West Didsbury & Chorlton
Steve Settle
The Recreation Ground

Current Position: 16th

P W D L F A Pts
25 10 1 14 53 76 31

Current Form: 18th

6 2 0 4 12 24

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
27/01/18Hanley Town (A)L 2-6
23/01/18AFC Darwen (H)W 4-1
13/01/18Winsford United (H)W 3-2
06/01/18City of Liverpool FC (A)L 1-6
26/12/17Maine Road (A)L 1-2
23/12/17Ashton Athletic (A)L 1-7

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
21/02/18Runcorn Town (A)19:45
24/02/18Abbey Hey (H)15:00
03/03/18AFC Liverpool (H)19:45
10/03/18Squires Gate (A)15:00
13/03/18Hanley Town (H)19:45
17/03/18Padiham (A)15:00

Latest News:

West Host Supporters Launch Event
West Didsbury & Chorlton have announced the launch of a unique commemoration of last season's campaign.
West launch new website
West Didsbury & Chorlton have kick started the new season with the launch of their new club website.
Vacancies at West Didsbury & Chorlton
West Didsbury & Chorlton are advertising for a Reserve Team Coach and a Youth Team Manager.
West partner with Burton Road Brewery Company
West Didsbury & Chorlton have announced a new partnership with Burton Road Brewery ahead of the 2017/18 season.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 05/08/17Athersley Recreation A15:00W 5-0 Kevin McGrath (13)
Tom Bailey (19)
Nic Evangelinos (48)
Joe Shaw (58)
Tom Bailey (79)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 12/08/17Widnes H15:00W 3-1 Nic Evangelinos (28)
Nic Evangelinos (32)
Tom Bailey (44)
Tue 15/08/17Bootle A19:45D 3-3 Joshua Tinker (35)
Own Goal (61)
Matthew Kay (76)
Sat 19/08/171874 Northwich A15:00D 3-3 Nicolaos Evangelinos (17)
Thomas Bailey (30)
Matthew Kay (74p)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Tue 22/08/171874 Northwich H19:45L 1-3 Tom Bailey (62)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P R)
Sat 26/08/17Congleton Town A15:00W 3-0 Tom Bailey (15)
Tom Bailey (22)
Carlos Mendes Gomes (81)
Mon 28/08/17Runcorn Linnets H15:00W 4-0 Saul Henderson (11)
Saul Henderson (16)
Nic Evangelinos (38)
Saul Henderson (54)
Fri 01/09/17Irlam A19:45L 0-3
Sat 09/09/17AFC Blackpool A15:00W 6-1 Nicolaos Evangelinos (5)
Thomas Bailey (14)
Thomas Bailey (67)
Saul Henderson (81)
Mathew Kay (84)
Thomas Bailey (90)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Sat 16/09/17Runcorn Town H15:00L 2-4 Nic Evangelinos (30)
Joe Shaw (51)
Wed 20/09/17Barnton A19:45W 4-2 Saul Henderson (68)
Scott Mason (75)
Harold Hagon (78)
Thomas Bailey (90)
Sat 23/09/17Stockport Town H15:00W 4-3 Joe Shaw (6)
Joe Shaw (30)
Nic Evangelinos (73)
Matty Kay (90)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
Tue 26/09/17NelsonH19:45Postp
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 30/09/17AFC Darwen H15:00Aband Tom Bailey (45)
Tom Bailey (56)
Matty Kay (59)
Nic Evangelinos (90)
Tue 03/10/17Burscough H19:45W 4-3 Ben Steer (13)
Nic Evangelinos (14)
Tom Bailey (48)
Nic Evangelinos (89)
Sat 07/10/17Squires Gate H15:00W 4-2 Ben Steer (3)
Ben Steer (17)
Matty Kay (73)
Tom Bailey (82)
Tue 10/10/17Nelson H19:45W 2-1 Richard Gleave (45)
Daryl Weston (48)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
Sat 14/10/17Winsford United A15:00W 3-1 Benjamin Steer (41)
Declan Rydings (54)
Thomas Bailey (90)
Wed 18/10/17Barnoldswick Town H19:45L 0-2
Sat 21/10/17West Auckland Town H15:00L 0-3
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
Mon 23/10/17Maine Road A19:45W 4-1 Anthony Potts (20)
Thomas Bailey (45p)
Jonathan Poizer (45)
Thomas Bailey (61)
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
Tue 31/10/17Bootle H19:45L 0-4
Sat 04/11/17Runcorn Linnets A15:00L 0-7
Tue 07/11/17Lancaster City H19:45L 1-2 Own Goal (58)
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Fri 10/11/17Irlam H19:45L 3-5 Tom Bailey (22)
Tom Bailey (41)
Josh Tinker (46)
Tue 14/11/17Barnton H19:45L 1-4 Joseph Shaw (53)
Sat 18/11/171874 Northwich A15:00L 0-1
Mon 20/11/17Winsford United A19:45L 1-5 Thomas Bailey (64)
  (The Macron Cup 2 S)
Sat 25/11/17AFC LiverpoolH15:00Postp
Tue 28/11/17Northwich Victoria H19:45L 1-2 Tom Bailey (41)
