Abbey Hey
Luke Gibson
The Abbey Stadium

Current Position: 12th

P W D L F A Pts
15 8 3 4 32 26 27

Current Form: 8th

6 3 1 2 10 6

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
14/11/15Padiham (H)W 3-0
07/11/15Barnoldswick Town (A) -
03/11/15Congleton Town (A)D 1-1
31/10/15Runcorn Town (A)L 2-0
24/10/15Silsden (H)L 0-1
20/10/15Maine Road (H)W 3-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
28/11/15Alsager Town (A)15:00
01/12/151874 Northwich (H)19:45
05/12/15AFC Blackpool (H)15:00
12/12/15Bootle (A)15:00
19/12/15Runcorn Town (H)15:00
26/12/15Atherton Collieries (H)15:00

Latest News:

Signet Ring Found At Abbey Hey
Abbey Hey are looking to trace the owner of a gold signet ring, which was handed in behind the upstairs bar in the Abbey Hey clubhouse after the game against Bacup & Rossendale Borough on Saturday
Kit Manager Vacancy At Abbey Hey
Abbey Hey FC are looking for a new Kit Manager to work with the club's management team.
New Website For Abbey Hey
Abbey Hey's new official website went online this morning at 10 am.
New Abbey Hey Manager Interview
Following the appointment of Abbey Hey's new manager, Luke Gibson, club webmaster Paul Cullen invited 'Gibbo' to take part in a Q & A session for the club website.

Latest Tweets:

