Nick Matthews
Anchor Ground (AFC Darwen)

Current Position: 11th

P W D L F A Pts
3 2 1 0 8 5 7

Current Form: 11th

5 2 1 2 10 7

Last Six Matches:

Date Opponent Score
19/12/20Charnock Richard (A)D 2-2
03/11/20Barnoldswick Town (A)W 2-1
31/10/20Squires Gate (A)W 4-2
19/09/20Hallam (N)LOST
(1-1 after 90 mins, Hallam won 3-4 on pens)
01/09/20Congleton Town (A)LOST
(1-1 after 90 mins, Congleton Town won 3-2 on pens)

Next Six Matches:

Date Opponent K.O.
No Matches Found

Latest News:

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.
Another step forward in Burscough's new stadium plans
Burscough have announced another development in their previously announced plans for a new stadium.

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Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition H/A K.O Score Goalscorers
Tue 01/09/20Congleton Town A19:45LOST Own Goal (88)
  (The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Congleton Town won 3-2 on pens)
Sat 19/09/20Hallam N15:00LOST Joshua Quarless (40)
  (The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
  (1-1 after 90 mins, Hallam won 3-4 on pens)
Sat 03/10/20BootleA15:00Postp
Tue 06/10/20Barnoldswick TownH19:45Postp
Sat 10/10/20Litherland REMYCAA15:00Postp
Sat 17/10/20Congleton TownA15:00Postp
Tue 20/10/20PadihamA19:45Postp
Sat 24/10/20AvroA15:00Postp
Tue 27/10/20Charnock RichardH19:45Postp
Sat 31/10/20Squires Gate A15:00W 4-2 Taylor Brickell (18)
Taylor Brickell (28)
Own Goal (34)
Luke Denson (81p)
Tue 03/11/20Barnoldswick Town A19:45W 2-1 Joshua Quarless (15)
Conor Christiansen (78)
Sat 19/12/20Charnock Richard A15:00D 2-2 Joshua Quarless (24)
Taylor Brickell (32)
Tue 29/12/20Skelmersdale United A20:00Postp

Fixtures & Results

Date Opposition KO/Score
01/09/20Congleton Town (A) L
(The Emirates F.A Cup EP)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Congleton Town won 3-2 on pens)
19/09/20Hallam (H) L
(The Buildbase FA Vase 1Q)
(1-1 after 90 mins, Hallam won 3-4 on pens)
03/10/20Bootle (A) Postp
06/10/20Barnoldswick Tn (H) Postp
10/10/20Lith REMYCA (A) Postp
17/10/20Congleton Town (A) Postp
20/10/20Padiham (A) Postp
24/10/20Avro (A) Postp
27/10/20Charnock Rich (H) Postp
31/10/20Squires Gate (A) W 4-2
03/11/20Barnoldswick Tn (A) W 2-1
19/12/20Charnock Rich (A) D 2-2
29/12/20Skelmersdale Utd (A) Postp

Matchday Information

Ground: Anchor Ground (AFC Darwen)

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 2HX


Midweek Night: Tuesday

2020/21 Admission Prices: £6 Adults, £4 Concessions

Programme Price: £1.50


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Nearest Railway: Burscough Bridge

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: Pre and Post match bar facilities at The Bridge Public bar in Burscough, adjacent to Tesco. Kitchen and match day refreshments available inside the ground.

Additional Visitor Information:

Club Information

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

Ground: Anchor Ground (AFC Darwen)

Address: Anchor Road, Darwen, Lancashire

Postcode: BB3 2HX


Website: http://www.pitchero.com/clubs/burscough1946

Twitter: @BurscoughFC1946

Registered Colours: Green Shirts, Black Shorts, Green Socks

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

Alternative Colours: Orange Shirt, Orange Shorts, Orange Socks

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

Secretary: Steve Halliwell

Chairman: Mike Swift

Manager: Nick Matthews

Programme Editor: Tony Dean

Committee / Directors: Mike Swift, Steve Halliwell, Martin Gilchrist, Dave Sutton, Stuart Heaps, Rod Cottam, Alan Greenhalgh, David Mannion

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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