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Striker Heads For Mickleover

by Peter Scherer Mickleover have added Loughborough University striker Dylan Edwards to their squad for next season. Edwards is the Universities all-time leading scorer, having played for them for the last three seasons. He had also represented Wales at Futsal and is the Grandson of Welsh Rugby Union legends Sir Gareth Edwards. I like to […]

Mersin’s Back As Number One

by Peter Scherer Having seen out the latter part of last season to the play-off semi-finals with some outstanding performances, goalkeeper Yusuf Mersin has re-signed for the coming season. The former Millwall and Liverpool Junior and Turkish Youth International, was signed from Irish Club Harland & Wolf and was keen to return to the Don […]

Atkinson Returns

by Peter Scherer Experienced defensive midfielder Will Atkinson will be back in a Mickleover shirt again this season, having initially planned to move to Coalville. Having arrived from Boston Utd in pre-season Atkinson was one of the stand-out players in last years line-up, showing his experience and skill as a calming influence. I didn’t really […]

Ryder Sticks With Sports

by Peter Scherer Mickleover’s talented young striker Fin Ryder has committed to the club for the forthcoming season, having graduated to the first team squad via the academy and reserve team, to earn his first contract. He scored his first senior goal in the home win against Nuneaton last season and also had a spell […]

Wilson & Dales Are Back For More

Captain Ryan Wilson and Andy Dales are the latest players to re-sign for another Mickleover FC campaign. It will be Wilson’s third season at the Don Amott Arena, having signed from Basford in summer 2022, and his second term with captain’s armband. Being captain doesn’t give more responsibility, apart from leading the lads out, but […]

Taft Joins Sports

Centre back George Taft has signed for Mickleover, having spent last season at Nottinghamshire neighbours Worksop Town. A Former Leicester City Junior, Taft played league football for York City, Burton Albion, Cambridge Utd, Mansfield, Bolton Wanderers and Scunthorpe Utd, before moving to Worksop in August last year. I already knew Stuart Beavon and he was […]

Barnes Signs Up!

by Peter Scherer Striker Marcus Barnes is the latest player to re-sign for another season at Mickleover. A pre-season season signing last year after a short stay in the US, Barnes went onto score 18 League and Cup goals and was the clubs second highest goalscorer. Marcus is an incredibly exciting player, who I worked […]

Bennett First To Re-Sign

by Peter Scherer Jake Bennett has become Mickleover boss Gareth Holmes’ first signing for the 24/25 league season, when he penned a two-year deal to start his fifth consecutive season at the Don Amott Arena. Right back Bennett had a previous spell with Mickleover before joining Sheffield Utd, and has also played for Coalville, Alfreton […]

Introducing Our New Manager

by Peter Scherer Following the departure of John McGrath after eight years in charge, Gareth Holmes has taken over the reins. Mansfield born Holmes played in the Conference for Nuneaton Borough and Leigh RMI, as well as locally with Ilkeston Town, Worksop and Hucknall Town and had six-month spell in Finland too. He had already […]

Telford Were Just Too Good On The Night!

by Peter Scherer The dream of National League North promotion to the fore, we knew it would be a tough challenge. But a goal in each half sealed the deal in Telford’s favour. STARTING LINE-UP: 1- Yusuf Mersin 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Will Atkinson 5- Kyle Rowley 6-Will Tamen 7-Marcus Barnes 8-Ethan Mann 9-Tyrell Waite […]

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It’s The First Big Step… Play Off Semi Final

by Peter Scherer Last Saturday’s home win made sure that Mickleover stayed in the play-off positions, but due to the league’s points penalty, we now have to travel away to Telford, rather than hosting Leamington. Hopefully a full squad will be available for manager John McGrath, as he now looks to move on to pastures […]

Three Goal Finale Seals Play-Off Place

by Peter Scherer (Images: Steve Ingers) Saturday’s final league game of the season at home to Stamford made sure of fifth place in the final league table and with it a play-off place too. Starting line-up: 1-Yusuf Mersin 2-Ethan Mann 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Will Atkinson 5-Kyle Rowley 6-Will Tamen 7-Marcus Barnes 8-Dan Bradley 9-Tyrell Waite 10-Ben […]

