FOOTBALL: Carnell's late header extends Didcot's run

Herald Series: Luke Carnell heads Abingdon United ahead during their shock 2-1 win against Sholing

8:00am Monday 31st March 2014

Didcot Tn 3, Cirencester tn 2

FOOTBALL: Makeshift striker Longford's double delights Didcot

Herald Series: Jack Longford celebrates with Josh Baines after scoring inside 23 seconds

7:00am Monday 24th March 2014

Didcot Town 3, Guildford City 2

FOOTBALL: Dorchester held up by champion show

Herald Series: Berinsfield’s Danny Brind (red) slots the ball past Long Wittenham goalkeeper Andy Griffiths

8:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014


FOOTBALL: Cheshire and Eltham Penn in a final date

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7:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014


FOOTBALL: Milton's James gets Wembley chance

Herald Series: Jonny James

7:00am Wednesday 19th March 2014

JONNY James will achieve a lifetime’s ambition by playing at Wembley Stadium next month on a day when he hopes to reignite his football careerox.

FOOTBALL: Early goal sends Didcot to defeat

Herald Series: Didcot keeper Alex Williams makes sure he gets there first ahead of Tiverton ‘s Ryan Richards

8:00am Monday 10th March 2014

Didcot Town’s home woes continue with a 1-0 defeat to promotion-chasing Tiverton Town in Calor League Division 1 South & West on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Routledge and Curran clinch it

Herald Series: football generic

7:00am Wednesday 26th February 2014

Harry Routledge and Danny Curran scored the goals that gave Division 2 Drayton a 2-1 victory at Division 1 Faringdon Town in their North Berks Cup quarter-final tie.

FOOTBALL: Cox grounds Magpies

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6:00am Wednesday 26th February 2014

Abingdon United Res continue to fly the flag for North Berks football after successfully negotiating their Berks & Bucks Junior Cup quarter-final tie at East Berkshire League Division 2 outfit Maidenhead Magpies.

FOOTBALL: Dorchester's title hopes hit by heavy defeat

Herald Series: football generic

7:11pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Dorchester's 4-0 defeat at home to Kintbury Rangers threw the North Berks League Division 1 title race wide open on Saturday, writes Phil Annets.

FOOTBALL: Delight as Sinnott joins Didcot in a coaching role

Herald Series: Former Oxford City coach Andy Sinnott has been appointed as assistant manager-coach of Didcot Town

7:07pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Andy Sinnott says he can’t wait to get started after he was appointed as assistant manager-coach at Didcot Town, writes Nick Farrant Sinnott, 62, who left his position as coach at Oxford City, said he enjoyed his time at Marsh Lane, but felt the chance of helping Calor League Division 1 South & West Didcot to progress was too good to turn down.

FOOTBALL: Defender James aims for dream appearance at Wembley

Herald Series: Milton full back Johnny James impressed Graeme Le Saux

7:05pm Wednesday 12th February 2014

Johnny James had two footballing ambitions as a youngster – to join a professional club and play at Wembley.

FOOTBALL: Dorchester in the clear

Herald Series: FOOTBALL: Dorchester in the clear

8:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014


FOOTBALL: Shrivenham manager dies of suspected heart attack

6:00am Wednesday 5th February 2014

Dave Turner, manager of Hellenic League club Shrivenham Town, has died of a suspected heart attack.

FOOTBALL: Foster is the hero as Didcot hold on

Herald Series: Didcot Town’s Germaine Ofori has a header saved by Sam Alexander in the  2-2 home draw with Bridgwater on Saturday

7:00am Monday 3rd February 2014

James Foster pulled off a brilliant late save as Didcot held on for a thrilling draw in Calor League Division 1 South & West at the Draycott Engineering Loop Meadow Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Defeat adds to Didcot's worries

Herald Series: Didcot’s joint manager Jamie Heapy remonstrates with referee Adam Bayliss for awarding the penalty that gave the visitors the lead

8:20am Monday 20th January 2014

Didcot Town’s battle to move away from the Division 1 South & West relegation zone suffered a big setback on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Brooks hits hat-trick in Ardley joy

Herald Series: Ardley United’s Ryan Brooks attempts to beat Wantage’s Tom Butler

7:00am Monday 20th January 2014

Uhlsport Hellenic League

FOOTBALL: Hogan helps Ardington to surprise Penn

Herald Series: Ardington & Lockinge’s Luke Faircloth tries an overhead kick against Penn & Tylers Green

6:00am Wednesday 15th January 2014

Ardington & Lockinge came from behind to win 3-1 at home to Penn & Tylers Green, from Hellenic League Division 1 East, in the fourth round.

