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  1. 7 points
    Penwith exiles coming on the forum talking about verbal and physical abuse has to be one of the most contradicting things since Dave bartlem got sin binned a couple of weeks ago.
  2. 6 points
    And it is about time some players started helping out. They've all had their arses wiped for long enough.
  3. 6 points
    Almost as fast as the number of bites you're getting these days.
  4. 6 points
    FT: Brislington 2 (Buck 26, 33) Plymouth Parkway 3 (Annear 12, Carter 49, Farkins 63) Parkway met Brislington for the third time this season having beaten them 5-1 at home in the FA Vase in September but losing the earlier league encounter 2-3 by a last minute own goal. Parkway made one change from last Saturday's victory at Bridport with Sam Hillson replacing the unavailable Shane Krac in midfield. Playing down the slope with a strong wind behind them, Parkway applied early pressure with Les Afful seeing his shot saved on 4 minutes. Brislington forced a couple of early corners which were comfortably defended but it was Parkway who took the lead on 12 minutes. From a long ball, Jordan Annear bravely won a header and reacted instantly to his own flick on by racing forward and, showing good control and composure, hammering home a rising shot into the top corner from just inside the box. A quality goal. The game developed into a competitive affair with the blustery conditions precluding too much quality play but it was Parkway, with Annear and Adam Carter, supported from midfield, combining well up front looking the more dangerous. A teasing cross from the right from Annear on 15 minutes just evaded the onrushing Carter. Brislington started to look dangerous down their left with Ricky Chandler and Connor Biggins prominent and linking well. Parkway had a let off on 17 minutes with Clarke Taylor picking up a loose clearance and firing just wide as Brislington came more into the game. As play swung from end to end Parkway had the next chance with Carter and Mikey Williams linking well on the right allowing Williams to cut inside and curl a good effort on target which was well saved by Chris Humphries. Both sides were guilty of overhitting too many long balls into the channels which were generally easily dealt with by both defences. On 26 minutes one such long ball was not dealt with and hesitant Parkway defending allowed Oaklan Buck to pounce on a loose, bouncing ball and prod a close range effort past Kyle Moore. Parkway almost retook the lead immediately with Annear cleverly setting Carter free only for Humphries to race from his goal and reach the ball just ahead of Carter on the edge of the box. The resulting collision required lengthy treatment for the keeper. With Parkway losing their early dominance in midfield and unable to retain possession, Brislington took the lead on 33 minutes. More good play down their left between Chandler and Biggins ended with a deep cross to the far post where the alert, unchallenged Buck nodded home. Brislington continued to threaten and almost increased their lead on 40 minutes with Biggins firing just wide. The half ended with Hillson having a speculative shot from around 40 yards comfortably saved as Parkway's early promise had faded with Brislington coming more into the game for the last 20 minutes of the half. Parkway started the second half in the ascendancy playing at a higher tempo and deservedly equalised on 49 minutes. Carter, showing admirable strength and persistence, won the ball some 30 yards out, shrugged off a couple of challenges, powered forward, rounded the keeper and finished calmly. A deserved reward for his hard working performance throughout the game so far. Parkway now looking much the sharper, created further chances with Affull having a shot blocked on 56 minutes and Tiegan Rosanquest firing narrowly over on 59. Mike Smith, returning after a 3 game suspension, replaced Affull on the hour with Williams moving to the left of midfield and Smith on the right. Smith immediately got into the game seeing his shot blocked as Parkway increased the pressure. They duly retook the lead on 63 minutes. A corner on the left was only partially cleared to Christian Pople whose intelligent ball found Jordan Trott wide on the left. Trott crossed deep to the far post with central defender Rob Farkins rising above everyone to thump a header home in his customary manner. Farkins almost repeated the dose a couple of minutes later with another header going narrowly over after good work by Smith. Reuben Kane replaced the quietly efficient Rosanquest on 74 minutes with Hillson dropping to right back and Kane slotting into central midfield. Brendan Abood was replaced by James Peart on 76 minutes as Brislington went searching for the equaliser however it was Parkway who almost increased their lead when a fierce shot from Kane was blocked after more good work by Smith. Always vulnerable with just a single goal lead, Parkway now had to display their defensive