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  1. 9 points
    Sticker Forever

    Sticker 0 Tavistock 8

    Agree with Bob's summing up. Outclassed from start to finish by a good side. I'm sure when Andy and Gary got promoted they would have been realistic and know that steam rollering the West Division does not mean you are going to compete with the likes of Tavi, Bodmin and Parkway who chuck 3 figures a game at players in the Prem. Ridiculous but true. I for one who only support the club occasionally these days am delighted to see what money the club has go into the ground improvements with the stand and floodlights etc. Luckily there's a loyal bunch of boys there that ain't interested in the big 💰 too much. If the likes of Bodmin etc want to throw 50 grand at a season to win about 5 tops that's up to them? Good luck to Parkway to be fair who have ambition to take the promotion if achieved and not remain a big fish in a small pond. Each to their own I suppose but I won't disappear from the forum for 3 weeks cos we've had a few bad results 🤔⚽
  2. 8 points
    What a relief, for a moment I thought you meant that the old misery from Bodmin was going on a day trip!
  3. 7 points
    patch

    Best and worse showers in Cornwall

    I think you need to get out more
  4. 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
  5. 6 points
    I would just like to say a massive thank you on behalf of st just football Club, to all the helpful people involved at goonhavern football club, when helping out our player scott meagor today in what can only be described as a freak accident. The help he received in the 2&1/2 hours whilst waiting for an ambulance was amazing and as a club we can't thank you enough!! We have just had an update from the hospital and he has a clean break to the tib and fib and he is in a full cast awaiting his operation. 🙏 for a speedy recovery!
  6. 6 points
    Yeah pleasure for you Dave just give me a shout mate 👍 On the pen subject I think if a player has made an honest attempt to block the shot and its hit his hand and the ref deems it a penalty then a pen and a yellow if you have to is punishment enough I think and common sense refereeing. If a defender dives full stretch across his goal line and tips a goal bound shot over the bar then that to me is a red card and a pen. Think the refs shouldn’t have the pressure of the laws rammed down their throat so much. I think the best refs I’ve come across over the last 40 odd seasons in football are ones that you can talk to and use common sense. Just an opinion really. Still shocked ABBA caused all that trouble yesterday though! Benny was a right nutter apparently!!! 😂
  7. 6 points
    Back to football Well done to guy and the lads at Redruth United res. On your first win of the season
  8. 6 points
    stevieb

    Best and worse showers in Cornwall

    Halstetown when they changed and played at the pub , pitch great slope showers , copper tube with holes punched in it , Marazion you could get a nice tingle from one of the pipes , Shirehorse no showers changed in an old barn with leaking roof , Rosudgeon do they still have the meters that take 20p ? Heamoor bone valley horse trough , Gulval , Badgers cross no showers but a lovely big puddle near the changing rooms when it rained , did see a player dragged through this as the team thought he came off the pitch looking to clean , pitch at Tuckingmill , behind church no showers as someone stole the copper pipe , Cubert changed in the community hall, over the hedge to play no showers , Cury did they have showers ? I know a blast from the past with some of these clubs now finished but we didn't care about going back to your opponents pub for drinks and a bite to eat refreshed from a shower you went home after and had a good soak in the bath , well some did some when out on the lash with out going home , old school I know but bloody good fun , Hardly any clubs had a clubhouse and most were attached to a pub who provided food and most away teams came back win lose or draw and you all mixed after the game what happened on the pitch stayed there .
  9. 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.
  10. 5 points
    Uwdi Krugg

