Dorset Premier League

Next Weeks Fixtures

Date Home Team Away Team Kick off Time
24th Feb Bridport Res Gillingham Town 3.00 pm
24th Feb Merley Cobham Sports Westland Sports 2.00 pm
24th Feb Shaftesbury Town Res Balti Sports 2.00 pm
24th Feb Sherborne Town Res Mere Town 2.00 pm
24th Feb Sturminster Newton Hamworthy Utd Res 2.00 pm
24th Feb Swanage Town & Herston Blandford Utd 3.00 pm
24th Feb Wareham Rangers Parley Sports 2.00 pm
League Cup
24th Feb Holt Utd Hamworthy Recreation 2.00 pm

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Site Updated - 16:50 on 17/02/2018

 

17/02/2018

Match Day Round Up

With All 7 scheduled League Matches taking place, Dorchester Sports returned to winning ways after beating visitors Parley Sports 3-2 at the Avenue. Merley CS welcomed Balti Sports and the home side triumphed 3-0 with all the goals coming in the 1st half. Shaftesbury Reserves were convincing 5-2 winners against Wareham Rangers at Cochrams. There were away wins for both Swanage Town & H and Gillingham Town with the Swans winning 2-0 at Sherborne Town Res whilst the Gills triumphed 4-2 at Sturminster Newton. In the late Kick Offs, Westland Sports secured an emphatic 4-0 win at the County Ground against hosts Hamworthy Utd Res.

Bridport Res v Blandford Utd was Abandoned in the 67th minute due to Blandford's Rob Way sustaining a Broken leg, our thoughts are with the player, we wish Rob well in his recovery. The score at the time was 1-1

16/02/2018

Match Postponed

Tomorrows scheduled League Cup Quarter Final;

HAMWORTHY REC v HOLT UNITED

Has been POSTPONED due to an unfit Pitch, both sides were still keen to play the tie,  but following their own inspection Holt United's ground was also declared unfit.

This Postponement now means that next week ends schedule will be altered.

10/02/2018

Match Day Round Up

With only 2 games eventually taking place today after 2 late Postponements at Dorchester and Shaftesbury, Parley Sports welcomed Sherborne Town Res to East Dorset and with all the goals coming in the 2nd half the hosts won 3-1. Mere Town welcomed Blandford Utd to the Rec and it was the Moonrakers who ran out 4-3 winners in a 7 goal thriller.

Matches Postponed

Todays Scheduled games @

BALTI SPORTS v SWANAGE TOWN & HERSTON #

BRIDPORT RES v MERLEY CS

DORCHESTER SPORTS v GILLINGHAM TOWN

HOLT UNITED v WESTLAND SPORTS

SHAFTESBURY RES v HAMWORTHY REC #

STURMINSTER NEWTON v HAMWORTHY UTD RES

Have been POSTPONED due to waterlogged pitches following Inspections.

# POSTPONED by Match Referee due to Waterlogged Pitch.

04/02/2018

League Statement

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Following the Recent League Management Meeting,

Swanage Town & Herston FC have been deducted 12 Points and Fined £50.00 in accordance with League Rules for not obtaining International Clearance for one of their Registered players for Season 2017/2018.

As this decision is Now being appealed by Swanage Town & Herston FC to the D.C.F.A in accordance with League Rules.

No further Comment will be made at this time.

03/02/2018

Match Day Round Up

Sturminster Newton claimed all 3 points after a 2-0 win in the Purbecks against their hosts Wareham Rangers who remain rooted to the bottom of the table, another side to win on the road were Holt United who travelled to Sherborne Town Res with the Bulls winning 2-1. Westland Sports claimed their 6th straight League win after defeating guests Parley Sports 5-2 at Alvington to keep the pressure up on the leaders Hamworthy Recreation who welcomed Mere Town to Magna Road and it was the hosts who claimed their 12th straight League win after a 3-0 win to maintain their 4 point lead. In the late game, Hamworthy Utd Res welcomed Balti Sports to the County ground and scored 3 times in the last 20 minutes to run out 4-3 winners and move into 3rd place in the table.

