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Hesketh Bank Association Football Club
Hesketh Bank
Association Football Club
Hesketh Bank Association Football Club
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Fixtures and Facts for  Hesketh Bank 1st Team
A brief history of Football in Hesketh Bank
The Fermor Hesketh Challenge Cup - The Medals
2004 - 2005 Season Archive

3rd July - The Annual General Meeting of the club will take place in the cricket pavilion at Station Road on Monday 25th July at 8pm. All members will have been informed and any prospective members are welcome.
3rd July - With Graham Peters resigning from his post as 1st team manager the club are pleased to announce that Andy Cope has been appointed to replace him for the new season. The club would like to thank Graham for all his hard work over the last 13 seasons as a player and then manager and wish him well for the future. Andy will be assisted by Gary Whitehead and training will commence on Tuesday at Tarleton High School at 7pm and will continue on Thursday. The new season begins on Saturday 6th August when the first team travel to Barnoldswick and the reserves entertain Freckleton. Before that the first team have 3 ‘friendly matches’ arranged with Marine visiting Station Road on Wednesday 27th July K.O. 7.30pm. On Saturday 30th July they will entertain Burscough Richmond Kick off 3pm and finish off with a trip to BAe Preston on Wednesday 3rd August K.O. 7pm.

2005 MEDALS COMPETITION
Royal Garrison (Preston) won the 2005 medals
defeating Tarleton Corinthians 6-0 in the Final

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11th April - Following their narrow 2-1 defeat at Freckleton the weekend before the 1st team lost again on Saturday 4-1 at home to Eagley despite finding the net first through Kevin Kirby. They have now gone 7 games without a win drawing 4 and losing 3. The reserves have also slumped lately after losing 6-0 at home to leaders Kirkham they had no match last Saturday. As the season nears a conclusion the first team are at home again on Saturday entertaining Charnock Richard whilst the reserves travel to Freckleton with both games kicking off at 3pm. On Monday night the reserves entertain Thornton Cleveleys and on Tuesday the first team finish their home matches with a game against Burnley United. Both matches kick off at 6.30pm. Following these night matches we will see the beginning of the 2005 Fermor Hesketh Medal Competition. The draw once known and fixtures will be published at the ground.
30th March - The first team had two home matches over the Easter period and drew both of them 1-1. On Saturday they entertained Fulwood Amateurs and Robbie Boardman scored the goal. On Easter Monday in perfect conditions a large crowd witnessed the local derby against Fleetwood Hesketh and Paul Rimmer scored the goal in that match. The reserves were without a fixture over the weekend. On Saturday the first team travel to Freckleton whilst the reserves entertain league champions elect Kirkham & Wesham at Station Road. Both games kick off at 3pm
21st March - The first team recorded a 1-1 draw away from home for the second week running, this time at Coppull United with Andy Cope scoring the goal. Meanwhile the reserves went down 4-0 at home to Eagley. This weekend the first team are at home to Fulwood Amateurs on Saturday with hopefully a 12.30pm kick off due to the England World Cup Qualifier. Confirmation will follow once known. They are in action again on Easter Monday when they entertain local rivals Fleetwood Hesketh which kicks off at 3pm. The reserves have no fixtures over the Easter weekend.
16th March - The first team earned a point in a 1-1 draw at Blackrod Town thanks to a late equaliser from Adam Thompson. The reserves entertained second placed Turton at Station Road and lost by the odd goal in seven with goals from Mark Harrison, David Hogg and David Pinckard.
On Saturday the first team travel to Coppull United whislt the reserves are at home to Eagley. Both games kick off at 3pm 
8th March - Last weekend the first team were again disappointing losing by the only goal at home to lowly BAe Barrow Sports Club. The reserves travelled to league leaders Kirkham & Wesham but despite a spirited display they also lost by the only goal of the game. On Saturday the first team travel to Blackrod Town whilst the reserves entertain Turton at Station Road. Both games kick off at 3pm.
28th February - The first team finally got back to winning ways with a high scoring 7-4 win at Barnoldswick. Paul Rimmer scored two, and one each from Chris Tyson, Daniel Birkby, Robbie Boardman, Barry McKenzie and an own goal. The reserves drew 3-3 at Station Road against Norcross & Warbreck with two goals from Michael Watson and one from Mark Harrison. Next weekend the first team are at home to BAE Barrow Sports Club whilst the reserves travel to Kirkham & Wesham . Both games kick off at 3pm
24th February - The first teams miserable run continued as they travelled to Cumbria to face lowly BAe Barrow Sports Club and lost 1-0. The reserves defeated Coppull United at Station Road 3-1 with two goals from young Ben Goodson and one from Mark Harrison. The first team are away again this Saturday as they travel to Barnoldswick Town whilst the reserves entertain Norcross & Warbreck at Station Road. Both games kick off at 3pm.
