ALL league and cup football on the Isle of Wight scheduled for this afternoon (Saturday) was wiped out by the weather.

All four divisions of the Harwoods Renault Island League were postponed, as were the second round matches involving Island teams in the Hampshire FA Trophy and Hampshire FA Vase, together with first round matches in the Ken Morris Isle of Wight Junior A Cup.

While most games called off were due to pitch inspections throughout the morning and early afternoon, some were affected by cancellations to cross-Solent ferry crossings for away teams.

The Isle of Wight was hit by gale force winds of up to 85mph and heavy, sweeping rain, which left most Island pitches unable to cope with drainage.

All three fixtures involving Sydenhams Wessex League teams from the Island — Cowes Sports, East Cowes Vics and Newport — were also called off.

Isle of Wight Divisional Football Association fixture secretary, Andy King, said: "No fixtures were played today — 100 per cent wipe out.

"Hopefully, all of the fixtures for Saturday, November 9, will be played."

                           TODAY'S POSTPONED MATCHES

Sydenhams Wessex Premier Division: Fleet Town v Cowes Sports.

Division 1: Laverstock & Ford v East Cowes Vics; Newport v Alton.

Hampshire FA Trophy, second round: Binstead & COB v Ringwood Town; Carisbrooke United v Bournemouth Manor; ECS v Brading Town; Northwood St John v Lymington Town Reserves; Shanklin v Liphook United; West Wight v Bush Hill Reserves; Whitecroft & Barton Sports v Milford.

Hampshire FA Vase, second round: Mayflower v Newport Reserves; Adgestone v Oakfield Reserves; Vectis v West Wight Reserves.

The Ken Morris IW Junior A Cup, first round: East Cowes Vics Reserves v ECS Reserves; Newchurch v Niton Community; Seaview v Wootton.

Harwoods Renault Island League, Division 1: Bembridge v Ryde Saints; Cowes Sports Reserves v Ventnor; Sandown v Pan Sports.

Division 2: Oakfield v Osborne Coburg.

Combination 1: Brading Town Reserves v Shanklin Reserves; Ryde Saints Reserves v Binstead & COB Reserves.

Combination 2: Wootton Reserves v Ryde Saints A; Osborne Coburg Reserves v Newchurch Reserves; Pan Sports Reserves v Vectis Reserves; Ventnor Reserves v Bembridge Reserves; Yarmouth & Calbourne Reserves v Niton Community Reserves.

                                      TUESDAY'S FIXTURE

Hampshire Senior Cup, second round: Cowes Sports v Petersfield Town.