Football

Romsey Town squad starting to take shape

Daily Echo:

9:35am Friday 11th July 2014

Romsey Town manager James Phillips has confirmed eight players that will lead his side to, what he hopes is, a promotion season in the Sydenhams Division One.

Troubled local football club thrown a lifeline

Daily Echo:

6:00am Friday 4th July 2014

A grass roots football team hit with £700 of fines has been saved from the brink of closure. Southampton-based Infinity appealed hefty bans and charges relating to an incident during the last game of the 2013/14 season.

League one team short

9:28am Friday 27th June 2014

SHOLING’S promotion as champions means the Sydenhams Premier Division will run a team short next term.

Local football league forced to fold

Daily Echo: Bovingdon Football Club raises £2,000 with five-a-side tournament

6:00am Thursday 26th June 2014

One of Southampton’s major grass roots football leagues has folded – just a year short of its 50th anniversary.

Grass-roots Southampton football club claims disciplinary charges could force it to fold

Daily Echo: Grass-roots Southampton football club claims disciplinary charges could force it to fold

8:24am Monday 23rd June 2014

A grass roots football club claim they could fold after being hit with a series of misconduct charges, suspensions and fines of over £700.

Top Five World Cup songs

5:16pm Thursday 12th June 2014

AFTER months of build up the 2014 World Cup is finally here.

VIDEOS: Relive England's 7 opening World Cup fixtures from 1982 to 2010

Daily Echo: Sven-Goran Eriksson led England to the quarter-finals in 2002 and 2006

3:40pm Tuesday 10th June 2014

The nation is now counting down the hours until Saturday’s fixture against Italy so we’ve taken a nostalgic look back with a video compilation of England’s previous seven opening games from 1982 onwards to help get you in the World Cup mood.

Southampton misses out of City of Football accolade

Daily Echo: Picture from the Barclay's Premier League clash between Saints and Manchester United at St Mary's Stadium. The unauthorised downloading, copying, editing, or distribution of this image is strictly prohibited.

12:24pm Friday 6th June 2014

SOUTHAMPTON has missed out on a chance to become England's first City of Football.

Banned: The 50 Hampshire football thugs outlawed from the World Cup

Daily Echo: Banned: The 50 Hampshire football thugs outlawed from the World Cup

7:35am Thursday 5th June 2014

MORE than 50 thugs in Hampshire have been banned from the World Cup as police launch a crackdown on football-related violence during the tournament.

St Francis Girls win plate final

Daily Echo: St Francis Girls Back row: Amy Bennett, Molly Thain, Faith Cox, Paige Lovland and Ellie Clarke.  Front: Keira Holloway, Molly Steward, Simone Lawes, Alice Firth and Katya Seifert

3:52pm Friday 23rd May 2014

St Francis Girls U14s defeated Warsash Wasps Yellows 3-2 to win the Winchester & District Girls Football League Plate Cup final.

Romsey Girls win cup after penalty shoot-out

Daily Echo: CHAMPS: Romsey Town Youth girls under-12s celebrate their penalty shoot-out cup final win over Gosport .

8:57am Friday 16th May 2014

ROMSEY Town Youth girls under-12s edged a tense Southampton League Cup final against Gosport on penalties.

Diaper's 'band of brothers' ensure fairytale ending

Daily Echo: DAVE DIAPER

6:17pm Saturday 10th May 2014

Dave Diaper hailed a ‘band of brothers’ spirit as Sholing lifted the FA Vase after a dream win at Wembley.

Sholing win FA Vase with Wembley victory

Daily Echo: Sholing win FA Vase with Wembley victory

5:25pm Saturday 10th May 2014

Sholing celebrated a dream day at Wembley by winning the FA Vase.

Sholing 1 West Auckland 0

Daily Echo: Sholing v West Auckland at Wembley

1:25pm Saturday 10th May 2014

Updates and chat as Sholing take on West Auckland in the FA Vase final at Wembley

Sholing FC are singing all the way to Wembley final

Daily Echo: Four members of Brother Goose, who have written a song for Sholing’s Wembley match (front l-r) Josh Betteridge , Calum Lintott , Joseph Ramsey and Christopher Barlow,  pictured with Sholing footballers (l-r) Pete Castle, Mike Carter, Byron Mason, Ashley

10:50am Wednesday 7th May 2014

No trip to Wembley is complete without one thing to make the day complete – a club song.