Sat 02/12/17Barnoldswick Town A15:00L 1-4 Ash Woods (68)
Mon 04/12/17AFC DarwenH19:45Postp
Sat 09/12/17Hanley TownH15:00Postp
Tue 12/12/17Hyde United A19:45L 2-5 Ben Steer (57)
Tom Bailey (74)
  (Manchester Premier Cup QF)
Sat 16/12/17Burscough A15:00W 5-4 Thomas Bailey (4)
Ashley Woods (27)
Thomas Bailey (29)
Joseph Shaw (52)
Joshua Tinker (73)
Sat 23/12/17Ashton Athletic A15:00L 1-7 Georgi Whyment (62)
Tue 26/12/17Maine Road A15:00L 1-2 Ashley Woods (45)
Sat 30/12/17PadihamH15:00Postp
Sat 06/01/18City of Liverpool FC A15:00L 1-6 Thomas Bailey (45)
Sat 13/01/18Winsford United H15:00W 3-2 Joseph Shaw (69)
Ben Steer (75)
Ash Woods (89)
Sat 20/01/18Runcorn TownA15:00Postp
Tue 23/01/18AFC Darwen H19:45W 4-1 Tom Bailey (14)
Tom Bailey (18)
Tom Bailey (19)
Ash Woods (78)
Sat 27/01/18Hanley Town A15:00L 2-6 Thomas Bailey (34)
Ben Steer (44)
Sat 03/02/18Charnock RichardH15:00Postp
Sat 10/02/18AFC LiverpoolA15:00Postp
Tue 13/02/18City of Liverpool FCH19:45Postp
Sat 17/02/18AFC DarwenA15:00Postp
Wed 21/02/18Runcorn TownA19:45 
Sat 24/02/18Abbey HeyH15:00 
Sat 03/03/18AFC LiverpoolH19:45 
Sat 10/03/18Squires GateA15:00 
Tue 13/03/18Hanley TownH19:45 
Sat 17/03/18PadihamA15:00 
Sat 24/03/18Congleton TownH15:00 
Sat 31/03/18Charnock RichardA15:00 
Mon 02/04/18Maine RoadH15:00 
Sat 07/04/18Abbey HeyA15:00 
Tue 10/04/18PadihamH19:45 
Sat 14/04/18Northwich VictoriaA15:00 
Sat 21/04/181874 NorthwichH15:00 
Tue 24/04/18Charnock RichardH19:45 
Sat 28/04/18WidnesA15:00 
Sat 05/05/18Ashton AthleticH15:00 
TBCAFC LiverpoolA 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
05/08/17Athersley Rec (A) W 5-0
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
12/08/17Widnes (H) W 3-1
15/08/17Bootle (A) D 3-3
19/08/171874 Northwich (A) D 3-3
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
22/08/171874 Northwich (H) L 1-3
(The Emirates F.A Cup P R)
26/08/17Congleton Town (A) W 3-0
28/08/17Runcorn Linnets (H) W 4-0
01/09/17Irlam (A) L 0-3
09/09/17AFC Blackpool (A) W 6-1
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
16/09/17Runcorn Town (H) L 2-4
20/09/17Barnton (A) W 4-2
23/09/17Stockport Town (H) W 4-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 2Q)
26/09/17Nelson (H) Postp
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
30/09/17AFC Darwen (H) Aband
03/10/17Burscough (H) W 4-3
07/10/17Squires Gate (H) W 4-2
10/10/17Nelson (H) W 2-1
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 1)
14/10/17Winsford United (A) W 3-1
18/10/17Barnoldswick Tn (H) L 0-2
21/10/17West Auckland (H) L 0-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1)
23/10/17Maine Road (A) W 4-1
(Manchester Premier Cup 1)
31/10/17Bootle (H) L 0-4
04/11/17Runcorn Linnets (A) L 0-7
07/11/17Lancaster City (H) L 1-2
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
10/11/17Irlam (H) L 3-5
14/11/17Barnton (H) L 1-4
18/11/171874 Northwich (A) L 0-1
20/11/17Winsford United (A) L 1-5
(The Macron Cup 2 S)
25/11/17AFC Liverpool (H) Postp
28/11/17Northwich Vics (H) L 1-2
02/12/17Barnoldswick Tn (A) L 1-4
04/12/17AFC Darwen (H) Postp
09/12/17Hanley Town (H) Postp
12/12/17Hyde United (A) L 2-5
(Manchester Premier Cup QF)
16/12/17Burscough (A) W 5-4
23/12/17Ashton Athletic (A) L 1-7
26/12/17Maine Road (A) L 1-2
30/12/17Padiham (H) Postp
06/01/18City of Lpool (A) L 1-6
13/01/18Winsford United (H) W 3-2
20/01/18Runcorn Town (A) Postp
23/01/18AFC Darwen (H) W 4-1
27/01/18Hanley Town (A) L 2-6
03/02/18Charnock Rich (H) Postp
10/02/18AFC Liverpool (A) Postp
13/02/18City of Lpool (H) Postp
17/02/18AFC Darwen (A) Postp
21/02/18Runcorn Town (A) 19:45
24/02/18Abbey Hey (H) 15:00
03/03/18AFC Liverpool (H) 19:45
10/03/18Squires Gate (A) 15:00
13/03/18Hanley Town (H) 19:45
17/03/18Padiham (A) 15:00
24/03/18Congleton Town (H) 15:00
31/03/18Charnock Rich (A) 15:00
02/04/18Maine Road (H) 15:00
07/04/18Abbey Hey (A) 15:00
10/04/18Padiham (H) 19:45
14/04/18Northwich Vics (A) 15:00
21/04/181874 Northwich (H) 15:00
24/04/18Charnock Rich (H) 19:45
28/04/18Widnes (A) 15:00
05/05/18Ashton Athletic (H) 15:00
TBCAFC Liverpool (A)

