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.

FOOTBALL: Bassett target Roberts' replacement

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jeff Roberts' Wootton Bassett Town lost at Cheltenham Saracens last night

9:48am Monday 19th May 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town are hoping to have a new manager in place by the end of the first week of June.

‘It’s my one chance – all I want is for it to go well’

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hilperton's Lee Probert will referee tomorrow's FA Cup final at Wembley between Arsenal and Hull City

8:00am Friday 16th May 2014

All eyes will be on Wembley tomorrow as Arsenal and Hull City contest the 2014 FA Cup final. In an exclusive interview, Hilperton’s Lee Probert – who will refereee the final – tells OWEN HOULIHAN that if only his family and friends remember him being there, he will consider it a job well done

WILTSHIRE WOMENS' & GIRLS LEAGUE CUP FINALS: Penalties decide U15s’ battle

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Action from the U12s’ final at Stanley Park as FC Chippenham Youth (blue/white) take on Ashton Keynes (black/white)

12:00pm Thursday 15th May 2014

THE U15s’ final proved the most dramatic of Sunday’s Wiltshire Women’s & Girls’ League cup showpieces at Stanley Park in Chippenham.

FOOTBALL: Money issues forced Roberts' departure

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jeff Roberts' Wootton Bassett Town lost at Cheltenham Saracens last night

9:57pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

JEFF Roberts quit as manager of Wootton Bassett yesterday after deciding he could not work with the budget imposed on him by the club, writes TOM BASSAM.

FOOTBALL: Roberts quits Bassett

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jeff Roberts

2:33pm Wednesday 14th May 2014

JEFF Roberts has parted ways with Wootton Bassett Town with immediate effect.

MID-WILTS YOUTH & MINOR LEAGUE: Tales of cup glory at Hardenhuish Park finals weekend

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: U12 winners Devizes Town Youth

4:00pm Tuesday 13th May 2014

CHIPPENHAM Town’s Hardenhuish Park again played host to this season’s Mid-Wilts Youth & Minor Football League Cup finals, AFC Corsham getting their hands on two trophies.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE SPRING CUP FINAL: Bees buzzing but Lacock lose third final

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

10:11am Saturday 10th May 2014

AFTER suffering defeat to first division runners-up Westbury United Reserves in this season’s A&B and Knockout Cup finals, Joe Martin arrived at Meadow Lane on Friday evening hoping that his Lacock FC side would end their cup hoodoo with victory over Trowbridge Town Reserves in the final of this season’s EJ Shanley & Son-sponsored Spring Cup.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Nick the right man

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham Town Reserves celebrate their Junior Cup triumph

12:30pm Friday 9th May 2014

PEWSEY Vale vice-chairman Lewis Taylor says that handing the managerial reins over to U18 assistant coach Nick Maggs was a “no-brainer”.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE SPRING CUP FINAL PREVIEW: Bees out to sting Lacock

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

10:00am Friday 9th May 2014

AFTER suffering defeat to first division runners-up Westbury United Reserves in this season’s A&B and Knockout Cup finals, Joe Martin will be hoping that it will be third time lucky for his Lacock FC side on Friday evening when they take on Trowbridge Town Reserves at Westbury United’s Meadow Lane ground in the final of the EJ Shanley & Son-sponsored Spring Cup.

DAN THE FAN: Who was hot and who was not this season?

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: DAN THE FAN: Facing a battle to hang on to prospects

3:00pm Thursday 8th May 2014

Dan Johnson on the week at Swindon Town

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP FINAL: Ten-man Westbury lift second trophy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Westbury United Reserves celebrate with the Knockout Cup last night (Photo: Glenn Phillips)

7:43am Wednesday 7th May 2014

WESTBURY United Reserves completed a cup double when they came from behind to claim a 2-1 victory over last year's winners Lacock in the Chantry Digital Ltd-sponsored Knockout Cup.

TOOLSTATION LEAGUE FIRST DIVISION: Devizes Town 4 Roman Glass St George 0

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Tom Price (left) was on target in Devizes Town's 4-0 win over Roman Glass St George yesterday

9:04am Tuesday 6th May 2014

DEVIZES Town ended their season on a high note as they thrashed Roman Glass St George at Nursteed Road on Bank Holiday Monday.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE A&B CUP FINAL: Price and Hayward hand Westbury the trophy

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

12:30pm Monday 5th May 2014

WHAT should have been the last of the three Trowbridge & District League cup finals, turned out to be the first of the season.

