Manager Lawson Pleased With Experimental Game

Manager Tommy Lawson took plenty of positives from Skelmersdale United’s 4-2 defeat by Steven Gerrard Academy as he states he believes his squad is starting to take some more shape. With the exception of goalkeeper Joe Langford, winger and captain Tom Smith, and midfielder Leyton Baines, the Skem XI and subs consisted entirely of trialists […]

Pre-season starts tonight.

A new era at the club starts tonight, when Tommy Lawson, arguably the greatest manager the club has ever had takes the reins again after a seven-year absence.  Joining him in the dugout will be two former Skem players, Andy Gray as assistant manager, and Andy Barlow as head coach.  In what has been described […]

Skem Stun Promotion Chasing Prestwich

  By Martin Stewart A bitterly cold and blustery day greeted the players as they emerged for this one. There were many changes in the Skem line-up. Joe Langford deputising for the suspended Ben Barnes in goal with Mo Jabir and Omar Ibrahim coming back into defence. Joel Ogiugo and Billy Ahmed were back upfront. […]

United raise survival hopes with brilliant performance at Irlam.

By Martin Stewart After a lot of rain in the days preceeding this game the pitch was in a great condition for this one on a fine dry night near to the Manchester Ship Canal. Mark Bollongino contuned his recovery from injury to start the game upfront alongside the welcome return of Andy Mandjoba. Also […]

Skem Battle to Impressive Draw

By Martin Stewart After the awful performance against Charnock, the manager was able to bring a few players back into the team for this one. Ben Barnes recovered from a knock to take his place back in goal, whilst Yacin Amarzou and Joel Ogiugo returned to the starting line-up. Mark Bollongino added to the bench […]

More home misery for blues

By Martin Stewart   Spring seemed to come early last Saturday as the two teams and their supporters were greeted by clear, sunny skies and mild temperatures for this game. Returning to the starting line-up for United was goalkeeper Ben Barnes. Haris Bouraima was back in place of Ricardo De Frutos Griman who was dropped […]

FC Isle of Man 3 v 0 Skelmersdale United

  By Gordon Johnson Skelmersdale United lost on the road, or in the air should that be, after a long away day in the Isle of Man. Not helped by a 5am start for the squad to get to Manchester Airport in time for the early morning flight to Ronaldsway airport, the game kicked off […]

‘Break The Gate’ Charity pledge cheque presentation to Twinkle House NW

  Following on from the clubs ‘Break the Gate’ charity pledge at our recent home game versus Longridge Town, Club Chairman Frank Hughes & Community Liaison Officer Kate Finch are pictured presenting a cheque for £100 to representatives from Twinkle House North West at the clubs game versus Charnock Richard.   #weareskem

NWCFL Premier Division November Player of the Month Award

  NWCFL NOVEMBER PLAYER OF THE MONTH Prior to kick off at last Tuesday evening’s home game versus Charnock Richard FC, NWCFL Committee member Martin Fallon presented YACIN AMARZOU with his trophy for the Premier division player of the month of November Congratulations once again YACIN #WeAreSkem

Skem fall to Longridge

By Neil Leatherbarrow Skelmersdale United paid a high cost for a poor first-half performance at home to Longridge Town on Saturday, it was an important game for both teams and although it wasn’t for lack of effort Pascal Chimbonda’s team could have been more than a goal down at the interval, although they were a […]