Sunday round-up

The Sunday XI continued their pre-season with a 2-1 home defeat to Lombard Phoenix.  Alex Barnes scored for the Guild.

The Sunday Reserves did not have a fixture.

The Young Vets started their season with a 7-3 win away to Greenwich Challenge Vets.  Gary Napier scored a hat-trick, Ben Clunn got two. Paul Tanton and Jim St John completed the scoring.

The Senior Vets lost their opening game 2-1 at home to Orpington Vets, despite Ian Shoebridge giving them a first half lead.


Thirds retain Vic Farrow Cup

The Thirds kept their grip on the Vic Farrow Cup with a 4-0 win against the Fourths.  The scoreline was harsh on the lower-ranked side but the class of Grant Kelsey and Gary Harrigan told as they combined for Gary's two goals either side of half-time which largely settled the issue.

The Thirds' other goals were scored by Joe Suttie and, after the Fourths' keeper Jez Allen was forced off with a cut eye, Martin Tamplin.


Tough going Saturday!

As competitive Kent County League games draw ever nearer both the First XI and Reserves suffered heavy defeats.

A depleted First XI went down 5-0 at Otford United while George Jones' opening game in charge of a Reserves team with several new faces ended with a 6-0 defeat to Metrogas Dynamos.


George Jones appointed Reserves manager

Ex-FOBG player George Jones has been appointed manager of our Reserves side with immediate effect.

Since George left us he has been captain of Greenwich Borough FC and after getting injured took on a role coaching their Under 21's. 

George knows the club well and is very happy to return to Farrow Fields.  He brings with him two assistants, Gary Stock and Nick Marsh.  

We welcome them all and wish them great success at the club. 


Fixtures Added for all teams

September's fixtures are now posted on the club website for all of our eight sides. 


Annual General Meeting 2014

FARNBOROUGH OLD BOYS GUILD FOOTBALL CLUB

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

WEDNESDAY SEPTEMBER 3rd 2014

NOTICE IS HEREBY GIVEN THAT THE ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING WILL BE HELD AT FARNBOROUGH SPORTS CLUB, HIGH STREET, FARNBOROUGH BR6 7BA ON WEDNESDAY 3rd SEPTEMBER 2014 AT 8.30 P.M.

AGENDA

1. Minutes of the last Annual General Meeting.

2. Matters arising

3. Hon. Secretary's Report

4. Hon. Treasurer’s Report

5. Election of Officers

6. Amendments to Club Rules

7. Fixture Programme 2014-15

ALL WELCOME.  ALL PLAYING MEMBERS SHOULD ATTEND.

PLAYER REGISTRATION INCLUDING PAYMENT OF ANNUAL SUBSCRIPTIONS WILL FOLLOW AFTER THE AGM.   IT IS EXTREMELY IMPORTANT THAT EVERYONE REGISTERS BY THIS EVENING.   SOME PLAYERS WILL HAVE TO SIGN UP TO FOUR DIFFERENT  REGISTRATION FORMS AND YOU WILL NOT BE ALLOWED TO PLAY IN LEAGUE MATCHES UNTIL YOU HAVE REGISTERED OR PAID ANNUAL SUBS.

PROPOSED MANAGEMENT COMMITTEE FOR SEASON 2014-15 FOR ELECTION

HON. PRESIDENT:  IAN COUCHMAN

HON. CHAIRMAN:  STEVE VINER

HON. SECRETARY:  Vacant

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (Kent County League):  IAN COUCHMAN

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (SLA):  IAN COUCHMAN

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (Bromley League):  JEZ ALLEN

ACTING HON. SECRETARY (OBDSFL):  VINCE WRAY

HON. MINUTES SECRETARY:  COLIN BRAZIER

HON. TREASURER: STEVE BLANCHARD

HON. FIXTURE SECRETARY:  PAUL PARSONS

HON. IT OFFICER:  COLIN BRAZIER

CHARTER STANDARD:  Vacant

CLUB CAPTAIN:  Vacant

COMMITTEE MEMBERS

As Team Managers

PROPOSED TEAM MANAGERS 2014-15

First Eleven:  Matt Ellis and Luke Johnson

Reserves:  George Jones, Gary Stock and Nick Marsh

Third Eleven:  Paul Eddleston

Fourth Eleven:  Jez Allen

Sunday Eleven:  Vince Wray

Sunday Eleven Reserves:  Steve Blanchard Jnr and Jordan Burton

Young Vets:  Danny Saines and Paul Tanton

Senior Vets:  Roger French and Patrice Mongelard


Vets Fixtures

The full fixture list for FOBG Vets has now been added to the website giving an extensive 37 game season for both teams thanks to the hard work over the summer by Toby Harlow. The Vets season starts on Sunday 31st August with the Senior Vets at home to Orpington Vets whilst the Young Vets travel to Dulwich to take on Greenwich Challenge Vets.


Outstanding Fines 2013 - 14

We are now over mid-way through August and so far only £60 has been paid or accounted for in respect of outstanding fines from last season. The committee would like to remind players that payment of the outstanding amount is due by 31st August which is not far away. PayPal, cash or cheques can be used to settle the balance you owe but please make sure you reference any PayPal payments accordingly. 


