Ex-League star is new player/coach

Tim ChannonFirst Team

SEAGULLS boss Phill Hadland has capped a busy week by signing defensive midfielder Anthony Griffith, an experienced player with over 250 appearances in the Football League, from Trafford as a player/coach for next season. The 30-year-old played mostly with Port Vale, who he helped win promotion from League Two in 2012/13 and was named their Player of the Year in 2010, and has … Read More

Rainford heads committed quintet

Tim ChannonFirst Team

MANAGER Phill Hadland is delighted to report that Jamie Rainford, winner of the Top Scorer award at the end of last season, is one of five players who have so far signed on again for the 2017/18 campaign Dan Collins, Danny Bartle, Danny Andrews and Astley Mulholland are the others. Jamie scored nine  goals in 14 appearances for the Seagulls after … Read More

Seagulls sign keeper and attacker

Tim ChannonFirst Team

SEAGULLS manager Phill Hadland has announced his first confirmed signings for the new season in former Glossop North End, Witton Albion and Marine goalkeeper Matt Cooper, and attacking player Jack Hindle from Radcliffe Borough. The 28-year-old Cooper was in the Glossop side that played at Wembley in the 2009/10 FA Vase final against Whitley Bay and then had three seasons with Witton … Read More

Provisional league line-up 2017/18

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE provisional line-up for the Evostik Division One North next season includes four new teams, and will mean a long trip to the North East to face Northern League champions South Shields. They have just completed an impressive campaign, losing only two of their 42 league games, amassing 108 points and scoring 127 goals, and have reached the final of … Read More

New kit deal agreed with Kappa

Tim ChannonClub News, First Team

COLWYN BAY Football Club have entered into a two-year kit deal with Italian sports giants Kappa with the option of a third year. The deal will see all the teams under the Colwyn Bay banner in the new kit from the start of the 2017/2018 season and a part of the deal, the first team squad will also be wearing … Read More

Fond farewell to Luke Denson, plus 2016/17 club stats

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MANAGER Phill Hadland has announced that long-serving defender Luke Denson has left the club after making 222 appearances for the Seagulls and scoring 14 goals. The former Tranmere Rovers apprentice  first signed in 2009 and was part of the Bay squad that won back to back promotions to the Conference North under Neil Young and then Dave Challinor in 2010 and … Read More

Boothy gets fans’ accolade

Tim ChannonFirst Team

WILL BOOTH was named Supporters’ Player of the Season after the Seagulls ended their campaign with a 1-0 home defeat to Scarborough Athletic. Gaz Grant got both the Manager’s and Director’s vote, while Louis Corrigan was named Players’ Player. In a game a few chances Jacob Hazel seized on a missed clearance kick to score the only goal of the game … Read More

Bay beaten after penalty miss

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls paid a high price for a missed second half penalty as they suffered a  2-1 Easter Monday defeat at play-off chasing Trafford.  The Seagulls had gone behind after 12 minutes to an Aaron  Burns penalty after a shot hit Sam Barnes’ arm, but they were level on 29 minutes when Barnes made amends by sliding in to the score as … Read More

Seagulls hit back to hold leaders

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls twice came from behind to draw 2-2 with league leaders Farsley Celtic and deny them a win that would have put them four points clear at the top of the table.  Bay have now taken points off both the top two sides in the past five weeks, but with Lancaster City losing at Droylsden,  the draw  keeps the Yorkshire side in the … Read More

Seagulls take on double chasers

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls start a busy Easter weekend with their penultimate home game of the season on Saturday (April 15) against table toppers Farsley Celtic who are chasing a league and cup double. The Yorkshire side lifted the West Riding County FA Cup on Tuesday (top picture) by beating Tadcaster Albion on penalties in the final at Albion’s i2i Stadium. Richard Marshall gave … Read More