West Didsbury & Chorlton
David Powell
The Recreation Ground

Current Position: Season not started yet

P W D L F A Pts

Current Form: 4th

6 3 1 2 14 9

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
27/04/19Ashton Athletic (H)L 1-2
22/04/19Abbey Hey (H)W 4-2
20/04/19Litherland REMYCA (A)W 4-0
06/04/19Irlam (A)W 3-2
30/03/19Squires Gate (H)L 1-2
23/03/19Padiham (H)D 1-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

Successful Non-League Dog day at West
Matthew Britton reports on the canine gathering that took place at West Didsbury & Chorlton's game against Padiham on Saturday.
Every dog has its day at West
West Didsbury & Chorlton are holding their second Non League Dog Day, for the visit of Padiham on Saturday.
West host another dog day
West Didsbury & Chorlton are holding their second Non League Dog Day, for the visit of Padiham on Saturday.
West kits on show in East Africa
West Didsbury & Chorlton kits can now be seen on the beaches of Zanzibar Island, East Africa.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 04/08/18Northwich Victoria H15:00L 3-5 Nick Platt (45+2)
Rory Breslin (54)
Saul Henderson (90+3)
Tue 07/08/18Hanley Town A19:45D 1-1 Josh Starching (6)
Sat 11/08/18Squires Gate H15:00L 2-3 Joe Shaw (74)
Saul Henderson (90+5)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 18/08/18Runcorn Town A15:00L 0-5
Sat 25/08/18Bootle H15:00D 2-2 Merizel Dos Santos (10)
Saul Henderson (26)
Mon 27/08/18Whitchurch Alport H15:00W 3-1 Joseph Shaw (45)
Ashley Leather (58)
Ashley Leather (82)
Sat 01/09/18Lower Breck A15:00L 1-3 Saul Henderson (51)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Tue 04/09/18Silsden A19:45L 0-3
Sat 08/09/18Padiham A15:00L 0-1
Sat 15/09/18Congleton Town A15:00L 1-4 Saul Henderson (63)
Sat 22/09/181874 Northwich H15:00L 1-2 Merizel Dos Santos (30)
Tue 25/09/18Ashton AthleticA19:45Postp
Sat 29/09/18Squires Gate A15:00W 1-0 Saul Henderson (89)
Tue 02/10/18Barnoldswick Town H19:45L 2-3 Scott Mason (4)
Saul Henderson (37)
Sat 06/10/18City of Liverpool A15:00L 0-4
Tue 09/10/18Droylsden H19:45L 2-3 Saul Henderson (25)
Anthony Potts (88)
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
Sat 13/10/18Congleton Town H15:00L 0-5
Sat 20/10/18FC Oswestry Town A15:00LOST Anthony Potts (5)
Daniel McLaughlin (67)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
  (2-2 after 90 mins, FC Oswestry Town won 5-4 on pens)
Tue 23/10/18Irlam H19:45L 0-1
Sat 27/10/18City of Liverpool H15:00L 1-3 Matthew Eckersley (75)
Sat 03/11/18Barnoldswick Town A15:00L 1-2 Benjamin Woods (70)
Tue 06/11/18Ashton Athletic H19:45L 0-5
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 10/11/18Eccleshall A15:00W 2-1 Kyle Pearson (13)
Benjamin Woods (26)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 17/11/18Litherland REMYCA H15:00D 2-2 Mark Derbyshire (32)
Joe Shaw (76)
Tue 20/11/18Ashton Athletic A19:45L 0-5
Sat 24/11/18Winsford United H15:00L 1-2 Matthew Kay (28)
Tue 27/11/18Charnock Richard A19:45L 0-1
Wed 12/12/18Northwich VictoriaA19:45Postp
Sat 15/12/18Whitchurch Alport A15:00W 2-0 James Coombes (12)
Lee Gavin (32)
Tue 18/12/18Hanley Town H19:45W 4-0 Joseph Shaw (14)
Daniel McLaughlin (24)
Daniel McLaughlin (40)
Matthew Eckersley (61)
Sat 22/12/18Bootle A15:00L 0-3
Wed 26/12/18Abbey Hey A15:00W 6-0 Martyn Andrews (13)
Ciaran Kilheeney (20)
Stephen Hall (36)
Stephen Hall (46)
Joseph Shaw (61p)
Joseph Shaw (84p)
Sat 29/12/18Runcorn Town H15:00W 3-1 Stephen Hall (48)
Joseph Shaw (51p)
Remirez Howarth (75)
Sat 05/01/19Burscough H15:00L 1-4 Josef Faux (85)
Sat 19/01/19Silsden H15:00W 2-1 Stephen Hall (34)
Thomas Horner (55)
Wed 23/01/19Northwich VictoriaA19:45Postp
Sat 26/01/191874 Northwich A15:00L 1-5 Divine Shanganya (76)
Sat 16/02/19Charnock Richard H15:00L 1-2 Thomas Bailey (39p)
Sat 23/02/19Winsford United A15:00L 2-3 Thomas Bailey (22p)
Thomas Bailey (66p)
Wed 27/02/19Northwich Victoria A19:45L 0-6
Sun 10/03/19IrlamA14:00Postp
Sat 16/03/19Burscough A15:00L 0-3
Sat 23/03/19Padiham H15:00D 1-1 Remi Howarth (24)
Sat 30/03/19Squires Gate H15:00L 1-2 Ezequiel Miranda (90+4)
Sat 06/04/19Irlam A15:00W 3-2 Ryan Eiselt (6p)
Stephen Hall (30)
Stephen Hall (70)
Sat 20/04/19Litherland REMYCA A15:00W 4-0 Ryan Eiseet (2)
Zachary Cooper (28)
Jesurun Uchegbucam (72)
Daragh Walshe (88)
Mon 22/04/19Abbey Hey H15:00W 4-2 Ramirez Howarth (23)
Thomas Horner (32)
Stephen Hall (51p)
Ramirez Howarth (85)
Sat 27/04/19Ashton Athletic H15:00L 1-2 Stephen Hall (67)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
04/08/18Northwich Vics (H) L 3-5
07/08/18Hanley Town (A) D 1-1
11/08/18Squires Gate (H) L 2-3
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
18/08/18Runcorn Town (A) L 0-5
25/08/18Bootle (H) D 2-2
27/08/18Whitchurch Alp (H) W 3-1
01/09/18Lower Breck (A) L 1-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
04/09/18Silsden (A) L 0-3
08/09/18Padiham (A) L 0-1
15/09/18Congleton Town (A) L 1-4
22/09/181874 Northwich (H) L 1-2
25/09/18Ashton Athletic (A) Postp
29/09/18Squires Gate (A) W 1-0
02/10/18Barnoldswick Tn (H) L 2-3
06/10/18City of Lpool (A) L 0-4
09/10/18Droylsden (H) L 2-3
(Manchester Premier Cup 1)
13/10/18Congleton Town (H) L 0-5
20/10/18FC Oswestry (A) L
(The Macron Cup 1)
(2-2 after 90 mins, FC Oswestry won 5-4 on pens)
23/10/18Irlam (H) L 0-1
27/10/18City of Lpool (H) L 1-3
03/11/18Barnoldswick Tn (A) L 1-2
06/11/18Ashton Athletic (H) L 0-5
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
10/11/18Eccleshall (A) W 2-1
(The Macron Cup 2)
17/11/18Lith REMYCA (H) D 2-2
20/11/18Ashton Athletic (A) L 0-5
24/11/18Winsford United (H) L 1-2
27/11/18Charnock Rich (A) L 0-1
12/12/18Northwich Vics (A) Postp
15/12/18Whitchurch Alp (A) W 2-0
18/12/18Hanley Town (H) W 4-0
22/12/18Bootle (A) L 0-3
26/12/18Abbey Hey (A) W 6-0
29/12/18Runcorn Town (H) W 3-1
05/01/19Burscough (H) L 1-4
19/01/19Silsden (H) W 2-1
23/01/19Northwich Vics (A) Postp
26/01/191874 Northwich (A) L 1-5
16/02/19Charnock Rich (H) L 1-2
23/02/19Winsford United (A) L 2-3
27/02/19Northwich Vics (A) L 0-6
10/03/19Irlam (A) Postp
16/03/19Burscough (A) L 0-3
23/03/19Padiham (H) D 1-1
30/03/19Squires Gate (H) L 1-2
06/04/19Irlam (A) W 3-2
20/04/19Lith REMYCA (A) W 4-0
22/04/19Abbey Hey (H) W 4-2
27/04/19Ashton Athletic (H) L 1-2

