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Encyclopedia > Stockport County F.C
Stockport County
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Full name Stockport County Football Club
Nickname(s) The Hatters
Founded 1883
Ground Edgeley Park
Stockport
Capacity 10,651
Chairman Norman Beverley
Manager Jim Gannon
League League Two
2005-06 League Two, 22nd
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History

Early days

Stockport County were formed in 1883 as Heaton Norris Rovers by members of the Wycliffe Congressional Church, and played their first recorded game in October the next year. Shortly after they merged with a similarly named club, Heaton Norris, and on the 24th May 1890 changed their name to Stockport County to reflect Stockport becoming a County Borough. Heaton Norris is a mainly residential area of Stockport, England bordering on Heaton Moor and Heaton Chapel. ... County borough was a term introduced in 1889 in the United Kingdom to refer to a borough or a city independent of county administration. ...


The club adopted 'The Hatters' as their nickname, owing to Stockport's history as the centre of the hat-making industry, a nickname that is shared with Luton Town. Stockport supporters generally refer to the team simply as 'County'. Luton Town Football Club are an English football team based in the town of Luton in Bedfordshire. ...


The club first played in the Lancashire League until 1900 when Stockport gained admission to the Football League Second Division. However, the club finished in the bottom three for their first four seasons until they failed to gain re-election at the end of the 1903/04 season, going back to the Combination for one season. Stockport County won the league & were re-admitted to the Football League for the 1905/06 season and where the club stayed for the next hundred years, although they had to be re-elected on four occasions. // Time Line The County of Lancashire. ... From 1892 until 1992, the Football League Second Division was the second highest division overall in English football. ...


Danny Bergara

Uruguayan manager Danny Bergara took over during the 1988/89 season, saving County from what looked like probable relegation to the conference. The following seasons brought relative success, with County narrowly missing out on automatic promotion in 1989/90, but succeeding the following season. 'Danny Bergara's blue and white army' made an immediate impact on the third division, winning their opening fixture against Swansea City 5-0. County reached both the playoff final and the Autoglass Trophy final (both played at Wembley) in 1991-92. Another Autoglass final followed in 1992-93, and a further playoff final in 1993-94. Unfortunately, County lost all four of those matches, and promotion to the promised land of the second tier of English football had to wait for the arrival of a new manager. Danny Begara (born in Uruguay) is a former footballer and manager. ...


Dave Jones

The 1995/96 season saw Dave Jones take over as manager from Danny Bergara. Although the league season was unremarkable, the club reached the 3rd round of the FA Cup, where they faced holders Everton. County held the Toffees to a remarkable 2-2 draw at Goodison Park, and for the replay ten days later over 11,000 squeezed into Edgeley Park to witness another commendable County performance, somewhat unluckily losing 3-2. The 1995-1996 season was the 116th season of competitive football in England. ... Dave Jones (born August 17, 1956 in Liverpool) is an English football manager currently in charge of Cardiff City F.C. // Playing career Like most professional managers in the game, he enjoyed a career as a player in his early years. ... Danny Begara (born in Uruguay) is a former footballer and manager. ... Note: for the full results of all FA Cup finals, see FA Cup Final The FA Cup - this is the fourth trophy, in use since 1992, and identical in design to the third trophy introduced in 1911. ... Everton Football Club are an English football club located in the city of Liverpool. ... Goodison Park is the home ground of Everton F.C. in Liverpool. ... Edgeley Park (Capacity 10,852 seats) is the home of Stockport County Football Club and Sale Sharks Rugby Union club. ...


