Welcome Stranger go out of cup in extra-time

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 16th October 2014

Welcome Stranger entertained higher league opponents in the Martin Turner Cup and Queens Head took the lead after some great passing play.

Town defeat takes them close to Premier Division drop zone

Andover Advertiser:

2:40am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Andover were left three points off the relegation zone after being beaten by an in form Portchester who celebrated a third successive victory in the Premier Division

Jam Boys march on undefeated after Newport victory

Andover Advertiser:

2:30am Wednesday 15th October 2014

In the local Island press leading up to this game it was mentioned that Whitchurch was one of Newport’s bogey grounds and that they hoped things would change this time round.

Returning Childs at the double for Robins

Andover Advertiser:

2:31am Wednesday 15th October 2014

In a highly entertaining game Stockbridge drew 3-3 with fourth placed Otterbourne.

Town's U10 girl Sky has no limits

Andover Advertiser:

2:24am Wednesday 15th October 2014

Andover Town U10 player Sky Hull has been chosen for the Hampshire FA girls’ development centre after being chosen out of 57 players in a recent trial in Portsmouth.

Friendly football at the Portway Tuesday

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

7:40pm Monday 13th October 2014

Andover Town have arranged a full scale friendly tomorrow (Tuesday) against Stockbridge ko 7,30 at the Portway.

Top man Marc sets up Welcome win

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 9th October 2014

Welcome Stranger got themselves back on track in the league with a good win.

Ike off as Town go down in FA Vase

Andover Advertiser:

4:25pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Town’s road to Wembley was cut short by a converted penalty and a sending off in the first half in their FA Vase tie at Western League Bradford Town on Saturday, writes Patrick Barlow.

Extra-time goal knocks Jam Boys out of FA Vase

Andover Advertiser:

4:23pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Whitchurch embraced competitive Sunday football possibly for the first time in their history and did not find it to their liking, going down in extra-time to a Chippenham Park side whose performance belied their league status and placing.

Spencer injury body blow for struggling Lions

Andover Advertiser:

4:21pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Lions’ poor start to the season continued with a disappointing 3-1 defeat to league new boys Netley Central Sports. Once again they travelled with a depleted squad still ravaged by injuries, work commitments and suspension and Ray Cozze had the bare 11 to start the match.

Six goal thriller for Whitchurch Youth

Andover Advertiser:

4:14pm Wednesday 8th October 2014

Whitchurch were hoping for three points in their first home game but had to settle for a disappointing draw.

United extend winning run

Andover Advertiser:

2:53pm Friday 3rd October 2014

WHITCHURCH United extended their winning run to eight games and maintained their unbeaten start to the season, beating Horndean 3-2 on Wednesday night.

Eight goal thriller for Lions

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Friday 3rd October 2014

Lions gained their first home point of the season on Saturday with a 4-4 draw with new boys Hayling United but will feel that it should have been more after letting a three goal lead slip with just ten minutes left.

Comfortable win for Jam Boys at Pewsey Vale

Andover Advertiser:

5:40pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Whitchurch travelled to Pewsey for the first time in 18 months for a first round tie in the League Cup, a competition in which they reached the semi-final stage last season.

Late goals deny Town as Petersfield snatch unlikely win

Andover Advertiser:

5:37pm Tuesday 30th September 2014

Despite a much improved performance Town were cruelly denied the points that their efforts deserved as a 95th minute goal resulted in Petersfield going home from the Portway with all three points.

No joy in the island for New Street

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

4:30pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

New Street are still looking for their first win of the season after a predictable, but battling defeat at Cowes Sports on Saturday.

Exciting times at Longmeadow

Andover Advertiser:

4:23pm Wednesday 24th September 2014

Whitchurch’s come from behind win at Bournemouth Poppies on Saturday elevated them to the dizzy heights of third in the Wessex League Premier Division, two points behind leaders Petersfield and Moneyfields but with a game in hand on both and with matches against Newport IOW, Petersfield and Winchester City on the horizon these are exciting times at Longmeadow.

Jam Boys come from behind at Poppies to stay undefeated

Andover Advertiser:

1:50am Monday 22nd September 2014

Whitchurch came back from two goals down to record an eventually convincing victory over Bournemouth on Saturday and climb to third place in the table, but this was not a game in which the quality matched the scoreline.

Childs top man but Town go down at Hamworthy plus youth side expelled from FA Youth Cup

Andover Advertiser:

3:40pm Sunday 21st September 2014

Andover Town went down to their seventh defeat in 11 Wessex Premier Division games on Saturday as Hamworthy United were rarely tested at the County Ground.

