Altrincham Football Club Reserves, 2001-2002.



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Left to right: Anthony Hargreaves; Dale Newbrook, the Reserves' keeper and centre-back Steve Howe; Keith Mairs, the Reserves' captain and midfielder, who has first-team experience.
4 May, 2002

NEXT RESERVES' GAMES

Tuesday, 7 April 2002 GUISELEY Lancashire League, AWAY
Wednesday, 15 April 2002 ACCRINGTON STANLEY Lancashire League, HOME at Moss Lane, 7.30pm

2 May, 2002

HOME DRAW AGAINST VICS

Alty Reserves drew 2-2 last night against Northwich, thanks to goals from Steve Lunt and Francis Evans. Match report here.

AWAY DRAW AGAINST VICS

Ten-man Alty Reserves drew 1-1 away to Northwich Vics on Monday, despite finishing with ten men. Match report here, courtesy of Danny Claffey. The Reserves are at home on Wednesday (see below) and then away the following Tuesday at Guiseley, where the original fixture was postponed due to potholes in the pitch. Coincidentally Guiseley have announced recently that they may be playing at Keighley rugby league ground next season, which is Conference graded.
28 April, 2002

ANOTHER WIN

Alty Reserves match at Colwyn Bay yesterday was recorded as a 2-1 win to Alty. After the Bay had conceded the points as they were unable to field a full team, a game was played in which several Alty players turned out for the Welsh side and one of them, Steve Lunt, even scored against his own team in an unofficial 2-2 draw! The revised league table is here. Other results this week were as below; Guiseley played in 3 games in which 32 goals were scored!
  • Guiseley 7 Colwyn Bay 1
  • Ashton United 0 Marine 5
  • Rossendale 1 Ossett Town 1
  • Chester City 11 Guiseley 1
  • Ashton United 2 Leigh RMI 1
  • Southport 0 Northwich Vics 1
  • Leigh RMI 2 Morecambe 7
  • Barrow 1 Burscough 2
  • Accrington Stanley 0 Marine 0
  • Guiseley 11 Bamber Bridge 1
  • Leigh RMI 1 Ashton United 2
    24 April, 2002

    RESERVES MATCH OFF

    Alty Reserves match against Accrington Stanley Reserves tonight at Flixton FC has now been postponed at the request of the visitors. 20 April, 2002

    RESERVES WIN

    Alty Reserves won 5-1 at Barrow last Wednesday night. More details when available.
    19 April, 2002

    LANCASHIRE LEAGUE NEWS

    Burscough Reserves won 2-0 at Rossendale United on Wednesday last even though the game was abandoned after 88 minutes because the Rossendale manager refused to leave the playing area after being ordered off! The result will stand for this game as it did when their match against Altrincham reserves was abandoned after half an hour due to high winds at Flixton.
    15 April, 2002

    RESULT STANDS

    The 0-0 score of the game on 6th March against Rossendale, abandoned in the first half because of strong winds, is to be allowed to stand. Results in the past week were:
  • Southport Res 2 Lancaster City Res 1
  • Guiseley Res 1 Rossendale Utd Res 4
  • Bamber Bridge Res 0 Leigh RMI 6
  • Altrincham Res 1 Ossett Town Res 5
  • Ashton Utd Res 1 Chester City Res 5
  • Barrow Res 0 Chester City Res 1
  • Guiseley Res 2 Marine Res 2
  • Ossett Town Res 3 Rossendale Utd Res 1
  • Northwich Vic Res 0 Burscough Res 1
  • Revised league table here.
    11 April, 2002

    RESERVES 1 OSSETT TOWN RES 5

    With the heart of the team missing as they were on duty for the Youth team instead, Altrincham fielded a much changed Reserves' line-up. Not surprisingly they struggled against a side more used to playing together. There was a marked improvement in Alty's performance in the last 20 minutes after they had brought on Danny Murphy and Paul Kerfoot. The latter scored a fine consolation goal after 83 minutes. Match report here For the opposition's view, visit their excellent website.
    8 April, 2002

