MOSSLEY AFC HONOURS


Northern Premier League Champions:

1978/79, 1979/80
Northern Premier League Runners up:
1980/81, 1981/82, 1982/83
UniBond Northern Premier League Division One Champions:
2005/06
Northern Premier League Cup Winners:
1978/79, 1988/89
Northern Premier League Cup Runners up:
1975/76, 1981/82
Northern Premier League Challenge Shield Winners:
1989/90
Northern Premier League Challenge Shield Runners up:
1979/80, 1980/81, 1981/82, 1982/83
North West Counties League Division One Runners up:
1998/99, 2003/04
North West Counties League Worthington Trophy Winners:
2002/03
North West Counties League Floodlit Trophy Runners up:
1995/96
Cheshire County League Runners up:
1919/20, 1969/70
Cheshire County League Cup Winners:
1920/21, 1960/61
Cheshire County League Cup Runners up:
1919/20
FA Challenge Trophy Runners up:
1979/80
FA Challenge Trophy Quarter Finalists:
1969/70, 1980/81
FA Challenge Vase Quarter Finalists:
1996/97, 1999/00, 2002/03
FA Challenge Cup 2nd Round Proper:
1949/50, 1980/81
FA Challenge Cup 1st Round Proper:
1969/70, 1977/78, 1979/80, 1981/82, 1982/83, 1983/84
Non League Champion of Champions Cup Runners up:
1979/80
Manchester FA Premier Cup Winners:
1988/89, 1990/91, 2011/12, 2012/13, 2014/15, 2015/16
Manchester FA Premier Cup Runners up:
1999/00, 2008/09, 2018/19
Manchester FA Senior Cup WInners:
1971/72, 1976/77
Manchester FA Senior Cup Runners up:
1970/71, 1978/79
Manchester FA Intermediate Cup Winners:
1960/61, 1966/67, 1967/68
Manchester FA Intermediate Cup Runners up:
1958/59, 1963/64
Manchester FA Shield Winners:
1937/38
Manchester FA Shield Runners up:
1936/37, 1938/39, 1946/47
Manchester FA Junior Cup WInners:
1914/15, 1933/34
Reporter Floodlit Cup WInners:
1974/75, 1988/89
Frank Robinson Memorial Trophy Winners:
2006/07
Willow Wood Hospice Charity Cup Winners:
2001/02, 2005/06, 2010/11
Willow Wood Hospice Charity Cup Runners up:
2002/03, 2004/05, 2011/12
Lancashire Combination Manchester Section Runners up:
1918/19
Ashton Challenge Cup Winners:
1921/22, 1922/23, 1929/30, 1934/35, 1948/49, 1951/52, 1953/54, 1955/56, 1961/62
Ashton Challenge Cup Runners up:
1919/20, 1923/24, 1926/27, 1928/29, 1949/50
Ashton & District League Division One Champions:
1911/12, 1914/15
Ashton & District League Division One Runners up:
1912/13, 1913/14
Ashton & District League Division Two Runners up:
1909/10
Lady Aitken Ashton & District League Challenge Cup Winners:
1913/14, 1914/15
Lady Aitken Ashton & District League Challenge Cup Runners up:
1911/12, 1912/13
Ashton Junior Cup Winners:
1909/10
Ashton Junior Cup Runners up:
1911/12, 1912/13, 1913/14, 1914/15

YOUTH HONOURS
Manchester FA Youth Cup WInners: 2010/11
North West Youth Alliance Open Cup Winners: 2010/11
North West Youth Alliance Premier Division Runners up: 2010/11
North West Youth Alliance Premier Division Cup Runners up: 2010/11



