No.144 17/07/2015 - 1874 Northwich F.C.

No.144 17/07/2015

UPCOMING FRIENDLY GAMES

Saturday 18thJuly – ECCLESHALL KICK OFF 3PM

1874 Northwich visit Pershall Park ST21 6NE to play Eccleshall of the NWCFL First Division. Eccleshall ended the 2014/15 season in 15th place with a record of:

P   W  D L  GF GA PTS
36  12 5 19 91 41 41

1874 played Eccleshall twice during the 2013/14 season completing a NWCFL double over them winning 2-0 at Eccleshall (Dean McGregor 2) and 2-1 at home (Dave Short, Michael Brandon – Angelo Errico)

Wednesday 22nd July – MIDDLEWICH TOWN – KICK OFF 7.00PM

1874 Northwich visit Seddon Street CW10 9DR to face Cheshire League Division One Middlewich Town. Middlewich finished last season in 3rd place with a record of:

P  W  D L GF GA PTS
22 10 4 8 54 48 34

1874 played a pre-season friendly at Middlewich last season on 23rd July 2014 winning 3-0 with goals from Ryan Stewart, Joe Igenoza and Matt Beadle.

(Thanks to Garry Clarke for the above information)

OPENING FIXTURES FOR 2016-2016 SEASON

PLEASE NOTE THAT OUR FA CUP GAME AGAINST WEST DIDSBURY & CHORLTON WILL BE PLAYED ON FRIDAY 14TH AUGUST KO 7.45PM

Saturday 8th August: 1874 NORTHWICH FC V SQUIRES GATE 3.00PM LEAGUE
Tuesday 11th August: CAMMELL LAIRD V 1874 NORTHWICH FC 7.45PM LEAGUE
Friday 14th August: WEST DIDSBURY & CHORLTON – 7.45PM FA CUP
Saturday 22nd August: ATHERTON COLLERIES V 1874 NORTHWICH FC – 3PM LEAGUE
Tues 25th August: 1874 NORTHWICH FC V ALSAGER TOWN – 7.45PM LEAGUE
Sat 29th August: ABBEY HEY V 1874 NORTHWICH FC 3PM LEAGUE
Tues 1st Sept: WEST DIDSBURY & CHORLTON V 1874 NORTHWICH FC – 7.45PM LEAGUE
Saturday 5th Sept 1874 NORTHWICH FC V RUNCORN LINNETS – 3PM LEAGUE

2015/2016 SEASON TICKETS

55 NOW BOUGHT!!

Season Tickets can be purchased on line on the club website via this link:

: https://1874northwich.com/shop/ecwid#!/Season-Tickets/c/5254005/offset=0&sort=normal

Tickets are priced at £108 for Adults and £72 for concessions i.e. Under 17’s /Over 65’s

These tickets allow admission to all 21 home league games and come with an additional free ticket to bring a guest along to one League match.
Please note that online sales incur an additional charge of £1.50 to cover paypal charges and postages. (These charges are not applicable to other purchasing methods)

Tickets can be also be purchased in person from Nigel Leather at Level One Computers (in Witton Street, Northwich opposite the library) – please note Nigel is closed on Wednesday afternoons

Finally you can also buy your tickets via e-mail or over the phone from Brian Edge (on 07711 505414 or trust@1874northwich.com or brian.edge2@btinternet.com)

Brian can arrange to accept cheques via post or discuss bank transfer arrangements

1874 NORTHWICH PLAYED CRICKET AT DAVENHAM LAST SUNDAY

Board member Gary Halvorsen can now always say that he has captained 1874 Northwich (and no doubt he will be telling his grandchildren this in years to come!) but at the same time Gary’s son Tom has the bragging rights in his family as he “sent his dad packing” after claiming his wicket when Gary’s team mates were looking to their leader to score heavily to help the cause!

The weather was kind and everyone enjoyed the afternoon and the cricket but alas the home side were too good (on the day!) for 1874.

Thankfully we can report that our older players have recovered well and should be fit and raring to go for the next game – given that it is likely to be in 12 months time!

The 1874 side comprised of a few Board members and 1874 members – a blend of youth and not so young, fit and not so fit but all were keen and eager and seeing John Coats; James Wood; Alex Dickinson and skipper Gary flinging themselves about in the field will live long in the memory”!

Vice Captain Alex Dickinson said “Probably the highlight of 1874’s fielding was a remarkable dropped catch by Gary. It was similar to a seal at Chester Zoo flapping for some fish!!”
However as Vicki England writes “Gary went on to make a catch and the crowd sang “there’s only one Gary Halvo, one Gary Halvo” – memories it was like watching Streety’s men on a Saturday – well perhaps NOT!!
For the record Chris Edge top scored for 1874 and also took 4 wickets
Chairman Paul Stockton ably assisted by Commis chef Dave Stiles were in charge of the BBQ which seemed to go down well with everyone (as did the wonderful real ale available from the excellent bar at Davenham Cricket Club)
A good gathering of 1874 supporters appreciated the cricket, the BBQ and of course the chance to buy raffle tickets from Toddy

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Dan Duxbury; Callum Waters; Andy Lowe; Clive Lloyd; James Wood & Will Hughes
Chris Edge; Matty waters; John (lightening) Coats, Oliver Dickinson & Ollie’s old man

1874 MATCH DAY PROGRAMME – 2015/16

As we all start to prepare for our third season (how quickly does time fly!) we would like to thank everyone for buying our Match day programme on a regular basis and indeed some 1874 fans are so keen to avoid “missing out” on their read that they actually reserve a programme for each game (we then ensure that these “reserved programmes” are safely kept with Pam in the shop awaiting collection (and payment) as and when. So if anyone else wants to avail themselves of this service then please let us know.

In the last two seasons we have done exceptionally well on the field but we have also done well as far as our programme is concerned:

Our sales are good and thanks to a number of our supporters (notably Toddy Barlow and Mike Wood) we have a good selection of local companies supporting us by placing advertisements in our programme. Our programme editor – Andy Dignum – tries to ensure that there is a good balance of news, photographs, advertisements, statistics etc and together with Mark Riding, Andy is working on ideas for the programme for the forthcoming season.

So if anyone has any ideas, thoughts, suggestions etc or simply wishes to help in any way (such as writing an article, sourcing an advertisement as a good few supporters already have) then please get in touch

WORKING AT THE BARTON STADIUM THIS SUNDAY

Our chairman has advised that there are still a good few little jobs that need to be finished this Sunday and if anyone is able to lend a hand it would be much appreciated. Many hands make light work and all that.

Rudheath Social 0 v 0 1874 NORTHWICH FC – Friendly game Thursday 16th July

There was a healthy attendance at Rudheath to watch 1874’s second “warm up” game and both defences came out on top as the score line would suggest. Matt Conkie had just one good save to make as he managed to react to a long range effort and pushed the ball over the bar whilst at the other end 1874 did test the home keeper but also saw a good number of efforts miss the target

1874’s SECOND ANNUAL SEASON REVIEW

Now available from LEVEL ONE COMPUTERS in Witton Street, Northwich (opposite the Library) also from Lostock Social Club and of course from our shop at the Barton Stadium at all of our home games starting on Saturday 25th July when we play Sheffield United

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Priced at just £4 or for the cost of £5 it can be posted to you – just contact Brian Edge: brian.edge2@btinternet.com or ring 07711 505414)

And finally:

Well James certainly looked the part but in the end his contribution amounted to giving free fielding tips to John Coats and then when umpiring he gave Andy Lowe out LBW after being frightened by the bowlers appealing!!

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