Stroud & District Football League
Stroud & District Football League


The current season has been extended to Thurs 3rd May 2018

Headlines & Highlights Update

21-April - Frampton Res go three points clear of Barnwood after a 0-4 win at Randwick, leaving both teams with 3 games to go. Midweek, Frampton go to in-form Kings Stanley, and Barnwood face local rivals Old Richians who will no doubt try to improve on their recent form to deny Barnwood a shot at the title. Stonehouse Res are not mathematically out of the title equation and won the late game at Richians.

At the bottom, Kingswood Res won their second game in 3 days and keep their hopes alive of avoiding the drop.
In Div-2, both Longlevens 3rds and Rodborough Old Boys won again, this time to secure promotion to Div-1. The attention now focuses on next Saturday to see who will secure the Div-2 title. Levens remain in pole position but face a tough trip to Sharpness Res, while Rodborough must go to Bush FC.
In Div-3, normal service is finally restored as all 4 teams in with a chance of promotion managed convincing wins. Midweek sees 4 more games involving these teams, and the results should set up a tense last Saturday and following midweek.
Div-4 was all sown up last week, but all except Kingsway were due to be in action. Tredworth Res clung onto their unbeaten run with a 2-2 draw with Barnwood Res. Hardwicke 3rds changed placed in the table with Alkerton after a 4-0 win.

Div-5 has been one of the keenest fought divisons in the League, with virtually all teams able to beat each other on their day. Today, top dogs Stonehouse 3rds lost for the second game in a row, conceding 5 in each. Rodborough were the victors today, but the two meet again on Tuesday with Stonehouse still holding a 6 point lead. Charfield Res also continue to splutter to possible promotion after a 4-0 loss to Stroud Harriers Res, who themselves retain a slim chance of a promotion spot. Chalford 3rds took advantage of the slip ups with a 7-1 demolition of Longford Res to ease back into 2nd.
Randwick Res won the first of the head to head games with Leonard Stanley Res and moved 4 points clear. The two meet in their final game at Stanley, but Randwick will hope it doesnt have to come down to this one.
In Six, its congratulations to Bridgeway who have finally secured the runners-up spot. This didnt look in doubt for the majority of the season but the weather has held up their march to successive promotions.
Minch Res won again, but so did Kingsway Res who will secure 3rd place in the divison by avoiding defeat to Minch next Saturday, assuming that Minch win midweek in a local derby with Horsely Res.

The big game in Div-7 was won by Cotswold Res who dusted themselves off after midweek's County Cup dramas to replace Tuffely 5ths at the top and secure promotion. Cotswold's experience led them to a 3-1 over the young guns of Tuffley's 5th team (plus Baylo) who now need to beat Cashes and hope that Cotswold slip to Cam Everside or Tetbury 3rds.
Cotswold Res now turn their attention to Tuesday nights Charity Cup Final, where they will pit their wits against Kingsway Res. The final, to be played at Stonehouse Town, kicks off at 6:30pm - all welcome.


  • Longlevens 3rds - promoted from Division Two
  • Rodborough Old Boys - promoted from Division Two
  • Bridgeway - promoted from Division Six
  • Cotswold Rangers Res - promoted from Division Seven

19-April - Kingswood Res managed to sneak a must win result against local rivals Wotton. In a high octane game a second half Toop toe-poke has given Kingswood an outside chance of catching their neighbours in the battle to avoid relegation. 
In Div-5, Berkeley Res also hosted local rivals in Charfield Res, who came away with the points and go second in the table. Charfield now play Stroud Harriers Res on Saturday to make it 6 games in 15 days as they play fixture catch-up. 


Cotswold Rangers Res agonisingly lost out in their County Cup Final to Cheltenham-based Prestbury Res at Slimbridge AFC. Cotswold scored first, and last, and had a golden chance to win the game in the 87th minute. With the scores tied at 2-2 after 98 mins, both teams had chances to win the penalty shoot-out. Eventually, Prestbury won it with the 22nd penalty to take the Primary cup.
Cotswold have two more bites at glory over the next week starting with a virtual Div-7 decider vs Tuffley 5ths on Saturday and a Charity Cup final on Tuesday against Kingsway Res.

