Frome Town………………….. 1
Superb performance by Robins. Dean Evans MOM
16.48: Ford clipped in box but nothing given
16.46: GOAL! Only real chance for hosts as 9 bundles home from close range. Tough few minutes coming up
16.41: RED CARD! Harper Penman clean through and Julian brings him down. Free kick comes to nothing
16.36: GOAL! Keeper heads out poorly and Smith lobs into empty net from 35 yards – great stuff!
16.34: B-Williams is flattened off the ball but nothing given – however he has impressed so far! Been really good in midfield
16.28: 17 volleys over from 15 yards
16.21: 17 with strike but straight at Bally who holds on well
16.18: End to end as Frome break quick from home mistake and Evans lets fly from 25 yards which keeper fumbles behind
16.17: Great ball through the defence by Perrott to Hulbert who is just denied
16.14: Frome controlling first part of the half and knocking it around well. Home team getting frustrated making two quick changes
16.01: Frome get us underway going up the slope
Half time sub for Frome as Bannerman-Williams replaces Gilroy. With Gosport leading at the break expect the hosts to go for it this half
15.46: Quick break well built up and dangerous Hulbert gets free again down the right, cuts inside and effort deflected narrowly past near post.
15.38: Freekick to back post but 6 heads over from tight angle
15.23: Bally comes out for freekick but doesnt get his punch and header by 9 is headed off the line and onto the bar superbly by Cooper
15.14: Smith releases Hulbert who gallops forward and pace beats three. Ball across goal is smashed clear for corner.
15.03: Perrott shoots straight at keeper after good build up. Ball cleared long and Bally out well to punch clear
15.02: 7 takes effort from edge area trying to lob Bally but over bar
15:01: Barwell get us going
Teams are out here!
Ballinger, Thompson, Cooper, Flockton, Ford, Hulbert, Smith, D Evans, Harper-Penman, Perrott, Gilroy
Subs: Partner, Chitty, Bannerman-Williams, Lapham
Liam Castle, Scott Lower, Jamie McAteer, Guy Hadland, Mark Albrighton, Richard Lavery, Jamie Towers, David Barnett, Daniel Newton, Daniel Gaunt, Jack Edwards
Subs: Luke Barlone, Justin Marsden, Nigel Julien, Thomas Weale, Kevin Charley
Final day of the season for Frome Town today but Robins are severely depleted with injuries and unavailability. Tom Evans, Josh Brigham, Matt Cowler, Lloyd Matthews, Mitchell Bryant, Ed Quelch and Lloyd Chamberlain all definatly missing while Darren Chitty will remain doubtful right up to kick off after picking up a knock on Wednesday.
Frome Town FC travel to Barwell for the final game of the 2012-13 season.
Frome Town FC v Arlesey
Saturday 20th April 2013
3pm kick off at the Aldersmith
Full Time and Frome lose out by a goal to nil.
That said it was a very even affair and a 0-0 would have been about right.
With Bedworth losing at St Albans Frome are safe from relegation and will line up in the Southern Prem next season!
Half time and theres no score and little in the way of chances for either side
Frome line up:
Chitty. Thompson, Baggridge, Ford, Evan (T), Cooper, Smith, Brigham, Ballinger, Perrott, Hulbert
Subs: Bannerman-Williams, Matthews, Harper-Penman, Gilroy, Cowler
Hemel Hempstead………………. (0) 0
Frome Town FC………………….. (0) 3
Tuesday 16th April 2013 (7:45pm Kick Off)
21.37: Sub with Cowler replacing Brigham
21.36: Sub with Matthews replacing Hulbert
21.36: GOAL! Quick counter attack as Smith releases Hulbert who fires in from the left as he cuts inside!
21.30: Sub with Harper Penman replacing Ballinger whose worked his socks off this half
21.28: Chitty fumbles 10s shot but ball squirms wide and Evans clears
21.27: Chance as 7 heads back across goal and 10 heads goalwards but deflected just wide with goal gapping. Corner comes to nothing
21.24: RED CARD! Atrocious tackle by 2 on Cooper gets straight red. Simply awful tackle which could have been a leg breaker
21.18: GOAL! Ballinger converts to send Frome two up
21.16: PENALTY! Quick break and Ballinger bundled over in area
21.15: Great ball from Brigham to Hulbert on left wing who cuts inside and shoots straight at keeper
21.06: GOAL! Long ball forward, keeper comes out and misses leaving Ballinger with open goal which he tucks home before being mobbed by his team mates
21.06: Brigham tries one from 30 yards goes tamely wide as he doesnt connect properly
20.56: Smith sends one wide from 25 yards after making interception. Town attacking down the slope this half
20.55: Two quick changes for hosts with 4 and 5 replaced by 14 and 16
20.52: Frome get us underway
Teams are out and we are ready for second half.
