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Hooley Bridge Seconds Fall In Top-Of-The-Table Clash

January 22, 2012
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Hooley Bridge Seconds Fall In Top-Of-The-Table Clash

Hooley Bridge 2nds went down to a disappointing home defeat to title rivals Cheadle Hulme at Heywood Leisure Centre. In horrendous conditions at the Leisure Centre, it was the visitors who were able to cope better and they came back from a goal down to triumph 3-1. Bridge missed a penalty and in the second half were barely able to trouble the visiting keeper as the howling gale blew across the exposed pitch.

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Tottington Beat Westhoughton In Heywood

January 22, 2012
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Tottington Beat Westhoughton In Heywood

Pictures from Tottington v Westhoughton (I think) at Heywood Leisure Centre on the artificial. Tottington came out 2-0 winners to maintain their push at promotion from the Lancs Amateur League Div 3.

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Bridge Show Their Quality To Hold Tough Fothergill Side

January 16, 2012
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Bridge Show Their Quality To Hold Tough Fothergill Side

Bridge FC and Fothergill and Whittle 3rds battled out a 4-4 draw at the Leisure Centre on Saturday. The young Bridge side – most of whom have just moved up into open-age football – were not overawed by bigger opponents and played with skill and passion on a beautiful day in Heywood.

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Hooley Bridge Beat Castleton In Shoot-Out Thriller

January 16, 2012
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Hooley Bridge Beat Castleton In Shoot-Out Thriller

Here are some pictures from Hooley Bridge Celtic’s cup victory over Castleton on Saturday at the Leisure Centre. The young team proved Alec Gill’s faith in them is justified as they battled hard against an in-form Castleton side to win on penalties after the game finished 2-2.

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