacon & Walshaw Depart from Sports

by Peter Scherer Strikers Declan Bacon and Jordan Walshaw have both been recent departures from the Don Amott Arena. Bacon was on his second spell at Mickleover, joining this time on loan from Gainsborough Trinity, originally until January but with a further option. Both he and Walshaw debuted in the home friendly against Guiseley, before […]

Sports Top The League After Nantwich Mauling: Match Report

by Peter Scherer Mickleover extended their unbeaten run to seven as they tore the previously unbeaten Nantwich Town apart for a dominant 4-0 victory. Hot of the back of the 5-0 FA Trophy win against Dereham, Mickleover made the short trip up the M6 to Nantwich Town. Manager John McGrath went for his trusted line-up […]

Remembering Reg: Bust Crowdfunding Campaign For Reg Harrison

Rams Heritage Trust, in partnership with Field Lane Football Club, are delighted to announce the launch of a memorial campaign for Derby football legend, Reginald ‘Reg’ Harrison, with the full support of his family. Born on 22 May 1923 in Normanton, Reg is perhaps best known for his appearance in the victorious 1946 FA Cup […]

Sports Visit Dabbers Before Lockdown: Nantwich Town (A) Preview

by Peter Scherer For Tuesday nights NPL match it’s another North Western visit, with Nantwich Town hosting. They opened their home League season strongly, with two successive home wins, 3-0 against Stalybridge Celtic and 2-1 against Buxton, having drawn 1-1 at FC United on the opening day. Since then they have had two further draws […]

Sports Hit Five In Trophy Victory! Dereham Town (H) Match Report

by Peter Scherer After a cautious start, four second half goals secured Mickleover’s place in the First Round draw of the FA Trophy. Gaffer John McGrath made four changes from last Tuesdays line-up, as Isthmian League North side Dereham Town visited the Don Amott Arena. The full starting line-up was 1-Joe Slinn 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Dereham Town

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Dereham Town (H): FA Trophy Match Preview

by Peter Scherer This Saturday’s visitors to the Don Amott Arena in the FA Challenge Trophy are Dereham Town from the Isthmian League North. Adam Gusterson and his assistant Olly Wills team are currently ninth in the table, with two wins and two draws from seven games. They kicked off their season with a 3-2 […]

South Normantion Athletic v Sports Reserves: Match Preview

by Peter Scherer With Tuesday nights match at Arnold postponed it’s been two weeks since Mickleover Reserves were last in action. This weekend’s visit is to South Normanton, where the home side lie fifth in Central Midlands South Division, one place about Mickleover. South Normanton have four wins from seven games, but lost their last […]

Supporter’s Lottery: First Winners Announced!

Our Get Behind The Sports Supporter’s Lottery first winners were announced on Saturday! First Prize went to none other than our own John McGrath who won £50 of meat from RG Sangster Butchers! John will be presented with his prize this coming Saturday at 2.45pm. Our second prize was a Huggle Boxes: Gin Collection which […]

Tvaroh Moving On With Sparta

by Peter Scherer After some impressive performances for Mickleover last season, young full back Karel Tvaroh’s career has taken another step forward at home in the Czech Republic. Before arriving in Derby to study at the University, Karel was part of the Sparta Prague Academy. He was a regular member of Sports first team squad […]

Milner Goal Keeps Sports At The Top: Hyde United (H) Match Report

by Peter Scherer Mickleover extended their unbeaten run to six games with a hard fought win against a robust defending Hyde United. The starting line-up was the same as last Saturday’s win over Grantham, but it was a welcome back for Mason Warren and Aman Verma on the bench. The full line-up was 1-Callum Hawkins […]

Raising funds for the Reserves

by Dave Mackenzie, Reserves Manager 2020 is presenting us with a raft of problems, not least the current situation with Covid 19 and the way that is affecting us all, but from a footballing side the success the reserves had last year, resulted in a need to find more funding to support the team. Having […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Hyde United

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Reserves Back On The Road In The Central Midlands League – South Division

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves were without a game last Saturday, following their home win at home to Nottingham FC the previous week. Tomorrow night (Tuesday) they visit Arnold Town for a 7.45 kick off. The home side started the season with a 2-0 defeat at Holbrook St Michaels, followed by a 3-0 defeat to […]

Hyde United (H): Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Hyde United are the visitors tomorrow night at the Don Amott Arena. Their game at Nantwich was postponed last Saturday, and they currently lie 17th in the table. Four of their five points have come from away games, a 2-0 win at Stafford Rangers, and well earned points at both FC United […]

Reds Put Nine Passed Belper Town!

