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Former Man United footballer to face trial over acid throw allegations

Messenger Newspapers: Ravel Morrison has yet to feature for the first team at West Ham: Action Images

3:03pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Former Manchester United footballer Ravel Morrison will go on trial next year over allegations that he threatened to throw acid in the face of his ex-girlfriend in Salford and have her killed.

Urmston cricketer an England star of the future

Messenger Newspapers:

6:10am Wednesday 27th August 2014

AN Urmston cricketer has proved himself a star of the future after helping England U17s to victory in Loughborough.

Manchester Phoenix duo to play it cool for charity

Messenger Newspapers: Tony Hand by Richard Amor-Allan

10:28am Wednesday 27th August 2014

WITH the new ice hockey season coming up, Manchester Phoenix will partner with rivals Sheffield Steeldogs in taking on the global charity event known as the ‘ice bucket challenge’.

Rugby club Trafford MV looks ahead to new season

Messenger Newspapers:

12:13pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

RUGBY Union club Trafford MV opens its 2014/15 season with a home draw in the Lancashire Plate competition on Saturday - kick off 3pm. Once mighty Orrell are the visitors to MV's MacPherson Park, off Glebelands Road, Sale.

Tough talking Sinnott backs his players

Messenger Newspapers: Lee Sinnott looking forward to the season opener

11:51am Tuesday 26th August 2014

LEE Sinnott had some 'strong words' for his Altrincham players but still backed them to deliver a points return more in keeping with their early-season form after a frustrating Bank Holiday weekend in the Vanarama Conference.

Altrincham 0 Gateshead 1

Messenger Newspapers: Action from the Altrincham v Gateshead game

11:13am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Altrincham 0 Gateshead 1

Southport 2 Altrincham 1

Messenger Newspapers: Alty's acting captain, Gianluca Havern, competing with Southport striker Richard Brodie.

10:58am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Southport 2 Altrincham 1

Ashton on Mersey CC 1st XI v Chester County Officers CC

Messenger Newspapers: Cricket - cxz

10:36am Tuesday 26th August 2014

The TACS Partnership Cheshire Cricket League - Division 1

ilkeston 6 Trafford 0

Messenger Newspapers: Cricket - cxz

10:26am Tuesday 26th August 2014

Ilkeston 6 Trafford 0

Trafford MV at home for Orrell opener

Messenger Newspapers:

10:10am Monday 25th August 2014

RUGBY Union club Trafford MV open their 2014/15 season with a home draw in the Lancashire Plate competition on Saturday - kick off 3pm. Once mighty Orrell are the visitors to MV's MacPherson Park, off Glebelands Road, Sale.

Urmston Anglers narrowly lose to England team

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3:03pm Thursday 21st August 2014

URMSTON anglers have been narrowly pipped to pole position by a team including England Internationals in a 10-a-side competition.

International rugby 7s action at the home of Sale Sharks

Messenger Newspapers: Tom Powell of England tackled by Luke Morgan of Wales during the Pool A match between England and Wales during the Marriott London Sevens

12:20pm Thursday 21st August 2014

THE Rugby Sevens action is non-stop this summer with International 7s proving to be a hit of the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow and the game is coming to the home of Sale Sharks.

We're on the right track, says Alty boss Lee Sinnott

Messenger Newspapers: Lee Sinnott looking forward to the season opener

2:46pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

ALTRINCHAM are up and running in the Vanarama Conference after winning their first-ever game against Bristol Rovers with an all-round team effort that Lee Sinnott hailed as 'outstanding'.

Tennis youngsters put through their paces

Messenger Newspapers: Ready for service at the Barclays trial

10:52am Monday 18th August 2014

WITH the tennis season in full swing, Barclays has begun the search for 30 lucky youngsters to fulfil the dream of a lifetime and appear on court with the world’s best tennis players at the 2014 Barclays ATP World Tour Finals at The O2 in November.

Alty record their first Premier win of the season

Messenger Newspapers: Alty's Steven Gillespie, a former Bristol Rovers player,  aims a free kick at the Rovers' goal

10:29am Monday 18th August 2014

Altrincham 2 Bristol Rovers 1

Sale Sharks look forward to European games

Messenger Newspapers: Sale Sharks name team for Amlin Challenge Cup game

11:15pm Sunday 17th August 2014

SALE Sharks will be looking to attract a capacity crowd to the AJ Bell Stadium when they entertain Munster in their opening group game in the European Champions Rugby Cup, on Saturday, October 18, kick off 1pm.

