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[28 SEP 99] HOLLYWOOD ANGRY AT BEDWORTH SACKING

A bitter Billy Hollywood, sacked as manager of Bedworth United FC has accused the club chairman and vice chairman of being "cowards".  MORE

[30 APR 99] BEDWORTH UNITED v CINDERFORD - PREVIEW

Seventeen years old local youngster Gary Chambers makes his first team debut for Bedworth United in their last match of the season against Cinderford at The Oval.  MORE

[25 APR 99] PAGET RANGERS 2 BEDWORTH UNITED 2

[23 APR 99] PAGET RANGERS v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United have only two league matches to play but they need to maintain their form and enthusiasm because their last match of the season is a cup final.  MORE

[17 APR 99] BEDWORTH UNITED 2 MOOR GREEN 0

[16 APR 99] BEDWORTH UNITED v MOOR GREEN - PREVIEW

Bedworth United’s players will not get paid this week because of their poor performance against Blakenall last weekend. The players accepted manager Billy Hollywood’s bet of forfeiting one week’s wages if their performance was as bad as against Shepshed in the previous match.  MORE

[10 APR 99] BLAKENHALL 2 BEDWORTH UNITED 0

[09 APR 99] BLAKENHALL v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United’s manager Billy Hollywood has thrown down the gauntlet to his infuriating players. "Let us see if they now have the bottle to pick it up," says Hollywood. "Our performances in the last three games have been dire.   MORE

[05 APR 99] SHEPSHED 2 BEDWORTH UNITED 0

[27 MAR 99] SUTTON COLDFIELD 1 BEDWORTH UNITED 0

[26 MAR 99] SUTTON COLDFIELD v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Billy Hollywood, Bedworth United’s manager hopes it is third time lucky for his side when they play Sutton Coldfield away from home tomorrow. "They have beaten us twice this season, both at home and both by 2-1," said Hollywood.   MORE

[20 MAR 99] BEDWORTH UNITED 1 WESTON 1

[19 MAR 99] BEDWORTH UNITED v WESTON - PREVIEW

Bedworth United manager Billy Hollywood hopes his side has overcome its home jinx. The puzzled boss could not understand how his team came to win nine away matches scoring more goals than any other side in the league, yet could win only three games at The Oval.  MORE

[12 MAR 99] BEDWORTH UNITED v EVESHAM - PREVIEW

Bedworth United’s manager Billy Hollywood is a confused man. He cannot work out how it is possible his team has won nine out of eleven away matches and yet cannot win at home.   MORE

[06 MAR 99] STAFFORD RANGERS 1 BEDWORTH UNITED 2

[05 MAR 99] STAFFORD RANGERS v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United might unveil their latest striker Peter Benn at Stafford Rangers tomorrow. Manager Billy Hollywood signed him in midweek after watching him in action in local junior soccer on a Sunday morning.   MORE

[27 FEB 99] BEDWORTH UNITED (0) 1 SOLIHULL (1) 2

[26 FEB 99] SOLIHULL v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United were the form team of the Midland Division a few weeks ago when they could not stop scoring goals, but they came to earth with a bump at Newport last week when they lost 2-1. Manager Billy Hollywood is now looking for his team to get back on the rails with a home victory over Solihull Borough.   MORE

[20 FEB 99] NEWPORT AFC 1 BEDWORTH UNITED 0

[19 FEB 99] NEWPORT v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United have emerged as the crackerjack team of the Midland Division crashing in twenty-one goals in their last four matches and looking likely to score every time they play.  MORE

[13 FEB 99] BLOXWICH 0  BEDWORTH UNITED 5

Bloxwich will be glad that this is the last they see of Bedworth this season. United trounced them by 5-1 at home the previous Saturday and though manager Billy Hollywood expressed his anxiety that his side might relax too much and concede defeat, he need have had no worries.  MORE

[12 FEB 99] BLOXWICH V BEDWORTH - PREVIEW

Midland Division side Bedworth United have to replay against Premier Division Tamworth in their Dr Marten’s League Cup tie. The teams drew 1-1 at Bedworth last night and will go into battle again next Tuesday at Tamworth. Meanwhile tomorrow Bedworth travel to play Bloxwich, the team they slaughtered 5-1 at home last weekend.  MORE

[08 FEB 99] BEDWORTH BAG ARDILES JUNIOR

Bedworth United have signed Frederico Ardiles, son of the eighties Argentina and Spurs legend Ossie. Frederico, a Film and Literature student at the University of Warwick, was just three weeks old when his father signed for Spurs and has lived all his life in London.  MORE

[06 FEB 99] BEDWORTH UNITED 5 BLOXWICH 1

Bedworth’s dream rolls on. After scoring six goals in their last match they hammered five against Bloxwich to climb above halfway in the table for the first time this season. They had the game won by half-time when they led 3-0 but they did not take their foot off the accelerator and added two more goals in the second half.   MORE

