From the Tintwistle Archives
13th Nov Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team are through to the quarter finals of the Derbyshire Divisional Cup North after a 6-0 victory against Buxworth at West Drive last Saturday.  Sam Swann opened the scoring for Tintwistle, quickly followed by a neat double by Josh Stevenson. Athletic continued to dominate with goals from Joe Elliot and Ant Rodrigues […]
7th Nov Tintwistle Athletic’s Reserves are through to the quarter-finals of the Derbyshire Junior Cup North after a 2-1 win over Blazing Rag last weekend. It was a closely fought second round tie on Saturday afternoon at the Glossopdale Astroturf Pitch in Hadfield as Tintwistle just couldn’t get their passing game going throughout but fought hard to […]
4th Nov A council is turning back the clock to give a village the community centre it has always wanted. Parish councillors in Tintwistle first proposed a village hall/community building almost 10 years ago. But the move stalled when it was decided to build it near the football field at the bottom of West Drive and not […]
31st Oct Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team returned to West Drive last weekend and came away with a battling 2-1 win against Irlam Steel in the Manchester Football League Division Two. Tintwistle started the cold and wet Saturday afternoon below par and played frantically for the first 20 minutes before finding themselves 1-0 down as the defence could […]
23rd Oct Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team were on the road again last weekend to face opposition from the league above in the form of Westbury Sports. The Murray Trophy cup tie was played in the tough conditions of Storm Brian but that didn’t stop Athletic blowing away their competition with a comfortable 5-0 victory. Tintwistle started quickly […]
16th Oct Tintwistle Athletic First Team were held to a 1-1 draw away to Govan Athletic last weekend.  For the first 45 minutes, Athletic never really managed to put their mark on the game and it set the tone when makeshift striker Chris Rathburn rounded the keeper but could only find the side netting from the angle. Govan then […]
2nd Oct Police are appealing for information after the cash tin for the Tintwistle Honesty Box was stolen. The ‘Honesty Money Box’ was taken sometime between 5pm and 11pm on Monday, September 23, from the garden of The Bulls Head public house on Old Road, where it is based. Tintwistle Honesty Box offers the community of Tintwistle […]
2nd Oct Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team returned to winning ways on the road at Atherton LR last weekend, with what turned out to be a comfortable 4-1 victory. Tintwistle started the game in a somewhat frantic fashion and couldn’t really get a foothold in the game. However, that changed part way through the first half when, after what had so […]
28th Sep A fund set up in memory of a popular young solider killed in an Irish pub bombing has made its last payout.  Fittingly, the final donation from the Steven Bagshaw Memorial Trust has bought a machine which saves lives. The cash has paid for a green boxed defibrillator on the wall of Tintwistle Athletic’s club […]
25th Sep Tintwistle Athletic’s First Team lost their first points of the season on Saturday as they went down 4-2 against Bolton Lads and Girls Club. There was little to separate the teams but a couple of defensive errors proved costly when Athletic failed to take their chances. However, they remain top of the table. The goals […]