SKEM 2-4 SGA: Positive experiment for pre-season opener

Skelmersdale United kicked off their pre-season with a spirited defeat against the Steven Gerrard Academy. In cool conditions at the Community Stadium, a Blueboys side made almost entirely of trialists took the game to their experienced opponents, taking a 2-1 lead into half-time before falling short in the final 15 minutes. Manager Tommy Lawson, in […]

Barnoldswick Town 3 v 1 Skelmersdale United

Match Report by Martin Stewart. In this summer that doesn’t want to end, Skem took to the field again in sweltering conditions better suited to the cricket pitch next door. In truth this ground and the drive up to it, must be one of the nicest in the NWCFL, so to experience it on such […]

Skelmersdale Utd 1 – 4 Irlam

Match report by Martin Stewart   After Saturday’s defeat, the manager made several changes to the starting lineup, Karamo Sesay was back at the heart of defence, whilst Ben Lightfoot was brought in at right back. Lee McConchie was asked to reprise the role in central midfield he played so well against Daisy Hill and […]

‘A Bridge too Long’: Longbridge Town 6 – 0 Skelmersdale Utd

Match Report by Martin Stewart. After back-to-back wins last weekend, a sizeable group of Skem supporters travelled up the M6 in search of another win for their team in the glorious late summer sunshine. This lovely ground rests in the suburban splendour of Northern Lancashire and with an equally handsome cricket ground backing onto the […]

Skelmersdale Utd 2- 0 FC Isle of Man

  Match report by Martin Stewart Prior to this bank holiday weekend, Skem had gone 15 games without keeping a clean sheet.  They’d also won only one cup game and picked up zero points in the league.   Like buses though everything comes at once and after Saturday’s heroics the boys in blue turned in […]


  SKELMERSDALE UNITED 1 DAISY HILL 0   By Neil Leatherbarrow   In a first ever meeting in the FA Vase with the side from Westhoughton, Skelmersdale needed just the one goal to put them through to the next round of the FA Vase and keep them on the route to Wembley. The goal arrived […]


LEEK TOWN 3-1 SKELMERSDALE UNITED UNITED BOW OUT WITH DEFEATLEEK TOWN 3-1 SKELMERSDALE UNITED United ended their 2022-23 NPL campaign with a defeat at 2nd placed Leek Town, Richard Brodies men can hold their heads high after giving the opposition a real run for their money.Skem attacked from the very first minute and a pacy […]