Category Archive: Bishops Cleeve

Aug 26

FA Cup: Bishops Cleeve 2 – 2 Ascot United (match abandoned after 81mins)

The Villagers had the majority of the possession for the first 45 minutes, they took the lead after 14 minutes when Michael Davis put a well weighted ball through for Michael Tambling to run on to, he cut into the penalty area and slotted the ball under the advancing Chris Grace. Ascot had a good …

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Jul 22

Bishops Cleeve 1 – 0 Gloucester City

Bishops Cleeve extended their pre-season voodoo over Gloucester City with a 1-0 at Kayte Lane. The Tigers have not won against the Villagers during Dave Mehew’s tenure as manager, and the City boss will be keen to iron out the defensive mishaps which handed Cleeve an easy goal before the season starts. Starting with a …

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Jul 17

Rose boosts Cleeve staff

BISHOP’S Cleeve have boosted their club staff with the recruitment of former Gloucester City midfielder Matt Rose in a player/assistant managerial role, writes Richard Joyce. The experienced midfield man ended a lengthy second spell with Blue Square Bet North side Gloucester at the end of last season and links up with Southern League South & …

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Jul 06

FA Cup: Gloucestershire teams discover ties

The draw for the extra preliminary round, preliminary round and first qualifying round for this year’s Budweiser FA Cup competition has taken place with some interesting ties for Gloucestershire’s non league clubs, writes Richard Joyce. Uhlsport Hellenic Premier Division outfit Slimbridge face a trip to Combined Counties League outfit Cove in the extra preliminary round …

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Jul 05

Five more sign at Cleeve

Southern League South & West Division outfit Bishop’s Cleeve have tied down five more players for another year at Kayte Lane, writes Richard Joyce. Captain Michael Jackson, defenders Jake Lee, Ashley Caldwell, Ryan Clark plus midfield man Lee Davis have agreed to stay with the Villagers for another season. All five were part of the …

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Jun 29

Villagers finalise pre-season schedule

BISHOP’s Cleeve have confirmed their pre season schedule ahead of the club’s forthcoming Southern League South & West Division campaign, writes Richard Joyce. Alex Sykes’s men have six fixtures planned against opposition ranging from local non league clubs to games against sides currently competing in the Football League. The Villagers open their pre season schedule …

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Jun 24

Three sign new deals at Cleeve

SOUTHERN League South & West Division outfit Bishop’s Cleeve have tied down three senior players to new deals ahead of the forthcoming campaign, writes Richard Joyce. Front man Carl Brown, defensive rock Sam Avery and goalkeeper James Nortei have all agreed new terms to remain at Kayte Lane ahead of an exciting year for the …

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Jun 15

Young footballers offered apprenticeship

Former Cheltenham Town striker Julian Alsop is following in the footsteps of Sir Alan Sugar and is looking for an apprentice. His company Footballers Careers (FC) is offering a bespoke 12-month football education programme based at Bishops Cleeve Football Club’s Kayte Lane stadium. Working with Gloucestershire College, the lucky apprentice will be mentored by FC …

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Apr 22

Bishops Cleeve 2 – 0 Clevedon

Clevedon, with a strong wind behind them, had the better chances of the first half Jordan Walker and Ashley Kington had shots saved by James Nortei and Chas Hemmings had two good chances but failed to hit the target. However it was the Villagers who went in at half time in the lead when they …

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Apr 15

Bishops Cleeve 2 – 1 North Leigh

The Villagers took the lead in the 5th minute; a Michael Jackson free kick was cleared only to Lee Smith 20 yards out and he put his first time volley into the corner of the net. North Leigh came back, Morgan Williams had three good chances but failed to make contact with the ball, they …

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