NANTWICH Town FC played their last game at the
Jackson Avenue ground on April 21, 2007, when a 0-0 draw put them into the then
Unibond League. For photographs from the last match, see
this page on this website.
Cup win rounds off season
CONGRATULATIONS to the Dabbers on winning the
Cheshire Senior Cup by beating Stalybridge Celtic 1-0 in the final at
Chester on Tuesday, April 24. The scorer, in the first half, was
Michael Lennon. Stalybridge play in the Blue Square North league. This was
the fourth time Nantwich Town had won the cup.
Charity football match
A CHARITY match between soap stars from
Emmerdale, EastEnders, Coronation Street and Hollyoaks against the
Charity All Stars XI, will be played on Sunday, April 29, at 2pm, at the
Weaver Stadium. All proceeds will go to the Wingate Centre, Wrenbury,
which helps people of all ages who have disabilities. Admission is £2,
pay on the gate.
Steve at Wembley
NANTWICH Town's Steve Smithies, the
club’s Football Development Officer, found himself rubbing
shoulders with some of the most illustrious names in the game at
a top conference at Wembley Stadium on Sunday, December 4, 2011.
As an FA Charter
Standard Community Club, Nantwich Town FC is well respected in
the football world for encouraging and developing young
footballers. With more than 20 youth teams and over 500
boys and girls participating in football, the club is seen as
leading the way in developing football in the community.
That work was recognised by
the Football Association who invited Steve to make a
presentation at the prestigious FA Licensed Coaches’ Conference.
Steve spoke just after Sir Trevor Brooking and outlined the work
Nantwich Town FC does in the local community.
ASHLEY Houghton has been appointed as the
new press officer of Nantwich Town F.C. Ashley, 20, a sports
journalism student at Staffordshire University has worked with
newspapers such as the Shropshire Star and Northwich Guardian and is
part of the Red Shift Radio team, which is the club’s media partners.
Ashley (pictured) has
written for Witton Albion, thisisanfield.com and AFC Telford United. He
takes over from Phil Johnson who has had to step down from the role.
Club Director Michael Chatwin
said, “We’re delighted that Ashley has come on board as press officer.
The club is very grateful to Phil Johnson for everything he has done and
I’m sure Ashley will build on all his good work.”
The appointment comes with the
club website set to be re-vamped shortly and live home match commentary
now being provided by Red Shift Radio.
APPOINTED Chairman of Nantwich Town F.C. in
1998, Clive Jackson has taken on the role of Vice-Chairman after work
commitments meant he was out of the U.K. Clive was a leading figure in
the Dabbers' move from the Jackson Avenue ground to the Weaver Stadium.
The new Chairman is Jon Gold.
Hopes of hosting
training camp dashed
NANTWICH Town F.C.'s hopes of their ground being
used as a training base for one of the teams in the 2018 World Cup were
dashed when England missed out on being chosen as the hosts of the event in
December 2010. More
Head Coach leaves
NANTWICH Town F.C. and Head Coach Pete Hall have
"regrettably parted company by mutual consent." That is the start of a
statement posted on the club's website at the end of March 2010.
Pete was assistant to former
manager Steve Davis through the club's meteoric rise through the leagues and
their two cup wins.