West Didsbury & Chorlton
David Powell
The Recreation Ground

Current Position: Season not started yet

P W D L F A Pts

Current Form: 13th

6 2 1 3 7 11

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
15/12/18Whitchurch Alport (A)W 2-0
27/11/18Charnock Richard (A)L 0-1
24/11/18Winsford United (H)L 1-2
20/11/18Ashton Athletic (A)L 0-5
17/11/18Litherland REMYCA (H)D 2-2
10/11/18Eccleshall (A)W 2-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
18/12/18Hanley Town (H)19:45
22/12/18Bootle (A)15:00
26/12/18Abbey Hey (A)15:00
29/12/18Runcorn Town (H)15:00
05/01/19Burscough (H)15:00
19/01/19Silsden (H)15:00

Latest News:

New manager at West Didsbury & Chorlton
West Didsbury & Chorlton have announced that David Powell has been appointed as First Team Manager.
Managerial vacancy at West Didsbury & Chorlton
West Didsbury & Chorlton are seeking applications for the post of first team manager.
A great international break for West duo
West Didsbury & Chorlton will be welcoming back Jack Sergeant and Jamie Coombes from a memorable international break this week.
West event day in support of Every Month
West Didsbury & Chorlton are staging an initiative at the home game against 1874 Northwich this Saturday in support of the organisation Every Month.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Sat 04/08/18Northwich Victoria H15:00L 3-5 Nick Platt (45+2)
Rory Breslin (54)
Saul Henderson (90+3)
Tue 07/08/18Hanley Town A19:45D 1-1 Josh Starching (6)
Sat 11/08/18Squires Gate H15:00L 2-3 Joe Shaw (74)
Saul Henderson (90+5)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Sat 18/08/18Runcorn Town A15:00L 0-5
Sat 25/08/18Bootle H15:00D 2-2 Merizel Dos Santos (10)
Saul Henderson (26)
Mon 27/08/18Whitchurch Alport H15:00W 3-1 Joseph Shaw (45)
Ashley Leather (58)
Ashley Leather (82)
Sat 01/09/18Lower Breck A15:00L 1-3 Saul Henderson (51)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
Tue 04/09/18Silsden A19:45L 0-3
Sat 08/09/18Padiham A15:00L 0-1
Sat 15/09/18Congleton Town A15:00L 1-4 Saul Henderson (63)
Sat 22/09/181874 Northwich H15:00L 1-2 Merizel Dos Santos (30)
Tue 25/09/18Ashton AthleticA19:45Postp
Sat 29/09/18Squires Gate A15:00W 1-0 Saul Henderson (89)
Tue 02/10/18Barnoldswick Town H19:45L 2-3 Scott Mason (4)
Saul Henderson (37)
Sat 06/10/18City of Liverpool A15:00L 0-4
Tue 09/10/18Droylsden H19:45L 2-3 Saul Henderson (25)
Anthony Potts (88)
  (Manchester Premier Cup 1)
Sat 13/10/18Congleton Town H15:00L 0-5
Sat 20/10/18FC Oswestry Town A15:00LOST Anthony Potts (5)
Daniel McLaughlin (67)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
  (2-2 after 90 mins, FC Oswestry Town won 5-4 on pens)
Tue 23/10/18Irlam H19:45L 0-1
Sat 27/10/18City of Liverpool H15:00L 1-3 Matthew Eckersley (75)
Sat 03/11/18Barnoldswick Town A15:00L 1-2 Benjamin Woods (70)
Tue 06/11/18Ashton Athletic H19:45L 0-5
  (Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
Sat 10/11/18Eccleshall A15:00W 2-1 Kyle Pearson (13)
Benjamin Woods (26)
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 17/11/18Litherland REMYCA H15:00D 2-2 Mark Derbyshire (32)
Joe Shaw (76)
Tue 20/11/18Ashton Athletic A19:45L 0-5
Sat 24/11/18Winsford United H15:00L 1-2 Matthew Kay (28)
Tue 27/11/18Charnock Richard A19:45L 0-1
Wed 12/12/18Northwich VictoriaA19:45Postp
Sat 15/12/18Whitchurch Alport A15:00W 2-0 James Coombes (12)
Lee Gavin (32)
Tue 18/12/18Hanley TownH19:45 
Sat 22/12/18BootleA15:00 
Wed 26/12/18Abbey HeyA15:00 
Sat 29/12/18Runcorn TownH15:00 
Sat 05/01/19BurscoughH15:00 
Sat 19/01/19SilsdenH15:00 
Wed 23/01/19Northwich VictoriaA19:45 
Sat 26/01/191874 NorthwichA15:00 
Sat 16/02/19Charnock RichardH15:00 
Sat 23/02/19Winsford UnitedA15:00 
Sun 10/03/19IrlamA14:00 
Sat 16/03/19BurscoughA15:00 
Sat 23/03/19PadihamH15:00 
Sat 30/03/19Squires GateH15:00 
Sat 20/04/19Litherland REMYCAA15:00 
Mon 22/04/19Abbey HeyH15:00 
Sat 27/04/19Ashton AthleticH15:00 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
04/08/18Northwich Vics (H) L 3-5
07/08/18Hanley Town (A) D 1-1
11/08/18Squires Gate (H) L 2-3
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
18/08/18Runcorn Town (A) L 0-5
25/08/18Bootle (H) D 2-2
27/08/18Whitchurch Alp (H) W 3-1
01/09/18Lower Breck (A) L 1-3
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
04/09/18Silsden (A) L 0-3
08/09/18Padiham (A) L 0-1
15/09/18Congleton Town (A) L 1-4
22/09/181874 Northwich (H) L 1-2
25/09/18Ashton Athletic (A) Postp
29/09/18Squires Gate (A) W 1-0
02/10/18Barnoldswick Tn (H) L 2-3
06/10/18City of Lpool (A) L 0-4
09/10/18Droylsden (H) L 2-3
(Manchester Premier Cup 1)
13/10/18Congleton Town (H) L 0-5
20/10/18FC Oswestry (A) L
(The Macron Cup 1)
(2-2 after 90 mins, FC Oswestry won 5-4 on pens)
23/10/18Irlam (H) L 0-1
27/10/18City of Lpool (H) L 1-3
03/11/18Barnoldswick Tn (A) L 1-2
06/11/18Ashton Athletic (H) L 0-5
(Lancashire Challenge Trophy 2)
10/11/18Eccleshall (A) W 2-1
(The Macron Cup 2)
17/11/18Lith REMYCA (H) D 2-2
20/11/18Ashton Athletic (A) L 0-5
24/11/18Winsford United (H) L 1-2
27/11/18Charnock Rich (A) L 0-1
12/12/18Northwich Vics (A) Postp
15/12/18Whitchurch Alp (A) W 2-0
18/12/18Hanley Town (H) 19:45
22/12/18Bootle (A) 15:00
26/12/18Abbey Hey (A) 15:00
29/12/18Runcorn Town (H) 15:00
05/01/19Burscough (H) 15:00
19/01/19Silsden (H) 15:00
23/01/19Northwich Vics (A) 19:45
26/01/191874 Northwich (A) 15:00
16/02/19Charnock Rich (H) 15:00
23/02/19Winsford United (A) 15:00
10/03/19Irlam (A) 14:00
16/03/19Burscough (A) 15:00
23/03/19Padiham (H) 15:00
30/03/19Squires Gate (H) 15:00
20/04/19Lith REMYCA (A) 15:00
22/04/19Abbey Hey (H) 15:00
27/04/19Ashton Athletic (H) 15:00

