Category Archive: Youth Football

Sep 23

Gloucester City U18s 7 – 1 Causeway and Withymoor U18s

On a wet evening which made conditions very slippery Gloucester started well against Causeway and Withymoor but failed to convert the chances they were creating. On 18 minutes after a good run and cross by Joe Parker, Alex Higgs scored the first of his goals by getting in front of defenders at the near post. …

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Sep 14

Stroud U18s 0 -3 Gloucester City U18s

The U18’s returned to Harrow Hill to play Stroud, both sides fielding very young teams. Gloucester included in their squad 2 members of their U16 squad, Thomas May and Douglas Fair. Gloucester started the brighter and tried to play a passing game which was hindered somewhat by the bobbly nature of the pitch. After 18 …

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Sep 07

FA Youth Cup: Gloucester City U18 3-4 Merthyr Town U18

By Simon Clark Gloucester City Under-18s made an early exit from the FA Youth Cup after a battling performance against Merthyr Town, in Tuesday night’s other England v Wales encounter. Despite the loss, Manager Kenny Blackburn was proud of his team saying they ‘battled hard’ throughout the entertaining contest. The opening exchanges were even with …

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Sep 07

From Gloucester to Greece: SportGlos talks to Wayne Thomas

wayne thomas signs for atromitos

When Wayne Thomas lined up against Ergotelis for his first game in the Super League Greece he could be forgiven for pinching himself, after all its a long way from the 15-year-old Gloucester schoolboy who wrote to every League club asking for a trial while turning out for Longlevens FC. Former Southampton and Stoke defender …

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Aug 18

Gloucester City U18 5-2 Evesham United U18

Gloucester City Under 18’s opened their Midland Floodlit Youth League Southern Division season with an emphatic win over Evesham United at Tuffley Rovers on Wednesday evening. Goals from Ben Wasley, Sam Turl, Joe Parker and Alex Higgs capped off a win in style that left manager Kenny Blackburn very pleased at the young Tigers’ ‘superb …

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Aug 04

Football Foundation celebrates decade of grassroots growth in Gloucestershire

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Richard Faulkner, Communications Officer at the Football Foundation, explains the amazing work going on in Gloucestershire to get more people playing the beautiful game. As the UK’s largest sports charity, the Football Foundation has worked in partnership with the Gloucestershire County FA over the last decade to transform the grassroots game in the area.  With …

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Jul 08

City teams return to Gloucester

Gloucester City Under 18s will be following in the footsteps of the Development Squad by returning to play in Gloucester next season. A deal has been struck with Tuffley Rovers for the young Tigers to play home games at Glevum Park, thanks to the influence of new Rovers manager and former head scout at Gloucester, Doug …

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May 12

Cheltenham Town launch Futsal programme

Cheltenham Town FC are looking to recruit players between the ages 16-18 to become part of a new Futsal and Education Scholarship for September 2011. The Futsal and Education Programme delivers a first class, full time education alongside professional coaching, fixtures and the opportunity to travel overseas with the world’s fastest growing indoor sport, Futsal. …

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May 03

Gloucester City Development Squad 2 – 1 Cirencester Town Development Squad

Gloucester City Development Squad completed their debut season with a 2-1 victory over their counterparts from Cirencester Town in the Hellenic League Chairman’s Cup.

Mar 12

Gloucester City U13 2-5 Kiddrminster Harriers U13 ‘A’

Gloucester City succumbed to a defeat to runaway league leaders Kidderminster Harriers, but the young Tigers showed why they are currently second-placed in the Midland Junior Premier League as they showed great resolve to get back into the game after finding themselves three goals down at half-time. Harriers exerted their physical dominance in the first half, taking …

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