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ScanCRYcertificateFeb'18[913] Raising Money for a Great Cause!

Cardiac Risk in the Young (CRY) would like to thanks Mickleover Sports Club for raising £474.13 for their campaign. “It was great to support the family, myself and Neil have been good mates since school.” Don Amott, MSC Chairman

Screen-Shot-2016-08-19-at-10.30.43 Coach to Marine this Saturday

The coach to Marine leaves at 11am from Mickleover Sports Club this Saturday (24th February). Fare: £10 We look forward to seeing you there! #SportsRising

Screen-Shot-2016-08-19-at-10.30.43 Match Report: Witton Albion (H)

3-3 after Full Time Mickleover Sports win 4-3 on penalties This match report has been written by staff of the opposition football club. “In a game that presented not many opportunities in the first half, the second certainly proved value for money as Pablo Mills’ late header brought the game straight to a penalty shoot-out […]

Screen-Shot-2016-08-19-at-10.30.43 Match Report: Warrington Town (A)

WARRINGTON TOWN 3 – 1 MICKLEOVER SPORTS Warrington:Pilling, Carden, Mckeown, Williams, Higgins, Goulding, Beeley, Kinsella, Mcdonald (Milne 83), Gray (Piggott 76), Green (Bakare 83). Other subs Hayhurst, Ascroft. Sports: King, Grocott, Morris, Mcgrath, Mills, Burgin, Dales, Scott, Barnes-Homer, Garnett (Phillips 54- Mulders 78), Briscoe. Other subs Horne, Belgrave Attendance 283 This was always going to […]

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Screen-Shot-2016-08-19-at-10.30.43 Match Report: Sports Reserves vs Gresley FC

BY DAVID MACKENZIE After the first game was abandoned at half time on the 19th November and a multitude of postponements the semi final of the Derbyshire Divisional Cup South got underway at 3pm at Lees Brook School 3g pitch in Chaddesen. We were able to put out a strong side with Morgan Williams, cup […]

Mickleover Academy Half Term Trials

Are you or do know anyone who is currently in Year 11? How would you like to #Study, #Train and #Play full time when you leave school? Mickleover Sports are looking for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers who wish to join a semi-professional education and football academy in the Evo-Stik League from September 2018, […]

IMG_4752-1 Match Postponed: Stalybridge Celtic (H)

We can confirm that following a pitch inspection, todays home game against Stalybridge Celtic has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. A rescheduled date will be announced in due course. #SportsRising

Screen-Shot-2016-08-19-at-10.30.43 Cheer on our Reserves Tonight!

Come down to the Don Amott Arena and help cheer our reserves on as they play Eastwood Community Reserves in the Macron Store Stoke Divison One (Central Midlands Football League). Kick Off is at 7:45pm. Go Sports!

Mickleover Sports v Matlock Town-434 Calling all away fans!

We have a variety of souvenirs together with a programme exchange facility. Come down and feel free to exchange your programmes and buy some souvenirs. See you at the game!

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Mickleover Sports vs Stalybridge Celtic This Saturday, bring your Valentine with you and they will get free admission to enjoy the match with you!

Lotto_jackpot newsstory_732 Huge £2.6m jackpot this Saturday!

Make sure you don’t miss out on your chance to win this Saturday’s massive £2.6 million estimated jackpot by signing up for the new NPL Lotto today! Launched on Thursday, the new Lotto provides fans with two opportunities a week to win millions in the knowledge that all NPL Lotto proceeds are donated to the […]

ED3E6C62-9948-476B-B7DF-56818C3D97AA Hot August Night 2018: BIGGER & BETTER!

After the success of last year’s event, we are extremely excited to bring you Hot August Night 2018, bigger and better than last year! We are teaming up with Derby Telegraph again to deliver an unforgettable family music festival at the Don Amott Arena. The event will take place on Sunday 5th August 2018, and start an hour […]

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Picture: Eric Gregory. Match Report: Farsley Celtic (H)

MICKLEOVER SPORTS 2-2 FARSLEY CELTIC BY PHIL MATTHEWS Sports:- King, Grocott, Morris, Scott, Mills, Burgin (Horne 24), Dales, Briscoe, Barnes-Homer, Phillips, Mulders (Abalimba 74). Subs:- Belgrave, Morrison. Farsley:- McKibbin, Turner, Baldwin, Atkinson, Harris, Clayton (Atkinson 78), Watson (Murray 78), Turner (Parkin 78), Ellis, Cartman, Cockerline. Subs:- Walker, Trenery. Referee:- Steve Darnall Attendance:- 232 This game […]

IMG_4752-1 Match Postponed: Buxton (DCFA Senior Challenge Cup)

Unfortunately, home game against Buxton in the DCFA Senior Challenge Cup has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The game will now be played away at Buxton on Tuesday 30th January, 7:45pm.

