There are not many dull moments or poor matches to be had at the HWRS Stadium at the moment. If you want to see open enterprising and honest football that is the place to be so it was a bit of a disappointment that the attendance at this riveting match was only just over 200 (four of whom where from Texas).
Ramsbottom United are delighted to announe the signing of goalkeeper Charlie Albinson.
Three points against a team even lower than the Rams in the league were absolutely essential if the progress in performance, albeit slow and patchy, over the last few games was to be taken as a credible sign of a steady climb up the league towards the play-off positions.
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.
The Ramsbottom United Player of the Month for October, as voted for by the supporters, was Ryan Salmon.
The Rams could, should and would have got a deserved point out of this game except for an unfortunate mishap by keeper Ashley Shenton. While never reaching the level of performance achieved at Colne, they will know that while to come away empty handed was very disappointing, defeats of this kind are always on the cards in a league in which away games are always a challenge and that the reverse can reasonably be seen as a blip in the upwards trajectory of performance and not a reverse into the despond of the early season.
Ramsbottom United's recent signing from Fleetwood Town, 19-year-old Bradley Roscoe, was voted Player of the Month by the Rams Supporters for his excellent performance during the month of September.
Robert Louis Stevenson's Victorian melodrama about Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde is much more than a story of scientific experimenting going wrong - it begs the question of whether it is the good suppressingthe bad or the bad escaping the virtues of the good.
Make no mistake - from 1 to 11 plus the subs, this was as near a flawless performance as there might be - and in the eyes of this observer the best performance since the great debacle of January 2015.
Ramsbottom United's Dean Stott has been ruled out for up to six months with a torn rotator cuff.
A mellow performance on a misty afternoon saw the Rams ease through into the next round of the Buildbase FA Trophy much more comfortably than the score line might suggest.
Ramsbottom United were delighted to announce the signings of former Ram Grant Spencer and Blackburn Rovers professional Josh Askew.
Ramsbottom United's management duo Mark Fell and Paul Fildes have undertaken a staffing restructure in recent weeks.
Ramsbottom United have added to their squad with the signing of Ryan Salmon.