Steve Cunningham
Little Wembley

Current Position: 22nd

P W D L F A Pts
30 3 8 19 32 66 17

Current Form: 19th

6 0 3 3 6 9

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
21/03/18Daisy Hill (A)D 2-2
19/03/18Holker Old Boys (H)D 1-1
17/03/18New Mills (H)L 1-2
24/02/18Sandbach United (A)L 1-2
17/02/18Cammell Laird 1907 (H)L 1-2
05/02/18Chadderton (H)D 0-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
24/03/18Whitchurch Alport (A)15:00
26/03/18Daisy Hill (H)19:45
31/03/18Sandbach United (H)15:00
02/04/18Atherton LR (H)15:00
07/04/18Alsager Town (H)15:00
13/04/18Silsden AFC (H)19:45

Latest News:

Emblematically Speaking - Nelson
Stewart Taylor delves into local history in East Lancashire, as he investigates the story behind the Nelson FC club emblem.
New Manager at Nelson
At Little Wembley there is a new man at the helm of the Lancashire Club
Vacancies at Nelson
Nelson are looking for new coaches and volunteers for the 2017-18 season.
MBE For Fayyaz
Nelson FC Chairman Fayyaz Ahmed has been awarded an MBE in the 2016 New Year's Honours list.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 05/08/17Albion Sports A15:00L 0-2
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 12/08/17Alsager Town A15:00L 1-2 Alexander Mullen (90)
Mon 14/08/17Carlisle City H19:45L 0-4
Sat 19/08/17Atherton LRA15:00Postp
Sat 26/08/17New Mills A15:00D 2-2 Alexander Mullen (37)
Anthony McLoughlin (83)
Mon 28/08/17Bacup Borough H15:00L 0-1
Sat 02/09/17Abbey Hulton United H15:00L 0-1
Wed 06/09/17Holker Old Boys A19:45L 0-2
Sat 16/09/17Stockport Town H15:00L 0-4
Sat 23/09/17Garforth Town A15:00L 2-3 Sean Hunter (6)
Callum Ward (25)
Mitch Hamilton(75)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Tue 26/09/17West Didsbury & ChorltonA19:45Postp
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 30/09/17Eccleshall H15:00D 2-2 Anthony Mcglouglin (42)
David Patrick (70)
Tue 03/10/17Carlisle City A19:45L 0-5
Sat 07/10/17Cheadle Town A15:00W 2-0 Own Goal (23)
David Patrick (90)
Tue 10/10/17West Didsbury & Chorlton A19:45L 1-2 Alex Mullin (29)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 14/10/17Sandbach UnitedH15:00Postp
Tue 17/10/17AFC Blackpool A19:45WON
  (The Macron Cup 1 N)
  (0-0 after 90 mins, Nelson won 2-3 on pens)
Sat 21/10/17Chadderton A15:00L 2-4 Alberto Seidi (17)
David Patrick (55p)
Sat 28/10/17Prestwich Heys A15:00L 1-4 David Patrick (10)
Mon 30/10/17Atherton LR H19:45L 0-1
  (The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 2 N)
Sat 04/11/17Litherland REMYCA H15:00L 0-6
Sat 11/11/17AFC Blackpool A15:00L 2-4 Ashley Brierley (70)
Ross Knight (80)
Tue 14/11/17Atherton LR A19:45L 2-3 Daniel Mort (61)
Lewis Hanley (90p)
Sat 18/11/17Cheadle Town H15:00L 1-2 David Patrick (48)
Mon 20/11/17Prestwich HeysH19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2 N)
Fri 24/11/17Silsden AFC A19:45L 0-1
Mon 27/11/17Daisy HillA19:45Postp
Wed 29/11/17Prestwich HeysH19:45Postp
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 02/12/17St Helens Town H15:00L 1-2 Alex Grice (18)
Tue 05/12/17Prestwich Heys A19:45WON Alexander Mullin (20)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Nelson won 0-3 on pens)
Sat 09/12/17Holker Old BoysH15:00Postp
Sat 16/12/17Litherland REMYCA A15:00D 1-1 Daniel Mort (20)
Sat 23/12/17New MillsH15:00Postp
Tue 26/12/17Bacup Borough A15:00W 3-0 Sam Holt (15)
Benjamin Bridson (20)
Alexander Mullin (58p)
Sat 30/12/17ChaddertonH15:00Postp
Sat 06/01/18Cammell Laird 1907 A15:00L 0-2
Sat 13/01/18AFC Blackpool H15:00W 2-1 Daniel Mort (48)
Daniel Mort (50)
Sat 20/01/18Daisy HillH15:00Postp
Sat 27/01/18St Helens Town A15:00D 2-2 Christopher Turner (33)
Christopher Turner (81)
Mon 29/01/18Holker Old BoysH19:45Postp
Sat 03/02/18FC Oswestry Town A15:00D 2-2 Christopher Turner (24)
Samuel Holt (90)
Mon 05/02/18Chadderton H19:45D 0-0
Sat 10/02/18FC Oswestry TownH15:00Postp
Sat 17/02/18Cammell Laird 1907 H15:00L 1-2 Samuel Holt (34)
Sat 24/02/18Sandbach United A15:00L 1-2 Daniel Mort (36)
Sat 03/03/18Alsager TownH15:00Postp
Sat 10/03/18Abbey Hulton UnitedA15:00Postp
Mon 12/03/18Daisy HillA19:45Postp
Sat 17/03/18New Mills H15:00L 1-2 Jame Wolfenden (58)
Mon 19/03/18Holker Old Boys H19:45D 1-1 Jake Townsend (70)
Wed 21/03/18Daisy Hill A19:45D 2-2 Jake Townsend (24)
Christopher Turner (67)
Sat 24/03/18Whitchurch AlportA15:00 
Mon 26/03/18Daisy HillH19:45 
Sat 31/03/18Sandbach UnitedH15:00 
Mon 02/04/18Atherton LRH15:00 
Sat 07/04/18Alsager TownH15:00 