14th February - The first teams match at Eagley and the reserves home match to Poulton Town were both postponed due to waterlogged pitches. This Saturday the first team travel to Cumbria to play BAe Barrow Sports Club whilst the reserves entertain Coppull United at Station Road. Both games kick off at 3pm.
7th February - The first team’s recent poor run continued last Saturday as they lost 2-1 at Euxton Villa with Paul Rimmer scoring the goal. The reserves went down by the only goal of the game at Station Road against lowly Garstang. This coming Saturday the first team travel to Eagley whilst the reserves entertain Poulton Town. Both games kick off at 3pm.
31st January - The first team lost their local derby 4-2 in front of a large crowd at Fleetwood Hesketh despite being in a commanding position against the league leaders, leading 2-0 with less than half an hour to play. Following a goalless first half, Barry McKenzie and a penalty from Paul Rimmer put them well in front but a disastrous defensive display late in the game handed the points to their neighbours. Meanwhile the reserves won 4-1 at home to Charnock Richard with three goals from John Ascroft and one from Mark Harrison. On Saturday the first team travel to Euxton Villa whilst the reserves entertain Garstang at Station Road. Please note that both games revert back to a 3pm kick off .
24th January - The first team bowed out of the Richardson Cup in their quarter final tie at Charnock Richard being well beaten 5-1 with Paul Rimmer scoring the consolation goal. The reserves match at Station Road was postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. On Saturday the first team are away at league leaders and close neighbours Fleetwood Hesketh. A large crowd is expected for this keenly fought local derby which kicks off at 2pm. The reserves are at home to Charnock Richard which also kicks off at 2pm.
17th January - The first team were well beaten 4-0 at home to Kirkham & Wesham last Saturday. However the reserves recorded a fine 6-1 win away to Blackrod Town with two goals each from Mark Harrison and Adam Rostron and one each from Paul Johnson and David PInckard. This coming Saturday the first team are at Charnock Richard in the Richardson Cup quarter final which kicks off at 1.30pm whilst the reserves are at home to Kirkham & Wesham in a league match which kicks off at 2pm.
10th January - Following last Saturdays postponed match at Blackrod Town due to the adverse weather the first team will be hoping to return to action with at Station Road against Kirkham & Wesham on Saturday. The reserves who were without a fixture at the weekend are at Blackrod Town on Saturday. Both matches kick off at 2pm.
20th December - The first team fixture at home to Burnley United was called off on Saturday morning due to a waterlogged Station Road. The reserves probably wished their match was off at Fulwood Amateurs as they were well beaten 4-1 on a perfect playing surface. Daniel Birkby scored the consolation goal. The first team return to action after the holiday break with a league match at Blackrod Town on Saturday 8th January. The reserves have an extra week off and they are also at Blackrod. Both games kick off at 2pm
14th December - Last Saturday the first team lost by the only goal of the game at Fulwood Amateurs. Meanwhile the reserves threw away a 2 goal lead at half time in their match against Tempest United at Station Road. The visitors hit back early in the second half with two goals to share the points. Young Matt Abram scored his first senior goal and veteran Terry Meadows added the other. On Saturday the first team entertain Burnley United at Station Road whilst the reserves travel to Fulwood Amateurs. Both games kick off at 2pm.
7th December - The first team got back to winning ways with a narrow 2-1 victory over Turton at Station Road thanks to goals from Michael Watson and John Ascroft. John’s goal was his 100th in senior football in six seasons, with 84 in the reserves and 16 in the first team. A remarkable effort considering he has missed two seasons after breaking his leg twice! Meanwhile the reserves lost 3-0 at Thornton Cleveleys. This Saturday the first team travel to Fulwood Amateurs whilst the reserves entertain Tempest United at Station Road. Both games kick off at 2pm.
29th November - The first team failed to score for the first time this season as they went down 2-0 at last years champions Kirkham & Wesham with both goals coming late in the game. Meanwhile the reserves came from behind to score two late goals as they beat BAC/EE Preston 4-3 at Station Road thanks to a hatrick from Daniel Birkby and the other from Adam Rostron. On Saturday the first team entertain Turton at Station Road whilst the reserves travel to Thornton Cleveleys. Both games kick off at 2pm.

22nd November - The first team entertained 3rd placed Dalton United at Station Road last Saturday and after a tough encounter eventually ran out 4-2 winners thanks to goals from Robbie Boardman, Wayne Langton, Barrie McKenzie and John Ascroft. The reserves travelled to Wyre Villa for their first round reserve cup tie with a patched up side. However they successfully went through to the next round coming from behind to win 2-1 with goals from David Pinckard and 15 year old substitute Adam Birkby slotting home a last minute winner. Man of the match went to another youngster 16 year old Ben Goodson. On Saturday the first team travel to champions Kirkham & Wesham whilst the reserves return to league action entertaining BAC/EE Preston at Station Road. Both games kick off at 2pm.

