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Safe Hands Award

22 October

Ashley Clark of Bristol Manor Farm receives the Safe Hands Award for September from Director Mike Blessing.

Picture courtesy of Keith Fussell

Manager of the Month

20 October

Brislington Joint managers Jeff Meacham and Lee Perks receive the Premier Division manager of the month award for September from Vice Chairman Allan Skuse.

Picture courtesy of Jack Rogers

Sportsmanship Award

20 October

Almondsbury UWE Chairman Mike Blessing receives the Sportsmanship award for Division One from the Nord-Lock UK Marketing Manager Sarah Edmonds.

Picture courtesy of Mark Edmonds

Association of Match Officials

20 October

At a recent meeting of the Association of Toolstation Western League Match Officials it was announced that the association would sponsor two awards for the end of the season for Top Manager & Top Captain as marked by the match referees under the Respect Programme. Each will receive a voucher to Errea Sports for £200.00.

Special guest at the meeting was World Cup match official Mike Mullarkey who brought along some of his memorabilia collected as a FIFA match official.

Pictured at the meeting is Mark Rogers (Match Official Appt Officer), John Pool (League Chairman), Sue Merrill (League Respect Officer), Mike Mullarkey and David Brammer (ATWLMO).

Picture courtesy of Martin Cassidy

Alan Bush

19 October

Former Oldland Abbotonians Chairman and President Alan Bush sadly passed away in Weston Hospital yesterday.

Rather appropriately, the hugely popular Mr Bush died at 4.45pm as the final whistle blew at grounds around the country. Alan was well known around the Oldland, Longwell Green, Kingswood and Hanham areas and was one of life's gentlemen. He had suffered a long illness.

His support, enthusiasm, humour and general presence over three decades of dedicated service will be sadly missed. It is Oldland Abbotonian's intention to hold a minute's applause before Wednesday night's Les Phillips Cup tie with Ashton & Backwell.

His service will be at Sedgemoor Crematorium in Highbridge, Somerset on Thursday 30th October 2014 at 1pm.

Arthur Wimble

13 October

It is with deep regret that we report the death of Arthur Wimble, ex-secretary of Chippenham Town FC, a well known face to Western League players, club personnel and match officials.

Arthur joined the committee of the club in 1980 and took over the secretary's role from Tony Knee in 1983, remaining in the post until 1996.

Arthur handed the reins to Chris Blake but was to be found at the ground most days until well into 2010, assisting in many aspects of club administration.

Arthur's funeral will take place at 11.30am on Friday 24th October at West Wiltshire Crematorium, Devizes Road, Semington, Trowbridge BA14 6HL.

E. Wootton & Sons are handling all the arrangements and a request is made for family flowers only. If desired donations can be made in Arthur's memory to Seymour House, Chippenham, where he spent his final years, or the RNLI. These donations can be made on the website www.ewoottenandson.co.uk.

Sportsmanship Award

13 October

Willand Rovers Chairman Mike Mitchell receives the Sportsmanship award from league chairman John Pool and General Secretary Mark Edmonds.

Photo courtesy of Sarah Edmonds

Respect Award

05 October

Almondsbury UWE receive the Respect Award for August from Director Sue Merrill.

Photo courtesy of John Black

Manager of the Month

25 September

Bradford Town Manager Paul Shanley receives his August Manager of the Month Award from League Director Sue Merrill.

Photo courtesy of Kelvin Merrill

Sports Therapist

14 August

Radstock Town FC are offering an exciting opportunity for a 3rd year student/graduate sports therapist to gain valuable experience at this semi-professional club. Your role will include pre-game sports massage and taping (sports therapy if qualified) and pitchside first aid at both home and away games.

You can download the full details BY CLICKING HERE

Match Photos

08 August

With the new season set to get underway don't forget to send us your match photos. You don't have to be a professional or have expensive equipment. Email your photos of Western League matches to : webmaster@toolstationleague.com and we will display them on our new look Gallery page. Please note that we will now accept up to 20 photos per match. At the end of the season we award a trophy for the 'Photo of the Season' which last season was won by John Cuthbertson. We look forward to seeing your photos and happy shooting!

Physio Wanted

01 August

Cadbury Heath are looking for a new first team physio, any one interested should contact manager Andy Black on 07970 780464

Fixtures

Saturday 25 October

FA Cup

Willand RoversGosport Borough3.00pm

Premier Division

BridportBristol Manor Farm3.00pm
BrislingtonHallen3.00pm
Buckland AthleticBishop Sutton3.00pm
Cadbury HeathBradford Town3.00pm
Gillingham TownMelksham Town3.00pm
Odd Down (Bath)Bitton3.00pm
Shepton MalletSherborne Town3.00pm
StreetLongwell Green Sports3.00pm

First Division

Calne TownBarnstaple Town3.00pm
Chard TownCheddar3.00pm
Chippenham ParkHengrove Athletic3.00pm
CribbsCorsham Town3.00pm
Oldland AbbotoniansWells City3.00pm
Portishead TownWelton Rovers3.00pm
Roman Glass St GeorgeKeynsham Town3.00pm
Warminster TownAlmondsbury UWE3.00pm
WellingtonDevizes Town3.00pm
Westbury UnitedRadstock Town3.00pm
Wincanton TownAshton and Backwell Utd3.00pm
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