Monday, 11 December 2017 20:38
  UPCOMING MATCH PREVIEW   After the wintery weekend it will be all eyes on Redditch this week prior to St Neots’ visit there on Saturday.   Redditch were one of the first clubs in the Southern League Premier Division to install a plastic pitch after suffering a string of postponements due to the frailty of their grass facility.   Then last Saturday along came the snow and with several inches of the white stuff even the new 21st Century surfaces (ironically dubbed ‘all weather surfaces’) become unplayable so the Redditch scheduled fixture with Gosport Borough was ruled out.   However, before the St Neots visit the interest will be on Tuesday evening when Banbury United are due to visit Redditch in a rearranged league fixture.   St Neots record against Redditch is an improving picture.  Last season was the only season in five that the Saints recorded a league double over Redditch, winning 1-0 at home and 4-1 away but before then in eight meetings St Neots had only two draws and six defeats to their credit so some continuing improvement would be welcome.   Redditch currently sit three points and three places below Matt Clements’ side but a midweek victory over Banbury would change that.  The middle ground in the league table is very congested with eight teams covered by a five points difference at all least seven points adrift of the play off positions and with some of those clubs facing each other in the run-up to Christmas changes in fortunes are guaranteed.   On the player front St Neots will be without iconic central defender Taylor Parr who starts his three-match ban for his red card against Kings Lynn and they have had two long term injured absentees in Dylan Williams and Scott Sinclair, but Scott who has missed the last seven matches, hopes to be fit for selection by the weekend, whilst Dylan is unlikely to be available until the New Year.       John Walker  
Sunday, 03 December 2017 16:58
  UPCOMING MATCH PREVIEW   It is to be a busy week at the Premier Plus Stadium with two important home matches for Matt Clements’ team.  On Tuesday they take an unbeaten League run of nine matches into a meeting with league leads Kings Lynn Town.   Lynn have been beaten just three times in their twenty-one completed league matches – at home by Chesham and twice on the road at Weymouth and Royston.   After being wound up the newly formed Kings Lynn Town are now looking poised to win back a place at Step Two of the National League system.   Our first competitive meetings with the Linnets were in the 2010/11 season when we met four times – twice in the Premier Division of the United Counties League, once in the League Cup and once in the FA Vase.   Those encounters resulted in two wins apiece as our lads went on to win the League championship by the narrowest of margins to attain promotion to Step Four for the first time in the club’s history.   That margin after a full season was just two points with the third placed side fifteen points adrift!   Lynn went on to win the title and promotion to Step Four the following season.   On Saturday the visitors are to be Merthyr Town – another club that has had to reform in the twenty first century.   Last month there was a crisis at Merthyr when several Board Members and senior players quit the Club meaning that the first team had to be reformed around the development squad.   The immediate result was a 13-1 thrashing in their first match but since then they have drawn one and narrowly lost a second.   The desire to overcome the latest setback is being addressed and the club is gradually recovering but the aim this season looks like being the retention of their present status.   One factor to be addressed today by our lads is that in four meetings with our Welsh friends they have drawn one and won the other three       John Walker  
Saturday, 25 November 2017 21:08
 UPCOMING MATCH PREVIEW   Saturday sees us face new opposition for the first time as St Neots travel to Bishops Stortford who are in their first season in the Southern League following their relegation from the National League South at the end of last season.   They have had an indifferent start and are currently 19th in the table with two wins from nine home matches this season.   There are still searching for the right balance in their side with several comings and goings in their squad recently and they have had a difficult time in recent seasons playing for a spell in the National League North with a lengthy travelling commitment.   They made little impact in the National competitions this season with early exits from both the FA Cup and FA Trophy.They were also beaten in the first round 4-2 at Hitchin in the League Cup. This game should see the return of Kyran Wiltshire and Tom Wood to the squad and the inclusion, for the first time, Nabil Shariff and Lewis Irwin.   John Walker    
Saturday, 18 November 2017 20:16
  UPCOMING MATCH PREVIEW   No midweek match this week but on Saturday the Saints welcome Basingstoke Town to the Premier Plus Stadium for their next engagement in the Southern League.    It will be Basingstoke’s second visit to the Town having lost by the odd goal of three in their previous visit in February.   The Dragons as they are known were relegated from the former Conference Southern Division at the end of the 2015/16 season after twelve seasons at Step Two and struggled to establish themselves at the lower level last season finishing mid-table in twelfth position.  This season they have also failed to impress and are currently 16th in the table – three points and five places beneath their hosts.   However, they have had a very good record at home winning six of their nine League matches including a run of nine unbeaten home games in all competitions until last weekend when they lost to league leaders Kings Lynn.   Their record away is not so good with just one victory on the road in nine League trips and that came at the end of August when they thrashed luckless bottom of the table Gosport Brough by eight goals to nil.   Since then their solitary away point was earned at Kings Langley at the start of this month.   The seasons’ best for Basingstoke so far has come with two away victories over lower graded sides Fleet and Moneyfields that has put them in the third round of the League Cup competition and a berth in the last sixteen.   The match at St Neots last year was memorable because Shane Hill making his debut for the home side scored his only goal in St Neots colours whilst their other goal came from Bradley Fortnum-Tomlinson and he only managed two goals in thirteen appearances for the Club.   This match is set to be the final one for striker Tom Meechan whose loan period comes to an end this weekend.       John Walker      
Wednesday, 15 November 2017 15:48