IMG_4752-1 Match Postponed: Marine (H)

We can confirm that following a pitch inspection, todays home game against Marine has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. A rescheduled date will be announced in due course. #SportsRising

Screen Shot 2018-01-22 at 11.17.31 Double Signing at Sports

Mickleover Sports are delighted to announce the signing of Louis Briscoe. Briscoe’s most notable spell of his career came at Mansfield Town where he featured in 175 games scoring 34 goals and was apart of the Stags side that were promoted back to the football league. Sports are also delighted to announce the signing of […]

IMG_4752-1 Match Report: Sports 2-0 Matlock Town (H)

Mickleover SPORTS 2-0 Matlock Town By Phil Matthews Sports:- King, Grocott, Mulders, Scott, Mills, Burgin, Dales, Morrison (Belgrave 82), Morris, Garnett (Palmer 60), Phillips. Subs:- Horne, Williams, Turner. Matlock:- Barnes, Green, Yeomans, Wallace, Yates, Wiley, Jackson, Vince, Harrod, Limb, Cribley. Subs:- Doyle-Charles, Hunt, Sharpe, Brunt, Smith-Eccles. Referee R Hathaway. Attn:- 410 All games between Mickleover […]

Medi signs Sports Re-Sign Medi Abalimba

Mickleover Sports have re-signed 24-year-old midfielder Medi Abalimba. Abalimba, who was previously with Southend United, Derby County and Perpignon, returns to the club where he played last season before health issues curtailed his season. He has also played for Liverpool on trial, and trialled with both Manchester United and Manchester City. He’s keen to kick […]

kit 2018/19 Kit And Training Gear Reveal

2018/19 Kit Reveal We are excited to reveal the new Mickleover Sports FC home and away kits for the 2018/19 season. We also reveal new polo shirt designs, the profit from which will be donated to the Air Ambulance charity. The home and away shirts are sponsored by the Northern Premier league (NPL) Football Academy […]

IMG_4752-1 Match Postponed: Buxton (DCFA Senior Challenge Cup)

Unfortunately, tonights home game against Buxton in the DCFA Senior Challenge Cup has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. It has been re-scheduled for the same time next Tuesday, 16th January.

Screen Shot 2018-01-09 at 10.26.46 Danny Davidson Named As New Assistant Manager

John McGrath has moved to bolster his managerial staff with the addition of Danny Davidson as Assistant Manager following the departure of Liam Walshe. Davidson has been at the club for 5 years working with the Juniors and Reserve and is currently in the final stages of his UEFA B coaching qualification and has a wealth of […]

Screen Shot 2018-01-08 at 12.24.00 Match Report: Stourbridge (A)

STOURBRIDGE 1-1 MICKLEOVER SPORTS BY TONY SHAW Stourbridge: Gould, Christophorou, Westlake, McCone, Pierpoint, Tonks. Dodd, Broadhurst, Benbow, Anderson (Shearer 72), Green (Gater 77). Other subsDuggan, Cooke, Hawk. Sports: King, Horne, Turner, McGrath, Mills, Burgin, Dales, Mulders, Morrison (Belgrave 80), Palmer (Garnett 60), Phillips. Other subs Williams, Morris. Sports faced a tough task against Stourbridge who […]

Screen Shot 2018-01-03 at 15.45.01 Sports Extend Talented Birmingham City Midfielder’s Loan

Sports are set to extend the loan agreement with Birmingham City for talented midfielder Olly Mulders in an attempt to widen the midfield options available to first-team manager John McGrath for the rest of the season. Mulders, 19, will be available to John McGrath ahead of Saturday’s trip to Stourbridge following a satisfactory Christmas period that has seen […]

Weaver-1 Match Report: Nantwich (A)

Nantwich Town 1-2 Mickleover Sports By Tony Shaw  Nantwich: Spiess, Hughes, Wildin, Stair, Bourne, Hall, Mwasile(Strong 46), Bell, Cole, Cooke, Forbes (Morgan 58). Other subs Phillips, Walley, Burzynski. Sports: King, Grocott, Turner, Mcgrath, Mills, Burgin, Dales, Morrison(Mulders 75), Scott, Garnett, Grayson. Other subs Morris, Palmer. Sports were out to avenge an earlier defeat at home […]

