Abbey Hey
Luke Gibson
The Abbey Stadium

Current Position: 10th

P W D L F A Pts
42 16 11 15 67 66 59

Current Form: 2nd

6 4 1 1 11 4

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
07/05/16Runcorn Town (A)W 2-0
03/05/16Ashton Athletic (A)W 2-1
30/04/16Padiham (A)L 1-2
26/04/16Barnoldswick Town (A)D 0-0
23/04/16Nelson (H)W 3-0
19/04/16AFC Blackpool (A)W 3-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

Highest Ever Finish Target For Abbey Hey
With Saturday's win over Alsager Town moving them into eighth place in the Premier Division, Abbey Hey manager Luke Gibson says he is happy with the progress his squad is making.
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.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 08/08/15Cammell Laird 1907H15:00W 4-2 Johnathon Hardy (15)
Ashford Blake (56)
Ashford Blake (61)
Justin Pickering (78)
Tue 11/08/15NelsonA19:45W 3-2 Ashford Blake (16)
Andrew Smith (26)
Justin Pickering (54p)
Sat 15/08/15Worksop TownH15:00W 3-1 George Noon (53)
Johnathon Hardy (73)
Johnathon Hardy (86)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 22/08/15Winsford UnitedA15:00D 1-1 Bradley Robinson (15)
Mon 24/08/15Maine RoadA19:45L 0-2
Sat 29/08/15Warrington TownH15:00W 3-2 Sam Hind (16)
Ashford Blake (51)
Own Goal (59)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Tue 01/09/15BootleH19:45W 4-1 Ashford Blake (3)
Sam Hind (6)
Justin Pickering (32)
Sam Hind (89)
Sat 05/09/15ColneA15:00D 1-1 Sam Freakes (82)
Tue 08/09/15Runcorn LinnetsH19:45L 0-4
Sat 12/09/15ThackleyA15:00D 2-2 Bradley Robinson (8)
Johnathon Hardy (43)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup 1Q)
Tue 15/09/15ThackleyH19:45W 1-0 Johnathon Hardy (11)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup 1Q)
Sat 19/09/15AFC DarwenH15:00W 2-1 Johnathon Hardy (13)
Des Flanagan (63)
Sat 26/09/15Ashton UnitedH15:00L 0-5
  (The Emirates F.A Cup 2Q)
Tue 29/09/15Congleton TownH19:45W 4-1 Bradley Robinson (15)
Sam Hare (66)
Ashford Blake (80)
Johnathon Hardy (81)
Sat 03/10/15Vauxhall MotorsA15:00W 3-2 Sam Hind (16)
Sam Hind (70)
Bradley Robinson (73)
  (F.A. Carlsberg Vase 2Q)
Tue 06/10/15Stalybridge CelticH19:45L 1-4 Justin Pickering (22)
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
Sat 10/10/15West Didsbury & ChorltonH15:00L 1-5 Steven Yarwood (25)
Tue 13/10/15AFC LiverpoolH19:45L 2-3 Bradley Robinson (10)
Johnathon Hardy (80)
Sat 17/10/15Cammell Laird 1907A15:00W 3-2 Steven Yarwood (11)
Own Goal (39)
Jon Hardy (59)
Tue 20/10/15Maine RoadH19:45W 3-0 Steven Yarwood (40)
Johnathon Hardy (44)
Michael Boateng (78)
Sat 24/10/15SilsdenH15:00L 0-1
  (The Men United Cup 2)
Sat 31/10/15Runcorn TownA15:00L 0-2
  (F.A. Carlsberg Vase 1)
Tue 03/11/15Congleton TownA19:45D 1-1 Justin Pickering (31)
Sat 07/11/15Barnoldswick TownA15:00Postp
Sat 14/11/15PadihamH15:00W 3-0 Justin Pickering (42)
Johnathon Hardy (44)
Ashford Blake (62)
Sat 28/11/15Alsager TownA15:00Postp
Tue 01/12/151874 NorthwichH19:45L 0-1
Sat 05/12/15AFC BlackpoolH15:00D 1-1 Curtis Jones (65)
Sat 12/12/15BootleA15:00Postp
Sat 19/12/15Runcorn TownH15:00W 2-0 George Noon (73)
Ashford Blake (85)
Sat 26/12/15Atherton CollieriesH15:00Postp
Sat 02/01/16SilsdenA15:00Postp
Sat 09/01/16Alsager TownH15:00W 3-1 Desmond Flanagan (73)
George Noon (80)
George Noon (87)
Sat 16/01/16Runcorn LinnetsA15:00Postp
Sat 23/01/16Squires GateH15:00W 3-1 Tom Murray (9)
Tom Murray (27)
Sam Hind (88)
Tue 26/01/16BootleA19:45D 2-2 Nico Collins (84)
Nico Collins (87)
Sat 30/01/16Winsford UnitedH15:00L 2-4 Sam Freakes (14)
Sam Hind (49)
Tue 02/02/161874 NorthwichA19:45L 1-2 Sam Hind (38)
Sat 06/02/16ColneH15:00Postp
Tue 09/02/16Alsager TownA19:45L 0-2
Sat 13/02/16Atherton CollieriesH15:00W 2-1 James Moss (48)
George Noon (90)
Tue 16/02/16Ashton AthleticH19:45L 0-2
Sat 20/02/16PadihamA15:00Postp
Sat 27/02/16SilsdenA15:00D 2-2 Andrew Smith (54)
Justin Pickering (85)
Tue 01/03/16Runcorn LinnetsA19:45L 0-3
Sat 05/03/16Ashton AthleticA15:00Postp
Sat 12/03/16AFC LiverpoolA15:00D 1-1 James Moss (23)
Mon 14/03/16West Didsbury & ChorltonA19:45L 1-3 James Moss (71)
Sat 19/03/16Barnoldswick TownH15:00L 0-2
Sat 26/03/16AFC DarwenA15:00D 2-2 Mark Haslam (39)
Nico Collins (47)
Mon 28/03/16Atherton CollieriesA15:00D 0-0
Sat 02/04/16Squires GateA15:00D 0-0
Tue 05/04/16ColneH19:45L 1-3 George Noon (44)
Sat 09/04/16SilsdenH15:00L 1-3 Jack Tinning (49)
Tue 12/04/16Barnoldswick TownA20:00Postp
Tue 19/04/16AFC BlackpoolA20:00W 3-1 Nico Collins (47)
Ashford Blake (65)
Sam Freakes (75p)
Sat 23/04/16NelsonH15:00W 3-0 Nico Collins (37)
Nico Collins (55)
Nico Collins (59)
Tue 26/04/16Barnoldswick TownA20:00D 0-0
Sat 30/04/16PadihamA15:00L 1-2 Jack Tinting (16)
Tue 03/05/16Ashton AthleticA19:45W 2-1 Ashford Blake (59)
Sam Hind (74)
Sat 07/05/16Runcorn TownA15:00W 2-0 Nico Collins (23)
Nico Collins (89)