[05 FEB 99] BEDWORTH UNITED v BLOXWICH - PREVIEW

Bedworth United receive Midland Division bottom club Bloxwich at The Oval tomorrow, but like neighbours Nuneaton Borough, they know the match is a potential banana skin.  MORE

[30 JAN 99] STOURBRIDGE 2 BEDWORTH UNITED 6

Three goals in ten minutes early in the second half brought Bedworth United an amazing victory over a side two places above them in mid-table. United were 2-0 up early in the first half through Christy McKenzie and an own goal by Stourbridge defender Kevin Thompson.  MORE

[29 JAN 99] STOURBRIDGE v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United travel to play Stourbridge tomorrow determined to avenge an early season defeat on their own patch. "Stourbridge beat us 1-0 in a howling gale at The Oval," reports United’s manager Billy Hollywood.   MORE

[23 JAN 99] WESTON SUPER MARE 0  BEDWORTH UNITED 3

United produced a battling display in appalling weather conditions to smash Weston's hopes of notching three wins in a row.  It took them thirteen minutes to find a way through when Craig Glover's long clearance kick was mishandled by Weston's goalkeeper and Tony Robinson, signed from Kidderminter last week, was on hand to slot home.    MORE

[22 JAN 99] WESTON-SUPRE-MARE v BEDWORTH UNITED PREVIEW

Bedworth United travel to play Weston-Super-Mare tomorrow unaware of the club’s future. The Inland Revenue’s demand for 36,000 in tax, which is owed from a previous administration, has placed the future of the famous old football club in jeopardy.   MORE

[16 JAN 99] BEDWORTH UNITED v EVESHAM - MATCH POSTPONED

[15 JAN 99] BEDWORTH UNITED v EVESHAM - PREVIEW

Bedworth United hope their pitch at The Oval will be fit enough for them to play Evesham tomorrow. Manager Billy Hollywood says:  "The groundsman was able to get on to the pitch on Thursday for the first time since Saturday and he has managed to roll it flat. But the match depends on how much rain we get before Saturday."   MORE

[09 JAN 99] BEDWORTH UNITED 0 RACING WARWICK 0

A goalless draw was on the cards in the light of the teams’ recent scoring records. Bedworth had scored only twice in their last four games and Racing had gone five matches without finding the net.   MORE

[08 JAN 99] BEDWORTH UNITED v RACING WARWICK - PREVIEW

Bedworth United manager Billy Hollywood spent a few days in his native Scotland visiting family but his mind was very much on his team’s home match against Racing Warwick.   MORE

[02 JAN 99] STAMFORD 1 BEDWORTH UNITED 2

Bedworth bounced back with an away victory after their disappointing defeat by Stafford Rangers on New Year’s Day. United could have been three-up before half-time against Stafford. Christy McKenzie and Paul O’Brien hit the woodwork and Robbie Beard missed a penalty kick.   MORE

[27 DEC 98] BEDWORTH UNITED 0 SHEPSHED 1

Bedworth’s season has gone off the boil and the sending off of midfielder John Halford did not help against Shepshed. Halford was shown the red card in the 54th minute after an off the ball incident. Bedworth were already behind at that stage but only bad luck prevented them grabbing an equaliser.   MORE

[26 DEC 98] HINCKELY UNITED 0 BEDWORTH UNITED 0

Bedworth made the early running on a pitch resembling a bog and should have gone in front, but Lee Darlison's 20th minute penalty was saved by Hinckley's goalkeeper Wayne Starkey.   MORE

[24 DEC 98] HINCKELY UNITED v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United travel to play Hinckley United on Boxing Day hunting the vital points to help them up the table.   MORE

[19 DEC 98] BEDWORTH UNITED 0  NEWPORT AFC 1

Bedworth took a proud unbeaten run into the match, but it was shattered by a 73rd minute goal from the Welsh club. But United made the promotion chasers fight all the way for their rewards and felt they deserved at least one point from the encounter. MORE

[18 DEC 98] BEDWORTH UNITED v NEWPORT - PREVIEW

Bedworth United’s improving form will meet a big obstacle at The Oval tomorrow when second placed Newport are the visitors. Manager Billy Hollywood says: "It is a big test of how our young stallions have done over the last few months."   MORE

[12 DEC 98] CINDERFORD TOWN 1  BEDWORTH UNITED 4

United's manager Billy Hollywood said he knew nothing about newly promoted Cinderford, but he quickly realised he had nothing to fear from the division's newcomers.  MORE

[11 DEC 98] CINDERFORD v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United face a long trip to Cinderford in the league tomorrow not knowing what to expect from their opponents.   MORE

[05 DEC 98] BEDWORTH UNITED 1 PAGET 1

Mid-table Paget are still unbeaten away from home but Bedworth gave as good as they got and fully deserved to stretch their unbeaten run to nine games. The first half produced a lot of midfield play but the attacks and defences cancelled each other out.   MORE

