Category Archive: Shortwood United

Oct 18

Red Insure Cup: Swindon Supermarine 0 – 1 Shortwood United

Shortwood went to Swindon Supermarine on Wednesday evening for their 1st round League Cup tie and after an enthralling game went through thanks to a 73rd minute strike from Jamie Martin. Both sides contributed fully to an eventful and entertaining game where both keepers found themselves severely tested and Shortwood’s Tom King can be proud …

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Oct 14

Poole Town 3 – 0 Shortwood United

Shortwood made the long trip to Poole on Saturday and came back pointless as three unanswered second half goals. John Evans said: “They wore us down – they were a very strong side but I couldn’t fault my lads work rate and effort! They just picked us off!” For all their effort Shortwood were generally …

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Oct 07

Shortwood United 5 – 1 Paulton Rovers

Shortwood recovered from a goal down to pick up three vital points at Meadowbank on Saturday against a shell shocked Paulton Rovers. Shortwood were 2-1 up at half time and were flattered by the scoreline as, in truth, Rovers were the better side in that opening period. Wood then needed Tom King to preserve that …

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Oct 07

Stroud Shortwood U18s 0-7 Cheltenham Saracens U18s

Midland Floodlit League Result Monday 2nd October Stroud Shortwood U18s 0-7 Cheltenham Saracens U18s Cheltenham Saracens travelled to Stroud in confident mood on the back of their 4-1 win over Pershore Town and dominated this Midland Floodlit game for large parts of the game. Excellent team work with pass and move phases at its best …

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Oct 03

GFA Senior Challenge Cup: Cirencester Town 3 – 1 Shortwood United

Despite the bonus of an early goal Shortwood were knocked out of the GFA Senior Challenge Trophy at Cirencester on Tuesday evening. John Evans summed up the game nicely when he said: “We were poor in the first half but better in the second. I did the right thing in giving members of the squad …

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Sep 30

FA Trophy: Shortwood United 4 – 0 Guildford City

Shortwood turned in a superb all round team performance to beat previously unbeaten Guildford City in the FA Trophy at Meadowbank on Saturday and John Evans was understandably was delighted: “This was a brilliant performance and choosing a man of the match is virtually impossible as everyone had a good game. If pushed I’d have …

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Sep 24

Tiverton 2 – 1 Shortwood United

The learning curve that is life in the Southern League continued at Tiverton on Saturday when they lost by the odd goal in three to a very useful side who went third with this result. On an excellent surface Shortwood worked their socks off and John Evans was delighted with the effort. “I’m proud of …

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Sep 19

FA Trophy: Shortwood 0 – 0 Mangotsfield AET ( 5 – 3 pens)

On Friday evening, Cheltenham Saracens travelled to Pershore Town for their Midland floodlit league encounter and from an inspired performance by their Captain, Scott Gourley secured their first league win from three games played, in a game which they dominated for large parts throughout. Saracens with new signing ‘Hartpury College’ player Tom Weedon starting his …

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Sep 05

Shortwood United 2 – 1 Taunton Town

Shortwood finally got their first win of the season with a superb team performance which left John Evans delighted: “I am so pleased with the team tonight! It was a great performance and hopefully the team will now realise they can do it at this level! Picking a man of the match is difficult but …

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Sep 03

Sholing 2 – 0 Shortwood United

Shortwood made the long trip to Sholing on Saturday and made the worst possible of starts when James Coates was rightly sent off for stamping after only 48 seconds. Things went downhill from there and it is unfortunate that the referee, Mr Cobb, has to bear more than his fair share of the blame for …

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