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Josh Shama celebrates after scoring against Marine but Saturday's FA Trophy tie will be his last game for the Puritans

FA Trophy: Davis urges fans to get behind Puritans

Banbury United are just one step away from a possible clash with a former Football League club if they can get past Ramsbottom United in Saturday’s FA Trophy tie.

Bartlett tops as Banbury race to win

Banbury A beat Charlbury by 75 runs in Tuesday’s division two fixture in the Banbury Indoor Cricket League.

Late goals leave Saints empty-handed at Tamworth

Brackley Town lost 2-1 at Tamworth in Tuesday’s Vanarama Conference North clash.

Puritans are hit for six in cup humiliation

Banbury United endured the worst possible preparation for Saturday’s FA Trophy tie with Ramsbottom United when they were dumped out of the Birmingham Senior Cup in Tuesday’s 6-1 hammering at Coleshill Town

Owner Stan West hugs Gina Andrews after the Paul
Cowley-trained Grand Article won at Towcester. Photo: www.gjmultimedia.co.uk

Croco Bay impresses for Case at Ascot

Edgcote trainer Ben Case enjoyed a big Saturday winner when Croco Bay obliged in a valuable handicap race at Ascot.

Banbury United keeper Leigh Bedwell pulled off a great save at Paulton Rovers to keep first away clean sheet

Davis content with a point as run continues

Banbury United manager Paul Davis looked back on Saturday’s point at Paulton Rovers with some satisfaction but was disappointed not to have taken all three.

Old Leamingtonians Adrian Neacsu fails to stop Banbury Bulls Lionel Byrne from going over for a try

Bulls remain in the hunt as they charge to derby victory

Banbury Bulls consolidated third place in the Midlands Two West South table with a comprehensive derby success against Old Leamingtonians.

The Mercdes AMG Petronas team celebrate Lewis Hamilton's victory NNL-141124-093259002

F1: Hamilton’s victory rounds off outstanding year

Lewis Hamilton’s victory in Sunday’s Abu Dhabi Grand Prix brought an end to a triumphant 2014 Formula 1 season for Mercedes AMG Petronas.

Lewis Hamilton wrapped up the F1 Driver's Championship with victory in the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix

F1: Hamilton eases to title with final race victory

Lewis Hamilton duly clinched the F1 Driver’s Championship following a facile victory in the final race of the year the Abu Dhabi Grand Prix.

Saints hold on to get back to winning ways

Brackley Town recorded their first Vanarama Conference North victory in six outings with a 2-1 success against Bradford Park Avenue.

Puritans extend unbeaten run to earn point

Banbury United returned from Paulton Rovers with a point in Saturday’s Evo-Stik Southern League clash.

Racing news

Jollyallan can provide McCoy with opening day winner

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We showed too much respect says head coach

Banbury Bulls head coach James Kerr said his players showed too much respect to Old Laurentians in Saturday’s 15-12 Midlands Two West South defeat.

Toto Wolff and Lewis Hamilton

Wolff wants driver’s title settled on the track

Head of Mercedes-Benz Motorsport Toto Wolff praised both drivers Lewis Hamilton and Nico Rosberg ahead of this weekend’s final race of the F1 season.

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Progressive Oscarteea can land listed hurdle at Haydock

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Banbury United manager Paul Davis knows his side must start picking up point before the end of 2014

Davis says Puritans are entering a crucial period

Banbury United manager Paul Davis says his side is entering a crucial period in their bid to climb away from the Evo-Stik Southern League relegation zone.

Champions round it off to retain their record

Unbeaten champions Castlethorpe beat Azad by five wickets in Tuesday’s division three fixture in the Banbury Indoor Cricket League.

Josh Shama celebrates giving Banbury United the lead against Marine in Saturday's FA Trophy tie NNL-141117-094408002

FA Trophy: Davis content with another home tie

Banbury United manager Paul Davis says he would have settled for the third qualifying round home tie with Ramsbottom United the FA Trophy.

