The curse of the Lairds struck again as the Wirral visitors completed a quick-fire double over the play-off chasers, meaning that after four games, the Rams have yet to beat Cammell Laird.
Victory over high-flying Lancaster City saw the Rams overhaul their opponents and gain a foothold in the play-off places for the first time this season. And that despite a horrendous start to the campaign, hardly helped by the recent three points deduction.
Ramsbottom United registered their biggest win since December 2006 (when they defeated Atherton LR 9-1) with a scintillating display that pushed aside local rivals Radcliffe Borough in emphatic style.
An eagerly awaited contest between two of the league’s form teams ultimately produced a match lacking in the usual fluency and entertainment expected from these two sides.
Ramsbottom United returned from Merseyside with another three points in the bag, courtesy of a determined performance on a poor pitch, as the chase for the play-off places continues.
On a bitterly cold night, Ramsbottom United welcomed struggling Ossett Albion to the Harry Williams Riverside Stadium.
Two teams with opposing current forms met at the Harry Williams Riverside Stadium and, true to form, the Rams extended their league run to just one defeat in seventeen games, whilst condemning Mossley to their ninth defeat from the last ten.
On a cold and windy afternoon at the rain-lashed Harry Williams Riverside Stadium, Ramsbottom United made heavy weather of seeing off their struggling Yorkshire opponents.
On a night of drama and controversy, two sides with hopes of a play-off place had to share the spoils as they both cancelled each other out.
The elements were not on their own in an attempt to disrupt this fixture, for a couple of curses arrived at the Kirklands Ground on a miserable afternoon, in more ways than one.
Ramsbottom United played the “Get out of Jail” card when a late goal from substitute debutant Chris Denham saw them claim the three points that they had looked like throwing away.
Ramsbottom United bowed out of the Lancashire F.A. Trophy at the mockingly-named Victory Park, home of Premier Division Chorley.
Ramsbottom United maintained their push for a play-off place with an emphatic victory in the east Lancashire derby.
On a day when many other games were postponed, credit must be due to Clitheroe for ensuring this game went ahead, despite the horrendous conditions.
Ramsbottom United and Salford City dished up the proverbial Christmas cracker on Boxing Day with a high-tempo game and seven goals to keep the large crowd festively entertained.
The battle of the two form sides predictably finished all square in an entertaining afternoon at the Tameside Stadium.