Craig Bould and Liam Kelly
Pershall Park

Current Position: 17th

P W D L F A Pts
36 10 7 19 54 94 37

Current Form: 14th

6 2 1 3 14 17

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
21/04/18Holker Old Boys (A)W 5-3
16/04/18Cheadle Town (A)D 3-3
14/04/18Bacup Borough (H)W 3-2
11/04/18Cheadle Town (H)L 3-4
07/04/18Carlisle City (A)L 0-1
31/03/18Alsager Town (H)L 0-4

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
25/04/18Sandbach United (A)19:45
28/04/18Nelson (H)15:00
02/05/18New Mills (H)19:45
05/05/18Atherton LR (A)15:00
07/05/18Daisy Hill (H)15:00
10/05/18Abbey Hulton United (A)19:45

Latest News:

Emblematically Speaking - Eccleshall
This week, a visit to the history books reveals Ancient Roman influences behind the origins of the Eccleshall club emblem. Stewart Taylor explains.
Managerial appointments at Eccleshall
After recent managerial resignations at Pershall Park, Eccleshall have named a new interim management team.
Eccleshall to review options
Eccleshall Secretary Jim Tunney gives the club's response to the departure of their management team.
Football Academy link up for Eccleshall
In a new initiative for the club, Eccleshall are linking up with a newly formed football academy later this year.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 12/08/17Bacup Borough A15:00L 0-3
Wed 16/08/17Whitchurch Alport H19:45L 0-2
Sat 19/08/17New Mills A15:00L 1-3 Louis Downs (71p)
Sat 26/08/17St Helens Town H15:00W 3-2 Daniel Needham (4)
Louis Downs (19)
Elliot Booth (85)
Mon 28/08/17Stockport Town A15:00L 2-3 Elliott Booth (7)
Dwayne Spence (78)
Sat 02/09/17Chadderton H15:00D 2-2 Louis Downs (61)
Thomas Lowe (63)
Sat 09/09/17Ellistown A15:00L 2-3 Louis Downs (20)
Louis Downs (55)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 16/09/17Prestwich Heys H15:00L 3-5 Elliot Booth (26)
Louis Downs (50)
Jack Warren (58)
Tue 19/09/17Cammell Laird 1907 A20:00L 1-5 Harvey Collins (90)
Sat 23/09/17Abbey Hulton United H15:00D 0-0
Sat 30/09/17Nelson A15:00D 2-2 Shay Finney (43)
Louis Downe (64)
Sat 07/10/17Holker Old Boys H15:00L 2-4 Harvey Collins (26)
Dwayne Spence (49)
Wed 11/10/17Uttoxeter Town A19:45W 3-0 Harvey Collins (9)
Leigh Skellern (29)
Leigh Skellern (70)
  (Staffordshire Senior Cup 1)
Sat 14/10/17Silsden AFC H15:00L 0-5
Sat 21/10/17Sandbach United H15:00W 2-1 Louis Downs (30)
Louis Downs (84)
Sat 28/10/17AFC Blackpool H15:00D 2-2 Daniel Needham (73)
Declan Arber (83)
Wed 01/11/17Sandbach United A19:45Aband
  (The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 2 S)
Sat 04/11/17St Helens Town A15:00W 2-1 Louis Downs (10p)
Louis Downs (64)
Thu 09/11/17Sandbach United A19:45L 2-4 Louis Downs (63)
Daniel Needham (77)
  (The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 2 S)
Sat 11/11/17Carlisle City H15:00W 2-1 Hovik Nersesyan (12)
Travis Johnson (79p)
Sat 18/11/17Daisy Hill A15:00D 1-1 Louis Downs (19)
Wed 22/11/17FC Oswestry Town H19:45L 0-3
  (The Macron Cup 2 S)
Sat 25/11/17ChaddertonA15:00Postp
Sat 02/12/17FC Oswestry Town A15:00L 0-4
Tue 05/12/17Leek Town A19:45L 0-5
  (Staffordshire Senior Cup 2)
Sat 09/12/17Atherton LRH15:00Postp
Sat 16/12/17Cheadle TownA15:00Postp
Sat 23/12/17Whitchurch Alport A15:00L 0-2
Tue 26/12/17Alsager Town A15:00L 1-2 Daniel Needham (4)
Sat 30/12/17Litherland REMYCA H15:00L 0-2
Sat 06/01/18Silsden AFC A15:00L 0-6
Sat 13/01/18FC Oswestry Town H15:00W 3-0 Serkari Ahmadi (35)
Thomas Wakefield (77)
Louis Downs (85)
Sat 20/01/18Cammell Laird 1907 H15:00W 4-2 Daniel Needham (14)
