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BRISTOL City boosted their Championship play-off hopes by beating Middlesbrough 1-0 at the Riverside Stadium on Tuesday evening. The win has lifted City up to fifth in the table, ahead of Aston Villa and Derby County, while Boro now find themselves two points off the play-offs places with manager Tony Pulis coming under pressure. A …

BRISTOL City will be hoping to strengthen their play-off claims tonight when they travel to the Riverside Stadium to play Middlesbrough in the Championship (7.45pm). The teams sit seventh and eighth in the table on 58 points – just one point off a play-off spot. It is a massive match for both sides and City …

TORQUAY United have signed goalkeeper Myles Bowman on work experience from Championship side Queens Park Rangers. The 19-year-old Bowman will add cover as the Gulls look to win the National League South table. They currently sit top with seven games to go. Torquay manager Gary Johnson said: “Myles is a young player at Queens Park …

TRURO City have appointed Paul Wilkinson as their manager until the end of the season. He will take his first training session on Thursday evening with his remit to preserve the Cornish club’s National League South status. Wilkinson, now 54, had a long playing career with spells at Grimsby Town, Everton, Nottingham Forest, Watford, Middlesbrough, …

UNIVERSITY of Plymouth Ladies’ Football Club will be hosting a special alumni match on Saturday in memory of a former player who sadly lost her battle with cancer last month. Abigail Rockefeller, better known as Rocko, joined UPLFC in 2016 and became a legend in the team. But in May 2018 she was diagnosed with …

TRURO City have sacked first-team manager Leigh Robinson and assistant boss Michael Meaker. In a statement the Cornish National League South club said: “The difficult decision has been taken to relieve first-team manager, Leigh Robinson, and assistant manager, Michael Meaker, of their duties with immediate effect. “We thank them for their efforts and wish them …

YEOVIL Town Football Club have confirmed that Darren Way is no longer their first team coach. In a statement the League Two side said: “Yeovil Town Football Club can confirm that with regret Darren Way has had his employment with the club terminated and is no longer First Team Manager. “Whilst Darren’s dedication, strong work …

ADULT male football enthusiasts in Gloucestershire and Bristol are to be presented with a personal and unique service in a concerted effort to inform them of the many playing opportunities on offer in a changing society. Throughout March, Gloucestershire FA (GFA) will be promoting grassroots men’s football and all that’s on offer to adult males …