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Nantwich Town slump to defeat at relegated rivals Stafford Rangers

Danny Johnson, Nantwich Town boss Oct 2013

Nantwich Town’s disappointing end of season form continued when they slumped to a 1-0 defeat at already relegated rivals Stafford Rangers.

The result continued a recent dip in form for the Dabbers which has seen them slip to 19th place, just two above the relegation zone.

Evo-Stik Premier League: Nantwich Town 1 Matlock Town 1

Alex Frost

By James Briscoe
Nantwich Town keeper Steve James produced an acrobatic performance to earn a point against Matlock.

And the visitors will regret not taking advantage of several defensive lapses by their opponents at the Weaver Stadium.

Wistaston teenager raises £187 for Sport Relief in 12-hour “tennis-athon”

George Raiswell, tennis fundraiser in Wistaston

A Wistaston teenager raised almost £200 after competing in an exhausting 12-hour “tennis-athon”.

George Raiswell, aged 13, played from 7am to 7pm at Wistaston Jubilee Tennis Club in aid of Sport Relief.

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC reach playoff final with victory over Stafford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC player Joshua Collins

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts secured their playoff final place with a 29-7 victory away at Stafford.

Now the Vagrants side have one final 80-minute game to try and clinch promotion to their highest level ever.

Evo-Stik match report: Nantwich Town 1 Blyth Spartans 1

Nantwich Town v Blyth Spartans, 12-4-14

By James Briscoe
Nantwich Town were left rueing a host of missed chances as they were held to a 1-1 draw by Blyth Spartans.

The Dabbers only had Alex Meaney’s first half strike to show for a dominant performance at the Weaver Stadium.

Mayor of Nantwich unveils new food area for Nantwich Town FC

Cllr John Lewis and Rob Woods, NTISA

Mayor of Nantwich Cllr John Lewis has opened a new food area at Nantwich Town Football Club.

The area was built thanks to funding by Nantwich Town Independent Supports Association (NTISA) with help from Nantwich Town Council.

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC one win from promotion playoff final

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC v Stafford

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts are just one win away from a dramatic playoff final which could see them promoted.

The Vagrants side, who beat Old Saltians 43-7 at the weekend, need to win away at Stafford this Saturday to secure their playoff final spot.

Evo-Stik match report: Nantwich Town 0 Trafford 1

Danny Johnson, Nantwich Town boss Oct 2013

By James Briscoe
Nantwich Town stumbled a to a 1-0 home defeat as Trafford snatched the points at the Weaver Stadium.

Trafford’s skipper Martyn Andrews headed home a corner 10 minutes from time in a tight mid-table encounter in the rain.

Evo-Stik Premier League: Worksop Town 3 Nantwich Town 1

Nantwich Town's Weaver Stadium

By James Briscoe
Nantwich Town were unable to blunt Worksop’s famed attack and were beaten 3-1 at the promotion chasers.

But it could have been a different story after the Dabbers had taken an early lead.

Nantwich Town stumble to 4-2 defeat away at Whitby Town

Ben Deegan

Nantwich Town’s season continues to fizzle out as they slumped to another defeat, 4-2 away at Whitby.

Aaron Burns gave Danny Johnson’s men the perfect start when he fired home after just eight minutes on the east coast.

Promotion chasing Crewe & Nantwich RUFC win 56-13 at Willenhall

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC player Eli Woodward

Crewe & Nantwich RUFC 1sts maintained their push for a promotion play-off place after beating Willenhall 56-13.

But the Vagrants side will know they’ve been in a tough battle against a side fighting off relegation.

Evo-Stik match report: Nantwich Town 1 Buxton 1

Nantwich Town's Weaver Stadium

By James Briscoe
Andrew Pearson’s pile-driver earned Nantwich Town a hard-earned point at home to Buxton.

But the Dabbers will be rueing missed opportunities at the Weaver Stadium in a game they should have won.

Nantwich Town boss Danny Johnson praises fans after Chorley defeat

Danny Johnson, Nantwich Town boss Oct 2013

By Richard Scott
Nantwich Town boss Danny Johnson has praised the Dabbers fans for their support during their 5-1 defeat at Chorley FC.

Goals from Max Cartwright, Josh Hine, James Dean (2), and an own goal by Earl Davies condemned Nantwich to a heavy defeat.

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