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Wythenshawe man quids in after England World Cup delight

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England fans at Wythenshawe Town clubhouse were celebrating along with the rest of the country as Panama were hit for six.

It was an extraordinary  display by the Three Lions with talisman, Harry Kane scoring a magnificent hatrick in England’s best ever World Cup performance.

But when Panama’s Baloy scored their team’s only goal of the game, there was one proud England fan who was praying his team would not increase their lead.

Steve McArthur had backed a winning score for England of 6-1 at odds of 80-1. So there was joy when Panama’s goal went in followed by an anxious 12 minutes till the final whistle.

And when the game finished, a delighted Steve said: “My only regret is only putting three quid on it.

“It was a great result. And it’s great that England can now relax for the Belgium game.”

England top Group G as they have fewer yellow cards than Belgium. If they draw the final game it will go down to disciplinary records to decide who finishes first – and if that is level lots will be drawn.

In case you’re wondering, Steve’s prediction for England’s last group game on Thursday is a 2-2 draw.

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New management team takes over at Wythenshawe Town FC

Wythenshawe Town FC have appointed a new management team at Ericstan Park. James Kinsey and Daniel Whiteside take over as First Team and Assistant Managers

James Kinsey and Daniel Whiteside take over as First Team and Assistant Managers

at the club and will be in charge for the game against Altrincham FC Reserves on Saturday.

The pair join Town from East Manchester FC, currently in third place in the Premier Division.

Chairman Kenny Hope said on the club’s website: “I am delighted with the qualities of our new management team, they have the qualities needed to take our club forward. James and Daniel are both very passionate, full of hunger and are determined to take Wythenshawe Town to the next level.”

With skills gained from managing the Manchester County FA team, as well as involvement with the management teams at Stalybridge Celtic and New Mills AFC, Kinsey brings with him vital experience of North West football.

“I am delighted to have been given the opportunity to lead a club that has such huge potential. It was a difficult decision to leave East Manchester at this point in the season but once I had sat down with the club it quickly become apparent that this is a club that wants to go far, which made the decision easy. We have an excellent set up here and everybody who works tirelessly behind the scenes has big plans for this club to climb the football pyramid.” said Kinsey.

“It is now down to myself and my team to match that desire on the pitch and I’m sure we will reach the targets that have been set. We will look to bring in a couple of new faces and get some wins in before the season finishes. I’ll also be adding Daniel Whiteside to my coaching team as my assistant who is an instrumental part of all that I do. We have worked together a lot in the past and I believe we can hit the heights that have been set. I can’t wait to get started.”

FOOTBALL: Wythenshawe Town endure tough test against league leaders, Knutsford

untitledWythenshawe Town 1 – 2 Knutsford

Wythenshawe Town faced a tough battle a the weekend with the league leaders edging it.

Here is how the game unfolded:

GOAL – Knutsford are allowed to cut inside too easily and they find Crellin-Myers who hits home from the edge of the area.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Ten man Wythenshawe Town settle for draw in season opener

untitledPoynton 2 -2 Wythenshawe Town 

Wythenshawe Town surrendered a 2-1 lead in the dying minutes when they shared the honours with Poynton in the opening game of the Cheshire Football League season.

With the score level at half-time Wythenshawe lost their captain, Joe Yarwood following a late challenge. Despite going down to ten men, the visitors edged ahead when Leon Grandison lobbed the Poynton keeper.

But there was heartache for Wythenshawe when Poynton pulled one back in 89th minute to level the score.

Full match report.

Town’s first home game of the season will be on Saturday August 12 when they face Malpas FC. Kick 3pm at Ericstan Park.

Wythenshawe Town come from behind to notch up another victory

untitledWythenshawe Town 3-1 Garswood United

Wythenshawe Town came from behind to win  3-1 against bottom of the league Garswood United at the weekend.

The hosts began the game the stronger team, but it was the visitors who could have taken the lead after just seven minutes when a corner taken by Martin Seddon and was met by Matthew Rochford but his header was cleared off the line by the Wythenshawe defence.

Just a minute later Wythenshawe won a penalty after Niall Rhodes was upended by Garswood goalkeeper Stanley Keane, after he latched onto a long ball from captain Richard Gresty. But Keane made up for his error as he saved Antonio Dinchin’s penalty low down to his right.  Read More…

Wythenshawe Town title push continues after win against Crewe

untitledWythenshawe Town are in action at home again this weekend to Garswood United, hoping to follow up their recent victory against Crewe with another win to keep them in contention for the league championship.

A very competitive game saw Wythenshawe Town run out 1-0 winners over Crewe FC on a foggy afternoon at Ericstan Park last week.

The first chance of the game fell to the visitors after just seven minutes, when Captain Nathan Southern picked the ball up on the edge of the Wythenshawe area and spread the ball wide to Ian Carr who was in space just inside the area but he pulled his shot wide of Ben Daniels post in the Wythenshawe goal.

Wythenshawe’s first chance came after eleven minutes when Niall Rhodes picked the ball up 25 yards out but he fired wide of Wes Newton’s goal. The hosts kept the pressure on and after a good spell of possession the ball fell to fullback Vash Dixon 30 yards out but his effort went wide of the Crewe goal.

The best chance of the first half fell to Wythenshawe Town when David Moreno beat the right fullback Nick Farrington and his cross was met by Antonio Dinchin but his shot was saved by the legs of Wes Newton.

Crewe had a chance to take the lead on the stroke of half time when David Lowellette met a cross from Steve Parker but headed wide of Ben Daniels near post.

The hosts started the second half on the front foot and Ash McGrath picked the ball up and ran at the Crewe defence only to see his 25-yard effort go wide of the upright.

Just one minute later Crewe had a great chance to take the lead when they had a throw in deep in the Wythenshawe half and the ball fell to Nick Farrington who’s curling effort whistled just over Ben Daniels crossbar.

On the hour mark Wythenshawe Town took the lead when David Moreno played a through ball to Cyril Owalabi and he cut inside his marker and beat Crewe keeper Wes Newton at his near post from 15 yards. Just eight minutes later Wythenshawe had a chance to double there lead when a corner was defended by the Crewe defence, but the header fell to Niall Rhodes who fired wide from 8 yards.

On 70 minutes Crewe had their best chance of the half to equalise when they caught Wythenshawe on the counter attack and the ball fell to Danny Lowellette who managed to round the on coming keeper Ben Daniels but saw his shot cleared off the line by Vash Dixon.

Wythenshawe ended the game the stronger team and could of doubled their lead when Niall Rhodes twisted and turned his man but shot high and wide of the Crewe goal.

Wythenshawe Town bid for semi-professional status within striking distance

wythtownWythenshawe Town face Ashton Reserves on Saturday in the second round of the MCFA Challenge Trophy and will be hoping their winning streak continues.

The cup tie is a break from league action in which they have maintained their top spot in the in the Cheshire League Premier Division, following an impressive 4-2 victory against Altrincham Reserves last weekend.

The Ericstan Park side have started their campaign in great form, playing fantastic football.  But behind the scenes, the club developments are just as exciting. Read More…

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