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Tring Athletic back in training

Tring Athletic’s pre season training for all teams began on Tuesday.

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Dunstable date added to Aylesbury pre-season

Aylesbury FC have announced a sixth pre-season friendly as they continue preparations for the 
new Evo-Stik Southern League Division One Central season.

Mandeville School's Year 8 boys are in the county cup final

Mighty Mandeville make it to the county cup final

Mandeville School’s Year 8 boys football team have repeated history by making it through to the final of the Bucks Schools’ FA County Cup.

History boys: The victorious Hale Leys United team with the elusive Berks and Bucks Intermediate Cup  (above) and Jason Castello is mobbed by teammates after his extra-time strike     PHOTO: Marcus Charter

All Hale town’s history boys after county cup win

The shopping centre side are the first team from the town to win the competition since Stocklake, a previous incarnation of Southern League side Aylesbury FC, won it in 1995.

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The FA's Respect campaign poster

League to act after player tried to ‘strike’ Sunday ref

An Aylesbury football league has confirmed it could ban a player for life after an attempted assault on a referee on Sunday.

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Bucks CC (red kit) beat New Zealand 4-3 in the Tom Sparkes League Cup. Man of the match Rikki Sinfield, below, who knew Tom Sparkes well

Bucks CC bucking the washout trend

The ADL’s plans for the season took another hit as the rain yet again wiped out all but eight games at the weekend.

Four-goal Daniel Parsons in action     PHOTO: CHARTER PHOTOGRAPHY

Dan’s the man as he puts the Swords to the sword

Hale Leys United set up what promises to be a thrilling county cup semi-final clash with village side Oakley after four-goal Daniel Parsons inspired them to an 8-1 win over Bracknell Rovers.

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Youngsters enjoying a recent Arsenal Soccer School

COMPETITION: Win a chance to play the ‘Arsenal way’

The February half term is nearly here and The Bucks Herald has teamed up with Arsenal Soccer Schools to offer readers five free places on their next course.

Haddenham lift the Good Friday Shield


Captain hoisted high to celebrate Haddenham’s Good Friday Shield win

Unas Ilyas did the work of two men in his side's win over New Bradwell and now manager Paul Alleyne (below) is calling on football fans in the town to turn out in force to support his team of Aylesbury boys in the Berks and Bucks Intermediate Cup on Saturday

Manager calls on town to back team of Aylesbury boys

Sole survivors Hale Leys need fan power to make county cup semi-final.

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Bierton celebrate winning the Oving Village Cup in 1953


Smart Bierton celebrate Oving Village Cup joy

Jason Castello is an injury doubt for Hale Leys

Hale Leys boss keen to get local cup derby out of the way

The local Berks and Bucks Intermediate Cup derby between Hale Leys United and Risborough Rangers will, weather permitting, be played at Fairford Leys on Saturday at 1.30pm after being rearranged.

Pitches all over the south of England are currently waterlogged

Sole survivors! At least one game was on as two Sunday sides defy rain

With the majority of matches played on council pitches, the ADL and Sunday Combination were hit hard by the weather at the weekend.

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Paul Alleyne

Hale Leys boss wants more fan power for cup derby

Hale Leys United boss Paul Alleyne has urged football fans in Aylesbury to turn out in force for his side’s crunch Berks and Bucks County Cup quarter-final derby against local rivals Risborough Rangers on Saturday.

Aylesbury United Juniors U16s with their new kit courtesy of KY Green

Green is the colour for teens

In line with The Bucks Herald’s campaign to Make Football More Affordable, an Aylesbury funeral directors has sponsored a local youth team and treated them to a brand new kit.

Mandeville School's Under 18 football team, which is run by Wright Sports Academies   Photo: Paul Wilkinson Photography Ltd

Mandeville beat Aylesbury Grammar School rivals in National Cup

Mandeville School’s Under 18 football team is celebrating after winning a local derby against Aylesbury Grammar School to make the last 32 of the National Schools Cup.

Realistic: Hale Leys United boss Paul Alleyne

Hale Leys ‘still a work in progress’ says boss despite title favourites tag

Hale Leys manager Paul Alleyne has urged his side not to get ahead of themselves despite their fine start to the season making them amongst this season’s title favourites.

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Saunders tweeted this picture from Liverpool showing the state of some grassroot football facilities which he says are simply not fit for purpose

Government forced to reply as grassroots petition gathers real momentum

An e-petition championed by The Bucks Herald to call for more funding for grassroots football has gathered so much support the Government has been forced to respond.

The Bucks CC Under 11s at England's HQ, St George's Park

Bucks CC kids inspired by trip to England HQ

Bucks CC under 11s made the most of a week off from league fixtures with a day out at the England Football HQ, St Georges Park on Sunday.

Tom Brindley got Hale Leys' goal     Photo: Charter Photography

Tom Tom finds the goal to make a point

Hale Leys United kept pace with their title rivals Mursley after drawing a top of the table clash 1-1 at the weekend.

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