MOSSLEY AFC HONOURS (chronological)
2018-19
Manchester Premier Cup Finalists v Curzon Ashton
2015-16
Manchester Premier Cup Winners v Stalybridge Celtic
2014-15
Manchester Premier Cup Winners v Curzon Ashton
2012-13
Evo-stik League Division One North Play Off Semi Finalists
Manchester Premier Cup Winners v Salford City
2011-12
Manchester Premier Cup Winners v Droylsden
2010-11
(Youth Team) Manchester FA Youth Cup WInners v New Mills
(Youth Team) North West Youth Alliance Open Cup Winners v Curzon Ashton
(Youth Team) North West Youth Alliance Premier Division Runners up to FC United of Manchester
(Youth Team) North West Youth Alliance Premier Division Cup Runners up to Morecambe
2008-09
Manchester Premier Cup Finalists v Droylsden
2005-06
UniBond Northern Premier League Division One Champions
Promoted to UniBond Northern Premier League Premier Division
2003-04
North West Counties League Runners up to Clitheroe
Promoted to UniBond Northern Premier League Division One
2002-03
NWCL Worthington Trophy Winners v Clitheroe
FA Carlsberg Vase Quarter Finalists v AFC Sudbury
1999-00
Manchester Premier Cup Runners up to Droylsden
FA Carlsberg Vase Quarter Finalists v Deal Town
1998-99
North West Counties League Runners up to Workington
1996-97
FA Carlsberg Vase Quarter Finalists v Whitby Town
1995-96
North West Counties League Floodlit Trophy Runners up to Newcastle Town
1990-91
Manchester Premier Cup Winners v Droylsden
1989-90
Northern Premier League Challenge Shield Winners v Barrow
1988-89
Northern Premier League Cup Winners v Fleetwood Town
Manchester Premier Cup Winners v Flixton
Reporter Floodlit Cup Winners v Ashton United
1983-84
FA Cup 1st Round Proper v Darlington
1982-83
Northern Premier League Runners up to Gateshead
Northern Premier League Challenge Shield Runners up v Gainsborough Trinity
FA Cup 1st Round Proper v Huddersfield Town
1981-82
Northern Premier League Runners up to Bangor City
Northern Premier League Cup Runners up v Gainsborough Trinity
Northern Premier League Challenge Shield Runners up v Runcorn
FA Cup 1st Round Proper v Stockport County
1980-81
Northern Premier LeagueRunners up to Runcorn
Northern Premier League Challenge Shield Runners up v Runcorn
FA Cup 2nd Round Proper v Mansfield Town
FA Cup 1st Round Proper v Crewe Alexandra
FA Trophy Quarter Finalists v Bangor City
1979-80
Northern Premier League Champions
FA Trophy Runners up v Dagenham
Northern Premier League Challenge Shield Runners up v Altrincham
Non League Champion of Champions Cup Runners up v Worcester City
FA Cup 1st Round Proper v York City
1978-79
Northern Premier League Champions
Northern Premier League Cup Winners v Northwich Victoria
Manchester Senior Cup Runners up v Droylsden
1977-78
FA Cup 1st Round Proper v Rotherham United
1976-77
Manchester Senior Cup Winners v Droylsden
North West Floodlit Cup Runners up v Witton Albion
1975-76
Northern Premier League Cup Runners up v Boston United
1974-75
Reporter Floodlit Cup Winners v Stalybridge Celtic
1971-72
Manchester Senior Cup Winners v Droylsden
Elected to Northern Premier League
1970-71
Manchester Senior Cup Runners up v Dukinfield Town
1969-70
Cheshire League Runners up to Skelmersdale United
FA Trophy Quarter Finalists v Barnet
FA Cup 1st Round Proper v Stockport County
1967-68
Manchester Intermediate Cup Winners v Stalybridge Celtic
1966-67
Manchester Intermediate Cup WInners v Prestwich Heys
1963-64
Manchester Intermediate Cup Runners up v Bury
1961-62
Ashton Challenge Cup Winners v Ashton United
1960-61
Cheshire League Cup Winners v Tranmere Rovers Reserves
Manchester Intermediate Cup Winners v Ashton United
1958-59
Manchester Intermediate Cup Runners up v Ashton United
1955-56
Ashton Challenge Cup Winners v Stalybridge Celtic
1953-54
Ashton Chalenge Cup Winners v Stalybridge Celtic
1951-52
Ashton Challenge Cup Winners v Ashton United
1950-51
Manchester Shield Runners up v Lancashire Steel
1949-50
Ashton Challenge Cup Runners up v Stalybridge Celtic
FA Cup 2nd Round Proper v Nuneaton Borough
FA Cup 1st Round Proper v Witton Albion
1948-49
Manchester Shield Winners v Goslings
Ashton Challenge Cup Winners v Hyde United
1946-47
Manchester Shield Runners up v Droylsden
1938-39
Manchester Shield Runners up v Hurst
1937-38
Manchester Shield Winners v Ashton National
1936-37
Manchestrer Shield Runners up v Ashton National
1934-35
Ashton Challenge Cup Winners v Droylsden
1933-34
Manchester Junior Cup Winners v Glossop
1929-30
Ashton Challenge Cup Winners v Stalybridge Celtic
1928-29
Ashton Challenge Cup Runners up v Ashton National
1926-27
Ashton Challenge Cup Runners up v Stalybridge Celtic
1923-24
Ashton Challenge Cup Runners up v Hurst
1922-23
Ashton Challenge Cup Winners v Hyde United
1921-22
Ashton Cahllenge Cup Winners v Ashton National
1920-21
Cheshire League Cup Winners v Sandbach Ramblers
1919-20
Cheshire League Runners up to Runcorn
Cheshire League Subsidiary Cup Runners up v Crewe Alexandra
Ashton Challenge Cup Runners up v Stalybridge Celtic
1918-19
Lancashire Combination (Manchester Section) Runners up to Stalybridge Celtic
1914-15
Ashton & District League Champions over Droylsden
Manchester Junior Cup Winners v Middleton
Lady Aitken Cup Winners v Denton St. Lawrence
Ashton Junior Cup Runners up v Droylsden
1913-14
Ashton & District League Runners up to Droylsden
Lady Aitken Cup Winners v Droylsden
Ashton Junior CupRunners up v Ashton St. Peters
1912-13
Ashton & District League Runners up to Waterloo
Ashton Junior Cup Runners up v Stalybridge United
Lady Aitken Cup Runners up v Hurst Reserves
1911-12
Ashton & District League Champions
Ashton Junior Cup Runners up v Droylsden
Lady Aitken Cup Runners up v Waterloo
1909-10
Ashton Junior Cup Winners v Ashton Independant Methodists
Ashton & District League Division Two Runners up to Ashton St. Peters

