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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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

Sign up now for new Dads versus Dads football events

men playing football

Dads V Dads is a casual non aggressive football match which aims to get men back into playing sport.

Thursday, 29th August, 2019 5:09pm

By Steven James

Quiz night proceeds fund new kit for Gas Light Fuse walking football team

tommy and ali modelling new football kit

Well done to all who helped raise the money to buy new kit.

Friday, 9th August, 2019 1:06pm

By Bob Primmer

New era for Newport FC as grass roots football sessions grow in popularity

The young footballers posing for photo

The Monday night events are not aimed at creating the next Lionel Messi, but instilling a love of the game and opening up the social benefits of sport.

Monday, 15th July, 2019 10:12am

By Gavin Foster

Plans for all-weather pitch to increase sporting opportunity

all weather football stand

Secretary of Newport FC Supporters Trust says there are very sound footballing reasons for upgrading to an all-weather pitch, as it will always be available for training and matchday use.

Thursday, 13th June, 2019 8:16am

By Gavin Foster

Cash from Randonnee refreshments presented to Air Ambulance

VENTNOR Ventnor RFC cheque presentation to Hampshire & IOW Air Ambulance 10/06/2019 following Isle of Wight RAndonnee 2019: L to R: Steve MACEY (VP), Kay ENGELGARDT (VP), Pat and Albie KNIGHT (Hampshire & IOW Air Ambulance, Roly TOOMBS (Clubhouse Manager), Chris HILL (player and Bar Manager): Photo credit: Ventnor RFC Magazine

Over 3,000 cyclists passed through Ventnor Rugby club during the Randonnee and £250 was raised from refreshments.

Tuesday, 11th June, 2019 9:07am

By Andrew Cooper

WATCH: 11-year-old Islander chosen as Wembley Mascot by Tottenham Hotspur

Nicholas Hobbs with his Spurs kit

Watch the moment 11-year-old Nicholas Gregory from the Isle of Wight walks out on the pitch at Wembley Stadium as mascot for Tottenham Hotspur.

Sunday, 3rd February, 2019 3:10pm

By Sally Perry

Children in tears as punches thrown by parents in football match

angry bird hay bale

The assistant manager of Newport Under 16s expresses his shock at what happened during Sunday's match, explaining that the away team parents started throwing punches in the stands, whilst frightened young children watched on in tears.

Monday, 14th January, 2019 1:55pm

By Sally Perry with 4 readers' comments