Club Info

Droylsden Football Club
Butchers Arms Ground
Market Street
M43 7AW.
Phone numbers:
Ground: 0161 370 1426
Club: 0161 301 1352
Fax: 0161 370 8341

Capacity: 3500 (seats 500)
Record attendance: 4250* Vs Grimsby Town, FA Cup 1st round, 1976

President - R Day.
Honourary President - B Horton.
Chairman - D Pace
Secretary - A Slater. Mobile: 07989 024 777
Manager - D Pace
Assistant Manager - Aeon Lattie
Groundsman - N Randall
Programme Editors - Non at present
Commercial Manager - S Quinn
Team Trainer - Dave Denby
Team Physio - Alan Cross
K Waring, H Ratcliffe
R Day, D Pace
S Quinn, M Anderson
B Pace, A Slater

Team Colours
Home - Red/Black Shirts, Black Shorts, Black Socks.
Away - Yellow/Blue Shirts, Blue Shorts, Blue Socks.
Web Designer/Maintainer - Steve Winterbottom

*Depending on which non-league directory you read, figures seem to range between 4250 & 4500. Martin Crookall re-read the Reporter match report which gave a figure of around 4681. Take your pick!

Major Honours
Manchester Premier Cup Runners Up 2000-01
Unibond Division 1 Champions 1998-99
NPL Division 1 Runners Up 1989-90
NPL Division 1 Cup Winners 1987-88
NPL Division 1 Cup Runners Up 1988-89, 1998-99
NPL Presidents Cup Winners 1998-99
Cheshire County League Runners Up 1939-40, 1945-46
Cheshire County League Cup 1977-78
Cheshire County League Cup Runners Up 1976-77
NWCL Division 2 Champions 1986-87
M/cr Premier Cup Winners 1980-81, 1999-00
M/cr Premier Cup Runners Up 1983-84, 1990-91, 1993-94
M/cr Senior Cup Winners 1972-73, 1975-76, 1978-79
M/cr Senior Cup Runners Up 1971-72, 1976-77
M/cr Interim Cup Winners 1959-60, 1964-65, 1969-70
M/cr Challenge Shield Winners 1946-47
Lancs Comb Division 2 Runners Up 1955-56, 1958-59, 1962-63
M/cr League Winners 1930-31, 1932-33
M/cr League Cup Winners 1923-24, 1933-34

Previous Leagues
Manchester, Lancashire Combination 1936-39
Cheshire County 1939-50, N.W. Counties 1982-87.
Lancashire Combination, 1950-1968.
Cheshire County League/ Cheshire County League Division One, 1968-1982.
North West Counties League Division Two, 1982-1986.
Northern Premier League Division One, 1986-1990.
Premier Division, 1990-1996.
First Division, 1996-1999.
Premier Division, 1999-
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Click here for a map of the area.

All directions M60.
Leave M60 at junction 23 (Ashton-U-Lyne) and join the A635 (signposted Manchester)

Staying in the right hand lane, the road forks to the right, joining the A662. (signed Droylsden) Continue along A662 to the traffic lights at the junction with Market street.

Turn right into Market street, across mini roundabout, and the ground is on the left. It's only a few minutes drive from the M60.

By Train.

The nearest train stations are: Ashton-Under-Lyne, which is 2.5 miles from Droylsden, Manchester Piccadilly and Manchester Victoria which are both 4.5 miles from us.

By Bus.

Both Manchester train stations are a few minutes walk from Piccadilly Bus Station. From Picadilly bus station you can catch bus nos 231-235 getting off at the corner of Medlock Street/Market Street and the Ground is 2 mins walk away. Taking bus nos 216, 236 & 237, get off at the corner of Manchester Road/Market Street and the Ground is also 2 mins walk away. Both routes take roughly 20/25 minutes.
The bus station in Ashton-Under-Lyne is a few mins away from train station. From there you can catch bus nos 232,233,169 & 168 getting off at the corner of Medlock Street/Market Street and the Ground is 2 mins walk. Taking bus nos 216,236 & 237, get off at the corner of Manchester Road/Market Street which is also 2 mins walk to the Ground. Both routes take 10/15 minutes.


There is a car park adjacent to the ground. There is also a large shopping center car park.

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