Matches Postponed

Todays Scheduled games @

BLANDFORD UTD v SHAFTESBURY RES

BRIDPORT RES v GILLINGHAM TOWN

SWANAGE TOWN & HERSTON v DORCHESTER SPORTS

Have been POSTPONED due to a waterlogged pitch following Pitch Inspections.

7/01/2018

Match Day Round Up

In the only game to survive the conditions, Blandford Utd raced into a 3 goal half time lead only to be pegged back by visitors Sturminster Newton, with the game finishing 3-3 at the Rec.

Matches Postponed

 

Todays Scheduled games @

LEAGUE MATCH

BALTI SPORTS v BRIDPORT RES

DORCHESTER SPORTS V WESTLAND SPORTS

MERE TOWN v SWANAGE TOWN & HERSTON

MERLEY CS v GILLINGHAM TOWN

SHAFTESBURY RES v PARLEY SPORTS

WAREHAM RANGERS v SHERBORNE TOWN RES

LEAGUE CUP

HAMWORTHY REC v HOLT UTD

Have been POSTPONED due to waterlogged pitches following Pitch Inspections.

25/01/2018

League Cup Semi Final Draw

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WESTLAND SPORTS V BALTI SPORTS

HAMWORTHY REC or HOLT UNITED V SHERBORNE TOWN RES

Dates for ties - TBC

Draw made at Tonights LMC Meeting


DCFA Senior Trophy -Semi Final Draw

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MERLEY COBHAM SPORTS v HOLT UNITED

Westland Sports Res v Poole Town Development

Ties to be played 3rd March 2018 - Kick Off TBC

Draw made at the DCFA


20/01/2018

Match Day Round Up

With only 2 games surviving the conditions, those who attended Parley Sports v Balti Sports were not dissapointed as they were treated to a 7 goal thriller as the Hosts won 4-3. In the late game, Hamworthy Utd Res continued their recent good form with a 3-0 win against Bridport Res at the County Ground.


Matches Postponed

 

LEAGUE MATCHES

BLANDFORD UTD v DORCHESTER SPORTS

HOLT UNITED v MERE TOWN

MERLEY CS v WAREHAM RANGERS

GILLINGHAM TOWN v SHAFTESBURY RES

STURMINSTER NEWTON v HAMWORTHY REC

SWANAGE TOWN & H v WESTLAND SPORTS

Have been POSTPONED due to waterlogged pitches following Pitch Inspections.

 

Groundsman of the Year - 2018

DCFA GROUND

The Dorset County FA is seeking Nominations for this seasons Groundsman of the Year. Please go to the NEWS section for more details and a Nomination form.

 

18/01/2018

Dorset Football Awards - 2018

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The Dorset County FA is seeking Nominations for its Annual Awards for any outstanding Contributions to Dorset Football. Please go to the NEWS section for more details and a Nomination form.

13/01/2018

Match Day Round Up

DPL

Hamworthy Recreation remain in pole position in the League after an entertaining 3-2 win at Magna Road against near neighbours Merley Cobham Sports. Bridport Res gained an impressive home win by beating Swanage Town & H 2-1 at St Marys Field. Hamworthy United Res continued their recennt impressive form by beating visitors Gillingham Town 6-1 at the County Ground.

DPL League Cup

Westland Sports progressed into the Semi Finals after a comfortable 5-0 win at Mere Town, joining them in the hat are Balti Sports who narrowly won 1-0 at Sturminster Newton. Completing the set of Away wins in the Cup today were Sherborne Town Res who overcame their hosts Shaftesbury Res 1-0.

DST

Holders Parley Sports bowed out of the Competition after losing a 9 goal thriller at home to Poole Town Development 5-4. Holt United safely made it to the Semi Finals after winning 3-1 at the Purbeck Sports center against hosts Wareham Rangers. Shock result came at Alvington where Westland Sports Res pulled off a deserved Giantkilling by beating Dorchester Sports 2-1.