Footballer hoping to bring along a new generation of Wembley heroes

Daily Echo: Player Kevin Brewster, who runs a soccer school at Sholing Football Club

3:41pm Tuesday 6th May 2014

THEY could be the young stars of the future – but for now they are fans backing Sholing to lift the FA Vase this weekend.

Braishfield clinch title

9:38am Friday 2nd May 2014

Braishfield   2 Montefiore Halls  0

All change at Romsey Town

9:34am Friday 2nd May 2014

Romsey Town Football Club first team co-managers Carl Bennett and John McFarlane have left the club.

Braishfield win second Saturday league title in 107-year history

Daily Echo: Braishfield's title winning team.

2:34pm Wednesday 30th April 2014

BRAISHFIELD are celebrating winning only the second Saturday league title in their 107 year history.

Bursledon cruise to Trophy win

Daily Echo: AFC Bursledon celebrate their DR Ryder Trophy final win.

11:18am Tuesday 29th April 2014

AFC Bursledon lifted the DR Ryder Trophy with a convincing 4-0 win over fellow Junior 1 side Glen.

Hampshire football club to star on Turkish TV

Daily Echo: Fordingbridge football club set to star in television documentary watched by 250 million Turkish viewers

1:58pm Wednesday 23rd April 2014

The oldest football club in Hampshire will soon have their story broadcast to millions of Turkish people worldwide.

Bush Hill v Hamble Club in last day title decider in Hampshire Premier League's second tier

Daily Echo: Liam Crook scored for Hamble Club in their win against Andover Lions

9:12pm Sunday 20th April 2014

BUSH Hill and Hamble Club go head to head for the Puma Engineering Hampshire League Division 1 title next weekend.

Stoneham hit back to stun defending Hampshire Premier League champs Locks Heath

Daily Echo: Steve Jenkin scored Stoneham's leveller against Locks Heath

9:10pm Sunday 20th April 2014

LOCKS Heath threw away a 3-0 lead at lowly AFC Stoneham yesterday - and also possibly chucked away the chance of retaining their Puma Engineering Hampshire League title.

Hampshire football club set for huge TV audience

Daily Echo: The Turkish TV documentary crew line up with Fordingbridge’s U9s and club coaches

9:03am Friday 18th April 2014

The oldest football club in Hampshire will soon have their story broadcast to around 250 million Turkish people worldwide.

Management officials gather for Winchester City Football Club's one year birthday

Daily Echo: Mayor of Winchester, Cllr Ernie Jeffs, cut the cake for the celebrations (pictured left) with club chairman, Paul Murray (right)

6:00pm Friday 18th April 2014

PAST and present players gathered to celebrate Winchester City Football Club’s one year birthday since it was taken over by new management.

Relegation fight put on hold

9:16am Friday 11th April 2014

ROMSEY Town face an agonising wait to find out if they can still fight for their Wessex top-flight future.

Top three keep up the pace in Hampshire League

6:17pm Sunday 6th April 2014

The Hampshire Premier League’s top three division one clubs all enjoyed big wins.

Headley make it a double in Hampshire League

6:15pm Sunday 6th April 2014

HEADLEY United had a double celebration after reaching the Aldershot Intermediate Cup final.

Romsey staring relegation in the face

8:45am Friday 4th April 2014

ROMSEY Town’s Sydenhams Premier future hangs by a thread after losing Saturday’s crucial basement ‘six-pointer’ 4-2 at home to Downton.

MOTOR RACING: Stoneman impresses in single-seater comeback

Daily Echo: Dean Stoneman.

3:16pm Monday 31st March 2014

CANCER survivor Dean Stoneman began his full-time single-seater comeback with a positive two-day test and debut for the Marussia Manor Racing GP3 team.

Come on down, the price is right

Daily Echo: Come on down, the price is right

8:41am Friday 28th March 2014

ROMSEY Town have cut admission prices for this Saturday’s crunch Sydenhams Wessex League relegation battle with Downton Town.

Crisis club Pompey sack Barker

Daily Echo: Richie Barker was confirmed as the new Portsmouth manager yesterday

11:04am Thursday 27th March 2014

Richie Barker has been sacked by Portsmouth after a torrid run of games has left them in relegation peril. 

Romsey's prospects improve with the weather

8:52am Friday 21st March 2014

ROMSEY Town co-manager John McFarlane believes the atrocious winter weather has been a blessing in disguise in his rapidly improving side’s bid for Sydenhams Premier Division survival, writes Tim Prescott.

Whitenap shine in the sun

Daily Echo: Whitenap shine in the sun

9:26am Friday 14th March 2014

Two early goals set Whitenap on course for a comfortable home victory against a hard working Weeke side last Sunday morning in the Winchester & District Sunday League.