Today’s Match Programme: Stamford AFC

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The Final Push!

by Peter Scherer This Saturday’s home game against Stamford is the culmination of the teams final push for promotion. It’s our last match and it’s at home, and with the result of the appeal against the 12 point deduction levied by the league rejected today, it’s crucial. But a win would see us into the […]

Weakened Reserves Lose Out In Second Half

by Peter Scherer Despite a fairly strong start, Mickleover Reserves went down 0-3 to Derby Singh Brothers last night, having seen out the game with 10 men. Starting line-up: 1-Seth Bass 2-Mason Hoult 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Toby Smith 5-Jared Cholerton 6-Zak Sandhu 7-Sam Tomlinson 8-Harry Atwal 9-Fin Ryder 10-Josh Powell 11-Mason Tudgay. Subs: Dean Ironmonger. Mickleover […]

We Got A Win… But The Fight Goes On

by Peter Scherer (Images: Steve Ingers) Mickleover came away from newly crowned Champions Needham Market with heads held high, after a 2-0 win. Regardless of the pending points penalty deduction, if Sports win at home on Saturday, they will be assured of a play-off place.  Starting line-up: 1-Yusuf Mersin 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Dan Bradley […]

Final Away Visit As We Take On The Champions

by Peter Scherer As the 23/24 season comes to a conclusion, Mickleover make the trip to newly crowned Champions Needham Market on Saturday, the last way trip of this term. Our hosts had been unbeaten at home until Stamford came away 3-0 winners a week last Tuesday. They had already sealed the title when they […]

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It’s A Point For Sports

by Peter Scherer In the penultimate home league game of the season, Mickleover welcomed Stratford Town to the Don Amott Arena, in what could be repeated on May 1st on the play-off semi-finals. Starting line-up: 1-Yusuf Mersin 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Dan Bradley 5-Will Tamen 6-Ethan Mann 7-Ethan Fitzhugh 8-WillTrueman 9- Tyrell Waite 10-Stuart Beavon […]

Today’s Match Programme: Stratford Town

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To Be Or Not To Be? That Is The Question… As We Face Stratford Bards!

by Peter Scherer Following last Saturday’s defeat at Stourbridge, Mickleover now need to dig deep to retain second place in the table. Telford are now just one point behind and it’s still mathematically possible for both Stratford Town and Leamington to catch us too. Stratford are this weekends visitors to the Don Amott Arena and […]

Sports Soundly Beaten

by Peter Scherer (Images: Steve Ingers) Mickleover’s hopes of retaining second place in the Southern Premier League Central table took a huge blow, when they went down 1-3 at Stourbridge last Saturday. Starting line-up: 1-Yusuf Mersin 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Dan Bradley 5-Kyle Rowley 6-Ethan Mann 7-Ethan Fitzhugh 8-Will Trueman 9-Tyrell Waite 10-Ben Sault 11-Olie […]

Next Stop Stourbridge

by Peter Scherer It’s off to Stourbridge on Saturday, as Mickleover face their penultimate away match of the season. But we have already faced the Glassboys twice this season, having lost 0-2 away in the FA Cup in September, before taking three points when they visited the Don Amott Arena in January. The pressure is […]

Waite Goal Seals Win And Play-Off Place

by Peter Scherer A Tyrell Waite goal almost on the hour made sure that Mickleover will be in the end of season play-offs for promotion to the National League North. Starting line-up: 1-Yusuf Mersin 2-Ethan Mann 3-Jake Bennett 4-Will Atkinson 5-Kyle Rowley 6-Will Tamen 7-Ethan Fitzhugh 8-Will Trueman 9-Tyrell Waite 10-Ben Sault 11-Oli Greaves. Subs: […]