06/01/2018

Match Day Round Up

DPL

Hamworthy Utd Res started 2018 with a bang after Royally beating Blandford Utd 6-1 at the Rec, another side to win on the road were Bridport Res who won 3-0 at Sturminster Newton. Westland Sports welcomed Shaftesbury Res to Alvington Lane and it was the hosts who ran out convincing 6-2 winners.

DST

Merley Cobham Sports progressed into the Semi Finals after a comfortable 7-1 win at home against Portland United Res.

Matches Postponed

New Year - Same Weather !!!!

LEAGUE MATCHES

BALTI SPORTS v SHERBORNE TOWN RES

HAMWORTHY REC v SWANAGE T&H

MERE TOWN v GILLINGHAM TOWN

DORSET SENIOR TROPHY

WAREHAM RANGERS v HOLT UNITED #

Have been POSTPONED due to waterlogged pitches following Pitch Inspections.

 

# This match will be re-scheduled for 13/01/2018 - Which means there will be amendments to the schedule for that date.

 

 

30/12/2017

Match Day Round Up

In the only game to beat the conditions, Sturminster Newton gained a valuable 3 points after beating Hamworthy Utd Res 2-1 at the County Ground.

Matches Postponed

Bridport Wet

"Not sure if we need to conduct a further inspection at Bridport FC .........."

Following discussions with the League and given the current Weather Forecast;

BRIDPORT RES v MERE TOWN

GILLINGHAM TOWN v WESTLAND SPORTS

HOLT UNITED v SHAFTESBURY RES

PARLEY SPORTS v HAMWORTHY RECREATION

SHERBORNE TOWN RES v SWANAGE TOWN & H

WAREHAM RANGERS v BALTI SPORTS

Have all been POSTPONED due to waterlogged pitches following Pitch Inspections.

28/12/2017

FA Sin Bin Survey

Survey

Many of you connected within the League have voiced opinions on the current Sin Bin trial being undertaken by the League this season .

Well this is YOUR chance to have YOUR say by completing a short survey sent from the FA.

Please go to the News Section and find out more details.

16/12/2017

Match Day Round Up

Hamworthy Recreation moved back to the top of the League table for xmas after a comfortable 5-0 win at Magna Road against Bridport Res. Swanage Town & Herston kept up the pressure on the leaders after an entertaining 4-2 win at Parley Sports. Mere Town made the long trip south to the Purbecks to play hosts Wareham Rangers and the long trip home will be more bearable after their 6-1 win. Merley CS win again, this time with a routine 2-0 victory at Home against Sturminster Newton. Sherborne Town Res moved off the bottom of the table after deservedley winning 3-0 at Blandford United. In the late game, Hamworthy United Res entertained Dorchester Sports with the "Hammers" running out impressive 3-0 winners, a defeat that sees Sports slip to 2nd place in the table.

Matches Postponed

Following Morning Pitch Inspections;

GILLINGHAM TOWN V HOLT UNITED

SHAFTESBURY RES V WESTLAND SPORTS

Have been POSTPONED due to Pitch Conditions.

09/12/2017

Match Day Round Up

Dorchester Sports stay top of the pile after gaining a narrow 1-0 win at defending Champions Holt United. Balti Sports and Merley Cobham Sports played out an entertaining 2-2 draw at Cranford Avenue whilst Parley Sports gained their 5th win of the season after beating their hosts Blandford United 5-3. Hamworthy Rec welcomed Wareham Rangers to Magna Road and duly beat their visitors 5-1 to stay 2nd in the table. Hamworthy United Res made the trip North to Sherborne Town Res and came away from Raleigh Grove with a decent 4-1 win. Sturminster Newton got themselves a welcome win as they deservedley beat Mere Town 3-1 at home, meanwhile at Alvington, Westland Sports gained an impressive 3-0 win against Swanage Town & Herston to leapfrog their opponants and go 3rd in the table. In the late kick off, Bridport Res and Shaftesbury Res shared 6 goals in an entertaining 3-3 draw at St Marys Field.

