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.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Atherton LR looking for pre-derby filip

5:26pm Thursday 17th April 2014

By Joseph Gibbons

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE: Atherton Collieries produce a five-star performance in defeating Hanley Town

6:47pm Monday 14th April 2014

ATHERTON Collieries got back to winning ways when they beat fourth-placed Hanley Town 5-1 away from home, a win which closes the gap between the two teams to five points with two matches remaining.

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.

EMIL ANDERSON: The day the game made fools of us

2:00pm Tuesday 8th April 2014

ON April Fools Day, the depleted Crazy Gang – Little Eddie, Lazarus and I – met players Chris Lawton and Mark Truffas at Alder House and set off on the relatively short journey to Castleton to face Rochdale Town.

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.

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.

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.

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.

NORTH WEST COUNTIES LEAGUE by Jospeh Gibbons: Colls on the wrong end of another thriller

The Bolton News: Atherton Collieries’ Rob Swanton, right, launches into a tackle

7:08pm Monday 7th April 2014

ATHERTON Collieries followed last Tuesday’s unbelieveable 8-6 defeat at Rochdale with another valliant effort – going down 4-2 at league leaders Nelson 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.

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.

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.

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.

NON-LEAGUE FOOTBALL: Colls dent Northwich promotion bid

6:26pm Monday 24th March 2014

A FORTNIGHT ago, Atherton Collieries and 1874 Northwich met at Alder House with 1874 claiming the three points through a Mike Brandon goal.

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.

Atherton Town beat Atherton Collieries in Bolton Hospital Cup

The Bolton News: Atherton Town are through to the next round of the Hospital Cup

11:23am Thursday 20th March 2014

ATHERTON Town kicked off this year’s Bolton Hospital Cup with a 4-1 penalty shootout victory over Atherton Collieries after the game finished 1-1 at full time.

BSF OVER-35s LEAGUE: All Sunday's action

7:20am Tuesday 18th March 2014

Cheers Bar Vets remain in pole position for the title with three matches remaining, but they are being pushed all the way by second-placed Daten.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Saturday action round-up

The Bolton News: Matt McClellan put in a determined display for Old Bolts

7:20am Tuesday 18th March 2014

MATT McClellan led a stirring fightback as Premier Division leaders Old Boltonians earned a point at Bury GSOB.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Round-up of Saturday's action

6:20am Tuesday 18th March 2014

HINDSFORD manager Lee Bennett believes his team’s success in reaching the Gilgryst Cup final can give his players the confidence to get their Premier Division title hat-trick bid back on track.

BOLTON SUNDAY LEAGUE: Cattle Market romp to Division One title

5:20am Tuesday 18th March 2014

CATTLE Market claimed the Division One title in the most resounding fashion possible – with a 7-0 victory at second-placed Morris Dancers.

WEST LANCASHIRE LEAGUE: Eagley win again, Saturday action reports

The Bolton News: Eagley boss Simon Haworth

5:38pm Monday 17th March 2014

EAGLEY made it four wins in as many matches thanks to first-half strikes from Ash Morris and Scott McNair in a 2-1 win at Fulwood Amateurs.

Daisy Hill host Atherton LR in friendly derby

6:10pm Friday 14th March 2014

DAISY Hill will host local North West Counties Division One rivals Atherton LR in a friendly at New Sirs on Saturday, kick off 3pm.

MANCHESTER LEAGUE: Sylvester inspires Hindsford revival

10:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

HINDSFORD stopped the rot on Saturday and got their bid for a third successive Premier Division title back on track with a 2-1 win at Old Alts.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Farnworth Town's semi-final cup draw is spot-on

10:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

FARNWORTH Town clinched a dream semi-final tie at Maine Road after clinching a penalty shootout victory over Middleton in the Manchester County Amateur Cup.

WEST LANCS LEAGUE: Resolute Ladybridge hold CMB

10:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

DIVISION Two rivals CMB and Ladybridge had to settle for a share of the spoils in an interesting 1-1 draw at Tempest Road.

BSF OVER-35s LEAGUE: Cup romance lives on for Bolton Lads and Girls Club

10:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

BOLTON Lads and Girls Club came from behind three times to beat Atherton Town on penalties and progress to the third round of the Sam Ashworth Trophy.

BOLTON AT HOME SUNDAY LEAGUE: Cattle Market frustrated in quest to go top

The Bolton News: Farnworth’s Anthony Harrison, centre, tries to turn his man

10:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

CATTLE Market missed the chance to go joint top of Division One after being held to a 2-2 draw at mid-table Darcy lever.

LANCASHIRE AMATEUR LEAGUE: Old Boltonians tighten their grip on

The Bolton News: Sean Haslam, of Prestwich, holds off Horwich Victoria’s Sean Jones

10:00am Tuesday 11th March 2014

OLD Boltonians’ Premier Division title bid remains on track after Julian Stevens’ side earned another three points with a 2-1 win at Old Blackburnians.

Atherton Collieries edged out of clash

6:54pm Monday 10th March 2014

ATHERTON Collieries slipped to fourth in the North West Counties League Division One on Saturday after a 1-0 home defeat to promotion rivals 1874 Northwich.

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