Screen-Shot-2016-08-10-at-15.04.05-768x741 A New Year’s Message From The Chairman

Satisfied with 2017 Happy New Year! I really do hope it’s a happy and fulfilling one for you AND for Mickleover Sports Football Club. Looking back at a satisfying 2017, I’d like to firstly congratulate manager John McGrath. John led us to our greatest ever points haul in the Northern League Premier Division in 2016-17, […]

1371336976_0 Match Report: Workington (A)

By Tony Shaw Workington: Taylor, Douglas, Rowntree, Wordsworth, Calvert, Wright (Waterston 80), Syminton, Mcluckie, Allison, Joel (Earl 75), Tinnion. Sports: King, Grocott, Turner, Mcgrath, Mills, Burgin, Dales, Scott, Morris (Grayson 67), Garnett, Phillips. Other subs Timms, Horne, Morrison Attendance 397. Sports were unlucky to go down to this score-line, especially as they had around 70% of […]

d2dzjyo4yc2sta.cloudfront.net-6 Sports In Hunt For New Assistant Manager

Mickleover Sports are sad to announce the departure of assistant manger Liam Walshe due to work commitments. We thank him for all his hard work at the club, and wish him all the very best for the future. That, of course, means there is now a vacancy for John McGrath’s assistant! Get in contact with […]

Screen-Shot-2016-08-19-at-10.30.43 Match Report: Sutton Coldfield Town(H)

By Phil Matthews Mickleover SPORTS 2-0 Sutton Coldfield TOWN Sports:- King, Horne, Turner, McGrath, Mills, Burgin, Dales, Scott (Hickman 68), Morris, Garnett, Phillips (Dickinson 90). Subs:- Williams, Morrison, Tyrell. Sutton Coldfield:- Draper, Beresford, Martin, Smith (Lovett 45), Kelly, (Probert 75), Haran, Little, Webb, Knight (Howell 63), O’Callaghan, Singh. Subs:- Walters, Perry. Referee Paul Tomes Attn […]

Screen Shot 2017-11-07 at 11.59.16 Remembrance Weekend: FREE Entry To All Service Personnel

With this weekend being Remembrance Weekend, we thought we would honour the occasion with the offer of free entry to all ex and current service personnel who would like to attend Saturday’s home game at the Don Amott Arena (Sutton Coldfield Town, 3pm KO). To request tickets on this basis, please email Dave Kelsey (davek@mickleoversportsfc.com) with details […]

Screen Shot 2017-11-06 at 10.09.33 Match Report: Stalybridge Celtic (A) – Sports Hit Celtic For Five

By Tony Shaw StaLybridge Celtic 0-5 Mickleover Sports Stalybridge: Slinn, Morton, Neville (Honeyball 69), Brown (Wilkinson 46), Ashworth, Killock, Baily-Jones, Roberts, Dickinson, Wolfenden, Hughes (Charles 63). Other subs Julien, Crowley Sports : King, Horne, Turner, Mcgrath, Mills, Burgin, Dales Samoud 75), Scott, Morris, Garnett (Tyrell 87), Phillips Another fine away win for Sports against one […]

Screen-Shot-2016-08-19-at-10.30.43 Match Report: Whitby Town (H). Sports Impress With 2-1 Win

By Dom Hynes Sports 2-1 Whitby Town The Mickleover attack was a treat to watch on the night of Halloween as an excellent first half helped secure Sports a 2-1 over Whitby Town. Despite a great start for Mickleover that saw Clinton Morrison head just wide, it was Whitby who took the lead. Goalkeeper Lewis […]

hednesford-500x360 Coach Travel To Hednesford Town Available

The club are providing coach travel to any supporters that would like to travel to Saturday’s FA Trophy tie with Hednesford Town (3.00pm kick off). The coach will leave the ground at 12.15pm with tickets priced at £10.00 (return). Please contact Tony Shaw at tonys@mickleoversportsfc.com to book your place. Come on Sports!  

