Tag Archive: pre-season

Sep 04

Mehew praises squad after Gloucester City win

Not the greatest win but it still counts – that was the verdict of Gloucester City manager Dave Mehew after his threadbare team beat Hyde by a single goal. With an injury ravaged squad Mehew named himself on the bench and played the last ten minutes of the game. “Fairplay to the whole squad,” he …

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Sep 02

Webb: Come try City for Non-League Day

Gloucester City captain Tom Webb is urging local football fans to support Non-League Day. With no Premiership or Championship games on Saturday Non-League teams are looking to attract new support and Webb believes anyone who likes football can enjoy a good day out watch City at Whaddon Road. He said: “If you want a good …

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Sep 02

City defender Richards heads Down Under

Richards during his first spell at Gloucester City

He’s won promotion with Gloucester City, captained the English Universities team for four years and helped establish Hartpury College as one of the top college football sides in the country. But now Marc Richards is swapping life in the Blue Square North for a new life Down Under. The 28-year-old will play his last home …

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Aug 16

Mullings – Gloucester can battle in the Blue Square North

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After experiencing the lows of relegation with Weston-super-Mare in the Blue Square South striker Darren Mullings is looking forward to the highs of the Blue Square North with Gloucester. The 23-year-old joined City in the summer with three of his Seagulls team mates and said he noticed a difference straight away. “It’s very different from …

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Aug 12

Hockaday signs six for FGR

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With the start of the season less than 48 hours away, Forest Green Rovers manager David Hockaday has boosted his squad with 6 extra signings today

Aug 09

Stonehouse Town 2 – 2 Gloucester City

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Stonehouse Town: 2 (S Bailey 23, N Humphreys 85) Gloucester City: 2 (J Harris 65, G Lloyd 70) An impressive strike from Jack Harris and a header from newcomer George Lloyd were not enough for Gloucester City as they drew with Stonehouse Town in their final pre-season friendly. The Northern Senior League side went ahead …

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Aug 09

Cinderford Town 1 – 1 Goytre United

Cinderford’s pre season programme concluded with a hard fought draw against an impressive Goytre United. After the referee delivered lectures to Macklin and Collins for over jealous tackles, a free kick from Town midfielder Evans was well saved by Church. Seavill was very unlucky to see his shot strike the bar and Powell had an …

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Aug 09

Bevan, Pugh and Colwall sign for Shortwood

Shortwood United have signed three new players ahead of their first game in the Hellenic Premier away at Caterton tomorrow night. Ben Pugh has returned to Meadowbank after a short spell with Forest Green Rovers, the Hartpury midfielder had featured in most of FGR’s pre-season games. Joining Pugh is striker Jody Bevan, who has joined …

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Aug 09

Place your bets – Conference and Zamaretto preview

With the Conference and Zamaretto leagues days away from kicking off now is the time to place a wager on your team.

SportGlos’ betting expert Darran Pearce has taken a look at the top non-league teams in Gloucestershire to suss out the odds.

Aug 07

Gloucester City 1 – 1 Newport County

Gloucester City: 1 (Mullings 16) Newport County: 1 (Sole 26) A strong performance in a less than friendly match saw Gloucester draw one all with Blue Square Premier new boys Newport County. With County fielding a strong team of squad players City welcomed back a roll call of previously injured players including keeper Kev Sawyer …

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