Stanley Stars Rewarded

After the 5-1 thumping of Plymouth the Stanley players and management joined the OASSC at the Mercure Dunkenhalgh for the annual presentation dinner.We made our customary presentation to Andy Holt of a portrait expertly painted and gifted my Mike Procter of Bretton Art UK. Our golden boot winner was Billy Kee, the goal of the…

Stanley Supporters go Stateside

Thanks to the efforts of Phil Kennedy, Mike Paolella and Edward Cunningham we now have a  brand new branch to serve North America and Canada, the Official Accrington Stanley Supporters Club of North America ( OASSCNA). The guys are busy spreading the Stanley gospel across the US and are based in Phoenix, Arizona and we…

We’ve got your covered

We will have two brand new canopies for the start of next season to help keep our home fans covered on the Clayton End Fanzone. Costing over £18,000 these will be 5.5 meters long & installed to provide much more cover & shelter from the elements. We are hoping to have the funds to put…

OASSC Draw Winners

The monthly OASCC drawn was made for February & March & the winners were: February winner was Trevor Cheetham seen below.   March winner was Roger Rawcliffe seen below:  

It Was Brilliant!

We called the prize ‘The Yung Min Yoo Experience’. Our idea was to do our bit to boost attendances by trying to attract a few ‘newbies’ to join us as Wham regulars by giving them the full VIP experience that our recent visitor from South Korea enjoyed. To be in with a chance of winning,…

Take The Stanley Test, HERE

To celebrate the launch of the brilliant web site , www.theclubthatwouldntdie.co.uk, here’s a quiz designed to test even the most knowlegeable of Stanley fans. It’s just for fun, there are no prizes and you can find all the answers – and much, much more besides – at www.theclubthatwouldntdie.co.uk Ready? Let’s go… When the club reformed,…

Never Mind The Paddlesnappers…

The proof, if any were needed: ‘once a Stanley fan, always a Stanley fan’. When Anthony Pye upped sticks and headed for Capetown… Ah, Capetown. A port city on South Africa’s southwest coast, on a peninsula in the shadow of Table Mountain. Slowly rotating cable cars climb to the mountain’s flat top, from which there…

New Book Chronicles 50 Years at The Crown Ground

It’s the ultimate written record of Stanley since we took  up residence at The Crown Ground in 1968… The forthcoming book ’50’ is the labour of love of lifelong Reds fan Darren Woodhead, (who already has two books on Stanley to his name) and by all accounts, it deserves pride of place on the bookshelves…

Stanley’s Going Dutch

Ee, who’d a thowt it? We’d barely finished waving ‘ta’ra’ to Jung Min Yoo, (as he set off for home in Seoul, South Korea), before it was time to say ‘hallo’ to a group of traveling fans from The Netherlands. Ruiz van Twiller, Eric Reumer; Remco van Twiller, Harry van Stappershoef; Max Damen, Sander Luijten;…