Our first venture into the EvoStik Division One North. New Mills AFC on a bitterly cold Saturday afternoon in early March. "The Millers" visitors were "The Linnets" of Burscough FC. New Mills ended the season in third place, missing out on promotion via the play-offs to Trafford FC.
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Competition : EvoStik Northern Premier League Division 1
Result : New Mills AFC 1 Burscough 2
Attendance : 117
Church Lane : Home Of New Mills FC
"No Spectator Access"
"Disabled Area : No Standing"
"St George's Church"
Burscough players pre-match warm up.
St George's Church
"Through The Goalposts, Beyond The Trees"
New Mills FC v Burscough FC
"Next Home Game"
New Mills 1 Burscough 0
Dave Fitzpatrick sends the Burscough goalkeeper the wrong way,
two minutes gone.
Floodlight & Goalpost Architecture In The High Peaks
"Raffle Number #185"
New Mills is fifteen miles from Manchester. The added attraction after the afternoon at Church Lane, stay behind and add some extra funds for the club behind the bar. City beat Barnsley 5-0 and went on to the FA Cup Final.
1st Team & Reserves
"Yellow, Red and Blue"
New Mills 1 Burscough 2
Duncan Hibbert [left], New Mills FC Secretary with Burscough counterpart.
No Match Reports Available
Website Links To Both Clubs In The EvoStik NPL Division 1 North Panel
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