Season 2016/’17 Games Attended (full games only)

*Fixtures at hosts’ home ground unless stated.

July 2016

Sat 2nd: Ladybridge vs Bedians (Pre-Season Friendly) FT:4-2 Read Blog

Sat 9th: Squires Gate vs Wanderers (Pre-Season Friendly) FT:4-0 Read Blog @ Stanley Park Oval

Sat 16th: Penycae vs Eagle Sports (Pre-Season Friendly) FT:1-1 Read Blog

Tue 26th: Widnes vs Warrington Town (Pre-Season Friendly) FT:2-1 Read Blog

Sat 30th: Stockport Georgians vs Cammell Laird (Pre-Season Friendly) FT:0-1 Read Blog

Games: 5. Goals: H: 11 ; A: 5. Clean Sheets: 2. Home Wins: 3 ; Away Wins: 1 ; Draws: 1. New Grounds: 4.

August 2016

Tue 2nd: Atherton Town vs St. Helen’s Town XI (Pre-Season Friendly) FT:4-2 Read Blog

Sat 6th: Padiham vs Team Northumbria (FA Cup Extra-Preliminary Round) FT:1-0 Read Blog

Sat 13th: Uppermill vs Heywood St. James (Manchester League Division 1) FT:3-2 Read Blog

Sat 20th: Tadcaster Albion vs Scarborough Athetic (FA Cup Preliminary Round) FT:3-2 Read Blog

Sat 27th: Unicorn Athletic vs Moore United (Cheshire League 2) FT:6-1

Mon 29th: Winsford United vs Barnton (NWCFL Premier Division) FT:2-2 Read Blog

Games: 6. Goals: H: 19 ; A: 9. Clean Sheets: 1. Home Wins: 5 ; Away Wins: 0 ; Draws: 1. New Grounds: 3.

September 2016

Sat 3rd: Leek Town vs Kettering Town (FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round) FT:2-3 Read Blog

Sat 10th: Irlam vs Selby Town (FA Vase 1st Qualifying Round) FT:1-0 Read Blog

Sat 17th: Alfreton Town vs AFC Fylde (FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round) FT:1-0 Read Blog

Games: 3. Goals: H: 4 ; A: 3. Clean Sheets: 2. Home Wins: 2 ; Away Wins: 1 ; Draws: 0. New Grounds: 2.

October 2016

Sat 1st: Old Stretfordians vs Salford Victoria (Lancashire & Cheshire League Rhodes Cup) FT:2-4

Sun 2nd: Tottenham Hotspur vs Manchester City (Premier League) FT:2-0 Read Blog

Sat 8th: Clitheroe vs Stocksbridge Park Steels (FA Trophy Preliminary Round) FT:0-5 Read Blog

Sat 15th: York City vs Curzon Ashton (FA Cup 4th Qualifying Round) FT:1-1 Read Blog

Sat 22nd: Charnock Richard vs Barnoldswick Town (FA Vase 2nd Round) FT:3-1 AET Read Blog

Sat 29th: Manchester United vs Burnley (Premier League) FT:0-0

Games: 6. Goals: H: 8 ; A: 11. Clean Sheets: 4. Home Wins: 2 ; Away Wins: 2 ; Draws: 2. New Grounds: 3.

November 2016

Sat 5th: Westfields vs Curzon Ashton (FA Cup 1st Round) FT:1-1 Read Blog

Sat 12th: Witton Albion vs Kettering Town (FA Trophy 2nd Qualifying Round) FT:2-1 Read Blog

Mon 14th: Curzon Ashton vs Westfields (FA Cup 1st Round Replay) FT:3-1

Sat 19th: Heyside vs Govan Athletic (Manchester League Division 1) FT:4-0 Read Blog

Sat 26th: Ramsbottom United vs AFC Telford United (FA Trophy 3rd Qualifying Round) FT:0-2 Read Blog

Games: 5. Goals: H: 10 ; A: 5. Clean Sheets: 2. Home Wins: 3 ; Away Wins: 1 ; Draws: 1. New Grounds: 2.

December 2016

Sat 3rd: Tempest United vs Lostock St. Gerards (West Lancashire League Richardson Cup) FT:1-4 Read Blog

Sun 4th: Port Vale vs Hartlepool United (FA Cup 2nd Round) FT:4-0 Read Blog

Sat 10th: Leicester City vs Manchester City (Premier League) FT:4-2 Read Blog

Sat 17th: Whalley Range vs Old Ashtonians (Lancashire & Cheshire League Premier Division) FT:2-1 Read Blog

Mon 26th: Stalybridge Celtic vs Curzon Ashton (National League North) FT:1-2 Read Blog

Tue 27th: Eagle Sports vs Poynton (Cheshire League Premier Division) FT:0-6

Sat 31st: Manchester Central vs Beechfield United (Manchester League Division 1) FT:1-2 Read Blog

Games: 7. Goals: H: 13 ; A: 15. Clean Sheets: 2. Home Wins: 3 ; Away Wins: 4 ; Draws: 0. New Grounds: 3.

January 2017

Mon 2nd: Oldham Athletic vs Port Vale (EFL League 1) FT:0-0 Read Blog

Sat 7th: Brentford vs Eastleigh (FA Cup 3rd Round) FT:5-1 Read Blog

Sat 14th: Aldermere vs Tintwistle Athletic Reserves (Lancashire & Cheshire League Division ‘A’) FT:1-3

Sun 15th: Westfield United ‘Black’ vs Southey Wolves (Sheffield u18 League Division 5) FT:3-2 Read Blog

Sat 21st: Elton Vale vs Hindsford (Manchester League Premier Division) FT:3-3 Read Blog

Tue 24th: Oldham Athletic vs Peterborough United (EFL League 1) FT:2-0

Wed 25th: Manchester City EDS vs Derby County u23 (Premier League Cup) FT:1-3 Read Blog @ AJ Bell Stadium

Sat 28th: Beechfield United vs Uppermill (Manchester League Division 1) FT:6-1 Read Blog

Games: 8. Goals: H: 21 ; A: 13. Clean Sheets: 3. Home Wins: 4 ; Away Wins: 2 ; Draws: 2.  New Grounds: 4.

