Squad for trip to MINEHEAD on Sunday November 2

We start a busy and probably pivotal November with a Sunday trip to MINEHEAD. Players please to meet at Silver Street at 12.45pm (it’s a good hour to get there – unless the Exeter-based players would prefer to make their way to Minehead from Exeter – which is fine): Manager Clive Jones has a near […]

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u18s supply 4 for Devon County FA

Willand Rovers under 18s, captain Ash Matthews, playmaker Jordan Bastin as well as strikers Tarji Jones and Alex Gibbins have been selected to represent Devon FA’s County under 18s team in a County Cup match at Coach Road versus Gloucester City on November 8th. Ash, Jordan and Tarji starred in a County 3-2 win at Oxfordshire on Saturday before, turning […]

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All-conquering Under-15s looking for HOME comfort on Sunday

Simon Fry’s all-conquering (this season) Under-15s are at Silver Street this coming SUNDAY (November 2) with the Taunton and District League Match of the Day when they host the one side who could deny them going on to be crowned champions this season. Fry says: “Bishops Lydeard are a very good side and I do […]

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Bastin brace seals u18s win

Sunday, October 26th 2014 Devon County Youth League Willand Rovers 2 Apollo 1 HT 1-1 Bastin 2 (1 pen). The day before, Willand Rovers first team signed out of their best ever FA Cup run with a battling performance against a good Gosport Borough and today, the White Ravens would need at least the same attitude to […]

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Rovers Under-16s have FIFTH game of season postponed!

The Under-16s have had their game at BRIDGWATER VPR cancelled this morning after the host club contacted us to apologise but owing to a number of players being injured playing the day before they CANNOT put a team out today, writes Steve Birley. This is frustrating and we are concerned that other club may feel […]

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Near 1,000 gate at Silver Street for historic cup tie

Rovers out of the FA Cup – post match comment. Rovers assistant boss Hedley Steele summed up the post match mood at Silver Street on BBC Radio Devon, saying: “It’s disappointing, we have mixed emotions. Never liked losing football matches and there was a big prize on the end of today. We genuinely felt we […]

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Battling Rovers beaten by classy Gosport Borough

Photo’s from the game.. https://plus.google.com/photos/106481448529677945455/albums/6074440201852685249 The Rovers cup dream is over, but they gave a superb all-round display against a classy Gosport side that ply their trade three levels higher than Scott Rogers’ men. There was a 100-metre line at 2.30pm of people lining up to get in to see the game and Silver Street […]

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Under-16s PLAYING this Sunday (October 26)

The Under-16s WILL play this Sunday DESPITE it being County Cup day again – that does mean none of the Cully lads are available though HARRISON BURTON and RYAN SHREWSBERRY have bravely said they’ll  play both the morning game for Cully (v MAP Juniors at Speeds Meadow) and then join up with Rovers for the […]

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Ryan’s Double Trumps Sidmouth

Sunday, October 19th 2014 Devon County Youth League Sidmouth Junior Vikings 2 Willand Rovers 8 (HT 1-3) Vittles, OG (2), Bastin, Browning, Rawlings, Trump (2) Tropical Storm Gonzalo swept through Byes Lane, Sidford, as the visitors blew hot and cold on their way to a comfortable win. There is no doubt that this Willand side […]

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