0 Post a comment Tuesday, 17 July 2018 - Football The Isle of Man FA’s representative side was given a footballing lesson on Saturday at the Bowl when they were defeated 6-0 by Altrincham. The FA squad has seen an influx of new faces this summer and the weekend’s match was no different.Altrincham, who were recently crowned champions of the Northern Premier League champions, gave an exhibition of quick passing and ball-to-feet football, although the Manx cause not helped when Sean Doyle withdrew with injury after only three minutes.The visitors took only seven minutes to take the lead, Sean Miller’s tame effort squeezing into the bottom-right corner of the net.With only 13 minutes played, the Cheshire side doubled their lead. IoMFA goalkeeper Dean Kearns received a back-bass, tried to play the ball out from the back, but Alty striker Jordan Hulme intercepted the pass and walked the ball into an empty net.Kearns pulled off a superb save minutes later, but … [Read more...] about Isle of Man FA side beaten by Altrincham
0 Post a comment Friday, 13 July 2018 - Football The Isle of Man FA’s senior men’s team’s busy pre-season schedule continues at the Bowl on Saturday with a game against National League North side Altrincham. Paul Jones’s hosts head into the 5pm game unbeaten after a win against the Duke of Lancaster Regiment and a draw with Welsh Cup winners Connah’s Quay Nomads.Visitors Alty too are in good form as manager Phil Parkinson gears his squad up for a return to the National League North after winning the Northern Premier League last season.The 17-man travelling party is an experienced one with many having started their careers in the academies of football league sides.A couple to watch out for are last season’s top scorer Jordan Hulme and fellow attacker James Poole who won the FA Youth Cup with Manchester City in 2008.Jones is using Saturday’s friendly, and those to follow against Welsh outfits Bangor and Rhyl, to shape his squad ahead of the … [Read more...] about Altrincham visitors to the Bowl this Saturday
Police are investigating after gun shots were fired in Broadheath. Officers were called to reports of shots fired at an address on Peveril Road, near to Altrincham Retail Park, shortly after 10pm on Tuesday. A statement from Greater Manchester Police confirmed nobody was injured in the incident and no damage was caused. Several properties in the street were taped off by police on Wednesday morning. Neighbours reported hearing ‘loud bangs’ at the time of the incident, but assumed it was fireworks being let off after England’s World Cup win. GMP said enquiries are ongoing and officers are appealing for any witnesses to get in touch. Anyone with information should call police on 0161 856 7747 quoting incident number 2241 of 03/07/18, or the independent charity Crimestoppers, anonymously, on 0800 555 111. … [Read more...] about Police launch investigation after shots fired at house in Altrincham
A man was trapped in an overturned car following a crash. The collision, between a grey Citroen C1 and white Toyota Prius on Viaduct Road, Altrincham , happened just after 10pm on Friday. One man suffered serious injuries but five other casualties were said to have freed themselves from the wreckage. Residents in the area shared their reports of the incident on social media after seeing emergency services being scrambled to the scene. One said: “Car is on its side with half the front missing, fire engines, ambulance, police sectioned road off.” A Greater Manchester Fire Service spokeswoman confirmed they were called to the crash site at 10.37pm. Two fire engines attended from Altrincham and Sale along with a technical response unit from Ashton-Under-Lyne. She added: “Firefighters used specialist cutting equipment to rescue the casualty. Paramedics assessed all of those involved with in the incident at the scene. They were then taken to hospital as a … [Read more...] about Man seriously injured after two cars crash in Altrincham
Antony Cotton was spotted filming a shock new Coronation Street storyline as his character Sean Tully ends up homeless and begging on the streets. Antony, in character as Sean, filmed a scene showing the Underworld worker begging outside a bakery in Altrincham. He was seen seated on the pavement with a cup reading ‘thank you’ written on it, but despite ending up down on his luck it has to be said that Sean looked dapper with what appears to be a fresh haircut, smart blue jacket and snazzy white shirt worn over a pristine-looking white T-shirt. Popular Sean becomes homeless in a distressing new storyline for the soap and the knicker-stitcher will end up living in a tent in the park. Corrie have yet to confirm why the much-loved character will end up homeless but we know Sean is to be beaten up and left battered and bloody in harrowing new scenes filmed for the Manchester soap. Bury actor Antony has previously been pictured with blood streaming down his face from open wounds … [Read more...] about Why did Antony Cotton appear to be begging in Altrincham?