Joe Dalby

Talented midfielder who has been on trial at several major professional clubs and who came through Mellor's junior ranks. Has played for the First and Second Teams. Came on as a sub for Mellor Firsts against South Manchester to make his debut on 8.9.12. Second Team Player of the Year 2012-13. He was also voted Juniors' Players' Player of the Year 2012-13. A member of the Stockport Senior Cup winning squad of 2014.

Adie Campbell.

First team star with a deceptively relaxed style, he seems to bounce off defenders and still emerge with the ball. Claims he's an excellent goalie but is too valuable outfield to leave between the sticks. Scored one of the greatest ever goals in Mellor's history away to Spurley Hey in 2002-2003 season when he beat five men in a run from inside his own half. Fractured his jaw against Fletcher Moss at the end of 2002-03 season but returned to score a fantastic goal in the Stockport Senior Cup Final in May 2003. Shocked the club by quitting to join Fletcher Moss for the 2003-04 season but rejoined Mellor in December 2003 after his new club nosedived to the relegation zone. They finished bottom of Division Two. Helped to turn the Stockport Senior Cup Final Mellor's way in May 2005 and had a hand in both goals in a 2-0 win. He then left for work reasons but rejoined in September 2009. Nickname: Adie. DoB 1.4.77

 

Pete Carley

Made his debut for the Fourths in a 6-3 win over AFC Oldham on 14.9.13. He's a striker, who previously played for Cheadle Hulme Villa.

David Campbell

 

Joined at the start of the 2013-14 campaign, he's a forward for the Firsts.

Yankuba Ceesay

Joined Mellor at the start of 2010-11 season. He has played international football for Gambia. A leggy centre midfielder in the Patrick Vieira mould. Suffered a nasty knee injury in his second First Team appearance away at Cheadle Hulme Villa.

Triece Davidson

Joined at the end of 2012-13 season, he began the new campaign as a flank player for the Fourths.

Kevin Cooney

 

Striker who joined Mellor in November 2012.

Bruce Clarke

Made his Mellor senior debut as a substitute striker against Chorltonians in a terrific 1-0 home win on 24.11.12. Forward or midfield player. Very quick. Juniors' Player of the Year 2012-13.

Tom Dunning

Second team's left back.

Daniel Davies
Callum Dunion
Sean Dillon

Kyle Davidson

Plays mainly as a defender or midfielder for Mellor Fourths. Has a lot of pace. In his second spell with the club. Fourths Player of the Year 2012-13. He became Fourth Team manager at the start of 2013-14 season.

Shane Cliffe

Joined at the start of the 2010-11 season. Played initially on a flank for the Fourths but later converted to left back. Awarded a special prize in 2011 for playing every match. He's a Liverpool fan. Fourths' Player of the Year 2011-12.

Ian Drew

A striker who joined Mellor in 2009-10 season, playing for the Fourths. A really good asset to the team with his experience. Moved up to play for the Thirds in 2010-11.

Jordan Cassidy

Joined Mellor at the start of 2010-11 season. Skilful player who has played up front for the Seconds but settled into midfield for the Fourths. A great dead ball kicker and a potent threat from free kicks.

Chris Culkin

Joined Mellor in September 2010 and scored two on his debut for the Fourths against Irlam Steel.

John Callaghan

A pal of Gino Sassanelli, he joined Mellor in the pres-season of 2008-09. A central defender he quickly slotted in to the back four of the Thirds. Won a medal in the 1-0 Whitehead Cup Final win over Chorltonians in April 2009. He can also play in midfield or as a striker. Broke his arm in a Whitehead Cup quarter final away at Hooley Bridge in April 2010. Put the cursor on his face for the evidence. He was taken to Fairfield Hospital, Bury, where a surgeon had just been in the news for removing a man's testicle in error. Luckily John's arm was only manipulated back into place.

Niel Duffy

Played for the Thirds in 2007-08 but then left to live in Australia.

Jonny Davies

Ex Matlock Town, he is a qualified coach and runs his own soccer school. Made his Mellor debut in September 2007 for the Thirds in a 3-1 win at home to Old Stocs.

Stuart Cumpsty

Returned to the club after some 25 years in March 2007 and made his debut in a 2-1 win for the Fourths against Old Ashtonians. He left Mellor to play semi pro football, notably for Curzon Ashton. Click on his face to roll back the years. Central midfielder. He took over as the Fourth Team manager in December 2007. In June 2009 he was appointed First Team manager. Left the club in August 2010 to take over as Woodley's Second Team manager.