Plenty of effort and commitment by Frome lads tonight and Chitty been superb
20.35: Ballinger darts forward and beats fullback and hauled down just outside area on right but freekick comes to nothing
20.33: 10 with effort which Ford deflects past the post – everybody thought it was in! Chitty then holds well from 2s long range effort -,certainly trying their luck from distance
20.22: 8 from 25 yards just a whisker past the post as Hemel turn the screw
20.19: Dinked cross into area and Chitty saves superbly again but loose ball is fired home by 10 – home celebrations cut short though for offside
20.18: 9 with long range effort spectacularly saved by Chitty tipping over at full stretch
20.17: Ballinger with effort from wide on right after deft flick from Perrott goes just wide of far post with keeper scrambling
20.09: Its a fast paced game with plenty of football from both teams but no final ball yet
20.08: Long spell of possession finally falls to 8 whose shot from 25 yards is straight at Chitty
20.06: Late challenge and Cooper gets a yellow card
20.04: Great ball from Brigham through to Hulbert but keeper out quickly to clear
19.52: Let off as Chitty slips on clearance and 7 through but opts to pass to 10 instead of shooting and his weak shot is cleared off he line by Baggridge
19.49: Hemel get us started
With Dean Evans suspended Tom Evans takes over the armband and Josh Brigham makes a return in midfield
The teams are out and we are ready for the off!
Frome: Chitty, Thompson, Baggridge, Ford, Evans, Cooper, Smith, Brigham, Ballinger, Perrott, Hulbert
Subs: Harper-Penman, Matthews, Cowler, Flockton, Bannerman-Williams
Hemel: Sam Beagle, Danny May, Phil Anderson, Steve O’Leary, Anthony Maissiat, Moussa Diarra, Charles Mpi, Jordan Parkes, Dave Pearce, Matt Nolan, David Hutton
Subs: Alex Campana, Danny Talbot, David King, Ryan Parsons, Ben Pattie
Bedford………………………………. (0) 0
Frome Town FC…………………….(0) 1
Saturday 13th April 2013 (3pm Kick Off)
MOM: Josh Ford
16.50: Cooper gets a yellow for flayling an arm. Freekick drifting into net before Smith deflects past post
16.44: Hearts in mouth as long ball into box skips up over Chitty who manages to just turn it over the bar. From the corner 9 heads wide!
16.41: Sub with Gilroy replacing Hulbert (86)
16.34: Baggridge and Cooper combine to set up Bryant whose near post shot is turned behind. Smiths corner is poor though
16.31: Hulbert escapes down right snd pulls back to Smith who drops shoulder and shoots but over the bar. Should have hit target
16.29: No tackling in Frome defence allows 3 to drill in a low cross from the left which goes towards unmarked 4 who stretches but cant reach
16.18: Bryant gets a yellow for leaving foot in
16.14: 10 gets a yellow for nasty challenge on Cooper which leaves him led out
16.13: GOAL! Bryant with pull back and Smith shoots which keeper saves but ball spins into the net (58)
16.10: 4s cross finds 3 at far post whose effort goes just over the bar with Chitty stranded
16.06: Sub for Frome with injured Ballinger replaced by Bryant (51)
16.05: Baggridge tries one from just inside left edge of area but straight at keeper
16.04: Ref missing a lot here with home shirt pulls but penalising Frome for the same.
16.00: Frome get us underway. Long way to go but all scores in our favour at half time
15.44: Thompson ball into box, knocked to Evans but he puts it wide after stretching to control
15.42: Evans with skidding effort from 25 yards held by keeper. Been really good half for Frome
15.41: Baggridge ball forward and Evans avoids offside but cant get it under control and slips giving simple take for keeper
15.35: 11 shot edge of area deflected over bar by outstretched leg of Ford
15.34: Ballinger with audacious effort from 40 yards after controlling the ball in Matrix style hanging in air
15.32: Evans taken out late on touchline. Ballingers dangerous delivery from freekick is headed narrowly over his own bar by 2. Corner comes to nothing
15.29: POST! Ballinger through but shot smashes against the post. Ball falls to Hulbert who cant control first time and tees up Cooper whose goalbound effort is then cleared off the line
15.28: First real chance for hosts but 6 hooks shot wide
15.26: Another great chance for Frome as Thompsons throw is only cleared as far as Dean Evans six yards out but he shoots wide of the post. Quickly followed by a Cooper effort that goes high over the bar
15.22: Freekick is poor effort and straight to Ballingers feet who clears comfortably. Could have been so much worse!