18-April - Frampton Res pulled level with Barnwood after a fine 1-4 win at Hardwicke Res. Frampton's game in hand will play out on Saturday when they travel to in-form Randwick, while Barnwood have no game. Charfield and Stonehouse Res played out a 0-0 draw. There's a big game tonight at the bottom as Kingswood Res host Wotton in a replayed fixture. A good crowd is expected for the local derby and a Wotton win would send their neighbours down.
Four tight games in Div-2 tonight, Rodborough prevailed 4-3 in a tricky looking fixture vs Quedgeley Res. The result takes them level again with Longlevens 3rds, behind on goal difference. Cam Res and Trident both had single goal away wins, whilst Tibberton and Bush shared the spoils in Newent.
 In Div-3 Chalford Res go top, but a 2-2 home draw with Tetbury Res means that things stay tight at the top. All four contenders are in action on Saturday, with Upton StL's fixture looking the trickiest of them all.
Tredworth Res remain undefeated after another comfortable win. Two local derbies and a Charity Cup Final to go for the Tigers. Wickwar cemented their 3rd place with a tight win over Alkerton, gaining revenge for a similar result earlier in the season at Eastington.
In Five, Stroud Harriers managed to get their pitch repaired in time to beat Longlevens 4ths. The result keeps them interested in a top 4 finish. Longford Res picked up a credible draw at home to in-form Kings Stanley Res.
Kingsway Res strolled past Stroud United Res whilst Eastcombe Res picked up a rare away win over Sharpness 3rds.

17-April - A return to the overcast weather again and more surprise results.
Kings Stanley continue their usual late run in Div-1 with a comprehensive win at Old Richians.

Longlevens 3rds won at local rivals Longford and are 2 points away from automatic promotion, with 2 games to go.
The eratic form of teams at the top of Div-3 continues as Upton StL Res were expected to take the points at struggling Whitminster, but Whit caused a shock winning 2-0. Taverners Res bounced back from the weekend with a vital 5-0 win at home to Uley. Four teams, two promotion spots, who knows who will prevail. At the bottom, Quedgeley 3rds opened up a big gap in the fight to avoid the drop with a win at McCadam. McCadam now look likely to join Cotswold Rangers who become the latest team to be relegated.

In Div-5, Stonehouse need a single point to be promoted, despite losing 5-3 to fellow title contenders Charfield Res. Chalford 3rds inability to beat Randwick Res now sees them as outsiders in the hunt for the top two places. Randwicks point, coupled with Leonard Stanley Res losing the night before means that the two games that these two teams have to play against each other will probably decide who stays up.
Minch Res won a tight affair at Gloster Rovers and now lie level on points with Kingsway Res. Both teams will be looking to cement the next place outside automatic promotion, just in case more than two go up.
Horsley Res' loss tonight confirms their relegation from Div-6 although must be applauded for getting through the season without pulling out of a single fixture, despite pre-seasons concerns of the future of the Club and their two teams.


  • Cotswold Rangers - relegated from Division Three
  • Horsley United Res - relegated from Division Six

14-April - The biggest highlight today was the sun ... welcome back!

The top two in Div-1 met with Barnwood winning the honours and making the League title surely a two-horse race now. Frampton Res had an impressive 1-7 win at bottom of the table Kingswood Res.

All eyes will now be looking forward to a potential title decider on 28-April as Frampton host Barnwood, although both teams have a few interesting fixtures over the next two weeks.

In Div-2, Rodborough won and drew level again with Longlevens 3rds. Three games left for both teams with Levens holding the advantage on goal difference.
Longford's loss at Minch today condemned them to Div-3 football next season, their 3rd successive relegation, but there are signs that they will be much more competetive next season.

Div-3 has become incredibly tight over the past month or so, 4 teams still appear to be in with a chance of promotion, but todays 5-0 win by Ramblers over Taveners Res may have made the Nailsworth outfit the outsiders in the equation. Chalford Res and USL Res both had comfortable away wins to keep the pressure up on Ramblers. At the other end, Cotswold are now just one result away from a relegation season, in stark contrast to their Div-7 Reserve team who are one result away from being promoted and two cup finals to look forward to over the next 10 days.

Div-4 is already done and dusted, Tredworth Res secured the title win today while Kingsway have already secured the other promotion spot. At the other end, Dursley Res have joined Abbeymead Res in dropping out of the division. Tuffley 4ths battled for their second 0-0 draw in successive games, quite an unusual feat at this level of football.

