Warren Smith, the Knight of Ordsall

Great to see Warren Smith knighted in the New Year’s Honours list. Warren was instrumental in kick-starting our fundraising campaign in 2005 when he was chairman of LPC Living.  He became chairman of the club in 2006 and has continued to support us. He is pictured here in 2009 by photographer Stephen Wright. Warren has been the Lord Lieutenant of Greater Manchester since 2007.


Club receive Queens Award For Voluntary Service 2016


The volunteer team at the club have been awarded the Queens Award for Voluntary Service 2016. Between them they have have contributed over 600 years volunteering. Club president Anthony Groves great, great gandson of one of the original founders commented “The Queens Award for Voluntary Service formally recognises the team’s contributions at the very highest level.  Their phenomenal work has ensured that the original vision of James and William Groves lives on today as one of the most successful and oldest, charitable youth establishments in the world”


Boxing greats present the club with new equipment

World lightweight WBO boxing Champion Terry Flanagan, and former European light heavyweight champion Jamie Moore visited the club last night to celebrate the award of a grant from WSP Parsons Brinckerhoff. The club used the award for new VIP Boxing Equipment. The champion boxers also touring the club and took part in the Tuesday night ABA training session.

Salford Lads Under 16 win national five a side football trophy

Our under 16 five a side football team made history today by being the first team from the club to win the National Title. They won the final of the Boys and Girls Clubs against teams from Newcastle and Durham. Along with our under 12 team they represented Greater Manchester in todays finals. In previous years our under 16 teams have made it to the North West Finals, but this year they achieved the top spot. A great achievement lads, well done.

Under 16s footballers win Greater Manchester Competition

SLC Win GM Five a side football final

After the under 12s won 2 weeks ago it was the turn of our under 16 footballers in last Saturdays BGCGM football competition at Soccer City in Trafford Park.  They won all their games and now qualify for the national finals next year. The team are pictured with Anthony Rice ( centre ) and Club leader Leon Warmington far right.

William, the National Pool Champion

Three club members took part in the National Pool Finals in Leicester last weekend organised by the Boys and Girls Clubs.
After reaching the semi-finals in previous years William Doyle has now added the national title at under 16 level; while Kyle Kearsley and Daniel Rice both reached the semi-finals in the under 12 competition. Well done lads.

The next generation of footballers

A group of young footballers, along with their proud parents and family, came into the club for the first time this week for an end of season presentation.  Ordsall Juniors Under 10s managed by Paul Houghton have completed their very first season in the City of Salford Soccer League. We hope they will be back next year when they are old enough to join the club!


Snooker titles for Salford Lads

William Doyle (L) and Billy Quincey (R) took the under 14 Greater Manchester snooker titles at Stockport Lads Club last week . This was William’s seventh title in 3 years as winner of both snooker and pool events  in greater Manchester and the North West . He reached the national semi finals 2 years ago. The event was organised by BGCGM.

Jake and William win Pool Finals

Salford Lads’ Club members Jake Heard and William Doyle won two of the four CYP Greater Manchester pool finals. Jake won the under 16 final in a tense, best out of 3 games. William won his 3rd CYP Greater Manchester title in the under 14 competition, both will go forward to the North West finals at Preston in 2013