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  1. 7 points

    Ray Jennings (aka Rayvon) RIP

    Good afternoon to you all, some of you will know me but a lot won’t, I am Brendan and Ray “Rayvon” Jennings was my father. I have sat with my iPad in front of me trying to work out what to say but I am still struggling as the tears have steadily flowed at such kind messages. All I can really do and say is thank you to you all for such kind comments regarding my father. He was certainly a Truro fan through and had many qualities unfortunately missing from today society and he will be truly missed. Once again thank you all, and I wish you all the best for the future regards Brendan Up the City! Up the Owls
  2. 6 points

    RESULTS - Saturday, 25 January 2020

    Sure I saw a few flares in Camborne main Street last week. Be a shame if there was an arrest for that! probably the only trousers the poor blokes have got!!!?? 😂
  3. 5 points

    Helston Favourites

    You could be right with your prediction but given it seems you don't attend any matches, you won't see anyone win anything 😂😂
  4. 5 points
    FT: Woodbridge Town 0 Plymouth Parkway 1 (M. Williams 75) PARKWAY CREATE CLUB HISTORY IN THE FA VASE Parkway made the long trip to Suffolk looking to create club history by reaching the 5th round (last 16) of the FA Vase for the first time when they took on Eastern Counties League Premier Division side Woodbridge Town. Amongst the crowd of 276 were around 35-40 of the Parkway faithful which included some family members of your correspondent, the boisterous gang of 5 from the Beccles branch of the supporters club and also friends and family of Parkway player Jack Calver. Parkway made 3 changes from their midweek victory at Keynsham Town with captain Shane Krac,Nick Milton and Jordan Copp returning in place of Teigan Rosenquest, Jordan Bentley and Ryan Guppy. Woodbridge included player/manager and captain, former professional Carlos Edwards in their starting line up. With Parkway playing with a strong wind at their backs, the game got off to a scrappy start with both sides feeling each other out with Woodbridge having slightly more of the possession and having a half hearted shout for a penalty waved away on 6 minutes. With the hosts tricky Callum Sinclair looking lively along the right flank, Woodbridge saw an early shot go harmlessly over with Parkway gradually having more of the ball but struggling to make an impact or create much forward momentum. With both sides unable to retain possession for any length of time and guilty of lack of quality in their passing, the game became disjointed with a series of petty fouls and free kicks breaking up play. With play being confined to a congested midfield area, few chances were being created with defences remaining in control and both goalkeepers rarely called into action. Parkway continued their patient build up play with Woodbridge battling well and having their fair share of possession but lacking a cutting edge up front. The game continued to lack quality as both sides cancelled each other out. Parkway gradually started to gain some dominance and had their first effort on target on 29 minutes with Adam Carter’s mishit shot from distance comfortably saved by Alfie Stronge. On 32 minutes another long ball was headed on by Craig Duff to Carter whose angled shot skimmed the bar. With both sides continuing to concede possession too easily, the game lacked any great quality with few chances being created. Woodbridge forced their first corner on 42 minutes with Ben Garnham firing high and wide from 18 yards after the ball dropped to him from the Parkway clearance. Generally the quality of delivery from set pieces had been poor from both sides but from a Parkway