Richard Cookney
The Riverside

Current Position: 15th

P W D L F A Pts
29 11 1 17 57 69 34

Current Form: 8th

6 3 0 3 16 12

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
07/03/20Daisy Hill (H)W 7-1
03/03/20Ashton Town (A)W 2-1
28/02/20Golcar United (N)L 1-3
18/02/20Prestwich Heys (A)L 1-3
08/02/20Ashton Town (H)W 4-2
04/02/20Shelley (A)L 1-2

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
08/04/20Cleator Moor Celtic (H)20:00
11/04/20Chadderton (H)15:00
13/04/20AFC Blackpool (A)15:00
18/04/20Holker Old Boys (H)15:00
25/04/20St Helens Town (H)15:00
01/06/20Atherton LR (H)19:45

Latest News:

Cookney believes Garstang can put a run together to mount a challenge
New Garstang manager is looking forward to his first league game in charge
Garstang announce new Manager
Richard Cookney has been announced the new manager of NWCFL First Division North side Garstang
First Division North side part company with manager
Garstang have parted company with Andy Payton after just five games in charge.
Payton's eager for season to start
Experienced Andy Payton took over at the helm of Garstang just a few weeks ago and is relishing the thought of the impending new season

Latest Tweets:

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 03/08/19Shelley H15:00L 1-2 Ric Coar (65)
Wed 07/08/19Steeton H19:45W 3-1 Alan Coar (57)
Ric Coar (64)
Reece Barrett (90+2)
Wed 14/08/19AFC Liverpool A19:45L 1-2 Reece Barrett (53)
Sat 17/08/19Golcar United H15:00L 1-5 Alan Coar (36)
Mon 19/08/19Daisy Hill A19:45L 0-3
Sat 24/08/19Emley AFC H15:00L 0-2
Mon 26/08/19Holker Old Boys A15:00W 2-0 Own Goal (20)
Andrew Murphy (37)
Sat 31/08/19Sunderland West End H15:00L 1-2 Alex Hay (45+2)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 07/09/19Chadderton A15:00L 1-2 Jacob Salisbury (42)
Sat 21/09/19Cleator Moor Celtic A15:00W 4-3 Alan Coar (8)
Benjamin Roberts (78)
Benjamin Roberts (85)
Andrew Murphy (90)
Wed 25/09/19AFC Darwen A19:45L 1-4 Kyle Preece (35)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 28/09/19Prestwich HeysH15:00Postp
Wed 02/10/19Pilkington H19:45L 0-8
Sat 05/10/19FC Oswestry Town H15:00Aband
  (The Cup 2)
Sat 12/10/19FC Oswestry Town H15:00LOST Alan Coar (73)
Alan Coar (76)
  (The Cup 2)
  (2-2 after 90 mins, FC Oswestry Town won 3-5 on pens)
Sat 19/10/19Stockport Town H15:00WON Alan Coar (63)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Garstang won 4-2 on pens)
Tue 22/10/19Atherton LR A19:45W 2-1 Kristian Stephens (27)
Jacob Salisbury (85)
Sat 26/10/19AFC DarwenH15:00Postp
Wed 30/10/19Prestwich Heys H19:45L 2-3 Alan Coar (45+1)
Benjamin Roberts (86)
Sat 09/11/19Steeton H15:00W 4-2 Richard Coar (23)
Benjamin Roberts (44)
Jacob Salisbury (51)
Andrew Murphy (75)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 16/11/19Bacup Borough H15:00D 4-4 Alan Coar (23)
Cameron Ross (51)
Alan Coar (62p)
Richard Coar (74)
Sat 23/11/19AFC Darwen H15:00L 2-5 Harry Garstang (15)
Andrew Murphy (24)
Sat 30/11/19AFC Liverpool H15:00L 0-2
Tue 03/12/19Ashton TownA19:45Postp
Sat 07/12/19Maine RoadH15:00Postp
  (The Macron Cup 3)
Wed 11/12/19Maine RoadH19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 3)
Thu 12/12/19St Helens Town A19:45W 5-1 Richard Coar (9)
William Joyce (18)
Jonathan Hothersall (48)
Richard Coar (54)
William Joyce (71)
Sat 14/12/19Prestwich HeysA15:00Postp
Mon 16/12/19Maine Road A19:45L 0-2
  (The Macron Cup 3)
Sat 21/12/19Lower Breck H15:00W 2-0 Nick Webster (6)
Jonathan Hothersall (66)
Thu 26/12/19AFC BlackpoolH15:00Postp
Sat 28/12/19Steeton A15:00W 4-1 Richard Coar (33)