Today’s Match Programme: Coalville Town

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It’s Coalville Again…

by Peter Scherer Less than a week since we went down 0-1 at Coalville, it’s time to welcome the Ravens to the Don Amott Arena for the Easter Monday extravaganza. It was an unlucky defeat after Scott McManus’ single goal sealed it, but Sports were denied clear cut penalties in both halves. While were at […]

Waite Double Secures Injury Time Win

by Peter Scherer Mickleover’s visit Alvechurch was looking like going to the final whistle 0-0, until subTyrell Waite found the net with two minutes left. He then got his second in time added on, before the hosts snatched a consolation. Starting line-up: 1-Yusuf Mersin 2-Ethan Mann 3-Jake Bennett 4-Dan Bradley 5-Will Tamen 6-Kyle Rowley 7-Ethan […]

Looking To Return To Winning Ways

by Peter Scherer Following Tuesday night’s disappointing defeat at Coalville, Mickleover will be looking to add to the points tally. Alvechurch is our next stop on Saturday afternoon, where Jimmy Fry’s side have been struggling of late. We were 4-2 winners when ‘church visited back in August. But former Birmingham City junior Fry took over […]

Double Penalty Rejection Costs Sports!!

by Peter Scherer Not one but two penalty appeal rejection’s cost Mickleover dearly, as they went down 0-1 to Coalville Town. Starting line-up: 1-Yusuf Mersin 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Will Atkinson 5 -Kyle Rowley 6-Ethan Mann 7-Ben Sault 8-Will Trueman 9-Tyrell Waite 10-Ethan Fitzhugh 11-Oli Greaves. Subs: Marcus Barnes, Stuart Beavon, Will Tamen, Dan Bradley, […]

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Tuesday Night Action: Coalville Town (A)

By Peter Scherer Seven games to go and Mickleover sit proudly in second place in the table, heading the quartet of play-off positions. Hopefully Marcus Barnes will be fit to rejoin the squad after taking a knock last time out, and there are choices to be made for both centre back and goalkeeper, with loanees […]

Palmer Free Kick Seals the Deal

By Peter Scherer Mickleover Reserves made it three successive wins, when they sealed a 1-0 victory against Mayfield, at the Ashbourne Recreation Ground. Starting line-up: 1-Josh Maher 2-Mason Hoult 3-Zak Sandhu 4-Jared Cholerton 5-Pablo Mills 6-Joe Bateman 7-Bobby Battisson 8-Harry Atwal 9-Marcus Tudgay 10-Chris Palmer 11-Josh Powell. Subs: none. With no subs on the bench […]

Tudgay Hat-trick Seals Reserves Win

By Peter Scherer A hattrick from ex Rams and Forest striker Marcus Tudgay sealed another three points for Mickleover Reserves, when they visited Teversal on Tuesday night. Starting line-up: 1-Josh Mher 2-Toby Smith 3- Zac Sandhu 4-Jared Cholerton 5-Lewis Cunningham 6-Chris Palmer 7-Mason Tudgay 8-Joe Bateman 9-Marcus Tudgay 10-Harry Atwal 11-Josh Powell, Subs: Mason Hoult, […]

Mann Power!!

by Peter Scherer It was single goal from Ethan Mann in the 66th minute that secured another three points for Mickleover, their fourth successive victory. Starting line-up: 1-Yusuf Mersin 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Will Atkinson 5-Kyle Rowley 6-Ethan Mann 7- Andy Dales 8-Will Trueman 9-Tyrell Waite 10-Ben Sault 11-Oli Greaves. Subs: Ethan Fitzhugh, Stuart Beavon,Dan […]

Today’s Match Programme: Halesowen Town

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Sports Sign New Keeper

by Peter Scherer With regular keeper Oliver Bosworth still on the road to recovery, and loanee Lewis Ridd picking up an injury in the game at Redditch, Mickleover have signed former Turkish 6ft 5 ins Youth International goalkeeper Yusuf Mersin. Greenwich born, Liverpool paid Millwall £1m to sign him as a 16 year old, but […]

Can We Make It Four In A Row In Promotion Push?

