Calor League Southern Premier Division Table

News & Match Reports

NATIONAL LEAGUE SOUTH: Collier pleased with point despite letting two-goal lead slip

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Sunday 15th September 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town threw a two-goal lead away against Chelmsford City to draw 3-3 in the National League South on Saturday, but manager Mark Collier insists it was a good result for his side.

Collier pleased with Bluebirds' battling qualities

Wiltshire Times:

5:40am Thursday 12th September 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier reckons his side’s battling qualities have come to the fore to allow them to turn the corner after a sticky spell in National League South.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier wants strikers to compliment current defensive record

Wiltshire Times:

5:31am Thursday 29th August 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier aims to establish a more ruthless attack to go alongside his side’s robust defence as he looks to kick on from a solid start to the new season.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier praises 'all-around' performance in Bluebirds' victory

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Sunday 25th August 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier hailed the work rate of his side on a hot day across the south of England after the Bluebirds recorded a 1-0 win at home to Weymouth.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier left confused by slow start in Hungerford draw

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Sunday 18th August 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier said his side paid the price for a disappointing first-half performance against local rivals Hungerford Town in the two sides’ 1-1 draw on Saturday.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier praises loanee Haines after opening-day draw

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Sunday 4th August 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town kicked off their National League South campaign with a hard-fought 0-0 draw away at St Albans on Saturday.

Bluebirds set for 'biggest challenge in club's history' when starting step-two campaign on Saturday

Wiltshire Times:

9:50am Thursday 1st August 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier believes remaining competitive in the National League South this season will be the biggest challenge the football club has faced in its entire 146-year history.

FOOTBALL: Bluebirds kick off pre-season campaign with draw at Frome

Wiltshire Times:

1:00pm Wednesday 17th July 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town kicked off their 2019-20 pre-season schedule with a 1-1 draw away at Frome Town at the weekend.

Bluebirds chief launches funding initiative to boost club budget

Wiltshire Times:

5:53am Thursday 20th June 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town have launched the ‘Bluebirds Budget Boost’ campaign as they aim to raise funds for the playing budget ahead of the 2019-20 season.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier disappointed to end season with defeat to Chelmsford

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Sunday 28th April 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town ended their National League South campaign with a 1-0 defeat to play-off settlers Chelmsford City at Hardenhuish Park on Saturday.

Bluebirds chief to go in search of experience this summer, following Easter Monday defeat

Wiltshire Times:

12:41pm Wednesday 24th April 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town are likely to go in search of more experienced players over the summer as manager Mark Collier blasted his team’s inconsistency this season.

Collier says places for next year's Chippenham squad are on the line in final four games

Wiltshire Times:

6:39am Thursday 11th April 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier says certain members of his squad have the final four games of the National League South campaign to convince him they should be retained for the 2019-20 season.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: 'Players looked like they were already on the beach', said Collier after East Thurrock defeat

Wiltshire Times:

11:06am Sunday 31st March 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier gave a scathing review of his team’s performance in their 2-1 loss away at East Thurrock United on Saturday.

NATIONAL LEAGUE SOUTH: Collier bemoans another slow start in Wealdstone defeat

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Sunday 24th March 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier bemoaned his side’s slow start once again as they were beaten 1-0 by Wealdstone on Saturday.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Bluebirds Boss Collier is looking up and not down

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Thursday 21st February 2019

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier will continue to look up and not down after his side broke the 45-point mark when beating Hungerford at Hardenhuish Park on Saturday.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Width adds a fresh dimension to Chippenham's game in Hungerford win

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Sunday 17th February 2019

A TACTICAL change at half time that introduced more width to Chippenham Town’s style proved key in their 3-1 victory over 10-man Hungerford on Saturday, according to manager Mark Collier.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Bluebirds complete the double over Billericay

Wiltshire Times:

5:30am Sunday 13th January 2019

MARK Collier was rightly delighted on Saturday night after Chippenham Town showed character and desire to beat promotion-chasing Billericay Town for a second time this season.

Bluebirds handed Wingate & Finchley FA Trophy tie

Wiltshire Times:

1:34pm Monday 12th November 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town will face Wingate & Finchley in the third qualifying round of the FA Trophy, following this afternoon’s draw at Wembley Stadium.

FA CUP: Maidenhead tie a massive incentive, says Bluebirds' Collier

Wiltshire Times:

12:01pm Thursday 18th October 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier has challenged his team to be amongst those making the headlines come 5pm on Saturday as they go in search of a place in the first round of the FA Cup.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Bluebirds feel the pinch in Dartford defeat

Wiltshire Times:

2:41pm Sunday 14th October 2018

THE absence of almost a dozen players from Chippenham Town’s squad during Saturday’s 2-1 home defeat by Dartford will act as a positive learning curve for some of the club’s younger players moving forward, admits manager Mark Collier.

Town youngster Edwards joins Bluebirds on loan

Wiltshire Times:

4:17pm Wednesday 10th October 2018

SWINDON Town midfielder Jordan Edwards has joined National League South neighbours Chippenham Town on a three-month loan deal.