Louis Downs (20)
Louis Downs (23)
Serkari Ahmadi (36)
Sat 27/01/18Prestwich HeysA15:00Postp
Sat 03/02/18Daisy HillH15:00Postp
Sat 10/02/18AFC BlackpoolA15:00Postp
Wed 14/02/18Cheadle TownA20:00Postp
Sat 17/02/18Litherland REMYCA A15:00L 0-6
Sat 24/02/18Stockport Town H15:00W 4-1 Daniel Needham (14)
Serkari Ahmadi (58)
Louis Downs (90)
Louis Downs (90)
Wed 28/02/18Cheadle TownA20:00Postp
Sat 03/03/18New MillsH15:00Postp
Sat 10/03/18AFC Blackpool A15:00L 0-5
Wed 21/03/18Atherton LR H19:45D 1-1 Louis Downs (14)
Sat 24/03/18Prestwich Heys A15:00L 0-3
Tue 27/03/18Chadderton A20:00W 2-1 Louis Downs (36)
George Burslem (90)
Sat 31/03/18Alsager Town H15:00L 0-4
Mon 02/04/18Abbey Hulton UnitedA15:00Postp
Wed 04/04/18Daisy HillH19:45Postp
Sat 07/04/18Carlisle City A15:00L 0-1
Wed 11/04/18Cheadle Town H20:00L 3-4 Daniel Needham (31)
Louis Downs (59)
Louis Downs (71)
Sat 14/04/18Bacup Borough H15:00W 3-2 Daniel Needham (28)
Daniel Needham (40)
Daniel Needham (46)
Mon 16/04/18Cheadle Town A19:45D 3-3 Thomas Wakefield (36)
Thomas Wakefield (83)
Daniel Needham (90)
Sat 21/04/18Holker Old Boys A15:00W 5-3 Louis Downs (27)
Louis Downs (29)
Daniel Needham (42)
Daniel Needham (55)
George Burslem (88)
Wed 25/04/18Sandbach UnitedA19:45 
Sat 28/04/18NelsonH15:00 
Wed 02/05/18New MillsH19:45 
Sat 05/05/18Atherton LRA15:00 
Mon 07/05/18Daisy HillH15:00 
Thu 10/05/18Abbey Hulton UnitedA19:45 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
12/08/17Bacup Borough (A) L 0-3
16/08/17Whitchurch Alp (H) L 0-2
19/08/17New Mills (A) L 1-3
26/08/17St Helens Town (H) W 3-2
28/08/17Stockport Town (A) L 2-3
02/09/17Chadderton (H) D 2-2
09/09/17Ellistown (A) L 2-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
16/09/17Prestwich Heys (H) L 3-5
19/09/17Cammell Laird (A) L 1-5
23/09/17Abbey Hulton (H) D 0-0
30/09/17Nelson (A) D 2-2
07/10/17Holker OB (H) L 2-4
11/10/17Uttoxeter Town (A) W 3-0
(Staffordshire Senior Cup 1)
14/10/17Silsden AFC (H) L 0-5
21/10/17Sandbach (H) W 2-1
28/10/17AFC Blackpool (H) D 2-2
01/11/17Sandbach (A) Aband
(The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 2 S)
04/11/17St Helens Town (A) W 2-1
09/11/17Sandbach (A) L 2-4
(The LWC Drinks First Division Cup 2 S)
11/11/17Carlisle City (H) W 2-1
18/11/17Daisy Hill (A) D 1-1
22/11/17FC Oswestry (H) L 0-3
(The Macron Cup 2 S)
25/11/17Chadderton (A) Postp
02/12/17FC Oswestry (A) L 0-4
05/12/17Leek Town (A) L 0-5
(Staffordshire Senior Cup 2)
09/12/17Atherton LR (H) Postp
16/12/17Cheadle Town (A) Postp
23/12/17Whitchurch Alp (A) L 0-2
26/12/17Alsager Town (A) L 1-2
30/12/17Lith REMYCA (H) L 0-2
06/01/18Silsden AFC (A) L 0-6
13/01/18FC Oswestry (H) W 3-0
20/01/18Cammell Laird (H) W 4-2
27/01/18Prestwich Heys (A) Postp
03/02/18Daisy Hill (H) Postp
10/02/18AFC Blackpool (A) Postp
14/02/18Cheadle Town (A) Postp
17/02/18Lith REMYCA (A) L 0-6
24/02/18Stockport Town (H) W 4-1
28/02/18Cheadle Town (A) Postp
03/03/18New Mills (H) Postp
10/03/18AFC Blackpool (A) L 0-5
21/03/18Atherton LR (H) D 1-1
24/03/18Prestwich Heys (A) L 0-3
27/03/18Chadderton (A) W 2-1
31/03/18Alsager Town (H) L 0-4
02/04/18Abbey Hulton (A) Postp
04/04/18Daisy Hill (H) Postp
07/04/18Carlisle City (A) L 0-1
11/04/18Cheadle Town (H) L 3-4
14/04/18Bacup Borough (H) W 3-2
16/04/18Cheadle Town (A) D 3-3
21/04/18Holker OB (A) W 5-3
25/04/18Sandbach (A) 19:45
28/04/18Nelson (H) 15:00
02/05/18New Mills (H) 19:45
05/05/18Atherton LR (A) 15:00
07/05/18Daisy Hill (H) 15:00
10/05/18Abbey Hulton (A) 19:45

