Abbey Hey
Luke Gibson
The Abbey Stadium

Current Position: 11th

P W D L F A Pts
21 9 2 10 39 38 29

Current Form: 17th

6 1 1 4 10 14

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
06/12/16Barnoldswick Town (A)LOST
(1-1 AET, 0-0 after 90 mins, Barnoldswick Town won 4-3 on pens)
03/12/16Runcorn Linnets (A)D 2-2
16/11/16FC United of Manchester (H)L 1-3
04/11/16Atherton Collieries (H)L 1-2
02/11/16Padiham (A)L 3-6
29/10/16Ashton Town (A)W 3-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
10/12/16Barnoldswick Town (H)15:00
17/12/16Runcorn Town (A)15:00
26/12/16Irlam (H)15:00
30/12/16New Mills (A)19:45
07/01/17AFC Liverpool (H)15:00
14/01/17Bootle (A)15:00

Latest News:

Top half target again for Abbey Hey
Abbey Hey manager Luke Gibson is challenging his squad to improve on the club's 10th place finish last season.
Highest Ever Finish Target For Abbey Hey
With Saturday's win over Alsager Town moving them into eighth place in the Premier Division, Abbey Hey manager Luke Gibson says he is happy with the progress his squad is making.
Signet Ring Found At Abbey Hey
Abbey Hey are looking to trace the owner of a gold signet ring, which was handed in behind the upstairs bar in the Abbey Hey clubhouse after the game against Bacup & Rossendale Borough on Saturday
Kit Manager Vacancy At Abbey Hey
Abbey Hey FC are looking for a new Kit Manager to work with the club's management team.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 06/08/16Bootle H15:00L 1-3 Andy Smith (6)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Tue 09/08/16AFC DarwenH19:45Postp
Sat 13/08/16Winsford United A15:00W 2-0 Ashford Blake (18)
Ashford Blake (76)
Tue 16/08/16Padiham H19:45L 0-3
Sat 20/08/16Hanley Town A15:00L 0-3
Tue 23/08/16Nelson A19:45W 2-1 Nico Collins (65)
Nico Collins (74)
Sat 27/08/16Runcorn Town H15:00L 0-2
Tue 30/08/16Irlam A19:45L 3-4 Adam Jones (5)
Omar Macknezie (71)
Nico Collins (88p)
Sat 03/09/16Cammell Laird 1907 A15:00W 2-0 Niko Collins (89)
Omar McKenzie (90)
Tue 06/09/16Maine Road H19:45W 3-2 George Noon (55)
Kane Hickman (73)
Nico Collins (89)
Sat 10/09/16Runcorn Linnets H15:00L 0-1
Tue 20/09/16New Mills H19:45D 1-1 Nico Collins (47)
Sat 24/09/16AFC Liverpool A15:00L 2-3 Ben McNamara (9)
Nico Collins (24)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
  (AET, 2-2 after 90 mins)
Tue 27/09/16Barnton H19:45W 3-2 George Noon (9)
George Noon (56)
Nico Collins (70)
Sat 01/10/16Hanley Town H15:00L 0-2
Tue 04/10/16Trafford H19:45WON
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
  (0-0 after 90 mins, Abbey Hey won 4-2 on pens)
Sat 08/10/161874 Northwich A15:00L 0-2
Wed 12/10/16AFC Liverpool A19:45W 2-1 Jack Tinning (46)
George Noon (79)
Sat 15/10/16Nelson H15:00W 7-0 Omar McKenzie (7)
Adam Jones (13)
Omar McKenzie (43)
George Noon (52)
George Noon (54)
Nico Collins (58)
Nico Collins (60)
Wed 19/10/16AFC Darwen A19:45W 3-1 Jonathan Hardy (5)
Jack Tinning (49)
Nico Collins (75)
Sat 22/10/16Winsford United H15:00L 1-3 Darren Talbot (37)
Tue 25/10/16Cammell Laird 1907 H19:45W 4-0 Ben McNamara (15)
Omar McKenzie (21)
Jonathon Hardy (45)
Jonathon Hardy (51)
Sat 29/10/16Ashton Town A15:00W 3-1 Jonathan Hardy (4)
Nico Collins (70)
Nico Collins (90)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Wed 02/11/16Padiham A19:45L 3-6 George Noon (12)
Nico Collins (47)
Daniel Grimshaw (60)