    RESERVES RISE UP TABLE

    For the revised Lancashire League table, click here.
    7 April, 2002

    RESERVES 3 BARROW RES. 1

    Two goals from 16 year-old striker Steve Lunt and one from Sam Baker gave Alty a fine win at Flixton last Wednesday (3rd).
    31 March, 2002

    ALTY LOSE AT ROSSENDALE

    Rossendale United Res. beat Altrincham Reserves 3-2 yesterday. Other results this week were:
  • Southport 0 Marine 2
  • Guiseley 6 Accrington Stanley 2
  • Ossett Town 0 Chester City 0
  • Altrincham 3 Colwyn Bay 0
  • Ashton United 2 Burscough 4
  • Burscough 4 Colwyn Bay 0
  • Lancaster City 0 Southport 5
  • Accrington Stanley 3 Morecambe 5
  • Bamber Bridge 1 Northwich Victoria 9
  • Leigh RMI 0 Ossett Town 10

    27 March, 2002

    ALTY RESERVES 3 COLWYN BAY RESERVES 0

    Alty's well deserved win over the Bay was marred by a bad injury to right-back Pat Claffey. For the match report, click here.
    24 March, 2002

    THIS WEEK'S RESULTS

  • Ossett Town 6 Northwich Victoria 0
  • Colwyn Bay 0 Marine 0
  • Altrincham 9 Bamber Bridge 0
  • Lancaster City 4 Barrow 2
  • Morecambe 7 Guiseley 0
  • Barrow 1 Leigh RMI 2
  • Marine 1 Rossendale United 1
  • Southport 2 Ossett Town 5
  • Northwich Victoria 1 Colwyn Bay 2
  • Accrington Stanley 7 Ashton United 1
  • Guiseley 2 Lancaster City 1
    21 March, 2002

    ALTY RESERVES 9 BAMBER BRIDGE RES. 0

    Four goals from a rampant Mario Daniel spearheaded a fine 9-0 win tonight at Flixton against Bamber Bridge. The other goals came from Sam Baker (penalty), Kevin Duncalf, Keith Mairs, Gareth Strange and Paul Tilley. Match report here.
    17 March, 2002

    THIS WEEK'S RESULTS

    After conceding 16 last week, Bamber Bridge conceded only 9 this week. Alty Res. play Brig next Wednesday at Flixton, k.o. 7.30pm.
  • Barrow 9 Bamber Bridge 1
  • Chester City 2 Ossett Town 1
  • Altrincham 1 Ashton United 3
  • Burscough 2 Marine 0
  • Lancaster City 2 Guiseley 1
  • Colwyn Bay 1 Southport 1
  • Lancaster City 1 Leigh RMI 0
  • Accrington Stanley 3 Guiseley 1
    14 March, 2002

    ALTY RES 1 ASHTON UTD RES 3

    I am very grateful to Danny Claffey for a match report.
    10 March, 2002

    THIS WEEK'S RESULTS- MORECAMBE HIT 16!

    Lancashire League:
  • Marine 1 Southport 2
  • Morecambe 16! Bamber Bridge 0
  • Burscough 2 Ashton United 1
  • Chester 5 Lancaster C. 1
  • Ossett T. 2 Lancaster 0
  • Northwich Vics 2 Ashton United 3
    9 March, 2002

    WASTED EFFORT- AGAIN!

