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Cheltenham League desperate for Robins promotion success

Cheltenham Town’s promotion battle will decide where the Charity Cup final is played says league chairman John Hunt. The Cheltenham Charity Cup begins on April 3 but the venue of the final is still yet to be confirmed. League officials are hoping that they can finish the tournament at Cheltenham Town’s Johnny Rock’s Stadium. Embed […]

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Cheltenham League chairman John Hunt: “Grassroots football is a dying trend”

Cheltenham League chairman John Hunt has admitted that there is a fight to save local football as they try to recover from a second successive voided season. Gloucestershire clubs were left disappointed earlier this month as the Gloucestershire FA announced their decision to abandon the league season once again due to the coronavirus pandemic. This […]

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“Stronger Punishments” needed for abusing match officials according to Gloucestershire Referee Secretary Martin Pates

The Gloucestershire FA’s Referee Secretary Martin Pates believes stronger punishments are needed at grassroots level for players that abuse match officials.  Last season there were 77 reported incidents of assaults against referee’s and other match officials, of which 15 were left unproven. This has led to authorities pleading for a greater deterrent to reduce the […]

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Cheltenham Festival day two: Bob Olinger wins Ballymore Novice’s Hurdle

The odds on favourite Bob Olinger 15/8 has won the Ballymore Novice’s Hurdle in the first race of the day at Cheltenham as the Irish continue to dominate. Bob Olinger, ridden by Racheal Blackmore won by a distance followed by Gaillard Du Mensil in second and Bravemansgame in third and Blackmore says she’s overwhelmed with […]

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Tewkesbury Athletic manager Tom Neath left “Frustrated” by Cheltenham League verdict

Cheltenham Division Three side Tewkesbury Athletic look set to be denied promotion for the second season running as the Gloucestershire FA announce the null and voiding of the league season. Tewkesbury were top of Cheltenham’s third tier with 27 points having lost just two games all season and finally looked likely to take the step […]

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Tewkesbury Town Secretary Marc Lane leads charge for Northern Senior League promotion

Tewkesbury Town have applied for promotion to the Gloucestershire Northern Senior League for the start of the 21/22 season. Tewkesbury currently play in Division One North of the Cheltenham Association League but have begun proceedings to move up the footballing ladder. Secretary Marc Lane has so far secured £4,000 worth of grants to improve the […]

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Cheltenham Division One: Tewkesbury Town make preparations for Northern Senior League promotion

Tewkesbury Town look set to take a step up the footballing pyramid following their application to join the Gloucestershire Northern Senior League. The Tewkesbury-based club currently play in Division One North of the Cheletenham Association League but have made plans to gain promotion at the end of the season. Club Secretary Marc Lane is leading […]