Liam Price

I'm Liam Price. I'm 26. I'm from Crewe in Cheshire. I have a BA(Hons) in Multimedia Journalism from Salford University, which was based at the world class facilities of Media City. I'm a Junior Editor at a data consultancy company that works with the global pharmaceutical industry and I have volunteered as a Press Officer at my local non-league football club for the past 5 years. I've got some other experience of the industry at a website in London, another non-league football club in Manchester and PR experience with a local MP in Cheshire. I have aspirations of regularly reporting on top level sport.

Match Preview: Nantwich Town v Gainsborough Trinity

With a large slice of irony, after two postponed games the Dabbers now get ready to play a fixture that itself has been rearranged 3 times, against Gainsborough Trinity at the Optimum Pay Stadium this Tuesday evening (7.45 pm kick-off). Let’s preview this fixture that at times felt like it was never going to happen. Here we go aGains Gainsborough come into this game on a 5-game unbeaten run in the league, but 4 of those have been 1-1 draws. They did get one of those draws against Warrington, a

Mitchell makes Dabbers Pilgrimage from Plymouth

Nantwich Town are pleased to announce the signing of midfielder Ethan Mitchell on a one-month work experience loan from Plymouth Argyle. The 18 year old plays primarily in defensive midfield but has also been known to fill in at centre back. He has made one first team appearance for Plymouth, in the EFL Trophy against Newport last season, and previously spent a spell on loan at Plymouth Parkway. A UK/US dual citizen, Mitchell is based in Liverpool so won’t be having to commute from Devon to Ch

Match Report: Stafford Rangers 2-2 Nantwich Town

Late goals from Connor Heath and Sean Cooke helped to pull a draw from what was looking like a damaging defeat in a thrilling 2-2 draw against Stafford Rangers. On a day of brilliant attendances across the Northern Premier League, 1,076 were in Staffordshire as Alex Fletcher dragged an early effort wide while off balance for Stafford, Joe Cuff managing to get in behind Caspar Hughes who was starting in a less familiar right wing back position in a 3-5-2 formation. The hosts had started the str

Prince Haywood leaves Dabbers to sign for Radcliffe

Nantwich Town can confirm that Prince Haywood has left the club to rejoin Radcliffe. Signed at the end of January 2020, Prince made his debut in the February of that year and went on to make 42 appearances for the Dabbers, scoring 3 goals, two of those being memorable long range strikes against Basford and Redditch. Last week, Nantwich Town received a 7 days notice from Radcliffe for Haywood. After talks with Radcliffe, Prince has decided to rejoin the club with which he gained promotion to t

Match Preview: King's Lynn Town v Nantwich Town

The Dabbers’ biggest game of the season so far comes along tomorrow (3pm kick-off), as we make the long trip to Norfolk to face King’s Lynn Town in the Third Round of the Buildbase FA Trophy. We preview what to expect from another National League opponent. The Nan who would beat King’s It’s been a tough season for King’s Lynn, who sit second bottom of the National League, only ahead of Dover who have severe financial issues and have had a 12 point deduction. In fact, King’s Lynn’s only league

Match Preview: Altrincham v Nantwich Town

It’s Cheshire Senior Cup action that the Dabbers find themselves in on Tuesday night (7.45pm kick-off), as we head to the J Davidson Stadium to face former gaffer Phil Parkinson’s Altrincham in what will be a great test against quality opposition. It’s been a good season for Altrincham so far. After a more than solid 17th place finish in their first season back in the National League after promotion, they have kicked on again and are 12th in the table, 10 points off the play-offs after 19 games

Match Report: Nantwich Town 2-3 Radcliffe

Nantwich Town finished on the wrong side of a 5-goal thriller with Radcliffe winning 3-2 at the Optimum Pay Stadium. There was little to choose between the two sides in the early stages, but a moment of quality provided the opening goal. Luca Navarro won the ball on the left and slalomed his way past a couple of defenders before being brought down by Prince Haywood for a stonewall penalty. Player/Manager Bobby Grant dispatched it ruthlessly into the top corner. But after then it was Nantwich

Belly's Back! Matt Bell re-signs for the Dabbers

Nantwich Town are delighted to announce the return of fan favourite midfielder Matt Bell to the club. Bell first joined the Dabbers in May 2015 from Kidsgrove Athletic having started his career out at Mansfield Town before being released. He subsequently signed for Leek Town in 2012 and became a key figure for them, featuring in their play off push during the 2013/14 season. He moved to Kidsgrove in January of 2015 and spent the second half of the 2014/15 season with them. He joined the Dabb

