Alex Norwood
Little Wembley

Current Position: th

P W D L F A Pts

Current Form: 21st

6 0 2 4 6 14

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
29/04/171874 Northwich (A)L 1-2
24/04/17Winsford United (A)L 0-2
22/04/17Congleton Town (H)L 0-3
17/04/17Padiham (H)D 2-2
15/04/17Bootle (A)L 1-3
08/04/17Cammell Laird 1907 (H)D 2-2

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

MBE For Fayyaz
Nelson FC Chairman Fayyaz Ahmed has been awarded an MBE in the 2016 New Year's Honours list.
Nelson Fan Spreads The Word About Prostate Cancer
Nelson supporter John Heyworth was able to combine two of his main spare time interests simultaneously at Little Wembley on Saturday.
Paul Fildes Takes Over At Nelson
Nelson have announced the appointment of Paul Fildes as their new First Team Manager.
Mark Fell Leaves Nelson
Nelson have announced that Mark Fell has stepped down from the position of First Team Manager.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 06/08/16Ashington A15:00W 2-1 Zak Dale (10)
Zak Dale (74p)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Wed 10/08/16Padiham A19:45L 0-1
Sat 13/08/16Atherton Collieries H15:00L 0-2
Tue 16/08/16West Didsbury & Chorlton A19:45L 0-1
Sat 20/08/16Bishop Auckland H15:00L 1-4 Richard Cowan (1)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Tue 23/08/16Abbey Hey H19:45L 1-2 Zack Dale (80p)
Sat 27/08/16Cammell Laird 1907 A15:00D 0-0
Tue 30/08/16Barnoldswick Town H19:45L 1-2 Sameed Ellahi (7)
Sat 03/09/16Barnton H15:00W 4-0 Jake Townsend (38)
Zack Dale (52)
Zack Dale (67p)
Zack Dale (73p)
Tue 06/09/16Squires Gate A19:45L 3-4 Zac Dale (37p)
Zac Dale (44p)
Jake Parker (52)
Sat 10/09/16Heaton Stannington H15:00L 1-2 Jake Townsend (13)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Tue 13/09/16AFC DarwenH19:45Postp
Sat 17/09/16Maine Road A15:00L 0-2
Sat 24/09/161874 Northwich H15:00L 1-3 Kevin Brown (85)
Sat 01/10/16Barnton A15:00W 2-1 Zama Yves (88)
Joe Corey Cook (90p)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Wed 05/10/16AFC Darwen A19:45W 3-0 Yves Zama (18)
Yves Zama (32)
Charlie Collinge (90)
Sat 08/10/16AFC Liverpool H15:00L 0-1
Mon 10/10/16Atherton Collieries A19:45D 2-2 Charles Collinge (68p)
Yves Zama (78)
Sat 15/10/16Abbey Hey A15:00L 0-7
Tue 18/10/16Ashton Athletic A19:45L 0-6
Sat 22/10/16Squires Gate H15:00D 0-0
Sat 29/10/16FC Oswestry Town H15:00W 1-0 Yves Zama (77)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Tue 01/11/16West Didsbury & Chorlton H19:45D 4-4 Charles Collinge (6)
Daniel Burns (10)
Ben Connelly (69)
Charlie Lloyd (87)
Sat 05/11/16Runcorn Linnets A15:00L 1-3 Yves Zama (32)
Tue 08/11/16Atherton LR H19:45LOST Charles Collinges (54)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Atherton LR won 1-4 on pens)
Sat 12/11/16IrlamH15:00Postp
Sat 19/11/16Hanley Town A15:00D 1-1 Billy McKenna (20)
Fri 25/11/16Atherton Collieries H19:45W 3-0 Christopher Anderson (25)
Yves Zama (42)
Yves Zama (88)
  (The Macron Cup 3)
Sat 03/12/16Ashton Athletic H15:00D 2-2 Christopher Anderson (76)
Yves Zama (86)
Tue 06/12/16AFC Darwen H19:45L 1-2 Corey Cook (18)
Sat 10/12/16Barnton A15:00D 3-3 Charlie Lloyd (24)
Jason Hart (53)
Billy McKenna (63)
Sat 17/12/16Runcorn Linnets H15:00L 1-2 Ben Hoskin (7)
Mon 26/12/16Barnoldswick TownA15:00Postp
Sat 31/12/16Bootle H15:00L 1-4 Jason Hart (10p)
Sat 07/01/17Runcorn TownH15:00Postp
Sat 14/01/17Cammell Laird 1907H15:00Postp
Sat 21/01/17New Mills H15:00W 7-4 Jason Hart (7p)
Daniel Burns (13)
Ben Hoskin (27)
Daniel Burns (36)