Historic Info
Previous Leagues:
Stalybridge & District Junior League (1903-1906), Ashton, Dukinfield & District League (1906-1907), Central Oldham & District League (1907-1908), West End Amateur League (1908-1909), Ashton & District League (1909-1915), South East Lancs League (1915-16), Manchester Amateur League (1916-18), Lancashire Combination (1918-19), Cheshire County League (1919-1972), Northern Premier League (1972-1995), North West Counties League (1995-2004).
Record Attendance:
6,640 v Stalybridge Celtic, Cheshire League, 1946
Record Win:
9-0 v Urmston, Manchester Shield, 1947
Record Defeat:
2-13 v Witton Albion, Cheshire League, 1926
Record Transfer Fee Paid:
£2,300 to Altrincham for Phil Wilson, 1980
Record Transfer Fee Received:
£25,000 from Everton for Eamonn O'Keefe, 1979
Record Appearances for Club:
(Pre War) 360, Jackie Darley, 1911 - 1925
(Post War) 613, Jimmy O'Connor 1972 - 1987
Record Goalscorer for Club:
(Pre War) 176, Jackie Roscoe 1928 - 1939
(Post War) 235, David Moore 1974 - 1984
Most Goals in a Season:
(Pre War) 58, Jackie Roscoe 1930-31
(Post War) 45, Leo Skeete, 1976-77
Best F.A.Cup Performances:

2nd Round, 1949-50 v Nuneaton Borough 1980-81 v Mansfield Town             
1st Round, 1949-50 v Witton Albion (won) 1969-70 v Stockport County 1977-78 v Rotherham United, 1979-80 v York City 1980-81 v Crewe Alexandra (won) 1981-82 v Stockport County 1982-83 v Huddersfield Town 1983-84 v Darlington

