Match Details 2011-12



Saturday 21/04/12
- AFC Fylde 2 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 506
Matt Fearon and Jack Higgins replaced Chris Smalley and Sam Christenson in defence with Glodi Kuba-Kuba starting alongside Alex Johnson up front.

Goals: AFC Fylde - 78 mins, 86; Clitheroe - 0

Team : Zack Hibbert, Matt Fearon, Lee Pugh (c), Kev Brown, Jack Higgins, Connor Smith, Joe Roberts (Andy Naylor), Ollie Devenney, Glodi Kuba-Kuba, Alex Johnson (Marcus Calvert), Ross Dent (Nat Taylor). Subs - Andy Naylor, Nat Taylor, Marcus Calvert. Not used - n/a.


Saturday 14/04/12
- Clitheroe 1 Woodley Sports 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 160
Clitheroe named an unchanged team from the previous match.

Goals: Clitheroe - Dent 62 mins; Woodley Sports - 33, 87

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh (c), Kev Brown, Sam Christenson (Jack Higgins), Connor Smith, Matt Fearon (Glodi Kuba-Kuba), Ollie Devenney, Alex Johnson, Joe Roberts, Ross Dent (Marcus Calvert). Subs - Jack Higgins, Glodi Kuba-Kuba, Marcus Calvert. Not used - Andy Naylor, Nat Taylor.


Monday 09/04/12
- Clitheroe 2 Lancaster City 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 300
Matt Fearon replaced Nat Taylor in the only change from the previous match.

Goals: Clitheroe - J.Roberts 44 mins, Kuba-Kuba 89; Lancaster City - 24

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh (c), Kev Brown, Sam Christenson, Connor Smith, Matt Fearon (Nat Taylor), Ollie Devenney (Andy Naylor), Alex Johnson (Glodi Kuba-Kuba), Joe Roberts, Ross Dent. Subs - Andy Naylor, Nat Taylor, Glodi Kuba-Kuba. Not used - Jack Higgins, Marcus Calvert.


Saturday 07/04/12
- Garforth Town 2 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 144
Joe Roberts replaced Andy Naylor in the only change from the previous match.

Goals: Garforth Town - 70 mins, 78(p); Clitheroe - J.Roberts 17

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh (c), Kev Brown, Sam Christenson (Marcus Calvert), Connor Smith, Nat Taylor (Matt Fearon), Ollie Devenney, Alex Johnson (Glodi Kuba-Kuba), Joe Roberts, Ross Dent. Subs - Glodi Kuba-Kuba, Matt Fearon, Marcus Calvert. Not used - Jack Higgins, Andy Naylor, .


Saturday 31/03/12
- Clitheroe 2 Ossett Albion 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 211
Kev Brown and Sam Christenson replaced Jack Higgins and Matt Fearon in defence, Ross Dent replaced James Davis in midfield and Andy Naylor and Alex Johnson replaced Glodi Kuba-Kuba and Marcus Calvert up front.

Goals: Clitheroe - Devenney 3 mins, 4; Ossett Albion - 10, 57

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh (c), Kev Brown, Sam Christenson, Connor Smith, Nat Taylor, Ollie Devenney (Joe Roberts), Andy Naylor, Alex Johnson, Ross Dent. Subs - John Osemwigie, Joe Roberts. Not used - Glodi Kuba-Kuba, James Davis, Marcus Calvert.


Saturday 24/03/12
- Prescot Cables 4 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 165
Matt Fearon replaced Sam Christenson in defence and Marcus Calvert replaced Alex Johnson up front. Tom Davidson made his debut from the subs bench.

Goals: Prescot Cables - 19 mins, 26, 55, 74 ; Clitheroe - Smith 84

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh (c), Jack Higgins, Matt Fearon, Connor Smith, Nat Taylor, Ollie Devenney (Joe Roberts), Glodi Kuba-Kuba, Marcus Calvert (Tom Davidson), James Davis (Ross Dent). Subs - Ross Dent, Tom Davidson, Joe Roberts. Not used - Andy Naylor, Bobby Langford.


Saturday 17/03/12
- Clitheroe 2 Warrington Town 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 210
Clitheroe named an unchanged starting line-up from the previous match.

Goals: Clitheroe - Devenney (p) 24 mins, 78; Warrington Town - 0

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh (c), Jack Higgins, Sam Christenson (Matt Fearon), Connor Smith, Nat Taylor, Ollie Devenney, Glodi Kuba-Kuba (Andy Naylor), Alex Johnson, James Davis (Ross Dent). Subs - Ross Dent, Andy Naylor, Matt Fearon. Not used - John Osemwigie, Joe Roberts.


Saturday 10/03/12
- Salford City 0 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 127
Jack Higgins replaced Kev Brown in defence, Joe Roberts was replaced by Alex Johnson alongside Glodi Kuba-Kuba who replaced John Osemwigie up front.

Goals: Salford City - 0; Clitheroe - Devenney (p) 80 mins

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh (c), Jack Higgins, Sam Christenson, Connor Smith, Nat Taylor, Ollie Devenney, Glodi Kuba-Kuba (Andy Naylor), Alex Johnson (Bobby Langford), James Davis (Ross Dent). Subs - Ross Dent, Andy Naylor, Bobby Langford. Not used - Matt Fearon, Joe Roberts.


Tuesday 06/03/12
- Clitheroe 0 Witton Albion 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 187
Nat Taylor, Joe Roberts, Ollie Devenney and James Davis replaced Andy Naylor, Ashley Parillon, Ben Waddington and John Osemwigie in midfield, John Osemwigie moved to replace Marcus Calvert up front.

Goals: Clitheroe - 0; Witton Albion - 86 mins

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh, Sam Christenson, Kev Brown (c) (Jack Higgins), Connor Smith, Nat Taylor, Joe Roberts, John Osemwigie (Ben Waddington), Ollie Devenney (Glodi Kuba-Kuba), James Davis. Subs - Jack Higgins, Ben Waddington, Glodi Kuba-Kuba. Not used - Matt Fearon, Alex Johnson.


Saturday 03/03/12
- Radcliffe Borough 1 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 106
Sam Christenson made his debut in defence in place of Ashley Parillon, Ashley Parillon moved to replace Ollie Devenney in midfield alongside Connor Smith who made his full debut in place of Ross Dent and John Osemwigie who made his debut in place of Owen Roberts. Marcus Calvert replaced Duncan Watmore up front.

