Second half goals sink Seagulls

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls took an early lead at play-off chasing Colne, but then conceded two second half goals to suffer a 2-1 defeat (March 25). Danny Bartle, with his fourth goal in six games, scored with a good finish after 12 minutes from Danny Andrews run and pass and Colwyn Bay,  playing well down the slope, could have doubled their lead before half-time. Bartle, … Read More


Astley set for debut at Colne

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE Seagulls’ will have new signing Astley Mulholland in the squad for the first time as they travel to another side chasing the promotion play-offs in free-scoring Colne on Saturday (March 25th). Tom Schofield will need a late check on an ankle injury suffered at Ossett Town last weekend and Julian Williams has been away on holiday, but manager Phill Hadland … Read More


Yorkshire jinx continues

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THE Seagulls’ Yorkshire jinx continued with a 1-0 defeat at play-off contenders Ossett Town (March 18) in a scrappy, untidy and ill-tempered game  In seven league trips to the White Rose county the Bay have picked up just one point out of a possible 21 – and that was the 0-0 draw at Tadcaster, who played for 80 minutes with 10 men. … Read More


New signing for Ossett trip

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THE Seagulls have signed left winger Astley Mulholland from Glossop North End and he has been cleared to play in Saturday’s away game at Ossett Town if selected.   The 29-year-old has previously been with Altrincham, FC United and Chorley and he links up again with former Glossop team-mates Sam Barnes and Jamie Rainford. Astley’s brother tragically collapsed and died playing five-a-side … Read More


Rainford double as revival continues

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THE Seagulls continued their revival with a second win in four days as they claimed an excellent 4-2 away victory at Droylsden (March 14). Jamie Rainford got the Man of the Match award with two goals and there was one apiece for Danny Bartle and Tom Schofield as the Bay climbed above Droylsden on goal difference and out of the bottom … Read More


Bay topple leaders to end winless run

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GOALS from Jamie Rainford and Danny Bartle made it lucky 13 for the Seagulls as they beat title chasers Lancaster City 2-0 to end their 12-match winless run. Keeper Kieran Wolland also saved a Jordan Connerton penalty late on to cap a big day for manager Phill Hadland and his players. The manager admitted it has been “hell” waiting for that elusive … Read More


New signings set to face table toppers

Tim ChannonFirst Team

SEAGULLS boss Phill Hadland expects to have two new additions to the squad for Saturday’s home game against table toppers Lancaster City – the Bay’s only home game over the next three weeks.  Central midfielder Iwan Cartwright has signed this week from Wrexham and has been cleared to play. The Wrexham-based 20-year-old joined his home town club as a junior and … Read More


Defeated by late goals again

Tim ChannonFirst Team

TWO goals in the space of two minutes in the last quarter of an hour condemned the Seagulls to a 3-1 defeat at Ossett Albion (March 4) after they had levelled the match at 1-1 with 17 minutes to go. The Bay had started the game very well and could have been 3-0 up in the opening 18 minutes. Jamie Rainford … Read More


Seagulls lose Regan to Celtic

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THE Seagulls’ have suffered a major blow with former England Under-17 international defender Matt Regan joining National League North strugglers Stalybridge Celtic. Manager Phill Hadland reports that the 23-year-old, who lists Liverpool and Nottingham Forest amongst his previous clubs, has agreed the move after Stalybridge put in seven days for him. Matt has shown his class in the seven games he has … Read More


Droylsden game washed out

Tim ChannonFirst Team

THE away game at Droylsden, scheduled for February 28, was called off following a 4pm inspection of the waterlogged pitch. No new date has yet been confirmed. The league have also informed the club that the re-arranged away game at Radcliffe Borough, set for March 14, is now also off and will have to be re-scheduled for a second time. This is because … Read More