WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Basement battle will be Eagley's cup final says ex-Preston, Norwich and Bury ace Simon Whaley

The Bolton News: Local youth football

7:00pm Monday 20th October 2014

EAGLEY boss Simon Whaley wants his players to take a cup final mindset into Saturday’s match against the Premier Division’s bottom side Hesketh Bank.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Promotion is within our grasp - Simon Wilcox

The Bolton News:

6:51pm Monday 20th October 2014

IF Breightmet United fail to clinch promotion from Division One this season, manager Simon Wilcox believes they will only have themselves to blame.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Bolts deliver blow to champs

The Bolton News:

6:54pm Monday 20th October 2014

OLD Boltonians manager Steve Eccleshare heaped praise on his coaching staff after Saturday’s 4-1 victory away to reigning Premier League champions Prestwich maintained their impressive momentum.

WEST LANCS LEAGUE: Paul Marriott returns to help Eagley's relegation battle

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

7:54pm Monday 13th October 2014

PAUL Marriott’s challenge is clear – to help pull Eagley out of relegation trouble – after the former manager returned to the dugout at the weekend as assistant to new boss Simon Whalley.

LANCS AMATEUR LEAGUE: We have turned a corner, says Horwich Victoria manager Danny Holmes

The Bolton News:

7:53pm Monday 13th October 2014

HORWICH Victoria manager Danny Holmes is adamant the basement club have turned a corner, despite going down to their ninth defeat in 10 games on Saturday.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Confidence is key to improvement, says Breightmet United boss Simon Wilcox

The Bolton News:

7:49pm Monday 13th October 2014

BREIGHTMET United manager Simon Wilcox is confident his players have what it takes to make a big impression in the top half of Division One.

Atherton Collieries and Daisy Hill ready for Friday night league clash

The Bolton News:

9:00am Friday 10th October 2014

By Joe Gibbons

EMIL ANDERSON: Farewell old faithful, you have done a good stretch

The Bolton News:

12:00pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

A CLICK of the button on my computer and a vital piece of Colls equipment was consigned to the dustbin of history.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: CMB through to the next round of the Lancashire Amateur Shield

The Bolton News:

8:30am Tuesday 7th October 2014

CMB earned a home tie in the third round of the Lancashire Amateur Shield after edging out the Manchester League’s Prestwich Heys on penalties.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE ROUNDUP: Manager Barrie Massie looking to make his chairman cry

The Bolton News:

6:30pm Monday 6th October 2014

HINDSFORD manager Barry Massey is looking to complete the set of trophies after steering his side through to the third round of the Lancashire FA Amateur Shield with a 4-0 victory over Eagley.

Non-league: Atherton Colls, LR and Daisy Hill Saturday match round-up

The Bolton News:

6:14pm Monday 6th October 2014

MARK Battersby scored all four goals – including an injury-time hat-trick – as Atherton Collieries reached the first round proper of the FA Vase on Saturday with a 4-1 victory over AFC Liverpool.

Radcliffe Borough suffer home defeat to Farsley

The Bolton News:

3:15pm Sunday 5th October 2014

RADCLIFFE Boro slumped to their first home defeat of the season with a 4-1 defeat to high-flying Farsley AFC in the EvoStik First Division North.

Goodness gracious great Colls on fire

The Bolton News:

6:08pm Monday 29th September 2014

ATHERTON Collieries sent out a daunting message to their North West Counties League First Division title rivals with a 6-0 victory at league leaders Hanley Town, writes Joseph Gibbons.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Turton turn up the heat on the promotion pack

The Bolton News:

4:45pm Monday 29th September 2014

TURTON kept themselves in the mix for promotion to the top tier flight after getting back to winning ways with a 4-1 victory against Lytham.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Bailey helps Breightmet United break their duck

The Bolton News:

4:50pm Monday 29th September 2014

BREIGHTMET manager Simon Wilcox says he and his players are determined to build on Saturday’s first win of the Division One season.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Unbeaten Old Bolts stay on top

The Bolton News:

4:40pm Monday 29th September 2014

A LATE goal by Matt McClellan maintained Old Boltonians’ two-point lead at the top of the Premier Division.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Daisy Hill boss confident his record-breaking side will not suffer same fate as last season

The Bolton News:

8:00am Friday 26th September 2014

DAISY Hill manager Craig Thomas believes his record-breaking side will not suffer the same collapse as last season.

