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Paul Marriott back at Eagley as new management team appointed

The Bolton News: Paul Marriott will return to Eagley to manage the side again as a one-off

3:38pm Saturday 28th June 2014

EAGLEY Football Club have appointed a new management team ahead of the new season.

Bolton School team are Wanderers Wembley wonders

The Bolton News: The Bolton School junior boys team outside Wembley

11:30am Wednesday 4th June 2014

IT could be a pub quiz question in a few years’ time: Which was the last Bolton Wanderers team to win at Wembley?

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Atherton suffer last day heartache

The Bolton News: Girls' football team seeking to sign more under-sevens

5:00am Tuesday 13th May 2014

ATHERTON Town had the Manchester League Division One title cruelly snatched from their grasp in a dramatic climax to the season.

Eagley FC looking for new manager and secretary as Simon Haworth and Phil Morley step down

The Bolton News: Phil Morley has retired from his role as secretary at Eagley after 14 years of service to the club

10:49am Monday 12th May 2014

EAGLEY Football Club are looking for a new manager and secretary.

Chris Hopwood hat-trick seals Hospital Cup for Hindsford against Stoneclough at the Reebok Stadium

The Bolton News: Hat-trick hero Chris Hopwood

9:37pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

Chris Hopwood scored a hat-trick as Hindsford won the Bolton Hospital Cup on Tuesday night.

Chris Hopwood hat-trick seals Hospital Cup for Hindsford against Stoneclough at the Reebok Stadium

The Bolton News: Hat-trick hero Chris Hopwood

9:37pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

Chris Hopwood scored a hat-trick as Hindsford won the Bolton Hospital Cup on Tuesday night.

EMIL ANDERSON: Atherton Collieries play up to being kingmakers for a day

The Bolton News: EMIL ANDERERSON'S NON-LEAGUE COLUMN: Bloggers of the world unite

5:30pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

SATURDAY, April 26 – the final day of the North West Counties Football League campaign.

WARREN BARLOW: Sharing the focus on improving our leagues

The Bolton News: Warren Barlow

3:20pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

LAST week, Bolton, Bury and District Football League chairman Warren Barlow talked about grassroots sport and how it needs to be looked at and improved. Here, he continues to share his views in the second part of his column.

TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE: Bill Eaton's referee column on assessors

The Bolton News: Bill Eaton

1:04pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

BILL Eaton continues to provide a light-hearted insight into life as a referee in his weekly column. This week he talks about the role of assessors

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Report round-up on the Bolton teams

The Bolton News: Goalkeeper Craig Tebay had a good header saved as Tempest pushed hard for the winner

7:20am Tuesday 29th April 2014

TEMPEST United assistant manager Gary Westhead is praying neighbours Eagley can come to their rescue after his side finished their season with a frustrating 1-1 draw at home to Crooklands Casuals.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Saturday round-up

7:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

HINDSFORD could be just one win away from securing a third successive Premier Division championship after beating title rivals Prestwich Heys on Saturday.

BOLTON SUNDAY LEAGUE: Champions League reaches semi-final stage

The Bolton News: Deane goalkeeper Michael Harrison makes a good save

6:20am Tuesday 29th April 2014

QUEEN Anne, Great Lever and Deane won through to the semi-finals of the Bolton At Home Sunday League Champions League end-of-season knockout competition.

BOLTON OVER-35s LEAGUE: Sunday report round-up

6:20am Tuesday 29th April 2014

DATEN won the Sam Ashworth Trophy with a 2-1 victory over Salford Waggon after extra time.


6:10am Tuesday 29th April 2014

LITTLE Lever manager Lee Buckley is targeting a top-three finish next season.

Eagley and Turton 'Legends' go head to head in charity match

The Bolton News: Paul Marriott will return to Eagley to manage the side again as a one-off

6:39pm Monday 28th April 2014

EAGLEY and Turton have arranged a special edition of one of football’s oldest derbies in memory of two of the clubs’ biggest stalwarts who died this year.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Simon Wilcox predicts a Breight future

The Bolton News: Simon Wilcox believes Breightmet United could be capable of challenging for promotion next season

9:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

BREIGHTMET United manager Simon Wilcox is planning to regroup in the summer with the aim of mounting a promotion challenge next season.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE ROUND-UP by Bryan Waters: Farnworth Town clinch promotion

The Bolton News: Farnworth Town manager Jason Tyldesley is targeting a second successive assault on promotion next season

7:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

FARNWORTH Town sealed promotion to Division One after a 2-1 win at Radcliffe Town.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Eagley hit by fixture pile-up and injuries

The Bolton News: Eagley goalkeeper John Kinsella pounces on the ball under pressure from Charnock Richard’s Carl Grimshaw

7:20am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

A BACKLOG of fixtures and a build-up of injuries are starting to take their toll on one of Bolton’s top amateur football teams.