Billy McKenna (52)
Jason Hart (59)
Jason Hart (77)
Sat 28/01/17Congleton TownA15:00Postp
Sat 04/02/17Winsford United H15:00L 0-2
Sat 11/02/17Irlam A15:00D 1-1 Jason Hart (80p)
Sat 18/02/17Runcorn Town H15:00D 1-1 Jason Hart (57p)
Sat 25/02/17New MillsA15:00Postp
Tue 28/02/17IrlamH19:45Postp
Sat 04/03/17Congleton Town A15:00W 3-0 Benjamin Hosking (36)
Benjamin Hosking (49)
Mark Sharpness (87)
Tue 07/03/17Maine Road H19:45L 0-1
Sat 11/03/17Chadderton H15:00L 1-3 Jay Hart (37)
  (The Macron Cup QF)
Tue 14/03/17Barnoldswick Town A19:45L 1-2 Jason Hart (85)
Sat 18/03/17Winsford UnitedA15:00Postp
Wed 22/03/17New MillsA19:45Postp
Sat 25/03/17Hanley Town H15:00L 1-2 Morgan Crowther (81)
Wed 29/03/17AFC Liverpool A19:45W 5-1 Sebastian Julien (27)
Sebastian Julien (38)
Sebastian Julien (51)
Sebastian Julien (71)
Sebastian Julien (83)
Sat 01/04/17Runcorn Town A15:00L 0-1
Tue 04/04/17Irlam H19:45L 0-2
Thu 06/04/17New Mills A19:45L 1-2 Sebastian Julien (65)
Sat 08/04/17Cammell Laird 1907 H15:00D 2-2 Christopher Anderson (27)
Thomas Keellings (83)
Sat 15/04/17Bootle A15:00L 1-3 Cameron Lancaster (75)
Mon 17/04/17Padiham H15:00D 2-2 Morgan Crowther (6)
Thomas Keellings (74)
Sat 22/04/17Congleton Town H15:00L 0-3
Mon 24/04/17Winsford United A19:45L 0-2
Sat 29/04/171874 Northwich A15:00L 1-2 Cameron Lancaster (80)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
06/08/16Ashington (A) W 2-1
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
10/08/16Padiham (A) L 0-1
13/08/16Atherton Colls (H) L 0-2
16/08/16West Did & Chor (A) L 0-1
20/08/16Bishop Auckland (H) L 1-4
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
23/08/16Abbey Hey (H) L 1-2
27/08/16Cammell Laird (A) D 0-0
30/08/16Barnoldswick Tn (H) L 1-2
03/09/16Barnton (H) W 4-0
06/09/16Squires Gate (A) L 3-4
10/09/16Heaton Stan (H) L 1-2
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
13/09/16AFC Darwen (H) Postp
17/09/16Maine Road (A) L 0-2
24/09/161874 Northwich (H) L 1-3
01/10/16Barnton (A) W 2-1
(The Macron Cup 1)
05/10/16AFC Darwen (A) W 3-0
08/10/16AFC Liverpool (H) L 0-1
10/10/16Atherton Colls (A) D 2-2
15/10/16Abbey Hey (A) L 0-7
18/10/16Ashton Athletic (A) L 0-6
22/10/16Squires Gate (H) D 0-0
29/10/16FC Oswestry (H) W 1-0
(The Macron Cup 2)
01/11/16West Did & Chor (H) D 4-4
05/11/16Runcorn Linnets (A) L 1-3
08/11/16Atherton LR (H) L
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Atherton LR won 1-4 on pens)
12/11/16Irlam (H) Postp
19/11/16Hanley Town (A) D 1-1
25/11/16Atherton Colls (H) W 3-0
(The Macron Cup 3)
03/12/16Ashton Athletic (H) D 2-2
06/12/16AFC Darwen (H) L 1-2
10/12/16Barnton (A) D 3-3
17/12/16Runcorn Linnets (H) L 1-2
26/12/16Barnoldswick Tn (A) Postp
31/12/16Bootle (H) L 1-4
07/01/17Runcorn Town (H) Postp
14/01/17Cammell Laird (H) Postp
21/01/17New Mills (H) W 7-4
28/01/17Congleton Town (A) Postp
04/02/17Winsford United (H) L 0-2
11/02/17Irlam (A) D 1-1
18/02/17Runcorn Town (H) D 1-1
25/02/17New Mills (A) Postp
28/02/17Irlam (H) Postp
04/03/17Congleton Town (A) W 3-0
07/03/17Maine Road (H) L 0-1
11/03/17Chadderton (H) L 1-3
(The Macron Cup QF)
14/03/17Barnoldswick Tn (A) L 1-2
18/03/17Winsford United (A) Postp
22/03/17New Mills (A) Postp
25/03/17Hanley Town (H) L 1-2
29/03/17AFC Liverpool (A) W 5-1
01/04/17Runcorn Town (A) L 0-1
04/04/17Irlam (H) L 0-2
06/04/17New Mills (A) L 1-2
08/04/17Cammell Laird (H) D 2-2
15/04/17Bootle (A) L 1-3
17/04/17Padiham (H) D 2-2
22/04/17Congleton Town (H) L 0-3
24/04/17Winsford United (A) L 0-2
29/04/171874 Northwich (A) L 1-2

