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BetVictor's Charlie McCann gives you daily tips with the Banbury Guardian

Pretend can be a real threat at Haydock

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Out: Paul Davis has been replaced by Mike Ford

Davis out as Ford announced as new manager of Banbury United

Banbury United have today (Friday) confirmed that they have appointed former Brackley Town and Oxford City manager Mike Ford as the new manager of the club.

Banbury captain Luke Ryan

Ryan looks to maintain good start on both fronts

Banbury go into this weekend’s double-header with captain Luke Ryan looking for his side to extend their excellent start to the campaign.

Middleton Cheney ladies darts winners NNL-150519-190002001

Final countdown sees Cheney crowned champions

WI members from throughout Northamptonshire have spent the winter months playing in the annual darts and skittles tournament, culminating in closely-fought games at Earls Barton WMC on Monday night.

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Take a chance on Lady Of Dubai at Goodwood

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Banbury United manager Paul Davis is waiting for club decision

Davis awaits decision as interview process begins

Paul Davis should know by the end of the month if he is to stay on as manager of 
Banbury United.

Ryan Howell closes down Richard Gregory during the last meeting between Daventry Town and Rugby Town

Daventry face some long trips

Eyebrows will be raised at the Football Association’s shock decision to move Daventry Town and neighbours Rugby Town into the Northern Premier League.

Great & Little Tew batsman Joe White on his way to a century against Datchet

Harris pays tribute to openers

Captain Andy Harris paid tribute to openers Joe White and Matt Clark after they paved the way for Great & Little Tew to make it back-to-back wins in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

Great & Little Tew batsman Matt Clark gets set to play his shot as Datchet wicket keeper Adam Jones looks on

Whirlwind White hits a century

Joe White completed an unbeaten century as Great & Little Tew made it back-to-wins in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

Banbury opener Tim Paine completed a century at Tring Park

Paine completes century as Banbury romp home

Tim Paine completed a century as Banbury romped to a comfortable 133 run victory in Saturday’s Home Counties Premier Cricket League fixture at Tring Park.

Puritans will be heading south next season

Banbury United have been placed in Division One South & West of the Evo-Stik Southern League following their relegation from the premier division.

Nico Rosberg produced another Mercedes AMG Petronas one-two in Spanish Grand Prix

Wolff heaps praise on his drivers after a one-two

Mercedes AMG Petronas team boss Toto Wolff was full of praise for his drivers following another one-two in Sunday’s Spanish Grand Prix.

Abington Vale batsman Amith Premkumar gets home as Sandford St Martin wicket keeper Steve Dobson collects the ball

Sabin hits half century as Banbury make a winning start

Andrew Sabin completed a half century as Banbury II beat Cumnor by five wickets in division one of the Cherwell League.

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Jack Hobbs can run up a winner in York feature race

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Banbury United manager Paul Davis is waiting for club's next move

Davis waiting for club to make the next move

So, who will be the person to show Banbury United manager Paul Davis the door at Spencer Stadium?

Banbury United manager Paul Davis says he will not be applying for his own job

Davis will not be applying for his own job at Spencer Stadium

Banbury United manager Paul Davis says he will not be applying for his own job at Spencer Stadium but wants to stay at the club.

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris guided his side to an opening dya victory

Tew get off to a winning start

Great & Little Tew got their Home Counties Premier League campaign off to a winning start with an eight wicket success at Finchampstead.

Banbury United manager Paul Davis

Steering group issues statement on Banbury United manager position

The steering group behind the proposed Community Benefit Society ownership of Banbury United has issued a statement in relation to the advertisement of the club manager’s position, a post currently held by Paul Davis.

Banbury batsman Will Briggs plays a shot as Horspath wicket keeper Robbie Eason looks on at White Post Road

Paine makes his mark as Banbury turn it around

Banbury overcame a battling collapse to beat Horspath by 62 runs in Saturday’s opening Home Counties Premier League fixture.

Jack Westbrook volleys home Banbury United's equaliser in the Oxon Senior Cup and was named manager's player of the year

Double award for Howards at Puritans’ presentation

Leam Howards picked up two awards at Banbury United’s end of season presentation evening.

Michael O'Brien on his way to victory at Rockingham

O’Brien races to impressive victory at Rockingham

Michael O’Brien scored an impressive victory at Rockingham on Sunday in round five of the Duo BRDC Formula 4 Championship.

Puritans keeper Leigh Bedwell is mobbed by his team-mates after his two penalty shoot-out saves NNL-150805-083631002

Davis delighted to round off with a trophy video

Banbury United manager Paul Davis was delighted to round off a difficult campaign on a high note.

Joel Meade and the Banbury United squad celebrate their Oxon Senior Cup victory NNL-150805-001736002

Meade is spot-on as the Puritans win the Oxon Senior Cup

Banbury United lifted the Oxon Senior Cup for a sixth time with a penalty shoot-out victory over North Leigh in Thursday’s Oxon Senior Cup final.

Luke Ryan is the new man at the helm at White Post Road

Ryan ready to take Banbury on to next level in title bid

Luke Ryan says it is time for Banbury to lose their ‘nearly team’ tag and make a serious push for the Home Counties
Premier Cricket League title.

Banbury United manager Paul Davis wants to finish the seaosn on a high note

Davis urges players to do themselves justice in cup final

Banbury United manager Paul Davis is looking to end a disappointing season on a high note in tonight’s (Thursday) Oxon Senior Cup final.