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 08/08/15Cammell Laird 1907H 15:00W 4-2 Johnathon Hardy (15)
Ashford Blake (56)
Ashford Blake (61)
Justin Pickering (78)
Tue 11/08/15NelsonA 19:45W 3-2 Ashford Blake (16)
Andrew Smith (26)
Justin Pickering (54p)
Sat 15/08/15Worksop TownH 15:00W 3-1 George Noon (53)
Johnathon Hardy (73)
Johnathon Hardy (86)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 22/08/15Winsford UnitedA 15:00D 1-1 Bradley Robinson (15)
Mon 24/08/15Maine RoadA 19:45L 0-2
Sat 29/08/15Warrington TownH 15:00W 3-2 Sam Hind (16)
Ashford Blake (51)
Own Goal (59)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Tue 01/09/15BootleH 19:45W 4-1 Ashford Blake (3)
Sam Hind (6)
Justin Pickering (32)
Sam Hind (89)
Sat 05/09/15ColneA 15:00D 1-1 Sam Freakes (82)
Tue 08/09/15Runcorn LinnetsH 19:45L 0-4
Sat 12/09/15ThackleyA 15:00D 2-2 Bradley Robinson (8)
Johnathon Hardy (43)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup 1Q)
Tue 15/09/15ThackleyH 19:45W 1-0 Johnathon Hardy (11)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup 1Q)
Sat 19/09/15AFC DarwenH 15:00W 2-1 Johnathon Hardy (13)
Des Flanagan (63)
Sat 26/09/15Ashton UnitedH 15:00L 0-5
  (The Emirates F.A Cup 2Q)
Tue 29/09/15Congleton TownH 19:45W 4-1 Bradley Robinson (15)
Sam Hare (66)
Ashford Blake (80)
Johnathon Hardy (81)
Sat 03/10/15Vauxhall MotorsA 15:00W 3-2 Sam Hind (16)
Sam Hind (70)
Bradley Robinson (73)
  (F.A. Carlsberg Vase 2Q)
Tue 06/10/15Stalybridge CelticH 19:45L 1-4 Justin Pickering (22)
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
Sat 10/10/15West Didsbury & ChorltonH 15:00L 1-5 Steven Yarwood (25)
Tue 13/10/15AFC LiverpoolH 19:45L 2-3 Bradley Robinson (10)
Johnathon Hardy (80)
Sat 17/10/15Cammell Laird 1907A 15:00W 3-2 Steven Yarwood (11)
Own Goal (39)
Jon Hardy (59)
Tue 20/10/15Maine RoadH 19:45W 3-0 Steven Yarwood (40)
Johnathon Hardy (44)
Michael Boateng (78)
Sat 24/10/15SilsdenH 15:00L 0-1
  (The Men United Cup 2)
Sat 31/10/15Runcorn TownA 15:00L 0-2
  (F.A. Carlsberg Vase 1)
Tue 03/11/15Congleton TownA 19:45D 1-1 Justin Pickering (31)
Sat 07/11/15Barnoldswick TownA 15:00Postp
Sat 14/11/15PadihamH 15:00W 3-0 Justin Pickering (42)
Johnathon Hardy (44)
Ashford Blake (62)
Sat 28/11/15Alsager TownA 15:00 
Tue 01/12/151874 NorthwichH 19:45 
Sat 05/12/15AFC BlackpoolH 15:00 
Sat 12/12/15BootleA 15:00 
Sat 19/12/15Runcorn TownH 15:00 
Sat 26/12/15Atherton CollieriesH 15:00 
Sat 02/01/16SilsdenA 15:00 
Sat 09/01/16Alsager TownH 15:00 
Sat 16/01/16Runcorn LinnetsA 15:00 
Sat 23/01/16Squires GateH 15:00 
Sat 30/01/16West Didsbury & ChorltonA 15:00 
Sat 06/02/16ColneH 15:00 
Sat 20/02/16PadihamA 15:00 
Sat 05/03/16Ashton AthleticA 15:00 
Sat 12/03/16AFC LiverpoolA 15:00 
Sat 19/03/16Barnoldswick TownH 15:00 
Sat 26/03/16AFC DarwenA 15:00 
Mon 28/03/16Atherton CollieriesA 15:00 
Sat 02/04/16Squires GateA 15:00 
Sat 09/04/16SilsdenH 15:00 
Sat 16/04/16Winsford UnitedH 15:00 
Sat 23/04/16NelsonH 15:00 
Sat 30/04/16Runcorn TownA 15:00 
TBC1874 NorthwichA 19:45 
TBCAshton AthleticH 15:00 
TBCAFC BlackpoolA 15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
08/08/15Cammell Laird (H) W 4-2
11/08/15Nelson (A) W 3-2
15/08/15Worksop Town (H) W 3-1
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
22/08/15Winsford United (A) D 1-1
24/08/15Maine Road (A) L 0-2
29/08/15Warrington Tn (H) W 3-2
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
01/09/15Bootle (H) W 4-1
05/09/15Colne (A) D 1-1
08/09/15Runcorn Linnets (H) L 0-4
12/09/15Thackley (A) D 2-2
(The Emirates F.A Cup 1Q)
15/09/15Thackley (H) W 1-0
(The Emirates F.A Cup 1Q)
19/09/15AFC Darwen (H) W 2-1
26/09/15Ashton United (H) L 0-5
(The Emirates F.A Cup 2Q)
29/09/15Congleton Town (H) W 4-1
03/10/15Vauxhall Mtrs (A) W 3-2
(F.A. Carlsberg Vase 2Q)
06/10/15Stalybridge Cel (H) L 1-4
(Manchester Premier Cup 1)
10/10/15West Did & Chor (H) L 1-5
13/10/15AFC Liverpool (H) L 2-3
17/10/15Cammell Laird (A) W 3-2
20/10/15Maine Road (H) W 3-0
24/10/15Silsden (H) L 0-1
(The Men United Cup 2)
31/10/15Runcorn Town (A) L 0-2
(F.A. Carlsberg Vase 1)
03/11/15Congleton Town (A) D 1-1
07/11/15Barnoldswick Tn (A) Postp
14/11/15Padiham (H) W 3-0
28/11/15Alsager Town (A) 15:00
01/12/151874 Northwich (H) 19:45
05/12/15AFC Blackpool (H) 15:00
12/12/15Bootle (A) 15:00
19/12/15Runcorn Town (H) 15:00
26/12/15Atherton Colls (H) 15:00
02/01/16Silsden (A) 15:00
09/01/16Alsager Town (H) 15:00
16/01/16Runcorn Linnets (A) 15:00
23/01/16Squires Gate (H) 15:00
30/01/16West Did & Chor (A) 15:00
06/02/16Colne (H) 15:00
20/02/16Padiham (A) 15:00
05/03/16Ashton Athletic (A) 15:00
12/03/16AFC Liverpool (A) 15:00
19/03/16Barnoldswick Tn (H) 15:00
26/03/16AFC Darwen (A) 15:00
28/03/16Atherton Colls (A) 15:00
02/04/16Squires Gate (A) 15:00
09/04/16Silsden (H) 15:00
16/04/16Winsford United (H) 15:00
23/04/16Nelson (H) 15:00
30/04/16Runcorn Town (A) 15:00
TBC1874 Northwich (A) 19:45
TBCAshton Athletic (H) 15:00
TBCAFC Blackpool (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Jack Benson0000000
Ashford Blake16461025
Michael Boateng0101000
Kieran Burywood2100000
Wayne Cahill3200020
Antonio Din Chin (GK)0100000
Desmond Flanagan17110000
Sam Freakes19210022
Christopher Hallows13000000
Johnathon Hardy202110000
Samuel Hare1100000
Wesley Harney0000000
Daniel Hewitt2200110
Ross Heywood (GK)0000000
Kane Hickman15500010
Samuel Hind14451011
Curtis Jones (GK)5000000
Christopher Marques1000000
Jonathan McIlwaine (GK)22000110
James Moss17200040
Liam Murray1300001
Thomas Murray10000100
George Noon8510030
Justin Pickering14751012
Bradley Robinson12350101
Kiarno Samms4600100
Andrew Smith17010040
Paul Smith0400010
Darren Talbot12000020
Steven Yarwood7330012

