Abbey Hey

David Birch Michael Norton
The Abbey Stadium

Current Position: 4th

P W D L F A Pts
18 9 4 5 36 32 31

Current Form: 8th

6 3 0 3 10 14

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
14/11/23Droylsden (H)L 1-5
11/11/23Silsden (H)L 1-4
28/10/23Abbey Hulton United (H)W 3-1
24/10/23Maine Road (H)L 1-3
21/10/23Runcorn Town (H)W 1-0
14/10/23Droylsden (H)W 3-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
09/12/23Alsager Town (A)15:00
16/12/23Winsford United (H)15:00
23/12/23New Mills (A)15:00
26/12/23Maine Road (H)15:00
30/12/23Cammell Laird 1907 (A)15:00
06/01/24Stafford Town (H)15:00

Latest News:

Abbey Hey's Tony Macallister honoured in The King's Honours List
The Abbey Hey Secretary and former NWCFL Committee Member has been awarded a BEM in His Royal Highness' honours list
Abbey Hey's off-season - a Summer Revamp for the Red Rebels
With a new management team in the soon-to-be new dugouts, what else is going on at the Abbey Stadium?
Abbey Hey looking to Recruit Volunteers for 23-24 Season
Like Many Clubs, Abbey Hey are starting to prepare for the next campaign by recruiting new Volunteers
Joe Lawton First Division South Goalkeeper of the Month
Joe Lawton of Abbey Hey has been presented with his Reusch Goalkeeper of the Month award