by Peter Scherer It’s back on home turf for Mickleover on Saturday, when they welcome Halesowen Town to the Don Amott Arena. Sports beat the Yeltz 2-1 back in December and they currently lie eighth in the table. Mickleover will hopefully have a full squad to choose from having not played last weekend, but manager […]

Goal-Fest As It’s Lucky 13 For Reserves!

by Peter Scherer With a number of first teamers having a run out, it was a very experienced Mickleover Reserve side that welcomed Linby Colliery Welfareto the Don Amott Arena for their Central Midlands Alliance League match. Starting line-up: 1-Yusif Mersin 2-Tony Smith 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Dan Bradley 5-Pablo Mills 6-Lewis Cunningham 7-Ethan Fitzhugh 8-Joe Bateman […]

Red Card Seals Reserves Fate

by Peter Scherer A good strong first half and half time lead came to nought as Mickleover Reserves visited Mansfield Hosiery Mills, aided by an appalling red card decision against striker Sam Tomlinson.  Starting line-up: 1-Josh Maher 2-Mason Hoult 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Luis Mas-Hall 5-Jared Cholerton 6-Toby Smith 7-Josh Carter 8-Harry Atwal 9-Sam Tomlinson 10-Josh Powell […]

Super Sub Barnes Double Strike

by Peter Scherer It was a typical top of the table duel, as second placed Mickleover faced third placed Redditch at the Valley Stadium. But after a superb all round team performance, it was super sub Marcus Barnes with two late goals that cliched al three points for Mickleover. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Jake Bennett […]

Redditch Here We Come

by Peter Scherer You could call it a “Six-pointer”, as Mickleover visit Redditch Utd on Saturday in a duel for play-off places.  It was a 2-2 draw when they visited the Don Amott Arena back in October. Our hosts haven’t played since February 17th, when they beat Berkhamsted at home 1-0. Six wins out of […]

Sports Strike Gold In East Anglia

by Peter Scherer Straight off the back of last Saturday’s home win over Kettering, Mickleover were back in promotion form with a comfortable win over last years play-off finalists Leiston. Gaffer John McGrath not surprisingly went for an unchanged side, 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ryan Wilson 4- Will Atkinson 5-Will Tamen 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales […]

Lack Lustre Reserves Go Down At Home

by Peter Scherer It was a poor all round performance from Mickleover Reserves, as they went down 0-2 to mid-table Cromford & Wirksworth at the Don Amott Arena last night. Starting line-up: 1-Josh Maher 2-Zac Sandhu 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Jred Cholerton 5-Will Robinson 6-Harry Atwal 7-Josh Carter 8-Chris Palmer 9-Sam Tomlinson 10-Bobby Battisson 11-Josh Powell. Subs: […]

It’s a Long Way to Leiston… on a Tuesday Night!

by Peter Scherer Our hosts on Tuesday night were in the play-offs last season, but currently lie ninth in the table, after two successive wins had followed a 0-6 at Needham Market earlier this month. But last Saturday they drew 2-2 at home to Alvechurch. It was a 5-0 win to Sports when they visited […]

Ex Fox Joins Mickleover

by Peter Scherer Central midfielder Ethan Fitzhugh has joined Mickleover until the end of the season, on a dual registration with National League North’s Banbury Utd. Fitzhugh was previously at Leicester City and signed for Banbury following his release last month and made his Mickleover debut as a second half substitute in last Saturday’s home […]

Back To Winning Ways… And How!

by Peter Scherer (Image: Steve Ingers) It’s been a tough few weeks for both the Mickleover players and supporters. But after a suffering a defeat at Kettering back in November, it was the Poppies on the receiving end this weekend, with an Oli Greaves hattrick securing a 4-1 victory. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Jake Bennett […]

Today’s Match Programme: Kettering Town

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We Welcome The Poppies On Saturday

by Peter Scherer It’s all getting tight at the top as we start to look at the run into the end of the season. Four points off second place at present with a better goal difference than Redditch, despite last weeks Royston defeat,  and we pay Redditch a visit too in a week on Saturday […]