FOOTBALL: Dorchester close in on leaders

Herald Series: Hanney United’s Matt Woodside (left) is congratulated by teammate Paul Freeman after netting the first of his two goals Pictures: Denis Kennedy Order no: OX64433

8:00am Wednesday 8th January 2014

DORCHESTER took full advantage of their rivals’ inactivity as they moved to within a point of the Division 1 summit with a 3-2 win at home to Wallingford Town, writes PHIL ANNETS.

FOOTBALL: Heapy's return proves in vain for Didcot

Herald Series: Jamie heapy

7:50am Thursday 2nd January 2014

Didcot Town failed to make it three wins on the bounce in Calor League Division 1 South & West after falling to a 2-0 defeat at fellow strugglers Thatcham Town yesterday.

FOOTBALL: Edney secures first victory for boss Zoldan

Herald Series: Abingdon United keeper Gareth Tucker leaps to tip the ball over the bar to help his side gain a welcome 1-0 victory at Brimscome & Thrupp

6:09pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

Graham Edney’s first-half strike gave new Abingdon United boss Andy Zoldan his maidenwin at the third attempt in a 1-0 victory at Brimscombe & Thrupp in the Uhlsport Hellenic League on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Nine-man holders clinch it in extra time

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6:06pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

Nine-man Berinsfield pulled off a stunning win as they continued the defence of their Oxfordshire Intermediate Cup title on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Reid fires double as Hendred march on

Herald Series: Benson Lions keeper Andy Duncan (left) reacts to Phil Goss’s goal in the North Berks League’s War Memorial Cup clash. Benson won a dramatic game 4-3 on penalties after the tie had finished 2-2 after extra time

6:02pm Wednesday 18th December 2013

East Hendred made their Division 2 status count when they thumped unbeaten Division 3 hosts Burghclere 3-0 in the second round of the North Berks League’s War Memorial Trophy , writes Phil Annets.

FOOTBALL: Bond brace opens up title chase

Herald Series: Black Swan's Swans Gary Belcher holds off this challenge from Forest Hill's Dave Kay in Division 2

8:00am Wednesday 18th December 2013

The Division 1 title race in the Critchleys UTV League was blown wide open as league leaders Freeland Yeoman fell to their first defeat of the season at home to second-placed Iffley Harriers, writes DARYL RIDGLEY.

FOOTBALL: Concannon in the dark after Didcot fracas

Herald Series: Mangotsfield United’s Luke Ballinger lets fly with a free-kick during the 2-2 draw against Didcot Town

8:20am Monday 16th December 2013

Didcot Town joint boss Ian Concannon was unable to shed any light on the incident which sparked ugly scenes at the end of the 2-2 draw at home to Mangotsfield United in Calor League Division 1 South & West, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

FOOTBALL: Didcot's fighting spirit earns a deserved point

Herald Series: Ben Whitehead (second right) celebrates scoring Didcot Town’s first goal

8:00am Monday 16th December 2013

Didcot Tn 2

FOOTBALL: Concannon defends Didcot's disciplinary record

Herald Series: Kameron Abbass (right) is booked against Clevedon last month – one of the five yellow cards that sees the Didcot man start a suspension tomorrow

8:00am Friday 13th December 2013

Ian Concannon has defended Didcot Town’s disciplinary record, despite having three players unavailable for tomorrow’s Calor League Division South & West game home game with Mangotsfield United, writes Matthew Bruce.

FOOTBALL: Wantage hit by second loss in a week

8:27pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

Wantage Town slipped to their second de-feat in five days when they lost 1-0 to fellow Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division title-chasers Ardley United at Alfredian Park on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Haysham given seven-match ban

Herald Series: Pablo Haysham misses Didcot Town's home game with Evesham United

8:24pm Wednesday 4th December 2013

Didcot Town will be without Pablo Haysham until the New Year after the striker was handed a seven-match ban for being sent off for a third time this season in the Calor League.

