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  1. 6 points
    Tempo

    Trelawny League - Saturday Nov 25th 2017

    I have, but it’s a rivalry game so both clubs think that it would be more appropriate to have a neutral official as it complicates things. Managing the side while officiating in such a vital fixture doesn’t sit well with me. i have also offered to officiate another game if ours is, indeed, called off. So don’t worry about me - I’ll be involved in Football one way or another on a Saturday
  2. 5 points
    Devon29

    ECPL St Blazey v Plymouth Parkway

    The return fixture is scheduled for Saturday 18th November - The Parkway lads have had a whip round and had a pennant made especially for the lad that got injured last week.
  3. 4 points
    Change in your cars, and wash the mud off in the puddles after the game is what we had ....didn't do us any harm.
  4. 4 points
    Simply to make sure we have a ref and a match. Both clubs keen, cleared with league and ref in place.
  5. 4 points
    I think every team in the league rulings have to have a qualified ref in there ranks and that they MUST be used in the case of game that has no allocated ref whether one team does the 90 or split in half each .. this is done in various other sports and works really well
  6. 3 points
    Taniachairmangodolphin

    Phil Ryder RIP

    Sad day for football Phil was a true legend at Newquay football club and my mother in laws all time favourite player I was lucky enough to watch phil play and know him as a friend loved watching Godolphin when he wasn’t working and giving banter to the opposition I can remember when someone posted on forum need to sort the village idiot which we both laughed at when I showed him total legend friend who will be missed not just with me but anyone involved in football❤️⚽️💙
  7. 3 points
    Tommy Matthews

    Phil Ryder RIP

    I am shocked to the core. Not only did I have numerous battles with Phil over the years but did lots of business with him in his capacity as head chef at Newquay’s Kilbirnie Hotel. You knew you were in for an almighty battle with Phil. Sometimes you won but mostly you lost. The one thing you knew was there was nothing sly about him and a handshake and a beer after the game was a given. Fantastic goal scorer, brave as a lion and great to be around. Massive shock. RIP Phil, condolences to your family and friends. People use the word “legend” all too frequently these days. Not this time. Legend.
  8. 3 points
    Andys

    Senior football facility's

    Stevie, you are correct on the bad language, the Parish Council complained to the club and we raise this with Refs before every match. As you know the children's playground is right next to the pitch and you would think there would be more respect, but some teams apparently have no issue with using foul language next to young children, it's disgraceful. On the subject of the pitch, the comments are unfair, like most pitches in the recent weather, ours has suffered, but the pitch had been rolled and the grass is not taken to the lowest cut to try and help protect it from cutting up; it won't be the longest grass that Pendeen have to play on in the league, that's for certain! The club has tried to improve the dugouts, the ground is not Council owned, but is a King George V Playing field and it has a certain protected status because of it. The playing field committee has been approached about permanent dugouts, but for whatever reason will not give the club consent to build them, so we are stuck with the temporary dugouts until something changes. We look forward to playing at "Premiership"standard facilities when we go to Pendeen later in the season! ; - )
  9. 3 points
    Firstly, how is that a contradiction? We have played in fixtures with no appointed referee previously, and upmost respect to Probus for offering to do it - not every club would be able to. However, the decision was made not to play, which every club is entitled to do - the fourth team aren’t the first ones to refuse and they won’t be the last. As we are part of the problem, shall we go and cancel the referring course which is being held at the club? Are you attending, if not, then are you part of the problem? We have players within the club that are trained referees that often give up their weeks of playing football to officiate on Saturdays, Sunday Leagues and youth matches. So I really do not think that we ‘are part of the problem and a joke.’ But if your eyes say so then you’re entitled to your opinion. Are we part of the problem with grassroots football? Week on week giving football to 4 Men’s sides of various levels, providing a Sunday League team, a Vets team and a whole host of youth football? Lots of players within the locality would have played for Wendron at some point - whether youth or men’s. So rather than being the problem with grassroots football, I would consider us being quite a big advocate and promoter of it...in my eyes. I don’t think the idea would catch on, forcing a team to play with an untrained, and possibly not neutral, ref could open a huge can of worms - even if the ‘referee’ has the best of games. Agreed that there is something to be done and it’s great that the FA are putting on more courses at various venues. I don’t know what puts people off, the cost? The fact they don’t think they’ll enjoy it? The fact that they know what people are like as players?
  10. 3 points
    Perhaps the lack of Queens English eminating from the home dugout area, is reflected in the lack of support from fans who find it offensive. That explanation was offered to us by an EX Bodmin fan, who did not want to be associated with such language, and now reluctantly watches his football elsewhere !
  11. 3 points
    When you are due to play troon next month. We will happily reverse fixture if you're grass ain't cut find a ref pay the ref anything to avoid a evening fixture down madron........
  12. 3 points
    Keith B