15th November - The first team safely progressed to the 2nd Round of the Richardson Cup defeating Barnoldswick Town 4-0 at Station Road thanks to 2 goals from Barry McKenzie and one each from Lee Gray and Wayne Langton. The reserves travelled in the opposite direction to Barnoldswick for a league match and despite a much better performance than the week before they went down 3-2 with both goals being scored by John Ascroft. Next Saturday the first team entertain Dalton United at Station Road with a 2pm kick off. Meanwhile the reserves are at Wyre Villa in the 1st round of the Reserve Cup which kicks off at 1.30pm.
8th November - With the first team having no fixture the spotlight fell on the reserves last Saturday and as is usually the case they let themselves down badly. Playing away at bottom side Norcross & Warbreck who had previously not won and with only one point to show from their first eleven matches, the reserves were confident of securing their first win in four outings. However a woeful display saw them lose 5-3 with two goals from John Ascroft and one from Tony Sergeant. On Saturday the first team entertain Barnoldswick Town in the Richardson Cup 1st Round whilst the reserves make the opposite journey to play their reserves in a league match. The 1st team kick off at 1.30pm whilst the reserves kick off at 2pm.
1st November - The first team returned to action after last weeks postponement when the defeated Euxton Villa 2-0 at Station Road. Sporting their newly sponsored kit courtesy of the clubs main sponsor Hazeldene Foods two second half goals from Lee Gray and Wayne Langton secured the points. The reserves were without a fixture and the first team are also without a fixture next Saturday due to their opponents Barnoldswick Town being involved in a West Riding County F.A. tie. The reserves return to action with a league match at Norcross & Warbreck which kicks off at 2pm.
25th October - With the 1st team’s match at Station Road being postponed due the waterlogged pitch and the reserves being without a fixture it was a blank weekend all round. The first team are scheduled to be at home on Saturday with a 3pm kick off when they entertain Euxton Villa. The reserves should have been at Wyre Villa in the 1st round of the reserve cup but they will have another weekend off due to the re-arrangement of Wyre Villa’s first team being at home in the Lancashire Cup tie which was postponed last Saturday.
20th October - Last Saturday the first team squandered a two goal lead to give visitors Coppull United a share of the points at Station Road. After a goalless first half Barry McKenzie volleyed home to open the scoring and when Lee Gray came off the bench to add a second the points looked safe but the visitors hit back with two goals in the final seven. Meanwhile the reserves went down 2-1 at Eagley with David Hogg scoring the goal. On Saturday the first team entertain local rivals Fleetwood Hesketh which kicks off at 3pm. The reserves have no fixture.
11th October - The first and reserve teams were both away last Saturday and both suffered their worst defeats of the season so far. The First team were at Charnock Richard and went down 5-2 with goals from Daniel Birkby and Barry McKenzie. The reserves travelled to Turton and they lost 4-1 with John Ascroft scoring the consolation. This Saturday the first team entertain Coppull United at Station Road whilst the reserves travel to Eagley. Both games kick off at 3pm.
4th October - The first team bowed out of the Lancashire Shield losing 2-1 after extra time at Accrington based Whinney Hill. Daniel Birkby scored the goal in a disappointing team display. The reserves drew 2-2 at Station Road against leaders Barnoldswick Town. David Hogg and John Ascroft scored the goals which keeps them in 3rd spot. On Saturday both teams are away - the first team at Charnock Richard and the reserves at Turton. Both games kick off at 3pm.

27th September - Last Saturday the 1st team with several players missing through injury travelled to Turton who had previously won all five of their league games. Nevertheless an excellent rearguard performance saw them come away with the points with a 2-1 win with an early goal from John Ascroft and in the final minute the winner from Chris Tyson.

Meanwhile the reserves moved up into 3rd place following their narrow 2-1 win over Blackrod Town at Station Road thanks to Paul Johnson scoring after 5 minutes and a late winner smashed home by David Hogg.

On Saturday the 1st team travel to Accrington to play Whinney Hill in the Lancashire Shield whilst the reserves entertain current leaders Barnoldswick Town at Station Road. The first team kick off at 2pm and the reserves 3pm.

