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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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Bishop’s Cleeve looking to maintain 100% record in the Challenge Cup against Lydney Town

Bishop’s Cleeve will be hoping to make it three wins out of three in the group stages of the Bluefin Sports Challenge Cup, as they travel to Lydney Town on Tuesday evening. The Mitres defeated Tuffley Rovers (0-4) and Longlevens (4-1) in the two previous games in the all-Gloucestershire Group 1 to propel themselves to […]

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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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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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Gloucestershire-based Bishop’s Cleeve FC want Hellenic Premier Division to continue, not null-and-voided like Gloucester City in National League North

Bishop’s Cleeve’s club secretary Nigel Green claims that the club are all for the Hellenic Premier Division to continue after the lockdown ends, however the club is wary that the FA committee may not feel the same. After the recent announcement that the National League North and South are to be null-and-voided after a 24-19 […]

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The National League could be voted null and void – here are the pros and cons for doing so

Clubs across Steps One and Two of the National League, including Gloucester City, are currently voting on whether to null and void the ongoing league campaign. It comes as the government’s ‘Winter Survival Package’ only offers loan payments, despite clubs being promised grant funding to help deal with losses incurred by a lack of supporters […]