Vauxhall Motors
Mick McGraa
The Syncreon Arena

Current Position: 2nd

P W D L F A Pts
38 23 9 6 86 46 78

Current Form: 2nd

6 6 0 0 16 4

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
27/04/19Stone Dominoes (A)W 3-0
22/04/19Cammell Laird 1907 (A)W 4-1
20/04/19Ellesmere Rangers (H)W 3-2
13/04/19Maine Road (H)W 3-0
06/04/19Abbey Hulton United (A)W 1-0
30/03/19Stockport Town (A)W 2-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

Vauxhall Motors - First Division South Runners-Up
Vauxhall Motors clinched the runners-up place in the First Division South after their 4-1 win at Cammell Laird 1907.
Back on familiar ground for Alan
Vauxhall Motors Vice-Chairman Alan Bartlam bridges a gap between the old and new, as far as our league is concerned.
Emblematically Speaking - Vauxhall Motors
In the first of a new series of stories, Stewart Taylor explores the origins of the Vauxhall Motors emblem.
Welcome to Vauxhall Motors
Vauxhall Motors are one of three clubs who are re-joining our league this season, in their case after an 18 year absence.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 04/08/18New Mills A15:00W 4-1 Ben Holmes (41)
Daniel Cross (72)
Ben Holmes (78)
Greg Drummond (85)
Tue 07/08/18FC Oswestry Town H19:45D 0-0
Sat 11/08/18Cheadle Town A15:00D 1-1 Joe Brandon (49)
Sat 18/08/18Cheadle Heath Nomads A15:00L 2-5 Thomas Quinn (28)
Benjamin Greenop (58)
Tue 21/08/18Wythenshawe Amateurs H19:45D 1-1 Kyle Scarisbriick (42)
Sat 25/08/18Ellesmere Rangers A15:00W 2-1 Greg Drummond (40)
Damace Kiwawoa (89)
Mon 27/08/18Alsager Town A15:00W 2-1 Ben Holmes (5)
Ben Holmes (25)
Sat 01/09/18Longridge Town A15:00W 3-1 Damaise Kiwanda (38)
Damaise Kiwanda (63)
Matthew Carlin (85)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 08/09/18Eccleshall H15:00W 3-1 Kevin Exell (15)
Daniel Cross (33p)
Luke Edwards (59)
Sat 15/09/18Cheadle Town A15:00D 2-2 Ben Holmes (17)
Ben Holmes (29)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
  (AET, 2-2 after 90 mins)
Tue 18/09/18Cheadle Town H19:45W 6-0 Kyle Scarisbrick (6)
Kyle Scarisbrick (17)
Benjamin Greenop (47)
Daniel Cross (57)
Daniel Cross (75p)
Thomas Mitchell (79)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q R)
Sat 22/09/18St Martins H15:00W 4-3 Kevin Exell (32)
Ben Holmes (57)
Thomas Mitchell (59)
Daniel Cross (82)
Sat 29/09/18Stone Old Alleynians A15:00D 3-3 Tom Mitchell (5)
Ben Holmes (23)
Dewassi Kiwanda (27)
Fri 05/10/18Cammell Laird 1907 H19:45W 1-0 Daniel Cross (71p)
  (The First Division Cup 2)
Sat 13/10/18Seaham Red Star H15:00W 4-0 Kevin Exell (9)
Thomas Mitchell (23)
Thomas Murray (61)
Kieran Hamm (75)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Fri 19/10/18Bootle A19:45LOST Daniel Cross (13)
Kieran Hamm (53)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
  (2-2 after 90 mins, Bootle won 4-2 on pens)
Tue 23/10/18Rylands H19:45L 0-1
Sat 27/10/18Wythenshawe Town A15:00L 1-3 Luke Edwards (3)
Tue 30/10/18Runcorn Linnets A19:45L 1-6 Daniel Cross (61p)
  (Cheshire Senior Cup P)
Fri 02/11/18Runcorn Town H19:45L 1-3 Ben Holmes (90)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2)
Tue 06/11/18Sandbach United A19:45D 1-1 Ben Holmes (51)
Sat 10/11/18St Martins A15:00D 0-0
Tue 13/11/18Stockport Town H19:45W 3-2 Haydn Cooper (10)
Ben Holmes (26)
Ben Holmes (90+3)
Fri 16/11/18Barnton H19:45W 3-2 Ben Holmes (20)
Thomas Mitchell (30)
Thomas Mitchell (52)
Tue 20/11/18Abbey Hulton United H19:45W 2-1 Joe Brandon (15)
Damase Kiwanda (31)
Sat 24/11/18AFC LiverpoolH15:00Postp
  (The First Division Cup 3)
Sat 01/12/18New Mills H15:00W 4-1 Own Goal (6)
Matthew Carlin (22)
Joe Brandon (45)
Damase Kiwanda (50)
Tue 04/12/18AFC Liverpool H19:45L 2-3 Matthew Carlin (7)
Matthew Carlin (86)
  (The First Division Cup 3)