Match Preview: Nantwich Town v Radcliffe

It’s a first league home game for the Dabbers since the 23rd October this Saturday (3pm kick-off) against Radcliffe. They are an in form opponent, so let’s see what we could expect from this match. Radcliffe have got 15 points out of a possible 18 in their last 6 league games that’s taken them up to 15th in the league. This has included wins over Basford and Lancaster, and the only loss was that to Ashton at the start of November. They, like the Dabbers, are also comfortably through to the Thir

Match Report: Nantwich Town 3-2 Stalybridge Celtic

Sean Cooke’s 100th goal for Nantwich Town helped them to a hard-fought 3-2 win over Stalybridge Celtic at the Optimum Pay Stadium. 410 spectators were in to welcome the return of league football in what will hopefully be a full and exciting season. It didn’t start too well for the Dabbers though, with Stalybridge taking the lead from the penalty spot after 11 minutes. Scott Bakkor was brought down by Joel Stair, and Bakkor converted it himself, sending keeper Cameron Terry the wrong way. Bak

Dabbers Legend Griggs To Receive Presentation before Today’s Game

Dabbers supporters are urged to take up their places in the Optimum Pay Stadium early, before today’s opening game of the Season against Stalybridge, as there will be a presentation to “Dabbers” Legend Danny Griggs, to recognise and mark his fantastic and unparalleled contribution to the club, in four decades, as a player, coach and assistant manager, making over 400 appearances and scoring 116 Goals, making him the Club’s second highest post war goal scorer of all time, behind John Scarlett wit

Dabbers come together to celebrate 'Not the End of Season Awards'

There was a celebratory atmosphere at the Optimum Pay Stadium on Friday night as players, staff, fans and sponsors came together for the ‘Not the End of Season Awards’. It was a night to pick out some of the great moments from the frustrating 18 months of stop-start football and it’s easy to forget how much good there has been. Some long overdue awards were handed out to Troy Bourne for his brilliant goal to take the Dabbers into the 1st Round of the FA Cup for only the third time (and creatin

Match Report: Nantwich Town 2-1 Whitchurch Alport

Nantwich Town retained the Eddie Morris Memorial Trophy with a 2-1 victory over Whitchurch Alport at the Optimum Pay Stadium. Before the game even started, some sand had to be found after the referee saw a thin patch on the pitch, perhaps a result of the recent heatwave. Whitchurch had the first chance after 5 minutes, Allcock trying an ambitious volley that almost came off, drifting wide in the end. Prince Haywood had the Dabbers’ first try, slicing over from a Thommy knockback. It was a sc

Match Report: Nantwich Town 0-0 Wolves U23s

Nantwich played out a creditable goalless draw with Wolves’ development squad at the Optimum Pay Stadium. The Premier League academy brought a combination of their under-23s and under-18s squads to face Dave Cooke’s side, and were given a great run for their money. Dabbers keeper Ollie Hawkins was forced into an early save from the Wolves right-back. On the subject of keepers, 3 were given a go in goal today as part of a planned run-out of 30 minutes each, with Terry Scott and then Jake Terry

2021/22 Fixtures: Games to look out for

It’s time to get excited again Dabbers fans, as today the Pitching In Northern Premier League fixtures are released. Everyone will be keeping their fingers crossed that it is third time lucky in getting these 22 teams through a complete season, so with all the Covid caveats in mind, let’s take a look at some of the stand-out games and when they’re happening. Matchday 1 sees the Dabbers at home to Stalybridge Celtic on 14 August, with the first away game at Atherton Collieries three days later.

Match Report: Nantwich Town 1-4 Crewe Alexandra

Crewe Alex claimed the Barry Daly Memorial Trophy with a comfortable 4-1 victory over Nantwich Town at the Optimum Pay Stadium. Ben Harrison headed wide from a corner after 6 minutes that was swung out by Caspar Hughes, then Regan Griffith forced the first save from Greg Hall. Oli Finney smashed over shortly after, before Crewe also threatened from a corner, winning the flick on at the near post and 6 heading over, a decent opportunity. The visitors didn’t have to wait much longer for their g
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