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Steven Affleck2100000
Aaron Ashley (GK)25000001
Thomas Bailey351280015
Prince Banya3100020
Nia Bayunu5000010
Conrad Betton (GK)1000000
Richmond Botchey5300111
Stephen Brockley0100000
Rory Carson1000000
Daniel Clarke2100000
Cavel Coo3000000
Callum Darcy0000000
Steven Dryden (GK)6000001
Paul Earlam0000000
Matthew Eckersley0000000
Tyler Edwards0000000
Ryan Eiselt6200100
Nicolaos Evangelinos12191000
Lee Gavin0000000
Richard Gleave3010010
Harold Hagon17010130
Saul Henderson7841010
Adam Hilton1200000
James Hodges (GK)4000010
Lloyd Houghton1200000
Matthew Kay19141030
Andrew Kilheeney *3500110
Gary Lilley6100032
Pauli Loukola0000000
Scott Mason12110011
Chappy Massamba0300100
Chris McDonagh0300000
Kevin McGrath19110071
Omar McKenzie3200000
Sam McLennan0000000
Carlos Mendes Gomes11701000
Christopher Middleton5100010
Dale Newbrook (GK)0000000
Samuel O’Donnell0100000
Lanre Olapade0000000
Josh Ollerenshaw0000000
Samuel Parr *3200010
Jonathan Poizer1110000
Jordan Poole0000000
Anthony Potts26110020
Callum Pragnell3000000
John Pritchard2000001
Benjamin Reader0000000
Benjamin Richardson1000000
Samuel Riley *0000000
Mark Rogers5100201
Declan Rydings6210010
John Sergeant9100020
Steven Settle1100002
Joseph Shaw29261031
Michael Simcock9300000
Malachi Slaven2000000
Paul Socha *0000000
Benjamin Steer22961015
Michael Taylor0000000
Joshua Tinker311300102
Darly Weston11510101
Georgi Whyment5810010
Ashley Woods10050110
James Woodward1300000
Sean Yeldrem *1000000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

