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Players of 1975/76


The following pen-pictures are taken from the Bangor City v Altrincham programme, 6 October 1975, supplemented fromthe Halifax Town v Altrincham programme of 22 November 1975.

  • WOOD, John: Goalkeeper. New signing this summer from Rossendale Un., whom he was with 5 years. Ex Blackburn Rovers
  • ALLAN, Stan: Signed 4 seasons ago from Skelmersdale United whom he was with for 4 years. Holder of an F.A. Amateur Cup winners medal. Started his career with Kirkby Town. Has missed only a handful of games since joining Altrincham.
  • BROOKE, Micky: 4th season with the Robins after a long spell with Ellesmere Port. A very versatile player who is just as happy playing up front as in defence.
  • CROSSLEY, Ivan 2nd season after signing from Bangor City. Football League experience with Coventry City.
  • OWENS, John: 4th year with Altrincham after a short spell with Skems. A former British Universities team captain.
  • CASEY, Gerry: One of the most outstanding players with the club for the past two seasons, a tower of strength in the middle, who was previously with Tranmere Rovers and Ellesmere Port Town.
  • HUGHES, Roy: Signed 12 months ago from Bangor City.Previous Football League experience in Bury's promotion winning side.
  • DICKINSON, Len: Club captain, who is a player who never gives less than 100%. In his 4th season after experience with Sheffield Wed., Oldham, Witton Albion, Buxton and Mossley. Popular with the crowds wherever he plays.
  • CLEMENTS, Paul: Signed this summer from Wigan Ath. Ex English Amateur International whilst with Skelmersdale United before being transferred to Oldham Athletic.
  • HEATHCOTE, Graham: Made his way into the side via the Youth team. An extremely talented player who has been in the side for 4 seasons. 21 years of age.
  • PRITCHARD, Joe: On loan to Bangor City for a spell last season. Ex Tranmere Rovers and Ellesmere Port.
  • SMITH, Phil: 4th season with the Club. Scorer of many vital goals last season.
  • WINDSOR, Andy 4th season at Altrincham. Renowned goalscorer in Non-League soccer.
  • MOORE, Micky: The club's recent signing for a substantial fee from Great Harwood where he was last season's top scorer. Formerly with Preston NE and Southport. He spent the summer in America.

  • CAVANAGH, Tommy: Goalkeeper. Has been in goal for the last few matches in John Wood's absence through a groin injury A very capable deputy for whom great things are predicted. Son of the Manchester United trainer.
  • CARRICK, Dave: Now in his second spell at the club after signing from Rochdale. Has had Football league experience with Wrexham and Preston North End.
  • HUGHES, John: Last season's top scorer with the Robins. A former Welsh U-23 international whilst with Blackpool. Signed for Altrincham from Bangor City.
  • WAIN, Les Signed on trial after service with Southport FC. This 21 year-old is a former England Youth player.