Best F.A.Trophy Performances:
Finalists (Wembley): 1979-80 v Dagenham
Quarter Finalists: 1969-70 v Barnet, 1980-81 v Bangor City
Best F.A.Vase Performances:
Quarter Finalists: 1996-97 v Whitby Town, 1999-00 v Deal Town, 2002-03 v AFC Sudbury
England Semi-Pro C Internationals:
Eamonn O'Keefe (1979), Ian Smith (1980), Phil Derbyshire (1981)
England Schools u-18 Internationals:
Fabio Abreu (2010/11), Tom Ingham (2011/12)
Past players who have progressed
into the Football League
(Since 1945)
John Noble (Stockport County), John Wright (Blackpool), Tom Bell (Oldham Athletic), John Connor (Tranmere Rovers), Albert Wadsworth (Oldham Athletic), Dick Threlfall (Halifax Town), Albert Lomas (Rochdale & Chesterfield), Arthur Tyrer (Leeds United & Peterborough United), Bob Tomlinson (Halifax Town), Harry Naylor (Oldham Athletic), Eric Williams (Halifax Town), Peter Tilley (Arsenal, Bury & Halifax Town), Don Megson (Sheffield Wednesday & England ‘B‘), Dennis Ross (Aston Villa), Mike Eckersall (Torquay United & Stockport County), Harvey McCreadie (Hibernian), Alan Roberts (Bradford Park Avenue), Garry Pierce (Huddersfield Town, Wolves & Blackpool), Andy Proudlove (Sheffield Wednesday, Norwich City & Hereford United), Dave Lyon (Southport), Mick Wadsworth (Carlisle United, Scarborough, Colchester United, Oldham Athletic, Huddersfield Town & Hartlepool United manager, Newcastle United & Southampton chief coach), Howard Wilkinson (Notts County, Sheffield Wednesday, Leeds United & England Manager), Eamonn O'Keefe (Everton, Wigan Athletic, Port Vale, Blackpool, Chester City & Republic of Ireland), Dave Young (Wigan Athletic), Darren Sheridan (Barnsley, Wigan Athletic & Oldham Athletic), Dave Jones (Stockport County, Southampton, Wolverhampton Wanderers & Cardiff City manager), John Doolan (Wigan Athletic), Greg Challender (Preston North End), Harvey Cunningham (Doncaster Rovers), Steve Wood (Macclesfield Town), Dave Hamilton (Rochdale Coach), Ciaran Kilheeney (Exeter City), Rory Patterson (Plymouth Argyle), Michael Thomas (Macclesfield Town), Keil O'Brien (Bury), Kristian Dennis (Macclesfield Town, Chesterfield, Notts County), Scott Hogan (Rochdale, Brentford, Aston Villa), Fabio Abreu (Maritimo, Portugal),
Richard Bennett (Carlisle United)
Managers
1933-36 Clifford Tarr, 1936-37 Jim Scullion, 1937-38 Sammy Cowan 1938-39 Robbie Bruce 1939-40 Jim Leaver 1945-47 Alt Jackson, 1947-48 Joe Barlow, 1948-50 Len Butt, 1950-51 Alan Fletcher, 1951-56 Jack Boothway, 1956-57 Ken Brierley, 1957 Pat Murphy, 1957-62 Eddie Quigley, 1962-72 Don Wilson, 1972-74 George Sievwright, 1974-76 Bob Murphy, 1976-77 Howard Wilkinson, 1977-78 Dick Bate, 1978-83 Bob Murphy, 1983-84 Brian Grundy, 1984 Tony Steenson, 1984-87 Jimmy O'Connor, 1987 John Sainty, 1987-88 Keith Hicks, 1988-89 Bryan Griffiths, 1989-90 Mark Hilton, 1990-91 John Cooke, 1991-92 Les Sutton, 1992 Ged Coyne, 1992 Terry Curran, 1992-93 Bob Murphy, 1993 Steve Taylor, 1993 Dave Denby, 1993-94 Gary Riley, 1994 Richard Dawson, 1994-95 Roy Soule, 1995 Paul Cuddy, 1995-97 Kevan Keelan, 1997-2001 Benny Phillips, 2001-03 Ally Pickering, 2003-07 Jason Beckford, 2007-08 Gerry Quinn, 2008-10 Chris WIllcock, 2010 John Flanagan, 2010-11 Shaun Higgins, 2011-12 Gareth McClelland, 2012-13 Steve Halford, 2013-18 Peter Band & Lloyd Morrison, 2018 - current Dave Wild & Terry Hincks.
Club Secretarys
1903-17 James T. Howarth, 1918-23 Alt Jackson, 1923-27 James T. Howarth 1927-32 Alt Jackson, 1932-36 Clifford Tarr, 1936-38 John Hamer, 1938-39 Robbie Buckley, 1939-40 Jim Leaver, 1945-48 Alt Jackson, 1948-56 Robbie Buckley, 1956-57 Norman Ridgeway, 1957-78 Jim Wharmby, 1978-80 Alan Hardy, 1980-83 Jim Wharmby, 1984-89 Brian Cowburn, 1989-95 Les Fitton, 1995-99 Andrew Fenna, 1999-2008 David Buckley, 2008-17 Harry Hulmes,
2017 - current John Wharmby
Club Chairmen
1919-22 Cncllr. J.S.Adams, 1922-26 Harry Holt, 1926-28 Harry Heginbottom 1928-30 Leonard Rawson, 1930-32 James H.Bullock, 1932-33 E.Nixon, 1933-34 A.E.Bell JP, 1934-36 Frank Short, 1936-38 Alderman Harry Laming JP, 1938-40 E.Nixon, 1945-47 Thomas Corner, 1947-59 George Clayton, 1959-68 Eric Sheard, 1968-72 Raymond Berry, 1972-83 Ian S.Morecroft, 1983-85 Jim Wharmby, 1985-88 John Heap, 1988-90 Les V.Lawler, 1990-92 John Stanley, 1992-94 Roger Finn, 1994-96 Frank Whelan, 1997-2007 Sam Rigby, 2007 David Buckley, 2008-09 Steve Astley, 2009 - 2018 Directors,
2018 - current: Gary Dean.

