Coming soon! New 3G pitch in Kirkby

The wait is almost over for Kirkby’s latest addition – a full size 3G football pitch – with the opening planned for Wednesday, 2 August 2017. The new facility, which comprises of an investment of more than £610,000, includes a 3G all-weather surface, floodlights and changing facilities, available at Kirkby Leisure Centre. The surface is … Read more

Skelmersdale Youth Academy fundraising to help Skelmersdale youth clubs development

Skelmersdale Youth Academy are looking to raise £20,000 in funds to enable them to help with Skelmersdale youth clubs development on Chequer Lane in Up Holland Skelmersdale, which would enable the creation of a safe environment. The Borough Council has offered a 25 year licence agreement to exclusively use the disused playing fields on Chequer … Read more

All square in ‘local derby’

Easter weekend’s football match between Northern Premier League teams Coalville Town FC and Skelmersdale United FC had an added competitive edge for one local business. Vitax Limited, whose manufacturing facility is based opposite Skelmersdale’s stadium, travelled down to meet colleagues from its head office in Coalville, to watch the ‘local’ derby. Vitax’s head office is … Read more

Skem Men-Aces Carl Eaton to tackle Manchester Marathon

Skem Men-Aces Carl Eaton has taken on a challenge which most people would not even contemplate; Carl is set to tackle the Manchester Marathon! While it may be said that a lot of people take part in marathons and it can be described as ‘just a long run’, the difference is that with Carl Eaton … Read more

Rising Reds star repays Rainhill High with signed debut shirt

Liverpool FC defender, Trent Alexander Arnold, paid a special visit to his old school to present a personalised signed shirt to his former teachers and students as a thank you for their support during his time at school. Reds full back, Alexander Arnold, joined Rainhill High aged 12 and recently returned to participate in a … Read more

Everton give their fans a late Christmas present with victory against Leicester

Everton went into the match against Leicester looking to put their recent defeat against Liverpool behind them, and they went into the game with a number of changes to their line-up. Joel replaced the injured Stekelenburg in goal and they employed what could be loosely described as a back five in their formation. The pattern … Read more