Football


BRADNINCH Football Club’s under-14 girls’ team have donated boxes of gifts for the Brambles Ward at the Royal Devon and Exeter Hospital. The reason behind the gesture is that last year one of the team suffered a freak accident while out walking with her parents and spent last Christmas first undergoing surgery, and then having …

BRISTOL Rovers have parted company with manager Darrell Clarke after a disappointing start to the 2018-19 season. Rovers are currently in the League One relegation zone after winning just four of their 21 league games so far this term. In a statement, Bristol Rovers said: “Darrell Clarke has been a loyal servant of Bristol Rovers …

TORQUAY United manager Gary Johnson has appointed Aaron Downes as his new assistant at Plainmoor. Downes spent three years with the Gulls between 2012 and 2015 and made more than 100 appearances for the club. He was United’s 2012-13 player-of-the-season and became a popular figure at the club. He became Johnson’s first signing as manager …

BRISTOL Rovers will face a trip to Northampton Town in the third round of the Checkatrade Trophy. Northampton are managed by Bristol-born Keith Curle, who played for Rovers, Bristol City and Torquay United during his career, which also saw him earn England honours. He also is a former Torquay manager. The draw was made on …

AFC BOURNEMOUTH’S England international midfielder Lewis Cook is facing up to nine months on the sidelines after rupturing his anterior cruciate ligament. The 21-year-old suffered the injury during Bournemouth’s 2-1 league win over Huddersfield Town on Tuesday night. “We are all devastated for Lewis,” said AFC Bournemouth manager Eddie Howe. “It is a huge blow …

YEOVIL Town’s young defender Daniel Ojo has signed his first professional contract with the club. The 17-year-old has penned a deal until June 2021 at Huish Park to join fellow Academy product Gabby Rogers in committing their futures to the green and whites. After spending the majority of the campaign so far working under first-team manager Darren Way, Ojo made …

BOURNEMOUTH finally returned to winning ways on Tuesday night with a 2-1 home victory over Huddersfield Town. It was the Cherries’ first league win in five games and has lifted them up to sixth in the Premier League standings. New England international Callum Wilson and Ryan Fraser proved their match winners. Wilson headed them ahead …

YEOVIL  Town will this Saturday sign the Armed Forces Covenant as well as offering Tickets For Troops for the Sky Bet League Two clash with Forest Green Rovers at Huish Park (3pm).  By signing the Covenant, the club will make a commitment to support the country’s servicemen and women wherever and however it can and to …