Phoenix set to meet the fans

Messenger Newspapers: Champions Manchester Phoenix

10:51pm Sunday 17th August 2014

MANCHESTER Phoenix ice hockey club has invited all members of the public to meet their players and coaches at the Cresta Court Hotel on Wednesday, September 3.

Trafford MV too strong for Windermere


9:55pm Sunday 17th August 2014

TRAFFORD MV ramped up their preparations for the coming season when they met Windermere in a pre-season friendly played in the Lake District.

Sale Sharks sign Georgian hooker

Messenger Newspapers: Sharks make another key signing

12:32pm Friday 15th August 2014

SALE Sharks have signed of Georgian hooker Shalva Mamukashvili.

We'll be fine, vows defiant Sinnott

Messenger Newspapers: Lee Sinnott looking forward to the season opener

11:17am Wednesday 13th August 2014

LEE Sinnott refused to be downhearted after a second successive defeat for Altrincham and defiantly declared: ‘We’ll be ok'.

Promising signs as Alty slip to second defeat

Messenger Newspapers: A  Lincoln effort hits the post

11:13am Wednesday 13th August 2014

Altrincham 1 Lincoln city 2

David Silva signs new City deal

Messenger Newspapers:

12:24pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

Manchester City playmaker David Silva has signed a new five-year contract, the club has announced.

Hart must fight for the gloves at Manchester City

Messenger Newspapers: BAY ’ECK! Joe Hart was widely criticised for his performance against Bayern Munich but his team-mates were just as bad

1:00pm Monday 11th August 2014

Joe Hart faces a fight to convince Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini he should be the English champions' first-choice goalkeeper this season after Willy Caballero was preferred in the Community Shield loss to Arsenal.

Manchester City sign Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala

Messenger Newspapers:

12:48pm Monday 11th August 2014

Manchester City have completed the protracted signing of Porto defender Eliaquim Mangala.

Defender Boyata makes no excuses for City

Messenger Newspapers:

12:41pm Monday 11th August 2014

Manchester City defender Dedryck Boyata insists absentees cannot be used as an excuse for the 3-0 defeat to Arsenal in the Community Shield.

Impressive Arsenal gun down Man City

Messenger Newspapers:

12:36pm Monday 11th August 2014

Arsenal inflicted a 3-0 defeat on Barclays Premier League champions Manchester City to lift the FA Community Shield at Wembley.

Abuse from fans does not worry Man City's Nasri

Messenger Newspapers: PAYBACK TIME: Man City midfielder Samir Nasri

12:31pm Monday 11th August 2014

Manchester City's Samir Nasri insists he is not affected by "stupid"abuse from Arsenal fans - and has risked further stoking up the animosity by appearing to dismiss their title hopes.

Bowdon go down to title favourites

Messenger Newspapers:

10:15am Monday 11th August 2014

WITH the sunshine returning – 24 hours before Hurricane Bertha arrived – Saturday’s Cheshire County Cricket League ECB Premier League results mean that only the current top three clubs – Hyde, holders Chester Boughton Hall and Toft – now have realistic chances of winning the title.

Record tumbles but matches are drawn

Messenger Newspapers: Will Turner (bat raised) and Ryan O'Brien return to the pavilion after posting a record unbeaten opening partnership of 260 for Ashton on Mersey 2nd XI at Lymm

10:07am Monday 11th August 2014

Ashton-on-Mersey CC 1st 276-2

Trafford end pre-season in style

Messenger Newspapers: Conference football. Picture: Action Images

9:47am Monday 11th August 2014

New Mills 2 Trafford 4

Alty brought down to earth

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham (in yellow) defending their goal during the second half at Aldershot

9:43am Monday 11th August 2014

Aldershot Town 3 Altrincham 1

Phoenix aim to win War of the Roses

Messenger Newspapers: Champions Manchester Phoenix

9:33am Monday 11th August 2014

THE traditional War of the Roses game between the Manchester Phoenix and the Sheffield steeldogs gives the North West’s premier Ice hockey fans an exciting introduction to the start of the season.

Funding boost for Old Trafford cricket team

Messenger Newspapers: Cricket fest in memory of Dallas

6:51pm Saturday 9th August 2014

A TRAFFORD cricket team has been given a financial boost to help it with its running costs

Pellegrini defends City transfers

Messenger Newspapers: Manchester City manager Manuel Pellegrini

7:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has declared his happiness with the club's summer transfer window dealings so far - and confidence that they have all been above board.

