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January 2019

Sat 26 Jan, 13:40, League
Depleted Squad Hangs On with Some Style

Depleted Squad Hangs On with Some Style

By Kim Miles

Formby survived the late withdrawal from the team squad of Ste Wright and an injury that deprived them of Rob Tinker’s services for the last 25 minutes to overcome the challenge of Chester.

Sat 19 Jan, 13:30, League
Patchy Performance Proves Pointless

Patchy Performance Proves Pointless

By Kim Miles

Formby came back three times at York, but horrendous defending conceded a late winner.

Sat 5 Jan, 14:00, League
Fine Second Half Performance Fails to Avoid Cup Defeat

Fine Second Half Performance Fails to Avoid Cup Defeat

By Kim Miles

Formby’s Lancashire Cup experience lasted just one match, but National Conference North Preston were made to work very hard to progress.

March 2019

Sat 23 Mar, 12:00, League
No Joy at Ramblers

No Joy at Ramblers

By Kim Miles

Visit to Deeside Ramblers brings third straight defeat.

Sat 16 Mar, 13:40, League
Breaking Point Reached

Breaking Point Reached

By Kim Miles

Formby’s injury toll finally caught up with them as they only managed to field a bare 11 men (and boys!) for the visit of Timperley.

Sat 9 Mar, 12:00, League
Leaders Under Pressure Until Injury Strikes (Again)

Leaders Under Pressure Until Injury Strikes (Again)

By Kim Miles

Formby produced a solid first half away to leaders Wakefield, and were somewhat unfortunate not to hold on to their deserved lead to half-time, before a last-minute goal left the scoreline flattering their hosts.

Sat 2 Mar, 13:40, League
Just Reward for a Solid Performance

Just Reward for a Solid Performance

By Kim Miles

In contrast to the earlier meeting between the sides, Formby had a full complement 1st XI players available and they demonstrated their superiority despite going behind very unluckily.

Sat 30 Mar, 13:30, League
Final Match Win and First Clean Sheet!

Final Match Win and First Clean Sheet!

By Kim Miles

Solid performance by Birtles in goal brings 7th win and 7th place finish.

February 2019

Sat 23 Feb, 15:00, League
Disappointing End After Encouraging First Half

Disappointing End After Encouraging First Half

By Kim Miles

Formby’s once-more depleted resources coped well at Brooklands up to half time, but their resistance was fatally wounded when Connel Capper received a second yellow card, and Sean Friday bizarrely managed to injure himself during a break in play!

Sat 16 Feb, 13:45, League
Second North-Eastern Odyssey on Short Rations

Second North-Eastern Odyssey on Short Rations

By Kim Miles

For the second time this season, a Formby side short of players returned from the North-East (Durham this time) with a very creditable draw.

Sat 9 Feb, 13:40, League
Defensive Frailties Resurface

Defensive Frailties Resurface

By Kim Miles

Formby drew a match they ought to have won comfortably as they managed to combine some poor finishing with some even poorer defending.

December 2018

Sat 8 Dec, 13:40, League
Didsbury Deflated as Friday Claims Saturday Hat-Trick

Didsbury Deflated as Friday Claims Saturday Hat-Trick

By Kim Miles

Great team performance sinks second in league.

Sat 1 Dec, 13:40, League
Second Half Blues Return

Second Half Blues Return

By Kim Miles

Feeble second-half performance hands League leaders easy win.

November 2018

Sat 24 Nov, 15:00, League
The Magnificent Eleven

The Magnificent Eleven

By Kim Miles

Depleted squad returns from odyssey to North-East with a precious point.

Sat 17 Nov, 13:40, League
Outbreak of Hockey at Cricket Path

Outbreak of Hockey at Cricket Path

By Kim Miles

Formby return to winning ways with a comprehensive all-round performance against Brooklands.

Sat 10 Nov, 13:40, League
Comeback Too Late

Comeback Too Late

By Kim Miles

Formby rally late but run out of time.

Sat 3 Nov, 12:30, League
Timperley Trip Up Formby

Timperley Trip Up Formby

By Kim Miles

Second half display hits new lows.

October 2018

Sat 27 Oct, 13:40, League
Defensive Generosity Too Much to Compensate For

Defensive Generosity Too Much to Compensate For

By Kim Miles

Formby handicaps itself with 4 soft goals conceded

Sat 20 Oct, 13:30, League
Below-Par Performance in Lincoln

Below-Par Performance in Lincoln

By Kim Miles

Virtuoso display by ‘keeper earns Formby a point

Sat 13 Oct, 13:40, League
Disappointing Performance Brings First Defeat

Disappointing Performance Brings First Defeat

By Kim Miles

Late cards frustrate comeback effort.

Sat 6 Oct, 12:30, League
Formby Ease Past Chester

Formby Ease Past Chester

By Kim Miles

First away win preserves unbeaten record

September 2018

Sat 29 Sep, 13:40, League
Take-Off for Wright Brothers

Take-Off for Wright Brothers

By Kim Miles

Home season opener brings three points – just!

Sat 22 Sep, 14:00, League
Opening Away Draw at Didsbury

Opening Away Draw at Didsbury

By Kim Miles

First visit to Manchester ends 3-3 but game marred by idiosyncratic umpiring

Results
Sat 30 Mar
a
Mens 1st XI Oxton Men's 1s
League 0 – 2
W
a
Mens 2nd XI Bolton Men's 2s
League 0 – 1
W
h
League 1 – 4
L
h
Ladies 1st XI Fylde Ladies' 2
League 2 – 1
W
Sat 23 Mar
h
League 3 – 0
W
h
Mens 2nd XI Warrington Men's 1s
League 1 – 1
D
a
Mens 3rd XI Urmston Men's 2s
League 4 – 2
L
a
League 2 – 0
L
Sat 16 Mar
a
League 1 – 4
W
h
Mens 3rd XI Bolton Men's 2s
League 3 – 2
W
h
Mens 1st XI Timperley Men's 1s
League 0 – 5
L
a
League 2 – 4
W
a
Ladies 1st XI Preston Ladies 1s
League 0 – 7
W

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