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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Police waive Covid-19 fines for volunteers painting at football club

white paint on roller

The money raised to cover the fines will be invested in the maintenance of the club buildings

Monday, 1st March, 2021 5:09pm

By Sally Perry with one comment

Fundraiser to cover volunteers’ Covid-19 fines raises £800 in 24 hours

person on laptop holding credit card by rupixen

A total to 42 people have donated from as little of £5 to as much as £100 to help cover the fines issued to the volunteers who were painting the building

Monday, 1st March, 2021 2:33pm

By Sally Perry

New scheme could see Newport FC back in the heart of the town: Have your say

Artist impression of Seaclose Park plans - Matthew Price

Have your say on the idea of bringing Newport FC back closer to the heart of Newport whilst improving facilities for skateboarders with new ramps and a pump track, plus better provision for cricket and more

Thursday, 18th February, 2021 5:36pm

By Matthew Price with 6 readers' comments

Two Isle of Wight football clubs to merge from next season

close up of soccer players feet about to kick football

From next season the two clubs will be merging to best serve their communities. Full details within

Monday, 15th February, 2021 11:01am

By Barrie Wade

Concerns horses could be ‘spooked’ by football golf plans at Tapnell Farm

FootGolf Player on golf course

The applicant says the football golf course will improve the tourism economy, but the Rights of Way team are worried the activity will spook horses using the public path that runs across the course

Wednesday, 27th January, 2021 4:12pm

By Louise Hill, Local Democracy Reporter with 4 readers' comments

Crowdfunder for Ryde Saints Football Club: Don’t miss the deadline

ryde saints teenage team

It's a lot of money to raise in these challenging times, but the club recognises that raising fees would exclude players, so they're appealing to a wider audience for help

Monday, 26th October, 2020 3:50pm

By Sally Perry

Women’s and men’s football brought together under one banner in Cowes

Players, managers and board members from Cowes Sports and Cowes Sports Ladies

Exciting news for Cowes Ladies FC and Cowes Sports Football Club has been announced this morning

Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 10:00am

By Toby Brown

Vandals take line painting machine for a dance on football pitch and cause other damage too

Rew Valley FC - vandals dance with line painting machine

The vandals appeared to have a sudden burst of creativity with the line painting equipment and among other things used fencing posts to build a bonfire

Wednesday, 3rd June, 2020 11:32am

By Sally Perry with 3 readers' comments

Ventnorian Vincent North, flying the flag for Isle of Wight in Cincinnati, USA

vincent north flying the Isle of Wight fkag in the background of video interview

Vincent manages to squeeze the Isle of Wight flag into his video interview with sports reporter, Charlie Hatch

Thursday, 23rd April, 2020 9:03am

By Sally Perry with one comment

Signed Saints’ football shirts and Level 42 tickets to be auctioned for Newport’s Beaulieu House

Lynn Burford, Mark King, Dave Woodhouse, Lillie Fettes with Harrison Hutchcraft, Cameron Gunton-Bunn and Maggie Feltham in the front row

The items have been generously donated by Mark King and Jonathan and Dave Woodhouse to help raise money for Beaulieu House in Newport

Wednesday, 19th February, 2020 3:50pm

By Anthony Wake

Newport Football Club’s 3G all-weather pitch will allow greater and more varied use

Wightfibre Foootball

Now planning permission has been secured for St George's Park, work on the WightFibre Park - located at the top of The Racecourse - can begin

Monday, 11th November, 2019 8:33am

By Sally Perry

Cowes Enterprise College team up with Chelsea FC Foundation to announce new Football Academy

Football players and coach

Great news for budding young footballers on the Isle of Wight as Cowes Enterprise College announces partnership with Chelsea FC Foundation ahead of new football college academy.

Tuesday, 17th September, 2019 6:51am

By Yasmin