    Following Wednesday's curious abandoned game, Altrincham travelled over the Pennines to Nethermoor for today's away game versus Guiseley. However, the match had to be postponed due to pot holes on the pitch! As Guiseley do not have a groundsman an attempt was made to get the game started by visiting a nearby B&Q to buy bags of sand to fill the holes. This proved unsuccessful and Alty returned home without a game.
    6 March, 2002

    WINDS CAUSE ABANDONMENT

    Alty Reserves's match tonight at Flixton against Rossendale United Res. was abandoned after 32 minutes due to high winds. The score was goalless at the time but the ref's decision seemed to have been influenced by the last meaningful action, which was a long shot from Alty's Lee Thompson, which was well saved by the Rossendale keeper despite taking a major deviation because of the gusty wind. Earlier in the game there had been five minutes of sweeping rain but the referee's decision to call the game off took everyone by surprise. Altrincham were beginning to get the upper hand with Thompson getting a shot past the keeper, which was cleared by a covering defender (15 mins) and Jason Anthony forcing a good save from the Rossendale number one (23 mins). For their part, the visitors' no.11 prompted a fine stop from Dale Newbrook at his near post. Alty's team included six current Youth players: 1. Dale Newbrook, 2. Barry Guildford, 3. Paul Robinson, 4. Vernum Rowland, 5. Steve McGrath, 6. Lee McDonald, 7. Keith Mairs (capt.), 8. Paul Tilley, 9. Jason Anthony, 10. Lee Thompson, 11. Sam Baker. The subs included Richard Smith, Lee Shillito, Ian Horton and Mario Daniel.
    3 March, 2002

    THIS WEEK'S RESULTS

    Lancashire League :
  • Lancaster City 1 Marine 1
  • Accrington Stanley 9 Bamber Bridge 2
  • Leigh RMI 4 Colwyn Bay 0
  • Northwich Victoria 0 Rossendale 0
  • Ashton United 1 Barrow 0
  • Burscough 0 Northwich Victoria 0
    24 February, 2002FONT> Lancashire League :
  • Marine 2 Burscough 2
    22 February, 2002

    RESERVES OFF

    Just like Wednesday's reserves game against Barrow, tonight's Alty Reserves' game at Colwyn Bay has been postponed.
    17 February, 2002

    THIS WEEK'S RESULTS

    Lancashire League results:
  • Ashton United 6 Colwyn Bay 0
  • Chester City 5 Barrow 1
  • Burscough 0 Ossett Town 0
  • Lancaster City 1 Morecambe 2
  • Morecambe 2 Chester City 2
  • Bamber Bridge 2 Lancaster City 3
  • Marine 2 Guiseley 2
  • Accrington Stanley 0 Ossett Town 1
  • Revised league table
    10 February, 2002

    MADEW, THE HERO

    When Altrincham Reserves arrived at Leigh on Saturday, they found they had no goalkeeper. Midfielder Stuart Madew volunteered to keep goal and put in a fine performance in a 2-2 draw. For Danny Claffey's match report, click here. A Leigh fan said afterwards, "until I read the report I had no idea that the keeper was in fact an outfield player. It certainly didn't show in the game! It was difficult for a normal keeper in the gale-force conditions which blew straight down the pitch so he did remarkably well". Other results this week:
  • Marine 1 Leigh RMI 0
  • Chester City 1 Northwich Victoria 0
  • Updated League table here.
    6 February, 2002

    RECENT RESULTS

  • Rossendale 1 Chester City 1
  • Burscough 1 Accrington Stanley 0
  • Marine 0 Chester City 3
    25 January 2002

    RESERVES 0 MARINE 3

    Match report now here.
    20 January 2002

    RESULTS w/e 13/1/02

  • Lancaster City 0 Chester 5
  • Altrincham 0 Southport 2
  • Colwyn Bay 1 Morecambe 5
  • Ashton United 1 Lancaster City 1
  • Accrington Stanley 2 Northwich Victoria 3
  • Bamber Bridge 1 Marine 3
  • Guiseley 5 Leigh RMI 1
  • Rossendale United 7 Barrow 2
    15 January 2002

    TABLE & RESULTS

  • Burscough 0 Rossendale U. 2
  • Lancaster C. 3 Colwyn Bay 2
  • Bamber Bridge 1 Barrow 6
  • Northwich Vics 2 Leigh RMI 3
  • Ossett Town 2 Ashton United 0
  • Southport 0 Chester City 2
  • Click the Fixtures button above for the updated league table.
    9 January 2002

