Football Back At Smallbrook
Island Football Focus were invited to Smallbrook Stadium on Sunday to report on the first game from the Stadium in ten long years. Ironically it was a Ryde Saints side that scored the first goal back on home turf. Click Here
to check out all the action from the Youth League game.
Champions On Form
Saturday League Champions West Wight were in top form Saturday beating current league leaders Shanklin by three goal without reply at The County Ground. Click Here
to check out the action.
Sunday League this week saw Robin Hood FC take on Royal Canaries at Seaclose Park. Click Here
to check out what happened in this five goal romp. Youth action from Smallbrook Stadium to follow.
Saturday League action this week saw AFC Wootton battle back to earn a 1-1 draw against Yarmouth. Click Here
to check out all the action from a freezing cold Wootton Rec.
Classic Sunday League action this week saw Robin Hood FC edge past Ryde Falcons 2-1 at Seaclose Park. Click Here
to check out the action from that one. Island Football Focus
Dropping down to division two for this Saturdays feature game on Island Football Focus as bottom of the table AFC Wootton host fellow relegation battlers Yarmouth & Calbourne at Wootton Rec. First showing for both teams this season on IFF as it will be for rookie referee Simon Blow who takes charge in the middle. Sure to be a cracker as both sides usually up their game in front of the camera. Match report & images will be published Saturday night.
Weekend Action Online
Saturday football action this week on IFF saw West Wight FC
secure a late 3-1 win over unlucky Northwood SJ. Click Here
to check out all the action from Camp Road in Freshwater.
In the Sunday League a resilient Shanklin eleven held Robin Hood to a 2-2 draw at Seaclose Park. Click Here
to see how the youngsters that made up the Shanklin side dented the Robin Hood Express !!
Action Packed Weekend
Apologies for the delay with uploading this weekends feature games. Click Here
to check out the action from Saturday where we were due to cover the New Forest game against High Park. We eventually covered the W&B (Res) seven goal destruction of Carisbrooke reserves.
Sunday League action this week saw Robin Hood FC sweep aside Sands Hotel in a great game at Seaclose Park. Click Here
to see what brought about an early end to the game.
In our Saturday Feature on Island Football Focus Binstead COB were convincingly beaten 3-0 by travelling Headley Utd. Click Here
to check out all the action from a ice cold "Mole-Hill".
Sunday League football saw Shorwell put up a determined performance to only get beaten 3-1 by high-flying Robin Hood FC. Click Here
to check out all the action from Seaclose Park.
Weekend Action Uploaded
In the Friday night feature here on Island Football Focus it was Brading Town "A" that scooped all the points following a 5-1 win over Shanklin "A". Click Here
for all the action from the Lane.
Saturday League action saw us visit the GKN ground in East Cowes. Northwood walking away with all the points after a battle against the elements. Click Here
for all the action from Cowes.
Fast Track Feature
We are please to announce a new service on Island Football Focus. Due to the increasing demand for us to send a match reporters & photographers to clubs across the Island we have introduced Fast Track Feature
. A service where for a nominal charge of 20GBP
we will send a photographer/reporter to your ground to feature your game with a full match report along with a collection of images from the match. Images will be available to download in poster size.
If you are one of those clubs that wants your teams game covered for one of those "special matches" then send us an e-mail and we will contact you to arrange the required feature.
All funds raised at Island Football Focus are pumped back into football on the Island. What are you waiting for .... if you have a special game coming up please feel free to contact us.
Weekend Action Online
Saturday football action saw Kyngs Towne beat their reserve side 5-1 in the IFF Junior "A" Cup at Rowborough Field. Click Here
to check out the action from a goal packed game.
Sunday action this week saw Vics Youth turn around last seasons cup form when beating Ryde Saints Youth 4-2 at Beatrice Avenue. Click Here
to check out the under 14s in action.