    A bit of advice

    In our day it was a great tackle to use as a player and good to watch when a spectator. A greasy pitch was a thing to be relished, or feared. Some players were very good at the slide tackle, others not so - ouch !
  13. 2 points
    wazza10

    Senior football facility's

    Looking for people's opinions before I submit something to the combination league committee.Today we (Pendeen rovers)played against perranwell at perran and on arrival was presented with a council park pitch and dugouts that wasn't fit for 5 kids to sit in let alone 8 adults as stated in the league rules should be able to seat,the grass wasn't cut and the pitch looked like the cows had been removed just before we arrived. my point is on promotion and acceptance in to the lwc combination league ourselves and west Cornwall were given a list of requirements and standards we had to adhere to to gain promotion to senior football ourselves and west Cornwall I believe had to rebuild the dugouts to the size in this list which was substantially bigger than what we had,so why are teams that are trying to better themselves and play the highest level possible being given such things to do when we arrive at grounds that are nowhere near the standard we have been told we should be at so far perranwell and culdrose are nowhere near the standards that apparently they should be,so I'm thinking about putting to league committee that if teams looking for promotion to the combination league have to meet these standard surely the teams currently in the league should be given a time scale to bring there ground/facility's upto standard as well,it irrelevant they may have been in the league for years surely it can't be one rule for upcoming teams and another for established teams.Im sorry if this sounds harsh but we at Pendeen have worked hard to get back to this standard and jumped through hoops to get facility's up to certain standard to be accepted but when we turn up to what we did today seemed like going back to junior standards and surely this isn't acceptable. what are people opinions on this I'm not looking to fall out or cause massive arguements but surely it needs addressing.
  14. 2 points
    Thanks mate. Can’t take total credit. I believe Perranwell suggested it but we have already done it once before this season and everyone at Tine behind the scenes were keen. Have a couple of players working in the morning which is a shame but gives others a game. Just need to play while we can really. So hard stop start all the time
  15. 2 points
    RAPPO

    Phil Ryder RIP

    Really gutted to hear this news Dave. When I first went to Newquay at 16 Phil and Graham Nicholls were the front two for the 1st team and the county, different players and blokes but both brilliant at what they did. Lovely for a young novice like me to learn off those two masters. Phil was as strong as an ox and he would actually bully the centre half!! He would back into defenders and was almost impossible to get the ball off but was a great finisher with it and hell of a strike on him. Always great to see him at football over the years for a reminisce. Saw him at Godolphin end of last season in good spirits as usual but comparing our knackered knees!! Im sure the older gents will have some great stories about Phil, great character!! RIP to a proper Cornish football legend. ⚽👌
  16. 2 points
    Postman Pat

    Senior football facility's

    All clubs have to attempt to improve because if you stand still you get stagnant and soon your club will be lucky to survive. But you need volunteers behind the scene's and this is where you start to get problems because players tend to move from club to club.we are lucky where we have wife's and mothers willing to help and it does help tremendously.
  17. 2 points
    bigbadbarry

    ARGYLE KEEPER CRISIS

    What about Jason Peters he's played for every other side in the league 😂😂
  18. 2 points
    Have you considered a midnight kick-off Tempo?
  19. 2 points
    You’ll be well placed for a stroll up the road to Lewes next Saturday then. You could even put up the T.I.S.A. tribe for the night and show them the bright lights of Brighton!
  20. 2 points
    Fanfare