Goals: Radcliffe Borough - 81 mins ; Clitheroe - 0.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh, Kev Brown (c), Sam Christenson, Andy Naylor (Jack Higgins), Connor Smith, Ashley Parillon, Ben Waddington, Marcus Calvert (Ollie Devenney), John Osemwigie (Alex Johnson). Subs - Ollie Devenney, Alex Johnson, Jack Higgins. Not used - Matt Fearon, Nat Taylor.


Sat 25/02/12
- Clitheroe 1 Durham City 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 210
Chris Smalley replaced Jack Higgins in defence in the only change from the previous match.

Goals: Clitheroe - Langford 90 mins ; Durham City - 7, 75.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ashley Parillon, Lee Pugh, Chris Smalley, Kev Brown (c), Andy Naylor, Ross Dent (Nat Taylor), Ollie Devenney (Connor Smith), Duncan Watmore, Ben Waddington, Owen Roberts (Bobby Langford). Subs - Bobby Langford, Nat Taylor, Connor Smith. Not used - Marcus Calvert, Jack Higgins.


Mon 20/02/12
- Curzon Ashton 2 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 138
Ashley Parillon and Lee Pugh replaced Matty Fearon and Owen Roberts in defence, Ross Dent, Ollie Devenney and Owen Roberts replaced Nat Taylor, Chris Smalley and Lee Pugh in midfield, Duncan Watmore replaced Jerrome Matthews up front alongside debutant Ben Waddington in place of Ashley Parillon.

Goals: Curzon Ashton - 39 mins, 69; Clitheroe - Waddington 2

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ashley Parillon, Lee Pugh, Jack Higgins, Kev Brown (c), Andy Naylor (Connor Smith), Owen Roberts, Ollie Devenney, Duncan Watmore, Ben Waddington (Bobby Langford), Ross Dent. Subs - Bobby Langford, Connor Smith. Not used - Marcus Calvert, Chris Smalley, Nat Taylor.


Sat 18/02/12
- Ossett Town 2 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 66
Owen Roberts and Kev Brown replaced Lee Pugh and Chris Smalley in defence, debutant Nat Taylor, Chris Smalley, Andy Naylor and Lee Pugh replaced Sam Madeley, Ollie Devenney, Marcus Calvert and Bobby Langford in midfield, Jerrome Matthews replaced Glodi Kuba-Kuba up front. Connor Smith made his debut from the sub's bench.

Goals: Ossett Town - 15 mins, 55; Clitheroe - 0

Team : Zack Hibbert (c), Matty Fearon, Owen Roberts, Jack Higgins, Kev Brown, Chris Smalley, Nat Taylor, Ashley Parillon (Connor Smith), Jerrome Matthews (Duncan Watmore), Andy Naylor (Ollie Devenney), Lee Pugh. Subs - Duncan Watmore, Ollie Devenney, Connor Smith. Not used - Marcus Calvert, Ross Dent.


Sat 28/01/12
- Wakefield 3 Clitheroe 3 (Evo-Stik League) Att 73
Matty Fearon replaced Damilola Ajagbe in defence, Marcus Calvert, Ashley Parillon and Bobby Langford replaced Ross Dent, Matty Fearon and James Davis in midfield while debutants Sam Madeley and Glodi Kuba-Kuba replaced Duncan Watmore and Marcus Calvert up front.

Goals: Wakefield - 16 mins, 24, 90; Clitheroe - Kuba-Kuba 32, Calvert 36, Madeley 67

Team : Zack Hibbert, Matty Fearon, Lee Pugh, Jack Higgins (c), Chris Smalley, Marcus Calvert (Dan Barnett), Ollie Devenney, Ashley Parillon, Sam Madeley, Glodi Kuba-Kuba (Joe Roberts), Bobby Langford (Owen Roberts). Subs - Joe Roberts, Owen Roberts, Dan Barnett. Not used - n/a.


Sat 21/01/12
- Clitheroe 1 Mossley 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 210
Damilola Ajagbe replaced Matty Fearon in defence, Matty Fearon, Ross Dent and James Davis replaced Matthew Carr, Ashley Parillon and Owen Roberts in midfield, Marcus Calvert and debutant Duncan Watmore replaced Bobby Langford and James Davis up front.

Goals: Clitheroe - own goal 18 mins; Mossley - 55

Team : Zack Hibbert, Damilola Ajagbe (Joe Roberts), Lee Pugh, Jack Higgins (c), Chris Smalley, Matty Fearon, Ross Dent, Ollie Devenney, Marcus Calvert (Owen Roberts), Duncan Watmore, James Davis (Bobby Langford). Subs - Joe Roberts, Owen Roberts, Bobby Langford. Not used - Dan Barnett.


Sat 14/01/12
- Clitheroe 1 Bamber Bridge 3 (Evo-Stik League) Att 266
Matty Fearon and Jack Higgins replaced Marlon Broomes and Kev Brown in defence, Ollie Devenney replaced Ross Dent in midfield and Bobby Langford and James Davis replaced Josh Hine and Marcus Calvert up front. Josh Dale made his debut from the subs bench.

Goals: Clitheroe - Davis 49 mins; Bamber Bridge - 32, 41, 74

Team : Zack Hibbert, Matty Fearon, Lee Pugh, Chris Smalley, Jack Higgins (c), Matthew Carr (Ross Dent), Ollie Devenney, Ashley Parillon, Bobby Langford, James Davis (Josh Dale), Owen Roberts (Marcus Calvert). Subs - Marcus Calvert, Ross Dent, Josh Dale. Not used - Joe Roberts.


Sat 07/01/12
- Ossett Albion 2 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 124
Lee Pugh replaced Matty Fearon in defence and Marcus Calvert replaced Andy Naylor up front.

Goals: Ossett Albion - 41 mins, 89; Clitheroe - 0

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh, Marlon Broomes, Kev Brown (c), Matthew Carr (Ollie Devenney), Ross Dent, Ashley Parillon, Josh Hine, Marcus Calvert (Andy Naylor), Owen Roberts (Bobby Langford). Subs - Andy Naylor, Ollie Devenney, Bobby Langford. Not used - Matty Fearon, Jack Higgins.


Mon 02/01/12
- Clitheroe 3 Harrogate Railway 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 203
Marlon Broomes and Owen Roberts replaced Jack Higgins in defence, Owen Roberts, Matthew Carr and Ross Dent replaced Joe Roberts, Bobby Langford and Andy Naylor in midfield, Andy Naylor replaced Marcus Calvert up front.

