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Jon Couch

Jon Couch

Jon is the sport editor for the News & Mail series. He covers Aldershot Town FC, Farnborough FC and Fleet Town FC, as well as cricket and rugby teams from the area, plus local stars in athletics, swimming, motorsport, darts and mixed martial arts.

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Aldershot Town handed FA Trophy draw against Eastleigh

Hampshire rivals Aldershot Town and Eastleigh will both be looking to avenge first-round defeats last time out

Vast Aldershot Town improvement not enough to topple leaders Cheltenham

Just one goal in the last six matches for Aldershot Town, but Saturday's 2-0 defeat by league leaders Cheltenham Town gave manager Barry Smith plenty of room for optimism

Aldershot Town boss relishes challenge of leaders Cheltenham

Barry Smith may have the services of two new loan players to take on leaders Cheltenham Town in the Shots' home game on Saturday

Goal ace Cook rejects Farnborough to stay with 'Hartley Wintney family'

Ross Cook turned down an offer to quadruple his wages and play two levels higher, in order to lead Hartley Wintney to unprecedented success

Four goals in 10 minutes sees Farnborough's wretched away run continue

Leading 1-0 after 76 minutes, Farnborough looked like ending their year-long winless run away from home, only for East Thurrock to turn the tables and waltz to a 4-1 victory

Aldershot Town ace Gallagher slammed after third red card leads to third straight defeat

Wes York's 63rd-minute goal saw the Shots go down 1-0 to Wrexham, but all the talk was on midfielder Jake Gallagher and his third red card of the season

Bradford keeper Ben Williams just gets to the ball ahead of Richard Brodie

FA Cup defeat in the rain will not drown out Aldershot Town's spirit

Aldershot Town boss believes the positives from the 2-0 FA Cup replay defeat to Bradford City can help revive his side's push for a play-off place

Marcus Moody's return has given Farnborough a boost but he was powerless to prevent a wind-assisted defeat at VCD

'We lost the lottery', moans Farnborough boss Day

Winds in excess of 70mph ensured a classic game of two halves at VCD Athletic on Tuesday night - but it still couldn't bring an end to Farnborough's dismal away record as they crashed to a 2-1 defeat

Farnborough will need persuasive power to lure Hartley Wintney goal ace

Ross Cook has become a top transfer target for Farnborough after scoring over 20 goals already for high-flying Hartley Wintney this term

Grace of Swann earns third Tempest Rally crown in Rushmoor's forests

Large crowds descended on five venues on the Hampshire-Surrey border at the weekend for the much-anticipated JLT South of England Tempest Rally



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