15.21: Town give away freekick just inches outside their own area.
15.20: Thompson throw into Evans in the area who hooks ball over head to far post which Ballinger just cant reach
15.19: Baggridge tries low effort from 30 yards but well wide
15.11: Great chance for Frome as Perrott crosses from the right but unmarked Cooper at far post heads wide
15.02: Fast paced start with both teams getting it down and playing although both sides struggling to keep feet
15.00: Bedford get us underway
Teams are out and here we go – same starting line up from that that did so well against Arseley
Chitty, Thompson, Baggridge, Ford, T Evans, Cooper, Smith, D Evans, Ballinger, Perrott, Hulbert
Subs: Mitchell Bryant, Jed Harper Penman, Gilroy, Cowler, Matthews
Ian Brown, Ollie Wilkinson, Steve Kinniburgh, Josh Beech, Nat Peacock, Paul Cooper, Seb Simpson, Eugene Libertucci, Nic Beasant, Joel Gyasi, Jamainr Ivy
Subs: Michael Built, Josh Webley, Jordan Davis
The Robins welcome Dave Gilroy back into the squad for today and with everybody coming through Tuesdays game with Arlesey unscathed Derek Graham has a full squad to choose from before suspensions start to hit.
Frome Town FC v Arlesey Town
Red Insure Cup Final, 2nd Leg
7:45pm Kick Off at the Aldersmith
Frome Town (1) 1
Arlesey Town (0) 1
Game over, Arlesey pick up the cup with it standing 2-1 over the two legs.
Not deserved, a fantastic gutsy Frome performance.
Long stoppage as the ref gets smacked in the face by an Arlesey arm.
Goal for Arlesey in first period of extra time, against the play
Full Time and the tie is all square, rumour is away goals no longer count, so game on, it’s extra time!!!
Frome have given a massive performance tonight, a few tired legs out there now
Goal just before half time for Frome, Dean Evans getting in and finishing low to the bottom left.
Frome line up: Chitty, Thompson, Baggridge, Ford, T Evans, Cooper, Smith, D Evans, Ballinger, Perrott, Hulbert
Subs: Bryant, Quelch, Hobbs, Flockton, Harper-Penman
Ref: Mr D Eaton
Assistant: Mr Yiani and Mr Sallis
4th Official: Mr Newell
Frome trail by a single goal from the 1st leg of the final, can they come back and win the cup?
Team news and goal updates will be posted, and photos will follow on later this evening or tomorrow.
Bideford………………………. (0) 0
Frome Town………………… (0) 0
Monday 1st April 2013
MOM: Rhys Baggridge
16.47: what a chance for Frome! Ballinger with ball down line, hulbert slips in Bryant who holds, rolls back to hulbert who skies over bar
16.45: what a chance as 9 shoots in acres of space but Baggridge sticks out leg to divert for corner. Ball not cleared and Ballinger heads off line
16.41: Bryants through one on one with keeper but shoots wide. Really should have hit the target. Massive chance
16.39: Baggridge cross which Perrott flicks goalwards but not enough power and defender clears off line
16.38: Corner which keeper doesnt claim but nobody on hand to turn home
16.36: sub with Cowler replacing T Evans
16.25: 7 sends one over the bar from 25 yards
16.21: Sub with Ballinger replacing Matthews
16.17: Matthews fires over from 30 yards after Hulberts pass from Chittys huge clearance
16.17: Perrott harshly judged to have fouled 7 on edge of area and 3 shoots tamely at Chitty
16.16: Pin ball in Frome box and 9 shoots but blocked
16.08: Ball skips over leg of Bideford
defender and Hulbert is through but shoots wide
16.07: Hulbert tries to go through but every time he tries to get ball under it bobbles away. Truely awful pitch to play on
16.06: 7 chips ball over defence into 11 but he blazes over
16.04: 5 heads onto roof of net
16.00: Bideford get us going
15.47: Robins should have had penalty right on half time with Hulbert clipped late but nothing given
15.40: Yellow card for Dean Evans
15.30: Poor pitch and strong wind not doing much for either team
15.14: 4 on turn in area tries luck but deflected wide. From corner 5 heads over
15.05: Perrott from 25 yards straight at keeper. New assistant manager already out directing things
15.03: Possibly worst pitch in the league!
