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News involving former Sandgrounders (August 2014)

John Paul Kissock joins Conference South side Whitehawk.

Aaron Chalmers signs for Hyde.

Neil Prince suffers a shoulder dislocation requiring ambulance treatment while playing for Prescott Cables.

Mark Duffy comes off the bench to score his first goal for Birmingham City in the Johnston's Paint Trophy.

James Ellison leaves Colwyn Bay and joins Barrow.

Nick Rogan joins Congleton Town from Marine.

Goalkeeper Terry Smith leaves Ashton and joins Nantwich Town.

Mark Boyd gets the Celtic Nation job on a permanent basis.

Vinny Mukendi joins Nantwich Town after an unsuccessful trial at AFC Telford.

Chris Simm has left Skelmersdale United and joined Warrington Town.

Tom Walker leaves Chorley for Curzon Ashton.

Brian Pritchard steps down as manager of Witton Albion.

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News involving former Sandgrounders (July 2014)

Emini Adegbenro has signed for Bootle FC.

Russell Benjamin signed for Stockport County last month but was arrested following a series of dawn raids by police in Cheshire, Merseyside and North Wales. The Manchester Evening News reports that he was one of 31 people arrested and charged, and appeared at Chester Crown Court on July 17. He did not enter a plea and was remanded in custody.
He will next appear in court on September 29 for a plea and case management hearing.

Yamen Osawe has signed a two year contract with German third division side FC Hallescher after impressing on trial.

Mark Boyd has taken temporary charge of Celtic Nation after Willie McStay's departure following the sale of the club.

Godfrey Poku has signed a one year deal with AFC Telford.

John Paul Kissock as left Macclesfield Town by mutual consent.

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News involving former Sandgrounders (June 2014)

Scott Brown and Toto Nsiala join Grimsby Town.

Lee Ashcroft becomes the new manager of Longridge Town.

Mark Duffy leaves Doncaster Rovers to join Birmingham City.

Liam Willis agrees a one year deal with Barrow.

Matt Brown joins Chester on a permanent deal.

Kevin Mooney was a member of the England team who have just won the Senior World Cup in Thailand.

Zac Aley has ruptured his posterior cruciate ligament, and snapped tendons in his knee. He will be flying home from Australia to have the operation.

Tony Sullivan has returned to cammel laird fc who following resignation from the Northern Premier League have been accepted into Division One of the North West Counties League.

Alan Moogan and Kevin Lee depart from AFC Telford.

Steven Tames joins Hyde.

Dan Walker signs for Braintree Town

Earl Davis announces his retirement from football.

Tom Hardwick leaves Skelmersdale United to join Warrington Town.

John Coleman becomes managed of Sligo Rovers

Danny Hurst joins Stockport County.

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Neighbours Formby FC Disband

It is with sadness that Formby FC yesterday announced that they have been forced to disband. They resigned their place in the North West Counties Premier Division, to which they had just been promoted, at the weekend but confirmed on Monday 2nd June that they would be forced to disband. A full statement has been posted on their website.

Former players Francis Smith and Emini Adegbenro, who were part of their successful side last year, will now need to seek alternative clubs.

We would like to extend our best wishes to all involved at Formby and hope that they may be able to return in some form in the future.

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Monday June 02, 2014

News involving former Sandgrounders (May 2014)
Tuesday May 20, 2014

RIP Alec Gaskell (1932-2014)
Tuesday May 06, 2014

Coleman Out - Foyle In
Tuesday May 06, 2014

RIP Brian Reeves (1939-2014)
Thursday April 24, 2014

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Thursday April 24, 2014

Sandy Brown (1939-2014)
Friday April 11, 2014

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