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Welcome

Welcome to the official website of Runcorn Linnets FC.

We are a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 and were formed in the 2006 off-season by the fans of the now defunct Runcorn FC (which was playing under the name "Runcorn FC Halton" at the time). Although when we formed we were technically a "new" club, the Linnets were given special dispensation by the FA to be treated as a reformed version of Runcorn FC - the special dispensation was necessary as the old club had simply become dormant, choosing not to field a team, as opposed to ceasing to exist as a legal entity.

We currently play in the North West Counties Football League, and were awarded Charter Standard in October 2011.

Feel free to view the latest news, and find out what's new on the site. If you have any suggestions, comments or questions, then please contact us using the Contact Us page.

Remember, if you are unable to make it to a match, then you can get the latest live score, plus mini-commentary by visiting this site during the game! If you can't get to a computer during the match, then you can have the details of the match at half and full time sent by text to your phone. You can get more details of this on the SMS page. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter where you will find live updates throughout our matches.

Latest Headlines

02 Sep : Runcorn beat AFC Liverpool 2-0

30 Aug : Runcorn lose to Droylsden 4-0

26 Aug : Runcorn beat Winsford United 0-2

What's New?

  • 02 Sep : Match Report for the Droylsden game has been added.
  • 26 Aug : Match Report for the Winsford United game has been added.
  • 26 Aug : Some pictures from the West Didsbury and Chorley game have been added to the website courtesy of Medaka.
  • 25 Aug : Match Report for the West Didsbury & Chorlton game has been added.
  • 19 Aug : Match Report for the Alsager Town game has been added.
  • 19 Aug : Match Report for the Rochdale Town game has been added.

Current Notices

  • New Team Photo Available
  • Trust memberships become due for renewal on September 1st
  • Historical Archive Updated
  • Cleaning crew back on duty at MLS

New Team Photo Available

The Squad Page has been updated with a new Team Photo for the 2014-2015 season. The Player pictures will be updated soon.

Trust memberships become due for renewal on September 1st

A further reminder that the new Trust membership system kicks in on September 1st with all existing annual memberships expiring on August 31st.
There is a form for renewals and new applications on the Trust page of the club website (www.runcornlinnetsfc.co.uk)
Click on information in the drop down menu of the home page to download the form.
The form is also available at the turnstile or from the Information Station (outside the hospitality room) in the clubhouse on first-team match days.
If you have any queries, please email trust@runcornlinnetsfc.co.uk or use the Contact Us facility on the website.

Historical Archive Updated

An addition has been made to the historical archive. We are most grateful to Mr Les Barnes, formerly of Runcorn, who now lives out in British Columbia in Canada, for sending us the history of the rugby club who were the predecessors of Runcorn FC at Canal Street and before that at other locations in the town. Les takes up the story: "The booklet was kept by my mother who was a Peers. I don't know whether she saved it from her side or my dad's side. I always thought as a kid that it was a history of the football club that I used to watch at Canal St as a boy in the 1960's. Lots of good memories"

Cleaning crew back on duty at MLS

The dates for the cleaning crew at The Millbank Linnets Stadium in September (all 10am) are Wednesday 3rd; Wednesday 10th and Monday 29th. New volunteers are always welcome to join the volunteer team, which looks after cleaning and tidying up the clubhouse and dressing rooms after first-team matches.

Latest News

02 Sep : Runcorn beat AFC Liverpool 2-0

This news item has been added from the Live SMS feed powered by BulkSMS.com

Runcorn beat AFC Liverpool in the North West Counties Premier League at The Millbank Linnets Stadium with a score of 2-0. Mark Houghton scored for the Linnets with a volley from inside the 6 yard box in the 11th minute. Kevin Towey increased the Linnets' lead in the 31st minute with a diving header in the 6 yard box. AFC Liverpool down to 10 men in dying seconds of first half following a straight red.

30 Aug : Runcorn lose to Droylsden 4-0

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Runcorn lost to Droylsden in the FA Cup - Preliminary Round at The Butchers Arms Ground with a score of 4-0. Droylsden went ahead in the 3rd minute. Droylsden increased their lead in the 38th minute. Droylsden extended their lead in the 56th minute amidst calls for offside. Droylsden scored again in the 62nd minute from the penalty spot.

Match Report   Pictures

26 Aug : Runcorn beat Winsford United 0-2

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Runcorn beat Winsford United in the North West Counties Premier League at Barton Stadium with a score of 0-2. Chris Lomax put the Linnets ahead in the 24th minute with a well placed shot from inside the area. Matty Cross increased the Linnets' lead by throwing himself at the ball in the 33rd minute.

Match Report

Twitter - @RuncornLinnets

- Runcorn Linnets v @AFCLiverpool - second half has kicked off.

- Half Time : Runcorn Linnets 2 @AFCLiverpool 0

- AFC Liverpool down to 10 men in dying seconds of first half.

- Kevin Towey increased the Linnets' lead in the 31st minute with a diving header in the 6 yard box.

- Goal! Runcorn Linnets 2 @AFCLiverpool 0

- Mark Houghton scored for the Linnets with a volley from inside the 6 yard box in the 11th minute.

Twitter - @LinnetsLadies

- RT @BudgieRutter: This seasons team photo of @RuncornLinnets pic.twitter.com/sSH4iI4dhb

- RT @AllLadiesAFC: @LinnetsLadiesFC All ladies are very sorry to here that we wish her a speedy recovery

- RT @ladieswwfc: @LinnetsLadiesFC @xenatoffee Sorry to hear the news about Rebecca hope she back soon send her our best wishes from everyone @ladieswwfc

- RT @Danflan22Daniel: @LinnetsLadiesFC best wishes and recovery to Rebecca! Horrible news for any player!

- RT @kennodean: @LinnetsLadiesFC wish Rebecca a speedy recovery from us at the u13s

- RT @robkelly1977: @LinnetsLadiesFC best wishes to Rebecca. Hoping for a speedy recovery!

Recent Headlines

25 Aug : Joe Fielding Released

24 Aug : Runcorn Linnets named as Robbie Savage's Non-League Team of the Day

23 Aug : Runcorn beat West Didsbury & Chorlton 6-0

21 Aug : Jesse Norman MP secures Parliamentary debate on the floor of the House of Commons on non-league football

21 Aug : Linnets score a winner at Murdishaw Fun Day

19 Aug : Runcorn beat Alsager Town 4-1

16 Aug : Runcorn beat Rochdale Town 6-0

14 Aug : Linnets prepare for Bank Holiday boot sale

14 Aug : Linnets receive bye in Cheshire Senior Cup

12 Aug : Runcorn beat Bootle 2-1

11 Aug : Prostate Cancer Awareness Board erected at the Millbank Linnets Stadium

09 Aug : Runcorn beat Abbey Hey 0-5

09 Aug : New signings

More news >>

 

Next Match

Glossop North End
v
Runcorn
   
Date:Sat 6 Sep 2014
Kick-off:3:00pm
Venue:Surrey Street
Postcode:SK13 7AJ
Match:North West Counties Premier League

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Low 7°C
High 18°C

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Next Home Match

Runcorn
v
Maine Road
   
Date:Tue 9 Sep 2014
Kick-off:7:45pm
Venue:The Millbank Linnets Stadium
Match:North West Counties Premier League

Weather Forecast:

Low 8°C
High 19°C

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Runcorn
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AFC Liverpool

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