corner on the left on 43 minutes, Craig Duff arrived late at the far post to power a header just over the bar which turned out to be their best chance of the half. A cagey, uninspiring half of few chances with neither side able to exert any control or dominate as both looked to contain, defend strongly and with Parkway set up not to concede. With Parkway now playing into the swirling wind, Jordan Copp shot just over on 47 minutes as play followed a similar pattern to the first half. Edwards was at the heart of most of the hosts attacking play and shot just wide on 53 minutes after a strong break along the right. Woodbridge forced a couple of corners which were well defended by Parkway with the home side’s central defender Liam Scopes picking up the game’s first yellow card for a foul just outside the visitors 18 area. With Parkway beginning to dictate the pace of the game they created their best move of the game on the hour. A smart move along the left between Ryan Lane, Duff and Mikey Williams ended with latter’s shot being deflected for a corner. Parkway continued to press and another cross from the left saw Krac glance a header from around 8 yards just wide. Woodbridge now looking to play on the counter broke forward occasionally with the Parkway defence holding firm with Kyle Moore in the Parkway goal remaining largely untested. James Hubbard replaced striker Jake Rudge on 72 minutes. As with many tight, tense knockout games a mistake or a slice of luck can prove decisive. This was the case on 75 minutes as Parkway took the lead. A good ball to Carter free on the right saw his cross into the danger area dropping to a Woodbridge defender whose scuffed attempt to clear fell to the supporting, unmarked Williams on the edge of the 18 yard area. Showing good control and composure, Williams moved forward unchallenged with his calm, clinical finish beating the despairing dive of Stronge low to his right. The hard working Carter who had ploughed a lone furrow up front was then replaced by the fresh legs of the pacey Rosenquest with the hosts bringing on Nathan Read for Ryan Keeble. Rosenquest was quickly into the action setting up Duff whose shot was well saved by Stronge. As the game entered its final stages, Woodbridge pushed more players forward as they searched for an equaliser with George Bowman replacing full back Dale Hammond. With Parkway looking to hold on to their lead they dropped deeper putting more players behind the ball with defender Jordan Bentley replacing Copp on 89 minutes. One last surge by Woodbridge in stoppage time saw them win a free kick 25 yards out wide on the right which fizzed just over the bar. Parkway then held on for a hard fought, battling victory in a rather turgid game of few chances which generally lacked quality from either side and was decided by a single goal after a defensive error. After leaving Plymouth at 1030 on Friday with an overnight stay in Ipswich, clearly the right decision by the club’s board, it was a weary but jubilant group of players and supporters who arrived back at 0130 on Sunday morning. They can all now look forward to Monday’s draw at 1pm to see if they will be at home in the last 16 or go back on the road for the 5th successive time. The season continues on Wednesday with Parkway facing another tough challenge when they entertain SW Peninsula Premier East League (step 6) leaders Ilfracombe Town in the quarter final of the Devon St Lukes Bowl with the winners hosting Plymouth Argyle. Many thanks to Graham for yet another excellent report and also to the fantastic support from the travelling contingent. Great to meet members of players and supporters families based in Suffolk and thanks for bolstering our numbers..hope you all enjoyed it !
  5. 5 points