    PARKWAY V BODMIN

    Thankful we had a game to watch at all today with all the incessant rain. Wishing no disrespect I cannot go along with various comments that this was a poor game. The officials took a lot of stick both pitch-side and on social media. Lets be perfectly honest, both clubs under the experienced tactical leadership of Mr Hobbs and Mr Gilbert will both be totally clued up on how to milk any given situation. Would you like to referee two sides who continually shout, crowd, scream and flop on the floor ? I wouldn't. Both clubs can play top class non league football, if they'd stuck to the football we would have avoided the stop-start inquests and all the negativity. Putting things in perspective it was still a bloody good football match and a fine credit to the SWPL. I certainly enjoyed it anyway. Parkway are good this season there is no doubting that but Bodmin could so easily have took the spoils here. The absolute game breaker was when Bodmin , down to 10 men for an undeserved sending off broke forward in the second half, they were still 1-2 up at this stage intricate deft passing in the Parkway 18 yard area gave Adam Carter a nailed on open goal to put Bodmin Town1-3 up and probably out of sight... unfortunately for Mr Gilbert the so called tap in from Hit Man Carter hit the post. Parkway immediately stormed up the pitch on a vast wave of relief and duly equalised. In a nutshell, game over. Bodmin visibly drained despite the shouts from Jake Ash that "we'll still get chances". Parkway increased the lead and a few toys went out the pram from the Bodmin bench, possibly justified, possibly not? Mr Gilbert got into a ding-dong argument with Ex Bodmin now Parkway keeper Kyle Moore which Ex Bodmin now Parkway wing back Sam Hillson intervened upon, he received the same short colourful shrift from the Bodmin boss as his keeper had. The game all ended rather ugly which was a shame as there had been some really good football put on from these two classy SWPL sides. A competitive good quality FA Vase tie. They're probably the best of mates back in the bar.
  11. 5 points
    Sounds like gilby can give it out but not take it back.
  12. 5 points
    We Two

    Sticker F.C.

    Congratulations to Sticker football club who have hugely contributed to yet another successful charity weekend in July, where £9,000 was raised for three very grateful charities, as reported in the St Austell Voice this week. Well done to all at the club !!!
  13. 5 points
    Rayvon

    FA Cup

    The TISA Boys were a bit better organised than that. We left Truro at 06.15 up the 303 with a stop off at Popham Airfield for a full English (highly recommended) then on to the Rose of Denmark by 12.30 an old fashion boozer 5 minutes walk from the ground where we met up with the Exiles and mingled with the very friendly Charlton supporters. The landlord was very grateful of our custom and let us leave our minibus in his carpark free of charge. After a few pints of London Pride and watching the Spurs Palace game, (didn't see SS anywhere) we decended onto the ground 15 minutes before the ko. I was suprised to see so many supporters several of them wearing London Cornish shirts. The atmosphere was fantastastic and although Truro did not deserve to win but on another day could easily have come away with a replay. After celebrating with the players behind the goal after the game even though we lost then it was back to the minibus down the 303 again to the Groom and Jockey at Hevitree Exeter for some food Curry/Chinese and a couple more pint, arriving back in Truro approx 12.30. A memorable day which will long last in the memory.
  14. 5 points
    I've changed my opinion of him big time. He is doing more for Cornish football than most on here who love to give a little dig or have a moan.
  15. 5 points
    Yeah I think I said I went to the game, so yeah I was actually there. Just my opinion Gareth Davies. I don’t really obviously know much about local football and bow to your greater knowledge by the sounds of it! Could have swore I saw Bodmin hit the post a couple times as well but sounds like they were outplayed! Maybe that bit was when I was getting a cup of tea? I’ll just have to look forward to hearing about Parkway beating Bodmin about 6 or 7-0 then by the sounds of it? Shame I was going to go thinking it might be a close game but might not bother now seeing Bodmin are that bad and Parkway that good.
  16. 5 points
    Please let it be known that no members Royal Family endorse any posts made on the Cornish Soccer Forum by the pseudonym "Leedsunited". Her Royal Majesty would like to express the opinion that he is nothing more than "a trouble-making twerp".
  17. 5 points
    Smiler

