Farewell Briggsy

Former ‘Bridge Player Resigns

Keith Briggs, former midfielder under Steve Burr’s tenure at Stalybridge Celtic has announced his resignation as first team manager. This was revealed tonight on the Stalybridge Celtic website. Continue reading “Farewell Briggsy”

Stalybridge Celtic Clinch First Win of 2014

Vauxhall Motors 1, Stalybridge Celtic 3: Away points signal end of unwanted record

Relief: Kristian Platt being mobbed by Ryan Croasdale, Sean McConville and Liam Dickinson after a neatly converted spot kick.

It had been a long time coming since the ‘Bridge’s last league win. There has been some near misses, particularly the 3-3 draw against Solihull Moors and the 1-1 home draw against Brackley Town. Plus a few exasperating defensive errors which has meant the odd sloppy opponent’s goal, leading to defeat. None of the above were key to Stalybridge Celtic’s visit to Rivacre Park. Continue reading “Stalybridge Celtic Clinch First Win of 2014”

‘Bridge Bags Briggs: Harvey’s Replacement Sees Return of Former Captain

Keith Briggs and Andy Ferne return to Bower Fold

They say a week is a long time in politics. This is also true of Association Football from World Cup qualifiers to the Skrill North. Within the space of nine days, Stalybridge Celtic have replaced their previous manager Jim Harvey with two familiar faces. One of them was Steve Burr’s captain from 2007 to 2010. The second face has had ties with Stalybridge Celtic on a commercial level for 30 years, and scouted for Steve Burr. Continue reading “‘Bridge Bags Briggs: Harvey’s Replacement Sees Return of Former Captain”