Football

WInch out for the rest of the season

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LUKE WINCH is ‘absolutely shattered’ after learning he will miss the rest of Guernsey FC’s season because of the knee injury he suffered last weekend.

U18s again suffer in the headlights

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For the second Stranger Cup group match on the trot, Martin Scott’s young side were trounced before the break, only to come back out and give a good account of themselves in the second half.

Bels 1, St Martin's 1

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BELS will be wondering what should have been after leaving their shooting boots at home in a Stranger Cup stalemate at the Track with St Martin’s.

Sylvans go top of the Priaulx League

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CHRIS LE CHEMINANT very nearly completed a truly astonishing comeback for North yesterday, but in the end, it was Sylvans who moved top of the FNB Priaulx League – just.

Guernsey FC pay a harsh penalty

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GUERNSEY FC were knocked out of the FA Trophy in dramatic fashion on Saturday as Northwood got the better of a penalty shoot-out in their first qualifying round tie.

North make Rangers' Jacub pay

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IT TOOK little more than half-an-hour for North to sew up another comprehensive home win and move a step closer to the Stranger Cup semi-finals last night.

St Martin's 3, Manzur 0

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ST MARTIN’S were never in danger of being on the wrong end of an upset last night as they got their Stranger Cup campaign off to a winning start.

Allen may be out until the new year

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IT MIGHT be 2015 before Ross Allen pulls on a Guernsey FC shirt again after he revealed that he is several weeks – at least – away from a comeback.

GFC youngster riled after being stopped from playing in Jackson match

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THERE are no rules to stop GFC players playing domestic reserves football. The clarification arrives after League Management Committee’s Garry Cortez admitted the decision not to allow Tom Martin to play for North in last weekend’s Jackson League match was purely his, because he believes it would have been against the competition’s spirit.

Belgrave Wanderers 2, Rovers 1

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SAM MCKENZIE made the most of a new attacking role last night as he secured Bels a come-from- behind victory in this Stranger Cup opener at the Track.

GFC could face fine of up to £2,000

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GUERNSEY FC admit they are ‘extremely grateful’ to Carshalton for their support in agreeing to help re-arrange the weekend’s postponed Ryman South game.

Oops! GFC turn up for wrong flight

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GUERNSEY FC will get the chance to replay their Ryman South fixture with Carshalton Athletic, despite a travel error putting paid to Saturday’s scheduled game.

French Connection would hit the Muratti

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CRAIG CULKIN has announced that his preferred option would be for a potential Jersey FC to play their football in the French – rather than English – league structure. However, although it is merely a suggestion at present, any involvement in French football would put huge question marks against the future of the Muratti.

Guernsey FC 4, Barton Rovers 0

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GUERNSEY FC have set up a FA Trophy first qualifying round tie at Northwood after comprehensively beating Barton Rovers 4-0 at Footes Lane on Saturday evening.