Mentors sought for football teams

3:19pm Thursday 24th April 2014

OXFORDSHIRE Football Association has said it is looking for new “club mentors” to train coaches at its community clubs.

Oxford United offer professional contracts to pair

Oxford Mail: James Roberts

12:07pm Thursday 24th April 2014

JAMES Roberts and Sam Humphreys have been offered professional contracts by Oxford United.

Steve Basham: Time was right to quit

Oxford Mail: Steve Basham celebrates scoring for Oxford City

9:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

Oxford City striker to hang up boots

AMERICAN FOOTBALL: Bentley and Brooks shine as Saints get off to a flier

Oxford Mail: Oxford Saints' Stephen Bentley is set to crash over for one of his two touchdowns

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Stephen Bentley and Kev Brooks scored two touchdowns apiece as Oxford Saints began the season with a convincing 34-6 win at Sandwell Steelers in the BAFA National Central Conference.

BAR BILLIARDS: Kennington's big fightback

Oxford Mail: cue and cue ball for images of snooker and billards for sport

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Kennington Club opened up a nine-point lead at the top of the Johnson Buildbase Oxford League Premier Section after a 3-2 win at Section 1 leaders West Oxford Democrats Club, writes PETE EWINS.

ATHLETICS: Moore powers to victory

Oxford Mail: Headington Road Runners’ Diane Moore crosses the line to win the Maidenhead Easter 10    		          Picture: Baylis Media Ltd

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

ROAD RUNNING

RACING: Cowley's joy as Grand Article breaks duck

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

Patience has certainly been a virtue as far as Grand Article is concerned, but the gelding finally got off the mark for Paul Cowley’s Culworth stables, near Banbury, with a long-awaited win at Towcester.

CRICKET: Garrett hits half-century on debut

Oxford Mail: Jordan Garrett hit 55 for Oxon Under 14s against Worcestershire

8:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

OXFORDSHIRE teenager Jordan Garrett hit a half-century on his Second XI Championship debut for Gloucestershire 2nd against Surrey 2nd at Bristol.

ATHLETICS: Speedy Smith is the star

Oxford Mail: Radley’s Ramone Smith powers to victory in the 200m at Peterborough where he also broke the Division 1 100m record

7:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

TRACK AND FIELD

AUNT SALLY: Simmons ends long wait for second Abingdon title

Oxford Mail: John Simmons with his trophies

7:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

John Simmons has finally won the Abingdon & District Winter League’s singles crown again after 14 years of trying.

ATHLETICS: Masser triumphs at Compton

Oxford Mail: Rachel Masser

7:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

OFF ROAD

ICE HOCKEY: Oxford City Stars looking to the next level

Oxford Mail: Oxford City Stars gather (above) after retaining the league title, as some of their 220 travelling fans begin the party in the background

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

OXFORD City Stars have confirmed they intend to move up to National League Division 1 next season, a year after turning down promotion, writes DAVID PRITCHARD.

ATHLETICS: Results round-up

Oxford Mail: Melissa Hawtin en route to victory at Horspath

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

SWEATSHOP SOUTHERN LEAGUE

FOOTBALL: By George! Anderson brace seals cup glory

Oxford Mail: The George celebrate their success in the Premier Cup final after a 3-1 victory over Union Street

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

OXFORD CITY FA

FOOTBALL: Almond penalty enough to keep Oakley on track

Oxford Mail: Northway’s Kyle Pullen (blue) gets between Chris Little and Dan McNiff to clip the ball over keeper James Conn, but the effort went just wide

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

OXFORDSHIRE SENIOR LEAGUE

GIRLS' FOOTBALL: Big turnout for tournament

Oxford Mail: football generic

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

More than 150 girls from 12 Oxford primary schools are set to take part in a tournament at Cutteslowe Park, North Oxford, on Saturday (11.30-1.30).

FOOTBALL: West Witney wonders celebrate double delight

Oxford Mail: football generic

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Premier Division champions West Witney lifted the Witney & District FA Fred Ford Cup with a 2-0 win in the final against Combe at Clanfield.

SCHOOLS' FOOTBALL: Didcot ready for big test

Oxford Mail: football generic

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Didcot Girls’ School take on Highworth GS (Ashford, Kent) in the ESFA Under 14 PlayStation Schools’ Cup semi-final at the John Wallis 3G pitch next Tuesday (2).

