Epic Battle At Whitecroft
put up the sternest test of the season at Whitecroft on Saturday as they battled to an epic 2-2 draw with home side W&B Sports. Leading going into the final stages of the game courtesy of an inswinging corner from Keiron Ford they were eventually pulled back with 15 minutes left to play !
for all the action from one of the very best games of the season so far. Be sure to check back next weekend to find out who we feature exculsively on Island Football Focus
All About Fletch !!
Lower Hyde Galactica
made short work of Brading Town "A" in Saturdays division three feature game on Island Football Focus beating their local rivals by six goals without reply.
to find out how Island Football Focus
sponsored striker Chris Fletcher put 4 past a struggling Brading third team. Check back for more football action from across the Island.
Newport 3 Ryde Saints 2
Newport FC U15's pulled out all the stops on Saturday morning when accounting for Ryde Saints U15's by three goals to two. A second successive victory over their well trained rivals.
for all the action from Seaclose Park as two of the best youth teams on the Island played out a cracking Saturday morning battle. Saturday League report to follow soon.
Semi Final Slot For Hood
Robin Hood FC
clinched a place in the Sunday League Hampshire Cup yesterday after beating visitors Burghclere FC 3-2 in a nail biting penalty shoot-out at Sandy Lane, Whitecroft.
Three nil up against ten men find out what happened as Jay Andrews side almost paid the price allowing their opponents to come right back into the game. Click Here
for all the acton.
Binstead Bandwagon Rolls On !!
Binstead COB FC
steam-rollered their way into the semi finals of the Hampshire Junior "A" Cup on Saturday following a battling 3-2 win over hard working visitors Burghclere FC.
for all the action on a day which saw all Island sides still in Hampshire progress through to the next round. Check back soon for more football action from across the Island.
Six Goal Thriller !!
Sunday morning saw Ryde Saints U12's play out a six goal thriller with Gurnard Youth U12's in what can only be described as "Arctic Conditions", though the sub-zero temperature did nothing to quell the enthusiasm of either side as they went on to put on a cracking game.
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The points were shared in Saturdays division one clash as current Champions West Wight FC held this years Champions Elect W&B Sports to a one-all draw at a pristine Sandy Lane.
for all the action from an entertaining game. More football action from across the Island this week. Be sure to check back to find out who falls into the IFF spotlight.
Binstead Four To Good
It was Binstead COB that progressed through to the next round of the IFF Memorial Cup this afternoon after accounting for a very attacking Ventnor FC side by four goals to one.
for all the action as Luke Kerr and his side put one over their divisional rivals. More football action during the week. Be sure to check back to see who we spotlight.
Seaview Hit For Six !!
League leaders and wide margin favourites for division one glory W&B Sports
were in rampant form on Saturday hitting Seaview FC for six at a soggy Sandy Lane, Whitecroft.
for all the action from Whitecroft as the champions elect led 2-0 at the break and extended that to six by the final whistle. Watch out for more Island Football action soon.
All About The Hood
It was all about Robin Hood
in the Hampshire Sunday Cup at Seaclose Park this week as they sauntered into the quarterfinals after an exhibition five nil win over Bishopstoke FC.
for all the action from a bleak Seaclose Park in Newport as the finest Sunday League team on Island football closed out the match in fine style. A cracking game to watch.
Champions Through In Hampshire
West Wight FC
progressed through to the next round of the Hampshire Intermediate Cup on Saturday after beating a very hard working Alton Town reserve side by four goals without reply.
for all the action from an entertaining game at a freezing Camp Road in Freshwater. More soccer action this coming weekend. Be sure to check back to find out who we spotlight.
Cowes Sports 5 New Milton 3
surged right back to form on Saturday when dispatching a hard-working New Milton side by five goals to three in the Wessex League feature on Island Football Focus.
for all the action from Westwood Park where Richie Woodburn's talented side put up a dominant display. More football action this coming weekend. Be sure to check back soon.
Short Work For Cowes
Cowes Sports FC made short work of local rivals East Cowes Victoria in the Christmas period derby clash following a sensational four nil win at Beatrice Avenue on Saturday.
to see how the visitors went four goals to good before the break. More Island football later this week. Island Football Focus
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Yachtsmen Slump To Defeat
Cowes Sports suffered their first league defeat at Westwood Park in over a year at the weekend as they suprisingly went down 3-1 to Team Solent in the feature game on Island Football Focus.
to find out what went wrong as Richie Woodburns' side looked a shadow of the team we recently saw win in the Wessex League. More football action from across the Island soon.
