DAN THE FAN: Striker Smith coming good in promising opening

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive

2:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

A WEEK and a half on from our superb opening day performance against Scunthorpe, Town have continued in that vein, beating Luton away in the League Cup, a narrow defeat to Crawley and a well-earned point at Gillingham on Tuesday.

HELLENIC LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Wootton Bassett Town 0 Bracknell Town 5

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New Bassett boss Paul Braithwaite

1:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town's first home game of the season ended in misery as Paul Braithwaite's side were thrashed by Bracknell Town last night.

FA CUP: Corsham boss irked by 'disgraceful' counterparts

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:00pm Thursday 21st August 2014

CORSHAM Town chief Trevor Rawlings condemned the behaviour of the Horndean management as the two sides’ FA Cup clash last weekend turned sour.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Youngsters will not be Tripp-ed up

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:27am Thursday 21st August 2014

MANAGER Nigel Tripp says his FC Chippenham Youth side have been thrown in at the deep end in the Premier Division but is confident that his youngsters are up to the challenge.

FA CUP: Perrin has that sinking feeling for the first time

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham Town manager Darren Perrin is excited about the club's proposed new stadium

3:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

MANAGER Darren Perrin conceded that he felt let down by his Melksham Town’s performance for the first time during his spell in charge at the Conigre as his side were knocked out of the FA Cup by Longwell Green Sports.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Park boss Ferris relieved after goal fest

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:30pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

A FEW more workmanlike 1-0 victories would be just the ticket for Chippenham Park manager Dave Ferris after his side’s 11-goal thriller on Tuesday night.

FA CUP: Slow starters Vale crash out

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PEWSEY Vale boss Nick Maggs was disappointed to see his side pay for a slow start against Sherborne Town in the FA Cup last weekend.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: It's not stale for Gardner as Calne draw with Cheddar

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

6:00pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

CALNE Town chief Simon Gardner thinks that it would have been criminal if his side had failed to earn a point against Cheddar last weekend.

FOOTBALL: Bradford and Bassett make cup progress

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Dan King scored for Bradford Town at Roman Glass St George last night

9:00am Monday 18th August 2014

BRADFORD Town and Wootton Bassett Town will meet in the preliminary round of the FA Cup after both came through their extra preliminary round ties on Saturday.

WILTSHIRE LEAGUE: Community spirit pulls the Vics back from brink

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:30pm Friday 15th August 2014

MALMESBURY Victoria manager Wayne Kibble has paid tribute to the role the local community played in helping his club safeguard their future.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Rawlings delighted as Corsham make it two from two

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

11:15am Thursday 14th August 2014

CORSHAM Town boss Trevor Rawlings was left thrilled after his side kicked off the new season with back-to-back victories.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Two draws from two for Lilywhites

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New Calne Town manager Simon Gardner

9:08am Thursday 14th August 2014

CALNE Town played out their second stalemate of the new Toolstation League First Division season last night.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Early season errors irk boss Ferris

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

5:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

CHIPPENHAM Park boss Dave Ferris says that the glass is half-full after his side picked up three points in the first week of the new season.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Devizes show their teeth with Welton win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:00pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

JOINT-BOSS Justin Webster saw Devizes Town fill their boots at Welton Rovers on Tuesday night and thinks that his side’s victory showed off their strength in depth.

HELLENIC LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Braithwaite’s Bassett bounce back

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fairford boss Paul Braithwaite

12:58pm Wednesday 13th August 2014

PAUL Braithwaite’s Wootton Bassett Town recovered from their disastrous opening day defeat at Binfield with all three points away to Newbury on Tuesday evening.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Perrin happy with opening return

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham Town manager Darren Perrin is excited about the club's proposed new stadium

3:00pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

DARREN Perrin reckons that his Melksham Town side should be more than happy with their start to the new Toolstation League Premier Division season.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Oldland triumph has Rawlings beaming

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

12:02pm Tuesday 12th August 2014

TREVOR Rawlings was delighted to see his Corsham Town side hit the ground running as they kicked off the new season with a comfortable win at Oldland Abbotonians last weekend.

