Altrincham


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Altrincham

(ôl`trĭng-əm), town (1991 pop. 39,528), Trafford metropolitan district, W central England. A suburb of Manchester, it has a textile-printing industry and engineering works and is also noted for its market gardens. The town's growth was stimulated by the construction of the Bridgewater Canal in 1760.

Altrincham

a residential town in NW England, in Trafford unitary authority, Greater Manchester. Pop.: 40 695 (2001)
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The group have been linked to a robbery in Hale Town Centre on January 6, an assault in John Leigh Park, Altrincham, on January 8 and attack on a bus in Altrincham on Tuesday, January 9.
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Altrincham have had a torrid two years, relegation from the Conference Premier last season and now rock-bottom of the North division.
They looked as if they were heading for defeat when Altrincham went 2-1 up with two minutes left, but Terry Galbraith kept his cool right.
Altrincham have just been relegated from the National League top flight.
Altrincham are on a five game-winless run, while Chester are looking for more consistency after defeat at home to Macclesfield on Monday made it two wins and three losses in their last five games.
But Altrincham found their way back into the game straight after the re-start, Rankine firing the ball into the roof of the next from close range.
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But instead of building on the goal, the away side fell apart as former Reds forward James Lawrie and Damian Reeves scored to hand Altrincham the win.
Inside the first minute Stephan Morley saw a long range effort tipped over the bar for Leamington but it was Altrincham who took the lead on five minutes from Damian Reeve's looping header.