Saturday, 29th April 17….

IW Saturday League, Div 1.

stars1 Ventnor 2 v 1 BRADING TOWN.

( Lomas )

Team: Payne Jake Younie Bennett Keetch Knowles Oatley Burford Collins O Wilson Vale Lomas.

Subs: Connor, T Trundle, Hitchcox.

Referee: Mr. Ron Groves.

Brading Town Man of the Match: Caymen COLLINS.

Ventnor grabbed their winner with 10 minutes to go, we now await the result of their game with Champions W&B on Wednesday, to see where we finish up.

A much improved performance from us hinged on missed chances and two poorly conceded goals !

2 disallowed goals didn’t help matters….. but we definitely deserved something from the game.

A frustrating season! It was the start that really put us under pressure, with 3 draws in the first 6 games. The run of 11 straight wins after losing at Shanklin was a superb effort from the lads and put us right in the mix …..we were at one point, 9/10 points behind W&B!

The draw with Binstead, was seen to be the key game that put us under pressure, we responded superbly by beating Shanklin 1-0.

Defeat followed at W&B, when they turned in a outstanding performance and then today’s narrow defeat.

Ventnor have been a thorn in our sides this season – the only side we haven’t beaten and we’ve also gone out of three cups at the Lions Den.

All in all, a huge improvement on last season – we have won more games and finished at worse 3rd.

First season in a while that we’ve been unbeaten at home…..the 3 defeats this season have come against top 4 sides.

Thanks to all connected at the club for their hard work this season, always grateful for that and to Mark Cook for assisting me this year. He’s been superb and the lads have really taken to him.

Huge thanks to the players for their efforts. At times we been superb this year – West Wight in the cup, W&B and Shanklin at home were the highlights.

If we can all stick together and add a few new faces , a year older and more experienced who knows what next season could bring.


Simon Moore…


Simon Moore. Brading Town to Sheffield United.
Simon Moore.
Brading Town to Sheffield United.

Former Brading Town goalkeeper Simon Moore, has been selected by his fellow professionals for the EFL Division 1 Team of the Year. Simon joined Sheffield United ( Div 1 ) this season from Cardiff City.

Simon was at Brading Town for several seasons as he rose through the ranks from junior keeper to the 1st team.

Everyone at Brading Town sends Simon their hearty congratulations and best wishes for next season in the Championship, after the Blades were promoted from League 1 as Champions.


Saturday, 22nd April 17……

IW Memorial Cup, S/F.

cuppa Ventnor 2 v 0 BRADING TOWN.

Team: Payne Jake Younie Bennett Hitchcox Knowles Keetch Oatley O Wilson Collins Vale Burford.

Subs: Josh Younie, Day. ( both used ) Vine ( unused )

Congratulations to Ventnor FC.

A deserved win, stronger all round, with GC running the midfield and Charlie Urry giving the Romans defence a tough afternoon.

All the best in the Final.

Referee: Mr. A. Gates. Asst Refs: Mr. A. Taylor & Mr. I. Smith.

Stan Dupps Brading Town Man of the Match: Matt OATLEY.


Supp Cup Div 2 / Comb 1.

cheers BRADING TOWN Res 7 v 2 Newport (IW) FC “A”.

( Boirand 2, Woodnutt 2, Burns 2, Charman 1 )

The reserves finished the season with another fine performance. Playing some good football, out from the back to the midfield and allowing both full backs to attack.

Team: Woodhouse Woodnutt T Trundle Connor Davis Davison McKinney Shaw Boirand Charman Burns.

Subs: Poore & Stanford. ( both used )

Referee: Mr. Andy Doncaster.


Saturday, 15th April 17…..

IW Saturday League, Div 2/Comb 1, Supp Cup.


 BRADING TOWN Res 6 v 2 Ryde Saints Res.

( Tom Trundle 3, Alex Boirand 3 )

A good, all round performance from the Romans. Played good quick football, mainly on the ground.

Really, they should have had many more goals and should have reached double figures.

Team: Hunt Woodnutt Tom Trundle Connor Davis Davison Shaw McKinney Strickland Charman Boirand.

Subs: Parker, Vine, Wood. ( all used )

A mention for referee, Ron Groves who had a first class game. Nice man too!!

Referee: Mr. Ron Groves.

Brading Town Man of the Match: Ben CHARMAN.


Next Season, 2017/18.

Due to the restructuring of the IOW football leagues and work commitments, Brading Town FC are looking for people to join the Management team for next season, 2017/18.

The club will have teams in Division 1, Combination 1 and Combination 2, 2017/18.

If you are interested in joining our club, please contact Steve Lawton in the first instance, via the clubs website or on 07977901423.


Saturday, 8th April 17…..

IW Saturday League, Div 1.


Brightstone 1 v 6 BRADING TOWN.

( Vale 2, O Wilson 2, Josh Younie 1, Hitchcox 1 )

Referee: Mr. Ian Smith.


BRADING TOWN Res 3 v 4 West Wight Res.

( Shaw, Strickland & Boirand )

Referee: Mr. Andy King.

Brading Town Man of the Match: Alex BOIRAND.