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Exciting Celtic Survive Late Scare To Vanquish Stretfordians

February 17, 2013
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Exciting Celtic Survive Late Scare To Vanquish Stretfordians

Hooley Bridge Celtic’s multi-pronged forward line was too strong for Old Stretfordians at Heywood Leisure Centre. The attacking spearhead of Ellis Ridsale, Martyn Bennett and Johnny Lynch scored four of Hooley Bridge’s five goals as they moved out of the bottom three of the Lancashire and Cheshire Amateur League Premier Division after an entertaining 5-3 victory. It was 2-1 at  half-time thanks to goals from Bennett and the experienced Marcus Smith (from the penalty spot) but the bigger Stretfordians side were always a threat to the more skillful but at times lightweight home side. The game ebbed and flowed in…

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Weakened Hooley Struggle In Poor Conditions Against Villa

February 19, 2012
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Weakened Hooley Struggle In Poor Conditions Against Villa

Hooley Bridge Celtics firsts were on the wrong side of a 5-1 thrashing at Heywood Leisure Centre on Saturday. They found visitors Cheadle Hulme Villa too strong and too committed in atrocious conditions that included a howling wind and some shocking hail. Hooley were without their star striker Ashford Blake – who didn’t turn up – and they lacked his pace and menace in the left wing-forward position and they far too often struggled to offer an attacking threat. Hooley’s problems came out wide, where they have been exposed too often in recent times. They went down 2-0 early on…

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