Seagulls hit five against 10-man Mossley

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls got the new management team off to a flying start with a 5-0 romp against ten-man Mossley.  Danny Bartle (pictured above after scoring his first goal) and Jack Hindle, who also had two big assists, both scored twice and could have had hat-tricks, while Danny Andrews was the other Bay scorer in a very encouraging performance.  The Bay … Read More


Mossley provide management’s first test

Tim ChannonFirst Team

NEW manager Alan Morgan says he wants the players to enjoy the challenge of turning around the team’s fortunes as he and assistant Craig Hogg take charge for the first time in Saturday’s home game against Mossley (3pm kick off).  Seven games without a win, including four successive defeats, has seen the team drop to 14th place  in the Evo-stik … Read More


Neil Coverley joins coaching staff

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls are delighted to announce that former defender Neil Coverley has returned to the Seagulls as part of the coaching staff under manager Alan Morgan. Neil, 34, who started his playing career with Crewe Alexandra, was with the Bay in the 2006/7 season when Gary Finlay took over from Peter Davenport as manager and guided the team to the … Read More


‘A lot of work to do,’ says new manager

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls could not build on a 1-0 lead after dominating the opening 30 minutes  and ended up losing 2-1 at Kendal Town after a disappointing second half.  Bay keeper Matt Cooper had to make a smart early save to tip a shot from Kendal’s Paul Dawson over the bar, but the team started to play really well after that … Read More


New management can’t wait to start

Tim ChannonClub News, First Team

THE Seagulls’ new management team of Welsh-born Alan Morgan and ex-Colwyn Bay defender Craig Hogg say they can’t wait to get started.  The pair had a very successful partnership at Llandudno, lifting the club from near the foot of the Cymru Alliance in 2012 to the title and a place in the Welsh Premier League by the end of the … Read More


Hadland backs Seagulls for promotion

Tim ChannonClub News, First Team

DEPARTED manager Phill Hadland says he felt it was the right thing to do for the club to go now while there still more than half a season remaining – and he is backing the players to go on and win promotion or reach the play-offs at the very minimum. “I felt I had to do what is right for … Read More


Bay out of luck in late onslaught

Tim ChannonFirst Team

A LATE onslaught in which Jack Hindle saw a header hit the underside of the bar and stay out (see top picture), couldn’t  rescue the Seagulls from a 2-1 home defeat to Droylsden (Nov 4). The Bay had the better of a goalless first half with Luke Horrocks, Danny Andrews and Louis Barnes all having shots saved, while Louis was … Read More


Astley signs new contract; boost for Bartle

Tim ChannonFirst Team

SEAGULLS boss Phill Hadland is delighted to report that top scorer Astley Mulholland has committed himself to the club for the rest of the season and has been signed on contract. This follows interest from a number of a clubs and the manager commented: “There has been quite a bit of interest, but Astley says he is happy here and … Read More


Storm Brian hits Seagulls game

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls’  winless run continued as they lost 2-1 in atrocious conditions at Radcliffe Borough. A goal down at half-time, Danny Andrews equalised after good work by Jack Hindle, but Radcliffe regained the lead almost immediately for a win that drops Colwyn Bay into the bottom half of the table. REPORT By PAUL EDWARDS: Radcliife Borough 2 Colwyn Bay 1 … Read More


Late equaliser denies Seagulls

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls were on course for a top six spot only to be denied victory by an 86th minute equaliser in a 1-1 home draw against Tadcaster Albion. Sam Barnes gave Bay an 19th minute lead from a corner and the Bay missed opportunities to double their lead before Tadcaster rescued a point through Josh Barrett from a free kick … Read More