qualities as Brislington had a period in control and a powerful strike from Biggins was superbly and bravely blocked by Nick Milton around 12 yards out. On 80 minutes Stewart Yetton replaced Carter who had caused Brislington problems throughout and whose partnership with recent signing and strike partner Annear has shown early encouraging signs. Jimmy Woolland replaced Jayden Neilsen for Brislington shortly after. Parkway continued to work hard to maintain their lead but were dealt a blow on 86 minutes when they were reduced to 10 men. Smith, who had impressed since coming on, was clearly tripped just inside the Brislington half but sadly his reaction and a moment of petulance resulted in the referee consulting his assistant and subsequently showing him a straight red card. Unfortunately as this was his first game back after a 3 game ban for a previous straight red, a further increased suspension looks likely. Brislington replaced Biggins with George Saunders for the last few minutes but Parkway remained strong and saw out the game to gain yet another hard earned 3 points which sees them climb a place to 5th, ahead of Clevedon on goal difference, still with games in hand over most teams around them. Yet another win based on hard work, graft and resolve which is becoming increasingly obvious is the requirement in this league with manager Lee Hobbs no doubt heading off into the Bristol night for his birthday bash in good spirits! The M5 beckons again on Tuesday as Parkway head for 6th placed Division 1 side Wells City in the 2nd round of the Les Phillips League Cup. Next Saturday sees the visit of mid table Hallen to Bolitho Park, the first home game since the start of the build of the exciting new clubhouse project. Short term pain for long term gain.
  5. 5 points
    All at Falmouth Town 3rds very appreciative of St Days Youth Manager stepping in to referee when we didn’t have one appointed, got our game on for us and did a great job in the middle, one of the best refs we’ve had all year! Good game on a soft surface played in the right spirit, also thanks to St Day for the food and hospitality.
  6. 5 points
    Have a day off. The League and Paul Murphy actually work together to achieve a common goal. Unbelievable, I know!
  7. 5 points
    Your council pitch at £odmin...game off. Go shopping, only way you're going to get a lot of points this season.
  8. 5 points
    Got to thank you scoffy for walking down to offer support and kind words to Craig he did say in hospital he really appreciated that the union is a bond and u deffo showed that on Sat mate thanks from myself and Craig 👍 Got to say massive thanks to you Rob for helping Craig on Sat I know he really appreciates your skilled help just shows every club needs a skilled first aid person again our thanks to you 👍
  9. 5 points
  10. 5 points
    Give the bloke a break. Apparently just an ordinary punter, not a paid journo. Probably travels miles to every away game at own expense, stands in pouring rain and freezing cold and then likely spends a couple of hours putting it all together when he eventually gets home only to be slaughtered by your pedantic comments. Don't be surprised if you don't see another report but I hope he is not put off! If you want to see the lineups do as I do and look on the TSWL and/or Parkway websites. They are there in all their glory along with every other team's lineups for the whole season so far. Subs, officials, attendance, cards and all!! The whole nine yards.
  11. 5 points
    Jack Bray wrote the report 100%
  12. 5 points
    Billy Davies


    Hi Bri Hope you are well mate. I can remember moaning at a ref once after dropping yet another corner claiming I had been fouled. The reply from the ref has stayed with me, he said " You should be called Spill Davies so stop moaning at me until you can do your job half as well as I do mine" I had to laugh, bought him a pint after and learnt a lesson. We all just do our best and try and enjoy the game and I have never tried t be crap unless bribery was involved??? Lets all get along and get back to enjoying our football.
  13. 5 points
    Billy Davies


    Well said BighairyDave. If we all act more respectfully to refs then we might retain and add to the refereeing pool and lets be honest most refs operate at the same levels as most players with good and bad days mixed in.
  14. 5 points

    PARKWAY 2 Brislington 3.

    Whilst the top 6 or 7 clubs in the Swpl are undoubtedly of Western league standard, this was always going to be a big step up for the club due to the leagues strength in depth. Unlike swpl there are no easy games, where you can rest and rotate players and still pick up easy wins. Parkways first 11 is strong but the clubs is exposed by injuries much more than it would have been in the past. The club will finish this season in its highest ever league position, has enjoyed its best ever fa cup run, and remains in two cups. It is also about to build a new clubhouse. Plenty to be cheerful about!!