Goals: Clitheroe - Calvert 75mins, Parillon 86 (p) 90; Harrogate Railway - 14

Team : Zack Hibbert, Matty Fearon, Chris Smalley, Marlon Broomes, Kev Brown (c), Matthew Carr, Ashley Parillon (Bobby Langford), Owen Roberts, Josh Hine, Andy Naylor (Marcus Calvert), Ross Dent (Ollie Devenney). Subs - Marcus Calvert, Ollie Devenney, Bobby Langford. Not used - Joe Roberts, Jack Higgins.


Sat 31/12/11
- Durham City 1 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 192
Owen Roberts moved to replace Lee Pugh in defence with Joe Roberts coming in in midfield

Goals: Durham City - 8 mins; Clitheroe - 0

Team : Zack Hibbert, Matty Fearon, Owen Roberts, Jack Higgins, Kev Brown (c), Andy Naylor, Josh Hine (Marlon Broomes), Ashley Parillon, Marcus Calvert (Ross Dent), Joe Roberts (Matthew Carr), Bobby Langford. Subs - Marlon Broomes, Matthew Carr, Ross Dent. Not used - Josh Dale.


Mon 26/12/11
- Lancaster City 0 Clitheroe 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 234
Matty Fearon and Jack Higgins replaced Chris Smalley and Marlon Broomes in defence, Bobby Langford and Owen Roberts on his return to the club replaced James Davis and Matthew Carr in midfield, Marcus Calvert replaced Alex Johnson up front.

Goals: Lancaster City - 0; Clitheroe - Calvert 69 mins, Parillon 87

Team : Zack Hibbert, Matty Fearon, Lee Pugh, Jack Higgins, Kev Brown (c), Andy Naylor, Josh Hine, Ashley Parillon, Marcus Calvert (Joe Roberts), Bobby Langford (Ross Dent), Owen Roberts. Subs - Ross Dent, Joe Roberts. Not used - Matthew Carr, Dan Barnett.


Sat 17/12/11
- Clitheroe 2 AFC Fylde 6 (Evo-Stik League) Att 260
Kev Brown replaced Matty Fearon in defence who moved to midfield to replace Josh Hine who moved to replace Alex Johnson up front. Bobby Langford replaced James Davis in midfield.

Goals: Clitheroe - Parillon 25 mins, Pugh 69; AFC Fylde - 20, 40, 47, 49, 64, 82)

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh, Marlon Broomes, Kev Brown (c), Matthew Carr, James Davis (Bobby Langford), Ashley Parillon, Josh Hine (Marcus Calvert), Andy Naylor, Matty Fearon (Joe Roberts). Subs - Bobby Langford, Joe Roberts, Marcus Calvert. Not used - Jack Higgins, Alex Johnson


Sat 10/12/11
- Mossley 0 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 104
Zack Hibbert replaced Ben Proctor in goal, Matty Fearon made his debut in defence in place of Chris Smalley who moved to replace Kev Brown at centre half, Bobby Langford replaced James Davis in midfield.

Goals: Mossley - 0; Clitheroe - 0)

Team : Zack Hibbert, Matty Fearon, Lee Pugh, Marlon Broomes, Chris Smalley, Matthew Carr, Bobby Langford (Jack Higgins), Ashley Parillon (c), Josh Hine, Alex Johnson (Marcus Calvert), Andy Naylor (Joe Roberts). Subs - Jack Higgins, Joe Roberts, Marcus Calvert. Not used - Dan Barnett.


Sat 03/12/11
- Clitheroe 5 Cammell Laird 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 180
Ben Proctor replaced Zack Hibbert in goal, Lee Pugh made his debut in defence in place of James Davis who moved to replace Bobby Langford in midfield and Alex Johnson replaced Jordan Hulme up front.

Goals: Clitheroe - Higgins 31 mins, Parillon 66 (p), 68, 83, Pugh 87; Cammell Laird 77)

Team : Ben Proctor, Chris Smalley, Lee Pugh, Marlon Broomes, Kev Brown (c) (Jack Higgins), Matthew Carr (Ollie Devenney), James Davis, Ashley Parillon, Josh Hine (Bobby Langford), Andy Naylor, Alex Johnson. Subs - Jack Higgins, Ollie Devenney, Bobby Langford. Not used - Jordan Hulme.


Tue 29/11/11
- Skelmersdale United 2 Clitheroe 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 167
Ashley Parillon replaced Alex Brees in midfield in the only change from the previous game.

Clitheroe came back from Skem with a good point after twice being in the lead. The Blues made a great start and early pressure saw them take a 3rd minute lead when Josh Hine broke clear of the defence to slot home. The home side equalised in the 22nd minute with a great run and strike before Clitheroe regained the lead in the 41st minute. Josh Hine was felled as he jinked inside the penalty area and Ashley Parillon made no mistake from the resulting spot kick for a deserved half time lead. Skem had the better of the second half and equalised in the 64th minute to leave the sides sharing the points.))

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, James Davis, Marlon Broomes, Kev Brown (c), Matthew Carr, Jordan Hulme (Alex Johnson), Ashley Parillon, Josh Hine, Andy Naylor, Bobby Langford (Ollie Devenney). Subs - Alex Johnson, Ollie Devenney. Not used - Jack Higgins, Joe Roberts.


Sat 26/11/11
- Farsley FC 2 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 184
Kev Brown replaced Jack Higgins in defence and Andy Naylor and Bobby Langford replaced Ashley Parillon and Ollie Devenney in midfield.

Clitheroe were a match for Farsley throughout the game but avoidable goals at the end of both halves saw them slide to defeat. The home side took the lead in the 41st minute when a loose ball from a corner was knocked home from very close range. The Blues had a good spell on top in the second half and struck the woodwork but it was Farsley who scored next in the 90th minute through an own goal to seal the points. ))

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, James Davis, Marlon Broomes, Kev Brown (c), Matthew Carr, Alex Brees, Andy Naylor (Joe Roberts), Josh Hine, Jordan Hulme, Bobby Langford. Subs - Joe Roberts. Not used - Jack Higgins.


Tue 22/11/11
- Clitheroe 0 Curzon Ashton 4 (Evo-Stik League) Att 222
Ollie Devenney replaced Bobby Langford in midfield in the only change from the previous game.

Clitheroe matched the league leaders for much of the first half and were unlucky to be 2 goals behind at half time, goals coming in the 32nd and 42nd minutes. Further second half goals for the visitors in the 78th and 88th minutes sealed a Curzon victory.))

