Sinnott targets winning streak

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham FC seal a sponsorship deal to rename their Moss Lane ground

12:23pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LEE Sinnott has set the bar high for his Altrincham players by giving them a target of four straight wins to secure an eagerly-awaited return to the Conference Premier.

Sponsorship coup for Altrincham over community sports hall plan

Messenger Newspapers: How the ground would look after the development, view from Moss Lane

12:31pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM have pulled off a major sponsorship coup by agreeing a lucrative deal for a company to be the main backers for their new community sports hall.

Former Manchester United and City players in action again

Messenger Newspapers: Neil Clough

8:40pm Saturday 12th April 2014

CELEBRITIES and former players will once again be lacing up their football boots to take part in a charity football match to raise funds for the Moore Foundation.

Workington 1 Altrincham 6

10:35am Wednesday 9th April 2014

ALTRINCHAM moved up to third place after this comfortable win at bottom-placed Workington on Tuesday night.

AFC Telford United 3 Altrincham 1

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1:28pm Monday 7th April 2014

TELFORD lifted themselves to the top of the league with this win on Saturday over an Altrincham side now having to look over its shoulder at the chasing teams in the race for the play-off places.

Altrincham 0 Boston United 0

10:47am Wednesday 2nd April 2014

BOSTON United prevented Altrincham from scoring in a home league match for the first time this season on Tuesday night, but the manner of doing so won them few friends.

Colwyn Bay 1 Altrincham 3

6:54pm Monday 31st March 2014

ALTRINCHAM completed their third win of the season against Colwyn Bay on Saturday but, ultimately, it was not as straightforward as it promised to be.

Fitness concerns about on-loan Morecambe winger

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12:55pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

ALTRINCHAM are anxiously waiting to discover whether Joe Mwasile will be able to play for them again after the on-loan Morecambe winger suffered a groin injury in the opening minutes of Tuesday night’s Cheshire Senior Cup quarter-final win over Stalybridge Celtic.

Altrincham 2 Stalybridge Celtic 1

12:02pm Wednesday 5th March 2014

A MUCH changed Altrincham side withstood a lot of second-half pressure to book their place in the semi-final of the Cheshire Senior Cup.

Further postponements cause more frustration for Robins

Messenger Newspapers: Action from the match between Altrincham u-14s and Lillestrøm SK

12:03pm Wednesday 19th February 2014

ALTRINCHAM face a fixture pile up in March and April, following two further postponements this week.

Matt Le Tissier to appear at Cresta Court sportsmans dinner

Messenger Newspapers: Saints legend Le Tissier to open new housing scheme

4:30pm Saturday 8th February 2014

FORMER footballer Matt Le Tissier is to appear at a sportsman’s dinner hosted by Altrincham Football Club to raise money for charity.

Altrincham 8 Stockport Sports 0

Messenger Newspapers: Football Team Logo for Altrincham

12:38pm Thursday 30th January 2014

ALTRINCHAM overcame the recent deluge to stage this delayed Cheshire Senior Cup match on Wednesday and were rewarded with an eight-goal victory, which earned them an away tie at Stalybridge Celtic in the next round.

Alty lose ground after defeat

11:06am Wednesday 22nd January 2014

LEE Sinnott could not hide his bitter disappointment at seeing Altrincham lose ground in the Skrill North title race with a 2-1 defeat to Worcester City at a windswept, rain-lashed J.Davidson Stadium on Tuesday night.

Shock as Danny Higginbotham retires from football a week after signing for Altrincham FC

Messenger Newspapers: Danny Higginbotham has retired from football

9:58am Thursday 9th January 2014

ALTRINCHAM FC’S Danny Higginbotham has quit the club and retired from playing football just a week after signing for the club.

Altrincham 3 Leamington 2

12:31pm Monday 6th January 2014

IF you want goals, Altrincham are the team to watch as 17 strikes in the past five games have taken them to the top of the Skrill North scoring charts and to third place in the league table.

Defensive errors prove costly for Alty FC

10:38am Wednesday 11th December 2013

TWO away defeats in four days have jolted Altrincham’s quest for promotion, yet the Robins remain in fourth place, just four points adrift of leaders North Ferriby United, with a game in hand.

Altrincham Football Club appealing for help to fund new community sports hall

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham Football Club appealing for help to fund new community sports hall

12:00pm Friday 18th October 2013

ALTRINCHAM Football Club are appealing to the community to help them raise the £750,000 needed to build a community sports hall that will benefit the whole town.

Phoenix Tang Soo Do 2nd Invitational Championships

Messenger Newspapers: Phoenix Tang Soo Do 2nd Invitational Championships

10:55am Monday 14th October 2013

MARTIAL arts group Phoenix Tang Soo Do hosted its Second Invitational Championships at George H Carnall Leisure Centre on Saturday.

