Chester hold no fear for us says City boss

Worcester News: MICHAEL TAYLOR: The City striker should be fit for Saturday.

11:00am Thursday 29th November 2012

YOU just have to look at the Blue Square Bet North table to see that there are three teams who have all made a fantastic start to the season — Chester, Brackley and Guiseley.

Weekend break gives City players chance to bond

Worcester News: UNJUST: Worcester City’s Danny Edwards does not deserve any of the criticism he has received in recent weeks, according to manager Carl Heeley.

12:00pm Thursday 22nd November 2012

I THINK this weekend’s enforced break has come at just the right time for Worcester City.

We are in it together at City and all make mistakes

Worcester News: UNJUST: Any criticism of Ellis Deeney is not helpful, according to City manager Carl Heeley.

4:01pm Thursday 15th November 2012

THE performance against Altrincham in the FA Trophy might not have been good enough but it’s important to keep things in perspective.

Signs are there for City to justify position

Worcester News: Signs are there to justify position

11:00am Thursday 8th November 2012

AS Worcester City prepare for the FA Trophy on Saturday, there is an opportunity to reflect on the first third of our league campaign.

Arsenal thriller gives us sense of perspective in non-league

Worcester News: Heeley satisfied with opening result

12:30pm Thursday 1st November 2012

WATCHING Arsenal’s amazing 7-5 League Cup win at Reading made me wonder if we are over-critical of non-league footballers.

We have to keep on believing after cup exits

Worcester News: CUP BLOW: Worcester City’s Lee Ayres pulled up with a knee injury during his side’s 3-1 extra-time defeat to Redditch in the Worcestershire FA Senior Cup quarter-final.

9:30am Thursday 25th October 2012

THE playing surface at Redditch for our Worcestershire FA Senior Cup quarter-final defeat was atrocious and, to compound it all, we picked up a few injuries, which doesn’t help.

Lane pitch returning to its former glory

Worcester News: DEDICATED: Groundsman Tom Allcut, along with Paul Humphries, have been working hard on the St George’s Lane pitch.

9:40am Thursday 18th October 2012

THE pitch at St George’s Lane is as good as I’ve ever seen it during my time at the club.

There is no place like the Lane

Worcester News: MATT SARGEANT: The young keeper played in front of a crowd of more than 1,000 at St George’s Lane on Monday night as City beat Weston 1-0.

12:30pm Thursday 11th October 2012

ST George’s Lane is a special place to play football and hopefully there will be plenty more nights like Monday before we leave next June.

This strong squad is giving me headaches

Worcester News: TAKING HIS CHANCE: After nearly six weeks away from first team action, Lee Ayres (right) returned for City against Solihull Moors.

12:41pm Wednesday 10th October 2012

THE squad at Worcester City is the strongest I have worked with and it has tremendous strength in depth.

City's goal scoring has spread around team

Worcester News: HITMAN: Rob Elvins has a knack of getting goals according to City manager Carl Heeley.

10:00am Thursday 27th September 2012

IT is good to see the burden of scoring goals being shared around at Worcester City this season.

We can take stock of a good start before cup tie

Worcester News: Heeley satisfied with opening result

10:00am Thursday 20th September 2012

AS we prepare for the FA Cup on Saturday, we have a chance to reflect on what has been a good start in the league and there are lots of positives to take.

We have got to deliver and be ruthless in games

Worcester News: RIGHT ATTITUDE: Worcester City midfielder Matt Birley was praised by manager Carl Heeley for his professionalism after he was dropped for his side’s defeat at Gainsborough.

11:00am Thursday 13th September 2012

HAVING lost our first game of the season, the aim now is to get back on a winning run starting against Droylsden on Saturday.

Our red mist and yellow peril may cost us dear

Worcester News: Heeley satisfied with opening result

9:30am Thursday 6th September 2012

FOR Worcester City to be successful, it is important we cut out the needless bookings and red cards.

Video analysis can only help us make progress

Worcester News: STAR TEAM: Worcester City assistant manager Matt Gardiner, Mike Symons and Sam Brookes in training. Inset: City’s sports therapists Lawson Mayor (left) and Martin Obrey.

9:30am Thursday 30th August 2012

AS we strive to improve at Worcester City , we are beginning to build some important relationships in the community.

It’ll be a tough season

Worcester News: GOAL-GETTER: Rob Elvins scored at Bradford Park Avenue.

9:30am Friday 24th August 2012

COMPETITION in Blue Square Bet North is getting tougher year-on-year and I think this season is the strongest it has ever been.

