West Didsbury & Chorlton
Steve Settle
The Recreation Ground

Current Position: 10th

P W D L F A Pts
44 21 4 19 99 120 67

Current Form: 3rd

6 5 0 1 19 16

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
12/05/18Charnock Richard (H)W 5-3
07/05/18Maine Road (H)W 4-3
05/05/18Ashton Athletic (H)W 4-2
01/05/18City of Liverpool FC (N)W 4-3
28/04/18Widnes (A)L 0-4
21/04/181874 Northwich (H)W 2-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

Emblematically Speaking - West Didsbury & Chorlton
Once again in this series, local landmarks and connections feature as Stewart Taylor looks at the story behind the West Didsbury & Chorlton club emblem.
West just fine for Jack
West Didsbury & Chorlton's Jack Sergeant insists that combining college studies with playing for West, and at international level for Gibraltar, is working out well for him.
Jack plays his part in Gibraltar win
West Didsbury & Chorlton's Jack Sergeant played the full 90 minutes for Gibraltar in their 1-0 win over Latvia in a friendly international this afternoon.
International call up for Jack
As West Didsbury & Chorlton's squad prepare for their match at home to Congleton Town on Saturday, midfielder Jack Sergeant will be absent from the build up - but for a good reason.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 05/08/17Athersley Recreation A15:00W 5-0 Kevin McGrath (13)
Tom Bailey (19)
Nic Evangelinos (48)
Joe Shaw (58)
Tom Bailey (79)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 12/08/17Widnes H15:00W 3-1 Nic Evangelinos (28)
Nic Evangelinos (32)
Tom Bailey (44)
Tue 15/08/17Bootle A19:45D 3-3 Joshua Tinker (35)
Own Goal (61)
Matthew Kay (76)
Sat 19/08/171874 Northwich A15:00D 3-3 Nicolaos Evangelinos (17)
Thomas Bailey (30)
Matthew Kay (74p)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Tue 22/08/171874 Northwich H19:45L 1-3 Tom Bailey (62)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P R)
Sat 26/08/17Congleton Town A15:00W 3-0 Tom Bailey (15)
Tom Bailey (22)
Carlos Mendes Gomes (81)
Mon 28/08/17Runcorn Linnets H15:00W 4-0 Saul Henderson (11)
Saul Henderson (16)
Nic Evangelinos (38)
Saul Henderson (54)
Fri 01/09/17Irlam A19:45L 0-3
Sat 09/09/17AFC Blackpool A15:00W 6-1 Nicolaos Evangelinos (5)
Thomas Bailey (14)
Thomas Bailey (67)
Saul Henderson (81)
Mathew Kay (84)
Thomas Bailey (90)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 16/09/17Runcorn Town H15:00L 2-4 Nic Evangelinos (30)
Joe Shaw (51)
Wed 20/09/17Barnton A19:45W 4-2 Saul Henderson (68)
Scott Mason (75)
Harold Hagon (78)
Thomas Bailey (90)
Sat 23/09/17Stockport Town H15:00W 4-3 Joe Shaw (6)
Joe Shaw (30)
Nic Evangelinos (73)
Matty Kay (90)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Tue 26/09/17NelsonH19:45Postp
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 30/09/17AFC Darwen H15:00Aband Tom Bailey (45)
Tom Bailey (56)
Matty Kay (59)
Nic Evangelinos (90)
Tue 03/10/17Burscough H19:45W 4-3 Ben Steer (13)
Nic Evangelinos (14)
Tom Bailey (48)
Nic Evangelinos (89)
Sat 07/10/17Squires Gate H15:00W 4-2 Ben Steer (3)
Ben Steer (17)
Matty Kay (73)
Tom Bailey (82)
Tue 10/10/17Nelson H19:45W 2-1 Richard Gleave (45)
Daryl Weston (48)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 14/10/17Winsford United A15:00W 3-1 Benjamin Steer (41)