The 1996/97 season proved to be possibly the most memorable in the club's history. The season began in a forgettable fashion, recording 2 draws and 4 defeats in the first six league matches. A 2nd round League Cup tie against Sheffield United proved to be a catalyst, and Stockport won with a 7-3 aggregate win, including a 5-2 victory at Bramall Lane. Although County reached the northern final of the Auto Windscreens Shield, losing 2-0 on aggregate to Carlisle & just missing out on a visit to Wembley, it was the League Cup which provided the major highlights of the season, with 4 victories over top-flight opposition. A 1-0 win away at Blackburn Rovers in the 3rd round was followed by a 4th round 1-1 draw away to West Ham & a 2-1 victory in the replay at Edgeley Park, a quarter final 2-2 draw against Southampton at Edgeley Park followed by a 2-1 victory in the replay at The Dell, and then a semi-final meeting with Middlesbrough. Although County lost the first leg at Edgeley Park 2-0, they won 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium, failing to convert several chances to equalise on aggregate. The 1996-1997 season was the 117th season of competitive football in England. ... The Football League Cup, commonly known as the League Cup, is an English football competition. ... Sheffield United Football Club are a professional English football club based in the City of Sheffield, South Yorkshire. ... Bramall Lane Stadium is the home of Sheffield United Football Club in Sheffield, England. ... The Football League Trophy is the generic name of an English football competition for clubs in the two lower divisions of The Football League and, in some seasons, the leading sides in the Conference National. ... Carlisle United F.C. are an English football team based in Carlisle, Cumbria, play in the Football League One this season, after gaining promotion from the Football League Two last season. ... Blackburn Rovers Football Club are an English Premier League football club based in the town of Blackburn, Lancashire. ... West Ham United Football Club are an English football club based in Upton Park, Newham, East London and play their home matches at The Boleyn Ground. ... Southampton Football Club (originally St Marys YMA) are an English football team, nicknamed The Saints. ... The Dell is the former home ground of the Southampton F.C. football (soccer) team in England. ... Middlesbrough Football Club are an English football club, commonly known as The Boro, that currently plays in the FA Premier League. ... The Riverside Stadium has been the home of Middlesbrough F.C. since the beginning of the English Premier League season 1995-96. ...


The league season was also going very strong, and the Hatters eventually gained promotion with a 1-0 victory at Chesterfield in the penultimate match of the season. If they hadn't won, they could have faced a deciding match away at promotion rivals Luton Town on the final day of the season. County could still have won the title, but having played 21 cup games tiredness played its part & the match finished 1-1, meaning Stockport County finished 2nd overall behind Bury. Chesterfield Football Club are an English football team currently playing in Football League One. ... Luton Town Football Club are an English football team based in the town of Luton in Bedfordshire. ... Bury Football Club are an English association football team based in Bury, Greater Manchester. ...


First Division era

1997/98 saw County playing in the top two divisions for the first time in 60 years, facing the likes of Nottingham Forest, Sunderland, Birmingham City, Manchester City, Middlesbrough, Portsmouth and many others. However, even before the season had started things had taken a turn for the worst - Dave Jones had been poached by Premiership Southampton, taking goalkeeper Paul Jones & full back Lee Todd with him. Gary Megson left Blackpool to take over the reins, and in his first season County finished 8th, just two places off the playoffs to reach the Premiership - the club's best ever league placing. The season also saw the first of several memorable derby matches with Manchester City, a 3-1 victory at Edgeley Park in front of more than 11,000. // Premier League Arsenal overhauled Manchester Uniteds lead during the final weeks of the season to win the Premiership title. ... This article or section does not adequately cite its references or sources. ... Sunderland Association Football Club is a football club based in Sunderland, on Wearside in the North-East of England. ... Birmingham City Football Club is an English football club based in Birmingham, and currently plays in the Football League Championship. ... Manchester City Football Club are an English football club based in the city of Manchester. ... Founded in 1898, Portsmouth Football Club are an English football club based in the south coast city port of Portsmouth. ... Gary Megson (born May 2, 1959) is a former association footballer and currently manager of Nottingham Forest F.C.. He followed his father Don Megson into management. ... Blackpool Football Club are an English football club currently in Football League One. ...


That was as good as things were going to get, however, and the following 1998/99 season saw Stockport finish 16th, winning just 3 of their final 14 matches. A 5-0 defeat at relegated Oxford United on the final day signalled the end of Megson's time at Edgeley Park. The club decided to promote from within and Andy Kilner was soon put in charge. Again, he had an encouraging start to his management at County and by Boxing Day the club were 6th, holding a playoff spot, having picked up another unforgettable win over Manchester City, this time 2-1 at Maine Road. Unfortunately the team then went a club-record 19 games without a victory, eventually finishing the 1999/00 season 17th, with two late wins helping stave off relegation. The 2000/01 season saw them again narrowly avoid relegation, finishing 19th overall. The 1998-1999 season was the 119th season of competitive football in England. ... Oxford United F.C. are an English football team who are playing in the Conference National for the 2006-07 season. ... Andy Kilner is a former manager of Stockport County FC. Category: ... The 1999-2000 season was the 120th season of competitive football in England. ... The 2000-2001 season was the 121st season of competitive football in England. ...