FA CUP: Bluebirds land possible Maidenhead clash

Wiltshire Times:

12:00am Tuesday 9th October 2018

TWO home wins will take Chippenham Town into the first round proper for only the third time with their history after the Bluebirds were handed a possible tie with National League Premier side Maidenhead United in today's fourth round qualifying draw.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Sandell returns to Bluebirds from Melksham

Wiltshire Times:

11:19am Monday 8th October 2018

STRIKER Andy Sandell has returned to Chippenham Town after a one-month loan stint with Melksham Town.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier aims to build on promising Bluebirds start

Wiltshire Times:

12:01pm Thursday 4th October 2018

MARK Collier praised the work ethic of his Chippenham Town players in the aftermath of Saturday’s National League South loss against Dulwich Hamlet.

FA CUP: Bluebirds confirm tie date

Wiltshire Times:

10:03am Thursday 4th October 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town's FA Cup third qualifying round tie against either Hendon or Lancing will take place next Wednesday, it has been confirmed.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier sees positives in Dulwich defeat

Wiltshire Times:

2:20pm Sunday 30th September 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier witnessed an improvement in his side’s performance against Dulwich Hamlet in their latest National League South contest on Saturday, despite slipping to a 2-0 defeat.

FA CUP: Jarvis gets the job done for Bluebirds

Wiltshire Times:

9:58am Wednesday 26th September 2018

NAT Jarvis’ second-half strike was enough for Chippenham Town to finally see off local rivals Swindon Supermarine in the FA Cup as they earned a 1-0 second qualifying round replay win on Tuesday night.

FA CUP: Home tie chance for Marine and Chippenham

Wiltshire Times:

1:53pm Monday 24th September 2018

THE carrot of a home draw in the third qualifying round of the Emirates FA Cup will be up for grabs when Swindon Supermarine and Chippenham Town contest their replay tomorrow night.

FA CUP: Bluebirds out to avoid upset in local derby

Wiltshire Times:

5:31am Friday 21st September 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town will come up against a familiar foe in the FA Cup this weekend as they welcome Swindon Supermarine to Hardenhuish Park.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Bluebirds lose Tindle for six months

Wiltshire Times:

2:54pm Thursday 20th September 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town captain Greg Tindle faces six months on the sidelines as he awaits surgery on a hip injury.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Guthrie goal does the trick for Bluebirds

Wiltshire Times:

4:40pm Sunday 16th September 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town left it late before putting Gloucester City to the sword at Hardenhuish Park.

SOUTHERN LEAGUE: Melksham hope to get Sandell up to speed

Wiltshire Times:

9:03am Friday 14th September 2018

AFTER securing the signature of striker Andy Sandell, Melksham Town manager Kieran Baggs says the decision over his long-term future remains with Chippenham Town.

UPDATED: Bluebirds veteran Sandell takes loan spell at Melksham

Wiltshire Times:

4:08pm Friday 7th September 2018

VETERAN Chippenham Town striker Andy Sandell has joined Southern League neighbours Melksham Town on a month-long loan in a bid to regain match fitness.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Bluebirds made to pay for misses

Wiltshire Times:

11:45am Tuesday 28th August 2018

MARK Collier rued Chippenham Town's failure to take their chances as their Bank Holiday Monday trip to Hampton & Richmond Borough ended in a 2-1 defeat.

Blackmore warns Bluebirds' supporters over chanting

Wiltshire Times:

12:51pm Tuesday 28th August 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town chairman Neil Blackmore has warned supporters they face being ejected from Hardenhuish Park if the club continues to receive reports of "unacceptable'' chanting at Bluebirds' matches.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Brilliant Bluebirds take down Billericay

Wiltshire Times:

10:40am Sunday 26th August 2018

MARK Collier lauded his “outstanding” Chippenham Town players as they continued their impressive record of bouncing back from defeat in National League South this season with a 2-0 win at home to Billericay Town on Saturday.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier rues Bluebirds' mistakes

Wiltshire Times:

2:12pm Sunday 19th August 2018

INDIVIDUAL errors cost Chippenham Town dearly in their 2-1 defeat to Eastbourne Borough, according to manager Mark Collier.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier pleased with Bluebirds' response

Wiltshire Times:

11:58am Wednesday 15th August 2018

MARK Collier says he was delighted with his Chippenham Town side as they picked up their second win of the season on Tuesday.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Bluebirds lose Puddy for several months

Wiltshire Times:

9:02am Wednesday 15th August 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town could be without Will Puddy for as long as four months after receiving the diagnosis on the goalkeeper's knee injury.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier regrets resisting Bluebirds changes

Wiltshire Times:

5:59pm Sunday 12th August 2018

MARK Collier admitted he was prepared to partially carry the can for the outcome after watching Chippenham Town lose out 4-1 at home to Welling United in National League South on Saturday.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Nat's the way for Chippenham

Wiltshire Times:

11:33am Wednesday 8th August 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier insists defeating recently promoted Slough Town at Hardenhuish Park on Tuesday night was no mean feat.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Bluebirds bring in Gunner

Wiltshire Times:

10:59am Tuesday 7th August 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town have signed Bradford City midfielder Callum Gunner on a three-month loan deal.

