Local Football


SITUATED roughly between Falmouth and Redruth in West Cornwall, the civil parish of Wendron has a population of around 3,000 spread far and wide, and it is, therefore, all the more remarkable that there should be such a stunning, state-of-the art football ground within it, dwarfing almost all others in the county in both style …

Bridport 3 Cadbury Heath 0 Toolstation Western League Premier Division Bridport moved up to 11th in the Toolstation Western League after completing a League double over Cadbury Heath at St Mary’s last night. The Bees, playing just their seventh home league fixture of the season, took the lead nine minutes before half time when ace …

TO THOSE not necessarily in the know, Bradford Town Football Club are a long established club playing out of the attractive Wiltshire town of Bradford-on-Avon for decades, having been members of the Western League since the dawn of time. So it comes as a surprise to many that the club are only 25 years old, …

JUST 25 years ago Street Football Club had reached Division Three of the Somerset Senior League and in senior circles there was nowhere else to go. Junior football beckoned for the club which has a rich pedigree but had been divorced from the Western League for more than 30 years, having been forced back in …

IT’S the biggest game in the history of Melksham Town on Saturday as the Wiltshire outfit plays host to Tring Athletic in the fifth round of the Buildbase FA Vase. A large four-figure crowd is expected at their Oakfields Stadium as they plot their route into the last eight and a step closer to Wembley. …

SALTASH United will be celebrating the life of their former Chairman, Mike Howard, at Saturday’s home game against Stoke Gabriel. The popular figure guided the club through some successful times in the Western League between 1975 and 1995 where they were League Champions on three occasions and runners-up twice. He also oversaw the project to …

FANS’ favourite, Ollie Price, has been named as manager of Evo-Stik League South West outfit, Mangotsfield United, until the end of the season. He takes over in the hot-seat following the departure of Wayne Thorne and David Seal earlier this week. A former Exeter City youth team player, Price first joined Mangotsfield back in May …

NEWQUAY AFC have benefitted from a £13,542 grant from the Football Stadia Improvement Fund, in association with the Football Foundation and Premier League, to upgrade the floodlights and hard-standing at their Mount Wise Stadium home. As well as benefitting the first-team, it also allowed the youth teams to play matches throughout the winter months, something …