David Dempsey
The Community Ground

Current Position: 20th

P W D L F A Pts
46 11 11 24 74 100 44

Current Form: 13th

6 1 4 1 9 11

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
20/04/24Kendal Town (H)D 2-2
16/04/24Barnoldswick Town (N)L 0-4
13/04/24Wythenshawe (A)D 1-1
06/04/24Glossop North End (H)D 2-2
01/04/24Skelmersdale United (A)W 3-1
30/03/24Irlam (A)D 1-1

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

Burscough FC are looking to appoint a Matchday Physiotherapist
Linnets looking for a Matchday Physio
Matthews having to completely rebuild squad
Having been appointed as Burscough manager just four weeks ago it has been a busy time for the 43 year old
New ground announcement at Burscough
Burscough have announced the latest development in their plan to build a new stadium adjacent to their present home at Victoria Park.
Terry Green leaves Burscough
Burscough have announced that they have parted company with manager Terry Green by mutual consent.

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O. Score Goalscorers
Sat 29/07/23Prestwich Heys A15:00W 3-1 Daniel Boden (7)
Daniel Boden (44)
William Riding (50)
Tue 01/08/23Lower Breck H19:45W 3-2 Harry Middlehurst (40)
William Riding (82)
Alberto Canache (85)
Sat 05/08/23Pilkington H15:00W 1-0 Alberto Canache (62)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Tue 08/08/23WythenshaweH19:45Postp
Sat 12/08/23West Didsbury & Chorlton A15:00L 1-3 Dylan McMahon (60)
Tue 15/08/23Charnock Richard H19:45L 0-2
Sat 19/08/23Albion Sports H15:00L 0-1
  (The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Tue 22/08/23Colne H19:45L 2-5 Matthew Coughlan (44)
Marcus Korneliussen (84)
Sat 26/08/23Cammell Laird 1907 A15:00WON Tom Lawless (41)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 1Q)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Burscough won 1-3 on pens)
Mon 28/08/23Kendal Town A15:00L 0-2
Sat 02/09/23Irlam H15:00L 1-3 Daniel Boden (61)
Tue 05/09/23Squires Gate A19:45W 2-0 Niall Moran (47)
Own Goal (85)
Sat 09/09/23Cheadle Town H15:00L 1-4 Niall Moran (90+5)
Tue 12/09/23Glossop North End A19:45W 2-1 Tom Lawless (30)
Tom Lawless (90+5)
Sat 16/09/23Longridge Town H15:00L 1-4 Daniel Boden (90+3)
Tue 19/09/23Chadderton A19:45L 2-3 Tom Lawless (57)
Daniel Boden (60)
Sat 23/09/23Athersley Recreation H15:00W 3-0 Tom Lawless (20)
Charles Ball (30)
Tom Lawless (63)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 30/09/23Pilkington H15:00D 1-1 Own Goal (71)
Tue 03/10/23Longridge Town A19:45W 3-1 Niall Moran (14)
Tom Lawless (29)
Tom Lawless (68)
Sat 07/10/23FC Isle of Man H15:30L 2-3 William Riding (56)
Conor Forshaw (89)
Tue 10/10/23Wythenshawe H19:45L 1-3 William Riding (45+4)