Sat 08/12/18FC Oswestry Town A15:00L 1-3 George Hassell (42)
Mon 10/12/18Maine Road A19:45W 3-1 Joe Brandon (24)
David Webb (25)
Joe Brandon (84p)
Sat 15/12/18Cheadle Town H15:00D 2-2 Thomas Mitchell (56)
David Webb (63)
Sat 22/12/18Sandbach United H15:00L 0-1
Wed 26/12/18Cammell Laird 1907 H12:00W 5-1 Thomas Mitchell (15)
Joseph Heath (45+2)
David Webb (70)
Kieran Hamm (86)
David Webb (89p)
Sat 29/12/18Wythenshawe Amateurs A15:00D 1-1 Haydn Cooper (10)
Sat 05/01/19Alsager Town H15:00W 5-0 Thomas Mitchell (20)
Karl Noon (62)
Karl Noon (73)
Thomas Mitchell (83)
Damase Kiwanda (87)
Sat 12/01/19Stone Dominoes H15:00W 5-0 David Webb (10)
Ben Holmes (8)
David Webb (72)
Kieran Hamm (76)
David Webb (78p)
Sat 19/01/19Rylands A15:00W 3-0 Haydn Cooper (12)
Ben Holmes (27)
Joe Brandon (78)
Sat 26/01/19Cheadle Heath Nomads H15:00W 3-1 Dave Webb (10p)
Dave Webb (64)
Matthew Carlin (67)
Sat 16/02/19Stone Old Alleynians H15:00W 2-1 Ben Holmes (10)
Ben Holmes (67)
Sat 23/02/19Eccleshall A15:00L 1-2 Kieran Hamm (10)
Fri 08/03/19Barnton A19:45W 2-0 David Webb (35p)
George Hassall (57)
Sat 16/03/19Abbey Hulton UnitedA15:00Postp
Sat 23/03/19Wythenshawe Town H15:00D 1-1 Own Goal (89)
Sat 30/03/19Stockport Town A15:00W 2-1 Joe Brandon (15)
Karl Noon (48)
Sat 06/04/19Abbey Hulton United A15:00W 1-0 George Hassall (59)
Sat 13/04/19Maine Road H15:00W 3-0 Thomas Mitchell (52)
Michael Burkey (78)
Own Goal (87)
Sat 20/04/19Ellesmere Rangers H15:00W 3-2 Karl Noon (32p)
Ben Holmes (43)
Karl Noon (78p)
Mon 22/04/19Cammell Laird 1907 A15:00W 4-1 Joe Heath (47)
Joe Heath (49)
George Hassall (51)
Joe Heath (67)
Sat 27/04/19Stone Dominoes A15:00W 3-0 Karl Noon (22)
Matthew Carlin (24)
Karl Noon (40)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
04/08/18New Mills (A) W 4-1
07/08/18FC Oswestry (H) D 0-0
11/08/18Cheadle Town (A) D 1-1
18/08/18Cheadle Heath (A) L 2-5
21/08/18Wythenshawe Am (H) D 1-1
25/08/18Ellesmere Rngrs (A) W 2-1
27/08/18Alsager Town (A) W 2-1
01/09/18Longridge Town (A) W 3-1
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
08/09/18Eccleshall (H) W 3-1
15/09/18Cheadle Town (A) D 2-2
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
(AET, 2-2 after 90 mins)
18/09/18Cheadle Town (H) W 6-0
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q R)
22/09/18St Martins (H) W 4-3
29/09/18Stone O.A. (A) D 3-3
05/10/18Cammell Laird (H) W 1-0
(The First Division Cup 2)
13/10/18Seaham RS (H) W 4-0
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
19/10/18Bootle (A) L
(The Macron Cup 1)
(2-2 after 90 mins, Bootle won 4-2 on pens)
23/10/18Rylands (H) L 0-1
27/10/18Wythenshawe Town (A) L 1-3
30/10/18Runcorn Linnets (A) L 1-6
(Cheshire Senior Cup P)
02/11/18Runcorn Town (H) L 1-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2)
06/11/18Sandbach (A) D 1-1
10/11/18St Martins (A) D 0-0
13/11/18Stockport Town (H) W 3-2
16/11/18Barnton (H) W 3-2
20/11/18Abbey Hulton (H) W 2-1
24/11/18AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
(The First Division Cup 3)
01/12/18New Mills (H) W 4-1
04/12/18AFC Liverpool (H) L 2-3
(The First Division Cup 3)
08/12/18FC Oswestry (A) L 1-3
10/12/18Maine Road (A) W 3-1
15/12/18Cheadle Town (H) D 2-2
22/12/18Sandbach (H) L 0-1
26/12/18Cammell Laird (H) W 5-1
29/12/18Wythenshawe Am (A) D 1-1
05/01/19Alsager Town (H) W 5-0
12/01/19Stone Dominoes (H) W 5-0
19/01/19Rylands (A) W 3-0
26/01/19Cheadle Heath (H) W 3-1
16/02/19Stone O.A. (H) W 2-1
23/02/19Eccleshall (A) L 1-2
08/03/19Barnton (A) W 2-0
16/03/19Abbey Hulton (A) Postp
23/03/19Wythenshawe Town (H) D 1-1
30/03/19Stockport Town (A) W 2-1
06/04/19Abbey Hulton (A) W 1-0
13/04/19Maine Road (H) W 3-0
20/04/19Ellesmere Rngrs (H) W 3-2
22/04/19Cammell Laird (A) W 4-1
27/04/19Stone Dominoes (A) W 3-0

