Runcorn Linnets
Michael Ellison
Millbank Linnets Stadium

Current Position: 4th

P W D L F A Pts
42 27 9 6 105 45 90

Current Form: 3rd

6 4 1 1 15 3

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
29/04/17AFC Darwen (H)W 8-0
22/04/17Squires Gate (A)L 2-3
17/04/17Hanley Town (A)D 0-0
15/04/17Maine Road (H)W 1-0
08/04/17AFC Darwen (A)W 3-0
01/04/17Atherton Collieries (A)W 1-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

New Secretary at Runcorn Linnets
Runcorn Linnets have announced that Steve Dale has been appointed their new club Secretary.
Linnets award Vice-Presidencies
Runcorn Lnnets have made three former long serving club officials Vice-Presidents of the club.
Pay What You Want at Linnets on Saturday
Runcorn Linnets are inviting supporters to 'Pay What You Want' when they host AFC Darwen this coming Saturday.
Macron Club of the Month presentation - Runcorn Linnets
Runcorn Linnets won the Macron Premier Division Club of the Month award in March.

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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 25/10/16Barnton H19:45W 5-2 Ronnie McCarthy (19)
Mark Houghton (29)
Kyle Hamid (55p)
Kyle Hamid (56)
Antony Hickey (78)
Sat 29/10/16Ashton Athletic H15:00L 2-3 Kyle Hamid (44)
Mark Houghton (65)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 05/11/16Nelson H15:00W 3-1 Kyle Hamid (31)
Mark Houghton (39)
Paul Shanley (55)
Sat 12/11/16Ashton AthleticA15:00Postp
Sat 19/11/16Squires Gate H15:00W 4-3 Mark Houghton (38)
Kyle Hamid (64p)
Kristian Holt (76)
Stuart Wellstead (80)
Sat 26/11/16West Didsbury & ChorltonA15:00Postp
Wed 30/11/16AFC Liverpool A19:45L 1-3 Anthony Hickey (90)
Sat 03/12/16Abbey Hey H15:00D 2-2 Brian Matthews (6)
Brian Matthews (20)
Sat 10/12/16New Mills H15:00W 4-0 Kyle Hamid (14)
Antony Hickey (24)
Antony Hickey (45)
Kristian Holt (66)
Sat 17/12/16Nelson A15:00W 2-1 Antony Hickey (72)
Antony Hickey (88)
Mon 26/12/16Runcorn Town H15:00D 1-1 Antony Hickey (15)
Fri 30/12/16Irlam A19:45W 4-0 Michael Simpson (56)
Kyle Hamid (63)
Mark Houghton (84)
Antony Hickey (86)
Sat 07/01/17Hanley Town H15:00L 2-5 Mark Houghton (47)
Zachery Aley (87)
Tue 10/01/17Nantwich Town H19:45L 1-2 Steve Foster (72)
  (Cheshire Senior Cup 1)
Sat 14/01/17Winsford UnitedA15:00Postp
Sat 21/01/17Barnoldswick Town H15:00W 2-0 Adam Wade (6)
Mark Houghton (36)
Sat 28/01/17AFC DarwenA15:00Postp
Sat 04/02/17New Mills A15:00D 2-2 Paul Shanley (10)
Michael Simpson (51)
Sat 11/02/17West Didsbury & Chorlton A15:00W 4-1 Paul Shanley (13)
Mark Houghton (36)
Mark Houghton (39)
Stuart Wellstead (54)
Mon 13/02/17Winsford United A19:45D 1-1 Own Goal (6)
Sat 18/02/17Ashton Athletic A15:00W 3-0 Stuart Wellstead (7)
Mark Houghton (16)
Mark Houghton (53)
Sat 04/03/17Ashton Athletic H15:00W 2-1 Freddie Potter (23)
Kristian Holt (86)
Sat 11/03/171874 Northwich A15:00W 4-1 Freddie Potter (32)
Kristian Holt (45)
Stuart Wellstead (87)
Zachery Aley (89)
Sat 18/03/17Congleton Town H15:00W 5-2 Danny McKenna (37)
Paul Shanley (44)
Kristian Holt (45)
Danny O`Brien (71)
Stuart Wellstead (85p)
Sat 25/03/17Bootle A15:00W 2-1 Michael Simpson (86)
Daniel McKenna (90)
Sat 01/04/17Atherton Collieries A15:00W 1-0 Mark Houghton (48)
Sat 08/04/17AFC Darwen A15:00W 3-0 Stuart Wellstead (68)
Zach Aley (74)
Stuart Wellstead (76)
Sat 15/04/17Maine Road H15:00W 1-0 Daniel McKenna (45)
Mon 17/04/17Hanley Town A15:00D 0-0
Sat 22/04/17Squires Gate A15:00L 2-3 Daniel McKenna (27)
Stuart Wellstead (79)
Sat 29/04/17AFC Darwen H15:00W 8-0 Antony Hickey (5)
Anthony Hickey (8)
Kyle Hamid (32)
Paul Shanley (37)
Kyle Hamid (43)
Stuart Wellstead (79)
Anthony Hickey (82)
Adam Wade (89)