Alan Coar (46)
Jonathon Hothersall (81)
Alan Coar (85)
Sat 04/01/20Nelson H15:00W 2-0 Ric Coar (76)
Jonathan Hothersall (87p)
Wed 08/01/20Pilkington A19:45L 1-2 Alan Coar (85p)
Sat 11/01/20Emley AFC A15:00L 1-2 Cameron Ross (18)
Tue 14/01/20Prestwich HeysA19:45Postp
Sat 18/01/20Lower Breck A15:00L 1-5 Alan Coar (11)
Sat 25/01/20AFC Darwen A15:00L 2-3 Alan Coar (4)
Richard Coar (12)
Tue 28/01/20Ashton TownA19:45Postp
Sat 01/02/20Cleator Moor CelticH15:00Postp
Tue 04/02/20Shelley A19:45L 1-2 Daniel Squires (24)
Sat 08/02/20Ashton Town H15:00W 4-2 Alan Coar (38)
Sam Maddox (48)
William Joyce (61)
Johnny Hothersall (62)
Tue 18/02/20Prestwich Heys A19:45L 1-3 Samuel Maddox (3)
Sat 22/02/20AFC BlackpoolH15:00Postp
Fri 28/02/20Golcar United N20:00L 1-3 Own Goal (22)
Tue 03/03/20Ashton Town A19:45W 2-1 Jonathon Hothersall (14)
Jonathon Hothersall (55)
Sat 07/03/20Daisy Hill H15:00W 7-1 Johnathan Hothersall (10)
Jack Flackett (48)
Johnathan Hothersall (53)
Andrew Murphy (65)
Nick Webster (71)
Rick Coar (78)
Gary Basterfield (87)
Sat 14/03/20Atherton LRH15:00Postp
Sat 21/03/20NelsonA15:00 
Wed 25/03/20AFC BlackpoolH19:45 
Sat 04/04/20Bacup BoroughA15:00 
Wed 08/04/20Cleator Moor CelticH20:00 
Sat 11/04/20ChaddertonH15:00 
Mon 13/04/20AFC BlackpoolA15:00 
Sat 18/04/20Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Sat 25/04/20St Helens TownH15:00 
TBCAtherton LRH19:45 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
03/08/19Shelley (H) L 1-2
07/08/19Steeton (H) W 3-1
14/08/19AFC Liverpool (A) L 1-2
17/08/19Golcar United (H) L 1-5
19/08/19Daisy Hill (A) L 0-3
24/08/19Emley AFC (H) L 0-2
26/08/19Holker OB (A) W 2-0
31/08/19Sunderland WE (H) L 1-2
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
07/09/19Chadderton (A) L 1-2
21/09/19Cleator Moor (A) W 4-3
25/09/19AFC Darwen (A) L 1-4
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
28/09/19Prestwich Heys (H) Postp
02/10/19Pilkington (H) L 0-8
05/10/19FC Oswestry (H) Aband
(The Cup 2)
12/10/19FC Oswestry (H) L
(The Cup 2)
(2-2 after 90 mins, FC Oswestry won 3-5 on pens)
19/10/19Stockport Town (H) W
(The Macron Cup 1)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Garstang won 4-2 on pens)
22/10/19Atherton LR (A) W 2-1
26/10/19AFC Darwen (H) Postp
30/10/19Prestwich Heys (H) L 2-3
09/11/19Steeton (H) W 4-2
(The Macron Cup 2)
16/11/19Bacup Borough (H) D 4-4
23/11/19AFC Darwen (H) L 2-5
30/11/19AFC Liverpool (H) L 0-2
03/12/19Ashton Town (A) Postp
07/12/19Maine Road (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 3)
11/12/19Maine Road (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 3)
12/12/19St Helens Town (A) W 5-1
14/12/19Prestwich Heys (A) Postp
16/12/19Maine Road (A) L 0-2
(The Macron Cup 3)
21/12/19Lower Breck (H) W 2-0
26/12/19AFC Blackpool (H) Postp
28/12/19Steeton (A) W 4-1
04/01/20Nelson (H) W 2-0
08/01/20Pilkington (A) L 1-2
11/01/20Emley AFC (A) L 1-2
14/01/20Prestwich Heys (A) Postp
18/01/20Lower Breck (A) L 1-5
25/01/20AFC Darwen (A) L 2-3
28/01/20Ashton Town (A) Postp
01/02/20Cleator Moor (H) Postp
04/02/20Shelley (A) L 1-2
08/02/20Ashton Town (H) W 4-2
18/02/20Prestwich Heys (A) L 1-3
22/02/20AFC Blackpool (H) Postp
28/02/20Golcar United (A) L 1-3
03/03/20Ashton Town (A) W 2-1
07/03/20Daisy Hill (H) W 7-1
14/03/20Atherton LR (H) Postp
21/03/20Nelson (A) 15:00
25/03/20AFC Blackpool (H) 19:45
04/04/20Bacup Borough (A) 15:00
08/04/20Cleator Moor (H) 20:00
11/04/20Chadderton (H) 15:00
13/04/20AFC Blackpool (A) 15:00
18/04/20Holker OB (H) 15:00
25/04/20St Helens Town (H) 15:00
TBCAtherton LR (H)

