Vauxhall Motors

FORMED
1963
MANAGER
Mick McGraa
GROUND
The vanEupen Arena
TWITTER
@Vauxhallmotorfc

Current Position: 1st

P W D L F A Pts
27 20 3 4 55 22 63

Current Form: 2nd

P W D L F A
6 5 0 1 16 7

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
31/01/23Altrincham (H)LOST
(1-1 after 90 mins, Altrincham won 0-2 on pens)
28/01/23Ashton Athletic (A)W 3-2
21/01/23FC Isle of Man (A)W 3-0
17/01/23Wythenshawe Town (A)W 3-0
03/01/23Alsager Town (A)W 4-1
26/12/22AFC Liverpool (A)L 2-4

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
04/02/23Prestwich Heys (A)15:00
07/02/23Northwich Victoria (H)19:45
11/02/23Barnoldswick Town (H)15:00
13/02/23Winsford United (A)19:45
18/02/23Charnock Richard (H)15:00
25/02/23Congleton Town (A)15:00

Latest News:

Vauxhall Motors boss McGraa gives his take on a difficult campaign
Mick McGraa discusses his side's stalled season
Motormen appoint new Chairman
The Ellesmere Port based club are looking to the long-term
PRESENTATION: Glen Rule of Vauxhall Motors
Glen Rule of Vauxhall Motors receives his January Macron Player of the Month award
PRESENTATION: Macron First Division South Club of the Month
Vauxhall Motors Mick McGrath presented with the award for Macron NWCFL First Division South Club of the Month

Latest Tweets:

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O. Score Goalscorers
Sat 30/07/22Kendal Town H15:00W 2-0 Lewis Buckley (18)
Ethan Gouldbourne (63)
Thu 04/08/22Lower Breck A20:00W 2-1 Jordan Deer (66)
Lewis Buckley (80)
Sat 06/08/22Whitchurch Alport A15:00L 0-2
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 13/08/22Irlam A15:00W 2-0 Jordan Deer (59)
Lewis Buckley (75)
Tue 16/08/22West Didsbury & Chorlton H19:45W 2-0 Lewis Buckley (74)
Sean Moscrop (90+3)
Sat 20/08/22FC Isle of Man H15:00W 2-1 Ben Holmes (53p)
Bobbie McDonnell (71)
Tue 23/08/22Winsford United H19:45W 3-2 Lewis Buckley (72)
Bobbie McDonnell (83)
Michael Burkey (90+6)
Sat 27/08/22Swallownest A15:00W 5-0 Bobbie McDonnell (15)
Lewis Buckley (39)
Lewis Buckley (55)
Bobbie McDonnell (73)
Bobbie McDonnell (85)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 1Q)
Mon 29/08/22Burscough H15:00W 5-0 Bobbie McDonnell (16)
Lewis Buckley (40)
Lewis Buckley (66)
Michael Burkey (81)
Lewis Buckley (90+3)
Sat 03/09/22Longridge Town H15:00D 0-0
Wed 07/09/22Litherland REMYCA A19:45W 3-1 Sean Moscrop (21)
Lewis Buckley (49)
Lewis Buckley (86)
Sat 10/09/22PadihamA15:00Postp
Tue 13/09/22Congleton Town H19:45W 2-0 Ben Dufton-Kelly (15)
Own Goal (86)
Sat 17/09/22Squires Gate H15:00W 3-1 Sean Moscrop (10)
Michael Burkey (15)
Michael Burkey (44)
Tue 20/09/22Ashton Athletic H19:45W 1-0 Thomas Mitchell (37)
Sat 24/09/22Emley H15:00LOST Michael Burkey (18)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Emley won 1-4 on pens)
Sat 01/10/22Wythenshawe Town H15:00D 0-0
Sat 08/10/22Kendal Town A15:00W 5-3 Conor Harwood (28)
Lewis Buckley (30)
Michael Burkey (46)
Thomas Mitchell (75)
Lewis Buckley (78)
Sat 15/10/22South Liverpool H15:00LOST Thomas Mitchell (40)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, South Liverpool won 1-4 on pens)
Sat 22/10/22Litherland REMYCA H15:00W 2-1 Conor Harwood (44)
Ben Holmes (63)
Tue 25/10/22Charnock Richard A19:45L 0-2
Sat 29/10/22Northwich Victoria A15:00W 2-0 Lewis Buckley (81)
Bobbie McDonnell (83)
Sat 05/11/22Barnoldswick Town A15:00D 1-1 Lewis Buckley (47)
Tue 15/11/22Prestwich Heys H20:00L 0-1
Sat 19/11/22Longridge Town A15:00W 4-0 Conor Harwood (1)
Aaron Dawson (22)
Michael Burkey (74)
Michael Burkey (80)
Tue 22/11/22PadihamA20:00Postp
Sat 26/11/22Avro H15:00L 1-2 Lewis Buckley (90+2)
Fri 02/12/22Padiham H19:45W 1-0 Jordan Deer (43)
Tue 06/12/22Padiham A19:45W 1-0 Michael Burkey (37)
Sat 17/12/22Northwich VictoriaH15:00Postp
Mon 26/12/22AFC Liverpool A13:30L 2-4 Bobbie McDonnell (15)
Thomas Mitchell (82)
Tue 03/01/23Alsager Town A20:00W 4-1 Lewis Buckley (17)
Ben Holmes (42)
Ethan Gouldbourne (44)
Bobbie McDonnell (86)
  (Cheshire Senior Cup 2)
Sat 07/01/23Bury AFCH15:00Postp
Sat 14/01/23Winsford United A15:00Postp
Tue 17/01/23Wythenshawe Town A19:45W 3-0 Michael Burkey (25)
Lewis Buckley (38)
Ben Dufton-Kelly (74)
Sat 21/01/23FC Isle of Man A18:00W 3-0 Michael Burkey (7)
Michael Burkey (55)
Aaron Dawson (67)
Sat 28/01/23Ashton Athletic A14:00W 3-2 Lewis Buckley (54)
Ben Holmes (82)
Lewis Buckley (90+2)
Tue 31/01/23AltrinchamH19:45LOST Bobbie McDonnell (84)
  (Cheshire Senior Cup QF)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Altrincham won 0-2 on pens)
Sat 04/02/23Prestwich HeysA15:00 
Tue 07/02/23Northwich VictoriaH19:45 
Sat 11/02/23Barnoldswick TownH15:00 
Mon 13/02/23Winsford UnitedA19:45 
Sat 18/02/23Charnock RichardH15:00 
Sat 25/02/23Congleton TownA15:00 
Sat 04/03/23Lower BreckH15:00 
Sun 12/03/23Bury AFCA15:00 
Sat 18/03/23BurscoughA15:00 
Sat 25/03/23IrlamH15:00 
Tue 28/03/23Bury AFCH19:45 
Sat 01/04/23Squires GateA15:00 
Mon 10/04/23AFC LiverpoolH15:00 
Sat 15/04/23AvroA15:00 
Sat 22/04/23West Didsbury & ChorltonA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
30/07/22Kendal Town (H) W 2-0
04/08/22Lower Breck (A) W 2-1
06/08/22Whitchurch Alp (A) L 0-2
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
13/08/22Irlam (A) W 2-0
16/08/22West Dids & Chor (H) W 2-0
20/08/22FC Isle of Man (H) W 2-1
23/08/22Winsford United (H) W 3-2
27/08/22Swallownest (A) W 5-0
(The Isuzu FA Vase 1Q)
29/08/22Burscough (H) W 5-0
03/09/22Longridge Town (H) D 0-0
07/09/22Litherland REMY (A) W 3-1
10/09/22Padiham (A) Postp
13/09/22Congleton Town (H) W 2-0
17/09/22Squires Gate (H) W 3-1
20/09/22Ashton Athletic (H) W 1-0
24/09/22Emley (H) L
(The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Emley won 1-4 on pens)
01/10/22Wythenshawe Town (H) D 0-0
08/10/22Kendal Town (A) W 5-3
15/10/22South Liverpool (H) L
(The Macron Cup 1)
(1-1 after 90 mins, South Liverpool won 1-4 on pens)
22/10/22Litherland REMY (H) W 2-1
25/10/22Charnock Richard (A) L 0-2
29/10/22Northwich Vics (A) W 2-0
05/11/22Barnoldswick Town (A) D 1-1
15/11/22Prestwich Heys (H) L 0-1
19/11/22Longridge Town (A) W 4-0
22/11/22Padiham (A) Postp
26/11/22Avro (H) L 1-2
02/12/22Padiham (H) W 1-0
06/12/22Padiham (A) W 1-0
17/12/22Northwich Vics (H) Postp
26/12/22AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-4
03/01/23Alsager Town (A) W 4-1
(Cheshire Senior Cup 2)
07/01/23Bury AFC (H) Postp
14/01/23Winsford United (A) Postp
17/01/23Wythenshawe Town (A) W 3-0
21/01/23FC Isle of Man (A) W 3-0
28/01/23Ashton Athletic (A) W 3-2
31/01/23Altrincham (H) L
(Cheshire Senior Cup QF)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Altrincham won 0-2 on pens)
04/02/23Prestwich Heys (A) 15:00
07/02/23Northwich Vics (H) 19:45
11/02/23Barnoldswick Town (H) 15:00
13/02/23Winsford United (A) 19:45
18/02/23Charnock Richard (H) 15:00
25/02/23Congleton Town (A) 15:00
04/03/23Lower Breck (H) 15:00
12/03/23Bury AFC (A) 15:00
18/03/23Burscough (A) 15:00
25/03/23Irlam (H) 15:00
28/03/23Bury AFC (H) 19:45
01/04/23Squires Gate (A) 15:00
10/04/23AFC Liverpool (H) 15:00
15/04/23Avro (A) 15:00
22/04/23West Dids & Chor (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Lucas Allan (GK)10000
Francois Antoine *4 +140010
Matthew Beaman3 +10000
Joe Brandon0 +20000
Lewis Buckley28 +121023
Michael Burkey31 +212053
Zak Catesby00000
Haydn Cooper12 +10132
Matthew Corran (GK)70000
Aaron Dawson14 +72030
Jordan Deer25 +73024
Greg Drummond240050
Ben Dufton-Kelly15 +52020
Damien Eastham (GK)20000
James Eaton1 +100000
Ethan Gouldbourne13 +32220
Joshua Green00000
Conor Harwood17 +23062
Joseph Heath70000
Ben Holmes26 +34021
Jake Hulley00000
Marcus James21 +20031
Nathan Johnston0 +10000
William Magee0 +10000
James McClenaghan (GK) *190010
James McCulloch20000
Bobbie McDonnell12 +1010013
Mitchell McGraa00000
Thomas Mitchell26 +14126
Sean Moscrop20 +63012
Louis Obrien00000
Ciaran OLoughlin (GK)40000
Harvey Sample *00000
Kyle Scarisbrick00000
Adam Smith8 +20000
Simon Thelwell7 +50010
Liam Turner14 +20010