Sports Soundly Beaten At Royston

by Peter Scherer Despite a consolation Andy Dales goal in the second half, Mickleover were soundly beaten on their visit to Royston Town, after three defensive blunders. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Jake Bennett 3-Ryan Wilson 4-Dan Bradley 5-Will Tamen 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8-Will Trueman 9-Tyrell Waite 10-Wil Bapaga 11-Marcus Barnes. Subs: Oli Greaves, Stuart […]

We’re Off To Royston

by Peter Scherer It’s another trip down the M1 and A14 for Mickleover this Saturday, when we face ninth in the table Royston. Mickleover go into the game a point off Redditch in third place, but with a superior goal difference. Having come through Tuesday’s reserve match, club captain Ryan Wilson could be back in […]

Carter Hat-trick, But It’s Just A Point For Reserves

by Peter Scherer An impressive first half from Mickleover Reserves, saw them take an early lead. But despite a Josh Carter hattrick, Mansfield Hosiery fought back to secure a late point. Starting line-up: 1-Josh Bulll 2-Toby Smith 3-Zac Sandhu 4-Jared Cholerton 5-Pablo Mills 6-Will Trueman 7-Josh Carter 8-Ryan Wilson 9-Will Robinson 10-Mason Tudgay 11-Josh Powell, […]

Injury Time Winner Secures Sports Win… Again

by Peter Scherer (Images: Steve Ingers) For the second successive week it was an injury time winner that secured the three points for Mickleover, but this time it was skipper Ethan Mann on target AGAINST Bromsgrove Sporting. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Jake Bennett 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Will Atkinson 5-Will Tamen 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8-Dan Bradley […]

Today’s Match Programme: Bromsgrove Sporting

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A Message from Club Treasurer Neil Hadfield

Last Night I met at the club with Vic Handley. I have known Vic for sometime now as a supporter of the club and through his work with the Umbrella Charity. The reason I met with Vic was to look at a space for him to bring along a boat to the Kettering Town game. […]

Sports Take On The Rouslers

by Peter Scherer It’s back on home turf for Mickleover this weekend, when they face strugglers Bromsgrove Sporting at the Don Amott Arena. Fresh from our postponed visit to Coalville on Tuesday night, Sports manager has a number of options in his starting line-up, with both players due back from injury and five new signings […]

Early Goal Seals Point For Reserves

by Peter Scherer A strong first half performance and early goal from Zac Sandhu made sure Mickleover Reserves secured a point at home to Bakewell Town on Tuesday. Starting line-up: 1-Josh Bull 2-Mason Hoult 18-Zac Sandhu 4-Jared Cholerton 5-Will Robinson 6-Toby Smith 7-Sam Tomlinson 8-Chris Palmer 9-Fin Ryder 12-Bobby Battison 11-Mason Tudgay. Subs: Josh Powell, […]

Bapaga Joins Sports

by Peter Scherer Mickleover manager John McGrath has been busy in the transfer market again, signing Buxton’s Will Bapaga on a dual registration. A winger or attacking midfielder, Bapaga came through Coventry City’s junior ranks, and made his first team debut in 2019 as a substitute against Bolton Wanderers. He went on to make two […]

Tuesday Night Action: Coalville (A) Match Preview

by Peter Scherer Promotion candidates last season, it’s not been easy for Coalville this term. Adam Stevens had been in charge since May 2018, but with his team in 12th place this season, with only two wins in the last 12 games, who was dismissed after Saturday’s home defeat With Mickleover not in the best […]

Sports Sign Three!

by Peter Scherer Last week ended wth a busy couple of days at the Don Amott Arena, with manager John McGrath making three signings in before Saturday’s match at AFC Sudbury. With Fin Delap having been recalled by Burton Albion, 17 year old Will Tamen has now arrived from the Brewers, on loan until the […]

Three Points… But It Was A Struggle

by Peter Scherer Having beaten AFC Sudbury 5-0 at home earlier this season, hopes of taking three points from the strugglers was fairly high, but right from the kick off it was another story. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Jake Bennett 3-Rhyas Dolan 4-Will Atkinson 5-Will Tamen 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8-Dan Bradley 9-Fin Ryder 10-Tyrell […]

