Category Archives: Match Reports

MATCH REPORT: Wilmslow Albion v Manchester Central

Manchester Central secured promotion to the Premier Division as they emphatically beat Wilmslow Albion 4-2 at Oakwood Farm. Central took an early lead through Josh Frith who calmly slotted the ball past keeper John Moran. Cory Knight scored his first of the evening not long after with a neat chip. Central were in complete control […]

MATCH REPORT: Manchester Central v Tintwistle Athletic

Trophy Lifting Tom Greenfield and CJ Davies

Manchester Central beat Tintwistle Athletic on penalties to lift the 2017/18 Murray Trophy at a packed Ewen Fields. 180 spectators were eagerly watching but had to wait until after 90 minutes to see who would become champions. Tintwistle had numerous chances during the first half with Ant Rodriguez, George Clarey and Tom Burns going close. […]

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 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 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 […]

MATCH REPORT: Altrincham Hale vs Manchester Central

Luke vs Altrincham Hale

Manchester Central are through to the final of the Murray Trophy for the second year in a row after a hard-fought 4-3 win away at Altrincham Hale. The match didn’t start in Central’s favour when Jameson Lee opened the scoring in the 20th minute. However, a glanced header by Tom Greenfield and a stunning strike […]

MATCH REPORT: Manchester Central vs Leigh Athletic

Lamin Baldeh netted a remarkable five goals as Manchester Central stormed to a season-highest 8-0 win over Leigh Athletic at Ten Acres. After an early penalty miss, Central regrouped and scored three unanswered goals, two courtesy of Baldeh and one from Oumar Kande, to go into half time in a commanding position. The second half saw […]

Match report: Manchester Central vs Chadderton Reserves

Manchester Central move into the semi-finals of the Murray Trophy after beating Chadderton Reserves at penalties in a game that quickly turned in favour of the home team at Ten Acres Lane on Saturday. Liam Ellis gave Central the hope of moving up towards to Murray Trophy after securing the equalising goal in the last […]

Match Report: Hollinwood v Manchester Central

Manchester Central ran out comfortable winners in a dominant 9-2 victory over Hollinwood in their Manchester Football League away fixture on Saturday. Central found the back of the net four times in the first half at Chapel Road 3G, all through top scorer Cory Knight – who made it 19 goals for the season. The […]