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Ben Tozer long throws are “better than a corner”: Every word from Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff’s post-match press conference after an impressive victory against Salford City.

Cheltenham Town secured an impressive result against Salford City after a very professional performance at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium.   Two first half goals from Sean Long and Liam Sercombe took the game beyond Salford’s grasp and put the home side in contol.   The robins sat off in the second half and allowed Salford to take the majority of possession, […]

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Professional performance from Cheltenham Town earns them a vital victory against Salford City in League Two

Cheltenham Town secured a vital 2-0 victory over Salford City to stay top of Sky Bet League Two after goals from Sean Long and Liam Sercombe.  Long headed the ball into the net very early on thanks to another advantageous long throw from fellow defender Ben Tozer.   Sercombe then added a goal just short of half-time to make it even more […]

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Wimbledon 2021: A reduced capacity expected as Cheltenham resident Dan Evans looks to pass the summer Grand Slam’s third round

Hope is growing that this summer’s Wimbledon Championships will be able to go ahead in front of reduced capacity crowds, organisers have revealed. Cheltenham resident and world number 34 Dan Evans has never progressed beyond the competition’s third round, but is expected to compete once again when it starts on 28 June. Tournament organisers have […]

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Responding after Barrow, managing fatigue, goalkeepers England call-up and dealing with Gary Neville’s praise: Cheltenham Town boss Michael Duff ahead of Salford City at home

Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff has been speaking to the press ahead of their home tie against Salford City on afternoon. The Robins come into this key clash on the back of a disappointing 2-0 loss to Barrow on Tuesday night. Read what he had to say in his press conference on Thursday morning. Why […]

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Cheltenham Festival day two: Sky Pirate wins the Grand Annual Chase

Nick Schofield rode to Johnny Henderson Grand Annual Challenge Cup Handicap Chase glory on Sky Pirate, beating odds on favourite Embitterred (9/2) in the process. Rachel Blackmore, who was ridding Joseph Patrick O’Brien’s horse, was unseated for the third time today only 24 hours after becoming the first female jockey to win the Champion Hurdle […]

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Cheltenham Festival day two: Monkfish wins the Brown Advisory Novices Hurdle

The heavy favourite Monkfish 8/15 has won the Brown Advisory Novices Hurdle in the second race of Cheltenham Festival day two as the Irish continue to dominate on St. Patrick’s Day. Monkfish, ridden by Paul Townsend, unsurprisingly won by over four lengths ahead of Fiddlerontheroof in second. It wasn’t completely comfortable for Monkfish though, who […]

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Cheltenham Town player ratings from Barrow A.F.C defeat: “He only attempted a pass three times”

Despite aiming for automatic promotion, Cheltenham Town suffered their ninth defeat of the 2020/21 Sky Bet League Two season as Barrow A.F.C claimed a surprise 2-0 victory. A freak opener from James Jones stunned those watching on at the Jonny-Rocks Stadium and that lead was doubled in the second half when goalkeeper Josh Griffiths booted […]

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Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff describes his side’s second half performance against Barrow A.F.C as “rubbish”

Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff was left deeply frustrated with his team’s second half display against Barrow A.F.C as they fell to a 2-0 defeat.  The Robins conceded two disappointing goals from a defensive standpoint – one in each half – but it was the overall performance in the second 45 minutes that annoyed the 43-year-old most.   “I was more disappointed with the second half than anything else,” Duff […]

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Cheltenham Town fall to another disappointing home defeat against Barrow A.F.C

Cheltenham Town missed the chance to extend their lead at the top of League Two after they fell to a disappointing 2-0 defeat against Barrow.  The Robins were considered large favourites for the game given their position at the summit of the league table, however, as many people will find out during Cheltenham Raceweek, being favourite doesn’t always result in victory.   The visitors took the lead just […]