  UPCOMING MATCH PREVIEW On Saturday, our scheduled away Southern League fixture is at Banbury United.   The Puritans have recently caught the headlines by becoming a supporters-owned Club and appointing a new Chairman.   They are currently eleventh in the league table, one place ahead of St Neots on goal difference but with two matches in hand. In midweek Banbury should have been involved in an FA Trophy replay when they were due to host Farnborough, but the majority of the visiting team failed to arrive because of a motorway closure and the match was abandoned.   That is now expected to be rescheduled next midweek postponing yet another Banbury league fixture. Banbury were promoted back to the Southern League in 2000 as Hellenic League Champions after a spell at Step Five of the National League System.   In the past few seasons they have struggled and in 2014/15 was relegated to the South and West Division but bounced back after just one season at Step Four.   They returned in impressive style last season finishing sixth in the table – just five points shy of a play-off place. They began the current season with a flourish topping the table for the first month, but since then their home record has let them down. They last won at home in the league on 26th August and they have won just two of eight league matches at home but have won six of eight away!   In the FA Cup Banbury defeated Tiverton Town and Thatcham Town before losing at home to Shildon in the Third Qualifying Round and in the League Cup, Banbury were beaten in a first-round tie on penalty kicks away at lower graded Didcot Town after a 2-2 draw. In eight league meetings with St Neots, Banbury have won three matches, drawn one and lost four but last season for the first time they competed a league double over St Neots winning 2-1 at Banbury and 4-1 at the Premier Plus Stadium where Jevani Brown scored our consolation goal.       John Walker  
Tuesday, 15 August 2017 10:28
  It's with great pleasure that St Neots Town FC can announce that St Neots Interiors will continue to be our first team shirt sponsor and GESS will continue to sponsor our 3G astro Iain Parr- Director "Having great business partners like St Neots Interior and GESS is really important to our football club and shows real commitment from two local companies in supporting what we do at St Neots Town FC. Stuart Currington and Martin Hicks are both very keen to work with us and insure that the funds made available continue to allow us to take the club into the community while at the same time support our own business portfolio interests. Massive thank you from all at St Neots Town FC and really look forward to working with two great companies"
Wednesday, 14 June 2017 18:04
We are very pleased to announce this evening the signing of full back Harry O'Malley. Harry, equally at home on either the right or left flank, numbers Histon (pictured right), St Ives Town and Saffron Walden Town, with whom he ended last season, amongst his former clubs.He was another member of the successful St Ives Town Playoff team which won promotion to the Premier Division at the end of the 15/16 season. Harry joins former team mates Luke Knight, Scott Sinclair, Danny Watson and Liam McDevitt as part of manager Matt Clements' new look squad. Please join us in welcoming Harry to The Saints and we wish him a long, successful and enjoyable stay.
Tuesday, 06 June 2017 21:46
We are very pleased to announce the signing of Liam McDevitt this evening. Centre Half Liam (pictured right), joins us from near neighbours St Ives Town, who he joined from Premier Division new boys Royston Town and he played a major part in The Ives' first Premier Division campaign, winning the Supporters Player Of The Year accolade at the end of season awards night . Manager Matt Clements added " We are absolutely delighted that Liam has chosen to sign for St Neots Town FC and his experience, character and of course, his defensive qualities, will make him a huge asset to the team". Please join us in welcoming Liam to the fold and we hope your time with us will be equally successful and enjoyable and we look forward to seeing you in action during Pre-Season and of course, our forthcoming Premier Division campaign.  
Sunday, 28 May 2017 11:37
We are very pleased to announce that left-back Johnny Herd has committed himself to the Saints for the forthcoming season. Johnny joined the Saints at the back end of last season from National League South side Bishops Stortford  and played an instrumental part in maintaining our Premier Division status. The squad re-building is taking shape nicely and Johnny joins old team mates Lee Clarke, Micky Hyem, Tom Wood who have already committed for next season and new arrivals Luke Knight, Scott Sinclair and Danny Watson. We look forward to welcoming Johnny and all the players back in around 30 days time for the start of Pre-Season and in the meantime, please keep watching for further news on additions to Matt Clements' new look squad.  
Sunday, 21 May 2017 13:23
We are excited to announce that manager Matt Clements has secured the services of three more experienced players for the coming campaign with Luke Knight, Scott Sinclair and Danny Watson all agreeing terms. The three lads join us from Evostik Southern League Division One Central side Barton Rovers, having narrowly missed out on promotion to the Premier Division, suffering play-off final heartbreak against Farnborough FC. Centre Midfielder Luke Knight will of course be a familiar name to Saints fans, having been a regular in the First Team under Marvin Johnson back in our United Counties League days and the scorer of a memorable volley against Desborough Town from near the half way line. Luke began his career at Bedford Town, coming through the youth ranks before joining the Saints and subsequent management changes saw Luke move on to have successful spells with Slough Town, Biggleswade Town, St Ives Town, Bedford Town and most recently Barton Rovers. A talented, ball winning midfielder with an eye for goal, Luke will bring bags of experience. Scott Sinclair, a versatile player,  predominantly a winger, can play up top, in the middle of the park and even at right back, bringing Step 3 experience with him, having played for near neighbours St Ives Town for 3 years before leaving for Barton Rovers in early 2017, where he chipped in with three goals in ten appearances. Scott was part of St Ives Town’s promotion winning side which defeated AFC Rushden and Diamonds in the play-off final last May Bank Holiday.   Striker Danny Watson brings an eye for a goal to the Saints. He also numbers neighbours St Ives Town among his former clubs, along with Kempston Rovers, Leighton Town and of course, Barton Rovers, where he scored three times in ten appearances last season. Danny was capped at England Schoolboys level and scored whilst playing at Wembley.   Please join us in welcoming Luke, Scott and Danny to the Club and we hope their time with us will be enjoyable and ultimately, successful.
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