Showing posts from September, 2019

Stockport County 0 Torquay United 4 ( Vanarama National League ) 28 September 2019

County`s sea of woe threatened to become a tsunami at Edgeley Park today where Torquay United scored 4 without reply in a forgettable first half for the blues. A re-shuffle at half time, where the blues changed to 3 at the back, saw County stem the Devonian tide, and no further goals were shipped, but even a consolation goal proved a bridge too far for JG`s team who just cannot buy one at the moment. County badly needed the return of defensive kingpin Ash Palmer( who has comprehensively stated his case for a whacking pay increase at season`s end, by not doing anything) , but our luck`s out and the need for sensible recovery time following injury   rules an early/ rash return to action for the County number five out understandably, and then there was Walker`s enforced absence that severely impaired our midfield machine that functioned well on Tuesday with him in it. Those who did make it to the start line, and JG only had 16 from whom to pick, are finding life

Help the Hatters Handover to Cheadle & Gatley JFC.

Over the years Help the Hatters have been proud to support the Club and particularly its Manager James Gannon, who was very much involved when we first set forth on the unending journey with a mammoth refurbishment of Manor Farm training facility in Timperley. We are peopled and driven by volunteers without whom nothing would be possible , and these men and women have been truly inspirational in the last few months, when despite still being in the midst of keeping Edgeley Park ship shape, some of our number took considerable time out to head off to Cheadle & Gatley JFC on Outwood Road, Heald Green   to fulfil a project to turn   a somewhat dilapidated facility building into one fit for purpose. You can perhaps get some appreciation of how hard a task this was from the above photos (thanks to Edd & Simon for these) , but many hours were spent painting, plastering and much/much more, and the project was completed th