  15. 5 points
    From past experience, squad announcements are only the start of it. Things tend to shake out as pre-season goes on, then into the start of the season as players don't get the game time they expected/were promised, or the signings for the rest of the squad don't materialise. Used to love the supplement that the Indy produced at the start of each season (would be good to see it back, hint), it was entertaining to spot the players appearing in multiple team groups.
  16. 4 points

    Dobwalls v Porthleven 22/12

    Having had quite lengthy chats with Daren I now know that you do not have a clue as to what is going on with Danny. you have come on this site and made statements that you can not back up and are a complete fabrication of the truth. i know you have goaded me into this statement. But sometimes it just pisses me off when I read such complete bollocks Alan Carey Manager Porthleven Afc
  17. 4 points
    To be fair, I said one goal would win it and I was right. Couldn't see anyone scoring, too many missed chances from both sides. Not a lot of quality on display, but just thought on balance of chances WC looked more likely to score. Wouldn't say anyone dominated the game, was fairly scrappy and even. I must also state that I have no involvement with either side, was just on my way home from work in Penryn so thought I'd stop in and watch a game. Mean to disrespect to anyone from either club. Just watch as a neutral these days! You could ask 10 people their opinion and they'd all come up with something different, as you say the beauty of football. Hope everyone has a great Christmas, and all the best for the rest of the season.
  18. 4 points
    The Peninsular West title race was kept on the boil on Saturday as both Liskeard and Porthleven lying first and second respectively at the start of play in the Carlsberg Peninsular Division One West had tricky, possible banana skin games and neither would want to slip up and drop points in their chase for the title. Liskeard home to Plymouth Marjon were backed by all the on-line prediction league pundits to win by 3/4/5 and even 6 goals. Unbeaten this season and top of the league that was understandable, but I recently watched Marjon and I felt they were a better side than their league position suggests. And so it proved as Marjon went to Lux Park and earned a point holding Liskeard to a 1-1 draw with James Lorenz once again on target for Liskeard. At Peninsular West level he's a young man that is proving prolific. What I also like about him is he's a not just a goal scorer but a player as well and a joy to watch. Despite his goal that was Liskeards third draw on the bounce ! BLIP, or falling away ? Time will tell. At Gala Parc Porthleven played fourth place St Dennis who again are another good well organised side, difficult to beat and another potential banana skin.. Tom Annear and Heydon Dark, playing in what appeared to be a 4-2-3-1 formation, held the Porthleven midfield together in front of the Porthleven defence and broke up St Dennis's attacks, but for much of the game creativity or vision in front of them in the final third could have been better and the team lacked a natural central playmaker. Dark had a super shot early on in the game, creating his own space before hitting the ball from outside the box and beating St Dennis keeper Ryan Holland, but the ball hit the bar and rebounded safely back into play. Porthleven were unlucky not to be ahead a few minutes later. A through ball saw striker Matt Drummond offside but with hands up showing he was not interfering with play. Porthleven's Dan Hindmarsh had run from deep, and collecting the ball ran on and swept it past Holland. The linesman flagged for offside, in my opinion wrongly and the referee correctly (but wrongly) going with his linesmans decision disallowed a perfectly good goal. On 29 minutes Tom Annear, making his home debut after rejoining the Fishermen from Falmouth Town, picked up a loose ball, and with one touch to set unleashed a shot from 35 yards which dipped over the keeper under the bar and bulged the back of the net. 1-0 Porthleven. A few minutes later Tornado Bello ran at pace into the St Dennis penalty area and looked to trip over his own feet. Cue howls from the St Dennis players but Bello did not look to claim a penalty and jumping to his feet gave chase after the ball. No penalty, no booking ..correct decision. Prior to the game stand in Porthleven keeper Richard Kellow could be seen flicking shots over the bar as players warmed up their shooting boots. In the 36th minute that warm up practice stood him in good stead as a close range effort from Carl Rickard was pushed over the bar by a left hand thrown out diving up and backwards and pushing the ball away over the bar to safety for a corner. 