Skelmersdale United

Pascal Chimbonda
The Community Ground

Current Position: 24th

P W D L F A Pts
24 3 2 19 30 73 11

Current Form: 20th

6 1 2 3 8 17

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
25/11/23Bury (H)W 2-1
21/11/23Colne (H)L 0-6
18/11/23Pilkington (A)D 2-2
11/11/23Chadderton (H)D 3-3
07/11/23Wythenshawe Town (H)L 1-4
04/11/23Glossop North End (H)L 0-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
08/12/23Lower Breck (A)19:45
23/12/23Wythenshawe (A)14:00
26/12/23Burscough (A)15:00
29/12/23Kendal Town (H)20:00
06/01/24Squires Gate (H)15:00
09/01/24Irlam (A)19:45

Latest News:

Skelmersdale United appoint Pascal Chimbonda
The former France International appointed Manager at Skem
Let's meet the new member clubs - Skelmersdale United
After an off-season of stress, can Skem United start to smooth things over? Vice Chairman Gordon Johnson certainly hopes so.
Premier Division Player of the Year
Skelmersdale midfielder Elliot Morris has been awarded the joint Premier Division Player of the Season award following a stellar season
Thank you and good luck, Skelmersdale United
Following promotion, all at the Counties are wishing Skem the very best of luck

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O. Score Goalscorers
Sat 29/07/23Padiham H15:00L 1-3 Ben Jones (61)
Tue 01/08/23AFC Liverpool A19:45L 2-3 Kristian Knowles (22)
Jesse Dowling (90+6p)
Fri 04/08/23Northwich Victoria H19:45W 3-1 Samuel Ilensemi (19)
Joel Ogiugo (67)
Kristian Knowles (90+2)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Tue 08/08/23ChaddertonA19:45Postp
Sat 12/08/23Cheadle Town H15:00L 0-2
Wed 16/08/23Litherland REMYCA A19:45L 1-3 Samuel Ilensemi (30)
Fri 18/08/23Nantwich Town H19:45L 0-6
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Tue 22/08/23West Didsbury & Chorlton A19:45L 0-2
Sat 26/08/23Daisy Hill H15:00W 1-0 Mark Bollongino (47)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 1Q)
Mon 28/08/23FC Isle of Man H15:00W 2-0 Joshua Green (87)
Thomas Ward (90+3)
Sat 02/09/23Longridge Town A15:00L 0-6
Tue 05/09/23Irlam H19:45L 1-4 Reuben Denton (17)
Sat 09/09/23Barnoldswick Town A15:00L 1-3 Reuben Denton (40)
Tue 12/09/23Chadderton A19:45L 2-3 Luke Byron (46p)
Mark Bollongino (64)
Fri 15/09/23Kendal Town A20:00L 1-6 Mark Bollongino (3)
Sat 23/09/23Runcorn Town A15:00LOST Mark Bollongino (57)
Mark Bollongino (64)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
  (2-2 after 90 mins, Runcorn Town won 5-4 on pens)
Tue 26/09/23Ramsbottom United H19:45L 2-6 Gabriel Ellis (47)
Gabriel Ellis (83p)
Sat 30/09/23Cheadle Town A15:00L 1-2 Ben Lightfoot (8)
Tue 03/10/23Pilkington H19:45L 1-2 James Howell (25)
Sat 07/10/23Prestwich Heys A15:00L 1-2 Luke Byron (17p)
Tue 10/10/23ColneH19:45Postp
Sat 14/10/23Wythenshawe H15:00L 0-5
Wed 18/10/23Kendal Town H19:45L 1-3 Gabriel Ellis (80p)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 21/10/23Barnoldswick Town H15:00W 4-1 Dana Amaral (24)
Mark Bollongino (33)
Reuben Denton (40)
Gabriel Ellis (83p)
Wed 25/10/23Pilkington A19:45L 3-4 Yacin Amarzou (9)
Reuben Denton (15)
Yacin Amarzou (23)
  (Liverpool Senior Cup 1)
Sat 28/10/23Squires Gate A15:00L 2-3 Yacin Amarzou (7)
Mark Bollongino (30)
Sat 04/11/23Glossop North End H15:00L 0-1
Tue 07/11/23Wythenshawe Town H19:45L 1-4 Yacin Amarzou (74)
Sat 11/11/23Chadderton H15:00D 3-3 Andreas Bianga (45+3p)
Andreas Bianga (65)
Omar Ibrahim (90+6)
Sat 18/11/23Pilkington A15:00D 2-2 Anis Zaknoune (51)
Gabriel Ellis (90+4)
Tue 21/11/23Colne H20:00L 0-6
Sat 25/11/23Bury H15:00W 2-1 Mark Bollongino (43)
Own Goal (47)
Fri 08/12/23Lower BreckA19:45 
Sat 23/12/23WythenshaweA14:00 
Tue 26/12/23BurscoughA15:00 
Fri 29/12/23Kendal TownH20:00 
Sat 06/01/24Squires GateH15:00 
Tue 09/01/24IrlamA19:45 
Sat 13/01/24Ramsbottom UnitedA15:00 
Sat 20/01/24Longridge TownH15:00 
Sat 27/01/24BuryA15:00 
Sat 03/02/24FC Isle of ManA18:00 
Sat 10/02/24AFC LiverpoolH15:00 
Sat 17/02/24Lower BreckH15:00 
Sat 24/02/24Glossop North EndA15:00 
Sun 03/03/24Charnock RichardA14:30 
Sat 09/03/24West Didsbury & ChorltonH15:00 
Sat 16/03/24PadihamA15:00 
Sat 23/03/24Prestwich HeysH15:00 
Mon 01/04/24BurscoughH15:00 
Sat 06/04/24ColneA15:00 
Sat 13/04/24Litherland REMYCAH15:00 
Sat 20/04/24Wythenshawe TownA15:00 
TBCCharnock RichardH 

