Category: Match Reports

Sheffield revenged in FA Trophy win

The feral growl of triumph that emenated from the throat of each Rams player at the final whistle followed by the sound celebratory banging of the changing room walls spoke eloquently of how much this win meant after a few trying weeks.

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Giant Axe pain for the Rams

This was a dispiriting performance from the Rams which could easily have resulted in a double score defeat except for some brave and at times inspired saves by Jack Cookson and profligate finishing by the home team.
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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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High on passion but no joy for Rams

If pure undiluted effort was the sole determinant of a game of football - and the exhaustion on the faces of their players was evidence enough that it had been given - then the Rams would have come away from Glossop with a well earned point.
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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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Home run comes to an end

The Rams pretty much coninued where they left off against Lancaster in their previous midweek game with a performance that offered scant prospects for a successful campaign and might have left them singing "We don't like Tuesdays" in the post match showers.
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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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Cables draw - Rams unbeaten at home

This was a much improved performance from Tuesday's offering - although so dire was that effort anything close a firm tackle and well placed pass would have represented a technological leap forward on a scale that led from the Montgolfier brothers to Tom Hanks in Apollo 13.
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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.