City will be without eight players for Arsenal clash at Wembley

Messenger Newspapers: Frank Lampard

7:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Manchester City will be without eight players for Sunday's Community Shield clash with Arsenal at Wembley.

Pellegrini rejects Wenger comments

Messenger Newspapers: Manuel Pellegrini

7:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Manchester City boss Manuel Pellegrini has stressed that he believes the club's summer deals for Frank Lampard and Bacary Sagna were conducted correctly in response to recent comments from Arsene Wenger.

Stuart Pearce reflects on past Man City woes

Messenger Newspapers: Stuart Pearce in his Man City days

6:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Former Manchester City manager Stuart Pearce admits the club's current riches are a far cry from his spell in charge.

Nicky Butt forsees a better Man United

Messenger Newspapers: Nicky Butt

5:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

Nicky Butt expects Manchester United to be challenging for the Barclays Premier League title this season.

Former Man United stars roll back the years in Salford friendly

Messenger Newspapers:

3:41pm Friday 8th August 2014

Ryan Giggs, Paul Scholes, Nicky Butt and the Neville brothers rolled back the years on Thursday night as they lined up together in a 'Class of 92 and friends' XI for a friendly against Salford City, the non-league outfit they bought between them this year.

Wenger hints United are after Vermaelen

Messenger Newspapers: Thomas Vermaelen will be out injured tomorrow

2:34pm Thursday 7th August 2014

Arsene Wenger admits Manchester United are one of the clubs trying to sign Thomas Vermaelen but the Arsenal boss would prefer to see the defender move abroad.

Lampard grateful for Man City change

Messenger Newspapers: EARNED PLAUDITS: Chelsea midfielder Frank Lampard

2:09pm Wednesday 6th August 2014

Frank Lampard has expressed his delight at having the opportunity to continue operating at the top level following his move to Manchester City on loan until January.

Trafford 0 Airbus UK Broughton 4

Messenger Newspapers: football generic

9:29am Wednesday 6th August 2014

Trafford 0 Airbus UK Broughton 4

The Commonwealth Games - how Trafford's athletes fared

Messenger Newspapers: Hundreds of children to take part in Commonwealth Games celebration

2:34pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

SAle Harriers had 13 athletes representing their countries at the Glasgow Commonwealth Games. R All have recorded hard-earned medals, personal bests and cherished memories.

Sunderland sign Jack Rodwell from Man City on five-year deal

Messenger Newspapers:

2:36pm Tuesday 5th August 2014

Sunderland have completed the signing of midfielder Jack Rodwell from Manchester City on a five-year deal.

Premier League plans new under-21 tournament involving Man City and Man United

Messenger Newspapers:

11:54am Tuesday 5th August 2014

The Premier League is planning a new under-21 tournament this season involving Manchester City and Manchester United as well as other clubs in Europe.

Sinnott issues rallying call to his Alty players

Messenger Newspapers: Lee Sinnott looking forward to the season opener

11:25am Tuesday 5th August 2014

LEE Sinnott has urged his Altrincham players to believe in themselves, ahead of an eagerly-awaited Vanarama Conference opener at Aldershot on Saturday.

Phoenix buy British with latest signing

Messenger Newspapers: Phoenix new signing Shaun Thompson shows off the new Cup away shirt

10:24am Tuesday 5th August 2014

Brit forward Shaun Thompson has joined the EPL title defending Manchester Phoenix for the new ice hockey season which starts September 5 at arch rivals Sheffield.

Rugby is around the corner at Trafford MV


8:49am Tuesday 5th August 2014

AS the summer days tick slowly by, the focus at Trafford MV ebbs away from cricket and settles on its rugby section as the new season rapidly approaches.

Lampard heads to the Etihad on loan

Messenger Newspapers:

3:41pm Monday 4th August 2014

Frank Lampard will join up with Manchester City this week as he begins a loan spell with the Barclays Premier League champions.

Sponsorship boost for AFC Partington

Messenger Newspapers: Partington AFC team players and trainers with Tony Wilson (second from left), Alstom and Julio Rodriguez (third from right), DF.

2:15pm Monday 4th August 2014

AFC Partington received a boost to their funds with a donation of £1,000 from Carrington Power Station construction partners Alstom and DF.

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