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
29/07/23Padiham (H) L 1-3
01/08/23AFC Liverpool (A) L 2-3
04/08/23Northwich Vics (H) W 3-1
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
08/08/23Chadderton (A) Postp
12/08/23Cheadle Town (H) L 0-2
16/08/23Litherland REMY (A) L 1-3
18/08/23Nantwich Town (H) L 0-6
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
22/08/23West Dids & Chor (A) L 0-2
26/08/23Daisy Hill (H) W 1-0
(The Isuzu FA Vase 1Q)
28/08/23FC Isle of Man (H) W 2-0
02/09/23Longridge Town (A) L 0-6
05/09/23Irlam (H) L 1-4
09/09/23Barnoldswick Town (A) L 1-3
12/09/23Chadderton (A) L 2-3
15/09/23Kendal Town (A) L 1-6
23/09/23Runcorn Town (A) L
(The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
(2-2 after 90 mins, Runcorn Town won 5 4 on pens)
26/09/23Ramsbottom Utd (H) L 2-6
30/09/23Cheadle Town (A) L 1-2
03/10/23Pilkington (H) L 1-2
07/10/23Prestwich Heys (A) L 1-2
10/10/23Colne (H) Postp
14/10/23Wythenshawe (H) L 0-5
18/10/23Kendal Town (H) L 1-3
(The Macron Cup 1)
21/10/23Barnoldswick Town (H) W 4-1
25/10/23Pilkington (A) L 3-4
(Liverpool Senior Cup 1)
28/10/23Squires Gate (A) L 2-3
04/11/23Glossop NE (H) L 0-1
07/11/23Wythenshawe Town (H) L 1-4
11/11/23Chadderton (H) D 3-3
18/11/23Pilkington (A) D 2-2
21/11/23Colne (H) L 0-6
25/11/23Bury (H) W 2-1
08/12/23Lower Breck (A) 19:45
23/12/23Wythenshawe (A) 14:00
26/12/23Burscough (A) 15:00
29/12/23Kendal Town (H) 20:00
06/01/24Squires Gate (H) 15:00
09/01/24Irlam (A) 19:45
13/01/24Ramsbottom Utd (A) 15:00
20/01/24Longridge Town (H) 15:00
27/01/24Bury (A) 15:00
03/02/24FC Isle of Man (A) 18:00
10/02/24AFC Liverpool (H) 15:00
17/02/24Lower Breck (H) 15:00
24/02/24Glossop NE (A) 15:00
03/03/24Charnock Richard (A) 14:30
09/03/24West Dids & Chor (H) 15:00
16/03/24Padiham (A) 15:00
23/03/24Prestwich Heys (H) 15:00
01/04/24Burscough (H) 15:00
06/04/24Colne (A) 15:00
13/04/24Litherland REMY (H) 15:00
20/04/24Wythenshawe Town (A) 15:00
TBCCharnock Richard (H)

Squad Details

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Abdullahi Ahmed00000
Dana Amaral19 +21021
Yacin Amarzou94013
Ben Barnes (GK)230135
Andreas Bianga22100
Mark Bollongino13 +78130
Sam Bradley1 +20000
Luke Byron19 +32030
Mikey Caldwell8 +40000
Alexander Crocker0 +10000
Alfie Cunningham0 +10000
Claudio Da Costa1 +20000
Ricardo De Frutos Griman20010
Reuben Denton8 +144023
Nelson Digbeu90010
Jesse Dowling41000
Gabriel Ellis10 +64001
Thomas Fagan12 +20120
Malikai Fry11 +10000
Matty Gore00000
Joshua Green1 +21010
Jack Grimshaw3 +30031
Omar Ibrahim71110
Samuel Ilensemi52000
Mohammed Jabir40010
Lewis Jenkinson (GK)00000
Ben Jones21000
Kristian Knowles16 +52002
Joe Langford (GK)1 +10001
Giovanni Lazaro20000
Ben Lightfoot24 +21112
Omar Mbowe60110
Tyreek McCallum0 +30000
Lee McConchie110031
Harry McVeigh0 +10000
Joel Ogiugo9 +121001
Regan Rhodes1 +10000
Yasir Salim3 +10 +1010
Oliver Sanderson-Rigby00000
Karamo Sesay10 +40000
Ellis Tucker00000
Lewis Waller00000
Thomas Ward0 +81020
Richard Wincer7 +30000
Anis Zaknoune61000

