Delabole Utd AFC got their 2020/21 league campaign off to a fantastic start. They thrashed the visitors Lifton 1sts at King George V Park, beating them comfortably 7-2. The Slaters goals were from Dan Edwards x 2, Nathan Smith x 2, Daniel Mountain, Matthew Mountain and Ben French. This result lifts them into 3rd place in division 2.
Delabole Utd AFC played St Minver 2nds in a pre-season friendly on a very foggy evening but sadly lost 5-2 to their opponents . The Slaters goals were from Nathan Smith and Matt Mountain.
The Slaters have progressed to the second round of the 2020-21 Cornwall Junior Cup after receiving a bye in the first round.
Delabole Utd AFC played St Breward 2nds in a friendly on Saturday 22nd August and in a pretty lacklustre match eventually lost out losing 2-1 with Mac Irwin scoring the Slaters goal direct from a free kick.
Delabole Utd AFC got their pre-season campaign off with a draw against local rivals Boscastle Reserves. It was a blustery rain fuelled evening for the first game of a very different season for all. Young Nathan Smith came off the bench in the second half to score a hat-trick in his first ever game for The Slaters.
There is a new page called Season Archives which wil be viewable in a pdf format of the previous seasons results, tables and posts. This page can be found under the News & Posts tab on the menu at the top of each page. I hope this is a useful part of the website for people.
The Duchy League 2020/21 season will go ahead with our first league game on Saturday 12th September 2020 at home against Lifton 2nds. There are many restrictions and guidance for the league season to start and all the details can be found here:
There is a friendly at home against Boscastle reserves tonight at 6.30pm and on Saturday 22nd August against St Breward 2nds 2.30pm.
Delabole Utd AFC will be playing in Division 2 this year as the league has been reshuffled and the old Division 3 has been removed so there will only be The Premier, First and Second divisions as of this year. As of the moment there will be no cup competitions to be played this season but this is under constant review and could change.
This is the guidance for spectators at the game:
Two overall guides can be found here:
I will be making an archive page of all last seasons results and posts in due course and will post this page soon.
The Duchy League member clubs have decided on the 2019-20 Season to be declared null and void with the cups abandoned. Full details can be found at this link:
Also next years Duchy League will be reduced to 3 divisions instead of 4 and only one cup competition instead of two.
- The grassroots 2019/20 football season has been declared over by the FA, the CCFA will be meeting in the coming days to see how they should close out the season. Follow this link to the FA website http://www.thefa.com/news/2020/mar/26/national-league-system-womens-football-pyramid-grassroots-covid-19-update-260320
All grassroots football to be suspended until further notice, there will be further updates as and when we receive them. Please click this link on the Cornwall Football Forum for more information https://www.cornwallfootballforum.com/topic/42035-grassroots-cancelled/
Delabole Utd AFC produced a crushing victory against St Anns Chapel at The King George V ground, finishing with a magnificent 8-1 victory. There was a hat-trick for Sam Turner, a brace for Dave Ord with goals for Davey Tilley, Daniel Mountain and Henry Morris. This result gets the push for promotion back on track.
Please click the link to read the statements from the CCFA, Trelawney Leauge and Duchy League.
Delabole Utd AFC have been given a home draw against local rivals Boscastle Reserves in the quarter final of the Shoe Boy Duchy League Cup. This tie should be played on Saturday 4th April 2020 at The King George V Playing Field Delabole 14:00 Kick Off.
The Slaters were home to Bude Town 3rds yesterday and couldn’t get the vital win needed to keep picking up the points. This result keeps Delabole Utd AFC in third but with other teams playing their games in hand and continuing to pick up points and they may overtake The Slaters.
Happy St Pirans day on Thursday 5th March to all our Cornish followers. For those who want to know more about St Piran click this link http://stpiran.org/st-piran/
There is a new guest book on this website for everyone to add to, with your recollections, anecdotes and memories of Delabole Utd AFC, find the link in the menu bar. Please no profanities, no slander and keep it clean. These entries will be moderated before they are published.
Delabole Utd AFC have continued on the road to cup glory playing in hail, sleet and snow by beating Grampound 3-0. All three goals coming from Sam Turner. This result sees The Slaters into the quarter finals of The Shoe Boy Duchy League Cup.
The fixture away to North Pethwerwin Reserves had to be switched to The Slaters home ground of the King George V playing field as the pitch at North Petherwin was unplayable due to the recent bad weather. Delabole Utd AFC were playing with a depleted squad , many regular starters not available. North Petherwin eventually ran out 5-0 winners.
The match away to North Petherwin Reserves has been switched to now be played at home, so will now be Delabole Utd AFC v North Petherwin Reserves, King George V playing field Delabole 14:30
Yesterdays home game against Gunnislake Reserves was postponed due to the bad weather we had yesterday, this game will be rearranged for a later date.