2001/02 turned out to be the club's worst ever at the time. With County already already bottom of the league, a 4-0 home defeat to Millwall saw manager Kilner sacked. Shortly after he was replaced with former England international Carlton Palmer. A 2-1 win over Norwich game some hope, but County then went on to lose 11 matches in a row, another unwanted club record. The Hatters picked up just 3 more wins during the rest of the season (one of these being another unforgettable 2-1 victory over Manchester City, having been 1-0 down with just 5 minutes left) finishing the season with just 26 points, going down on the 16th March, the quickest post-war relegation. The 2001-2002 season was the 122nd season of competitive football in England. ... Millwall Football Club are an English professional football team based at the New Den Stadium in Bermondsey, South East London. ... Motto: (French for God and my right) Anthem: God Save the King/Queen Capital London (de facto) Largest city London Official language(s) English (de facto) Unification    - by Athelstan AD 927  Area    - Total 130,395 km² (1st in UK)   50,346 sq mi  Population    - 2006 est. ... Carlton Lloyd Palmer (born 5 December 1965 in Rowley Regis, West Midlands) is a former English professional football player who played as a midfielder, most notably for Sheffield Wednesday. ... Norwich City Football Club are a football club based in Norwich, Norfolk, England, founded in 1902. ...


Two steps back, none forward

Season 2002/03 set a trend of optimism followed by great disappointment that would continue in the following years. The season started well enough, a 1-0 defeat at Colchester on the opening day forgotten after consecutive wins over Port Vale, Mansfield, Swindon & Lincoln. However, those wins turned out to be the exception rather than the rule and County languished in the relegation zone for much of the season, until another run of four victories (over Wycombe, Plymouth, Northampton & Huddersfield) helped the club climb to mid-table at the end of the season. The 2002-2003 season was the 123rd season of competitive football (soccer) in England, from August 2002 to July 2003: // England national team Key: ECQ = 2004 European Championship qualifiers, F = Friendly; scores are written England first European club competitions UEFA Champions League Manchester United - Quarter finals Arsenal - Second group phase... Colchester United Football Club are an English football team who, after finishing 2nd in League One for the 2005/6 season are competing in the Championship in 2006/07, for the first time in their history. ... Port Vale is an English association football club who currently play in Football League One. ... Mansfield Town Football Club is an English football club who currently play in League Two of the Football League. ... Swindon Town Football Club are an English football team based in Swindon, Wiltshire. ... Lincoln City F.C. are an English football team currently playing in Football League Two (the fourth tier of the English football league system). ... Wycombe Wanderers Football Club are an English football team from High Wycombe in Buckinghamshire, currently playing in Football League Two. ... 1886/87 - ... - 2001/02 - 2002/03 - 2003/04 - 2004/05 - 2005/06 - 2006/07 Plymouth Argyle Football Club (commonly known as the Pilgrims, the Greens, the Green Army or simply Argyle) are the most senior football team from the south west. ... Northampton Town Football Club are a football team based in Northampton, Northamptonshire, England. ... Huddersfield Town Football Club is an English football club based in Huddersfield, West Yorkshire, who are currently playing in Coca-Cola League One. ...


