Runcorn Linnets
Michael Ellison
Millbank Linnets Stadium

Current Position: 3rd

P W D L F A Pts
2 1 1 0 5 1 4

Current Form: 4th

3 2 1 0 7 1

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
15/08/17Irlam (H)D 1-1
12/08/17Abbey Hey (A)W 4-0
05/08/17Hemsworth Miners Welfare (H)W 2-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
19/08/17Ashton Athletic (A)15:00
26/08/17Winsford United (H)15:00
28/08/17West Didsbury & Chorlton (A)15:00
02/09/17Padiham (H)15:00
05/09/17City of Liverpool FC (A)19:45
09/09/17AFC Darwen (A)15:00

Latest News:

Physio vacancy at Linnets
Runcorn Linnets are looking to appoint a new first team physiotherapist for the coming season.
Youngest ever signing for Linnets
Runcorn Linnets have welcomed their newest - and youngest - Trust member into their football family.
John Bishop presented with Linnets shirt
Comedian John Bishop was presented with a Runcorn Linnets shirt and souvenirs at an event today.
New Secretary at Runcorn Linnets
Runcorn Linnets have announced that Steve Dale has been appointed their new club Secretary.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 05/08/17Hemsworth Miners Welfare H15:00W 2-0 Kyle Hamid (25)
Michael Simpson (84)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 12/08/17Abbey Hey A15:00W 4-0 Freddie Potter (24)
Mark Houghton (36)
Freddie Potter (39)
Paul Shanley (86)
Tue 15/08/17Irlam H19:45D 1-1 Antony Hickey (2)
Sat 19/08/17Ashton AthleticA15:00 
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Sat 26/08/17Winsford UnitedH15:00 
Mon 28/08/17West Didsbury & ChorltonA15:00 
Sat 02/09/17PadihamH15:00 
Tue 05/09/17City of Liverpool FCA19:45 
Sat 09/09/17AFC DarwenA15:00 
Sat 16/09/17Maine RoadH15:00 
Tue 19/09/17AFC LiverpoolH19:45 
Sat 30/09/17Squires GateA15:00 
Tue 03/10/17Abbey HeyH19:45 
Sat 07/10/171874 NorthwichA15:00 
Wed 11/10/17Hanley TownA19:45 
Sat 14/10/17BurscoughA15:00 
Sat 28/10/17Barnoldswick TownH15:00 
Tue 31/10/17IrlamA19:45 
Sat 04/11/17West Didsbury & ChorltonH15:00 
Sat 11/11/17Congleton TownA15:00 
Sat 18/11/17Northwich VictoriaH15:00 
Sat 25/11/17Ashton AthleticH15:00 
Tue 28/11/17BootleH19:45 
Sat 02/12/17WidnesA15:00 
Sat 09/12/171874 NorthwichH15:00 
Sat 16/12/17PadihamA15:00 
Sat 23/12/17BarntonH15:00 
Tue 26/12/17Runcorn TownA15:00 
Sat 30/12/17Hanley TownH15:00 
Sat 06/01/18Winsford UnitedA15:00 
Sat 13/01/18Congleton TownH15:00 
Sat 20/01/18Charnock RichardH15:00 
Sat 27/01/18AFC DarwenH15:00 
Sat 03/02/18BarntonA15:00 
Sat 10/02/18Northwich VictoriaA15:00 
Sat 17/02/18WidnesH15:00 
Sat 24/02/18Barnoldswick TownA15:00 
Sat 03/03/18Squires GateH15:00 
Sat 10/03/18Ashton AthleticA15:00 
Sat 17/03/18City of Liverpool FCH15:00 
Sat 31/03/18BootleA15:00 
Mon 02/04/18Runcorn TownH15:00 
Sat 07/04/18Maine RoadA15:00 
Sat 14/04/18Charnock RichardA15:00 
Sat 21/04/18BurscoughH15:00 
Sat 05/05/18AFC LiverpoolA15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
05/08/17Hemsworth MW (H) W 2-0
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
12/08/17Abbey Hey (A) W 4-0
15/08/17Irlam (H) D 1-1
19/08/17Ashton Athletic (A) 15:00
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
26/08/17Winsford United (H) 15:00
28/08/17West Did & Chor (A) 15:00
02/09/17Padiham (H) 15:00
05/09/17City of Lpool (A) 19:45
09/09/17AFC Darwen (A) 15:00
16/09/17Maine Road (H) 15:00
19/09/17AFC Liverpool (H) 19:45
30/09/17Squires Gate (A) 15:00
03/10/17Abbey Hey (H) 19:45
07/10/171874 Northwich (A) 15:00
11/10/17Hanley Town (A) 19:45
14/10/17Burscough (A) 15:00
28/10/17Barnoldswick Tn (H) 15:00
31/10/17Irlam (A) 19:45
04/11/17West Did & Chor (H) 15:00
11/11/17Congleton Town (A) 15:00
18/11/17Northwich Vics (H) 15:00
25/11/17Ashton Athletic (H) 15:00
28/11/17Bootle (H) 19:45
02/12/17Widnes (A) 15:00
09/12/171874 Northwich (H) 15:00
16/12/17Padiham (A) 15:00
23/12/17Barnton (H) 15:00
26/12/17Runcorn Town (A) 15:00
30/12/17Hanley Town (H) 15:00
06/01/18Winsford United (A) 15:00
13/01/18Congleton Town (H) 15:00
20/01/18Charnock Rich (H) 15:00
27/01/18AFC Darwen (H) 15:00
03/02/18Barnton (A) 15:00
10/02/18Northwich Vics (A) 15:00
17/02/18Widnes (H) 15:00
24/02/18Barnoldswick Tn (A) 15:00
03/03/18Squires Gate (H) 15:00
10/03/18Ashton Athletic (A) 15:00
17/03/18City of Lpool (H) 15:00
31/03/18Bootle (A) 15:00
02/04/18Runcorn Town (H) 15:00
07/04/18Maine Road (A) 15:00
14/04/18Charnock Rich (A) 15:00
21/04/18Burscough (H) 15:00
05/05/18AFC Liverpool (A) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Zachery Aley2000010
Mitchell Bryant0000000
Adam Caunce (GK)0000000
Matthew Cross0000000
Anthony Donaldson1000000
Jack Fleming0000000
Gary Grier0000000
Kyle Hamid3010011
Thomas Hardwick0000000
Antony Hickey1010000
Matthew Holmes (GK)0000000
Kristian Holt1100000
Mark Houghton2010000
Adam Jones0200000
Matthew Jones0000000
Christopher Lawton0000000
Callum Lucy1000000
Daniel McKenna2000000
James Moore3000000
Aaron Morris3000000
Kieran Nolan0000000
Daniel OBrien3000000
Freddie Potter3020001
Paul Shanley3010000
Michael Simpson1110000
Terence Smith (GK)3000000
Stuart Wellstead1200000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Matthew Cross$ 
Michael Ellison$ 
Lauren Jones$ 
Gemma Mooney$ 
Jack Pickering$ 
Jon Urquhart$ 

