Category Archive: Bishops Cleeve

Jan 06

Tiverton Town 1 – 1 Bishops Cleeve

In a goal less first it was the Villagers who created the better chances. Matt Liddiard saw Chris Wright off his line but the ‘keeper collected the attempted lob from 20 yards at full stretch and it was Liddiard again causing problems when he dis-possessed Alex Faux, as he attempted to clear, and put in …

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Dec 16

Swindon Supermarine 2​ – 0 Bishops Cleeve

The Villagers were unlucky not to come away with a draw, due to two poor decisions by the match officials. Both teams were struggling to get a grip of the game on a very heavy surface, but in the 15th minute the ball stuck in the mud just inside the Cleeve penalty area, Ashley Edenborough …

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Dec 09

Bishops Cleeve 4 – 1 Didcot Town

On a very difficult playing surface both teams struggled to keep their feet. The Villagers attacked from the off, Matt Liddiard had a low drive tipped around the post by a full stretch Marcos Belloli-Periera and they had the ball in the net after 4 minutes but the referee denied Matt Rose as he headed …

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Nov 12

Clevedon Town 1 – 1 Bishops Cleeve

A goal 3 minutes from time denied Shortwood’s progress to the 1st Round proper of the FA Trophy on Saturday. To be honest a victory for Shortwood would have been harsh on the visitors who controlled the second half and put enormous pressure on the home side and created many chances. For all that, however, …

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Oct 28

Winchester City 0 – 2 Bishops Cleeve

The Villagers thoroughly deserved the three points as they dominated the game throughout and an outstanding performance by home ‘keeper Rory Anderson denied them a bigger score line. Anderson was called into action as early as the 10th minute, Michael Davis chased a ball to the goal line and put in a low cross into …

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Oct 25

Bishops Cleeve 0 – 2 Shortwood United

Shortwood produced an excellent all round performance at Bishops Cleeve on Wednesday evening to claim all 3 points in this league fixture. John Evans was naturally delighted with the result and the performance: “This was much better and the quality was there! We defended well and scored from two great crosses! Ash Thomas was superb …

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Oct 21

Wimborne Town 1 – 1 Bishops Cleeve

Though dominating the game in both possession and attempts on goal the Villagers failed to take the 3 points Kicking up the slope in the first half Cleeve took the game to the home side, Will Gayton was first to show when he put in a shot from just inside the penalty area that went …

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Oct 14

Bishops Cleeve 2 – 3 Merthyr

Despite having the majority of the possession Merthyr found themselves two behind at the interval. The Villagers took the lead in the 18th minute when Matt Rose headed in a Mike Davis corner, and they doubled their lead in the 31st minute when Carl Brown put long pin point pass to Stuart Midwinter who controlled …

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Sep 24

FA Cup: Bishops Cleeve 1 – 2 Chippenham Town

The Villagers took the game to their Premier Division opponents, in the 13th minute Carl Brown stung Conor Thompson’s fingers with a shot from the angle of the penalty area which he managed to palm out and minutes later Jimmy Nortei’s clearance was headed on by Brown and Michael Tambling to Will Gayton who volleyed …

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Sep 09

FA Cup: Bishops Cleeve 6 – 0 Bracknell Town

Despite even possession in the opening minutes the Villagers created all the opportunities, Will Gayton stung the fingers of The Robins goalkeeper, Dexter Burt, with two sharp efforts from 25 yards, one he parried out and the other he tipped on to the post and out for a corner. It was Gayton again who rose …

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