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Academy’s second year students played their first match of the season last Thursday lunchtime, away to Belper Town. Belper had lost to our First Year Black line-up last week, so victory was expected. Bobby Battison scored three of the goals, and Brodie Carter was on the score twice too. Kai Moore, […]

Sports Take The Biscuit From Gingerbreads: Grantham Town (H) Match Report

by Peter Scherer Mickleover increased their unbeaten run to five games in the NPL with a solid 3-0 home victory against a struggling Grantham Town side. There was one change to the team that came home from Buxton with a point last Tuesday, as Andrew Wright was back in for Josh Satchwell. The full line-up […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Grantham Town

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Grantham Town (H): Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Grantham Town were a struggling team last season, going down 4-1 on their last visit to the Don Amott Arena. They currently lie 20th in the NPL, still seeking their first win, after an away point at Morpeth and home point against Stafford. Their last match was a narrow 1-0 defeat at […]

Dubious Penalties End Sports Winning Streak: Buxton (A) Match Report

by Peter Scherer Confidence was high for Mickleover as they travelled to the north of county to face third placed Buxton, following three successive Northern Premier League victories. With Andrew Wright nursing a niggling hamstring, he dropped to the bench and gave Josh Satchwell a start. The full line-up was 1-Callum Hawkins 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex […]

Buxton FC (A): Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Mickleover will be looking for their fourth successive league win when they visit Derbyshire rivals Buxton on Tuesday evening. Buxton have had a strong start to the season too and currently lie third in the table, one point ahead of Mickleover. They have beaten Radcliffe and Scarborough at home so far and […]

Reserves Get Back On Track

by David Mackenzie Mickleover FC, Reserves Manager Mickleover FC Reserves 3 Nottingham 1 The Reserves got back to winning ways on Saturday against a dogged Nottingham FC side who fought until the final whistle. The hardest part though was getting people conform to the guidelines put in place to keep people safe and separated for as much as […]

3 Goal Strike In First Away Win Of The Season: Ashton United (A) Match Report

by Peter Scherer (Photo by John and Luke Porter taken from Ashton United’s Twitter) Mickleover secured their first away win of the season in the Northern Premier League, with a comfortable 3-0 win over Ashton United. Gaffer John McGrath had to make one change from the team that started at the St Albans Cup tie, […]

Ashton United (A): Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Hopefully this Saturday’s match at Ashton won’t have the farcical refereeing that ruined the last visit in March, when a stand in referee filled his book with red and yellow cards and handed out one-sided penalty decisions. The home team have had one win from their five matches, 1-0 at Stafford. They […]

First Home Game For Reserves: Nottingham FC Match Preview

by Peter Scherer If you are not travelling to Ashton to see Mickleover FC first team, why not visit the Don Amott Arena where the Reserve team are at home to Nottingham FC in the Central Midlands League. After a disappointing game away to Blidworth last weekend, Sports went down 2-1 after leading for most […]

The Last Market of the Year!

This Sunday we will be hosting our last Mickleover Market & Car Boot Sale for this year. £5 for early sellers at 8.30am and £1 for Buyers. Tea, Coffee and Breakfast Rolls for sale too. Pop down and grab a bargain… and a bacon sarnie!

Academy Kick Off With A Win

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC’s first year Academy squad opened their ESPFA Midlands Division season with a 2-1 win over Belper Town, thanks to two goals from Reece Perry. Although Belper went straight into the attack from the kick off, the opening minutes were fairly even. Lennon Higgins had a random shot which was well […]

Mickleover Push Saints To Absolute Limit: St. Albans City (A)

by Peter Scherer Pride in defeat was definitely the summing up of Mickleover’s magnificent performance in the FA Cup 3rd round qualifier at St Albans City. The main change in John McGrath’s line-up was Curacao international midfielder Kemy Agustien starting in midfield. The full starting team was 1-Joe Slinn 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex Morris 4-Kemy Agustien […]

Late Set Back Costs Reserves Three Points

by Dave Mackenzie Mickleover FC Reserves Manager The reserves made the shortish trip across to Robin Hood country on Saturday and took part in an exciting and enthralling game against Blidworth Welfare.  Blidworth’s pitch looked a picture from the high vantage point of the changing rooms (there are 43 steps down to the pitch). It is […]

