Nelson

FORMED
1881
MANAGER
Darren Thornton
GROUND
Little Wembley
TWITTER
@Nelsonfc1

Current Position: 14th

P W D L F A Pts
15 4 2 9 21 33 14

Current Form: 14th

P W D L F A
6 0 0 6 2 13

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
03/12/22Steeton (H)L 0-1
26/11/22Bacup Borough (A)L 1-3
22/11/22FC St Helens (H)L 0-2
19/11/22Daisy Hill (A)L 1-2
11/11/22Euxton Villa (A)L 0-4
05/11/22Pilkington (H)L 0-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
10/12/22Garstang (H)13:00
17/12/22FC St Helens (A)15:00
26/12/22Darwen FC (A)15:00
03/01/23FC St Helens (H)19:45
07/01/23Atherton LR (H)15:00
14/01/23Bacup Borough (H)15:00

Latest News:

Nelson Receive their November 2021 Division One North Club of the Month Award
They received their award from League Representative Craig Buxton
HARRISON: "I want us to be a problem for other teams!"
Nelson boss opens up on his third stint at the club, survival, recruiting players and the season ahead.
Macron Club of the Month Award Presentation - Nelson
Nelson won the Macron Club of the Month award for the First Division North in December.
Emblematically Speaking - Nelson
Stewart Taylor delves into local history in East Lancashire, as he investigates the story behind the Nelson FC club emblem.

Latest Tweets:

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O. Score Goalscorers
Sat 30/07/22Garstang A15:00L 1-3 Jack Foster (19)
Sat 06/08/22Ashton Town A15:00W 2-1 Jack Foster (74)
Jack Holt (79)
Sat 13/08/22Bacup Borough A15:00L 3-4 Own Goal (6)
Jack Foster (20)
Jack Foster (35)
Sat 20/08/22AFC Blackpool H15:00D 2-2 Jack Foster (14p)
Jack Foster (25)
Sat 27/08/22Cleator Moor Celtic H15:00L 0-3
Mon 29/08/22Ilkley Town A15:00W 3-2 Sam Lloyd (43)
Dylan Meredith (56)
Jack Foster (59)
Sat 03/09/22Holker Old Boys A15:00W 1-0 Jack Foster (29)
Sat 10/09/22FC St HelensH15:00Postp
Sat 17/09/22Atherton LR A15:00W 4-2 Sam Lloyd (9)
Jack Foster (45+1)
Kit Lloyd (51)
Kit Lloyd (60)
Sat 01/10/22Chadderton H15:00L 2-3 Jack Foster (3)
Alexander Grice (70)
Sat 08/10/22Steeton H15:00W 3-1 Sam Lloyd (17)
Jack Holt (45+1)
Brandon Lonsdale (76)
  (The Edward Case Cup 2 N)
Sat 15/10/22Abbey Hey A15:00LOST Ryan Cattermole (34)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Abbey Hey won 4-2 on pens)
Sat 22/10/22South Liverpool H15:00L 1-4 Brandon Lonsdale (75)
Sat 29/10/22Runcorn Town A15:00D 1-1 Brandon Lonsdale (15)
Sat 05/11/22Pilkington H15:00L 0-1
Fri 11/11/22Euxton Villa A19:45L 0-4
Tue 15/11/22FC St HelensH19:45Postp
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 19/11/22Daisy Hill A15:00L 1-2 Jack Holt (13)
Tue 22/11/22FC St Helens H19:45L 0-2
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 26/11/22Bacup Borough A15:00L 1-3 Alberto Canache (70)
  (The Edward Case Cup 3)
Sat 03/12/22Steeton H15:00L 0-1
Sat 10/12/22GarstangH13:00Postp
Sat 17/12/22FC St HelensA15:00 
Mon 26/12/22Darwen FCA15:00 
Tue 03/01/23FC St HelensH19:45 
Sat 07/01/23Atherton LRH15:00 
Sat 14/01/23Bacup BoroughH15:00 
Sat 21/01/23AFC BlackpoolA15:00 
Sat 28/01/23South LiverpoolA15:00 
Sat 04/02/23Runcorn TownH15:00 
Sat 11/02/23Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Sat 18/02/23Cleator Moor CelticA15:00 
Sat 25/02/23SteetonA15:00 
Sat 04/03/23Euxton VillaH15:00 
Sat 11/03/23Ashton TownH15:00 
Sat 18/03/23PilkingtonA15:00 
Sat 25/03/23Ilkley TownH15:00 
Sat 01/04/23ChaddertonA15:00 
Mon 10/04/23Darwen FCH15:00 
Sat 15/04/23Daisy HillH15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
30/07/22Garstang (A) L 1-3
06/08/22Ashton Town (A) W 2-1
13/08/22Bacup Borough (A) L 3-4
20/08/22AFC Blackpool (H) D 2-2
27/08/22Cleator Moor (H) L 0-3
29/08/22Ilkley Town (A) W 3-2
03/09/22Holker OB (A) W 1-0
10/09/22FC St Helens (H) Postp
17/09/22Atherton LR (A) W 4-2
01/10/22Chadderton (H) L 2-3
08/10/22Steeton (H) W 3-1
(The Edward Case Cup 2 N)
15/10/22Abbey Hey (A) L
(The Macron Cup 1)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Abbey Hey won 4-2 on pens)
22/10/22South Liverpool (H) L 1-4
29/10/22Runcorn Town (A) D 1-1
05/11/22Pilkington (H) L 0-1
11/11/22Euxton Villa (A) L 0-4
15/11/22FC St Helens (H) Postp
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
19/11/22Daisy Hill (A) L 1-2
22/11/22FC St Helens (H) L 0-2
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
26/11/22Bacup Borough (A) L 1-3
(The Edward Case Cup 3)
03/12/22Steeton (H) L 0-1
10/12/22Garstang (H) Postp
17/12/22FC St Helens (A) 15:00
26/12/22Darwen FC (A) 15:00
03/01/23FC St Helens (H) 19:45
07/01/23Atherton LR (H) 15:00
14/01/23Bacup Borough (H) 15:00
21/01/23AFC Blackpool (A) 15:00
28/01/23South Liverpool (A) 15:00
04/02/23Runcorn Town (H) 15:00
11/02/23Holker OB (H) 15:00
18/02/23Cleator Moor (A) 15:00
25/02/23Steeton (A) 15:00
04/03/23Euxton Villa (H) 15:00
11/03/23Ashton Town (H) 15:00
18/03/23Pilkington (A) 15:00
25/03/23Ilkley Town (H) 15:00
01/04/23Chadderton (A) 15:00
10/04/23Darwen FC (H) 15:00
15/04/23Daisy Hill (H) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Ashley Brierley11 +10050
George Bristol (GK)40001
Alberto Canache3 +11000
Ryan Cattermole11 +21032
Zack Dale2 +30021
Finley Devenney90000
Bradley Ditch *8 +20102
Steven Douasse2 +10000
Daniel Fagan60010
Daniel Fati Cande3 +20000
Jack Foster *8 +110003
James Greenwood4 +20020
Alexander Grice (GK) *71000
Andrew Harrison *00000
Oliver Hodgson1 +10000
Jacob Holgate20010
Jack Holt163001
Harrison Hull0 +60100
Sean Ince9 +40000
Sultan Iyanda0 +20000
Sebastian Julien *0 +30010
Jack Little (GK)150013
Charlie Lloyd8 +20040
Jake Lloyd10 +30021
Kit Lloyd18 +12020
Sam Lloyd173030
Brandon Lonsdale73010
Brian Mabhena *10010
Jak McKinley5 +60031
Dylon Meredith *8 +11010
Charlie Rowlands-Whiteoak1 +30000
Matthew Rowson00000
Jordan Scott2 +10010
Scott Simpson0 +20000
Mccauley Smith *30000
Darren Thornton80010
Seamus Villa00000
Nathan Webb0 +10000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Name
Ashley Brierley Coach
Sarah Ellis Physio
Philip Heyworth Committee Member
Lloyd Jake Coach
Shaun Lloyd Committee Member
Callum Perry Coach
Darren Thornton Manager
Darren Wildman Coach