Atherton 'flatcap' derby ends in goalless stalemate

5:54pm Monday 21st April 2014

THE fourth edition of The Flatcap Derby ended in disappointment as Atherton Colls and Atherton LR served up a 0-0 stalemate today.

Hospital Cup latest - Stoneclough v Old Bolts quarter-final report and semi-final draw

9:34am Friday 18th April 2014

TURTON will play Hindsford and CMB and Stoneclough will clash in the semi-finals of the Bolton Hospital Cup.

HOSPITAL CUP: Turton into last four with win at Atherton Town

5:30pm Thursday 17th April 2014

TURTON made it through to the semi-finals of the Hospital Cup with an impressive 3-0 win at Atherton Town.

BOLTON OVER-35s LEAGUE: All set for last-day showdown between Daten and Cheers Bar

The Bolton News: Henighans remain favourites to win Division Two despite suffering a shock defeat on Sunday

4:27pm Monday 14th April 2014

DATEN leapfrogged Cheers Bar at the top of Division One when they won and their only rivals for the title dropped two points.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Boltonians must wait and see if Prestwich can pip them to title

The Bolton News: Howe Bridge Mills player Shaun Farrimond, left, is closed down by Tottington’s Andy Keefe

3:58pm Monday 14th April 2014

OLD Boltonians have the Champagne on ice as they wait to see if Prestwich can pip them to the Premier Division title for the second time in two seasons.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: David Hanlon double lifts Turton

2:54pm Monday 14th April 2014

TURTON took all three points away at Mill Hill St Peters, winning 2-0 with both goals coming from Dave Hanlon.

BOLTON SUNDAY LEAGUE: Michael Rice double maintains Queen Anne's 100 per cent winning record

The Bolton News: Deane are top of Group C despite having their 100 per cent winning record ended by Queen Lizzy

2:29pm Monday 14th April 2014

TWO Michael Rice goals and one from Mark Truffas maintained Queen Anne’s 100 per cent winning record in Group A of the Champions League with a 3-1 victory at Newbury.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE ROUND-UP: Atherton Town on the up

The Bolton News: Shaun Lynch whose Atherton Town team will almost certainly be playing in the Premier Division next season

2:15pm Monday 14th April 2014

ATHERTON Town can look forward to playing Premier Division football next season after effectively clinching promotion with a 4-2 win at Heywood St James.

BOLTON HOSPITAL CUP: This year's results so far, reports plus history of competition and past winners

The Bolton News: Eagley celebrate winning the trophy in 2013

12:22pm Thursday 10th April 2014

Breightmet Utd 1 Turton 1 (Turton won 4-1 on pens) Another game that was decided by penalties, started with a penalty in the 23rd minute dispatched by Turton’s Keiran Sissons.

TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE: Referees should aim to have a good rapport with players

The Bolton News: Bill Eaton

4:57pm Wednesday 9th April 2014

BILL Eaton gives a light-hearted insight into the life of a local referee. Today he talks about the importance of having a good rapport with those he is refereeing.

BOLTON AT HOME SUNDAY LEAGUE: Champion start for Queen Anne

10:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

QUEEN Anne, Great Lever, Deane and Astley Bridge Elite are making the early running in an end-of-season Champions League competition.

BSF OVER-35s LEAGUE: Cheers Bar lose their grip on the title

9:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

SALFORD Waggon returned to haunt Cheers Bar, following up their victory in the semi-finals of the Sam Ashworth Cup to dent the Division One leaders’ league title hopes.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Sevens-up for Premier pair Eagley and Tempest United

9:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

PREMIER Division outfits Eagley and Tempest United fired themselves into seventh heaven with two magnificent, high-scoring displays.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Dean fires Farnworth Town towards top-two finish

8:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

A LAST-MINUTE winner from Grant Dean saw Division Two side Farnworth Town take a giant stride towards promotion.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Breightmet captain Bancks puts on a United front

The Bolton News: Hindsford’s Portuguese striker David Moreno, right, challenges Walshaw Sports’ Nicky Barrass. Moreno scored in Hindsford’s 2-1 victory

7:00am Tuesday 8th April 2014

BREIGHTMET United manager Simon Wilcox highlighted the leadership qualities of his captain Carl Bancks after the Moss Park outfit returned to winning ways on Saturday.