WAB Revolution Continues
W&B Sports moved further clear at the top of the Saturday League division one table after edging past gritty ECSFC by three goals to two at Sandy Lane on Saturday afternoon.
for all the action as Steve Rayner and his squad moved ever closer to winning the division one title. More football later this week. Be sure to check back on a regular basis.
City Into Final
Jamie McCinnes and his Ryde Saints youth side failed in their attempt to grab a place in the Hampshire Youth Cup Final as they were beaten by two late goals from Salisbury City.
to catch all the action from an end-to-end encounter at Pell Lane. More football news from across the Island later this week. Be sure to check back to find out who we spotlight.
Points Shared At Steyne
The points were shared in Saturdays top of the table division three clash at Steyne Park where league leaders High Park FC were held to a one-all draw by hard working Wroxall FC.
to find out what went on in the highly anticipated division three promotion game. More football action next weekend be sure to check back to find out who we spotlight !!
Cowes Ease To Victory
In a battle for division 1 bragging rights it was Cowes Sports (Res)
that put one over league leaders W&B Sports following a smooth 3-1 win at Westwood Park on Saturday afternoon.
for all the action from one of the best games of the season so far. Both teams putting in a notable shift in front of the IFF camera. More Island football action soon
Yachtsmen Cruise To Victory
continued their year long unbeaten league run at Westwood Park on Saturday when convincingly accounting for a hard working Downton FC by four goals without reply.
to check out all the action as Cowes showed why they are one of the favourites for this years Wesse League Division One title. More Island football action next weekend.
Newport Edge Thriller
Newport Youth edge past Ryde Saints Youth by the odd goal in thirteen in this mornings feature game on Island Football Focus following a sensational 7-6 victory at Seaclose Park.
for a selection of images from a titanic battle. More Youth League football coming soon. Be sure to check back during the week to find out who falls into our spotlight next.
Vics Hit For Five !!
Vics new boss Mark Randall watched on in amazement as his side went down 5-0 to Hythe & Dibden at a deserted Beatrice Avenue in the Saturday feature game on Island Football Focus.
to find out how vics conceeded five as well as had a man sent off for a second bookable offence. More Island football action this coming week. Be sure to check back soon.
Galactica Surge To Smooth Win
Lower Hyde FC surged to a smooth 4-2 win over Kyngs Towne FC in our Saturday Feature game on IFF
. The Green in St Helens resembling a muddy Rugby Pitch at the final whistle.
to check out all the action from a rain and windswept green in St Helens. More football action midweek so be sure to check back to find out who falls into our spotlight.
Nomads 2 Northwood 2
The points were shared in todays feature game of the day on IFF as Vectis Nomads played out a two all draw with visitors Northwood SJ at an incredibly boggy Nine Acres in Newport.
Going into the break at one-a-piece they finally shared the spoils following a pair of 2nd half goals. Click Here
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For this weekends feature game on IFF we return to Nine Acres in Newport for the midtable clash which sees Vectis Nomads host Northwood SJ. Sure to be an interesting clash between two confirmed division one sides be sure to check back Sunday for a full match report.
Slender Win For Whitecroft
It was W&B Sports that were crowned IOWDFA Jubilee Cup Champions
at St Georges Park on Wednesday evening following a slender 2-1 win over divisional title rivals Brading Town.
for all the action. More football news from across the Island including Saturdays game at Nine Acres. Check back to Island Football Focus
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Saints Run Riot !!
A spirited Ryde Saints reserve side ran amock in their combination 2 game against Kyngs Towne at Pell Lane on Saturday eventually demolishing their rivals by ten goals to one.
to find out who got their name on the scoresheet as "The Saints" ran riot at Pell Lane. More from IFF midweek when we will be at the Jubilee Cup Final on Wednesday evening.
Double Delight For Saints
Ryde Saints Youth continued their fine run of form in front of the IFF cameras on Saturday morning following a plucky 2-0 win over Fareham Town Youth, a team they beat 2 weeks ago.
for all the action from a highly entertaining youth game. More football news from across the Island this week. Island Football Focus
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Binstead Remain Unbeaten
Binstead continued their fine, unbeaten start to the season this afternoon defeating Rookley by four goals to two at Highwood Lane in what turned out to be an entertaining game.
for all the action from a cracking division two title cruncher. More football news from across the Island during the coming week. Be sure to check back to see who we feature.