    Ray Jennings (aka Rayvon) RIP

    Stunned when I heard the news this morning. Only out with Ray and his wife Rita just before Xmas,for the TISA Christmas Party. Watching TCFC will not be the same without Ray ,there. R.I.P MY FRIEND.
  6. 3 points

    RESULTS - Saturday, 25 January 2020

    As much as I rate Penryn I think it’s far from over to be honest centrehalf, they’ve still got St.Ives, St.Day and Perranporth away and Hayle, Illogan and Falmouth at home. None of those games are a given unless you play well and a couple of other tricky games to go thrown in. I know Popey will be taking it one game at a time, we’ve had a few injuries lately as well so he’s done a great job rotating the full squad with some help from Jarvos reserves. After an 11 game winning start there was an inevitable blip every team gets during a season (except Liverpool it seems) but looked back on track yesterday. Tough league though with a long way to go yet. 👍⚽️
  7. 3 points
    The attendance was a miserly 410. The gentleman with the flares was seen making his way from the Conway Road end before letting the flare off. Perhaps if it had been done at that end it would have been less provocative, but nevertheless it is against the law.
  8. 3 points
    New signing Conner Clark banging in a debut hattrick. Well done guys
  9. 3 points
    Godolphin Atlantic are looking to appoint a new manager for our SWPL premier team who will get us back to the team and club we should be and competing for the league and cups.Management coaching experience essential, you will have a players/ manager budget and will be working alongside a committee who will give their all to help you in every way. We have flood light training,all our games are recorded to help with training.If you are interested in getting this club back on track and need anymore information please contact our Chairman Nigel Semmens info@nsboards.co.uk or 016378780421 / 07885223309
  10. 3 points
    Probably something to do with brabyn being on fire , and the opposition defence being terrified! It's not to be missed. I'm quite enjoying going to watch falmouth town on the weekends . Brings back good memories of the 90s when I used to go with my dad and uncle
  11. 3 points
    Its been a real team effort to rekindle the Bickland park atmosphere of bygone years Uwdi. A lot of the old lads have returned and my mate John Perrow has opened relationships with the local football community , so there are many reasons for Falmouths increased attendances. Realistically I doubt we will get 690 fans every week however we are all focused to continue this upsurge. Should be a cracking day Paul. As I've lived in Plymouth since 1983 I know most of the Plymouth lads that are coming. The vast majority are not Blazey fans tbh but good mates of Shaun Vincent who is St Blazeys joint manager. The lads coming are Argyle fans and we will welcome them to Bickland Park. I am sure it will be a cracking atmosphere and the Green Army/F-troop together will have a brilliant time.
  12. 3 points
    Looking forward to next Saturday. Weather forcast is decent so expect no issues with the game being on. There is a large following coming down on the early train and will be in the pubs in town early. Plenty of car loads coming down. Should be a good afternoon.
  13. 3 points
    6 I think, surely they should be removed from the league and all their results for the season cancelled so as to make it fair for all teams. Feel sorry for any club that folds but if you can’t fulfil fixtures for whatever reason you don’t deserve to be in any league let alone a senior one.
  14. 3 points
    I’m not one for correcting little spelling mistakes. However that is a terrible effort at spelling “Redruth seconds”
  15. 3 points
    The aids virus can live for 3 days outside of the body I have read! Spitting in my day brought an immediate smack in the mouth.
  16. 3 points
    Well, we got well beat today. Helston fully deserved it..... end of. We had loads of possession but lacked that final goal creating pass. That's 2 wins apiece in competitive games this season between the 2 sides. Really impressed with the F-Troop today, kept singing despite losing and the blustery wind and periodic drizzle. It should be mandatory for every club to have a covered end for fans. Days like today I really appreciate Bickland Park and our wonderful Packet End. So its 3 fully deserved points to Helston, Massey will be smiling. For us this season is all about the cups and finish the league as high as we can.
  17. 3 points
    Probably still had Hayle st Piran league players playing today to get some fitness
  18. 2 points
    You do realise that the use of pyrotechnics are prohibited and if my knowledge serves me right, against the law?
  19. 2 points
  20. 2 points
    Well of course some pitches are more susceptible to the weather than others, it's not rocket science! You will generally find those clubs that have levelled their fields will be liable to flooding more readily than those who have done nothing to level their playing surface. Also a big factor is the topography of the site, it's all about where you are and what you've done. There is also the factor of do you want to damage your pitch so badly you wont be able to play for the next 3 weeks. With the reduced number of games these days there is ample time to rearrange to a drier time.
  21. 2 points
    From the Combo Facebook page: " If none of the top sides in the Trelawny want to climb up to the Combo at the end of the season, we might be putting out a statement like last year inviting teams to join from any division. Only speculation at the moment but watch this space." What are your thoughts? This could see yet another loss of a division in the Trelawny League if they were to take a few more of our teams. They also state that there could be no relegation from Combo which I'm sure goes against their own rules? Considering that both Combo and Trelawny are classed as recreational football and the order of seniority is a Cornwall FA thing, surely that structure must be respected? It's making a mockery of the promotional system! Personally, I think it's a joke. I think their should be a promotional pathway between Trelawny and St Piran.
  22. 2 points
    I remember reffing a game last season (I think) between Perranwell and Helston. Andy put in a very good performance on the line which helped me alot - he got quite a bit of stick in that game aswell. I take stick on the line at SWPL level because I'm being paid for the privilege... The volunteers at St Piran and below don't receive such luxuries. One of my main points when talking to the captain's before each of my games is that the assistants are there to help me, not the team in which they represent. Any form of abuse towards them, I take as an act of abuse against me - I then act accordingly. Hopefully you raised any issues you had with your match official Andy. You shouldn't have to take it. If you do a game where the Match Official doesn't protect you adequately and/or the abuse you're getting is just too much... Put the flag on the floor and walk away (don't throw the flag though, they're expensive). Don't put up with it - we need good, honest and reliable volunteers and you shouldn't be criticized for displaying such traits.
  23. 2 points
    Keith B

    Seasons Greetings

    Well said Dave. Yes and a happy and healthy New Year to all forum users.
  24. 2 points
    Yes yes yes...got a machine on the pitch after nearly 8 weeks...YAY! Cut, rolled and slit at last!
  25. 1 point