New Striker For Mickleover

by Peter Scherer Mickleover signed former Notts County and Lincoln City striker Tyrell Waite from Ilkeston on the eve of Saturday’s game at home to Barwell Town. The Derby born striker started his career with Ilkeston, before a three year spell at Notts County. After a number of loan spells he moved to Lincoln City, […]

We’re Off To Suffolk! AFC Sudbury (A)

by Peter Scherer After two consecutive league games of mixed fortunes, it’s back on the road when we visit AFC Sudbury on Saturday. Back in September we were 5-0 victors in the parallel fixture, thanks to an Andree Wright hattrick. Marc Abott’s side and currently 19th in the table, with three wins in the last […]

Second Half Winner Sinks Sports Cup Hopes

by Peter Scherer It was a second time lucky for the Derbyshire Senior Cup tie at Matlock Town, following the postponement at the first attempt. It was virtually a full strength side from the Gladiators, whereas as Mickleover gave some of the youngsters a start. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Mayy Bowman 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Dan Bradley […]

A Message from Coalville Town

Can you all please be aware that construction of our new 3G training point has commenced, this means that car parking is currently restricted on site. There will be parking for the coach, and cars for club officials and match officials but it will be restricted for supporters. Any away supporters should park in the […]

Gladiators… Are You Ready?… Again!

by Peter Scherer At the second time of asking we are off to Causeway Lane on Tuesday night, taking a break from the league campaign to visit Matlock Town in the Derbyshire Senior Cup.  Those of you who made the wasted to Matlock a couple of weeks ago, when the referee called the game off […]

Second Half Fightback Nets All Three Points

by Peter Scherer There were a number of changes in the Mickleover line-up, following last weeks home defeat. But after going a goal down, it was a second half fightback that netted three points. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Jake Bennett 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Will Atkinson 5-Dan Bradley 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8-Will Trueman 9-Fin Ryder 10-Ben […]

Today’s Match Programme: Barwell

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We Need Three Points

by Peter Scherer Following last weekends humbling defeat at the hands of St.Ives, the Mickleover squad will be looking to rediscover the form that made them so dominant early season, when we face Barwell Town on Saturday. We have already played this weekends visitors twice this season, once with a 2-1 win to Sports in […]

Tomlinson Hits Four As It’s Seven-Up For Reserves! 

by Peter Scherer For various reasons it’s been a difficult campaign for Mickleover Reserves in the Central Midlands Alliance League, but with the visit of third in the table Melbourne Dynamo on Tuesday evening it all came good. Starting line-up: 1-Josh Bull 2-Toby Smith 3-Zak Sandhu 4-Jared Cholerton 5-Will Robinson 6-Bobby Battisson 7-Mason Tudgay 8-Chris […]

A Day to Forget for Sports

by Peter Scherer (Photos: Steve Ingers) We have had the glory and the promise and now the disappointment, but after Saturday’s 0-5 home defeat to St.Ives, it’s time to dig deep on and off the field to return to winning ways. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2- Jake Bennett 3-Matty Bowman 4-Will Atkinson 5-Blaine Rowe 6-Ethan […]

Today’s Match Programme: St Ives Town

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Quakers Defender On A Month’s Loan

by Peter Scherer Mickleover have signed former Coventry City Junior Blaine Rowe on a month’s loan from National League North Darlington. During his time with the Sky Blues he also had experience with Ayr Utd and Falkirk in the Scottish Championship and League One in two loan spells. He had a brief stay at Barwell […]

Let’s Go For A Double

by Peter Scherer Having beaten St.Ives on the opening day of the season, Mickleover will be looking to do the double in this Saturday’s return fixture at the Don Amott Arena. Sports are looking for their third successive league win, but so are our visitors, having beaten Nuneaton and Leiston in their last two home […]

Gladiators… Are You Ready?