Former Squad Members

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Omoleorede Arogundade0 +10000
Merizel Bazomba10000
Joseph Blanchard160020
Harrison Denton00000
Oliver Green (GK)50002
James Howell71021
Louie Lancaster19 +30010
Oliver Lombard (GK)10000
Thomas Parry8 +10010
Callum Preece3 +90030
Samuel Twist10000

Staff Members

Pascal Chimbonda Manager
Dario Martins Germano Coach
Niamh Milburn Physio
Hassan Salim Coach

Matchday Information

Ground: The Community Ground

Address: Bobby Langton Way, Burscough.

Postcode: L40 0SD


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2023/24 Admission Prices: Adult £7.00, Concession £5.00, U16 £3.00, U10 £1.00, U5 FREE.

Programme Price: £2.00

Directions: Leave the M58 motorway at J3 for Bickerstaffe and then take the A570 towards Ormskirk.
At the roundabout, with the petrol station on your right, take the 2nd exit onto the B5240. After 1.5 miles turn left onto A577 then right into Plough Lane (B5240). Follow the road for 2.5 miles and at the roundabout take the first exit onto A5209 and then first right onto Ring O'Bells Lane. At the crossroads turn left onto Carr Lane and cross over the bridge into School Lane. Follow the road all the way down into the village of Burscough and turn right at the roundabout. Turn left at the next roundabout and continue past the Tesco store. The ground is behind the Tesco superstore at the end of short track.

Nearest Railway: Burscough Bridge (600 metres)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: There is a regular 319 bus service from Skelmersdale to Burscough, stopping at Tesco adjacent to the ground.

Parking Facilities: There are no parking facilities at the ground, however parking is available at the Tesco Superstore adjacent to the ground.

Ground Facilities: Pre and Post match bar facilities at The Brdidfe Public House in Burscough, adjacent to Tesco and Burscough Bridge Rail Station. Kitchen and match day refreshments available inside the ground located to the right as you enter through the turnstiles.

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Limited Company by Guarantee C/N 11404578

Ground: The Community Ground

Address: Bobby Langton Way, Burscough.

Postcode: L40 0SD



Twitter: @skemutdofficial

Registered Colours: Blue Shirts, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks

Registered Goalkeeper Colours: Green Shirt, Green Shorts, Green Socks

Alternative Colours: Red Shirts, Red Shorts, Red Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Orange Shirt, Black Shorts, Black Socks

Secretary: Daniel Roberts

Chairman: Frank Hughes

Manager: Pascal Chimbonda

Programme Editor: Martin Stewart

Committee / Directors: Frank Hughes (Chair), Gordon Johnson (Vice Chair), Daniel Roberts, Craig Perry, Andrew Shuttleworth, Derek Hunt.

County Affiliation: Liverpool FA

Year Formed: 1882

Record Attendance: 7,500 v Slough Town, FA Amateur Cup 1967

Previous Leagues:

Northern Premier
North West Counties League
Cheshire League
Lancashire Combination


Northern Premier League (North) Champions 2012-13
Lancashire Amateur Shield Winners 1907-08
Liverpool County Combination League Winners 1910-11, 1913-14, 1914-15, 1919-20, 1938-39, 1939-40, 1945-46, 1950-51, 1951-52, 1953-54
Liverpool Challenge Cup Winners 1911-12, 1913-14, 1920-21, 1921-22, 1939-40, 1940-41, 1945-46, 1946-47
George Mahon Cup Winners 1924-25, 1934-35, 1939-40, 1946-47,1951-52, 1954-55 (Shared Liverpool A)
Lancashire Junior Cup Winners 1914-15
Lancashire Combination Division Two Winners 1955-56
FA Amateur Cup Winners 1970-71
FA Amateur Cup Runners up 1966-67
FA Amateur Cup Semi Finalist 1968-1969, 1969-70
Cheshire League Champions 1968-1969, 1969-70
Cheshire Challenge Shield 1968-69, 1969-70
Cheshire Jubilee Cup Winners 1969-70
Lancashire Challenge Cup Winners 1969-1970, 1970-1971, 2008-09
Lancashire Floodlite Cup Winners 1969-70
Ashworth Cup Winners 1970-71
FA Cup 1st ROUND PROPER 1966-67, 1968-69, 1971-72, 2020-21
EUROPEAN AMATEUR CUP Winners Cup 1971-72 Skelmersdale Utd 2-1 Monte Belluna (On Agg)
Liverpool Senior Non League Cup Winners 1973-74 1974-75
North West Counties League Cup Winners 1999-2000
North West Counties League Cup runners-up 1982-1983, 2004-05
North West Counties Premier Division runners up 2021-22
North West Counties Division Two runners up. 1997-1998
North West Counties Chairmans Cup Winners 2022

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