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Todays Fixtures: EFL CUP AFC Bournemouth vs Brighton & Hove Albion Wolverhampton Wanderers vs Bristol Rovers   Upcoming Fixtures: LEAGUE TWO – FRIDAY 22nd SEPTEMBER Forest Green Rovers vs Swindon Town   PREMIER LEAGUE – SATURDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER Everton vs AFC Bournemouth   CHAMPIONSHIP – SATURDAY 23rd SEPTEMBER Norwich City vs Bristol City   LEAGUE ONE – …

Plymouth Argyle Ladies striker Natasha Knapman picked up the top goalscorer award for the FA Premier League’s South West Division at the 2017 FA Women’s Football Awards. The 26 year old was in excellent form last season. Knapman managed to find the back of the net 30 times in all competitions. More impressively, this total …

Thirteen could prove a lucky number for Darren Way. The Yeovil Town boss nipped in just before the transfer window closed to bring Matt Worthington to Huish Park from Bournemouth on loan until January, and both clubs believe that he could be the man to play a big part in leading the Glovers back into …

Lewis Tribe of Salisbury has been selected for the England Senior Cerebral Palsy for the World Championships in Argentina. The 17-year-old Burgate School pupil has been been part of the South West Talent Centre for the past few seasons. In 2015-16 he was recommended for the ‘Emerging Talent’ programme but was unable to take his …

Former Taunton Town footballer Jamie Ward has joined King’s College to coach boys’ football. The right-winger, who also played semi-professional football for Yeovil Town and Clevedon Town, spent ten years at Wordsworth Drive, between 1984-94 during which the club won the Great Mills Western League title and reached the final of the FA Vase, before …

Darrell Clarke’s honest assessments of Bristol Rovers’ performances have earned him great respect from the local media during his time as manager, writes Richard Latham. The Pirates boss can be moody on occasions and sometimes takes great delight in what he calls “keeping you Press lads on your toes”, particularly when in high spirits after …

Women’s football in England is facing massive change with the two-tier professional game coming under scrutiny for a major overhaul. The Women’s SuperLeague was launched in 2011 as an eight-team competition, before expanding with the introduction of a ten side Division Two three years ago. Since then, England’s success on the world stage has come …

Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale will be the first to admit that 12 months is a long time in football. This time last year, the Grecians were in the grip of a growing injury crisis and were sliding alarmingly towards the foot of the table. Tisdale was starting to come under fire from supporters and …