FOOTBALL: Home defeat denies Melksham top-five finish

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Hat-trick man Dan Kovacs

9:04am Monday 5th May 2014

MELKSHAM Town had to be content with a seventh-placed finish in the Toolstation League Premier Division as they were defeated 3-2 by Devon's Buckland Athletic in their final match of the season at The Conigre on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: It's back to the future for Malmesbury

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

3:00pm Friday 2nd May 2014

MALMESBURY Victoria club secretary Julie Exton says the long-term future of the cash-stricken club had to come first after confirming they will drop into the Wiltshire League next season.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE A&B CUP FINAL PREVIEW: Lacock and Reserves set for first of two head-to-heads

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

10:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

AFTER recent postponements of both the Spring & Knockout Cup finals due to waterlogged pitches it will a case of third time lucky if first division runners-up Westbury United Reserves and second division winners Lacock get to play the final of the Briken Motors & AM Print & Copy-sponsored A&B Cup.

FOOTBALL ROUND-UP: Maggs to take managerial reins at Pewsey for next campaign

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Pewsey Vale chief Lewis Taylor

9:30am Friday 2nd May 2014

U18 ASSISTANT coach Nick Maggs will take charge of Pewsey Vale’s first team next season as manager Lewis Porter and assistant Craig Wall step back from their posts.

HELLENIC LEAGUE PREMIER DIVISION: Brimscombe & Thrupp 0 Wootton Bassett Town 1

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jeff Roberts

9:21am Thursday 1st May 2014

WOOTTON Bassett Town brought the curtain down on their season with all three points at Brimscombe & Thrupp last night.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE: Knockout Cup final is postponed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

12:33pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

TONIGHT'S Trowbridge & District League Knockout Cup final between Lacock and Westbury United Reserves has been postponed.

FOOTBALL: Malmesbury Vics to drop out of Hellenic League

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Vics chairman Phil Exton mans the sandbag detail at his troubled football club (321948)

3:37pm Tuesday 29th April 2014

CASH-STRAPPED Malmesbury Victoria will drop down to the Wiltshire League next season, forcing the exit of first-team boss Gareth Davies, club chairman Phil Exton confirmed today.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP FINAL PREVIEW: Conigre set to stage showpiece

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

8:00am Tuesday 29th April 2014

A YEAR on from their Knockout Cup final victory over Worton & Cheverell, Joe Martin’s second division champions Lacock will be hoping that they will enjoy the taste of cup success for a second successive campaign when they face first division runners-up Westbury United Reserves in the Chantry Digital-sponsored competition.

FOOTBALL: Lilywhites hit five to end campaign

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Calne Town's Glenn Armstrong

9:00am Monday 28th April 2014

CALNE Town brought the curtain down on their Toolstation League First Division campaign with a thumping 5-1 victory over Welton Rovers.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE: Spring Cup final postponed

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

12:20pm Friday 25th April 2014

TONIGHT'S Trowbridge & District League Sprijng Cup final between Lacock FC and Trowbridge Town Reserves has been postponed.

WILTSHIRE SENIOR CUP FINAL: Tom the hero toasts magical Melksham

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham skipper Dave Thompson kisses the trophy

5:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

MAN of the moment Tom Drewitt says Melksham Town’s dramatic Wiltshire Senior Cup triumph on Wednesday night caps a remarkable turnaround for the club this season, writes CARL FIELD.

TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE SPRING CUP FINAL PREVIEW: Trowbridge out to Spring cup shock

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: TROWBRIDGE & DISTRICT LEAGUE KNOCKOUT CUP: Lacock book semi-final spot

4:24pm Thursday 24th April 2014

LACOCK FC and Trowbridge Town Reserves will meet at Westbury United’s Meadow Lane ground on Friday evening in the final of the EJ Shanley & Son-sponsored Spring Cup.

A forgotten face keeps our dreams alive

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

3:30pm Thursday 24th April 2014

ONE of the last survivors of the Paolo Di Canio era at Swindon Town helped secured Mark Cooper’s side their sixth win in seven games to keep alive our faint play-off dream.

FOOTBALL: Gardner is buoyed by derby delights

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Corsham’s Ben Moore battles with Ryan Rawlins, of Devizes, during Monday's derby

3:00pm Thursday 24th April 2014

CALNE Town boss Simon Gardner says his players have set their own benchmark after two impressive wins over Easter, writes CARL FIELD.

WILTSHIRE SENIOR CUP FINAL: Bradford Town 3 Melksham Town 3 (AET, Melksham won 3-2 on penalties)

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Melksham celebrate their cup victory last night (Picture by Diane Vose)

9:46am Thursday 24th April 2014

KEEPER Tom Drewitt’s spot kick heroics inspired holders Melksham Town to a dramatic penalty shootout win over Bradford Town to retain their Wiltshire Senior Cup at Hardenhuish Park last night, writes CARL FIELD.

FOOTBALL: Corsham claim point at Wells

The Wiltshire Gazette and Herald: Jack Morris was on target for Corsham last night

8:51am Thursday 24th April 2014

CORSHAM picked up a battling point in the Toolstation League First Division at Wells City last night Keiran Gleed went close for the visitors early on, but Jamie Howson and Darren Maynard also had good chances for City.




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