Stockport County will play Cheadle Town in the Cheshire Senior Cup this Wednesday, with the game taking place at the Park Road stadium in Cheadle.
Founded in 1961, the club were formerly of the Manchester & District Sunday League before making the move to Saturday football. Their biggest game in recent seasons have been against FC United, who drew 3-3 in a pulsating game at Edgeley Park in front of 3,200 spectators.
The club is famous for its legendry foreign tours, having played 96 games in 30 different countries in front of over 312,000 fans. Playing under their tour name, Manchester AFC, they have played against SEVEN national sides and once played in front of 65,000 people in Mexico City’s world-famous Aztec Stadium.
Currently, Town play in the Hallmark Security League, which is the fifth tier of non-league football and three divisions below County’s own National League North.
The game traditionally gives players on the fringe of the first-team squad a chance to sign, and last season resulted in the signing of Harry Brazel, who impressed for Winsford Town in a 4-4 penalties defeat at Edgeley Park last season.
Darren Stephenson could make his comeback after suffering for months with an ankle injury, whilst Ben Hinchliffe could return to the squad after missing the previous two league games.
The game will be played at Cheadle Town’s Park Road Stadium.
Park Road, Stockport, SK8 2AN
Adults £5, Concessions £2 (Senior Citizens & U16)