St Albans City (A): FA Cup Match Preview

by Peter Scherer On Tuesday evening John McGrath and his team will be hoping to make history, after they take on National League South team St Albans City in the Third Qualifying round of the FA Cup. If Sports are successful in their visit to Clarence Park, it will put them into the hat for […]

Sports Topple League Leaders In Epic Battle: Warrington Town (H)

by Peter Scherer (Photos by Sarah Middleton) Before arriving at the Don Amott Arena, Warrington had not only won every game, but hadn’t conceded a goal in their Northern Premier League campaign. The Mickleover line-up was 1-Joe Slinn 2-Jake Bennett 3-Alex Morris 4-Mason Warren 5-James Butler 6-Phil Watt 7-George Milner 8-Andrew Wright 9-Paddy Webb 10-Stuart […]

Today’s Matchday Programme: Warrington Town

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Penalty Shoot Out Drama Ends Juniors’ Hopes: FA Youth Cup

by Peter Scherer After two wins so far in this years FA Youth Cup, Mickleover faced local rivals Basford Utd in the second qualifying round, but came away disappointed on the wrong end of a penalty shout-out. Mickleover lined-up 1.Tom Smith 2.Ben Lewin 3.Will Robinson 4.Louis Pennington 5.Cameron Anthony 6.Patrick Pugh 7.Lewis Benjamin 8.Jacon Edge-Lucas […]

Warrington Town (H): Match Preview

SPORTS FACE LEAGUE LEADERS by Peter Scherer Paul Carden’s team have got off to the best possible start in this year’s Northern Premier League campaign, with four straight wins and not a goal conceded. They beat Whitby 1-0 at home, before Atherton Collieries went down 2-0 at home too.  It was 3-0 against Gainsborough and […]

Blidworth Welfare (A): Reserves Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves return to Central Midlands League Premier South Division action on Saturday, when they visit Blidworth Welfare FC for a 3pm kick off. Blidworth are currently second in the table with four wins and one draw, having played two games more than Mickleover. They started the season with a 1-0 win […]

Stalybridge Celtic (A): Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Mickleover FC will looking for their second Northern Premier League win of the season when they visit Stalybridge tomorrow evening (Tuesday). Celtic have never beaten Mickleover in six previous meetings, with Sports winning five and drawing one, including last December’s 3-1 victory. So far this season Stalybridge have taken one point in […]

Reserves’ Disappointment At Melbourne

by Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves suffered their first defeat of the season, going down 2-0 to a strong Melbourne Dynamo team in the Central Midlands League Cup. It was raining for most of the game, but it was a fairly even first half, with few chances for either side and most of the play centred […]

Four Goal Strike Keeps FA Cup Run Going: Newark FC (H) Match Report

by Peter Scherer Mickleover marched into the third qualifying round of the FA Cup with a resounding 4-1 home win over Newark FC. There were three changes from the team that beat Witton Albion in midweek, with Joe Slinn back in goal for loanee Callum Hawkins and Kemy Agustien was back in midfield for Ben […]

Tonight’s Matchday FA Cup Programme: Newark FC

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Newark FC (H): FA Cup Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Midland Football League Premier Division side Newark FC (formerly Newark Flowserve) are undefeated so far this season after six competitive matches. They started with a 4-0 won over Deeping Rangers in the FA Cup Preliminary, before hammering ex League Club Rushden & Diamonds 5-0 in the first qualifying round. They have had […]

Reserves In Cup Action At Melbourne

by Peter Scherer It’s not only the Mickleover first team in Cup action this weekend as the Reserves take a break from league football this Saturday, when they face an away tie at Melbourne Dynamo on the Central Midlands League Cup. So far unbeaten this year, Sports are currently fifth in the Premier League South, […]

Sports Take All 3 Points at Home: Witton Albion (H)

by Peter Scherer Following the disappointment of last Saturday’s home defeat at home to Morpeth, Mickleover opened their Northern Premier League points account with a 2-1 win over Witton Albion. There were four changes in the Mickleover line-up, with Phil Watt back in the centre of the defence for Pablo Mils, Ben Gowing in for […]

Tonight’s Matchday Programme: Witton Albion

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Witton Albion (H): Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Tuesday night’s visitors to the Don Amott Arena are Witton Albion. Like Sports, they started their Northern Premier League campaign with a defeat 2-0 at home to Whitby Town. There was further disappointment when they were knocked out of the FA Cup too, going down 3-2 to Whitey Bay. But they more […]