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, James Davis, Marlon Broomes, Jack Higgins (c), Matthew Carr, Alex Brees (Joe Roberts), Ashley Parillon, Josh Hine, Jordan Hulme (Kev Brown), Ollie Devenney (Bobby Langford). Subs - Bobby Langford, Joe Roberts, Kev Brown. Not used - Adam Edwards.


Sat 19/11/11
- Clitheroe 4 Radcliffe Borough 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 242
Josh Hine returned from suspension to replace Ollie Devenney and start up front in the only change from the previous game.

Clitheroe returned to winning ways with this victory but Radcliffe were better than the final scoreline suggests. The Blues made a great start and opened the scoring in the 15th minute when Ashley Parillon drilled home from close range. The first half was very even with the visitors very much in the game and this continued after the interval. Clitheroe increased the lead in the 60th minute when Jordan Hulme broke clear and coolly finished for his first goal for the club. The Blues then began to control the game more and notched a third goal in the 74th minute when Josh Hine raced in on goal to score and Joe Roberts scored the fourth goal in the 77th minute with a far post header.)

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, James Davis, Marlon Broomes, Jack Higgins (c), Matthew Carr, Alex Brees, Ashley Parillon, Josh Hine (Alex Johnson), Jordan Hulme (Joe Roberts), Bobby Langford (Ollie Devenney). Subs - Ollie Devenney, Joe Roberts, Alex Johnson. Not used - Kev Brown, Adam Edwards.


Sat 12/11/11
- Warrington Town 1 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 191
Jordan Hulme made his debut to replace Alex Johnson up front in the only change from the previous game. Ryan McGreevy made his debut from the subs bench.

Clitheroe had to settle for a draw away at an in-form team after leading for much of the game. The Blues made a great start by taking the lead in the 9th minute when debutant striker Jordan Hulme latched onto a delightful through ball from Ollie Devenney and his decent cross into the box was firmly headed home by a Warrington defender for an own goal. Clitheroe did enough to hold the lead until the interval and well into the second half before a spell of home pressure saw the home side equalise in the 84th minute. ))

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, James Davis, Matthew Carr, Jack Higgins (c), Marlon Broomes, Ashley Parillon, Ollie Devenney, Jordan Hulme (Ryan McGreevy), Bobby Langford (Adam Edwards), Alex Brees. Subs - Adam Edwards, Ryan McGreevy. Not used - Joe Roberts, Andy Naylor, Ben Jackson.


Tue 08/11/11
- Clitheroe 1 Ossett Town 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 174
James Davis replaced Steve Mercer in defence in the only change from the previous game.

Clitheroe slumped to another disappointing home defeat and visitors Ossett Town will be as surprised as anyone that they left with the 3 points. The Blues made a great start and took the lead in the 6th minute when Ashley Parillon chested down a right wing cross in space and fired home from 10 yards. The visitors equalised in the 29th minute when a long range free kick was cruelly deflected past keeper Zack Hibbert for an own goal. Clitheroe should have gone on to take the points though, especially when Ossett Town were reduced to 10 men but it was the visitors who sealed the win with a second goal in the 77th minute. ))

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, James Davis, Matthew Carr, Jack Higgins (c), Marlon Broomes, Alex Brees, Ollie Devenney, Ashley Parillon, Alex Johnson, Bobby Langford. Subs - Adam Edwards, Andy Naylor, Kev Brown. Not used - Joe Roberts, Steve Mercer.


Sat 05/11/11
- Clitheroe 1 Trafford 4 (Evo-Stik League) Att 214
Steve Mercer replaced Ben Jackson in defence, Ollie Devenney and Bobby Langford replaced Andy Naylor and James Davis in midfield, Ashley Parillon replaced Ross Dent to play up front alongside debutant Alex Johnson who replaced Josh Hine. Adam Edwards made his debut from the subs bench.

Clitheroe worked hard to get back on level terms but then conceded threelate goals to lose heavily at home. Trafford opened the scoring in the 17th minute and did enough to hold on to their slender half time lead. The Blues finally equalised in the 87th minute when Adam Edwards raced clear of the visitors defence to calmly slot the ball home past the advancing keeper. Trafford regained the lead in the 90th minute and added another two in added-on time to give the scoresheet a surprising full time result.))

Team : Zack Hibbert, Steve Mercer, Chris Smalley, Marlon Broomes, Jack Higgins (c), Matthew Carr, Alex Brees, Ollie Devenney, Ashley Parillon, Alex Johnson, Bobby Langford. Subs - Adam Edwards, Andy Naylor, James Davis. Not used - Joe Roberts, Ross Dent.


Sat 29/10/11
- Clitheroe 1 Salford City 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 183
Zack Hibbert replaced Jonathon Hine in goal, Andy Naylor, Matthew Carr, Ross Dent and James Davis replaced Joe Roberts, Matt Atherton, Ashley Parillon and Damilola Ajagbe in midfield.

Clitheroe will look on this as 2 points dropped rather than 1 point gained. The Blues started the game well and soon had the ball in the net only for it to be ruled out for offside. They had to wait until the 45th minute to take the lead when Eddie Stanford slotted home a penalty after Josh Hine was felled in the box. The visitors were brighter after the break and equalised in the 80th minute to take a share of the spoils.))

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ben Jackson (Ashley Parillon), Chris Smalley, Andy Naylor (Alex Brees), Marlon Broomes, Jack Higgins (c), Eddie Stanford, Matthew Carr, Josh Hine, Ross Dent (Chris McNally), James Davis. Subs - Ashley Parillon, Alex Brees, Chris McNally. Not used - Joe Roberts.


Tue 25/10/11
- Woodley Sports 2 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 74
Jonathon Hine replaced Zack Hibbert in goal, Ben Jackson replaced Steve Mercer in defence, Matt Atherton and Damilola Ajagbe replaced Matthew Carr and Andy Naylor in midfield.

Clitheroe were give a lesson in slick passing and movement in the first half and went in for the interval 2 nil down, the Woodley goals coming in the 15th and 45th minutes. The Blues improved after the break and had a good spell on top which culminated in them pulling a goal back in the 75th minute when James Davis stroked the ball home at the far post after it took a deflection on its way across the penalty area. )

Team : Jonathon Hine, Ben Jackson, Chris Smalley, Joe Roberts (Ross Dent), Marlon Broomes, Jack Higgins (c), Matt Atherton (James Davis), Eddie Stanford, Josh Hine, Ashley Parillon, Damilola Ajagbe (Andy Naylor). Subs - Andy Naylor, James Davis, Ross Dent. Not used - Chris McNally.