The summer of 2003 saw the club change ownership, as chairman Brendan Elwood sold the club to Sale Sharks owner Brian Kennedy, in a move that would see Sale play their home games at Edgeley Park. A new company was created, called 'Cheshire Sports', which would have ownership of Stockport County, Sale Sharks & the Edgeley Park stadium. The 2003/04 season saw Palmer sacked after another poor start to the season, following home defeats to Hartlepool & Blackpool in the space of one week. John Hollins, who had been Director of Football during Palmer's reign, took over as caretaker manager, but was replaced full time by former Northern Ireland manager Sammy McIlroy. After a poor start to his time at Edgeley Park & yet more relegation worries, an 11-match unbeaten run saw the club again climb to safety at the end of the season. Sale Sharks are a professional rugby union team who play in England in the Guinness Premiership. ... The 2003-2004 season was the 124th season of competitive football in England. ... Hartlepool United Football Club are an English football team currently playing in League Two. ... John William Hollins MBE (born July 16, 1946) is an English former football player and coach. ... Motto:  (Latin for Who will separate us?)[1] Anthem: UK: God Save the Queen Regional: (de facto) Londonderry Air Capital Belfast Largest city Belfast Official language(s) English (de facto), Ulster Scots, Irish3, Northern Ireland Sign Language, Irish Sign Language Government Constitutional monarchy  - Queen Queen Elizabeth II  - Prime Minister of... Sammy McIlroy (b. ...


2004/05 was another season that promised much, with several promising signings over the summer. The previous season's excellent form failed to carry over, the new signings failed to gel and again County were in the relegation places by the Autumn. McIlroy was sacked in November and replaced by Chris Turner a month later. Turner failed to turn things around and, for the second time in three years, Stockport County finished a season with just 26 points and were relegated. The 2004-2005 season was the 125th season of competitive football in England. ... Chris Turner (born September 15, 1958 in Sheffield) is an English football manager. ...


The Great Escape

2005/06 saw Stockport County change owners again. After reportedly losing £4m[1], Cheshire Sports chairman Brian Kennedy handed ownership of the club to the Supporters Trust, whose aim was to rescue the club from revenue loss, eventually breaking even & turn Stockport County into a community based football club. On the July 8 at 10:30 the deal went through, making County one of a handful of supporter-owned clubs in the country. On the pitch, despite the lower level of football the team failed to adapt. On Boxing Day 2005, already five points from safety, County lost 6-0 at local rivals Macclesfield Town, leading Turner to resign after just seven wins in 50 matches. The 2005-2006 season was the 126th season of competitive football in England. ... Macclesfield Town Football Club are an English football team. ...


Former player Jim Gannon came in as caretaker manager, while the club searched for a replacement. An impressive change to both results and performances under Gannon's leadership led the club to give him the position full time, and the remarkable run of form continued. Stockport picked up 35 points from the final 23 games, compared to just 17 from the first 23 matches. On an extremely tense final day of the season, County held champions Carlisle United to a 0-0 draw; a last minute winner for Leyton Orient at Oxford United sent Oxford down and brought the Hatters to safety, sparking scenes of celebration at Edgeley Park. Jim Gannon, (born September 7, 1968), is an Irish football manager and former player. ... Leyton Orient F.C. are an English football team recently promoted to League One of the Football League. ...


2007 Record Breakers

In early 2007, Stockport County set a new Football League record run of nine league wins without conceding a goal, with new goalkeeper Wayne Hennessey, on loan for the second half of the season from Wolves, also breaking a club record for nine consecutive clean sheets. The wins came against Boston United (2-0), Peterborough United (3-0), Wycombe Wanderers (2-0), Wrexham (1-0), Hereford United (2-0), Mansfield Town (1-0), Accrington Stanley (1-0), Walsall (1-0) and Swindon Town (3-0). This saw the club's league position climb from 15th to 6th in League Two. Hennessey is yet to concede a goal for the club. The Football League is an organisation representing 72 professional football clubs in England and Wales, and runs the oldest professional football league competition in the world. ... Wayne Hennessey (b. ... Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. is a Wolverhampton-based football club playing at Molineux. ... Boston United Football Club are an English football team currently playing in Football League Two. ... Peterborough United F.C. are an English football team currently playing in Football League One. ... Wycombe Wanderers F.C. are an English football team currently playing in Football League Two. ... Wrexham Association Football Club (nicknamed The Red Dragons, or more traditionally, The Robins) is a football team. ... Hereford United Football Club is a football club based in Hereford, England. ... Mansfield Town F.C. are an English football club who will play the 2004-05 season in League Two of the Football League. ... Accrington Stanley are a non-league football club from Accrington in Lancashire, in the north-west of England. ... Walsall Football Club are an English football club based in Walsall, West Midlands, currently competing in the 2006/07 season in Football League Two. ... Swindon Town F.C. are an English football team. ... Football League Two (often referred to as League Two for short or Coca-Cola Football League 2 for sponsorship reasons) is the third-highest division of The Football League and fourth-highest division overall in the English football league system. ...


