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Players of 1976/77


The following pen-pictures are taken from the Lancaster City v Altrincham programme, 11 December 1976 and Bangor City v Altrincham on 8 September 1976.

  • Tommy CAVANAGH: Goalkeeper, now in second season. A youngster with a great future, son of the Manchester United trainer.
  • Peter SCHOFIELD: Goalkeeper, signed this season from Bangor City. Second spell with club, ex-Blackburn Rovers, English Universities' team and Winsford United.
  • Stanley ALLAN: Defender, signed from Skelmersdale United five years ago. F.A. Amateur Cup winners medal holder. Also with Kirkby Town. Dependable full-back.
  • Ivan CROSSLEY: Defender. third season at club after signing from Bangor City. Football League experience with Coventry.
  • Micky BROOKE: Defender/ utility. After a lengthy spell with Ellesmere Port, signed for Altrincham five seasons ago. A versatile player.
  • John OWENS: Defender/midfield. After a spell at Skem., signed five seasons ago. Former British Universities' team captain. A favourite with the crowd.
  • Steve HARDWICK: Defender.A 20 year-old who is studying at Lancaster University. Signed at start of the season. Now a firm favourite with the Altrincham fans.
  • Len DICKINSON: Midfield. Gives 100% effort. Fourth season with the club. Experience with Sheffield Wednesday, Oldham Athletic, Witton Albion, Buxton and Mossley.
  • Joe FLAHERTY: Midfield. After two seasons at Burscough, where he was leading scorer, signed from Bangor this season.
  • Ian MORRIS: Forward. Former Stockport County winger, signed last season from Macclesfield Town.
  • Paul CLEMENTS: Forward. Former Amateur International whilst at Skem. Signed two seasons ago from Wigan Ath. Also [at] Oldham Athletic.
  • Micky MOORE: Forward. Signed from Great Harwood during last season. Last season's top scorer. Ex P.N.E. and Southport.
  • Tony WEBBER: Forward. Signed last week from Morecambe for a reputed 1,000. Cost Morecambe 250 from Skem. United. Member of the 1974 FA Trophy winning team. Prolific goalscorer.
  • John DAVISON: Midfield. Now in second spell with the club, after signing from Bangor City. Ex-Northwich Victoria and British Universities' team.
  • John VERNON Forward. A very fast, young winger who could go places. Ex-Man. City & Stockport County.
  • Jeff JOHNSON Forward (25). Signed this week from Hyde United. Scored last Saturday on his debut. Prolific goalscorer.
  • Eric SHREEVE: Forward. 2nd spell at the club, signed from Northwich Victoria. A prolific goalscorer since his days at South Liverpool.