15.00: Frome get us underway
Tom Bannerman Williams
Aaron Harper Penman
Frome travel to Bideford today looking to build on Saturdays victory.
Let’s get behind the team! #coyr
Frome Town FC v Kettering Town
Saturday 30th March, 2013
3pm kick off at the Aldersmith.
It’s time to unite behind the lads and shout them on to victory in what has to be seen as a must win game. The players themselves need to step up to the challenge that we face and give their all over the coming days.
No regrets, fight till the final whistle! Come On You Reds!!!
Frome Town FC v Cambridge City
Wednesday 27th March 2013
7:45 kick off at the Aldersmith
Frome Town 0
The ref ends the game as the home fans wave white flags.
Man of the match: Dean Evans
21.15 frome corner, played short to a Cambridge player who runs it the length of the pitch. It doesn’t get better, and several fans have already left.
21.08 goal Cambridge, embarrassing
21.00 Frome sub Clark off for Lapham
Second Half underway…
Half time – dreadful
20.21 Chitty lobbed from 28 yards. Thank goodness Redditch are as bad!
20.15 Frome sub T Evans off for Hobbs
20.03 despite good pressure from Frome and a few chances, Cambridge open the scoring with their first attack.
19.47 and Cambridge get us underway attacking the club end.
Updates for key events only this eve
Frome line up:
Chitty, Thompson, Baggridge, Flockton, Evans T, Clark, Smith, D Evans, Bryant, Perrott, Jefferies
Subs: Hobbs, Quelch, Lapham, Hulbert, Matthews
Ref Mr Lavell, Assisted by Mr Robinson and Mr Burton
Arlesey Town………………………….(0) 1
Frome Town………………………….(0) 0
Red Insure Cup Final (1st Leg)
Tuesday 19th March 2013 (ko 7:45pm)
21.38: Sub with Hulbert replacing Bryant
21.36: Left wing cross headed wide by 9
21.26: Handball right on edge of area but Ballingers free kick is wasteful but header out is poor and Evans on half volley goes wide
21.20: Another freekick drifted goalwards which 4 heads but Chitty saves well and gathers at second attempt
21.19: Sub with Perrott replacing Copp
21.17: Great cross by 2 which ten handles goalwards and is yellow carded
21.15: Sub with Ford replacing Brigham
21.15: Ballinger taken out late but no action taken
21.05: Ballinger freekick deflected off top of wall and spins just wide with keeper stranded. From corner Evans heads wide and claims push which isnt given
21.03: Brigham booked
21.02: Abbey the hero twice in a minute as first denied Bryant with great save low down and then turns sway long range Smith effort
21.01: Needless foul given by Baggridge. 10 delivers and 5 heads over
20.52: GOAL! Cross from 2 from the right floated over and headed in by 9 with little challenge
20.49: Robins get the second half underway
20.32: Flockton gets a yellow card
20.21: Effort from 11 deflected into the path of 9 just ten yards out but his effort creeps just past the post
20.13: Evans gets a yellow for kicking the ball away
20.08: SAVED! Brighams kick saved superbly by Abbey – what a golden chance!
20.07: PENALTY! Ballinger cross strikes a hand and Frome get a spot kick
19.57: Frome with a chance as Bryant does well, crosses but Copp cant get it under but pulls back to Smith but his shot is blocked. Good initial work from Brigham, Ballinger and Bryant on the right
19.51: Positive start with Frome having some good early pressure
19.46: Arseley get us underway
The teams are out, and the first leg is getting ready to get underway in what looks a sparse crowd but not bad turnout from Frome.
Nathan Abbey, Cameron Mawer, David Galbraith, Shane Blackett, Ryan Frater, Ben Farrell, Jeanmal Prosper, Ollie Thorne, Chris Dillon, Drew Roberts, Aston Goss
Subs: Stuart Farrell, Leon Hibbert, Chris Marsh, Kim Forstyh, Nick Bussey
And its cup final day with excitement building for the first leg of the Red Insure Cup. After the ling journey the players arrived later than planned due to a hold up on the motorway but with team sheets exchanged its all systems go for the pre match preparations.
Hemel Hempstead v Frome Town FC
Saturday 16 March, Vauxhall Rd, 3pm kick off
Pitch inspection at 10.10, lots of water currently sitting on the Hemel pitch.