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Bruno Agostinho1000000
Sohaib Ahmed0100000
Paul Alexander *4000010
Christopher Anderson22020030
Ben Ashton7200000
Josh Baldwin1100000
Matt Baldwin1000000
Callum Boardman *0000000
Adam Bolton0100000
Thomas Bradley *6000121
Ashley Brierley *5100000
Callum Broadleday0200000
Jack Brooks11000111
Kevin Brown5010000
Daniel Burns7030000
Jack Burrows3200000
Max Cane5100010
Stephen Cassidy (GK) *0000000
Samuel Charlesworth *3000000
Ralpheal Chea1200000
Charles Collinge9222030
Ben Connolly *4111131
Corey Cook20020040
Bradley Cookson7600000
Richard Cowan4010000
Lewis Craig4200000
Sam Crook *0000000
Morgan Crowther6111030
Terry Cummings15300010
Zack Dale *12080001
Oliver Devenney4000000
Charlie Dewhurst2200000
Aidan Duffy9500010
Joshua Dunroe17100050
Joshua Eastwood1000000
Philip Eastwood0100000
Jack Egan *10000022
Nathan Egan4100000
Sameed Ellahi4210001
Elliot Farrenden - Sharp0100000
Jerome Fitzgerald0100000
Elliot Fletcher1000000
William Foster *0000000
Billy Grogan9200010
Jordan Harding (GK)1000001
Jason Hart12090056
Jack Hartley3000001
David Haworth0000000
Charlie Holt *13500010
Benjamin Hoskin20040151
Matthew Howarth1100000
Bailey Hunter5500000
Abdijabar Ibrahim1000000
Steven James (GK)13000000
Robbie Jenkinson10200000
Sebastian Julien10160122
Ben Jupp (GK) *1000000
Thomas Keellings3111011
Cameron Lancaster20020045
Daniel Lever (GK) *18000001
Charlie Lloyd33220033
Jake Lloyd *5200001
Dominic Mahoney3100000
Louis McCarthy (GK) *0100000
Mark McGroarty5100001
Billy McKenna14230010
Adam Monk0200000
Mohammed Nabeel *11100001
Harry Newman0000000
Adam Nuttall *1200000
Patrick OBrien *6100012
Jack OLeary *0000000
Edward ONeill6100020
Ashley Parillion0000000
Jake Parker *3010001
Luke Raybould (GK)16000011
Samuel Reeves5000000
Craig Richardson0200000
Dylan Rutter1200000
Mark Sharples11201011
Charlie Slater2100010
Andrew Smith *12000000
Ashley Southworth0000000
Daniel Thompson5000010
Reece Thompson4000000
Ryan Thompson *0000000
Daniel Towers0100000
Jake Townsend *6020010
Kieran Turner Thomas2000000
Daniel Vincent *3200000
Jordache Walters *1000000
Bradley Wicks3100000
Thomas Williams2000010
Harry Wissett (GK)0000000
James Wolfenden17900010
Jake Woodward3200001
Yves Zama14290005

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Charlotte Bolton 
Jerome Fitzgerald 
Gerald Harrison 
Andrew Harrison$ 
Dominic Knowles 
Alex Norwood 
David Southern$ 