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) Postp
01/12/151874 Northwich (H) L 0-1
05/12/15AFC Blackpool (H) D 1-1
12/12/15Bootle (A) Postp
19/12/15Runcorn Town (H) W 2-0
26/12/15Atherton Colls (H) Postp
02/01/16Silsden (A) Postp
09/01/16Alsager Town (H) W 3-1
16/01/16Runcorn Linnets (A) Postp
23/01/16Squires Gate (H) W 3-1
26/01/16Bootle (A) D 2-2
30/01/16Winsford United (H) L 2-4
02/02/161874 Northwich (A) L 1-2
06/02/16Colne (H) Postp
09/02/16Alsager Town (A) L 0-2
13/02/16Atherton Colls (H) W 2-1
16/02/16Ashton Athletic (H) L 0-2
20/02/16Padiham (A) Postp
27/02/16Silsden (A) D 2-2
01/03/16Runcorn Linnets (A) L 0-3
05/03/16Ashton Athletic (A) Postp
12/03/16AFC Liverpool (A) D 1-1
14/03/16West Did & Chor (A) L 1-3
19/03/16Barnoldswick Tn (H) L 0-2
26/03/16AFC Darwen (A) D 2-2
28/03/16Atherton Colls (A) D 0-0
02/04/16Squires Gate (A) D 0-0
05/04/16Colne (H) L 1-3
09/04/16Silsden (H) L 1-3
12/04/16Barnoldswick Tn (A) Postp
19/04/16AFC Blackpool (A) W 3-1
23/04/16Nelson (H) W 3-0
26/04/16Barnoldswick Tn (A) D 0-0
30/04/16Padiham (A) L 1-2
03/05/16Ashton Athletic (A) W 2-1
07/05/16Runcorn Town (A) W 2-0

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
William Bailey *1000000
Jack Benson0000000
Ashford Blake361091027
Michael Boateng0101000
Christopher Brown1400010
Kieran Burywood2100000
Wayne Cahill3200020
Nico Collins141172044
Zachary Cooper9200000
Antonio Din Chin (GK)0100000
Desmond Flanagan35120022
Ollie Ford71400020
Sam Freakes43430027
Callam Gardner0000000
Christopher Hallows14000100
Johnathon Hardy424110003
Samuel Hare1100000
Wesley Harney0000000
Mark Haslam5010000
Daniel Hewitt2200110
Ross Heywood (GK)4000000
Kane Hickman36800031
Samuel Hind33782026
Michael Itela *1100000
Curtis Jones (GK)15010021
Dylan Keeley-Harris0000000
Dominic Kurasik *1000000
Christopher Marques (GK) *1000000
Daniel McDonnell *8100030
Jonathan McIlwaine (GK)45000222
James Moss32330170
Liam Murray1500001
Thomas Murray20020231
George Noon171642040
Justin Pickering *28761012
Jordan Poole1200010
Bradley Robinson12350101
Kiarno Samms4600100
Andrew Smith43020140
Paul Smith0400010
Darren Talbot29100161
Jack Tinning7320010
Malam Varela *0300000
Daniel Walker0100000
Rio Wilson-Heyes0000000
Steven Yarwood7330012

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Other Current Squad Members

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

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