Football


WESTLAND Sports FC Alan Lamont was selected by his peers as the Dorset Premier League’s Secretary of the Year and collected his award from Chairman Mick Mock at the DPL AGM held at Sturminster Newton FC. Mr Lamont also runs the club’s website which was voted best in the league and the matchday programme which …

THE FOOTBALL world lost one of the perpetrators of one of the 1970s most iconic moments with the news that Ernie Hunt had died in a Gloucestershire nursing home this week at the age of 75 after suffering from Alzheimer’s disease. Hunt, playing for Coventry City at the time, developed the infamous ‘Donkey kick’ along …

DORCHESTER Town have confirmed that goalkeeper Chris Weale has signed a contract with League One Exeter City to be their goal keeping coach for the 2018-19 season. A Dorchester spokesman said: “Chris was eager to take a full time role in coaching, and to be able to help the Grecians was something he could not …

YEOVIL Town’s Carabao Cup tie against Aston Villa on Tuesday 14th August (7.45pm) at Huish Park will be shown live on Sky Sports. The Round One clash has been selected for television coverage in what will be the first competitive meeting between the two sides. Steve Bruce’s Championship outfit will head to Somerset after narrowly …

DORCHESTER Town FC has announced that it’s Avenue Stadium will be the new home ground for Yeovil Town Ladies for the 2018/19 season. In addition, Yeovil Town Ladies are pleased to reveal that they also hope to return to their former home ground, Huish Park, and home of their parent club, to play some league …

HIGHLY-rated winger Diallang Jaiyesimi has joined Yeovil Town on a season-long loan from Norwich City. The 20-year-old, who spent last season on loan at league rivals Grimsby, becomes Darren Way’s first signing of the summer. Graduating from Aspire Academy, run by Dulwich Hamlet, the pacey attacker was scouted by the Canaries before signing a professional …

HOLT United have appointed former player Phil Brown for a second spell as manager as they look to build on their fifth place finish in the Dorset Premier League last season. Brown has been already been busy boosting his squad bringing in Shane Jackson, Connor Doe from newly crowned Wessex Premier League champions Blackfield & …

SOUTH West Peninsula League East Division club Galmpton & Roselands FC have been informed by previous manager Simon Walker that he is unable to continue in the hot seat and has resigned. Therefore they are looking for a manager or player/manager for the SWP East Division first team. Applications and enquiries (in confidence) please to …