Sat 22/10/11
- Cammell Laird 1 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 55
Marlon Broomes and Jack Higgins replaced Ben Jackson and James Smart in defence, Joe Roberts replaced Damilola Ajagbe in midfield.

Clitheroe returned to league action and had to settle for a point after playing for 50 minutes with ten men. The Blues made a bright start and took the lead in the 15th minute when Josh Hine raced through the home defence to fire home from 10 yards. Clitheroe dominated the first half but instead of stretching the lead even further they had Josh Hine sent off shortly before half time. Cammell Laird improved after the break and they equalised in the 48th minute and then dominated play for much of the second half. The Blues didn't really threaten the home goal and had to settle for a point when all three looked likely for most of the first half.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Steve Mercer, Chris Smalley, Matthew Carr (Damilola Ajagbe), Marlon Broomes, Jack Higgins (c), Eddie Stanford, Joe Roberts (Ross Dent), Josh Hine, Andy Naylor (Chris McNally), Ashley Parillon. Subs - Ross Dent, Chris McNally, Damilola Ajagbe. Not used - Alex Brees, Ben Jackson.


Tue 18/10/11
- Lancaster City 2 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League Cup 2nd Round) Att 102
Ben Jackson replaced Damilola Ajagbe in defence, Damilola Ajagbe and Andy Naylor replaced Peter Moore and Carl Osman in midfield.

Clitheroe exited the League Cup with this narrow defeat but had keeper Zack Hibbert to thank for keeping the scoreline down. The Blues started the game well and had 4 good efforts on goal in the opening few minutes including Josh Hine striking the cross bar. It was Lancaster who opened the scoring though in the 9th minute and they doubled it in the 36th minute. Clitheroe made a couple of substitutions for the second half and pulled a goal back in the 60th minute when Josh Hine fired home from 10 yards after Andy Naylor pulled the ball back from the goal line. Lancaster were thwarted by several great saves from Zack Hibbert throughout the match and Andy Naylor had a great chance to level the scores towards the end but fired his snap shot over the bar.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ben Jackson, James Smart, Damilola Ajagbe (Joe Roberts), Steve Mercer, Chris Smalley, Matthew Carr, Eddie Stanford (Ross Dent), Andy Naylor, Ashley Parillon (c) (Lee Woodyat), Josh Hine. Subs - Joe Roberts, Ross Dent, Lee Woodyat. Not used - Chris McNally.


Tue 11/10/11
- Clitheroe 1 Salford City 2 aet (FA Trophy Preliminary Round Replay) Att 156
Damilola Ajagbe and James Smart replaced Lee Woodyat and Jack Higgins in defence, Peter Moore, Eddie Stanford and Carl Osman (making his debut) replaced Alex Brees, Andy Naylor and James Davis in midfield.

Clitheroe created enough chances to win this pulsating replay comfortably including an effort cleared off the line in the last minute of normal time but instead made a disappointing exit from the FA Trophy at the first hurdle. In the 4th minute Josh Hine was body-checked by the keeper just outside the area as he went to pass him on the outside to earn the goalie a yellow card. In the 9th minute a superb left wing cross from James Smart was glanced home by Ashley Parillon but the effort was ruled out for offside. The Blues took the lead in the 20th minute when Josh Hine ran in on goal and turned inside a defender before scoring with a low firm shot. The visitors had the chance to equalise from the penalty spot in the 33rd minute but Clitheroe keeper Zack Hibbert made a great save to force the shot over the bar but Salford did equalise in the final minute of the first half. Ashley Parillon almost regained the lead in the 60th minute with a speculative strike that struck the foot of the post before he was fouled moments later to earn a Salford player a second yellow and sending off. The Blues then created many more good chances with Josh Hine having a 90th minute double effort cleared off the line to take the tie to extra time. Salford took the lead in the last minute of the first half of extra time and then withstood pressure from Clitheroe as they themselves looked for the equaliser. Steve Mercer received his second yellow of the game in the very last minute before Salford fluffed a great chance to make the score 3-1 to them.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Damilola Ajagbe, James Smart, Steve Mercer, Chris Smalley, Matthew Carr, Peter Moore (Andy Naylor), Ashley Parillon (c), Josh Hine, Eddie Stanford (Nathan Taylor), Carl Osman (Chris McNally). Subs - Nathan Taylor, Andy Naylor, Chris McNally. Not used - Liam Wynn,,Zak Riley.


Sat 08/10/11
- Salford City 2 Clitheroe 2 (FA Trophy Preliminary Round) Att 101
Steve Mercer and Jack Higgins replaced James Smart and Zak Riley in defence, Alex Brees, Ashley Parillon and James Davis who made his debut replaced Damilola Ajagbe, Joe Roberts and Nathan Taylor in midfield, Josh Hine replaced Chris McNally up front. Peter Moore made his debut from the subs bench.

Clitheroe conceded goals at both ends of the second half after looking comfortable with a two goal half-time lead. The Blues took the lead in the 6th minute when a superb diagonal pass from Ashley Parillon released Josh Hine on a clear run on goal and he made no mistake with a good finish. The second goal came after 29 minutes when Salford's keeper miscontrolled a back pass and Josh Hine pounced to score his second goal of the game. The home side pulled a goal back in the 46th minute and looked a more threatening side in the second half. They equalised deep into added-on time to take the tie to a replay at Shawbridge.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Lee Woodyat, Chris Smalley, Matthew Carr, Steve Mercer, Jack Higgins (c) (Peter Moore), Alex Brees, Ashley Parillon, Josh Hine, Andy Naylor (Chris McNally), James Davis (Eddie Stanford). Subs - Peter Moore, Eddie Stanford, Chris McNally. Not used - Liam Wynn,,Damilola Ajagbe.


Tue 04/10/11
- Kendal Town 5 Clitheroe 1 (Lancashire FA Cup 1st Round) Att 126
Lee Woodyat and Zak Riley replaced Ben Jackson and Jack Higgins in defence, Damilola Ajagbe and Joe Roberts replaced Nick Walker and Ashley Parillon in midfield and Chris McNally replaced Josh Hine up front.