    Cornwall Senior Cup

    Lets be honest all games are away for your players
  18. 5 points
    GEACH1

    FA Cup

    no i will not calm down , this will be better than flambards , and thats usually the best day of the week
  19. 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.
  20. 4 points
    Simply to make sure we have a ref and a match. Both clubs keen, cleared with league and ref in place.
  21. 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
  22. 4 points
    As always Pete, huge credit to yourself and your side. Thank you for all of your help. Top, top bloke. Jack seems to be in good spirits. He got a selfie with the paramedic in the ambulance haha.
  23. 4 points
    green & white

    Mabe FC Fold

    Travelling is a weak excuse in my eyes. People dont think twice about crusing about in the evenings etc, if you want to play football for a side, the travelling has nothing to do with it, it because you want to play for that club and should be the fact you want to play to the highest standard you can and not just be a big fish in a little pond!
  24. 4 points
    Some more Referees would be useful, nowhere near enough to go 'round. Oh goodness, look, there's a Referees course on next month, a chance for all you guys who can't watch a game because there's no official to learn how to get to watch games up close and personal. If you're about to retire from playing, don't hang up your kit, just change it for a classy black one!
  25. 4 points
    hoppit

    Cornwall Senior Cup

    Why would it be in anybody's interest to fix anything to do with Cornish football? Absolutely ridiculous. Camelford cup fixtures this year, Helston H then Tavi A Wendron A then Mousehole A now St Ives A just luck of the draw nothing more nothing less.
  26. 4 points
    Bruegel the Elder

    Cornwall Senior Cup

    That's a bit harsh digger, most of us don't hate Bodmin per se, just certain boastful individuals who can't stop harping on about their achievements (which, we note, do not include being promoted)!
  27. 4 points
    RAPPO

    FA Cup

    Fantastic draw for City!!! Apart from Portsmouth, Blackburn or Bradford and possibly Argyle it couldn’t be better in my opinion. The Valley is a top class stadium with a capacity of 27’000 odd!! They always get 5 figure crowds for home games of which City will get an even share! That will be a decent amount of cash to be fair👍👌⚽️ Hope the players are still on a nice little bonus 😁 Reckon BT Sport could well go for a live game here as well with it being a bit of a fairy story, Cornish football which nobody up the line thinks we can play down here, a club in administration only 5 years ago, could have no ground next season blah blah! 😳 Think the home team comes out of a tv live match a bit better but could be a great money spinner for the club. Could well have been away to Oxford City, Shaw Lane or Heybridge so let’s relish it and get behind the lads. Would love to see a big contingent go up and support City on the day and do Cornish football proud.
  28. 4 points
    MattP great comments and attitude towards a fellow club. Nobody wants to call games off, especially when you're in a position to unable to raise a side. You have shown great respect towards Pensilva FC on the forum. Thank you. I'm sure everyone behind the scenes is working very hard to try and keep the club competing at the ECPL level.
  29. 4 points
    First home game for this season Hayle in the senior cup where Wadebridge are the welcome visitors , chance for supporters to see the upgrades to the club , well done to all involved .
  30. 4 points
    Billy Davies

    2020 Vision

    Steve Massey divides opinion for sure but he is unquestionably GOOD for Cornish football. His enthusiasm creates a buzz and he backs his own ability and believes he will deliver a better team at Helston. Many would like to see him fail but more people will watch and have an interest in Helstom because of his personality and involvement. Helston challenging the usual suspects, why not?
  31. 4 points
    Rhondda

    Best and worse showers in Cornwall

    Best showers i recall are at St Ives Rugby Club, which i believe is now home to Halsetown . Worst, i'm probably with Stevieb.. too many old pitches with nothing including my old team Gulval where you had the choice of trough or puddle and then change in the caravan which was a 2 piece unit slowly separating along the apex... Ahhh the joys of the good old days
  32. 4 points
    Bruegel the Elder

    CCFA breach Junior Cup Rules

    Oops. How very dare you, go 'round checking up on the rules, and then expecting them what made them to abide by them. Shame on you!
  33. 4 points
    A good win for exiles today. Never an easy place to go to get a result. BUT. Insulting Probus players and management like you have is pretty sad. This forum is for results and the game description. You should keep the insults to yourself number 6 and not air it on this forum. You only make yourself and your club look poor. Good luck in the next round.
  34. 4 points
    Taniachairmangodolphin

    Kev no longer at G!