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Joe Brandon354600612
Sean Breen0200000
Michael Burkey3610010
Joe Byrne0000000
Paul Byrne *0000000
Matthew Carlin31470011
Haydn Cooper370300112
Carter Costello3400000
Connor Courtnell0100000
Daniel Cross31080012
Greg Drummond26611060
Declan Drysdale *10000010
Josh Dures2000000
Luke Edwards *10420003
Kevin Exell *12430040
Benjamin Greenop121320000
Kieran Hamm61623121
Daniel Hardman0000000
Jay Harvey0200000
George Hassall *12650000
Joseph Heath17040051
Ben Holmes354180022
Sam Hunt0300000
Zak Kechil (GK) *0000000
Matthew Kewn *0000000
Jamie King (GK) #0000000
Owen Kirkham (GK)2000000
Damase Kiwanda14551016
Matthew Lavelle (GK)9000000
Christian Lea0200000
Kristofer Leigh (GK)35000000
John Lynch (GK)1000000
Charles Macinnes *0100000
Joshua Maldon4200000
Kynan Mason25910030
Jamie McColl1000000
Thomas Mitchell4311101104
Dominic Murphy *0000000
Thomas Murray *7310020
Karl Noon17250011
Shaun Parrington0000000
Thomas Quinn30410150
Kyle Scarisbrick19630030
Damian Schumacker8600010
Jay Thomas1000000
Francis Ward0000000
Ross Waring1300000
David Webb172110022
Lewis Willingham1200011