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Steven Affleck *0300000
Martyn Andrews *25110021
Matthew Atherton3000010
Thomas Bailey8130001
Christian Banasko0200000
Ishmael Banks2000100
Prince Banya *0000000
Alexander Black0000000
Robert Black1000000
Richmond Botchey6200021
Robert Bourne5100000
Rory Breslin *4010000
Saul Brew-Butler6500011
Stephen Brockley0000000
Marcus Burgess (GK)31000003
Paul Butucel0000000
James Coombes9410001
Zachary Cooper9510002
Ryan Crowther5100000
Oliver Culkin (GK)1100000
Alexander Davies (GK)0000000
Sam Dee0000000
Mark Derbyshire *2010000
Joel Dixon1400000
Merizel Dos Santos7410010
William Dunne2100000
Matthew Eckersley41020014
Ryan Eiselt24120012
Josef Faux *0201000
Harry Foulds *2000000
Jason Fowles1000000
Lee Gavin12410020
Richard Gleave1000010
Samuel Grimshaw0000000
Sam Hadfield - Summerbee *0000000
Stephen Hall11380111
Saul Henderson *18180002
Jordan Henry0000000
Thomas Horner8120010
Ramirez Howarth8240001
Anghel Ionut-Casian0000000
Callum Jackson *0000000
William Jones (GK)10000110
Matthew Kay7110030
Ciaran Kilheeney7010000
Joseph Kirk0000000
Jack Langford9600010
Ashley Leather *13420038
Matthew Marsh2000010
Jonathan Mason6000010
Scott Mason12110000
Daniel McLaughlin16330021
Jamie McLellan *1000000
Jack Meylan0200000
Ezequiel Miranda10010013
Hussein Mohammed0100000
Richard Mottram (GK)0000000
Jordan Peach0500000
Kyle Pearson13010010
Joshua Pickering0100000
Nicholas Platt2010000
Anthony Potts *5211010
Callum Pragnell *0100000
John Roberts13000010
Mark Rogers5100000
John Sergeant9000020
Divine Shanganya0501000
Joseph Shaw19671041
James Sloane0000000
Josh Stachini6010010
Benjamin Steer *0000000
Finn Thompson *2000010
Joshua Tinker32300080
Abel Tsegay61000002
Henry Turner *2000000
Jesurun Uchegbulam3510001
Daragh Walshe3010000
Georgi Whyment *0300000
Ashley Woods2000000
Benjamin Woods *15420032
James Woodward1700000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Suzanne Atkins 
Reece Bogart 
Stephen Brockley 
Lewis Dunwoody 
Stephen Eckersley 
Tyler Hinsdale 
Stuart Humphreys 
Matthew Kay 
Robert Madden 
Matthew Phillips 
David Powell 
David Rogers 
Steven Settle 
James Standing 