EMIL ANDERSON: Heritage of a club is no 'miner' consideration

The Bolton News:

5:41pm Tuesday 23rd September 2014

A WEEK last Sunday my wife Emma and I went to the cinema in Leigh, and from a rather limited selection happened on a film called Pride.

BOLTON OVER-35S LEAGUE: Challengers draw to put Old Boys top

The Bolton News: Local youth football

6:00am Tuesday 23rd September 2014

RADCLIFFE Old Boys A did not have a game at the weekend but remain two points clear at the top of Division One after their closest rivals Queen Lizzie and Moorside – joint second in the table – drew 1-1.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Atherton Town share the spoils with Prestwich Heys

The Bolton News:

5:42pm Monday 22nd September 2014

ATHERTON Town offered further evidence of their ability to hold their own in the Premier Division in a 1-1 draw with Prestwich Heys on Saturday.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Ex-Bury and Norwich City ace Simon Whaley takes charge at strugglers Eagley

The Bolton News:

5:40pm Monday 22nd September 2014

FORMER Norwich City and Bury midfielder Simon Whaley has taken over as caretaker manager of Eagley after Alex Harvie stepped down on Friday.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Saturday report round-up

The Bolton News:

5:41pm Monday 22nd September 2014

OLD Boltonians knocked Tottington United out of the LFA Cup and sent out a message of intent in the title race.

Radcliffe Borough return empty-handed as managerless Kendal Town claim first win of season

The Bolton News:

8:30pm Sunday 21st September 2014

RADCLIFFE Borough slumped to a 4-1 defeat in Cumbria as managerless Kendal Town recorded their first win of the season.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Hindsford pull off a five-star display in Shield

The Bolton News:

6:28pm Monday 15th September 2014

A convincing second-half display helped Hindsford to a comfortable 5-1 victory at home to Lytham Town in the first round of the Lancashire Amateur Shield.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Boltonians setting the pace at the top of the league

The Bolton News:

6:24pm Monday 15th September 2014

OLD Boltonians are two points clear at the top of the Premier Division after beating old rivals Prestwich 3-0 at Chapeltown.

Atherton Colls maintain 100 per cent winning run

The Bolton News:

7:10am Monday 15th September 2014

ATHERTON Collieries maintained their 100 per cent record with a 3-0 away victory over Chadderton which kept them in second place in the North West Counties League Division One.

Radcliffe Boro out of FA Cup after seven-goal thriller

The Bolton News:

8:13pm Sunday 14th September 2014

RADCLIFFE Borough bowed out of the FA Cup despite an excellent performance against high-flying Skelmersdale United.

Log-on to vote and get behind Breightmet Wanderers

The Bolton News:

4:10pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

A BOLTON football team need your help to win a regional competition and get funding for a new dawn.

Dads get even with kids at Eagley

The Bolton News:

12:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

PRE-SEASON at Eagley U10s is more competitive than most, and this year was no different.

WARREN BARLOW'S JUNIOR FOOTBALL SCENE: The new season has just got underway and it is all change

The Bolton News:

8:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THIS is my first piece for the 2014/15 season and much has changed in the Bolton, Bury and District Football League.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Subs on the mark as Old Bolts march on

The Bolton News:

8:00am Tuesday 9th September 2014

A SUPER second-half performance by Old Boltonians earned them a 3-2 victory in the Premier Division top-of-the-table showdown at North Walkden.

BSF OVER-35s LEAGUE: Reds withdraw to cut league to 29

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

7:30am Tuesday 9th September 2014

THE BSF Over-35s football season opened on Sunday with 29 teams playing in three Divisions. There were originally 30 teams, but Salford Reds withdrew from Division Two because the core of the team defected to a couple of local Division One sides, both of whom opened with 4-0 victories.