HOSPITAL CUP: Old Boltonians beat Lancashire Amateur League rivals Little Lever

5:36pm Friday 4th April 2014

OLD Boltonians got the better of Lancashire Amateur League Premier Division rivals Little Lever 3-2 in the Hospital Cup.

DAVID FLITCROFT COLUMN: How to keep teenagers involved in playing football

The Bolton News: Bury manager David Flitcroft

1:10pm Wednesday 2nd April 2014

DAVID Flitcroft has joined up with The Bolton News to write a weekly column.

Eagley and Bolton County All Stars Under-9s show you are never too young to play good football

The Bolton News: Eagley's Umar Khan, right, takes on Bolton County's Xenon Emerson

7:00am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

EAGLEY and Bolton County’s under-9s teams showed you are never too young to play the game the right way.

TALES FROM THE DARK SIDE: Bill Eaton's referee column focuses on Emily Carney

The Bolton News: Young Bolton referee Emily Carney

3:00pm Tuesday 1st April 2014

BILL Eaton continues his light-hearted insight into the life of a local referee in his weekly column. This week he hands over his writer’s quill to 16-year-old Emily Carney to talk about her experience as a young female ref

WARREN BARLOW COLUMN: 'We are running our league in testing circumstances'

The Bolton News: Warren Barlow

10:20am Tuesday 1st April 2014

THIS week I would like to spend a little time on some of the people who work really hard to provide competition in trying circumstances for the teams in our league.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Treble title chance is still on, says Hindsford boss Bennett

8:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

HINDSFORD manager Lee Bennett is hoping to home in on a hat-trick of Premier Division championships.

BOLTON AT HOME SUNDAY LEAGUE: Cup shock for Division Two champions

8:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

QUEEN Anne’s dreams of a league and cup double floundered at home to Great Lever Wanderers.

BSF OVER-35s LEAGUE: Cheers Bar are off the Waggon

8:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

CHEERS Bar Vets and Daten – the top two in Division One – took time out of their title battle to concentrate on the cup, with vastly different outcomes.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: All Hail Dean in Old Bolts title tilt

The Bolton News: Little Lever goalscorer Andy Bingham

8:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

OLD Boltonians maintained their 16-point gap over Prestwich in the two-horse race for the Premier Division title.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Turton dedicate emotional victory to former chairman Martin Vizzard

The Bolton News: Former Turton chairman Martin Vizzard

7:00am Tuesday 1st April 2014

TURTON manager Neil Johnson says Saturday’s 2-0 home victory against BAC/EE Preston was a fitting tribute to former club chairman Martin Vizzard, who died last Monday.

Goal crazy Atherton Collieries hit Cheadle Town for six

5:47pm Monday 31st March 2014

ATHERTON Collieries overcame a wretched start and committed opponents in Cheadle Town to claim a 6-2 win and break the 60-point barrier for the North West Counties League Division One season.

EMIL ANDERSON'S non-league: Which celebrity would take over Atherton Colls?

The Bolton News: Mark Charnock who plays Emmerdale's Marlon Dingle

5:43pm Monday 31st March 2014

THE most interesting news of the last week for me was the announcement that Manchester United legends from the Class of ’92 were taking over Evo-Stik Division One North club Salford City, with the ultimate goal of attaining Football League status.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Woodwork thwarts improved Bolton County

8:30am Tuesday 25th March 2014

BAD weather once again hit the West Lancashire League programme at the weekend, with only two of our local sides managing to get a game.

BOLTON AT HOME SUNDAY LEAGUE: Champions Cattle Market are at the double

The Bolton News: Deane’s Gary Holt, left, is challenged by Pat Duncan, of Great Lever Wanderers

8:20am Tuesday 25th March 2014

CATTLE Market remain on course for the double following a 2-1 victory over Farnworth United in the quarter-final of the Division One Cup.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Last-gasp goal rocks Old Boltonians

The Bolton News: Old Boltonians’ goalscorer Dean Hailwood threads a path between two Tottington players

8:00am Tuesday 25th March 2014

OLD Boltonians were denied two points in their Premier Division title bid in the cruellest of circumstances on Saturday.

BSF OVER-35s LEAGUE: Rangers rally to deliver cup blow to Henighans

5:49pm Monday 24th March 2014

MOORSIDE Rangers produced a shock victory over league leaders Henighans to reach the final of the Division Two Cup.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Jones brace keeps Atherton Town on track

5:42pm Monday 24th March 2014

ATHERTON Town reinforced their bid for the treble with a 2-1 win at Breightmet United in a game played in treacherous conditions.

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