Skelmersdale


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Skelmersdale

(ˈskɛlməzˌdeɪl)
n
(Placename) a town in NW England, in Lancashire: designated a new town in 1962. Pop: 39 279 (2001)
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AFC SKELMERSDALE founder Frank Hughes this week confirmed he will no longer continue the pursuit of starting a new football club in the town.
Andrews, 44, of Elmstead, Skelmersdale, was found guilty of his murder following a trial at PrestonCrown Courton Friday, February 1.
AFTER four consecutive cupties, Blyth Spartans return to league action at Skelmersdale United tomorrow, writes JEFF BOWRON.
A STOPPAGE-time goal by striker Graeme Armstrong earned Quakers a point at Skelmersdale last night.
"To go to Chorley and now Skelmersdale and win both games 1-0, I have got to give all the praise to the players."
Wayne, behind fashion label Red or Dead, will help transform the image of Skelmersdale.
FORMER Skelmersdale United chairman Frank Hughes says the newlyformed Skelmersdale AFC are not intended to be 'anti-Skem United.' Hughes - who held an 18-year association with United in a range of roles including chairman - has announced his intention to create a new football club in Skelmersdale and join the North West Counties Football League for the 2019-20 season.
IN FORM Durham City face one of their toughest tests of the season when they visit Skelmersdale United.
DIVISION One North leaders Chester will go nine points ahead of second-placed Skelmersdale United if they beat them at the Exacta Stadium today.