Magpies: Club confirms plenty of interest in top job

Dorset Echo:

9:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

DORCHESTER Town say a significant number of candidates have shown an interest in the vacant role of first-team manager.

Magpies: Don't rush decision - Walker-Harris

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 2nd September 2014

ALAN Walker-Harris feels it is crucial that those responsible for choosing the next Dorchester Town manager do not rush their decision.

Magpies: Stuart rules himself out of running for manager

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Monday 1st September 2014

STUART Heath has ruled himself out of the running to succeed Phil Simkin as Dor-chester Town boss.

Terras: Resilience pays off as City sunk

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 1st September 2014

THREE points away from home, as well as his side’s resilience to dig in and restrict Cambridge City on their own patch, thrilled Terras’ player-manager Jason Matthews.

Football: Scovell and Day fire Bees to back-to-back wins

Dorset Echo:

4:13pm Monday 1st September 2014


Terras: Five-star Weymouth see off Borough

Dorset Echo:

4:08pm Monday 1st September 2014

FREE-SCORING Weymouth Reserves added another five goals to their league total, making it 11 strikes in two games while brushing aside Poole Borough at the Bob Lucas Stadium.

Football: Magnificent seven for Portland

Dorset Echo:

4:04pm Monday 1st September 2014


Bees: Bridport are rampant in Bishop Sutton blast

Dorset Echo:

6:00pm Sunday 31st August 2014

“MEN against boys” was how the official Bishop Sutton AFC Twitter page summed up the afternoon’s proceedings, as Bridport put five past their hosts in a dominant second-half showing in Somerset.

Football: Magpies and Terras live updates

Dorset Echo:

2:13pm Saturday 30th August 2014

Dorchester host Chesham United at the Avenue, while Weymouth travel to Cambridge City.

Magpies: Cann: We owe it to the fans

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Saturday 30th August 2014

MAGPIES’ striker Dan Cann will be using the Dorchester Town fans’ recent frustration as fuel to repay the Avenue faithful, as his side host Chesham United this afternoon (3pm).

Update: Terras: Krac leaves Weymouth by mutual consent

Dorset Echo:

11:17am Friday 29th August 2014

SHANE Krac has called an abrupt end to his short stint with the Terras after he revealed that he has left the club due to work and family commitments.

Magpies: Heath's call for togetherness at Avenue

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Friday 29th August 2014

CARETAKER-MANAGER Stuart Heath has called for every part of the Dorchester Town set-up to pull together in preparation for their home encounter with Chesham United tomorrow (3pm).

Terras: Jason prepares for sturdy test

Dorset Echo:

5:20am Friday 29th August 2014

TERRAS’ player-manager Jason Matthews is bracing his side for a battle as they bid for their first league win on the road tomorrow, when they lock horns with Cambridge City (3pm).

Football: Bees in good spirits for Sutton

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

TREVOR Senior was proud of his side’s character and believes that the response they showed in the second half at St Mary’s Field on Tuesday could stand them in good stead for their away trip to Bishop Sutton tomorrow (3pm).

Football: Portland's six of the best after Swans crushed

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 29th August 2014

PORTLAND United romped to their sixth straight win in the Dorset Premier League, helped mainly by a first-half demolition of Swanage Town & Herston.

Magpies: Dorchester Town sack boss Simkin

Dorset Echo:

12:10am Thursday 28th August 2014

PHIL Simkin’s reign as Dorchester Town boss is over following his sacking last night.

Magpies: Heath to take charge for Chesham United game

Dorset Echo:

12:11pm Thursday 28th August 2014

STUART Heath will lead Dorchester Town as caretaker-manager for their home clash with Chesham United on Saturday (3pm).

Magpies: Reaction to critics has cost me: Simkin

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Thursday 28th August 2014

PHIL Simkin has spoken out about his sacking as Dorchester Town manager, and insisted it had nothing to do with the club’s performances on the pitch this term.

Magpies: Critchell moves back to the Avenue

Dorset Echo:

9:12am Wednesday 27th August 2014

KYLE Critchell has returned to hometown club Dorchester following two years at rivals Weymouth.

Magpies: Players are behind manager, insists skipper Walker

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

NATHAN Walker has leapt to the defence of Phil Simkin after Magpies’ fans at Monday’s derby called for him to quit as Dorchester Town boss.

Terras: Jamie's wowed by derby show

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Wednesday 27th August 2014

JAMIE Laird has described scoring in his first Ridgeway derby as an unbelievable experience, and took the time to pay tribute to the fans at the Bob Lucas Stadium for making the occasion so memorable.

Football: Decisions go against Bridport as they slide to home loss

Dorset Echo:

8:46am Wednesday 27th August 2014

BEES’ boss Trevor Senior witnessed an action-packed contest that had it all at St Mary’s field, as his side succumbed to a 4-2 defeat against Willand Rovers.

Terras: Emotional Matthews relieved after derby triumph

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

AN EMOTIONAL Jason Matthews talked of his relief in delivering the Terras’ fans a derby victory at the Bob Lucas Stadium, following his side’s 2-0 win over arch rivals Dorchester Town.

Magpies: Simkin responds to fans' calls for his head

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014

PHIL Simkin reckons the Dorchester Town fans that were calling for his head during yesterday’s clash with Weymouth “need to come into the real world” and “put their hands in their pockets” if they care about the club.

Football: Symes and Watts to bolster Bees for Willand test

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 26th August 2014


Update with video: Football: Weymouth in dreamland after derby-day victory

Dorset Echo:

5:41pm Monday 25th August 2014

IT was derby-day delight for Weymouth as they sent Dorchester Town back up the Ridgeway with nothing to show for their efforts, in a convincing 2-0 home victory for the home side.

