Alex Norwood
Little Wembley

Current Position: 21st

P W D L F A Pts
7 0 1 6 3 16 1

Current Form: 21st

6 0 1 5 2 14

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
16/09/17Stockport Town (H)L 0-4
06/09/17Holker Old Boys (A)L 0-2
02/09/17Abbey Hulton United (H)L 0-1
28/08/17Bacup Borough (H)L 0-1
26/08/17New Mills (A)D 2-2
14/08/17Carlisle City (H)L 0-4

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
23/09/17Garforth Town (A)15:00
26/09/17West Didsbury & Chorlton (A)19:45
30/09/17Eccleshall (H)15:00
03/10/17Carlisle City (A)19:45
07/10/17Cheadle Town (A)15:00
14/10/17Sandbach United (H)15:00

Latest News:

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.
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.

Latest Tweets:

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 05/08/17Albion Sports A15:00L 0-2
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 12/08/17Alsager Town A15:00L 1-2 Alexander Mullen (90)
Mon 14/08/17Carlisle City H19:45L 0-4
Sat 19/08/17Atherton LRA15:00Postp
Sat 26/08/17New Mills A15:00D 2-2 Alexander Mullen (37)
Anthony McLoughlin (83)
Mon 28/08/17Bacup Borough H15:00L 0-1
Sat 02/09/17Abbey Hulton United H15:00L 0-1
Wed 06/09/17Holker Old Boys A19:45L 0-2
Sat 16/09/17Stockport Town H15:00L 0-4
Sat 23/09/17Garforth TownA15:00 
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Tue 26/09/17West Didsbury & ChorltonA19:45 
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 30/09/17EccleshallH15:00 
Tue 03/10/17Carlisle CityA19:45 
Sat 07/10/17Cheadle TownA15:00 
Sat 14/10/17Sandbach UnitedH15:00 
Tue 17/10/17AFC BlackpoolA19:45 
  (The Macron Cup 1 N)
Sat 21/10/17ChaddertonA15:00 
Sat 28/10/17Prestwich HeysA15:00 
Sat 04/11/17Litherland REMYCAH15:00 
Sat 11/11/17AFC BlackpoolA15:00 
Tue 14/11/17Atherton LRA19:45 
Sat 18/11/17Cheadle TownH15:00 
Fri 24/11/17SilsdenA19:45 
Mon 27/11/17Daisy HillA19:45 
Sat 02/12/17St Helens TownH15:00 
Sat 09/12/17Holker Old BoysH15:00 
Sat 16/12/17Litherland REMYCAA15:00 
Sat 23/12/17New MillsH15:00 
Tue 26/12/17Bacup BoroughA15:00 
Sat 30/12/17ChaddertonH15:00 
Sat 06/01/18Cammell Laird 1907A15:00 
Sat 13/01/18AFC BlackpoolH15:00 
Sat 20/01/18Daisy HillH15:00 
Sat 27/01/18St Helens TownA15:00 
Sat 03/02/18FC Oswestry TownA15:00 
Sat 10/02/18FC Oswestry TownH15:00 
Sat 17/02/18Cammell Laird 1907H15:00 
Sat 03/03/18Alsager TownH15:00 
Sat 10/03/18Abbey Hulton UnitedA15:00 
Sat 24/03/18Whitchurch AlportA15:00 
Sat 31/03/18Sandbach UnitedA15:00 
Mon 02/04/18Atherton LRH15:00 
Sat 07/04/18Stockport TownA15:00 
Fri 13/04/18SilsdenH19:45 
Sat 21/04/18Prestwich HeysH15:00 
Sat 28/04/18EccleshallA15:00 
Sat 05/05/18Whitchurch AlportH15:00 
TBCAtherton LRA 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
05/08/17Albion Sports (A) L 0-2
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
12/08/17Alsager Town (A) L 1-2
14/08/17Carlisle City (H) L 0-4
19/08/17Atherton LR (A) Postp
26/08/17New Mills (A) D 2-2
28/08/17Bacup Borough (H) L 0-1
02/09/17Abbey Hulton (H) L 0-1
06/09/17Holker OB (A) L 0-2
16/09/17Stockport Town (H) L 0-4
23/09/17Garforth Town (A) 15:00
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
26/09/17West Did & Chor (A) 19:45
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
30/09/17Eccleshall (H) 15:00
03/10/17Carlisle City (A) 19:45
07/10/17Cheadle Town (A) 15:00
14/10/17Sandbach (H) 15:00
17/10/17AFC Blackpool (A) 19:45
(The Macron Cup 1 N)
21/10/17Chadderton (A) 15:00
28/10/17Prestwich Heys (A) 15:00
04/11/17Lith REMYCA (H) 15:00
11/11/17AFC Blackpool (A) 15:00
14/11/17Atherton LR (A) 19:45
18/11/17Cheadle Town (H) 15:00
24/11/17Silsden (A) 19:45
27/11/17Daisy Hill (A) 19:45
02/12/17St Helens Town (H) 15:00
09/12/17Holker OB (H) 15:00
16/12/17Lith REMYCA (A) 15:00
23/12/17New Mills (H) 15:00
26/12/17Bacup Borough (A) 15:00
30/12/17Chadderton (H) 15:00
06/01/18Cammell Laird (A) 15:00
13/01/18AFC Blackpool (H) 15:00
20/01/18Daisy Hill (H) 15:00
27/01/18St Helens Town (A) 15:00
03/02/18FC Oswestry (A) 15:00
10/02/18FC Oswestry (H) 15:00
17/02/18Cammell Laird (H) 15:00
03/03/18Alsager Town (H) 15:00
10/03/18Abbey Hulton (A) 15:00
24/03/18Whitchurch Alp (A) 15:00
31/03/18Sandbach (A) 15:00
02/04/18Atherton LR (H) 15:00
07/04/18Stockport Town (A) 15:00
13/04/18Silsden (H) 19:45
21/04/18Prestwich Heys (H) 15:00
28/04/18Eccleshall (A) 15:00
05/05/18Whitchurch Alp (H) 15:00
TBCAtherton LR (A)