Fri 13/10/23Lower Breck A19:45L 1-3 Niall Moran (78)
Tue 17/10/23AFC Blackpool H19:45W 1-0 Alfie Atherton (85)
  (The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 21/10/23Charnock Richard A15:00L 2-3 Matthew Coughlan (72)
Bobby Bjork (79)
  (The Isuzu FA Vase 1)
Tue 24/10/23Widnes H19:45L 0-1
  (Liverpool Senior Cup 1)
Sat 28/10/23AFC Liverpool H15:00L 2-4 Bobby Bjork (29)
Conor Forshaw (90+3)
Tue 31/10/23Wythenshawe TownA19:45Postp
Sat 04/11/23Padiham A15:00L 0-6
Sat 18/11/23Kendal Town H15:00L 0-5
  (The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 25/11/23Ramsbottom United A15:00L 0-3
Sat 02/12/23Chadderton H15:00L 1-2 Stephen Rigby (57p)
Tue 05/12/23IrlamA19:45Postp
Sat 09/12/23Padiham H15:00W 1-0 Matthew Hamilton (53)
Tue 12/12/23AFC Liverpool A19:45W 5-0 LLoyd Dean (38)
Matthew Coughlan (44)
Matthew Hamilton (59)
Own Goal (71)
Matthew Hamilton (73)
Sat 16/12/23Litherland REMYCA A15:00L 3-4 Stephen Rigby (21)
Own Goal (34)
Matthew Hamilton (84)
Tue 19/12/23Wythenshawe Town A19:45L 1-2 LLoyd Dean (40)
Sat 23/12/23Bury H15:00D 2-2 Stephen Rigby (88p)
Matthew Coughlan (90+3)
Tue 26/12/23Skelmersdale UnitedH15:00Void  
  (Match void due to Skelmersdale playing an ineligible player. Match to be replayed.)
Sat 30/12/23FC Isle of Man A18:00L 1-3 Charles Ball (60)
Tue 09/01/24Charnock Richard A19:45W 3-2 Cian McDermott (45+2)
Stephen Rigby (55)
Stephen Rigby (65)
Sat 13/01/24Wythenshawe Town H15:00L 0-2
Tue 16/01/24Barnoldswick Town H19:45L 2-3 Harvey Sample (31)
Stephen Rigby (71p)
Sat 20/01/24Barnoldswick TownA15:00Postp
Sat 27/01/24West Didsbury & Chorlton H15:00L 0-2
Sat 03/02/24Squires Gate H15:00W 3-0 Stephen Rigby (7)
Harvey Sample (9)
Callum Sandle (90+6)
Tue 06/02/24IrlamA19:45Postp
Sat 10/02/24Bury A15:00D 2-2 Stephen Rigby (32)
Ethan Darr (80)
Tue 13/02/24Skelmersdale United H19:45D 2-2 Harvey Sample (17)
Harvey Sample (37)
Sat 17/02/24Cheadle Town A15:00L 1-2 Anthony Walsh (22)
Sat 24/02/24Prestwich Heys H15:00D 1-1 James McCulloch (85)
Sat 02/03/24Litherland REMYCA H15:00D 2-2 Stephen Rigby (5)
Tom Hilditch (64)
Sat 09/03/24Colne A15:00L 0-1
Sat 16/03/24Ramsbottom United H15:00D 3-3 Harvey Sample (63)
Stephen Rigby (69)
Callum Sandle (73)
Tue 19/03/24Barnoldswick TownA19:45Postp
Sat 23/03/24Pilkington A15:00W 4-0 Harvey Sample (6)
Harvey Sample (45+2)
Stephen Rigby (45+5)
Stephen Rigby (70p)
Sat 30/03/24Irlam A15:00D 1-1 Callum Sandle (81)
Mon 01/04/24Skelmersdale United A15:00W 3-1 Tom Hilditch (59)
John McGrath (66)
John McGrath (83)
Sat 06/04/24Glossop North End H15:00D 2-2 Harry Cannon - Noren (3)
John McGrath (22)
Sat 13/04/24Wythenshawe A15:00D 1-1 John McGrath (26)
Tue 16/04/24Barnoldswick Town N19:45L 0-4
Sat 20/04/24Kendal Town H15:00D 2-2 Kian Bell (22)
Stephen Rigby (39p)

