This Sporting Life

Heywoodites have long engaged in some of the great British sporting traditions. You can find out more about the sporting life of early Heywood in the pages linked below:

Link to story about blood sports in early Heywood, Lancashire
Recalling a time when public entertainment often involved blood and animal cruelty.

The history of a grand old club that has had its share of ups and downs over the years. (Page under construction)

Link to story of early football in Heywood
How Heywood clubs strove to make it to a bigger stage in the early decades of association football.

Link to football tables and results of Heywood clubs in Lancashire
League tables and cup results for Heywood's clubs in the early years of Lancashire football.