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IT’S Troon AFC’s 50th anniversary this season and, to mark the occasion, the club were keen to ensure the man in charge of their First XI is someone who knows it inside out. Jason Smeeth, new boss of the club’s First XI, who play in the Trelawny League’s Premier Division, has a strong connection with …

“THE BEST day of my life” was how nine year old Teyah in her own words described her taster session at St Agnes AFC Disability youth football. Dressed in her England kit Teyah, who has Peter’s Anomaly and neuronal migration disorder meaning she is severly sight impaired with very low muscle tone, had a wonderful …

ROMAN Glass St George will make club history when they play their first match in the Western League Premier Division on Saturday, August 4. The club won promotion last season after finishing runner-up to Westbury United in Division One, in what was their 11th year in the Western League. The Romans, who are managed by …

WESTBURY United are gearing up to make the step up to the Western League Premier Division following their promotion from Division One last season. Westbury chairman Greg Coulson is looking forward to the challenge of Premier football, along with all those involved with the White Horsemen. He said: “I think that the World Cup has …

HOLT United have been busy adding to their squad for their upcoming Dorset Premier League campaign. Four new signings were confirmed after the club’s initial pre season training session on Wednesday evening. Experienced keeper Andy Knights (pictured) has arrived from Hamworthy United while defender Joe Sullivan returns the Bulls’ fold as does striker Alistair Garard …

PORTLAND United Reserves begin life in the Dorset Premier League with a new face on the sidelines. Former Chickerell United manager Steve Coward joins the Blues second string’s current management team of Justin Faulkner and Steve Spearing as the team heads up into the Dorset Premier League after their place was confirmed at the DPL’s …

NEW Misterton player manager Paul McCormack is beginning to put together his plans for the upcoming season as the club aims to progress in the future. McCormack, who was a member of the Crewkerne Rangers side that won promotion from the Perry Street League Division Two and also lifted the Tommy Tabberer and Jack Venn …

AXMINSTER Town signed two new players for their upcoming South West Peninsula League Division One (East) campaign at their first pre-season training session at Tiger Way on Tuesday evening. Nathan Antat and goalkeeper Ashley Smith put pen to paper to rejoin their former Sidmouth Town manager Josh Stunell wjo is now joint boss at Tiger …