Pickering is flavour of the month

Vodkat League Secretary John Deal presents Ally Pickering with his Manager of the Month award. Photo: Allan Toft.
Vodkat League Secretary John Deal presents Ally Pickering with his Manager of the Month award. Photo: Allan Toft.

NEW MILLS AFC manager Ally Pickering has been awarded The Vodkat League Premier Division Manager of the Month award for March.

The award, presented prior to Saturday’s 3-1 win over Bacup Borough (see page 55 for match report), follows a highly impressive haul of 22 points from a possible 27, from nine tough games, five of which were played away from Church Lane.

The results were: Alsager Town (away), won 3-0; Ramsbottom United (home), won 1-0; Stone Dominoes (home), drew 1-1; St Helens Town (home), won 9-0; Glossop North End (away), lost 2-1; Bacup Borough (away), won 1-0; Rossendale United (away), won 2-1; Formby (home), won 2-0; Colne (away), won 2-1.