Last gasp winner for Romsey

9:24am Friday 14th March 2014

Romsey’s bid for Sydenhams Premier Division survival received an almighty boost as they beat fellow strugglers Totton & Eling 2-1 at Little Testwood Farm in injury time.

Sol strike salvages a point

9:07am Friday 7th March 2014

ROMSEY Town co-manager John McFarlane believes Sol Asajile’s late equaliser in Saturday’s 1-1 draw with Bournemouth Poppies shows his side have the fighting spirit needed to battle their way to Sydenhams Premier safety.

Beleagured 'Bridge throw in the towel

Daily Echo: UNDER CONSTRUCTION: The wet weather has delayed the work on Stockbridge’s new clubhouse

10:13am Friday 28th February 2014

STOCKBRIDGE admit their decision to resign from the Sydenhams Wessex League Division One was a painful one.

Weather threat to local football

Daily Echo: Flooded football pitches at Fleming Park, Eastleigh

6:00am Saturday 15th February 2014

Hampshire’s football leagues are facing irreparable damage because of the atrocious weather this winter. The biggest adult youth league in the south of the county, the Drew Smith Southampton League, is in real danger of being abandoned if the rain does not stop soon.

Pompey hope Tesco will improve Fratton Park

Daily Echo: The Fratton End at Fratton Park, Pompey's home ground in Portsmouth

4:16pm Monday 10th February 2014

PLANS to build a supermarket at Portsmouth FC have taken a step forward - with the submission of the planning application which will eventually lead to the club's ground being improved.

Search is on the find UK's worst football pitch

Daily Echo: Pitch to Win is urging amateur football clubs across Hampshire and to enter the search for the UK’s worst football pitch

2:00pm Thursday 30th January 2014

AS THE Premier league’s giants get ready for battle in the FA Cup, Winchester’s teams are invited to a less glamorous contest.

Cup joy for Testwood

Daily Echo: Southern Daily Echo

3:57pm Wednesday 15th January 2014

Testwood Sports College are through to the quarter finals of the English Schools Under-16 Premier League Cup after a 4-2 win over Gordano School from Bristol. 

Begovic 100 yard goal déjà vu at Barton Peveril

Daily Echo: Artur Boruc

3:04pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

There was a sense of déjà vu in the Hampshire Six Form Colleges 2nd XI League this afternoon.

Pompey to hold 'match-fixing' meeting with players

Daily Echo: Sam Sodje

4:18pm Monday 9th December 2013

Portsmouth will hold a meeting with their players on Tuesday in the wake of the match-fixing allegations surrounding Sam Sodje.

Pompey sack manager

Daily Echo: Guy Whittingham

6:13pm Monday 25th November 2013

POMPEY have sacked manager Guy Whittingham.

Junior World Cup to go ahead despite weather risk

Daily Echo: The Veracity Ground in Southampton

12:10pm Friday 1st November 2013

Youngsters across Southampton will be playing in Saints Foundation Junior World Cup this afternoon after the event was given the go ahead.

Sholing win nine-goal thriller

Daily Echo: Nick Watts - two goals

7:00am Wednesday 30th October 2013

Winchester almost made a dramatic late comeback – on returning manager Neil Hards homecoming – as Sholing scraped a 5-4 win in the Wessex League Cup third round last night at the Denplan City Ground.

Record breaking penalty shoot-out goes to 30 penalties

Daily Echo: Record breaking penalty shoot-out goes to 30 penalties

4:50pm Wednesday 16th October 2013

As England qualify for the World Cup, thoughts undoubtedly turn to the Three Lions' history of penalty shoot-outs.

Heath hit five in Hampshire Cup romp

1:58pm Sunday 6th October 2013

JORDAN Neal hit a hat-trick as reigning Hampshire League champions Locks Heath romped to a 5-1 victory over Waterlooville in the first round of the Hampshire Intermediate Cup yesterday.

Abused ref scraps game after bursting into tears after handbag slur

Daily Echo: Shelby Davis backs the Echo's respect campaign

8:33am Monday 23rd September 2013

A HAMPSHIRE referee was reduced to tears and forced to abandon a match after suffering sexist abuse from spectators.

Brock fired up for FA Cup test

Daily Echo: Lerone Plummer

6:57pm Friday 20th September 2013

BROCKENHURST head into tomorrow’s FA Vase tie at home to Warminster Town buoyed by a pleasing midweek win.



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