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Name
Stephen Aspinall Coach
Stephen Foulkes Coach
Joseph Heath Coach
Neil Mathieson Coach
Michael McGraa Manager
Mark Reed Coach
Kyle Scarisbrick Coach
Shirley Whittaker Physio

Squad Details

Player Name Apps Goals
Lucas Allan (GK)10
Francois Antoine *4 +140
Matthew Beaman3 +10
Joe Brandon0 +20
Lewis Buckley28 +121
Michael Burkey31 +212
Zak Catesby00
Haydn Cooper12 +10
Matthew Corran (GK)70
Aaron Dawson14 +72
Jordan Deer25 +73
Greg Drummond240
Ben Dufton-Kelly15 +52
Damien Eastham (GK)20
James Eaton1 +100
Ethan Gouldbourne13 +32
Joshua Green00
Conor Harwood17 +23
Joseph Heath70
Ben Holmes26 +34
Jake Hulley00
Marcus James21 +20
Nathan Johnston0 +10
William Magee0 +10
James McClenaghan (GK) *190
James McCulloch20
Bobbie McDonnell12 +1010
Mitchell McGraa00
Thomas Mitchell26 +14
Sean Moscrop20 +63
Louis Obrien00
Ciaran OLoughlin (GK)40
Harvey Sample *00
Kyle Scarisbrick00
Adam Smith8 +20
Simon Thelwell7 +50
Liam Turner14 +20

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Name
Stephen Aspinall Coach
Stephen Foulkes Coach
Joseph Heath Coach
Neil Mathieson Coach
Michael McGraa Manager
Mark Reed Coach
Kyle Scarisbrick Coach
Shirley Whittaker Physio