Other Squad Members

Suzanne Atkins Physio
Luke Gibson Manager
Andrew Harris Assistant Manager
Philip Jackson Coach
Barrie Walker Coach

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Suzanne Atkins00000
Jack Benson00000
Ashford Blake00000
Michael Boateng00000
Kieran Burywood00000
Wayne Cahill00000
Antonio Din Chin (GK)00000
Desmond Flanagan00000
Sam Freakes0100
Luke Gibson00000
Christopher Hallows00000
Johnathon Hardy00000
Samuel Hare00000
Wesley Harney00000
Andrew Harris00000
Daniel Hewitt00000
Ross Heywood (GK)00000
Kane Hickman00000
Samuel Hind00000
Philip Jackson00000
Curtis Jones (GK)00000
Christopher Marques00000
Jonathan McIlwaine (GK)00000
James Moss00000
Liam Murray00000
Thomas Murray00000
George Noon00000
Justin Pickering00000
Bradley Robinson00000
Kiarno Samms00000
Andrew Smith00000
Paul Smith00000
Darren Talbot00000
Barrie Walker00000
Steven Yarwood00000

Squad Details

Player Name Apps Goals
Suzanne Atkins00
Jack Benson00
Ashford Blake00
Michael Boateng00
Kieran Burywood00
Wayne Cahill00
Antonio Din Chin (GK)00
Desmond Flanagan00
Sam Freakes0
Luke Gibson00
Christopher Hallows00
Johnathon Hardy00
Samuel Hare00
Wesley Harney00
Andrew Harris00
Daniel Hewitt00
Ross Heywood (GK)00
Kane Hickman00
Samuel Hind00
Philip Jackson00
Curtis Jones (GK)00
Christopher Marques00
Jonathan McIlwaine (GK)00
James Moss00
Liam Murray00
Thomas Murray00
George Noon00
Justin Pickering00
Bradley Robinson00
Kiarno Samms00
Andrew Smith00
Paul Smith00
Darren Talbot00
Barrie Walker00
Steven Yarwood00

Matchday Information

Ground: The Abbey Stadium

Address: Goredale Avenue, Gorton, Manchester.

Postcode: M18 7HD

Telephone: 0161 231 7147

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2015/16 Admission Prices: £5 adult, £2.50 concessions

Directions: M60 to junction 24, take A57 to Manchester City Centre for approx 1 mile, at first set of major traffic lights (MacDonalds on right) pass through for approx 300yards, turn left immediatley before overhead railway bridge (A.H.F.C. sign) into Woodland Avenue. Take first right, pass under railway bridge, turn first left into Goredale Avenue.

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Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: The Abbey Stadium

Address: Goredale Avenue, Gorton, Manchester.

Postcode: M18 7HD

Telephone: 0161 231 7147


Twitter: @abbeyheyfc

Registered Colours: Red Shirts, Black Shorts, Red Stockings

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Stockings

Alternative Colours: Blue Shirts, White Shorts, Blue Stockings

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Black Shorts, Black Stockings

Secretary: Tony McAllister

Chairman: James Whittaker

Manager: Luke Gibson

Programme Editor: Gordon Lester

Committee / Directors: James Whittaker, Anthony McAllister, Gordon Lester, Keith Ashworth, Vincent Connor, Jim Clarke, Peter Wood, Michael Toole, Ken Savil, David Owen, Derek Denby

County Affiliation: Manchester F.A.

Year Formed: 1902

Record Attendance: 985 v F.C. United of Manchester, March 2006

Previous Leagues:

Manchester Amateur League
South East Lancashire League
Manchester League


Manchester Amateur League Champions 1964-65
South East Lancs. League Champions 1966-67,1968-69
South East Lancs. League Runners-up 1967-68
South East Lancs. Division 2 Champions 1968-69
South East Lancs. League Shield Winners 1965-66
Manchester United Memorial Cup Winners 1965-66
South East Lancs. League Shield Runners-up 1967-68
Manchester County Amateur Cup Winners 1964-65,1967-68,1968-69
Manchester County Amateur Cup Runners-up 1963-64
Manchester Intermediate Cup Runners-up 1975-76
Division 1 Champions 1970-71
Premier Division Champions 1981-82, 1988-89, 1991-92, 1993-94,1994-95
Manchester Open Trophy Winners 1992-93,1995-96,1996-97
Manchester Gilcryst Cup Winners 1976-77,1988-89
Premier Division Runners-up 1997-98
NWCFL Division Two Runners Up 1998-99
NWCFL Challenge Cup Winners 2009-10
NWCFL First Division Runners-Up 2012-13
NWCFL First Division Trophy Runners-Up 2012-13