Ramsbottom United have announced that they have made the double acquisition of goalkeeper Chris Cheetham and midfielder Sam Freakes.
Evo-Stik League side Ramsbottom United have reverted to a system that produced a successful rise up the non-league ladder when the club moved from mid-table in the North West Counties League to the Premier Division of the Evo-Stik Northern Premier League in a short five year stint under the guidance of former joint-managers Anthony Johnson and Bernard Morley.
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.
Following their disappointing campaign last time out, Ramsbottom United have reduced prices for the coming season to thank regular supporters for sticking with the club.
Ramsbottom United have announced five pre-season friendlies ahead of their 2016/17 league campaign in Evo-Stik Northern Premier League Division One North, which commence on 6th August 2016.
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.
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.
Ramsbottom United is delighted to announce that from over 1,000 entries, the Rams match-day programme has come 2nd in the long-established prestigious "Catalogue Programme Awards" for the 2015/16 season.
When Ramsbottom United's Chairman Harry Williams received a visit from assistant manager Wayne Goodison suggesting they pop out for a pint, he had no idea what was waiting for him.
Ramsbottom United manager Garry Vaughan has tendered his resignation with immediate effect.
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.
Ramsbottom United's joint managers Paul Fildes and Mark Fell have signalled their intentions of restoring the club's fortunes by announcing that their first signing for the new season is the experienced striker Gareth Seddon.
278 appearance plus one off the bench - courtesy of Adam Berrisford's hopeless clapped out car on the last day of the 2010/11 season at Congleton Town - and Grant Shenton finally takes off his Ramsbottom United gloves as he announced he is to leave the club at the end of the season.
Captain and goalkeeper Grant Shenton has announced that he will be leaving the club at the end of the 2015/16 season.
There will be an End of Season Presentations and Awards evening, taking place on Saturday 23rd April following the final match of the season against Ilkeston.