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Rams dunk Droylsden on soggy day

This local derby served up a feast for the rain-sodden spectators on an otherwise miserable afternoon in east Lancashire.

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First defeat for new look Rammy

The new look Ramsbottom United team fell to their first defeat of the season as they travelled up to Cumbria to take on Kendal Town.

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Winless run moves to 21

The 2015/2016 season really cannot come soon enough for a beleaguered Ramsbottom United, who suffered defeat once again, this time to a Marine side who ensured they would not be joining the Rams with that sinking feeling this term.

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Last gasp goal sinks Rams

It is all about performance now with points largely irrelevant so while the wind assisted last kick of the match thunderbolt from Jean Michel Gueyes that deprived the Rams and their travelling faithful a well deserved win was a deflating moment, it does not detract from a improving display.


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Burscough and Clitheroe reports

Match reports from two matches over the Bank Holiday weekend - a 2-2 draw with Burscough and the 0-4 reverse to Clitheroe.

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Green pair give Rams perfect start

The new look Ramsbottom United team kicked off the new season by finally banishing the blues that had surrounded the club over the last eighteen months.

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Matlock lock out the Rams

Nine day previously, two early goals down at Matlock had confirmed the Rams relegation.  A repeat dose in east Lancashire merely emphasised the gulf between an average Premier Division outfit and the struggling homesters, who once again found themselves 2-0 down after just twelve minutes.

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Another home point for the Rams

There will be disappointment that the Rams were not able to end their long stretch without a win despite being the better team throughout the whole 97 minutes of this match - where the referee found the extra minutes from at the end of each half was as big a mystery as a Paul Daniels magic trick - but there will be much satisfaction to be had in a home performance that was as compelling as any since the draw against Blyth Spartans.


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Co-manager Mark on Clitheroe loss

Ramsbottom United joint manager Mark Fell spoke to the website following the disappointing 0-4 Bank Holiday league loss to Clitheroe. Mark speaks out over the performance and offers some comfort with news of new signings on the horizon.

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Horror season ends with smiles

There has never been much doubt that the Rams have some very talented young footballers - unfortunately they have been too many in number, inexperienced and physically slight to compete or survive in the NPL.  On Saturday though they came up against another team which if anything was even younger and more lightweight and dominated the game from first to last.  As one of the long suffering Rams faithful commented after the match, it was boys against boys and the game was no worse off for that.

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Mickleover send Rams home pointless

This was a very disappointing defeat for the Rams who in the opening 15 minutes and the last 30 minutes when they nominally had a man advantage, spurned a number of clear edged chances to win a game against opponents also at the wrong end of the table and struggling for points.


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FA Cup dream halted at first hurdle

The early season optimism, driven by the new management set-up and squad, that was so evident after the opening day victory, has soured a little after two consecutive defeats.

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Rams grab morale boosting point

Managerless following the resignation of Garry Vaughan earlier in the day, the Rams at last brought a halt to the long line of scoreless defeats with an, at best, creditable draw against fellow relegatees Colwyn Bay.

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Ex-Rammy players haunt home side

The eagerly awaited reunion of former Ramsbottom United players and management ultimately resulted in a disappointing defeat for the home supporters looking for some semblance of revenge.

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Rams play out frustrating draw

Watching the Rams at present is an invitation to have a schizophrenic episode.  Was this a good result or a disappointing one?  Is there any promise of improving performance or is that an illusion?