Jules Bianchi

 is back in France to continue his recovery

Jules Bianchi takes first step on road to recovery

The parents of Jules Bianchi, Philippe and Christine, have provided the following information regarding the injured Marussia driver’s medical care, by way of an update to the media and his fans.

Ade Talabi bagged his fifth goal in four games for Banbury United against Marine

Davis says players have got their mojo back

Banbury United manager Paul Davis reckons his young side have got their mojo back following a four match unbeaten run which culminated in Saturday’s FA Trophy victory over Marine.

Callum Convey (left) hit Ardley United's winner form the penalty spot at Highworth Town on Tuesday

Convey hits only goal as Ardley take the points

A solitary Callum Convey penalty was all that separated Highworth Town and Ardley United in Tuesday’s UHLSport Hellenic League clash at The Elms.

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Quite By Chance is worth following at Wincanton

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Team boss Jan Struve celebrates with the #95 car's drivers David Heinemeier Hansson, Nicki Thiim and  Kristian Poulsen. Photo: Drew Gibson

Aston Martin enjoy more success in Bahrain

Aston Martin Racing won the GTE Am class of the FIA World Endurance Championship (WEC) Six Hours of Bahrain and, in doing so, scooped the Endurance Trophy for GTE Am Teams and the Endurance Trophy for GTE Am Drivers.

Banbury United's Josh Shama tries to break free from two Marine defenders in Saturday's FA Trophy tie NNL-141117-094418002

FA Trophy: Puritans pull out home tie in next round

Banbury United have been drawn at home against another Evo-Stik Northern Premier League side Ramsbottom United in the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy.

Banbury Bulls Jimmy Manley charges towards the line to score his second try at Old Laurentians. Photo: Mike Baker

Manley bags brace but Bulls can’t stop leaders

Banbury Bulls dropped down to third place in Midlands Two West South following Saturday’s 15-12 defeat at unbeaten leaders Old Laurentians.

Adeyinka Talabi celebrates after heading the equaliser for Banbury United against Marine in Saturday's FA Trophy tie NNL-141117-094347002

FA Trophy: Talabi bags a brace as Puritans sink Marine

Adeyinka Talabi struck twice as Banbury United came from behind to beat Marine 3-2 in Saturday’s FA Trophy tie.

Oxford City's Adi Yussuf holds off Brackley Town's Eric Odhiambo. Photo: Mike Allen

Struggling Saints suffer again on the road

For the second successive Saturday on the road Brackley Town suffered a 2-1 Vanarama Conference North defeat, going down 2-1 at Oxford City.

FA Trophy: Davis delighted by United’s performance video

Banbury United manager Paul Davis praised his players after they came from behind to book their place in the next round of the FA Trophy.

Tom Ryan could be ready for Saturday's FA Trophy tie after an injury-hit start to the season

Ryan could be ready for United recall

Tom Ryan could figure in Saturday’s FA Trophy clash with Marine but Banbury United manager Paul Davis admits the second qualifying round tie may come too early for him.

Banbury United manager Paul Davis knows his side's best chance will be on Saturday

Davis urges Puritans to grasp best opportunity

Banbury United manager Paul Davis will be looking to get the job done at the first attempt in Saturday’s FA Trophy tie.

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Champagne Fever will pose a tough test for Sizing Europe

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Callum Convey (left) hit Ardley United's late winner from the penalty spot against Wootton Bassett Town on Tuesday

Convey is spot-on to hit Ardley’s late winner

Callum Convey hit the late winner from the penalty spot as Ardley United beat Wootton Bassett Town 2-1 in Tuesday’s UHLSport Hellenic League clash.

Chris Atkinson and Stephane Prevot driving for the FAW-VW Rally Team on their way to victory in China NNL-141011-170332002

Prodrive see hard work pay off with debut win

Prodrive’s new VW Golf SCRC rally car has won the Longyou Rally in China on its competition debut this weekend.