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Stephen Aspinall 
Lee Blackshaw 
Stephen Foulkes 
Joseph Heath 
Michael McGraa 
David Smith 
Shirley Whittaker 

Matchday Information

Ground: The Syncreon Arena

Address: Rivacre Road, Ellesmere Port

Postcode: CH66 1NJ

Telephone: 01513272294

Midweek Night: Tuesday

2018/19 Admission Prices:

Programme Price:

Directions: From the M6 / M56
Exit M6 at junction 20 and M56 at junction 15 sign-posted M53 Ellesmere Port, Birkenhead. Exit the M53 at junction 5. Take the 1st exit off the roundabout (sign-posted A41 Chester). At the first set of lights turn left into Hooton Green. At the 'T' junction turn left into Old School Land. At the next 'T' junction turn right onto Rivacre Road. The ground is on the right hand side.

From the Birkenhead Tunnel (Queensway)
From the tunnel toll area keep to the left and take the A41. Take the second exit at the roundabout (Hotel California is in the middle). Please note there is a speed camera in the central reservation that changes direction form time to time. The speed limit is 30mph.
At the next roundabout take the second exit A41 (New Ferry By-Pass). At the end of the by-pass take the second exit A41 (sign-posted Bromborough, Chester).
Follow the A41 through to the M53 junction and take the second exit (sign-posted A41 Chester). At the first set of lights turn left into Hooton Green (Chimneys Hotel). At the 'T' junction turn left into Hooton Lane. At the next 'T' junction turn right onto Rivacre Road. The ground is on the right hand side.

From the Wallasey Tunnel (Kingsway)
From the tunnel toll area follow the road straight onto the M53. Exit the M53 at junction 5. Take the third exit off the roundabout (sign-posted A41 Chester). At the first set of lights turn left into Hooton Green. At the 'T' junction turn left into Old School Land. At the next 'T' junction turn right onto Rivacre Road. The ground is on the right hand side.

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Nearest Railway: Overpool (1.4 miles) or Hooton (1.7 miles)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: None

Parking Facilities: Free parking at the ground

Ground Facilities: Stand for 266 people, covered terrace for 468 people, clubhouse and teabar

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: The Syncreon Arena

Address: Rivacre Road, Ellesmere Port

Postcode: CH66 1NJ

Telephone: 01513272294


Twitter: @VauxhallF

Registered Colours: White Shirts, Navy Shorts, Navy Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Grey & Lime Green Shirts, Grey Shorts, Lime Green Socks

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

Secretary: Colin Wheelwright

Chairman: Tony Woodley

Manager: Mick McGraa

Programme Editor: Peter Nielson

Committee / Directors: Colin Wheelwright, Tony Woodley, Peter Nielson, Len Jones, Carole Paisley, Alan Bartlam, Stephen McInerney, Rebecca Holland, John Ashurst, Thomas Mathers

County Affiliation: Cheshire FA

Year Formed: 1963

Record Attendance: 1,752 v Chester (30/12/12 Conference North)

Previous Leagues:

Northern Premier League
West Cheshire League


Premier Division Runners-up 2001/02
Division One Runners-up 2000/01
Division One Champions 1999/00
Division Two Champions 1988/89, 1995/96
Floodlit Trophy Winners 1999/00
League Cup Winners 1990/91, 1998/99
First Division North Runners Up 2018/19
Division One Champions 1985/86, 1994/95, 2002/03 (Reserves)
Division Two Champions 1994/95 (Reserves)
Division Two Bowl Winners 1967/68
Pyke Cup Winners 1999/2000 (Reserves), 2004/05 (Reserves)
Bill Weight Memorial Trophy joint winners 2005/06
Amateur Cup Winners 2013/14 (Reserves)
Runners-up 1993/94, 2000/01, 2004/05, 2017/18
Senior Cup Winners 1986/87, 2010/11 (Reserves), 2012/13 (Reserves), 2014/15
Runners-up 1982/83, 1994/95, 1999/2000 (Reserves)
Amateur Cup winners 1985/86

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