by Peter Scherer We are off to Causeway Lane on Tuesday night, taking a break from the league campaign to visit Matlock Town in the Derbyshire Senior Cup. Our hosts are currently 15th in the Northern Premier League, following last Saturday’s 3-1 win at Atherton Collieries. But it’s been a mixed season so far for […]

Sault Keeps Sports On Top

by Peter Scherer A second half strike from Ben Sault gave Mickleover a 1-0 victory at strugglers Berkhamsted, and keeps them on top of the table in alphabetical order from Needham Market. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Matty Bowman 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Will Atkinson 5-Fin Delap 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8-Ben Sault 9-Leon Clarke 10-Marcus Barnes 11-Oli […]

Sports Look For Another Three Points At Strugglers

by Peter Scherer This Saturday we visit newcomers Berkhamsted, who like our neighbours Long Eaton Utd, have struggled this season after promotion into the Southern Premier League Central Division. Mickleover are back at the top of the league, only just, and will be looking to maximise their points tally against one of the struggling teams. […]

Second Half Goals Put Sports Back On Top

by Peter Scherer After a fairly scrappy first half at the Don Amott Arena, Mickleover took charge in the second half with two goals, returning them to top of the table, on alphabetical order! It was revenge time for Mickleover, as the Glassboys from Stourbridge knocked them out of the FA Cup earlier this season. […]

Today’s Match Programme: Stourbridge

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Sports Seek Cup Revenge

by Peter Scherer Following Saturday’s first home defeat in the league, Mickleover will be looking to get straight back into the points, when Stourbridge visit the Don Amott Arena on Tuesday night. We haven’t played Stourbridge in the league so far this season, but the Glassboys ended Mickleover’s FA Cup run with a two- goal […]

First Home Defeat For Sports

by Peter Scherer Mickleover went into Saturday’s game at home to Telford Utd, top of the table on goal difference, but an early goal saw them fall to their first home defeat of the season. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Jake Bennett 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Will Atkinson 5-Fin Delap 6-Ethan Mann 7-Andy Dales 8- Dan Bradley 9-Styart […]

Today’s Match Programme: AFC Telford United

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Can We Stay At The Top? AFC Telford United (H)

by Peter Scherer It’s another tough game for Mickleover this Saturday at the Don Amott Arena, when we face fifth in the table AFC Telford Utd, our first game of the New Year.  Currently four points adrift of Mickleover, Needham Market and Redditch level on points at the top, Telford are unbeaten in their last […]

Ram’s Keeper On A Month’s Loan

by Peter Scherer (Image: Steve Ingers) Derby County’s Wales Under 18 and 19 International goalkeeper Lewis Ridd has joined Mickleover on a months loan, having debuted last week in the 5-1 over Long Eaton Utd. Ridd started out at Swansea City, moving to Ipswich in July 2020. During his time with the Tractor Boys, he […]

Our Academy… Our Success

by Peter Scherer It’s with a great deal of pride that Mickleover FC can look back over it’s past and current achievements with the Clubs own Academy. Formed in 2014 initially, they were 2015,16 & 17 ESPFA Champions and with John McGrath becoming player manager, he signed former Rams and England Under 16,17 & 19 […]

Barnes & Mann At The Double As Sports Hit Five!

by Peter Scherer It may not have started well for Mickleover, going a goal down to bottom of the table Long Eaton Utd. But a second half goal surge secured a 5-1 win and takes them back to the top of of the Southern Premier League Central Division. Starting line-up: 1-Lewis Ridd 2-Ben Sault 3-Rhys […]

Today’s Match Programme: Long Eaton United

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Boxing Day Preview: Long Eaton United (H)

by Peter Scherer It’s a local Derby for our Boxing Day football, as we face Long Eaton Utd at the Don Amott Arena. Both Fin Delap and Andy Dales were missing from last Saturday’s draw at Hitchin, more now keeper Oliver Bosworth joins the list, with a second half thigh injury. With former deputy Jim […]