Current squad

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No. Position Player
1 GK James Spencer (Y)
2 DF Robert Clare (Y)
3 DF Michael Rose
4 MF Tony Dinning (C)
5 DF Michael Raynes (Y)
6 DF Ashley Williams
7 MF Keith Briggs (Y)
9 Flag of Montserrat FW Tesfaye Bramble
10 FW Liam Dickinson
11 MF Dominic Blizzard (on loan from Watford)
12 Flag of Earth   Stockport County's supporters
15 DF James Tunnicliffe (Y)
16 DF Gareth Owen (on loan from Oldham)
17 MF Greg Tansey (Y)
No. Position Player
18 FW Dan Ellis (Y)
19 FW Michael Malcolm
20 MF Jason Taylor
21 MF Anthony Pilkinton
22 GK Tim Deasy
23 DF Michael Bowler (Y)
24 MF Adam Griffin
25 MF Ryan Crowther (Y)
26 MF David Poole
28 DF Gianluca Havern (Y)
29 GK Wayne Hennessey (on loan from Wolves)
31 FW Adam Proudlock
32 FW Anthony Elding
33 MF Tommy Rowe (Y)

Note: A 'Y' indicates that the player originally came through the Stockport County youth system. Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... A goalkeeper. ... James Spencer (born April 11, 1985 in Stockport, Cheshire) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Robert Clare (born February 28, 1983 in Belper, Derbyshire) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Michael Rose (born August 27, 1982 in Salford, Greater Manchester) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Tony Dinning (born April 20, 1975 in Wallsend, Tyneside) is an English football player. ... In team sports, a captain is an honorary title given to the member of the team primarily responsible for strategy and teamwork while the game is in progress on the field. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Michael Raynes (born October 15, 1987 in Wythenshawe, Manchester, Greater Manchester) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Ashley Williams (born August 23rd, 1984 in Tamworth, Staffordshire) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Keith Briggs (born December 11, 1981 in Glossop, Derbyshire) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Montserrat. ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Tesfaye Bramble (born July 20, 1980 in Ipswich) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Liam Dicksinon (born 1985 in Salford, Greater Manchester) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... 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Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Michael Malcolm (born October 13, 1985 in Harrow, London) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Jason Taylor (born January 28, 1987 is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Anthony Pilkinton is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... A goalkeeper. ... Tim Deasy born in Salford is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Michael Bowler is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Adam Griffin was born on the 26 August 1984 in Salford, Greater Manchester, and is a professional footballer who currently plays as a midfielder for Stockport County. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Ryan Crowther (born 17 September 1988 in Stockport) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... David Poole (born 12 November 1984 in Manchester) is a footballer currently playing for Stockport County. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The Bolton player in white closest to the camera is a defender in this case, trying to prevent the Fulham forward in cyan from crossing the ball. ... Gianluca Havern (born 24 September 1988 in Manchester) is an English football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_(bordered). ... A goalkeeper. ... Wayne Hennessey (b. ... Wolverhampton Wanderers F.C. is an English football club playing at Molineux. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Adam Proudlock (born May 9, 1981 in Wellington) is an English footballer who plays for Ipswich Town in the Football League Championship. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... The striker (wearing the red shirt) has run past the defender (in the white shirt) and is about to take a shot at the goal, while the goalkeeper positions himself to attempt to stop the ball. ... Anthony Elding, born 16 April 1982 in Lincolnshire, is a British football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Midfielder is a position in football (soccer). ... Tommy Rowe is an English football player. ...


