Runcorn Linnets
Michael Ellison
Millbank Linnets Stadium

Current Position: 15th

P W D L F A Pts
5 1 2 2 10 11 5

Current Form: 18th

6 1 2 3 11 13

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
27/08/16Irlam (H)W 4-1
23/08/16Cammell Laird 1907 (A)D 3-3
20/08/16Runcorn Town (A)L 1-3
16/08/16Winsford United (H)L 0-2
13/08/16West Didsbury & Chorlton (H)D 2-2
06/08/16Hemsworth Miners Welfare (A)L 1-2

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
30/08/16Congleton Town (A)19:45
03/09/16Padiham (H)15:00
05/09/16Barnton (A)19:45
10/09/16Abbey Hey (A)15:00
13/09/161874 Northwich (H)19:45
17/09/16Barnoldswick Town (A)15:00

Latest News:

Reusch Premier Division Goalkeeper Of The Year Presentation - 2015-16
Dean Porter won the Reusch Premier Division Goalkeeper of the Year award for season 2015-16, after his consistently high standard of form with Runcorn Linnets.
Charity Match to be hosted by Linnets
This Sunday (July 31st) Runcorn Linnets will host a groundbreaking football match in support of North West ex-servicemen's charities, including one run by Everton FC.
New Assistant Manager At Linnets
New Runcorn Linnets boss Michael Ellison has announced the appointment of Matt Cross as his new Assistant Manager.
Linnets New Manager Appointed
Runcorn Linnets have named former long serving captain Michael Ellison as their new manager.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 06/08/16Hemsworth Miners WelfareA15:00L 1-2 Adam Wade (85)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Wed 10/08/16AFC LiverpoolA19:45Postp
Sat 13/08/16West Didsbury & ChorltonH15:00D 2-2 Paul Shanley (57)
Christopher Lawton (68)
Tue 16/08/16Winsford UnitedH19:45L 0-2
Sat 20/08/16Runcorn TownA15:00L 1-3 Steve Foster (70)
Tue 23/08/16Cammell Laird 1907A19:45D 3-3 Kyle Hamid (13)
Kyle Hamid (78p)
Kyle Hamid (87p)
Sat 27/08/16IrlamH15:00W 4-1 Mark Houghton (43)
Paul Shanley (57)
Mark Houghton (68)
Steve Foster (79)
Tue 30/08/16Congleton TownA19:45 
Sat 03/09/16PadihamH15:00 
Mon 05/09/16BarntonA19:45 
Sat 10/09/16Abbey HeyA15:00 
Tue 13/09/161874 NorthwichH19:45 
Sat 17/09/16Barnoldswick TownA15:00 
Sat 24/09/16Atherton CollieriesH15:00 
Wed 28/09/16New MillsA19:45 
Sat 01/10/16Daisy HillH15:00 
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Tue 04/10/16BootleH19:45 
Sat 08/10/16Maine RoadA15:00 
Tue 11/10/16Cammell Laird 1907H19:45 
Sat 15/10/16PadihamA15:00 
Tue 18/10/16AFC LiverpoolH19:45 
Tue 25/10/16BarntonH19:45 
Mon 31/10/16Winsford UnitedA19:45 
Sat 05/11/16NelsonH15:00 
Sat 12/11/161874 NorthwichA15:00 
Sat 19/11/16Squires GateH15:00 
Sat 26/11/16West Didsbury & ChorltonA15:00 
Sat 03/12/16Abbey HeyH15:00 
Sat 10/12/16New MillsH15:00 
Sat 17/12/16NelsonA15:00 
Mon 26/12/16Runcorn TownH15:00 
Sat 31/12/16IrlamA15:00 
Sat 07/01/17Hanley TownH15:00 
Sat 21/01/17Barnoldswick TownH15:00 
Sat 28/01/17AFC DarwenA15:00 
Sat 04/03/17PadihamH15:00 
Sat 04/03/17Ashton AthleticH15:00 
Sat 18/03/17Congleton TownH15:00 
Sat 25/03/17BootleA15:00 
Sat 01/04/17Atherton CollieriesA15:00 
Sat 08/04/17Ashton AthleticA15:00 
Sat 15/04/17Maine RoadH15:00 
Mon 17/04/17Hanley TownA15:00 
Sat 22/04/17Squires GateA15:00 
Sat 29/04/17AFC DarwenH15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
06/08/16Hemsworth MW (A) L 1-2
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
10/08/16AFC Liverpool (A) Postp
13/08/16West Did & Chor (H) D 2-2
16/08/16Winsford United (H) L 0-2
20/08/16Runcorn Town (A) L 1-3
23/08/16Cammell Laird (A) D 3-3
27/08/16Irlam (H) W 4-1
30/08/16Congleton Town (A) 19:45
03/09/16Padiham (H) 15:00
05/09/16Barnton (A) 19:45
10/09/16Abbey Hey (A) 15:00
13/09/161874 Northwich (H) 19:45
17/09/16Barnoldswick Tn (A) 15:00
24/09/16Atherton Colls (H) 15:00
28/09/16New Mills (A) 19:45
01/10/16Daisy Hill (H) 15:00
(The Macron Cup 1)
04/10/16Bootle (H) 19:45
08/10/16Maine Road (A) 15:00
11/10/16Cammell Laird (H) 19:45
15/10/16Padiham (A) 15:00
18/10/16AFC Liverpool (H) 19:45
25/10/16Barnton (H) 19:45
31/10/16Winsford United (A) 19:45
05/11/16Nelson (H) 15:00
12/11/161874 Northwich (A) 15:00
19/11/16Squires Gate (H) 15:00
26/11/16West Did & Chor (A) 15:00
03/12/16Abbey Hey (H) 15:00
10/12/16New Mills (H) 15:00
17/12/16Nelson (A) 15:00
26/12/16Runcorn Town (H) 15:00
31/12/16Irlam (A) 15:00
07/01/17Hanley Town (H) 15:00
21/01/17Barnoldswick Tn (H) 15:00
28/01/17AFC Darwen (A) 15:00
04/03/17Padiham (H) 15:00
04/03/17Ashton Athletic (H) 15:00
18/03/17Congleton Town (H) 15:00
25/03/17Bootle (A) 15:00
01/04/17Atherton Colls (A) 15:00
08/04/17Ashton Athletic (A) 15:00
15/04/17Maine Road (H) 15:00
17/04/17Hanley Town (A) 15:00
22/04/17Squires Gate (A) 15:00
29/04/17AFC Darwen (H) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Carl Bishop0000000
Bevan Burey5000002
Sean Carlson0000000
Adam Christopher0000000
Allan Collins1100000
Jack Cookson2000000
Matthew Cross0000000
Marcus Cusani2200000
Anthony Donaldson1100001
Adam Donohue1000000
Michael Ellison0000000
Steven Ferrigan0000000
Steve Foster2010000
Kyle Hamid2030010
Antony Hickey3000101
Mark Houghton1100000
Thomas Hunt2000000
Taylor Kennerley1100000
Christopher Lawton4000000
Daniel Lever1000010
Ronnie McCarthy0000000
Daniel McDonnell *0000000
Kevin McGrath3100010
Aaron Morris5000020
Danny O`Brien2000000
Freddie Potter0000000
Paul Reddy0000000
Jay Roberts2000000
Paul Shanley3010020
Andrew Thorpe2000000
Adam Wade3101000
Simon Woodford2000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Matthew Cross Assistant Manager
Michael Ellison Manager

