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Banbury United manager Paul Davis wants his side to go on the offensive against St Neots Town

Davis puts Puritans on the offensive ahead of big test

After seeing Banbury United negotiate the first hurdle in the FA Cup for the first time since 2006, manager Paul Davis turns his attentions back to the Southern League.

Bulls answer Kerr’s call to put down an early marker

Head coach James Kerr was pleased to see Banbury Bulls get off to a winning start on the opening day of the Midlands Two West South campaign.

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon is holding his public open day on Saturday at his Hull Farm yard

Longsdon opens up his yard for public open day

Chipping Norton trainer Charlie Longsdon is opening his Hull Farm yard to the public again this Saturday, September 20.

Ricky Johnson completed a hat-trick in Ardley United's 4-2 victory at Shrivenham on Wednesday

Johnson completes hat-trick in Ardley success

Ricky Johnson completed a hat trick as Ardley United enjoyed a 4-2 victory at Shrivenham in Wednesday’s UHLSport Hellenic League clash.

Banbury Bulls captain Ed Phillips bagged a brace of tries Saturday's 32-8 victory at Spartans

Tooth and Phillips at the double for Bulls

Dan Tooth capped an impressive performance as Banbury Bulls romped to a 32-8 victory at Spartans on the opening day of the Midlands Two West South campaign.

Lily Robinson tees of in last year's championship

Golfers urged to sign up for William Potts Pairs Championship

The William Potts Pairs Championship is preparing to tee off at Tadmarton Heath Golf Club for the second year.

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FA Cup: Puritans face trip to the seaside in next round video

Banbury United face a difficult trip to Vanarama Conference South side Weston-super-Mare in the second qualifying round after the draw was announced on Monday.

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Pivot Point can give Hughes the perfect start

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Ryan is spot-on to earn Saints a welcome win

Brackley Town recorded a second Vanarama Conference North home win of the season with a 29th minute penalty converted by Ryan Rowe against bottom-of-the-table Hyde.

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FA Cup: Kidd hits winner as Ardley make history

New signing Gavin Kidd hit the winner Ardley United recorded a famous 2-1 victory at Southern League Slough Town in Saturday’s FA Cup first qualifying round tie.

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FA Cup: Wickham puts Puritans into next round

Substitute Arron Wickham grabbed the solitary goal as Banbury United edged out Bishops Cleeve in Saturday’s FA Cup first qualifying round tie.

Banbury United's Jacob Walcot takes on  Dorchester Town's Sam Lanahan at Spencer Stadium

Davis knows importance of a good cup run for Puritans

Banbury United manager Paul Davis has been in the job for little over a fortnight but already faces a game which could have a big impact on the club’s campaign.

Great & Little Tew CC at Lord's

Great & Little Tew CC at Lord’s in Pictures video

History was made at Lord’s on Sunday when Great & Little Tew Cricket Club made their first ever appearance at the home of cricket.

Jack Westbrook had to drop into the back four at Hungerford and may have to play there in the FA Cup tie

Davis is not too downbeat after defeat

Banbury United manager Paul Davis admits there will be games in which his young side concede a few goals but says they are more than capable of getting a few themselves.

Horley's Darren De Bruyn adds to his score with a four against Leighton Buzzard II

Champions and Sandford are all set to meet again

There will be another couple of Cherwell League derby fixtures between Great & Little Tew II and Sandford St Martin after both clubs went up on the final day.

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Venus De Milo can get back to winning ways at Doncaster

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Banbury United's Aiden Hawtin takes on Dorchester Town's Jason Brookes at Spencer Stadium

Draycott at the double to sink the Puritans

Three first half goals sent Banbury United tumbling to a 4-0 defeat at Hungerford Town in Tuesday’s Southern League clash.

Lewis Hamilton on his way to winning Sunday's Italian Grand Prix NNL-140909-122625002

Wolff delighted after another Mercedes one-two

Normal service was resumed at Monza where Mercedes AMG Petronas got back to winning ways in Sunday’s Italian Grand Prix.