Fri 04/11/16Atherton Collieries H19:45L 1-2 Nico Collins (5)
Sat 12/11/16Barnoldswick TownA15:00Postp
Wed 16/11/16FC United of Manchester H19:45L 1-3 Nico Collins (67)
  (Manchester Premier Cup QF)
Fri 18/11/16West Didsbury & ChorltonH19:45Postp
Sat 26/11/16Barnoldswick TownH15:00Postp
  (The Macron Cup 3)
Tue 29/11/16Barnoldswick TownH19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 3)
Tue 29/11/16Congleton TownH19:45Postp
Sat 03/12/16Runcorn Linnets A15:00D 2-2 Nico Collins (48)
Oliver Ford (87)
Tue 06/12/16Barnoldswick Town A19:45LOST George Noon (106)
  (The Macron Cup 3)
  (1-1 AET, 0-0 after 90 mins, Barnoldswick Town won 4-3 on pens)
Sat 10/12/16Barnoldswick TownH15:00 
Sat 17/12/16Runcorn TownA15:00 
Mon 26/12/16IrlamH15:00 
Fri 30/12/16New MillsA19:45 
Sat 07/01/17AFC LiverpoolH15:00 
Sat 14/01/17BootleA15:00 
Sat 21/01/17Ashton AthleticH15:00 
Sat 28/01/17Atherton CollieriesA15:00 
Sat 04/02/17Squires GateA15:00 
Sat 25/02/17AFC DarwenH15:00 
Sat 04/03/17BarntonA15:00 
Sat 25/03/17West Didsbury & ChorltonA15:00 
Sat 01/04/17Squires GateH15:00 
Sat 08/04/171874 NorthwichH15:00 
Mon 17/04/17Maine RoadA15:00 
Sat 22/04/17BootleH15:00 
Sat 29/04/17Congleton TownA15:00 
TBCWest Didsbury & ChorltonH19:45 
TBCAshton AthleticA15:00 
TBCBarnoldswick TownA19:45 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
06/08/16Bootle (H) L 1-3
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
09/08/16AFC Darwen (H) Postp
13/08/16Winsford United (A) W 2-0
16/08/16Padiham (H) L 0-3
20/08/16Hanley Town (A) L 0-3
23/08/16Nelson (A) W 2-1
27/08/16Runcorn Town (H) L 0-2
30/08/16Irlam (A) L 3-4
03/09/16Cammell Laird (A) W 2-0
06/09/16Maine Road (H) W 3-2
10/09/16Runcorn Linnets (H) L 0-1
20/09/16New Mills (H) D 1-1
24/09/16AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
(AET, 2-2 after 90 mins)
27/09/16Barnton (H) W 3-2
01/10/16Hanley Town (H) L 0-2
04/10/16Trafford (H) W
(Manchester Premier Cup 1)
(0-0 after 90 mins, Abbey Hey won 4-2 on pens)
08/10/161874 Northwich (A) L 0-2
12/10/16AFC Liverpool (A) W 2-1
15/10/16Nelson (H) W 7-0
19/10/16AFC Darwen (A) W 3-1
22/10/16Winsford United (H) L 1-3
25/10/16Cammell Laird (H) W 4-0
29/10/16Ashton Town (A) W 3-1
(The Macron Cup 2)
02/11/16Padiham (A) L 3-6
04/11/16Atherton Colls (H) L 1-2
12/11/16Barnoldswick Tn (A) Postp
16/11/16FC United (H) L 1-3
(Manchester Premier Cup QF)
18/11/16West Did & Chor (H) Postp
26/11/16Barnoldswick Tn (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 3)
29/11/16Barnoldswick Tn (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 3)
29/11/16Congleton Town (H) Postp
03/12/16Runcorn Linnets (A) D 2-2
06/12/16Barnoldswick Tn (A) L
(The Macron Cup 3)
(1-1 AET, 0-0 after 90 mins, Barnoldswick Tn won 4-3 on pens)
10/12/16Barnoldswick Tn (H) 15:00
17/12/16Runcorn Town (A) 15:00
26/12/16Irlam (H) 15:00
30/12/16New Mills (A) 19:45
07/01/17AFC Liverpool (H) 15:00
14/01/17Bootle (A) 15:00
21/01/17Ashton Athletic (H) 15:00
28/01/17Atherton Colls (A) 15:00
04/02/17Squires Gate (A) 15:00
25/02/17AFC Darwen (H) 15:00
04/03/17Barnton (A) 15:00
25/03/17West Did & Chor (A) 15:00
01/04/17Squires Gate (H) 15:00
08/04/171874 Northwich (H) 15:00
17/04/17Maine Road (A) 15:00
22/04/17Bootle (H) 15:00
29/04/17Congleton Town (A) 15:00
TBCWest Did & Chor (H) 19:45
TBCAshton Athletic (A) 15:00
TBCBarnoldswick Tn (A) 19:45