Out on loan

No. Position Player
8 MF Damien Allen (Y, on loan to Antwerp)
14 FW Adam le Fondre (Y, on loan to Rochdale)

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Notable former players

See also: Cat:Stockport County F.C. players Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Harry Hardy (???? – 17 February 1969) was a football player from Stockport, England, regarded as one of the best players that Stockport County have ever had. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Brett Angell (born August 20, 1968) is the youth and reserve coach at Portsmouth Football Club, having retired from playing in 2004. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Luke Beckett (born November 25, 1976 in Sheffield) is an English footballer who plays for Sheffield United F.C.. He wears number 29 for the Blades and is a very accomplished striker. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Kevin Cooper, born 8 February 1975, Derby, is an English professional footballer, on loan to Yeovil Town from Cardiff City. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Kevin Francis is a retired professional footballer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Chris Marsden (born in 3 January 1969, Sheffield) is a former Southampton Football Club player who is famed for his bald head and great mind for football. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Andrew Mutch (born Liverpool, 1963) was a professional footballer. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Michael Micky Quinn, (born May 2, 1963), was an English footballer of Irish descent. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Arthur Wharton, (October 28, 1865 – December 13, 1930) was the first black professional association football player in the world. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Len White (11 May 1924 - June 1994) was a former English professional football player who played as a centre-forward, most noted for playing at Newcastle United. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ... Shefki Kuqi (born November 10, 1976 in Vuqitern, Kosovo, SFR Yugoslavia) is a Finnish footballer who currently plays for Blackburn Rovers in the English Premiership. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Finland_(bordered). ... Jarkko Wiss (April 17, 1972) is a famous Finnish football player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Northern_Ireland_(bordered). ... George Best (22 May 1946 – 25 November 2005) was a Northern Irish football player, regarded by many as the greatest player of all time. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland_(bordered). ... Jim Gannon, (born September 7, 1968), is an Irish football manager and former player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Wales_(bordered). ... Paul Jones (born Chirk April 18, 1967) started his career at Kidderminster Harriers in 1986 and then moved to Wolverhampton Wanderers for a fee of £60,000 in 1991. ...


Recent managers

For a full list of managers, see StockportCounty.net Image File history File links Flag_of_Ireland_(bordered). ... Jim Gannon, (born September 7, 1968), is an Irish football manager and former player. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Chris Turner (born September 15, 1958 in Sheffield) is an English football manager. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Northern_Ireland_(bordered). ... Sammy McIlroy (b. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Carlton Lloyd Palmer (born 5 December 1965 in Rowley Regis, West Midlands) is a former English professional football player who played as a midfielder, most notably for Sheffield Wednesday. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Gary Megson (born May 2, 1959) is a former association footballer and currently manager of Nottingham Forest F.C.. He followed his father Don Megson into management. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Dave Jones (born August 17, 1956 in Liverpool) is an English football manager currently in charge of Cardiff City F.C. // Playing career Like most professional managers in the game, he enjoyed a career as a player in his early years. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Uruguay_(bordered). ... Danny Begara (born in Uruguay) is a former footballer and manager. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_Scotland. ... Richard Asa Hartford (born in Clydebank, Scotland on 24 October 1950) was a Scottish international midfielder and journeyman footballer who became famous for failing a medical examination due to the discovery of a heart condition which put paid to a high profile transfer to Leeds United in November 1971. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_England_(bordered). ... Colin Murphy is joint caretaker manager of Hull City with Phil Brown, after the sacking of Phil Parkinson on December 4, 2006. ...


Club staff

  • First Team Manager: Jim Gannon
  • Assistant First Team Manager: Peter Ward
  • U18 Team Manager: Craig Madden
  • Goalkeeping Coach: Dave Felgate
  • Centre of Excellence Manager: Mick Wiblin
  • Chief Scout: Russ Thornton
  • Club Physio: Rodger Wylde
  • Club Masseur: John Bishop

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Support

County supporters
County supporters

With both Manchester United and Manchester City around 7 miles from Edgeley Park, Stockport County have always struggled for local support. Even during the 1998-99 season crowds averaged around 20,000 less than local rivals City, who were a division below County at the time. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1024x768, 230 KB) Stockport Countys supporters in the Cheadle End. ... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high-resolution version (1024x768, 230 KB) Stockport Countys supporters in the Cheadle End. ... Manchester United Football Club are a world-famous English football club, based at the Old Trafford stadium in Trafford, Greater Manchester, and are one of the most popular sports clubs in the world with over 50 million supporters worldwide. ... Manchester City Football Club are an English football club based in the city of Manchester. ... The 1998-1999 season was the 119th season of competitive football in England. ...