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
Sat 29/07/23Prestwich Heys (A) W 3-1
Tue 01/08/23Lower Breck (H) W 3-2
Sat 05/08/23Pilkington (H) W 1-0
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
Tue 08/08/23Wythenshawe (H) Postp
Sat 12/08/23West Didsbury & Chorlton (A) L 1-3
Tue 15/08/23Charnock Richard (H) L 0-2
Sat 19/08/23Albion Sports (H) L 0-1
(The Emirates F.A Cup P)
Tue 22/08/23Colne (H) L 2-5
Sat 26/08/23Cammell Laird 1907 (A) W
(The Isuzu FA Vase 1Q)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Burscough won 1-3 on pens)
Mon 28/08/23Kendal Town (A) L 0-2
Sat 02/09/23Irlam (H) L 1-3
Tue 05/09/23Squires Gate (A) W 2-0
Sat 09/09/23Cheadle Town (H) L 1-4
Tue 12/09/23Glossop North End (A) W 2-1
Sat 16/09/23Longridge Town (H) L 1-4
Tue 19/09/23Chadderton (A) L 2-3
Sat 23/09/23Athersley Recreation (H) W 3-0
(The Isuzu FA Vase 2Q)
Sat 30/09/23Pilkington (H) D 1-1
Tue 03/10/23Longridge Town (A) W 3-1
Sat 07/10/23FC Isle of Man (H) L 2-3
Tue 10/10/23Wythenshawe (H) L 1-3
Fri 13/10/23Lower Breck (A) L 1-3
Tue 17/10/23AFC Blackpool (H) W 1-0
(The Macron Cup 1)
Sat 21/10/23Charnock Richard (A) L 2-3
(The Isuzu FA Vase 1)
Tue 24/10/23Widnes (H) L 0-1
(Liverpool Senior Cup 1)
Sat 28/10/23AFC Liverpool (H) L 2-4
Tue 31/10/23Wythenshawe Town (A) Postp
Sat 04/11/23Padiham (A) L 0-6
Sat 18/11/23Kendal Town (H) L 0-5
(The Macron Cup 2)
Sat 25/11/23Ramsbottom United (A) L 0-3
Sat 02/12/23Chadderton (H) L 1-2
Tue 05/12/23Irlam (A) Postp
Sat 09/12/23Padiham (H) W 1-0
Tue 12/12/23AFC Liverpool (A) W 5-0
Sat 16/12/23Litherland REMYCA (A) L 3-4
Tue 19/12/23Wythenshawe Town (A) L 1-2
Sat 23/12/23Bury (H) D 2-2
Tue 26/12/23Skelmersdale United (H) Void
Sat 30/12/23FC Isle of Man (A) L 1-3
Tue 09/01/24Charnock Richard (A) W 3-2
Sat 13/01/24Wythenshawe Town (H) L 0-2
Tue 16/01/24Barnoldswick Town (H) L 2-3
Sat 20/01/24Barnoldswick Town (A) Postp
Sat 27/01/24West Didsbury & Chorlton (H) L 0-2
Sat 03/02/24Squires Gate (H) W 3-0
Tue 06/02/24Irlam (A) Postp
Sat 10/02/24Bury (A) D 2-2
Tue 13/02/24Skelmersdale United (H) D 2-2
Sat 17/02/24Cheadle Town (A) L 1-2
Sat 24/02/24Prestwich Heys (H) D 1-1
Sat 02/03/24Litherland REMYCA (H) D 2-2
Sat 09/03/24Colne (A) L 0-1
Sat 16/03/24Ramsbottom United (H) D 3-3
Tue 19/03/24Barnoldswick Town (A) Postp
Sat 23/03/24Pilkington (A) W 4-0
Sat 30/03/24Irlam (A) D 1-1
Mon 01/04/24Skelmersdale United (A) W 3-1
Sat 06/04/24Glossop North End (H) D 2-2
Sat 13/04/24Wythenshawe (A) D 1-1
Tue 16/04/24Barnoldswick Town (A) L 0-4
Sat 20/04/24Kendal Town (H) D 2-2

Squad Members

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Jack Atkinson20000
Charles Ball23+212145
James Barrigan4+20000
Jordan Barrow20011
Kier Barry150003
Kian Bell131020
Harry Cannon - Noren20+11050
Matthew Coughlan35+1040101
Daniel Cox00000
Ethan Darr23+11011
Max Davidson7+30000
LLoyd Dean8+22022
Jesse Dowling2+30000
Sean Draper00000
Harry Duff0+30000
Brad Edmond0+10000
Craig Ellison30000
Joshua Gregory00000
Thomas Grindrod10+50030
Matthew Hamilton13+74003
Tyler Hawkes0+20000
Tom Hilditch7+32011
Thomas Holland0+100000
Ruben Johnston00000
Harrison Kay12+30021
Harry McCormick0+10000
James McCulloch281063
Cian McDermott12+11030
John McGrath34022
Alexander McMillan1+20000
Michael Monaghan4+10010
Luke Moran9+50000
Joshua Murray20000
Thomas Parry6+10010
Callum Poe0+10000
Joshua Rhami3+30010
Stephen Rigby2813013
Harvey Sample15+27123
Callum Sandle4+113020
James Stevens00000
Ciaran Summers30000
Andrew Thomas00000
Anthony Walsh13+21000