FOOTBALL: Wantage move top with a win

Herald Series: Wantage Town A goalscorer Jamie Wilkins gets in a shot as Radley’s Nick Nicholson attempts an interception

8:08am Wednesday 4th December 2013

Wantage Town A took advantage of Abingdon being on cup duty by moving to the top of North Berks League Division 2 on goal difference, writes PHIL ANNETS.

FOOTBALL: Didcot succumb to leaders

Herald Series: football generic

8:00am Monday 2nd December 2013

Didcot Town matched Cirencester Town for an hour before the Calor League Division 1 South & West leaders pulled away for a comfortable 3-1 home victory.

FOOTBALL: Ardington sink Milton

9:00pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Ardington & Lockinge, unbeaten in all North Berks League competitions, overcame Milton United from Hellenic League Division One East 2-1 in the third round of the Berks & Bucks Intermediate Cup.

FOOTBALL: Lee's double secures shock result

8:59pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Wallingford Town Res, from Division 5, caused an upset in the second round of the North Berks League’s AG Kingham Cup, defeating Division 3 leaders Kintbury Rangers Res.

FOOTBALL: Dorchester go top after seven goal show

Herald Series: Danny Brind scored for Berinsfield in their 6-2 victory over Wallingford Town

8:58pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Dorchester took ad-vantage of Ardington’s cup exploits to leapfrog them at the top of North Berks League Division 1, writes Phil Annets.

FOOTBALL: Wallingford School hold nerve

8:53pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Wallingford School triumphed 5-4 in a penalty shoot-out at home to Haberdashers’ Aske’s Knights Academy (Lewisham) in the ESFA Under 14 PlayStation Open Schools’ Cup third round.

FOOTBALL: Murphy four-timer lifts Wittenham

Herald Series: Joe Murphy scored four goals for Long Wittenham

8:40pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Joe Murphy struck four times as Long Wittenham progressed to the next stage in the second round of the Critchleys UTV’s Devenney Cup, writes Daryl Ridgley.

FOOTBALL: Wantage pay for lack of sharp shooting

8:37pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Wantage Town’s interest in the FA Carlsberg Vase ended in a second-round 3-0 defeat at Plymouth Parkway on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Howards is on mark for new boss Davis

Herald Series: Paul Davis is new boss of Abingdon Town

8:35pm Wednesday 20th November 2013

Abingdon Town drew 1-1 at home to Newbury Town in their first game under new manager Paul Davis on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Vale lads bow out of trophy

8:01pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

Vale of White Horse Schools’ Under 13s let a two-goal half-time lead slip as they went down 4-3 away to Cheltenham in the Meeson Trophy.

FOOTBALL: Seven up for Murphy

7:52pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

David Murphy scored a remarkable seven goals for Village Inn as they overcame Dog & Gun 8-6 in an OFA Sam Waters Cup second-round tie which was rearranged after being abandoned at 4-4 last week, writes Darryl Ridgley.

FOOTBALL: Saxon miss chance to close gap

7:50pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

Saxton Rovers missed the opportunity to close the gap on the North Berks League Division 1 leaders by losing 2-1 at home to Long Wittenham Athletic, writes Phil Annets.

FOOTBALL: 27-0! We're not surprised say Appleton

Herald Series: Liam McCullough scored nine goals for Wantage A

7:48pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

The acting coach of the team that lost by a mammoth 27-0 in a North Berks League cup tie on Saturday, said he was not surprised by the result.

FOOTBALL: This is just the start says Concannon

Herald Series: Jamie Heapy (left) and Ian Concannon look satisfied after Saturday’s game

7:43pm Wednesday 13th November 2013

New Didcot Town joint-manager Ian Concannon expressed his delight after making a perfect start to life in the Draycott Engineering Loop Meadow hotseat, writes Matthew Bruce.

FOOTBALL: Concannon and Heapy begin with six of the best

Herald Series: Jamie Heapy (left) and Ian Concannon look satisfied after Saturday’s game

10:00am Monday 11th November 2013

Didcot Town’s new management team of Ian Concannon and Jamie Heapy started with a stunning 6-2 home victory against Clevedon on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Classy JET zoom to victory

8:08pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

John James, Will Crennan, Chris Hoy and Rich Nockold gave Jet FC a surprisingly easy 4-1 success over Northway in the second round of the Oxfordshire FA Sam Waters Sunday Cup, writes Darryl Ridgley.