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Ashford Blake4020022
Christopher Brown0000000
Nico Collins184143091
Matthew Cook3000010
Zachary Cooper *4000001
Adam Farrand1900000
Samuel Fitton5300010
Ollie Ford131010020
Luke Gibson0000000
Sven Gibson18100033
Daniel Grimshaw1010000
Callum Gunner7500010
Johnathon Hardy20440014
Andrew Harris1000000
Lewis Haydock0000000
Kane Hickman27020021
Mathew Impey0000000
Adam Jones15020020
Felix Kabutey0100000
Jonathan Mafolo0600000
Daniel McDonnell4000010
Callum McGlynn0100000
Jonathan McIlwaine10000000
Omar McKenzie15450012
Sam McLennan0200000
Benjamin McNamara22010262
James Moore10000021
James Moss0000000
Samuel Noar3000000
George Noon14571053
Dylan Norris1000000
Andrew Smith24010020
Darren Talbot6010240
Jack Tinning23220021
Gareth Wager3000020
Joshua Walne0000000
Lee Wilshaw7300020
Elliot Wynne17000020

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Luke Gibson Manager
Luke Grifiths Physio
Andrew Harris Assistant Manager
Philip Jackson Coach
Rebecca OLoughlin 
Barrie Walker Coach

Matchday Information

Ground: The Abbey Stadium

Address: Goredale Avenue, Gorton, Manchester.

Postcode: M18 7HD

Telephone: 0161 231 7147

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2015/16 Admission Prices: £5 adult, £2.50 concessions

Directions: M60 to junction 24, take A57 to Manchester City Centre for approx. 1 mile, at first set of major traffic lights (McDonalds on right) pass through for approx. 300 yards, turn left immediatley before overhead railway bridge (A.H.F.C. sign) into Woodland Avenue. Take first right, pass under railway bridge, turn first left into Goredale Avenue.

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Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: The Abbey Stadium

Address: Goredale Avenue, Gorton, Manchester.

Postcode: M18 7HD

Telephone: 0161 231 7147


Twitter: @abbeyheyfc

Registered Colours: Red Shirts, Black Shorts, Red Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Socks

Alternative Colours: Blue Shirts, White Shorts, White Stockings

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

Secretary: Tony McAllister

Chairman: James Whittaker

Manager: Luke Gibson

Programme Editor: Gordon Lester

Committee / Directors: James Whittaker, Anthony McAllister, Gordon Lester, Peter Wood, Michael Toole, Dereck Denby, David Owen, Ken Savill, Keith Ashworth, Vince Connor, Jim Clark

County Affiliation: Manchester FA

Year Formed: 1902

Record Attendance: 985 v FC United of Manchester, March 2006

Previous Leagues:

Manchester Amateur League, South East Lancashire League, Manchester League


Manchester Amateur League Champions 1964-65
South East Lancs. League Champions 1966-67,1968-69
South East Lancs. League Runners-up 1967-68
South East Lancs. Division 2 Champions 1968-69
South East Lancs. League Shield Winners 1965-66
Manchester United Memorial Cup Winners 1965-66
South East Lancs. League Shield Runners-up 1967-68
Manchester County Amateur Cup Winners 1964-65,1967-68,1968-69
Manchester County Amateur Cup Runners-up 1963-64
Manchester Intermediate Cup Runners-up 1975-76
Division 1 Champions 1970-71
Premier Division Champions 1981-82, 1988-89, 1991-92, 1993-94,1994-95
Manchester Open Trophy Winners 1992-93,1995-96,1996-97
Manchester Gilcryst Cup Winners 1976-77,1988-89
Premier Division Runners-up 1997-98
NWCFL Division Two Runners Up 1998-99
NWCFL Challenge Cup Winners 2009-10
NWCFL First Division Runners-Up 2012-13
NWCFL First Division Trophy Runners-Up 2012-13