Nomads Exit Cup
In our Saturday feature match on Island Football Focus Vectis Nomads were beaten 3-2 by visitors Hartley Wintney
in their Hampshire Intermediate Cup match at Nine Acres. Click Here
to check out all the action.
for the match report and images from Robin Hoods 11-0 demolition of Shorwell FC at a soggy Fine Lane. More football action this week so be sure to check back to Island Football Focus
Hampshire & Sunday Action
In our Saturday feature on Island Football Focus Bembridge FC
dispatched Cosham Dynamos with the minimum of fuss. Click Here
to check out the action from Steyne Park in Bembridge.
Sunday League action saw Robin Hood FC surge back to form following their defeat at the hands of Royal Canaries last week. Click Here
to check out the action as they beat Ryde Falcons 7-1 at Seaclose.
Weekend Action Online
to check out Fridays action from a tidy Camp Road in Freshwater as AFC Bournemouth CST were beaten 5-2 by Birmingham City
after leading 2-0 at Halftime.
In Saturdays feature game of the day on Island Football Focus
Niton beat Osborne Coburg 4-1 at the Isle Of Wight Community Club. Click Here
to check out the "Springheads" in action.
In Sunday League action Royal Canaries
dispatched Robin Hood FC by six goals without reply at Seaclose Park. Click Here
to check out Chris Fletcher bag himself a hat-rick.
Seaview Crowned Champions
It was Seaview FC that were last night crowned Ryde & District Champions after beating St Helens B.S by three goals to two. Click Here
to check out all the action from Vicarage Lane.
The Saturday feature game (by request) is the Osborne Coburg versus Niton FC divison one game. Be sure to check back Sunday for all the action from the IOW Community Ground (Plessey).
Reports, Reports, Reports ......
to check out how the Royal Navy Command faired when they took on an Isle Of Wight Representative side at a deserted St Georges Park last Thursday night.
Saturday action saw a thrilling encounter as W&B Sports took on divisonal rivals Seaview FC. Another game with plenty of goal action, Click Here
to find out what we had to say.
Sunday League action saw Robin Hood FC sweep aside a re-formed Shorwell side by fifteen goals to one. Ash Gulliver
scoring seven goals for "The hood", Mark Taylor bagging himself a hatrick. Click Here
for all the action from a scruffy Seaclose Park !!
More News ......
for the match report and images from last nights Ryde & District Cup Semi Final. Seaview and Oakfield (Res) sharing the first half with Seaview pulling away to win 4-0.
Dont forget to check out Wadeys View
who has uploaded his latest offerings to his page. He may be controversial but the stats are telling us you all like reading what he has got to say.
The belated match report from the Island Football Focus Jubilee Cup Final have now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out the action from St Georges Park on Thursday night.
for the match report and images from yesterdays division one match where Niton drew with Binstead 1-1 at Springhead. More news to follow later today .....
Match Reports Uploaded
Match reports .... match reports .... match reports .... the match report from Tuesday nights division one encounter where Oakfield beat Binstead 3-1 has now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out all the action from Binstead Rec.
For those "Saints" fans out there. Click Here
to check out the action from last nights division three game where Cowes Sports "A" put in a polished performance to walk away with all the points following a battling 2-0 victory.
Match Report Online
to check out the match report and images from todays combination game where Ryde Saints and Oakfield played out an exciting 2-2 draw at Pell Lane.
More news Sunday of the games covered here on Island Football Focus this week. Always an honest opinion ......... IFF
Blue Star Into Final
St Helens Blue Star surged into the final of the Ryde & District Cup last night following a "Come From Behind" win beating High Park FC by four goals to two. Click Here
to check out the action.
With Saturdays feature game being postponed we will now be doing a suprise feature on a match. We will be at one of the Combination games tomorrow afternoon. Be sure to check back to find our where we were.
W&B Sports were in 7th heaven last night after beating a hard-working but depleted Newchurch eleven by 7 goals without reply. Click Here
to check out the action from Watery Lane.
With a limited fixture list this weekend due to the Bestival we have plumped for the Combination Two affair where Niton reserves host the West Wight second team at Springhead. Be sure to check back on Sunday morning to catch up on the action.