20th September - Following last weeks 5-1 win over Lancs County Staff in the 1st round of the Lancashire Cup the first team returned to league action last Saturday at Station Road with Freckleton the visitors who ran out 3-2 winners. Goals were scored by Daniel Birkby and Lee Gray. Meanwhile the reserves who had won 6-3 last week at home to Freckleton after being 2-0 down at the interval also lost 3-2 away at Coppull United. Mark Harrison got both goals. On Saturday the first team travel to Turton whilst the reserves entertain Blackrod Town at Station Road. Both games kick off at 3pm.
6th September - Last Saturday the first team entertained Wyre Villa at Station Road and won by the only goal of the game scored by defender Adam Thompson just before half time. The reserves had no fixture. Next Saturday the first team are at Preston & District League team Lancashire County Staff in the first round of the Lancashire Shield. The match kicks off at 2pm at Preston Sports Arena. Meanwhile the reserves are at home to Freckleton which kicks off at 3pm.
31st August - Following their enforced break due to the weather the first team returned to action last Saturday as they travelled to Burnley United. However due to unavailablities they had to make several changes and the home side took advantage to run out 3-1 winners. Barry McKenzie scored the goal. Meanwhile the reserves travelled to Poulton Town who were the current leaders. After half an hour it looked likely they would remain at the top with a 2-0 lead. Veteran Terry Meadows had other ideas as he scored a great goal and then 3 minutes later David Hogg equalised. Two more goals in the second half, another from Meadows and the other from Mark Harrison sealed the victory. On Saturday the 1st team entertain Wyre Villa at Station Road with a 3pm kick off. The reserves have no fixture
25th August - Due to heavy rain the 1st teams matches at home to Fulwood Amateurs last Saturday and Charnock Richard on Tuesday had to be postponed. However the reserves were in action last Saturday when they got a point from a 2-2 draw at Tempest United with goals from John Ascroft and Wayne Langton. On Monday night they travelled to Garstang and won 3-1 with goals from Wayne Langton, David Hogg and Mark Harrison. The first team will be looking to get back playing again on Saturday as they visit Burnley United. The reserves are also away at Poulton Town. Both games kick off at 3pm.
18th August - Following their 3-1 defeat on Saturday at Dalton United the first team returned to winning ways with a resounding 4-1 win at home to Blackrod Town last night. Barrie McKenzie scored a hat trick with the other coming from Robbie Boardman. The night before the reserves followed up their point in a 2-2 draw at Charnock Richard with a 2-1 win at home to last seasons champions Fulwood Amateurs. John Ascroft scored from the penalty spot and Eion Bond got the second. On Saturday the 1st team entertain Fulwood Amateurs at Station Road whilst the reserves travel to West Houghton to play Tempest United. Both games kick off at 3pm.
12th August - The first team travelled to Wyre Villa on Tuesday evening and came away with the 3 points thanks to the only goal of the game coming from Robbie Boardman early in the second half. A little later he found himself being sent off after upsetting the referee but the ten men held out and substitute Paul Johnson even missed a late penalty. They will be hoping to continue with their 100% start to the season when they travel to Dalton United on Saturday whichs kicks off at 3pm. Meanwhile the reserves began their season with a 3-2 defeat at BAC/EE Preston. Despite going into the interval 2-1 ahead with goals from John Ascroft and Eion Bond the home side rallied in the second half to grab the points. Tomorrow the reserves travel to Charnock Richard which kicks off at 3pm.
9th August 2004 - Hesketh Bank first team began with 3 points from their first premier league match of the new season following last years promotion. Two second half goals from a Daniel Birkby penalty and young debutant substitute Eion Bond without reply was enough to see off Barnoldswick Town. The next match is on Tuesday when they travel to Wyre Villa with a 6.45pm kick off. Meanwhile the reserves begin their season tonight with a short trip to BAC/EE Preston which also kicks off at 6.45pm

15th July 2004 - The club is deeply saddened to annouce the death of its Chairman. Peter Leigh died suddenly in his hotel room in London were he was staying whilst atteding a conference. Peter leaves his wife Sue and sons Martin and Gary. The funeral service is to be held at Southport Crematorium on Wednesday 21st July at 11am.

14th July 2004 - The AGM of the FC is to be held on Tuesday 27th July at Hesketh Bank Cricket Club Pavilion commencing at 8pm.

2nd July 2004 - The new season gets under way at 3pm on Saturday 7th August with the first team at home to Barnoldswick Town in the Premier Division following last seasons promotion. Then on Tuesday night they travel to the fylde to play Wyre Villa whichs kicks off at 6.45pm. Meanwhile the reserves begin their campaign on Monday 9th August with a trip to BAC/EE Preston whichs kicks off at 6.45pm.

All the three senior teams begin pre-season training on Monday 5th July at Victoria Park in Southport and continues on Wednesday 7th at Meols Park Southport beginning at 7pm. All of last years players are invited to attend and any new players are more than welcome.

 

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