West Didsbury & Chorlton
Steve Settle
The Recreation Ground

Current Position: 9th

P W D L F A Pts
33 14 6 13 78 70 48

Current Form: 10th

6 2 2 2 12 16

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
18/03/17Squires Gate (A)W 3-1
11/03/17Barnton (A)W 3-0
17/02/17Abbey Hey (A)D 2-2
11/02/17Runcorn Linnets (H)L 1-4
07/02/17FC United of Manchester (A)L 1-7
04/02/17Hanley Town (H)D 2-2

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
25/03/17Abbey Hey (H)15:00
28/03/17Barnoldswick Town (H)19:45
31/03/17Maine Road (A)19:45
05/04/17Padiham (A)19:45
15/04/17Barnoldswick Town (A)15:00
17/04/17Congleton Town (H)14:45

Latest News:

West Juniors on duty for Abbey Hey clash
This Saturday, West Didsbury & Chorlton's Juniors are taking an active role in match day duties when West host Abbey Hey in a Premier Division fixture at Brookburn Road.
Tough test for West
West Didsbury & Chorlton are preparing for one of the biggest games in their history, when they face FC United of Manchester in the semi-final of the Frank Hannah Manchester Premier Cup.
Cartoon capers at West
West Didsbury & Chorlton have revealed the newest addition to the West family - though he's far from a welcome visitor.
Steve targets best finish for West
West Didsbury & Chorlton manager Steve Settle is looking for his squad to deliver a strong end to the season.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 06/08/16AFC Liverpool H15:00D 0-0
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Mon 08/08/16Atherton CollieriesA19:45Postp
Wed 10/08/16AFC Liverpool A19:45W 1-0 Jonny Poizer (12)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP R)
Sat 13/08/16Runcorn Linnets A15:00D 2-2 Matty Kay (55)
Rob Black (67)
Tue 16/08/16Nelson H19:45W 1-0 Matty Kay (54)
Sat 20/08/16Squires Gate H15:00L 2-3 Matty Kay (21)
Ash Woods (76)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Wed 24/08/16New Mills A19:45W 4-1 Ash Woods (7)
Ash Woods (12)
Mark Rogers (40)
Matthew Kay (59)
Sat 27/08/16Padiham H15:00W 1-0 Rick Gleave (87)
Tue 30/08/16Bootle H19:45L 2-4 Joe Shaw (41)
Rick Gleave (74)
Fri 02/09/16Irlam A19:45W 6-0 Ash Woods (5)
Matty Kay (28p)
Joe Shaw (37)
Jonny Poizer (50)
Ben Woods (69)
Jonny Poizer (70)
Sat 03/09/16Winsford UnitedA15:00Postp
Tue 06/09/16Runcorn Town H19:45W 4-1 Rick Gleave (31)
Ash Woods (33)
Matty Kay (60)
Joe Shaw (63)
Sat 10/09/161874 Northwich A15:00L 1-4 Ash Woods (33)
Tue 13/09/16Cammell Laird 1907 A19:45W 7-2 Ben Woods (14)
Ben Steer (31)
Richard Cleave (43)
Ben Woods (51)
Jonny Poizer (62)
Ben Woods (71)
Ash Woods (90)
Sat 17/09/16Barnton H15:00W 4-1 Joe Shaw (29)
Ben Steer (36)
Ash Woods (82)
Dan Clarke (89)
Sat 24/09/16Penistone Church A15:00L 2-3 Matty Kay (74)
Rob Black (77)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
  (AET, 2-2 after 90 mins)
Tue 27/09/16Radcliffe Borough A19:45W 2-1 Georgi Whyment (60)
Ben Steer (88)
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
Sat 01/10/16Barnoldswick Town H15:00L 1-3 Ben Woods (27)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Tue 04/10/16Squires Gate H19:45L 2-3 Nia Bayunu (56)
Rick Gleave (58)
Fri 07/10/16Irlam H19:45L 1-2 Ash Woods (51)
Tue 11/10/16Ashton Athletic A19:45W 3-2 Jonny Poizer (18)
Rob Black (66)
Rob Black (83)
Sat 15/10/161874 Northwich H15:00L 0-1
Tue 18/10/16Atherton Collieries H19:45L 1-3 Rick Ainsclough (54)
Wed 26/10/16Runcorn Town A19:45L 2-6 Carlos Mendes (6)
Matty Kay (18p)
Sat 29/10/16AFC Darwen H15:00W 3-0 Rick Gleave (10)
Ash Woods (29)
Ben Steer (63)
Tue 01/11/16Nelson A19:45D 4-4 Jonathan Poizer (3)
Ashley Woods (33)
Anthony Potts (45)
Ashley Woods (89)
Sat 05/11/16Ashton Athletic H15:00L 2-5 Carlos Mendes Gomes (29)
Ash Woods (45)
Tue 08/11/16PadihamH19:45Postp
