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'

Andover Advertiser:

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

Andover Advertiser:

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

Andover Advertiser:

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

Andover Advertiser:

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.

Town youngsters take West Ham by storm

Andover Advertiser: Andover Youth U9s have the time of lives at West Ham United

5:00pm Wednesday 4th June 2014

The top two teams in the George Parris Tournament made it to the semi-finals out of the group stages and the first game on Upton Park was against Leigh Ramblers.

Jason number two at Stockbridge

6:24pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Jason Mussellwhite has agreed to join Stockbridge as assistant to Dean Hutchins for next season.

Lions in the Community take Lincolnshire by storm

Andover Advertiser: Lions U12s at the Linconshire tournament

6:20pm Tuesday 3rd June 2014

Bank holiday Friday saw 39 Lions in the Community Youth FC players together with a strong coaching team in Lincolnshire for a weekend of football against strong opposition from all over the UK.

Jamboys new boy is Carl Bennett

5:56pm Monday 2nd June 2014

Wessex League Premier Division Whitchurch United have appointed Carl Bennett as new first team manager and he will be joined by assistant manager Dan Piper.

Vernham Dean YFC need new players

5:00pm Saturday 31st May 2014

Vernham Dean Youth Football Club is the only original team competing in the Testway Youth Football League being a member for the last 26 years, and is on the verge of extinction due to lack of players. The club has been running since 1986 and has great facilities in the village.

Robins continue to build for new campaign

Andover Advertiser: Sam Pike has made the move from New Street to Stockbridge for the new season

8:50pm Friday 30th May 2014

New Stockbridge boss Dean Hutchings has continued to build his new squad for the Robins’ new start in the Hampshire Premier League by securing the services of Sam Pike, Liam Wilkins and Jazz Beavis.

Town look to new campaign with FA Vase a top draw

6:16pm Thursday 29th May 2014

Wessex League Premier Division newboys Andover Town are hitting the ground running as they prepare for the next chapter in their fledgling history.

Shooters end season in style

12:00am Thursday 29th May 2014

Shooters finished the season in fine style with a fabulous performance away to a strong Whitchurch side.

Jam Boys celebrate first Premier season

Andover Advertiser: Adam Pearson took two awards at the presentation evening

12:50pm Wednesday 28th May 2014

Whitchurch United Football Club celebrated their successful first season in the Wessex League Premier Division.

Macey calls time on Jam Boys

1:03pm Friday 23rd May 2014

Wessex Premier Division Whitchurch United are looking for a new first team manager today as Jim Macey has tendered his resignation with immediate effect due to personal reasons.

Hutchins signs Hutchings as new Robins' skipper

Andover Advertiser: Jack Hutchings has rejoined Stockbridge for the new season

12:54pm Friday 23rd May 2014

New Stockbridge boss Dean Hutchins has hit the ground running as he begins preparations for the side’s debut season in the Hampshire Premier League by announcing an open trial morning on Saturday June 7.

Cups galore for New Street girls

Andover Advertiser: New Street Girls won the Winchester League Plate

5:00pm Thursday 22nd May 2014

Andover New Street U14/15 Girls have had a busy two weeks finishing their league as unbeaten winners

Young Saints give second best to Bashley champs

5:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

For once the tables were turned on Monday at Sparsholt when the young Saints were forced to stand aside and watch as Bashley celebrated their winning the Conference Youth Alliance South West Division.

Goals galore for Andover Youth U9

5:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Andover Youth Black U9 v CSAO7 U9. Rui Horner stepped up to complete the side and what a great debut he had.

Nathan saves the day for Shooters

5:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Shooters U9 CK Andover U9. Shooters recovered from a slow start to produce a superb second half performance against a strong CK Andover side.

Arms take Monro Open Cup

Andover Advertiser: Mark Keogh made the first for the Arms in the Jimmy Monro Cup Final

5:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

For the third time this season Arms had to go the distance to secure their third trophy.

Just champion Barton Stacey FC

Andover Advertiser: Dave Cotter's goal was not enough to save New Street on Saturday

5:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

Barton Stacey retained the Andover Sunday League title in emphatic style.

Andover League planning for the future

12:24pm Friday 9th May 2014

Having just completed the 94th season of competitive football, the Andover and District Football League are desperately keen to maintain the second division, put in last season, for the future.

Season ends in joy as Andover Town take the Salisbury Hospital Cup

Andover Advertiser: Andover Town celebrate with the Salisbury Hospital Cup, the new club's first trophy

12:54am Thursday 8th May 2014

A Claudio Herbert goal ten minutes from time brought Andover Town their first ever cup success against all the odds at Salisbury City FC tonight, as they overcame a bruising Bemerton Heath Harlequins side in the Salisbury Hospital Cup final.

Top five finish for Overton after marathon season

4:10pm Wednesday 7th May 2014

Overton needed a win from the last game of a long Hampshire Premier League season for a top five finish – and they got it it in convincing style at Hedge End.






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