Isle of Wight Football

Islanders love football. With Saturday and Sunday Isle of Wight Football Leagues to follow, make sure you head back to our Sports section to see regular updates during the football season.

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Steve Brougham steps down from Newport FC

Steve Brougham - Newport FC

Newport IW Football Club manager Steve Brougham has decided to step down from first team duties at the end of the season after four years at the club.

Monday, 13th April, 2015 4:32pm

By Newport IW Football Club

Under 14s from around the country come together for long-running Football Festival

Schools football festival by 353 photograhy

You won't believe some of the well-known football players who have taken part in this football festival on the Island over the last 28 years. There could well be another Rio Ferdinand or Phil Neville taking part this week, with the focus of the festival being 'fair play'. You can go along an watch today and tomorrow. Check the ESFA Website for details.

Thursday, 9th April, 2015 9:04am

By Mike Simmonds

Farmers young and old to swap the field for the pitch

Conor and John Russell

All are welcome to watch the ‘Old Farmers vs. Young Farmers’ football match this coming weekend.

Tuesday, 17th March, 2015 12:59pm

By Jed Dwight

Live text commentary from today’s Newport IW v Alresford Town match

Newport Group Hug

Last week Ventnor Rugby Club defeated Alresford's rubgy teams and this week Newport Football intend to do the same to their football team. Watch live updates from 2.45pm today (Saturday).

Saturday, 14th March, 2015 10:04am

By Newport IW Football Club

Isle of Wight football round-up


Reports from East Cowes Vics, Premier Division Newport and Newport (IW) Youth under 12s.

Monday, 16th February, 2015 7:55am

By Graham Snow

Tension over developer wanting to build houses on football club land

Niton football ground

The club say the investment pledge from the land owner is a great opportunity to replace the tired changing rooms, but residents argue the development would be detrimental to the AONB and is not needed.

Monday, 15th December, 2014 3:09pm

By Sally Perry with 2 readers' comments

‘No running allowed’ at new football club


A new footballing activity, specifically aimed at older people, is coming to the Island.

Monday, 3rd November, 2014 2:38pm

By IW Council Press Office with 2 readers' comments

FA Cup action for Cowes Sports FC this weekend

Football players:

Teams are competing for the £1,500 prize.

Thursday, 14th August, 2014 9:13am

By Simon Smith

Newport IW FC in major coup: Scott Jones signs

Scott Jones

With a lot of persuasion, negotiations and hard work behind the scenes, Club manager, Steve Brougham has managed to assure Scott that St George’s Park is the place to be this season.

Friday, 18th July, 2014 7:42am

By Newport IW Football Club with one comment

Newport Football Club sign Scott Sampson

Newport FC - Sampson signing

Newport IW Football Club have unveiled their first signing of the summer, defender Scott Sampson.

Tuesday, 24th June, 2014 9:01am

By Newport IW Football Club

Waterlogged pitches result in some football match cancellations

Waterlogged pitch

Find out which games are on or off following the adverse weather we've had over the last couple of weeks.

Thursday, 9th January, 2014 2:19pm

By Sally Perry

Clubs encouraged to get involved in ‘Sponsored Penalty Shootout’

Penalty shootout

A fundraising event is being planned for the Spring Bank Holiday weekend in May with the aim of raising funds for all Island youth football teams.

Wednesday, 8th January, 2014 8:52am

By Sally Perry with one comment