Alty's winning streak comes to an end

1:27pm Monday 23rd September 2013

NORTH FERRIBY UNITED 2 ALTRINCHAM 1 Skrill North Game, September, 21.

Alty FC gets go ahead for £1.3 million improvement plans

Messenger Newspapers: Altrincham FC seal a sponsorship deal to rename their Moss Lane ground

8:00am Wednesday 18th September 2013

MAJOR improvements to Altrincham Football Club have been approved by Trafford Council’s planning committee.

Mike Williams - injury latest

12:09pm Wednesday 11th September 2013

by John Edwards ALTRINCHAM are seeking help from the Professional Footballers’ Association to try and speed up the process of gauging how long they will be without defender Mike Williams.

Altrincham 2 Histon 2

10:24am Sunday 1st September 2013

ALTRINCHAM'S unblemished run of four wins since the start of the season came to an end on Saturday against an impressive Histon team of youngsters, the eldest of whom was only 22.

Top of the league

11:37am Wednesday 28th August 2013

ALTRINCHAM have burst out of the blocks to win all four opening games to give the club its best start to the season in 35 years.

Vauxhall Motors 1 Altrincham 2

Messenger Newspapers: Goalscorer Kyle Perry in action against Vauxhall Motors. He went off injured after 32 minutes. Photo courtesy of

1:42pm Tuesday 27th August 2013

WITH Altrincham playing good football and leading through a 19th-minute Kyle Perry goal, they had looked well set for a fourth successive win, on Monday.

Altrincham 3 Stockport County 0

Messenger Newspapers: Alty’s James Walshaw gets to grips with his marker. Picture courtesy of

11:18am Sunday 25th August 2013

ALTRINCHAM manager Lee Sinnott may have made four changes for this game but the outcome was unaltered as his team recorded their third successive win of the new season against their Cheshire rivals on Saturday.

Alty gear up for Stockport clash

10:26am Wednesday 21st August 2013

ALTRINCHAM are in great shape as they prepare for one of the biggest occasions in the club’s recent history - th clash against Stockport County at The J.Davidson Stadium on Saturday in the Skrill North.

Altrincham 2 Barrow 1

Messenger Newspapers: Reeves and Perry in action for Altrincham against Barrow. while former Alty man Rob WIlliams is on the ground. Photo courtesy of

8:55am Wednesday 21st August 2013

DESPITE winning their opening match against Worcester last Saturday, Altrincham made three changes for this first league game at the J.

Worcester City 1 Altrincham 3

11:51am Sunday 18th August 2013

FOR the first time in five years Altrincham won their opening match of a league season but that outcome had seemed in doubt as they trailed one-nil with an hour played.

Sinnott calls for a positive start

10:54am Wednesday 14th August 2013

LEE Sinnott has called for a positive start from his Altrincham side to ensure they are not caught out by any early pacesetters in this season’s Skrill North title race.

Sinnott angry over Richman injury

Messenger Newspapers: Simon Richman scores in the penalty shoot-out victory over hosts Russia in the World Student Games in Kazan

12:52pm Wednesday 7th August 2013

LEE Sinnott launched a scathing attack on the British Universities staff after admitting Simon Richman looks certain to miss the start of the season with an injury that was allowed to deteriorate during the recent World Student Games.

We will be ready - Alty boss

Messenger Newspapers: Simon Richman scores in the penalty shoot-out victory over hosts Russia in the semi-final of the World Student Games in Kazan

12:02pm Wednesday 31st July 2013

DESPITE losing two further pre-season friendlies, Altrincham manager Lee Sinnott remains 100 per cent confident that his team will be fully prepared for the new league season which starts on August 17.

Alty parade new signings - and England Schools under-18s skipper

Messenger Newspapers: Rob Gilroy

9:53am Wednesday 17th July 2013

ALTRINCHAM have launched their preparations for the new season by parading four notable new signings and a youth team graduate who is determined to emulate Duncan Watmore’s stunning impact at the J.Davidson Stadium.



1:40pm Monday 1st July 2013

UA Manchester Titanium, a Senior Coed Cheer team from Trafford School of Gymnastics Cheer, competed and won their division at Jamfest Europe International Cheer Championships on Sunday 23rd June at the Liverpool ECHO Arena. TSG Cheer: UA Manchester also enjoyed success with Cobalt Senior Level 1 2nd Place, Mercury Junior Level 1 5th Place and Neon Mini Level 1 7th Place. UA Manchester Titanium trains one weekend per month and faced a number of challenges this season as they worked to compete at a higher level for the first time. First-Year member Gabrielle Feld commented, “I had the best season ever and winning just topped everything off perfectly! I have learnt so much this year and I'm better for it.”

