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Midfielder Jake Mawford said it was a “no brainer” after caretaker Shaun Potter was handed the manager’s job at Cheddar on a permanent basis. The Weston-super-Mare Academy graduate, who also managed the under-18s at the Woodspring Stadium, took over the hot seat at Bowden’s Park with the Cheesemen rooted to the foot of the Toolstation …

Bottom of the Premier Division Burnham have parted company with manager Mark Betts and appointed Alan Paris in his place. Paris, who has recent associations with Slough Town, played more than 250 Football League games for clubs including Watford, Peterborough United and Notts County. It was also announced at the same time that Lee Ebdon …

Despite the traffic problems in and around Bristol following the closure, once again, of the motorway, Clevedon managed to reach Cribbs for this local Derby in the Toolstation Premier Division and with both sides tied on the same points, it looked to offer an excellent game in prospect. Before most of the fans had taken …

Once again the League will be well represented in the first round proper of the Buildbase FA Vase. Bridgwater Town earned a trip to Bashley following their 5-4 victory at AFC St Austell and happy boss Karl Baggaley acknowledged: “It was a strange game, a fantastic one for neutrals but not so good if you …

The Lazarus-like revival that Shaun Potter has overseen since taking up the managerial reigns at Cheddar is one that could be recognised with the Division One ‘Team of the Month’ award. The Weston-super-Mare Academy graduate, who also managed the under-18s at the Woodspring Stadium stepped into the hot-seat at Bowdens Park when the Cheesemen were …

What a great evening it was on Thursday for the very first Andy Trathen Memorial Trophy, despite the weather turning rather wet and an electricity issue in the immediate area meaning that the floodlights began to ominously flicker for a large part of the game. Nothing was going to prevent the event from being a …

Southmead CS Athletic were hit by a double sucker-punch early in the second half as they fell to a 3-0 defeat to Kingswood. The home side opened the scoring on eight minutes from a corner that fell to Jordan Sims on the edge of the box and he unleashed a tremendous drive that flew into …

Cheddar have parted company with Jared Greenhalgh after three seasons at the helm of the Division One club. “Given the loyalty and positive impact that Jared has brought to the club, this was not an easy decision to make and was not taken lightly,” said a club statement. “While recognising that the team have had …