Clitheroe made an early exit from the Lancashire FA Cup with this defeat against a strong Premier Division side. Kendal took the lead in the 30th minute and further goals in th 43rd and 61st minutes opened up a decisive lead. The Blues pulled a goal back in the 74th minute when Nathan Taylor ran onto a through ball and sidestepped the keeper before scoring. The home side scored again in the 80th and 90th minutes to seal their passage into the next round.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Lee Woodyat, James Smart, Zak Riley, Chris Smalley (c), Matthew Carr (Nick Walker), Damilola Ajagbe (Ross Dent), Joe Roberts, Andy Naylor, Nathan Taylor, Chris McNally (Eddie Stanford). Subs - Ross Dent, Nick Walker, Eddie Stanford. Not used - Ben Jackson,,Ashley Parillon.


Sat 01/10/11
- Clitheroe 1 Radcliffe Borough 3 (FA Cup 2nd Qualifying Round ) Att 203
Zack Hibbert replaced Jonathon Hine in goal, Ben Jackson, James Smart, Jack Higgins and Chris Smalley replaced Lee Woodyat, Damilola Ajagbe, Ben Hoskin and Zak Riley in defence, Nick Walker, Matthew Carr and Ashley Parillon replaced Ross Dent, Joe Roberts and Alex Ralph in midfield and Josh Hine replaced Chris McNally up front.

Clitheroe made a disappointing exit from the FA Cup in unseasonal sweltering conditions. The Blues took the lead in the 13th minute when Josh Hine slotted home from 10 yards but the visitors soon levelled the scores in the 20th minute. Clitheroe's Nick Walker was sent off just before half time and Radcliffe made the extra man count after the break in the Shawbridge heat. They took the lead in the 70th minute and added a third in the 85th minute to go through to the FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round at the expense of a lacklustre Blues.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ben Jackson (Damilola Ajagbe), James Smart (Ben Hoskin), Jack Higgins (c), Chris Smalley, Nick Walker, Ashley Parillon, Matthew Carr, Josh Hine, Andy Naylor, Liam Wynn (Nathan Taylor). Subs - Damilola Ajagbe, Nathan Taylor, Ben Hoskin. Not used - Joe Roberts, Alex Ralph, Zak Riley, Jonathon Hine.


Wed 28/09/11
- Trafford 1 Clitheroe 1
(Clitheroe won 4-2 on pens) (Evo-Stik League Cup 1st Round) Att 85
Lee Woodyat, Damilola Ajagbe, Ben Hoskin and Zak Riley replaced Ben Jackson, James Smart, Jack Higgins and Chris Smalley in defence, Ross Dent, Joe Roberts and Alex Ralph replaced Nick Walker, Matthew Carr and Ashley Parillon in midfield and Chris McNally replaced Josh Hine up front.

Clitheroe made 9 changes and gave debuts to 6 players as they beat Trafford after extra time and penalties in the League Cup. This unfamiliar line up played well together and took the lead in the 34th minute when Alex Ralph's fine cross from close to the corner flag was met in front of goal by Chris McNally who guided his header past the home keeper. Trafford increased their tempo in the second half and equalised in the 67th minute when a low long range effort took a deflection past the Blues' debutant keeper who otherwise had a very good game. The game ended 1-1 after 90 minutes and while both sides had chances in extra time the tie was decided on penalties. Jonathan Hine saved Trafford's first penalty and captain Joe Roberts scored Clitheroe's first. Trafford scored with their next penalty and Nick Walker scored the Blues' second to keep the lead. Trafford fired their next penalty over the bar and Josh Hine fired home for a 3-1 lead. Trafford scored with their next spotkick but Ben Hoskin scored the deciding penalty to put Clitheroe through 4-2 on penalties.

Team : Jonathon Hine, Lee Woodyat (Nick Walker), Damilola Ajagbe, Ben Hoskin, Zak Riley, Liam Wynn, Ross Dent (James Smart), Joe Roberts (c), Andy Naylor, Chris McNally (Josh Hine), Alex Ralph. Subs - James Smart, Nick Walker, Josh Hine. Not used - Jack Higgins, Ben Jackson.


Sat 24/09/11
- Clitheroe 2 Farsley 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 218
Liam Wynn and Andy Naylor replaced Chris Turner and Nathan Taylor in midfield.

Clitheroe again had to withstand some early pressure from the visiting side before taking the lead in the 15th minute when Josh Hine ran onto a through ball and prodded home under pressure from a defender. Both sides had further chances before half time but didn't put them away. Early in the second half Farsley had a player sent off for a dangerous lunge and from the resulting free kick Jack Higgins headed home at the far post in the 53rd minute. Blues keeper Zach Hibbert made several vital saves to deny the visitors who were reduced to 9 men before they scored a consolation goal in the 90th minute.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ben Jackson, James Smart, Jack Higgins (c), Chris Smalley, Liam Wynn (Joe Roberts), Nick Walker (Nathan Taylor), Matthew Carr, Josh Hine, Andy Naylor, Ashley Parillon (Alex Ralph). Subs - Joe Roberts, Nathan Taylor, Alex Ralph. Not used - Ross Dent, Zak Riley.


Tue 20/09/11
- Clitheroe 5 Burscough 2 (FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round Replay) Att 184
Ben Jackson replaced Marlon Broomes in defence, Nick Walker and Chris Turner replaced Liam Wynn and Eddie Stanford in midfield.

Clitheroe came from a goal down to comfortable win this replay and set up a home meeting with Radcliffe Borough in the next round. Burscough started the game in dominant style though and pegged the Blues back in their own half for the opening minutes until they opened the scoring in the 6th minute. They then seemed to ease off and Clitheroe evened up the play and score by equalising in the 22nd minute when Josh Hine burst through the middle and finished at the second attempt. They increased the lead in the 35th minute when Nick Walker drilled home an angled drive from the edge of the penalty area. The third goal came in the 42nd minute after Nathan Taylor drifted in from the wing to connect with a loose ball and fire it across and under the Burscough keeper for a healthy 3-1 interval lead. Clitheroe stretched their advantage even more in the 65th minute when good play down the right wing saw Andy Naylor's firm cross finished by Alex Ralph at the far post. The visitors pulled a goal back in the 76th minute but Josh Hine restored the three goal advantage just a minute later when he charged down the keeper to knock the ball into the net.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ben Jackson, Chris Smalley, Jack Higgins (c), James Smart, Matthew Carr, Ashley Parillon, Nick Walker, Josh Hine, Nathan Taylor (Andy Naylor), Chris Turner (Alan Coar (Alex Ralph)). Subs - Alan Coar, Alex Ralph, Andy Naylor. Not used - Liam Wynn, Ross Dent, Joe Roberts, Dan Barnett.