Banbury's Olly Wright sends down a delivery to Harefield's Jack Sheil  at White Post Road

Banbury sign with a fifth defeat of campaign

Banbury’s Home Counties Premier League campaign came to a disappointing end on Saturday with defeat to Harefield.

Smith and Clark see Tew home to final day victory

Great & Little Tew rounded off their Home Counties Premier League campaign with a six wicket victory over Dinton at Ledwell Road.

There was to be no fairytale ending for Great & Little Tew in Sunday's Davidstow Village Cup Final at Lord's

Captain reflects on final disappointment at Lord’s video

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris says the experience of getting to a Lord’s final will give his side plenty to aim for in the future.

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris and Robbie Catling run them up during Sunday's Davidstow Village Cup Final at Lord's

Captain says team must use Lord’s experience to push on

Great & Little Tew captain Andy Harris said his side must use their Lord’s experience as extra motivation for next year’s campaign.

Great & Little Tew's Harry Smith hits a four watched by Woodhouse Grange wicket keeper Mike Burdett during Sunday's Davidstow Village Cup Final at Lord's

Final proves one step too far for Great & Little Tew

Great & Little Tew were unable to crown a glorious run in the Davidstow Village Cup with a final day victory at Lord’s as Woodhouse Grange won the title for a third time on Sunday.

Great & Little Tew CC at Lord's

A proud day for president and long-serving groundsman video

President and long-serving groundsman Gordon Taylor was a proud man when he saw the Great & Little Tew players take to the field at Lord’s for Sunday’s Davidstow Village Cup Final.

Banbury United's Shepherd Murombedzi and Dorchester Town's Sam Lanahan get in a tangle at Spencer Stadium

Delighted Davis salutes his players and the fans video

Newly appointed Banbury United manager Paul Davis was delighted to see his side get their first points of the new Southern League campaign.

Struggling Saints are sunk by Guiseley

Brackley Town’s miserable start to the Vanarama Conference North campaign continued with a 3-0 defeat at the hands of Guiseley.

Banbury United's Aidan Hawtin gets the better of Dorchester Town's Will Agbo at Spencer Stadium

Puritans get off the mark for new boss Davis

It’s taken eight games but Banbury United finally secured their first points of the new Southern League campaign with a 2-1 victory over Dorchester Town at Spencer Stadium.

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Davidstow Village Cup Final: Players prepare for big day video

Players, officials and supporters of Great & Little Tew Cricket Club are preparing for their big day out at Lord’s on Sunday.

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Davidstow Village Cup Final: Coach sees practise pay off video

Players, officials and supporters of Great & Little Tew Cricket Club are preparing for their big day out at Lord’s on Sunday.

Great & Little Tew Cricket Club, home of the 2014 Davidstow Village Cup finalists

Davidstow Village Cup Final: Chairman’s pride in Tew’s rise video

Players, officials and supporters of Great & Little Tew Cricket Club are preparing for their big day out at Lord’s on Sunday.

Marussia F1 team boss John Booth is looking forward to Monza

Marussia F1 boss Booth is looking forward to Monza

Round 13 of the FIA Formula 1 World Championship, the Gran Premio D’Italia 2014, takes place this weekend.

Emily Thompson on her way to taking the silver medal in the 800m at the England Athletics Under-15 National Championships. NNL-140209-094514002

Thompson raises her game to win silver

Emily Thompson took her excellent track season to new heights last weekend with a superb silver medal in the 800m at the England Athletics Under-15 National Championships.

Tom Ryan will miss the next two Southern League games

New boss wants Puritans to give fans some cheer

Newly-appointed manager Paul Davis has challenged his players to give the long suffering Banbury United fans something to cheer.

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Davidstow Village Cup Final: Captain looks to Lord’s video

Players, officials and supporters of Great & Little Tew Cricket Club are preparing for their big day out at Lord’s on Sunday.

