MAGPIES: Phil’s satisfied with response

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Thursday 24th July 2014

PHIL Simkin was a satisfied man after the Magpies responded to last weekend’s drubbing by AFC Bournemouth with a much-needed confidence-boosting victory at Bridport.

MAGPIES: Simkin swoops for Woodford

Dorset Echo:

10:56pm Tuesday 22nd July 2014

DORCHESTER Town boss Phil Simkin has signed former Horsham skipper Ryan Woodford on a 12-month deal after his side secured a morale-boosting pre-season win at St Mary’s Field.

MAGPIES: Skipper Nathan aims to boost morale after 11-0 humbling

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 22nd July 2014

NATHAN Walker faces his first real test as Dorchester Town captain tonight when he tries to lift his team-mates after Saturday’s nightmare against Bournemouth.

(VIDEO) MAGPIES Simkin worried about demoralising effect on squad after 11-0 rout

Dorset Echo:

12:00am Monday 21st July 2014

PHIL Simkin has admitted that he is worried about the effect Saturday’s “demoralising” defeat at the hands of Bournemouth will have on his players.

MAGPIES: Heath hails link with Cherries

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Friday 18th July 2014

STUART Heath has hailed the relationship between the Magpies and AFC Bournemouth over recent seasons, praising the work of both clubs in helping the development of young football talent.

MAGPIES: Dorchester Town Trust chief calls for more support

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Thursday 17th July 2014

DORCHESTER Town Community Trust chairman John Greenslade has issued a rallying call for additional support to help his organisation’s long-term aim of making the Magpies a community-owned club.

MAGPIES: Good signs for Simkin

Dorset Echo:

9:10am Wednesday 16th July 2014

DORCHESTER Town boss Phil Simkin felt his side showed some encouraging signs for the future during tonight’s draw with Gosport Borough at the Avenue.

MAGPIES: No easy option for Simkin

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Tuesday 15th July 2014

PHIL Simkin says he does not see the point of playing “easy opposition” during pre-season, as his side gets ready to take on Gosport Borough at the Avenue tonight (7.45pm).

MAGPIES: Gulls swoop as fitness is key

Dorset Echo:

5:00am Monday 14th July 2014

THE result may not have been to his liking but Dorchester Town manager Phil Simkin definitely felt there were positives to take from his side’s first pre-season outing against Torquay on Saturday.

MAGPIES: Simkin hails assistant Heath

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Friday 11th July 2014

DORCHESTER Town chief Phil Simkin has hailed Stuart Heath as one of his “best ever signings”.

MAGPIES: Cann aiming to bring success to the Avenue

Dorset Echo:

6:00am Wednesday 9th July 2014

DAN Cann is eager to help deliver success for the Magpies next season, a decade after playing a part in the club’s last promotion-winning campaign.

MAGPIES: Development League is key for Lucas

Dorset Echo:

5:30am Monday 7th July 2014

DORCHESTER Town will enter a team in the newly-formed Dorset U21 Development League next season, but not in the FA Youth Cup.

UPDATE: MAGPIES: Simkin secures 'flying machine' Smith

Dorset Echo:

7:22pm Saturday 5th July 2014

PHIL Simkin believes he has landed his very own “flying machine” in new winger Dan Smith.

MAGPIES: Lanahan sets Avenue goal

Dorset Echo: CONSIDERING AN OFFER: Sam Lanahan

6:00am Thursday 3rd July 2014

SAM Lanahan is determined to make the most of his first full season at Dorchester Town, and improving his scoring record is something the university student would like to aim for.

MAGPIES: Lanahan pens one-year deal at the Avenue

Dorset Echo: WINNING GOAL: Sam Lanahan

6:00am Monday 30th June 2014

PHIL Simkin has spoken of his delight at Sam Lanahan’s decision to put pen to paper on a one-year deal with the Magpies.

MAGPIES: Mackie named as reserve boss

Dorset Echo: STEP UP: Neil Mackie

5:00am Thursday 19th June 2014

DORCHESTER Town have ann-ounced changes to their coaching set-up at reserve and under-18 levels.

MAGPIES: Glees backs captain Nathan

Dorset Echo: POSITIVE EFFECT: Jamie Gleeson

6:00am Friday 13th June 2014

JAMIE Gleeson believes that wearing the skipper’s armband next season can only be good for new Dorchester Town captain Nathan Walker.

MAGPIES: Steve Walker aims to win place alongside brother Nathan

Dorset Echo: AVAILABLE: Defender Steve Walker

6:00am Thursday 12th June 2014

STEVE Walker cannot wait to get back to the Avenue this summer and pin down a place alongside his brother at the heart of the Dorchester Town defence.

MAGPIES: Student Way not ruling out Avenue return


5:30am Wednesday 11th June 2014

DANNY Way’s studies may be set to take him away from the Avenue, but he has not given up on the idea of playing for Dorchester Town again.