SCHOOLS' FOOTBALL: Egden helps England to cup triumph

Oxford Mail: Brittany Egden in action for England

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Oxfordshire's Brittany Egden was a member of the England Under 15 squad which lifted the Bob Docherty Cup for the first time at Repton School, Derbyshire.

SCHOOLS' FOOTBALL: Vale Under 13s sparkle to deliver festival four-timer

Oxford Mail: Vale of White Horse Under 13s, who won all their matches at the ESFA Isle of Wight Festival

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Vale of White Horse Under 13s celebrated a fabulous four-timer by winning all their matches at the ESFA Isle of Wight Festival.

FOOTBALL: Wantage's sights on cup glory

Oxford Mail: football generic

8:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Wantage Town bid to complete the first leg of a potential double when they take on Brimscombe & Thrupp in the Flying Press Floodlit Cup final at Shrivenham tonight (7.45).

FOOTBALL: Barton lift cup after seeing off nine-man Jericho in thriller

Oxford Mail: Barton United’s squad show their joy at winning the Hedley Toms/Michael Brown Memorial Trophy

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Barton United won the Hedley Toms/Michael Brown Memorial Trophy Final after a 2-1 victory against AFC Jericho at Abingdon Town.

FOOTBALL: Wilkins doubles up as Wantage stay in touch

Oxford Mail: Wantage Town A goalscorer Jamie Wilkins gets in a shot as Radley’s Nick Nicholson attempts an interception

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

NORTH BERKS LEAGUE

FOOTBALL: Gerald on song with hat-trick

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

OXFORDSHIRE SENIOR LEAGUE

SHOOTING: Rivers gets Commonwealth call-up

Oxford Mail: Dan Rivers won British Open

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Dan Rivers, from Didcot, has been named in the England team for the Commonwealth Games in Glasgow.

FOOTBALL: Blenford hits treble in Heyford triumph

Oxford Mail: FOOTBALL: Blenford hits treble in Heyford triumph

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

Matt Blenford hit a hat-trick as Heyford Athletic won the 126th Jersey Cup final after a 7-0 thrashing against Woodford United at Bicester.

RUGBY UNION: Exiles' Thorpe must face RFU panel

Oxford Mail: Richard Thorpe (with ball) returns for London Welsh

6:00am Wednesday 23rd April 2014

LONDON Welsh flanker Richard Thorpe will appear before an RFU disciplinary panel tonight after being sent off for punching during the Exiles’ 25-21 defeat away to Bristol in the Greene King IPA Championship last Friday.

DARTS: Goodlake are still on course for double win

Oxford Mail: Preben Krabben won from 2-0 down

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Premier champions Goodlake Arms A stayed on course for the double by moving into the last eight of the men’s Seven-a-side Cup with a 4-1 win at Greene King Oxford & District Association runners-up Kidlington Green Social Club B.

RUGBY UNION: Gosford cap season by lifting Shield

Oxford Mail: Gosford celebrate with the Oxfordshire Shield

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Gosford All Blacks rounded off a successful season by lifting the trophy for a second time after a hard-earned 24-13 victory over Wheatley in the Oxfordshire Shield final at Witney.

POINT-TO-POINT: Cuban cruise gives Venant dream debut

Oxford Mail: Jordan Venant passes the post in front of the big crowd on board the Joanna Whittington-trained Cuban Piece for his first winner in the members’ race

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Jordan Venant gave much of the credit to his mount, Cuban Piece, after recording a winner on his first ride at Lockinge, near Wantage, yesterday.

MOTORSPORT: Plato breaks Donington record

Oxford Mail: Jason Plato celebrates with champagne after his win in the first race

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Oxford's Jason Plato set a sensational lap record as he shared the honours with MG KX Clubcard Fuel Save teammate Sam Tordoff in the Dunlop MSA British Touring Car Championship second round at Donington Park.

DARTS: Oxon facing tough test in Lancashire

Oxford Mail: Oxfordshire's Deta Hedman is aiming to rule the world

8:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Oxfordshire continue their fight against relegation from the Premier Division of the BDO County Championship when they take on second-placed Lancashire at Wigan this weekend.

FOOTBALL: Ardley stay top as title race hots up

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Ardley United maintained their one-point lead at the top of the Uhlsport Hellenic League Premier Division with a 2-0 home win against Thame United yesterday.

FOOTBALL: Mills's terrific treble seals it as Didcot defeat the deluge

Oxford Mail: football generic

7:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

John Mills scored a hat-trick as Didcot Town beat Thatcham Town 4-0 in Calor League Division 1 South & West yesterday.