Sat 17/09/11
- Burscough 2 Clitheroe 2 (FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round) Att 137
James Smart replaced Steve Mercer in defence and Josh Hine made his debut up front in place Matt Atherton.

Clitheroe had to settle for a replay after comfortably being ahead twice at their Premier Division hosts. The Blues took the lead in the 19th minute when new signing Josh Hine laid the ball off to Ashley Parillon and his forward pass set Nathan Taylor on a run into the penalty area and he fired the ball home under the advancing keeper. Both sides had free kicks that struck the woodwork as Clitheroe looked good value for their half time lead. Burscough started the second half with more intent and equalised in the 46th minute. The game was more even after the break and Clitheroe regained the lead in the 58th minute when Josh Hine was felled by the keeper in the corner of the penalty area as he made to go round him. Ashley Parillon scoring the resulting spot kick. The Blues looked the more likely to score next but it was the hosts who were to find the net in the 83rd minute to set up Tuesday's replay at Shawbridge.

Team : Zack Hibbert, James Smart, Chris Smalley, Marlon Broomes (c), Jack Higgins, Liam Wynn, Ashley Parillon, Matthew Carr, Josh Hine, Nathan Taylor (Ben Duffield), Eddie Stanford (Joe Roberts). Subs - Joe Roberts, Ben Duffield. Not used - Ross Dent, Ben Jackson, Nick Walker.


Tue 13/09/11
- Clitheroe 1 Skelmersdale United 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 204
Steve Mercer replaced Ben Jackson in defence, Matthew Carr and Nathan Taylor replaced Ross Dent and Chris Turner in midfield and Matt Atherton replaced Ben Duffield up front.

Clitheroe played their part in an exciting game and lost out to 2 great strikes from the visitors. Nathan Taylor had two good scoring opportunities before Skem took the lead in the 18th minute with a wonder shot from 35 yards. The Blues equalised in the 31st minute when Jack Higgins was fouled in the penalty area and Ashley Parillon slotted home the spot kick. The second half continued with end to end action and Clitheroe had a great chance to take the lead but Marlon Broome's header from a corner was saved and the follow up effort was driven narrowly wide. The visitors scored their second goal with another well struck shot in the 75th minute and then did enough to keep Clitheroe out and take the 3 points.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Steve Mercer, Chris Smalley (Ross Dent), Marlon Broomes (c), Jack Higgins, Liam Wynn, Eddie Stanford, Matthew Carr, Matt Atherton (Andy Naylor), Ashley Parillon, Nathan Taylor (Ben Duffield). Subs - Andy Naylor, Ben Duffield, Ross Dent. Not used - Joe Roberts, Ben Jackson.


Sat 10/09/11
- Witton Albion 0 Clitheroe 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 249
Ben Jackson replaced Steve Mercer in defence in the only change from the previous match.

Clitheroe snatched the points thanks to an early 11th minute strike from Eddie Stanford who fired a bouncing loose ball home from just outside the penalty area. The rest of the game was notable only for some poor Witton finishing though Blues keeper Zack Hibbert's handling was excellent throughout the game.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ben Jackson, Chris Smalley, Marlon Broomes (c), Jack Higgins, Liam Wynn, Eddie Stanford, Ashley Parillon, Ben Duffield (Nathan Taylor), Ross Dent (Alex Brees (Matthew Carr)), Chris Turner. Subs - Alex Brees, Nathan Taylor, Matthew Carr. Not used - Joe Roberts, Andy Naylor.


Sat 03/09/11
- Clitheroe 4 Skelmersdale United 0 (FA Cup Preliminary Round) Att 285
Steve Mercer and Chris Smalley replaced Ben Jackson and James Smart in defence, Ross Dent replaced Matthew Carr in midfield along with Chris Turner who made his debut in place of Alex Brees. Ben Duffield made his debut in place of Darren Green up front.

Clitheroe fielded their first choice back five for the first time this season along with another two debutants and an excellent team performance was rewarded with this superb win over a previously unbeaten Skelmersdale. There wasn't much between the sides until the Blues opened the scoring in the 26th minute. A left wing cross was prodded goalwards by Ross Dent and as it bounced back off the far post Ben Duffield made no mistake from 6 yards. Clitheroe increased the lead in the 33rd minute when Eddie Stanford drove home a freekick from the edge of the D and were worthy of the 2 goal halftime lead. The visitors were reduced to 10 men five minutes into the second half and they continued to try to play football but were thwarted by an improved defensive display from Clitheroe. Keeper Zach Hibbert made some important saves before the Blues scored their third goal in the 83rd minute when Ashley Parillon drove home from close range. There was just time for a fourth goal in the 90th minute when Alex Brees outpaced the Skem defence and fired the ball home to secure a trip to Burscough in the 1st Qualifying Round.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Steve Mercer, Chris Smalley, Marlon Broomes (c), Jack Higgins, Liam Wynn, Ashley Parillon, Eddie Stanford, Ben Duffield (Nathan Taylor (Andy Naylor)), Ross Dent (Alex Brees), Chris Turner. Subs - Alex Brees, Nathan Taylor, Andy Naylor. Not used - Matthew Carr, Joe Roberts, Ben Jackson, James Smart.


Mon 29/08/11
- Harrogate Railway Athletic 1 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 97
Zack Hibbert replaced Zak Jones in goal, Jack Higgins replaced Martin Parker in defence and Darren Green replaced Nathan Taylor up front.

Clitheroe fell to defeat after conceding in the 50th minute. The home side then had a player sent off in the 55th minute ad Eddie Stanford struck the woodwork from the resultant frrekick. The Blues couldn't make the extra man tell though and were also reduced to 10 men when James Smart received a 2nd yellow just before the final whistle.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Ben Jackson, James Smart, Marlon Broomes (c), Jack Higgins, Liam Wynn, Alex Brees, Matthew Carr (Nick Walker), Ashley Parillon, Darren Green (Alex Ralph), Eddie Stanford (Ryan Tanser). Subs - Alex Ralph, Ryan Tanser, Nick Walker. Not used - Ross Dent, Steve Mercer.


Sat 27/08/11
- Clitheroe 3 Garforth Town 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 166
Ben Jackson replaced Steve Mercer in defence along with James Smart who made his debut in place of Darren Green. Ashley Parillon replaced Nick Walker in midfield along with Matthew Carr who made his debut in place of Ryan Tanser.