Bridge Lift District Cup
Bembridge FC were crowned Ryde & District Cup Champions on Wednesday evening following an action packed 6-1 win over lower ranked rivals AFC Wootton at the Peter Henry Ground.
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AFC March On In Europe
It was AFC Wootton that progressed through to the next round of the Hampshire Junior "A" Cup at Downside School on Saturday after edging out Pan Sports by two goals to one.
to find out what went on for Steve Case and his reinvented young side in what turned out to be a thoroughly entertaining game. More from Island Football Focus during the week.
Saints Go Marching In
It was Jamie McInnes's Ryde Saints Youth that prevailed in Saturday mornings feature match at Smallbrook Stadium as they eventually swept aside a hard working Fareham FC side 3-2.
for all the action from a cracking youth game. More youth features coming soon on Island Football Focus. Be sure to check back to find out who falls into our spotlight.
Shanklin Trump The Hood
In a sensational turn of events the youngsters of Shanklin trumped current Sunday league champions Robin Hood FC by five goals to one at the County Ground on Sunday morning.
for all the action. The visitors starting with just ten men. Soon up to 11 they were back down to ten as Joe Byrne was given his marching orders following a second caution !
Nine Goal Extravaganza
In what turned out to be a nine goal extravaganza High Park FC kept their perfect record at the start of the new season coming away from Wootton Rec off the back of a 7-2 victory.
Going into the break at 1-0 nobody could have expected the goals to have come so thick and fast. Click Here
for all the action as Stu Woodmore and his squad continue their surge into division two. More action on IFF soon. Be sure to check back to see who features next !!
Great Sunday Battle
In what turned out to be a cracking game by recent Sunday League standards, Sands FC and Royal Canaries battled their way to a hard earned point after 90 frantic minutes of football.
to see how the action unfolded with images & a report from the game. More action coming soon on IFF. Be sure to check back to find out who will fall into our spotlight.
Whitecroft Into Final
In Saturdays feature game of the day it was W&B Sports that progressed through to the final of the IOWDFA Jubilee Cup following a slender 3-2 win over title rivals Cowes Sports.
Going into the break with a 2-1 advantage they extended their lead by the final whistle. Click Here
for all the action from Sandy Lane. Match report from the Sunday game to follow...
Cowes Sports (Res) 1 Brading 1
They shared the points in Saturdays division one feature game on Island Football Focus as Cowes Sports reserves drew one all with Steve Lawtons Brading Town at Westwood Park.
for all the action from the game. More action this weekend as we visit another divison one game. Be sure to check back. Island Football Focus .... Always an honest opinion !!
Shanklin Almost PARKE The Bus
Third division Shanklin "A" will rue missed chances as they drew 2-2 with Ryde Saints last night. Going 2-0 up they were eventually pulled back by a resurgent Ryde Saints "A" side.
for all the action from the County Ground in Shanklin as our roving match reporter "The Whistle Blower" Vinny Phillips
caught up with the game. More news very soon...
Honours Even At Sandown
On Bestival weekend, Combination 2 sides Sandown and Newchurch battled out a 0-0 at Fairway Complex, both teams, with make shift teams due to the festivities at Robin Hill.
for the action caught by our roving reporter "The Whistle Blower" Vinny Phillips
. More action midweek. Be sure to check back to find out who gets the feature.
Battle At Rowborough !!
In what turned out to be a battle royale the reserves of Kyngs Towne FC battled to a one-all draw with a very hard working Carisbrooke Utd side at Rowborough Field on Saturday.
for all the action from a dramatic game which the home side ended with just ten men. More football coverage this week. Be sure to check back to find out who gets a feature.
Five Alive For Cowes
Wessex League side Cowes Sports stunned Newport FC last night after convincingly outsmarting their rivals 5-0 in their Hampshire Senior Cup match at a packed St Georges Park.
to find out what went on as the homeside ended the game with only nine players after the dismissal of both Liam Trigg & Charlie Smeeton. More action this Saturday on IFF.
Sandown FC produced a stunning comeback in last nights division two season opener. Going into the break 3-0 down they roared back in the second half to pull off a 4-3 win !!
for all the action from an entertaining game at Sandown High School. Check back for our second report of the evening as Newport FC hosted Cowes Sports in a firey encounter.