[04 DEC 98] BEDWORTH UNITED v PAGET - PREVIEW

Bedworth United are without influential midfielders Johnny Halford and Christy McKenzie for tomorrow’s home match against Paget Rangers. Halford is getting married to local girl Kerry while McKenzie starts a three match suspension for his sending off against Whitby Town.   MORE

[28 NOV 98] BEDWORTH UNITED 2  VS RUGBY 0

The fifth meeting of the season and the fourth in November between these teams ended emphatically in Bedworth's favour.   MORE

[27 NOV 98]  BEDWORTH UNITED v VS RUGBY - PREVIEW

Bedworth United take on VS Rugby for the fourth time this month in the league on their own ground on Saturday.  It is the fifth time they have met this season in league and cups and Bedworth, with two wins and two draws under their belt, will be highly confident of another success. MORE

[25 NOV 98]  BEDWORTH UNITED 1 VS RUGBY 0

Bedworth United maintained their season's jinx over their local rivals by continuing their unbeaten run against them. This was their fourth meeting of the season, but VS get another shot at ending the jinx when they met in the league on Saturday. MORE

[21 NOV 98]  WHITBY TOWN 4  BEDWORTH UNITED 0

FA UMBRO TROPHY - SECOND ROUND
Bedworth's unbeaten run crumbled in the face of sustained pressure from the Northern Premier League side. MORE

[20 NOV 98] WHITBY TOWN v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth face another long trip to play Whitby Town in the FA Trophy tomorrow. But they travel in good heart to the Yorkshire coast to play the Northern Premier League side. MORE

[14 NOV 98] CLEVEDON TOWN 3  BEDWORTH UNITED 4

Bedworth United stunned the league leaders with a brilliant second half performance to win a seven goals thriller. United who have clawed back their season after a disastrous start were no one's favourites for this match, but they produced a magnificent show in a match in which three players - one from Bedworth, were sent off. MORE

[13 NOV 98] CLEVEDON v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United have a welcome break from playing VS Rugby, but it means a long trip to do battle at the league leaders Clevedon. But Billy Hollywood's side is full of high spirits. MORE

[11 NOV 98] VS RUGBY 1  BEDWORTH UNITED 1

The teams still cannot find a way to beat the other. After drawing 4-4 on Saturday in the League, this cup tie again ended all square and they have to meet twice more during November. MATCH SUMMARY

[07 NOV 98] VS RUGBY 4  BEDWORTH UNITED 4

The first of four meetings between these sides during November, produced a goal glut and it needed a strike by Robbie Beard to finish off the scoring for Bedworth five minutes from time. MATCH SUMMARY

[06 NOV 98] VS RUGBY v BEDWORTH UNITED - PREVIEW

Bedworth United's November fixtures show why it costs around 200,000 a year to run a Dr Marten's League side. United play local rivals VS Rugby four times, twice in the league and twice in the Dr Marten's Cup. MORE

[02 NOV 98] BEDWORTH UNITED 3 STAMFORD TOWN 1

Bedworth United made it five matches without defeat to continue their slow but sure climb from the bottom end of the table. Chances fell to both sides in a busy first half and United's Christy McKenzie thundered a header against the crossbar, but the only goal of the half came from a neat move between Paul Corden and Lee Darlison with the latter rifling home his shot. MATCH SUMMARY

[24 OCT 98] RACING CLUB WARWICK 1  BEDWORTH UNITED 3

Bedworth came from behind to claim victory and move above Warwick. Substitute Robbie Beard was the hero of the hour as he sparked their revival in an amazing second half spell. MATCH SUMMARY

[23 OCT 98] BEDWORTH'S ROBBIE BEARD IS BACK

Striker Robbie Beard has forced his way back into Bedworth's side by plundering a hat-trick in the reserves. Beard has served a suspension and was selected for the reserves to keep him match fit. He showed there was no doubt about that by scoring three goals in the 5-1 win over Tipton. MORE

[18 OCT 98] BEDWORTH UNITED 1 REDDITCH 1

Bedworth's desire for revenge was thwarted by a battling display by Redditch. United lost at Redditch by a penalty kick awarded in the third minute of stoppage time and they were determined to make amends in this match.
MATCH SUMMARY

[16 OCT 98] BEDWORTH UNITED v REDDITCH - PREVIEW

[10 OCT 98] MOOR GREEN 1   BEDWORTH UNITED 2

[09 OCT 98] BEDWORTH UNITED v MOOR GREEN PREVIEW

[08 SEP 98] Redditch United v Bedworth United  [MATCH SUMMARY]

[05 SEP 98] Bedworth United v Clevedon [MATCH SUMMARY]

[04 SEP 98] Bedworth United - Weekend Preview

[31 AUG 98] Non-league Results & Match Summaries

[29 AUG 98] Non-league Results & Match Summaries

[28 AUG 98] Non-league News Round-up & Weekend Preview

[26 AUG 98] Non-league Results & News

[22 AUG 98] Non-league Results

[21 AUG 98] Bedworth United - Pre-Season Preview
 

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