Posted on October 9th, 2018 admin No comments


    Another of our famous Race Days will take place this Sunday at The Willow 2pm.

    All the horses are ready, All the owners are ready, We now just need you the punters.

    Come on down to The Willow and join fellow blues enjoying the fun.


    Posted on September 13th, 2018 admin No comments

    Another of our famous RACE-DAYS will take place in The Willow on SUNDAY 14th OCTOBER at 2pm.

    There will be 9 races followed by an auction race.

    We are looking for race sponsor`s and horse owners.

    Or just come on down to The Willow and enjoy a bet and a great time.

    Everybody is welcome so see you there.


    Posted on July 16th, 2018 admin No comments

    Failsworth Blues Official Supporters Club,:- Will be holding their Annual General Meeting on Tuesday 17th July 2018 in The Willow Tavern at 8pm.

    All existing members and anyone hoping to join should come along and join / re join one of the largest & longest standing supporters clubs.

  • 40th ANNIVERSARY DINNER 1978 / 2018

    Posted on October 13th, 2017 admin No comments

    FAILSWORTH BLUES O.S.C. are 40 years old !

    Yes, this coming year, Failsworth Blues will be 40 years old. To mark this fantastic achievement we are planning to hold an Anniversary Dinner / Entertainment Evening.

    The Dinner will take place at SMOKIES HOTEL on SATURDAY 2nd JUNE 2018.

    We are asking any past or present members to come along and help us celebrate this memorable night.

    Please spread the word to anyone who has been a part of this branch throughout the 40 years.

    Further details can be gained from any committee member.


    Posted on October 3rd, 2017 admin No comments

    We are ready, are you ?  All races sponsored, all horses in training, all programmes printed. Get yourselves down to the track at The Willow on Sunday 8th Oct first race 1-30pm.

    We have had to bring forward the first race due to fantastic interest from our sponsors and owners.

    A BIG thanks to all our race sponsors who are listed below :-

    RACE 1 The Cotton Tree Maiden Stakes.   Dave & Ann Ross

    RACE 2 Crossley`s Fish Listed Stakes.  Mark Crossley.

    RACE 3 Wealth Management Handicap.  Mike Gorst.

    RACE 4 The Majestic Coffee Champion Stakes.  Phil Aitken

    RACE 5  The A.P.Gidman Decorating Stakes.  Anthony Gidman.

    RACE 6  The Cloudy to Clear Handicap.  Neil Molloy

    RACE 7  The Silverstar Scaffolding Services Stakes.  Tony Clarkin

    RACE 8  The Aztec Communications Handicap.  Andy & Tony Tapper.

    RACE 9 The Macedonia Cricket Club Maiden Stakes.  Chris McHugh.

    RACE 10 The Willow Tavern Auction Race.  Cara & Elaine.


    Posted on August 21st, 2017 admin No comments

    Failsworth Blues S.C. are proud to support a Charity Night to be held in aid of one of our members granddaughters Evelyn Cooper.

    The event will take place on Saturday 26th Aug in The Windmill, Lord Lane, Failsworth 7-30pm till Late.

    Live music and top local D.J. Danny Clarke. Plus a raffle & auction.

    Tickets cost £5 and are available from the Windmill or by email to stuartgoulden@hotmail.com


    Posted on August 21st, 2017 admin No comments

    This years “SCUD MEMORIAL” annual cricket match will take place this Bank Holiday Monday 27th August at Macedonia Cricket Club (behind the willow) beginning at 1pm.

    The game is in memory of our good friend Mike “scud” Wallace and is between Failsworth Blues SC and a representative side made up from the Willow Vault.

    Anyone who fancies themselves with a bat or ball should contact Tony or Phil for inclusion in this prestige game.

    Everyone else is asked to come down and enjoy the beer & banter whilst watching small bits of top cricket.

    This is a chance for our supporters club to regain the trophy having lost out last year in a close (controversial) Game. 


    Posted on August 17th, 2017 admin No comments


    We are holding another of our popular race days down at The Willow on Sunday 8th Oct 2017 first race 3pm.

    We are looking for race sponsors for each race. £25 per race gets you programme advert plus on screen advert.

    We also require horse owners, £5 to name and ride your own horse, in any race. Winning owners will win a prize.

    Anyone interested in any of the above should contact any committee member to get the wheels in motion.


    Posted on July 25th, 2017 admin No comments

    It was confirmed during our A.G.M. that we will be holding another of our popular Q&A`s

    This time our guest will be the multi talented MR LES “CHAPPY” CHAPMAN.

    This event will be held in The Willow Tavern on Wed 30th Aug at 8pm.

    Tickets will be available soon from any committee member.

    You are advised to book your place early to avoid disappointment.


    Posted on July 25th, 2017 admin No comments

    During our recent A.G.M. the position of Chairman was available for election following the untimely passing of our previous Chairman Mr Alan Tapper.

    Failsworth Blues O.S.C. are pleased to announce the election of Mr Tony Tapper as our new Chairman.

    Tony is Alan`s son and will be looking to follow in his fathers, excellent , footsteps.

    All other positions remained unopposed.