1-0 half time. The second half saw St Dennis show why they are having a good season as they looked to use the wind to catch Porthleven by playing early forward balls on the break. That tenacity and effort combined with some team play through the centre saw them rewarded with an equaliser from a shot into the bottom left corner by their leading scorer Carl Rickard. At 1-1 both teams were pushing in search of a winner, but the Fishermen looked to carry the greater threat and when that man Bello with back to goal on the corner of the six yard box was taken down from behind, this time a penalty was both claimed and awarded. Tornado Bello stepped up himself, stuttered, went again stuttered and shot. Keeper Ryan Holland stood tall as long as possible before dropping close to his left side. He saved the shot, but couldn't quite hold and the ball had just enough weight on it to bounce and squirm under the unlucky keeper. 2-1 Porthleven. In all the shouting, and protesting over the award of the penalty, perhaps St Dennis's most influential player on the day, midfielder Aaron Beresford was sent off, presumably for something he said to the referee? Shame as he was excellent on the ball and having a very good game until that moment. The final fifteen minutes saw George Molcher come on for Porthleven and his composure in the hole helped Porthleven look after the ball much better in advanced play and create more scoring opportunities. However ten man St Dennis were not quite finished either and with minutes remaining a massive goal mouth scramble eventually saw the Port keeper drop on the ball right on his goal Iine to keep the 2-1 score line in tact and see Porthleven take over at the top of the Carlsberg Peninsular league division one table. An enjoyable, incident packed game, not technically great, but a determined collective workman like win against a difficult opponent for Porthleven and they were made to fight all the way for their table topping victory ...My man of the match for leading by example, scoring a great goal and all round driving determination and fighting spirit, TOM ANNEAR. Finally in a sometimes feisty encounter I thought referee Darren Winkworth had a very testing game and sometimes under great verbal pressure, he appeared to keep his mind clear, was excellent in the main and in my opinion got most decisions correct. This Saturday Porthleven are home to Holsworthy 3.00 kick off, and Liskeard are away to ST DENNIS.. 2.30. Kick off.
  19. 4 points
    I'm actually embarrassed to be apart of penryn football club this week! We've got 6 or 7 starters out this week through injury and suspension but it's no excuse! Players letting the rest of the team down on the morning of the game, for such a big game aswell it's embarrassing, no commitment what's so ever and I doubt I will play for penryn again this season due to this! I travelled all the way from minehead a few weeks ago to play because I love football and nothing beats winning a game of football especially if you notch! Some people just don't care and haven't got the right attitude! Sorry to penwith on behalf of the players who do give a toss and manager Ben Roberts who puts in 110% day in day out to get players available. Joke! And a bunch of let downs!
  20. 4 points
    You'll have me in tears in a minute!
  21. 4 points
  22. 4 points
    Sports writer, Graham Lloyd writes FT: AFC St Austell 6 (Goldsworthy pen 58, pen 61, Eddy 63, 71, 78, 87) Plymouth Parkway 1 (Smith 29) Parkway travelled to old rivals St Austell on Non League day looking to progress to the 2nd round of the Buildbase FA Vase. A sizeable contingent of the Parkway faithful were amongst the impressive crowd of 331. Due to continuing long term injuries, Parkway were forced to make 2 changes from last Saturday's defeat by Westbury United. In very blustery conditions with Parkway playing against the wind, St Austell made the better start forcing Parkway on to the back foot. Neil Slateford had the first chance shooting over on 6 minutes with Will Tinsley then seeing his effort well saved by Kyle Moore. From the resultant corner Tom Chambers then headed just wide. With the wind proving a leveller, both sides had difficulty in adapting to the conditions as Parkway struggled to get into the game. Their first chance came on 12 minutes with Stewart Yetton's shot being well saved by Jason Chapman who was in action again shortly after with a good block from a close range effort from Mikey Williams. Play continued to switch from end to end with not too much quality from either side with too many long balls in evidence and the ball spending as much time off the pitch as it did on it! Parkway were dealt a blow on 25 minutes when influential central defender and natural leader Rob Farkins was forced off with an injury. Williams slotted into the back 4 with Mike Smith switching from wide left to the right and Ryan Lane coming on to the left of midfield. St Austell replaced Chris Reski with Tiago Soares at the same time. Play continued to be scrappy however St Austell should have taken the lead on 28 minutes with Liam Eddy heading narrowly wide from a right wing cross when well placed. Arguably against the run of play Parkway took the lead on 29 minutes. A strong run by Smith down the right saw