Simon Wilcox steps down as manager of Breightmet United

The Bolton News:

6:31pm Monday 8th September 2014

SIMON Wilcox has stepped down as manager of Breightmet United to conentrate on his committee work at the Moss Park club.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Turton fall to sucker punch

The Bolton News: Local youth football

6:35pm Monday 8th September 2014

NEIL Johnson is rueing five dropped points in the last two games which have prevented his Turton side from being two points clear at the top of Division One.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Hindsford's 100 per cent record becomes unstuck

The Bolton News: Local youth football

7:31pm Monday 1st September 2014

HINDSFORD surrendered their 100 per cent league record with a 1-1 draw away to AFC Monton in the Manchester Football League Premier Division.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Agony for Eagley as they let lead slip

The Bolton News:

7:29pm Monday 1st September 2014

EAGLEY manager Alex Harvie felt a 2-2 draw was an “unfair result” against Fleetwood Hesketh.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Blackrod and Horwich RMI share the spoils

The Bolton News:

7:23pm Monday 1st September 2014

BLACKROD Town had to settle for a share of the points in a tightly fought Division One encounter against Horwich RMI.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Bolts keep up 100 per cent record

The Bolton News:

7:22pm Monday 25th August 2014

OLD Boltonians maintained their 100 per cent winning record with a dramatic 2-1 victory at Horwich Victoria.

WEST LANCASHIRE FOOTBALL LEAGUE: Ladybridge upset one of their rivals

The Bolton News:

7:19pm Monday 25th August 2014

Ladybridge 2 Haslingden St Marys 1

Radcliffe Borough clinch thriller, Colls maintain winning run while Atherton LR lose

The Bolton News:

8:01pm Sunday 24th August 2014

RADCLIFFE Borough moved up to seventh place in the EvoStik Division One North after a thrilling 3-2 home win against Lancaster City.

BAY WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Sisson on mark again but Fulwood make it tough for Turton

The Bolton News:

6:59pm Monday 18th August 2014

TURTON were brought down to earth with a bump after their impressive start to the season when they lost 4-1 against recently relegated Premier side Fulwood Amateurs.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Rushton at the double as Old Bolts put down early marker in title bid

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

6:55pm Monday 18th August 2014

OLD Boltonians began their quest for an elusive Premier League title in style with a 4-0 victory over local rivals Little Lever.

BOLTON AT HOME SUNDAY LEAGUE: Johnson hits six in clash of the Queens

The Bolton News:

6:52pm Monday 18th August 2014

SIX-SHOOTING Benson Johnson wreaked havoc as Queen Anne continued their storming start to the new Division One season with a 15-0 defeat of Queen Lizzy.

FBT MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Hindsford chasing fourth successive title

The Bolton News:

6:30pm Monday 18th August 2014

HINDSFORD got off to a winning start in their quest for a fourth successive Premier League title with a 3-1 victory over newly-promoted neighbours Atherton Town on Saturday.

All change at our local football clubs

The Bolton News: Local youth football

4:45pm Friday 15th August 2014

THE North West Counties Football League started last week and the swings and roundabouts were seen at the two Atherton clubs where LR’s Mick Clegg made the short trip to Alder Street to take over Collieries.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Ex-Bury, Norwich City, Preston North End star helps Eagley to opening day win

The Bolton News:

3:00am Tuesday 12th August 2014

ALEX Harvie got his tenure in charge of Eagley off to a good start with a 3-0 victory against Thornton Cleveleys in the Premier Division.

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.

Footballers' 9 worst on-pitch meltdowns

The Bolton News: England v Uruguay - tonight's winner revealed

6:14pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

With Uruguay striker and Italian-shoulder enthusiast Luis Suarez receiving worldwide condemnation for his “gnash and grab” job on Italy’s Giorgio Chiellini, we decided to look at some of the best on-pitch meltdowns from players of the so-called beautiful game...

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?

Leigh Centurions head coach Paul Rowley signs new contract to 2017

The Bolton News: Leigh coach Paul Rowley

12:15pm Friday 30th May 2014

LEIGH Centurions have rewarded head coach Paul Rowley for the club's outstanding start to the season with a new contract.






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