Wow are we glad that football is back! Today marked the opening afternoon of the 2019/20 season and it didn’t disappoint.
There were wins for Forest Green and Gloucester City, whilst Cheltenham were beaten 1-0 at newly promoted Leyton Orient.
In the Hellenic Premier there were big away wins for Longlevens, Fairford Town and Lydney Town – whilst both Brimscombe & Thrupp and Bishops Cleeve were beaten by Binfield and Ardley United respectively.
The first round of the Reg Davis Cup saw our Gloucestershire Northern Senior League sides play their first competitive game of the season, a week before their league campaigns begin.
Check out the full list of results below.
Forest Green Rovers 1-0 Oldham Athletic
Leyton Orient 1-0 Cheltenham Town
National League North
Blyth Spartans 1-2 Gloucester City
Hellenic League Premier Division
Ardley United 2-1 Bishops Cleeve
Brimscombe & Thrupp 0-1 Binfield
Burnham 0-3 Fairford Town
Easington Sports 0-3 Longlevens
Flackwell Heath 1-2 Lydney Town
Virginia Water 2-2 Tuffley Rovers
Hellenic League Division One West
Cheltenham Saracens 4-1 Tytherington Rocks
Clanfield 3-1 Stonehouse Town
Newent Town 1-3 Hereford Pegasus
Shortwood United 4-4 Hereford Lads Club
Wellington 1-0 Bourton Rovers
Gloucestershire Northern Senior League – Reg Davis Cup First Round
English Bicknor 2-2 Lydney Town Reserves – Lydney win 3-2 on penalties
Bredon 1-2 Stonehouse Town Reserves
Barnwood United 1-3 Charlton Rovers
Leonard Stanley 1-3 Staunton & Corse
Woolaston 1-2 Chalford
Harrow Hill 3-2 Upton St Leonards
Tuffley Rovers Reserves 1-4 Whitecroft
Smiths Barometrics 3-1 Andoversford
Abbeymead Rovers 2-1 Taverners
Bibury 5-2 Falcons
Brockworth Albion 5-0 Broadwell Amateurs Reserves
Lydbrook Athletic 0-6 Frampton United Reserves
Winchcombe Town 0-4 Cheltenham Civil Service
Berkeley Town 2-1 FC Lakeside
Charfield 1-3 Kings Stanley
Longlevens Reserves H-W Cam Bulldogs – Home side walkover, Longlevens go through
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