07/12/2017

Match Day Round Up

In last nights remaining Dorset Senior Trophy tie, Hamworthy Recreation bowed out 3-1 at Poole Town FC Development.

03/12/2017

DCFA Senior Trophy -Qtr Final Draw UPDATED

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PARLEY SPORTS v Poole Town Development

Westland Sports Res v DORCHESTER SPORTS

WAREHAM RANGERS v HOLT UNITED

MERLEY COBHAM SPORTS v Portland Utd Res

ALL Ties to be played on the 6th January 2018- Kick Off - 1.30pm

02/12/2017

Match Day Round Up

DPL League

Westland Sports produced six of the best as they beat their guests, Bridport Res 6-0 at Alvington, whilst Shaftesbury Res secured a deserved 2-1 "Derby" win at Mere Town. Swanage Town & H beat Gillingham Town 4-1 at Days Park.

DST

Parley Sports continued with their defence of the trophy after beating Chickerell Utd Away 4-3. Westland Sports Res produced the shock result of the round as they travelled to Balti Sports and duly beat their hosts 3-1. Merley CS also progressed after beating visitors Dorchester Town Res 1-0 in a close game. In 1 of 2 All DPL ties, Dorchester Sports thrashed Blandford Utd 7-1 at the Avenue Stadium whilst in the other, Wareham Rangers gained a confidence boosting 4-0 win against Sturminster Newton in the Purbecks. In the late Kick Off, Hamworthy Utd Res entertained Holt Utd and it was the Bulls who made it into the hat for the next round after securing a 2-0 win.

25/11/2017

Match Day Round Up

Congratulations to Sherborne Town Res who gained their 1st League win of the season after defeating high flying Merley CS 4-2 at Raleigh Grove. League Leaders Dorchester Sports maintained pole position after beating Wareham Rangers 4-1 at the Avenue Stadium. Gillingham Town won the North Dorset derby against Sturminster Newton 2-1 at Hardings Lane, whilst Swanage Town & H gained another impressive win on the road, this time 5-1 at Blandford Utd. Hamworthy Recreation move back into 2nd spot after winning 6-0 at Magna Road against Shaftesbury Res. Balti Sports suffered their 3rd straight defeat this time at home to Mere Town who triumphed 2-1 at the College. In the 3.00pm Kick Off, Hamworthy Utd Res made the long trip to West Dorset and will enjoy their trip back as they triumphed 6-2 at Bridport Res.

24/11/2017

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18/11/2017

Match Day Round Up

Dorchester Sports take over at the top of the table following their 4-2 win at Mere Town, Merley CS move into 2nd place after a narrow 2-1 win at Wareham Rangers, Holt United go 3rd after a 3-1 win against Bridport Res at Petersham Lane. Gillingham Town won 3-1 at Blandford United, whilst Parley Sports made the trip to Sherborne Town Reserves and came away from Raleigh Grove with a 6-2 victory. Westland Sports deservedley beat Balti Sports 4-1 at Alvington whilst Swanage Town registered a fine 5-2 win at Sturminster Newton. in the Late Game Hamworthy United Res thrashed Shaftesbury Res 6-0 at the County Ground.

11/11/2017

Match Day Round Up

DPL League Cup

Hamworthy Recreation earned themselves a Quarter Final tie at home against Holt United after coming from behind to defeat the holders Swanage Town & H 3-1 this afternoon at Magna Road.

DPL League

In the Clash of the Bottom two sides Sherborne Town Res welcomed Wareham Rangers to Raleigh Grove with both sides having to settle for a point a piece after a 1-1 draw. Gillingham Town welcomed Bridport Res to Harding Lane with the Gills running out 6-3 winners. Holt United beat Blandford United 5-2 at Petersham Lane whilst Merley Cobham Sports continued their rich vein of form with a 4-0 win at home against Hamworthy United Res. Shock result of the day came from Weymouth College where Shaftesbury Res beat hosts Balti Sports 5-0. In the final game played today, Parley Sports entertained Dorchester cSports with the visitors coming out on top in a 7 goal thriller, 4-3.

