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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

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FIXTURES

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NEWS

Presentation Night 2022

Our annual Club Presentation Evening took place last Saturday in the clubhouse lounge at Farrow Fields.

The evening was well supported with seven out of our eight senior teams in attendance with only the Senior Vets not being represented.

As the clubs’ President, Ian Couchman, was away for the weekend, it fell to club Chairman Danny Saines to take on the role of compere. Couch has being doing it for forty years so it was nice to have a change(!)

Club Photographer Colin Brazier was also not available so the camera was passed onto club Officer Paul Parsons, who slotted in to the David Bailey role with ease. Please feel free to Google the reference if you are under the age of fifty, lol.

All engraving and trophies were organised by Danny Saines with thanks, and supplied by Supreme Engraving.

Last but not least our fantastic bar staff again worked really hard all night keeping the shots going throughout

Team Awards were as follows:

Senior Vets Players' Player - Jay Hardy
Senior Vets Manager's Player - Tom Girling

Vets Players' Player - Mark Harrington
Vets Manager's Player - Mark Fisher

Sunday XI Players' Player - Reece Hamilton
Sunday XI Manager's Player - Alex Chambers

Sunday Reserves Players' Player - Adam Chapman
Sunday Reserves Manager's Player - Dave Harrigan

Saturday First XI Players' Player - Charlie Steer
Saturday First XI Manager's Player - Denzil Eghan

Saturday Reserves Players' Player - Kai George
Saturday Reserves Manager's Player - Tyrone-Andre Rhodes

Saturday Third XI Players' Player - John James
Saturday Third XI Manager's Player - Matt Eves

Saturday Fourths Players' Player - Andy Parsons
Saturday Fourths Manager's Player - Calvin Parker

Club Awards:
Paul Tanton Golden Boot (Vet player with most goals) - Jay Hardy
Vic Farrow Golden Boot - (non-Vet Player with most goals) - TJ Kode
The Wally Freeman Young Player Trophy (Young player considered to be the most promising, chosen by the management committee) - Harry Burbidge

The Stanley Cole Cup (Player who has made the most appearances in the season) - Charlie Figg
The Eric Shoebridge Sportsmanship Cup (Playing member considered to be the most sporting, chosen by the management committee) - John James
The Robert Taylor Trophy (Playing member considered to have best served the club - chosen by the management committee) - Jez Allen
The President's Salver (Member who has best served the club, chosen by the club President) - Danny Saines


Special Awards:
500 appearances - Ian Coles
600 appearances - Jez Allen


With thanks:
Event manager - Sara Viner
Bar staff - Leanne & Natasha
Head groundsman - Steve Viner
Ground staff and volunteers helper - Gary Willison
Social media managers - Isabel Saines & Jordan Glen

Colts' 2021-22 Presentation Night

The Colts held their season presentation evening on Saturday at the club. The evening was a great success and supported by all of the squad, and their families. The boys were in full voice throughout!!

Thanks go to Paul and Adam for organising, Clare and Haley for doing the food, Ian for the bar, and Isabel for the instant social media postings!

Well done everyone involved.   #BoroFamily

Players' Player of the Year: Finley Williams

Players' player of the year

 

Managers' Player of the Year: Jack Blue

Managers' player of the year

 

Parents' Player of the Year: Barnaby Fisher

Parents' player of the year

 

Golden Boot: Finley Williams (17 goals)

Golden Boot

 

Parents' Special Award: Paul Raggett and Adam Dannatt

Parents' Special Award

 

2021-22 Squad. Click/tap on the photo for larger version with names.

Click on the photo for a larger version.

Megan Glen Skydived for Sands!!!

Megan Glen, wife of our social media man Jordan, made her 10,000ft skydive at Headcorn aerodrome on 29 May in aid of Sands, the stillbirth and neonatal death charity. 

So far she has raised nearly three times the modest £450 she set. You can still contribute by going to https://www.justgiving.com/fundraising/megan-glen where you can read about her story.

Here are some photos from the day!  You can view an 8 minute video HERE

Cup Finals: photos and video

Club photographer Colin Brazier (CobraImages) has posted his photos of the Thirds' and Fourths' cup triumphs in the gallery.  You can view them by clicking HERE.

Agenda FC have kindly provided us with the link to their Veo video of the Queen Mary Cup final. You can view that HERE.

Official photographer ESA Photos have posted their pictures of the Queen Mary Cup final HERE.  Their photos of the Elizabeth Jaques Cup final will follow in the next few days.

Farnborough OBG FC Under 15s 2022-23

 

We are looking to add two outfield players of Kent Youth League standard to our Under 15s squad for next season.

We are an FA Charter Standard (now England Football Accredited) club with FA qualified coaches.

If you would like to know more please contact Paul Raggett on 07971 079644 or raggett7@sky.com.

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.

Their therapists have worked and at professional and semi-professional football level. All Guild players receive £5 off every treatment session with them. More information can be seen on their website www.jonwsportsinjury.co.uk but please feel free to contact them to discuss any needs.

They have an app which can help you schedule appointments quickly, view your existing appointments, see your rehabilitation programs and see all of their videos to help you with pain. All in one FREE app. Click here to download it.

Jon W Sports Injury has clinics in The Warren, Hayes and Westcombe Park Rugby Club, 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.

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.
 

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.