Millbrook manager reflects on road to Wembley

Millbrook AFC LogoTwo injury time goals from Rikki Shepherd came too late for Millbrook as their record-breaking FA Vase journey was brought to an end 3-2 by US Portsmouth at the Royal Navy's Victory Stadium.

The Cornish side never really recovered from conceding a penalty after only 15 seconds, and a second goal from USP immediately after half-time.


SWSN SPOTLIGHT on history-making Millbrook AFC

Millbrook AFC LogoFour years ago Millbrook AFC were having to go around the local community and social media with a begging bowl as they stood on the brink of extinction.

They needed help to pay urgent bills and it is no exaggeration to say the donations they received kept the South West Peninsula League club afloat.


Millbrook hoping US Portsmouth tie beats weather

Buildbase VASEMillbrook are hoping tomorrow’s FA Vase third round tie at United Services Portsmouth – the biggest game in the Cornish club’s history - survives the rain forecast in the next 24 hours.

That’s because, should it be postponed, the FA has ruled that the tie would have to be played on the following Saturday, Boxing Day.


FA VASE PREVIEW Spotlight on Millbrook and Falmouth

buildbase fa vase logoMillbrook will emerge from lockdown two as the only team in the South West Peninsula League yet to lose a match.

Ten wins from 11 games lifted them to the top of Premier East - but their title challenge is being put on hold as they pursue more success in the FA Vase.


SWPL WEST Tough start for new Launceston boss Hart

SWPL logoDan Hart launches his managerial career with arguably the most difficult fixture of the Peninsula Premier West season, a trip to leaders Mousehole.

While a few of the Launceston players might go in trepidation to Trungle Parc after the club’s 8-0 defeat at the hands of Jake Ash’s side on the opening day of the season, Hart should have no such fears tomorrow.


SWPL WEST Football back with Cornish crackers

Right, where were we before the SWPL season was broSWPL logought to an abrupt halt at the end of October by lockdown two?

I don’t know about you but I was at Blaise Park watching an all-SWPL FA Vase tie between St Blazey and Helston Athletic.


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