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Welcome to the official website of Runcorn Linnets FC.

We are members of the EVO-STIK League (Northern Premier League) and were placed in Division One North/West for 2019-20 after the league's Step 4 boundaries were changed. We had joined the EVO-STIK League for 2018-19 as Premier Division champions of the Hallmark Security League (North West Counties Football League).

We gained promotion to the EVO-STIK League West Division on our 12th Birthday (28th April 2018) by securing the minimum of a second place finish in the Hallmark Security League's top flight. We went on to finish four points clear.

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 were awarded FA Charter Standard in October 2011.

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Latest Headlines

25 Jun : Free-scoring Freddie Potter eyes more goals at Runcorn Linnets

23 Jun : Deadball specialist Louis Corrigan all set to continue with Linnets.

18 Jun : Prolific marksman Jamie Rainford joins Runcorn Linnets

18 Jun : Runcorn Linnets sign central defender Louis Coyne from Prescot Cables

Current Notices

  • Working Party and 200 Club Draw taking place this Sunday, June 30th
  • Visit to Rylands is latest addition to warm-up schedule
  • Details of Supporters Club AGM
  • Pre-season visit to FC United of Manchester for Runcorn Linnets

Working Party and 200 Club Draw taking place this Sunday, June 30th

We are holding a Working Party at The Millbank Linnets Stadium this Sunday for general maintenance and tidying.

We are asking as many of our fans as possible to attend between 10am and 2pm, giving up as much time as they can during those hours to this important part of our preparations for the coming season.

Volunteers are advised to wear working clothes, strong shoes, gloves and to bring a spade if they have one.

We will also be staging our 200 Club Draw for June while the working party is in progress.

Visit to Rylands is latest addition to warm-up schedule

RYLANDS are the fifth pre-season opponent to be confirmed for Runcorn Linnets.

We will visit the Hallmark Security League Division One South champions on Tuesday, July 30th.

The Warrington-based club are of course co-managed by Stuart Wellstead, who will now be back in the NWCL Premier Division which he won with the Linnets in 2017-18.

The already-arranged trip to Euxton Villa on Saturday, July 13 will see another reunion for Runcorn fans - with our all-time record appearances holder Matt Atherton, who is a coach at the Lancashire club.

We will meanwhile visit former North West Counties League colleagues Ashton Athletic on Saturday, July 27th and entertain old friends Witton Albion from the EVO-STIK Premier Division on Tuesday, August 6th.

EVO-STIK Premier Division play-off winners Warrington Town, narrowly beaten to a National League North berth by King's Lynn in a super play-off, will visit The Millbank Linnets Stadium on Saturday, August 10th.

Full details of all these matches are on the fixtures page.

Details of Supporters Club AGM

Runcorn Football Supporters Club's Annual General Meeting will be held at the War Memorial Club on Wednesday 24th July 2019, at 7.30pm.

Nominations for the Committee should reach the Secretary, Mrs S Bell, 18 Croasdale Drive, Beechwood, Runcorn, WA7 2RJ, by Wednesday 10th July 2019.

Pre-season visit to FC United of Manchester for Runcorn Linnets

The club has accepted an invitation from FC United of Manchester to play a pre-season friendly at their Broadhurst Park ground.

Scheduled for Saturday, August 3rd this will be the first meeting of the fans-owned clubs.

It will give our fans a chance to say fond farewells to 2018-19 Supporters Club Player of the Year Aaron Morris.

Aaron left Linnets last month to join FC United for their return to the EVO-STIK League Premier Division.

Latest News

25 Jun : Free-scoring Freddie Potter eyes more goals at Runcorn Linnets

When it comes to goals, you can bank on Freddie Potter and Runcorn Linnets' top scorer for three of our last four seasons is ready to cash in once again, after confirming he'll be back in the front line for the campaign ahead.

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23 Jun : Deadball specialist Louis Corrigan all set to continue with Linnets.

Another of Runcorn Linnets' key senior players has confirmed he is staying.

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18 Jun : Prolific marksman Jamie Rainford joins Runcorn Linnets

Runcorn Linnets manager Michael Ellison has drafted in a player with both a proven goalscoring record and winning mentality by capturing experienced striker Jamie Rainford from league rivals, Ramsbottom United.

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18 Jun : Runcorn Linnets sign central defender Louis Coyne from Prescot Cables

Runcorn Linnets have announced young centre back Louis Coyne as their first new recruit for the coming season, the player joining from EVO-STIK League Division One neighbours Prescot Cables.

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Recent Headlines

13 Jun : Bobby Evans is full of promise for extended Linnets stay

13 Jun : Zac Aley coming back again for 2019-20 campaign

08 Jun : Ken Reynolds RIP

08 Jun : Kris Holt makes shock move to West Didsbury & Chorlton

07 Jun : Ronnie McCarthy gets ready to put injury setbacks behind him

07 Jun : Paul Shanley looks to build on spectacular century at Linnets

17 May : Marathon man Kris Holt is ready to go the extra mile with Runcorn again

17 May : More success lies just around the corner for Linnets' hometown ace Ryan Gibson

16 May : Fresh start after injury for all-action Simmo

16 May : Runcorn's Mr Consistency Peter Wylie is keen to continue his good work at The Millbank

15 May : Full back Ally Brown is with Linnets for the long run

15 May : Captain Kyle eager to make up for lost time as he commits to Linnets

15 May : Striker Mitch Bryant departs for Colwyn Bay

14 May : FC United of Manchester move for star centre back Aaron Morris

11 May : Aaron Morris dominates end-of-season awards

01 May : Ryan Gibson collects season's final Bowland Brewery player of month award

27 Apr : Runcorn beat Glossop North End 0-2

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Runcorn Linnets 200 Club

Draw date : May 2019

Winning Numbers
188200
137100
16550
Winners of 20 each:
50, 145, 24

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Next Match

Euxton Villa
v
Runcorn
   
Date:Sat 13 Jul 2019
Kick-off:3:00pm
Venue:Jim Fowler Memorial Fields
Postcode:PR7 6HH
Match:Pre-season Warm-up

Next Home Match

Runcorn
v
Witton Albion
   
Date:Tue 6 Aug 2019
Kick-off:7:45pm
Venue:The Millbank Linnets Stadium
Match:Pre-season Warm-up
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