Match Reports


Last game ends goalless 22/04/08
With promotion and relegation no longer on the thoughts of both Mossley and Wakefield, there was a concern amongst the supporters present that this would be a game that contained little of note. . . .
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Another morale booster 22/04/08
It turns out that victories are a lot like buses for Mossley in that you wait an age for one and suddenly two turn up at once . . . >> more

A rare away win! 19/04/08
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Almost but not quite! 16/04/08
While the final result in this match is another one to add to the ever growing list of defeats this season, what the scoreline doesn't tell you is that this was a game Mossley deserved to take something from . . . >> more

Second best! 05/04/08
With the unofficial news last week that there will be no relegation from the Unibond First Division North due to Newcastle Blue Star's decision to withdraw from the league . . . >> more

Another thumping 29/03/08
Paul Baker celebrated his first game as the permanent Blue Star manager to their biggest win of the season in the UniBond League Division One North after a five goal demolition of Mossley . . . >> more

Mossley complete a blank Easter 24/03/08
Three Rossendale goals in the final third of the game ensured that Mossley had an Easter to forget as they crashed to their second defeat of the holiday weekend . . . >> more

'Bad' Friday for Mossley 21/03/08
Good Friday turned out to be anything but for Mossley as their latest visit to Bradford's Horsfall Stadium ended like their first at the beginning of the month - with a three goal margin of defeat. . . . >> more

Mossley fire blanks as mistakes prove costly 15/03/08
There was a distinct case of 'after the lord mayor's show' about proceedings at Seel Park on Saturday . . . >> more

A win at last! 08/03/08
At the eleventh time of asking Mossley finally claimed their first three point haul of 2008 with a hard fought, but ultimately deserved, victory over Chorley . . . >> more

First half nightmare is fatal 04/03/08
Just when it looked like things were clicking into place once again following the week end showing at Wakefield, Mossley's season took another disastrous turn for the worse . . . >> more

Stoppage time agony for Mossley 01/03/08
Football can be a cruel game at times as Mossley found out to their cost at Wakefield's windswept College Grove ground . . . >> more

Avenue too strong! 23/02/08
Mossley's search for their first win since the final Saturday of 2007 will continue into its third calendar month after the Lilywhites . . .
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A well earned point! 09/02/08
Whilst a draw may not have ended Mossley's run of six games without a win, the point taken from this match was certainly a case of one won rather than two lost . . . >> more

No Joy For Bare Bones Mossley! 05/02/08
In the run-up to this match Chorley and Mossley had gone a combined total of twelve games without a win and straight from the kick-off it was easy to see why . . . >> more

Last minute goal costs maximum points 29/01/08
On the face of it, Mossley finally managing to arrest a run of four straight defeats with their first point of 2008 doesn't seem too bad. . . . >> more

Simply just not good enough! 26/01/08
The disastrous run of form Mossley have experienced since the turn of the year continued unabated at the home of promotion chasing Skelmersdale United . . . >> more

Mistakes are costly as Lilywhites go down again! 12/01/08
Mossley's search for their first points of 2008 will continue for at least another week after their visit to Harrogate Railway Athletic's sloping Station View ground ended in a third successive defeat . . . >> more

Soft goal seals it for Brig 05/01/08
The search for the first points of 2008 continues as a late goal was enough to see Mossley fall to their fourth defeat in five games . . . >> more

Harsh on hard working Lilywhites!  01/01/08
Mossley's Christmas campaign ended at Gigg Lane just as it had begun six days earlier at Seel Park, with the Lilywhites on the receiving end of another heavy defeat . . . >> more

Danny and Lee at the double! 29/12//07
Two moments of quality, in a game where terrible conditions ensured that such instances would be rare, were enough to see Mossley put the misery of their Boxing Day mauling behind them . . . >> more

Not at the races! 26/12/07
'Tis the season of giving and Mossley certainly entered into the festive spirit by gifting Lancaster City three first half goals and, ultimately, all the points on offer as well . . . >> more

Unlucky this time! 15/12/07
The Lilywhites returned to the Tameside Stadium looking for an improvement on their last visit in November . . . >> more

Last minute penalty earns deserved win 01/12/07
After Mossley's blistering performance in their thoroughly deserved victory over FC United there was always going to be the risk that this match at Woodley would be a case of "after the Lord Mayor's show" . . . >> more

Happiness is a striker called Hamlet! 27/11/07
Following a series of less than average performances, Mossley rediscovered their early season form claim a valuable win against an FC United side also equally in search of a much needed positive result . . . >> more