Banbury United defender Tom Fishwick heads the ball away at Bideford. Photo: Mike Southon

Davis has mixed emotions following welcome point

Banbury United manager Paul Davis had mixed emotions about the outcome of Saturday’s 2-2 draw at Bideford where his side ended a run of four straight Evo-Stik Southern League defeats.

Nico Rosberg celebrates after winning Sunday's Brazilian Grand Prix NNL-141011-141805002

Wolff praises team after record breaking one-two

Mercedes AMG Petronas produced a record breaking one-two finish in Sunday’s Brazilian Grand Prix.

Banbury United's Jacob Walcott challenges for the ball at Bideford. Photo: Mike Southon

Super-sub Howards pops up to earn Puritans a point

Substitute Leam Howards grabbed the late equaliser to earn Banbury United their first point in five Southern League outings.

Spencer sinks Saints with stoppage-time winner

Scott Spencer grabbed the stoppage-time winner to condemn Brackley Town to a 2-1 defeat at Stockport County in Saturday’s Vanarama Conference North clash.

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BREAKING: Banbury-based Marussia F1 team ceases trading

Manor Grand Prix Racing Limited, trading as the Marussia F1 Team, has ceased trading and has had to make staff redundant, following the company going into administration on October 27.

Banbury United manager Paul Davis will be looking to pick up points at Bideford

Davis says players are up for the challenge

After securing a home tie in the FA Trophy, Banbury United manager Paul Davis will be looking for his players to put some points on the board before they entertain Marine in the next round.

Tom Fishwick had an impressive game for the Puritans in Tuesday's FA Trophy replay success

Davis delighted with battling display

Puritans boss Paul Davis heaped praise on his players after they battled through to the next round of the FA Trophy.

Banbury United players celebrate following Adeyinka Talabi's late winner against Evesham United. Photo: Phil Britt www.philbrittphotos.zenfolio.co.uk

FA Trophy: Talabi grabs late winner to put Puritans through

Adeyinka Talabi grabbed the late winner as Banbury United beat Evesham United 1-0 in Tuesday’s FA Trophy first qualifying round replay at Spencer Stadium.

FA Trophy: Davis praises players after replay victory video

Banbury United manager Paul Davis praised his side’s battling qualities after they got past Evesham United at the second attempt in Tuesday’s FA Trophy replay.

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Narcissist can maintain Easterby’s good run at Musselburgh

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Lewis Hamilton celebrates with the Mercedes AMG Petronas team in the USA

Hamilton takes another big step towards title

Lewis Hamilton took another big step towards the FIA F1 Drivers’ Championship with his tenth victory of the year.

Jack Westbrook is unavailable for Tuesday's FA Trophy replay

FA Trophy: Home draw for Puritans if they get through

If Banbury United can get past Evesham United at the second attempt they will take on Marine in the second qualifying round of the FA Trophy.

Banbury Bulls' Alex Gandy dodges past against Old Conventrians' Jamie Friend at Bodicote Park

Brand inspires Bulls to record another big victory

Despite not being at their best, Banbury Bulls saw off Old Coventrians 52-10 in Saturday’s Midlands Two West South fixture at Bodicote Park.

FA Trophy: Puritans face replay after late equaliser

Banbury United face a replay with Evesham United at Spencer Stadium on Tuesday following Saturday’s 2-2 draw in the FA Trophy.

Rowe is spot-on to earn Saints a point

Ryan Rowe’s first half penalty earned Brackley Town a point in Saturday’s Vanarama Conference North clash with Colwyn Bay a St James Park.

Saints boss Jon Brady will be looking for hsi side to bounce back from Saturday's thumpng at Harrogate Town

Brady has injury concerns over duo

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady has mounting injury problems ahead of Saturday’s Vanarama Conference North clash with Colwyn Bay.

Micky Fox should be fit to face Old Coventrians at Bodicote Park

Kerr wants players to keep focus on game

Banbury Bulls head coach James Kerr will be warning his players about complacency when they entertain Old Coventrians in Saturday’s Midlands Two West South fixture.

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