Football crazy

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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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

Football

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

Alternative plans for Newport Football Club and Asda revealed

Alternative plans

The alternative plans for Newport Football Club and ASDA have been submitted to the planning department.

Thursday, 11th July, 2013 3:07pm

By Newport IW Football Club with 2 readers' comments

Free kick knocks West Wight out of Senior (Gold) Cup

Free kick knocks West Wight out of Senior (Gold) Cup

Match win against West Wight secures Newport's place in the Isle of Wight Senior (Gold) Cup final.

Tuesday, 30th April, 2013 8:10am

By Newport IW Football Club

Newport play West Wight in Senior Gold Cup semi-final

Newport play West Wight in Senior Gold Cup semi-final

Match takes place in East Cowes tonight from 7.30pm.

Monday, 29th April, 2013 1:45pm

By Sally Perry

Newport FC/Asda: Proposal to re-jig current ground

A new proposal from the team's Chairman on the possible planning application.

Monday, 21st January, 2013 2:18pm

By Paul Phelps with 8 readers' comments

Dan Butler picked for Portsmouth squad

Saturday will be an exciting day for Dan's family and friends as he plays in the League One squad

Friday, 11th January, 2013 8:48am

By Sally Perry