    Cornwall Women's Cup

    St Teath Ladies may have lost 0-18 to the holders Callington Town Ladies but the attitude shown by the home side was nothing short of exceptional. Even at 0-10 down they were still playing with smiles on their faces and enjoying their game. Lucy in the home goal had a great game and ended up playing in midfield. They nearly scored in the last ten minutes when the Cally keeper had to tip the ball over the bar with possibly her first touch of the second half. Well done St Teath Ladies!
  21. 2 points
    This makes their success in recent years even more remarkable. Have to respect Darren Gilbert and a few others for how successful they have kept the club on meagre gates and support.
  22. 2 points
    150 full head count. 146 in the ground. 4 watching from upstairs. 4 watching from upstairs? God, Jesus, Bobby Moore and Alan Ball?
  23. 2 points
    rovers08

    Senior football facility's

    TBF you must be on a different planet if you(or the member of the parish council) believed the swearing was coming from one bench! With regards mud on your concrete floor! - it’s football mate mud is surely gonna fall off boots ... Surely the point being made was all new teams entering said league,are meant to meet a minimum set standards. Then surely it is only fair to expect that all teams in that league meet the same standards,no?....
  24. 2 points
    RAPPO

    ECPL St Blazey v Plymouth Parkway

    You always hear so much negative stuff about the game these days but this is what football, especially local is all about!! Great effort and well done to all the lads involved 👏🏼⚽️👏🏼👌
  25. 2 points
    Mama Sidibe

    Senior football facility's

    The occasional full stop wouldn’t have gone amiss there. Only just caught my breath! 🙃
  26. 2 points
    Pretty much covered it with ur report so can only add well done torpoint n good luck next round. i sed before we need to up our game but we didn't n u get wot u deserve,on to the next game for us,c if we buck our ideas for that!
  27. 2 points
    beacon

    SWPL - Saturday November 18th 2017

    Good result for Bodmin today very fluent,crisp passing and movement in the first half.more even start in second half but Bodmin soon back on top and could have had more than the seven they scored . Hatricks for both Adam Carter and Ben Watson,good to see some injured players back and getting some game time.with the strikers scoring now Bodmin will be climbing the table and mixing it with the so called runaway top two !!!
  28. 2 points
    BigG

    NLS - Sat Nov 18th 2017

    Hope you're all driving back happy celebrating another good away win. 3rd place with a game in hand.
  29. 2 points
    Arty

    Trelawny League - Saturday Nov 18th 2017

    They could do with a 3g pitch 😁😁😁
  30. 2 points
    B_D

    A bit of advice

    I'm with you Keith. The thing I miss from the artificial game is a good ol' fashioned slide tackle!
  31. 2 points
    somersetspur

    NLS - Sat Nov 18th 2017

    Not a bad little trip.tomorrow. One of the closer,fixture's,about 4 hour drive. TISA Mini bus,should be back in time for a pint in Truro.
  32. 2 points
    WendronOfficial

    Mabe FC Fold

    Nothing wrong with having more than 3 teams as long as you can facilitate them. As the previous poster said, a lot of players that play youth at the club come in and play for the 4th/3rd teams, and players on their way down play for them. This doesn't take players away from other sides. The Illogan issue to me sounded like they wouldn't make the step to the seconds, not necessarily an issue with stepping up a level. Hope they sort themselves out - great club. I don't think there is a sole reason for a decline in players, there are many contributing factors and pointing the finger at travel is wrong, the decline is a national issue - not just Cornish. Personally, I think it's just how the world is now. People have other commitments with Saturday work, families and changing technology. People can access games world wide on a Saturday afternoon with out leaving the toilet. It's a decline in spectators as well as players. I remember the smallest of villages getting big crowds out on Saturday afternoons. Now you're lucky if a man and his dog walk past. Grassroots football is an issue nationally at all levels and at all positions of a club. Chairman, managers, players, spectators, groundsmen, kit washers...
  33. 1 point
    Breaking News: players and managers make more bad decisions than referees!!
  34. 1 point
    Keith B