    Exmouth Town

    Correct ,shes had to put up with it for 30 odd years mate.
  26. 1 point
    St Darren

    Ludgvan withdraw from the League

    Another example of a club gaining promotion and not being able to sustain it. Feel sorry for the likes of John Matthews who has put everything into it down there Loads talk about ambition of clubs. Where in reality it’s just crazy
  27. 1 point
    Keith B

    Penzance lineup v Falmouth

    Great to see Callum George is still there. Very gifted player.
  28. 1 point
    1.Steve "Sid" Taylor-2.Luke Hodge-3.Paul Waters-4.Dave Sweet-5.Lee Fox-6.Andy Parr-7.Adrian Street-8.Chris Tomlinson-9.Just Ashburn-10.Andy Street-11.Jason Carwardine--Sub.Used Dale Band. 1998-F A CUP run. Home v Devizes Town Won 1-0 (Luke Hodge)----Home v Wimborne Town Won 3-1 (Andy Street 2-Jonas Alemen)---Home Tiverton Town Won 1-0 (Luke Hodge)--Away v Worcester City Lost 1-3 (Dale Band)
  29. 1 point

    Refusing promotion

    I would imagine there are a few clubs who don't want to make the step up. Away all day and evening matches well up the line...dont blame them.
  30. 1 point
    Why don't Bodmin sign on a few from Plymouth, or is it their policy to only play local players ? 🤔 😂
  31. 1 point
    A good few games locally were off so probably contributed to the larger than normal attendance.
  32. 1 point
    St Teath v Marjons is probably the two youngest squads in the league. Marjons to edge it but huge respect to both of them for what they’re trying to do..Credit to Foul Throw for their prediction.. Credit also to St Teath for getting the game playable although the very heavy pitch made passing football extremely difficult. St Teath started the brighter with 2 good chances without testing the keeper when they should have done better before Marjons created some decent chances of their own but again wasteful finishing led to the first half ending goalless at half time Within a couple of minutes of the restart, Marjons took the lead when Louis Godwin got his first for the club with an excellent strike from just outside the box. Marjons had the better of the play and scored a second with a calm strike from debutant Callum Thomas. In truth, the pitch seemed to be the winner at this point but that changed when Connor Thomas received a straight red for dissent when reacting to a challenge from a St Teath player. Almost immediately, St Teath scored leaving Marjons to hang on for 30 minutes of normal play and what turned out to be 10 minutes of stoppage time with 10 men. St Teath had the lions share of possession and caused a threat from set pieces but Marjons held on until the last minute when a speculative shot from 25 yards sneaked in at the far post, causing wild celebrations amongst the home team and fans With play virtually up, the question was whether St Teath could get a winner against 10 men but credit to Marjons who didn’t let the goal affect them. After defending another set piece, Marjons broke and Callum Thomas beat his man on the sprint, turned inside the last defender and calmly slotted the ball into the net for his second of the game and the winner After a drubbing at St Dominic last time out (best team we have played all season), it was great character and spirit from the Marjons team which started with 9 players aged 18 or younger. Games like this are excellent for their development. Thanks to Will for the hospitality and good luck for rest of the season
  33. 1 point
    Saltash 1-2 Stoke Climsland Credit where credits due and respect to every team we play this season. But my lads dug in deep yesterday, a much improved display showing fight and passion and discipline off the ball. The first 40 mins was a very solid defensive display. Going 1 0 up also hitting the post and counter attacking. Saltash score with their only effort on target in the first half. A massive confidence and morale boosting win for my lads. Thank you to Saltash FC for making us feel welcome and giving us a good hard fought game. Matt
  34. 1 point
    If I knew there would have been that atmosphere there I would certainly have gone.
  35. 1 point
    Div 2 New Inn Titans Res. 0 Chacewater 6 Mark Bell x 5 and Darren Bennetts. Well reffed by Dave Rowe from my sources.
  36. 1 point
    Tommy Matthews

    Game Cancellation Problems

    I went to Malta a few years back and ironically they have lots of astro pitches for the opposite reason. They can't water their pitches sufficiently and therefore they go hard and unplayable, so they use there 3Gs.
  37. 1 point
    Steve Carpenter

