Football

Weston manager Scott Bartlett has hailed his side’s “strong professional performance” after The Seagulls opened their Southern Premier South season with a 3-1 victory at Dorchester Town.

Debutants Lloyd Humphries and James Waite both found the back of the net as Weston came from behind to pick up their first win on the opening day of the Southern Premier South season at Dorchester Town.

Weston Ladies will look to cause an upset when they take on Portishead Town Ladies in the preliminary round of the FA Cup on The Optima Stadium 3G, says manager Sarah Adams.

Worle picked up their third opening day victory in a row as they started their Uhlsport Somerset League Premier Division season with a hard working 4-2 win against Middlezoy Rovers at Worle Recreation Ground.

Weston manager Scott Bartlett has targeted a good start to their Southern League Premier South 2020-21 season when The Seagulls take on Dorchester Town at The Avenue Stadium.

Wrington Redhill Reserves had to settle for a point from their Weston & District League clash at Selkirk after a 2-2 draw.

Cheddar FC manager Shaun Potter has backed his team “to go there and win” ahead of The Cheesemen’s Buildbase FA Vase encounter at Sidmouth Town.

Weston have re-signed James Waite on a season-long loan from Championship side Cardiff City.

Weston Academy have opened talent sessions for under-six, seven and eights for the next three Friday nights.

Weston’s 2-0 win over Hereford was a “great way to end pre-season” says player-assistant manager Scott Laird.

Cheddar Walking Football Club earned a 2-0 win at Bristol Rovers in their first ‘prestige’ friendly on Sunday.

Weston have been drawn away to take on Wessex League Premier Division side Cowes Sports in the first qualifying round of the FA Cup.

Banwell Athletic under-10s are celebrating a new sponsorship deal.

Weston have loaned out teenagers Callum Eastwood and Bailey Kempster to Southern League Division One South side Willand Rovers on an initial month’s loan.

As Weston get ready to host Hereford in their final pre-season friendly, they will do so with two former Bulls players in their ranks.

Weston player assistant manager Scott Laird says he feels there is a “real connection happening” ahead of The Seagulls last pre-season friendly with Hereford on Saturday.

Lloyd Humphries hopes his move to Weston will “bring out the best of him” after rejoining The Seagulls for a third time following his departure from Cardiff City.

Weston’s over-50s walking footballers have been recognised as one of the best teams in the country after being commended by the Walking Football Association.

Lewis Cahill’s late penalty gave Worle a narrow close-fought 3-2 win over Wirghton Redhill, as both sides ended their pre-season programme ahead of returning to league action this weekend.

After the success of Axbridge Utd last season, which saw them got promoted at the first attempt to Divison Three, the club has expanded this year with almost 40 players signing on over the summer and the addition of a reserve team.

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