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“We’ve had a good start, but we have to do things differently to others”: Michael Duff speaks ahead of Cheltenham Town’s mid-week clash with Morecambe

After earning a 1-0 win over Accrington Stanley on Saturday that bumped Cheltenham Town up to 14th place in the League One table, the Robins now prepare to face fellow third division new boys Morecambe tomorrow night. Manager Michael Duff began his press conference by addressing the potential for his side to win consecutive home […]

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OPINION: Football needs to do more to protect its players from serious head injuries

Football as we know it has been played in England since 1815 and the fundamentals remain much the same, but the sport has discovered a serious issue with its links to head injuries and they can’t be ignored.  Bobby and Jack Charlton, Martin Peters and Nobby Stiles. Four of England’s 1966 World Cup side who have all died with or are suffering with dementia.   2018 studies show that about two in 100 people aged […]

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Cheltenham Town “want to win” the title – Michael Duff speaks ahead of Carlisle United clash with promotion on the line

Cheltenham Town manager Michael Duff insists they “still want to win it” going into their League Two clash with automatic promotion on the line against play off chasers Carlisle United. After beating Colchester United 1-0 on the weekend, The Robins leapfrogged Cambridge United at the top of the table and edged themselves closer to automatic […]

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The European Super League: Ten local Gloucestershire football teams you can support instead of the ‘top six’

With the news that England’s ‘top six’ are all part of the 12 founding teams that have agreed to join a new European Super League, many football fans have been left feeling disenfranchised. In what would be a gigantic change for European football, Arsenal, Chelsea, Liverpool, Manchester City, Manchester United and Tottenham would join AC […]

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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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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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Preview: Cheltenham Town can extend their lead at the top as they host Salford City

Cheltenham Town will look to open up a gap at the top of the League Two table as they welcome Salford City to The Jonny-Rocks Stadium on Saturday afternoon. Also on Saturday, fellow Gloucestershire side Forest Green Rovers play second placed Cambridge United so a win could see the Robins pull away from the congested […]

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Cheltenham Town goalkeeper Josh Griffiths: young shotstopper on his England U21 call-up

Cheltenham Town goalkeeper Josh Griffiths has expressed how it was “a proud moment” when he discovered he was selected for England’s U21 side for the upcoming international break. The 19-year-old has kept 16 clean sheets in his 34 league appearances for the Robins this season, and as a result has been chosen to represent his […]

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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 Ladies league season comes to an end as tiers three to six of the Women’s Football Pyramid are curtailed with immediate effect

The FA announced that the seasons for all teams in tiers three to six will come to and end, with the leagues being declared incomplete with no relegation or promotion to take place. Cheltenham Town have enjoyed a positive 2020/21 season, despite the interruptions from COVID-19. The Robinesses currently sit sixth in Division One South […]