June 2000

The results of web page survey revealed (30/6/00)

The results of the web page survey can now be found here. Thank you to everyone who took the time to complete the questionaire, and any changes to the site as a result of the survey will appear in the coming weeks.

Still no news on any transfers.

City given FA Trophy exemption boost (23/6/00)

A slight change in the structure of next season’s FA Trophy will see City enter the competition at the 2nd Round stage. With Conference clubs now exempt until the 3rd Round, the 2nd to 5th place finishers in the Dr Martens, Unibond and Ryman Leagues all enter in the 2nd Round. This match will take place on Saturday 2 December.

No news on any transfers yet, though!

Reserves get go ahead for Western League return (18/6/00)

City will field a reserve side next season after their application for a place in the Screwfix Direct Western League was accepted at the league’s annual meeting. They join four other new teams given places in Division One of the competition, including Team Bath, who are based at Bath University and will probably feature ex-City players Peter Tisdale and Fidell Richards. The Screwfix League season begins on 12 August, and City Reserves also face a trip to Exmouth Town in the preliminary round of the Les Phillips Cup on 4 November, with winners facing Larkhall Athletic in the 1st Round. The full 1st Division line-up is as follows:

Bath City Reserves
Cadbury Heath
Calne Town
Chard Town

Clyst Rovers
Corsham Town
Exmouth Town
Frome Town
Hallen AFC

Keynsham Town
Larkhall Athletic
Pewsey Vale

Team Bath
Warminster Town
Wellington FC
Worle St Johns

The first team also know their opponents in the 1st Round of the Dr Martens Cup, Witney Town the visitors to Twerton Park in the competition won last season by Burton Albion.

With Paul Bodin currently on holiday there has been no moves to begin bringing new players into Twerton Park, although Stuart James has joined Dr Martens rivals Newport County, and Jimmy Cox has returned to relegated Gloucester City. One new face (at least, in an offical sense) at Twerton will be Quentin Edwards, who has been named as Jason Turner’s replacement as club secretary. And for a few pictures of Jason’s leaving party click here.