FOOTBALL: City secure great escape, despite derby-day defeat

Oxford Mail: Oxford City's Darren Mullings is mobbed after firing them ahead against Brackley Town

7:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Oxford City preserved their status despite a 2-1 defeat at Brackley Town in yesterday’s derby clash.

RUGBY UNION: Chinnor slip into drop zone after big defeat

Oxford Mail: Chinnor hope to have centre Matt Goode back against Chippenham

7:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Chinnor slipped into the National 2 South relegation zone with a disastrous 43-12 defeat away to Bishiops Stortford on Saturday.

GOLF: Results round-up

Oxford Mail: golf generic

7:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

SHAW GIBBS OXFORDSHIRE FOURSOMES LEAGUE

FOOTBALL: Boss Ford is a happy man

Oxford Mail: Oxford City skipper Darren Pond goes close

6:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

Oxford City manager Mike Ford is already looking forward to next season after seeing his side escape the drop from Skrill North.

Who was Oxford United's man of the match at Scunthorpe?

Oxford Mail: oxford united logo 1200pix

7:05pm Monday 21st April 2014

FOOTBALL: Oxford City stay up despite derby defeat

Oxford Mail: football generic

5:10pm Monday 21st April 2014

Oxford City have avoided relegation from Skrill North despite losing 2-1 at Brackley Town this afternoon.

Whing: We will have respect for Scunthorpe, but not fear

Oxford Mail: Andy Whing is first to this header during his brief appearance as a substitute in Oxford’s win at Plymouth last weekend

10:30am Monday 21st April 2014

ANDY Whing thinks Scunthorpe United’s mammoth unbeaten run deserves respect, but will not intimidate Oxford United this afternoon.

Oxford United bid to be the party poopers

Oxford Mail: Gary Waddock

9:30am Monday 21st April 2014

GARY Waddock says Oxford United will be fired up to spoil Scunthorpe United’s promotion party this afternoon.

FOOTBALL: North Leigh's play-off hopes are over

Oxford Mail: North Leigh’s Mark Bell gets between two Clevedon defenders to shoot for goal on Saturday

8:50am Monday 21st April 2014

NORTH Leigh’s play-off hopes are over after a disappointing home defeat against lowly Clevedon on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Ford wants side to lift pressure with win over Brackley

Oxford Mail: Darren Pond’s shot appears to be blocked by the hand of a Hednesford defender, but no penalty was given

8:40am Monday 21st April 2014

OXFORD City boss Mike Ford is looking to end all their worries with a victory away to his former club Brackley Town today, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.

FOOTBALL: Early goal sets Banbury on the way to defeat

Oxford Mail: football generic

8:10am Monday 21st April 2014

Banbury conceded a goal in the first minute as they lost 5-1 at home to play-off chasing St Albans in the Calor League Premier Division on Saturday.

ROWING: Leander rule the waves at Great Britain senior trials

Oxford Mail: rowing image close up of oars and rowers arms

8:00am Monday 21st April 2014

HENLEY’S Leander Club members won six of the 12 finals in the Great Britain Senior Team Trials at Caversham on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: Haldane's strike ends Didcot's unbeaten run

Oxford Mail: football generic

8:00am Monday 21st April 2014

A solitary strike by ex-Oxford United winger Lewis Haldane just after half-time ended Didcot’s six-match unbeaten run in Calor League Division 1 South & West on Saturday.

Waddock to shuffle Oxford United pack to take on leaders

Oxford Mail: Gary Waddock

7:50am Monday 21st April 2014

CHANGES will be made to the starting line-up as Oxford United play their second game in four days his afternoon.

POINT-TO-POINT

Oxford Mail: Harbour Court with Alan Hill

7:40am Monday 21st April 2014

DONNACHA Tuohy fulfilled a boyhood dream when riding his first winner on Viel Gluck for Aston Rowant trainer Alan Hill at Kimble’s Kimblewick Hunt meeting on Saturday.

FOOTBALL: City edge closer to safety despite loss

Oxford Mail: Andy Ballard squeezes the ball in from a narrow angle to equalise for Oxford City

7:40am Monday 21st April 2014

OXFORD City missed the chance to secure safety in Skrill North when they lost 2-1 to ten-man Hednesford at Marsh Lane on Saturday, writes MATTHEW BRUCE.






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