FOOTBALL: Brind can't halt shock defeat

Herald Series: Marcham’s Shane Northcott salutes the second of his two goals in the 5-2 win over Saxton Rovers Res

8:06pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

Danny Brind netted twice for Berinsfield, but they went down to a shock 3-2 home defeat to struggling Wootton & Dry Sandford in North Berks League Division 1.

FOOTBALL: Wittenham fall to pieces against ten-man Kintbury

8:03pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

Long Wittenham must have been licking their lips when visitors Kintbury Rangers had a man sent off late in the first half of their North Berks Charity Cup, writes Phil Annets.

FOOTBALL: Jones quits as Abingdon Town boss

Herald Series: Gavin Jones did not see Abingdon Town win a league game in his charge

7:54pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

Gavin Jones has quit as manager of struggling Abingdon Town, who are bottom of the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division The former Wantage pla-yer was appointed assistant to boss Shaun Smith in the close season.

FOOTBALL: Legends Concannon & Heapy take charge of Didcot Town

Herald Series: Ian Concannon

7:51pm Wednesday 6th November 2013

New Didcot Town joint-manager Ian Concannon admitted he is delighted to be back at the club where he scored close to 300 goals during his playing career, writes Matt Bruce.

FOOTBALL: Murphy's the toast of Berinsfield

9:04pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

Berinsfield took advantage of the leading sides being in cup action to go third in North Berks League Division 1 with a 6-0 victory at basement club Lambourn Sports.

FOOTBALL: Eagles soar to shock win over Wallingford

Herald Series: Drayton’s Richard Chilvers (front) holds off the challenge of Westminster’s Pete Lamont

9:02pm Wednesday 30th October 2013

Division 5 new boys Didcot Eagles pulled off a stunning North Berks Cup  second round upset, dumping out visitors Wallingford 4-2, writes Phil Annets. Alex Rodman, with two, Dan Tucker and Daryl Harper were their goalscoring heroes. Matt Sinclair and Ashley Searle, with a penalty, netted for a Wallingford side which plays four divisions higher. Division 3 leaders Burghclere went goal crazy at Coleshill United winning 10-2 with Kye Franklin netting a hat-trick. Nathan Rivers bagged a brace with Matt Ray, Matt Howe, Ben Kirkham, Matt Fidler and Alistair Baillie also scoring. Lee Andrews and Steve Lovegrove netted for the Div-ision 2 side. And the  shocks didn’t stop there. Jason Pook scored the only goal of the game as Division 3 side Stanford in the Vale won 1-0 at Marcham, from Division 2. In a similar divisional match-up, Hanney United                                  triumphed 4-3 at home to East Hendred. Ben Hummel, James Hicks and Shane McGowran scored for Hendred, but Andy Hope, Shaun Harris, James Bishop an Matt Woodside netted to win the match for Hanney. Division 2 hosts Drayton only just edged out Division 3 Westminster 5-4. A Ryan Seamark double and goals from Mike Green-away, Richard Chilvers and Kieran O’Connor outscored efforts by Pete Lamont, Dean Staniford, Neil McMahon and Josh Button for the visitors. Division 1 pacesetters Dorchester enjoyed an 8-0 romp over Kennington Ath-letic, from Division 4. Billy Warner smashed in four goals alongside two from Ben Curtis and one each by Josh Nicholls and Danny Brind. Tom Rowe also netted a four-timer for Division 1 side Ardington & Lockinge as they won 5-0 at home to Division 3 Benson Lions. Jonny Eudell grabbed their fifth goal. Charlie Allsop with two, Adam Drake, Iggy Ilott and an own goal gave Division 1 Kintbury Rangers a strai-ght-forward 5-2 home win over Radley, from Division 2.  Tommy Young and Mike Steers replied. Long Wittenham Ath-letic won their all-Division 1 clash at Harwell Inter-national 4-0, with Andy Sutherland bagging a brace. Dejan Jones and Joe Cheong also netted Ryley Stone hit a treble for Sutton Courtenay as they eventually prevailed 4-2 after extra time over fellow Division 2 side Steventon. Tom Quinan notched their fourth goal. Shane Butlin scored twice in vain for the home side.

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