League leaders too much for Town

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Thursday 18th September 2014

Town went away from the Portway with nothing to show for their efforts against Moneyfields rueing an early penalty miss and a sending off in the second half, writes Patrick Barlow.

No joy in cup and league for New Street

Andover Advertiser:

4:40pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

New Street are still looking for their first win of the season despite a spirited showing on Saturday against Team Solent at Foxcotte Park.

Whitchurch still undefeated as Hamworthy are sent packing

Andover Advertiser:

4:33pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Hamworthy, still reeling from the shock of losing manager Graham Kemp on Thursday, found little comfort at Longmeadow on Saturday as Whitchurch continued their impressive start to the season with victory by the odd goal in five writes John Gorman.

Jam Boys march on in Senior Cup

Andover Advertiser:

4:31pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Andover Town ended up on the wrong end of a six goal thriller on Tuesday night as they lost 4-2 to local rivals Whitchurch United writes James Robinson.

Stockbridge take the honours in family affair

Andover Advertiser:

4:30pm Wednesday 17th September 2014

Stockbridge came out on top in Saturday’s Hampshire Premier League Cup tie against Andover Lions in a derby match that pitched Robin’s manager Dean Hutchins against his father in law, Lions’ boss Ray Cozze.

Sunday football up and running this week

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 11th September 2014

Barton Stacey 5 Arms Athletic 1.

Table topping Ludgershall win at Trowbridge

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

12:00am Thursday 11th September 2014

Ludgershall continued their good early form in the Wilts Premier League with a convincing 3-0 away win at Trowbridge Town.

Whitchurch march on in FA Vase

Andover Advertiser:

4:20pm Wednesday 10th September 2014

The FA Vase and Whitchurch have tended to not have “gone together” over recent seasons so a victory at Almondsbury in a game that could have gone either way – and incidentally played just a few miles from Hallen where they went out of the competition last season – was almost something of a new experience for the club.

Last gasp strike denies Robins at Paulsgrove

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

Stockbridge started well with good chances falling to Jazz Beavis, Brad Craney and Nathan Rae

Late strike denies Overton a point

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

12:00am Wednesday 10th September 2014

United took on what looked like a young Colden Common side who started at a very high tempo and man of the match Sean O'Brien had to pull off a couple of good saves in the first few minutes to keep Overton in the game.

Nine man Lions go down to Four Marks

Andover Advertiser:

4:55pm Wednesday 3rd September 2014

The Lions crashed to a surprise home defeat to Four Marks on Tuesday night as all of their good work of Saturday came undone in a crazy first half at Charlton.

Stocks disappointed by single goal defeat

Andover Advertiser:

12:30pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Stockbridge had a really bad day at the office as they lost 1-0 to Headley at the Recreation Ground

Players needed for Saturday morning U16 side

Andover Advertiser: Memorial Move

12:05pm Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Pharmasol Appleshaw Sports U16 are looking for a couple of new players and a goal keeper to play in the Testway Youth Football League on Saturday mornings.

Casson at the double as Lions open their account

Andover Advertiser:

10:30am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

Andover Lions returned from league new boys AFC Petersfield with all three points to open their account for the new season after a solid performance in a match that they controlled from the outset.

Still no joy at Lyndhurst for Lions

Andover Advertiser:

5:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

Once again Andover Lions returned empty handed from Lyndhurst as they crashed to an opening game defeat against their bogey team.

Whitchurch stay undefeated after bank holiday double

Andover Advertiser:

12:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

Whitchurch were still smarting after their FA Cup defeat at Hallen and caught Horndean cold as Dan Phillips’ fine finish gave them an early lead.

Petersfield on Saturday then Winchester next at the Portway for Town

Andover Advertiser:

5:23pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Neil Benson was pleased with the outcome after a busy few days which saw three games in five days without several of the squad.

Town up to tenth after Bank Holiday win

Andover Advertiser:

5:18pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Manager Neil Benson made four changes from the side that started Saturday’s game as Horndean visited the Portway for a rain-soaked bank holiday fixture.

Home record goes to single goal Newport defeat

Andover Advertiser:

5:14pm Tuesday 26th August 2014

Newport came away from Andover with all three points thanks to some stout defending and a clinical header from striker Scott Jones.

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

Andover Advertiser:

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

Andover Advertiser:

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

Andover Advertiser:

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

Andover Advertiser:

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

Andover Advertiser:

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.






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