    RESERVES DEFEATED

    In the first Altrincham FC action of 2002, the Reserves lost 0-2 tonight to Southport. Match report here.
    30 December 2001

    RESULTS w/e 30/12/01

  • Bamber Bridge Res 0 Morecambe Res 6
  • Marine Res 0 Lancaster City Res 0
  • Southport Res 4 Barrow Res 1
  • Revised table.
    23 December 2001

    MORECAMBE RES. 3 ALTY RES. 1

    For Danny Claffey's match report, please click here. Apart from Alty's two games, the only other match this week saw Northwich Victoria beat Lancaster City 2-1. The updated league table is here.
    21 December 2001

    EVANS MOVES

    After appearing for Alty Reserves on Wednesday, Lee Evans has now joined Hyde United.
    20 December 2001

    ALTY RESERVES BEAT BURSCOUGH

    Match report here.


    16 December 2001

    LANCS LEAGUE RESULTS

  • Chester City Res 8 Ashton United Res 0
  • Accrington Stanley Res 1 Burscough Res 3
  • Colwyn Bay Res 0 Chester City Res 3
  • Ossett Town Res 3 Barrow Res 2
  • Rossendale United Res 2 Leigh RMI Res 2
  • Revised league table here.
    10 December 2001

    LANCS LEAGUE RESULTS

  • Morecambe Res 5 Rossendale Utd Res 0
  • Marine Res 0 Altrincham Res 0
  • Southport Res 2 Burscough Res 1
  • Barrow Res 1 Accrington Res 3
    9 December 2001

    GOOD DRAW

    Alty Reserves gained a hard-fought 0-0 draw yesterday at Marine. Manager and former Alty star, Paul Cuddy, played himself in the back four and together with some fine work by keeper Dale Newbrook and the rest of the defence they kept the higher-placed Marine side at bay. Thanks to Danny Claffey for this information.
    2 December 2001

    LANCS LEAGUE RESULTS

  • Morecambe Res 4 Southport Res 1
  • Marine Res 3 Accrington Stanley Res 0
  • Chester City Res 4 Rossendale Utd Res 0
  • Updated table here
    29 November 2001

    RESERVES 1 GUISELEY 2

    Alty were unlucky to take nothing from this game at Flixton tonight. Match report here
    25 November 2001

    THIS WEEK'S RESULTS

  • Ashton United Res 1 Guiseley Res 2
  • Chester City Res 5 Bamber Bridge 1
  • Lancaster City Res 1 Rossendale Utd Res 2
  • Accrington Stanley Res 1 Lancaster City Res 2
  • Bamber Bridge Res 2 Ashton United Res 1
  • Leigh RMI Res 2 Chester City Res 5
  • Ossett Town Res 0 Colwyn Bay Res 3
  • Rossendale Utd Res 1 Morecambe Res 1

    Click here for the updated league table.


    17 November 2001

    SOUTHPORT RESERVES 5 ALTY RESERVES 0

    Other results this week were:
  • Marine 3 Ashton United 2
  • Altrincham 0 Lancaster 1
  • Burscough 6 Leigh RMI 0
  • Bamber Bridge 2 Chester City 4
  • Guiseley 1 Ashton United 0
  • Colwyn Bay 1 Accrington Stanley 3
  • Marine 0 Ossett Town 2
  • Northwich Victoria 0 Morecambe 6
  • Southport 5 Altrincham 1
    14 November 2001

    ALTY RESERVES 0 LANCASTER CITY RESERVES 1

    The Reserves lost a closely fought game tonight at Flixton 0-1 to Lancaster City Reserves. Match report here
    11 November 2001

