Category: Match Reports

One point nearer to salvation

For the time time this season, after a troubling week off the pitch, there was a sense of lack of optimism and collapse in morale on the terraces on Saturday which somehow transmitted itself into a nervous performance on the pitch.

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Record crowd for FCUM 2-0 loss

This was a very comfortable and largely untroubled victory for FC United of Manchester, who are now just three points away from assured promotion.

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Draw grabbed from jaws of victory

The Rams somehow managed to grab a draw from the jaws of victory on Thursday by conceding two goals in the last two minutes of a see-saw game.

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Losing run goes on with Skem defeat

It would take a level of optimism last exhibited by King Canute when trying to turn back the waves to detect any sign of an upturn in fortunes for the Rams after another dispiriting defeat.


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Rams bow out in Cup semi-final

A depleted Ramsbottom United side were denied a place in the Doodson Sport Cup Final by their Yorkshire visitors, going down 2-1 to Farsley in the semi-final.

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Kuba-Kuba super strike grabs win

By far the most assured and accomplished 45 minutes of football in the current era saw the Rams grab a well deserved and valuable three points at a wide open and windswept Grantham Town on Saturday.

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Rams scrap to grab Buxton point

If there were any doubts that the managements and team see themselves in other than a vicious fight to retain their Evo-Stik Northern Premier League status, never mind the games in hand, the approach to this game should consign them to the rubbish bin.

Category: Club News

Time to back the lads!

On Saturday, Ramsbottom United travel to Skelmersdale United, hoping to kick-start their season and start moving back up the table and away from the relegation zone, which we have slipped into over the last few days.


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Rams slip to 3rd defeat in 4

With a third defeat in their last four outings, Ramsbottom United have been drawn inexorably back into the relegation mire following their narrow 1-0 loss to promotion-chasing Ashton United on a warm, spring day in Tameside.

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Rams falter to Barwell loss

Before the match on seeing the Barwell keeper Liam Castle pull off a brilliant save in the warm-up, some wag in the crowd shouted that would be the last save he would make all night.  "Be careful what you wish for" might have been the retort because in the 90 minutes of actual football, the keeper was not called on to make another save.

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Stourbridge gain revenge

The Rams will be bitterly disappointed to have lost this game having beaten the visitors in the Black Country only four days earlier.

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Grayson and Krou leave the Rams

Ramsbottom United have announced that defenders George Grayson and Cedric Krou have decided to leave the club and seek their football elsewhere.


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2,104 attendance a ground record

The match between Ramsbottom United and FC United of Manchester on Saturday set a new record attendance for a fixture played at the Harry Williams Riverside Stadium, thrashing the previous mark by 451 spectators.

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Rams ease fears with Belper success

A very tired bunch of Rams players ended a very satisfying week on a positive note with a well deserved, if somewhat, nervy win against a determined but all but doomed Belper Town team.  It will be a great shame to see this well organised, welcoming and well appointed club return to Division One after just one season.

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Rams finally secure league success

It took 108 days and 11 league encounters but the Rams finally secured an Evo-Stik Premier Division success with a hard-fought 2-1 victory over Stourbridge down in the Black Country on Tuesday evening.

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Better showing but another loss

Compared with the previous three games, even in continuing defeat, this was an improved performance from the Rams and one which offered at least a shard of optimism of awakening from the nightmare.