CLIFTON St Vincent’s Football Club was founded in 1899 and during our 117-year existence has proudly established itself as one of Bristol’s most successful amateur teams.
We are a friendly and progressive club with our teams represented in all four divisions of the Bristol Downs League.
Clifton St Vincent’s B 1 – 3 Sneyd Park A
MANAGER Will Amos may have been disappointed but was still full of praise for the B Team after they finished 3-1 losers to Sneyd Park A in the All Saints Cup final on the Downs.
His side had the better of the early exchanges and came close to taking the lead when Aitor Cruz threaded a pass through the opposition’s square defence for Christian Cano Inguanzo to reach and shoot narrowly wide.
Clifton St Vincent’s 3 – 0 Easton Cowboys
Reserves 2 – 5 Jersey Rangers
A Team 3 – 1 Cotham Old Boys
B Team 0 – 0 Retainers Reserves
JOSH Gubb netted another two goals to take his season’s tally to 28 as the First Team rounded off the 2015-16 season with a comfortable 3-0 win over Easton Cowboys to finish third the Downs League’s Division One.
CLIFTON St Vincent’s secretary Ray King has received a major Football Association Award in recognition of his 50-years loyal service to the Bristol Downs League club.
The presentation of a framed letter of thanks from the leader of the FA Council in London, an inscribed medal and lapel badge was made by Roy Schafer, the FA’s Gloucestershire representative.
Clifton St Vincent’s 0 – 1 Ashley
Reserves 4 – 1 Bengal Tigers
A Team 3 – 2 Corinthians
B Team 4 – 3 Retainers Reserves.
THE First Team’s chances of ending the season with a Bristol Downs League Division One medal now hangs by a thread after they crashed to a 1-0 defeat against title favourites Ashley.
Clifton St Vincent’s 2 – 2 St Andrews
Reserves 4 – 0 Tebby AFC
A Team 3 – 2 Clifton Rockets Reserves
B Team 2 – 3 Saints Old Boys A
THERE was high fives from Adam Brown after he netted the First Team’s opening goal, but they lost ground in the Downs League championship race when they were held to a 2-2 draw by St Andrews.
CLIFTON St Vincent’s patron John Reid turned the clock back to 1946 after he was handed a specially engraved silver salver in recognition of his 70-years loyal service to the club.
The presentation was made by club president Roger Kirby and attended by secretary Ray King, life members Dave Wood, John Thompson and Vice-president Tony Smedley.
Clifton St Vincent’s 3 – 1 Saints Old Boys
Reserves 5 – 2 Saints Old Boys Reserves
A Team 6 – 1 West Town United
B Team 0 – 3 Lion FC Reserves
HOT-SHOT Josh Gubb hammered his fifth hat-trick of the season and at the same time took his goals tally to 26 as the First Team gained a comfortable 3-1 victory over Saints Old Boys.
Clifton St Vincent’s 0 – 0 Torpedo
Reserves 0 – 6 Torpedo Reserves
A Team 1 – 2 Durdham Down Adult School
B Team 0 – 3 Saints Old Boys A
THE First Team took a valuable point from a 0-0 draw with championship contenders Torpedo to leap into top spot in Division One of the Bristol Downs League.
Clifton St Vincent’s 5 – 0 Jamaica Bell
Reserves 2 – 2 Retainers
A Team – No game
B Team won 5-4 on penalties after game with Sneyd Park B ended 1-1
ADAM Kershaw, Christan De La Bastide, Jon Stevens, Martyn Stanleigh and Cristian Cano Inguanzo all scored from the penalty spot to send the B Team through to the Downs League’s All Saints Cup final.