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Match Report: Barnstaple Town 3 Ashton and Backwell United 3

WILL Nicholls scored a stoppage-time equaliser to keep Barnstaple Town’s unbeaten run alive. They were facing a first defeat in 24 Toolstation Western League matches when the substitute striker fired in a 93rd-minute goal to claim a 3-3 draw against Ashton and Backwell United. Advertisement Barnstaple came from behind three times against tenacious opponents and, […]

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Match report: Barnstaple Town 1 Cribbs 1

BARNSTAPLE Town remain four points clear at the top of the Toolstation Western League First Division after a 1-1 draw with second-placed Cribbs. Dave Pearse got the home side off to an emphatic start when he headed home after 44 seconds but Town couldn’t add to their lead and Matt Shaughnessy pegged them back in […]

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BTFC Approach 2,500 Western League Games

By my reckoning, and I have checked more times than I check my lottery numbers on a Saturday night, Barnstaple Town will have clocked up 2,500 Western Football League games come March 2015. To put it in more detail – the club took up membership in season 1948/49 and played their first ever Western Football […]

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Match Report: Keynsham Town 1 Barnstaple Town 3

BARNSTAPLE Town extended their lead at the top of the Toolstation Western League First Division to four points with a 3-1 win over Keynsham Town. Goals from Jack Jenkins, Aaron Harper-Penman and substitute Will Nicholls did the damage as they secured their third victory over Keynsham this season. Advertisement Despite arriving 20 minutes before kick-off […]

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Match Report: Barnstaple Town 7 Wellington 1

RYAN Turner scored four goals as Barnstaple Town went four points clear at the top of the Toolstation Western League First Division with a 7-1 rout of Wellington. Town’s top scorer, who now has 28 this season, was only on the pitch just over an hour before being substituted but he produced four expert finishes. […]

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Match report: Corsham Town 1 Barnstaple Town 1

BARNSTAPLE Town were forced to settle for a point as they drew 1-1 with Corsham Town and took their unbeaten run to 20 league games in the Toolstation Western League First Division. Town were 1-0 down at half-time before James Mayne’s header drew them level. Billy Tucker missed a penalty 10 minutes from time which might […]

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