SYDENHAMS LEAGUE DIVISION ONE: It's a Magg-nificent start for Nick

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:36am Tuesday 12th August 2014

THE FIRST-GAME nerves soon dissipated for Pewsey Vale chief Nick Maggs as his side cruised to a comfortable win over East Cowes Victoria last weekend.

FOOTBALL: Opening day success for Melksham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:42am Monday 11th August 2014

MELKSHAM Town raced to the top of the Toolstation League Premier Division after a comprehensive victory at Bridport on the opening day of the season.

KICK-OFF: Managing the expectations

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:30am Friday 8th August 2014

DARREN Perrin insists that it isn’t kidology when he preaches caution over Melksham Town’s upcoming campaign.

KICK-OFF: Nick aims to make the grade

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:20am Friday 8th August 2014

NICK Maggs is in no doubt that the leap from assistant manager of Pewsey Vale’s U18s side is a big one but the new Ball Road chief is relishing the challenge of leading the first team’s Sydenhams League charge.

KICK-OFF: Lilywhites start to blossom

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New Calne Town manager Simon Gardner

10:00am Friday 8th August 2014

CALNE chief Simon Gardner doesn’t see any reason why his side can’t break in to the top half of the Toolstation League First Division this season.

KICK-OFF: Start the crucial test for Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:50am Friday 8th August 2014

DEVIZES Town joint-boss Justin Webster believes if his side can come through the opening month of the new campaign in good nick, they will have every chance of finishing comfortably in the top half of the Toolstation League First Division.

KICK-OFF: Rawlings has lofty ambitions

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:40am Friday 8th August 2014

TREVOR Rawlings is hopeful his side have the tools in place to launch a promotion bid next season.

KICK-OFF: Ferris sounds league alert

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:30am Friday 8th August 2014

DAVE Ferris is warning his Chippenham Park side that improving on their debut season in the Toolstation League First Division could be tougher than they think, writes DAN BARNES.

KICK-OFF: Yeardley backs rebuilding job

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

1:03pm Thursday 7th August 2014

STEVE Yeardley believes it will take nearly a month for Wootton Bassett Town to start reaping the benefits of their new look squad, writes Michael Reeves.

PRE-SEASON: Melksham warm up with Shrivvy win

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:51am Monday 4th August 2014

MELKSHAM Town continued their preparations for the beginning of the new season this weekend with victory in their final pre-season friendly of the summer last weekend.

PRE-SEASON: Chippenham Town 1 Melksham Town 0

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

10:02pm Thursday 31st July 2014

A LEE Phillips goal inside the first five minutes proved enough for Chippenham Town to beat Toolstation League neighbours Melksham Town in a competitive, hard-fought penultimate pre-season friendly of the summer.

CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE: Mallard plea for new recruits

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: CHIPPENHAM & DISTRICT SUNDAY LEAGUE WG PARR TROPHY: Castle stroll in to semi-finals

4:02pm Monday 28th July 2014

CHIPPENHAM & District Sunday League outfit Mallard FC are on the hunt for fresh blood ahead of the new season.

PRE-SEASON: Barnes hits a treble for Devizes

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:40am Wednesday 23rd July 2014

MARK Barnes scored a hat-trick as Devizes Town continued to get ready for the new season with a 5-2 win at Purton last night.

FOOTBALL: First Division quartet start league campaign away from home

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:32pm Monday 21st July 2014

CORSHAM Town, Calne Town, Warminster Town and Chippenham Park will all kick off the new Toolstation League First Division campaign away from home next month.

PRE-SEASON: Corsham roll over New Street in friendly opener

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham Town chief Trevor Rawlings

9:59am Monday 21st July 2014

CORSHAM Town kicked off their pre-season schedule by putting Andover New Street to the sword last weekend.

FOOTBALL: It's a Gas for William

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:30am Friday 18th July 2014

CHIPPENHAM youngster William Larvin will continue chasing his dream of becoming a professional footballer when he officially joins Bristol Rovers’ academy next season.

FOOTBALL: Shrivenham 0 Chippenham Town 1

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:45am Wednesday 16th July 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town picked up a 1-0 win over Shrivenham last night in their first pre-season friendly of the summer.

