26 Oct
Alec Hayter

Salisbury FC 3 Dorchester Town 3 Buildbase FA Trophy First Qualifying Round Saturday, 26 October 2019 By Alec Hayter The first minute or so was a great start for the Whites, but the next minute really set the scene. Anyone who came late would possibly have missed a chance at the Dorchester end and also…

23 Oct
Alec Hayter

Merthyr Town 1 Salisbury FC 1 Betvictor Southern Premier League South Tuesday 22 Oct 2019 By Alec Hayter An interesting start with some quality, and an interesting end with more of the same, but not a lot in between except toil and effort, and in the Whites’ case, hanging in there to grab a valuable…

19 Oct
Alec Hayter

Salisbury FC 3 Harrow Borough 1 BetVictor Southern Premier League South Saturday, 19 October 2019 By Alec Hayter It’s been a good week for Nathaniel Oseni, with two well earned Man of the Match awards and an important goal (although he maybe tried to convince people he scored against Taunton as well!). If it’s been…

16 Oct
Alec Hayter

Salisbury FC 2 Taunton Town 1 BetVictor Southern Premier League South Tuesday, 15 October 2019 By Alec Hayter Games between these sides are always intense, tight affairs, and this one was no exception. Some things don’t change, and in particular the gamesmanship on display and on this occasion Taunton were the architects of their own…

14 Oct
Ian Pearson

We have been drawn against Dorchester in the Buildbase FA Trophy first-round qualifying.  Steve gave me his thoughts on the game. “Obviously pleased to be at home but slightly disappointed it’s against a team in the same league as ourselves which is the highest division at this stage of the competition. Although It’s been a…

12 Oct
Alec Hayter

Hendon FC 0 Salisbury FC 3 BetVictor Southern Premier League South Saturday, 12 October 2019 By Alec Hayter I don’t much care for the sterile type of football encouraged by plastic surfaces, but today the benefits were that the match went ahead in poor weather conditions, and that in spite of the surface, not because…

12 Oct
Ian Pearson

I had a quick chat with Steve this morning about an update on the squad for today.  “It’s going to be a waiting game today as we have numerous players who will be missing through injury or will need late fitness tests. It is very frustrating because as in the past we seem to have…

09 Oct
Ian Pearson

George Colson has cancelled his contract and registration by mutual consent. George has been at Salisbury FC since shortly after the club formed in 2015 and has served the club brilliantly in that time. Coming in on a 1-month loan is Walsall’s talented 18-year-old central defender, Thomas Leak. He was recognised for an outstanding 2016/17 season…

06 Oct
Alec Hayter

Salisbury FC 2 Margate FC 4 Emirates FA Cup 3rd Qualifying Round Saturday, 5 October 2019 By Alec Hayter As a result of a recurring malaise at the Ray Mac some of the floodlights went out and reparation will be an expensive exercise. As a result of another recurring malaise at the Ray Mac and…

04 Oct
Ian Pearson

I spoke to manager Steve Claridge today about the FA Cup match against Margate this Saturday.  “I hope everyone is looking forward to the game as much as I am as it’s what the FA Cup is all about, two teams who have reached this stage and now have a realistic chance of getting further…

02 Oct
Alec Hayter

Paulton Rovers 4 Salisbury FC 0 Southern League Challenge Cup Tuesday, 1 October 2019 By Alec Hayter It didn’t start well when, after naming the team lineup it became known that Aaron Dawson was stuck on a train! It certainly didn’t end well as a mix and match team of individually talented players never really…