Hard Fought Point At Hitchin

by Peter Scherer Mickleover managed to break the run of four consecutive away defeats, with a tough 2-2 draw at Hitchin Town, having taken the lead twice. Starting line-up: 1-Oliver Bosworth 2-Matt Bowman 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Wil Atkinson 5-Jake Bennett 6-Ethan Mann 7-Ben Sault 8-Will Trueman 9-Leon Clarke 10-Marcus Barnes 11-Oli Greaves. Subs: Fin Ryder, Stuart […]

Hitchin Here We Come

by Peter Scherer The first of Mickleover’s Christmas game sees us head south to face fourth in the table Hitchin Town. They were 2-1 victors at neighbours St.Ives last Saturday, but they are looking to get back on form at home, having had three successive defeats, at the hands of Leiston, Leamington and Stamford. It […]

Fourth Successive Away Defeat For Sports

by Peter Scherer In the worst performance from Mickleover since they joined the Southern Premier League Central Division, three first half goals set the pattern for the rest of the game and an eventual 0-4 defeat. Starting line-up: 1-Oliver Bosworth 2-Jake Bennett 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Dan Bradley 5-Finn Delap 6-Ethan Mann 7-Will Trueman 8-Ben Sault 9-Leon […]

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Next Stop… Stamford

by Peter Scherer Mickleover will hoping for change in their recent away form in the Southern Premier league Central, when they visit Stamford on Tuesday night. Off the back of three consecutive away league defeats, they face a Stamford side, now seventh after a 2-2 draw at Berkhamsted last Saturday. Stamford were 3-0 winners in […]

Sports Dominate… But It’s Goaless!

by Peter Scherer (Image: Steve Ingers) Following last weeks Cup Tie thriller at Oldham it was back to the league campaign for Mickleover, as they took on third placed Leamington at the Don Amott Arena. Starting line-up: 1-Oliver Bosworth 2-Jake Bennett 3-Rhys Dolan 4-Will Atkinson 5-Finn Delap 6-Ethan Mann 8-Dan Bradley 9-Stuart Beavon 10-Will Trueman […]

Today’s Match Programme: Leamington

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Back To The League Campaign

by Peter Scherer Following last weekends outstanding Cup Tie at Oldham, it’s back to league action at the Don Amott Arena on Saturday, when we face third in the table Leamington. We are now one point off table toppers Needham Market in second place, with a three-point cushion over Leamington and three games in hand. […]

Powell Hat-trick As Reserves Hit Five!

by Peter Scherer It’s been a tough season for Mickleover Reserves so far, with a number of the Academy players having joined the first team squad. The team were boosted however by the addition of former Rams and Forest striker Marcus Tudgay, playing up front with his son Mason, as we faced Wirksworth Ivanhoe. Starting […]

What A Game!

by Peter Scherer It was a true old style cup tie at Oldham Athletic’s Boundary Park, with underdogs Mickleover the dominant force for the majority of the 90 minutes. Heroic performances from the whole team, just falling short in a nail-biting penalty shoot-out. Starting line-up: 1-Oliver Bosworth 2-Ben Sault 3-Jake Bennett 4-Will Atkinson 5-Fin Delap […]

It’s The Big One! Oldham Athletic (A)

by Peter Scherer This Saturday will be the biggest match in Mickleover history, when we visit Oldham Athletic in the third round of the FA Trophy at Boundary Park. The Latics were Division Two Champions in 1990/91 and founder members of the Premiership, before being relegated in 1992. FA Cup semi finalists in 89/80 and […]

Belper Get Nailed, But Only Just

by Peter Scherer Mickleover made a number of changes to their starting line-up for the Cawarden Derbyshire Senior Cup game against Belper Town, running out 2-1 winners after two first half goals.  Starting line-up: 1-Oliver Bosworth 2-Matty Bowman 3-Brandon Ferron 4-Ethan Mann 5-Dan Bradley 6-Zak Sandhu 7-Sam Tomlinson 8-Will Trueman 9-Leon Clarke 10-Fin Ryder 11-Marcus […]

Today’s Match Programme: Belper Town

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