Declan Rydings (54)
Thomas Bailey (90)
Wed 18/10/17Barnoldswick Town H19:45L 0-2
Sat 21/10/17West Auckland Town H15:00L 0-3
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Mon 23/10/17Maine Road A19:45W 4-1 Anthony Potts (20)
Thomas Bailey (45p)
Jonathan Poizer (45)
Thomas Bailey (61)
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
Tue 31/10/17Bootle H19:45L 0-4
Sat 04/11/17Runcorn Linnets A15:00L 0-7
Tue 07/11/17Lancaster City H19:45L 1-2 Own Goal (58)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Fri 10/11/17Irlam H19:45L 3-5 Tom Bailey (22)
Tom Bailey (41)
Josh Tinker (46)
Tue 14/11/17Barnton H19:45L 1-4 Joseph Shaw (53)
Sat 18/11/171874 Northwich A15:00L 0-1
Mon 20/11/17Winsford United A19:45L 1-5 Thomas Bailey (64)
  (The Macron Cup 2 S)
Sat 25/11/17AFC LiverpoolH15:00Postp
Tue 28/11/17Northwich Victoria H19:45L 1-2 Tom Bailey (41)
Sat 02/12/17Barnoldswick Town A15:00L 1-4 Ash Woods (68)
Mon 04/12/17AFC DarwenH19:45Postp
Sat 09/12/17Hanley TownH15:00Postp
Tue 12/12/17Hyde United A19:45L 2-5 Ben Steer (57)
Tom Bailey (74)
  (Manchester Premier Cup QF)
Sat 16/12/17Burscough A15:00W 5-4 Thomas Bailey (4)
Ashley Woods (27)
Thomas Bailey (29)
Joseph Shaw (52)
Joshua Tinker (73)
Sat 23/12/17Ashton Athletic A15:00L 1-7 Georgi Whyment (62)
Tue 26/12/17Maine Road A15:00L 1-2 Ashley Woods (45)
Sat 30/12/17PadihamH15:00Postp
Sat 06/01/18City of Liverpool FC A15:00L 1-6 Thomas Bailey (45)
Sat 13/01/18Winsford United H15:00W 3-2 Joseph Shaw (69)
Ben Steer (75)
Ash Woods (89)
Sat 20/01/18Runcorn TownA15:00Postp
Tue 23/01/18AFC Darwen H19:45W 4-1 Tom Bailey (14)
Tom Bailey (18)
Tom Bailey (19)
Ash Woods (78)
Sat 27/01/18Hanley Town A15:00L 2-6 Thomas Bailey (34)
Ben Steer (44)
Sat 03/02/18Charnock RichardH15:00Postp
Sat 10/02/18AFC LiverpoolA15:00Postp
Tue 13/02/18City of Liverpool FCH19:45Postp
Sat 17/02/18AFC DarwenA15:00Postp
Wed 21/02/18Runcorn Town A19:45L 2-3 Chris Middleton (10)
Chris Middleton (15)
Sat 24/02/18Abbey Hey H15:00D 2-2 Ash Woods (36)
Tom Bailey (85)
Sat 03/03/18AFC LiverpoolH15:00Postp
Wed 07/03/18AFC Darwen A19:45D 3-3 Thomas Bailey (29)
Georgi Whyment (66)
Joseph Shaw (90)
Sat 10/03/18Squires Gate A15:00W 2-1 Tom Bailey (85)
Tom Bailey (89p)
Tue 13/03/18Hanley Town H20:00D 3-3 Ash Woods (15)
Ben Steer (17)
Scott Mason (28)
Sat 17/03/18Padiham A15:00L 1-6 Ashley Woods (90)
Tue 20/03/18AFC LiverpoolH19:45Postp
Sat 24/03/18Congleton Town H15:00W 2-1 Ben Steer (15)
Joe Shaw (29)
Sat 31/03/18Charnock Richard A15:00W 2-1 Matthew Eckersley (5)
Ashley Woods (51)
Mon 02/04/18Maine RoadH15:00Postp
Fri 06/04/18Abbey Hey A19:45W 2-1 Benjamin Steer (34)
Matthew Eckersley (70)
Tue 10/04/18Padiham H19:45W 3-1 Matthew Kay (40)
Matthew Eckersley (54)
Chappy Massamba (78)
Thu 12/04/18AFC Liverpool H19:45L 1-2 Tom Bailey (76)
Sat 14/04/18Northwich Victoria A15:00W 2-1 Tom Bailey (50)
Joseph Shaw (68)
Tue 17/04/18AFC Liverpool A19:45L 2-3 Ashley Woods (9)
Matthew Kay (83)
Sat 21/04/181874 Northwich H15:00W 2-1 Thomas Bailey (68)
Ashley Woods (80)
Tue 24/04/18Charnock RichardH19:45Postp
Sat 28/04/18Widnes A15:00L 0-4
Tue 01/05/18City of Liverpool FC N19:45W 4-3 Matthew Eckersley (61)
Joesph Shaw (66)
