FOOTBALL: Wantage Town appoint Daniel Barry as manager

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9:36am Tuesday 21st October 2014

Wantage Town have appointed Daniel Barry as first team manager.

FOOTBALL: Wantage fall to heavy defeat

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8:30am Monday 29th September 2014

GOALKEEPER Lee Farrow was sent off in controversial fashion as Wantage Town slumped to their heaviest defeat of the season, a 5-0 loss at Mangotsfield United in Southern League Division 1 South & West.

FOOTBALL: Mills double sends Didcot second

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7:20am Monday 29th September 2014

GOAL machine John Mills did it again with another double to fire Didcot Town to second place in Southern League Division 1 South & West with victory at Taunton Town.

FOOTBALL: Abingdon United face stiffest FA Cup test, says boss

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4:18pm Thursday 25th September 2014

Abingdon United will have to overturn huge odds on Saturday if they are to reach the third qualifying round of the FA Cup.

FOOTBALL: Defeat sends Wantage crashing back to earth

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9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014


FOOTBALL: Goal machine Mills hammers another treble

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9:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014


FOOTBALL: Abingdon back in North Berks after 75 years

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8:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

ABINGDON Town will return to the North Berks League for the first time in 75 years on Saturday as they host Wallingford Town on the opening day of the season, writes Matthew Bruce.

FOOTBALL: Bown strike seals it for Shrivenham

Herald Series: Wootton Bassett Town's Matt Bown tangles with Brimscombe & Thrupp last weekend

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

MATT Bown’s 35th-minute strike sealed a 1-0 win for Shrivenham at Reading Town in the FA Cup extra preliminary round.

FOOTBALL: Wantage are on learning curve, boss Ackling

Herald Series: Didcot Town's joint boss Ian Concannon

7:00am Friday 15th August 2014

Wantage Town boss Gary Ackling wants his side to forget the contentious 2-1 midweek defeat at home to AFC Totton and concentrate on getting a good result at Wimborne tomorrow.

FOOTBALL: Wantage are beaten by controversial goal

Herald Series: football generic

9:49am Wednesday 13th August 2014

WANTAGE Town were denied their first Southern League point when a hotly-contested late goal from AFC Totton sent them falling to a 2-1 home defeat in Division 1 South & West last night.

FOOTBALL: Whitehead's blast settles it for Didcot

Herald Series: Didcot's Ben Whitehead

8:00am Monday 11th August 2014

Didcot started their Southern League Division 1 South & West campaign with notable 2-0 victory against last season’s play-off contenders Swindon Supermarine.

FOOTBALL: Wantage given tough baptism

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8:00am Monday 11th August 2014

Wantage Town suffered a baptism of fire as they marked their Southern League debut with a 3-0 home defeat by Taunton Town on Saturday.

Friendly: Didcot Town 0 Oxford United 1

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8:00pm Saturday 19th July 2014

JAMES ROBERTS' second-half strike made it three wins from three pre-season games for Oxford United as they beat a spirited Didcot Town side 1-0 at Draycott Engineering Loop Meadow Stadium.

FOOTBALL: Didcot delighted with Brooks signing

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6:17pm Tuesday 1st July 2014

Didcot Town have received a close season boost by signing prolific striker Ryan Brooks from Ardley United.

FOOTBALL: Abingdon United stalwart Blackmore honoured

Herald Series: John Blackmore with his award

8:50am Saturday 14th June 2014

ABINGDON United stalwart John Blackmore was rewarded for his contribution to football with a special honour, writes Mark Edwards.

SCHOOLS' FOOTBALL: Didcot girls are national champs again

Herald Series: The victorious Didcot team celebrate at the Madejski

9:30am Wednesday 21st May 2014

DIDCOT Girls’ School’s footballers are the toast of Oxfordshire after being crowned national champions for the second successive year.

Didcot boys shining Wight

Herald Series: Didcot under 10s with their Isle of Wight Festival trophies

5:07pm Thursday 1st May 2014

Didcot Town Youth Under 10s enjoyed a highly successful time in the Isle of Wight Festival of Football, only losing the play-off final in a penalty shoot-out.

FOOTBALL: Wantage deserve title, says assistant boss Lyne

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5:00am Friday 25th April 2014

Wantage Town’s assistant boss Andy Lyne has praised the attitude of the players as they look to boost their Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division title chances at Ascot United tomorrow.

FOOTBALL: Mills's terrific treble seals it as Didcot defeat the deluge

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7:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

John Mills scored a hat-trick as Didcot Town beat Thatcham Town 4-0 in Calor League Division 1 South & West yesterday.

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

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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

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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: 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

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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.

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