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O. Score Goalscorers
Sat 29/07/23Stockport Georgians H15:00W 5-0 William Shawcross (12)
Jake Parker (27)
William Shawcross (40)
Rhys Clooney (60)
William Shawcross (85)
Tue 01/08/23Abbey Hulton United A19:45W 2-1 Rhys Clooney (24)
Danny Warburton (44)
Sat 05/08/23Eccleshall A15:00D 1-1 Danny Warburton (57)
Tue 08/08/23New Mills H19:45W 5-0 Danny Warburton (12)
Rhys Clooney (14)
Rhys Clooney (20)
William Shawcross (45+1)
Own Goal (88)
Sat 12/08/23Stafford Town A15:00W 4-2 William Shawcross (25p)
Benjamin McNamara (45+3)
William Shawcross (52)
Rhys Clooney (59)
Tue 15/08/23Cheadle Heath Nomads H19:45L 0-5
Sat 19/08/23Sandbach United A15:00W 4-1 Jake Parker (12)
Cleo Fraser (46)
Leighton Egan (50)
Benjamin McNamara (87)
Wed 23/08/23Barnton A19:45D 1-1 Jake Parker (86)
Sat 26/08/23Market Drayton Town A15:00L 0-4
Mon 28/08/23Ashville H15:00D 2-2 Jake Parker (45)
Benjamin McNamara (65)
Sat 02/09/23Brocton A15:00L 0-5
Sat 09/09/23Cammell Laird 1907 H15:00D 0-0
Tue 12/09/23Cammell Laird 1907 H19:45L 1-3 William Shawcross (5)
  (The Edward Case Cup P)
Sat 16/09/23Market Drayton Town H15:00W 2-1 Ivanilson Da Silva (28)
Jake Parker (34)
Sat 23/09/23Cheadle Heath Nomads A15:00L 0-2
Sat 30/09/23Winsford United A15:00W 3-2 Ivanilson Da Silva (38)
William Shawcross (42)
William Shawcross (90p)
Sat 07/10/23Stockport Town H15:00L 1-3 William Shawcross (5)
Sat 14/10/23Droylsden H15:00W 3-1 Own Goal (15)
Kieran Nolan (17)
Ivanilson Da Silva (57)
Tue 17/10/23Droylsden A19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 21/10/23Runcorn Town H15:00W 1-0 Ashley Woods (56)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 1)
Tue 24/10/23Maine Road H19:45L 1-3 Benjamin McNamara (64)
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
Tue 24/10/23Alsager TownA19:45Postp
Sat 28/10/23Abbey Hulton United H15:00W 3-1 Jake Parker (9)
William Shawcross (35)
Ivanilson Da Silva (90+5)
Tue 31/10/23DroylsdenA19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 04/11/23New Mills A15:00Postp
Tue 07/11/23DroylsdenA19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Tue 07/11/23Alsager TownA19:45Postp
Sat 11/11/23Silsden H15:00L 1-4 Benjamin McNamara (29)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 2)
Tue 14/11/23Droylsden H19:45L 1-5 Luke Hincks (30)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 25/11/23BarntonH15:00Postp
Tue 28/11/23New MillsA19:45Postp
Sat 02/12/23Alsager TownH15:00Postp
Sat 09/12/23Alsager TownA15:00 
Sat 16/12/23Winsford UnitedH15:00 
Sat 23/12/23New MillsA15:00 
Tue 26/12/23Maine RoadH15:00 
Sat 30/12/23Cammell Laird 1907A15:00 
Sat 06/01/24Stafford TownH15:00 
Sat 13/01/24AshvilleA15:00 
Sat 20/01/24BarntonH15:00 
Sat 17/02/24DroylsdenA15:00 
Sat 02/03/24Sandbach UnitedH15:00 
Sat 23/03/24Stockport TownA15:00 
Sat 30/03/24EccleshallH15:00 
Mon 01/04/24Maine RoadA15:00 
Sat 06/04/24BroctonH15:00 
Sat 13/04/24Stockport GeorgiansA15:00 
TBCAlsager TownH 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
29/07/23Stkprt Georgians (H) W 5-0
01/08/23Abbey Hulton Utd (A) W 2-1
05/08/23Eccleshall (A) D 1-1
08/08/23New Mills (H) W 5-0
12/08/23Stafford Town (A) W 4-2
15/08/23Cheadle Heath (H) L 0-5
19/08/23Sandbach United (A) W 4-1
23/08/23Barnton (A) D 1-1
26/08/23Market Drayton (A) L 0-4
28/08/23Ashville (H) D 2-2
02/09/23Brocton (A) L 0-5
09/09/23Cammell Laird (H) D 0-0
12/09/23Cammell Laird (H) L 1-3
(The Edward Case Cup P)
16/09/23Market Drayton (H) W 2-1
23/09/23Cheadle Heath (A) L 0-2
30/09/23Winsford United (A) W 3-2
07/10/23Stockport Town (H) L 1-3
14/10/23Droylsden (H) W 3-1
17/10/23Droylsden (A) Postp
(The Macron Cup 1)
21/10/23Runcorn Town (H) W 1-0
(The Isuzu FA Vase 1)
24/10/23Maine Road (H) L 1-3
(Manchester Premier Cup 1)
24/10/23Alsager Town (A) Postp
28/10/23Abbey Hulton Utd (H) W 3-1
31/10/23Droylsden (A) Postp
(The Macron Cup 1)
04/11/23New Mills (A) Postp
07/11/23Droylsden (A) Postp
(The Macron Cup 1)
07/11/23Alsager Town (A) Postp
11/11/23Silsden (H) L 1-4
(The Isuzu FA Vase 2)
14/11/23Droylsden (H) L 1-5
(The Macron Cup 1)
25/11/23Barnton (H) Postp
28/11/23New Mills (A) Postp
02/12/23Alsager Town (H) Postp
09/12/23Alsager Town (A) 15:00
16/12/23Winsford United (H) 15:00
23/12/23New Mills (A) 15:00
26/12/23Maine Road (H) 15:00
30/12/23Cammell Laird (A) 15:00
06/01/24Stafford Town (H) 15:00
13/01/24Ashville (A) 15:00
20/01/24Barnton (H) 15:00
17/02/24Droylsden (A) 15:00
02/03/24Sandbach United (H) 15:00
23/03/24Stockport Town (A) 15:00
30/03/24Eccleshall (H) 15:00
01/04/24Maine Road (A) 15:00
06/04/24Brocton (H) 15:00
13/04/24Stkprt Georgians (A) 15:00
TBCAlsager Town (H)

