Contentious refereeing decisions in FA Cup thriller leaves Radcliffe Borough boss Paul McGuire fuming
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7:00am Thursday 11th September 2014
Although pleased with Radcliffe Borough’s impressive start to the season, manager Paul McGuire believes his side’s inability to kill off opponents could cost them against the bigger clubs in the league this season.
6:20am Thursday 11th September 2014
10:00am Thursday 4th September 2014
Radcliffe Borough keeper Chris Cheetham was the hero as he saved three penalties in a shoot-out to ensure Boro progressed to the next round of the FA Cup at the expense of Atherton Colleries on Monday.
7:10am Thursday 4th September 2014
Radcliffe Borough manager Paul Maguire has heaped praise on penalty hero Chris Cheetham after the young goalkeeper saved three spot kicks to set up a tie with Skelmersdale in the FA Cup First Round qualifiers.
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Optimistic Radcliffe Borough boss Paul McGuire is confident his side can signal their league intentions by getting some early points on the board when the new season begins this weekend. The Stainton Park outfit open their Evo-Stik Division One North campaign at Brighouse Town on Saturday before hosting Prescot Cables on Tuesday, and McGuire feels Boro’s tough pre-season fixtures has helped put them in good shape for the opening weekend. “Our pre-season has gone well,” he said. “We’ve given ourselves a real test having played five tough games against Bury, Huddersfield Town Ramsbottom United, Mickleover Sports and Newcastle Town. “On paper a lot of those teams will be classed as bigger and more resourceful than us, so I think we’ve come out of it well. “Now it all starts seriously as we will be playing for points. “We are a better team when there is something on the line.” Opening day opponents Brighouse, who last season won the Northern Counties East League Premier Division, are an unknown quantity for the Boro boss. “We don’t really know very much about them but I am expecting them to be lively,” he said. “They will be excited and full of confidence as they won their league last season and got promoted. They will want to start well in a new division in front of their own fans.” However, McGuire is confident his side can hit the ground running and grind out the necessary result which will spearhead their league campaign. “I’m quietly optimistic that we will put some points on the board on Saturday. “We just have to make sure we’ve got our strongest 11 out there, settle down and keep our shape. “It’s not about the performances so much now, it’s about everyone pulling together and playing for points. “It’s about grinding out results in these opening two games to get some early points in the bag. “That’s how we played last season. We turned teams, we made life difficult for them and put them under real pressure. “Sometimes it wasn’t pretty but we got results last year and hopefully we can kick off the serious campaign with that kind of mentality. “If we can get a couple of wins under our belt it will set us up well for the season.” Striker Chris Mason scored a consolation goal as Radcliffe Borough lost their final pre-season game 3-1 at Newcastle Town on Saturday.
7:30am Thursday 7th August 2014
With just over a week to go until the new season begins, Paul McGuire is optimistic he now has the squad capable of mounting a serious challenge in Evo-Stik Division One North after an encouraging pre-season campaign.
1:00pm Thursday 31st July 2014
With just two weeks to go until the Evo-Stik Division One North season gets under way, Radcliffe Borough boss Paul McGuire is calling on his players to prove both their commitment and fitness ahead of the new campaign.
10:00am Thursday 24th July 2014
New faces at Radcliffe Borough as Paul McGuire aims for top 10 finish in Evo-Stik Division One North
7:00am Thursday 24th July 2014
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8:00am Thursday 17th July 2014
7:00am Thursday 17th July 2014
Radcliffe Borough boss Paul McGuire has hit back at David Flitcroft after the Bury manager criticised the standard of the Stainton Park pitch in their opening pre-season match, claiming the surface was “perfectly fine”.
10:52am Thursday 10th July 2014
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7:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014
Despite admitting his side have little time to prepare for their pre-season fixtures, Paul McGuire is hoping Radcliffe Borough can begin the new season on a high, starting with a friendly against David Flitcroft’s Bury.
4:53pm Wednesday 4th June 2014
Manchester United's Paul Scholes is guest of honour at Radcliffe Borough’s annual Bernard Manning Charity Golf Classic
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Radcliffe Borough travelled to Burscough on Easter Monday and came away from Victory Park with a comfortable 3-1 win in Evo-Stik Division One North to avenge an earlier 2-1 defeat in this season’s FA cup, writes Alan Firth.
11:00am Thursday 17th April 2014
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Radcliffe Borough substitute Simon Carden scored an 87th-minute winner against Clitheroe to give the hosts three valuable points and move them up two places in the Evo-Stik Division One North table, writes Alan Firth.
7:00am Thursday 27th March 2014
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8:00am Thursday 13th March 2014
PAUL McGuire was disappointed with a controversial decision to award Ossett Town an injury-time penalty which denied his hard-working Radcliffe Borough side victory in Evo-Stik Division One North on Saturday.
7:00am Thursday 13th March 2014
9:00am Thursday 6th March 2014
Radcliffe Borough assistant manager Paul McGuire was happy to settle for a point against mid-table Harrogate Railway Athletic on Saturday, despite his side leading 2-1 with just two minutes remaining.
7:00am Thursday 6th March 2014
Radcliffe Borough made the trip across the Pennines last Saturday to play Harrogate Railway, who had not played a match for six weeks. Boro left with a valuable point to lift them out of the Evo-Stik Division One North relegation zone on goal difference, writes Alan Firth.
7:00am Thursday 27th February 2014
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7:00am Thursday 20th February 2014