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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 Hallmark Security Football League (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 get in touch 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

21 Oct : Runcorn draw with Team Northumbria 1-1

19 Oct : Runcorn Linnets' opening Macron Cup tie is confirmed

19 Oct : Chris Lawton returns to Linnets from Vics

17 Oct : Fan from the Far East fulfills dream by visiting Runcorn Linnets

What's New?

  • 16 Oct : Match Report for the Burscough game has been added.
  • 12 Oct : Match Report for the Hanley Town game has been added.
  • 08 Oct : Match Report for the 1874 Northwich game has been added.
  • 01 Oct : Match Report for the Squires Gate game has been added.
  • 28 Sep : Match Report for the AFC Darwen game has been added.
  • 25 Sep : Match Report for the Abbey Hey game has been added.

Date set for Cheshire Senior Cup visit to Congleton

Our Cheshire Senior Cup preliminary round tie at Congleton Town has been arranged for Tuesday, November 7th (ko 7.45pm).

This will be the first of two successive first-team trips to Booth Street, also the destination for a league game the following Saturday (November 11th).

Latest News

21 Oct : Runcorn draw with Team Northumbria 1-1

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Runcorn drew with Team Northumbria in the The Buildbase FA Vase first round at Coach Lane Sports Centre with a score of 1-1. 11 mins:Team Northumbria went ahead in the 11th minute. 77 mins:Mark Houghton equalised following a great tap from close range in the 76th minute.

19 Oct : Runcorn Linnets' opening Macron Cup tie is confirmed

Our entry into this season's Macron Cup will be away to Stockport Town on Monday, November 20th.


19 Oct : Chris Lawton returns to Linnets from Vics

Chris Lawton has rejoined the Linnets after a short stint at Northwich Vics.


17 Oct : Fan from the Far East fulfills dream by visiting Runcorn Linnets

Football suporters are often prepared to go the extra mile in support of their club, particularly in the rarefied environment of the non-league game.


Twitter - @RuncornLinnets

- Also a special mention to these fellas today, braved the weather and provided the atmosphere that was needed! @LeftSideUltras ???? #Together

- The pictures you've all been waiting for, Michael Ellison gracing our famous yellow & green hoops today, great performance gaffer! #Together

- Many thanks to @ANTHONYSTRAVEL and their brilliant coach drivers for getting our players, staff and fans safely to and from Newcastle today!

- Haven't you got a "I was there when Ello scored AGAIN" mug? ??

- Actually, he scored TWICE! ??????????

- It was AFC Blackpool...…

Twitter - @LinnetsLadies

- RT @RuncornLinnets (Runcorn Linnets FC): Fan from the Far East fulfills dream by visiting Runcorn Linnets .

- Match report for today's defeat at Stockport.…

- Full time. Stockport 3-2 Linnets.

- 90. Goal. Stockport take the lead. Stockport 3-2 Linnets.

- 50. Goal. Stockport equalise. Stockport 2-2 Linnets.

- Linnets get the second half under way.

Recent Headlines

14 Oct : Runcorn beat Burscough 0-1

11 Oct : Runcorn draw with Hanley Town 1-1

10 Oct : River Humphreys returns to Runcorn Linnets

09 Oct : Stuart Wellstead scoops league award

07 Oct : Runcorn beat 1874 Northwich 2-4

06 Oct : Millbank Player of the Month award for September goes to Stuart Wellstead

30 Sep : Runcorn beat Squires Gate 0-5

29 Sep : Sam Fitton departs for Northwich Vics

27 Sep : Runcorn beat AFC Darwen 0-1

27 Sep : Matt Holmes returns to The Millbank

25 Sep : Buildbase FA Vase first round pitches Linnets at Team Northumbria

More news >>


Runcorn Linnets 200 Club

Draw date : September 2017

Winning Numbers
Winners of £20 each:
122, 11, 100

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Next Match

Barnoldswick Town
Date:Sat 28 Oct 2017
Venue:The Millbank Linnets Stadium
Match:The Hallmark Security League Premier Division

Weather Forecast:

Low 12°C
High 14°C

Mostly Cloudy
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Next Away Match

Date:Tue 31 Oct 2017
Venue:Silver Street
Postcode:M44 6HR
Match:The Hallmark Security League Premier Division

Weather Forecast:

Low 10°C
High 11°C

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Last Match

Team Northumbria
Date:Sat 21 Oct 2017
Match:The Buildbase FA Vase first round
Result:1-1 (drawn)

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