Information

Name:
Wythenshawe Football Club

Nickname:
The Ammies

Founded:
1946

Legal Entity:
Wythenshawe AFC Limited
Community Benefit Society. No.7250.

Level:
Step 5 National League System – NWCFL, Premier Division
Semi-professional

FA accreditation:
Charter Standard Community Club

County affiliation:
Lancashire FA

President:
John Walker

Board of Directors:
Sacha Lord – Chairman
Carl Barratt – Vice Chairman
Peter Andrews
John Cotton
Stephen Hall
Martin Howe
Sarah Killen-Talbot
Wayne Pybus

Director of Football:
Wayne Pybus

Football management first team:
Manager – Shane Goldrick
Assistant Manager – Michael Worthington
Physio – Nathan Heyes
Coach – Mike Turner
Coach – Aiden Pownall

Colours:
Home. Royal Blue & White striped shirts, Royal Blue shorts, Royal Blue & White hooped socks.
Change. Red & Black striped shirts, Black shorts, Red socks.

Home Ground:
Wythenshawe Football Club,
Hollyhedge Park Community Stadium,
Altrincham Road,
Sharston,
Wythenshawe,
Greater Manchester.
M22 4US

Tel.no:
0161 428 0517

Website:
www.wythenshaweafc.com

Facebook:
Wythenshawe FC

Twitter:
@WythenshaweFC

Admission Prices 2024/25
Adults £10. Concessions £6. 16-19 & Students £5. Under 16 Free – with paying adult.
Season tickets – Adults £175. Concessions £105. 16-19 & Students £90
Programme – £2.50

Directions:
From Manchester: Travel south towards the airport along Princess Road / Parkway (A5103), exit at Junction for Sharston turning left at the 1st roundabout onto Altrincham Road (A560), straight ahead at 2nd roundabout, right at 3rd roundabout, through 1st lights then immediate left at 2nd lights, still on Altrincham Road, Ground is approx 1/2 mile on the right.
From South: The M56, towards the airport, to Junction 3A for Wythenshawe, right at the roundabout for Sharston onto Altrincham Road (A560), then as above.

Capacity:
1,500

Other Grounds:
Dixons Brooklands Academy, Moor Road, Baguley, Wythenshawe. M23 9BP
Manchester Enterprise Academy, Simonsway, Wythenshawe. M22 9RH
Wythenshawe Park, Altrincham Road, Wythenshawe. M23 4AB
Wythenshawe Sports Ground, Willenhall Road, Northern Moor, Wythenshawe. M23 0BD

Teams & Leagues:
1st Team – North West Counties Football League
Reserve Team – Cheshire Football League
Sunday 1st Team – Manchester Amateur Football League
Veterans – Cheshire Veterans Football League
Women’s 1st Team – North West Womens Regional League
Women’s Reserve Team – Cheshire Women’s & Youth Football League
U21’s – North West Under 21 Development League
Youth Team – North West Youth Alliance
Girl’s Team – South Manchester Girl’s Football League, Cheshire Women’s & Youth Football League, Cheshire Girls League
Juniors – Timperley & District Junior Football League, Manchester Respect Junior Football League, East Manchester, MYSL, Stockport Metro

Previous:

Name – Wythenshawe Lads’ Club 1946-49, Wythenshawe Amateurs 1949-2023

Kit – White shirts, Black shorts, Black socks, 1946-49.

Grounds – Cleveland playing fields 1946-49, Wythenshawe Park 1949-58, The Christie playing fields 1958-61, Federation of Lads’ Club Ground Chorlton, later called Harry Dalton playing fields 1961-83, Wythenshawe Cricket Ground 1983-2015, Flixton FC (Aug-Dec)2015, St Paul’s High School (Jan)2016 – 2017.

Leagues – Manchester Federation of Lads’ Club League 1946-49, South Manchester & Wythenshawe League 1949-53, Altrincham & District League 1953-54, Lancashire & Cheshire League 1954-72, Manchester League 1972-2018.

Managers – Bob Collins 1946-48, Jim McVitie 1948-49, Jim Cooper 1949-60, Stan Daniels 1960-72, Ray Gill 1972-73, Wilf Tranter 1973-74, John Godfrey 1974-78, Ray Mallalieu 1978-92, Kevin Aston 1992-96, Ray Mallalieu 1996-2002, Paul Hodnett 2002-03, Alan Walker 2003-05, Bas Kabbani 2005-06, Dave Norman 2006-08, Ray Mallalieu 2008-11, Matt Quigley 2011-12, Dave Norman (July-Dec)2012, Wayne Dux (Dec)2012-16, Shane Goldrick 2016-19, Martin Ivison 2019-20.

Records:

Transfer fee paid – N/A

Transfer fee received – N/A

Attendance – 1,450 v. Wythenshawe Town, NWCFL, 26.12.2023

Goalscorer (Season) –
Bob Halliday 72 goals 1951-52
Luke Hibbert 66 goals 2017-18 (Reserves)

League ( & Cup if larger ) :-

Home win – 9-0 v. St. Martins – NWCFL 26.2.2022

Away win – 10-1 v. AFC Monton – Manchester League 18.11.2017

Home defeat – 3-8 v. Rochdale Sacred Heart – Manchester League 17.9.2016

Away defeat – 0-6 v. AVRO – Manchester League 25.2.2012. Cup – 0-6 v. Ashton Athletic – NWCFL League Cup – 7.12.2019

Best season:

FA Cup – Prelim. Rd v. Trafford 2020-21 (12.9.2020 L 1-4 home), &, v. Ossett United 2023-24 (19.8.2023 L 0-2 away)

FA Trophy – N/A

FA Vase – 5th Round v. Halesowen Town 1984-85 (23.2.1985 L 1-2 away)

FA Amateur Cup – Qual.Rd 3 v. Old Altrinchamians 1972-73 (28.10.1972 L 1-5 away)

League – North West Counties Football League, First Division South, Champions 2023

WOMEN:

Best season:

FA Women’s Cup – 3rd Qual.Rd v. Barnsley 2023-24 (22.10.2023 L 2-3 home)

League – North West Womens Regional League, Division One South, 8th Place 2022

Records:

Attendance – 252 v. Barnsley, Women’s FA Cup, 3rd Qual.Rd, 22.10.2023

League ( & Cup if larger ) :-

Win – 19-0 v. Northwich Vixens, North West Womens Regional League, Home, 5.11.2023. Cup – 24-0 v. Wigan Athletic Ladies & Girls Development – Lancashire FA Womens Challenge Cup – 21.1.2024

Defeat – 0-16 v. Runcorn Linnets, Cheshire Women’s & Youth League, Away, 7.10.2018

YOUTH:

Records:

Attendance – 432 v. FC United of Manchester, FA Youth Cup, Preliminary Rd, 1.9.2021

Best season:

FA Youth Cup – First Round Proper v. Bolton Wanderers 2022-23 (30.10.2022 L 0-3 away)

League – North West Youth Alliance, Division Two, 3rd place, 2022

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