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Ten Man Hawks Steal The Points

In disturbingly familiar fashion, Weston-super-Mare were denied late on, this time by Whitehawk at the Enclosed Ground on Saturday afternoon. Read the rest of this entry

Rangers Raid Stuns Seagulls

For the second time in the space of a week, Weston-super-Mare were stung by a late goal to condemn them to an agonising defeat, making it three losses on the spin for Ryan Northmore’s side as they fell 1-2 to playoff-pursuers Concord Rangers. Read the rest of this entry

United Undone by Super Seagulls

An intelligent display from Ryan Northmore’s Weston-super-Mare AFC saw the Seagulls bank another three points in the Vanarama Conference South. Read the rest of this entry

Clinical Seagulls Soar Out Of Bottom Two

Weston-super-Mare AFC manager Ryan Northmore spoke of frustration with his side’s play in the final third at Twerton Park on New Year’s Day, but Sunday’s 3-2 victory against Sutton United at the Woodspring Stadium will go a long way to alleviating his dissatisfaction of a few days ago.
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Weston Assistant Quits

Marc McGregor leaves Weston-Super-Mare to remove his wages from the club’s outgoings. Read the rest of this entry

Breaking News: Laird Departs Weston

Conference South club Weston-Super-Mare have parted company with manager Craig Laird, according to a press release issued by the club:

Laird has left Weston after nearly four years in charge

Laird has left Weston after nearly four years in charge

It is with regret that the Board have had to part company with the manager Craig Laird. Whilst we would like to thank Craig for all of his hard work and success on the pitch, his decision not to sign a contract and commit his future to the club can’t be ignored any longer. In addition to this, his request for a further £42000 increase to his budget, a £6000 overspend on the agreed budget for this season, and the fact that he has already received an increase of £27000 since joining us, has left the Board with no alternative than to part company. The club cannot meet those financial demands and will continue to pursue Conference Premier Football within a responsible financial strategy.


Laird had been in charge at Woodspring Stadium since May 2010 after leaving Bridgwater Town to take the job. During his tenure at the club, LAird maintained their Step 2 status, whilst also winning back to back Somerset Premier Cups, the first time the club had won the trophy.

The Football Conference Trust

The Football Conference Trust is a recently launched charity, aimed at “Generating Opportunities – Making A Difference.” Weston Super Mare FC Press Officer Alan Brown tells us how it’s helped his club. Read the rest of this entry

Weston’s New Assistant

Weston Super Mare AFC is pleased to announce that Mark McGregor has accepted the additional role of assistant manager to Craig Laird after John Hales moved to Bristol at the beginning of the season.

Mark originally joined Weston Super Mare AFC several seasons ago, but transferred to Worcester City at the close of season 2009/2010 before again joining Weston AFC during the 2010/2011 season as a player. He has proved himself to be a consistently solid team member, and has provided excellent support and experience to the squad.

Mark explained that in order to fulfil the role he will need his FA Coaching B License, and is at present working hard towards this goal.

At the same time, he advises that he is looking forward to the challenge of helping Craig with the team. He hopes that he can learn a lot from Craig but believes that his experience will be invaluable to the younger players.

Finally Mark said that “he is pleased and proud to be given this opportunity at what he has always considered to be his home club which has been good to him.”

The Board want to thank Mark for accepting the role and fully endorse his appointment which will benefit the club and the team.

Weston Reveal New Kit For 2012/13

The club are delighted to be able to unveil our kit and training wear for the 2012/13 Blue Square South season. All kit has once again provided by Joma, whilst the home and away kit will be kindly sponsored by Eurocams.

This year sees the traditional white home shirt matched with white shorts, a look The Seagulls sported in cup matches last season. The 2012/13 new away kits resembles a throw back to an “Argentina” national sides strip, with sky blue and white stripes, accompanied by black shorts.

Prices for all 2012/13 kit wear will be announced soon, and will be available in the club shop and will be able to be ordered through the usual means, so keep your eyes peeled for more updates!

Home Kit

Next season’s home shirt is very smart

Away Kit

The away kit is reminiscent of Argentina’s famous kit

Of course, there is a range of leisurewear and outerwear too, which can be viewed on the club’s official website. These pictures have been used with full permission of the club, and were provided by their Press Officer, Richard Clark for which we are hugely grateful.