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Rothwell Town Archive
August 2003


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Archived News August 2003

  • Rothwell Town 4 Vs Stepping Stones 1 See match reports page (02.08.03)
  • Rothwell Town 2 Vs Tadcaster Albion Res. 2.See match report. (9.08.03)
  • League Fixtures for August have been released. Town face Fetherstone Colliery (A) on the opening day followed by Howden Clough (H) and Barwick (H). A tricky opening against 4th and 5th place teams from 2002/03 in Howden and Barwick but Town will have the confidence that lacked in fixtures last year. Town then play Churwell (3rd last year), Upper Armley Old Boys and Mount St Marys, all at Home. (11.08.03)
  • The site takes on a cleaner 'White' look after a Webmaster vote. (14.08.03)
  • Steve Parker and Stephen Harris rejoin after long spells away from Town. (13.08.03)
  • The Squad is announced for the first league game of the season it reads; Otley, Rigg, Newbould, Purcell, Kitching, Kime, Doyle, Clark, Ford, Bennett, K. Parker, Bjelic, Pennington and Thirkell. However Jon Ford has other commitments and so Ben Parker steps in to the squad. (14.08.03)
  • Featherstone Colliery 1 Rothwell Town 2. Town off to a good start. See match reports page (16.08.03)
  • The 1st Town programme goes to press for the Home game against Howden Clough on the 20th August. (18.08.03)
  • The Wednesday night curse begins with the news that Craig Purcell and Liam Clark cannot make the game due to work commitments. Rio may make it to be a sub. (19.08.03)
  • Opening Saturday results include Robin Hood 1 Barwick 1, Mount St Mary's 1 Sherburn White Rose 3, Churwell 3 Kellingly Welfare 5, Ripon 0 Howden Clough 1. For full round up see League Tables link. (19.08.03)
  • It appears Tadcaster Magnet Sports will not be playing in our Division this season. Although they finished 2nd bottom in the Premier last season they were not relegated. Thus only 15 teams will take part in Division 1. We will therefore have 28 league games as opposed to 30. (20.8.03)
  • Rothwell Town 1 Howden Clough 0, See Match Reports and league tables links. (20.08.03)
  • Rothwell Town 2 Barwick 1, Bennett hits last gasp winner, see match reports (23.8.03)
  • 30 programmes were sold for the Barwick fixture, it is proving to be a successful venture. This games profile was Jonny Ford (23.8.03)
  • Rothwell Town 2 Churwell Lions 2, See Match report, Town drop first points of the season but still go top for the first time in their history. (27.08.03)
  • September fixtures announced. See fixtures & Results page. (27.8.03)
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