Fri 13/04/18Silsden AFCH19:45 
Tue 17/04/18Stockport TownA20:00 
Sat 21/04/18Prestwich HeysH15:00 
Mon 23/04/18FC Oswestry TownH19:45 
Sat 28/04/18EccleshallA15:00 
Tue 01/05/18Abbey Hulton UnitedA19:45 
Sat 05/05/18Whitchurch AlportH15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
05/08/17Albion Sports (A) L 0-2
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
12/08/17Alsager Town (A) L 1-2
14/08/17Carlisle City (H) L 0-4
19/08/17Atherton LR (A) Postp
26/08/17New Mills (A) D 2-2
28/08/17Bacup Borough (H) L 0-1
02/09/17Abbey Hulton (H) L 0-1
06/09/17Holker OB (A) L 0-2
16/09/17Stockport Town (H) L 0-4
23/09/17Garforth Town (A) L 2-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
26/09/17West Did & Chor (A) Postp
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
30/09/17Eccleshall (H) D 2-2
03/10/17Carlisle City (A) L 0-5
07/10/17Cheadle Town (A) W 2-0
10/10/17West Did & Chor (A) L 1-2
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
14/10/17Sandbach (H) Postp
17/10/17AFC Blackpool (A) W
(The Macron Cup 1 N)
(0-0 after 90 mins, Nelson won 2-3 on pens)
21/10/17Chadderton (A) L 2-4
28/10/17Prestwich Heys (A) L 1-4
30/10/17Atherton LR (H) L 0-1
(The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 2 N)
04/11/17Lith REMYCA (H) L 0-6
11/11/17AFC Blackpool (A) L 2-4
14/11/17Atherton LR (A) L 2-3
18/11/17Cheadle Town (H) L 1-2
20/11/17Prestwich Heys (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2 N)
24/11/17Silsden AFC (A) L 0-1
27/11/17Daisy Hill (A) Postp
29/11/17Prestwich Heys (H) Postp
(The Macron Cup 2)
02/12/17St Helens Town (H) L 1-2
05/12/17Prestwich Heys (A) W
(The Macron Cup 2)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Nelson won 0-3 on pens)
09/12/17Holker OB (H) Postp
16/12/17Lith REMYCA (A) D 1-1
23/12/17New Mills (H) Postp
26/12/17Bacup Borough (A) W 3-0
30/12/17Chadderton (H) Postp
06/01/18Cammell Laird (A) L 0-2
13/01/18AFC Blackpool (H) W 2-1
20/01/18Daisy Hill (H) Postp
27/01/18St Helens Town (A) D 2-2
29/01/18Holker OB (H) Postp
03/02/18FC Oswestry (A) D 2-2
05/02/18Chadderton (H) D 0-0
10/02/18FC Oswestry (H) Postp
17/02/18Cammell Laird (H) L 1-2
24/02/18Sandbach (A) L 1-2
03/03/18Alsager Town (H) Postp
10/03/18Abbey Hulton (A) Postp
12/03/18Daisy Hill (A) Postp
17/03/18New Mills (H) L 1-2
19/03/18Holker OB (H) D 1-1
21/03/18Daisy Hill (A) D 2-2
24/03/18Whitchurch Alp (A) 15:00
26/03/18Daisy Hill (H) 19:45
31/03/18Sandbach (H) 15:00
02/04/18Atherton LR (H) 15:00
07/04/18Alsager Town (H) 15:00
13/04/18Silsden AFC (H) 19:45
17/04/18Stockport Town (A) 20:00
21/04/18Prestwich Heys (H) 15:00
23/04/18FC Oswestry (H) 19:45
28/04/18Eccleshall (A) 15:00
01/05/18Abbey Hulton (A) 19:45
05/05/18Whitchurch Alp (H) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Nathaniel Anderson0000000
Ben Ashton1100000
Warren Beattie0000000
Callum Boardman0000000
Lee Botham1000000
Thomas Bradley2100011
Benjamin Bridson3610000
Ashley Brierley23010054
Matthew Buckley3000000
Jack Burrows0100000
Max Cane0000000
Max Cane0000000
Stephen Cassidy4100002
Jack Corcoran8300140
Richard Cowan9100000
Stuart Craig5200010
Leon Creech1000000
Kieran Demaine3000000
Aidan Duffy *0000000
Connor Elliot4000000
Jack Fairburn *1000000
Elliot Farenden-Sharp *0100000
Mohammed Feroze0100000
Paul Fildes0100000
Nathan Gibson6100000
Alexander Grice (GK)13010000
Billy Grogan4100000
Lewis Hanley6410011
Jordan Harding (GK)2000000
Dean Hardy (GK)12000001
Andrew Harrison0000000
Benjamin Hartley0000000
Thomas Hartley2100000
Juddson Hickey1000000
Martyn Hillier14500100
Michael Hodson15300010
Samuel Holt17230190
Matthew Howarth1000000
Shane Hudson (GK)1000000
Bailey Hunter1000000
Dalton Hutchison20800051
Bradley Kay *6200001
Thomas Keellings1000000
Ross Knight3110000
Bradley Knox5000020
Cameron Lancaster *6000021
Kieron Lee3100000
David Lingard1100000
Charlie Lloyd5300010
Jack Marshall2000010
Louis McCarthy (GK)1000000
Anthony McLoughlin30020152
Daniel Mort9941001
Alexander Mullin 20650010
Callum Murphy2000010
Connor ONeil1000000
Callum ONeill4000000
David Patrick13450001
Steven Riley14010101
Joseph Rodriguez18610030
Alberto Seidi *6010002
Mark Sharples *0100000
Nicholas Sharples (GK) *0000000
Luke Taylor3000010
Andrew Tinker8200000
Jake Townsend3120011
Martin Trickett0100000
Christopher Turner8040116
Elliot Watson1000000
Michael White3000000
Harry Wissett (GK)4000001
James Wolfenden17910021
Jake Woodward0100000
Marcel Wusiewicz12000001
Jamie Wynne2000001