MSC Christmas Dinner 2017 web ‘Sporting Legends’ Christmas Dinner (Sold Out)

  **UPDATE: THIS EVENT IS NOW SOLD OUT**   Details of the Mickleover Sports FC annual Christmas Dinner have been finalised, and it’s looking better than ever! It will take place on Thursday 30th November at Pride Park Stadium (7.00pm) and will include big names such as Steve Howard, Marco Gabbiadini, Graham Richards (Radio Derby […]

Facebook Saturday Is Non-League Day For Prostate Cancer (Free Programmes)

Saturday 7th October is Non-League Day where Sports will take on Ashton United on Saturday (3pm) at the Don Amott Arena. In support of Non League Day for Prostate Cancer UK, Sports chairman Don Amott has kindly offered to provide free match programmes to all supporters (although a donation to Prostate Cancer would be more […]

alexmorris Sports Sign Highly-Rated Defender Alex Morris

John McGrath has dipped into the transfer market to secure the signing of Alex Morris, a player that became a target for the club following his impressive performance against Sports in this seasons FA Cup tie. Morris is a strong defender who will add to the defensive options available to McGrath who had the following […]

Screen Shot 2017-09-25 at 12.51.41 Match Report: Sports Hammer Hednesford Town

By Phil Matthews Mickleover Sports 5 0 Hednesford Town Sports:- King, Grocott, Turner, McGrath (Scott 56), Mills, Burgin, Dales, Morrison (Thomas 68), Phillips (Horne 74), Garnett, Belgrave. Subs:- Gordon, Draper. Hednesford:- Wren, Platt (Oji 46), Weir, Bailey, Mutton, Fitzpatrick, Bullock (Lyttle 68), Thorley, Glover, Lawrie, Davies (Levingston 45). Subs:- Melbourne, Syteele. Referee Lee Hible Attn […]

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STOURBRIDGE High flying Stourbridge next up for Sports Tues 19th September
IMG_5696 Fireworks Extravaganza – Buy Tickets Now

We are pleased to announce that tickets are now available online for the upcoming Fireworks Extravaganza at Mickleover Sports. The event includes a ‘bigger and better’ special fireworks display for younger children at 6.15pm (fairground opens at 5pm). We have partnered with Skiddle who offer safe, secure ticket purchasing, and you can go ahead and […]

Grantham Town Second place Grantham visit Don Amott Arena Tues 5th Sept KO 7.30

After overcoming a nervous potential FA Cup upset. Sports are back in League action against high flying Grantham Town. There are no Derby County or Burton Albion games that night, so come and supporter the Sports. Remember Season Ticket holders from both the Rams and Brewers have discounted enterence charge.  

Screen Shot 2017-09-04 at 10.17.57 Match Report: Mickleover Sports VS Hinckley AFC

By Phil Matthews (Image courtesy: Derby Evening Telegraph) Mickleover Sports 2-1 Hinckley AFC Sports:- King, Grocott, Gordon, McGrath, Mills, Burgin, Dales, Scott, Garnett, Grayson, Thomas (Phillips 67) Subs:- Belgrave, Williams, Morris, Draper. Hinckley:- Whitcombe, J Williams (Rolston 62), Haines (Cooper 67), Smith, Melligan, Morris, Butler, Miveld (Healey 76), Agar, Bowerman, S Williams. Subs:- Tomlinson, Rad, […]

FA CUP LOGO_3D_LAND_CLEAN Emirates FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round

Sports are at home in the Emirates FA Cup 1st Qualifying Round, at the Don Amott Arena this Saturday 2nd September against Hinckley AFC. As this an International weekend, Derby County and Burton Albion season ticket holders can get in at a discounted rate. Just bring your season tickets (obviously)

NANTWICH Sports take on fancied Nantwich tomorrow 26th Aug

Who can forget 13 October 2010 when Sports drew 6-6 with Nantwich. Sports were leading 6-3 with 6 minutes to go. After the teams drew level they both still had a chance to win it. The return match was 0-0

hinckley FA Cup Sports drawn at Home 2nd September

Sports have drawn Midland Football League Hinckley AFC in this years Emirates FA challenge Cup. KO 3pm 2nd September 2017

Mickleover_Sports_FC-47 Message from John McGrath

I am delighted with how pre-season has gone. All the lads are looking fit and I am especially delighted with our start to the new season with 5 points taken from our first 3 games. Congratulations to Andy Dales who on his 150th competitive appearance for Sports scored against Lancaster City at the weekend. We have added […]

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Coming Soon – Saturday August 19th The Super Draw Lotto Mega Prize Draw including a 1st Prize of £5,000   Remember – You’ve got to be in it, to win it !

