Murray Trophy 2017/18: Manchester Central’s route to the final

Altrincham Hale v Manchester Central

Manchester Central are set to play Tintwistle Athletic, who play in the division below, in the Murray Trophy cup final at Hyde’s Ewen Fields on 5 May. Ahead of the cup clash, we take a look back at how Paul McGuire’s side performed to book themselves a place in the final. Central beat the likes […]

MATCH PREVIEW: Manchester Central v Tintwistle Athletic

Manchester Central face Division Two side Tintwistle Athletic in the Murray Trophy Cup Final. The game takes place at Hyde United Football Club’s Ewen Fields (19:45 KO). Having not played for 17 days, the team are looking forward to Friday’s final. Central’s route to the final wasn’t exactly easy, having to overcome Division One Champions […]

MATCH REPORT: Boothstown vs Manchester Central

Boothstown vs Manchester Central

Manchester Central earned a crucial three points in their push for promotion after a difficult 1-0 win away at Boothstown on Tuesday night. A first half goal by centre back Jamar Campbell gave Central the lead, after striker Josh Frith had seen a penalty saved earlier in the half. Campbell went from hero to villain […]

MATCH PREVIEW: Wilmslow Albion v Manchester Central

Manchester Central’s penultimate fixture takes place this Tuesday against Wilmslow Albion at Oakwood Farm (18:45 KO). Central come into this game full of confidence after impressively beating league leaders Beechfield United 2-0 at the weekend. Goals from top scorer Cory Knight and Kaine Martin ensured Central were victorious at Ten Acres Lane. The win was […]

MATCH REPORT: Manchester Central vs Beechfield United

Manchester Central v Beechfield United

Manchester Central earned an impressive 2-0 win over league leaders Beechfield United with a confident display at Ten Acres Lane on Saturday. After a back-and-forth first half, Central opened the score early in the second with a penalty from Cory Knight. Kaine Martin added a late second to give the home side the three points. […]

MATCH PREVIEW: Manchester Central v Beechfield United

Manchester Central take on top of the table Beechfield United this Saturday at Ten Acres Lane (14:00 KO), with only 3 league games remaining. Central sealed a mid-week victory over Boothstown after defeat against Atherton Town last weekend. Tuesday’s game saw Central score through Jamar Campbell shortly before half time. However he was sent off […]

MATCH PREVIEW: Boothstown v Manchester Central

Central v Boothstown

Manchester Central go into their midweek game away at Boothstown – at Bridgewater Park Main Pitch (KO 18:30) –  looking to bounce back from their 2-1 defeat to Atherton Town on Saturday. As mentioned, Central lost their last match 2-1 away against a hardworking Atherton Town side. Goals from Liam O’Hagan and Tom Armstrong proved to be […]

MATCH REPORT: Atherton Town vs Manchester Central

Atherton Town

Manchester Central suffered their second defeat in three games after a hard-fought 2-1 loss away at Atherton Town on Saturday.   Atherton opened the scoring courtesy of a corner, with a far post header squeezing its way between the upright and Central goalkeeper Jordan Hadlow’s hand. Josh Frith converted a penalty a few moments later […]