February 2017

Sat 4th: Gateshead vs Southport (National League) FT:3-0 Read Blog

Sat 11th: Gretna 2008 vs East Stirlingshire (Scottish Lowland League) FT:0-3 Read Blog

Sat 18th: Middlesbrough vs Oxford United (FA Cup 5th Round) FT:3-2 Read Blog

Sat 25th: Royton Town vs Walshaw Sports (Manchester League Premier Division) FT:0-3 Read Blog

Games: 4. Goals: H: 6 ; A: 8. Clean Sheets: 3. Home Wins: 2 ; Away Wins: 2 ; Draws: 0. New Grounds: 4.

March 2017

Sat 4th: AVRO vs Elton Vale (Manchester League Premier Division) FT:7-1 Read Blog @ Ten Acres Lane

Sat 11th: Boston United vs Altrincham (National League North) FT:0-1 Read Blog

Sat 18th: Kingstonian vs Billericay Town (Isthmian League Premier) FT:0-3 Read Blog

Sat 25th: Mold Alexandra vs Caernarfon Town (Cymru Alliance) FT:2-2 Read Blog

Fri 31st: Maine Road vs West Didsbury & Chorlton (NWCFL Premier Division) FT:A-A

Games: 5. Goals: H: 9 ; A: 7. Clean Sheets: 2. Home Wins: 1 ; Away Wins: 2 ; Draws: 1 ; Abandoned: 1. New Grounds: 4.

April 2017

Sat 1st: Bolton Wanderers vs Chesterfield (EFL League 1) FT:0-0 Read Blog

Tue 4th: Rochdale vs Port Vale (EFL League 1) FT:3-0

Sat 8th: Edinburgh City vs Cowdenbeath (SPFL League 2) FT:1-1 Read Blog

Thu 13th: Greenalls Padgate St Oswald’s Res. vs Eagle Sports Res. (Cheshire League Res. Div. 1) FT:3-2 Read Blog

Fri 14th: Huddersfield Town vs Preston North End (EFL Championship) FT:3-2 Read Blog

Sat 15th: Richmond vs Liobians (Liverpool Old Boys League Division 2) FT:2-1 Read Blog @ Altcar Road

Mon 17th: Skelmersdale United vs Marine (Northern Premier League Premier Division) FT:0-3 Read Blog

Thu 20th: Manchester United vs Anderlecht (Europa League Quarter Final 2nd Leg) FT:2-1 AET

Sat 22nd: Colne vs Droylsden (Northern Premier League 1st Division North) FT:0-0 Read Blog

Sat 29th: Farsley Celtic vs Ossett Town (Northern Premier League 1st Division North Play-Off Final) FT:4-2 AET Read Blog

Sun 30th: Manchester United vs Swansea City (Premier League) FT:1-1

Games: 11. Goals: H: 19 ; A: 13. Clean Sheets: 6. Home Wins: 6 ; Away Wins: 1 ; Draws: 4. New Grounds: 4.

May 2017

Mon 1st: Lostock Gralam vs AFC Macclesfield (Cheshire League 1) FT:0-3 Read Blog

Wed 3rd: Rochdale Sacred Heart Res. vs Walshaw Sports Res. (Manchester League Open Trophy Final) FT:2-0 @ Shawe View, Trafford FC

Sat 6th: Orford vs Windle Labour (Cheshire League 2) FT:1-1 Read Blog

Sun 7th: FC Halifax Town vs Salford City (National League North Play-off Semi-Final 2nd Leg) FT:1-1 AET (FCHT won 3-0 on pens) Read Blog

Wed 10th: Partington Rovers vs Sale Amateurs (Altrincham & District League) FT:6-1 Read Blog

Thu 11th: Manchester Utd vs Celta de Vigo (Europa League Semi-Final 2nd Leg) FT:1-1 (MUFC win 2-1 on agg)

Sat 13th: Turton vs Eagley (West Lancashire League Premier Division) FT:3-0 Read Blog

Games: 7. Goals: H: 14 ; A: 7. Clean Sheets: 3. Home Wins: 5 ; Away Wins: 1 ; Draws: 1. New Grounds: 4.

Season Totals:

Games: 67 (1 Abandoned)

Grounds Visited: 61 ( inc. non-regular venues. Not including Old Strets, Aldermere – doesn’t meet my criteria)

Non-Regular Venues: Stanley Park Oval, Blackpool ; AJ Bell Stadium, Salford ; Ten Acres Lane, Newton Heath

Finals: Rochdale Sacred Heart Res. vs Walshaw Sports Res. (@ Trafford FC)

New Grounds Visited: 37

Clubs Visited: 60 (not including MCFC EDS, cup final)

Teams Seen: 118 (inc. reserve teams, finals)

Results/Goals: (inc. finals; home/away side included in appropriate section)

Total Home Wins: 34

Total Away Wins: 17

Total Draws: 14 (including FCHT’s eventual win on penalties)

Abandonments: 1

Total Home Goals: 134 (plus 1 in abandoned game)

Total Away Goals: 98

Total Clean Sheets: 30