Matchday Information

Ground: Millbank Linnets Stadium

Address: Murdishaw Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire

Postcode: WA7 6HP

Telephone: 07050 801733 (Clubline)

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2017/18 Admission Prices: Adults £6, Concessions £4, Under 16`s £1 (under 16`s accompanied by an adult - Free, Halton Leisure card holders £2 discount on adult admission for league matches

Programme Price: £2.00

Directions: From M56: Exit at junction 11, follow the A56 through Preston Brook and at the Murdishaw Roundabout follow the signs for Murdishaw and Millbank Linnets Stadium.

From Widnes and the north: After crossing the Runcorn-Widnes bridge follow the signs towards Chester on the Weston Point Expressway. Continue to follow this until you reach the signs (left) for Northwich and follow these along the Southern Expressway until you reach the Murdishaw roundabout and then follow signs to Millbank Linnets Stadium.

Important: Due to the amount of roadworks around Runcorn at the moment due to the new bridge construction, it is worth checking the Halton Borough Council website to ensure roads are accessible especially from Widnes direction. Please see: The roadworks are expected to continue into 2017.

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

Nearest Railway: Runcorn East

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: From Runcorn Mainline Station / High Street Bus Station:

Arriva Service 110
Arriva Service 79c
Halton Transport Service 61
Halton Transport Service 14

Please note: for return journey to Runcorn Mainline Station on weekday evenings, only the 79c is in service (except bank holidays).

Parking Facilities: There is a large on site car park at the ground

Ground Facilities: Runcorn Linnets has a tea bar, snack bar, alcoholic bar, 151 seats in the main stand, inside and outside Toilets. A new club house will be open in time for the 2017/18 season.

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Industrial Provident Society: Runcorn Linnets F.C. Limited C/N 29719R

Ground: Millbank Linnets Stadium

Address: Murdishaw Avenue, Runcorn, Cheshire

Postcode: WA7 6HP

Telephone: 07050 801733 (Clubline)


Twitter: @RuncornLinnets

Registered Colours: Yellow & Green Shirts, Green Shorts, Yellow Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Orange Shirt, Black Shorts, Orange Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Sky Blue Shirt, Sky Blue Shorts, Sky Blue Socks

Secretary: Steve Dale

Chairman: Mark Buckley

Manager: Michael Ellison

Programme Editor: Ellis Clarke

Committee / Directors: Mark Buckley, Steve Dale, Hedley Edwards, David Bettley, Paul Eastup, Phil Wainwright, Mike Bignall, John Pickering, Steve Pritchard, Tracy Measor, Adrian Taylor, Reg Woods, Lee Chesterson, James Eastup

County Affiliation: Cheshire FA

Year Formed: 2006

Record Attendance: 1,037 v Witton Albion, Pre Season Friendly, July 2010

Previous Leagues:



NWCFL Division Two runners up 2006/2007
NWCFL Challenge Cup Winners 2012/13
Runners Up 2008/2009
NWCFL Premier Division Runners Up 2013/14, 2014/15, 2015/16

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