FOOTBALL: Home start for Bradford in Toolstation League top flight

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

9:36am Monday 14th July 2014

BRADFORD Town will start life in the Toolstation League Premier Division with a home clash against Brislington on Saturday, August 9.

FA VASE: Derby clash in opening round

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

4:41pm Friday 4th July 2014

WILTSHIRE rivals Pewsey Vale and Melksham Town will meet in the first qualifying round of next season's FA Vase in September.

FA CUP: Bluebirds must travel in first round qualifying

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Chippenham Town boss Mark Collier

4:28pm Friday 4th July 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town will travel for their first round qualifying tie in next season's FA Cup following today's draws.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE: Six new teams to join in 2014-15

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald:

3:44pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

SIX new sides were elected to the Trowbridge Windows and Conservatories-sponsored Trowbridge & District League at their annual meeting at Trowbridge's Wesley Road club last week.

FOOTBALL: Yan's living the dream

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Newport County new-boy Yan Klukowski

5:00pm Friday 27th June 2014

CHIPPENHAM’S Yan Klukowski is delighted that years of hard work – both on these shores and across the pond – have culminated in him realising his dream of breaking in to the Football League.

World Cup blog Day 4: It's lift-off for Brazil

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Justin Cook, right, enjoying the party in Sao Paolo last night

4:33pm Friday 13th June 2014

Marlborough taxi firm boss Justin Cook with his latest blog from the World Cup in Brazil

WORLD CUP: Who will rule the world?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Marlborough awards day is a boost for charity

3:00pm Thursday 12th June 2014

As the 2014 FIFA World Cup gets under way in Brazil tonight, the Gazette & Herald and the Wiltshire Times canvas county opinion as to what we can expect to see over the next 32 days

FOOTBALL: Former Vics boss returns to Fairford

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Malmesbury Victoria manager Gareth Davies saw his side finally return to action last night

2:08pm Thursday 12th June 2014

GARETH Davies has returned to Fairford Town to become the new first team manager.

World Cup blog - Day 3: An amazing tale of setting up shop

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Robert Plas

10:33am Thursday 12th June 2014

It's Day 3 of JUSTIN COOK's World Cup blogs for the Gazette and Herald.

WORLD CUP: When Swindon Town's stars graced the biggest stage

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Former Swindon Town midfielder Alan McLoughlin went to two World Cups with the Republic of Ireland

11:59am Thursday 12th June 2014

As the World Cup kicks off, Gazette & Herald columnist Dan Johnson looks at Swindon Town's long connection with the tournament

World Cup blog - Day 2: People are friendly but it could get manic if Brazil lose

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Justin Cook at the Maracana stadium in Brazil

3:44pm Wednesday 11th June 2014

It's Day 2 of JUSTIN COOK'S World Cup blogs for the Gazette and Herald.

World Cup blog: It was like heading into war zone, says our man in Brazil

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Justin Cook will be writing a World Cup blog for the Gazette & Herald

1:48pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

The first day in Brazil has been interesting, writes Justin Cook in the first of his World Cup blogs for the Gazette and Herald.

FOOTBALL: No huge changes from Paul

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: New Bassett boss Paul Braithwaite

12:30pm Friday 6th June 2014

NEW manager Paul Braithwaite insists he is not planning to dismantle the current Wootton Bassett Town squad as he looks to keep hold of the club’s top players.

FOOTBALL: Mings to meet South West fans tonight

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tyrone Mings, pictured during his full Football League debut for Ipswich at Burnley on Saturday (Picture by Warren Page/PAGEPIX)

11:09am Monday 2nd June 2014

CHIPPENHAM footballer Tyrone Mings will be appearing at a question and answer session with the newly-formed South West Ipswich Town Supporters Club in Bristol tonight.

FOOTBALL: Braithwaite takes over at Bassett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Fairford boss Paul Braithwaite

9:52pm Sunday 1st June 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town tonight appointed Paul Braithwaite as their new first-team manager.

FOOTBALL: Young Dragon Alex’s Euro aim

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Alex Bray is hoping to help Wales into the U19 European Championship finals

BOX’S Alex Bray is delighted that a successful season at Swansea City has ended with him being handed the opportunity to attempt to fire Wales to this summer’s European U19 Championships.




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