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IT’S Troon AFC’s 50th anniversary this season and, to mark the occasion, the club were keen to ensure the man in charge of their First XI is someone who knows it inside out. Jason Smeeth, new boss of the club’s First XI, who play in the Trelawny League’s Premier Division, has a strong connection with …

25th July 2018 in: Football, Local Football

As hoped, the Cornwall FA have come back with their thoughts on the idea of Indy reader Terry Jenkin who suggested allowing under-16s to play men’s football might ease the position at some local village clubs. Richard Pallot, the county’s governance manager, told me: “There are many challenges facing the FA and county FAs when …

12th December 2017 in: Local Football

What a great evening it was on Thursday for the very first Andy Trathen Memorial Trophy, despite the weather turning rather wet and an electricity issue in the immediate area meaning that the floodlights began to ominously flicker for a large part of the game. Nothing was going to prevent the event from being a …

1st October 2017 in: Local Football