    Firstly I would like to say thank you to Kevin and Dave two top people and wish them all the best it's been a hard start to the season with 6 players out one due to serious injury who is out for the season we did bring in some lads from Plymouth top lads but due to their own reasons decided to leave we have a great committee and team and Godolphin Atlantic will come back bigger and stronger sorry not been on here for a while being groundsmen, kitwasher,tea lady, chief supporter of the club I love and working full time every now and then I sleep??
  35. 4 points
    Well how does work when barrie wyatt is signed for praze??...kyle marks signed for holmans... junior level... ?
  36. 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?
  37. 3 points
    I think you will find referees are neutral no matter where they come from. Never seen a biased one yet in well over 50 years of playing and watching football......get over it - no-one died.
  38. 3 points
    Newlyn Non Athletico v St Erme will go ahead as far as I know as long as the weather doesn't stop it!! Both teams have agreed to share the duty of reffing to get the game on unless one becomes available, more teams need to do this!!
  39. 3 points
    digger1000

    Mabe FC Fold

    Bring back the Falmouth/helston league bring back the West penwith league bring back the mining league end this nonsense travelling is the main reason!! they can stay in bed till 1pm then and still play!!!!
  40. 3 points
    Quadruple the pasty order, a huge crowd I would expect at Bolitho Park (although not quite 900+ Cornish fans). That should intimidate Bodmin, they’re not used to playing in front of crowds in double figures!
  41. 3 points
    To much organised youth football for me, by the time they are 16 they have been playing organised football for ten years. They then want something different, not just what their dad wants.....and everything was given to them for ten years - no work effort any more. The kids of today have had it all given to them, they don't have to build anything anymore. And a lot of todays football supporters think football is all about watching it on the TV.
  42. 3 points
    Not sure why this turned into a thread about Torpoint. From my point of view, a squad was pulled together from multiple clubs, and it was great to see the lads all having a laugh and enjoying themselves - a few friendships were forged and previous rivalries forgotten. Some good players in the Cornwall side, with 2-3 real stars on show - we hit the bar, missed 2 sitters, and the score line could (and should) have been closer. Well done to all involved, an enjoyable evening
  43. 3 points
    Lloydy

    Sticker 0 Tavistock 8

    Tabby are an unbelievable side, thought we did well for the first 15 mins, but as soon as they scored, we went to pieces for 15 mins and they scored another 3. 4-0 half time, and we couldn't complain. Second half, the wind behind Tavvy, we were camped in our half for the most part, had a couple of chances to score, but again, they were very clinical with their finishing. Their movement and play was what we did to sides last season, harsh reality check for us, but we will be a better side for it today. Not the worst defeat to a Tavi side this season, and something to work on in training. We go again. UP the Sticky
  44. 3 points
    Savo

    Kev no longer at G!

    Great words Rappo, think some people just like to look for a nagative or a drama. In all my dealings with Kev he has always been a top bloke and conducted himself with dignity. I'm sure he won't be out of the game for very long.
  45. 3 points
    Mangle

    Tottenham Hotspur

    I have decided to lower myself and have some fun. The amount of utter rubbish that is emitted from the Spurs supporters on this forum reaches new highs every week. And in entering any debate, you are met with nothing but insults, jibes or the use of the "zzzzzzzz" reply. The only language they seem to know is childish jibberish, so I am reaching out at this time now that they have BOTTLED IT BIG TIME. Recent posts along the lines of "Chelsea rent boys....." have been well and truly quashed by this afternoons result. They were soundly beaten today by a club way ahead of them. And at their "new home" too. Wonderful to see.
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