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Coach to Lancaster City leaves the Don Amott Arena at 10am Saturday 19th August. £10 a seat

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Mickleover_Sports_FC-92 Two new signings on eve of Season

Mickleover Sports are delighted to announce the double signing of Jimmy Phillips and Jermaine Palmer! Phillips, a 27-year-old winger, is best-known for his 137-game spell with Burton Albion in the Football League. He’s also been on the books at Gateshead, Altrincham and Alfreton. Jermaine Palmer plies his trade up front, and at 30 years of […]

Mickleover Sports v Skelmersdale-86 A tale of two Jakes

Ex Sports stars Jake Bennett and Jake Eastwood made their debuts for Sheffield United last night in their win against Walsall in the Football League Cup. Well done lads.

Mickleover_Sports_FC-5 Season starts this Saturday 12th August

Sports will be getting their 2017-18 Evo Stik Northern Premier League season started against promoted Witton Albion at the Don Amott Arena on 12th Aug KO 3pm. The Albs had three seasons on the Conference in the early 90s and will be a tough start for John McGrath’s young side.  

SOLD OUT: HOT AUGUST NIGHT: SOLD OUT

Please do NOT turn up without a ticket, none will be sold on the day Limited PARKING, get there early

Sheffield_United_FC_logo.svg Sports aim to blunt Blades in friendly finale. Friday 4th Aug 19.30 ko

Sports end their friendlies at the Don Amott Arena with the visit of Championship side Sheffield United. United won the League One title last season after 6 seasons down there. They will be one of the teams to look out for to maybe reach the play-offs this season. Sports supporters will be looking forward to the […]

Mickleover2017Champions Last Few Places Left On Our Brand New Academy

Pre-season is well underway for our successful education and football Academy squad and we are on the look out for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers who wish to join a semi-professional academy in the Evo-Stik League from September 2017, where you will study for a BTEC in Sport qualification (Level 2 or 3), train every […]

Hot August Night Fairground Version  (web) UPDATE: Hot August Night – More Tickets Added, More News…

  ALL TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT – THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT #Mickleover #SportsRising  

Coventry_City_FC_logo.svg 5 Days Countdown – Sports Face Coventry City In Big Pre-Season Clash

Following from the recent positive performances against higher league opposition, Sports face Coventry City in what promises to be another entertaining game at the Don Amott Arena. City, who recently took an army of 41,000 fans to Wembley in the EFL Trophy, their first trophy since 1987’s famous FA Cup victory will prove to be a […]

Hot August Night Fairground Version  (web) ‘Hot August Night’ Ticket Sales Soaring – Get Them Quick!

TICKET UPDATE ALL TICKETS ARE NOW SOLD OUT – THANK YOU FOR YOUR SUPPORT    

MSC-Blank-Fixture-templateburton It’s Nearly Pre-Season Time! Sports VS Burton Albion.

5 DAYS TO GO! MICKLEOVER SPORTS VS BURTON ALBION Yes – the football season is nearly back (WOOHOO!) and there are a mere 5 days until Mickleover Sports FC start their pre-season campaign against Championship side Burton Albion FC. It promises to be an amazing evening at the Don Amott Arena with some of the […]

Screen Shot 2017-07-04 at 11.26.44 Player News: Nick Draper Re-Signs For Sports

The club are delighted to announce that goalkeeper Nick Draper has signed to extend his stay at Mickleover Sports, following an impressive spell with the club, playing 15 league matches during the 2016/17 season. First team player-manager John McGrath said: “I am pleased to announce that Nick Draper has agreed terms and resigned for our […]

ANDY-DALES_MID_UK Andy Dales Re-Signs For Mickleover Sports

We are extremely pleased to confirm that Andy Dales has signed a new contract at Mickleover Sports Football Club despite heavy competition for his signature from a number of other clubs. Dales made the following statement: “I’m delighted to have resign my new contract again with Mickleover Sports. The club is going places and everyone […]

image002 Win FREE Tickets For The Hot August Night Festival

We love our supporters and we love our community. So, what better way to show it than to give away 4 free tickets (2 pairs of tickets, so 2 separate prizes) for the upcoming Hot August Night concert, being held at the Don Amott Arena on August 6th, 2017. All you have to do for […]

BEN-TURNER_DEF_UK-2 Ben Turner Commits For The 2017/18 Season

First team player manager John McGrath has announced that a deal has been agreed to keep full-back Ben Turner at Mickleover Sports Football Club. McGrath said: “I am delighted to keep hold of one of our most consistent performers from last years campaign. Turns had an excellent season and I am looking forward to working […]

MSC Helen Belgrave Trophy Web Poster-1 ANNOUNCEMENT: The Helen Belgrave Memorial Trophy