Match Report Online
The match report from an emotional Camp Road has now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out the action as the League Champions saw off Coburg 2-1.
Next action on Island Football Focus
is the Ryde & District Cup on Thursday evening as High Park FC take on St Helens B.S. Match report from this one will be online by Friday morning.
Match Report Online
The match report from St Helens against Carisbrooke Utd (Res) has now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out the entertaining action from St Helens green.
News of the weekends action will be uploaded tomorrow evening. Be sure to check back to the Islands number one soccer website. Island Football Focus
...... always an honest opinion.
Brading Into Final
It was Brading Town that progressed through to the final of the Island Football Focus
Jubilee Cup Final today after beating Northwood SJ by three goals to two at Vicarage Lane.
to check out the action from a classic encounter that contained a goal from Liam Mulholland
that already goes down as a contender for "Goal Of The Season". Classy goal.
In todays other feature game on Island Football Focus Oakfield FC
came from behind to beat Osborne Coburg 3-2. Click Here
for all the action from the Isle Of Wight Commuinity Club. Match report and images from this one kind courtesy of Barb Close
VYCC Beat Shanklin
beat local rivals Shanklin FC 1-0 in last nights pre-season friendly at The County Ground. A superb volley from Mason Parker
splitting the two sides in nintey minutes. Click Here
to check out the action.
More news of Saturdays feature game will be uploaded later this evening. Be sure to check back to find out who will fall into the IFF spotlight this coming weekend.
IOWDFA Position Request
After Ian Smith resigned as fixtures secretary the IOWDFA are now welcoming applications for the now vacant position. Anyone interested should contact League Secretary Ken Morris.
The report from last nights pre-season friendly where Shanklin VYCC beat local rivals Shanklin FC 1-0 will be uploaded in the next couple of hours. Check back in a while to see the action.
Match Report Uploaded
The match report from the West Wight versus E.C.S has now been uploaded to our servers. Click Here
to check out the action from a very soggy Camp Road in Freshwater.
Midweek action this week comes in the form of a pre-season friendly between Shanklin FC and Shanklin VYCC at the County Ground on Wednesday evening. Kick-Off listed for 6pm.
High Park FC qualified for the semi finals of the Ryde & District Cup last night beating Ryde Saints (Res) after a penalty shoot-out. Click Here
to check out the action from Steyne Park.
The action tomorrow comes from Camp Road as we will be at the West Wight versus East Cowes Sports FC Jubilee Cup match. Check back Sunday morning for a full match report.
Match Report Uploaded
The match report from last nights pre-season game were Osborne Coburg beat W&B Sports (Res) 2-1 has now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out all the action from Plessey.
to check out the action from St Georges Park where Newport played out a 1-1 draw with Island Saturday League division one side Vectis Nomads. More football action Thursday as we catch up with High Park FC as they take on Ryde Saints (Res) in the Ryde & District.
Double Match Report
The match report and images from the 1-1 draw between Brading Town and Binstead COB has now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out the action from Vicarage Lane.
In the second adult feature of the day Kyngs Towne (Res) played out a 2-2 draw with third division side Seaclose FC. Click Here
for the action in that one.
Youth Report Uploaded
The match report and images from yesterday mornings youth team feature where Gurnard Eagles U14's beat local rivals Gunard Gladiators U14's by ten goals without reply. Click Here
to check out the action from Somerton Field.
Check back later today for the match reports and images from the Brading v Binstead COB game along with the details of the Kyngs Towne (Res) game who drew 2-2 with division three side Seaclose FC.
Season Review In Our Opinion
Another twelve team Saturday League. The only change being relegated Niton have had their place re-instated due to the folding of Pan Sports, who we now hear will re-form next season.
The mighty West Wight
"Again" start the season as clear favourites for title glory though both Brading Town
will no doubt pressure them all the way to the final games.
With structure behind them Cowes Sports (Res)
in the capable hands of Dean Ray will also be a force to be reckoned with as will Vectis Nomads, another club boasting a well structured make up with very able people in charge. Clever new signing Roly Bryan.
