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  1. 7 points
    Just for the record and because it has been mentioned on a number of occasions about the “no response from the League”... I refuse to have anything to do with this! I was not at the meeting as I am working in the Middle East; the first I heard about it was when I started getting notifications through on my phone after the post was put on Facebook. I have made my feelings known to a few members of the committee privately; I have also sent an email to the whole of the committee expressing my disapproval of this decision! I understand why the decision has been made but I am of the opinion we could have sorted something out to avoid all of the cups being canned. I refuse to have anything to do with a decision which I have absolutely no control or say over. Usually I’m the one that posts on our Facebook page and on here, I won’t be doing that with regards to this decision. That is why you have heard pretty much nothing from the league. In my opinion, this should have been put to the clubs before a decision was made! As a player, we all want to be playing in Cup games! You can’t beat a cup run and a cup win! Let me reiterate that my comments above are purely my own and have absolutely nothing to do with the League,
  2. 6 points
    Danny O

    SWPL - Saturday Feb 17 2018

    Great result for us today away at Cullompton......had only 12 players then young max had to pull out in the warm up feeling ill so had to play with no sub’s!! But the lads fought hard on a very wet soft pitch and we scored 2 great 2nd and 3rd goals plus young Zak pulling out an amazing save at the score 2-1!! I’m one very proud captain today!! 😊👍⚽️
  3. 4 points
    Most cups are at the latter stages what a nightmare if true! Most teams will have nothing to play for now people don't just play football to socialize they play to compete....🙄🙄🙄🙄
  4. 3 points
    Pseudonyms upset me ‘ Guess who ‘. Far too many jelly fish on this site. Only say things because nobody knows who they are. If you or anyone else has a comment or something to say, be man enough to put your real name.
  5. 3 points
    kevin richards

    Congratulations to Gerald!

    Many many happy returns Gerald. The nicest man you could ever wish to meet. Proud to say I have known him all my life. 🎂🍺🥂.
  6. 3 points
    Semi finals do have neutral officials. Probably why they are midweek to free up some referees and doesn’t take them away from weekend duties. Quarter finals have never had neutral officials. Silly comment whoever posted that earlier. Can’t beat a semi or a final under lights. Adds to the atmosphere. And probably get more support.
  7. 3 points
    Pitch was playable. St Agnes players were there last week but were definitely not getting changed.
  8. 3 points
    Holmans 5 -3 st just Good result today youngsters played superb and weren’t going to be bullied also Dave Dodson outstanding refereeing only one boss out there in the middle and his surname never ended in Curnow. Great goal for st just youngster as well but after conceding an early poor goal we hit 4 to bounce back to lead 4-1 ht After the break we started to get a little complacent around the pitch and allowed st just back to 4-3 with 20 to go it could of been a difficult afternoon however the lads had more in the tank & with 8 mins to go put us back at 5-3 to see the game out. Off the bottom for the first time this season let’s hope the lads can now catch Redruth Utd with 3 pts adrift & 5 games in hand many more points are needed.
  9. 3 points
    Jimmer06

    Trelawney League Cups Cancelled?

    I also think people tend to be more cautious these days of not wanting to play on a wet surface, about 9/10 years ago almost anything was playable. Too easy to call a game off.
  10. 3 points
    I have just read through the rule book of ‘the club’s league’: The Whirlwind Sports Trelawny League 2017/18 (I’ve had a bit of spare time). According to Rule 19a if two thirds of the club’s secretaries contact the league then they must hold a Special General Meeting. If this is done then we can address this issue. More disappointingly, the rule 19b states that the management committee can call a Special General Meeting at any time: surely this decision warranted a SGM? Furthermore, rule 20a states that any rule changes must be made at an AGM or SGM (Special General Meeting). Is the introduction of double headers and the cancellation of cups not a rule change, once again, to the best of my knowledge, this hasn’t been discussed at an AGM or SGM. Lastly, rule 23a states that dissolution of the competition shall be by resolution approved at a SGM by a majority of three quarters of the members present. Surely the cancellation of all of the cup competitions is a dissolution of competition; I reiterate that no SGM - to the best of my knowledge - had been called. I see the Trelawny League has ‘liked’ one reply to the post on Facebook. This tells me that you are aware of the replies and stir that this has caused. So could you please reply to my comment? I intend to write to all of the club’s secretaries and propose a SGM, would it be easier if you emailed them or shall I? Thanks
  11. 3 points
    MARKSY

    Trelawney League Cups Cancelled?

    Bloody hell guys are we all forgetting that the heavens opened up early December and no one has shut the bloody doors since. I understand the frustration you all must be feeling but to blame the trelawney guys the refs etc, need a bit of calm here. Over the last two months no one has really thought about a cup game they’ve only surely thought about any frigging game🤪 We have to sometimes bite the bullet only one thing to blame here the pissing rain👍
  12. 3 points
    N P R

    Trelawney League Cups Cancelled?

    Just play one game for for 90min for 6pts
  13. 3 points
    TheolderIgetthebetterIwas

    Bodmin Town

    Spend some money on the pitch instead of players might help.
  14. 2 points
    Adlestrop

    Congratulations to Gerald!

