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Bristol City Women are delighted to announce the loan signing of goalkeeper Sophie Baggaley from Birmingham City. Baggaley, 20, joined the Blue Girls in 2014 and has gone on to make 18 appearances to date for the Midlands outfit. An England youth international, Baggaley has represented her country at Under-17, 19, 20 and 23 level, …

City have completed the signing of Swedish Under-21 international Niclas Eliasson for an undisclosed fee. The 21-year-old winger arrives at Ashton Gate from IFK Norrkoping and has signed a three-year contract, with a further year’s option. Head coach Lee Johnson told bcfc.co.uk: “It’s a really interesting deal given the way myself and our recruitment team …

HAVING moved from the much-loved home at Sector Lane in 2015, Axminster Football Club are about to embark on their second full season at their new £1million-plus ground and clubhouse at Tiger Way, just off the Chard Road. Moving from Sector Lane was a wrench for many, such was its iconic status in local football. But …

Stephane Zubar has been released by Yeovil Town. The defender signed for the Glovers on non-contract terms in the summer, with the club having the opportunity to extend his deal month-by-month. Former Bournemouth man Zubar picked up a knock in the opening pre-season friendly against Weymouth and is currently working his way back to full …

EXETER CITY – 1 CAMBRIDGE – 0 PAUL Tisdale pointed to his side’s aggressive streak as a defining factor as Exeter shrugged off fears of a play-off hangover thanks to Reuben Reid’s early strike. The Grecians powered into the play-offs last season despite being bottom of the table in November, only to see their promotion …

AFC Bournemouth are delighted to announce that supporters will be able to listen live to every kick of the club’s 2017/18 campaign. Live match commentary of every competitive first team game is once returning to afcb.co.uk for 2017/18 – and is now free of charge! The live audio service, in partnership with BBC Radio Solent, …

Yeovil Town Ladies will host Manchester City Women on the opening day of the 2017/18 FA Women’s Super League season. Jamie Sherwood’s side welcome the 2016 title winners to Huish Park on Sunday, September 24th (2pm kick-off), where they will play all of their home matches. It is the first time the female Glovers will …

BRISTOL CITY – 3 BARNSLEY – 1 BOBBY Reid’s sensational opening day display provided the major talking point of a hugely encouraging City performance. While tougher opposition and more testing conditions may lie ahead, Lee Johnson could hardly have dreamed of a more convincing first 45 minutes of the season as his side romped into …