    RESULTS AND TABLE

  • Chester City Res 3 Morecambe Res 4
  • Accrington Stanley Res 2 Chester City Res 0
  • Barrow Res 7 Colwyn Bay Res 0
  • Guiseley Res 1 Burscough Res 2
  • Northwich Vics Res 0 Southport Res 4
  • Ossett Town Res 1 Leigh RMI 0
  • Rossendale United Res 2 Marine Res 2
  • Morecambe Res 2 Ashton United Res 2
  • The updated league table is here.
    8 November 2001

    RESERVES WIN

    Alty Reserves beat Flixton FC 2-1 in a friendly match at Flixton last night with goals from Paul Tilley and Jason Anthony. Thanks to Danny Claffey for this information.
    4 November 2001

    RESULTS & TABLE

  • Lancaster City Res 1 Accrington Stanley Res 1
  • Burscough Res 5 Barrow Res 0
  • Colwyn Bay Res 3 Northwich Victoria Res 4
  • Bamber Bridge Res 3 Ossett Town Res 1
  • Leigh RMI Res 2 Marine Res 4
  • Southport Res 3 Rossendale United Res 1
  • Revised table here.

    RESERVES IN TROPHY

    Keith Mairs, Pat Claffey and Anthony Hargreaves were all in the Alty first-team squad which drew at Spalding in the FA Trophy yesterday.
    27 October 2001

    JOHNSON LEAVES

    Alty Reserves' defender Paul Johnson has left Moss Lane and joined Chester City, where he will find the familiar faces of ex-Alty men Eric Seekie, Rico Richards and Levi Kennedy.
    27 October 2001

    RESERVES RESULTS W/E 27/10

    The revised league table is here.

  • ASHTON UNITED 1 ACCRINGTON STANLEY 4
  • NORTHWICH VICS 3 BAMBER BRIDGE 1
  • CHESTER CITY 2 LEIGH RMI 0
  • MORECAMBE 6 BURSCOUGH 1
  • COLWYN BAY 0 BARROW 2
  • OSSETT TOWN 2 ACCRINGTON STANLEY 0
  • ROSSENDALE UNITED 4 NORTHWICH VICS 1
  • SOUTHPORT 0 BAMBER BRIDGE 1
    22 October 2001

    RESERVES RESULTS

    Burscough 1 Southport 0
  • Morecambe 2 Lancaster City 1
  • Bamber Bridge 0 Altrincham 2 Many thanks to Danny Claffey, whose report on this game is now available here.
  • Northwich Victoria 2 Marine 3
    19 October 2001

    RESERVES BOSS LEAVES

    Alty Reserves' boss Graham Wright is reported to have left the Club to take up a scouting position elsewhere. Wright's assistant, Paul Cuddy, a former Altrincham player, has taken over running the side.
    16 October 2001

    RESERVES 13th

    Alty are 13th in the updated league table, which is on the fixtures page.
    14 October 2001

    RESERVES LOSE

    Alty reserves, including some more new faces, lost 1-4 at Ossett Town yesterday. There is a match report on the excellent Ossett Town website. Jason Anthony equalised a first half goal but then ex-Alty player Shaun Constable was one of the scorers as Ossett ran out easy winners. The Altrincham team was: 1. Dale Newbrook, 2. Steve Howe, 3. Pat Claffey, 4. Steven Lawless, 5. Paul Johnson, 6. Wayne Scott, 7. Keith Mairs, 8. Paul Monaghan, 9. Jason Anthony, 10. James Marrow, 11. Melvin Pampila. Subs: 12. Mike Green, 14. Steve Mokolo, 15. Stuart Madew, 16. Daniel Smith.
    11 October 2001

    RESERVES CRASH

    After drawing 0-0 at Chester last week, Altrincham Reserves went down 0-6 in the home fixture at Flixton tonight. Fielding a number of new faces, Alty were five down by half time. Match report here.
    5 October 2001

    CHESTER REPORT

    There is now a match report of the away game at Chester, here. Many thanks are due to Danny Claffey for this.
    3 October 2001

    DRAW AT CHESTER

    Alty Reserves drew tonight, 0-0, at Chester City. I am grateful to Danny Claffey for this information and I hope to have more details on the game later this week.