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Serkari Ahmadi4030001
Declan Arber0501000
Lenny Baker0000000
Jordan Bennion15400010
Jordan Benton1500010
Daniel Bloor1100000
Elliot Booth7421000
Craig Bould (GK)2000000
Oliver Bradbury4400001
Kieran Brown2100000
George Burslem6311000
Alexander Bushe (GK)0000000
Benjamin Cashmore9000000
Harvey Collins37120054
Conor Docherty *9800020
Andrew Dodd0000000
Kyle Dovey5300000
Callum Downie16000021
Louis Downs351231059
Lewis Dunn23510010
Jamie Feely0000000
Callum Feeney18000021
Shay Finney25820130
Oliver Griffiths *2500000
Samuel Grimshaw *1000000
Michael Gunn *0000000
Alexander Hedley0000000
Jakob Higginbotham0000000
Callum Hood0000000
Benjamin James (GK)0000000
Matthew Johnson (GK)29100034
Miles Johnson4200010
Travis Johnson6110011
Timothy Khayat0000000
Thomas Lowe6510010
Ian Maitland0200000
Daniel McDonald0200000
Bradley Moorhead (GK)0000000
Jamie Mountford13200020
Daniel Needham345120024
Wesley Nelson1000000
Hovik Nersesyan *8110013
Malaki Norford1000000
Thomas Parkes0000000
Matthew Quimby9100000
Reece Quinn (GK) *8000002
Ishmale Reid0000000
William Simcock0000000
Leigh Skellern *7120031
Paul Snape0000000
Dwayne Spence61111020
Jake Standbridge352000113
Callum Thomas13100001
Thomas Wakefield14630010
Jack Warren29310260
Thomas Webb3000000
Alistair White *0000000
Owen Wyatt (GK)3000010

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Fiona Christian 
David Dale 
Nicholas Farrington 
Richard Farrington 
Peter Griffiths 
Liam Kelly 
Kristian Smith 
Paul Snape 
Adam Whitmore 

Matchday Information

Ground: Pershall Park

Address: Chester Road, Eccleshall, Staffordshire

Postcode: ST21 6NE

Telephone: 01785 851351

Midweek Night: Wednesday

2017/18 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions

Programme Price: £1.50

Directions: M6 to junction 15, follow signs for Eccleshall A519 (approx. 10 miles). Turn right towards Loggerheads B5026, continue passed church, cricket and tennis clubs until signpost for Pershall. Ground 100 yards on the right.

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Nearest Railway: Stafford

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: D&G Bus (service 14) - departs Stafford (Chell Road) to Eccleshall (Castle Street). For full details of the route and fares, visit or call 01782 332337

Parking Facilities: Car parking on left as you turn off Chester Road (main entrance) to Pershall Park with additional parking on grass at the bottom end of the ground

Ground Facilities: Bar (cans only), soft drinks with limited spirits / wine available. Tea bar serving tea, coffee, chocolate, soup, pies and baps. Covered seating and limited covered standing

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: Pershall Park

Address: Chester Road, Eccleshall, Staffordshire

Postcode: ST21 6NE

Telephone: 01785 851351


Twitter: @EccleshallFC

Registered Colours: Royal Blue Shirts, Royal Blue Shorts, Royal Blue Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Red Shirts, Red Shorts, Red Socks

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

Secretary: Jim Tunney

Chairman: Bob Lloyd

Manager: Craig Bould and Liam Kelly

Programme Editor: Richard Marsh

Committee / Directors: Bob Lloyd, Jim Tunney, Kevin Page, Richard Marsh, Bill Grinham, Neil Washington, Peter Moss, Paul Cox, Andy White, Ernie Jackson, Paul Swaries, John Martin

County Affiliation: Staffordshire FA

Year Formed: 1971

Record Attendance: 2,011 v. F.C. United of Manchester, November 2005

Previous Leagues:

Staffordshire & District League
Staffordshire Alliance League
Staffordshire County League (North)
Staffordshire Senior League
Midland League


Staffordshire County League (North) Champions: 1982/83
Staffordshire County League (North) Cup Winners: 1982/83
Staffordshire Senior League Champions 1989/90
Midland League Champions: 2001/02, 2002/03
Staffordshire County FA Vase Winners 2002/03
NWCFL Division 1 Respect Winners 2015/16

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