Matchday Information

Ground: Millbank Linnets Stadium

Address: Murdishaw Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire

Postcode: WA7 6HP

Telephone: 07050 801733 (Clubline)

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2015/16 Admission Prices: £6 adults, £3 concessions (17/18, 65+, Students with College ID), £1.00 Unaccompanied U16, Free Accompanied U16
Halton Leisure Card holders £2 discount

Directions: From M56: Exit at junction 11, follow the A56 through Preston Brook and at the Murdishaw Roundabout follow the signs for Murdishaw and Millbank Linnets Stadium.
From Widnes and the north: After crossing the Runcorn-Widnes bridge follow the signs towards Chester on the Weston Point Expressway. Continue to follow this until you reach the signs (left) for Northwich and follow these along the Southern Expressway until you reach the Murdishaw roundabout and then follow signs to Millbank Linnets Stadium.

Important: Due to the amount of roadworks around Runcorn at the moment due to the new bridge construction, it is worth checking the Halton Borough Council website to ensure roads are accessible especially from Widnes direction. Please see: The roadworks are expected to continue into 2017.

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

Club Information

Legal Entity: Runcorn Linnets F.C. Limited Registered Society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 IP29719R

Ground: Millbank Linnets Stadium

Address: Murdishaw Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire

Postcode: WA7 6HP

Telephone: 07050 801733 (Clubline)


Twitter: @RuncornLinnets

Registered Colours: Yellow & Green Shirts, Green Shorts, Yellow & Green Stockings

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Blue Shirt, Blue Shorts, Blue Stockings

Alternative Colours: Blue & White Shirts, White Shorts, Blue & White Stockings

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Grey Shirt, Grey Shorts, Grey Stockings

Secretary: Lynn Johnston

Chairman: Derek Greenwood

Manager: Michael Ellison

Programme Editor: Jon Urquhart

Committee / Directors: Elected - Derek Greenwood (chairman), Hedley Edwards (vice chairman), Lynn Johnston (club secretary), Steve Pritchard (press officer), Paul Eastup, John Pickering, Ciaran Clotworthy, Mark Buckley, Robert Johnston, Reg Woods, David Rose. Co-opted: Phil Wainwright (treasurer).
Trust secretary: Dave Bettley

County Affiliation: Cheshire FA

Year Formed: 2006

Record Attendance: 1,037 v Witton Albion, Pre Season Friendly, July 2010

Previous Leagues:



NWCFL Division Two runners up 2006/2007
NWCFL Challenge Cup Winners 2012/13
Runners Up 2008/2009
NWCFL Premier Division Runners Up 2013/14, 2014/15.