    LEAGUE TABLE

    The Reserves' League table as of Monday 1 October is on the Fixtures. page.
    30 September 2001

    NEXT GAME

  • Wednesday 3rd October, away at Chester City. For fixture list, click here.
    29 September 2001

    ACCRINGTON STANLEY RESERVES 2 ALTRINCHAM RESERVES 3

    Alty Reserves made it four games without defeat on Saturday. Their goals came from Jason Anthony, Lee Thompson and Anthony Hargreaves. The Alty team was: 1, Dale Newbrook 2, Paul Rudd, 3, Paul Monaghan, 4, Patrick Claffey, 5, Paul Johnson, 6, Paul Tilley, 7, Keith Mairs, 8, Peter Lee, 9, Jason Anthony, 10, Lee Thompson, 11, Anthony Hargreaves. 12, Stuart Madew, 14, Melvin Pampila 15, Mike Green. Thanks to Danny Claffey for this information.
    23 September

    ASHTON RES 0 ALTY RES 1

    The Reserves' game at Ashton was moved to Saturday at 11am and a Simon McMain goal separated the sides at the end of it. Danny Claffey's match report is here, for which I am very grateful.
    15 September

    TABLES ADDED

    The Lancashire League table has been added to the Fixtures Page, which now also is the location for the Reserves' Player details.

    TERRY BOWKER

    Terry Bowker, who captained the Reserves at the start of this season before leaving Alty for Bamber Bridge, was sent off on Friday night against Hyde United for an alleged head-butt.
    13 September 2001

    DRAW WITH LEIGH

    Alty Reserves drew 2-2 on Wednesday night at home (Flixton) to Leigh RMI. A match report is now here courtesy of Danny Claffey, to whom I am very grateful.
    8 September 2001

    OFF THE MARK

    The Reserves gained their first point of the season in a 4-4 draw at Lancaster last night. Danny Claffey's match report is here.
    2 September 2001

    MORE ON FIRST GAMES

    Against Morecambe (see below), Alty Reserves led till half-time against a Shrimps side containing several first-teamers. Only in the last 20 minutes did Morecambe's strength tell, with two goals being conceded by Altrincham in the last ten minutes. In last Friday's game at Burscough, Alty again took the lead quite early in the game through Hargreaves but conceded an equaliser just before half time. Altrincham dominated the second half but gave away a sloppy goal half way through the half and could not score an equaliser. My thanks to Paul Johnson for this information. The next Reserves game is at home to Leigh RMI this Wednesday; will Mark Ward be in the RMI side? The game is at Flixton FC, Valley Road, Flixton, 7.30pm.
    25 August 2001

    RESERVES LOSE

    Altrincham Reserves lost 1-3 against Morecambe on Wednesday, despite an opening goal from Terry Bowker from the spot in the first few minutes.
    9 August 2001


    Pictured above is the Reserves's squad which played at Abbey Hey on 21 July, with manager Graham Wright (wearing hat). The team comprised- 1. Dale NEWBROOK, 2. Dave SWANNICK, 3. Kenny BRADY, 4. Phil BURTON, 5. Terry BOWKER (capt.), 6. Tony HARGREAVES, 7. Keith MAIRS, 8. Tomoaki SHIMIZU, 9. Wayne McKENZIE, 10. Lee POLAND, 11. Colin HUNTER, 12. Derek TURAY, 14. Rico RICHARDS, 15. Simon McMAIN, 16. Pat CLAFFEY, 17. Gerard LÉONARD, 18. Ryan GILLIGAN, 19. Levi KENNEDY, 20. Eric SEEKIE.
    21 July 2001

    NEW RESERVES' BOSS

    The new Altrincham Reserves' manager is Graham Wright who has previously been at Cheadle Town and Flixton. It is expected that most of the Reserves' home games next season will be played at Flixton's Valley Road ground rather than at Moss Lane.
    Earlier news here.

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