Vets summer training ends for another year

Vets summer training has now ended as the evening light isn't lasting as long.  Matches begin this weekend for both teams so hopefully we will see the beneficial effects!


Disciplinary and Match Day Fines

Further to the recent Newsletter article highlighting the amount of unpaid player fines from last season the Management Committee have decided to reiterate the procedure for monitoring and payment of match day fines that will be in place for next season.

Every player that registers to play league/cup football for Farnborough Old Boys Guild (FOBG) agrees to abide by the rules of not only the club but of the league that they play in. As a result players will be responsible for the payment of any disciplinary fines arising during matches played.

Once a fine has been officially notified to the club the appropriate team manager and the player concerned will be notified by email and/or text msg. The player will then have 14 days to settle the balance with the club treasurer.

If payment is not made by the end of this period the player concerned will be asked to submit a written explanation to mailbox@fobgfc.org detailing why payment has not been made. This will be reviewed by the Management Committee at the next available monthly meeting and an appropriate decision will be made to resolve payment.

If no written explanation is provided by the player by the next available Committee meeting or the player persists in non-payment then the Management Committee will consider suspending the player from playing for FOBG until part or full payment has been received.

As this is the time of signing up new players can all team managers ensure that every member of his squad is aware of this procedure.


Sunday Reserves Training

The Sunday Reserves carry out training on Thursday evenings at Farrow Fields on the top pitch from 7.00pm onwards. The sessions are open to any new players who might be interested in getting involved in league football with one of the club's teams.


Players Wanted

We are looking for new players for our Saturday First XI in particular at Kent County Premier / First Division level.

If any new players would like to come along to pre-season training please contact us at mailbox@fobgfc.org .


FOBG Club Clothing

The Club in conjunction with Winston Sports have commissioned a range of FOBG Clothing incoporating the club badge and optional name or initials. The price range is as shown below and if you are interested in purchasing any item please contact Roger French, Senior Vets co-manager, or email the club giving details of item required, size and initials to be added if desired.

FOBG Club Clothing  
Sweatshirts £16.00
Hoodies £18.00
Full zip hoodies £20.00
Rain jackets £26.00
Rain trousers £18.00
Polo Shirts £15.00
Beanie £7.00
T-shirts £10.00
Add initials £4.00
Add name £5.00
Size Guide XS S M L XL
Sweatshirts, hoodies, polo shirts 36 38 40 42-44 46
Rain jackets - 34-36 38-40 42-44 46-48

 


Games played
Saturday 30th August 2014

Friendly
 
Otford United
5 - 0 First XI
 
Friendly
 
Reserves
0 - 6 Metrogas Dynamos
 

Friendly
 
Third XI
Gary Harrigan 2, Joe Suttie, Martin Tamplin
4 - 0 FOBG Fourth XI
 

Friendly
 
Fourth XI
0 - 4 FOBG Third XI
Gary Harrigan 2, Joe Suttie, Martin Tamplin
 






Games played
Sunday 31st August 2014

Friendly
 
Sunday XI
Alex Barnes
1 - 2 Lombard Phoenix
 
Sunday Res.
- No fixture
 

Friendly
 
Greenwich Challenge Vets
3 - 7 Young Vets XI
Gary Napier 3, Ben Clunn 2, Jim St John, Paul Tanton
Match report
Friendly
 
Senior Vets XI
Ian Shoebridge
1 - 2 Orpington Vets
Match report




Fixtures for
Saturday 6th September 2014

First XI v.
Phoenix Sports Res.
Away at: 
Phoenix Sports Club, Mayplace Road East, Bexleyheath, Kent DA7 6JT
Comp:  NRG Kent County League
Division 1 West
Kick off:  2:45pm Meet:   1:00pm
Referee: Rob Baker
Assistants:
Reserves v.
To be advised
Third XI v.
Cheshire Sunday XI
Home at: 
Farnborough Sports Club
Comp:  Friendly
Kick off:  12 noon Meet:   10:30am
Referee: Adam Clayton
Assistants:

Fourth XI v.
Knights Old Boys
Home at: 
Farnborough Sports Club
Comp:  Junior Challenge Cup
1st round
Kick off:  2:15pm Meet:   1:00pm
Referee: C. Carr
Assistants:






Fixtures for
Sunday 7th September 2014

Sunday XI v.
Euro United
Home at: 
Farnborough Sports Club
Comp:  Friendly
Kick off:  10:45am Meet:   9:30am
Referee: Michael Creatura
Assistants:
Sunday Res. v.
To be advised
Young Vets XI v.
Metrogas Vets
Away at: 
Marathon Playing Fields (Metrogas), Forty Foot Way, Avery Hill Road, SE9 2EX
Comp:  Friendly
Kick off:  10:30am Meet:   9:30am
Referee:
Assistants:
Senior Vets XI v.
Erith Vets
Home at: 
Farnborough Sports Club
Comp:  Friendly
Kick off:  10:30am Meet:   9:30am
Referee: Mick Gearing
Assistants:






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