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Agustin Alvarez00000
Rafael Alvarez00000
Connor Beard (GK)200110
David Birch00010
Rhys Clooney17 +45042
Elliot Cooke40000
Scot Cullen12 +10010
Ivanilson Da Silva9 +54004
Marcus Dibble90000
Dieter Downey100120
Jake Dunford7 +70050
Dillon Edmundson00000
Daryll Grant80111
Tobias Green30010
Ashley Hall (GK)10010
Sikirulahi Hamzat4 +30020
Alfie Henstock00000
Jamie Hill4 +30022
Luke Hincks61110
Aiden Hopkins0 +10000
George Howarth0 +10000
Jonathan Hunt00000
Joel Igwenwanne20000
Isaac Lopes00000
Benjamin McNamara13 +35021
George Mrozek1 +50000
Kieran Nolan221050
Mitchell Nolan5 +70020
Michael Norton00010
Jake Parker18 +16211
Samuel Phillips (GK)00000
Jack Raines (GK)30000
William Shawcross21 +111034
Simon Unwin3 +50000
Ben Vincent13 +50010
Chad Whyte1 +110000
Ashley Woods7 +31011

Former Squad Members

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Jake Dunford7 +70050
Leighton Egan6 +11011
Cleo Fraser101030
Anthony Hall4 +70020
Jamie Hill4 +30022
Vincent Howell10000
Toby Hurst (GK)00000
Kwazinkosi Mpofu0 +10000
James Ormrod6 +20130
Darius Photiou1 +50010
Aaron Swift10000
Kaine Tyrese Martin00000
Jake Walker1 +10000
Danny Warburton11 +33021

Staff Members

David Birch Manager
Simon Heaton Coach
Neil Jackson Coach
Philippa Lord First Aider
Michael Norton Manager
Gary Phillips Coach
Amy Rockett Physio

Matchday Information

Ground: The Abbey Stadium

Address: Goredale Avenue, Gorton, Manchester.

Postcode: M18 7HD

Telephone: 0161 231 7147

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2023/24 Admission Prices: £6.00 /'£3.00

Programme Price: £2.00

Directions: M60 to junction 24, take A57 to Manchester City Centre for approx. 1 mile, at first set of major traffic lights (McDonalds on right) pass through for approx. 300 yards, 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.

Nearest Railway: Ryder Brow (8 mins walk)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: 201 Manchester to Hattersley
203 Manchester to Stockport
205 Manchester to Denton
7 Stockport to Ashton

They all travel down Hyde Road and ask for the bus stop at Tan Yard Brow opposite Woodland Avenue. Walk down Woodland Ave turn right at the end then first left into Goredale Avenue.

Parking Facilities: There is plenty of car parking spaces inside the ground.

Ground Facilities: In the clubhouse there is male and female toilets there is a tea bar and a licensed bar. Outside there is one set of toilets.

Additional Visitor Information:

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 Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Blue Shirts,Shorts, Socks

Alternative Colours: White Shirt, White Shorts, White Socks / yellow shirt, Black shorts, Yellow Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Orange Shirt, Orange Shorts, Orange Socks

Secretary: Tony McAllister BEM

Chairman: Jason Dunford

Manager: David Birch Michael Norton

Programme Editor: Colin Worrall

Committee / Directors: Tony McAllister, Derek Denby, Gordon Lester, Kath Fairclough, Jim Clark, Peter Wood, Keith Ashworth, Michael Toole, John Dodd, Colin Worrall, Terry Hincks.

County Affiliation: Manchester FA

Year Formed: 1902

Record Attendance: 985 v FC 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

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