However, its content includes all of the material from the Official Altrincham FC website which operated between 2000 and 2018 and from its unofficial forerunner, The Alty Pages. “I learnt then that you only ever get one chance against the top teams,” said Heathcote. Infamous for his Rod Stewart impressions, drinking pints of Pernod and once leaving the house in his slippers to get a newspaper whilst his wife made breakfast... and returning home two days later after spending two days drinking in Blackpool, Webster pretended to be an Altrincham player. Gamble Aware aims to promote responsibility in gambling. More teams. Contact [email protected] for more information. This offer is valid for 7 days from your new account being registered. Only deposits made using Cards or Paypal will qualify for this promotion. T&Cs apply. “He got pissed and fell asleep. “It would be good to have other role models and ones which can reach a bigger audience than we can.“The more noise we make about this issue the less of an issue it will become.”, Goodbye stripes, hello rainbow flag Inclusive @altrinchamfc have made an incredible commitment to fighting homophobia in football https://t.co/znUywdrc1M pic.twitter.com/P0mfk6LqOt. How were the media to know any different? Place your first bet on any Sportsbook market and if it loses we will refund your stake in CASH. T&Cs apply. The 29-year-old forward combines a mixture of energy, aggressiveness and skill making him a threat to any opposition defence. One die-hard fan, Michael Webster, was friends with the players. “It was really sad. After drawing at Everton, Altrincham held a press conference. Winnings credited in cash. They did indeed go to Wembley three times. Their first season saw a lot of success to the club as they won the Cheshire Amateur Cup as well as the Manchester League and Cheshire Senior Cup. v2.2.2 (1), £20 Risk Free First Bet - Money Back in CASH , BET £20 & GET YOUR STAKE BACK AS CASH IF YOU LOSE! Debit Card & Paypal deposits only. He sat at the front of the coach and came in our dressing room. “I was distraught as I walked back to the changing rooms – until I was distracted by a loud splashing noise. Ex-Tangerine Yusifu Cessay could be the one to start on the other side, Cessay has been with Altrincham since joining in the 19/20 season after a successful loan from Blackpool. Over a four-year period between 1978 and 1982 the Robins boasted a better FA Cup record than any side in the old divisions three and four. Please Gamble Responsibly. Full Terms apply. He didn’t give a motivational speech or anything. He sent me a card recently asking for his fiver back.”. Hulme was linked to Chester FC after the turn of the New Year but ended up remaining loyal to Alty where he is considered to be one of the most important players of the side. Parkinson had joined The Robins from Nantwich Town, three days after losing Nantwich’s Northern Premier League promotion play-off semi-final to Spennymoor Town. We also have a multifaceted fanbase, which took a while for me to get my head around. Parkinson, who’d been a non-league player with Nantwich, took charge in 2017 and led Alty to promotion after a surprise relegation in 2016. The early 1940s saw Altrincham FC virtually in abeyance as other teams, Altrincham Amateurs and Redclyffe, used Moss Lane as their home ground and, indeed, Altrincham missed the first post-war season of the Cheshire County League. The rest of the midfield could consist of Sean Williams, and as previously mentioned Josh Hancock. They were then unfortunate to concede two goals in three minutes which put the match to bed. The rest of Alty’s defensive structure should feature Toby Mullarkey, who was also at Nantwich with Phil Parkinson, as well as new signing Ritchie Sutton and Andy White. Come on. And we have loads of people who have a long association with the club. We play attractive football and I’m proud of that. However, The Coasters have bested Altrincham on more occasions winning two out of three matches, with a 4-1 home win and an amazing 6-0 win away from home, both of these in the 2016/17 National League North season. Fellow National North League club Stockport County have put an end to their involvement in both the FA Cup and FA Trophy this time out, with Congleton Town of the North West Counties league knocking them out of the Cheshire Senior Cup in November. “It's an old club with an old ground and the money will be desperately needed.” In the old days cup glory was won with teams full of characters. In their most recent outing at Alfreton, Alty had a particularly strong first half featuring attacking football but lacked the efficiency to make the most of their chances. “I make sure the players know about the history when they arrive here. King earned £70 from Altrincham – and a lot more as a scaffolder. They also drew with Everton away in the FA Cup fifth round – and took them to a replay at Old Trafford, where 35,530 showed. We’ll focus on ourselves because if we focus on a professional team playing three leagues higher that won’t help.”. FIRST SINGLE & E/W BET ONLY. Tomorrow’s game will also feature the return of Matty Kosylo to the Fylde coast, who is expected to feature on the wings for Altrincham. Alty have experienced a mix of results in pre-season suffering losses to National League North sides Curzon Ashton (3-4) and Alfreton Town (0-2), but defeating newly formed Huddersfield Town B (4-0) and Nantwich Town (1-0).