We are pleased to announce that Mickleover Sports Football Club will be participating in a match against Borrowash Victoria in memory of Helen Belgrave (mother of Mickleover Sports player Lewis Belgrave) who sadly passed away earlier this year. The game will take pace on Saturday 8th July (12.30pm kick off) at the Marstons Ground in […]

sitelogo ANNOUNCEMENT: Season Ticket Prices Frozen For Another Season

We are pleased to announce the decision that season ticket pricing will remain at the same levels of last season. Committee member Dave Bird said: ‘The price of our season tickets will remain as they were for the 2016/17 season. We feel like something really special is happening at the football club and we want […]

IMG-20170620-WA0001 McGrath Fights Off Competition To Keep Jake Scott

First-team player manager John McGrath has fought off a number of other clubs to keep midfielder Jake Scott at Mickleover Sports Football Club. Scott was signed by McGrath during the 2016/17 season and made 23 league appearances for the club, mostly in midfield. McGrath said: “Really pleased that we managed to keep hold of Jake […]

IMG-20170620-WA0002 Tom Burgin Re-Signs For Sports

Following the recent spate of new player signings, Sports first-team captain Tom Burgin has re-signed – news that has delighted player-manager John McGrath. McGrath said: “I am delighted to announce that our skipper and leader Tom Burgin has re-signed for the 2017/18 season. Burgs had a  tremendous season last year and forged a formidable partnership […]

sitelogo Voluntary Positions Available At Sports

Mickleover Sports seek people that are looking to become involved in football on a voluntary basis. The following positions are open and available for the Mickleover Sports Reserves team:   Secretary   Carry out all paper work related to team sheets, signing on forms etc, Correspondence from clubs related to matches Correspondence from the league […]

morrisonwalshe McGrath Names Assistant Manager And First Team Coach

We are delighted to announce that player-manager John McGrath has appointed Sports-legend Liam Walsh as his assistant manager and Clinton Morrison as the first team coach going into the 17/18 season. These appointments once again underline the ambition of the football club and are seen to be major appointments.   Image: Liam Walshe On Liam Walsh, John […]

IMG_4752-1 Sports Receive Full Premises License Boost

The new Mickleover Sports Community Interest Company ( CIC ) are pleased to announce that Mickleover Sports Club have been granted a full new Premises License. This means we are no longer licensed as a members club with the restrictions that brought, we can now open our bar to the public whenever we want. Director […]

PlayerFactfile-templatedanny Danny Gordon Signs For Sports

Mickleover Sports boss John McGrath has completed the signing of midfielder Danny Gordon from Ilkeston FC. Danny was Ilkeston captain and has a good level of experience given he is still just 23 years old. John McGrath said: “I am delighted to get Danny for the 2017/18 season. He is a player with loads of […]

Mickleover-Sports-v-Nantwich-10 John McGrath Signs New Contract At Sports

We are excited to announce that first team player-manager John McGrath has put pen to paper in a new 2-year deal, keeping him at Mickleover Sports until 2019. McGrath lead Sports to a mid-table finish in the NPL Premier Division following a relegation battle in the season before he arrived, spelling excellent progress. Sports Chairman […]

Screen Shot 2017-06-12 at 10.00.36 ANNOUNCEMENT: ‘Hot August Night’ Family Music Festival

We are delighted to announce that Mickleover Sports FC have partnered with the Derby Telegraph to bring you the ‘Hot August Night’ family music festival at the Don Amott Arena. The event will take place on Sunday 6th August, 2017, and promises to be a brilliant day and night for all the family. We have […]

Screen Shot 2017-06-07 at 08.51.55 REVEALED: New Home Kit

We are excited to reveal the new Mickleover Sports FC home kit for the new 17/18 season.   The new home shirt sponsor is ‘Prostate Cancer’ (Prostate Cancer UK) – this has been paid for by Mickleover Sports chairman Don Amott as a gesture towards his ongoing support of important charity organisations. Don Amott will […]

C_5cH6jWAAAg8vH Academy Half Term Trials – Apply Now!