Matchday Information

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FE


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2018/19 Admission Prices:

Programme Price:

Directions: From the M60 take junction 5 onto Princess Road towards city centre. Turn left at Christie Fields offices/Premier Inn onto Barlow Moor Road and continue past Chorlton Park to Chorlton bus station. Turn left into Beech Road, then 2nd left into Reynard Road and continue past the Chorltonville sign passing over 5 speed ramps as far as Brookburn Primary School. Turn left into Brookburn Road and continue to the end of the cul de sac, through the gateway and down the tarmac access which leads into the ground.

From Stretford follow Edge Lane and turn right into St Clements Road at church. Continue through Chorlton Green and pass graveyard on left and then Bowling Green PH. Go past school and turn immediately right and continue to end of Brookburn Road as above.

There is car parking within the grounds of the club, but restricted access for coaches.

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

Nearest Railway: Chorlton Metrolink (0.9 miles)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: 86 – Manchester Piccadilly Gardens to Barlow Moor Road Bus Station

Parking Facilities: There is limited parking within the ground. No parking within the Chorltonville area. Any club travelling to the club via coach should contact the club secretary to arrange parking facilities.

Ground Facilities: There is a fully Licensed Clubhouse and Teabar with covered seating in front. Facilities include toilets, a baby changing station and a well stocked programme shop. We also accept Credit and Debit cards with contactless payment available behind the bar!

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FE


Website: http://www.wdcfc.co.uk

Twitter: @WD_CFC

Registered Colours: White & Black Shirts, Black Shorts, Black Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Maroon & Sky Blue Shirts, Maroon Shorts, Maroon Socks

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

Secretary: Rob Madden

Chairman: Glyn Meacher

Manager: David Powell

Programme Editor: John Churchman

Committee / Directors: Glyn Meacher, Rob Madden, Steve Eckersley, Rob McKay, Dave Cooper, Monica Creer, David Iredale, Dan Iredale, James Doxford, John Churchman, Matt Britton

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1908

Record Attendance: 865 v Maine Road (7th May 2018)

Previous Leagues:

Manchester League 2006-2012
Lancashire and Cheshire Amateur League 1920-2006
Manchester Alliance League pre 1920


Manchester League
Div 1 Cup Winners 2007-08 [Murray Trophy]
Div 1 Cup Finalists 2008-09 and MFL Fair Play Winners
Div 1 Cup Winners, Div 1 runners up and Bridgewater League Cup Winners 2009-2010
Division 1 Champions 2010-2011
MFL Fair Play Winners
Invitation Cup Winners 2011-2012
NWCFL First Division Trophy Winners 2012-13

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