Squad Details

Player Name Apps Goals
Ashley Brierley11 +10
George Bristol (GK)40
Alberto Canache3 +11
Ryan Cattermole11 +21
Zack Dale2 +30
Finley Devenney90
Bradley Ditch *8 +20
Steven Douasse2 +10
Daniel Fagan60
Daniel Fati Cande3 +20
Jack Foster *8 +110
James Greenwood4 +20
Alexander Grice (GK) *71
Andrew Harrison *00
Oliver Hodgson1 +10
Jacob Holgate20
Jack Holt163
Harrison Hull0 +60
Sean Ince9 +40
Sultan Iyanda0 +20
Sebastian Julien *0 +30
Jack Little (GK)150
Charlie Lloyd8 +20
Jake Lloyd10 +30
Kit Lloyd18 +12
Sam Lloyd173
Brandon Lonsdale73
Brian Mabhena *10
Jak McKinley5 +60
Dylon Meredith *8 +11
Charlie Rowlands-Whiteoak1 +30
Matthew Rowson00
Jordan Scott2 +10
Scott Simpson0 +20
Mccauley Smith *30
Darren Thornton80
Seamus Villa00
Nathan Webb0 +10

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Name
Ashley Brierley Coach
Sarah Ellis Physio
Philip Heyworth Committee Member
Lloyd Jake Coach
Shaun Lloyd Committee Member
Callum Perry Coach
Darren Thornton Manager
Darren Wildman Coach

Matchday Information

Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN

Telephone: 01772 794103


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2022/23 Admission Prices: Adult £5 | Concession £3 | U12s Free

Programme Price: £2

Directions: M65 to junction 13, take first exit towards Fence A6068, take second left towards nelson B6249, after ½ mile turn right (signposted Lomeshaye Village), ground 200 yards on the right.


Nearest Railway: Nelson (0.8 miles)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: The nearest bus stop is outside the ground which the number 8 bus locally runs along

Parking Facilities: There is on street car parking outside the ground, but no on-site parking for supporters. There is also parking 300 yards away either side of the ground at the business village or next to Victoria Park.

Ground Facilities: Nelson have a main bar in the clubhouse serving hot and cold drinks, plus pies and cold snacks. They have covered seating in our main stand for over 150 people plus a little extra space for standing. The other three ends are open.

The club also has outdoor access toilets and a club shop, and runs a golden goal draw and a football card on matchdays to raise funds for the club.

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: AFC Nelson Limited C/N 08062952


Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN

Telephone: 01772 794103


Website: http://www.nelson-fc.com/

Twitter: @Nelsonfc1


Registered Colours: Blue Shirts, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Green Shorts, Green Socks

Alternative Colours: Grey Shirts, Grey Shorts, Grey Socks

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


Secretary: Zul Hussain

Chairman: Phil Heyworth

Manager: Darren Thornton

Programme Editor: Shoaib Khan

Committee / Directors: Fayyaz Ahmed MBE, Zul Hussain, Daniel Ogden


County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1881

Record Attendance: 14,143 v. Bradford Park Avenue (Third Division North) 10th April 1926

Previous Leagues:

Lancashire League
North East Lancashire League
The Football League
Lancashire Combination
West Lancashire League

Honours:

Hospital Cup Winners: 1888/89, 1891/92
Lancashire League Champions: 1895/96
North East Lancashire League Champions: 1906/07
The Football League Third Division North Champions: 1922/23
Lancashire Combination Division One Champions: 1949/50, 1951/52
Lancashire Combination Division Two Champions: 1925/26
Lancashire Combination Cup Winners: 1949/50, 1950/51, 1959/60
Lancashire Combination Bridge Shield Winners: 1975/76, 1981/82
Lancashire Combination George Watson Trophy Winners: 1978/79
Green Bank Shield Winners: 1988/89, 1990/91, 1991/92
Lancashire F.A. Junior Cup Winners: 1907/08, 1954/55, 1955/56
NWCFL Division Two Trophy Winners: 1996/97
NWCFL First Division Champions 2013/14

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