T-Mac goal brings three points for battered Town

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

1:30am Thursday 21st August 2014

A single Toby McCauley goal ten minutes from half-time was enough to give injury hit Andover Town three points and 11th place in the Wessex League Premier Division at Verwood Town tonight.

Battling point but flurry of cards for baffled New Street

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3:01pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

New Street got their points for column in motion on Saturday following a 2-2 draw at Ringwood Town but not without cost as they racked up six bookings and the sending off of debutant Aaron Black despite boss Paul Reidy and chairman Martin Tobin agreeing ‘there wasn’t a hint of malice in the game.’

Overton win local derby

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2:58pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

Stockbridge suffered a blow before the game when leading scorer Liam Wilkins picked up an injury in the warm up. Overton looked the sharper in the early part of the game while the Robins struggled to get their passing game going.

No FA Cup joy for Whitchurch

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

11:01pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

A desperate defensive mistake handed Western League Hallen a passage to the preliminary round of the FA Cup and a cheque for £1,500 on Tuesday night in Bristol as Whitchurch just failed to get past the home side for what was the fifth time in less than a year.

Late own goal condemns Whitchurch to another Bristol jaunt

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

10:30pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

Whitchurch and Hallen are geographically 80 miles apart and play in different leagues , yet thanks to whatever system the FA use to make the draws for their competitions met for the fourth time in 12 months on Saturday

Free weekend for injury hit Town

Andover Advertiser:

4:20pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Andover Town have a free weekend due to not being involved in the FA Cup which begins at the Extra-Preliminary stage which will give them time to get a number of players back to fitness after knocks including Michael Dixon, Lewis Benson, Ryan Inskip, Matt Scott and Cole Hinchcliffe.

Five goal thriller sees Town take the points

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4:14pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

After their first match in the Wessex League Premier Division on Saturday, Andover Town manager Neil Benson made two changes in the starting line up from that match at Blackfield and Langley.

Mixed week for Stockbridge Robins

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4:12pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Stockbridge took the lead from the penalty spot after six minutes through Danny Field and six minutes later a superb cross field pass was headed home by Jack Hutchings.

Battling Street undone by late goal at Hythe

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

4:10pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

New Street went down to much fancied Hythe and Dibden on Saturday to the only goal but manager Paul Reidy was pleased with the display against a very strong side full of experience.

Jam Boys proud at top of the Wessex League

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4:03pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

Whitchurch United sit proudly top of the Wessex League for probably the first time in their history as they continued their fine start to the campaign with a straight forward win at Totton and Eling on Tuesday night.

Andover Town v Winchester City on Tuesday is postponed

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

4:03pm Sunday 10th August 2014

Tuesday's Wessex League match between Andover Town and Winchester City has been postponed and will now take place on Tuesday September 2.

Whitchurch off to winning start

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Saturday 9th August 2014

WHITCHURCH United got their season off to a winning start at Cams Alders on Saturday coming from behind to win 2-1.

New Street reserves win

Andover Advertiser:

9:00am Saturday 9th August 2014

ANDOVER New Street reserves started their campaign with a friendly against an experienced and well-drilled Otterbourne side.

Andover Town make Wessex Premier debut

Andover Advertiser:

3:00pm Friday 8th August 2014

ANDOVER Town’s first match in the Wessex League Premier Division ended in a 2-1 defeat to Blackfield and Langley, a team who finished sixth in the league last season having won it the year before.

Away day joy as Jam Boys kick off with victory at Fareham

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

3:05pm Monday 4th August 2014

Whitchurch, with only three of last season’s players in the starting line-up, got their season off to a winning start at Cams Alders on Saturday in a game that will be probably best remembered by those present for a 13 minute cameo by home striker Rudi Plummer.

Town go close but Robertson goal not enough

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

2:53pm Monday 4th August 2014

Andover Town’s first match in the Wessex League Premier Division ended in a 2-1 defeat to Blackfield and Langley, a team who finished sixth in the league last season having won it the year before

Street revving up for new season

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

5:00pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Andover New Street continued their pre season with two matches against good class Western League sides plus one against Hampshire League Aldermaston with increasingly morale boosting outcomes.