Points Shared At Brading
In the opening round of matches from this seasons IOW Saturday League division one Brading Town fought out a two-all draw with pre-season title favourites W&B Sports at Vicarage Lane.
An entertaining game, all the action can be found here
. More midweek action on Island Football Focus as we will be at tomorrows second division Sandown v Ventnor clash.
Title Contenders Beware
Third division title contenders beware. Lower Hyde FC
will be a force to be reckoned with this season should they reproduce the form they showed on Saturday when beating division two Yarmouth & Calborne by five goals to three. Decent form going into the new season.
for all the action from the game. More action to come this week. Check back to find out who will fall into our spotlight. Island Football Focus
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Wroxall Storm To Victory
In a highly competitive Saturday feature it was third division Wroxall FC
that put one over their higher ranker rivals Rookley FC with a stunning 4-1 win at Castle Road.
A competitive first half ended 1-1. Click here
to see how the home side upped the tempo in the second half to run away with an easy 4-1 win. More action on IFF during the week.
Level At St Georges
In our midweek Jubilee Cup feature here on Island Football Focus ESCFC (GKN) held a very young Newport reserve side to an action packed two-all draw at St Georges Park last night.
for all the action from the game. Special shout to Newport who fielded eleven players all of whom were under 19 years of age. Definately ones to watch out for in the near future.
Champions Lose At Home
It was battle of the title favourites at Camp Road yesterday as West Wight hosted title rivals W&B Sports in the Jubilee Cup. A game which saw the visitors come away with a 2-1 win.
for a match report with images from a cracking game played between two of the best Saturday League sides on the Island. More action to come midweek as we will be at Wednesday evenings game where Newport (Res) host ECSFC at St Georges Park.
Shanklin Edge Win
In what turned out to be a trickier game than they expected Saturday League division two side Ventnor FC lost to Sunday League side Shanklin by a solitary goal without reply.
to find out what went on at the County Ground when the latest addition to the IFF ranks, Ex-match official Vinny Phillips
went along to cover the action.
Bembridge Title Favourites ?
After their recent 2-0 win at Ventnor and last nights 4-0 win at home over Cowes Sports "A". Bembridge will this morning find themselves short priced favourites for back-to-back promotions.
for the match report and images from a very fast paced game at Steyne Road. More pre-season coverage on IFF coming soon. Be sure to check back later in the week.
Champions Cruise To Win
For those who thought the wheels may have fallen off the West Wight FC bandwagon, think again. The Champions who will this season be looking to make it eight titles in a row started their campaign in menacing fashion with a cruising 5-0 win over hard working ESCFC on Saturday.
An opening goal from WW striker Chris Bridges was followed by a four goal extravaganza from pacey Dan Ross. Click here
for all the action from a decent opening game to the season.
All Square At Oakers !!
The second IFF feature game of the day on Saturday took us back to first division Oakfield where they hosted third division High Park FC in another pre-season soccer spectacle.
An opening goal from the lower ranked side forced Oakfield into action. Click here
to see what happened in their attempt to pull back the deficit against Stu Woodmores battling side ....
More Misery For Vics
East Cowes Vics saw their season get even worse on Saturday when they were convincingly beaten 4-1 by Saturday League Division 2 side Ventnor at a sun drenched Beatrice Avenue.
Opening the scoring in the first half the former division one outfit somehow let Vics draw level but three second half goals put paid to the chances of the under pressure side !! Click here
for all the action from the game.
Smooth Win For Whitecroft
In their first competitive pre-season friendly of the new season last years division two winners and favourites for this years division one title W&B Sports beat a hard working Osborne Coburg side by four goals to one at the IOW Community Centre in Cowes on Thursday evening.
Goals from Danny Cantelo, Joe Rayner, Liam Slaven and Josh Appell doing the damage for Whitecroft. Tom Moody getting the solitary goal for the home side. Click here
for the match report. Tomorrows action features 1st division Oakfield against 3rd division High Park.
Romans Stun Vics
In the first pre-season game of the 2014/15 season Brading Town proved they have what it takes to be crowned division one champions come the end of the season following a sensational 5-0 win over Wessex League side East Cowes Vics at a sun-drenched Vicarage Lane on Saturday.
Although having plenty of first half possession the higher ranked side found themselves 4-0 down at halftime. A position from which they could not recover. Click here
for a full match report. More reports will be uploaded on Friday (W&B v Coburg) & Saturday (Oakfield v HPT).