Steve Cunningham
Little Wembley

Current Position: 14th

P W D L F A Pts
3 1 0 2 2 7 3

Current Form: 14th

3 1 0 2 2 7

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
11/08/18Cleator Moor Celtic (A)L 1-5
07/08/18Shelley (H)L 0-2
04/08/18Chadderton (A)W 1-0

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
18/08/18Holker Old Boys (A)15:00
21/08/18AFC Darwen (H)19:45
25/08/18AFC Liverpool (H)15:00
27/08/18Lower Breck (A)15:00
01/09/18Garstang (A)15:00
08/09/18St Martins (H)15:00

Latest News:

Emblematically Speaking - Nelson
Stewart Taylor delves into local history in East Lancashire, as he investigates the story behind the Nelson FC club emblem.
New Manager at Nelson
At Little Wembley there is a new man at the helm of the Lancashire Club
Vacancies at Nelson
Nelson are looking for new coaches and volunteers for the 2017-18 season.
MBE For Fayyaz
Nelson FC Chairman Fayyaz Ahmed has been awarded an MBE in the 2016 New Year's Honours list.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 04/08/18Chadderton A15:00W 1-0 Brett Doogan (24)
Tue 07/08/18Shelley H19:45L 0-2
Sat 11/08/18Cleator Moor Celtic A15:00L 1-5 Gareth Hill (87)
Sat 18/08/18Holker Old BoysA15:00 
Tue 21/08/18AFC DarwenH19:45 
Sat 25/08/18AFC LiverpoolH15:00 
Mon 27/08/18Lower BreckA15:00 
Sat 01/09/18GarstangA15:00 
Sat 08/09/18St MartinsH15:00 
  (The First Division Cup 1)
Tue 11/09/18Prestwich HeysA19:45 
Sat 15/09/18Tow Law TownH15:00 
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 22/09/18ChaddertonH15:00 
Sat 29/09/18AFC BlackpoolA15:00 
Sat 06/10/18Daisy HillA15:00 
Sat 13/10/18AvroH15:00 
Sat 20/10/18Hanley TownH15:00 
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 27/10/18Bacup BoroughH15:00 
Sat 03/11/18Longridge TownH15:00 
Sat 10/11/18Ashton TownA15:00 
Sat 17/11/18Atherton LRH15:00 
Sat 24/11/18St Helens TownA15:00 
Sat 01/12/18Carlisle CityA15:00 
Sat 08/12/18Carlisle CityH15:00 
Sat 15/12/18Cleator Moor CelticH15:00 
Sat 22/12/18Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Wed 26/12/18SteetonA15:00 
Sat 29/12/18AvroA15:00 
Sat 05/01/19AFC LiverpoolA15:00 
Sat 19/01/19Lower BreckH15:00 
Sat 26/01/19GarstangH15:00 
Sat 02/02/19Prestwich HeysH15:00 
Sat 16/02/19ShelleyA15:00 
Sat 23/02/19AFC DarwenA15:00 
Sat 09/03/19Daisy HillH15:00 
Sat 16/03/19Atherton LRA15:00 
Sat 23/03/19Bacup BoroughA15:00 
Sat 30/03/19AFC BlackpoolH15:00 
Sat 13/04/19Ashton TownH15:00 
Sat 20/04/19Longridge TownA15:00 
Mon 22/04/19SteetonH15:00 
Sat 27/04/19St Helens TownH15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
04/08/18Chadderton (A) W 1-0
07/08/18Shelley (H) L 0-2
11/08/18Cleator Moor (A) L 1-5
18/08/18Holker OB (A) 15:00
21/08/18AFC Darwen (H) 19:45
25/08/18AFC Liverpool (H) 15:00
27/08/18Lower Breck (A) 15:00
01/09/18Garstang (A) 15:00
08/09/18St Martins (H) 15:00
(The First Division Cup 1)
11/09/18Prestwich Heys (A) 19:45
15/09/18Tow Law Town (H) 15:00
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
22/09/18Chadderton (H) 15:00
29/09/18AFC Blackpool (A) 15:00
06/10/18Daisy Hill (A) 15:00
13/10/18Avro (H) 15:00
20/10/18Hanley Town (H) 15:00
(The Macron Cup 1)
27/10/18Bacup Borough (H) 15:00
03/11/18Longridge Town (H) 15:00
10/11/18Ashton Town (A) 15:00
17/11/18Atherton LR (H) 15:00
24/11/18St Helens Town (A) 15:00
01/12/18Carlisle City (A) 15:00
08/12/18Carlisle City (H) 15:00
15/12/18Cleator Moor (H) 15:00
22/12/18Holker OB (H) 15:00
26/12/18Steeton (A) 15:00
29/12/18Avro (A) 15:00
05/01/19AFC Liverpool (A) 15:00
19/01/19Lower Breck (H) 15:00
26/01/19Garstang (H) 15:00
02/02/19Prestwich Heys (H) 15:00
16/02/19Shelley (A) 15:00
23/02/19AFC Darwen (A) 15:00
09/03/19Daisy Hill (H) 15:00
16/03/19Atherton LR (A) 15:00
23/03/19Bacup Borough (A) 15:00
30/03/19AFC Blackpool (H) 15:00
13/04/19Ashton Town (H) 15:00
20/04/19Longridge Town (A) 15:00
22/04/19Steeton (H) 15:00
27/04/19St Helens Town (H) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Ashley Brierley1000001
Kuda Chingwaro #1300000
Joshua Cliff2000000
Bradley Cookson2000000
Kieran Demaine2000000
Samuel Dickinson1000010
Bradley Ditch1000000
Brett Doogan3010000
Brett Doosan0000000
Daniel Fagan0000000
Mohammed Feroze0000000
Alexander Grice (GK)3000010
Andrew Harrison0100000
Daniel Haworth0000000
Gareth Hill3010001
James Leech0200000
Charlie Lloyd2000000
Jake Lloyd3000010
Steven Riley0000000
Daniel Russell0100000
Ryan Salmon0000000
Mark Sharples0000000
Jake Townsend3000000
Martin Trickett0100000
James Wolfenden3000010
Marcel Wsiewicz (GK) #3000001

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

No Staff Members Found

Matchday Information

Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN

Telephone: 01772 794103

Midweek Night: Monday

2018/19 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 OAP / Under 16s, Under 12s FREE

Programme Price: £2.00

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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Nearest Railway: Nelson (0.8 miles)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: The nearest bus stop is outside the ground which the number 8 bus locally runs along

Parking Facilities: There is on street car parking outside the ground, but no on-site parking for supporters. There is also parking 300 yards away either side of the ground at the business village or next to Victoria Park.

Ground Facilities: Nelson have a main bar in the clubhouse serving hot and cold drinks, plus pies and cold snacks. They have covered seating in our main stand for over 150 people plus a little extra space for standing. The other three ends are open.

The club also has outdoor access toilets and a club shop, and runs a golden goal draw and a football card on matchdays to raise funds for the club.

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: AFC Nelson Limited C/N 08062952

Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN

Telephone: 01772 794103


Twitter: @Nelsonfc1

Registered Colours: Blue Shirts, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Green Shirts, Green Shorts, Green Socks

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

Secretary: Abdul Khan

Chairman: Fayyaz Ahmed MBE

Manager: Steve Cunningham

Programme Editor: Shoaib Khan

Committee / Directors: Abdul Khan, Fayyaz Ahmed MBE, Zul Hussain, Daniel Ogden

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1881

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

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