Ouch! 24/11/07
A spirited second half performance wasn't enough to stop Mossley slipping to their third successive defeat, this time at a wind and rain swept Tameside Stadium . . . >> more

Mossley take a second half roasting! 21/11/07
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Lilywhites let lead slip! 17/11/07
Perceived wisdom suggests that those who don't learn from history are doomed to repeat it, something Mossley unfortunately proved against Clitheroe at a cold and blustery Seel Park. . . >> more

One goal is enough! 10/11/07
The best thing that can be said about a game which perfectly complimented the dull skies it was played beneath, is that Mossley left for home with the three points . . . >> more

Lilywhites stage comeback! 03/11/07
Following a drab opening which saw the ball ping-pong between the two penalty areas . . . >> more

Lilywhites go out on pens! 30/10/07
After a run of poor results in this seasons knock-out competitions, Mossley failed to reverse the trend as they bowed of the President's Cup on penalties in a stale encounter at home to Skelmersdale United. . . >> more

Own goal, missed penalty and another cup exit! 22/10/07
A little over 48 hours after bowing out of the F.A. Trophy , Mossley's brief flirtations with this season's cup competitions continued in an eerily similar fashion at Chadderton's Broadway Stadium . . . >> more

One mistake is all it takes! 20/10/07
Another cup match, another defeat for Mossley's as their insipid performances in this season's knock-out competitions continued . . . >> more

Mossley win seven goal thriller! 13/10/07
After two disappointing defeats away from home, the last team Mossley would have wanted to play on their return to more familiar soil was a side unbeaten since the opening day of the season . . . >> more

Not Mossley's day! 06/10/07
Maybe it was a hangover from the midweek game at Clitheroe, where two late goals had seen the home side claim what had for long periods looked like a highly unlikely win . . . >> more

Mossley hit by late comeback! 02/10/07
Games can be won and lost in a second but Mossley's failure to emerge victorious from a game they were looking odds on to win . . . >> more

Another fine victory! 29/09/07
Just over two hours after Manchester City had seen off Newcastle United at Eastlands in the Premiership, Mossley sent the Geordies non-league neighbours Blue Star . . . >> more

Mossley out of League Cup! 25/09/07
Another cup competition, another cup exit for the Lilywhites and another result that Mossley can have no cause to complain about . . . >> more

Impressive Mossley rattle pacesetters! 22/09/07
Mossley supporters left a home match with a winning feeling for the first time since March . . . >> more

A well deserved victory! 16/09/07
It was finally back to winning ways for Mossley as two first half goals and an industrious display, coupled with a fair old dolloping of guile, was enough to condemn fifth placed Rossendale . . . >> more

Shared points at Railway! 12/09/07
Mossley made their first ever trip to Station View and came away with a valuable point . . . >> more

Woodley take the points! 08/09/07
To paraphrase a saying from another walk of life, a week is a long time in football . . . >> more

Late goal ousts Lilywhites! 04/09/07
In football journalism there's a stock phrase that's used when teams taste defeat in a cup competition: they 'crash' out. . . . >> more

Replay required! 02/09/07
It was more Cheadle Flume than Hulme as torrential rain provided the backdrop for Mossley and Woodley' s stalemate on neutral territory in this FA Cup preliminary round tie . . . >> more

Up and running! 27/08/07
The Lilywhites enjoyed their first maximum points haul under Gerry Quinn with this emphatic and thoroughly deserved Bank Holiday win at the Giant Axe . . . >> more

Jamie pops in for a point! 25/08/07
I don't know which was louder at Seel Park at 16:50 on Saturday: the final whistle or the exhalation of relief that greeted it from the Mossley supporters as the Lilywhites first point of the season was finally confirmed . . . >> more

Not quite gelling . . . yet! 21/08/07
There's an oft used cliché in football that goes "it's a game of two halves". This match however gave it an interesting new twist being "a game of a third and two thirds" . . . >> more

Late Bryce goal isn't enough 18/08/07
Mossley's new era got off to a disappointing start on the outskirts of rain sodden Leeds, but the eventual result was overshadowed by a horrific injury sustained by Lilywhites right back Mike Jefferson. . . . >> more

Comfortable win completes pre season 10/08/07
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Lilywhites enjoy another useful workout 07/08/07
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It's looking promising 03/08/07
Despite the narrow scoreline Mossley were always in control of their local pre season derby against Ashton United at Seel Park tonight . . . >> more

Hamlet double sets up Mossley win 28/07/07
Debutant Gareth Hamlet made a good start to his Mossley career by scoring the opening goals in today's 3-2 win over Northern Counties East Leaguers Thackley . . . >> more

Celtic capture Trophy from new look Lilywhites 24/07/07
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