Squad Details

Player Name Apps Goals
Bruno Agostinho10
Sohaib Ahmed10
Paul Alexander *00
Christopher Anderson222
Ben Ashton90
Josh Baldwin20
Matt Baldwin10
Callum Boardman *00
Adam Bolton10
Thomas Bradley *00
Ashley Brierley *00
Callum Broadleday20
Jack Brooks110
Kevin Brown51
Daniel Burns73
Jack Burrows50
Max Cane60
Stephen Cassidy *00
Samuel Charlesworth *00
Ralpheal Chea30
Charles Collinge114
Ben Connolly *00
Corey Cook202
Bradley Cookson130
Richard Cowan41
Lewis Craig60
Sam Crook *00
Morgan Crowther72
Terry Cummings180
Zack Dale *00
Oliver Devenney40
Charlie Dewhurst40
Aidan Duffy140
Joshua Dunroe180
Joshua Eastwood10
Philip Eastwood10
Jack Egan *00
Nathan Egan50
Sameed Ellahi61
Elliot Farrenden - Sharp10
Jerome Fitzgerald10
Elliot Fletcher10
William Foster *00
Billy Grogan110
Jordan Harding10
Jason Hart129
Jack Hartley30
David Haworth00
Charlie Holt *00
Benjamin Hoskin204
Matthew Howarth20
Bailey Hunter100
Abdijabar Ibrahim10
Steven James130
Robbie Jenkinson120
Sebastian Julien116
Ben Jupp *00
Thomas Keellings42
Cameron Lancaster202
Daniel Lever *00
Charlie Lloyd352
Jake Lloyd *00
Dominic Mahoney40
Louis McCarthy *00
Mark McGroarty60
Billy McKenna163
Adam Monk20
Mohammed Nabeel *00
Harry Newman00
Adam Nuttall *00
Patrick OBrien *00
Jack OLeary *00
Edward ONeill70
Ashley Parillion00
Jake Parker *00
Luke Raybould160
Samuel Reeves50
Craig Richardson20
Dylan Rutter30
Mark Sharples131
Charlie Slater30
Andrew Smith *00
Ashley Southworth00
Daniel Thompson50
Reece Thompson40
Ryan Thompson *00
Daniel Towers10
Jake Townsend *00
Kieran Turner Thomas20
Daniel Vincent *00
Jordache Walters *00
Bradley Wicks40
Thomas Williams20
Harry Wissett00
James Wolfenden260
Jake Woodward50
Yves Zama169

Matchday Information

Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN

Telephone: 01282 787752

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2015/16 Admission Prices:

Directions: M65 to junction 13, take first exit towards Fence A6068, take second left towards nelson B6249, after ½ mile turn right (signposted Lomeshaye Village), ground 200 yards on the right.

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Club Information

Legal Entity: AFC Nelson Limited C/N 08062952

Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN

Telephone: 01282 787752


Twitter: @Nelsonfc1

Registered Colours: Blue Shirt, Blue Shorts, Blue Stockings

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

Alternative Colours: Orange Shirts, Black Shorts, Orange Stockings

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

Secretary: Alan Pickering

Chairman: Fayyaz Ahmed

Manager: Alex Norwood

Programme Editor:

Committee / Directors: Fayyaz Ahmed, Alan Pickering, Daniel Ogden, Zul Hussain, Adam Keizer, Neil McGuinness, Abdul Khan

County Affiliation: Lancashire F.A.

Year Formed: 1883

Record Attendance: 14,143 v. Bradford Park Avenue (Third Division North) 10th April 1926

Previous Leagues:

Lancashire League
North East Lancashire League
The Football League
Lancashire Combination
West Lancashire League


Hospital Cup Winners: 1888/89, 1891/92
Lancashire League Champions: 1895/96
North East Lancashire League Champions: 1906/07
The Football League Third Division North Champions: 1922/23
Lancashire Combination Division One Champions: 1949/50, 1951/52
Lancashire Combination Division Two Champions: 1925/26
Lancashire Combination Cup Winners: 1949/50, 1950/51, 1959/60
Lancashire Combination Bridge Shield Winners: 1975/76, 1981/82
Lancashire Combination George Watson Trophy Winners: 1978/79
Green Bank Shield Winners: 1988/89, 1990/91, 1991/92
Lancashire F.A. Junior Cup Winners: 1907/08, 1954/55, 1955/56
NWCFL Division Two Trophy Winners: 1996/97
NWCFL First Division Champions 2013/14