Hawkins The Hero Saves Blushes In Home Defeat: Morpeth Town (H)

by Peter Scherer Although it was a home defeat for Mickleover FC in their first home Northern Premier League game of the season, Callum Hawkins heroic double penalty saves, kept the score to respectable 1-2. There were two changes to the starting line-up from Tuesday’s FA Cup win at Leek Town, with Callum Hawkins in […]

View Today’s Matchday Programme: Morpeth Town

We have now moved our usually printed programmes to an online format so our supporters can still stay up to date! The FREE online programme features loads of great content on Mickleover FC as well as our opponents on the day. Please click here to view today’s Morpeth Town programme. See you are the match!

COVID-19: MFC Spectators’ Code of Conduct

In order to assist our staff and stewards and to help protect you and your fellow spectators, you are kindly requested to follow these guidelines when attending all fixtures at the Don Amott Arena. If you are showing any symptoms of COVID 19 – High temperature, Loss of sense of taste or smell, a new […]

Mickleover Star In Youth Cup 4-0 Victory

by David Mackenzie Mickleover’s The FA Youth Cup team put in another sterling performance on Wednesday night against a spirited Eastwood Town team in the first qualifying round of the FA Youth Cup. This is on the back of the previous round’s win over Borrowash Vics two weeks ago in the Preliminaries. Pablo Mills has […]

Morpeth Town (H): Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Saturday sees Mickleover play their first home league match since March, when they host Morpeth Town in a 3pm kick-off. Like Sports, Morpeth kicked off their season over the last week, with a 1-1 draw at home to Grantham in the League last Saturday, before following Mickleover into the hat for the […]

Mickleover Fight Back After Early Slip: Leek Town (A)

by Peter Scherer Last night’s visit to Leek Town in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup, saw Mickleover fight back from an early goal, to return home 2-1 winners. There were a few changes from the side that visited South Shields last Saturday. But manager John McGrath went for: 1-Joe Slinn 2- Jake […]

Another Crushing Win for Sports Reserves

by Peter Scherer Only two days after beating Ashland Rovers 4-0, Mickleover FC Reserves hit Mansfield Hosiery Mills with another 4-1 victory. It was already 3-0 at half time, before make it four in the second half. But the clean-sheet hopes were dashed when the home side were awarded a penalty with 10 minutes to […]

FA Cup: Leek Town (A) Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Tomorrow night it’s FA Cup time, with Mickleover away to NPL South East team Leek Town. Leek have already beaten Sporting Khalsa 2-1 in the Cup on September 12th, before their league campaign started last Saturday with a 5-0 win over Wisbech. Last season Sports went out in the first qualifying round […]

Mickleover shine despite defeat: South Shields (A)

by Peter Scherer On paper it was a 3-0 defeat at South Shields, but the Mickleover FC team headed back south with the reward of  a good strong team performance and a flattering score line for the home side. With a full squad to choose from, manager John McGrath opted for Burton Albion loanee Callum […]

Walshaw’s coming home – Sports’ new signing

by Peter Scherer After a successful trial with the club, Mickleover FC have signed, subject to international clearance,  US College Soccer ace Jordan Walshaw. Born in Sheffield, Jordan Walshaw started his football career as a Chesterfield youth player, before heading to US College soccer. He was playing for Winthrop Eagles last season in the Big […]

Reserves: Ayetaine hat trick in sensational home win

by Peter Scherer Straight off the back of last Saturday’s 4-4 draw at Linby, Mickleover FC Reserves were in sparkling form, with a comfortable 4-0 home win against Ashland Rovers, their first home game in the Central Midlands Premier League South. 1-Tom Smith 2-Larrel King 3-Tom Eccleshall 4-Loluis Pennington 5-Pablo Mills 6-Clarence Clark 7-Bobby Battison […]

South Shields (A): NPL Match Preview

by Peter Scherer If the 2019/20 had run its course, South Shields would have been probably starting their National League campaign next month, but circumstances prevailed and they will be out to prove themselves this weekend. So far they have won four of their seven friendly matches, but lost 1-0 to Gateshead last weekend. They […]

Tefera hat trick as Sports Reserves share 4-4 draw

by Peter Scherer Surafel Tefera was the star turn as Mickleover FC played their first match league after Promotion to the Central Midlands League South. The thrilling end to end game away to Linby ended 4-4, with Tom Eccleshall joining Terfera on the Mickleover score sheet. But with only three days rest they are back […]