Local Football


THE TWO South West Peninsula League Division One (East) matches played in East Devon Wednesday night brought defeats for hosts Axminster Town and Honiton Town against their high flying – and free scoring – visitors Newton Abbot Spurs and St Martins. The game at Honiton saw the Saints maintain their push for the title with …

Honiton Town 4 Torridgeside 2 South West Peninsula League Division One (East) Honiton Town ended a three-game losing run and ended a four and half hour goal drought in the South West Peninsula League Division One (East) with a fine 4-2 win over Torridgeside on Sunday. Honiton got off to the perfect start when Ash …

The Greyhound 1 Pilot 4 Dorset FA Sunday Plate final A Man-of-the-Match performance by Josh Buck helped Bournemouth Sunday League outfit Pilot come from behind to clinch a comprehensive 4-1 win at the County Ground, Hamworthy on Sunday. Sam Bigwood ghosted in at the far post to nod The Greyhound from the Blackmore Vale League …

Lyme Regis 2 Sidmouth Town Reserves 1 Grandisson Cup Quarter Final With the Davey Fort ground still unplayable, last night’s Grandisson Cup quarter final tie was switched to Sidmouth’s Manstone Road HQ. Despite the unfamiliar turf, Lyme started the better of the two Macron Devon & Exeter League sides although keeper Harvey Brimicombe, standing in …

AXMINSTER Town Football Club has come a long way in a relatively short time and is enjoying life in its sparkly new home at Cloakham Lawns, having left Sector Lane, after 94 years, back in 2015. Several generations of Axminster supporters grew up watching the yellow and blacks at Sector which, in its latter years, …

Axminster Town 0 Budleigh Salterton 1 South West Peninsula League Division One East Axminster Town missed out on a fully deserved point when player-manager Jon Hurford drilled an 88th minute penalty two feet over the angle of the goal frame in a slick encounter against Budleigh Salterton at Tiger Way last night. The spot kick …

Devizes 2 Chard Town 1 Toolstation Western League Division One – att; 86 Chard Town’s winless run on the road was extended to five matches after hosts Devizes came from behind to snatch all three points at a Nursteed Road ground which was passed fit for play after a late pitch inspection.. Liam Cleal moved …

Shaftesbury Town 0 Wimborne Town 7 Dorset Senior Cup Final – at Hamworthy United/County HQ 3G (Attendance: 412) Wimborne finally ended a 21-year wait to gets their hands on the Dorset Senior cup and did it in some style on the 3G Dorset County HQ pitch at Hamworthy. The Magpies have been beaten in the …