Matt Clayson

 

A newcomer to Mellor in the summer of 2005, making his debut in open age football. DoB 11.3.88

Loz Chapman

Under 17s centre back. Made his Mellor senior debut in August 2006 for the Second Team against Old Ashtonians.

Jonny Cooke

Exciting First Team winger who also scores his fair share of goals.

Christos Christofides

Joined Mellor in September 2005. A defender, he's a sports science student at Manchester Metropolitan University and previously played football in his homeland Cyprus. He has appeared for both the Third and Fourth Teams. Nickname: Chris or Stelios after the Bolton player.

Matt Cotton

Under 17s centre back. Made his Mellor senior debut in August 2006 for the Second Team against Old Ashtonians. Under 17s Player of the Year in 2006-07. Left to play for Woodley but broke a leg and returned to play for Mellor Firsts in 2011-12. First Team Players' Player of the Year 2012-13.

Scott Cassidy

Newcomer in 2001-2002 season, his all-action midfield style could fit easily into a Duracell commercial. First Team Player of the Year 2001-2002. Played mainly in the Seconds in 2007-08 but really a First Team squad player. Every team needs a Scott. In 2009-10 he re-established himself in Mellor's First Team and put in several Man of the Match performances. First Team Player of the Year in 2009-10. Nickname: Scott. DoB 20.9.76

Chris Coram

Centre midfielder or wide midfielder or sometimes left back for the first team He links up play well and rarely wastes a ball. Often the Man of the Match for his creativity and scores goals too. First Team Manager's Player of the Year 2011. A member of the Stockport Senior Cup winning squad of 2014. DoB 10.1.85

Paul Cornwall.

Ran the third team successfully in 2000-2001. Combative midfield general, with a dodgy knee. But he usually plays through the pain barrier. Has appeared more in hospital than Dr Benson from ER. Took part in the sponsored bike ride in 2000. Came on as a sub and scored a wonder goal against Gatley to help the First Team win promotion in 2002-03.Volunteered to run the fourth team in 2004-05. Nickname: Corny. DoB 2.9.74

Jon Cosgrove

Stylish performer who can play as an attacking full back, midfielder or striker and often fulfils all three roles in the same game! In terms of fitness an inspiration to the younger generation. However, his wife has tried to convince him that there is more pleasure in caravanning! Ex first team regular who later starred in the second team, where in 2003-04 he was highest goalscorer and second top goalscorer the following season. He later left Mellor but returned in season 2009-10 to play in the Fourths. A member of the Fourth Team's Hellawell Shield Final team in April 2010. He scored in the match. Nickname: Cossy. DoB 2.11.68

 

Barry Dalby

Quality midfielder who can also get forward and score as Mellor found out in season 2002-03 when he netted twice against us in the Stockport Senior Cup semi-final. Joined us from Poynton in the close season. Played mainly in midfield but also thrown up front on occasions. He scored the vital goal which ensured Mellor's promotion to the Premier Division, as we beat Burnage Metro 1-0 in April 2004 to finished Division Two runners-up. Won the (joint) leading goalscorer medal for the first team in 2003-04 and was also named Players' Player of the Year. Nickname: Baz or Barry. DoB 16.5.85.

 

 

 

 

Simon Dawson

Joined the club in 2005 and established himself as a central defender in the fourth team, helping the side to the Hellawell Shield Final in May 2005. In the summer of 2005 he somehow found himself in a London photographer's studio and if you click on his face you'll see the result. DoB

Pete Davey.

Brave goalkeeper who needs to show a little more consistency before he can challenge for a second team spot. A safe pair of hands especially when carrying a round of drinks from the bar in Kelly's nightclub! Nickname: PD. DoB 30.4.83

Johnny Downey

Goalkeeper. Played in the Fifth team in 2005-06 but made his league debut in 2006-07 in the Thirds in a 4-2 home win against Parrs Wood Celtic and saved a crucial penalty. He played his early football (seven years) with Glossop Juniors. Third Team Player of the Year in 2006-07.

Paul Duckworth

Joined the club in August 2008 and made his debut for the Third Team.

Matt Downs.

 

Established himself as the third team keeper in 2003-04. Good shot-stopper. Nickname: World Idol Bloke.

 

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