Match Preview: Altrincham FC

With the past two fixtures postponed due to inclement weather, Bowers men will be raring to get their promotion push underway when they face 7th placed Altrincham this weekend.

Having faced Altrincham three times already over the course of this season, Bower’s men will be well versed in what to expect from the opposition.

The addition to the squad of classy new comers, Charlie Andrew and Romoney Crichlow-Noble may prove vital for the game. And with the return of Danny East following a long term injury, Mark Bower and the Squad will be confident going into this weekend.

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Friday the 22nd of February sees former Leeds and Arsenal goalkeeper John Lukic joined by 
award winning comedian Gary Marshall for an evening of entertainment at the Midland Hotel.

Lukic, who made over 660 professional appearances for Leeds United and Arsenal, will entertain guests with tales of his time playing in the top flight of English football in a career that spanned four separate decades.

Joining Lukic will be award winning comedian, Gary Marshall. Gary has 
established himself as one the most popular comics working on the after-dinner circuit, with his unique style and deadpan delivery it gives him an abundant charm which makes him right at home with any audience.

The event starts at 7pm on Friday the 22nd of February with a three course meal During the evening there will also be a raffle, stand up bingo and a sporting memorabilia auction.

Amongst the guests will be a number of former Bradford (Park Avenue) players from the 60’s and 70’s, as well as more recently 90’s and 2000’s


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Head To Head: Last 5 Games

Date Competition Venue BPAFC Altrincham Result
24/11/18 FA Trophy Away 0 4 Loss
06/10/18 FA Cup Away 2 4 Loss
15/09/18 League Home 2 3 Loss
25/03/17 League Home 3 1 Win
25/10/16 League Away 3 2 Win
Win Draw Lose
BPAFC 2 0 3
Altrincham 3 0 2

Knowing The Opposition


John Johnston

Skilful and pacey winger John Johnston was Phil Parkinson’s first signing and he quickly established himself as a fan favourite amongst the Alty faithful. Known for his impressive runs down the wing, JJ was a key part of the attacking team that won the EvoStik in 2017/18, scoring 20 goals in all competitions in his first season.

John began his career with Kidsgrove Athletic before making the move to Leek Town. His performances for Leek were so impressive that he earned himself a move to Crewe Alexandra, from where he went out on loan to Leek, Alfreton and Salford City, before he signed for the Ammies on a permanent basis. He later spent time on loan at Nantwich under Phil Parkinson.


Jordan Hulme

Striker Jordan Hulme is one of Alty’s leading lights. Skilful, energetic and aggressive, Jordan is a match for any opposition defence, as he showed in his first season for Alty, bagging an impressive 31 goals in 54 appearances, culminating in his being named EvoStik League player of the season.

Jordan played local football before joining Padiham and then Ramsbottom United, before following the Rams’ management team to Salford City in 2015.

Ground Guide:


The Community Sports Hall is open for every first team match. The bar is equipped with several HD TV screens and a Premier League match is usually shown on Alty matchdays. Food and non-alcoholic drinks are also available at the permanent catering facility at the Golf Road End and from the mobile canteen at the away end, both of which are open for all first-team games.


Please also note that there is no public parking at the ground itself. However, Altrincham Football Club have an agreement with Aecom on Moss Lane regarding the use of their car park. As a result, Altrincham Football Club has use of Aecom’s car park on Tuesday nights and Saturday afternoons when a game is being played at the J. Davidson Stadium.

The car park will be open on saturdays from 10.30am and will be locked at 7pm and on Tuesdays will be open until 11pm.

There is no charge for users of the car park.

The address and post code of Aecom is 179 Moss Lane, Altrincham WA14 8FH.

Otherwise, on-street parking is permitted except where indicated by yellow lines or traffic cones.


Adult: £13

Concession: £10 (Over 65s)

Students: £10

Juniors (12 to 16): £5

Under 12: £1

Address And Directions

The J. Davidson Stadium, Moss Lane, Altrincham WA15 8AP

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