Sports in South Wiltshire & North Dorset

Running track dispute

As the dispute that has closed Salisbury’s only all-weather track to the city’s athletes and the wider community enters its third month, the running club called an extraordinary general meeting to update members on its deadlock with track owners South Wilts Grammar...

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SPORT: WEEKEND PREVIEW

Salisbury v North Leigh Second-placed Salisbury will be looking to beat North Leigh for the first time, after losing to the Oxfordshire side on all three occasion so far. They may well have to go into battle without their two form players. Owen Howe and Stuart Green...

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Grant helps Wiltshire athletes

Grant available to help Wiltshire’s talented athletes succeed at elite level Funding Future Olympians and Paralympians Elite Athlete grant scheme is open for applications. Working in partnership with local businesses, Wiltshire Council supports rising sports stars...

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Diane’s dynamic ladies seem unstoppable

West Harnham netball club has played seven and won seven games in the Salisbury District Netball League and could be on their way to another league title in 2018. Their most recent win was a commanding 62-11 victory over Blue Jays B, and this margin of victory is...

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Brave Salisbury fall at the hands of London City

By Chloe Hills FC Salisbury United welcomed London City Futsal Club to Five Rivers this remembrance weekend - a minute silence was held before kick-off. London City are arguably the most successful Futsal team in England having qualified for the UEFA Champions League...

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Terrific triple for Salisbury Women FC

Salisbury Women FC ended a run of three games without a win with a 3-1 victory over league strugglers Market Lavington. Manager Neil Underwood’s squad were once again without top scorer "Rampant" Zoe Ridley who was away on Portsmouth Ladies duty. But the Whites proved...

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Salisbury hand out some capital punishment

By Chloe Hills Salisbury headed to the capital over the weekend to face Genesis Futsal Club, a well established club, and a club that would offer a real test to manager Geoff Bonners’ travelling squad. Salisbury were keen to get back to winning ways after losing their...

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Cambridge crumble as Salisbury sizzle

By Chloë Hills Sunday, October 15, was yet another action packed weekend in the Futsal Super League. FC Salisbury United played host to Cambridge United Futsal Club at Five Rivers Health and Wellbeing Centre. Having never lost a competitive match, Salisbury were keen...

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Non-League Day

This Saturday, October 7, Salisbury FC take part in the annual ‘Non-League Day’ for their match against Paulton Rovers. The aim of the day is to reward existing fans and tempt new fans to come and watch some non-league football. It’s the international break for...

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Ridley rampant as Salisbury Soar

Salisbury Women FC sit atop the Wiltshire County Women's & Girls league, having won their first four games of the season, scoring 14 goals and conceding just five. For 12 of those goals, there is something in common - the scorer. Zoe Ridley, 16, from Salisbury, has...

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New and better but is it worth it?

Tack, kit and all the bits and pieces we buy for our horses can cost a lot of money - but, much of it is essential. How do we decide what we need to have – what type/size/make - and what is 'just a nice to have?' I’m going to take a look at this under the headings of...

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Wilton Touch Rugby Day

Are you looking for a day of fun, food and festivities? Then why not come down to Wilton Carnival Family Fun Day and Touch Rugby Festival on Saturday July 22, and join in on Castle Meadow! As well as continuing The Wilton Carnival, the aim of the day is to raise funds...

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Angus gets a deserved double honour

Teenager Angus Corrie-Deane, from Teffont, has learned he is to be part of Team GB at this year's Nations Cup Team in Dressage. British Dressage announced the four-rider team for this year's Dressage Nations Cup held in Saumur, France, at the end of April. At several...

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Cycling circus rides again

A group of Salisbury FC fans successfully cycled 140 miles to Bideford, North Devon, to raise money for ‘Children With Cancer UK’. The group of fans cycled to Salisbury FC’s last league game of the season, setting off 7am from the Raymond McEnhill Stadium on April 21....

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Whelan to miss play offs

Influential midfielder Tom Whelan will miss the vital Salisbury FC Evo-Stik Southern League Division One South & West play-off semi-final against Evesham United on April 25. Tom sustained a blood clot in his calf - believed to be a complication of being caught when...

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Local talent is key aim for new Bemerton boss

By Will Bradley Rae Hughes, 35, will replace Graham Kemp as the new manager of Bemerton Heath Harlequins.  The former Downton manager takes over the Wessex League club at the end of the season, replacing Kemp who took over the team in March, 2015. Rae successfully led...

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Bemerton start search for new boss

By Will Bradley Bemerton Heath Harlequins have started the search for a new manager for the Wessex League Club. Current manager Graham Kemp, 52, resigned last month and will step down at the end of the season after two years in charge of the local side. “We had a...

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Salisbury FC concerned about city centre incidents

Salisbury Football Club is concerned to hear of incidents that took place in the city centre before their match against Hereford FC on March 25. The match passed without any problems inside the ground however issues occurred prior to the game. "We believe these issues...

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Racecourse gallops to success

By Will Bradley Significant investment for another premier season at the popular track is giving Salisbury Racecourse a good run into the new season. The racecourse team are gearing up for another successful summer of 16 flat-race meetings and live-music events at the...

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Visible police presence at Ray Mac

Police will be visible in the city this weekend when Hereford FC play Salisbury FC at the Raymond McEnhill stadium on March 25. Concerns have been aired about the behaviour of a small minority of Hereford supporters and some online speculation has signalled potential...

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Bass on the ball for Salisbury FC

By Will Bradley Young Alex Bass, 18, has commanded his position as first choice goalkeeper at Salisbury FC and is now targeting promotion in this, his debut season for the club. The highly-rated energetic keeper is currently on a season-long loan from Portsmouth FC....

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Harry to hit the 500 match milestone

By Will Bradley Loyal football fan Harry Newton, 26, will watch his 500th Salisbury football match on March 25 against Hereford FC. Popular Harry, who lives in Dinton, has cerebral palsy and is confined to a wheelchair, yet still travels to matches at home and away to...

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