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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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

Trophies galore for Newport under 15’s Football Club

players 2017-18 season

Well done to all involved with Newport Under 15's Football Club who celebrated their eight trophies in an end of the season awards ceremony.

Monday, 18th June, 2018 9:43am

By Graham Snow

Newport IW Under 15s win fourth trophy of the season

Newport Under 16s

The team will be taking part in the the SCI tournament held at Seaclose over the May bank holiday weekend and a Sports tours Tournament at Camber Sands, later in the month.

Friday, 4th May, 2018 9:30am

By Graham Snow

Newport IOW FC choose manager for the new season

The club say they had many applications which were of an extremely high calibre, but have made their choice for the new season.

Wednesday, 2nd May, 2018 1:59pm

By Anthony Wake

Ohren returns to Newport Football Club as club manager

Derek Ohren Newport Football Club FC

The former player, Derek Ohren, returns to Newport FC following the resignation this week of Michael Kelly.

Wednesday, 11th April, 2018 3:19pm

By Claire Robertson

Another trophy win for Newport IW under 15s

newport under 15s cup finalists

Well done to all the team players for their recent successes. You can watch them play on the Isle of Wight on Thursday 22nd March at Westwood Park Cowes in the final of the Island under 16s League Cup.

Monday, 12th March, 2018 6:54am

By Graham Snow

Players needed for two youth teams to complete the 2017/18 season lineup

Rew Valley U15s team

Whilst Rew Valley youth girls' team is flourishing, players are still needed for the Under 12s and Under 15s mixed teams. Unless extra players are found, the two teams may have to fold.

Wednesday, 30th August, 2017 3:15pm

By Jess Cutler