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Cards Mom
  Start Sub Start Sub Red Yellow  
Steven Afflick0000000
Martyn Andrews20100021
Matthew Atherton #0000000
Thomas Bailey5100000
Christian Banasko0200000
Prince Banya0000000
Alexander Black0000000
Robert Black1000000
Richmond Botchey6000021
Rory Breslin4010000
Saul Brew-Butler6500011
Stephen Brockley0000000
Marcus Burgess (GK)22000003
James Coombes4110001
Zachary Cooper3300001
Ryan Crowther5100000
Oliver Culkin (GK)1100000
Alexander Davies (GK)0000000
Mark Derbyshire *2010000
Merizel Dos Santos7310010
Matthew Eckersley25010002
Ryan Eiselt9100010
Harry Foulds2000000
Jason Fowles1000000
Lee Gavin4310010
Richard Gleave1000010
Samuel Grimshaw0000000
Sam Hadfield - Summerbee *0000000
Stephen Hall0200000
Saul Henderson *18180002
Ramirez Howarth0200000
Anghel Ionut-Easian #0000000
Callum Jackson *0000000
William Jones (GK)2000100
Matthew Kay7110030
Ciaran Kilheeney1000000
Jack Langford7400010
Ashley Leather8420025
Jonathan Mason6000010
Scott Mason12110000
Daniel McLaughlin6110010
Jamie McLellan1000000
Hussein Mohammed0100000
Kyle Pearson10010000
Joshua Pickering0100000
Nicholas Platt2010000
Anthony Potts5211010
Callum Pragnell *0100000
John Roberts13000010
Mark Rogers5000000
John Sergeant3000010
Joseph Shaw10631030
Josh Stachini6010010
Benjamin Steer *0000000
Finn Thompson2000010
Joshua Tinker19200050
Abel Tsegay6800002
Henry Turner *2000000
Georgi Whyment0300000
Ashley Woods2000000
Benjamin Woods15220032
James Woodward1600000

* Indicates player is no longer a member of the squad

# Indicates player is awaiting International Clearance

Staff Members

Suzanne Atkins 
Reece Bogart 
Stephen Brockley 
Lewis Dunwoody 
Stephen Eckersley 
Tyler Hinsdale 
Stuart Humphreys 
Matthew Kay 
Robert Madden 
Matthew Phillips 
David Powell 
David Rogers 
Steven Settle 
James Standing 

Matchday Information

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FE


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2018/19 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: Chorlton Metrolink (0.9 miles)

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. Any club travelling to the club via coach should contact the club secretary to arrange parking facilities.

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 Credit and Debit cards with contactless payment available behind the bar!

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Unincorporated

Ground: The Recreation Ground

Address: End of Brookburn Road, Chorlton, Manchester

Postcode: M21 8FE


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

Twitter: @WD_CFC

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

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

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

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

Secretary: Rob Madden

Chairman: Glyn Meacher

Manager: David Powell

Programme Editor: John Churchman

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

County Affiliation: Lancashire FA

Year Formed: 1908

Record Attendance: 865 v Maine Road (7th May 2018)

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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