Dango Day brings in £500 for McMillan Trust

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2:50pm Tuesday 29th July 2014

Whitchurch United’s Longmeadow ground was the fitting venue for the 25th and final Dango Memorial match, this year played between teams representing Scotland and England.

Town go down to late penalty in friendly

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

8:42pm Monday 28th July 2014

For a variety of reasons Town boss Neil Benson had a smaller squad than usual to select from for a game against a club relegated from the Southern League (Central) last season.

Craney on target for Robins

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12:20pm Monday 28th July 2014

Stockbridge made the short trip to Wiltshire on Saturday as they took on Wessex League Pewsey Vale for their fifth pre-season game.

Another friendly draw for Lions

Andover Advertiser:

11:30am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Lions earned a second successive pre-season draw on a hot and humid Saturday morning against last season’s Southampton Senior Cup winners, Eastleigh Comrades.

Friendly stalemate at Astor Crescent

Andover Advertiser:

11:23am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Ludgershall Sports 0 Stockbridge 0.

Winchester Castled by Town

Andover Advertiser:

11:20am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

Andover Town continued their pre-season preparations with a 6-1 victory at Hampshire Premier League Winchester Castle.A

Girl power on the football field

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 17th July 2014

Footy4Girls is the area’s only all girl, multi age training group.

New era begins at Stockbridge Rec

Andover Advertiser:

12:40am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Thursday night saw Stockbridge FC enter a new era at the Rec with their first pre-season game.

Dango remembered at Longmeadow on Saturday

Andover Advertiser:

12:33am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Whitchurch United’s Longmeadow ground stages the 25th Dango Tournament tomorrow which includes an U13 game and an England v Scotland clash featuring some well known footballing names from recent years.

Lions and Downton share eight in the sun

Andover Advertiser:

12:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Andover Lions had a promising start to their pre season with a 4-4 draw at Downton who play two divisions above them in the Wessex League.

Broken arm ruins Jam Boys' 'friendly'

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12:30am Wednesday 16th July 2014

Whitchurch United made the awkward midweek journey to Hamble for the second in the pre season friendlies on Tuesday night and probably wished they hadn’t bothered after the game which kicked off just before 6.30pm eventually finished in gathering gloom at 9.15.

Straight eight as Town rev up for new season

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5:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Andover Town dipped their toe into pre season on Thurday last with an 8-0 win over a very young Andover New Street, containing a sprinkling of former and current Sparsholt students.

Good workout for Jam Boys in pre season opener

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Monday 14th July 2014

Goals from Dan Phillips, Lloyd Clark and a penalty from Josh Green capped a good first outing for Carl Bennett’s men as Whitchurch United start their pre-season campaign with a strong performance and comfortable victory over Hampshire League Premier side Otterbourne.

Hallen yet again for Jam Boys in FA Cup

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5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

New Whitchurch United boss Carl Bennett has been busy building his squad for the new Wessex League Premier Division season and with the first league game now known as well as all the various cup draws the tempo will now start to rise.

Lions start pre season at Downton

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5:00pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Hampshire Premier League Division One side Andover Lions start their pre-season friendlies on Saturday with a trip to Downton of the Wessex League who are now managed by former Andover 'keeper Colin Hopkins.

Robins rocked by Pike KO

Andover Advertiser:

1:03pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Stockbridge’s pre season preparations were given a serious set back as new signing Sam Pike sustained a broken leg at the Shrewton Tournament last week.

Town v New Street tomorrow at Sparsholt College

Andover Advertiser:

12:59pm Wednesday 9th July 2014

Andover Town and Andover New Street begin their pre season with a low key friendly at Sparsholt College tomorrow evening at 6.45pm

Set back for Robins as new man Pike breaks leg

Andover Advertiser:

5:41pm Monday 7th July 2014

Stockbridge’s pre season preparations were given a serious set back as new signing Sam Pike sustained a broken leg at the Shrewton Tournament last week.

