Croft Blue 2-2 HIghworth Town 2

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Croft’s title hopes suffered a setback as they were pegged back after being two goals in front against a plucky Highworth team. The home team started on the front foot and were deservedly a goal up when Top scorer Bikash Limbu strolled through the centre to finish easily. He soon added a second after some….

Croft Blue 7-1 Ferndale Rodbourne

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Croft stunned the league leaders with a display summed up in one word by a supporter watching on as “sparkling”. The boys were told to press high and not let the leaders out of their half, and deservedly went in front when Luca Colucci was played in, and he rounded the goalkeeper to score. Bikash….

Ramsbury Juniors 1-5 Croft Blue

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Croft strolled into the last 16 of the County Cup after defeating Ramsbury in a fairly one sided game that summed up the boys’ form right now. The match came as a surprise to Joe, when he was told the players would be expected to compete 11 a side for the first time due to….

Blunsdon 0-12 Croft Blue

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Croft Blue announced themselves as back in the title race with the biggest win by any team this season in the league, away at Blunsdon. The boys were joined for the first time by new signing Bikash Limbu, who had been waiting for paperwork to come through before could wear the red and blue. It….

Croft Blue 2-0 Purton

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Croft bounced back into form and gave their title rivals a reminder that they are still around, with a professional display against Purton. At times the boys barely got out of second gear, but upped their game when necessary, and deservedly took the lead early on, when Harry Woods’ free kick squirmed through the goalkeeper…..

Purton 3-3 Croft Blue

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A third draw in a row for Croft Blue, and they can blame the referee, but then themselves for not taking all 3 points home. In a bright start for both sides, Croft took the lead when they caught Purton on the counter attack. Jack Cremin floated a pass into Callum Hooper, who moments before….

Lydiard Youth 1-1 Croft Juniors

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[divider type=”1″] [/divider] Croft lost ground in the title race after a lazy 1-1 draw against one of the sides lower down in the table. The Blues started fairly complacently and never looked to have control of the game against a team who worked harder in the midfield than the Blues, and deservedly took the….

Croft Blue 1-1 Lydiard Millicent

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The Blues found themselves pegged back at home against league leaders Lydiard Millicent, in a game that they can count themselves unlucky not to of taken all 3 points. Both teams started brightly, threatening each others goal, with Harry Woods have the boys’ best chance, forcing a stunning save out of the keeper with a….

Ferndale 3-1 Croft Blue 21/9/2014

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A very disappointing game from Croft Blue, beaten by another one of the sides with ambitions of the league title this season in Ferndale. Both sides started brightly, but it was the hosts who went ahead in extremely lucky circumstances. The ball came over the top of the defence, and with neither Tom Holland or….

Croft Blue 5-2 Blunsdon 14/9/14

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The boys kicked off their league campaign in perfect fashion with a 5-2 victory over Blunsdon Colts at Croft Sports Centre. The first half display rivaled any of the football played in the 4 years under Joe, with the Blues simply tearing the opposition apart with a high tempo, high pressing game that eventually resulted….