him get in behind the defence with his initial shot being blocked by Chapman low down at the near post with Smith bundling home the rebound. Parkway then had a period in possession but without their midfield able to impose themselves or create much with St Austell defending comfortably and content to hit long diagonal balls down the slope. On 40 minutes another great run down the right by Smith saw his cross reach Yetton who shot just wide. The half ended with a cross-cum-shot from the St Austell right dipping in the wind and being palmed just over by Moore. A largely uneventful first half with neither side able to master the conditions too well with the game lacking the usual intensity of previous encounters between the sides. The second half saw St Austell now playing against the wind, adjust their formation slightly and adopt a shorter pass and move game which proved far more effective. On 50 minutes Soares made a great run down the right with his dangerous cross being headed behind for a corner. St Austell were now dominating possession with Parkway unable to get into the game as the pressure increased. Mark Goldsworthy then shot just over as St Austell surged forward in numbers using both flanks to good effect forcing Parkway to defend desperately. The pressure inevitably told and on 58 minutes St Austell were awarded a penalty after a rash challenge by Sam Hillson. Goldsworthy calmly despatched the spot kick. 3 minutes later they were awarded a second, arguably less clear, penalty after a clumsy challenge by Moore. Goldsworthy repeated the dose to put St Austell ahead. With Parkway looking shell shocked, St Austell went further ahead on 63 minutes when a defensive error allowed the dangerous Eddy to race clear down the left and finish clinically past the exposed Moore. Tiegan Rosanquest immediately replaced Ben Joyce in the Parkway midfield as they attempted to regroup and claw their way back into the game. A rare foray forward saw Parkway awarded a free kick on 70 minutes with Shane Krac firing harmlessly over from around 25 yards with their first effort on goal of the half. From the restart St Austell increased their lead even further with another smart move ending with Eddy again finishing with aplomb. Parkway then went 3 at the back leaving more space as St Austell continued to dominate all over the pitch with Soares looking particularly dangerous wide on the right. On 78 minutes Eddy scored St Austell's fifth goal and completed his hattrick by getting across his marker and glancing yet another cross from the right past Moore. Goldsworthy was then replaced by Matt Lloyd. With St Austell now in cruise mode, Parkway did briefly manage to get forward and were awarded a rather soft penalty on 83 minutes when Hillson was bundled over in the box. Yetton's weak penalty which was comfortably pushed behind by the previously untroubled Chapman just about summed up Parkway's day and performance. Martin Watts replaced Jack Calver on 85 minutes with, to the delight of the increasingly vocal home support, St Austell finishing the game in style with probably the best team goal of the game. A sweeping, passing move down the right involving at least 4 players ended with the unstoppable Eddy yet again providing the finishing touch to complete an outstanding second half St Austell performance. No complaints, excuses or explanations as St Austell thoroughly deserved their victory adapting much better to the conditions and playing the right tactics in the second half with Parkway being well below par all round and unable to respond positively. Such defeats happen sometimes and Parkway need to learn from it quickly and will need to bounce back from this chastening defeat by regrouping, sticking together and showing strength of character as they move forward. A perfect opportunity to do this comes on Wednesday when 4th placed Clevedon Town with 7 wins and only 2 defeats from their 9 league games visit Bolitho Park in what will no doubt be another tough challenge.
  23. 4 points
    Parkways best player by a mile is Mikey Williams
  24. 4 points
    Parkway 2 - Plymouth Argyle ( First team squad ) 4. crowd = 1250 . Good crowd considering the England game was on. Great effort by all at Parkway . Well done Committee and helpers. The result was even on Sky Sports news ( I could not believe my eyes ).I screen shotted it but could not download on here lol . I have followed Parkway for about 8 years now and would never have thought we would be where we are now. Cmon Parkway.
  25. 4 points
    Parkway has close links with Cornwall due to geographical proximity. Lots of the players have played for Cornish clubs. 5 of Parkway’s preseason games are against Cornish clubs. Parkway’s ground is named after a Cornish novelist. Plymouth is the main socioeconomic hub for southeast Cornwall. However none of this really matters as this is just a forum. Why would you care? Do you want the forum to close through lack of support? I look forward to engaging with members of the Cornish football community.