    Gerald Searle and Perkins Matthews two outstanding blokes.
  15. 2 points
    Paul Collings

    Junior cup semi-finals draw

    It also helps when finding a pitch to play on, most of the top grounds will be in use every Saturday so weekdays are less likely to disrupt fixtures and give the host club some extra income making it a more attractive proposition for them. Then of course there is the referee situation, three officials on a Saturday would basically mean that two other games didn't get one.
  16. 2 points
    zebedee

    Congratulations to Gerald!

    I echo Kevin's comments .....have always enjoyed our refereeing trips and social meetings with Gerald ,plus his dry sense of humour !!!
  17. 2 points
    I think it's a character in finding nemo
  18. 2 points
    With no game today we took in the quarter final of the Junior Cup in what turned out to be a 13 goal thriller at St Stephen. Have to say that St Stephen were worthy winners over what looked like a depleted Holywell (only 12 players). The home side looked like they were going to score at will in the first half and had an early goal disallowed and missed numerous other chances before going in to the interval 3-1 up. With the visitors playing with only one up front St Stephen's experienced centre half pairing of Joe Stone and Lee Whetters were rarely troubled. The floodgates opened in a second half 'goal fest' and witnessed 9 goals - a further 6 for St Stephen - inc. 2 penalties and 3 for Holywell including arguably the goal of the game for their 2nd on 81 mins. Holywell were also reduced to 10 men late in the game for St Stephen's first penalty on 70 mins. Overall St Stephens were always in control and were never threatened apart from a late flourish from Holywell in second half injury time. Good luck to St Stephens in the semi-final.
  19. 2 points
    I know wearne was cup tied for the senior Cup, earlier in the season. Now waiting for the new excuse for playing him. It would be unlike Falmouth to load up for the bigger games 😅
  20. 2 points
    El Nino

    SWPL - Saturday Feb 17 2018

    And always good to see youth getting a chance - 16 year old Jack Rhead making his first team debut!! Agree about those 2 stand out goals gingerninja.
  21. 2 points
    gingerninja

    SWPL - Saturday Feb 17 2018

    Ivybridge 1-5 Parkway A routine win for Parkway as they go marching on. A couple of cracking goals from Mike Smith and Ryan Lane. Also, who was Ivybridge's number 12? I'm pretty sure I saw him in Pizza Hut last night.....and it showed!
  22. 2 points
    For anybody interested on money spent on the Hall for Cornwall project. Below is who has contributed and how much. Article copied from Cornwall Live website. Hall For Cornwall project overview The project cost is £19.8m. To date, it has raised just over £18m; nearly £15m has been secured from outside Cornwall. Funds have been secured from the following; • Arts Council England: £5m • Cornwall Council: £3.19m • European Regional Development Fund (ERDF): £2.1m • Heritage Lottery Fund: £2.85m • HM Treasury: £2m • Local Enterprise Partnership: £2m • Trusts and Foundations/donations: £1m £1.7 million is outstanding and this will be raised through a combination of private fundraising, crowdfunding and via trusts and foundations. Recent support has come from private and corporate donations, including the Alex Patrick Trust.
  23. 2 points
    I'm led to believe that Holmans offered a qualified referee (although he had not registered this year) to take charge of the game, St Just declined. St Day declined the offer from Mawnan to reverse the fixture... That's two more games that have been lost [needlessly]. There will be more still, I'm sure. With the recent news coming from the league, you would think that the club's will do what they can to try and get these games played. The most important thing at this level is ensuring that the players get a game, surely? My personal opinion, again.
  24. 2 points
    GEACH1

    Combo League Approved Footballs

    Cornishteddyboy with the quick maths , Take off your jacket
  25. 2 points
    Quiet Man

    SWPL - Saturday Feb 17 2018

    Dep. 8.26 from Penmere. Arr. 12.20 at Exmouth. I know of 2 on the train. Up the Town.
  26. 2 points
    Mangle

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Got to say that on current form, Spurs are cutting it with the best of them. I have said many times, Kane, Eriksen, Lloris, Deli Ali, Son, these are top quality players. Top quality. I still think their defenders are a weak link, Sanchez and Aurier are just “getting away with it”. A bit like Jones and Smalling at Man Utd. I don’t rate them. But as an overall team, confidence is high, and they are playing well. I think they deserved to beat Juve, and my money is on a comfortable win back at Wembley. They still have to win a trophy though, and that is basically how they will finally be judged. Nothing for 10 years, a team that is “capable”, but they have to deliver something. I am not convinced they can. Long way to go, and twists and turns all the way.
  27. 2 points
    silly billy

    Bodmin Town

    Priory's second pond. Make it a boating lake. Probably get more people in then.
  28. 2 points
    64 on tap

    Trelawney League Cups Cancelled?

