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Eight in a row for Rossendale Raptors

12:40pm Wednesday 8th January 2014

KEN Masser has been confirmed as Rossendale Raptors coach until the end of the season – after guiding the side to their eighth win in a row with a 79-77 win over Sefton Stars last weekend.

Colgan steps down

10:51am Tuesday 19th November 2013

FORMER Rossendale United manager Paul Colgan has stepped down as coach of Evo-Stik League First Division North outfit Salford City.

Darwen targeting cup final

9:32am Friday 1st March 2013

DARWEN are hoping for a bumper crowd as they go gunning for North West Counties League silverware tomorrow – and their Division One Trophy semi-final first leg against Abbey Hey promises to be a cracker as they bid to end an 80-year jinx.

AFC Darwen surpass win tally

10:02am Monday 5th November 2012

AFC DARWEN have already won more games than they did in each of their previous two seasons after a dramatic 3-2 triumph at Irlam in the North West Counties First Division on Saturday.

Non-league football weekend preview

8:30am Friday 3rd February 2012

CHORLEY aim to shoot down big spending Evo-Stik League Premier Division leaders Chester tomorrow – and take a major step towards promotion themselves – in front of a packed Victory Park as all eyes turn towards glory.

Non-league games hit by the weather

11:50am Monday 2nd January 2012

Two games off but the majority survive

Non-league results round-up

8:33am Tuesday 27th December 2011

A rousing second-half display wasn’t enough for Chorley as they suffered the pain of Boxing Day defeat yesterday.

New Rossendale United hope as fans meet

9:50am Wednesday 20th July 2011

Fans wanting to form a new club to replace Rossendale United will hold a meeting tomorrow night at Waterfoot Conservative Club starting at 7.30pm.

I had no choice insists Rossendale United owner

10:20am Tuesday 21st June 2011

ANDREW Connolly says he had no option but to call time on Rossendale United – and insists he did so with a heavy heart.

Rossendale United kicked out of North West Counties League

Lancashire Telegraph: END OF AN ERA? League exit spells end for Dark Lane

10:30am Monday 20th June 2011

THE future of Rossendale United looks bleak after they were expelled from the North West Counties League on Saturday.

Rossendale United may be forced to quit Dark Lane

Lancashire Telegraph: MEET Connolly

8:39am Thursday 12th May 2011

ROSSENDALE United may be forced to move ground as the club continues to fight for its future.

Runcorm Linnets 4 Rossendale Utd 2

1:56pm Monday 25th April 2011

CHRIS Brookes tried his best to save Rossendale from the drop but admitted relegation was inevitable from the moment he took over.

Vodkat League Easter Saturday preview

8:00am Saturday 23rd April 2011

There is a full programme of games in the Vodkat League today.

Rossendale United 5 Congleton Town 1

2:12pm Wednesday 20th April 2011

Rossendale United kept their Vodkat League Premier Division hopes alive as they thumped Congleton Town 5-1 at Dark Lane.

Rossendale United fans meet after match

1:18pm Tuesday 19th April 2011

Rossendale United fans will look to plot a way forward at a supporters’ association meeting after tonight’s home game against Congleton.

Rossendale United 2 Flixton 4

11:52am Monday 18th April 2011

LEADING scorer Steve Burke added to more to his tally but it was all to no avail as Dale lost in a six- goal thriller.

Vodkat League preview

2:38pm Friday 15th April 2011

Ramsbottom United are second in the Vodkat League Premier Division and they look to follow up the midweek 5-2 win over Colne with another three points when they welcome Alsager Town to the Riverside.

Rossendale United in search for volunteers

12:53pm Wednesday 13th April 2011

ROSSENDALE UNITED'S Supporters Association are on the lookout for new blood to help out on match days.

Glossop North End 1 Rossendale United 1

4:48pm Monday 11th April 2011

DEPLETED Dale showed their fighting spirit with a hard-earned point at Glossop.

Vodkat League round-up

3:28pm Friday 8th April 2011

Barnoldswick Town face a stiff test when they host runaway Vodkat League Premier Division leaders New Mills.

Rossendale derby moved

9:49am Wednesday 6th April 2011

Bacup Borough host derby rivals Rossendale United tomorrow.

Vodkat League preview

10:58am Friday 1st April 2011

Ramsbottom United can move into second spot in the Vodkat League Premier Division if they beat Ashton Athletic at The Riverside.

Ashton Athletic 2 Rossendale United 2

11:39am Monday 28th March 2011

ROSSENDALE United let a two-goal lead slip at Ashton Athletic in a battle of the bottom two in the Vodkat Premier Division.

Vodkat League preview

9:11am Friday 25th March 2011

Padiham and Barnoldswick Town meet in a local derby in the Vodkat League Premier Division at the Arbories tomorrow.

Rossendale pay for water torture

11:40am Wednesday 23rd March 2011

Runcorn Linnets have been awarded three points from the scheduled game at Rossendale on February 22.

New Mills 2 Rossendale United 1

9:17am Wednesday 23rd March 2011

Gutsy Rossendale United were denied a point against Vodkat League Premier Division leaders New Mills last night.

Rossendale United 2 Formby 3

11:23am Monday 21st March 2011

THE Stags suffered a crucial home defeat in their base-ment battle with Formby despite a double from recent signing Steve Burke.