Thomas Bailey (73p)
Matthew Kay (80)
Sat 05/05/18Ashton Athletic H15:00W 4-2 Own Goal (1)
Ashley Woods (47)
Thomas Bailey (51)
Thomas Bailey (85)
Mon 07/05/18Maine Road H15:00W 4-3 Mark Rogers (5)
Ashley Woods (13)
Matthew Key (45)
Declan Rydings (65)
Sat 12/05/18Charnock Richard H15:00W 5-3 Joseph Shaw (43)
Ben Steer (48)
Samuel Dickenson (77)
Ashley Woods (84)
Joseph Shaw (90)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
05/08/17Athersley Rec (A) W 5-0
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
12/08/17Widnes (H) W 3-1
15/08/17Bootle (A) D 3-3
19/08/171874 Northwich (A) D 3-3
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
22/08/171874 Northwich (H) L 1-3
(The Emirates F.A Cup P R)
26/08/17Congleton Town (A) W 3-0
28/08/17Runcorn Linnets (H) W 4-0
01/09/17Irlam (A) L 0-3
09/09/17AFC Blackpool (A) W 6-1
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
16/09/17Runcorn Town (H) L 2-4
20/09/17Barnton (A) W 4-2
23/09/17Stockport Town (H) W 4-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
26/09/17Nelson (H) Postp
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
30/09/17AFC Darwen (H) Aband
03/10/17Burscough (H) W 4-3
07/10/17Squires Gate (H) W 4-2
10/10/17Nelson (H) W 2-1
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
14/10/17Winsford United (A) W 3-1
18/10/17Barnoldswick Tn (H) L 0-2
21/10/17West Auckland (H) L 0-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
23/10/17Maine Road (A) W 4-1
(Manchester Premier Cup 1)
31/10/17Bootle (H) L 0-4
04/11/17Runcorn Linnets (A) L 0-7
07/11/17Lancaster City (H) L 1-2
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
10/11/17Irlam (H) L 3-5
14/11/17Barnton (H) L 1-4
18/11/171874 Northwich (A) L 0-1
20/11/17Winsford United (A) L 1-5
(The Macron Cup 2 S)
25/11/17AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
28/11/17Northwich Vics (H) L 1-2
02/12/17Barnoldswick Tn (A) L 1-4
04/12/17AFC Darwen (H) Postp
09/12/17Hanley Town (H) Postp
12/12/17Hyde United (A) L 2-5
(Manchester Premier Cup QF)
16/12/17Burscough (A) W 5-4
23/12/17Ashton Athletic (A) L 1-7
26/12/17Maine Road (A) L 1-2
30/12/17Padiham (H) Postp
06/01/18City of Lpool (A) L 1-6
13/01/18Winsford United (H) W 3-2
20/01/18Runcorn Town (A) Postp
23/01/18AFC Darwen (H) W 4-1
27/01/18Hanley Town (A) L 2-6
03/02/18Charnock Rich (H) Postp
10/02/18AFC Liverpool (A) Postp
13/02/18City of Lpool (H) Postp
17/02/18AFC Darwen (A) Postp
21/02/18Runcorn Town (A) L 2-3
24/02/18Abbey Hey (H) D 2-2
03/03/18AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
07/03/18AFC Darwen (A) D 3-3
10/03/18Squires Gate (A) W 2-1
13/03/18Hanley Town (H) D 3-3
17/03/18Padiham (A) L 1-6
20/03/18AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
24/03/18Congleton Town (H) W 2-1
31/03/18Charnock Rich (A) W 2-1
02/04/18Maine Road (H) Postp
06/04/18Abbey Hey (A) W 2-1
10/04/18Padiham (H) W 3-1
12/04/18AFC Liverpool (H) L 1-2
14/04/18Northwich Vics (A) W 2-1
17/04/18AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-3
21/04/181874 Northwich (H) W 2-1
24/04/18Charnock Rich (H) Postp
28/04/18Widnes (A) L 0-4
01/05/18City of Lpool (H) W 4-3
05/05/18Ashton Athletic (H) W 4-2
07/05/18Maine Road (H) W 4-3
12/05/18Charnock Rich (H) W 5-3

