CHARD Town visit fourth-placed Welton Rovers at Midsomer Norton in the First Division of the Toolstation Western League tomorrow (ko 3pm).

Robins manager Paul Down was without strikers James Boyland (who was forced off after 55 minutes last Saturday) and Alex Stafie due to ankle knocks, ahead of Tuesday night's defeat at Wincanton Town.

Down said: “We have a run of tough-looking matches coming up and Welton will be a test.

“They were excellent in beating us 3-0 at home in September, so it will be interesting to see how we perform this time around.”

Chard Reserves have a local derby at home to Lyme Regis tomorrow at Zembard Lane (ko 3pm) in Division 1 of the Macron Devon & Exeter League.


ILMINSTER Town are desperate to return to action, after being without a match since January 13, and tomorrow the Blues hope to face Stockwood Green at the Archie Gooch Pavillion (ko 2.30pm).

Stockwood, who sit one place above the Blues in the Somerset County Premier Division table, have drawn 12 matches from 17 played, while Ilminster have nine draws from 16 games.

Ilminster Town Ladies go to Marine Academy Plymouth on Sunday (ko 2pm).

Ilminster Ladies Reserves, meanwhile, are away to Pen Mill Reserves in the Somerset County Women's League Cup (ko 1.30pm).


COMBE St Nicholas face a tough trip to Nailsea & Tickenham Reserves tomorrow (ko 2.30pm), as they sit 15th in Somerset County Division 1 West and their hosts are in fourth.

But they performed well away to fifth-placed Minehead AFC, only losing 2-1, and they can take heart from that resilient performance.

Combe Ladies travel to Porlock for their League Cup tie on Sunday (ko 1.30pm).