Vodkat League preview

4:41pm Friday 18th March 2011

Barnoldswick Town are at home to Glossop and are hot on the heels of Ramsbottom.

Squires Gate 2 Rossendale United 0

5:19pm Thursday 17th March 2011

Rossendale United’s mini-revival came to an end when they lost their Vodkat League Premier Division game at Squires Gate.

Rossendale United head to seaside

6:10pm Tuesday 15th March 2011

Manager Chris Brookes is urging his Rossendale United men to follow up their weekend win at Stone Dominoes tonight when they head to the seaside for their Vodkat League Premier Division clash at Squires Gate.

Stone Dominoes 1 Rossendale United 2

11:44am Monday 14th March 2011

ROSSENDALE United boss Chris Brookes has set his sights on lifting the Stags out of the Vodkat League Premier Division drop zone after his men beat Stone Dominoes in Staffordshire.

Vodkat League preview

8:37am Friday 11th March 2011

RAMSBOTTOM United will be bidding to relaunch their promotion challenge tomorrow when they host East Lancashire rivals BACUP BOROUGH in the Vodkat Premier Division.

Brookes in appeal for Rossendale United support

Lancashire Telegraph: NEW MAN Chris Brookes

3:19pm Wednesday 9th March 2011

BUOYANT Rossendale United manager Chris Brookes wants the entire Valley to pull together in support of the Stags after they came back from the brink last week.

All is well at Rossendale United juniors

Lancashire Telegraph: DARK DAYS Troubled times at Rossendale United’s Dark Lane

3:11pm Tuesday 8th March 2011

Rossendale United Juniors insist it is business as usual despite the on-going problems with the town’s senior side.

Derby action as Rossendale United face Padiham

8:50am Tuesday 8th March 2011

There is a local derby in the Vodkat League Premier Division tonight as Rossendale United face Padiham at Dark Lane.

Rossendale United 4 Winsford United 4

Lancashire Telegraph: HOWARD’S WAY Bradley Howard scores

10:49am Monday 7th March 2011

Rossendale United were, this time a week ago, just days from the abyss.

Vodkat League preview

9:44am Friday 4th March 2011

Barnoldswick are at home to Runcorn in the Vodkat League, while Colne and Ramsbottom are on the road.

Rossendale United ready for on-field action

9:43am Friday 4th March 2011

ROSSENDALE United take to the field tomorrow as massive underdogs against Vodkat League Premier Division high-flyers Winsford United.

Connolly: Stags stay alive - for the time being

8:47am Thursday 3rd March 2011

ROSSENDALE United are back in business – and will play their make-or-break game with Winsford United on Saturday.

Rossendale United D-Day as owner returns

Lancashire Telegraph: Rossendale United D-Day as owner returns

9:54am Wednesday 2nd March 2011

ROSSENDALE United face another D-Day today – and will be expelled from the Vodkat League if they fail to fulfil Saturday’s game with Winsford United.

Rossendale United warned to expect expulsion

10:30am Tuesday 1st March 2011

CRISIS club Rossendale United have been told they must play their home game against Vodkat League Premier Division leaders Winsford on Saturday or face expulsion from the league.

Rossendale United match postponed

8:45am Saturday 26th February 2011

CRISIS club Rossendale United have had their Vodkat League game at Squires Gate today postponed by the league's management committee.

D-day for crisis-hit Rossendale United

Lancashire Telegraph: D-day for crisis-hit Rossendale United

10:40am Friday 25th February 2011

VODKAT League chiefs will make a decision this afternoon as to whether crisis club Rossendale United can play their game at Squires Gate tomorrow – but admit that the Stags’ future is bleak.

Brown: Rossendale United future is bleak

Lancashire Telegraph: EMPTY The scene at Rossendale United’s deserted Dark Lane ground yesterday

11:40am Friday 25th February 2011

CRESTFALLEN assistant boss Garry Brown says he would like to apologise personally to every single Rossendale United fan for the events that led to him and manager Paul Colgan quitting Dark Lane – but insists they had no other choice.

Rossendale United in crisis after water cut off and boss quits

Lancashire Telegraph: QUIT CLUB Paul Colgan

9:03am Thursday 24th February 2011

THE future of Rossendale United hangs in the balance after the water supply to the club’s ground was cut off and manager Paul Colgan and his coaching staff quit.

Rossendale United hit by late call off

8:41am Wednesday 23rd February 2011

Rossendale United were left frustrated last night when their Vodkat League Premier Division game with Runcorn Linnets at Dark Lane was called off.

Vodkat League preview

10:12am Tuesday 22nd February 2011

There is a big game in the Vodkat League Challenge Cup tonight as Ramsbottom United entertain New Mills in the Third Round.

Vodkat League preview

12:54pm Friday 18th February 2011

In the Vodkat League, high-flying Ramsbottom United are at home to Winsford United in a big clash at the top of the Premier Division.

Proctor blow for Rossendale United

11:26am Wednesday 16th February 2011

ROSSENDALE UNITED have been dealt a blow in their fight for Vodkat League Premier Division survival after goalkeeper Ben Proctor decided to join free-spending New Mills.

Vodkat League preview

2:14pm Friday 11th February 2011

In the Vodkat Premier Division, third-placed Ramsbottom United host fifth-placed Congleton Town.



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