Matchday Information

Ground: The vanEupen Arena

Address: Rivacre Road, Ellesmere Port

Postcode: CH66 1NJ

Telephone: 01513272294


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2022/23 Admission Prices: £6 adults, £3 concessions, Under 16`s Free

Programme Price: £2.00

Directions: <b>From the M6 / M56</b>
Exit M6 at junction 20 and M56 at junction 15 sign-posted M53 Ellesmere Port, Birkenhead. Exit the M53 at junction 5. Take the 1st exit off the roundabout (sign-posted A41 Chester). At the first set of lights turn left into Hooton Green. At the 'T' junction turn left into Old School Land. At the next 'T' junction turn right onto Rivacre Road. The ground is on the right hand side.

<b>From the Birkenhead Tunnel (Queensway)</b>
From the tunnel toll area keep to the left and take the A41. Take the second exit at the roundabout (Hotel California is in the middle). Please note there is a speed camera in the central reservation that changes direction form time to time. The speed limit is 30mph. At the next roundabout take the second exit A41 (New Ferry By-Pass). At the end of the by-pass take the second exit A41 (sign-posted Bromborough, Chester). Follow the A41 through to the M53 junction and take the second exit (sign-posted A41 Chester). At the first set of lights turn left into Hooton Green (Chimneys Hotel). At the 'T' junction turn left into Hooton Lane. At the next 'T' junction turn right onto Rivacre Road. The ground is on the right hand side.

<b>From the Wallasey Tunnel (Kingsway)</b>
From the tunnel toll area follow the road straight onto the M53. Exit the M53 at junction 5. Take the third exit off the roundabout (sign-posted A41 Chester). At the first set of lights turn left into Hooton Green. At the 'T' junction turn left into Old School Land. At the next 'T' junction turn right onto Rivacre Road. The ground is on the right hand side.


Nearest Railway: Overpool (1.4 miles) or Hooton (1.7 miles)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: None

Parking Facilities: Free parking at the ground

Ground Facilities: Stand for 266 people, covered terrace for 468 people, clubhouse and teabar

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated Association


Ground: The vanEupen Arena

Address: Rivacre Road, Ellesmere Port

Postcode: CH66 1NJ

Telephone: 01513272294


Website: http://www.vauxhallmotorsfc.co.uk

Twitter: @Vauxhallmotorfc


Registered Colours: White Shirts, Navy Shorts, Navy Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Yellow Shirts, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Socks

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


Secretary: Colin Wheelwright

Chairman: Jon Waring

Manager: Mick McGraa

Programme Editor: Reece Gavin

Committee / Directors: Colin Wheelwright, Len Jones, Carole Paisley, Mark Jones, Rebecca Holland, John Ashurst, Thomas Mathers, Jon Waring, Harry Deary, Reece Gavin, James Lyon, Stewart Forshaw, Dave Hall, Justine Hall, Matthew Mowat,


County Affiliation: Cheshire FA

Year Formed: 1963

Record Attendance: 1,752 v Chester (30/12/12 Conference North)

Previous Leagues:

Conference
Northern Premier League
West Cheshire League

Honours:

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Premier Division Runners-up 2001/02
Division One Runners-up 2000/01
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Division One Champions 1999/00
Division Two Champions 1988/89, 1995/96
Floodlit Trophy Winners 1999/00
League Cup Winners 1990/91, 1998/99
First Division North Runners Up 2018/19
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WEST CHESHIRE LEAGUE<
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Division One Champions 1985/86, 1994/95, 2002/03 (Reserves)
Division Two Champions 1994/95 (Reserves)
Division Two Bowl Winners 1967/68
Pyke Cup Winners 1999/2000 (Reserves), 2004/05 (Reserves)
Bill Weight Memorial Trophy joint winners 2005/06
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Amateur Cup Winners 2013/14 (Reserves)
Runners-up 1993/94, 2000/01, 2004/05, 2017/18
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Senior Cup Winners 1986/87, 2010/11 (Reserves), 2012/13 (Reserves), 2014/15
Runners-up 1982/83, 1994/95, 1999/2000 (Reserves)
Amateur Cup winners 1985/86

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