Runcorn Linnets
Michael Ellison
Millbank Linnets Stadium

Current Position: 4th

P W D L F A Pts
17 10 4 3 37 15 34

Current Form: 5th

6 4 0 2 14 3

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
22/10/16South Shields (A)L 1-2
18/10/16AFC Liverpool (H)W 3-0
15/10/16Padiham (A)L 0-1
11/10/16Cammell Laird 1907 (H)W 3-0
08/10/16Maine Road (A)W 2-0
04/10/16Bootle (H)W 5-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
25/10/16Barnton (H)19:45
29/10/16Ashton Athletic (H)15:00
05/11/16Nelson (H)15:00
12/11/161874 Northwich (A)15:00
19/11/16Squires Gate (H)15:00
26/11/16West Didsbury & Chorlton (A)15:00

Latest News:

Cancer Charity Support From Linnets and Greens Fans
Fans of Runcorn Linnets and 1874 Northwich clubbed together in support of cancer charity climbers at the game between the two sides last week.
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.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 06/08/16Hemsworth Miners Welfare A15:00L 1-2 Adam Wade (85)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Wed 10/08/16AFC LiverpoolA19:45Postp
Sat 13/08/16West Didsbury & Chorlton H15:00D 2-2 Paul Shanley (57)
Christopher Lawton (68)
Tue 16/08/16Winsford United H19:45L 0-2
Sat 20/08/16Runcorn Town A15:00L 1-3 Steve Foster (70)
Tue 23/08/16Cammell Laird 1907 A19:45D 3-3 Kyle Hamid (13)
Kyle Hamid (78p)
Kyle Hamid (87p)
Sat 27/08/16Irlam H15:00W 4-1 Mark Houghton (43)
Paul Shanley (57)
Mark Houghton (68)
Steve Foster (79)
Tue 30/08/16Congleton Town A19:45D 0-0
Sat 03/09/16Padiham H15:00W 4-2 Mark Houghton (9)
Kyle Hamid (13)
Mark Houghton (15)
Steve Foster (72)
Mon 05/09/16Barnton A19:45W 4-0 Kyle Hamid (44p)
Paul Shanley (72)
Paul Shanley (76)
Kyle Hamid (87p)
Sat 10/09/16Abbey Hey A15:00W 1-0 Antony Hickey (50)
Tue 13/09/161874 Northwich H19:45D 1-1 Steve Foster (71)
Sat 17/09/16Barnoldswick Town A15:00W 2-0 Kyle Hamid (29)
Mark Houghton (67)
Sat 24/09/16Atherton Collieries H15:00W 2-0 Mark Houghton (32)
Mark Houghton (45)
Sat 01/10/16Daisy Hill H15:00W 4-2 Steve Foster (26)
Kyle Hamid (37)
Taylor Kennerly (45)
Steve Foster (52)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Tue 04/10/16Bootle H19:45W 5-0 Daniel McKenna (19)
Antony Hickey (34)
Kyle Hamid (44)
Mark Houghton (52)
Mark Houghton (77)
Sat 08/10/16Maine Road A15:00W 2-0 Kyle Hamid (16)
Daniel McKenna (30)
Tue 11/10/16Cammell Laird 1907 H19:45W 3-0 Ronnie McCarthy (36)
Mark Houghton (39)
Kristian Holt (82)
Sat 15/10/16Padiham A15:00L 0-1
Tue 18/10/16AFC Liverpool H19:45W 3-0 Paul Shanley (30)
Mark Houghton (78)
Steve Foster (90)
Sat 22/10/16South Shields A15:00L 1-2 Own Goal (41)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Tue 25/10/16BarntonH19:45 
Sat 29/10/16Ashton AthleticH15:00 
  (The Macron Cup 2)
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 04/02/17New MillsA15:00 
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 
TBCAFC LiverpoolA19:45 
TBCWinsford UnitedA19:45 

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) D 0-0
03/09/16Padiham (H) W 4-2
05/09/16Barnton (A) W 4-0
10/09/16Abbey Hey (A) W 1-0
13/09/161874 Northwich (H) D 1-1
17/09/16Barnoldswick Tn (A) W 2-0
24/09/16Atherton Colls (H) W 2-0
01/10/16Daisy Hill (H) W 4-2
(The Macron Cup 1)
04/10/16Bootle (H) W 5-0
08/10/16Maine Road (A) W 2-0
11/10/16Cammell Laird (H) W 3-0
15/10/16Padiham (A) L 0-1
18/10/16AFC Liverpool (H) W 3-0
22/10/16South Shields (A) L 1-2
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
25/10/16Barnton (H) 19:45
29/10/16Ashton Athletic (H) 15:00
(The Macron Cup 2)
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
04/02/17New Mills (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
TBCAFC Liverpool (A) 19:45
TBCWinsford United (A) 19:45

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Carl Bishop0000000
Bevan Burey10800013
Sean Carlson1100000
Adam Christopher0000000
Allan Collins1200010
Jack Cookson *2000000
Matthew Cross0000000
Marcus Cusani *2200000
Anthony Donaldson7100001
Adam Donohue *1000000
Michael Ellison0000000
Michael Ellison0000000
Steven Ferrigan0000000
Steve Foster31134020
Kyle Hamid150100144
Antony Hickey11220112
Kristian Holt2501010
Mark Houghton141110012
Thomas Hunt16000000
Paul Jewell0000000
Taylor Kennerley3310000
Christopher Lawton17010150
Daniel Lever *1000010
Vita Mbdokele4200020
Ronnie McCarthy11310010
Daniel McDonnell *0000000
Kevin McGrath3100010
Daniel McKenna19020013
Aaron Morris19000030
Danny O`Brien12000100
Freddie Potter0000000
Paul Reddy0000000
Jay Roberts3000000
Daniel Salt0000000
Paul Shanley16050032
Andrew Thorpe2100000
Adam Wade12301010
Simon Woodford2000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Matthew Cross 
Matthew Cross Assistant Manager
Michael Ellison Manager
Carl Rutter 
Daniel Salt 
Martin Stockdale 
Jon Urquhart 

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.