Former Squad Members

Player Name Appearances Goals Reds Yellows Mom
Aaron Aiton00000
Faisal Al Raisi00000
Alfie Atherton41011
Theodore Ball4+10010
Jake Barrow00000
James Birmingham20010
Bobby Bjork12+22000
Joseph Blanchard0+10000
Daniel Boden18+15041
Adam Boydell8+10020
Delial Brewster1+60000
Richard Brodie0+10120
Matthew Cain00000
Shea Callister70010
Alberto Canache4+72010
Nathan Carnell18+10000
Charles Clark00000
Ibrahim Conteh20000
Zach Dobie0+10000
Anthony Ellerton0+10000
Bradley Elms14+20141
Morgan Falloh6+20000
Ryan Fletcher0+10000
Jack Flight2+30000
Conor Forshaw2+52010
Zak Gowing00000
Vaughn Green5+20020
Harry Hayde00000
Aidan Johnson5+50010
Joel Jones0+80000
Marcus Korneliussen8+151010
Tom Lawless15+28143
Declan Long2+30010
Charlie Markland1+10000
Ross McFall60010
Dylan McMahon7+11010
Harry Middlehurst13+51100
Charles Monks260023
Niall Moran23+14030
Jack Morris2+10000
Josh Mulligan-Green0+10000
Liam Muscart10000
Jamie Nicholson4+10002
Danny Ormerod10000
Jake Parsisson00000
David Pellegrini12+40030
Maxwell Povey20000
William Riding264036
Sam Roche00000
Samir Shaffi1+10000
Mackenzie Stark11+30020
Warren Sung0+10000
Charlie Wallace00000
Deco Zanco0+10000

Staff Members

Karl Bell Coach
Daniel Couton First Aider
David Dempsey Manager
James Hawkes Coach
Sarah March First Aider
James McCulloch Coach
Simon Poe Coach
Chris Stammers Coach
Liam Thompson First Aider
Samuel Vickers Coach

Squad Members

Player Name Apps Goals
Jack Atkinson (GK)20
Charles Ball23+212
James Barrigan4+20
Jordan Barrow20
Kier Barry (GK)150
Kian Bell131
Harry Cannon - Noren20+11
Matthew Coughlan35+104
Daniel Cox (GK)00
Ethan Darr23+11
Max Davidson7+30
LLoyd Dean8+22
Jesse Dowling2+30
Sean Draper (GK)00
Harry Duff0+30
Brad Edmond0+10
Craig Ellison (GK)30
Joshua Gregory00
Thomas Grindrod10+50
Matthew Hamilton13+74
Tyler Hawkes0+20
Tom Hilditch7+32
Thomas Holland0+100
Ruben Johnston00
Harrison Kay12+30
Harry McCormick0+10
James McCulloch281
Cian McDermott12+11
John McGrath34
Alexander McMillan1+20
Michael Monaghan4+10
Luke Moran9+50
Joshua Murray20
Thomas Parry6+10
Callum Poe0+10
Joshua Rhami3+30
Stephen Rigby2813
Harvey Sample15+27
Callum Sandle4+113
James Stevens00
Ciaran Summers30
Andrew Thomas00
Anthony Walsh13+21