RECORDS (best & worst)

RECORD HOME WIN                                    

9-0 vs Urmston in the Manchester Shield in 1947

RECORD AWAY WIN                                 

8-1 vs Rossendale United in North West Counties League 1996

RECORD HOME DEFEAT                            

1-7 vs Warrington Town in Evo-stik League Cup 2012

RECORD AWAY DEFEAT                             

2-13 vs Witton Albion in Cheshire League 1926

HIGHEST ATTENDANCE                              

6,640 vs Stalybridge Celtic in Cheshire League 1946

MOST APPEARANCES OVERALL                

613 - Jimmy O'Connor between 1972 and 1987

MOST GOALS IN A SEASON                        

58 - Jackie Roscoe in the 1930-31 season

MOST GOALS OVERALL                              

235 - Dave Moore between 1974 and 1984

LONGEST RUN OF WINS                               

12 games in the 1998-99 season, equalled in 2000-01

LONGEST RUN OF DEFEATS                        

16 games in the 1992-93 season

GAMES WITHOUT DEFEAT                           

35 games in the 1979-80 season

GAMES WITHOUT A WIN                              

16 games in the 1992-93 season

MOST POINTS IN A SEASON (3 point system)

89 in the 2003-04 season

MOST POINTS IN A SEASON (2 point system)

69 in the 1978-79 season

LEAST POINTS IN A SEASON ( 3 point system)

29 in the 1992-93 season

LEAST POINTS IN A SEASON ( 2 point system)

25 in the 1945-46 season

MOST GOALS SCORED IN A SEASON         

117 in the 1978-79 season

LEAST GOALS SCORED IN A SEASON        

44 in the 1993-94 season

MOST GOALS CONCEDED IN A SEASON   

146 in the 1926-27 season

LEAST GOALS CONCEDED IN A SEASON  

38 in the 1998-99 season

MOST WINS IN A SEASON                            

32 in the 1978-79 season

MOST DEFEATS IN A SEASON                     

30 in the 1957-58 season

MOST DRAWS IN A SEASON                        

16 in the 1999-2000 season