Tamworth

Lambs rocked by impressive Wrexham but Smith is taking the positives

Tamworth suffered a resounding defeat in their latest pre-season game – as National League Wrexham showed just why they’re being tipped for the title. The Red Dragons were dominant throughout, scoring five times without reply – that after Tyler French gave them the lead after just 22 seconds. Lambs joint boss Gary Smith admitted the […]

LIVE: Tamworth v Wrexham

Tamworth’s fifth game of pre-season sees them entertain National League title favourites Wrexham on Saturday afternoon at The Lamb. With a mixed bag of results so far, Gary Smith reckons it will be good for his side to step up the quality of their opponents – and is tipping them to go toe-to-toe with the […]

‘Not far away’ – Promising news as Tamworth attacking pair near a return

Attacking pair Mikey Taylor and Shaquille McDonald should be back sooner rather than later according to Gary Smith. Both have yet to feature in pre-season so far due to injury. Shaquille McDonald has been named on the bench for the past two friendlies – but joint manager Gary Smith admits they didn’t want to risk […]

Smith: Halesowen workout was just the test Tamworth needed

Tamworth will benefit hugely from last night’s draw with Halesowen Town as they look to step up in levels during the remainder of pre-season. That’s the view of the Lambs’ joint-boss Gary Smith who reckons the Yeltz gave his side their biggest test of pre-season so far. Tamworth fell behind courtesy of a Harry White […]

REPORT: Tamworth 1-1 Halesowen Town

Tamworth were held by a stubborn Halesowen Town team that featured a few familiar faces on Tuesday evening. The Yeltz’ side featured Chris Lait, Kyle Finn and Lewis Wright – all three making the home side work for their draw. Tamworth themselves were back to something resembling their strongest squad – the only notable absentees […]

Wrexham added to schedule as managers edge ever closer to finalising their squad

Tamworth have added a friendly with National League side Wrexham to their pre-season schedule. The Dragons are hotly-tipped to be title challengers this season after their much talked about takeover by Hollywood starts Ryan Reynolds and Rob McElhenney. It adds to a busy schedule before the off on August 14 – with Notts County, Halesowen […]

Away again! Tamworth start on the road for the fourth straight season

Andrew Danylyszyn admits he’d rather be playing Royston away earlier on in the season but wishes Tamworth could finally get a home game to open the season. The Lambs start the new season on the road to the Crows – the fourth season in a row they’ve kicked off a campaign away from home. The […]

REPORT: Tamworth 0-2 Coleshill Town

Tamworth fell to their first pre-season defeat of the new campaign at the hands of Coleshill Town. The Lambs couldn’t follow up their impressive win over West Bromwich Albion six days ago, as the Colemen bagged a hard-fought win courtesy of goals from Videl Hendrickson and Kai Tonge. Coleshill started the better and tested Jas […]

‘Work to do’ despite pleasing West Brom performance reckons Danylyszyn

Andrew Danylyszyn says he’s happy with where Tamworth are at in their preparations for the new season after they comfortably beat a youthful West Bromwich Albion. The Lambs’ joint boss praised the performance, which saw a number of Tamworth’s key players back in the fold, one being Dan Creaney who headed home a corner in […]

Who is new Tamworth signing Prince Mancinelli?

Gary Smith reckons Prince Mancinelli can offer a bit of everything to Tamworth for the the coming season. Mancinelli was previously with Basford United and Stapleford Town. The 20-year-old midfielder has now signed for the Lambs after impressing in pre-season training. Smith believes ‘monster’ Mancinelli will quickly win over the fans with his work rate. […]

LIVE: Tamworth v Bedworth United

Tamworth being preparations for the 2021/22 Southern League Premier Central season with a home friendly with Bedworth United. Lambs fans will get an opportunity to see competitive senior football at home for the first time since Tamworth beat Banbury United in the FA Trophy back in October. Five new signings are potentially on display – […]

Smith says results won’t determine pre-season success as Tamworth gear up for Bedworth opener

Pre-season results won’t be an indicator of where Tamworth are at ahead of the new season. That’s the view of Gary Smith who reckons the Lambs’ warm-up games, starting with Bedworth United on Saturday, are more of a chance to see how the new players gel. Tamworth face a packed pre-season schedule that will see […]

WATCH: Former Tamworth defender Liam Bateman scores screamer for new club

Former Tamworth man Liam Bateman has shown his goal scoring prowess at new club Worksop Town – with a 25-yard screamer. The ex-Lambs defender hit the wonder strike during the Tigers’ friendly with Parkgate on Tuesday night. Bateman made the move to Tamworth last season. But his spell in Staffordshire was short lived before he […]

Smith admits regret over Rowe-Turner exit but says Tamworth will have enough

Gary Smith says there’s no hard feelings between Tamworth and departing Lathaniel Rowe-Turner after the defender signed for Stourbridge. Rowe-Turner had penned a deal that would have taken him into his third season at the Lambs. But the club announced his departure on Tuesday afternoon before the Glassboys confirmed the 31-year-old as their latest signing. […]

Danylyszyn: Tamworth squad are itching to get back to playing football

Andrew Danylyszyn says the Tamworth squad are itching to get back to playing football again as they prepare for Saturday’s pre-season opener with Bedworth United. The Lambs get preparations for the new season underway on Saturday afternoon, after returning to training two weeks ago. Tamworth haven’t played since December’s FA Trophy tie with Royston, the […]

First silverware for Tamworth Women

Tamworth Women have bagged their first piece of silverware since forming two years ago. Tamworth Women Academy Development saw off Walsall Wood Ladies in the Open Age Nightingale Cup final on Sunday, finishing 3-1 winners of a feisty encounter. The game saw the Lambs’ Women finish with ten players, while their opponents had two sent […]

Southern League fixture release day ‘confirmed’ ahead of new season

Tamworth may found out their fixture schedule for the new season by mid-July, if reports by some clubs are to be believed. A handful of Southern League South clubs have confirmed a date of Friday 16 July for fixtures to be released. Truro City, Met Police and Merthyr Town have all take to social media […]

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‘Leader’ Magunda leaves Tamworth for fellow Southern League side

Tamworth have lost a ‘solid leader’ in Joe Magunda, reckons joint manager Gary Smith, as the defender chose to sign for another club. The no-nonsense defender had been an instrumental part of Tamworth’s backline in the past two seasons, forming a strong partnership with Lathaniel Rowe-Turner. Smith admits losing a ‘leader’ like Magunda is a […]

Yeomans is ready for the fight as he bids to help Tamworth win promotion

Tamworth’s latest academy graduate Lucas Yeomans says he’s up for the fight for a first team place in what he hopes will be a title-winning squad. Yeomans has penned a deal with the Lambs for the coming season after impressing on his senior debut in December. The 17-year-old was named in the starting line-up against […]

Danylyszyn confirms blow for Tamworth as midfielder switches Staffordshire for Egypt

Tamworth will be without midfielder Bilal Yafai for the coming season after he accepted an offer to move and play in Egypt. The news will come as a blow to fans who Yafai endeared himself to with his lung-busting performances in the past two seasons. Lambs joint boss Andrew Danylyszyn admits Yafai would have been […]