Tuesday, 26 June 2012

Pre Season Training

Mellor FC's pre-season training starts on Saturday July 7th. Meet at the clubhouse off Wood Lane (behind the Marple Tavern) at 10.15am. Bring boots and trainers.

Sunday, 24 June 2012

Life's a Pitch

About 15 Mellor FC players and committee men spent three hours on Saturday June 23rd renovating the Wood Lane pitch and painting the surrounding fencing. Many thanks to all those who attended and also to Si Dalby and Mark Hanson for organising the seed, topsoil, paint and beers for the lads. Here are a few pictures.

(left to right) Craig Frisby, Matt Cotton, Ben Beer and Dave Moss

Three of the four juniors who helped

The Rugby Club loaned us a tractor, driven here by Paul Telfer, helped by daughter Fiona.

Rake's Progress. Mark Hanson (left) and Phil McGreal make some

Barrowboys: John Bellis, Si Dalby and Alex Wharton

Friday, 22 June 2012

Mellor FC at the Euros

Some Mellor FC players have been out to the Ukraine & Poland for the Euros. If you are one of them send me your pictures. Here Mellor players Matt Clayson (far left) and Tom Bright in Krakow meet Gary Neville who clearly doesn't want to give Manchester City any extra publicity.
Clayson, Bright and Neville, what a midfield

Meanwhile Shane Cliffe didn't have much luck following the Irish. Here he is picking up some super strength lager in Poznan, before the inevitable three defeats!

Sunday, 17 June 2012

Mellor's First Mascot

My daughter Charlotte was Mellor FC's first ever mascot. This was taken about 18 years ago. Do we have any new contenders for a mascot?

Saturday, 16 June 2012

Kids Stuff

Paul Goodwin, many years ago. Here is front row three from left. And who is next to him on his left? Judging by the ears it's either Prince Charles or Danny Godfrey. But what are they doing wearing Germany shirts?

Friday, 15 June 2012

Monday, 4 June 2012

Gawd Bless the Queen

How did you celebrate the Queen's Diamond Jubilee?

Pat Boyle went to the Marple Bridge Street Party.

Christian Hynes let off a Chinese lantern

Tom Fletcher went to Manchester's Northern Quarter

Mike Palmer IS the Duke

Sunday, 3 June 2012

Friz's marathon cock-up

Craig Frisby's reward for running the Edinburgh marathon was a medal in the shape of a....well YOU decide.
The full story can be viewed here