Category Archive: Match reports

Jan 15

GFA Trophy: Brimscombe 1 – 2 Shortwood

Shortwood reached the semi-final of the GFA Trophy after a 2-1 win in the local derby at Brimscombe on Saturday. The game was richly entertaining and watched by an excellent crowd of 238. Brimscombe are to be congratulated for getting the pitch playable after a heavy overnight frost and both sides started brightly in an …

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Jan 14

Slimbridge 5 – 2 Abingdon Town

Normally, a Hat Trick would guarantee you the ‘Man of the Match’ nomination at the final whistle, but it was a measure of the the strange nature of this game that Daniel Holloway’s treble was eclipsed by Swans Keeper Dave Evans’ crucial saves, on an afternoon where the vistors must have travelled back home wondering …

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Jan 14

Histon 4 – 3 Gloucester City

AN 89th minute winner deprived Gloucester City of a well-earned point after Will Morford had scored a hat trick in a frenetic game against Histon. With both teams chasing a winner the ball fell to Lewis Taaffe in the penalty area who calmly slotted past Lewis Carey to win a crucial three points for the …

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Jan 10

Forest Green Rovers Reserves 2 – 2 AFC Bournemouth Reserves

Forest Green Rovers Reserves came from behind to earn a point at home to AFC Bournemouth’s second string at The New Lawn, writes Richard Joyce. The League One outfit ensured they made the best of two first half individual errors that saw Forest Green go in to the break two goals down before two second …

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Jan 09

Old Woodstock Town 1 – 4 Gloucester City Development Squad

Gloucester City Development Squad travelled to Old Woodstock Town on Saturday for their first game in 3 weeks and it showed. Without the injured Brett James and suspended Jack Price City made hard work of their 4-1 victory, picking up an injury to Jamie Wilden along the way. Arriving late due to breaking down on …

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Jan 08

Flackwell Heath 2 – 2 Slimbridge

For the second time in a week Slimbridge ended the game with ten men and had to defend for their lives to secure a well earned point at high flying Flackwell Heath. After taking a 2-0 half time lead with two goals from skipper Marvyn Roberts, the swans found themselves having to battle against a …

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Jan 08

Abingdon Town 1 – 4 Shortwood United

“We were great in the second half – probably the best we have played since Bemerton Heath – We were up against a good footballing side!” This was the comment from John Evans straight after a thrilling game at Abingdon on Saturday. Tim Haddock was named as man of the match. Abingdon played their full …

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Jan 08

Bishops Cleeve 1 – 0 Hungerford Town

The Villagers continued their good start to the New Year by taking all three points from second in the table Hungerford. Playing with a strong wind behind them Hungerford had the better chances in a well contested first half. Jamie Gosling shot straight at James Nortei from 20 yards and Raymond Spence got around the …

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Jan 08

Lydney Town 3 – 1 Old Woodstock Town

Town’s leading scorer Niall Halford took his tally to 14 against Old Woodstock Town on Saturday to help banish the memory of the mauling by league leaders Tytherington the week before. Lydney were without keeper Richard Thomas through work and wide man Danny Clarke, who’s car broke down on the way to the game. Third …

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Jan 08

Mansfield Town 1 – 0 Forest Green Rovers

Forest Green Rovers failure to put the ball in the back of the net reduced Forest Green to their first defeat of 2012 at Field Mill, writes Richard Joyce. English football’s second oldest football ground would prove the perfect setting for Dave Hockaday’s men to secure their first win of the New Year after an …

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