    Ken Adkins RIP

    Very, very sad news indeed. RIP Ken. Deepest and heartfelt condolences to Mark and the family from me personally and all involved with the St Piran League.
  38. 1 point
    S Abbo

    RESULTS - Saturday, 11 January 2020

    Mullion 0-1 Illogan A game of few chances..with the weather playing a big part as you can imagine. Great win for us at an in form Mullion. Goal poked home by David Mitchell from a Cj cross. Referee Jon Green.. superb. Had a little help from his assistants too.😜😜😂
  39. 1 point
    I am young lol . Was good to see your still at games
  40. 1 point
    Just got back from Dorchester. Truro made quite hard work of collecting all 3 points in a match they should have won comfortably. They were well on top in the first half but only went into the break 1 - 0 up thanks to a Will Swann goal. In the second the Dorchester goal led a charmed life at times with the post and goalkeeper stopping further goals and a silly defensive mistake allowing them back into the game. However a brilliant shot from Will Dean and a third goal from Dan Rooney sealed all three points. With Tiverton losing today this takes us to the top of the table with a game in hand.
  41. 1 point
    Probus 4 Newlyn Non-Athletico 3 I await @Mangle's report with interest! Newlyn will be gutted not to get something from the game and the battled really well from start to finish. The game was played in heavy conditions that hampered both teams. NNA took the lead when their centre forward slid the ball home from close range after being played through by his strike partner. We equalised not long after when Ben Daniel headed home from a corner. NNA had a goal disallowed when a free-kick from 30 yards hit the bar and their player reacted first and then over head kicked the ball into the net, but unfortunately for him he was offside. I then hit the bar with a header from another corner but it remained 1-1 until halftime. NNA took the lead when from a corner our defending was shocking and their centre forward finished well. We had a few chances but eventually equalised when our keeper, Chaz Bowyer, kicked from his hands and it travelled the length of the pitch and with the Newlyn keeper waiting for it Josh Penrose jumped higher and headed the ball in. Jack Truscott slotted home from close range to put us 3-2 up but then NNA capitalised on a defensive error to make it 3-3 with a few minutes left. Then came the real drama when there was a foul by a NNA player on one of our players. They felt aggrieved because they thought there was a foul on their player beforehand. The NNA was given a straight red - I'm not sure whether it was for the foul or something he said. Dean Southworth then fired the freekick home over the keeper and to earn us all 3 points. One of the NNA players kept having a go at the ref and he received a straight red before the game kicked off again. I believe it was for foul and abusive language. The game kicked off again with a NNA player shooting at goal and that was the last kick of the game. Im sure Newlyn will be dissapointed to take no points from the game when, in my opinion, the deserved at least a draw and on another day they would have won. We missed lots of chances and our defending was poor. Thanks to the referee, Callum Gillman, who I thought had a good game - it's the first time I've ever been involved in a game where the ref used spray to indicate where the free kick and 10 yard marks were! Goonhavern at home for us next week.
  42. 1 point

    St Piran West Squad

    Looks a decent squad tbf! Maybe should of capped it to 2 players per team but at the end of the day you can’t please everyone and it’s only a friendly! For both guys to put their own players in is brave as both are fighting it out for the title and wouldn’t want to pick up injuries.
  43. 1 point
    Apologies. Rain played havoc with my glasses.
  44. 1 point
    It depends on the situation.
  45. 1 point
  46. 1 point


    Personal view - but if KFA want to build something they should be looking at young players in the County - not pros and not the ‘same old faces’ on a lads outing. Take an u21 squad (with a couple of older players) with players who will build the reputation of the County and the KFA - it would increase long term support and I’m sure greater interest - however I feel it will just be the managers favourites and social mates.
  47. 1 point

    RESULTS - Saturday 4 JANUARY 2020

    Andy was a very fair linesman today. Keeper 2 moments of madness including kicking the ball half way into Falmouth over the fence (accidentally I know) best of luck to perranwell for rest of the season. No way a bottom of the league side deserve to be further up the league.
  48. 1 point
    Mariners 3 gwinear 2.greg stephens 2 darren ball with the goals.
  49. 1 point
    Bruegel the Elder

    social media etc.

    And since when have Heterosexual People been normal❓Far, Far, from it, in my (extensive) experience❗️
  50. 1 point
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