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By Casey Evans Today marked the historic first ever fixture of Stretford Paddock FC as they took on Manchester Premier League side Dukinfield Town in a friendly. Stephen Howson’s side unfortunately fell to a 3-0 defeat, but the scoreline was not truly reflective of the game. Stretford Paddock FC was a long-time dream of Stephen [&hellip

Stretford Paddock FC returned to training on Thursday evening after exactly days 100 since our last training session. We are working in socially distanced pods of 5 with a coach each. A lot has happened since our last session back in March, it goes without saying. The big thing is our acceptance to the Lancashire […]

The clock is ticking down as Stretford Paddock FC grow ever-closer to making our mark on the competitive stage. Following a ballot earlier this week, Paddock FC’s application has been deemed successful and the club is now officially a member of the Lancashire & Cheshire AFL – a monumental milestone and hopefully, the first

As the U.K. Government slowly lifts the social restrictions of the COVID-19 pandemic, some sports and recreational hobbies are once again permitted, but with strict guidelines. All the added stipulations and regulations point to one question for football and sports in general, when will things be back to normal?  Yesterday, the Footb

Grassroots football and Stretford Paddock FC may return sooner than expected! The exact date of when Stretford Paddock FC and grassroots football will return is unknown at this moment in time. However, Health Secretary Matt Hancock expressed that the government wants grassroots football back “as soon as we safely can”. The chief medic

My names Jack Apted, I’m 17 years old and I can play Right and Left Back and further forward when needed.  Whilst we’ve been in lockdown a lot of people have taken it as a negative, but instead I’ve tried to switch it up and turn it into a positive thing. Every morning I go […]

Yesterday’s announcement that the non-league football season has been cancelled outright, leaves many clubs feeling frustrated. In the North West Counties (NWC), teams had between 6 and 11 games to finish. Vauxhall Motors, a team in the NWC South division, had already secured promotion but will have to start next season in the South div

I’ve enjoyed the journey of Stretford Paddock, so far. But there’s still loads for us to do. We want to join a proper league, one where clubs will test us and if successful our ambitions can be matched by promotions to play at a meaningful level.  The lack of current direction doesn’t stop the things […]