Football: Derby match live updates

Dorset Echo:

1:42pm Monday 25th August 2014

The Terras host the Magpies in the big 'El Jurassico' derby this afternoon. Follow live updates here.

Football: Rec rocked after Portland hit back

Dorset Echo:

2:00pm Monday 25th August 2014

PORTLAND United came from two goals down to win their top-of-the-table clash with Hamworthy Recreation at Grove Corner and preserve their 100 per cent start to the Dorset Premier League season.

Football: Ben heads home to silence the Hammers

Dorset Echo:

1:30pm Monday 25th August 2014

A HEADER from Ben Clarke ensured that Bridport Reserves saw off Hamworthy United Reserves, in a tight encounter at St Mary’s Field.

TERRAS: Weymouth and Dorchester meet in derby crunch

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Monday 25th August 2014

PASSIONATE Terras’ boss Jason Matthews has spoken out about how much today’s Ridgeway derby at the Bob Lucas Stadium (3pm) means to him.

MAGPIES: Nathan in for ‘El Jurassico’

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 25th August 2014

PHIL Simkin has confirmed that Dorchester Town skipper Nathan Walker will be back to face his former club Weymouth at the Bob Lucas Stadium today (3pm).

Terras: Club give instructions to home fans ahead of derby

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

6:41pm Sunday 24th August 2014

WEYMOUTH and Dorchester Town supporters are looking forward to the first league meeting between their clubs this season tomorrow (3pm).

Bees: Another clean sheet delights boss Senior

Dorset Echo:

2:40pm Sunday 24th August 2014

BRIDPORT secured a well-earned point at unbeaten Brislington and made it back-to-back clean sheets in the process.

Football: Terras and Magpies live updates

Dorset Echo:

2:14pm Saturday 23rd August 2014

Weymouth entertain Hitchin Town at the Bob Lucas Stadium while Dorchester travel to Biggleswade Town.

Magpies: We can get physical too, says Phil

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

PHIL Simkin has insisted his players can “get physical” if they need to.

Terras: Matthews expects tough Hitchin test

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Friday 22nd August 2014

BOSS Jason Matthews is bracing his side for a demanding test at home tomorrow (3pm) when the Terras take on Hitchin Town.

Football: Weymouth Reserves dominate in win over Swanage Town & Herston

Dorset Echo:

6:12pm Thursday 21st August 2014

WEYMOUTH Reserves made it back-to-back wins in the Dorset Premier League after a convincing victory over Swanage Town & Herston at the Bob Lucas Stadium.

Magpies: Simkin vents fury at Chippenham and referee

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 20th August 2014

PHIL Simkin branded Chippenham Town “a bunch of experienced bullies” and Aaron Moody a referee “totally out of his depth” after the Magpies’ 1-0 defeat to the Bluebirds at the Avenue last night.

Football: Business as usual as Portland United win again

Dorset Echo:

8:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

GOALS from Ross Doidge and Carl Mutch preserved Portland United’s unblemished start to the campaign with a 2-0 victory over Bridport Reserves at Grove Corner.

Football: High praise for Chickerell stalwart Drage

Dorset Echo:

8:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

DAVE Drage was highly commended for his work as a football volunteer and as one of the nominees for the prestigious People’s Award at the 2014 FA and McDonald’s Community Awards national ceremony.

Football: Sheppard hits four in historic game

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Wednesday 20th August 2014

PORTLAND Town created their own piece of Dorset history when two teams from the same club battled it out in an official fixture for the first time ever.

Football: Magpies live match updates

Dorset Echo:

7:19pm Tuesday 19th August 2014

The Magpies host Chippenham Town at the Avenue tonight (7.45pm). Follow live updates here.

Magpies: Joyce set to miss clash with the Bluebirds

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

BACK-TO-BACK home wins will be Dorchester Town's aim tonight when they take on Chippenham Town at the Avenue (7.45pm), though Phil Simkin’s men are to go into battle without Ben Joyce.

Bees: Bridport looking to break losing run

Dorset Echo:

6:20am Tuesday 19th August 2014

DARREN Watts returns to the Bridport squad for tonight’s home game against Odd Down (7.45pm).

Terras: Floodlights foil Weymouth's bid

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Tuesday 19th August 2014

WEYMOUTH have been left in the dark for their scheduled trip to face Bideford tonight as a floodlight failure at the hosts’ ground has caused the game to be postponed.

Blues: Late show gives Portland United the three points

Dorset Echo:

7:00pm Monday 18th August 2014

PORTLAND United left it late to overcome Hamworthy United Reserves at the County Ground, with two goals in the last eight minutes proving enough to maintain their 100 per cent record in the Dorset Premier League.

Bees: Gale dismissed in Bees' defeat at Merley

Dorset Echo:

7:10pm Monday 18th August 2014

TRISTAN Gale saw red for the visitors as Robin Townsend’s men lost their second match on the trot in the Dorset Premier League.

Terras: Weymouth's away fixture at Bideford postponed

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

12:44pm Monday 18th August 2014

WEYMOUTH’s scheduled Southern Premier League fixture at Bideford tomorrow night has been postponed due to floodlight failure.

Magpies: Simkin pleased with first home victory

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

DORCHESTER Town are already a third of the way towards matching last season’s tally of home league wins after seeing off Hereford United on Saturday.

Terras: Boss puts faith in squad to hit back

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Monday 18th August 2014

BOSS Jason Matthews insisted his Weymouth side are still learning after their 2-0 defeat at title favourites St Neots on Saturday.

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