Altrincham are community champions

Messenger Newspapers: from left to right, Fred Nash, Pete Foster, Chris Bullock, Neil Faulkner, Carole Nash, and Karen Rowley. Chris is the club’s community officer, the others are members of the club’s community board

9:42pm Tuesday 25th June 2013

ALTRINCHAM’S growing emphasis on public relations has brought them a £10,000 cheque as the Blue Square Bet North’s Community Club of the Year.

Altrincham Boys’ Grammar School pupil earns football scholarship

Messenger Newspapers: Michael King in action

5:39pm Monday 24th June 2013

AN Altrincham Boys’ Grammar School pupil has secured a prestigious football scholarship at the University of Indianapolis.

Alty expand their youth set-up

Messenger Newspapers: The Alty youth team who won the u-18 Manchester and District FA trophy

12:40pm Tuesday 11th June 2013

ALTRINCHAM have enhanced their reputation for forward thinking by expanding an already vibrant youth set-up and increasing the prospects of unearthing another Duncan Watmore.

Alty striker signed by Sunderland

Messenger Newspapers: Duncan Watmore in action against Droylsden. Photo: GR Photography

10:49am Sunday 26th May 2013

TEENAGE Altrincham sensation Duncan Watmore has landed a dream opportunity of a top-flight career after being snapped up by Sunderland for an undisclosed fee.

Altrincham unveil community hall plan

Messenger Newspapers: The current view from Moss Lane

6:00am Wednesday 22nd May 2013

ALTRINCHAM have embodied the ‘Sport For All’ Olympic ideal by launching plans for a new £750,000 community hall, aimed at increasing participation and fitness levels throughout the area.

Tribute evening for Altrincham's greatest ever manager

3:40pm Tuesday 14th May 2013

ALTRINCHAM’S greatest ever manager and four of their most iconic players will relive the glory years of the late 70s and early 80s at a tribute evening at Moss Lane.

Alty's promotion bid ended by Brackley

9:59am Monday 6th May 2013

HAVING opened the season with a 4-1 win at Moss Lane, Brackley Town put an end to Altrincham's campaign with another win by a three-goal margin on Saturday, this time at the Saints' Northamptonshire home.

Sinnott salutes his players

10:32am Wednesday 1st May 2013

LEE Sinnott was full of praise for Altrincham’s spirit and resolve after they dug deep and came up with an injury-time winner from substitute Jake Moult in a dramatic play-off semi-final first leg against Brackley at Moss Lane.

Altrincham 2 Brackley Town 1

10:30am Wednesday 1st May 2013

Blue Square Bet North Play Off Semi-Final, 1st Leg Tuesday 30 April 2013 ALTRINCHAM showed tremendous spirit on Tuesday night to overcome the well-resourced and physically strong challenge of well-resourced Brackley Town, who had finished the season one place ahead of Altrincham in the regular season.

Altrincham 6 Droylsden 0

12:27pm Monday 29th April 2013

HAVING already secured a place in the promotion play-offs for a place back in the national division of the Football Conference, Altrincham could afford to make six changes for this game on Saturday against already relegated Droylsden. It was the final match of the regular season.

Altrincham 6 Droylsden 0

12:20pm Monday 29th April 2013

HAVING already secured a place in the promotion play-offs for a place back in the national division of the Football Conference, Altrincham could afford to make six changes for this game on Saturday against already relegated Droylsden. It was the final match of the regular season.

Altrincham 2 Halifax Town 0

9:38am Wednesday 24th April 2013

ALTRINCHAM completed a deserved double over FC Halifax Town but the Yorkshiremen could still deprive Alty of a fourth-place finish in Conference North.

Internationally-renowned broadcaster John Helm covers Alty game

Messenger Newspapers: John Helm with a Radio Robins microphone in the Horsfall Stadium press box

12:36pm Tuesday 23rd April 2013

HE has described the action at major events across the world, and internationally-renowned broadcaster John Helm can now add another entry to his impressive CV – Altrincham’s Conference North game at Bradford Park Avenue.

Bradford Park Avenue 2 Altrincham 2

1:17pm Thursday 18th April 2013

CENTRAL defender Gianluca Havern's first goal for the club edged Altrincham closer to securing their place in the promotion play offs in the Northern section of the Football Conference.

Ton up for the Robins

11:47am Wednesday 17th April 2013

LEE Sinnott was full of praise for his Altrincham players after they kept the promotion bandwagon rolling, and registered their 100th goal in the process, with a hard-fought 2-1 win over Bishop’s Stortford at Moss Lane.

Guiseley 1 Altrincham 1

12:44pm Friday 12th April 2013

ALTRINCHAM completed their sequence of three testing away games at clubs in the top five last night with a hard-earned point at Yorkshire club, Guiseley.

FC Halifax Town 3 Altrincham 4

10:26am Sunday 7th April 2013

AFTER their defeat at league champions Chester FC, Altrincham got back into winning form with an excellent second-half performance at the Shay, despite the absence of James Lawrie with a sickness bug.

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