    Senior football facility's

    Distractions older - you either like playing football or you don't. As for televised football - the lower leagues and Scottish games are good to watch. The Premier league is just a stage for those who bask in their own egos. Cheaters (divers) anger merchants who curse the officials, and glamour, hype and tripe - interspersed with advertisements for gambling. Distractions - no sir. If you love football - you will play football.
  35. 1 point
    Amazing to see and hear so many Truro fans at this match. It looked like it really raised the team. My journey was relatively local (!) from Brighton where I was working yesterday. Nevertheless, trying to get through the Dartford tunnel and around the M25 at leave-work time meant it took 3h 08m to travel 117 miles. Not that I'm complaining in the slightest when the journeys of others were taken into account... The performance and the result really reinforced that we can finish in a competitive position in the league this year if we can continue to play like we did last night. In recent weeks we've performed well against two of the strongest teams in the league. I thought the first half was a masterclass in team organisation from Lee and the lads. Everyone stuck to their jobs and restricted the Braintree attack to a few half-chances. They looked quick, skilful and comfortable on the ball, but also seemed to run out of creative ideas as the first half progressed. We closed them down quickly and forced an error that resulted in them losing possession in their own area, enabling Cody to score. We seemed a little asleep at the start of the second half and it took their well-earned equaliser to really wake us up. I did worry if we might get overrun for a while, but the introduction of Tyler and Jordan seemed to change the whole complexion of the game. We ended the match as the dominant team and had two or three realistic chances to win it near the end. A draw was probably a fair result, all told. Well done to the team and hats off to everyone who made it up from Cornwall for the game!
  36. 1 point
    TheolderIgetthebetterIwas

    Tottenham Hotspur

    Don't you start talking dirty to me (!)
  37. 1 point
    El Nino

    SWPL - Saturday November 18th 2017

    Was at Sticker....what a credit to the league that club and its people are - although they clearly never expected a coach full of Parkway fans and had to quickly go out and buy a whole lot of pasties!! But that aside all those connected to the club left visitors very impressed - I hope they have a successful rest of the season.
  38. 1 point
    Shame it's all the same stuff. No ambition what so ever.
  39. 1 point
    Rob Hosking

    ECPL St Blazey v Plymouth Parkway

    That is a wonderful gesture & typifies everything that is great about football, especially in the lower leagues. Well done 👏
  40. 1 point
    paul pearce

    SWPL - Saturday November 18th 2017

    Like some of you I don't like the constant language used, it is obsessive. Do like I do silly billy and others, unless it's pouring down walk around the other side or behind the goal
  41. 1 point
    Bruegel the Elder

    Senior football facility's

    Ambulances do indeed have their own stretchers, however on a Saturday afternoon they can be two or three hours away. The facilities for injured players are a joke. All teams should at least have space blankets available (they cost less than a fiver) or you could be adding pneumonia to the problem. It’s one thing requiring a firstaider to be present, quite another to provide them with the kit they need to keep players safe.
  42. 1 point
    I didn't include the player's. Lol
  43. 1 point
  44. 1 point
    Fanfare

    Senior football facility's

    RNAS Culdrose's fall on the small and skinny people only. A real squeeze to get eight in there unless Bill Pearce is willing to share his executive box.
  45. 1 point
    What a result for pensilva
  46. 1 point
    addick1

    Trelawny League - Saturday Nov 18th 2017

    Couldn't afford to pay a ref and the fines we've got anyway. Boys are skint after buying new astro boots
  47. 1 point
    Steve Carpenter

    Mabe FC Fold

    The decision of the League at the time was that Penryn 4th's in Division 3 was the side that should be withdrawn and not the higher placed 3rd team. Penryn played this very cleverly (no I'm not going to go into details) appealed to the CCFA, won their case and the 4ths became the 3rds in Division 3. These circumstances weren't covered in League Rules at the time hower the wording in the current Rule 14d was introduced for 2012-13.
  48. 1 point
    Bruegel the Elder

    St Blazey v Liskeard TONIGHT

    Pitch is looking really good again, well done to the Paul’s and their little band of helpers. I might wander down for this one if I can find my winter coat and gloves. Can always buy a scarf when I get there! Best of luck Blazey, I suspect you’ll need it against McQ’s boys.
  49. 1 point
    Keith B

    A bit of advice

    For goodness sake - drop 3G pitches and play on grass.
  50. 1 point
    mikesrep

    Saltash

    Why take the captaincy from Lewis Russell? Unbelievable! A totally loyal, honest and talented player who gives his all every game. Then hand it to Danny Lewis who is a perennial crosser of the Tamar bridge! Chalk and cheese springs to mind. Ah well Saltash's loss is Bodmin's gain I suppose.
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