Scott pleased as two late goals see them beat Gillingham Town

Two late goals earned Willand Rovers a deserved 2-1 win over Gillingham Town on Wednesday night. Despite dominating possession all match, Willand were unable to create many clear cut chances against their stubborn visitors, with Kai Fisher heading over and player-manager Scott Rogers seeing a shot saved. When Elliot Bevis’ shot eight minutes from time […]

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under 18s – Best in Devon. Official!

Devon County Under 18s FA Cup Final @ Coach Road, April 28th 2015 SB Frankfort 1 Willand Rovers 3 HT 0-1 (Johnson, Gibbins, Bickle) Link to photos from the game here :  http://miraclepr.photium.com/wotton-printers-u18-boys-cup What a game! What a game! Having taken the lead in the 26th minute through Sam Johnson, Willand Rovers couldn’t increase their advantage and […]

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Rovers Under-16s – journey’s END!

A double from Ollie Elsworthy and one from Bailey Jason-Ryan saw Rovers complete the PERFECT season as they defeated Staplegrove 3-1 in their final game of the 2014/15 season. That means this particular team which Clive Jones (with the assistance of Jonny Pengelly) on it and far too many to mention off it – (but […]

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Slimbridge loss was bad day at the office, admits Willand Rovers player-manager Scott Rogers

https://plus.google.com/photos/106481448529677945455/albums/6141782847389187249 Player-manager Scott Rogers revealed Willand Rovers’ first-half performance in their 2-1 loss away to Slimbridge on Saturday was the worst they have played all season. The hosts went ahead after just three minutes and doubled their lead midway through the half from a free-kick. Although Willand’s second-half performance was better, and they cut the […]

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Rovers Under-16s defeat Holway – but the night belonged to DAN

See the pictures from the game with HOLWAY by hitting the link below https://plus.google.com/photos/106481448529677945455/albums/6141561987616742017   Friday, April 24. Taunton and District Youth League. Under-16 Division One ROVERS (0) 3: 0 (0) HOLWAY Ollie Elsworthy, Levi Edwardson, Josh Mclean Football is, after all, just a game, and that is what was delivered for 80 splendid minutes […]

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Scotts thoughts on the Plymouth game.

Scott Rogers felt 4-0 was a harsh reflection of Willand Rovers’ Devon St Luke’s Bowl semi-final defeat to Plymouth Argyle on Wednesday. Goals from Jack Calver, Ben Purrington, Tyler Harvey and Ollie Norburn saw the Pilgrims leave Silver Street with a spot in the final, with Dean Stamp being sent off with Willand 1-0 down. […]

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18s threesome too hot to handle

Devon County Youth League Thursday 23rd April (St George’s Day) Willand Rovers 3 Alphington 1 HT 1-1  Kingdom, Bickle, Vittles A balmy day gave way to a balmy evening as Alphington were welcomed to Silver Street for this Subsidiary Cup tie. Referee Dave Pointing got the game under way and after a time, Brian Holmes […]

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Rovers Under-16s PENULTIMATE game on FRIDAY (April 24)

The Rovers Under-16s play their 95th (and penultimate match as a Rovers youth team) – yes some of the lads have been part of this throughout the journey from Under-12s in the Taunton League – on FRIDAY night when we entertain HOLWAY (7.30pm). All regular squad please to be on duty – we are without […]

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