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Welcome to the website of Farnborough Old Boys Guild Football Club, founded in 1932 and affiliated to the Kent County FA.


We hope you enjoy your visit.

RESULTS

Sunday 26th January 2020

OBDSFL
Senior Division
AFC Kumazi Strikers
3 - 0
Sunday XI
President's Charity Cup
4th round
Groundhoppers
0 - 2
Sunday Res.
Steve Townsend 2
Friendly
Vets
Alan Fines 4, Jason Miller
5 - 2
Sanatogen Vets
Friendly
Lads of the Village Super Vets
0 - 2
Senior Vets
Jay Hardy, Simon Thomas
Under 12 Selkent Cup One
2nd round
U12 Colts
Ronnie Prince 2, Finley Williams
3 - 2
Beacons White

Saturday 25th January 2020

Kent County League
Premier Division
Staplehurst Monarchs United
3 - 2
First XI
Lee Friend 2
Kent County League
Division 3 West
Reserves
Eddie Figg, Matt Edmonton
2 - 1
Bromleians Reserves
Bromley and South London Football League
Division 1
Third XI
0 - 3
Russellers
Bromley and South London Football League
Division 2
Eden Park
4 - 1
Fourth XI
Ali Brown

FIXTURES

Saturday 1st February 2020

First XI v.
Bromleians
Comp:
Kent County League
Premier Division
Kick off:
2:45pm
Referee:
Mike Sullivan
Assistants:
Andrew Halpin and Jon Gage
Reserves v.
Bexley Reserves
Comp:
Kent County League
Division 3 West
Kick off:
2:45pm
Third XI v.
Eltham Town
Comp:
Ron Pope Cup
1st round
Kick off:
1:30pm
Referee:
Akeem Diko
Fourth XI v.
Erith & Belvedere Reserves
Comp:
Elizabeth Jaques Cup
Quarter-final
Kick off:
1:30pm
Referee:
Richard Bradbury

Sunday 2nd February 2020

Sunday XI v.
FC Bickley
Comp:
OBDSFL
Senior Division
Kick off:
10:30am
Sunday Res. v.
Hatcham Beckenham Manor
Comp:
Jack Standen Cup
3rd round
Kick off:
10:30am
Vets v.
Baltic Vets
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
10:30am
Senior Vets v.
Sanco Super Vets
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
10:30am
Referee:
Paul Parsons
U12 Colts v.
Lewisham Borough Cobras
Away at:
Comp:
Selkent League
U12 Premier Division
Kick off:
tbc

NEWS

Weekend round-up: two great cup wins and Simon Thomas' 50th goal

The First XI put in one of their best performances of the season in defeat away to league leaders Staplehurst Monarchs UnitedLee Friend scored both FOBG goals as we finished on the wrong end of a 3-2 scoreline.

The Reserves kept up their fine league form with a 2-1 home success against Bromleians Reserves, Eddie Figg and Matt Edmonton finding the net.

In Bromley and South London league matches, the Third XI lost 3-0 at home to Russellers, and the Fourth XI were beaten 4-1 away at leaders Eden Park, Ali Brown the Guild scorer.

The Sunday XI lost 3-0 away to AFC Kumazi Strikers in the league.

The result of the weekend was shared between the Sunday Reserves and Under 12 Colts.  The Sunday Reserves booked their place in the President's Charity Cup quarter-finals with a 2-0 win at Senior Division title challengers GroundhoppersSteve Townsend scored both goals.  The opponents in the quarter-finals are another Senior division outfit FC Bickley (away).

The Colts also went through to cup quarter-finals (Under 12 Selkent Cup One) with a 3-2 home success against Beacons WhiteRonnie Prince hit a brace with Finley Williams also on target.

The Vets won 5-2 at home to Sanatogen Vets, prolific marksman Alan Fines hitting four, with Jason Miller getting his first of the season.

The Senior Vets travelled to Stone to play Lads of the Village Super Vets and came away with a 2-0 victory, Simon Thomas getting his 50th goal for the club.  Jay Hardy got the other goal.

Saturday Soccer Academy

Enrol or ask for more details by calling Luke Johnson on 07808 736521 or  emailing the club.  Download and/or print the flyer by clicking on it.

"The Guild" issue no. 2

The second edition of our magazine is currently available (as is the first edition!)

32 packed pages (only the back cover has advertising) covering news of all nine Guild teams, player profiles, photos, behind the scenes, etc.

We intend to produce a few issues each season.

Available from team managers, behind the clubhouse bar, through social media or you can obtain your copy for £2 inc. p&p by emailing mailbox@fobgfc.org.

 

Our Social Media

As well as our website, we have an official presence on Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitter.  In addition, most of our nine teams have their own Twitter accounts.

Follow us on social media:
 
Facebook: fobgfc
 
Instagram: fobgfc
 
Twitter
@fobgfc (official, including First XI); 
 
@fobg_reserves (Saturday Reserves);
 
@fobg_thirds (Third XI);
 
@fc4ths (Fourth XI);
 
@fobg_sunday_1st (Sunday First XI);
 
@fcfobg (Sunday Reserves);
 
YouTube: FOBGFC Kent.
 
Website: www.fobgfc.org

Got an injury or niggle?

Don't forget, we are subscribed to Jon W Sports Injury for all our sports injury needs.

Jon W Sports Injury is a leading sports injury clinic who work with many clubs in the area offering expert injury assessment, treatment and football-based rehabilitation programs for the effective recovery of all sports injuries.

Both therapists have worked and at professional and semi-professional football level. All Guild players receive £5 off every treatment session with them (making a 30-minute appointment just £18 or £20 dependent on location). More information can be seen on their website www.jonwsportsinjury.co.uk but please feel free to contact them to discuss any needs.

Jon W Sports Injury has clinics in The Warren, Hayes and Charterhouse Road, Orpington. They operate flexible working hours to allow for after school/work appointments. They can be contacted at jonwsportsinjury@hotmail.co.uk or on 07825 835305.

Jazz at the Guild

Friday Night is Jazz Night!

We have high quality live jazz every Friday night at Farrow Fields. Click on the poster to see who's playing.

FA CHARTER STANDARD

FA Charter Standard Information FOBG has held FA Charter Standard Adult Club status for several years now. This is official recognition by the Football Association given to non-league clubs that have demonstrated that they are well run and sustainable. It also recognises the club's commitment to coaching, player and coach development, and the raising of standards of behaviour in the game.
The benefits of having Charter Standard status include:

  • Use of the FA Charter Standard Logo
  • Enhancement of funding applications and bids
  • Kit and equipment grants from the Football Foundation
  • Exclusive workshops
  • Starter pack, including posters, codes of conduct, certificates

This represents a major step forward in the development of Farnborough OBG FC and illustrates the ambitions of the club to develop further both on and off the field.

Many thanks to Malcolm Poynter for his hard work in achieving this recognition for the club.

More information regarding FA Charter Standard status.