Category Archive: Match reports

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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Jan 31

AM Print& Copy Floodlit Cup 4th Round: Highmoor Ibis 2 – 2 Shortwood United (3-4 on penalties)

Shortwood took a squad side to Highmoor Ibis on Monday night and came away with a 4-3 win on penalties after the game had finished 2-2. Manager John Evans conceded that “We didn’t play well and were probably a bit lucky to get the draw” before naming Tom King as man of the match. Not …

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Jan 28

Gloucester City 2 – 0 Eastwood Town

Gloucester City eased past Eastwood with a comfortable 2-0 win. Goals from Will Morford and Adam Mann sealed the Tigers’ mauling of the Badgers, who are struggling in the drop zone. In a turgid first half City had several chances to go ahead, with Darren Mullings and Matt Lock playing a quick passing game in …

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Jan 25

Forest Green Rovers 1 – 0 Wrexham

FOREST Green Rovers secured their first victory of 2012 with a massive confidence boosting victory which knocked visitors Wrexham off the top of the Blue Square Bet Premier table, writes Richard Joyce. The North Wales side were the first of the division’s top two sides to visit The New Lawn in the space of five …

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Jan 22

Bishops Cleeve 0 – 1 Bideford

A strong wind blowing down the pitch spoiled what should have been an entertaining game, kicking into this the Villagers struggled to get the ball forward and shots by Michael Jackson and Alex Sykes both failed to test Grant Fisher in the Bideford goal. Bideford did have the ball in the net but Sean Downing …

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Jan 22

FA Vase: Shortwood United 1 – 0 Enfield 1893

A single goal from James Singh was enough to put Shortwood into the 5th round of the FA Vase when they beat Enfield 1893 in a tense affair at Meadowbank on Saturday. As John Evans said: “This was a great battling performance against a very good side. I thought we deserved it for our second …

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Jan 22

Slimbridge 0 – 0 Ascot Town

A well organised and hard working Ascot United came to Wisloe Road and departed with a well deserved point, on an eminently forgettable afternoon where chances were at a premium. The visitors lost Eric Kusi to a straight red card on the stroke of haltime, but reorganised well and frustrated the Swans, who, had they …

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Jan 22

Hyde 0 – 0 Gloucester City

A magnificent defensive effort saw Gloucester City take a point off league leaders Hyde in their own back yard. Matt Coupe led his back line superbly as City contained sustained pressure from the high flying Manchester based side. Hyde were determined to play their fast passing football from the off with Matthew Berkeley giving keeper …

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Jan 16

Cinderford Town 6 – 0 Stourport Swifts

Cinderford Town FC v Stourport Swifts FC By Paul Webb Cinderford enjoyed a comfortable victory against bottom of the table Stourport this afternoon. The home side went ahead on nine minutes when Lewis Sommers latched onto a long ball and slammed his shot past Whitcome. Two minutes later Town doubled their lead when a mix …

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Jan 16

Frome Town 1 – 0 Cirencester Town

Cirencester Town slumped to another disappointing defeat after promising so much with an excellent first half performance. The team saw a few changes with Aiden Bennet making his full first team debut at right back, new signing Scott Claridge starting in midfield and Scott Griffin making yet another return to the club starting up front …

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