Chris Derry sends down her wood for Banbury Chestnuts Ladies against Whitnash

Central book their place in the last four

Banbury Central A moved into the last four of the Oxford & District Bowls League Cup after seeing off Oxford City & County B 90-57.

Great & Little Tew cricket captain Andy Harris at Ledwell Road

Harris looking for his players to be more street-wise

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris knows his players must learn how to grind out results if they are to maintain their progress in the Home Counties Premier Cricket League.

Hook Norton celebrate their Bluefin Sports Supplementary Challenge Cup victory NNL-150605-091814002

Poole hits late winner to complete comeback

Hook Norton produced an astonishing second half display to win the Bluefin Sports Supplementary Challenge Cup on Saturday.

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Tannaaf could turn up trumps in Chester feature

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Ardley United manager Kevin Brock ended the season with some silverware

Ardley sign off with some silverware

Ardley United avenged last season’s defeat by Ascot United in the Bluefin Sports Challenge Cup Final to lift the trophy with a 2-0 victory in Monday’s final at Didcot Town’s Loop Meadow Stadium.

Marcus Jeacock completed a half-century in Great & Little Tew's victory at Horley

Tew cruise into next round after seeing off Horley

Last year’s Davidstow National Village Cup runners-up Great & Little Tew cruised into the next round of the 2015 competition with a comfortable 86 run victory at Horley.

Tim Paine completed a century on his Banbury debut at Great Tew

Paine and Bartlett complete centuries for Banbury

Banbury are through to the next round of the ECB National T20 Cup without a ball being bowled.

Jordan Albert is aiming to maintain his good form at Rockingham

Albert aiming to score more points at Rockingham

Jordan Albert will be aiming to maintain his good start to the Duo BRDC Formula 4 Championship at Rockingham this weekend.

Killimore Cottage, seen here finishing second at Warwick, will represent Fred Hutsby at Mollington

Hutsby expects blinkers to work for Killimore Cottage

Fred Hutsby looks to have a good hand for Monday’s Warwickshire Hunt point-to-point meeting at Mollington.

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Take a chance on Dedigout in feature race at Punchestown

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Banbury Borough's  Clive Hopkins sends down his wood against Three Spires against Coventry

Campion is tops as Central cruise into next the round

Banbury Central A are through to the third round of the Oxford & District Bowls League Cup.

Howards on target again but Athletic knock out the Puritans

Banbury United bowed out of the Buckingham Charity Cup despite Tuesday’s semi-final second-leg victory over Buckingham Athletic.

Banbury United keeper Leigh Bedwell pips Chesham United defender Robbie Cundy as Jack Westbrook looks on

Davis feels sorry for the faithful fans

Manager Paul Davis reflected on Banbury United’s final day relegation and said he wished his side had been able to reward to travelling supporters.

Daventry Town manager Allan Smart

Depleted Daventry bring down curtain on a difficult campaign

Daventry Town bought a difficult season to a close going down by 2-0 at Godalming Town with several key players missing from the team that had beaten Rugby Town the previous weekend.

Banbury batsman Lloyd Sabin completed a double century for Oxford MCCU in The Parks on Monday

Young Banbury bow out in first round at Harborough

Banbury and Great Tew meet in Saturday’s pre-season friendly at Ledwell Road with both clubs looking for good performances ahead of the start of the Home Counties Premier Cricket League campaign.

Chesham United's George Fenton heads over as Joel Meade and Nick Beasant clash which led to the Puritans defender being sent off NNL-150427-103810002

Puritans are relegated following final day defeat

Banbury United’s brave fight for Evo-Stik Southern League survival is over and they will be relegated from the premier division.

Jon Brady

My biggest achievement - Brady on keeping Saints up

Brackley Town boss Jon Brady feels keeping the club in the Conference North is the biggest achievement in his time at the club.

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VIDEO: Former Chelsea star Frank Sinclair keen to stay with Brackley video

Former Premier League star Frank Sinclair said he has “loved” his time with Brackley Town and would be interested in a future role with the club after they avoided relegation from the Conference North on a dramatic final day.

Davis wants the opportunity to stay on at Spencer Stadium video

Banbury United manager Paul Davis says he wants to be given the chance to bring the club back up following their relegation on the final day of the Evo-Stik Southern League campaign.

Ryan Rowe celebrates after scoring the goal that kept Brackley in the Conference North. Picture by Steven Prouse

Saints leave it late to beat the drop after final day drama

Brackley Town have avoided relegation with a nail-biting 1-0 win over Hednesford Town on an extraordinary and highly dramatic final day in the Conference North.

Towering Run (left) and Cutlass Silver are to represent Chris Loggin at Sunday's meeting at Whitfield

Unbeaten Qoubilai should take all the beating at Whitfield

The unbeaten Qoubilai should take all the beating in Sunday’s feature race at Whitfield Races.

Banbury United's Shepherd Murombedzi, challenging Histon's Geoff Mitchell, has been in top form in recent games

Davis prepares players for the final push to safety

What looked like mission impossible only four games ago could now turn out to be the greatest escape in Banbury United’s history.

Jimmy Phillips will captain Banbury at Market Harborough

Banbury face tough test to get through early rounds

Banbury will once again face a tough test to get through to the latter stages of the ECB National Club Championship with several players ruled out through county commitments.

Saints boss Jon Brady is asking for one last push on the final day

Brady knows safety is in Saints’ hands

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady said he was always confident his side could retain their Vanarama Conference North status and they have one more challenge to achieve that.

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