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Weymouth’s reserve team have given their notice to withdraw from the Sydenham’s Wessex League. Weymouth’s board of directors released the following statement. “The board of directors have taken the decision to give notice to the Sydenham’s Wessex League to withdraw the club’s reserve team with immediate effect. The difficult decision was not taken lightly and …

Truro City and Chippenham Town will face off in the Vanarama National League South match at Treyew Road tonight (kick-off 7.45pm). Truro City are looking to continue their good form of four consecutive wins, while Chippenham Town will be looking to put last weekend’s 3-0 loss to Dartford behind them. Truro City’s manager Lee Hodges …

DARRELL Clarke admits a tinge of disappointment at failing to meet his double-figure target of new signings this summer. But eight out of ten is not bad and some shrewd business, allied to hanging on to players of the calibre of Billy Bodin and Tom Lockyer, means that Pirates fans can look forward with optimism …

IN another busy week for the Exeter City Academy, the under-18s and under-16s both secured comprehensive victories against Cheltenham Town. City’s under-18s recorded a dominant 12-0 win at home against their Gloucestershire opponents to banish all memories of their disappointing opening day defeat to Swindon Town. After seeing a 2-0 lead slip away against Swindon, …

FORMER Plymouth Argyle youth team striker Louis Rooney made an explosive start to his career with Linfield. Rooney, who has signed a one-year contract with the reigning Northern Ireland Football League champions, was on the bench for their Bet McClean League Cup game against Lisburn Distillery at Windsor Park and had to wait until the …

LAST season’s Les James League Cup winners AEK Boco are out of the competition at the first round stage, losing 5-2 at Frampton United. United’s Shaun Lawson hit a hat-trick at the Bell Field, putting the home side ahead after just four minutes by turning in a cross from the flank. Lawson made it 2-0 …

Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale has picked up the League Two manager of the month award for August. Tisdale, has guided Exeter City to the top of League Two with three wins and one draw in August. He has previously been nominated for a EFL manager of the month award 10 times before but he …

Unbeaten Exeter City will face off against newly promoted Forest Green Rovers on Saturday at The New Lawn. Exeter City have been in fine form, sitting at the top of League Two while Forest Green Rovers are adjusting to the league. Exeter City manager Paul Tisdale is cautious of their opponents on Saturday. “It is …