Join us at Edgeley Park for a celebration, as we remember one of Stockport County’s greatest ever achievements in the modern era.

An Evening With: The 1996/97 Team

Edgeley Park, Friday 14th October 2022 from 6:30pm 

Join us at Edgeley Park for a celebration as we remember one of Stockport County’s greatest ever achievements in the modern era. 25 years have passed since the Hatters were promoted to Division One thanks to the fantastic work of the 1996-97 team.

As a result, we’re inviting back players from the team, iconic members of the club and those who supported the club both then and now. If you’re a fan of Stockport County, then this is the perfect opportunity to be a part of Hatters history.

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The Team

The 1996–97 season is undoubtedly the most memorable and successful in Stockport County’s illustrious history, achieving promotion to what is now the Championship and famously reaching the semi-finals of the League Cup, knocking out Premier League opposition in Blackburn Rovers, West Ham and Southampton. That team contained some iconic players for the Club, such as Luis Cavaco, Sean Connelly, Lee Todd, Andy Mutch, Tom Bennett, Tony Dinning and Mike Flynn – all of whom will be making an appearance on the day, alongside our former chairman, Brendan Elwood.

Date & Price

The event will take place on Friday 14th October with doors opening at 6:30PM. The tickets for the evening are £25, which includes both food and entertainment. You can purchase tickets online using the ‘Book Now’ button below. This event is suitable for families and for all Stockport County fans alike. If you need any more information or wish to sit with another party but have purchased tickets separately, please contact our events team, who will be happy to help.

Food & Drink

Our in house chefs will be preparing a premium, home-cooked buffet for the evening, using local produce and ingredients. Our paid bar will also be available to purchase drinks from throughout the night. From lagers to spirits, we have a large range of beverages available to enjoy with your meal, including Birra Moretti, Heineken and Robinsons Smooth. Please note that The 1883 is a cashless bar, so card will need to be used upon purchase. If you have any dietary requirements, please contact our events team today and we’ll be happy to help.

What To Expect

Edgeley Park will be celebrating the 25th anniversary of the 1996-97 Team’s legendary campaign which resulted in their promotion to the First Division. Expect appearances from legendary figures of Stockport County’s history who all did their part to lead the Hatters to this major achievement. You’ll be able to enjoy a buffet in Edgeley Park’s 1883 lounge with a Q & A featuring former legends. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity for photos with members of the 96-97 team.

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    Our team are here to answer any questions you have about “An Evening With: The 1996/97 Team”.

    To discuss the evening in more detail, please give us a call or email the team directly by using the provided email address and contact form. We endeavour to respond to all enquiries within 24 hours.

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    Monday – Friday (9am – 5pm)