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Plymouth Life Centre bosses have pulled off a major coup by not only being awarded next year’s British Elite Junior Diving Championships but also the highly prestigious British Diving Championships. The latter competition, the UK’s biggest domestic diving event, will take place between January 26-28 when the nation’s elite divers will showcase their talent as …

15th October 2017 in: Diving

Bristol City’s Chloe Arthur has been selected to represent Scotland in their World Cup qualifiers later this month. They face Belarus in Minsk on Thursday, October 19, before returning home to play Albania in Paisley, on Tuesday, October 24.

8th October 2017 in: Bristol City, Womans Football

It is FA Cup day today where 11 of the region’s clubs are not only looking to pocket £500 but also claim a place in fourth round qualifying of the SSE-sponsored competition. Plymouth Argyle, who visit fellow Premier League South West One club Poole Town, reached the second round proper last season before going down …

8th October 2017 in: Womans Football

FA plans to re-structure the women’s game, including making the top level fully professional, will directly affect the region’s top two clubs, who are already competing in SuperLeague One – Bristol City and Yeovil Town. It is common knowledge that women’s football survives at the behest of the men’s game, as there is virtually no …

4th October 2017 in: Womans Football

Yeovil Town’s Helen Bleazard, who has made 96 SuperLeague appearances, has decided to hang up her boots. But she will continue in her role as Glovers’ head of youth and a coach within the under-14 set-up. Bleazard joined the club as a 14-year-old and then spent time at both Bristol and Chelsea before returning to …

2nd October 2017 in: Womans Football, Yeovil Town

After eight years of preparing Russian and Swedish swimmers for Olympic Games, world-renowned coach Dr Andrei Vorontsov has returned to the University of Bath. He has been appointed assistant coach to head of swimming Mark Skimming and will work with a talented group of student-athletes, who include reigning British 50-metres freestyle champion Anna Hopkin. Vorontsov …

27th September 2017 in: Swimming

Yeovil Town will be looking for a bumper gate at Huish Park when they entertain League champions Manchester City, again with a much-changed squad reflecting plenty of closed-season activity. The Lady Glovers have made two late signings, with former Minot State University player, 23-year-old Chloe Melton, arriving along with Wales international Georgia Evans, who has …

24th September 2017 in: Womans Football, Yeovil Town

Women’s football in England is facing massive change with the two-tier professional game coming under scrutiny for a major overhaul. The Women’s SuperLeague was launched in 2011 as an eight-team competition, before expanding with the introduction of a ten side Division Two three years ago. Since then, England’s success on the world stage has come …

15th September 2017 in: Womans Football

YEOVIL Town have also been busy in the closed-season, signing Paige Sawyer (from Bristol City) and the returning Kayleigh Green from Italian club ASD Calico Femminile Chieti. Angharad James has joined Everton, and also going through the exit door were Hannah Short (to Oxford United), Steph Williams (Oxford United), Sarah Wiltshire (Tottenham Hotspur), Natalie Haigh …

7th September 2017 in: Womans Football, Yeovil Town

Match Report PLYMOUTH Argyle have hit the ground running and a five-goal haul from last season’s leading scorer Natasha Knapman saw then to an 8-0 win at St Nicholas in South West One. Ezme Wells weighed in with a brace with Kayley Lane adding the other. Next up for Argyle is a visit to Brislington …

4th September 2017 in: Plymouth Argyle, Womans Football