Farnborough OBG FC
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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 March 2017

Jack Standen Cup
Semi final
Hayden Youth Association
2 - 5
Sunday XI
Laurence Ennis-Webb 2 (1 pen.), Alex Wray, Alex Barnes, George Perfitt
OBDSFL
Division 4
Sunday Res.
Lee Friend 2, Aaron Evans 2, Matt Ellis, Kevin Lott, Dan Breame, Matt Lenton
8 - 1
Premium United
Friendly
Vets
Dave Ricketts, Barry Grainger, Steve Shippey
3 - 1
Farleigh Vets
Friendly
Catford Wanderers Vets
1 - 3
Senior Vets
Andy Faulks, Simon Thomas, Michael Ugwumba

Saturday 25th March 2017

Kent County League
Premier Division
First XI
Alex Barnes
1 - 1
Borden Village
Kent County League
Division 3 West
Parkwood Rangers
3 - 1
Reserves
Charlie Pitt
South London Alliance
Division One
Third XI
No available pitch
P - P
Croydon BR Reserves
Ron Pope Cup
Quarter final
Fourth XI
Gary Harrigan 3, Jamie Spiteri 2 (1 pen.), Tom Smart
6 - 1
Rutland Rangers

FIXTURES

Saturday 1st April 2017

First XI v.
To be advised
Reserves v.
AFC Bexley
Comp:
Kent County League
Division 3 West
Kick off:
2:45pm
Meet:
1:30pm
Referee:
Nigel Eagelton
Assistants:
Third XI v.
No fixture
Fourth XI v.
Dulwich Village Res.
Comp:
Bromley League
John Cooper Premier Division
Kick off:
2:45pm
Meet:
1:45pm
Referee:
R. Bradbury
Assistants:

Sunday 2nd April 2017

Sunday XI v.
To be advised
Sunday Res. v.
Dartford Vipers
Comp:
OBDSFL
Division 4
Kick off:
10:30am
Meet:
9:15am
Referee:
Ashley Barnes
Assistants:
Vets v.
John Roan Vets
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
10:30am
Meet:
9:30am
Referee:
Assistants:
Senior Vets v.
Met. Police Super Vets
Comp:
Friendly
Kick off:
10:30am
Meet:
9:30am
Referee:
Assistants:

NEWS

The Sunday XI win their Jack Standen Cup Semi-final!!

Congratulations to Vince Wray and his Sunday XI side who beat Hayden Youth Association 5-2 at Griffin Sports to reach the the Jack Standen Cup final.  

The Guild's goals came from Laurence Ennis-Webb (2), Alex Wray, Alex Barnes and George Perfitt.

Provisional arrangements for the final: at Beckenham Town FC on 30th April, kick-off at 10.30am.

Greencourt and Ex-Blues meet in the other semi-final next Sunday.

Rest of Sunday round-up

The Sunday Reserves won 8-1 at home to Premium United in the league.  Goals were spread with Aaron Evans and Lee Friend both getting two, and Dan Breame, Matt Ellis, Matt Lenton and Kevin Lott all chipping in.

The Vets repeated last week's 3-1 win against Farleigh Vets, this time at Farrow Fields.  The Guild's goals were supplied by Barry Grainger, Dave Ricketts and Steve Shippey.

The Senior Vets also won 3-1, away to Catford Wanderers VetsAndy FaulksSimon Thomas and Michael Ugwumba were on target.

Saturday round-up: Fourths through to semis

The Fourth XI emulated the Third XI's feat last week by reaching a cup semi-final. In the Ron Pope Cup quarter-finals they beat Rutland Rangers 6-1 at Farrow Fields. Gary Harrigan scored a hat-trick, leading scorer Jamie Spiteri two goals and Tom Smart one.

The First XI drew 1-1 at home to Borden Village in a league match. Alex Barnes reached double figures for the First XI.

The Reserves lost 3-1 away to Parkwood Rangers, also in the league. Charlie Pitt scored his first goal of the season.