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) W 5-2
29/10/16Ashton Athletic (H) L 2-3
(The Macron Cup 2)
05/11/16Nelson (H) W 3-1
12/11/16Ashton Athletic (A) Postp
19/11/16Squires Gate (H) W 4-3
26/11/16West Did & Chor (A) Postp
30/11/16AFC Liverpool (A) L 1-3
03/12/16Abbey Hey (H) D 2-2
10/12/16New Mills (H) W 4-0
17/12/16Nelson (A) W 2-1
26/12/16Runcorn Town (H) D 1-1
30/12/16Irlam (A) W 4-0
07/01/17Hanley Town (H) L 2-5
10/01/17Nantwich Town (H) L 1-2
(Cheshire Senior Cup 1)
14/01/17Winsford United (A) Postp
21/01/17Barnoldswick Tn (H) W 2-0
28/01/17AFC Darwen (A) Postp
04/02/17New Mills (A) D 2-2
11/02/17West Did & Chor (A) W 4-1
13/02/17Winsford United (A) D 1-1
18/02/17Ashton Athletic (A) W 3-0
04/03/17Ashton Athletic (H) W 2-1
11/03/171874 Northwich (A) W 4-1
18/03/17Congleton Town (H) W 5-2
25/03/17Bootle (A) W 2-1
01/04/17Atherton Colls (A) W 1-0
08/04/17AFC Darwen (A) W 3-0
15/04/17Maine Road (H) W 1-0
17/04/17Hanley Town (A) D 0-0
22/04/17Squires Gate (A) L 2-3
29/04/17AFC Darwen (H) W 8-0

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Reece Airey (GK)0000000
Zachery Aley15612011
Carl Bishop0000000
Bevan Burey101200013
Sean Carlson1100000
Adam Caunce (GK)6000001
Adam Christopher (GK)0000000
Allan Collins1200010
Jack Cookson (GK) *2000000
Matthew Cross0000000
Marcus Cusani *2200000
Anthony Donaldson7100001
Adam Donohue *1000000
Michael Ellison0000000
Michael Ellison0000000
Steven Ferrigan *0000000
Steve Foster41844030
Luke Griffiths1000000
Kyle Hamid353190288
Thomas Hardwick12000042
Antony Hickey304121353
Matthew Holmes (GK)6000000
Kristian Holt23951052
Mark Houghton383230016
Thomas Hunt (GK)32000100
Paul Jewell2000000
Taylor Kennerley *3510000
Christopher Lawton29110261
Daniel Lever (GK) *1000010
Brian Matthews *2420000
Vita Mbdokele *4200020
Ronnie McCarthy21420040
Daniel McDonnell *0000000
Kevin McGrath *3100010
Daniel McKenna40360026
Aaron Morris47000061
Kieran Nolan13000120
Danny O`Brien30210130
Freddie Potter7220001
Paul Reddy0000000
Jay Roberts *4300010
Daniel Salt0000000
Paul Shanley392100154
Michael Simpson10421021
Andrew Thorpe2100000
Adam Wade23421021
Stuart Wellstead91227010
Simon Woodford2000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Matthew Cross 
Matthew Cross Assistant Manager
Michael Ellison Manager
Lauren Jones 
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: Mark Buckley

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.