Clitheroe won their first game of the season but were made to work for it against a strong finishing Garforth side. The Blues opened the scoring in the 38th minute through an Alex Brees header and went in at half time with a 1-0 lead. They doubled the gap in the 48th minute when Alex Brees notched his second goal and seemed to have secured the 3 points when Ashley Parillon scored the third goal after 60 minutes with a simple finish into an empty net. The visitors pulled a goal back in the 62nd minute and set the Shawbridge nerves jangling when they scored another through a long range effort in the 77th minute. Garforth piled on the pressure in the closing stages but a young Clitheroe side held on to secure 3 vital points.

Team : Zak Jones, Ben Jackson, James Smart, Marlon Broomes, Martin Parker (Dan Barnett), Liam Wynn, Alex Brees, Matthew Carr (Ryan Tanser), Nathan Taylor, Ashley Parillon, Eddie Stanford. Subs - Dan Barnett, Ryan Tanser, Ross Dent. Not used - Nick Walker, Alex Ralph.


Tue 23/08/11
- Clitheroe 1 Prescot Cables 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 215
Marlon Broomes made his debut in place of Chris Smalley in defence, Liam Wynn and Ryan Tanser made their debuts in place of Andy Naylor and Nathan Taylor who moved up front to replace Danny Nolan.

Clitheroe fell to a disappointing defeat after being confortably in front for over an hour. The Blues took the lead in the 34th minute when a ball into the box was nudged by Alex Brees into the path of Nathan Taylor who took a touch and then volleyed the ball into the net from 10 yards. Clitheroe were good value for their slender half time lead and while Prescot came more into the game after the break they still looked to have control of the game. That changed in the 70th minute when the visitors equalised after a low cross was allowed to run across goal to be knocked in from close range. Steve Mercer received a second yellow card in the 80th minute and Prescot took the lead when the resultant free kick was smartly fired home from a tight angle outside the box. On-loan Liam Wynn fired in two freekicks, one that hit the bar and another that forced a good save at the foot of the near post and that was the closest the Blues came to snatching an equaliser of their own.

Team : Zak Jones, Steve Mercer, Darren Green, Martin Parker, Marlon Broomes, Liam Wynn, Alex Brees, Eddie Stanford (c), Nathan Taylor, Nick Walker, Ryan Tanser. Subs - Matt Atherton, Alan Coar. Not used - Alex Ralph, Dan Barnett, Danny Nolan


Sat 20/08/11
- Trafford 3 Clitheroe 2 (Evo-Stik League) Att 131
Zak Jones replaced injured Zach Hibbert in goal, Darren Green replaced Ben Whitcomb in defence and Danny Nolan replaced Alan Coar up front.

Clitheroe were twice ahead but slipped to defeat against an ordinary Trafford side. The Blues made a good start and took the lead in the 14th minute when Darren Green's left low left wing cross was diverted into the net by a home defender in front of goal. The lead didn't last long as Trafford equalised in the 14th minute. Clitheroe regained the lead in the 24th minute when a superb diagonal pass from Martin Parker released Alex Brees down the wing and his low cross was met by Nathan Taylor in front of goal to score from 4 yards out. Trafford equalised again in the 40th minute from the penalty spot to leave the scores level at the interval. The home side took the lead in the 57th minute and could have increased the winning margin but for a superb save from Blues' keeper Zak Jones who forced a long range piledriver onto and over the crossbar.

Team : Zak Jones, Chris Smalley, Darren Green, Martin Parker, Steve Mercer, Eddie Stanford (c), Alex Brees, Andy Naylor, Nathan Taylor, Danny Nolan, Nick Walker. Subs - Matt Atherton, Alex Ralph, Rob Turner. Not used - Dan Barnett, Ross Dent


Tue 16/08/11
- Bamber Bridge 6 Clitheroe 0 (Evo-Stik League) Att 154
Ben Whitcomb made his debut in place of Darren Green in defence, Steve Mercer replaced Dan Barnett at centre half, Nathan Taylor, Andy Naylor and debutant Nick Walker replaced Alex Ralph, Joe Roberts and Ashley Parillon in midfield while Alan Coar replaced Rob Turner up front. Ben Jackson made his debut from the subs bench.
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Clitheroe made six changes but slipped to a heavy defeat after losing keeper Zack Hibbert in the 10th minute following a late challenge as he came out to collect a through ball. Darren Green took his place in goal. Just a minute later the home keeper also appeared to be in trouble and once play was stopped following Brig's first goal he received lengthy treatment for what looked like a dislocated finger before play resumed. The Blues were playing some good football and creating numerous chances but once Brig got within striking distance of the Clitheroe net then a goal looked likely and helped by some defensive lapses they scored again in the 21st, 32nd and 45th minutes for a 4-0 interval lead. Clitheroe weren't quite as bright after the break yet conceded just two further goals in the 58th and 77th minutes. Sub Danny Nolan produced a great save from the home keeper towards the end before a late dismissal for Nick Walker saw Clitheroe finish the game with 10 men.

Team : Zack Hibbert (Darren Green), Chris Smalley (Ben Jackson), Ben Whitcomb, Martin Parker, Steve Mercer, Eddie Stanford (c), Alex Brees, Nathan Taylor, Alan Coar, Andy Naylor (Danny Nolan), Nick Walker. Subs - Darren Green, Danny Nolan, Ben Jackson. Not used - Alex Ralph, Ross Dent


Sat 13/08/11
- Clitheroe 0 Wakefield 1 (Evo-Stik League) Att 180
Dan Barnett, Martin Parker and Alex Ralph made their debuts in the starting 11 while Matt Atherton, Danny Nolan and Ross Dent made their debuts from the subs bench.
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The Manager of the Month curse made a very early appearance as Clitheroe lost their opening game of the new campaign to end Carl Garner's unbeaten run as manager. The game made a slow start and Rob Turner had the first real chance when he turned and fired an effort wide of the far post. Wakefield took the lead in the 34th minute to hold a slender interval lead. Things didn't really improve for the Blues after the break and only a combination of poor finishing by the visitors and some fine saves from Zack Hibbert kept the margin down. Clitheroe had a flurry of late corners but the Wakefield defensive line remained as strong as it had all afternoon.

Team : Zack Hibbert, Chris Smalley, Darren Green, Joe Roberts (Matt Atherton), Dan Barnett, Martin Parker, Eddie Stanford, Ashley Parillon (c), Rob Turner, Alex Brees (Ross Dent), Alex Ralph (Danny Nolan). Subs - Matt Atherton, Danny Nolan, Ross Dent. Not used - Joe Coombes, Andy Naylor

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