The Third XI's match vs. Croydon BR Reserves was postponed because of the lack of an available pitch.

Sunday Reserves photos

Amateur photographer Patsy Hutchings has posted her photos of the Dartford Vipers vs. FOBG Sunday Reserves match.

You can see them HERE.

KCL Fixtures until the End of the Season

We now know the First XI's and Reservesfixtures for the rest of the season; they are now posted on the respective team pages on the club's website.

Hall Photos Required

We need photos of the clubhouse looking its best for functions to put on the club's website.  If you have any good pre-function photos please email them to the club.

Hall, kitchen, bar, buffet room, patio etc pics all useful!

Vets players wanted

We are looking for new players for our younger Vets side, who play friendly matches on Sunday mornings.

If you are 35 or over and would like to know more, please email the club

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.

TRAINING

We regard training as essential; not just for fitness and player progression but for building team spirit, increasing tactical awareness and generally improving chances of on-pitch success.

We have open club training sessions every week on floodlit artificial surfaces.

Current players: see your team manager for information; their details are on the team pages on this website.

New players are welcome; please contact the club for details of sessions.

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.

NEWS

The Sunday XI win their Jack Standen Cup Semi-final!!

Congratulations to Vince Wray and his Sunday XI side who beat Hayden Youth Association 5-2 at Griffin Sports to reach the the Jack Standen Cup final.  

The Guild's goals came from Laurence Ennis-Webb (2), Alex Wray, Alex Barnes and George Perfitt.

Provisional arrangements for the final: at Beckenham Town FC on 30th April, kick-off at 10.30am.

Greencourt and Ex-Blues meet in the other semi-final next Sunday.

Rest of Sunday round-up

The Sunday Reserves won 8-1 at home to Premium United in the league.  Goals were spread with Aaron Evans and Lee Friend both getting two, and Dan Breame, Matt Ellis, Matt Lenton and Kevin Lott all chipping in.

The Vets repeated last week's 3-1 win against Farleigh Vets, this time at Farrow Fields.  The Guild's goals were supplied by Barry Grainger, Dave Ricketts and Steve Shippey.

The Senior Vets also won 3-1, away to Catford Wanderers VetsAndy FaulksSimon Thomas and Michael Ugwumba were on target.

Saturday round-up: Fourths through to semis

The Fourth XI emulated the Third XI's feat last week by reaching a cup semi-final. In the Ron Pope Cup quarter-finals they beat Rutland Rangers 6-1 at Farrow Fields. Gary Harrigan scored a hat-trick, leading scorer Jamie Spiteri two goals and Tom Smart one.

The First XI drew 1-1 at home to Borden Village in a league match. Alex Barnes reached double figures for the First XI.

The Reserves lost 3-1 away to Parkwood Rangers, also in the league. Charlie Pitt scored his first goal of the season.

The Third XI's match vs. Croydon BR Reserves was postponed because of the lack of an available pitch.

Sunday Reserves photos

Amateur photographer Patsy Hutchings has posted her photos of the Dartford Vipers vs. FOBG Sunday Reserves match.

You can see them HERE.

KCL Fixtures until the End of the Season

We now know the First XI's and Reservesfixtures for the rest of the season; they are now posted on the respective team pages on the club's website.

Hall Photos Required

We need photos of the clubhouse looking its best for functions to put on the club's website.  If you have any good pre-function photos please email them to the club.

Hall, kitchen, bar, buffet room, patio etc pics all useful!

Vets players wanted

We are looking for new players for our younger Vets side, who play friendly matches on Sunday mornings.

If you are 35 or over and would like to know more, please email the club

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.

TRAINING

We regard training as essential; not just for fitness and player progression but for building team spirit, increasing tactical awareness and generally improving chances of on-pitch success.

We have open club training sessions every week on floodlit artificial surfaces.

Current players: see your team manager for information; their details are on the team pages on this website.

New players are welcome; please contact the club for details of sessions.

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.