Staff Members

Stephen Brockley 
Stephen Eckersley 
David Faccini 
Robert Madden 
Steven Settle 

Matchday Information

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FF


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2017/18 Admission Prices: £5 Adults, £3 Concessions, FREE for Under 12`s accompanied by an adult

Programme Price: £2.00

Directions: From the M60 take junction 5 onto Princess Road towards city centre. Turn left at Christie Fields offices/Premier Inn onto Barlow Moor Road and continue past Chorlton Park to Chorlton bus station. Turn left into Beech Road, then 2nd left into Reynard Road and continue past the Chorltonville sign passing over 5 speed ramps as far as Brookburn Primary School. Turn left into Brookburn Road and continue to the end of the cul de sac, through the gateway and down the tarmac access which leads into the ground.

From Stretford follow Edge Lane and turn right into St Clements Road at church. Continue through Chorlton Green and pass graveyard on left and then Bowling Green PH. Go past school and turn immediately right and continue to end of Brookburn Road as above.

There is car parking within the grounds of the club, but restricted access for coaches.

Please click here to obtain step by step directions from any UK postcode

Nearest Railway: Stretford

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: 86 – Manchester Piccadilly Gardens to Barlow Moor Road Bus Station

Parking Facilities: There is limited parking within the ground. No parking within the Chorltonville area.

Ground Facilities: There is a fully Licensed Clubhouse and Teabar with covered seating in front. Facilities include toilets, a baby changing station and a well stocked programme shop. We also accept contactless payment for 2017/18 season behind the bar!

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FF


Website: http://www.wdcfc.co.uk

Twitter: @WD_CFC

Registered Colours: White & Black Shirts, Black Shorts, Black Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Maroon & Sky Blue Shirts, Maroon Shorts, Maroon Socks

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

Secretary: Rob McKay

Chairman: Glyn Meacher

Manager: Steve Settle

Programme Editor: John Churchman

Committee / Directors: Glyn Meacher, Rob McKay, Dave Cooper, Monica Creer, Davy Iredale, Steve Eckersley, Robert Madden, Dan Iredale, James Doxford, John Churchman

County Affiliation: Lancashire F.A.

Year Formed: 1908

Record Attendance: 460 v. FC United of Manchester July 2013

Previous Leagues:

Manchester League 2006-2012
Lancashire and Cheshire Amateur League 1920-2006
Manchester Alliance League pre 1920


Manchester League
Div 1 Cup Winners 2007-08 [Murray Trophy]
Div 1 Cup Finalists 2008-09 and MFL Fair Play Winners
Div 1 Cup Winners, Div 1 runners up and Bridgewater League Cup Winners 2009-2010
Division 1 Champions 2010-2011
MFL Fair Play Winners
Invitation Cup Winners 2011-2012
NWCFL First Division Trophy Winners 2012-13

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