UPDATE WITH VIDEO: MAGPIES: Keegan hails Dorchester's Ability Counts teams

Dorset Echo: STAR NAME: Kevin Keegan with Shaun Hearn

1:00pm Sunday 8th June 2014

A SELL-OUT crowd of more than 250 people packed into the Trinity Club in Dorchester on Friday for a special night of fundraising and award-giving with football legend Kevin Keegan.

MAGPIES: Friendly announced as club continue to forge links with Torquay United

Dorset Echo: REUNION: Torquay’s Ashley Yeoman

6:00am Wednesday 4th June 2014

DORCHESTER Town have added a home clash with Torquay United to their list of pre-season fixtures.

MAGPIES: Simkin aiming to nurture young Avenue talent

Dorset Echo: CONSIDERING AN OFFER: Sam Lanahan

6:00am Tuesday 3rd June 2014

PHIL Simkin is eager for a return to a more hands-on approach as Dorchester Town boss next season.

MAGPIES: Jermyn a hard act to follow, says Walker

Dorset Echo: FULL OF PRIDE: Dorchester skipper Nathan Walker

6:00am Saturday 31st May 2014

NATHAN Walker insists he is ready to lead Dorchester Town into next season, but knows that the man he succeeded as club captain is going to be a hard act to follow.

MAGPIES: Superb season for Ability Counts teams

Dorset Echo: MAGIC MAGPIES: The Dorchester Town Ability Counts teams had excellent debut seasons

7:00pm Friday 30th May 2014

DORCHESTER Town Ability Counts manager Calvin Brooks has hailed his players after a “hugely successful” first season.

MAGPIES: Walker given club captaincy

Dorset Echo: SKIPPER: Nathan Walker

6:00am Monday 26th May 2014

DORCHESTER Town boss Phil Simkin has made Nathan Walker the Magpies’ new club captain following the departure of Mark Jermyn.

MAGPIES: Gutted Jermyn hails club despite making a sad exit

Dorset Echo: BANNED: Mark Jermyn

6:00am Friday 23rd May 2014

MARK Jermyn has admitted he is “gutted” at the way he left Dorchester Town but paid a glowing tribute to the club with which he achieved legendary status.

MAGPIES: Jermyn exits Dorchester to join Poole Town

Dorset Echo: UP AND AWAY: Mark Jermyn clears

1:00am Thursday 22nd May 2014

MARK Jermyn has left Dorchester Town having agreed a one-year deal to join Poole Town.

MAGPIES: Simkin not hopeful of midfielder Losasso’s return

Dorset Echo: STUNNING STRIKE: Charlie Losasso

6:00am Wednesday 21st May 2014

PHIL Simkin has all but ruled out any chance of Charlie Losasso starting next season as a Dorchester Town player.

MAGPIES: Walker's wish on Avenue return

Dorset Echo: PERMANENT RETURN: Nathan Walker

6:00am Wednesday 14th May 2014

NATHAN Walker believes he is out to “prove people wrong” after agreeing a 12-month deal with Dorchester Town last weekend.

MAGPIES: Dorchester complete Walker signing

Dorset Echo: FOCUSED: Nathan Walker

2:50pm Sunday 11th May 2014

DORCHESTER Town have announced the permanent signing of central-defender Nathan Walker.

MAGPIES: Joyce aims to impress Avenue fans

Dorset Echo: IN-FORM: Ben Joyce

6:00am Saturday 10th May 2014

DORCHESTER Town striker Ben Joyce is determined to put his injury problems behind him and produce the goods for his new club next season.

MAGPIES: Cann won over by Simkin

Dorset Echo: CHANGE OF HEART: Dan Cann

6:00am Tuesday 6th May 2014

NEW Dorchester Town striker Dan Cann cannot wait to grasp the opportunity of playing for the Magpies next season and claimed that manager Phil Simkin was a massive influence on his eventual destination.

UPDATE: MAGPIES: Simkin swoops for two strikers

Dorset Echo: AVENUE DEAL: Dan Cann

1:54pm Sunday 4th May 2014

PHIL Simkin has expressed his delight after swooping to sign not one, but two, new strikers in the shape of Dan Cann and Ben Joyce.

MAGPIES: Striker Cann reveals Magpies switch

Dorset Echo: Dorset web button

10:25pm Saturday 3rd May 2014

STRIKER Dan Cann has tonight revealed that he has signed for Dorchester Town.

MAGPIES: Commercial chief Coole determined to get club flying again


6:00am Friday 2nd May 2014

DORCHESTER Town’s commercial chief insists the club’s board is doing everything in its powers to give Phil Simkin the best chance of getting the Magpies flying high again.

