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Welcome to the official website of Runcorn Linnets FC.

We currently play in the Hallmark Security Football League (North West Counties Football League), and were awarded Charter Standard in October 2011.

We are a registered society under the Co-operative and Community Benefit Societies Act 2014 and were formed in the 2006 off-season by the fans of the now defunct Runcorn FC (which was playing under the name "Runcorn FC Halton" at the time). Although when we formed we were technically a "new" club, the Linnets were given special dispensation by the FA to be treated as a reformed version of Runcorn FC - the special dispensation was necessary as the old club had simply become dormant, choosing not to field a team, as opposed to ceasing to exist as a legal entity.

Feel free to view the latest news, and find out what's new on the site. If you have any suggestions, comments or questions, then please get in touch using the Contact Us page.

Remember, if you are unable to make it to a match, then you can get the latest live score, plus mini-commentary by visiting this site during the game! If you can't get to a computer during the match, then you can have the details of the match at half and full time sent by text to your phone. You can get more details of this on the SMS page. You can also follow us on Facebook and Twitter where you will find live updates throughout our matches.

Latest Headlines

19 Feb : Redeveloped Runcorn Linnets HQ "a real hub for community football"

17 Feb : Runcorn lose to Widnes 0-2

15 Feb : Mayor to officially open clubhouse and boundary fencing this Saturday

What's New?

  • 18 Feb : Match Report for the Widnes game has been added.
  • 18 Feb : The Events page has been updated.
  • 07 Feb : Match Report for the Ashton Athletic game has been added.
  • 05 Feb : Match Report for the Barnton game has been added.
  • 29 Jan : Match Report for the AFC Darwen game has been added.
  • 22 Jan : Match Report for the Charnock Richard game has been added.

New date for visit to Padiham

The Hallmark Security League's hardworking fixtures secretary John Reid has been quick to rearrange our postponed Premier Division trip to Padiham. The game is now to be played on Tuesday, March 27th.

Rearranged date for Northwich Victoria away game

Following the postponement of Saturday's visit to Northwich Vics, the fixture has been rescheduled by The Hallmark Security League for Tuesday, April 24th with a 7.45pm kick off.

Derek's history of the Linnets' 100 years is heading for a sellout - buy now to avoid disappointment

"Once a Linnet, Always a Linnet", our former club chairman Derek Greenwood's look at 100 years of Linnets footballing history, has been very well received with sales of the booklet having now passed 200 copies.

The print run was 250 so if you have been intending to buy a copy, but have not yet done so, now is the time to act. You wouldn't want to miss out!

The booklets will continue to be on sale, while stocks last, from Derek, who will be in the clubhouse immediately before and after first-team home games.

They are also available on line through the Purchase Page

The 72-page full colour scrapbook history costs 10 and every penny from sales will go directly to Runcorn Linnets FC.

Latest News

19 Feb : Redeveloped Runcorn Linnets HQ "a real hub for community football"

Runcorn Linnets have been applauded for transforming The Millbank Linnets Stadium and surrounding pitches into a splendid community football facility for present and future generations.


17 Feb : Runcorn lose to Widnes 0-2

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Runcorn lost to Widnes in the The Hallmark Security League Premier Division at The Millbank Linnets Stadium with a score of 0-2. Widnes scored in the 15th minute from a Kev Towey free kick. Widnes increased their lead in the 19th minute.

Match Report

15 Feb : Mayor to officially open clubhouse and boundary fencing this Saturday

THIS Saturday's top-of-the-table inaugural Halton derby between Runcorn Linnets and Widnes FC in The Hallmark Security League Premier Division will be the setting for the official unveiling of major ground improvements at The Millbank Linnets Stadium.


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Recent Headlines

07 Feb : Freddie Potter bags Macron Player of the Month award in The Hallmark Security League Premier Division

06 Feb : Runcorn beat Ashton Athletic 2-0

02 Feb : Runcorn beat Barnton 1-3

01 Feb : Freddie is our Millbank Player of the Month for January

27 Jan : Runcorn beat AFC Darwen 5-1

26 Jan : Rio Gill leaves Runcorn Linnets

26 Jan : Urkey's 1,000 fundraising triathlon mission in memory of Jarvis

20 Jan : Runcorn beat Charnock Richard 6-2

18 Jan : Leipzig v Rangers Under 19s moved from The Millbank to safeguard fixture

17 Jan : Millbank Linnets Stadium to stage international club U19s match this Sunday

17 Jan : Midfielder Rory Fallon moves on

13 Jan : Runcorn beat Congleton Town 3-1

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Runcorn Linnets 200 Club

Draw date : January 2018

Winning Numbers
Winners of 20 each:
133, 39, 108

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Venue:The Millbank Linnets Stadium
Match:The Hallmark Security League Premier Division
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Next Away Match

Barnoldswick Town
Date:Sat 24 Feb 2018
Venue:Greenberfield Lane
Postcode:BB18 5LJ
Match:The Hallmark Security League Premier Division

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Date:Sat 17 Feb 2018
Match:The Hallmark Security League Premier Division
Result:0-2 (lost)

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