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Ethan Bird 
Callam Bullas 
Stephen Cunningham 
Paul Fildes 
Andrew Harrison 
Sam Hoare 
Shane Hudson 
Christopher Inckle 
Adam Keizer 
Christopher Price 
Jack Spiers 

Matchday Information

Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN


Midweek Night: Monday

2017/18 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 OAP / Under 16s

Programme Price: £2.00

Directions: M65 to junction 13, take first exit towards Fence A6068, take second left towards nelson B6249, after ½ mile turn right (signposted Lomeshaye Village), ground 200 yards on the right.

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Nearest Railway: Nelson

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: The nearest bus stop is outside the ground which the number 8 bus locally runs along

Parking Facilities: There is on street car parking outside the ground, but no on-site parking for supporters. There is also parking 300 yards away either side of the ground at the business village or next to Victoria Park.

Ground Facilities: Nelson have a main bar in the clubhouse serving hot and cold drinks, plus pies and cold snacks. They have covered seating in our main stand for over 150 people plus a little extra space for standing. The other three ends are open.

The club also has outdoor access toilets and a club shop, and runs a golden goal draw and a football card on matchdays to raise funds for the club.

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: AFC Nelson Limited C/N 08062952

Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN



Twitter: @Nelsonfc1

Registered Colours: Blue Shirts, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Green Shirts, Green Shorts, Green Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Orange Shirt, Orange Shorts, Orange Socks

Secretary: Shane Hudson

Chairman: Fayyaz Ahmed MBE

Manager: Steve Cunningham

Programme Editor: Adam Keizer

Committee / Directors: Fayyaz Ahmed MBE, Zul Hussain, Daniel Ogden

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1881

Record Attendance: 14,143 v. Bradford Park Avenue (Third Division North) 10th April 1926

Previous Leagues:

Lancashire League
North East Lancashire League
The Football League
Lancashire Combination
West Lancashire League


Hospital Cup Winners: 1888/89, 1891/92
Lancashire League Champions: 1895/96
North East Lancashire League Champions: 1906/07
The Football League Third Division North Champions: 1922/23
Lancashire Combination Division One Champions: 1949/50, 1951/52
Lancashire Combination Division Two Champions: 1925/26
Lancashire Combination Cup Winners: 1949/50, 1950/51, 1959/60
Lancashire Combination Bridge Shield Winners: 1975/76, 1981/82
Lancashire Combination George Watson Trophy Winners: 1978/79
Green Bank Shield Winners: 1988/89, 1990/91, 1991/92
Lancashire F.A. Junior Cup Winners: 1907/08, 1954/55, 1955/56
NWCFL Division Two Trophy Winners: 1996/97
NWCFL First Division Champions 2013/14

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