Matchday Information

Ground: The Riverside

Address: Lancaster Road, Garstang, Lancashire

Postcode: PR3 1EB


Midweek Night: Wednesday

2019/20 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions, Under 16`s FREE

Programme Price: £2.00

Directions: Turn off A6 onto B6430, The Riverside Ground is 100 yards north of LBT Motors in Garstang Town Centre.

Please click here to obtain step by step directions from any UK postcode

Nearest Railway: Lancaster (12 miles) or Preston (14.5 miles)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: From the North (lancaster ) 40/41/42 to The High Street , From Preston 40/41 , from Blackpool 42

Parking Facilities: Limited Parking at The Ground , we recommend you park on the public car park near to the public entrance to The Riverside.

Ground Facilities: Clubhouse with toilets, full bar and Tea, Coffee and food, Club Merchandise shop

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Limited Company by Guarantee C/N 11404578

Ground: The Riverside

Address: Lancaster Road, Garstang, Lancashire

Postcode: PR3 1EB



Twitter: @garstangfc

Registered Colours: Red Shirts, Black Shorts, Red Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Blue Shirts, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks

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

Secretary: Clare Bolland

Chairman: Adrian Wilding

Manager: Richard Cookney

Programme Editor: Nick Panepinto

Committee / Directors: Adrian Wilding, Bob Freeman, Tony Vile, Marc Armstrong, Charlie Collinson, Dave Graham, Andrew Dixon, Nick Panepinto

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1885

Record Attendance: 352 v Longridge Town, Monday 22nd April 2019

Previous Leagues:

West Lancashire Football League


1999/00: The FA Lancashire Shield Winners
1999/00: West Lancashire The Presidents Cup Winners
2000/01: West Lancashire Reserve Division Two Champions
2002/03: West Lancashire The Houston Cup Winners
2006/07: West Lancashire Division One Runners Up
2007/08: West Lancashire Premier Division Champions
2007/08: West Lancashire Reserve Division Two Champions
2008/09: West Lancashire The Wilf Carr Memorial Trophy Winners
2011/12: LEP Youth League Red Runners Up
2012/13: West Lancashire Division One Runners Up
2014/15: West Lancashire Reserve Division One Champions
2015/16: West Lancashire Richardson Cup Runners Up
2016/17: West Lancashire Richardson Cup Runners Up
2017/18: West Lancashire Premier Division Champions - Promoted to The North West Counties
2017/18: West Lancashire Richardson Cup Winners
2017/18: Lancashire FA Amateur Shield Runners Up
2017/18: West Lancashire Reserve Division Champions
2017/18: West Lancashire Reserve Division Cup Winners
2017/18: West Lancashire Club Of The Season

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