Although the club has had great misfortunes on the pitch from 2000-01 onwards, crowds have continued to be rather healthy. In fact, during the 2005-06 season home attendances (that is, given attendances minus away support) increased slightly on the season before, no doubt helped by a 10,006 crowd against Carlisle - only the second 5-figure crowd in the whole decade so far. The club's away support actually increased by a third that season[2], including over 2,200 supporters at Macclesfield, 1,500 at Rochdale, 1,600 at Chester, 1,800 at Bury and 1,400 who travelled all the way to Barnet and not forgetting the 600+ that trekked down to Torquay[3] only for the game to be cancelled at late notice. The 2000-2001 season was the 121st season of competitive football in England. ... The 2005-2006 season was the 126th season of competitive football in England. ... Carlisle United F.C. are an English football team based in Carlisle, Cumbria, play in the Football League One this season, after gaining promotion from the Football League Two last season. ... Macclesfield Town Football Club are an English football team. ... Rochdale A.F.C. are an English football club based in Rochdale, Greater Manchester. ... Chester City Football Club is an English football club from Chester, currently playing in Football League Two. ... Bury Football Club are an English association football team based in Bury, Greater Manchester. ... Barnet Football Club are an English football team from High Barnet in the London Borough of Barnet in London, England. ... Torquay United Football Club, nicknamed the Gulls, are an English association football club based in the seaside resort town of Torquay, Devon. ...


Other examples of notable support during the 2005-06 season; supporters organised two Tifo-like card displays - a simple white cross on a blue background using 1,300 cards away to Bury and a large '12' at home to Carlisle, which was chosen to signify the supporters acting as the '12th player'. Also during that season, Stockport's supporters were featured on various documentaries shown both domestically and in Denmark & South Korea. The 2005-2006 season was the 126th season of competitive football in England. ... Tifo consisting of a large blanket and fireworks at FC Twente - SC Heerenveen in 2002. ...


Stockport supporters also have one of the largest amounts of unique songs & chants in the country, being ranked 7th on http://www.footballchants.org.


Grounds

Edgeley Park, as seen from the Railway End
Edgeley Park, as seen from the Railway End

Originally Stockport County played home matches at the Heaton Norris Recreation Ground, then played at various locations in Stockport until settling at a park by the Nursery Inn on Green Lane, Heaton Norris. Image File history File links Edgeley_Park_panoramic. ... Image File history File links Edgeley_Park_panoramic. ... The Four Heatons (pop. ... Stockport is a large town in the north west of England. ... The Four Heatons (pop. ...


In 1902 County required a larger ground and moved to Edgeley Park, then home of Stockport Rugby league Club, who folded a few years later. Stockport County have stayed at Edgeley Park ever since, celebrating the centenary in 2000 by playing Spanish side Athletic Bilbao. Rugby league is a team sport played by two teams of 17 players, with 13 on the field at any one time and 4 on the bench (reserves). ... Athletic Club is a Spanish football club from Bilbao in Biscay (in Basque, Bizkaia), Spain. ...


In late 2000 the club considered moving to Maine Road, the former home of rivals Manchester City. The potential move was unpopular with supporters, and protests were staged after it was suggested that the club would change its name to Man-Stock County after the move. Ultimately the protests were not necessary as Manchester City Council decreed that Sale Sharks would make better tenants, only for the Rugby Union side to fail to come up with the required cash. Maine Road was a football stadium in Moss Side, Manchester, England. ... A rugby union scrum. ...


Maine Road has since been demolished to make way for a housing estate and, ironically, Edgeley Park is now shared with Sale. Stockport’s reserve fixtures were initially held at Woodley Sports' Lambeth Grove stadium, however upon relegation County reduced the size of their playing squad considerably and as a consequence no longer field a reserve team.


