Youth Football


Former Taunton Town footballer Jamie Ward has joined King’s College to coach boys’ football. The right-winger, who also played semi-professional football for Yeovil Town and Clevedon Town, spent ten years at Wordsworth Drive, between 1984-94 during which the club won the Great Mills Western League title and reached the final of the FA Vase, before …

Exeter City’s under-18s took to the pitch twice as they played Bristol Rovers and AFC Bournemouth in a busy week for Dan Green and his young squad, writes Derek Baker. The Grecians took on the Pirates at the Cliff Hill Training Ground where City’s youngsters were hoping to kick on from their 12-0 victory over …

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 …