Category Archive: Football

Jan 10

Cheltenham Saracens u18s 7-1 Pershore Town u18s

Saracens welcomed in 2013 with a convincing win over a spirited and hard working Pershore Town side, who included in their squad an England Colleges Midfielder player. Saracens with very few fixtures played since early November, looked leggy early on & took time to settle. Pershore enjoying most of the early pressure without really testing …

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Jan 10

Red Insure Cup: Shortwood Utd 2 – 3 Didcot Town

John Evans mixed his side up and gave some of his squad players 90 minutes at Meadowbank on Tuesday evening in the League Cup tie. Didcot went through after an extremely entertaining game and John Evans commented: “I certainly don’t regret mixing the squad up tonight – a couple of the lads desperately needed a …

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Jan 06

Thame Utd 1 – 2 Slimbridge

An own goal and a hotly disputed penalty secured three more important points for Slimbridge after their visit to Thame United which keeps the Swans firmly in second place in the Hellenic League Premier Division. Thame, who had previously only lost one home game at the Impressive ASM Stadium, nearly took a second minute lead …

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Jan 06

Shortwood United 2 – 3 Sholing

Sholing left Meadowbank on Saturday with all 3 points thanks to a hat trick from Lee Wort. The visitors showed real economy of effort converting three of the four real chances they created while Shortwood created many more chances – especially in a frantic last 15 minutes. A lot of the Shortwood’s play in the …

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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 27

Worcester City 0 – 1 Gloucester City

Superb saves from Mike Green and a first half goal from Danny Andrew helped Gloucester to an import win over local rivals Worcester. In the last Boxing Day fixture at St George’s Lane Worcester were keen to make an impact from the start, with Greg Mills’ early attempt to chip Mike Green beating the keeper …

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Dec 27

Cheltenham Saracens. 2 -3 Slimbridge

Manager Leon Sterling asked his side for an improved performance as the Swans returned to action after their disappointing draw with Reading Town on December 8th, and would have been delighted with the response from his team, as they weathered difficult conditions and a highly motivated Cheltenham Saracens side to gain three precious points and …

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Dec 16

Winchester City 1 – 2 Shortwood United

“One goal difference made it harder than it might have been but the pitch was hard – sometimes you have to grind out a result and I am delighted with the 3 points!” This was John Evans comment after Shortwood’s 2-1 win at Winchester on Saturday which took Shortwood to 5 wins in a row. …

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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 16

Vauxhall Motors 1 – 2 Gloucester City

A stoppage time winner from Darren Edwards gave Gloucester City a crucial three points against a resilient Vauxhall Motors outfit. The Rivacre Park side had taken the lead through an Ashley Stott strike before the break, but a revitalised Tigers struck back with a Ricky Villa-esqe goal from new loan signing Bagasan Graham. With the …

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