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Nathaniel Anderson0000000
Ben Ashton1100000
Callum Boardman0000000
Lee Botham1000000
Jack Burrows0100000
Max Cane0000000
Max Cane0000000
Stephen Cassidy2000002
Richard Cowan4000000
Stuart Craig1100000
Leon Creech1000000
Aidan Duffy0000000
Connor Elliot4000000
Jack Fairburn *1000000
Paul Fildes0100000
Billy Grogan4100000
Jordan Harding (GK)0000000
Dean Hardy (GK)1000000
Benjamin Hartley0000000
Juddson Hickey0000000
Matthew Howarth1000000
Bailey Hunter1000000
Dalton Hutchison2200011
Bradley Kay6200001
Thomas Keellings0000000
Bradley Knox5000020
Cameron Lancaster4000011
David Lingard1100000
Charlie Lloyd5300010
Jack Marshall1000010
Anthony McLoughlin4010021
Alexander Mullin 5120000
Connor ONeil1000000
Callum ONeill4000000
David Patrick2100000
Steven Riley4000100
Joseph Rodriguez4200000
Mark Sharples0100000
Luke Taylor3000010
Elliot Watson1000000
Michael White3000000
Harry Wissett (GK)4000001
James Wolfenden6000020
Jake Woodward0000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Callam Bullas 
Paul Fildes$ 
Sam Hoare$ 
Christopher Inckle$ 
Adam Keizer$ 
Christopher Price$ 
Jack Spiers$ 

Matchday Information

Ground: Little Wembley

Address: Lomeshaye Way, Nelson, Lancashire.

Postcode: BB9 7BN


Midweek Night: Monday

2017/18 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 OAP / Under 16s

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

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



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: Shane Hudson

Chairman: Fayyaz Ahmed MBE

Manager: Alex Norwood

Programme Editor: Adam Keizer

Committee / Directors: 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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