Settling Div-5 may only occur in the last few days of the season. Stonehouse 3rds didnt have a game, but had a good day as Chalford 3rds and Charfield Res failed to win three points, with Charfield losing to relegation threatened Randwick Res.

Bridgeway inched to the second promotion spot in Div-6 with a walkover win due to Eastcombe Res not being able to field a team. Kingsway Res won a 10-goal thriller at Sharpness 3rds who have improved significantly over the past few months. Minch Res continue to hang onto Kingsway's coat-tails after cruising to a big win at Horsley Res.

In Div-7 Cotswold Res racked up another bumper win as they hunt down Tuffley 5ths. Two big wins in a row suddenly see them 3 points behind Tuffley with a game in hand, but now only 2 goals behind on goal difference. It's going to be a crucial 7 days for Cotswold as they play two cup finals in the next two midweeks and next Saturday they host Tuffley in a probale winner takes all for the Div-7 title.

Cashes Green still lie in wait just in case Cotswold blow up, and had a hard fought win over Cam Everside today.

  • Longford - relegated from Division Two
  • Tredworth Tigers Reserves - Champions of Division Four
  • Dursley Town Reserves - relegated from Division Four



11-April - Another big result at the top of Div-1 as Frampton Res lose at home to Charfield. 

Stonehouse 3rds open the gap at the top of Div-5

Stroud Harriers Res v Berkeley Res is abandoned due to pitch issue.

Tuffley 5ths win local derby and promotion, with Harry Kane claiming a brace.

  • Tuffley Rovers 5ths - promoted from Division Seven


10-April - Cotswold Rangers Res County Cup Final is postponed due to, yes you guessed it, a waterlogged pitch at Slimbridge. Two other League fixtures fall to waterlogged pitches.

Another impressive win in Div-1 for Randwick at Old Richians, probably ensuring their Div-1 future.
Rodborough sneak a 1-0 win over lowly Horsley, who are confirmed as relegated.

Chalford Res go second in Div-3 after a tight win over top-of-the-table Ramblers. Meanwhile, Chalford 3rds win a big game in Div-5 over title contenders Charfield Res.

Minch Res march on in Div-6 with 9th win in last 12 games to go fourth.

  • Horsley United - relegated from Division Two


Four of the Charity Cup Final dates set as below:

Tues 24-April - Kingsway Rovers Res v Cotswold Rangers Res - to be played at Stonehouse Town FC

Fri 27-April - Sharpness 3rds v Woodchester - to be played at Tetbury Town FC

Weds 2-May - Rodborough OB Res v Tredworth Tigers Res - to be played at Shortwood United FC
Sat 5-May - Taverners Res v Trident - to be played at Shortwood United FC


07-April - Big wins in Div-1 for Barnwood, Tredworth and Randwick.
Div-2 down to a 3-horse race as Minch gain some revenge for County Cup Q/F defeat.
Div-3 leadership changes hands as USL Res suffer heavy defeat. 
Kingsway Rovers clinch third successive promotion with rampant display at Abbeymead, who suffer relegation from Div-4

Stonehouse 3rds back on track with tight win at Berkeley Res, whilst Charfield Res suffer defeat at lowly Leonard Stanley Res.
North Nibley win Div-6 title following surprise loss by Bridgeway. Kingsway Res and Minch Res keep up the pressure for promotion spots.
Cotswold Res warm up for County Cup Final with win at Rodborough.
Remaining 5 Charity Cup semi-finals end up with wins for Trident, Taverners Res, Tredworth Res, Rodborough Res and Sharpness 3rds. Final dates and venues to be confirmed shortly.

  • Kingsway Rovers - promoted from Division Four
  • Abbeymead Rovers Reserves - relegated from Division Four
  • Longford Reserves - relegated from Division Five
  • North Nibley - Champions of Division Six


04-April - midweek fixtures underway with Charfield and Cam Res picking up wins

03-April - Currently, and this is always subject to further ratification, these are the automatically promoted and relegated teams:

  • Stroud United - relegated from Division One
  • Tredworth Tigers Reserves - promoted from Division Four
  • North Nibley - promoted from Division Six
  • Stroud United Reserves - relegated from Division Six















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