A season to remember

10:38am Thursday 3rd May 2012

LOOKING back, it has been a fine season for Worcester City and finishing seventh in Blue Square Bet North was beyond what most people expected.

Uncertain times are ahead for the club

Worcester News: INVESTMENT WELCOMED: Worcester City chairman Anthony Hampson will encourage cash boosts to help the club says Carl Heeley.

11:00am Thursday 26th April 2012

THERE is a huge challenge facing Worcester City and we need everyone to help and fully understand the club’s plight.

Destiny still in our hands despite loss

Worcester News: STAYING POWER: Carl Heeley hopes a crop of Worcester City’s youngsters including Jacob Rowe (right), will stay at St George’s Lane next season.

1:47pm Thursday 12th April 2012

THIS season has been one of the best of my career so far and it’s fantastic for Worcester City to still be in the hunt for the play-offs at this stage.

We’ll reap benefits from new system

Worcester News: SHABIR KHAN: Has come through the ranks at City.

10:30am Thursday 5th April 2012

HAVING a youth system at Worcester City can only bode well for the future of the club.

Boston win highlights squad strength

9:00am Thursday 29th March 2012

I’M loving every minute with the Worcester City squad, the players have been magnificent and they’re a pleasure to work with.

Season is still alive on two fronts for us

10:19am Thursday 22nd March 2012

WORCESTER City might have lost to Droylsden but we still have every chance of making the play-offs.

We need City fans more than ever

Worcester News: GOAL-SCORER: City striker Mike Symons netted against Gainsborough on Monday night.

10:00am Thursday 15th March 2012

WORCESTER City have some big games coming up in the last six weeks of the season and we want the crowds to come and support us.

Stourbridge wasn’t our only time in the dark

Worcester News: MISSED CHANCE: Danny Carey-Bertram was denied a chance to build up his match fitness after Worcester City’s midweek cup clash at Stourbridge was abandoned.

3:09pm Tuesday 13th March 2012

THE abandoned Worcestershire FA Senior Cup semi-final at Stourbridge on Tuesday night was the second time Worcester City have fallen foul of floodlight failure in recent weeks.

‘The Machine’ is a top captain

Worcester News: CAPTAIN FANTASTIC: Kevin O’Connor.

10:30am Thursday 1st March 2012

THE role of a captain is an integral part of any team and it’s no different at Worcester City.

Home comforts await us

Worcester News: DROUGHT: City striker Mike Symons is going through a barren spell.

10:00am Thursday 23rd February 2012

THERE is a glut of home games coming up for Worcester City and it’s vital we pick up points from them.

City looking for a training base

Worcester News: COMMUTES: City striker Mike Symons travels up from Gloucestershire for training.

9:30am Thursday 16th February 2012

FINDING places to train, especially during the winter months, has been a perennial problem for Worcester City.

I don’t understand why there’s so much rivalry

Worcester News: PERFORMER: City have improved the squad with the acquisition of Stuart Whitehead, left.

11:41am Thursday 9th February 2012

I HAVE never understood why there should be so much rivalry between sporting clubs in Worcester.

Glad to see the back of bad January

Worcester News: INJURED: Defender Lee Ayres is fighting to be fit for Saturday.

9:30am Thursday 2nd February 2012

I THINK everyone at Worcester City will be glad to see the back of January.

Stunned by Halifax’s injury-time comeback

Worcester News: INJURY WORRY: City’s Danny Edwards (right) had to come off during the 2-1 defeat at Halifax with a groin problem.

10:00am Thursday 19th January 2012

I HAVE seen some things during my time in football and I thought I had witnessed them all, but I was left just standing in disbelief when Halifax scored twice in injury-time to snatch victory on Saturday.

Return to basics to get confidence back

Worcester News: sticky patch: Ryan Clarke and his fellow Worcester City defenders need a confidence boost.

10:58am Wednesday 25th January 2012

IT is important we get back to doing the basics well so confidence can be restored to defenders at Worcester City.

Our away form still needs to get better

12:00pm Thursday 5th January 2012

WITH several away games coming up in the next few weeks, it is important we concede fewer goals on our travels.

Our progression can continue next year

9:00am Thursday 29th December 2011

THE last 12 months have seen progression on the pitch at Worcester City and I believe 2012 can be better.

No worries over my players this Christmas

Worcester News: NEEDED HELP: Party-planner Danny Edwards.

9:00am Thursday 22nd December 2011

I HAVE no worries that the players at Worcester City will remain professional in their approach to games over Christmas.