Binstead & COB
will shock a few people this season. Some great closed-season signings will definitely pay dividends for Luke Kerr. Recent draw against Cowes first team showing what they are capable of when on song !!
with new boss Stewart Shepherd in charge will be a tough challenge for any division one side this term. Sure to be fit they caught the eye in the recent Shanklin 6's.
Winners of the Shanklin event Ryde Saints
are always tough-nuts to crack. Gary Woodmore keeping a well ordered side will go into the season in confident mood although losing the likes of Russell Johnston will be a shock to the goal tally come seasons end.
are a strange one this season. Minus a few of last years better players they will do well to be battling for title honours this season. Respect to Scott Warwick if he can keep his side in the top half of the division. Mid-table though a tough 90 minutes in store for any challengers as usual. Always entertaining to watch.
Teams that may struggle this season include Shanklin
, who always give it 110% along with spirited E.C.S (formerly GKN)
. Though all have the heart and determination to keep themselves in the division come the end of the season.
This is only a brief insight into how the division one season appears to IFF
. We wish all sides the best of luck, We will be covering EVERY division 1 side before featuring the lower leagues.
We look forward to what will no doubt be an interesting season.
Sandown FC News
Sandown FC are looking for an away friendly Tuesday, Wednesday or Thursday next week. Contact Martin 07702 010314
Robin Vale Memorial Cup
Saturday 17th august 13:00pm
Sandown Sports Centre
IFF will be reporting from the Robin Vale Memorial. A report and images from the day will be uploaded on Sunday 18th.
Vics See Off Northwood
East Cowes Vics put in a polished performance to beat Island Saturday League team Northwood. A hatrick from Wayne Newnham
and a defelection from Ad Cantelo
thw names on the scoresheet.
to check out the action from a deserted Beatrice Avenue. More pre-season match reports this weekend.
The weekend match reports have now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out the action in the Mark Mathews Memorial
where Brading Town beat local rivals Kyngs Towne by five goals to one.
to check out the action from Saturday mornings pre-season friendly where High Park FC convincingly beat St Helens BS by the same 5-1 scoreline. Cracking game with lots of action.
Third weekend feature saw Brading Town convincingly dominate a depleted Northwood SJ side by three goals without reply. Click Here
to check out the report from an empty Vicarage Lane
You can also view last nights match report Here. Patrick Wilsons header the only goal in Bournemouth Academy's 1-0 win over Vectis Nomads reserves. More reports will be online tomorrow.
Rampant Rookley !!
Rookley were in rampant form last night walking away with an 8-0 win over Seaclose FC in another of our pre-season friendly fixtures to be covered. Click Here
to check out all the action.
Next coverage here on Island Football Focus
is the Mark Mathews Memorial on Friday night between Brading Town and local rivals Kyngs Towne. Kick-off in this one listed for 7pm.
Westwood Park Result
In a classic pre-season encounter at Westwood Park last night it was Island League side Binstead COB that caught the eye holding Wessex League giants Cowes Sports to a two all draw. Click Here
to check out the action from an intense affair.
Also be sure to check out our Beach Soccer page for all the weekends latest news from Appley Beach in Ryde. All the soccer news Islandwide only at Island Football Focus
Niton Manager Request
Niton FC have been in touch requesting applications for the job of reserve team manager commencing the 2013/14 season.
If you feel you have what it takes to take charge of last years promoted side give Mark Black a call on 07868 610493.
With the summer now in full flow the updates to this site will be sporadic. Normal service will be resumed at the begining of August. We all need a break !!
The report from the Shanklin 6's event won by Ryde Saints has now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out all the action from the County Ground in Shanklin.
In the closed season be sure to keep up with the Beach Soccer events from Appley Beach in Ryde. An update for the weekends action just gone has also been uploaded.
Wootton Fives Report
The report and images from Saturdays Wootton Fives tournament have now been uploaded. Click Here
to check out the action from Wootton Rec.
News of the forthcoming National Beach Soccer Qualifying event will be uploaded soon. Be sure to check back to find out how to enter........