Football


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 …

BRISTOL City Women have finally appointed a new manager to replace Willie Kirk and she is Tanya Oxtoby, an Australian who steps up from her role as assistant coach at Birmingham City Women. Kevin Hamblin, chairman of Bristol City Women, said: “We are thrilled to have secured Tanya as the new manager of the Vixens. …

MATT Taylor has taken big steps towards stamping his mark on the Exeter City squad with a number of signings since taking up the reins at the beginning of June. The Grecians manager made his first two signings with the captures of defender Aaron Martin from Oxford United and former Notts County striker Jonathan Forte. …

LEE JOHNSON believes that taking Andreas Weimann back to his roots will make him an effective replacement for Bobby Reid in Bristol City’s team this season. One of the attractions of moving to Ashton Gate from Derby County for the 26-year-old Austria international was a promise from the head coach to play him through the …

TRURO City have completed the signing of former Plymouth Argyle striker, Louis Rooney. The 21 year-old previously had a loan spell with The White Tigers in 2016/17 and returns on a permanent basis having departed Linfield at the end of last season. He progressed through the ranks at Home Park to sign a professional contract …

YEOVIL Town have announced that Omar Sowunmi has signed a new two-year deal to remain at Huish Park. After making 46 appearances last season, the 22-year-old was out of contract this summer but has put pen to paper on a new contract to remain in with the Glovers. Having spent the last three seasons in …

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 …

AFC Bournemouth striker Mikael Ndjoli has joined Kilmarnock on a six-month loan deal. The youngster was a crucial part of Carl Fletcher’s under-21s side last year, netting 24 goals in all competitions. The forward made notable performances including all three goals in the 3-1 win against Exeter City and also bagging four in a 6-0 …