Kevin and Tom are my marvellous midfielders

Worcester News: Worcester striker Simon Brown is denied by keeper Stuart Coburn outside the penalty area, an incident which saw handaball claims waved away by the referee. 45403010.

10:00am Thursday 15th December 2011

TOM Thorley and Kevin O’Connor are the best central midfielders I have worked with at Worcester City.

Our league success has given us great belief

Worcester News: SIMON BROWN: Scored the winner against Hinckley United.

9:00am Thursday 8th December 2011

THERE is a different mentality at Worcester City this season and it’s good to see.

Visit of leaders holds no fear for players

Worcester News: CLOSED DOWN: City winger Danny Edwards takes on his marker in the FA Trophy defeat to Harrogate.

10:00am Thursday 1st December 2011

WORCESTER City might be out of both FA competitions before Christmas, but there is still plenty to look forward to this season.

Trophy gives us hope of a lucrative season

Worcester News: FLASHBACK: City boss Carl Heeley faces ex-Worcester manager Andy Preece (left) in last season’s FA Trophy first round. The match ended 1-0 to City and then-right-back Graham Ward is pictured taking a throw-in.

10:00am Thursday 24th November 2011

SATURDAY sees the start of Worcester City’s FA Trophy campaign and we want to do well in the competition.

We must keep it tight away in the early stages

Worcester News: DANNY CAREY-BERTRAM: Possesses a superb attitude.

10:00am Thursday 17th November 2011

THE one thing we have been looking to do this season at Worcester City is make ourselves more resilient away from home.

Droylsden beating is a wake-up call for us

Worcester News: BIG MISS: Top-scorer Mike Symons is out injured.

10:00am Thursday 10th November 2011

TUESDAY night’s 4-1 defeat at Droylsden was a reality check for Worcester City.

Crazy tomfoolery is all for a good cause

Worcester News: SIMON BROWN: BA BARACUS: A potential look-alike for BA Baracus?

10:00am Thursday 3rd November 2011

THE Worcester City team will take on a different look over the next few weeks — as we try and raise money for a worthy cause.

The unsung heroes keep this club going

9:00am Thursday 27th October 2011

THERE are many unsung heroes at Worcester City who all play a key role in the running of the club.

Players keen to build on winning league run

Worcester News: CONSISTENT APPROACH: By midfielder Kevin O’Connor.

9:00am Thursday 20th October 2011

EVERYONE at Worcester City is raring to go against Harrogate Town on Saturday following last weekend’s gap in the diary.

Being united is crucial for any success

Worcester News: ACES HIGH: City’s Emeka Nwadike enjoys a game of cards.

9:30am Thursday 13th October 2011

HAVING a good squad spirit at a club is the most important thing for me and we certainly have that at Worcester City.

Time for all to leave cup loss in past

Worcester News: ASA CHARLTON: Travelling was too much for the defender.

9:30am Thursday 6th October 2011

IT has not been a good week for all connected with Worcester City.

Dreaming of a run as we kick off in FA Cup

Worcester News: LEE SMITH: The new Worcester City striker, pictured playing for Nuneaton Town this season, boasts an impressive scoring record. Picture: COVENTRY TELEGRAPH.

10:00am Thursday 29th September 2011

WHEN the FA Cup comes around, it is difficult not to start dreaming of success.

Expectations being exceeded at the Lane

Worcester News: MIKE SYMONS: Is proving people wrong with his goals.

9:30am Thursday 22nd September 2011

FOLLOWING the first 10 games of the season I think Worcester City have done better than expected in Blue Square Bet North.

Utility players worth their weight in gold

Worcester News: ROB ELVINS: His versatility is big bonus for Worcester.

9:30am Thursday 15th September 2011

HAVING players at Worcester City who are versatile and can operate in several different positions is vital.

Close link with support is vital in non-league game

Worcester News: LOYAL FANS: Worcester City supporters show their appreciation at St George’s Lane.

10:00am Thursday 8th September 2011

THE interaction between managers, players and fans is vital for Worcester City and non-league football in general.

Strong finish to games is pleasing me

Worcester News: HAMSTRING INJURY: For winger Danny Edwards.

10:00am Thursday 1st September 2011

IT may be early days but it is nice to see Worcester City sitting fifth in Blue Square Bet North after the first month of the season.

Start to the season has pleased me

Worcester News: STRENGTH IN DEPTH: Asa Charlton missed Monday’s win.

9:30am Thursday 18th August 2011

ON reflection, I have been pleased with how Worcester City have started the season.

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