UPDATE: MAGPIES: Walker-Harris pens one-year deal at the Avenue

Dorset Echo: RALLY CALL: Keeper Alan Walker-Harris

9:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

DORCHESTER Town’s player of the year Alan Walker-Harris has signed a one-year contract with the county town club.

MAGPIES: Legend Keegan set for Magpies dinner date

Dorset Echo: DINNER DATE: Kevin Keegan is due in Dorchester

6:00am Wednesday 30th April 2014

TWO-TIME European Footballer of the Year Kevin Keegan is to be the guest speaker at a Dorchester Town Sportsman’s Dinner in aid of the club’s Ability Counts team.

MAGPIES: Phil's pledge to county town club

Dorset Echo: FRUSTRATED: Phil Simkin

6:00am Monday 28th April 2014

“WE will be back” vowed Dorchester Town boss Phil Simkin after his side’s final Conference South fixture of the season, and for the foreseeable future, on Saturday.

MAGPIES: Simkin feels 'stronger' after turbulent season

Dorset Echo: BELIEF: Phil Simkin believes he has the players to get the Magpies' out of the mire

6:00am Friday 25th April 2014

AS the Magpies prepare to say their goodbyes to the Conference South, Phil Simkin believes the experiences of the past season have made him a better manager.

MAGPIES: Jermyn in dark over contract talks

Dorset Echo: LOYAL SERVANT: Magpies’ skipper Mark Jermyn

6:00am Thursday 24th April 2014

MARK Jermyn says he feels there is no reason for him to leave Dorchester Town this summer, but he knows that the final decision on his future at the Avenue is ultimately out of his hands.

MAGPIES: Dorchester to offer free entry to fans aged 16 and under next season

Dorset Echo: NIGHTMARE TIME: Neal Butterworth

5:30am Thursday 24th April 2014

FANS aged 16 and under will get free entry to all of Dorchester Town’s home league games next season after the club announced a new ticket deal to attract more youngsters to the club.

MAGPIES: Simkin claims Dorchester deserved more

Dorset Echo: PLEASED: Phil Simkin

6:00am Tuesday 22nd April 2014

MAGPIES’ boss Phil Simkin may not have got the win he was hoping for yesterday, but he was still proud of the way his players performed in front of their fans at home for the final time this season.

MAGPIES: Treble trophy joy for Walker-Harris

Dorset Echo: Dorset Echo Player of the Year: Alan Walker-Harris, right, collects his award from reporter David Williams

7:00pm Tuesday 22nd April 2014

ALAN Walker-Harris and Jake Smeeton were the big winners at Dorchester Town end-of-season awards presentation.

MAGPIES: Phil’s priority is more firepower

Dorset Echo: STRIKER SEARCH: Phil Simkin

5:00am Monday 21st April 2014

GOAL-SHY Dorchester Town left their shooting boots at home again on Saturday, but boss Phil Simkin is confident that drawing blanks will be less of a problem for his team next season.

MAGPIES: Loyal Gleeson ready for next season

Dorset Echo: SHOULDER INJURY: Jamie Gleeson

5:40am Saturday 19th April 2014

WALKING away from Dorchester Town this summer simply wasn’t an option for long-serving midfielder Jamie Gleeson.

MAGPIES: Simkin hails 'brave' people who took on club

Dorset Echo: PRAISE: Phil Simkin has shown his appreciation for the people who have helped keep the Magpies running this season

6:00am Friday 18th April 2014

PHIL Simkin has hailed the efforts of the “brave” people running Dorchester Town, who he reckons gave the club a future when it didn’t have one.

MAGPIES: Chairman eyes quick return to Conference South

Dorset Echo: REMAINING POSITIVE: Neal Butterworth

6:00am Thursday 17th April 2014

HOWEVER painful and frustrating this season has been, Dorchester Town chairman Neal Butterworth is confident the club now has the opportunity to build for a successful future.

MAGPIES: Simkin proud of players despite relegation

Dorset Echo: DUMBFOUNDED: Phil Simkin

6:00am Wednesday 16th April 2014

LESS than a year after a record-breaking league season, the Magpies last night lost their status as a Confer-ence South club – but boss Phil Simkin insists his players have not failed anyone.

COMMENT: MAGPIES: Safeguarding club has to be the priority

Dorset Echo: BIG LOSS: Striker Ben Watson was among a number of high-profile players who left the club this

8:00pm Wednesday 16th April 2014

RELEGATION is always one of the hardest things to accept as a football fan.

MAGPIES: Another win or bust for Dorchester

Dorset Echo: CAPTAIN MARVEL: Mark Jermyn heads the winner against Farnborough on Saturday

6:00am Tuesday 15th April 2014

IT’S win or bust again for the Magpies tonight as Phil Simkin’s troops attempt to keep their survival hopes alive for a few more days.

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