Just about to take your GCSE exams? Coming to the end of your first year at college? Mickleover Sports FC are looking for talented, committed and ambitious local footballers who wish to join a semi-professional academy in the Evo-Stik League from September 2017 where you will study for a BTEC in Sport qualification (Level 2 […]

Screen Shot 2017-05-24 at 21.32.59 Transfer News: Bradley Grayson Signs For Sports

We are delighted that striker Bradley Grayson has signed for Sports amid heavy competition for his signature. Bradley is a strong, pacy 24 year old striker who hails from Doncaster and made four appearances for Doncaster Rovers which preceded spells with Frickley Athletic, Matlock Town, Stocksbridge Steels and Buxton FC. He has also plied his […]

14441611-large Highly-Rated Striker Signs For Sports

Mickleover Sports have secured the signing of Evan Garnett, a highly-rated striker from Belper Town. Garnett began his career with Burton Albion, spending two and a half years on their books before joining Worksop Town. He has also played for Ilkeston and Hucknall before linking up for a spell with Belper Town, for whom he […]

C_5cH6jWAAAg8vH Mickleover Sports Academy Crowned Champions (Again)

The Northern Premier League Academy League season is drawing to a close with Sports once again having great success. Sports have provided the champions for the last two seasons and last night the first-year team  continued the dominance with a 1-0 win over Matlock Town’s 2nd Years. Sports First Years (Blacks), who were winners of the Chryso […]

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We are delighted to announce that we will be hosting Burton Albion at the Don Amott Arena for a pre-season friendly on July 14th, 2017 (7.30pm kick off). Burton Albion have had a fantastic season, securing their highest ever end-of-season league position and will be looking for e good test against Sports. This will be […]

IMG_4752-1 Sheffield Utd, Coventry City, And Mansfield Town Confirm Friendlies

PRE-SEASON FRIENDLIES – SNEAK PEEK! We are pleased to confirm the following 3 friendlies planned for pre-season (July/August) and can confirm there are more to come. It’s going to be an exciting period, with three fantastic clubs with big histories due to visit the Don Amott Arena, Station Road. We hope to see you there! […]

Screen Shot 2017-05-12 at 11.26.15 Mickleover Sports Juniors Football Club – Annual General Meeting

Mickleover Sports Juniors Football Club will be holding their annual general meeting at 8pm on Monday 5th June at the Sports Club (Station Road, Mickleover). Please note that any resolution to be proposed at the AGM must be given in writing to the Club Secretary, 21 days prior to the AGM. (Nominations for election of members […]

Karl-PayneJPG In Memoriam – Karl Payne

It is with much sadness that  the club can confirm the death of former player Karl Payne at the age of 44. Karl was an apprentice at Chesterfield FC before moving on to play for a number of non league sides in the local area, including Gresley FC, Belper Town, Stapenhill FC, and Ashby Ivanhoe […]

Mickleover Sports v Stafford-504 Pablo Signs A New Contract At Sports

We are delighted to announce that Mickleover Sports Player Of The Season, Pablo Mills is to stay at the club for the 2017/18 season. Pablo was instrumental in the 2016/17 season, playing 44 of the 46 NPL Premier Division league games – the highest number of league appearances of any player at the club, scoring […]

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JOIN THE FUN – YOUR FOOTBALL CLUB NEEDS YOU! After a great 2016/17 Season, we are already preparing for August and a new campaign in the Northern Premier League! Would you like to be involved in what will be an exciting season for the Sports? If you would like to join our great band of […]

Mickleover Sports v Stafford-507 Pablo Wins Supporters Player Of The Season

We would like to extend a massive ‘well done’ to Pablo Mills, winner of the 2016/17 Supporters Player Of The Season. Pablo has played more league games (44 out of 46) than any other player and has been rock-solid in defence throughout the season, without forgetting that wonder-goal against Grantham Town! Here are the final […]

frickley Final Home Game & End Of Season Awards

Mickleover Sports Vs Frickley Athletic (Saturday 3.00pm – Don Amott Arena) John McGrath has released tomorrows team for our final home game, against Frickley Athletic:   1-Draper 2-Grocoot 5-Burgin 6-Mills 3-Turner 4-McGrath 11-Scott 7-Dales 9-Dickinson 8-Morrison 10-Baskerville   Subs:   Subs- Morgan Williams (academy player) Lewis King Will Norcross Aaron Cole Tyler Blake   Remember, […]

Mickleover Sports v Brackley-7 Vote For Your Player Of The Season!

