Photo of Stoke Lane Lions Under 10s football team standing in front of a goal.

Co-op store steps in with kit to keep Lions warm

Training sessions are about to get a bit warmer for the Stoke Lane Lions Under-10s football teams, thanks to a donation from a local Co-operative store. The community-based youth football team has bought new training hoodies for all 22 players thanks to a £500 donation from Southern Co-op’s store in North Road, Stoke Gifford. The hoodies will help keep them warm

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Photo of Joseph Budd standing on a terrace in a football stadium.

Local teenager makes international debut

Stoke Gifford resident Joseph Budd recently made his debut for the Welsh U17 football team at an international tournament in Portugal. Joe, who is 16 and attends Abbeywood Community School, started playing football when he was just five years old. He used to attend ‘soccer camps’ during the summer holidays and joined the Stoke Lane U7 team when he was

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Photo of Stoke Lane Lions U13s wearing their sponsored kit.

Energy firm helps boost Stoke Lane Lions

Stoke Lane Lions are dressed to impress after winning a full team kit through E.ON’s Power Kicks competition. The Little Stoke-based football team of under-13-year-olds are now proudly wearing their new team kit for their matches played in Division Two of the Avon Youth League. Jayne Coward-Worrall, whose son Billy plays for the team, entered the competition on behalf of

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Little Stoke FC players walk out for their first home game in the Gloucestershire County League, against Frampton United, on Saturday 27th August 2016.

County league football comes to Little Stoke

Following a great deal of hard work behind the scenes, Little Stoke FC were invited to join the Gloucestershire County League for the 2016/17 season and played their first home game at Little Stoke Park on Saturday 27th August. Prerequisites for acceptance into the league included the installation of pitch perimeter barriers and trainers’ boxes (dugouts) for the home and

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Stoke Gifford United FC.

Bittersweet success for Stoke Gifford United

Garry Ford reflects on Stoke Gifford United’s bittersweet league title win. So, like it was written in the stars, the Bristol and Suburban Premier League title was decided in the last game in a match at Mangotsfield. This fixture earlier in the season had seen a freak accident on the field of play that led to the tragic death of Stoke

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