    Are we to assume that all Trelawny clubs will now withdraw from the Junior Cup in order to ease this unfathomable fixture pile up...?
  29. 2 points
    Shocking. So many complications from league deciders to clubs losing trade and money. We’ve already lost enough trade over the past few months, vital money that keeps the club running and pays our bar staff. The loss of cups means that finals or semi finals won’t be hosted and further trade lost. We will be lucky if we don’t have to let any of our staff go because of the lack of games. Teams pay a fee to be entered into the leagues and cups, plus insurance. What is going to happen with that money? Are we going to see any return? As a player or manager, there are some teams that now only have cups to play for. They will lose all motivation and I bet some don’t fulfil their league fixtures because they have nothing to play for. This could have a massive say on promotion/relegation but worse, it could lead to clubs folding. The Trelawny League have done a great job so far. But this is completely outrageous and it makes a mockery of football in West Cornwall and the Trelawny League. We are only in February. Time has been lost but there are many more realistic and sensible options. I do not see any other league governing bodies hitting the panic button like this. I’ve been extremely supportive of the league but this does not put them in a good light. Josh McDonald
  30. 2 points
    Why not just play league games and see how it looks at end of March after 7 more Saturdays.With some double headers and possible Sunday games and evening games,teams may still get the cup games in.Nothing to lose by waiting especially in league 1 where only 12 teams and Hayle only got 7 left.?
  31. 2 points
    It’s time more evening matches were played early in the season. Teams play friendlies early and then have hardly any league matches, so then play more friendlies. Surely teams could have played 10 league games by end of October. Get the evening matches in On another note, pitches aren’t played on when there is mud these days. Used to love those games. Sliding around everywhere. Sometimes they are waterlogged which is fair enough but I’m sure teams have called games off to save pitches only for it to then rain for weeks after and get waterlogged anyway. Anyway. That’s all for next season now I guess. Madness to get rid of cups. They are all that the majority of clubs left, had to play for this season. Getting a cup run going keeps your season alive for most clubs. Surely playing the nonsense that is double headers in the league would’ve been enough to catch up.
  32. 2 points
    golong

    Trelawney League Cups Cancelled?

    its all over social media. I agree its a terrible decision, sat - mon - weds for a few weeks you would fit the back log in. i feel for the teams that battled hard to win pointless cup games. cornish football at a all time low!!
  33. 2 points
    I'm liking this. I'll definitely be going to the game at Bickland Park. And I'll try and make the game the night before at Liskeard.
  34. 2 points
    Probably to late k off ....be past his bedtime 😥
  35. 2 points
  36. 2 points
    Average attendances this season to 12th Feb 2018 are St. Austell 189.72 Torpoint 142.36 Saltash 106.90 Mousehole 98.00 Oh dear. County FA have got it wrong again. For best attendance, final should be St. Austell v Torpoint.
  37. 2 points
    A stadium is a sports ground with tiers of seats for spectators does Treyew Road qualify or not that is the 6 million dollar sorry pound question. I believe Newquay AFC have a stadium at Mount Wise.
  38. 2 points
    😂😂😂😂, Big Al you need to go and sit in a dark room and have a quiet word with yourself, you’ve completely lost the plot! Absolute beaut
  39. 2 points
    mattelot

    CCFA website

    Try Big Al he knows everything !👍
  40. 1 point
    Fanfare

    Trelawney League Cups Cancelled?

    Are any teams going to do something about it or just moan and criticise on here?
  41. 1 point
    CornishRhino

    NLS - 17th February 2018

    That's the doubt I have when it comes to the council funding for the stadium. They continue to say they need to make cuts. Why would they then put multi millions of pounds in to a new stadium?! They've got to weigh up how many people really want it and the benefits it'll have. I want the stadium to be built as I'm a strong supporter of both Truro City and the Cornish Pirates. I would disagree when you say that it's too small for headline music acts to play there. They'd be able to get plenty down here. Regardless, it's going to be a close one. It'll leave a really sour taste in my mouth if the council reject funding to get the stadium built and we still move to Torquay.
  42. 1 point
    Goldeneye

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Yes, could be a case of 27th time lucky!! 👊
  43. 1 point
    Mike Odgers

    Congratulations to Gerald!

    Happy birthday Gerald a true Cornish Soccer Man Trouble is Tommy,Dave and Rappo he is a Gooner. lol
  44. 1 point
    Mangle

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Not sure Ponch did the right thing today by making 11 changes. No games this week, so 8 days or so until they next play. Now they’ve got to fit in an unwanted reply. But what do we know!
  45. 1 point
    SCFC

    Bodmin Town

    I've got to admit, with the rumour of Truro City ground sharing with Bodmin, i couldnt help but think it was a joke that their games were called off every week when some games have been able to play. However, now knowing the full facts, i understand it must be so frustrating for all at Bodmin, having external issues out of your control cause the pitch to flood! absolute joke!
  46. 1 point
    Bodmin is not a very good 'green' choice. A 20 mile radius around Truro covers a far, far greater population than the same radius around Bodmin. Truro also has better public transport facilities.
  47. 1 point
    Soccerkid

    Bodmin Town

    This is true olde, if clubs / sponsors stuck there money on pitch improvements rather then prima donnas we may get more games on played
  48. 1 point
    64 on tap

    Favourites

    Gotta make Sticker favourites if they overcome the west's best remaining hope Penwith Excel
  49. 1 point
    How about Falmouth and Liskeard for CSC semis
  50. 1 point
    Love that - old school - proper job.
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