It’s that time again for our Supporters Player Of The Season award, and we would like your vote! Please enter your vote below where you can also have the chance to win 4 free tickets to the Mickleover Sports match of your choice. Rules: Only 1 vote per supporter please…   The award will be presented […]

MSC End of Season Presentation Web Flyer 6 From 6 For Sports Over Happy Easter Weekend

Sports recorded back-to-back victories over the Easter weekend meaning a finishing league position of 16th is almost certain. Saturday saw Sports beat Barwell at the Don Amott Arena, 4-1, with goals from Abalimba (1), Baskerville (2), and Hall (1) before beating Ilkeston FC at the New Manor Ground on Monday following an own goal by Ilkeston’s […]

Screen Shot 2017-04-11 at 08.57.07 Mickleover Sports Sweep Academy Player Awards

The annual Evo Stik Player Awards took place on Sunday evening with Mickleover Sports walking away with the main honours. Lewis Belgrave was Academy Player of the season and we had four players in the team of the season: Manzeer Amiri, Morgan Williams, Lewis Belgrave and Jake Dickinson. This is fantastic achievement and a big endorsement of […]

sitelogo.png Mickleover Sports FC – Survival Confirmed

Saturday’s 3-1 victory over Marine means that Sports are now mathematically safe from relegation in the Northern Premier League Premier Division – with 4 games left to play! The victory was the second in a week and has cemented Sports position as an established Premier Division team. This follows on from the recent club news that […]

1261510030_7 Marine Away – Coach Spaces Available

We are pleased to confirm that there are spaces available on the supporters coach for this Saturday’s trip to Marine in the NPL Premier Division.. The contest promises to be an intriguing one, with Sports looking to follow-up on the 3-1 win over Sutton Coldfield earlier this week. The coach leaves at 9.30am for a 3.00pm […]

FullSizeRender-4 Partnership Extended Between The University of Derby And Mickleover Sports

The University of Derby and Mickleover Sports Club will celebrate the success of their new partnership this evening, ahead of the club’s match against Sutton Coldfield. Hari Punchihewa, Deputy Chief Executive and Finance Director at the University of Derby, will be joined by Sally Akehurst, Head of Life Sciences and John McGrath, First Team Manager […]

sitelogo NEWS: Big Changes Coming To Mickleover Sports

After many months of planning, negotiating, and behind-the-scenes activity, the Mickleover Sports Club is about to undergo some major changes in its structure with a view to being able to push all three sports divisions (Mickleover Sports Football Club, Mickleover Sports Junior Football, Mickleover Sports Cricket) forward like never before. To celebrate this, we are […]

7B9A8727a Match Report: Stafford Rangers (H)

Sports 1-3 Stafford Rangers Sports slipped to their second defeat to Stafford Rangers in a week despite a battling performance. The game turned at 1-0 when, on his Sports debut, Medi Abalimba was shown a red card for a rash challenge after 14 minutes. Click here for the full match report. (Photo: Eric Gregory)  

Screen Shot 2017-03-23 at 10.05.23 Transfer News – Aaron Cole Signs, Connor Hall Returns

We are delighted to welcome Connor Hall back to Sports after his hugely successful spell at the club earlier this season. Connor scored an amazing 9 goals in 5 matches for Sports and still sits as the clubs second highest scorer this season. Connor will be with us in a ‘dual contract’ with his current club, […]

Screen Shot 2016-08-19 at 10.30.43 Match Report: Spennymoor Town (H)

Sports 0-5 Spennymoor Town Sports followed up their impressive point at Stourbridge by being comprehensively beaten by Spennymoor Town at the Don Amott Arena on Saturday. Click here for a full match report.  

STEVE-TAYLOR_ASSISTANT-MANAGER_UK Steve Taylor Leaves For Coventry

Steve Taylor, assistant manager to first team manager John McGrath has left Sports to take up a new role as assistant manager to Mark Robins at Coventry City – a club he has worked with before. Steve has been fantastic during his time at Mickleover Sports and everybody at the club wish him the very […]

Screen-Shot-2016-08-19-at-10.30.43 Whitby Town Game OFF

It is with regret that this afternoon’s game with Whitby Town has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The game will be rearranged for a later date so please watch this website for details. #SportsRising

IMG_4752-1 Take A Flight Over The Don Amott Arena

We would like to thank Kev Clarke for permitting us to publish this excellent video of drone footage above the Don Amott Arena. The footage shows the drone drifting on from the training field area before elevating and swinging above the football ground itself. Thanks Kev!  

IMG_4752-1 Hednesford Town Game OFF

It is with regret that this evening’s game with Hednesford Town has been postponed due to a waterlogged pitch. The game will be rearranged for a later date so please watch this website for details. #SportsRising

Screen Shot 2017-02-24 at 08.53.03 Sports Strengthen Squad With Striker Signings

SPORTS STRENGTHEN SQUAD WITH STRIKER SIGNINGS We are pleased to confirm that Tyler Blake has extended his loan deal with Sports to the end of the season. Blake has been prolific for the club in his short spell, with 5 goals in 4 games to date. John McGrath has bolstered the squad further by signing […]