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 12/11/16AFC Liverpool H15:00D 2-2 Own Goal (10)
Ash Woods (13)
Tue 15/11/16PadihamH19:45Postp
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Fri 18/11/16Abbey HeyA19:45Postp
Mon 21/11/16Winsford UnitedA19:45Postp
Wed 23/11/16Padiham H19:45W 5-3 Ash Woods (41)
Ash Woods (45)
Ash Woods (53)
Saul Henderson (58)
Joe Shaw (78)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 26/11/16Runcorn LinnetsH15:00Postp
Tue 29/11/16Glossop North EndA19:45Postp
  (Manchester Premier Cup QF)
Sat 03/12/16Congleton Town A15:00L 1-2 Saul Henderson (57)
Tue 06/12/16Radcliffe Borough A19:45LOST Ben Steer (85)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy QF)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Radcliffe Borough won 3-1 on pens)
Sat 10/12/16Winsford United H15:00W 4-2 Matty Kay (8)
Saul Henderson (26)
Carlos Mendes Gomes (28)
Saul Henderson (57)
Tue 13/12/16Glossop North End A19:45W 4-2 Joe Shaw (36)
Nic Evangelinos (40)
Jonny Poizer (49)
Nic Evangelinos (90)
  (Manchester Premier Cup QF)
Sat 17/12/16Hanley Town A15:00W 2-1 Nicolaos Evangelinos (7)
Anthony Potts (70)
Tue 27/12/16Maine Road H15:00D 1-1 Matty Kay (34)
Sat 31/12/16AFC Liverpool A13:00L 2-3 Joseph Shaw (34)
Saul Henderson (44)
Sat 07/01/17New Mills H15:00W 4-3 Saul Henderson (55)
Nic Evangelinos (60)
Ben Steer (65)
Nic Evangelinos (74)
Sat 14/01/17Atherton Collieries A15:00L 1-3 Martyn Andrews (41)
Sat 21/01/17AFC Darwen A15:00L 0-3
Sat 28/01/17BarntonA15:00Postp
Sat 04/02/17Hanley Town H15:00D 2-2 Nic Evangelinos (60)
Matty Kay (83p)
Tue 07/02/17FC United of Manchester A19:45L 1-7 Matty Kay (11)
  (Manchester Premier Cup SF)
Sat 11/02/17Runcorn Linnets H15:00L 1-4 Saul Henderson (90)
Fri 17/02/17Abbey Hey A19:45D 2-2 Nicolaus Evangelinos (10)
Matty Kay (88p)
Sat 25/02/17PadihamA15:00Postp
Tue 28/02/17Barnoldswick TownH19:45Postp
Sat 11/03/17Barnton A15:00W 3-0 Saul Henderson (7)
Nicolaos Evangelinos (67)
Nicolaos Evangelinos (73)
Sat 18/03/17Squires Gate A15:00W 3-1 Nic Evangelinos (36)
Nic Evangelinos (84)
Nic Evangelinos (86)
Mon 20/03/17Winsford UnitedA19:45Postp
Sat 25/03/17Abbey HeyH15:00 
Tue 28/03/17Barnoldswick TownH19:45 
Fri 31/03/17Maine RoadA19:45 
Wed 05/04/17PadihamA19:45 
Sat 15/04/17Barnoldswick TownA15:00 
Mon 17/04/17Congleton TownH14:45 
Sat 22/04/17Cammell Laird 1907H15:00 
Wed 26/04/17Winsford UnitedA19:45 
Sat 29/04/17BootleA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
06/08/16AFC Liverpool (H) D 0-0
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
08/08/16Atherton Colls (A) Postp
10/08/16AFC Liverpool (A) W 1-0
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP R)
13/08/16Runcorn Linnets (A) D 2-2
16/08/16Nelson (H) W 1-0
20/08/16Squires Gate (H) L 2-3
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
24/08/16New Mills (A) W 4-1
27/08/16Padiham (H) W 1-0
30/08/16Bootle (H) L 2-4
02/09/16Irlam (A) W 6-0
03/09/16Winsford United (A) Postp
06/09/16Runcorn Town (H) W 4-1
10/09/161874 Northwich (A) L 1-4
13/09/16Cammell Laird (A) W 7-2
17/09/16Barnton (H) W 4-1
24/09/16Penistone Chrch (A) L 2-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
(AET, 2-2 after 90 mins)
27/09/16Radcliffe Boro (A) W 2-1
(Manchester Premier Cup 1)
01/10/16Barnoldswick Tn (H) L 1-3
(The Macron Cup 1)
04/10/16Squires Gate (H) L 2-3
07/10/16Irlam (H) L 1-2
11/10/16Ashton Athletic (A) W 3-2
15/10/161874 Northwich (H) L 0-1
18/10/16Atherton Colls (H) L 1-3
26/10/16Runcorn Town (A) L 2-6
29/10/16AFC Darwen (H) W 3-0
01/11/16Nelson (A) D 4-4
05/11/16Ashton Athletic (H) L 2-5
08/11/16Padiham (H) Postp
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
12/11/16AFC Liverpool (H) D 2-2
15/11/16Padiham (H) Postp
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