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Steven Affleck *9300030
Aaron Ashley (GK)39100022
Thomas Bailey531380026
Prince Banya4200020
Nia Bayunu9000011
Conrad Betton (GK)1000000
Richmond Botchey7500111
Stephen Brockley1100000
Rory Carson1000000
Daniel Clarke2100000
Cavel Coo3000000
Callum Darcy0000000
Sam Dickenson0901000
Steven Dryden (GK)6000001
Paul Earlam0000000
Matthew Eckersley13040100
Tyler Edwards0000000
Ryan Eiselt13500100
Nicolaos Evangelinos12191000
Lee Gavin0000000
Richard Gleave3010010
Harold Hagon17010130
Saul Henderson7841010
Adam Hilton1200000
James Hodges (GK)6000010
Lloyd Houghton1200000
Alberto Ivone0100000
Matthew Kay29181132
Andrew Kilheeney *3500110
Gary Lilley6100032
Pauli Loukola0000000
Scott Mason21120021
Chappy Massamba11001101
Chris McDonagh0300000
Kevin McGrath19110071
Omar McKenzie4300000
Sam McLennan0000000
Carlos Mendes Gomes11801000
Christopher Middleton19120120
Dale Newbrook (GK)0000000
Samuel O’Donnell0100000
Michael OConnor0000000
Lanre Olapade13000043
Josh Ollerenshaw1000000
Samuel Parr *3200010
Jonathan Poizer1110000
Jordan Poole1000000
Anthony Potts26110020
Callum Pragnell3000000
John Pritchard2000001
Benjamin Reader4400010
Benjamin Richardson1000000
Samuel Riley *0000000
Mark Rogers10510201
Declan Rydings8220010
John Sergeant23100030
Steven Settle1100002
Joseph Shaw402121063
Michael Simcock9300000
Malachi Slaven4200000
Paul Socha *0000000
Benjamin Steer4010101037
Michael Taylor0000000
Joshua Tinker421300142
Darly Weston11510101
Georgi Whyment91911020
Ashley Woods280140156
James Woodward1400000
Sean Yeldrem *1000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Stephen Brockley 
Stephen Eckersley 
David Faccini 
Robert Madden 
Steven Settle 

Matchday Information

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FF


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2017/18 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions, FREE for Under 12`s accompanied by an adult

Programme Price: £2.00

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: Stretford

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.

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 contactless payment for 2017/18 season behind the bar!

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FF


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

Twitter: @WD_CFC

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

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

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

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

Secretary: Rob McKay

Chairman: Glyn Meacher

Manager: Steve Settle

Programme Editor: John Churchman

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

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

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