Honours

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  • Lancashire League Champions: 1899-1900
  • Lancashire Combination Champions: 1904-05
  • Manchester Senior Cup Winners: 1897-98, 1898-99, 1914-15, 1922-23
  • Cheshire Medal Winners: 1922-23, 1924-25, 1928-29, 1929-30, 1930-31
  • Cheshire Bowl Winners: 1933-34, 1948-49, 1952-53, 1955-56, 1956-57,
    1958-59, 1960-61, 1962-63
  • Cheshire Friendly Trophy Winners: 1965-66, 1966-67
  • Cheshire Premier Cup Winners: 1969-70, 1970-71

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Club Records

Team Records

  • Biggest win: 13-0 vs. Halifax Town, 6 January 1934
  • Biggest defeat: 0-9 vs. Everton reserves, 9 December 1893
  • Consecutive wins without conceding a goal: 9, 2006-07
  • Consecutive wins: 9, 2006-07
  • Consecutive defeats: 11, 2001-02
  • Highest Attendance: 27,833 vs. Liverpool, 11 February 1950

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  • Most goals (season): 47 by Alf Lythgoe, 1933-34
  • Most goals (career): 140 by Jack Connor (1951 - 1956)
  • Most hat-tricks (career): 17 by Jack Connor (1951 - 1956)
  • Most appearances (career): 555 Andy Thorpe (1978 - 1986, 1988 - 1992}
  • Most international appearances (Caps) - 9 Jarkko Wiss, Finland (2000 - 2002)
  • Youngest player: Chris Coward, aged 16 years 31 days vs. Sheffield Wednesday, August 23, 2005
  • Most consecutive clean sheets: 9 by Wayne Hennessey (On loan from Wolves) (2006 - 2007)
  • Oldest player: Alec Herd, aged 40 years 47 days vs. Crewe Alexandra, December 25, 1951

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Trivia

  • Stockport hold the Football League record for the largest winning margin when they defeated Halifax Town 13-0 on January 6th, 1934.
  • The lowest ever recorded crowd at an English League match was 13, at Stockport County vs. Leicester City. County’s own ground was under suspension at the time due to crowd trouble during a game against Sheffield Wednesday, and the match against Leicester was held at Old Trafford, home of Manchester United. Man Utd had played Derby County earlier that day and around 2,000 fans decided to take in two matches for the price of one. The figure of 13 is those who paid to enter the ground for the second match. Stockport County's lowest actual attendance is 1,039 vs. Southend Utd, February 15th 1984.
  • The longest ever football match took place at Edgeley Park in 1946, when Stockport County played Doncaster Rovers F.C. in the Division Three (North) Cup. The game ended 2-2 after 90 minutes, and after 30 minutes of extra time there was still no winner, and it was decided that the match should carry on until there was a winner (penalty shootouts as tiebreakers did not exist back then). Some stories tell of supporters leaving the match, going home for tea, and returning to find the game still being played. After 203 minutes of football, the referee blew his whistle to signify the end of the game at around 7pm. A toss of a coin decided that a replay of the game would be held at Doncaster's ground, Belle Vue, which Rovers won 4-0.
  • Jack Connor & Alf Lythgoe have both scored three consecutive hat-tricks (a 'hat-trick of hat-tricks') - two of only six players ever to have done so.
  • Manchester United & Northern Ireland legend George Best spent a short period at the club in 1975, scoring two goals in three appearances before joining North American Soccer League side Los Angeles Aztecs.
  • David & Alec Herd were the first father & son to play in a Football League match together, when Stockport County beat Hartlepool 2-0 at Edgeley Park in 1952.
  • Former England goalkeeper David Seaman made his first ever appearance against Stockport back in 1982 whilst playing for Peterborough United. Posh lost 3-1.

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References

  1. ^ http://www.bbc.co.uk/manchester/content/articles/2005/11/22/221105_sale_stockport_feature.shtml
  2. ^ Stockport County, 05/06 season official match programmes.
  3. ^ Last paragraph. http://www.stockportexpress.co.uk/sport/football/stockportcounty/s/209/209361_what_a_washout_but_not_at_tiverton.html

External links

Official

  • Official Site
  • Stockport County Supporters Trust

News

  • Stockport County F.C. on BBC Sport: Club News - Recent results - Upcoming fixtures - Club stats
  • NewsNow Stockport County section

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  • stockportcounty.net
  • Cheadlender.com
  • County 4 Life
  • Hatters Matters
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  • YellowBoard.co.uk Discussion forum
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