18/11/16Abbey Hey (A) Postp
21/11/16Winsford United (A) Postp
23/11/16Padiham (H) W 5-3
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
26/11/16Runcorn Linnets (H) Postp
29/11/16Glossop NE (A) Postp
(Manchester Premier Cup QF)
03/12/16Congleton Town (A) L 1-2
06/12/16Radcliffe Boro (A) L
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy QF)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Radcliffe Boro won 3-1 on pens)
10/12/16Winsford United (H) W 4-2
13/12/16Glossop NE (A) W 4-2
(Manchester Premier Cup QF)
17/12/16Hanley Town (A) W 2-1
27/12/16Maine Road (H) D 1-1
31/12/16AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-3
07/01/17New Mills (H) W 4-3
14/01/17Atherton Colls (A) L 1-3
21/01/17AFC Darwen (A) L 0-3
28/01/17Barnton (A) Postp
04/02/17Hanley Town (H) D 2-2
07/02/17FC United (A) L 1-7
(Manchester Premier Cup SF)
11/02/17Runcorn Linnets (H) L 1-4
17/02/17Abbey Hey (A) D 2-2
25/02/17Padiham (A) Postp
28/02/17Barnoldswick Tn (H) Postp
11/03/17Barnton (A) W 3-0
18/03/17Squires Gate (A) W 3-1
20/03/17Winsford United (A) Postp
25/03/17Abbey Hey (H) 15:00
28/03/17Barnoldswick Tn (H) 19:45
31/03/17Maine Road (A) 19:45
05/04/17Padiham (A) 19:45
15/04/17Barnoldswick Tn (A) 15:00
17/04/17Congleton Town (H) 14:45
22/04/17Cammell Laird (H) 15:00
26/04/17Winsford United (A) 19:45
29/04/17Bootle (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Richard Ainsclough *6310000
Martyn Andrews35010041
Aaron Ashley2000000
Nia Bayunu12010002
Robert Black151131021
Richmond Botchey33000052
Stephen Brockley1300000
Hayden Buckley-Smith9100000
Daniel Clarke3010010
Jack Cookson *0000000
Paul Earlan *0000000
Matthew Eckersley0000000
Nicolaos Evangelinos160120001
Lee Gavin12100020
Richard Gleave18551062
Saul Henderson13771001
Paul Hughes0000000
Matthew Kay310130032
Max Leonard0000000
Gary Lilley0000000
Vincent Lomax - Newton1000000
Scott Mason10000002
Martin McDermott0000000
Kevin McGrath14000010
Carlos Mendes Gomes9430022
Mohamed Noor2200000
Jonathan Poizer192161011
Jordan Poole171200030
Anthony Potts32020142
Andrew Robertson *2000000
Mark Rogers19210003
Daniel Russell *0100000
Steven Settle$0300100
Joseph Shaw36070122
Michael Simcock1000000
Paul Socha17400020
Joshua Statham0000000
Benjamin Steer161724020
Joshua Tinker2000000
Georgi Whyment01401000
Dean Williams *29000011
Ashley Woods260170047
Benjamin Woods *151341011

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Stephen Brockley Coach
Stephen Eckersley$ 
David Faccini$ 
Robert Madden Coach
Luke Winston Physio

Matchday Information

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FF

Telephone: No Phone [emergency 07706320397 Rob McKay)

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2015/16 Admission Prices:

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.

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Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FF

Telephone: No Phone [emergency 07706320397 Rob McKay)

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

Twitter: @WD_CFC

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

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Green Shorts, Green Stockings

Alternative Colours: Blue Shirts, Blue Shorts, Blue Stockings

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Stockings

Secretary: Rob McKay (acting)

Chairman: Glyn Meacher

Manager: Steve Settle

Programme Editor: John Churchman

Committee / Directors: Glyn Meacher, Rob Turley, Dave Cooper, Monica Creer, Steve Eckersley, Robert Madden, Rob McKay, Daniel Iredale, Davy Iredale

County Affiliation: Lancashire F.A.

Year Formed: 1908

Record Attendance: 460 v. FC United of Manchester July 2013

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