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BRISTOL CITY have been handed a home tie against either Shrewsbury Town or Wolverhampton Wanderers in the fifth round of the FA Cup. City have reached the last 16 for the first time in nearly 20 years and will now be eyeing the quarter-finals of the competition. “It’s great to get a home tie and …

TORQUAY United’s top scorer Jamie Reid has signed a new contract with the Devon club. Reid enjoyed three separate loan spells with United prior to signing permanently in October 2017, however, it was not until Gary Johnson’s arrival as boss in September that the former Exeter City player cemented his place as one of United’s …

BRISTOL City are through to the fifth round of the FA Cup for the first time in nearly 20 years after they came from behind to beat Championship rivals Bolton Wanderers at Ashton Gate on Friday night. City have not reached the last 16 since the 2000-01 season. They will find out who they will …

GLOUCESTERSHIRE FA has hailed its mammoth walking football week as a “big success.” The county association laid on a series of sessions across Bristol and Gloucestershire last month in a concerted attempt to raise awareness about the benefits of the gentler-paced version of the sport and encourage more people to get involved, on and off …

BRISTOL Rovers find themselves within touching distance of a Wembley cup final after beating Port Vale 3-0 on Tuesday night to reach the semi-finals of the Checkatrade Trophy. Rovers led 1-0 at the break with Ollie Clarke firing them ahead with a fine individual goal on 20 minutes. Port Vale found themselves down to 10-man …

AFC Bournemouth are on the verge of signing Brentford defender Chris Mepham. The Wales international is having a medical at the Premier League side after Brentford accepted an offer believed to be in the region of £12m. Mepham can play centre-back or right-back and has made 48 appearances in for the Bees. His arrival at …

EXETER City have signed Huddersfield Town full-back Jaden Brown on loan until the end of the season. The highly-rated defender has represented England at under-19 level and is known for his pace and ability to get and up and down the wing. City manager Matt Taylor said: “He is a dynamic left sided defender. We …

EXETER City have signed winger Randell Williams from Premier League side Watford. The 22-year-old has moved to St James’ Park on a permanent deal after a loan spell at Wycombe Wanderers. He played six games for the Chairboys last season as they were promoted from League Two and 23 games for them this campaign in …