Match Postponed

Westland Sports v Mere Town

Match OFF due to a Waterlogged Pitch.

06/11/2017

Somerset Senior Cup - Qtr Final Draw

WESTLAND SPORTS v Stockwood Green

Tie to be played - 3rd March 2018

DCFA Senior Trophy -Rnd 3 Draw

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BALTI SPORTS v Westland Sports Res

Chickerell Utd v PARLEY SPORTS

DORCHESTER SPORTS v BLANDFORD UTD

HAMWORTHY UTD RES v HOLT UNITED

MERLEY CS v Dorchester Town Res

Poole Town Development  v HAMWORTHY RECREATION - Date TBC

Portland Utd Res v Lyme Regis

WAREHAM RANGERS v STURMINSTER NEWTON

ALL Ties to be played on the 2nd December 2017 - Kick Off - 1.30pm

04/11/2017

Match Day Round

DORSET PREMIER LEAGUE

After Swanage v Gillingham was Postponed this morning, the only League Match played saw Mere Town entertain Merley CS with the visitors coming away from Wiltshire with an impressive 5-1 win.

DORSET SENIOR TROPHY

Parley Sports got their defence of the trophy off to a perfect start after beating Bridport Res 5-1 at home, Hamworthy Rec came from a goal down to beat their visitors Corfe Castle 4-1 at Magna Road. Wareham Rangers got a welcome win as they narrowley progressed after beating Allendale 3-2 in the Purbecks. Sturminster Newton made it into the next round with a convincing 6-0 win at Corfe Mullen, joining them in the next round aret Blandford Utd who thrashed Verwood Town Res 12-1 at the Rec. Dorchester Sports travelled to Poole Borough and come away with a 3-0 win. In the days only shock result, Shaftesbury Res welcomed Lyme Regis to Cochrams and it was the visitors from West Dorset who ran out 3-0 winners. In the late kick off Hamworthy Utd Res won the battle of the 2nd teams when they beat Sherborne Town Res 3-2 at the County Ground.

SOMERSET SENIOR CUP

Westland Sports needed 2 late goals in extra time to finally beat visitors Watchet Town 4-2 to progress into the Competitions Quarter Finals.

Matches Postponed

DPL Swanage Town & H v Gillingham Town - Match POSTPONED due to a waterlogged pitch.

DST Balti Sports v Lower Parkstone CFC Match  POSTPONED due to the AWAY team unable to field a side. - Balti Sports FC receive a H W/O

02/11/2017

DPL Respect Marks

Congratulations to Hamworthy Recreation FC;

For winning the Games 6 - 10 Respect Award based on marks given by the Match Referee for, The Behaviour of the Players, The Behaviour of the Management Team and the effectiveness of the Captain.

Their winners Cheque will be dispatched shortly of £75.00

Congratulations als

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The League Table

P W GD Pts
Hamworthy Recreation 16 14 35 42
Westland Sports 17 13 38 41
Dorchester Sports 17 12 29 37
Hamworthy Utd Res 21 11 17 36
Merley Cobham Sports 19 11 21 35
Top Goal Scorer
Actual @ 23/02/2018
1 Chris Long Ham Rec 21
2 Jamie Symes Dorchester Spts 19
3 Sam Carter Ham Utd Res 19
4 Elliot Bevis Gillingham Town 18
5 Cameron Beard Swanage T & H 16
Golden Glove
Actual @ 23/02/2018
1 Samual Watts Westland Sports 8
2 Aaron Drayton Merley CS 3
3 Jamie Beale Gillingham Town 3
4 Matthew Harvey Parley Sports 3
5 Miles Fielding Mere Town 3