Football


Results for West Country teams in action on Wednesday 15th November. Evo-Stik Southern Premier Frome Town 3 vs 1 Dorchester Town Toolstation Western Football League Wiltshire Senior Cup Westbury United 3 vs 2 Bradford Town (AET) Somerset County League Division 1 West Glastonbury 2 vs 6 Yatton & Cleeve United First

An American Football coach once said: “Winning isn’t everything, it’s the only thing.” By that measure, Truro City’s trip to London to meet Charlton Athletic in the First Round of the Emirates FA Cup was a bust. But with the greatest respect to our transatlantic cousin, I don’t think he could be more wrong. A …

When David Luiz’s future was thrown into doubt at Chelsea following a row with manager Antonio Conte, Exeter City could have been forgiven for viewing the storm as a boost. The Brazilian’s demotion to the bench for the heavyweight clash against Manchester United not only robbed Chelsea of one of their first-choice defenders, but it …

Darrell Clarke is facing the toughest test of his managerial skills since Bristol Rovers dropped out of the Football League. The Pirates visited Scunthorpe United yesterday, having lost six of their last seven League and cup games, conceding 17 goals in the process. By my reckoning that is the worst sequence of results Rovers have …

Are Plymouth Argyle a one-man team? That is a question that has been asked in several quarters in recent weeks as the Pilgrims’ run of improved results has coincided with an upturn in form for last season’s top goalscorer Graham Carey. The 28-year-old Irishman has been pretty much back to his brilliant best in the …

Results for West Country teams in action on Tuesday 14th November. Evo-Stik Southern Premier Weymouth FC 2 vs 2 Tiverton Town FC Toolstation Western Football League Division One Radstock Town 1 vs 0 Bishop Sutton Somerset Premier Cup Welton Rovers 5 vs 3 Larkhall Athetic (AET) Wiltshire Senior Cup Calne Town 0 vs 3 Bemerton …

AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe admitted that “he lost himself for a moment” when Steve Cook headed home in the 90th minute of last weekend’s 1-0 win over Newcastle. The managerial team reacted passionately to the dramatic last-minute goal and Howe was proud of his side’s perseverance to get the crucial result. “There have been …

Supporters of Plymouth Argyle’s youth team will have another opportunity to watch the youngsters on the main pitch at Home Park. The young Pilgrims’ 7-2 defeat of Eastleigh in the FA Youth Cup earned them a second round clash against AFC Wimbledon this coming Tuesday on the first-team’s pitch (7.00 pm). Wimbledon must have been …