Collier to build on opening day positives, despite Hemel Hempstead defeat

Wiltshire Times:

8:52am Sunday 5th August 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier admits his side’s defending must improve following Saturday’s 4-2 opening day loss to Hemel Hempstead if they are to challenge for a top-half finish.

Collier content with Bluebirds' build-up

Wiltshire Times:

11:04am Wednesday 25th July 2018

CHIPPENHAM TOWN manager Mark Collier has labelled the club’s 2-2 draw with Cirencester Town as a ‘useful exercise’ as he continues to prepare his side for a second term in the National League South.

Collier warns of complacency after Chippenham beat Melksham in pre-season

Wiltshire Times:

3:06pm Sunday 22nd July 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town manager Mark Collier believes Saturday’s 3-0 pre-season win at Melksham Town served a purpose, although he’s warned his men against any possible early complacency.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Bluebirds shaping up nicely

Wiltshire Times:

11:13am Wednesday 18th July 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier believes experience within his squad is benefitting the club’s younger players, following their comfortable two-goal win against Swindon Town on Tuesday night.

REPORT: Swindon youngsters edged out at Chippenham

Wiltshire Times:

9:31pm Tuesday 17th July 2018

A YOUTHFUL Swindon Town struggled to deal with Chippenham Town’s forward-thinking nature at Hardenhuish Park last night, losing 2-0.

FOOTBALL: Friendly triumph buoys Bluebirds' Collier

Wiltshire Times:

1:38pm Sunday 15th July 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier was left pleasantly surprised after his men earned a one-goal win against League Two outfit Newport County at Hardenhuish Park on Saturday.

Another step on the road for Collier's Bluebirds

Wiltshire Times:

1:01pm Wednesday 11th July 2018

CHIPPENHAM Town boss Mark Collier says results are irrelevant as Newport County descend on Hardenhuish Park this weekend for the club’s opening pre-season friendly.

NATIONAL LEAGUE: Collier content Bluebirds are ahead of the game

Wiltshire Times:

10:01am Wednesday 27th June 2018

MANAGER Mark Collier says Chippenham Town would be set fair to start the new season tomorrow after making two more additions to his squad.

Fixtures and results

Date Home team Score Away team
Sat 17/08/13 AFC Totton 1 - 4 Stourbridge
Sat 17/08/13 Banbury United 2 - 0 Chippenham Town
Sat 17/08/13 Biggleswade Town 0 - 0 Bashley
Sat 17/08/13 Chesham United 2 - 2 Bideford
Sat 17/08/13 Corby Town 0 - 3 Burnham
Sat 17/08/13 Frome Town 0 - 0 Cambridge City
Sat 17/08/13 Hitchin Town 2 - 0 Hemel Hempstead Town
Sat 17/08/13 Poole Town 2 - 1 St Albans City
Sat 17/08/13 Redditch United 1 - 3 Arlesey Town
Sat 17/08/13 St Neots Town 0 - 2 Weymouth
Sat 17/08/13 Truro City 2 - 2 Bedford Town
Mon 19/08/13 St Albans City 2 - 0 Hungerford Town
Tue 20/08/13 Arlesey Town 3 - 2 Chesham United
Tue 20/08/13 Bashley 2 - 2 Truro City
Tue 20/08/13 Bedford Town 1 - 2 Redditch United


Team P W D L GD Pts
1 Hemel Hempstead Town 44 32 6 6 90 102
2 Chesham United 44 29 5 10 55 92
3 Cambridge City 44 27 7 10 46 88
4 St Albans City 44 25 10 9 40 85
5 Stourbridge 44 26 6 12 60 84
6 Hungerford Town 44 26 6 12 38 84
7 Poole Town 44 25 10 9 34 82
8 Bideford 44 18 13 13 11 67
9 Biggleswade Town 44 16 16 12 24 64
10 Redditch United 44 20 3 21 -17 63
11 Corby Town 44 18 6 20 -3 60
12 Weymouth 44 18 6 20 -11 60
13 Hitchin Town 44 16 11 17 11 59
14 Frome Town 44 16 9 19 -11 57
15 Arlesey Town 44 15 10 19 -11 55
16 St Neots Town 44 15 9 20 -2 54
17 Truro City 44 15 9 20 -16 54
18 Chippenham Town 44 14 6 24 -28 48
19 Banbury United 44 14 5 25 -52 47
20 Burnham 44 12 8 24 -31 44
21 AFC Totton 44 10 7 27 -61 37
22 Bedford Town 44 6 6 32 -68 24
23 Bashley 44 4 4 36 -98 16
24 Hinckley United 0 0 0 0 0 0
Full Table

Your Team

Find your division

Find your team

Keep in touch with local news

Sign up for email alerts

Most Popular

  • 1
Wiltshire Times