Carl Dickinson becomes the New Manager

Former Stoke City and Port Vale defender Carl Dickinson has agreed in principle to become the new manger of the club. 

Dickinson will take on the role of player manager at the club when his current deal with Yeovil Town ends at the end of the season. 

A three year deal has been agreed with the club in what shows the ambition we have here. 

Speaking on social media earlier on our new manager said he was “excited for the future” as he looks ahead to his first management role. 

Now that he has signed the deal he goes back to Yeovil Town where he will stay 100% focused on the rest of the season at Huish Park.  

New Manager Search

As we commence our search for a new manager we caught up with Chairman Ron Mcilreavy for his views and expectations.

“Firstly I would like to place on record my thanks to Michael and his team for all the efforts this season, we had some great days in particular in the FA Cup and I will always be thankful for that”

“It is now my intention to restructure the football side of the football club as we look to appoint a full-time manager to oversee all football operations”

“We are open to receive CVs from applicants who have managed at level four and above over the past three seasons or anyone who has played at level three and above over the past two seasons”

“All applications can be sent to”

Deadline for applicants 21st March 2021

Club Statement: Mick Morton


Hanley Town Football club last night reluctantly accepted manager Micky Mortons resignation.

We would like to place on record our thanks to Micky for years of dedication to the club as player and manager.

He will always be welcome at Hanley Town Football Club

Runcorn Town (H & A) fixtures confirmed

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Following the recent covid disruption, we can confirm that our original scheduled games against Runcorn Town are set to go ahead.

Sat 2nd Jan: Hanley Town v Runcorn Town (15:00)
Potteries Park

Wed 6th Jan: Runcorn Town v Hanley Town (19:45)
Viridor Community Stadium

Due to Covid Tier 3 restrictions, no Hanley supporters should this game.

Transfer latest (18/12)

First-Team only
Last updated: 18/12/20

December 2020
Semi Wara
OUT George Woodroffe (to Stone Old Alleynians)
OUT Joshua Bristow (to Abbey Hulton Utd)

November 2020
Peter Williams (from Foley Meir)
IN Rhys Thompson (from Congleton Town)
OUT Ryanjay Malbon (returned to Stoke City)
IN Charlie Walford (from Leek Town)
OUT Luke Lewis (to Abbey Hulton Utd)

October 2020
Ryanjay Malbon (from Stoke City) Temporary

Fixture change: Whitchurch Alport (A)

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Following discussions with Whitchurch, and should the game be able to go ahead (without Covid restrictions), our scheduled Boxing Day fixture has been moved to Monday 28th December, with a 19:45 kick-off.

As previously mentioned however, this will not go ahead should spectators be unable to attend.

Hanley to face Long Eaton Utd in the next round of the FA Vase

Hanley have been drawn away at Midland League side Long Eaton Utd in the next round of the FA Vase. This tie is to take place on Saturday 19th December.

Unfortunately, we expect this game to be once again be played behind closed doors. We will hopefully provide live updates of the game on our Twitter page.

Details as we get them to be confirmed on here and on our social media platforms.