Ludgershall Sports recruiting

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

4:42pm Monday 7th July 2014

Ludgershall Sports FC are adding to their successful youth set up and their new U14s team are still recruiting new players for the coming season.

Reidy signs keeper Tasker again

Andover Advertiser:

5:27pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

New Street manager Paul Reidy has been boosted by the news that long serving keeper Dave Tasker has signed for another season in the Wessex League Division One.

Stockbridge welcomes the Dave Webb Community Pavilion

Andover Advertiser:

4:57pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Last Saturday saw the official opening of the new pavilion for Stockbridge Recreation Ground after many months of toil including through monsoon conditions at the start of the year.

Ludgershall Ladies FC need you!

Andover Advertiser:

2:40pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Ludgershall Sports Ladies FC are seeking female footballers to compete in the SW Regional Football League after a successful promotion from the Wiltshire County League.

Andover Town return this Thursday

Andover Advertiser:

11:50am Monday 30th June 2014

Andover Town boss Neil Benson welcomes his squad back from their short close season break this Thursday in preparation for his club’s debut in the Wessex League Premier Division.

Back to Hockey campaign big success

Andover Advertiser: Andover HC's part in the Back to Hockey campaign was a success

5:00pm Wednesday 25th June 2014

Andover Hockey Club were one of 213 organisations with a total of 1500 people who joined the England Hockey campaign to encourage local people back to the game.

Wherwell Youth recruiting for new season

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

6:14pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

Wherwell Youth FC, winners of the Peter Houseman Youth League Fair Play Award last season are looking to recruit for their U13 team for the new campaign.

Youth sides merger pays instant dividends

Andover Advertiser: Kian Timms was on target for the newly merged club at the weekend

6:10pm Tuesday 24th June 2014

After meetings with Lawrence Blair of Andover Town FC, Cathy Devereux of Lions in the Community and Andover Youth FC all are now linked by the charter standard umbrella.

Andover Boys take Highworth by storm once again

Andover Advertiser: Andover Youth U9 celebrate at Highworth

5:00pm Wednesday 18th June 2014

Andover Youth FC U9 made it to their fourth final in four tournaments at Highworth.

New Street recruiting begins for Reidy

Andover Advertiser: Tom Crozier has signed again for New Street

7:51am Wednesday 18th June 2014

Andover New Street’s new boss Paul Reidy was delighted with the attendance for his first training session this week as the pre season preparations kick in.

New Street U12s recruiting for coming season

Andover Advertiser: Andover New Street U11s are pictured with the Peter Houseman Youth League winners and League Cup trophies after a fine season.

11:30am Tuesday 17th June 2014

Andover New Street U11s are now recruiting for the new campaign and any current year six pupils going into year seven interested in playing for the U12s next season should contact the club on www.andovernewstreetfc.co.uk.

Final Dango match is announced for July 19

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

7:17pm Sunday 15th June 2014

A long treasured football tradition comes to an end next month as the final Dango Memorial takes place, this time at Whitchurch United FC’s Longmeadow ground.

Lions gearing up for new campaign

Andover Advertiser: Casson Spencer will be at Andover Lions again next season

8:14am Tuesday 10th June 2014

Hampshire Premier League Division One side Andover Lions are quietly preparing for the new campaign and assistant manager/secretary Chris Paris says he is pleased that the core of last season's team have committed to the club for another season.

Wolversdene Youth on the brink

Andover Advertiser: Wolversdene Youth's presentation night could be the last unless they can recruit more 12 year olds for August

5:01pm Friday 6th June 2014

Wolversdene Youth FC were formed in 2003 by Steve Murphy and Roger Smith and at their peak 180 boys and girls played at various age groups within the local leagues.

Street new man Paul looking forward to challenge

Andover Advertiser: Chris Boothe has signed for Andover New Street

5:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

New Street boss Paul Reidy will head up a new management team which will control three senior sides for the new campaign which begins in early August.






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