Ricky Johnson, seen here in action for Leamington, has been approached by Puritans manager Paul Davis after leaving Brackley Town

United boss Davis tracks Johnson after Saints’ departure

Banbury United manager Paul Davis has approached Ricky Johnson about a return to Spencer Stadium after the striker’s frustrating spell at St James Park came to an end this week.

Ricky Johnson has left Brackley Town after a frustrating time

Brady hopes to have new striker to boost Saints

Brackley Town manager Jon Brady is hoping to have another striker on board before his side entertain Guiseley in Saturday’s Vanarama Conference North clash.

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Headline News can make the most of good draw

We’ve teamed up with BetVictor and Charlie McCann to preview the day’s racing.

Sandford St Martin's Chris Thompson sends down a delivery to Great & Little Tew II's Mike Darby during Saturday's fixture

Sandford complete the double but Tew stay on top

Sandford St Martin emerged victorious in Saturday’s Cherwell League derby fixture with Great & Little Tew II but their rivals still remain in top spot going into the final weekend.

Banbury's Nathan Hawkes hit another century in Saturday's win at Oxford

Hawkes hits another ton as Banbury win derby

Nathan Hawkes completed another century as Banbury beat Oxford by 114 runs in Saturday’s Home Counties Premier League fixture.

Ardley United manager Kevin Brock has been lept waiting in the FA Cup

FA Cup: Brock looking for Ardley to bounce back

Ardley United manager Kevin Brock will be looking for his side to bounce back to form when they entertain Hartley Wintney in Tuesday’s first qualifying round of the FA Cup.

Jacob Walcott gave the Puritans a 2-0 lead in Saturday's Southern League clash at Frome Town but they lost 4-2

Puritans lose two-goal lead and slip to seventh defeat

Despite a change of manager, Banbury United slipped to a seventh straight Southern League defeat, losing 4-2 on Saturday at Frome Town, where they let slip a two-goal advantage.

Open day for sailing club

Sailing club holds fun open day

Banbury Sailing Club is inviting people to try sailing for free at its second open day of the year this Saturday.

New Puritans manager Paul Davies will be hoping Tom Ryan has recovered for Saturday's trip to Frome Town

Captain back but Martin is ruled out for first game

Newly-appointed manager Paul Davies will be able to welcome back one experienced defender for his first game in charge but will lose another for three games.

Marussia F1 team boss John Booth took some positves from the Belgium Grand Prix

Booth disappointed by the outcome

John Booth was disappointed not to have seen Marussia achieve a better result from Sunday’s Belgium Grand Prix.

Banbury United's Jacob Walcott takes on Bideford's Nick Milton during Saturday's defeat at Spencer Stadium

Davies ready to face biggest challenge at Puritans

Paul Davies has been given the task of turning Banbury United’s fortunes around following the resignation of Edwin Stein.

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Tansfeeq can give Hanagan early success at Ffos Las

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Shipton-under-Wychwood batsman Anthony Prior-Wandersforde faces a delievry while Sandford St Martin's Steve Dobson looks on

Top two are set for Cherwell League title showdown

The top two in division three of the Cherwell League go head-to-head this weekend when Great & Little Tew II entertain Sandford St Martin.

Edwin Stein has stepped down as manager of Banbury United

Stein steps down after latest defeat for Puritans

Edwin Stein has resigned as manager of Banbury United.

Brackley Town held on for a point despite having Eddie Odhiambo sent off against Worcester City at St James Park

Odhiambo sees red but Saints hold out for a point

Brackley Town and Worcester fought out two draws last season and stuttering starts by both sides this campaign meant another stalemate was no surprise in Monday’s Vanarama Conference North clash.

Banbury United's Saleem Masri sends in a cross against Bideford during Saturday's 3-2 defeat

Six defeats on the trot for sorry Puritans

Banbury United crashed to their sixth straight Southern League defeat, this time going down 5-0 against Cirencester Town at Spencer Stadium.

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