Former Squad Members

Player Name Apps Goals
Aaron Aiton00
Faisal Al Raisi00
Alfie Atherton41
Theodore Ball4+10
Jake Barrow00
James Birmingham20
Bobby Bjork12+22
Joseph Blanchard0+10
Daniel Boden18+15
Adam Boydell8+10
Delial Brewster1+60
Richard Brodie0+10
Matthew Cain00
Shea Callister (GK)70
Alberto Canache4+72
Nathan Carnell18+10
Charles Clark (GK)00
Ibrahim Conteh20
Zach Dobie0+10
Anthony Ellerton0+10
Bradley Elms14+20
Morgan Falloh6+20
Ryan Fletcher0+10
Jack Flight2+30
Conor Forshaw2+52
Zak Gowing (GK)00
Vaughn Green5+20
Harry Hayde00
Aidan Johnson5+50
Joel Jones0+80
Marcus Korneliussen8+151
Tom Lawless15+28
Declan Long2+30
Charlie Markland1+10
Ross McFall60
Dylan McMahon7+11
Harry Middlehurst13+51
Charles Monks (GK)260
Niall Moran23+14
Jack Morris2+10
Josh Mulligan-Green0+10
Liam Muscart10
Jamie Nicholson4+10
Danny Ormerod10
Jake Parsisson (GK)00
David Pellegrini12+40
Maxwell Povey (GK)20
William Riding264
Sam Roche00
Samir Shaffi1+10
Mackenzie Stark11+30
Warren Sung0+10
Charlie Wallace00
Deco Zanco0+10

Staff Members

Karl Bell Coach
Daniel Couton First Aider
David Dempsey Manager
James Hawkes Coach
Sarah March First Aider
James McCulloch Coach
Simon Poe Coach
Chris Stammers Coach
Liam Thompson First Aider
Samuel Vickers Coach

Matchday Information

Ground: The Community Ground

Address: Bobby Langton Way, Burscough, Lancashire

Postcode: L40 0SW


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2023/24 Admission Prices: £7

Programme Price: £2


Nearest Railway: Burscough Junction (13 minutes walk, 0.6 miles)

Nearest Bus Route to Ground: There are regular bus services into the town centre from all local locations. Visit moovitapp.com for details of times.

Parking Facilities: No parking at ground, however parking is available at the Tesco Superstore adjacent to the ground. We politely ask not to park on the streets surrounding the ground to respect local residents.

Ground Facilities: Covered seating.
1946 lounge serving a full range of Alcoholic and Non-Alcoholic drinks pre and post match.
Pitchside counter serving a range of hot and cold food and drinks.
Beer garden below the viewing balcony.
Disabled toilet
Disabled access
Wi-fi available on request

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

Legal Entity: Company limited by shares C/No: 03998165

Ground: The Community Ground

Address: Bobby Langton Way, Burscough, Lancashire

Postcode: L40 0SW


Website: https://burscoughfc.com/

Twitter: @BurscoughFC1946

Registered Colours: Green Shirts, Green Shorts, Green Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Purple Shirt, Purple Shorts, Purple Socks

Alternative Goalkeeper Colours: Yellow Shirt, Yellow Shorts, Yellow Socks

Secretary: Chris Jones

Chairman: Paul Gilchrist

Manager: David Dempsey

Programme Editor: Louis Hamblin

Committee / Directors: Dave Sutton, Paul Gilchrist

County Affiliation: Liverpool

Year Formed: 1946

Record Attendance: 4,798 v Wigan Athletic (FA Cup) 1950/51

Previous Leagues:

Liverpool County Combination
Lancashire Combination
Cheshire County League
North West Counties Football League
Northern Premier League
Football Conference North
Evo-Stik League North


Northern Premier League Premier Division Champions: 2006&ndash
North West Counties League Champions: 1982&ndash
League Cup Winners: 1992&ndash
93, 1995&ndash
Lancashire Combination Champions: 1955&ndash
56, 1969&ndash
Division Two Champions: 1953&ndash
Liverpool County Football Combination Champions: 1949&ndash
FA Trophy Winners: 2002&ndash
Liverpool Senior Cup Winners: 2000&ndash
Cheshire Senior Cup Winners: 1974&ndash
Lancashire Junior Cup Winners: 1947&ndash
48, 1949&ndash
50, 1966&ndash
67, 2006&ndash

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